Costa Rica Group Travel 13 days/12 nights

Description of the 13 days/12 nights Costa Rica Group Travel Package

Three weeks trip from volcanic central Costa Rica to the best beaches of the Caribbean, visiting Bocas del Toro islands and the San Blas indigenous territory. Biding farwel after seeing the canal in UNESCO World heritage cosmopolitan Panama City.

Itinerary

Day 1: Alajuela (San Jose, Costa Rica)
Pick up Juan Santamaría International Airport, transfer to Alajuela. 2 nights in a hotel with all comfort (Hotel Eskalima, www.hoteleskalima.com).

Day 2: Alajuela, Poas Volcano
8am Poas Volcano National Park (entrance fees and local guide not included). 2-3pm Visit of a coffee plantation/coffee shop. Night in the hotel in Alajuela.

Day 3: Alajuela, Manuel Antonio
Departure time to Manuel Antonio, visit to Carara National Park stop on the way to Manuel Antonio, 3-4 hour hike (entrance fees and local guide not included). 2 nights in a hotel in Manuel Antonio (Hotel Le Priss Inn. or similar, www.lepriss.com). Breakfast not included

Day 4: Manuel Antonio
Visit to Manuel Antonio National Park (entrance fees and local guide not included). Night in the hotel in Manuel Antonio. Breakfast not included.

Day 5: Manuel Antonio, Monteverde
Departure time to Monteverde, Stop on the way to Monteverde in Jacó. Stop on the Tarcoles bridge to observe crocodiles. Optional activities in Monteverde (entrance fees and local guide not included): Sky Trek/Canopy, Sky Tram, Sky Walk, horseback riding etc. 2 nights in a hotel in Monteverde (Monteverde Rustic Lodge or similar, www.monteverderusticlodge.com).

Day 6: Monteverde
All day optional activities in Monteverde (entrance fees and local guide not included): Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Orchid garden. Night in the hotel in Monteverde.

Day 7: Monteverde, La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano
Morning optional activities in Monteverde (entrance fees and local guide not included): Frog garden, Cheese farm. Departure to La Fortuna. Afternoon visit of Baldi Hot Springs in La Fortuna (entrance fees not included). 2 nights in a hotel with all comfort (Hotel Villas Eco Arenal or similar, www.ecoarenal.com).

Day 8: La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano
All day optional activities in La Fortuna area (entrance fees not included): Arenal Volcano National Park (local guide not included), Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Hike to Cerro Chato (local guide not included), superman swing, horseback riding, white water rafting, etc. Night in the hotel in La Fortuna.

Day 9: La Fortuna, Tortuguero
Departure to Tortuguero. Stop in Las Palmitas Restaurant for lunch (not included). Private boat transfer from La Pavona to Tortuguero Los Almendros harbor. 2 nights in a hotel (Hotel Miss Junie’s or similar, www.iguanaverdetours.com/lodge.htm)

Day 10: Tortuguero National Park
All day optional activities in Tortuguero National Park (entrance fees and local guide not included): morning water canals canoe tour, Tortuguero National Park Hike or Cerro Tortuguero Hike, nocturnal walk. Night in the hotel in Tortuguero.

Day 11: Tortuguero, Moin, Puerto Limon, Cahuita
Departure to Cahuita. Guided private boat ride from Tortuguero Los Almendros harbor to Moin. Stop on the way to Cahuita in Puerto Limón historical downtown. Land transportation from Moin to Cahuita. Arrival in the afternoon. 1 night in a hotel in Cahuita (Hotel El Encanto or similar, elencantocahuita.com).

Day 12: Cahuita
All day optional activities in Cahuita area (entrance fees and local guide not included): snorkeling and hike in Cahuita National Park and Coral Reef combo, Bribri Indigenous Chocolate Tour. Evening departure to Alajuela. Night in the hotel in Cahuita. 1 night in a hotel with all comfort (Hotel Eskalima, www.hoteleskalima.com).

Day 13: Alajuela (San Jose, Costa Rica)
Departure to Juan Santa Maria International Airport.

What is included in the tour?

  • Full private transportation during all the group travel in Costa Rica (bus and boat for Tortuguero)
  • Accommodation in hotels
  • Bilingual Guides
  • Breakfasts, if not indicated otherwise

What is not included in the tour?

  • Optional activities
  • Local guides for guided tours arranged by the driver, if not indicated otherwise
  • Other meals and drinks, if not stated otherwise
  • Entrance fees, if not stated otherwise (around $10 per person for National Parks)
  • Airplane tickets
  • Departure taxes
  • Travel insurance

If you want to make this tour is important to follow these recommendations:

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  • if you want to make a reservation is important to send all personal information and payment required for this service, then our reservations department will send a receipt or an electronic receipt, which you must print and present at the start of each tour.

Note: this itinerary require the application of a minimum of a small group of persons as this type of excursion is done by private services. All prices are in US dollars and are per person, any questions send an e-mail or please consult our prices here.