Costa Rica

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Costa Rica 2019-12-11T23:37:21+00:00

Project Description

Costa Rica is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world; it contains about 5% of the world’s species. The lush wild natural environment can be experienced all throughout the country and is easily accessible to the curious visitor. Costa Rica is a safe paradise. Unlike other countries, Costa Rica enjoys a very stable political climate and economic development, providing visitors with a tranquil setting for their stay. It is one of the few countries in the world with no army. The country and its people have a peaceful disposition, which makes for the perfect place to enjoy an unforgettable vacation. Costa Rica offers dreamlike landscapes, kind people willing to share their culture and a safe country to experience natural wonders.
Costa Rica provides the perfect combination of relaxation, adventure, culture, fine cuisine and wildlife. Visitors find in Costa Rica an adventure paradise set in the most beautiful natural and safe environment. It is also the home of four World Heritage sites certified by UNESCO.

EXPLORE COSTA RICA

14 DAYS, SAN JOSÉ TO SAN JOSÉ
Costa Rica may be small but it offers big adventure. This two-week tour ventures off the beaten path to a lush and wild world. Stop in at a reforestation project, visit a sea turtle conservancy program, opt to zip-line through the jungle canopy, and have a soak in volcanic hot springs. Riding a wave of “pura vida,” experience pure travel joy.
2020: Mar 8, 15, 22, 29 $2834
Book by Dec 31, 2019

