Natural Highlights of Costa Rica

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Group
  • max group size 16
  • 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 tour "Natural Highlights Of Costa Rica" is a guided wildlife tour that takes 9 days. You will travel through San Jose, Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve and La Fortuna in Costa Rica. "Natural Highlights Of Costa Rica" is a small group tour 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 105 reviews
  • Rita
  • From Australia
  • On Oct 02 2018
4 - Very Good
Rita's review for another G Adventures tour
“Very Good”
  • Kevin
  • From Usa
  • On Apr 20 2018
5 - Excellent
Kevin's review for another G Adventures tour
“Costa Rica is truly amazing! Really happy with the tour. The group was great. The small treks we did were amazing, and Dominical is truly beautiful. The entire tour was well organised!”
  • James
  • From British
  • On Oct 16 2018
5 - Excellent
James' review for another G Adventures tour
“Fantastic / beyond imaginings. I thought the planet was explainable in 3 dimensions but Nepal and this trip will open your brain to a multitude of dimensions. The trip leader, Kasang Sherpa, was phenomenal, knowledgeable and thoroughly professional. A true ambassador for Nepal and all that this unearthly region represents.”
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

For any tour departures within 25 December 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 December 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip 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.
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.
  • 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.
  • 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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