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  • Enjoy the activities around Arenal Volcano.
  • Zipline through the cloud forest in Monteverde.
  • Relax on tranquil beaches or surf at Manuel Antonio.
The Costa Rica Highlights Independent Adventure tour starts and ends in San José. The Costa Rica Highlights Independent Adventure is an adventure tour that takes 11 days taking you through San José, Costa Rica and other destinations in Costa Rica.

Check out three of Costa Rica's main highlights and its volcanoes, cloud forests, beaches, and monkeys. Start with the area near Arenal Volcano, known for rafting and hot springs, then head to the unique ecosystem of Monteverde's cloud forest. Finish with beach time in Manuel Antonio, blessed with wildlife, fantastic beaches, and great nightlife.
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Arrive in San José at any time, arrival transfer included.
You will be met at San José International Airport and transferred to your hotel for the night. There are no planned activities, so enjoy the city on your own.
Included Activities
  • Arrival Day
    Begin your adventure today. There are no planned activities so feel free to explore or rest up for the excitement ahead.
  • Welcome Package Hotel
    Upon arrival at your hotel on Day 1, you will receive a welcome package providing a schedule, documentation/vouchers and pick-up times for all included activities. It also will contain contact information, should you have any questions about your tour.
Transport
  • Arrival Airport Transfer
    You will be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel to start your adventure.
Transfer to the Arenal region. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure and then opt to soak in the hot springs.
Transport
  • Shared Van
    Duration : 4.0 hr - 5.0 hr
    Distance : 150 km
    Climb aboard and make friends with your seatmate en route to the next stop.
Optional Activities
  • Hot Springs Soak
    After a long day of exploring, take a relaxing soak in the hot springs around La Fortuna. Situated at the base of the Arenal Volcano, immerse yourself in therapeutic waters heated by earth’s magma and infused with healing minerals and salts. Rejuvenate your muscles, detox your cells, and stimulate all your senses in nature’s thermal spa. Breathe in the pure rainforest air and marvel at the mystic surroundings of these outdoor pools of paradise.
  • La Fortuna Waterfall Swim
    Price listed is for entrance fee.
Today is free and there is no shortage of activities available. Head out and explore, then take some time to relax at your hotel.
There are lots of optional tours available. La Fortuna is one of the centres of adventure travel in Costa Rica. Options include river rafting, mountain biking, caving, or horseback riding. Don’t forget about the hot springs, heated directly by the lava under Arenal Volcano.
Optional Activities
  • La Fortuna Waterfall Swim
    Price listed is for entrance fee.
  • Canopy Tour
    Join a canopy tour (zipline) and catch a bird’s-eye view of the forest greenery as you speed through the jungle on cables.
  • Horseback Riding
    Enjoy Fortuna’s fantastic wilderness on one of two different horseback riding options. Ride around the base of Arenal volcano or take a scenic trip to La Fortuna waterfall, passing through Maleuku village with opportunities to take a dip in the emerald green pool. Spot toucans, bellbirds and parrots as you ride private mountain trails through primary and secondary forest. Meet monkeys, see sloths, and possibly hear the rumble of the volcano. Take photos, inhale the pure air and let your horse lead you on this memorable meander.
  • Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge Tour
    Travel north to Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge near the Nicaraguan border. Take a guided tour by covered boat through one of the world’s most important wetlands; home to a vast array of plants, birds, reptiles, fish, and mammals. Keep your eyes peeled and you may see a three-toed sloth or a Jesus Christ lizard.
  • Hot Springs Soak
    After a long day of exploring, take a relaxing soak in the hot springs around La Fortuna. Situated at the base of the Arenal Volcano, immerse yourself in therapeutic waters heated by earth’s magma and infused with healing minerals and salts. Rejuvenate your muscles, detox your cells, and stimulate all your senses in nature’s thermal spa. Breathe in the pure rainforest air and marvel at the mystic surroundings of these outdoor pools of paradise.
  • Lost Canyon Adventures Canyoning
    This tour leave three times daily at 07:30, 10:00, and 13:00 and includes transport to and from hotel, bilingual guide, and lunch. Bring clothes that can get wet, change of clothes, and secure closed-toed shoes (or sport sandals), and extra money for photos or t-shirts from the tour.
  • Hanging Bridges
    Easy
  • Whitewater Rafting
    Pull on your bathing suit and water shoes, don a helmet and prepare to get wet and wild. Guided by expert leaders, paddle through Class II-IV rapids of the Toro or Balsa Rivers as you raft past spectacular scenery. Feel the burn, work up a sweat, then cool off in the pure river water. Experience the energy and excitement, and enjoy!
  • Mountain Biking
    Rent a bike and head off along one of the backroads outside of town. Take the road to San Ramon and turn right on the road toward the waterfall. Or take a guided cycling tour and pick one of three routes of varying difficulty.
  • Venado Caves Exploration
    Yes, older than 12 years old
  • Horseback Riding
