Costa Rica: See & Do it ALL in 11 Days, 1st Class Traveling

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  • Live Guide
  • Group Tour
  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket

You absolutely will not find another tour out there as packed with activities & attractions as this one, provided by CharlieTheTraveler. You will also not find another tour out there that offers it all "FIRST CLASS," yet for a relatively low price. We have thousands of travelers taking this specific tour every year-and that's because no competitor can beat us on quality, price and substance. Below are just some examples of what you will see and do on this tour: ► Canyoning in the “Lost Canyon” ► Zip-Lining with Tropical Plants & Exotic Animals Below You ► Crawling Inside Creepy-Looking Caves ► Sunset Catamaran Cruise with Appetizers & an Open Bar ► Guided Walking Tour Along Hanging Bridges Deep in the Jungle ► Hiking Around Massive Volcanoes ► Swimming Below Tall Waterfalls ► Coffee Plantation Tour ► Surf Class ► Seeing Leatherback Turtles, Monkeys & Other Wildlife ► Visiting the Country’s Best Beaches ► Partying on Tamarindo Beach ► Staying in a Hot Springs Village ► Horseback Riding

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 A Social Gathering on the Sand & Horseback Riding

Stop At: Tamarindo

Our tour to Costa Rica starts in Tamarindo. This beach village is a popular destination for couples and families looking for a good time. Tamarindo is the epitome of everything Costa Rica prides itself on. Let's head to the beach, where there is likely to be a gathering/party of some sort. On a side note, Tamarindo is also home to leatherback turtles. The day ends with horseback riding on the beach and in a nearby valley.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Tamarindo

Although virtually all activities on this multi-day tour are shared with other travelers, we can make the trip almost completely private, per your request.

Day 2 Sunset Catamaran Cruise with an Open Bar & Appetizers & Going Snorkeling

Stop At: Playa Flamingo

We go on an excursion today. Passing by the beaches in Brasilito and then Potrero, we stop at Flamingo beach so we can go swimming. Afterwards, we do a cruise into the bay. We are provided with snorkeling gear, local appetizers and access to an open bar. Enjoy the sunset while “sipping on some bubbly.”

Duration: 1 hour

Day 3 Zip-Lining & a Night Expedition in a Cloud Forest Reserve

Stop At: Monteverde

We relocate from Tamarindo near to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. There we go on a zip-lining tour. We return in the evening for a night tour. This reserve draws roughly 70,000 visitors a year. It consists of over 10,500 hectares of cloud forest and 6 ecological zones, 90 percent of which are virgin forest. A high biodiversity-consisting of over 2,500 plant species, 100 species of mammals, 400 bird species, 120 reptilian and amphibian species and thousands of insects-has drawn scientists and tourists alike.

Duration: 2 hour

Day 4 Rappelling, Climbing & Hiking & Bathing in Natural Hot Springs

Stop At: Venado Caves

We relocate from Monteverde to the town of La Fortuna. Shortly thereafter, we are taken on an adrenaline-pumping adventure to the Lost Canyon. There we climb and hike and otherwise go waterfall rappelling. Lunch is included on today’s tour. After the Lost Canyon, we are taken to one of the many natural hot springs in La Fortuna. More specifically, usually we are taken to a resort called Ecotermales Fortuna. There we bathe as well as eat. Dinner is included this evening.

Duration: 2 hour

Day 5 Walking Over Hanging Bridges & Swimming Under a Waterfall

Stop At: Arenal Hanging Bridges

Today we are taken on a tour to the nearby surroundings. First is Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park, which features cool-looking bridges hanging in the tropical rain forest. Next is La Fortuna Waterfall, where we can go swimming. Following the waterfall is lunch, which is included on today’s tour. Lastly for today is Arenal Volcano National Park. It offers a nice hike amid tropical scenery. The volcano measures at least 1,633 meters (5,358 feet) high and is estimated to be less than 7,500 years old.

Duration: 1 hour

Day 6 An Intimidating Volcano

Stop At: Tenorio Volcano National Park

We go on a daytrip today. We are taken to Tenorio Volcano National Park. The jewel of this national park is its volcano, from which it receives its name. Tenorio Volcano consists of 4 volcanic peaks and 2 craters. Thermal springs and small geysers dot the area, as do rivers, waterfalls and lagoons. The upper area of the park is dominated by primary cloud forest, while the lower regions are carpeted with rain forest. The summit can be reached via the Lago Las Dantas Trail, which winds up the volcano and passes through forested terrain before eventually reaching the peak. From the park’s entrance, it takes about an hour to hike up to the peak/main viewpoint. Lunch is included on today’s tour.

Duration: 2 hour

Day 7 The Country's Most Famous Beach

Stop At: La Fortuna

We relocate from La Fortuna to Manuel Antonio. We see why this town is so popular with tourists. Its national park receives almost 150,000 visitors annually. Manuel Antonio is Costa Rica at its most tropical. Let's head to the beach.

Duration: 2 hour

Day 8 White Sand & Taking a Surf Class

Stop At: Manuel Antonio

The day starts with a guided tour inside Manuel Antonio National Park. Extra time is given so we can go swimming. This park has impressive landscapes and several coves with many white sand beaches and lush foliage amidst great mountains and forests. The second half of the day is spent taking a surfing class.

Duration: 3 hour

Day 9 Discovering Wildlife Inside an Animal Kingdom

Stop At: Manuel Antonio National Park

Before relocating to the capital of Costa Rica, San Jose, we are provided with a guided tour inside Manuel Antonio National Park. Extra time is given so we can go swimming. This park has impressive landscapes and several coves with many white sand beaches and lush foliage amidst great mountains and forests.

Duration: 2 hour

Day 10 The Most Stunning Volcano in Costa Rica & a Coffee Plantation Visit

Stop At: Poas Volcano National Park

We go on a daytrip today. We are first taken to Doka Estate. There we are provided with breakfast followed by a guided tour of a coffee plantation. Next, we visit Poás Volcano National Park. There we are provided with a guided tour. Please note that Poás Volcano National Park is often closed due to eruptions. If this is the case during your visit, then this park would need to be removed from today’s itinerary. Lastly, we visit La Paz Waterfall. There we are provided with lunch as well as a guided tour.

Duration: 1 hour

Day 11 Our Tour Ends This Morning

Stop At: San Jose

San Jose is the final destination on our tour around Costa Rica. Transportation will be arranged for you to reach the international airport.

Duration: 20 minutes
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