- Active and outdoor
- duration 13 days
- tour type Group
- age requirement 10+ years old
- guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
- Tortuguero: This park is home to the nesting grounds of the green sea turtles, offering spectacular beaches and fantastic opportunities to spot wild animals and birds.
- Arenal: Admire one of the most beautiful volcanoes in the country and its mesmerizing park, dotted with trails and rich in wildlife.
- Monteverde: Settled by American Quakers in the 1950s, this primary cloud forest is made out of six unique ‘life zones’, hosting many endangered species, as well as a variety of fascinating plants.
- Manuel Antonio: This picturesque national park is the smallest one in Costa Rica but it is full of wild animals, lush vegetation, and beautiful beaches.
Uncover essential Costa Rica during this 13-day exotic adventure. Beginning and ending in the capital, San Jose, this tour offers you the chance to discover different aspects of this emblematic destination. Visit the most predominant natural areas of Costa Rica, including the Arenal Volcano National Park, and the cloud forest of Monteverde. Spend precious time visiting the Manuel Antonio National Park, one of the most stunning conservation areas on the planet. During the trip, keep an eye out for a variety of animals, bugs, as well as plants and don’t forget to mingle with the friendly locals for a versatile experience. Enjoy a tropical nights at Manuel Antonio beach; a small Oceanside village with plenty of great places to stay tucked into nature. The region is a treasure for biodiversity, attracting nature buffs, eco-travelers and adventure-seekers alike.
Day 1: Arrival San Jose
Day 2: San Jose – Tortuguero (135km – 4 Hrs By Road / 2 Hrs By Boat)
Day 3: Tortuguero National Park
Day 4: Tortuguero – Arenal (210km – 5 Hrs By Road / 2 Hrs By Boat)
Day 5: Arenal Volcano National Park
Day 6: Arenal – Monteverde (60km – 2.5 Hrs By Road / 45 Min By Boat)
Day 7: Monteverde
Day 8: Monteverde – Manuel Antonio (185 Km – 3 Hrs)
Day 9: Manuel Antonio
Day 10: Manuel Antonio Beach
Day 11: Manuel Antonio
Day 12: Manuel Antonio – San Jose (175km - 2.45hrs)
Day 13: Departure San Jose
- 12 nights' accommodation
- 12 breakfasts
- 3 lunches on days 2, 3, 4
- 2 dinners on days 2, 3
- Air-conditioned transportation as indicated in the itinerary on a shared basis
- Private transfer from/to the San Jose International airport
- Operated with Spanish and English-speaking licensed local guides on a shared basis. Please note you will be accompanied by local guides for the activities only. There is no guarantee that you will be part of a group, or part of the same group during the tour.
- Tour guides do not accompany guests during transport
- All monuments and visits as indicated: Guided visit to Tortuguero village plus guided boat tour through Tortuguero National Park canals and entrance fee to Tortuguero National Park, guided hike in Arenal Volcano National Park, guided hike in Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, guided hike in Manuel Antonio National Park
- Meet and greet on Day 1
- Hotel taxes
- Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals if not stated explicitly in the programme
- Airport taxes
- Airport porterage
- International and domestic flight tickets or visa fees and local taxes
- Gratuities for drivers and guides
- Optional tours and activities
- Real-time prices and availability.
- Earn US$ 77+ in travel credits.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Essential Costa Rica With Extension To Manuel Antonio National Park, Manuel Antonio Beach & San Jose City tour. You can cancel the tour up to 35 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 34 days of departure.Payment
For any tour departures within 02 September 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 02 September 2021, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 34 days before trip departure.Travel Insurance
Essential Costa Rica With Extension To Manuel Antonio National Park, Manuel Antonio Beach & San Jose City 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 Essential Costa Rica With Extension To Manuel Antonio National Park, Manuel Antonio Beach & San Jose City 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.COVID-19 Safety Measures
This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:
- This tour has implemented smaller group sizes than normal, allowing for more personal space on the vehicles, sights visited, hotels and restaurants.
- Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this trip. Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are furthermore regularly disinfected.
- Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.