    Throw on some long pants, grab the reins and hop up on a well-trained horse. Trail ride through the tropical forest near the base of the Arenal Volcano. Listen for howler monkeys and look for toucans in the trees. If time, take the road toward San Ramon and look for the turnoff to visit the Fortuna waterfall.
  • Gravity Falls Waterfall Jumping
    Hold on tight and get ready to rappel down the face of rushing waterfalls. Fear and fun collide in the rainforest as you throw caution to the monkeys and launch yourself into nature. Strapped securely in your harness, descend deep into the canyon, get soaked and feel completely alive. Trek through rivers, wobble across a hanging bridge and keep your eyes peeled for exotic birds and wildlife. Let the action begin!
Today is free and there is no shortage of activities available. Head out and explore, then take some time to relax at your hotel.
There are lots of optional tours available. La Fortuna is one of the centres of adventure travel in Costa Rica. Options include river rafting, mountain biking, caving, or horseback riding. Don’t forget about the hot springs, heated directly by the lava under Arenal Volcano.
Optional Activities
  • La Fortuna Waterfall Swim
    Price listed is for entrance fee.
  • Canopy Tour
    Join a canopy tour (zipline) and catch a bird’s-eye view of the forest greenery as you speed through the jungle on cables.
  • Horseback Riding
    Enjoy Fortuna’s fantastic wilderness on one of two different horseback riding options. Ride around the base of Arenal volcano or take a scenic trip to La Fortuna waterfall, passing through Maleuku village with opportunities to take a dip in the emerald green pool. Spot toucans, bellbirds and parrots as you ride private mountain trails through primary and secondary forest. Meet monkeys, see sloths, and possibly hear the rumble of the volcano. Take photos, inhale the pure air and let your horse lead you on this memorable meander.
  • Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge Tour
    Travel north to Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge near the Nicaraguan border. Take a guided tour by covered boat through one of the world’s most important wetlands; home to a vast array of plants, birds, reptiles, fish, and mammals. Keep your eyes peeled and you may see a three-toed sloth or a Jesus Christ lizard.
  • Hot Springs Soak
    After a long day of exploring, take a relaxing soak in the hot springs around La Fortuna. Situated at the base of the Arenal Volcano, immerse yourself in therapeutic waters heated by earth’s magma and infused with healing minerals and salts. Rejuvenate your muscles, detox your cells, and stimulate all your senses in nature’s thermal spa. Breathe in the pure rainforest air and marvel at the mystic surroundings of these outdoor pools of paradise.
  • Lost Canyon Adventures Canyoning
    This tour leave three times daily at 07:30, 10:00, and 13:00 and includes transport to and from hotel, bilingual guide, and lunch. Bring clothes that can get wet, change of clothes, and secure closed-toed shoes (or sport sandals), and extra money for photos or t-shirts from the tour.
  • Hanging Bridges
    Easy
  • Whitewater Rafting
    Pull on your bathing suit and water shoes, don a helmet and prepare to get wet and wild. Guided by expert leaders, paddle through Class II-IV rapids of the Toro or Balsa Rivers as you raft past spectacular scenery. Feel the burn, work up a sweat, then cool off in the pure river water. Experience the energy and excitement, and enjoy!
  • Mountain Biking
    Rent a bike and head off along one of the backroads outside of town. Take the road to San Ramon and turn right on the road toward the waterfall. Or take a guided cycling tour and pick one of three routes of varying difficulty.
  • Venado Caves Exploration
    Yes, older than 12 years old
  • Horseback Riding
    Throw on some long pants, grab the reins and hop up on a well-trained horse. Trail ride through the tropical forest near the base of the Arenal Volcano. Listen for howler monkeys and look for toucans in the trees. If time, take the road toward San Ramon and look for the turnoff to visit the Fortuna waterfall.
  • Gravity Falls Waterfall Jumping
    Hold on tight and get ready to rappel down the face of rushing waterfalls. Fear and fun collide in the rainforest as you throw caution to the monkeys and launch yourself into nature. Strapped securely in your harness, descend deep into the canyon, get soaked and feel completely alive. Trek through rivers, wobble across a hanging bridge and keep your eyes peeled for exotic birds and wildlife. Let the action begin!
Transfer to Monteverde and the cloud forest. Opt to visit the cheese factory or butterfly gardens.
This mountain community is very different from those on the coast, and has several co-operatives worth visiting, including artist collectives, souvenir shops and the Quaker cheese factory, which is definitely worth a visit. Make sure to try their delicious ice cream.
Accommodation
  • Hotel Los Cipreses (or similar)
Transport
  • Shuttle
    Duration : 0.75 hr - 1.0 hr
    Move efficiently from point A to point B aboard this dependable ride.
  • Boat
    Duration : 1.0 hr
    Climb aboard and get your float on.
  • Shuttle
    Duration : 2.0 hr
    Move efficiently from point A to point B aboard this dependable ride.
Optional Activities
  • Monteverde Cheese Factory Visit
