COLORFUL COSTA RICA - NEW!
San José • Arenal Volcano • Monteverde Cloud Forest • Manuel Antonio • Optional Extension to Tortuguero National Park

9 Days - Tour Dates: November 1 - 9, 2023
14 Meals Included


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Activity Level:

Activity Level 3: Moderately Active Pace - Active walking daily, some hiking, uneven terrain, hills, and steps. Less rest options available. Active sightseeing, early starts, evening activities, and significant travel times possible.

Price Per Person:

$3399.00 Double Occupancy
$3349.00 Triple Occupancy
$4149.00 Single Occupancy

Prices above are from LAX/SAN

Cash Early Booking Discount 
SAVE $100 - First 1-10 Clients
SAVE $75 - 11-20 Clients
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Single Supplement Savings
The frist TWO Singles to book, SAVE 50% off the Single Supplement

Additional Airports & Prices
$3,399  LAX / SAN / SFO
$3,399  DFW / IAH / SAT / AUS
$3,399  DEN / SLC / SEA 
$3,399  PHX / LAS / ABQ
$3,499  SNA / OAK / SJC / SMF
$3,499  PDX
$3,599  ONT / PSP
Singles Add   $750
Triple (in 2 Beds), please Deduct    $50
Land Only   $2,349

Contact us for prices from other airports.

Tour Highlights:

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
  • Round Trip Home Pick-up*
  • Round Trip Airfare
  • 14 Meals: 8-Breakfasts, 6-Dinners
  • 4 National Parks: Poas Volcano, Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest, & Manuel Antonio National Parks
  • Rainforest Hanging Bridges, Wildlife Sanctuary, Jungle Crocodile Safari, Sarchi Village, & Coffee Plantation
  • Resort & Spa Hotel Free Day
  • 3 Night Tortuguero National Park Optional Ext.  +$699 pp dbl / $849 sgl (15 clients required)
  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • Professional Naturalist Tour Manager
  • Hotel Transfers & Baggage at Hotel
VALID PASSPORT REQUIRED

Daily Itinerary:

Day 1 - Wednesday, 11/1/2023 - Fly to San Jose
Fly south to Costa Rica, to the colorful capital city of San José. Upon arrival, Meet your Professional Naturalist Tour Manager and transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 - Thursday, 11/2/2023 - Poas Volcano / To Arenal 
This morning enjoy the scenery of the Central Valley, surrounded by soaring mountains, strawberry plantations, and flower farms. Visit a Coffee Plantation to sample fresh Costa Rican coffee and learn about the history and cultivation of the coffee bean. Later, travel past tropical landscapes to Poas Volcano National Park. View the dramatic mile wide crater from an overlook (altitude 9,000’). Stop at the Sarchi Artisan Village, an ideal place to shop for an oxcart, Costa Rica’s best known craft & souvenir. Stay in the Arenal Volcano National Park area (La Fortuna) for the next two evenings. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner featuring local specialties.
- Breakfast - Dinner
Day 3 - Friday, 11/3/2023 - La Fortuna Free Day
Today, enjoy your resort and spa hotel. The resort features a wonderful viewing angle of the Arenal Volcano and is surrounded by lush gardens, walking paths, excellent bird watching, swimming pools, and hot springs. Enjoy dinner at the resort.
- Breakfast - Dinner
Day 4 - Saturday, 11/4/2023 - Arenal / To Monteverde
This morning, visit Arenal Volcano National Park, one of the 10 most active volcanoes in the world. Its constant emissions of gases and lava will amaze you. Later, check into your hotel in the Monteverde Cloud Forest area for a two night stay and enjoy an included dinner tonight.
- Breakfast - Dinner
Day 5 - Sunday, 11/5/2023 - Monteverde Cloud Forest
Today, visit the conservation project at Selvatura Park. Walk across Hanging Bridges & discover the natural beauty of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, one of the largest and most enchanting wildlife sanctuaries in the Americas. Enjoy interesting visits to the Butterfly Garden, home to 50 different species, and the Hummingbird Gallery, home to many species from the forest.
- Breakfast - Dinner
Day 6 - Monday, 11/6/2023 - To Jaco/Hermosa Beach
Travel to the Jaco/Hermosa Beach area and settle into your hotel for the next 2 nights. Watch the sun set over the Pacific alongside birds in every color of the rainbow. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure and dinner this evening.
- Breakfast - Dinner
Day 7 - Tuesday, 11/7/2023 - Manuel Antonio National Park  
Travel to Manuel Antonio National Park, home to verdant rainforests and white sand beaches. Enjoy free time to traverse the trails where the wild things are, or go for a swim in the turquoise waters as wildlife rummages in the canopies. Later return to the hotel for an evening at leisure.
- Breakfast
Day 8 - Wednesday, 11/8/2023 - Crocodiles / To San José 
Following breakfast this morning, travel to Tarcoles and see crocodiles among the mangroves of Tárcoles’ Rio Grande. Enjoy an exhilarating Jungle Crocodile Safari beneath the towering jungle. Look along the river banks for a glimpse of these incredible creatures. Then travel back to to San José.Toast to the pura vida of Costa Rica tonight over a Farewell Dinner.
- Breakfast - Dinner
Day 9 - Thursday, 11/9/2023 - Fly Home to USA or Optional Extension
Fly home full of wonderful memories of Costa Rica, or if you chose the optional extension, embark on an exciting soft-adventure jungle adventure to Tortuguero, the Amazon of Costa Rica.

On the extension, Depart San José early this morning and travel through Braulio Carrillo National Park with a stop enroute for breakfast. See many different products grow in this area along the way such as pineapples and bananas. Arrive to Cano Blanco/ Pavona pier, board your boat and cruise through the Tortuguero canals as this extraordinary exotic paradise enchants you. Arrive at your lodge and enjoy an included lunch and check-in for a two night stay. Later, embark on a guided visit to the quaint Tortuguero Village that stretches between guest houses, shops and restaurants. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 10 - Friday, 11/10/2023 - Optional Extension: Tortuguero National Park
This morning enjoy a guided walking tour through the local trails with some free time before lunch. In the afternoon, visit Tortuguero National Park and experience the “Amazon of Costa Rica” aboard small open boats with an opportunity to see macaws, sloths, monkeys and other native species. While on this spectacular boat cruise through the various canals be sure to keep an eye out for wildlife including howler monkeys, sloths, toucans, aquatic birds, crocodiles, caimans and exotic flora. It protects over 350 species of birds and mammals as well. Free time before dinner to relax or explore on your own. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 11 - Saturday, 11/11/2023 - Optional Extension: San José
Return to San José for your last night in Costa Rica before your return home. - Breakfast - Lunch
Day 12 - Sunday, 11/12/2023 - Optional Extension: Fly Home
Today, transfer to the airport and fly home.

Notes: This tour involves high altitude. Please check with your doctor, if you have any health conditions affected by high altitude.
Local airport departure tax of $30 (approx.) must be paid at the airport in local currency.
- Breakfast

Additional Tour Information:

FEATURED HOTELS
  • San José (1+1) - Hotel Crowne Plaza
  • Arenal (2) - Arenal Paraiso or Montana de Fuego
  • Monteverde (2) - Hotel El Establo, Montana Monteverde, or Hotel Heliconi
  • Jaco / Hermosa Beach (2) - Hotel Terrazas del Pacifico or Jaco Laguna Resort
Alternate hotels may be used
National Park hotels may be rustic


*Please see Terms & Conditions