From $1092

12 Days Itinerary
COSTA RICA & ECO-LODGES

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Visiting 6 destinations
Specialized Trips

Itinerary

DAY 1. SAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA (20 MINUTES)

Welcome to San Jose, Costa Rica. Go green on our two-week environmentally-minded trip traveling coast to coast to some of the best ecolodges in spectacular natural locations.

We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. You have the rest of the day free. The capital city of San Jose is located in the middle of Costa Rica’s central valley, making it a strategic place for endless day trips. In addition, there are numerous cultural attractions to visit, like theaters, museums, historic buildings and beautiful parks. Other ideas for things to do include shopping at one of the craft markets, or going out to dinner in one of the city’s many restaurants, some of them with stunning views of the valley. Accommodation: Gran Hotel Costa Rica Curio or similar.

DAY 2. SAN JOSÉ- SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN (4,50 HOURS)

Breakfast at the hotel. Your rental car will be delivered first thing in the morning. Today you will drive through the majestic Braulio Carrillo National Park, featuring spectacular cloud forest and rainforest in every shade of green. Your destination is the southern Caribbean Coast, home of Costa Rica’s Afro-Caribbean culture. You will stay in the beach town of Puerto Viejo, which offers an incredible combination of colors and flavors. Accommodation: Namuwoki Lodge.

DAY 3. PUERTO VIEJO / CAHUITA

Breakfast at the hotel. The southern Caribbean region has some of the best beaches in the country. The Cahuita National Park is known for its excellent diving and snorkeling around coral reefs to see beautiful marine life. Another experience that you should not miss is to enjoy a typical Caribbean lunch or dinner. Accommodation: Namuwoki Lodge.

DAY 4. PUERTO VIEJO / CAHUITA – SARAPIQUÍ (4 HOURS)

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will drive through small villages to reach the town of Sarapiquí, where the beautiful and diverse tropical nature will delight your senses. There are many activities available in the area. Accommodation: Selva Verde Lodge.

DAY 5. SARAPIQUI

Breakfast at the hotel. You have a free day to enjoy the hotel facilities or some of the additional activities available in the area. Accommodation: Selva Verde Lodge.

DAY 6. SARAPIQUI – RIO CELESTE (3 HOURS)

Breakfast at the hotel. This morning, you will drive past beautiful landscapes and picturesque villages typical of the country on your way to the Tenorio Volcano. The always green scenery features agricultural plantations, cattle ranches, and rainforest. The Tenorio Volcano National Park is home to the incredible Celeste River (Rio Celeste), famous for its impressive light blue color from volcanic minerals. Accommodation: Rio Celeste Hideaway or similar.

DAY 7. VOLCAN TENORIO (RIO CELESTE)

Breakfast at the hotel. This morning, you will drive past beautiful landscapes and picturesque villages typical of the country on your way to the Tenorio Volcano. The always green scenery features agricultural plantations, cattle ranches, and rainforest. The Tenorio Volcano National Park is home to the incredible Celeste River (Rio Celeste), famous for its impressive light blue color from volcanic minerals. Accommodation: Rio Celeste Hideaway or similar.

DAY 8. VOLCAN TENORIO – PENINSULA DE NICOYA (MONTEZUMA) (4,30 HOURS)

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will drive to the Nicoya Peninsula to the tiny town of Manzanillo de Cobano. This long stretch of Pacific Coast has countless breathtaking beaches with spectacular landscapes and small towns, each with its own charm. Accommodation: Ylang Ylang Beach Resort or Similar.

DAY 09. PENINSULA DE NICOYA (COBANO)

Breakfast at the hotel. You will have the next few days free to enjoy the area’s beautiful beaches. We also recommend visiting the Barra Honda National Park, which has a unique underground cave network, and taking a boat tour around the islands of the peninsula. Accommodation: Ylang Ylang Beach Resort or Similar.

DAY 10. PENINSULA DE NICOYA

Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to enjoy the activities around the Nicoya Peninsula and the tropical forest that surrounds it. Overnight at Ylang Ylang or Similar.

DAY 11. PENINSULA DE NICOYA – SAN JOSÉ (5 HOURS)

Breakfast at the hotel. You can enjoy your last morning in this tropical paradise, and then drive back to the Central Valley and San José in the afternoon. In the evening, you can visit a traditional Costa Rican restaurant offering live music and a dance show, or try international cuisine in one of the excellent restaurants of the area. Accommodation: Hotel Grano de Oro or Similar.

DAY 12. SAN JOSÉ. END OF SERVICES (20 MINUTES)

Breakfast at the hotel. Depart to the airport. You must be at the airport three hours before your flight departure time. Your rental car can be returned at the agency’s office near the airport.

 

Happy return trip home! We hope to have you visit us again.

San José 1 Night / Puerto Viejo 2 Nights / Sarapiqui 2 Nights/ Volcan Tenorio 2 Nights / Península de Nicoya 3 Nights / San José 1 Night

11
12
San Jose / Puerto Viejo / Sarapiqui / Volcan Tenorio / Península de Nicoya / San José
Specialized Trips
1092

Included:

  • Transfer in from the International Airport to San José 
  • 1 night accommodation at the Gran Hotel Costa Rica Curio or similar, breakfast included
  • 2 night´s accommodation at the Namuwoki Lodge or similar hotel in Puerto Viejo, South Caribbean, breakfast included
  • 2 night´s accommodation at Selva Verde Lodge or similar in Sarapiqui, breakfast included
  • 2 night´s accommodation at Rio Celeste Hideaway or similar in Volcán Tenorio (Río Celeste), breakfast included
  • 3 night´s accommodation at Ylang Ylang Beach Resort or similar in Peninsula de Nicoya, breakfast included
  • 1 night accommodation at the Gran Hotel Costa Rica Curio or similar hotel, breakfast included
  • Rental car includes: 10 days Ssangyong Korando 4×4 car or similar with mandatory basic insurance. The car is delivered from day 02 of the program
  • Sales tax
  • Infants from 0 to 3 years old do not pay
  • Child rate applies from 4 to 12 years. Maximum 2 children sharing room with their parents

Not Included:

  • Activities not indicated on program
  • Tips
  • Car rental full cover insurance

Requisites for Rental Car:

  • Valid driver’s license. The foreign license is valid in Costa Rica for 90 days from the date of entry into the country
  • Minimum driver age 21 years
  • The driver must carry a day driver’s license of the country of origin
  • The driver must present a passport
  • The driver must present credit card ( AMEX , VISA , MASTER CARD) original and available for the security deposit ($ 750 approximately)