Explore Costa Rica

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-4642
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Ends San Jose, Costa Rica
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Hear a lecture from a researcher at the Monteverde Institute.
  • Learn how to make tortillas during a visit to a local family home.
  • Spot wildlife while cruising the canals of Tortuguero.
  • Enjoy spectacular volcano views while soaking in hot springs.
  • Learn all about sea turtles at the Sea Turtle Conservancy
Starting and ending in San Jose, the "Explore Costa Rica" trip is a guided wildlife trip that takes 14 days. You will travel through San Jose, Manuel Antonio and Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve in Costa Rica. "Explore Costa Rica" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

With a quarter of its land covered in national parks and wildlife refuges, Costa Rica is a dream for the nature lover and adventure buff. On this unforgettable journey, discover the country’s diverse and breathtaking landscapes, from the Caribbean coast to the Pacific. Explore the lush waterways of Tortuguero National Park, where thousands of sea turtles come to nest every year; assist in a tree-planting program in the cloud forests of Monteverde; and cap off your journey on Manuel Antonio’s pristine beaches, experiencing the true meaning of “pura vida”—the Costa Rican way of life.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: San José
  • Day 2: San José/Tortuguero
  • Day 3: Tortuguero
  • Day 4: Tortuguero/La Fortuna
  • Day 5: La Fortuna
  • Day 6: La Fortuna
  • Day 7: La Fortuna/Monteverde
  • Day 8: Monteverde
  • Day 9: Monteverde
  • Day 10: Monteverde/Manuel Antonio
  • Day 11: Manuel Antonio
  • Day 12: Manuel Antonio
  • Day 13: Manuel Antonio/San José
  • Day 14: San José
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (11 nts), rustic jungle lodge (2 nts).
Meals
  • 13 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
    Note: Allow USD470-615 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private vehicle, shuttle van, boat, walking.
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Guide
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Sea Turtle Conservancy Experience, Tortuguero
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Tortilla Making and Home Dinner, La Fortuna
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Monteverde Institute Lecture & Reforestation Project
  • Your G for Good Moment: Mi Cafecito Coffee Cooperative Tour, Sarapiquí
  • Your Discover Moment: La Fortuna
  • Your Discover Moment: Monteverde
  • Your Discover Moment: Manuel Antonio
  • Arrival transfer
  • Boat tour and wildlife viewing in Tortuguero National Park
  • Guided nature walk in the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Guided excursion to Manuel Antonio National Park
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from San Jose are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Explore Costa Rica tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Explore Costa Rica 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.

Payment

For any tour departures within 30 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 30 July 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Explore Costa Rica tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Explore Costa Rica 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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on this tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Physical Grading : 2 - Light Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 2. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
  • 3. Travel Style : National Geographic Journeys Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.
  • 4. Service Level : Upgraded Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Elevated hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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