Top Costa Rica Attractions

Arenal Volcano

Monteverde Cloud Forest

Tortuguero National Park

Corcovado National Park

Diverse wildlife

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Top Activities in Costa Rica

Hiking in the rainforest

Enjoying Arenal Hot Springs

Watching for turtles in Tortuguero

Wildlife viewing

Photography

Adventure sports

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Classic Costa Rica Itineraries

Natural Costa Rica in 1 Week

Day 1-2, San Jose: Braulio Carrillo National Park, Atlantic Forest Zipline

Day 3-4, La Fortuna: Tour fruit plantations, bird watching, Arenal Volcano National Park, Monteverde Cloud Forest, La Fortuna Waterfall

Day 5-6, Tortuguero National Park: observe incredible wildlife, in particular the Green Sea Turtles in their natural egg laying habitat.

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Highlights of Costa Rica in 2 Weeks

Day 1-2, San Jose: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca village, zipline in Atlantic forest, Braulio Carrillo National Park

Day 3-5, La Fortuna: Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna Waterfall, whitewater rafting, Baldi Hot Springs, Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge

Day 6-7, Monteverde Cloud Forest: stunning views of the Gulf of Nicoya, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve & National Park, catch a glimpse of a Quetzel, zip line through the canopy

Day 8-10, Tortuguero National Park: Sea Turtle Museum, observe the famous Green Sea Turtles who live here, wildlife walks

Day 11-13, Manuel Antonio: Pan-Am Coastal Highway, see multiple species of monkeys through the trees, horseback riding on the beach

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Adventure Tour in Costa Rica

Day 1, San Jose: Braulio Carrillo National Park, Atlantic Forest Zipline, birdwatching cruise

Day 2-4, Pacuare River: whitewater rafting, wildlife viewing, hiking in Pacuare Nature Reserve among dense forest and to waterfalls. Zip line among the canopy

Day 5-6, Tortuguero National Park: Kayak through the many canals and lagoons in the park. Observe the famous Green Sea Turtles who live here, take a guided wildlife walk

Day 7-8, Manuel Antonio: Sky tram, hike to Cathedral Point for spectacular views of the ocean

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4.7 out of 5
Excellent 416 Great 99 Average 14 Disappointing 2 Terrible 6
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4.7 Guide
4.7 Activities
4.7 Lodging
4.7 Transportation
4.7 Meals
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Excellent organisation of all activities with a September 2015

5.0

Costa Rica & Panama Discovery

Excellent organisation of all activities with a good balance of travel and free time._x000D_

Operator Intrepid Travel

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Totally happy with my G-experiences so far April 2015

5.0

Costa Rica Family Experience

I had a great time with my daughter on GAdventure Trip to Costa Rica. We loved every minute of it. With a lot of animal sighting and activity packed, this trip was a blast.

Operator G Adventures

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Most Memorable Moment February 2018

4.0

The Panama Canal & Costa Rica - Eastbound 2018

San Jose, Costa Rica, where we began our trip, is at nearly 4000 ft, cool and surrounded by mountains. Panama City, where we ended is at sea level and hot with a modern skyline making for a huge change in climate and atmosphere. We began at a coffee plantation in the mountains and ended on a ship in the impressive Panama Canal. Wow what a contrast.

Most Memorable Moment:

Transiting the Panama Canal and also spending some time in a small boat on the canal. The boat took us into one of the many "inlets" of the canal created by the flooding of the Chagres river when the canal was built. The surroundings have been left as a jungle where we saw monkeys, a large crocodile and a number of birds. Totally unexpected.
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Operator Tauck

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I would recommend it to everyone! January 2017

4.0

Teach Arts and Crafts – Volunteering in Costa Rica

We volunteered on our Honeymoon in Costa Rica and I would recommend it to everyone! There is no better way to truly learn about a country and its people than to volunteer and give back to the community. Read more

Operator Give A Day Global

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Costa Rica Eco Adventure end San Jose January 2017

4.0

Costa Rica Eco Adventure End San Jose Summer 2018

For us the itinerary was more fitting for younger people. I'm 79 and my wife is 9 years younger. She has great difficulty walking.

Your itinerary was fine.

Operator Trafalgar

DA

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I did some tours with other companies December 2015

4.0

San Jose to Panama City

I did some tours with other companies but this tour was very well organized. Beautyful places to visit. I never saw so many wild animals and extraordinary plants.The accommodations were good and clean. Horse riding at HorseTrek Monteverde was the best! Read more

Operator Tucan Travel

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