Essential Costa Rica With Extension To Manuel Antonio National Park, Manuel Antonio Beach & San Jose City

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 10-99 yrs
  • max group size 30
  • guiding method Partially guided
  • Tour Code BM-31462
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English, Spanish
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  • Starts San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Ends San Jose, Costa Rica
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Tortuguero: This park is home to the nesting grounds of the green sea turtles, offering spectacular beaches and fantastic opportunities to spot wild animals and birds.
  • Arenal: Admire one of the most beautiful volcanoes in the country and its mesmerizing park, dotted with trails and rich in wildlife.
  • Monteverde: Settled by American Quakers in the 1950s, this primary cloud forest is made out of six unique ‘life zones’, hosting many endangered species, as well as a variety of fascinating plants.
  • Manuel Antonio: This picturesque national park is the smallest one in Costa Rica but it is full of wild animals, lush vegetation, and beautiful beaches.
Starting and ending in San Jose, the trip "Essential Costa Rica With Extension To Manuel Antonio National Park, Manuel Antonio Beach & San Jose City" is a self-guided active and outdoor trip that takes 13 days. You will travel through Arenal Volcano National Park, Tortuguero, Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve and 4 other destinations in Costa Rica. "Essential Costa Rica With Extension To Manuel Antonio National Park, Manuel Antonio Beach & San Jose City" is a group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Uncover essential Costa Rica during this 13-day exotic adventure. Beginning and ending in the capital, San Jose, this tour offers you the chance to discover different aspects of this emblematic destination. Visit the most predominant natural areas of Costa Rica, including the Arenal Volcano National Park, and the cloud forest of Monteverde. Spend precious time visiting the Manuel Antonio National Park, one of the most stunning conservation areas on the planet. During the trip, keep an eye out for a variety of animals, bugs, as well as plants and don’t forget to mingle with the friendly locals for a versatile experience. Enjoy a tropical nights at Manuel Antonio beach; a small Oceanside village with plenty of great places to stay tucked into nature. The region is a treasure for biodiversity, attracting nature buffs, eco-travelers and adventure-seekers alike.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Arrival San Jose
  • Day 2: San Jose – Tortuguero (135km – 4 Hrs By Road / 2 Hrs By Boat)
  • Day 3: Tortuguero National Park
  • Day 4: Tortuguero – Arenal (210km – 5 Hrs By Road / 2 Hrs By Boat)
  • Day 5: Arenal Volcano National Park
  • Day 6: Arenal – Monteverde (60km – 2.5 Hrs By Road / 45 Min By Boat)
  • Day 7: Monteverde
  • Day 8: Monteverde – Manuel Antonio (185 Km – 3 Hrs)
  • Day 9: Manuel Antonio
  • Day 10: Manuel Antonio Beach
  • Day 11: Manuel Antonio
  • Day 12: Manuel Antonio – San Jose (175km - 2.45hrs)
  • Day 13: Departure San Jose
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • 12 nights' accommodation
  • Hotel taxes
  • Standard Hotel Category = Sleep Inn or similar 3*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Park Inn or similar 4*
  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Hilton San Jose La Sabana or similar 5*
  • Standard Hotel Category = Pachira Lodge or similar Lodge Standard
  • Superior Hotel Category = Evergreen Lodge or similar Lodge Standard
  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Aninga Lodge or similar Lodge Standard
  • Standard Hotel Category = Arenal Montechiari or similar 3*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Arenal Springs or similar 4*
  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Arenal Kioro or similar 5*
  • Standard Hotel Category =Monteverde Country Lodge or similar 3*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Poco a Poco or similar 4*
  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Monteverde Gardens & Lodge or similar 4*
  • Standard Hotel Category = Villa Bosque or similar 3*
  • Superior Hotel Category = San Bada Hotel or similar 4*
  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Parador or similar 5*
Meals
  • 12 breakfasts
  • 3 lunches on days 2, 3, 4
  • 2 dinners on days 2, 3
Transport
  • Air-conditioned transportation as indicated in the itinerary on a shared basis
  • Private transfer from/to the San Jose International airport
  • Tour guides do not accompany guests during transport
Guide
  • Operated with Spanish and English-speaking licensed local guides on a shared basis. Please note you will be accompanied by local guides for the activities only. There is no guarantee that you will be part of a group, or part of the same group during the tour.
Others
  • All monuments and visits as indicated: Guided visit to Tortuguero village plus guided boat tour through Tortuguero National Park canals and entrance fee to Tortuguero National Park, guided hike in Arenal Volcano National Park, guided hike in Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, guided hike in Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Meet and greet on Day 1
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals if not stated explicitly in the programme
  • Airport taxes
  • Airport porterage
  • International and domestic flight tickets or visa fees and local taxes
  • Gratuities for drivers and guides
  • Optional tours and activities
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Essential Costa Rica With Extension To Manuel Antonio National Park, Manuel Antonio Beach & San Jose City tour. You can cancel the tour up to 22 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 21 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 14 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 14 August 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 21 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Essential Costa Rica With Extension To Manuel Antonio National Park, Manuel Antonio Beach & San Jose City 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 Essential Costa Rica With Extension To Manuel Antonio National Park, Manuel Antonio Beach & San Jose City 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.

Know Before You Go

Tour guides do not accompany guests during transport No refund for unused services. Splitting of package is not allowed Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to tour contents without prior notice Manuel Antonio National Park is closed on Mondays. Hotel early-out check-in, late check, connecting or adjoining rooms are subject to availability and are not guaranteed No refund for unused services. Splitting of package is not allowed. Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the contents of the tour without prior notice, including possible change of hotels and/or itinerary

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has implemented smaller group sizes than normal, allowing for more personal space on the vehicles, sights visited, hotels and restaurants.
  • Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this trip. Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are furthermore regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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