Escape to the Tropics – Costa Rica

Three of the most popular locations to visit in Costa Rica: San Jose, Arenal and Tamarindo. FREE excursion! Also included, transportation, lodging, one tour and daily breakfasts.
Day 1 – Arrival to Costa Rica
At the pre-arrange time, personnel will be at the airport to welcome you, provide you with your trip documentation and transfer you to the hotel in San Jose.
After arrival at the hotel, express check in and leisure time to enjoy the facilities of the hotel.
Day includes: Private transportation, lodging and hotel taxes.
Overnight: Hotel Country Inn & Suites at standard room – www.countryinns.com
Transfer duration: 20 minutes approximately.
Day 2 – Arenal Volcano National Park
After breakfast at the hotel and check out, it is time to continue your journey to the norther plains of Costa Rica. Your shuttle bus transportation will meet you at the lobby of the hotel and will transfer you to the Arenal Volcano area.
Once in Arenal and after check-in, leisure time to enjoy the area.
Around 2:00 p.m. your English-speaking tour guide will meet you at the lobby of the hotel in order to take you to enjoy a hike to the Arenal Volcano. After the tour, your shuttle transportation will take you back to the hotel to relax and enjoy the services or facilities of the hotel.
Day includes: Breakfast, shuttle transportation from San Jose to La Fortuna, Volcano hike excursion, entrance fees, English Speaking tour guide, lodging and hotel taxes.
Overnight: Hotel Magic Mountain hotel standard room – www.hotelmagicmountain.com
Day 3 – CHOOSE YOUR FREE TOUR
Choose one among these three excursions for FREE. Activities are in regular basis, meaning they are shared with a small group of travellers. Excursions include entrance fees, equipment, shuttle transportation to and from the hotel and English bilingual certified guide.
After breakfast, your shuttle bus transportation will meet you at the lobby of the hotel and will transfer you to do any of the selected activities:
Day includes: Breakfast, lodging, hotel taxes and selected excursion.
Overnight: Hotel Magic Mountain at standard room – www.hotelmagicmountain.com
Option 1: Guided Hike to La Fortuna Waterfall
Located into a spectacular rainforest and over 70 meters high, the Fortuna River Waterfall is an attraction hard to miss on your visit through La Fortuna. Born from the river that carries the same name, this cascade shares its boundaries with the Arenal-Monteverde protected area, housing wealth of wildlife and becoming very important for the conservation of tributaries that feed drinking water to surrounding towns. Our guide will accompany you and point the most important details of this rich area, where we have the option of watching the beautiful waterfall from the viewpoint, or walk about 300 meters in a very steep but safe pathway and get very close to it. Swimming in the river is allowed, but not near the waterfall.
Tour includes: Transportation, tour guide and entrance fee.
Option 2: Canopy Tour
Your tour will begin with a warm welcome and a brief safety speech, after which your equipment will be put on and carefully checked by our bilingual certified guides. This certification provides you extra assurance that you will always be completely safe since the guides are fully trained in first aid, vertical rescue, and have ample knowledge of the Flora and Fauna of this beautiful country.
Enjoy this thrilling aerial adventure of approximately 3 km, starting from a tower 13 meters high and glide your way down 8 cables made with the best galvanized stainless steel, ranging from 80 meters to 750 meters in length, with an average height of 38 meters.
Speeds will top 60km per hour! Each of our 14 platforms, 5 of which are constructed in extraordinary trees, were strategically designed at varying heights to allow our clients to observe the rainforest from different angles and photograph the awe-inspiring scenery.
Recommended: Light clothes, tennis shoes and long pants.
Tour includes: Transportation, tour guide and equipment rental.
Option 3: Sloths & Birds
You could say that the sloths are one of our emblematic animals of the fauna of Costa Rica. These small and gracious friends are particularly beautiful, owners of a tenderness with an eternal smile that makes it seem that it is always happy.
You will join us on a short hike through the secondary forest to try to find them. Generally, on this special pathway, designed for all the family, it is very common that we can find these little green mammals. Even if they try to blend in with the flora, our expert guides know their secrets, so they do not hide for a long time. In addition, we can enjoy many fabulous plants that will teach us curious facts. Due to its location and type of flora, this trail is very diverse in birds to complement a morning or afternoon full of wildlife. Recommended only for sloths and bird lovers!
Recommended: Light, comfortable clothing, hiking shoes, binoculars, camera, sunscreen lotion, and insect repellent.
Tour includes: Transportation, tour guide and entrance fee.
Days 4 – Welcome to the Pacific!
During the morning and after breakfast, your transportation will be ready to transfer you to the North Pacific Coast. After arrival at the hotel, check-in and leisure time to enjoy the facilities of the hotel.
Day includes: Breakfast, shuttle transportation, lodging and hotel taxes.
Overnight: Hotel Wyndham Tamarindo at standard ocean view room – www.wyndhamtamarindodiria.com
Days 5 – Enjoy the Pacific!
This day relax on the tropical beaches of Tamarindo or Langosta. Enjoy a drink by the infinity pool of the hotel or explore Tamarindo town and its surroundings. Free access to Langosta Beach Club for all hotel guests. Free shuttle services to town.
Day includes: Breakfast, lodging and hotel taxes.
Overnight: Hotel Wyndham Tamarindo at standard ocean view room – www.wyndhamtamarindodiria.com
Days 6 – Back to San Jose
After breakfast at the hotel, your shuttle bus transportation will be ready to take you back to San Jose.
Once at the hotel in San Jose, time to explore the city of San Jose or enjoy the facilities of the hotel.
Day includes: Breakfast, shuttle bus transportation from Tamarindo to San Jose, lodging and hotel taxes.
Overnight: Hotel Country Inn & Suites at standard room – www.countryinns.com
Day 7 – Goodbye Costa Rica
After breakfast at the hotel and according to the international flight schedule, your private transportation will ready to take you to the International Airport in San Jose to take your international flight back home.
Day includes: Breakfast and private transportation.
Pick up time flight schedule according to the international flight schedule.
January 10 to June 29, 2020 from $978 USD per person

