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  • INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS
  • WELCOME & TRANSFERS
  • HOTELS
  • 15 MEALS
  • EXCURSIONS
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Let yourself be charmed by the lush rainforests, unspoiled beaches, and abundance of wildlife on this wonderful 11-day semi-organized package to Costa Rica. It includes international flights, airport transfers, accommodation in 3 to 4* hotels, 15 meals, transportation in deluxe vehicles, visits and entrance fees to incredible natural conservation areas with English-speaking guides, and free time to hike volcanoes, relax at beautiful sandy beaches and explore at leisure.

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10 NIGHTS / 11 DAYS

 

Day 1: Canada - San José (Costa Rica)

Flight with a good itinerary.

 

Arrival at the airport in San Jose. You will be greeted by our local representatives and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax or explore San José.

 

Day 2: San José - Tortuguero

Early departure toward the Caribbean coast. Breakfast will be offered at the hotel before departure or on route. Driving through the northwestern part of the country, you will see a landscape of tall mountains and cloud forests. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the pier for a 2-hour boat ride to your hotel. Through a series of canals, you might even spot a few exotic birds, monkeys, and caimans. After check-in and lunch at the hotel, you will have the option to relax or start your exploration of the area with a visit to the town of Tortuguero (also offered on day 3). Dinner at the hotel. (Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)

 

Day 3: Tortuguero National Park

In the morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to Tortuguero National Park for a half-day boat tour where you will discover the rich biological diversity of this coastal zone. Located in a tropical climate, this remote conservation area consists of eleven different habitats, including rainforest, mangrove forests, swamps, beaches, and lagoons. It shelters seven species of turtle, a large variety of crustaceans and many species of freshwater fish. Following lunch, free time to explore the hotel surroundings or to take a visit of the town of Tortuguero. Dinner at the hotel. (Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)

 

Day 4: Tortuguero - Arenal Volcano National Park

Following breakfast, you will board a boat for your transfer back to the pier. Continuation by bus to Guapiles, where you will enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Enjoying the scenery and countryside views along the ride, you will finally reach the town of La Fortuna in the Arenal area. Rest of the day free to enjoy the facilities of your hotel, relax at its spa center, or to go for a short hike to discover the infamous Arenal Volcano ($). Dinner free. (Breakfast - Lunch)

 

Day 5: Arenal Volcano National Park

After breakfast, get ready to discover the secrets of what make Costa Rican coffees and chocolates some of the best in the world. You will learn about the entire coffee process, from seed to cup, on this intuitive agricultural tour. On to the sweetest part of the activity, your guide will describe the entire chocolate process, before you will have the opportunity to taste several types of chocolates produced locally.

 

Upon your return to the hotel, free time to opt for optional activities. You can ask the front desk about the famous canopy tours available ($). Dinner free. (Breakfast)

 

Day 6: Arenal Volcano National Park - Monteverde

Breakfast at the hotel before departing toward Monteverde. You will drive around Lake Arenal, taking in amazing views of the Volcano and surrounding nature, where a few local communities perched in the mountains remain. Afternoon and evening free. (Breakfast)

 

Day 7: Monteverde

After breakfast, you will discover the beauty of Costa Rican forests on the first hanging bridges built in the country. This guided adventure will bring you on trails and amazing hanging bridges through the dense cloud forests of Monteverde. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience with the surrounding flora and fauna at every level of these magical tropical rain forests. Lunch and rest of the day at leisure. Dinner free. (Breakfast)

 

Day 8: Monteverde - Jaco Beach

Following breakfast, you will leave Monteverde for the Pacific coast. Arrival at the hotel around noon. Check-in and rest of the day free to enjoy the facilities of your hotel. Set up in an exuberant tropical forest, your hotel is located a few steps from the beautiful sandy beaches bathed by the green-emerald waters of the Pacific Ocean. (Breakfast)

 

Day 9: Jaco Beach - Optional full-day tour to Manuel Antonio National Park

Breakfast at the hotel. Full day free to enjoy the beach. You can also opt for an optional full-day tour to Manuel Antonio National Park ($). (Breakfast)

 

Optional full-day tour ($) to Manuel Antonio National Park:

Explore the pristine natural beauty of this world-famous national park filled with exotic wildlife such as monkeys, sloths, birds, reptiles, and butterflies. Your picturesque 2-mile hike will take you to one of the beaches named “Most beautiful beach in the world” by Forbes magazine. Experience the lush rainforest behind you, white-sand beaches below, and crystal-clear waters during this refreshing beach stop. Have your camera ready, as your knowledgeable guide sets his trained eyes on diverse flora and fauna for you to capture along the way.

