Costa Rica is the ultimate nature experience. This 12 day Top-End Costa Rica tour combines luxury accommodation with the magnificent volcanos and national parks of the country as well as the impressive, pristine, remote beaches of the Manuel Antonio National Park. If you are looking for a tropical paradise to spend your time in nature in the most luxurious hotels of Costa Rica, then this itinerary will take you to some of the most naturally biodiverse parts of the country, for a true luxury experience.
Special features of our 12 day Top - End Costa Rica Tour:
Type of Tourism: Luxury Nature, Biodiversity, Adventure, Beaches
Places to Visit: San Jose Pacuare, Arenal, Manuel Antonio, Biezans Bay
Duration: 12 Days and 11 Nights.
Type of Service: group tours.
Accommodation: 4-star hotels and 5-star options at every destination that you will visit. These hotels had been carefully chosen and we can guarantee that you will feel comfortable and your every need catered for!
Today is arrival day to the San Jose airport! Our driver will be waiting to take you to your hotel in San Jose. You will have a free afternoon and evening to explore the modern Costa Rican Capital with its bustling commerce and modern services for visitors. San Jose offers a variety of touristic, cultural and natural attractions, like the museums of Costa Rican Art, Gold, Jade, National and Children’s Contemporary Art and Design. The National Theatre and the historical architect...
After an early morning pick-up we will head out to the Pacuare River. This area is formed by the Atlantic forests which protect the rich biodiversity on the Pacuare River banks. The reserve is the home of the indigenous Cabecar community, as well as abundant flora and fauna. The river's powerful waters and topography make this area a popular attraction providing the perfect place for adventure sports, surrounded by deep green forests, waterfalls, and natural pools. We can appreciate c...
During your stay at The Pacuare Lodge you will be able to enjoy incredible nature, adventure and cultural experiences including:
La Fortuna is close by to the Arenal National park making it the perfect play to stay to explore the Arenal Volcano. This magnificent conical volcano rises up from San Carlos Plains. The surrounding mountains, lake, natural reserves, rivers, canopy tours, culture tours, hot springs and rainforest, make this an excellent luxury destination. Soak up the incredible hot springs heated by the volcano, surrounded by glorious countryside destination. La Fortuna is the perfect place to ...
The Tabacon experience will take us to the thermal springs that turn into natural pools and cascades in the middle of the forest. Tabacon features more than 20 natural pools and ponds, strategically located along the park's trails and provide a nice break from the exploration of plant species and the surprisingly regular sightings of local wildlife. Walking through all kinds of vegetation, you will have the opportunity to meet the local fauna. You will also reach a lookout point, incr...
Today we will head out into the Park for a visit to the volcano and Rio Celeste. Along the river, we’ll find hot springs as the bright blue river curves around tranquil bays, all surrounded by native flora and fauna. We will arrive at the Tenorio Volcano National Park, where we will hike through the tropical rain forest. Our first stop in this impressive park full of rich ecological marvels will be the spectacular Rio Celeste waterfall. There is a reason why this river is considered one of the most magnificent in the world!
Today we will leave Arenal and head to the Manuel Antonio National Park. Passing through the small agricultural town of Quepos a clifftop road leading to Manuel Antonio offers glimpses of spectacular forest and beach. This renowned site sits up in the hills overlooking the vibrant Pacific Ocean framed by green, luscious vegetation. The national park protects several habitats, including primary and secondary forest, mangroves, beach vegetation and marine resources. Making this a unique National Park.
After breakfast, we will explore this incredible National Park. Our guide will explain all about the park's biodiversity, protecting the area for over 40 years. This impressive park offers beautiful beaches and magnificent flora and fauna, which combine uniquely this magical place.
Today we leave the tropical forest and head to the ocean. Experience one of Costa Rica’s most striking coastlines and National Park by open-seat ocean kayak. The adventure begins near the developing Pez Vela Marina in Quepos and winds along the Manuel Antonio coastline. Indulge yourself on the beach of Biezans Bay, for a refreshing swim and delicious local snacks. Head to the best snorkelling spots as you experience three smalls but growing, active, and spectacular coral reefs n...
We will collect you from the hotel to head to the San Jose airport, making sure you arrive in time for your international flight back home or on to your next exciting destination!