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

Essential Costa Rica - Package with Manuel Antonio National Park

10 days
4.7
(50)
Start and end in San Jose
Tour Operator:
Destination Services Costa Rica
Max group size:
30
Age range:
10 to 99
Operated in:
English, Spanish
Tour id:
103840
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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

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Itinerary

Start and end in San Jose! With the Active tour Essential Costa Rica - Package with Manuel Antonio National Park, you have a 10 days tour package taking you through San Jose, Costa Rica and 4 other destinations in Costa Rica. Essential Costa Rica - Package with Manuel Antonio National Park includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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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 – MANUEL ANTONIO (185 km – 3 hrs)
  9. Day 9: MANUEL ANTONIO
  10. Day 10: MANUEL ANTONIO – DEPART SAN JOSE (160km – 3 hrs)
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7 nights
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  • Essential Costa Rica - Package with Manuel Antonio National Park reviewer 1
    · December 1st, 2021
    This is my first time buying a tour package and i was very anxious about it. I have always planned my trip by myself. I chose this tour because it included the pacfic and carribean both the coasts and i did not want to opt for a self drive tour. I must... Show more
    Trip date: November 2021
  • JW
    · September 14th, 2021
    Had a great time. Learned a lot. Great locations. They have great guides on their tours, and plenty of other adventures, and great restaurants (local tastes as well as higher end touristy places), close to all lodgings. Would use again for other tours.
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    Trip date: August 2021
  • Essential Costa Rica - Package with Manuel Antonio National Park reviewer 3
    · June 27th, 2021
    There is a lot of walking. Make sure to use an insect repellent. The guides were excellent.
    Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
    Hi Carol! Thanks so much for your review, that help us a lot We are so happy you did like our country and the tour so much. We hope to see you again in Costa Rica. Pura Vida! Destination Services´ team
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    Trip date: June 2021
  • MM
    · June 24th, 2021
    Excellent tour. All transfers occurred with no issues. Superior communication pre and during trip. Great quality and value. Excursions in Monteverde and Arenal were fantastic. Special recognition to Paola from Destination Services for responsive and... Show more
    Trip date: June 2021
  • Essential Costa Rica - Package with Manuel Antonio National Park reviewer 5
    · June 11th, 2021
    It was good trip, everything was very well planned and taken care. No complaints, yes would recommend.
    Trip date: April 2021
  • Essential Costa Rica - Package with Manuel Antonio National Park reviewer 6
    · March 29th, 2021
    We enjoyed the tour a lot and can recommend it to everybody. Because of covid, there were only very few people everywhere, and so we had a sort of private tour where we mostly had guided tours and transfers either for just two of us or there was just... Show more
    Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
    Hi Rostyslav, Thank you for this amazing feedback and the reccommendation for our future guest, this helps us to improve our service. We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed this tour with us. Contact us for your next trip, we would be more... Show more
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    Trip date: March 2021
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    · February 18th, 2021
    Fantastic Tour. Very well organized by the local people and also the agency. You really get to see Costa Rica‘s best sights.
    Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
    Hi Sabra. Thank you for your comments and these fantastic photos. We are so glad that you had a wonderful vacation. Please let us know if we can help you on your next vacation. Best regards, Destination Services Team.
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    Trip date: February 2021
  • ES
    · March 8th, 2020
    The transfers were always on time and everything went like clockwork until the last day. We upgraded to 4 star ..but only 1 Hotel Arenal Springs, felt like a 4 star. Any time I contacted Destination Services by email they were very quick to respond.... Show more
    Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
    Hello Esther, It was a pleasure to assist you on this vacation, we are glad everything goes according to the clockwork. Feel free to contact us on any future trip. Best regards, Destination Services Team.
    Trip date: February 2020
  • MZ
    · March 8th, 2020
    A nice overview of Costa Rica with many available activities. Just what we wanted.
    Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
    Dear Marvin, Thank you for your comment. We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed this tour with us. I hope your next trip is just around the corner. Contact us for your next trip, we would be more than happy to assist you. Regards, Destination... Show more
    Trip date: February 2020
  • BR
    · March 3rd, 2020
    The Essential Costa Rica Tour was wonderful. We chose it because it included travel to both the Pacific Coast (Manuel Antonia area) and the Caribbean (Tortuguero National Park), and volcano area near Arenal as well as the Cloud Forest, Monteverde. We... Show more
    Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
    Dear Beth, Thank you for your comments. we are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed this tour with us. I hope your next trip is just around the corner. Call us if there is anything we can help you with. Destination Services Team.
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    Trip date: January 2020

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