9 day escorted tour itinerary

Costa Rican Adventure tour

Go back to nature

Go back to nature with this amazing tour that will enchant you for the spectacular scenery and exotic wildlife. The ultimate adventure-filled experience. Be prepared for hiking among misty cloud forests, volcanic peaks, dramatic waterfalls and turtle-nesting beaches. A virtually unspoilt country, Costa Rica offers eco-lodges and sustainable excursions ideal for wildlife watchers and the more adventurous travellers. 

This tour is private with the exception of the boat transfer in Tortuguero and the lake crossing at Arenal which utilise shared services. 

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Cruise the rivers and canals of Tortuguero National Park
  • Go birdwatching in Saraquipi
  • Visit the volcanoes in Arenal
  • Hike to La Fortuna for a leisurely swim
  • Cross the cloud forest of Monteverde for a canopy tour

Sample Itinerary Summary

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9 days
Destination Breakdown
  • 1 night
  • Tortuguero
    2 nights
  • Sarapiqui
    1 night
  • 2 nights
  • Monte Verde
    1 night
  • 1 night
Private basis
  • Accommodation as detailed with private facilities (in case of early transfer breakfast cannot be guaranteed).
  • Meals included as stated. Breakfast is usually a Western style buffet in your hotel, while most other meals are taken in local restaurants.
  • Services of an English speaking guide, transfers and tours on a private basis.
  • All entrance fees and government taxes as appropriate.
Not included
  • Optional excursions
  • Tips for the guide and driver
  • Domestic and international departure taxes (approx US$28)
  • International flights.
  • San Jose

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Capital of Costa Rica
    • Starting point to many Costa Rican itineraries
    • Visit the Jade Museum and the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum
    • Direct flights from the UK
  • Tortuguero

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Braulio Carrillo Rainforest National Park
    • Tortuguero National Park
    • Floating tour through the famous Tortuguero canals
    • Great for spotting monkeys and bird watching
  • Sarapiqui

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Horseback riding
    • White water rafting
    • Butterfly farm
    • Selva Verde Private Reserve
  • Arenal

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Hike around Arenal Volcano
    • Arenal Lake
    • Hot springs
    • La Fortuna Waterfalls
  • Monte Verde

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Monteverde cloud forest
    • Selvatura Park
    • Hanging bridges
    • Zip lining
  • Itinerary Highlights

    • Rio Negro Tubing Adventure
    • Horseback riding
    • Rincon de La Vieja national park
    • Mud baths and thermal waters