Tropical Costa Rica

9 days – 14 meals
Lush forests and stunning waterfalls…rumbling volcanoes and endless coastlines…Costa Rica is a paradise teeming with exotic plants and incredible animals. Luxuriate at a resort for two nights at Playa Carrillo, Guanacaste, known for its breathtaking beauty and fine sandy beaches. Spend two nights in Monteverde’s lush cloud forest. Experience the forest canopy on your choice of a hanging bridges nature walk or an exhilarating zip lining tour. Explore part of the 20,000 acre nature preserve of Cano Negro on a riverboat adventure. Relax in the mineral-rich waters of a hot springs with views of Arenal Volcano. Explore San Jose’s Plaza de Cultura and view the magnificent National Theatre. You will find a slice of paradise and so much more.
2020: Jan 13, 20, 27 Feb 1, 3 $2349 Feb 6 $2549
2021: Jan 9, 11, 18, 23, 25, 30 Feb 1, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 $2249
March 1, 6, 13, 15, 20, 22, April 10 $2249
April 17, 19, 24 $1999

Costa Rica – a World of Nature

12 day/11 nights  24 Meals
Immerse yourself in an emerald wonderland, where almendro trees climb high in to a cloud forest, extraordinary animals roam free, and hundreds of bird species take flight. From discoveries on water to journeys terra firma, experience Costa Rica – a living Eden on Central America’s isthmus. Experience the rainforest up close over 2 nights at a remote resort. Sample the fresh cacao during a visit to a local plantation. Savour the flavours of a farm-to-table lunch at a family owned finca. Give back to Costa Rica’s preservation efforts during a visit to the green sea turtle research station in Tortuguero National Park, where more than a dozen of Costa Rica’s endangered species live. Embark on a crocodile safari in the jungle, and a bird-watching cruise in a dense rainforests. Admire the white sand beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park, and stand suspended over the rainforest floor on a journey across a network of hanging bridges. Hike the lava fields of the world-famous Arenal Volcano, or soar over jungle canopies on a zip line. This is the very best of Costa Rica – a world of nature.
2020:  Mar 10, 22, April 26, 28 $3699 Sept 6, Oct 4, Nov 3 $3499 Book by Nov 30, 2019
2020: April 21 $3799 May 10, 17, 24 June 14, 21, July 12, Aug 9, Oct 17, Nov 1, 8, 10 $3599
Dec 6, 8 $3649
2021: Jan 5, 12, 17, 19, 24 $3799

Explore Costa Rica

14 DAYS – SAN JOSÉ TO SAN JOSÉ
Costa Rica may be small but it offers big adventure. This two-week tour ventures off the beaten path to a lush and wild world. Stop in at a reforestation project, visit a sea turtle conservancy program, opt to zip-line through the jungle canopy, and have a soak in volcanic hot springs. Riding a wave of “pura vida,” experience pure travel joy.
2019:
Dec 15 $2869 Dec 29 $2681
2020:
January, February, March $3149
April  $2979
May, June  $2799

Trek Hidden Costa Rica

Think you know Costa Rica? Trade in the same old settings for the real deal. Trek into the heart of the jungle to live with three families in a remote village. Discover the emerald core of a diverse land while bunking down behind a massive waterfall in a hidden cave. Learn about the medicinal plants native to these parts and how to make sugar cane candy. This is a spectacular country with opportunities for waterfall rappelling, surfing, and whitewater rafting. This is what adventure is all about.
12 days San José to San José
Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.
2019:  Dec 7 $1895 Dec 2, 18 $1997
2020: Jan 4, 18, 25, Feb 8, 22, March 7, 14, 21 $2299
April 11, 26 $2169 May 9, 23 $2049

Natural Highlights of Costa Rica

9 days, San José to San José
National Geographic tour!
Home to volcanoes, lush rainforests, beaches, and unique wildlife, Costa Rica is a celebrated pioneer in protecting natural heritage. Forge your own path through this gorgeous country over nine days of outstanding adventure. Trek across the foot of a volcano to photograph electric blue butterflies, visit a coffee co-op, and search for monkeys while hiking park trails. Get in touch with nature’s best in Costa Rica.
2020:
Feb 8, 15, 22, 29 Mar 21, 28 $2169
April 4, 11, 25 July 7 $2079
May 16, June 20 Sept  5, Oct 17 $1999
Aug 15, Nov  7, 21 Dec 12 $2079
Dec 19, 26 $2169
2021:
Jan 16, 23 Feb 6, 13, 27 Mar 6, 13, 27 $2169
April 3, 10, 24 $2079