    In search of a more peaceful lifestyle, a group of Quaker dairy farmers settled in Monteverde and by 1953, incorporated the cheese factory producing the country’s first pasteurized cheese. Now the second largest cheese maker in Costa Rica, learn about the production of its 17 varieties, sample Gouda, Swiss, provolone, as well as caramels, milkshakes and ice cream (with flavours that include coffee, coconut, mango and pineapple) and learn how the factory provides work for more than 300 farmers and families in the central highlands.
  • Monteverde Butterfly Garden Visit
    Get close to butterflies, bump into giant bugs, and make friends with hairy eight-legged spiders in this collection of gardens nestled in the mountains of Monteverde. Observe caterpillars, take prize-worthy photos of the iridescent blue morpho butterfly, and check out the leaf-cutter ant colony. The nature centre is home to 30 species of butterfly, a whole bunch of insects, as well as white-faced monkeys, coatis, motmots, and more.
  • Guided Cloud Forest Night Walk
    Join a naturalist guide for a 1.5-2 hour tour in the cloud forest after dark. Learn more about the habits of the area's nocturnal wildlife including mammals, birds, insects, reptiles, and amphibians, and keep your eyes and ears open on this slow-paced walk. You never know what you might see – it depends on the day and your luck!
  • Monteverde Hanging Bridges
    Easy
Today is free to visit the Cloud Forest Reserve and or zip through the treetops on one of the world’s longest zip line systems.
Optional activities include the Sky Walk, a series of suspension bridges through the jungle canopy, a butterfly garden and a thrilling canopy zip line. Or take a guided walk through the reserve. Local guides are extremely knowledgeable about the area and passionate about conservation of this precious ecosystem.
Accommodation
  • Hotel Los Cipreses (or similar)
Optional Activities
  • Santa Elena Cloud Forest Visit
    Pull on your poncho and boots and head into the cloud-covered forest, past over-sized ferns and exotic orchids. Harness your inner Tarzan as you imagine swinging from the forest’s giant vines, trudge along 12 km of trails, watch for wildlife and trek to the top of the observation tower. Be sure to stop and listen too. Hear the haunting hollow call of the bellbird and perhaps catch sight of the brilliant green and red resplendent quetzal. Feel good about protecting the preserve and sustaining the quality of local schools through payment of your park fees.
  • Monteverde Cheese Factory Visit
    In search of a more peaceful lifestyle, a group of Quaker dairy farmers settled in Monteverde and by 1953, incorporated the cheese factory producing the country’s first pasteurized cheese. Now the second largest cheese maker in Costa Rica, learn about the production of its 17 varieties, sample Gouda, Swiss, provolone, as well as caramels, milkshakes and ice cream (with flavours that include coffee, coconut, mango and pineapple) and learn how the factory provides work for more than 300 farmers and families in the central highlands.
  • Sky Walk
    Get up high to see the tree tops of Monteverde’s Cloud Forest from a bird’s eye view. Cross a series of suspension bridges to discover the early ropes and pulleys that early biologists required to glimpse – a lush, green vista accented by bromeliads, vines, and orchids. Wonder at this wet canopy, home to thousands of species of birds, small animals, amphibians and insects (making up 90% of all the organisms in the forest).
  • Monteverde Butterfly Garden Visit
    Get close to butterflies, bump into giant bugs, and make friends with hairy eight-legged spiders in this collection of gardens nestled in the mountains of Monteverde. Observe caterpillars, take prize-worthy photos of the iridescent blue morpho butterfly, and check out the leaf-cutter ant colony. The nature centre is home to 30 species of butterfly, a whole bunch of insects, as well as white-faced monkeys, coatis, motmots, and more.
  • Ziplining
  • Monteverde ATV Tour
    Includes : A/C round trip transfer from and to your hotel in Monteverde. • Experienced bilingual guide. • Raincoats. • Insurance. • Private trails.
Travel south-west to the lush tropical shores of the Pacific coast.
Accommodation
  • Best Western Hotel & Casino Kamuk (or similar)
Transport
  • Shared Van
    Duration : 4.0 hr - 5.0 hr
    Distance : 220 km
    Climb aboard and make friends with your seatmate en route to the next stop.
Take the day to relax at the beach, visit the town, or opt to go for a hike, try boogie boarding or surfing, or explore Manuel Antonio National Park.
If you are interested in activities, opt to visit Manuel Antonio NP. Although this is Costa Rica’s smallest national park, it is also one of the most popular and it won’t take you long to see why. It has fabulous beaches, abundant wildlife, and a great trail system for those who want to spend some time hiking and then cooling off in the ocean.
Accommodation
  • Best Western Hotel & Casino Kamuk (or similar)
Optional Activities
  • Hiking
    Pack your sunscreen, snack, and hiking shoes. Head out for a great day in Costa Rica’s smallest national park. Manual Antonio offers four white-sand beaches, separated by jagged rock outcrops and tidal pools. Hike on shaded trails to search for sloths, monkeys, and armadillos. Climb to the lookout to capture views of the pristine Pacific Ocean and the area’s off-shore islands.
  • Swimming
    Quepos, north of Manuel Antonio, is Costa Rica’s most popular spot for blue water sport fishing. Depending on the season, hope to hook marlin, sailfish, tuna, snook and dorado (mahi mahi). Slather on the sunscreen, strap on your sunglasses, cast out your line and get ready to reel in a big one.
  • Kayaking
