Costa Rica on a Shoestring

13 days

Indicative cost incl. flights:

A typical 3* holiday costs from £4,445pp 


(Based on two people travelling. Low season can be a lot cheaper, and peak season or4 / 5* hotels can be substantially more expensive.)

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Day 1
Fly to San Jose today. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel for the night.
Day 2
Travel into the Tortuguero National Park today by road and boat, enjoy an afternoon excursion to Tortuguero village.
Day 3
Enjoy a nature walk in the jungle as well as a guided boat safari in search of wildlife along one of the canals of Tortuguero's lush flooded forest.
Day 4
Depart Tortuguero today by boat and road to the Arenal Volcano region.
Day 5
Today you will visit a adventure centre to try some of Costa Rica's best zip lining and view the rainforest from a different perspective.
Day 6
This morning look out for sloths! Then a visit into the Arenal Volcano national park with time to relax in nearby hot springs.
Day 7
Today take the scenic transfer from Arenal to the Monteverde Cloud Forest. This evening you will be collected for your night tour in the Monteverde reserve, to look for the creatures of the cloud forest after dark.
Day 8
Today you will visit a superb cloud forest adventure centre to explore the canopy walkways and view the cloud forest through the treetops.
Day 9
Travel to the Northern Pacific coast to complete your holiday with a few days of relaxation on the beach.
Day 10
Relaxing on the beach
Day 11
Relaxing on the beach. If you find yourself getting restless you could organise activities such as horse riding or a visit to one of the nearby national parks.
Day 12
Transfer to the international airport today for your flight back to the UK.
Day 13
Arrive home today.

Everything we do is tailor-made; our itineraries are just suggestions to give you an idea of what is possible. Please contact us so we can tailor the perfect holiday exclusively for you.

The best way to enjoy beautiful, friendly, laidback Costa Rica is to enjoy small, hand-picked lodges in perfect locations, along with private and shared transfers and touring throughout as you enjoy the highlights of Costa Rica. Enjoy wonderful adventures among verdant rainforest, looking out for fascinating wildlife such as sloths, monkeys, toucans, and colourful tree frogs. Discover nature trails, stunning waterfalls, cool cloudforest and spectacular volcanoes.

After exploring Tortuguero’s vast network of waterways and flooded rainforest, you will head for Arenal to experience some of the activities the country is most famous for. Explore the volcanic national park, take a relaxing soak in thermal springs, and take an exciting zip-lining tour that is suitable for all ages. Next stop is Monteverde to get your fix of cloud forest wildlife and birds, before ending your journey with a well-earned rest on one of the country’s laid-back Pacific beaches.

1 night San Jose – 2 nights Tortuguero – 3 nights Arenal – 2 nights Monteverde – 3 nights Northern Pacific Beach

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