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Signature Costa Rica: The natural highlights

14 days from £2,876pp

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Signature Costa Rica: The natural highlights

14 days from £2,876pp
 

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Tiny Costa Rica is bursting with an extraordinary diversity of flora and fauna, and this journey provides an in-depth exploration of its natural highlights including rainforest coast, Arenal volcano and the turtle-beaches at Tortuguero.

Begin at a rainforest lodge close to Corcovado National Park on the Pacific coast. Then, having surveyed panoramas over the densely packed canopy in the Monteverde cloud forest, with its rich birdlife and animal life in view, bathe in naturally heated thermal springs in the shadow of the picture-perfect Arenal Volcano. After this, a trip by land and over water takes you east where you emerge to explore the Caribbean jungle waterways and mangrove forests of the wildlife-rich Tortuguero reserve. Your trip ends with a couple of days’ relaxation on a white sand Caribbean beach.

is one of the most peaceful and stable countries in the world and its people are among the friendliest in Latin America. The comprehensive network of national parks with their extensive trails is always very accessible.  In line with its respect for the great outdoors, Costa Rica has been at the vanguard of adventure tourism, with activities on offer from zip-lining to white-water rafting.

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Holiday itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in San José and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2

Fly to Puerto Jiménez on the Pacific coast, transfer to rainforest wildlife lodge.

Day 3

Guided nature walk.

Day 4

At leisure.

Day 5

Fly to San José, transfer to Monteverde.

Day 6

Half day excursion to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve.

Day 7

Transfer to Arenal volcano area.

Day 8

Excursion to the Ecotermales hot springs.

Day 9

Transfer to Caño Blanco port, boat to Tortuguero Jungle Reserve.

Day 10

Wildlife spotting excursion into Tortuguero National Park.

Day 11

Boat transfer to Caño Blanco, continue by road to Caribbean beach hotel.

Days 12-13

At leisure.

Day 14

Transfer to San José airport for international flight home.

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Included in this holiday

Central San José
Places visited

San Jose, central highlands and central valleys


 
Poisonous dart frog
Thing to do

Spot wildlife in the Osa coastal rainforest


 
Presidente Hotel
Accommodation

Presidente


 

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