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Cox and Kings Panama & Costa Rica Experience Solo Tour

Cox and Kings Panama & Costa Rica Experience Solo Tour

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Costa Rica and Panama offer a beautiful and diverse ecosystem that is teeming with exotic wildlife as well as volcanoes, rainforests, lakes, lagoons and beaches.

  • 3- & 4-star accommodation
  • Twin / double rooms for single use
  • Flexible – extensions & flight upgrades available
  • Average group size – 12 people (max 18)
  • International & internal flights
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Experienced local tour guide in each country
  • 12 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Welcome and farewell group dinners
  • Guided sightseeing & entrance fees
  • Twin / double rooms for single use
  • Welcome & farewell group dinners
  • Cruise along the Panama Canal
  • Walking tour at Manuel Antonio National Park
  • View the Arenal volcano from your hotel
  • Cruise the canals of Tortuguero
  • Small group size – maximum 18 people

Day 1: Fly to Panama City via Madrid

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Panama City via Madrid or Miami with British airways. Transfer to the Best Western Plus Panama Zen Hotel for 3 nights.
(No meals)

Day 2: Panama City

In the morning, take a tour of the city, including the ruins of old Panama and the historical colonial district. Later on, enjoy a welcome dinner at a traditional restaurant.
(Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 3: Panama Canal

Take a shared partial transit and cruise through the locks on the Panama Canal.
(Breakfast and Lunch)

Day 4: Fly to San José

Take a morning flight to San José where you’ll visit to a coffee plantation on the slopes of the active Poas volcano and, subject to volcanic activity, see its crater lake.  Spend the night at the Crowne Plaza Corobici Hotel.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 5: Tortuguero

Travel by shared overland transfer to Caño Blanco on the Caribbean coast. Take a boat ride along the backwaters that lead to Tortuguero, looking for wildlife en route. Stay at Mawamba or Pachira Lodge for 2 nights.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 6: Tortuguero

Full day of shared excursions exploring the tropical forest and waterways.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 7: La Selva Biological Station • Arenal

Return to Caño Blanco by boat and drive to Arenal. En route, visit La Selva Biological Station to learn about the scientific and conservation work of the researchers and take a short walk in the protected rainforest surroundings. Stay 2 nights at Arenal Paraiso.
(Breakfast and Lunch)

Day 8: Arenal

Morning tour of the circuit of trails and suspension bridges, which allow an up-close view of the rainforest floor and treetop canopy. Optional evening visit to the hot springs.

Day 9: Monteverde

Drive along the shores of Lake Arenal, taking in the spectacular views of the lake and its surroundings. Continue through the green mountains to Monteverde and stay 2 nights at the Monteverde Country Lodge.

Day 10: Monteverde

Morning tour of the Monteverde cloud forest, a habitat for rare flora and fauna such as the colourful quetzal bird. Afternoon at leisure or take one of the optional excursions on offer, including a visit to the Santa Elena Reserve.

Day 11: Carara • Tarcoles

Drive to the Pacific Coast and visit Carara National Park, home to crocodiles. monkeys and scarlet macaws. After, continue onto Tarcoles, where you’ll spend 2 nights at the Villa Lapas Hotel (or similar)

Day 12: Manuel Antonio

Morning visit to Manuel Antonio, where you’ll have a walking tour of the national park, giving you the chance to see a surprising concentration of wildlife. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.
(Breakfast and Dinner)

Days 13-14: Fly to London

Transfer to San José and fly to London with British Airways

Best Western Plus Panama Zen Hotel

The Best Western Plus Panama Zen is conveniently located in the heart of Panama City’s financial district, within easy walking distance of a range of shops and restaurants. Comfortable rooms feature contemporary decor and modern amenities, while the rooftop terrace is the perfect spot to unwind by the pool with views of the city skyline.

Arenal Paraiso Resort & Spa, Arenal

The Arenal Paraiso has comfortable bungalow style rooms which offer spectacular views of the majestic Arenal Volcano, as well as a private bath, air conditioning, refrigerator, cable television and a private terrace. There is a host of services and activities, including a restaurant, swimming pool and jacuzzi.

Crowne Plaza Corobici Hotel, San Jose (Costa Rica)

The 4-star Crowne Plaza Corobici Hotel is located 25 minutes from the international airport, next to San Jose’s largest metropolitan park and close to downtown.

Monteverde Country Lodge, Monteverde

Located just 10 minutes from the Monteverde Reserve, the Monteverde Country Lodge is a cosy rustic hotel set across three properties, each having maintained its original style and features. Rooms are simple yet comfortable with modern conveniences and feature tiled floors, natural wood furnishings and colourful fabrics and artwork.

Pachira Lodge, Tortuguero

Pachira Lodge is located five minutes from Tortuguero National Park and is one of the best lodges in the area. Accommodation is simple yet comfortable and facilities include a restaurant and a freeform pool with a spacious sundeck. From the lodge, it is just a short boat ride to Tortuguero.

Villa Lapas, Tarcoles

Located just five minutes from the headquarters of Carara National Park and a short drive from Tarcoles, Villa Lapas is a rainforest eco-resort surrounded by lush tropical gardens and in the midst of a private reserve. Guestrooms are comfortable with air conditioning, balconies and either river, garden or pool views. The nature trails,Tarcolitos river and hanging bridges at the nearby national park are easily accessible from the property.

Solo Travellers Group Tour
These small group tours have been specially created for single travellers. Benefits include single occupancy of double / twin rooms as standard and at sensible prices, plus the company of like-minded travellers.

Locally Escorted Tour
This tour is led in each country by a local tour guide.

Standard Tour
All the lodges are comfortable, but do not always have a large range of facilities. This tour also includes some long drives on unpaved roads.

Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on a solo traveller in a twin or double room. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment’s notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.

Please call us free on 0800 707 6229 for pricing and availability

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