    Choose to kayak the calm waters of the mangroves or paddle the waves of the Pacific. In the Damas Island estuary, the ocean meets fresh water rivers and creates a protected home for birds, snakes, crocodiles, and white face monkeys. For the more adventurous, opt for an open-seat ocean kayak and paddle along the shoreline and nearby islands, keeping an eye out for frigates, boobies, and jumping fish.
  • Surfing
    Slather on the sunscreen, strap on a leash, pull on a rash guard, and get ready to hit the waves. Experience the surf at the beaches near Quepos and Manuel Antonio with their left, right, and well-shaped beach breaks. Take a lesson, learn tips and techniques, then hang ten like a local.
  • Manuel Antonio National Park Visit
    Easy walk or hike, depending upon your abilities and self-paced tour. Bring water, a camera, sunscreen, bug spray, and your binoculars while you hike in the Park, and if you so desire bring your bathing suit and towel for a relaxing afternoon at the beach after your hike and guided adventure. Price per person listed is the park entrance fee, guided hikes are extra.
  • Manuel Antonio Catamaran Tour
    Cruise along the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica aboard a 100ft catamaran, taking in the impressive scenery and lush jungle that has made Manuel Antonio famous. Keep your eyes peeled for playful dolphins who call these waters home before stopping to snorkel, swim, or ride one of the boat's water slides into the ocean. If you're wanting to relax and experience what the locals call Pura Vida (pure life), then look no further.
  • Whitewater Rafting
Take the day to relax at the beach, visit the town, or opt to go for a hike, try boogie boarding or surfing, or explore Manuel Antonio National Park.
If you are interested in activities, opt to visit Manuel Antonio NP. Although this is Costa Rica’s smallest national park, it is also one of the most popular and it won’t take you long to see why. It has fabulous beaches, abundant wildlife, and a great trail system for those who want to spend some time hiking and then cooling off in the ocean.
Accommodation
  • Best Western Hotel & Casino Kamuk (or similar)
Optional Activities
  • Hiking
    Pack your sunscreen, snack, and hiking shoes. Head out for a great day in Costa Rica’s smallest national park. Manual Antonio offers four white-sand beaches, separated by jagged rock outcrops and tidal pools. Hike on shaded trails to search for sloths, monkeys, and armadillos. Climb to the lookout to capture views of the pristine Pacific Ocean and the area’s off-shore islands.
  • Swimming
    Quepos, north of Manuel Antonio, is Costa Rica’s most popular spot for blue water sport fishing. Depending on the season, hope to hook marlin, sailfish, tuna, snook and dorado (mahi mahi). Slather on the sunscreen, strap on your sunglasses, cast out your line and get ready to reel in a big one.
  • Kayaking
    Choose to kayak the calm waters of the mangroves or paddle the waves of the Pacific. In the Damas Island estuary, the ocean meets fresh water rivers and creates a protected home for birds, snakes, crocodiles, and white face monkeys. For the more adventurous, opt for an open-seat ocean kayak and paddle along the shoreline and nearby islands, keeping an eye out for frigates, boobies, and jumping fish.
  • Surfing
    Slather on the sunscreen, strap on a leash, pull on a rash guard, and get ready to hit the waves. Experience the surf at the beaches near Quepos and Manuel Antonio with their left, right, and well-shaped beach breaks. Take a lesson, learn tips and techniques, then hang ten like a local.
  • Manuel Antonio National Park Visit
    Easy walk or hike, depending upon your abilities and self-paced tour. Bring water, a camera, sunscreen, bug spray, and your binoculars while you hike in the Park, and if you so desire bring your bathing suit and towel for a relaxing afternoon at the beach after your hike and guided adventure. Price per person listed is the park entrance fee, guided hikes are extra.
  • Manuel Antonio Catamaran Tour
    Cruise along the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica aboard a 100ft catamaran, taking in the impressive scenery and lush jungle that has made Manuel Antonio famous. Keep your eyes peeled for playful dolphins who call these waters home before stopping to snorkel, swim, or ride one of the boat's water slides into the ocean. If you're wanting to relax and experience what the locals call Pura Vida (pure life), then look no further.
  • Whitewater Rafting
Transfer back to the capital for your last night.
Transport
  • Shared Van
    Duration : 5.0 hr - 6.0 hr
    Distance : 190 km
    Climb aboard and make friends with your seatmate en route to the next stop.
Depart at any time.
what’s included
Accommodation
  • Hotel (10 nts).
Meals
  • No meals included
    Note: Allow USD485-630 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Shared shuttle/van.
Staff & experts
  • This tour is an Independent Adventure with no group and no CEO (Tour Leader). A welcome package with information about your tour will be at the starting hotel.
Included activities
  • Your Discover Moment: La Fortuna
  • Your Discover Moment: Monteverde
  • Your Discover Moment: Quepos
  • Arrival transfer
  • Free time in La Fortuna, Monteverde, and Quepos
  • All transport between destinations
what’s excluded
  • International Flights
  • Any international flights to/from San José are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Costa Rica Highlights Independent Adventure tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 11 days
Tour Type Independent Tour
Starts/Ends San José, Costa Rica/ San José, Costa Rica
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Payment

