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days 12 From US$ 2,260
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  • Learn more about the history and production of Costa Rican coffee
  • Enjoy your dinner while watching Arenal Volcano. See the Irazu Volcano
  • Relax at one of the best beaches in Costa Rica
  • Spend a day rafting in the Balsa River
Join us on this 12-day, guided tour of some of Costa Rica's most exciting destinations and must-see attractions, including San Jose, Arenal, Tortuguero National Park , Puerto Viejo, beaches in Cahuita, and more. Starting from San Jose, this tour will take you to Irazu Volcano, Orosi Valley, Arenal Volcano National Park, Tortuguero National Park, Puerto Viejo and Cahuita before coming to an end in San Jose.

This tour has been designed with nature lovers, families and adventurers in mind. Engage in multiple outdoor attractions like hiking, white-water rafting, ziplining, boat tour and coffee plantation visit while exploring some of Costa Rica’s top natural attractions.

We will drop you off at the airport in San Jose at the end of the tour. For more details, please go through the itinerary below.
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4.8 - Excellent Based on 4 reviews
Amazing time!
David Cornish From USA At
5 - Excellent
“This tour was amazing. The scenery is absolutely gorgeous. Everyone we came in contact with was so proud of their country and happy to show us. Crossing through the Continental Divide was exhilarating. Everything ran on schedule with no glitches couldn't be more happier. I highly recommend this trip”
Exceeded expectations
Kim Fuke From USA At
5 - Excellent
“The complete tour was even better than expected. Transports were all on time, great guides, good food and accommodations. We saw all the wildlife we could have, including baby green turtles running to the sea as fast as they could. All in all a wonderful trip. Thank you Destiny Travel for such a great trip.”
Excellent trip!
Jitka Mareckova From Czech Republic At
4 - Very Good
“Hotel choices, the tours, and trips were all very well planned. The punctuality of tour guides was very impressive. We had a wonderful time and highly recommend it!!”
Really wonderful trip
William Calderwood From USA At
5 - Excellent
“This is a really wonderful trip. The places I visited are really interesting. It combined the Caribbean site, the middle, the Northern side and the capital downtown of Costa Rica. The hotels are amazing with very nice view and excellent locations and services. The tour guides are professional.”
30 minutes 5 Star Hotel at San Jose Palacio
Meet with our representative after arriving at San Jose International Airport and transfer to your hotel in the city.
10 hours 5 Star Hotel at San Jose Palacio
Visit Doka Coffee Estate for a delicious breakfast in the morning. Be treated to a coffee tour in a coffee plantation and learn more about the techniques used to produce some of the best coffee in Costa Rica.

Your tour guide will explain to you the careful process involved in the cultivation, harvesting and roasting of coffee after which you will get the chance to taste the final product. After the coffee tour, continue to La Paz Waterfall Garden for a buffet lunch that includes multiple selections of traditional Costa Rican dishes and much more.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
10 hours 6 Star Hotel at San Jose Palacio
Trek along the Pan-American Highway until you reach Iztaru, an indigenous village situated on the flanks of the volcano that goes by the same name.

The winding trail travels across fertile lands where all kinds of crops are cultivated. The trail also provides a spectacular, panoramic view of the surrounding hills and valleys. On reaching the summit, enjoy an unforgettable, bird’s eye view of both Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

Descend to the city of Cartago and stop at the Virgin of the Angels Basilica. Witness the basilica's large vaulted ceilings and exquisite stained glass windows and continue on to the Valley of Orosi. Visit one of the few remaining colonial churches and stop to enjoy a typical lunch at one of the local restaurants.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
13 hours 4 Star Hotel at Magic Mountain
Make your way Arenal Volcano National Park, located in the northern part of the country. Along the way, make a brief stop at the famous town of Sarchi, known for its craftsmen.

Drive past plantations, cattle farms, small towns and scattered villages until you reach the town of La Fortuna. Check into your hotel on arrival. Today you have the option to relax in one of the best hot springs in the area. You can also opt for a massage treatment like Mud mask - Aromatherapy - Hot Stones - Feet, hands and neck massage, etc if you want to (must be reserved in advance).

