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Costa Rica Nature and wildlife adventure

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Spend 9 days in the gorgeous nature of Costa Rica! During this adventure, you will have the opportunity to go on bird watching tours, boat trips, and nature hikes during which you will see incredible animals, like capuchin monkeys, coatis, morpho butterflies, and sloths! Of course, you will also have time for relaxation on the beach. This is the perfect journey for any nature lover, who ...

Spend 9 days in the gorgeous nature of Costa Rica! During this adventure, you will have the opportunity to go on bird watching tours, boat trips, and nature hikes during which you will see incredible animals, like capuchin monkeys, coatis, morpho butterflies, and sloths! Of course, you will also have time for relaxation on the beach. This is the perfect journey for any nature lover, who wants to create some unique memories! 

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Jungle
    Jungle
  • Bird watching
    Bird watching
  • Nature observation
    Nature observation
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking
  • Beach
    Beach

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to Costa Rica 

Let the adventure begin!

Upon arrival, our representative will greet you at the airport and hand you your travel information. Afterwards he takes you to your hotel for the first night.

Visited:
Heredia
Accommodation
Night at Bougainvillea Hotel (Heredia)

Day 2: To Arenal Volcano Area

After breakfast, you will be meet your private guide and continue towards La Fortuna area.  After arrival, follow your guide for a bird watching experience into the property’s forest for a recognition stroll and some sightings.

Visited:
La Fortuna
Accommodation
Arenal Observatory Lodge (La Fortuna)

Day 3: Caño Negro Experience

A day of incredible flora and fauna 

After breakfast, you will be pick up at the main lobby of the hotel for your full day excursion. Caño Negro is one of the most amazing trips for bird watching and wildlife.

On the way to Caño Negro you will have the opportunity to learn about agriculture plantations that Costa Rica raise such as yuca, papaya, pineapple, sugar cane and orange.

After that you will begin the trip by boat on Rio Frio. On this 2 ½ hours journey you will see Egrets, Herons, Monkeys, Caimans, Iguanas, bats and a variety of flora.

Visited:
La Fortuna
Accommodation
Arenal Observatory Lodge (La Fortuna)

Day 4: Private transfer to Manuel Antonio

Private guided transfer to Manuel Antonio area.Enjoy a free time in the afternoon and stroll in your hotel’s private reservation with your guide.

Visited:
Manuel Antonio
Accommodation
Si Como No (Manuel Antonio)

Day 5: Manuel Antonio National Park 

Ever seen a Morpho Butterfly?

Today, early in the morning your guide will take you to the Manuel Antonio National Park. The park offers easy hiking trails and is a fantastic place to spot wildlife: capuchin monkeys, coatis, morpho butterflies, and sloths. The beaches within the park are also great for swimming.After the tour, say goodbye to your guide.

Accommodation
Si Como No (Manuel Antonio)

Day 6: Private Transfer to Sierpe

After breakfast, a private transfer will take you to Sierpe town. From there, continue on a boat trip down the Sierpe River viewing mangrove wetlands. Arrive at Aguila de Osa before lunch.

Visited:
Manuel AntonioOsa
Accommodation
Aguila de Osa (Osa)

Day 7: Corcovado National Park Hike

An adventurous day is ahead of you!

After breakfast the adventure begins: A visit of the Corcovado National Park! Corcovado is the last remaining Pacific lowland rainforest of sustainable size in Central America and has been called “the most biologically intense place on earth."

During the morning hike, your guide will point out many of the diverse species along the trail. You may see white-faced, spider and howler monkeys, white-lipped peccaries, scarlet macaws, coati, and countless other birds and insects.

After the morning hike and a break for lunch, you will have the opportunity to hike to a beautiful waterfall.

Accommodation
Aguila de Osa (Osa)

Day 8: Flight to San José

Water to air across Costa Rica!

After breakfast, you will be taken by boat and by minivan, to the airport for the return flight to San José.

Upon arrival, private transfer to Alajuela mountains. Enjoy your last night in Costa Rica!

Visited:
San José
Accommodation
Night at Xandari Resort & Spa (Alajuela)

Day 9: Goodbye and Hasta Pronto!

Where are you heading now?

According to flight Schedule, a private transfer will take you from your hotel to Juan Santamaría International Airport.

Visited:
San Jose, la vallée Centrale et la côte Pacifique Centrale, San José

Heredia La Fortuna Manuel Antonio Arenal Volcano National Park Osa Corcovado National Park San José San Jose, la vallée Centrale et la côte Pacifique Centrale

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

For 2 Adults
Season Price Per Adult
Prices Starting From
January 2020 to December 2020 $2,890

Included in price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indcluded
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
Book your flights to Costa Rica
International flights are not included in this trip. Thanks to our partnership with Option Way, you can take advantage of booking your flights directly with your local agent.
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  • All-inclusive prices with no hidden fees
  • Your local agent Veronika, in Costa Rica, will inform you of any changes to your flights
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