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Highlights of Costa Rica

Trip cost ex. international flights
from £1,480 per person
13 days
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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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Day 1
San José
  • Information about your self drive tour in Costa Rica
  • Shared transfer from Juan Santamaría international airport to your hotel
Day 2
San José
  • Meet & greet at your hotel
  • At leisure in San José
Day 3
  • Shared transfer from San José to Tortuguero via Guapiles
  • Guided visit to Tortuguero Village
Day 4
  • Guided exploration of Tortuguero National Park
Day 5
Guapiles, Arenal Volcano
  • Boat transfer from Tortuguero to Guapiles
  • Pick up rental car in Guápiles
  • Self-drive from Guapiles to Arenal Volcano
Day 6
Arenal Volcano
  • Hike in Arenal Volcano and relax at the hotsprings
Day 7
Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Self-drive from La Fortuna to Monteverde rounding Lake Arenal
Day 8
Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Guided walk of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
Day 9
Manuel Antonio
  • Self-drive from Monteverde to Manuel Antonio
Day 10
Manuel Antonio
  • At leisure in Manuel Antonio
Day 11
Manuel Antonio
  • At leisure in Manuel Antonio.
Day 12
San José
  • Self-drive from Manuel Antonio to San José
Day 13
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  • Transfer from San José to Juan Santamaria Airport