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Classic Costa Rica
Experience some of the highlights of this beautiful country on this classic journey. With wildlife and spectacular scenery in abundance it will be an unforgettable trip.
- Style: Private Tour
- Duration: 12 days/11 nights
- Starts in: San Jose
Guide Price £1750
- Tortuguero National Park
- Monteverde Cloud Forest
Day 1 Central Valley
Upon arrival in San José transfer to your hotel which is located a short drive outside of the city.
Day 2 Central Valley to Tortuguero NP
Depart early and journey by road towards the Caribbean coast through an increasingly lush and tropical landscape. Continue by boat along winding junglelined canals to reach your lodge. Enjoy an afternoon tour to the village of Tortuguero and learn about the sea turtles which visit the area every year to nest (Jul - Sep).
Day 3 Tortuguero NP
Explore the Tortuguero National Park on guided tours by boat and by foot. This unique environment is home to a huge variety of wildlife including monkeys, sloths and many species of colourful birds.
Day 4 Tortuguero NP to Arenal
Travel by boat and road to the small town of La Fortuna, in the shadow of the impressive cone of the Arenal Volcano.
Day 5 Arenal
Take an exciting treetop tour along hanging bridges through the rainforest enjoying sensational views and learning about the different flora and fauna of the area.
Day 6 Arenal
Enjoy a day at leisure to relax by the pool or visit the hot springs.
Day 7 Arenal to Monteverde
Today’s scenic journey to Monteverde will take you through beautiful scenery and across the waters of Lake Arenal.
Day 8 Monteverde
Enjoy a fascinating early morning excursion into the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Look out for the diverse range of birdlife and other fauna which call the forest home.
Day 9 Monteverde to Manuel Antonio
Drive from the cool temperatures of the cloud forest to the warmer Pacific coast to stay in the town of Manuel Antonio beside the popular national park.
Day 10 Manuel Antonio
Discover the national park on a leisurely guided hike. Look out for toucans, brightly coloured macaws, sloths and troops of playful monkeys whilst taking in the breathtaking ocean views.
Day 11 Manuel Antonio
Enjoy a day at leisure and discover more of this beautiful area.
Day 12 Manuel Antonio to San José
After breakfast return to the city of San José. Alternatively, perhaps continue south to the beautiful Osa Peninsula and Corcovado National Park. Please ask your travel consultant for further details of how to include this wildlife-rich region in your itinerary.
Additional Options:Upgrade to enjoy private transfers and private sightseeing excursions from £849pp
Your Bespoke Tour can depart on any day you please.
- A combination of private and shared transfers and shared sightseeing excursions.
- 11 nights hotel accommodation
- 11 breakfasts, 3 lunches & 2 dinners
- International flights
Please Note:Price based on Standard accommodation and group sightseeing on selected days. Ask your consultant for details of upgraded accommodation and private touring options.
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