Discover Costa Rica as a Family 11 Days / 10 Nights

Get to know and enjoy with your family some of the most tourist destinations in Costa Rica such as the so-called small ¨Amazonas¨ in Tortuguero, the majestic Arenal Volcano and the Central Pacific coast. In addition, you will be able to appreciate much of the extensive fauna and flora that inhabit Costa Rica.

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$2,676

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Duration

11 days

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  • What's included :
    • 10x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 10 nights
    • Lodging
    • Transport
    • Entry/Admission - Tortuguero National Park
    What's excluded :
    • Activities not indicated in the program and tips

  • Day 1: SAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA (20 MINUTES)

    Stop At: San Jose, San Jose, San Jose Metro, Province of San Jose
    Welcome to San José, Costa Rica. Reception
    and transfer to the hotel. Explore the capital city with
    its theaters, museums, shopping centers or
    just coffee while watching the day at
    "ticos" day.
    Accommodation at the Hotel of your choice.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Tourist Category: Wyndham Escazú Superior Category: Crowne Plaza Luxury Category: Gran Hotel Costa Rica by Curio

    Day 2: SAN JOSÉ - TORTUGUERO (6 HOURS APPROX.) 116 KMS

    Stop At: Tortuguero National Park, Tortuguero Costa Rica
    Departure in the morning where you will cross the Braulio Carrillo National Park, which is the largest in the central region, until you reach the Guápiles area where you will enjoy a delicious typical breakfast. On the way, you will pass through banana plantations until you reach the jetty where you will board your boat. From here, the boat tour will continue crossing rivers and canals for approximately an hour and a half until arriving at the hotel for lunch time. In the afternoon, guided visit to the picturesque town of Tortuguero. Dinner included at the lodge.

    Accommodation at the lodge of your choice.

    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tourist Category: Mawamba Lodge Superior Category: Pachira Lodge Luxury Category: Manatus

    Day 3: TORTUGUERO

    Stop At: Tortuguero National Park, Tortuguero Costa Rica
    Guided walk in the morning on the private trails of the lodge. Free time to enjoy the facilities before lunch. In the afternoon, boat tour through the canals of the Tortuguero National Park. Tortuguero National Park is one of the wild areas with the greatest biological biodiversity, famous for being the habitat of seven species of turtles, surrounded by tropical forests and exuberant flora. We also recommend the nocturnal turtle spawning excursion. Dinner included.

    Accommodation at the lodge of your choice.


    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tourist Category: Mawamba Lodge Superior Category: Pachira Lodge Luxury Category: Manatus

    Day 4: TORTUGUERO - ARENAL VOLCANO (6 HOURS APPROX.) 174KMS

    Stop At: Arenal Volcano National Park 21007 Costa Rica
    Mid-morning departure through the canals to take ground transportation, after
    disembark at the dock where a stop will be made again in the
    Guápiles to have lunch. Then transfer to the Northern Plains, where the impressive and conical Arenal Volcano awaits you, one of the natural wonders of the country for its majesty. Along the way and until you reach La Fortuna town, you will be able to appreciate agricultural plantations, ornamental plants and cattle farms.

    Accommodation at the hotel of your choice.

    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Tourist Category: Fire Mountain Superior Category: Arenal Springs Luxury Category: Tabacón Grand Resort

    Day 5: ARENAL VOLCANO

    Stop At: Arenal Volcano National Park, Arenal Volcano National Park, Province of Alajuela
    Visit a peasant farm where organic crops are grown and use responsible and environmentally friendly practices. You will learn about the importance of preserving the typical Costa Rican culture and traditions and learn about the main crops that have strengthened the economy of Costa Rica. Then you will enjoy a typical Costa Rican lunch. Later, you will hike inside the Arenal Volcano National Park, where it will take you through the vegetation and changing terrain of the ancient lava rivers called las coladas.

    Accommodation at the hotel of your choice.