A deposit of 350 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 61 days before departure. For any departures within 17 September 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

The Costa Rica Highlights Independent Adventure tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Costa Rica Highlights Independent Adventure tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Other Practical Information
  • 1. Travel Style : ClassicAll of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Service Level : StandardComfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 2 - LightLight walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 4. Trip Type : Independent TravelIndependent trips are either entire trips you take privately or solo extensions to a group tour. Local staff are available on standby 24/7.
CancellationNo additional cancellation fees apply for this Costa Rica Highlights Independent Adventure tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.
Trip Details
  • Accommodation

    Hotel (10 nts).

  • Checklist

    Documents:
    • Flight info (required) (Printouts of e-tickets may be required at the border)
    • Insurance info (required) (With photocopies)
    • Passport (required) (With photocopies)
    • Required visas or vaccination certificates (required) (With photocopies)
    • Vouchers and pre-departure information (required)

    Essentials:
    • Binoculars (optional)
    • Camera (With extra memory cards and batteries)
    • Cash, credit and debit cards
    • Day pack (Used for daily excursions or short overnights)
    • Ear plugs
    • First-aid kit (should contain lip balm with sunscreen, sunscreen, whistle, Aspirin, Ibuprofen, bandaids/plasters, tape, anti-histamines, antibacterial gel/wipes, antiseptic cream, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, rehydration powder, water purification tablets or drops, insect repellent, sewing kit, extra prescription drugs you may be taking)
    • Flashlight/torch (Headlamps are ideal)
    • Fleece top/sweater
    • Footwear
    • Hat
    • Locks for bags
    • Long pants/jeans
    • Moneybelt
    • Outlet adapter
    • Personal entertainment (Reading and writing materials, cards, music player, etc.)
    • Reusable water bottle
    • Shirts/t-shirts
    • Sleepwear
    • Small travel towel
    • Sunglasses
    • Toiletries (Preferably biodegradable)
    • Watch and alarm clock
    • Waterproof backpack cover
    • Windproof rain jacket