 

Day 10: Jaco Beach - San José

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure to enjoy the beach and the sun, and transfer to San José for your last night in Costa Rica. (Breakfast)

 

Day 11: San José - Canada

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight home. (Breakfast)

June 2021
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*The advertised starting rate is available from Toronto on 2021-06-13

INCLUDES

-Round-trip international flights between Canada / San José with good itineraries

-Greetings and transfers between the airport & the hotels

-All breakfasts + 3 lunches + 2 dinners (15 meals)

-Transportation in deluxe vehicles with A/C

-English-speaking guides during the tours

-Visits and entrance fees as per itinerary

-Tortuguero National Park entrance fees

-All taxes, fees, and OPC

 

STANDARD HOTEL CATEGORY:

-1 night in San José at the Aurola Holiday inn 4* hotel (or similar) in a standard room

-2 nights in Tortuguero at the Pachira Lodge 4* hotel (or similar) in a standard room

-2 nights in La Fortuna at the Arenal Paraiso 3.5* hotel (or similar) in a standard room

-2 nights in Monteverde at the Monteverde Country Lodge 3* hotel (or similar) in a standard room

-2 nights in Jaco Beach at the Punta Leona Hotel & Club 4* hotel (or similar) in a standard room

-1 night in San José at the Hampton Inn & Suites 4* hotel (or similar) in a standard room

EXCLUDES

-Travel insurance

-Baggage fees (if applicable)

-Tips: Guides, bus drivers and hotel staff

-Meals and beverages unless otherwise mentioned

-Personal expenses and optional activities

Full-day tour to Manuel Antonio National Park:  Details

+ 159.00 CAD
Explore the pristine natural beauty of this world-famous national park filled with exotic wildlife such as monkeys, sloths, birds, reptiles, and butterflies. Your picturesque 2-mile hike will take you to one of the beaches named “Most beautiful beach in the world” by Forbes magazine. Experience the lush rainforest behind you, white-sand beaches below, and crystal-clear waters during this refreshing beach stop. Have your camera ready, as your knowledgeable guide sets his trained eyes on diverse flora and fauna for you to capture along the way.
tour map

How much of a deposit is required?

You need to make a 50% deposit upon reservation to secure your seats. If your departure is in less than 60 days, the full amount is due when booking.

When is the balance due?

The balance is due 60 days prior to the departure date.

What is the group size?

Groups are 10 people maximum per tour guide.

Is it a guaranteed departure?

Yes, all our departures are guaranteed.

Is triple occupancy available?

Yes. The price is the same for the 3rd passenger unless it is a child aged between 2 and 11 years old (at the time of the travel).

Will there be someone waiting for us at the airport?

Yes, our local operators will welcome you at the gate holding a sign with your name on it. You will be transfered to the hotel.

Is it possible to book additional tours?

Yes, you can book a day tour to Manuel Antonio National Park with Wingbuddy upon reservation. Other optional tours can be booked directly with the tour desks of your hotels.

Are tips included?

In Costa Rica, prices usually don't include taxes (13%) or tips (10%). Restaurants usually add a service charge of 10% for tips on the bill. Tipping the guides, drivers, hotel and restaurant staff is always appreciated and remains at your discretion. We suggest the equivalent of $5 to $10 USD / day / person for your tour guide.

What is the average cost of a meal?

All your breakfasts are included at the hotels. It is buffet style breakfasts with many options. For the other meals, the average cost is $15 USD / $20 CAD meal.

Is it possible to add extra nights?

Yes, you may add extra nights to your package in any of the hotels you stay at and especially in Jaco (on the beach at the end of the tour!). Simply make the request with your reservation agent who will change your flights accordingly. We can include the same hotels or you may stay under your own arrangements. The price will be confirmed by your agent depending on availability.

Is the bus equipped with toilets, AC, Wi-fi?

Yes, the bus has AC and Wi-Fi. Also, the tour makes frequent rest stops.

Other useful information:

Currency: Colon (CRC) and  the USD is also widely accepted


Visa: No visa is required for Canadian or US citizens.


Language: Spanish (English is also often spoken).


Vaccine: No vaccine is required. Check with your travel clinic to make sure your health condition allows you to travel.

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