Costa Rica Express

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San Jose
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Northern Lowlands Costa Rica
San Jose


  • Explore a small town of La Fortuna
  • Take a walking tour through Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Visit Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Enjoy the time in San Jose
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
Coach / Bus, Boat, Mini-coach
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure, Wildlife
Start and end in San Jose! With the in-depth cultural tour Costa Rica Express, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through San Jose, Costa Rica and 4 other destinations in Costa Rica. Costa Rica Express is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  • YM
    Written on November 30, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    Trip was amazing and the tour leader Edgar was very knowledgeable and helpful. We truly enjoyed Costa Rica. Only downside was some of the hotels we stayed at, as the cleanliness and star rating was not what we expected. Besides that, we had a great time!

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  • Costa Rica Express reviewer 2
    Written on August 31, 2012
    4.5 - Excellent

    Our guide, Alan, was awesome! He was very knowledge, great personality and took great care of us. The size of the group was perfect and the activities were first rate. One of the best trips I've ever taken.

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: San Jose
  2. Day 2: La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano
  3. Day 3: La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano
  4. Day 4: Monteverde
  5. Day 5: Monteverde
  6. Day 6: Manuel Antonio National Park
  7. Day 7: Manuel Antonio National Park
  8. Day 8: San Jose
  9. Day 9: San Jose

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers

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  • Flights

  • Insurance


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Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Do you do customized tours?

      Unfortunately we don't arrange customized tours for our passengers. All of the tours on our site are pre-set and pre-arranged itineraries.

    • Is there a single supplement available on this tour?

      Yes. Please take note that there will be an extra charge for a single supplement room. Please contact us to arrange this.

    • What are the inclusions of this tour?

      This tour includes:
      Meals - 8 breakfasts
      Transport - Private minibus, Shared minibus, Boat
      Accommodation - Hotel (8 nights)
      Included Activities
      - Orientation walk
      - Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer
      - La Fortuna - Hot springs
      - Monteverde - Cloud Forest hike
      - Manuel Antonio National Park - entrance

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    Costa Rica Express

    • Saturday
      Nov 24, 2018
      from San Jose
      9 Days
      Dec 2, 2018
      to San Jose
      6 seats left
      USD $1,572
    • Saturday
      Dec 8, 2018
      from San Jose
      9 Days
      Dec 16, 2018
      to San Jose
      9 seats left
      USD $1,485
    • Saturday
      Dec 22, 2018
      from San Jose
      9 Days
      Dec 30, 2018
      to San Jose
      Only 1 seat left
      USD $1,982
    • Saturday
      Jan 5, 2019
      from San Jose
      9 Days
      Jan 13, 2019
      to San Jose
      5 seats left
      USD $1,906

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    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Costa Rica. Ideally 10 days before travel.


    Start and end in San Jose.
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    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 13 January 2019 the full payment of $1,485 is necessary.
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    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1485 for Costa Rica Express, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 299 km.
    • San Jose (Costa Rica)
    • 86 km
    • La Fortuna (Costa Rica)
    • 5 km
    • Volcan Arenal (Costa Rica)
    • 26 km
    • Monteverde (Costa Rica)
    • 123 km
    • Manuel Antonio National Park (Costa Rica)
    • 59 km
    • San Jose (Costa Rica)

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