    Warm Weather:
    • Sandals/flip-flops
    • Shorts/skirts (Longer shorts/skirts are recommended)
    • Sun hat/bandana
    • Swimwear

  • Group_leader

    This tour is an Independent Adventure with no group and no CEO (Tour Leader). A welcome package with information about your tour will be at the starting hotel.

  • Highlights

    Enjoy the activities around Arenal Volcano, zipline through the cloud forest in Monteverde, relax on tranquil beaches or surf at Manuel Antonio.

  • International_flights

    Check-in times and baggage allowances/restrictions vary by airline and can change at any time. For the most up-to-date information for your flight, please contact your airline. We recommend checking in online in advance to avoid potential delays at the airport.

  • Introduction

    Check out three of Costa Rica's main highlights and its volcanoes, cloud forests, beaches, and monkeys. Start with the area near Arenal Volcano, known for rafting and hot springs, then head to the unique ecosystem of Monteverde's cloud forest. Finish with beach time in Manuel Antonio, blessed with wildlife, fantastic beaches, and great nightlife.

  • Meal_budget

    Allow USD485-630 for meals not included.

  • Meals_included

    No meals included

  • Minimum_age

    Minimum age of 2 years for this trip.

  • Start_finish

    ex San José

  • Transport

    Shared shuttle/van.

  • Whats_included

    Your Discover Moment: La Fortuna
    Your Discover Moment: Monteverde
    Your Discover Moment: Quepos. Arrival transfer. Free time in La Fortuna, Monteverde, and Quepos. All transport between destinations.

  • Optional_activities

    La Fortuna
    - La Fortuna Waterfall Swim (15USD per person)
    - Hot Springs Soak (42-84USD per person)
    - Whitewater Rafting
    - Horseback Riding (59USD per person)
    - Venado Caves Exploration (78USD per person)
    - Canopy Tour
    - Horseback Riding (59USD per person)

    Arenal
    - Lost Canyon Adventures Canyoning (90USD per person)
    - Gravity Falls Waterfall Jumping (125USD per person)
    - Hanging Bridges (66USD per person)
    - Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge Tour (60USD per person)
    - Mountain Biking (79USD per person)

    Monteverde
    - Monteverde Hanging Bridges (35USD per person)
    - Guided Cloud Forest Night Walk (25USD per person)
    - Monteverde Butterfly Garden Visit (15USD per person)
    - Monteverde Cheese Factory Visit (12USD per person)
    - Ziplining (50USD per person)
    - Monteverde ATV Tour
    - Santa Elena Cloud Forest Visit (17USD per person)
    - Sky Walk

    Manuel Antonio
    - Whitewater Rafting (75-98USD per person)
    - Manuel Antonio Catamaran Tour
    - Manuel Antonio National Park Visit (16USD per person)

    Manuel Antonio National Park
    - Swimming
    - Hiking
    - Surfing (55-75USD per person)
    - Kayaking (69USD per person)

