Costa Rica Trips & Tours - 2019

330 trips from 97 tour companies with 544 reviews

All Costa Rica tours, river cruises, expedition cruises, and adventure trips. Find the best guided trips and expert planned vacation and holiday packages. Average rating of 4.7 for all Costa Rica trips.

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4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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Exodus Travels
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Birding
Visits: Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio National Park
$ 2,999
From $ 3,845
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 187 per day
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Highlights
  • Unrivalled wildlife viewing — Howler monkeys, caiman and sloths 
  • Visit the beaches and waterways of Tortuguero, an important nesting site for Green turtles
  • Verdant rainforest, lush mangroves, lava fields and serene cloud forests
  • Wonderful naturalist guides who will share their love of Costa Rica with you!
  • Relax on idyllic Pacific coast beaches 
  • Stay in comfortable eco-friendly lodges and hotels
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4.5 | Great | 8 Reviews
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Discover Corps
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Transformative, Family Friendly, Nature & Wildlife, Volunteering & Community Service, Eco, Sustainable & Green Travel
Visits: Costa Rica, Caribbean
$ 3,295
From $ 4,448
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 412 per day
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Highlights
  • Volunteering with a sea turtle conservation organization
  • Getting up close and personal with howler monkeys, toucans and reptiles
  • Visiting a center that rescues and rehabilitates ocelots and pumas
  • Hiking through lush rainforest with a naturalist guide
  • Live steps from pristine Costa Rican beaches
  • Boating through unspoiled rainforest to view crocodiles and tropical birds
  • Flying through the treetops on a zip line adventure
  • Tubing down a jungle river surrounded by beautiful vegetation
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4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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World Expeditions
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star
Basic - 2 star Lodging Level You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Safari, Cultural, Hiking & Walking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks
Visits: Costa Rica
$ 1,299
From $ 1,819
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 162 per day
Popular
Highlights
  • Tortuguero Canals and turtles
  • Exotic Wildlife
  • Arenal Volcano
  • Monteverde cloud forest
  • San Jose
  • Leisure time
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4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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Lost World Adventures
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star
Luxury - 5 star Lodging Level The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Hiking & Walking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks
Visits: Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano, Manuel Antonio National Park, San José
$ 2,150
From $ 2,451
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 239 per day
Popular
Highlights
  • Visit the Arenal Hanging Bridges, a complex of suspended bridges and trails through a beautiful rain forest
  • Cherish the moments in river rafting
  • Explore Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Hike through the trails in the Arenal Volcano National Park
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5.0 | Excellent | 3 Reviews
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Scuba Diving, Eco, Sustainable & Green Travel, Volunteering & Community Service, Local Immersion & Homestays, High Adventure, Singles Travel, Transformative
Visits: Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio National Park, San José
$ 1,899
From $ 2,564
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 211 per day
Popular
Highlights
  • Curated itinerary to give you access to exclusive experiences
  • Visit one of the most remote corners of Costa Rica
  • Enjoy whale watching on a catamaran
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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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G Adventures
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Cultural, Transformative
Visits: Costa Rica, Panama, Arenal Volcano, Boquete, Panama City, San José
$ 1,612
From $ 2,349
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 101 per day
Popular
Highlights
  • Soak in the thermal hot springs of arenal volcano
  • Watch the sunset over the pacific
  • Learn about coffee production and support a local community
  • Stare out into the crystal-blue caribbean waters in bocas del toro
  • Take in the crisp air of the lush green highlands in boquete
  • Explore the panama canal
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4.7 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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Intrepid Travel
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Cycling & Biking, Rafting, Kayaking, Canoeing, Hiking & Walking, High Adventure
Visits: Costa Rica, Tortuguero National Park, Caribbean
$ 1,789
From $ 2,230
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 224 per day
Highlights
  • The Pacuare River has been rated as one of the ten top best rivers around the world; not only for its rapids, but also its pristine rainforest surrounds and waterfalls
  • Cahuita National Park is home to monkeys, reptiles, toucans and macaws, while its waters contain turtles, barracudas, sea urchins and more than 125 species of fish
  • Hop into kayaks and paddle through the waterways of Tortuguero National Park in search of monkeys, sloths, caiman, jaguars, lizards, bats and a gamut of birdlife
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Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Theme:
Rafting, Kayaking, Canoeing
Visits: Costa Rica
From $ 1,965
$ 281 per day
5.0 | Excellent | 33 Reviews
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Project Expedition
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Vacation / Holiday Package
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star
Basic - 2 star Lodging Level You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
High Adventure, Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays, Birding, Trekking & Expeditions, Hiking & Walking, Relaxing Retreats, Eco, Sustainable & Green Travel, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Transformative
Visits: Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano
$ 905
From $ 1,267
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 151 per day
Highlights
  • Visit Arenal Volcano and enjoy some of the many activities in the area
  • Take a boat ride across Lake Arenal en route to Monteverde
  • Go on a El Trapiche Sugar Mill & Coffee Tour
  • Enjoy a guided nature hike through the cloud forest of Monteverde
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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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G Adventures
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Transformative
Visits: Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano, San José
From $ 875
$ 97 per day
Highlights
  • Soak in the thermal hot springs of arenal volcano
  • Watch the sunset over the pacific
  • Learn about coffee production and support a local community
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4.4 | Great | 100+ Reviews
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star
Basic - 2 star Lodging Level You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Cultural
Visits: Costa Rica, Panama, Panama City
$ 2,979
From $ 4,171
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 199 per day
Highlights
  • Guided tour of Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Entry to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Panama City Tour
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4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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Exodus Travels
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Hiking & Walking
Visits: Costa Rica, Guanacaste, Arenal Volcano
$ 3,795
From $ 5,123
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 271 per day
Highlights
  • Travel from the Caribbean to the Pacific coast
  • Day walks to waterfalls through diverse scenery
  • National parks, forests and volcanoes
  • Comfortable eco-friendly lodges and hotels
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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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G Adventures
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
High Adventure
Visits: Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano, Caribbean, San José
From $ 1,470
$ 113 per day
Highlights
  • Paddle through world-class rapids on the pacuare river
  • Mountain bike in the shadow of arenal volcano
  • Chill out to the sounds of crashing caribbean waves
  • Stand up on a surfboard in puerto viejo
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4.7 | Excellent | 20 Reviews
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Tauck
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Small Ship Cruise, 50 plus
Visits: Costa Rica, Panama, Manuel Antonio National Park
From $ 6,990
$ 583 per day
Highlights
  • Earth Journey featuring on-tour film vignettes custom-made for Tauck by BBC Earth natural history experts plus other select BBC Earth touches; full transit of the Panama Canal aboard one of Ponant's new Explorer Class yachts; a Tauck naturalist onboard for full journey; opportunity for cultural exchange with locals in Panama and along Costa Rica's Pacific coast; many opportunities for exploring the region's rich biodiversity; two nights hotel accommodations with guided sightseeing in San José and Panama City
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4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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Lost World Adventures
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star
Luxury - 5 star Lodging Level The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks
Visits: Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano, Manuel Antonio National Park, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, San José
$ 1,795
From $ 2,046
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 224 per day
Highlights
  • Witness abundant wildlife at Manuel Antonio National Park
  • See wide variety of flora and fauna specimens
  • Experience the Damas Island Estuary and Mangrove ecosystem first hand in an open-seat kayak.
  • Ride the sky tram to the observation deck and see the impressive aerial view of Monteverde cloud forest.
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4.3 | Great | 100+ Reviews
 
