Natural Highlights of Costa Rica

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Group
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Ends San Jose, Costa Rica
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Devour a delicious lunch at a G Adventuressupported coffee coop.
  • Learn how to make tortillas in a local home.
  • Listen to a lecture from a Monteverde Institute researcher.
  • Hike the trails of cloud forest reserves and breathtaking parks.
Starting and ending in San Jose, the trip Natural Highlights Of Costa Rica is a guided wildlife trip that takes 9 days. You will travel through San Jose, La Fortuna and Monteverde in Costa Rica. Natural Highlights Of Costa Rica is a small group trip which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Home to lush rainforests, pristine beaches, and an astonishing diversity of wildlife, Costa Rica has long been a leader in conservation and the protection of natural heritage. Experience this gorgeous Central American nation on a fun-filled adventure, taking you from the foot of an active volcano to the misty highlands and Pacific coast. Hear from a researcher at the National Geographic–supported Monteverde Institute, learn the art of tortilla-making with a local family, and seek out the country’s unique creatures—from blue morpho butterflies to howler monkeys—on hikes through the forest.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT G ADVENTURES
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 97 reviews
Sijan's review for another G Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Sijan
  • From USA
  • On Dec 08 2019
“The Sydney to Brisbane trip was fantastic. Our guide was absolutely terrific even with the slight change of plans due to the storms passing through Tamworth or the bush fires devastating large regions of NSW. There was a mix of slow and fast paced days, some cultural exposure along with some coastal beach life. I would recommend people doing the longer Sydney to Cairns trip (or even through Melbourne) if they have the time.”
Angela's review for another G Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Angela
  • From USA
  • On Feb 24 2019
“Excellent”
Deborah's review for another G Adventures tour
4 - Very Good
  • Deborah
  • From USA
  • On Dec 03 2019
“Very Good”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: San José
  • Day 2: San José/La Fortuna
  • Day 3: La Fortuna
  • Day 4: La Fortuna/Monteverde
  • Day 5: Monteverde
  • Day 6: Monteverde/Manuel Antonio
  • Day 7: Manuel Antonio
  • Day 8: Manuel Antonio/San José
  • Day 9: San José
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (8 nts).
Meals
  • 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
    Note: Allow USD340-445 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private vehicle, walking, boat.
Staff & experts
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Tortilla Making and Home Dinner, La Fortuna
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Monteverde Institute Lecture, Monteverde
  • Your G for Good Moment: Mi Cafecito Coffee Cooperative Tour, Sarapiquí
  • Your Discover Moment: La Fortuna
  • Arrival transfer
  • Guided nature walk in the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Guided excursion to Manuel Antonio National Park
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
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 Natural Highlights of Costa Rica tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Natural Highlights of 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

A deposit may be required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 61 days before departure.

Travel Insurance

Natural Highlights of Costa Rica 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 Natural Highlights of 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 travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

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

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : National Geographic JourneysGreater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.
  • 2. Service Level : UpgradedQuality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 2 - LightLight walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup 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.
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.
  • This tour has been limited to a group size of 12 participants to protect against COVID-19. The tour will furthermore adhere to any local government restrictions on group sizes to ensure that everybody are kept safe.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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