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Hi ,
Thanks for your trip input. We will do our utmost to make sure that you get a trip of a lifetime.
We've noted down your trip requirements below. You can easily them.
  • {{myRequest.title}}
  • Country: {{!!tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].geoLocation?tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].geoLocation:myRequest.country}}
  • Destination: {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].destinations.join(', ')}}
  • Activity: {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].activity.join(', ')}}
  • Custom Destination: {{tripPlannerCustom[myRequest.id].destination}}
  • Custom Activity: {{tripPlannerCustom[myRequest.id].activity}}
  • Group Size: {{myRequest.no_of_adults > 0 && myRequest.no_of_children > 0?',':''}} {{myRequest.group_type=='Single'?'1 Person':myRequest.group_type=='Couple'?'2 People':''}}
  • {{myRequest.departure_month || myRequest.duration?'Approx. Dates':'Travel Dates'}}: {{myRequest.start_date | readableDate}} to {{myRequest.end_date | readableDate}} {{myRequest.departure_month}}, {{myRequest.duration}} Not decided yet
  • Tour Type: {{myRequest.tourtype | tourtypefullName}}
  • Age Group: {{myRequest.age_group}} yrs
  • Type of Tour: {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].type_of_tour}}
  • Accommodation Option: {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].accommodation_option}}
  • Budget Per Person: USD {{myRequest.approx_budget_amount}}
  • Budget Flexibility {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].budget_flexibility}}
  • Trip Planning Stage {{myRequest.trip_planning_stage}}
  • Trip Details: ... Read More Read Less
How our Travel Expert Service Works
  • 1 We connect you with a hand-picked and qualified travel expert who can match your trip requirements. The advantage of working directly through a travel expert is that you get the best and unfiltered advice from the very beginning.
  • 2 The travel expert will help you with creating and customising a trip for you. If you have any questions or concerns relating to the trip, the travel expert will also be able to help you with those.
  • 3 When you feel that your trip is exactly per your wish, you'll be able to book the entire trip here on Bookmundi.
The Advantages of Bookmundi
  • Selected Local Travel Experts All our local travel experts have been chosen based on rigorous selection criteria. In fact, we reject 98 out of 100 local travel agencies, and thereby giving you access to the top 1-2% local travel experts.
  • Secure Online Payment and Financial Guarantee Each and every trip is required to go through Bookmundi's secure payment platform, powered by Stripe and supported by SSL. All payments are therefore carried out in secure manners. We are furthermore member of the Danish Travel Fund which gives you a 100% financial guarantee for any money you pay on Bookmundi, even if we went bankrupt (which we we will not!).
  • Trip Replacement or 100% Reimbursement Bookmundi has hand-picked your local travel expert. Our role, as your trusted third party, is therefore to make sure that your entire experience runs as seamless and secure as possible. We guarantee to you that in the unlikely event where a local travel expert cancels your trip after your deposit or full payment has been made, we commit to replacing these services with another equally qualified agency so that your trip can go ahead as planned, or failing to replace it, we will give you a 100% reimbursement.
New customised trip enquiry by {{getFirstName(activeuser)}}:
  • Title: {{myRequest.title}}
  • Country: {{!!tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].geoLocation?tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].geoLocation:myRequest.country}}
  • Destination: {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].destinations.join(', ')}}
  • Activity: {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].activity.join(', ')}}
  • Custom Destination: {{tripPlannerCustom[myRequest.id].destination}}
  • Custom Activity: {{tripPlannerCustom[myRequest.id].activity}}
  • Group Size: {{myRequest.no_of_adults > 0 && myRequest.no_of_children > 0?',':''}} {{myRequest.group_type=='Single'?'1 Person':myRequest.group_type=='Couple'?'2 People':''}}
  • {{myRequest.departure_month || myRequest.duration?'Approx. Dates':'Travel Dates'}}: {{myRequest.start_date | readableDate}} to {{myRequest.end_date | readableDate}} {{myRequest.departure_month}}, {{myRequest.duration}} Not decided yet
  • Tour Type: {{myRequest.tourtype | tourtypefullName}}
  • Age Group: {{myRequest.age_group}} yrs
  • Type of Tour: {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].type_of_tour}}
  • Accommodation Option: {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].accommodation_option}}
  • Budget Per Person: USD {{myRequest.approx_budget_amount}}
  • Budget Flexibility {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].budget_flexibility}}
  • Trip Planning Stage {{myRequest.trip_planning_stage}}
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Can you handle {{getFirstName(activeuser)}}'s enquiry? Rejection Reason
{{myRequest.reject_reason?myRequest.reject_reason:'Sorry, Your trip request has been rejected.'}}
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Guideline for Responding to Customised Trip Requests
Dear {{!activeuserExpert ? activeuserExpert.first_name: 'N/A'}}, Before responding to {{getFirstName(activeuser)}}’s customised trip request for {{plannerCountries}} we recommend that you carefully read these guidelines as they will help you with approaching the customer correctly and convert the enquiry into a trip booking.
