Highlights of Costa Rica - Group Tour

Included Services
  • 6 Highlights in 8 days: San José, La Fortuna, Nationalpark El Arenal, Monteverde, Quepos, Manuel Antonio Nationalpark
  • 7 nights in hotels with a 2,5-3* standard, incl. breakfast and one addtional dinner
  • qualified English-speaking tour guide and transport in air-conditioned vehicles
  • many activities included activities, for example city tour in San José and a hike in the Manuel Antonio Nationalpark
  • from £ 1,190

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This 8-day tour combines the highlights of impressive Costa Rica. Get to know the capital San José with its typical Spanish colonial style. Afterwards you head to the wonders of nature. With a little luck you can observe the ashes and fires of the active volcano Arenal. White beaches and species diversity you can enjoy in the Manuel Antonio Nationalpark. You can choose from different activities to make your holidays unique. More information you can find the our detailed itinerary.


Route of the group tour "Highlights of Costa Rica"

 

On this guided tour you will discover the top highlights of Costa Rica. Get to know the mysterious cloud forests Monteverde and relax on beaches right in the jungle. Beautiful landscapes and beautiful beaches await you on the tour "Costa Rica Highlights"!

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Below you'll find the day-by-day breakdown for our Highlights of Costa Rica tour.

These highlights are waiting for you on this tour

  • Approx. 10.000 hectare nature reserve
  • Mysterious cloud forest
  • Canopy & rope bridges
  •  Lush rainforests
  • Gorgeous beaches
  • Many impressive hiking trails
  • National Park in the north of Costa Rica
  • The most active volcano in the country
  • Popular among bird enthusiasts 

Itinerary

After arriving to the airport of San José and drive to your hotel (transfer optional). The rest of the day you can stroll through the city on your own. San José was founded in 1736 but only built up importance in the 19th century due to the cultivation of coffee. Nowadays you can visit many different museums and beautiful parks.

Unterkunft im Hotel in San José, 3* Standard    Verpflegung: Breakfast

After breakfast you will meet your guide and will explore the city with him. During this city tour in Costa Rica's capital you'll visit the Teatro Nacional and the Museo Nacional del Oro. From San José your journey continues to La Fortuna. This location is very famous along travellers because you'll have a great view on the active volcano El Arenal. The evening you can spend as you wish.

Unterkunft im Hotel in La Fortuna, 3* Standard  Verpflegung: Breakfast

A local guide will take you on a hike in the Nationalpark "El Arenal". He can answer all your questions about the spectacular flora and fauna around. In the afternoon you can choose between some optional activities, for example a rope bridge or a visit to one of the waterfalls (not included).

Unterkunft im Hotel in La Fortuna, 3* Standard   Verpflegung: Breakfast

Your next stop on your journey is the cloud forest Monteverde. The hilly landscape is covered in fog and gives the area a mystic flair. In the evening you can relax from the journey.

Unterkunft im Hotel in Monteverde, 2,5* Standard   Verpflegung: Breakfast

In the morning you can explore the cloud forest on your own. Later on in the afternoon you will go on a tour to the local farm El Trapiche. "El Trapiche" means sugar cane mill but on this tour you can see much more than just a mill. The farm is family owned and cultivates many typical Costa Rican goods, for example coffee or cocoa. They'll teach you about farming & processing, and give you the chance to taste some typical Costa Rican food.

Unterkunft im Hotel in Monteverde, 2,5* Standard   Verpflegung: Breakfast

From Monteverde you continue your journey to Quepos. It's in the west of the country and the perfect sport to start tours to the Manuel Antonio National Park. This was established in 1972, extends along the Pacific coast and adjacent to the land area is 55,000 ha in the sea. It might not be the biggest Nationalpark but one of the most visited ones in Costa Rica. This is due to the rich nature landscape. You can relax on the beautiful sandy beaches or enjoy the forest around you.

Unterkunft im Hotel in Quepos, 3* Standard   Verpflegung: Breakfast

Today you will visit the National Park Manuel Antonio (entrance fee included) and go for a hike. If you are lucky enough you can find many different types of monkeys, sloths and coatis. In the afternoon you will leave this beautiful place and start you way back to San José. You can enjoy a farewell dinner with your fellow group members and talk about all the impressive memories you've collected in the past week.

Unterkunft im Hotel in San José, 3* Standard   Verpflegung: Breakfast, Dinner

Today you say goodbye to Costa Rica. If your flight is not in the morning, you can go for some souvenir shopping and enjoy the Costa Rican culture one last time. We can transfer you to the airport of San José (optional.) If you are not ready to say goodbye to this colorful and hospitable country, we can extend your stay with extra nights and activities (optional).

Verpflegung: Breakfast


Services

Included

  • 7 nights in hotels with a 2,5-3* standard
  • 7x breakfast, 1x dinner
  • All described transfers in air-conditioned transportation
  • Qualified English-speaking tour guide and local guides
  • guided city tour in San José
  • guided hike in Nationalpark El Arenal
  • entrance and guided tour in Manuel Antonio Nationalpark
  • "El Trapiche"-Tour (visit of a family owned plantation)

Not Included

  • International flights to / from Costa Rica
  • Transfer in/out: booking available on request
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Optional offers/activities and services
  • Tips and gratuities

Important Information

  • We guarantee the operation of every group with four booked clients
  • Maximum group size: 18 people
  • Visa and vaccination requirements and general information about country and people of Costa Rica
  • Solo travellers can request a room shared room with another person of the same sex
  • If we can't find another solo traveller who wants to share a room, the single room supplement needs to be paid

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Optional Extras:

  • Transfer IN/OUT optional:
  • San José Airport - San José Hotel
  • ONE WAY Price per transfer: £ 45 (1-3pax), £ 58 (3-5pax)

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