    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Tourist Category: Fire Mountain Superior Category: Arenal Springs Luxury Category: Tabacón Grand Resort

    Day 6: VOLCANO ARENAL - MONTEVERDE (3.5 HOURS APPROX.) 120KMS

    Stop At: Monteverde, Monteverde, Province of Puntarenas
    Transfer to Monteverde, with an extension of rainy and cloud forests and a spectacular biodiversity. Monteverde is home to one of the rarest and most unique habitats on the planet and an astonishing variety of flora and fauna. During the journey, you will observe really beautiful landscapes and will cross some typical localities of the country.

    Departure from the hotel before dark for a night walk. At this time, many species emerge and show a unique show in which only you, the darkness and the impressive forest will witness.

    Accommodation at the hotel of your choice.


    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Tourist Category: Ficus Superior Category: El Establo Luxury Category: Belmar

    Day 7: GREEN MOUNT

    Stop At: Monteverde, Monteverde, Province of Puntarenas
    Adventure day where you will enjoy the forest at all its levels. Zipline tour where you will cross the canopy of the cloud forest suspended on cables using specialized mountaineering equipment. You will live a wonderful experience and sensations that are only comparable when flying through the forest.

    Next, you will walk across the hanging bridges, where you can appreciate a wide variety of flora and fauna. Lunch in the park. Later, they will be able to appreciate the butterfly garden that houses more than 30 different species and a hummingbird garden with more than 14 species.

    Accommodation at the hotel of your choice.


    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Tourist Category: Ficus Superior Category: El Establo Luxury Category: Belmar

    Day 8: MONTEVERDE - MANUEL ANTONIO / PUNTA LEONA (4.5 HOURS APPROX. / 3.5 HOURS APPROX.) 185KMS / 112KMS

    Stop At: Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Province of Puntarenas
    This morning you will begin your journey descending from the mountains towards the warm Central Pacific coast.

    If your choice is Manuel Antonio, this park is the smallest of the national parks in Costa Rica but also one of the most visited for its beautiful beaches between mountains, forests and the wildlife in its natural habitat that it offers.

    If Punta Leona is your choice, this is a fascinating place for nature and bird watching lovers who are exposed to Costa Rica's rich biological diversity.

    Accommodation at the hotel of your choice.


    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Tourist Category: San Bada / Punta Leona Superior Category: Shana by the Beach Luxury Category: Parador Spa & Resort

    Day 9: MANUEL ANTONIO / PUNTA LEONA

    Stop At: Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Province of Puntarenas
    Walk in the Manuel Antonio National Park where, in addition to the beaches, the park has several walking trails, viewpoints and the probability of crossing with animals, especially the 4 species of Costa Rican monkeys, sloths, coaties and raccoons.

    From Punta Leona, you will take the boat excursion in the Estero de Guacalillo and the Tárcoles River that offers the opportunity to observe a large population of crocodiles. Discover the mangrove with a high percentage of biodiversity, water birds and one of the main conservation areas of the Scarlet Macaw.

    Accommodation at the hotel of your choice.


    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Tourist Category: San Bada / Punta Leona Superior Category: Shana by the Beach Luxury Category: Parador Spa & Resort

    Day 10: MANUEL ANTONIO / PUNTA LEONA

    Stop At: Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Province of Puntarenas
    Free day to enjoy the beach, the sun and the sea and the chance to come across different species of animals in their natural habitat. Relax on the beach feeling the breeze and listening to the sounds of the sea.

    Accommodation at the hotel of your choice.

    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Tourist Category: San Bada / Punta Leona Superior Category: Shana by the Beach Luxury Category: Parador Spa & Resort

    Day 11: MANUEL ANTONIO / PUNTA LEONA - SAN JOSÉ (3.5 HOURS APPROX./1.5 HOUR APPROX.) 155KMS / 85.7KMS

    Stop At: San Jose, San Jose, San Jose Metro, Province of San Jose
    Departure transfer to Juan Santamaría Airport in San José. If your flight leaves before 16:00 and your transportation is regular shared, you will require a private transfer for an additional amount.

    Happy return trip, we hope to have you visit again.

    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Juan Santamaria Intl Airport, San Jose Costa Rica
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Tourist & Rental Car 1/4/2021 - 12/14/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Superior & Rental Car 4/19/2021 - 11/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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Group Size

10

Organised by Best of Costa Rica DMC

Activity ID: V-230807P14

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