From the Caribbean Coast to the Pacific Side

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5 Based on 9 Reviews
  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Private and Group
  • age requirement 10-79 yrs
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Tour Code BM-16633
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Ends San Jose, Costa Rica
  • +6
  • Explore Tortuguero National Park
  • Raft down the Pacuare River
  • See the majestic Arenal Volcano
  • Enjoy zip lining in Monteverde
Join us on this 13-day guided Costa Rican tour and get the chance to enjoy the raw beauty of Costa Rica. Start by travelling to Tortuguero National Park, home to an extensive assortment of wildlife and plants hidden deep within the jungle. Raft down the Pacuare River, one of the 10 best rivers in the world when it comes to white water rafting.

See the majestic Arenal Volcano and the looming La Fortuna Waterfall. Fly over treetops in Monteverde while zip lining and spend your day sunbathing in the pristine Manuel Antonio Beach. Learn to prepare delicious Costa Rican dishes during a cooking class in Puerto Viejo and explore one of the last remaining cloud forests in Monteverde.

Drive to San Jose on the second-last day of the tour. Explore this vibrant Central American metropolis on your own. We will drive you to the airport on the last day of the trip.

  • Day 1: Arrive in San Jose
  • Day 2: Tortuguero National Park
  • Day 3: Tortuguero boating and jungle hike
  • Day 4: Cooking class in Puerto Viejo
  • Day 5: Free day in Puerto Viejo Beach
  • Day 6: Pacuare River rafting
  • Day 7: Arenal
  • Day 8: Monteverde cloud forest
  • Day 9: Zip lining in Monteverde
  • Day 10: Grande de Tarcoles & Manuel Antonio
  • Day 11: Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Day 12: Return to San Jose
  • Day 13: Departure
  • Accommodation: Basic, 3-star hotels in other locations hotels in San Jose & Arenal Volcano area.
  • Daily breakfast + 6 lunches + 3 dinners
  • Private pickup and drop off services
  • Shuttle service between destinations
  • Local guides during all the activities
  • Hotel taxes
  • Airfare
  • Optional tours
  • Departure tax of Costa Rica (only if it applies)
  • Meals not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Tips and gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Personal expenses
  • International travel insurance
  • Boat tour on the canals of Tortuguero: entrance fees not included in the tour price
  • Caribbean cooking lessons in Puerto Viejo: transportation is not included in the tour price
5 - Excellent
Based on 9 reviews
  • Denise Sullivan
  • From USA
  • On Feb 01 2022
5 - Excellent
  • Brin
  • On Jul 28 2019
5 - Excellent
We’ve loved our trip
Its the second time in Costa Rica, the people are nice and its so beautiful here! Dont want to leave.
  • Paul King
  • From UK
  • On Apr 19 2019
5 - Excellent
Lots of variety and plenty of memorable experiences
The tour was well thought out, with a nice blend between activities and relaxation. We stayed in 6 different locations and each provided something unique and enjoyable. It is hard to pick top highlights of the tour as there were... Read more
  • Megan B
  • From USA
  • On Feb 09 2019
5 - Excellent
Everyone is so friendly! Overall, amazing experience!
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20% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure, but the 20% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.


A deposit of 20% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

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COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented per local government advice. Frequent disinfection of regularly touched surfaces is highly encouraged. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be ensured in our accommodations and also during transportation.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travelers safe.
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