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Highlights of Costa Rica


from £1,550 pp

(ex international flights)


13 days

This 13 day itinerary offers a spectacular summary of Costa Rica; it is designed for those who have a short amount of time and a desire to visit the highlights, including: ➣ Spot wildlife in Monteverde Cloud Forest ➣ Hike up the Arenal Volcano ➣ Experience local life in Tortuguero Village ➣ Relax on the shores of Manuel Antonio This tour features some of the most famous and beautiful National Parks and will give you an insight into the glorious natural diversity of this tiny country. Along the way, you'll be staying in welcoming lodges and experience local hospitality first hand. This 13 day itinerary is fully customizable by our local experts.

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San José

Day 1 - San José

  • Information about self-driving in Costa Rica
  • Shared transfer from Juan Santamaría international airport to your hotel
San José

Day 2 - San José

  • Meet & greet at your hotel
  • At leisure in San José

Day 3 - Tortuguero

  • Shared transfer from San José to Tortuguero via Guapiles
  • Guided visit to Tortuguero Village

Day 4 - Tortuguero

  • Guided exploration of Tortuguero National Park
Guapiles, Arenal Volcano

Day 5 - Guapiles, Arenal Volcano

  • Boat transfer from Tortuguero to Guapiles
  • Pick up rental car in Guápiles
  • Self-drive from Guapiles to Arenal Volcano
Arenal Volcano

Day 6 - Arenal Volcano

  • Hike in Arenal Volcano and relax at the hotsprings
Monteverde Cloud Forest

Day 7 - Monteverde Cloud Forest

  • Self-drive from La Fortuna to Monteverde rounding Lake Arenal
Monteverde Cloud Forest

Day 8 - Monteverde Cloud Forest

  • Guided walk of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
Manuel Antonio

Day 9 - Manuel Antonio

  • Self-drive from Monteverde to Manuel Antonio
Manuel Antonio

Day 10 - Manuel Antonio

  • At leisure in Manuel Antonio
Manuel Antonio

Day 11 - Manuel Antonio

  • At leisure in Manuel Antonio.
San José

Day 12 - San José

  • Self-drive from Manuel Antonio to San José

Day 13

  • Transfer from San José to Juan Santamaria Airport