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks
Visits: Costa Rica
From $ 699
4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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G Adventures
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Transformative
Visits: Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano, San José
From $ 839
$ 76 per day
Highlights
  • Enjoy the activities around arenal volcano
  • Zipline through the cloud forest in monteverde
  • Relax on tranquil beaches or surf at manuel antonio
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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
By
G Adventures
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star
Basic - 2 star Lodging Level You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits: Costa Rica, San José, Arenal Volcano
From $ 487
$ 61 per day
Highlights
  • Try adrenaline sports like whitewater rafting and surfing
  • Take in the views of arenal volcano towering over la fortuna
  • Chill out by the pacific ocean
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4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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SmarTours
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, Birding, National Parks
Visits: Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Tortuguero National Park
$ 1,899
From $ 2,564
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 211 per day
Popular
Highlights
  • Visit Tortuguero Village
  • See the Arenal Volcano
  • Explore Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Visit to Curi-Cancha Forest Reserve
  • See the Oxcart Factory in Sarchi
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4.5 | Great | 15 Reviews
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Family Friendly, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks
Visits: Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano, Caribbean, Tortuguero National Park
From $ 3,395
$ 377 per day
Highlights
  • Raft the Río Pacuare, considered by many to be one of the top 10 most beautiful whitewater rivers in the world
  • Zip-line your way through a private rainforest reserve and explore secluded channels by kayak in Tortuguero National Park
  • Take a forest hike near stunning Arenal Volcano and paddle the mystical waters of Lake Arenal
  • Spot a variety of wildlife, including monkeys, iguanas, sloths, toucans, and caimans
  • Enjoy a seamless, flexible, non-stop water park adventure—it's great value and perfect for families!
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