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The country of Costa Rica is one of the most ecologically diverse places in the world; nestled between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, Costa Rica boasts exotic wildlife, lush, green jungle and hot active volcanoes.
This Cox and Kings Tour will take you on a journey exploring the rainforests to cruising the various lakes and canals.
- International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
- UK departure and overseas airport taxes
- Accommodation, Itinerary & meal basis as described
- Local Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
- Fully escorted by an English-speaking guide throughout
- Entrance fees unless otherwise stated
- Direct flights with British Airways
- View the Arenal volcano from your superior hotel
- Cross Lake Arenal by boat & cruise the canals of Tortuguero
- Caño Negro boat trip & explore the hanging bridges at Monteverde
- Small group size - maximum 26 people
Arenal Paraiso Resort & Spa, Arenal
Crowne Plaza Corobici Hotel, San Jose (Costa Rica)
Fonda Vela, Monteverde
Mawamba Lodge, Tortuguero
Day 1: Fly to San José
Fly from London (regional connections available) to San José with British Airways. Transfer to the Crowne Plaza Corobici Hotel for 2 nights.
Day 2: San José
In the morning, visit Poas or Irazu volcano and see its impressive crater and surroundings. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 3: Tortuguero
Shared overland transfer to Caño Blanco on the Caribbean coast. Cruise through the canals and backwaters that lead to Tortuguero, looking for birdlife, monkeys, sloths and other wildlife.
Day 4: Tortuguero
Full day of shared local excursions in Tortuguero. From July to September, an option is available to observe turtles nesting on the beach.
Day 5: Arenal
Return to Caño Blanco by boat and drive to Arenal, visiting La Selva Biological Station en route. Learn about the scientific and conservation work of the researchers and take a short walk in the protected rainforest surroundings. Stay 2 nights at Arenal Paraiso hotel, with views of the Arenal volcano.
Day 6: Caño Negro
Full-day tour to Caño Negro, an important wetland habitat for a range of bird species.
Day 7: Monteverde
Shared boat across Lake Arenal, taking in the spectacular views of the lake and its surroundings. Continue to Monteverde for 2 nights at the Fonda Vela Hotel. Afternoon visit to the Selvatura Butterfly Garden & Walkways and explore the treetop canopy from its hanging bridges.
Day 8: Monteverde
Morning tour of the Monteverde cloud forest, a habitat for rare flora and fauna, such as the colourful quetzal bird. Afternoon visit to a typical family-run farm to learn about coffee and sugar cane production.
Day 9: San José via Sarchí
Return to San José via the town of Sarchí, home to traditional handicrafts and colourfully painted ox carts.
Day 10-11: Fly to London via the US
Transfer to the airport for a flight to London with British Airways.
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
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