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Latin Routes Natural Costa Rica

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Experience the best of Costa Rica, from its lush rainforests brimming with wildlife, striking volcanoes, beautiful sandy beaches and of course, its friendly locals! A true paradise for bird enthusiasts and animal lovers.

Including a stay in an eco-lodge in a natural reserve home to hundreds of different wildlife, this 13 day small escorted group tour takes you through some of the most striking landscapes, from tropical jungles to verdant rolling green hills and beautiful fruit plantations.

You’ll have the flexibility of choosing your own included excursions, whether that’s a waterfall hike or an adventure on an Arenal Hanging Bridges tour, you’ll have a choice of cultural, gastronomic or local experiences.

  • International and domestic flights in economy class
  • 3* and 4* charming accommodation
  • Tour Leader throughout plus expert local guides
  • All entrance fees and excursions as stated
  • Meals as stated
  • All transport
  • A Water-to-Go reusable filter bottle per person
  • An exclusive Latin Routes backpack per booking
  • Make Your Day Individual on day 10
  • Visit local fruit plantations and organic farms
  • Go wildlife spotting with nature hikes, kayaking and bird watching
  • Meet the locals and learn about their culture at Tortuguero Village
  • Enjoy the stunning views of the iconic Arenal Volcano
  • Spot the country’s nocturnal wonders on a guided night walk through the rainforest

Day 1: Fly to San Jose

Depart the UK and land in the busy capital for your first overnight.

Day 2: San Jose to San Gerado de Dota

Your adventure beings with a transfer to San Gerardo de Dota. Only a couple of hours away, the journey will take you past green rolling hills and fruit plantations outlining one of the country’s most beautiful regions. The rainforest here is the perfect habitat for a plethora of bird and flora species.
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3: San Gerardo de Dota

Today you will experience a bird watching tour and if you are lucky you might spot the amazing Resplendent Quetzal, so have your camera ready! In the afternoon you will travel to the highlands to visit fruit plantations and discover how semi-organic farms operate.
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 4: San Gerardo de Dota to Turrialba

Enjoy the overland journey to the agriculturally rich region of Turrialba. Drive past verdant valleys and imposing volcanoes. You will also visit a local cheese farm in Santa Cruz, a unique farming town in the highlands of one of the most important volcanic ranges in the country.
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 5: Turrialba

Today is full of truly local experiences in this little-known region. Go wildlife spotting in the morning and in the afternoon learn all about the local produce!
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 6: Turrialba to Tortuguero

It’s an early start for the journey to Tortuguero National Park, a unique eco-system of canals and rainforests rich in flora and fauna. The boat journey to your lodge is an adventure in itself, and your first chance to spot wildlife. In the afternoon, you will have the chance to visit Tortuguero village and meet the locals living here.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 7: Tortuguero

Take a boat tour through the canals and enjoy the exuberance of the tropical rainforest. In the afternoon you can explore by kayak or take a walk through the many naturalist trails of your lodge.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 8: Tortuguero to Arenal

Travel to La Fortuna, the gateway town to one of the country’s most iconic natural sights. Arenal Volcano has a beautiful conical shape and although currently dormant, it is still a major highlight of any Costa Rica holiday. Enjoy stunning views of its perfectly symmetrical cone from the comfort of your hotel!
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch 

Day 9: Arenal

Enjoy a late start to the day with a morning and early afternoon at leisure. Later on make the most of Costa Rican nature on a night walk to discover some of the country’s nocturnal wonders. After the tour, a delicious typical dinner will be prepared on a wood burning stove.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 10: Arenal – Make Your Day Individual

Choose from one of the following included experiences:

Natural World Experience:  Arenal Volcano Park Arenal Volcano National Park is undoubtedly one of the most visited in Costa Rica. Today you will walk along some of its numerous trails to come as close as possible to the volcano, a true wonder of the natural world!

Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges – Located at 600 metres above sea level, this park is 250 hectares of mature forest and a haven of biodiversity. The treetops here provide the perfect environment for a high diversity of birds, mammals, butterflies and more. Spot the incredible wildlife from the top whilst you walk along the park’s hanging bridges.

Fortuna Waterfall Hiking – The tour begins by descending the 500-metre trail to the magnificent La Fortuna Waterfall famous for its 60-metre drop into crystal clear pools of water, where you can choose to take a swim if you wish. The surrounding scenery is truly beautiful, with lush forests and abundant wildlife.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 11: Arenal to San Jose

Take the breathtaking overland transfer back to the capital for one last night in Costa Rica before heading back home.

Day 12: Depart San Jose

Today you will be transferred to the international airport for your flight back to the UK.

Day 13: Arrive back in the UK

Single supplement is 20% of the total tour cost per person.

Please note: all tours are 100% guaranteed, however, if your departure has 3 clients or less, the tour will not be escorted by a Tour Leader but will be accompanied in each area by a local guide.

Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don’t include any additional supplements. 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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