Nature called you to Costa Rica—now here you are, suspended in the jungle canopy, locking eyes with a curious monkey. This action-packed tour of Costa Rica’s highlights is perfect for the adventurer with limited time who wants to explore the region’s diversity. Get your adrenaline pumping, follow a trail to the base of a waterfall, melt away in thermal springs or relax on a beach.
Travel Best Bets Package Includes:
- Return airfare from Canada to San Jose
- 8 night guided tour
Hot springs visit (La Fortuna). Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve guided tour (Monteverde). Sugar cane and coffee plantation guided tour including local lunch. Beach time in Quepos/Manuel Antonio. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
- 8 nights hotel accommodation
- 1 lunch (allow US$385-500 for meals not included)
- Transfers by private van (with wifi access onboard), and boat
- Guided by local English speaking guides
- Small group experience (maximum 16, average 12)
- Arrival airport transfer
|April 26-July 26, 2019
|Vancouver||from $1999 + $222 tax|
|Victoria, Kelowna||from $2299 + $222 tax|
|Calgary, Edmonton||from $2149 + $232 tax|
|Toronto||from $1649 + $164 tax|
Per person based on shared accommodation. Some flight schedules require 1 night pre-tour in San Jose.
My own room add $699
Extra Nights in San Jose add $80 per night
Costa Rica Adrenaline Bundle from $194 more (Includes Half Day Canyoneering in Arenal and Ziplining in Monteverde)
Day 1: San José
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfers included
Day 2: San José – La Fortun (L)
Drive to Sarapiquí to visit the Mi Cafecito Community Coffee Plantation. Learn about the impact this project has had on the community and sample some of the products they sell. Continue on to the Arenal region and take advantage of a free afternoon and a full free day to experience the adventure activities and natural wonders of the area. Enjoy an included relaxing soak in the local hot springs.
Day 3: La Fortuna
Free day in La Fortuna. Experience the outdoor adventures, amazing wildlife and natural wonders in this area.
Day 4: La Fortuna – Monteverde
Travel by bus and boat through the stunning Costa Rican scenery up into the cloud forest. Take an included guided night walk to learn about nocturnal life in the jungle firsthand.
Day 5: Monteverde
Enjoy a free day to explore the cloud forest region of Costa Rica. Opt to fly across canopy ziplines, walk across suspended bridges through the forest canopy, or go horseback riding in the hills.
Day 6: Monteverde – Quepos
Travel to Quepos, just outside Manuel Antonio National Park. Opt to visit the park or relax on the beach in this fun surf town. Enjoy a night out and perhaps learn how to salsa.
Day 7: Quepos
Enjoy a free day to visit Manuel Antonio National Park, sail, snorkel or surf in the Pacific. Opt to kayak through mangroves or relax on the beach.
Day 8: Quepos – San José
Opt to chill at the beach in the morning before the journey back to the capital.
Day 9: San José
Depart at any time.