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Essential Costa Rica - Package with Guanacaste, Self-drive - Destination Services Costa Rica
10 days

Essential Costa Rica - Package with Guanacaste, Self-drive

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:
107705
From
$1,415
-15%
US $1,202 / person
Spend
10 days
Visit
9 places
Stay in
Hotel
Lodge
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Highlights

  • Relax on golden beaches spotting turtles in Tortuguero
  • See unique flora and fauna in Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Let loose in the busy beachside resort of Tamarindo

Itinerary

Start and end in San Jose! With the self drive tour Essential Costa Rica - Package with Guanacaste, Self-drive, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through San Jose, Costa Rica and 8 other destinations in Costa Rica. Essential Costa Rica - Package with Guanacaste, Self-drive includes accommodation as well as 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 – 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
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Lodge

Customer Reviews

  • EK
    December 19, 2018
    Organization is very good. Transport was always on time. Everything was done as expected. Meals, would be nice to have it 3 times a day.
    Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
    Mr Kojatchenko, Thank you for your comments and observations. We are glad that everything went as planned. Do not hesitate in contact us in case of any other request. Best regards, Destination Services Team.
    Trip date: December 2018
  • TT
    December 03, 2018
    Great itinerary and excellent guide for Tortuguero portion. Rest was self drive. Could get an explanation of why two adults sharing a room needed to each pay a supppement from tour radar or the supplier.
    Destination Services Costa Rica commented on this review
    Thank you very much for your comments, we are glad to know that the itinerary and all the services exceeded your expectations. Do not hesitate in contact us in case of any other request. Best regards, Destination Services Team.
    Trip date: November 2018

Dates & Availability

10 days
Essential Costa Rica - Package with Guanacaste, Self-drive
From San Jose to San Jose
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