April 3, 10, 24 $2079

Costa Rica Adventure

16 days
San José to San José
If you’re looking for a taste of Costa Rica’s world-class highlights but want to keep things spicy with a sampling of hidden treasures, this action-packed adventure tops the menu. In spite of its small size, Costa Rica is one of the most biologically diverse countries in the world with volcanoes, wildlife, rainforests, and beaches to explore. This adventure offers a great balance of guided excursions and free time. Optional activities abound — choose to get your adrenaline pumping or take it easy with a stroll through a butterfly garden.
2019:  Dec 7, 12 $1999 Dec 16, 23, 26, 28, 30 $2079
2020: Jan 2, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 13 $2129 Jan 18, 20, 23, 25, 27, 30 $2049
Feb 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29, March 2, 5, 7, 12, 14, 16, 21, 28, 30 $2049
April 2, 4, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, May 2, 9, 14, 16, 23, 30 $1949

COSTA RICA & PANAMA QUEST

16 days, San José to Panama City
Service Level: Standard
Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
Physical Grading: 2 – Light
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Travel Style: Classic
All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
Trip Type: Small Group
Small group experience

2020: Feb 7, 28 March 13 $2679 April 17 $2569 May 1, 15, June 19 $2449

Natural Wonders of Costa Rica with Guatemala & Guanacaste

15 Day Tour from Guatemala City to Guanacaste
In Antigua, Guatemala, step back in history as you explore the ruins of churches and monasteries along with restored colonial buildings. Perhaps pick up a unique Guatemalan handicraft to bring back home from the open-air Indian market. Then travel to Costa Rica and witness bountiful wildlife in their natural habitat, enjoy relaxing dips in ecothermal hot springs, and learn about the Costa Rican culture on this thrilling adventure.

Among the many highlights of this tour is Tortuguero National Park, where you’ll take a boat ride along remote, unspoiled sections of the park to view wildlife. Your guide will look out for the wildlife—including freshwater turtles, egrets, toucans, and monkeys—so you can sit back, relax, and take plenty of pictures. Another tour highlight is the Arenal Volcano, considered one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Relax as you soak in the ecothermal hot springs and perhaps watch the lava flow down the volcano—a spectacular sight! In Monteverde, visit the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve, home to forest fauna such as jaguars, resplendent quetzal, monkeys, ocelots, and many species of birds—not to mention the large diversity of plant species. Even more amazing scenery awaits you in Guanacaste, where you’ll have three nights to partake in the many activities, including rainforest canopy tours, river rafting, horseback riding, snorkeling, watching breathtaking sunsets, hiking, or just relaxing on the beach.

This tour to Costa Rica has it all—wildlife, scenic waterways, tropical rainforests, spectacular beaches, and knowledgeable guides to help you learn about Costa Rica.
2019: Dec 3 $5025
2020: Jan 14, Feb 4, 11, 18, Mar 3, 24 $5166

Costa Rica

7 day San Jose to San Jose
On this Costa Rica tour, you’ll spend two nights each in San José, Monteverde, and Arenal.
The verdant cloud forest of Monteverde is one of the most bio-diverse areas on the planet. Here, search for wildlife as you explore Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve—home to jaguars, resplendent quetzals, pumas, monkeys, sloths, ocelots, many species of birds, and a large diversity of plant species—with an expert Naturalist. In Arenal, located in the shadow of Arenal Volcano (considered one of the world’s most active volcanoes), visit the Arenal Hanging Bridges. Made up of 15 bridges suspended in the treetops, you’ll see the flora and fauna from a different perspective. Be sure to have your camera ready for when your Naturalist points out monkeys, sloths, butterflies, birds, and other animals commonly seen here.
2020: $1019 p.p.

Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy
Jan 4, 11 Feb 8, 15, 22 Mar 7, 21 April 25, May 9, 30, June 13, 27, July 11, 25 Aug 1, Sept 5, Nov 28 Dec 12, 19