The Best Of Costa Rica Independent Adventure (10 Days)

Explore Costa Rica in a way few others ever see. Experience ten-day independent journey that proves why Costa Rica is world-renowned for its natural beauty. With the amazing adventures in the country with extraordinary landscapes, you have a chance to explore its greatest treasures.

Arenal Hanging Bridges park of Costa Rica

Start with cruising the remote rainforests of Tortuguero (no roads here!) before heading to volcano country in two countries, and explore everything in between. Stay at the foot of Arenal Volcano and explore the rivers, trails and hot springs of the area before chasing sun and sea in Guanacaste, known for its miles of beaches, killer surf and great weather.

Valid for Departures Now Through: 05 Dec 2016

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Itinerary

DAYLOCATION(S)  DESCRIPTION
Day 1San José  
Day 1 San José:You will be met at San José International Airport and transferred to your hotel for the night. Included Activities:Arrival DayWelcome Meeting for Independent TripsTransport:Private Vehicle
Day 2San José/Tortuguero  
Day 2 San José/Tortuguero (1B, 1L, 1D):In the morning, transfer by road then by boat to the famous canals of Tortuguero. This tropical eco-paradise is home to countless bird and animal species, and you will have many opportunities to view and photograph wildlife. Plenty of opportunity to see a variety of birds, monkeys and other wildlife. Relax at the secluded lodge on a hammock or at the pool or beach. Opt to take a night excursion or go kayaking.Additional Notes:*Please note that the entrance fee of $10 USD per person into the national park is not included.Transport:Shared van (5.00 hour(s))Boat (2.00-3.00 hours)
Day 3Tortuguero, Costa Rica  
Day 3 Tortuguero (1B, 1L, 1D):Enjoy a guided tour of the Tortuguero canals. Keep your eyes peeled for toucans, parrots, herons, kingfishers, fishing bats, three-toed sloths, iguanas, and howler, white-faced and spider monkeys. Try to spot the tracks of river otters, collared peccaries, and Baird’s tapirs on the banks of the rivers and canals. Watch for caiman swimming in the waterways.Included Activities:Tortuguero National Park Guided Boat Tour
Day 4Tortuguero, Costa Rica  
Day 4 Tortuguero/La Fortuna (1B):In the morning, transfer to your hotel near the Arenal Volcano, arriving mid-afternoon. This area is full of exciting and wonderful things to do: whether it’s checking out the popular hot springs, La Fortuna’s Waterfall, the Venado Caves or the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge. Transport:Boat (2.00-3.00 hours)Shared van (3.00-4.00 hours)
Day 5La Fortuna  
Day 5 La Fortuna (1B):La Fortuna is one of the centres of adventure travel in Costa Rica. Options include river rafting, mountain biking, caving, or horseback riding. Don’t forget about the hot springs, heated directly by the lava underneath the Arenal Volcano.
Day 6La Fortuna/Guanacaste  
Day 6 La Fortuna/Guanacaste (1B):Travel west through the province of Guanacaste to Costa Rica’s Pacific coast. Spend time enjoying the long stretches of beautiful black sand beaches, considered some of the country’s best for swimming and surfing. Transport:Shared van (4.00-5.00 hours)
Day 7Guanacaste, Costa Rica  
Days 7-8 Guanacaste:Spend your day taking in the sun and sea, participating in optional activities such as surfing, fishing, golf, horseback riding, cycling, boating or snorkeling.
Day 8Guanacaste, Costa Rica  
Days 7-8 Guanacaste:Spend your day taking in the sun and sea, participating in optional activities such as surfing, fishing, golf, horseback riding, cycling, boating or snorkeling.
Day 9Guanacaste, Costa Rica  
Day 9 Guanacaste/San José (1B):Transfer back to the capital for your last night.Transport:Shared van (6.00 hour(s))
Day 10San José  
Day 10 San José (1B):Depart at any time. Departure transfer included.Additional Notes:Transfer to the airport for your return flight.Transport:Shared van

 

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