By GAdventures


The Best of Costa Rica Independent Adventure

  • 19 Jun
  • -
  • 27 Jun
  • |
  • 9 days


per person

Availability: 25 places

    Can't decide between the jungle, volcanoes or the beach? Do all three on this ten-day independent journey that proves why Costa Rica is world-renowned for its natural beauty. Start by cruising the remote rainforests of Tortuguero (no roads here!) before heading to volcano country. Stay at the foot of Arenal Volcano and explore the rivers, trails and hot springs of the area before chasing sun and sea in Guanacaste, known for its miles of beaches, killer surf and great weather.

    Day 1

    Day 1 San José

    Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

    Day 2

    Day 2 San José/Tortuguero (1B, 1L, 1D)

    Travel to Tortuguero NP and enjoy a guided boat trip and wildlife viewing in the canals and coastal jungle. In leisure time, relax at the secluded lodge or opt to go kayaking.

    Day 3

    Day 3 Tortuguero (1B, 1L, 1D)

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Tortuguero canals. Keep your eyes peeled for toucans, parrots, herons, kingfishers, fishing bats, three-toed sloths, iguanas, and howler, white-faced and spider monkeys. Try to spot the tracks of river otters, collared peccaries, and Baird’s tapirs on the banks of the rivers and canals. Watch for caiman swimming in the waterways.

    Day 4

    Day 4 Tortuguero/La Fortuna (1B)

    Transfer to the Arenal region. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure and opt to soak in the hot springs.

    Day 5

    Day 5 La Fortuna (1B)

    Today is free and there are a number of adventure activities available. Feeling lazy? Take some time to rest and relax at the hotel.

    Day 6

    Day 6 La Fortuna/Guanacaste (1B)

    Transfer to the Guanacaste coast. Opt to surf or swim the waves, practice yoga on the beach, or hang out in the shade of a palm tree.

    Day 7

    Days 7-8 Guanacaste

    Spend time relaxing and enjoying the beautiful beach.

    Day 8

    Day 9 Guanacaste/San José (1B)

    Transfer back to the capital for the last night.

    Day 9

    Day 10 San José (1B)

    Depart at any time.