Highlights of Costa Rica + Beach Extension

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  • COVID-19protected
  • Safari
  • Walking tour
  • Wildlife
  • Explorer
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  • duration 11 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • max group size 17
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Ends San Jose, Costa Rica
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Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Nature and wildlife The opportunity to see sloths, monkeys and brightly coloured frogs, together with some of Costa Rica's spectacular birdlife
  • Monteverde Search for the beautiful quetzal in this remarkable cloudforest reserve
  • Volcanoes Admire the classic coneshape of Arenal and the vastness of Poas
  • Manuel Antonio Share the stunning whitesand beaches with sunbathing iguanas and Capuchin monkeys
The trip "Highlights Of Costa Rica + Beach Extension" starts from and ends in San Jose. It is a wildlife trip that takes 11 days taking you through Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve, La Fortuna and San Jose in Costa Rica. "Highlights Of Costa Rica + Beach Extension" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

A perfect week's getaway for travellers in search of Costa Rica's natural beauty. From brightly coloured toucans to slow-moving sloths, the tropical forests of this tiny country teem with life. Volcanoes loom over wild rivers, and white-sand beaches nestle beneath a vivid green background, providing a wealth of rich and varied ecosystems for the wildlife lover. Monteverde - Explore the forest trails of this cloud forest reserve, a biodiverse paradise for nature enthusiasts Adventure - Whitewater raft, fly through the canopy on a zip wire or hike on volcanoes Manuel Antonio - Share the stunning white-sand beaches of this national park with sun-bathing iguanas and capuchin monkeys
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT EXPLORE
5 - Excellent
Based on 294 reviews
  • Ken
  • On Aug 10 2020
4 - Very Good
Ken's review for another Explore tour
“Our trip leaders are not on this list & they were excellent! Flexible, accommodating, supportive and fun!”
  • Paul
  • On Feb 26 2020
5 - Excellent
Paul's review for another Explore tour
“An excellent holiday which I would recommend to any one. But needs a bit of tweaking with the travel times in Cuba given the state of some of the roads and I would drop Santa Lucia as a stop.”
  • Michael
  • On Jan 03 2020
5 - Excellent
Michael's review for another Explore tour
“Great that Herbie organised excellent group meals most evenings.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1 : Join trip in San Jose
  • Day 2 : Visit the Poas Volcano; try out traditional oxcart painting
  • Day 3 : Volcano hike in Arenal; free afternoon with options including wildlife spotting
  • Day 4 : Lunch with a family in Nuevo Arenal; drive to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Day 5 : Nature walk in the cloud forest searching for wildlife; free afternoon
  • Day 6 : Drive south to Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Day 7 : Explore Manuel Antonio's wildlife and beaches
  • Day 8 : Free day in Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Day 9 : Free day; optional activities
  • Day 10 : Free day; optional activities
  • Day 11 : Travel back to San Jose International Airport where the trip ends.
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Autentico Hotel (1 night)
  • Hotel San Bosco Inn (2 nights)
  • Hotel Heliconia (2 nights)
  • Tabulia Tree Hotel (5 nights)
Meals
  • 10 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch
Transport
  • Bus
Guide
  • Explore Tour Leader / Driver
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 Highlights of Costa Rica + Beach Extension tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Highlights of Costa Rica + Beach Extension tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 24 November 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 24 November 2021, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Highlights of Costa Rica + Beach Extension 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 Highlights of Costa Rica + Beach Extension 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.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Various COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this trip to ensure the safety of each traveller.
  • This tour has implemented COVID-19 protocols that are guided by the WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council), UNWTO (World Tourism Organisation), the European Commission and local government regulations. It amongst others take into account personal protection, extensive disinfecting and social distancing measures.
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