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Essential Costa Rica - Package with Manuel Antonio National Park - Destination Services Costa Rica
10 days

Essential Costa Rica - Package with Manuel Antonio National Park

From San Jose to San Jose
Tour Highlights
Max group size:
30
Age range:
10 to 99 year olds
Operated in:
English
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-17%
US $1,310
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Places You’ll See

  • San Jose
    San Jose
  • Arenal Volcano
    Arenal Volcano
  • Monteverde
    Monteverde
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Highlights

Highlights

  • See unique flora and fauna in Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Fall in love with the serene beaches of Manuel Antonio
  • Relax on golden beaches spotting turtles in Tortuguero

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. DAY 1 ARRIVAL SAN JOSE
  2. DAY 2 SAN JOSE TORTUGUERO (135km 4 hrs by road /2 hrs by boat)
  3. DAY 3 TORTUGUERO NATIONAL PARK
  4. DAY 4 TORTUGUERO ARENAL (210km 5 hrs by road / 2 hrs by boat)
  5. DAY 5 ARENAL VOLCANO NATIONAL PARK
  6. DAY 6 ARENAL MONTEVERDE (60km 2.5 hrs by road / 45 min by boat)
  7. DAY 7 MONTEVERDE
  8. DAY 8 MONTEVERDE PACIFIC COAST (190km 4 hrs)
  9. DAY 9 PACIFIC COAST
  10. DAY 10 PACIFIC COAST DEPART SAN JOSE (160km 3 hrs)
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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

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      • MS
        December 05, 2019
        This tour is fantastic.
        Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
        Hello Mr. Sawyer, Thank you for taking the time to comment your experience with us, it has been a pleasure to assist you in all your needs, do not hesitate to contact us in case of future trips to our beautiful country. Best regards, Destination... Show more
        Trip date: November 2019
      • CP
        November 28, 2019
        Everything was really well organised and the itinerary, the length of stay in all the locations was fine.
        Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
        Hi Christine, thanks for taking the time and writing your comments, it was a pleasure to assist you with your vacations, please do not hesitate to contact us on any future trip to our country. Best regards. Destination Services Team.
        Trip date: November 2019
      • CR
        October 01, 2019
        The pickup times were to early and you were rushed to have breakfast a few times
        Trip date: September 2019
      • JF
        September 18, 2019
        Plan and research dates before you commit. I planned my trip to see marine turtles nesting in Tortuguero. But it was also wet season (low tourist season) so many other activities were not available at hotels. The trip was absolutely wonderful! All... Show more
        Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
        Dear Jean, In destination services we are flattered to be able to help you create this wonderful trip, we are glad that you have been able to share with many people around the world, Costa Rica is a country visited by many nationalities and we are... Show more
        Trip date: September 2019
      • AA
        September 12, 2019
        I'll remember my trip to Costa Rica for the rest of my life. Paola at Destination Services helped make this happen with answering a TON of pre-purchase questions and handled some game time (during the tour) changes I wanted done, perfectly. We went... Show more
        Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
        Dear Akash, It is really our mission to meet your needs as you expect, for Paola and the entire destination services team it is a pleasure to be part of your memorable memories from Costa Rica. Do not hesitate in contact us in case any other vacations... Show more
        Trip date: September 2019
      • ID
        September 09, 2019
        Destination Costa Rica gave us a great tour
        Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
        Dear Ian, Good to know you had a great tour, our commitment is the satisfaction of our travelers, in case you have any other request, do not hesitate in contact us. Best regards, Destination Services Team.
        Trip date: August 2019
      • AC
        September 09, 2019
        Highly recommend, perfect to get a taste of Costa Rica
        Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
        Dear Alison, Thank you for taking time to recommend us, we hope you can visit us again and get a taste of what you couldn't see on your visit. best regards, Destination Services Team
        Trip date: March 2019
      • SR
        September 09, 2019
        Go for it. I went alone and was never lonely. Wonderful people and wonderful wildlife.
        Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
        Dear Shirley, It's good that even though your travel by yourself, you were never alone, In Costa Rica we like to make friends with foreigners who visit us, please do not hesitate in contact us for future vacations to our country. Regards,... Show more
        Trip date: April 2018
      • LR
        August 26, 2019
        We opted for the standard accommodation and it was great, no complaints at all. The rooms were comfortable, food was great, staff were friendly and helpful and very happy with the location. All the guides we had were fantastic and incredibly... Show more
        Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
        We are very happy that you enjoyed this trip Lesley,Thanks for choosing us! Best Regards, Destination Services Team
        Trip date: August 2019
      • Essential Costa Rica - Package with Manuel Antonio National Park reviewer 10
        August 12, 2019
        Costa Rica is filled with lush scenery and nature, great culture and good, and extremely friendly people. This was a fantastic trip, which I will treasure forever. This trip is right for you if you are a nature lover, like the outdoors, and are ready to... Show more
        Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
        Dear Fayruz, Costa Rica is amazing! Thanks for the kind words, we are so happy to have shared this magical country with you. Best regards, Destination Services.
        Trip date: August 2019

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