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Essential Costa Rica - Package with Guanacaste - Destination Services Costa Rica
10 days

Essential Costa Rica - Package with Guanacaste

From San Jose to San Jose
Tour Operator:
Destination Services Costa Rica
Max group size:
30
Age range:
10 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
103870
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US $1,218
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Highlights

  • Relax on golden beaches and spot turtles in Tortuguero
  • Admire the most beautiful volcano in the country, Arenal
  • Discover abundant native flora and fauna in Monteverde

Itinerary

Start and end in San Jose! With the adventure tour Essential Costa Rica - Package with Guanacaste, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through San Jose, Costa Rica and 4 other destinations in Costa Rica. Essential Costa Rica - Package with Guanacaste includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: ARRIVAL SAN JOSE
    Start point Upon arrival to bustling San Jose, our representative will meet and greet you and then direct you to your transport, Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría (SJO), Ruta Nacional 1, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica 00:00 - 23:55
  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)
    End point At agreed time, transfer to Juan Santamaria International Airport, Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría (SJO), Ruta Nacional 1, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica 16:00 - 23:55
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What's Included

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

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  • SB
    September 07, 2019
    For starters the package I had chosen with Tour Radar, was not as described. The last three days I had with the tour company did not provide any additional options. You are pretty much just wondering. When I first arrived to San Jose Airport, the... Show more
    Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
    First, we are very sorry that you had that experience on your trip; it is not something that characterizes us as a company. The essential package with Guanacaste that you booked includes two leisure days at the end of the tour at the beach but we do... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • SD
    September 03, 2019
    Excellent! Any questions were answered almost immediately and once we were in Costa Rica and wanted to make a change to our itinerary it was super easy to do
    Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
    Dear Simone, First of all, thank you for your comments, it is a pleasure for us to assist you in everything within our reach. Do not hesitate to contact us in case of any additional request or doubt. Best regards, Destination Services Team
    Trip date: August 2019
  • CR
    July 19, 2019
    The tour was really well organized and everything went smoothly. There’s no guide for the entire tour but I felt really confident in all of our accommodations and transportation. The guides for the activities were wonderful. This tour was a great one... Show more
    Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
    Dear Courtney, Thank you very much for taking your valuable time to express your experiences on the journey, and we are really pleased to realize that it was all successful and you enjoyed them a lot. We greatly appreciate your comments about our... Show more
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    Trip date: June 2019
  • AC
    March 30, 2019
    Alphonse "Fonzi" Arce was a wonderful guide, his thorough knowledge of all things Costa Rican was very helpful throughout. He was a consummate professional at all times, and went above and beyond to educate us how to really see and enjoy the nature and... Show more
    Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
    Dear Alison, Thanks for your comments, we are glad to know that you really enjoy the nature and beauty of Costa Rica. Do not hesitate in contact us in case of any other request. Best regards, Destination Services Team.
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    Trip date: March 2019
  • Essential Costa Rica - Package with Guanacaste reviewer 5
    March 29, 2019
    As a foreign couple traveling on our honeymoon from the U.S., my husband and I were blown away with the level of organization, professionalism, and knowledge Hernan demonstrated from our first to our last day. Upon our arrival, he quickly orchestrated... Show more
    Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
    Dear Susan, Thank you for your comments, we are glad to know that your honeymoon was as planned. Do not hesitate in contact us in case of any other request. Best regards, Destination Services Team.
    Trip date: March 2019
  • TB
    November 30, 2018
    Well organised and punctual tour with great nature highlights.
    Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
    Mr. Thomas, Thank you very much for your comments, we are glad to know the tour exceeded your expectations. Do not hesitate in contact us in case of any other request. Best regards, Destination Services Team
    Trip date: November 2018
  • SR
    May 13, 2018
    I had a fantastic trip. I travelled on my own and made sure I was always ready at pick up times. I was always picked up on time. I had excellent guides. Well done TourRadar - everything worked so well. I saw amazing wildlife and met really lovely... Show more
    Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
    Dear Shirley, We are glad that you take home a good image of Costa Rica, that's why we work and we are happy that you had a very good trip. Do not hesitate in contact us in case of any other request. Best regards, Destination Services Team
    Trip date: April 2018

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