15 Day Top-End Costa Rica

15 Day Top- End Costa Rica
15 Day Top- End Costa Rica
15 Day Top- End Costa Rica
15 Day Top- End Costa Rica
15 Day Top- End Costa Rica
15 Day Top- End Costa Rica
15 Day Top- End Costa Rica
15 Day Top- End Costa Rica
15 Day Top- End Costa Rica
15 Day Top- End Costa Rica

15 Day Top-End Costa Rica

Duration

15 Days / 14 Nights

Package Type

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Luxury

Activity Level

Activity Level

Moderate

Wildlife expectation

Physical Difficulty

Wildlife expectation

Cultural rating

Wildlife expectation

Wildlife expectation

Specialist

Travel specialist

Claire
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This 15 day tour will take you from the Caribbean to the Pacific with national parks, jungle and volcanos in between for the complete Costa Rican luxury experience. We can try our hand at coffee processing and cheese-making near the stunning Pacuare river, head to the charismatic Caribbean beaches for coral reefs, snorkelling and a laid back feel, head to the Arenal volcano with its impressive views and adventure activities before we arrive at the Pacific paradise of Santa Teresa. This luxury itinerary has it all!

Special features of our 15 day Top - End Costa Rica Tour: 

Type of Tourism:  Luxury Nature, Biodiversity, Adventure, Beaches

Places to Visit:  San Jose, Turrialba, Puerto Viejo, Arenal, Santa Teresa.

Duration:  15 Days and 14 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! 

DAY BY DAY SCHEDULE

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 historical architecture ...

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    Turrialba is home to the Irazu Volcano in the Cordillera Central. This pretty town holds some magnificent attractions for nature lovers and adrenalin seekers from stunning cloud forest to the world-class Pacuare River rafting. Set between the Central Valley and the Caribbean coast, Turrialba is a fertile valley and agricultural centre. Farm trucks filled with sugar cane, palm hearts and the local delicacy pejibaye, can be seen moving along the country roads, as well as humble rustic r...

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      Today we will visit a coffee processing activity, another traditional activity in the area. We will visit Aquiares community, where we will learn all about coffee its production and the people who produce it. We can visit the church, a site of historical interest, and walk through the picturesque community.

        Today we will head to the beach resort of Puerto Viejo on the south Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. From Cahuita to Manzanillo we can appreciate a series of idyllic beaches of golden sand, palm trees, turquoise water and gorgeous coral reefs. Rich in culture, colours, music, and gastronomy, the South Caribbean's local people are the wonderful mix of indigenous and Afro-Caribbean descendants. Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, Playa Cocles, Playa Chiquita, Punta Uva and Manzanillo with the Gandoca-...

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          After breakfast, we will head to Cahuita for a snorkelling trip. The Cahuita National Park has the most extensive Coral Reef system in Costa Rica, including 6 species of coral, a wide range of colourful tropical fishes, and the occasional meeting of a harmless reef shark or stingray. The snorkelling here is stunning! We will then head on a hike through this spectacular coastal forest. All around us will be monkeys, sloths, birds, iguanas and other fascinating animal species. After a d...

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            Today is a free day to explore the area or relax on the spectacular beaches

              La Fortuna is close 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 rainforests 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 s...

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                The Tabacon experience will take us to the hot thermal mineral 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 walking trails and provides a nice break from the exploration of the flora and the surprisingly regular sightings of local wildlife. You´ll walk through different scenarios with variable kinds of vegetation where you’ll have the chance to mee...

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                  After breakfast we will head out on a horse ride to the La Fortuna waterfall. A beautiful example of the Costa Rican country site will be found along the way, cattle farms and agriculture, also the chance to see some bird species such as the oropendola and tucan. We will hike into the forest to see the stunning 70 m high waterfall. At the base of the waterfall, there is a “natural pool” where we can swim in the freshwater of La Fortuna River to freshen up.

                    Today, we will travel to the beach town of Santa Teresa on the pacific coast. Bathed by the effervescent waves of the Pacific Ocean, this small town has everything you could possibly need. Relaxing walks by the beach, relaxing yoga sessions, admiring the lush vegetation, adrenaline charged surfing or zip-lining over the treetops of the tropical forest, beachfront restaurants that offer a variety of fusion and local menus with the freshest seafood and delectable fruits …After th...

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                      After breakfast, we will head to Cabo Blanco, with its hanging bridge and numerous waterfalls. This is the perfect place for wildlife lovers. As we pass over the hanging bridges and trails to the Montezuma falls, we can learn all about Costa Rican biodiversity through the exuberant tropical scenery. This lush biological reserve, consists of a tropical forest and a diverse ecosystem, making it the home to howler monkeys, white face monkeys, a wide variety of birds, agoutis and other an...

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                        Free day to explore the spectacular area or take it easy on the beach.

                          Free day to explore the spectacular area or take it easy on the beach.

                            Today, we will leave this Pacific paradise and head back to the capital of San Jose, for our final evening of this luxury tour.

                              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!


                                WHAT'S INCLUDED

                                • Transfer to San Jose
                                • 1 night at Grano de Oro Hotel & Restaurant - Garden Suite room,
                                • Transfer from  San José to Turrialba
                                • Irazú Volcano National Park tour 
                                • La Florita  Farm Cheese tour, lunch on route 
                                • 2 nights at Casa Turire hotel - Suite Room, typical breakfast included
                                • Aquiares Coffee tour 
                                • Transfer from Turrialba to Puerto Viejo
                                • 3 nights at Aguas Claras Hotel - One Bedroom Bungalow, breakfast included
                                • Cahuita Snorkeling, Hike & Sloth Sanctuary tour with lunch 
                                • Transfer from Puerto Viejo to Arenal, La Fortuna 
                                • 3 nights at Amor Arenal Hotel - Canyon Casitas Room, breakfast included
                                • 1 dinner at hotel 
                                • Arenal Volcanoe National Park Hike tour 1968 & Tabacón (Night) with dinner 
                                • Horseback riding  to La Fortuna Waterfall tour with lunch 
                                • Transfer from Arenal to Puntarenas
                                • Boat transfer from Puntarenas to Isla Chiquita for lunch 
                                • Transfer from Tambor to Santa Teresa
                                • 4 nights at Nantipa-A Tico Beach Resort - Ninta Bungalow Ocean front room,
                                • 4 breakfast a la carte
                                • Cabo Blanco-Montezuma Waterfalls tour with lunch on route 
                                • Transfer from Santa Teresa to Tambor airstrip
                                • Flight from Tambor to San Jose
                                • Transfer to hotel
                                • 1 night at Chayote Lodge - Recibidor Suite Room, breakfast included
                                • transfer to airport

                                WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

                                • Extra expenses not indicated in the itinerary.
                                • Internal Flights
                                • Airport Tax
                                • Tips and gratuities
                                • Medical Insurance

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