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This message will be delivered as an email because {{getFirstName(activeuser)}} is currently offline.
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Hi ,
Thanks for your trip input. We will do our utmost to make sure that you get a trip of a lifetime.
We've noted down your trip requirements below. You can easily them.
  • {{myRequest.title}}
  • Country: {{!!tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].geoLocation?tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].geoLocation:myRequest.country}}
  • Destination: {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].destinations.join(', ')}}
  • Activity: {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].activity.join(', ')}}
  • Custom Destination: {{tripPlannerCustom[myRequest.id].destination}}
  • Custom Activity: {{tripPlannerCustom[myRequest.id].activity}}
  • Group Size: {{myRequest.no_of_adults > 0 && myRequest.no_of_children > 0?',':''}} {{myRequest.group_type=='Single'?'1 Person':myRequest.group_type=='Couple'?'2 People':''}}
  • {{myRequest.departure_month || myRequest.duration?'Approx. Dates':'Travel Dates'}}: {{myRequest.start_date | readableDate}} to {{myRequest.end_date | readableDate}} {{myRequest.departure_month}}, {{myRequest.duration}} Not decided yet
  • Tour Type: {{myRequest.tourtype | tourtypefullName}}
  • Age Group: {{myRequest.age_group}} yrs
  • Type of Tour: {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].type_of_tour}}
  • Accommodation Option: {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].accommodation_option}}
  • Budget Per Person: USD {{myRequest.approx_budget_amount}}
  • Budget Flexibility {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].budget_flexibility}}
  • Trip Planning Stage {{myRequest.trip_planning_stage}}
  • Trip Details: ... Read More Read Less
How our Travel Expert Service Works
  • 1 We connect you with a hand-picked and qualified travel expert who can match your trip requirements. The advantage of working directly through a travel expert is that you get the best and unfiltered advice from the very beginning.
  • 2 The travel expert will help you with creating and customising a trip for you. If you have any questions or concerns relating to the trip, the travel expert will also be able to help you with those.
  • 3 When you feel that your trip is exactly per your wish, you'll be able to book the entire trip here on Bookmundi.
The Advantages of Bookmundi
  • Selected Local Travel Experts All our local travel experts have been chosen based on rigorous selection criteria. In fact, we reject 98 out of 100 local travel agencies, and thereby giving you access to the top 1-2% local travel experts.
  • Secure Online Payment and Financial Guarantee Each and every trip is required to go through Bookmundi's secure payment platform, powered by Stripe and supported by SSL. All payments are therefore carried out in secure manners. We are furthermore member of the Danish Travel Fund which gives you a 100% financial guarantee for any money you pay on Bookmundi, even if we went bankrupt (which we we will not!).
  • Trip Replacement or 100% Reimbursement Bookmundi has hand-picked your local travel expert. Our role, as your trusted third party, is therefore to make sure that your entire experience runs as seamless and secure as possible. We guarantee to you that in the unlikely event where a local travel expert cancels your trip after your deposit or full payment has been made, we commit to replacing these services with another equally qualified agency so that your trip can go ahead as planned, or failing to replace it, we will give you a 100% reimbursement.
New customised trip enquiry by {{getFirstName(activeuser)}}:
  • Title: {{myRequest.title}}
  • Country: {{!!tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].geoLocation?tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].geoLocation:myRequest.country}}
  • Destination: {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].destinations.join(', ')}}
  • Activity: {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].activity.join(', ')}}
  • Custom Destination: {{tripPlannerCustom[myRequest.id].destination}}
  • Custom Activity: {{tripPlannerCustom[myRequest.id].activity}}
  • Group Size: {{myRequest.no_of_adults > 0 && myRequest.no_of_children > 0?',':''}} {{myRequest.group_type=='Single'?'1 Person':myRequest.group_type=='Couple'?'2 People':''}}
  • {{myRequest.departure_month || myRequest.duration?'Approx. Dates':'Travel Dates'}}: {{myRequest.start_date | readableDate}} to {{myRequest.end_date | readableDate}} {{myRequest.departure_month}}, {{myRequest.duration}} Not decided yet
  • Tour Type: {{myRequest.tourtype | tourtypefullName}}
  • Age Group: {{myRequest.age_group}} yrs
  • Type of Tour: {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].type_of_tour}}
  • Accommodation Option: {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].accommodation_option}}
  • Budget Per Person: USD {{myRequest.approx_budget_amount}}
  • Budget Flexibility {{tripPlannerKeysNames[myRequest.id].budget_flexibility}}
  • Trip Planning Stage {{myRequest.trip_planning_stage}}
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Can you handle {{getFirstName(activeuser)}}'s enquiry? Rejection Reason
{{myRequest.reject_reason?myRequest.reject_reason:'Sorry, Your trip request has been rejected.'}}
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