Enjoy your dinner while viewing the Arenal Volcano. After dinner, transfer back to your hotel in Fortuna
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6 hours 4 Star Hotel at Magic Mountain
Take the sky tram to the wide observation platform located at the highest point of Arenal National Park and enjoy great views of the surrounding forest as well as the Arenal Volcano.This is followed by zip-lining over the treetops in the national park. The two and a half kilometre long zip line will take you from treetop to treetop.

Time to enjoy the unique sky trek. This is a guided experience that will take you through Arenal's hanging bridges. Admire the natural beauty of the national park both from the ground and above.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
6 hours 4 Star Hotel at Magic Mountain
Only 30 minutes from your hotel in La Fortuna is the starting point of your white-water rafting trip that will take you down the River Balsa. With an excellent level of water throughout the year, the Balsa is an excellent river to raft even for the rookies.

Our experienced, bilingual and professional guides will give you a safety briefing before the adventure starts. Strap on your life jackets and helmets and get ready for the adventure. It is possible that you will see wildlife such as monkeys, iguanas, sloths and many tropical birds such as ospreys, hawks, kingfishers, orioles and toucans while peddling down the river.

Please note that those below the age of eight will not be allowed to join this activity.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
13 hours Eco lodge
Your guide will pick you up from your accommodation in La Fortuna at 6:00 am and drive you to Tortuguero National Park (USD 15 per person to be paid by travelers at entrance of the national park). Enjoy a typical breakfast along the way at 8:00 am at El Ceibo Restaurant before boarding the boat to Pachira Lodge Hotel.

Check into your hotel on arrival. Lunch will be served at 1:00 pm. At 3:00 pm, visit Tortuguero Village, the beach area and the Green Turtle Conservation Museum (USD 2 per person in conservation fees).

After the visit, return to your hotel and in the evening. Dinner will be served at around 7:00 pm.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
12 hours Eco lodge
Go out on a nature walk through the trails in the national park and appreciate the variety of flora and fauna found there. You are free until after lunch when you will set off on a boat tour of the national park. Cruise through its canals and see different species of monkeys, butterflies, exotic flowers, alligators and iguanas. Dinner will be served at 7:00 pm.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8 hours 4 Star Hotel at Cariblue Bungalows or Almonds & Corals
Leave the national park by boat after breakfast to meet the transport that will takes you to the beaches of Cahuita, Puerto Viejo and Cocles. You will be spending two nights at Cariblue Beach and Jungle Resort.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
4 Star Hotel at Cariblue Bungalows or Almonds & Corals
Enjoy a guided nature walk in the oldest national park in Costa Rica. See native fauna in a protected natural environment and marvel at the views from the Cahuita National Park trail.
You will come across different species of snakes (boa constrictors, bobcats, bushmasters, tabby vipers), sloths, howler monkeys, anteaters, armadillos, raccoons, blue morpho butterflies and birds.

The guide will also point out to you plants with medicinal values as well as a variety of orchids.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
5 hours 5 Star Hotel at San Jose Palacio
Spend the morning at your leisure. You have the option to enjoy a boat trip, snorkel in the nearby reefs or cycle down the coast. At 2:00 pm, you will be picked up from your accommodation and transferred back to San Jose.
Meals
  • Breakfast
30 minutes
Goodbye, Costa Rica. At the appointed time, we will transfer you to the international airport for your flight back home
Meals
  • Breakfast
what’s included
  • Meals: 11 breakfast, 9 lunch and 3 dinner
  • Accommodation: 4 nights in San Jose, 3 nights in the Arenal Volcano area (La Fortuna), 2 nights in Tortuguero National Park & 2 nights in Cahuita Beach (Caribbean coast)
  • Transport: Pickup and drop-off. A comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle for transport throughout the trip
  • An experienced, bilingual tour guide
  • All taxes
what's excluded
  • Tortuguero National park entrance fees (USD 15 per person) to be paid directly at the national park
  • Green turtle conservation fees of USD 2 to be paid directly at the Green Turtle Conservation Museum.
  • International, domestic flight tickets
  • Costa Rica visa fees
  • Expenses that are personal in nature, like phone calls and laundry
  • Tips
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Duration 12 days
Tour Type Private Tour
Age Requirement 8 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English & spanish
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in San Jose, Costa Rica
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Other Practical InformationThis tour is family friendly The minimum age requirement for some adventure activities is 8 We can accommodate adventure activities if you are traveling with infants Vegetarian/vegan meals available (please advise at the time of booking)
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