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Costa Rica Fresh Air in Costa Rica

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Costa Rica is also known as the world's happiest country! Located on the Central American isthmus between Nicaragua and Panama, Costa Rica offers a unique environment in the world. Life expectancy (78.5 years in average) is higher than its neighbors and it's very proud of having no army since 1948 ! In Costa Rica the motto is "Pura Vida" : people live happily at a smooth pace. But this does not me...

Costa Rica is also known as the world's happiest country! Located on the Central American isthmus between Nicaragua and Panama, Costa Rica offers a unique environment in the world. Life expectancy (78.5 years in average) is higher than its neighbors and it's very proud of having no army since 1948 ! In Costa Rica the motto is "Pura Vida" : people live happily at a smooth pace. But this does not mean that nothing is happening in the country. On the contrary! Since sustainable development became a priority, economical dynamism, entrepreneurship, and research & development are particularly highlighted for an essential purpose : to develop all the ways needed to protect the environment. For the traveler, it means preserved jungles, spectacular volcanoes, wild and isolated beaches. What a treat, hey! 

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Jungle
    Jungle
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking
  • Nature escape
    Nature escape
  • Local cuisine
    Local cuisine
  • Bird watching
    Bird watching

Customisable trip itinerary

This tour idea is fully customisable

The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to Guanacaste

Welcome to Liberia International Airport, in Guanacaste!

Pick up of your rental car and your travels documents are handed to you. 

More information in "Other Services" at the end of this itinerary.

Leave to Monteverde area which reserve mainly consists in alpine pastural landscapes at the heart of the Tilarán cordillera. You will pass through Tilarán, Santa Elena, Quebrada Grande and Cabaceras before arriving in the cloud forest.

Check-in at the hotel close to this natural reserve and breathe in the fresh air.

Duration: 3:30hrs - leaving either at 9:30am or 3:15pm - 71 miles.

Included: shared transport, breakfast buffet, room.

Visited:
Guanacaste Monteverde Monteverde Reserve
Accomodation
Hotel Belmar (Monteverde Reserve)

Day 2: Leisure day at Monteverde Reserve

Free day to enjoy the region from the wide variety of possible activities: you can take a hike in the reserve Monteverde and Santa Elena, then try the adventure of the treetops suspended on wires above canopy, discover the jewels of the rainforest at Selvatura Park, visit La Lechería, a cheese factory created in 1953 by Quakers from the United States, and of course go in search of the mystical Quetzal.

Suggested activities - check with us :

- Natural reserves: Monteverde, Santa Elena, Bosque de los niños.

- Bird watching.

- Orchids garden.

- Rural touring: coffee plantation, sugar canes, cheese factory.

- Watch the wildlife (reptiles, amphibians, insects, butterflies, etc).

- Canopy exploration (suspended bridges, zip-line).

- Trekking and horse-back riding.

- Canyoning.

Included: room & breakfast.

Accomodation
Hotel Belmar (Monteverde Reserve)

Day 3: Discover the colorful Sabaneros 

Group transfer to the Guanacaste province, the land of the proud and colorful Sabaneros cowboys. On your way, you will cross the Gulf of Nicoya and will see very various landscapes to reach the Tamarindo seaside.

Then, check-in at the hotel free end of the day. 

Note: approximately 3h30 driving, 165 kilometers. Departure at 9:00am. 

Included: private transport, breakfast buffet, room.

Accomodation
Tamarindo Diria (Tamarindo)

Day 4: Enjoying Tamarindo Area

Free day to enjoy Tamarindo area. You may want to discover the Rincon de la Vieja National Park or the Santa Rosa National Park, explore the typical villages of Guanacaste or do some birdwatching from Palo Verde Park. Many activities are possible including beautiful horseback riding excursions.

Suggested activities - contact us:

- Observation of nesting green turtles (November to January).

- Kayak in the mangroves.

- Miravalles Volcano (hot springs, hiking).

- Barra Honda National Park (caves) - Excursion in Nicaragua (colonial city of Granada, Masaya typical market).

- Horseback riding, fishing, surfing.

- Golf course: 18 holes.

- Catamaran Tour.

- Tenorio National Park.

- Autogyro flight.

Included: breakfast buffet, room.

Visited:
Tamarindo
Accomodation
Tamarindo Diria (Tamarindo)

Day 5: End of Trip

Private transfer from Tamarindo Diria Resort to Liberia International airport.


Included: private transport.

Visited:
Tamarindo

Guanacaste Monteverde Monteverde Reserve Tamarindo

Price details

This tour idea is fully customisable

The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. £710 / 5 days
Excluding international flights
2 Pax Single Supplement Triple room reduction
Price per person in double room £720 £570 £40

Included in price:

  • English speaking assistance 24/7 during your stay
  • Private transport (air-conditioned vehicle with Spanish-speaking driver, fuel, road tax, parking, drivers’ accommodation and meals if necessary)
  • All breakfasts (not guaranteed if leaving early the hotel)
  • Lunches and dinners indicated in the "included" section of each day
  • The nights in the mentioned hotels or equivalent
  • Guides, entrances fees and activities mentioned in the "included" of each day

Not included in price:

  • International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Bank Charges

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