Costa Rica Trips & Tours - 2018/2019

375 trips from 82 tour companies with 585 reviews

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4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
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Trafalgar
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Group Tour
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:
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:
50 plus, Cultural, Education / Learning
Visits: Costa Rica, San José
$ 2,495
From $ 3,069
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.
$ 277 per day
Highlights
  • View the Arenal Volcano, Rincon de la Vieja Volcano
  • Visit Sarapiquí, a wildlife rescue centre, Arenal National Park, Borinquen, Carrillo Beach, Palo Verde National Park, Los Angeles Cloud Forest Reserve
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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
$ 3,129
From $ 3,715
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.
$ 203 per day
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
  • Relax on idyllic Pacific coast beaches 
  • Stay in comfortable eco-friendly lodges and hotels
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4.6 | Excellent | 64 Reviews
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Explore!
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:
Education / Learning
Visits: Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano, Manuel Antonio National Park, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
$ 1,440
From $ 1,917
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.
$ 158 per day
Highlights
  • Nature and wildlife - The opportunity to see sloths, monkeys and brightly coloured frogs, together with some of Costa Rica's spectacular birdlife
  • Monteverde - Search for the beautiful quetzal in this remarkable cloudforest reserve
  • Volcanoes - Admire the classic cone-shape of Arenal and the vastness of Poas
  • Manuel Antonio - Share the stunning white-sand beaches with sun-bathing iguanas and Capuchin monkeys
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4.8 | 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, Hiking & Walking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits: Costa Rica
From $ 1,299
$ 150 per day
Highlights
  • Tortuguero Canals and turtles
  • Exotic Wildlife
  • Arenal Volcano
  • Monteverde cloud forest
  • San Jose
  • Leisure time
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4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
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Trafalgar
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Group Tour
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:
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
Visits: Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio National Park
$ 1,825
From $ 2,245
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.
$ 228 per day
Highlights
  • Cruise the canals of Tortuguero National Park
  • Visit Tortuguero National Park, a wildlife centre near Sarapiquí, Arenal National Park, Manuel Antonio National Park
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4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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Indus Travels
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
 
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.
Visits: Costa Rica
$ 849
From $ 1,149
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.
$ 99 per day
Highlights
  • Experience bustling San Jose, the country’s lively capital city 
  • Hike the picturesque Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica’s most active volcano 
  • Admire the white sand beaches and tropical forests of Manuel Antonio
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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
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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3.9 | Great | 22 Reviews
By
Contiki
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: 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:
Local Immersion & Homestays
Visits: Costa Rica, San José
$ 2,769
From $ 3,877
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.
$ 198 per day
Highlights
  • Visit Tortuguero Village
  • Wildlife boat cruise with a naturalist guide
  • Explore Selvatura Park and visit the hanging bridges and butterfly and hummingbird gardens
  • Coffee making demonstration and tasting
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4.4 | Great | 7 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:
Family Friendly, 50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Birding, Volunteering & Community Service, Transformative
Visits: Costa Rica, Caribbean
$ 2,995
From $ 4,043
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.
$ 374 per day
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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4.8 | 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:
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
$ 2,149
From $ 2,449
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.
$ 134 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
  • 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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4.6 | 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, Hiking & Walking, High Adventure, Rafting, Kayaking, Canoeing
Visits: Costa Rica, Tortuguero National Park, Caribbean
$ 1,568
From $ 2,117
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.
$ 196 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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4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
By
Trafalgar
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Group Tour
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:
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, Local Immersion & Homestays, Education / Learning, 50 plus
Visits: Costa Rica, San José
$ 1,725
From $ 2,122
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.
$ 216 per day
Highlights
  • View Arenal Volcano
  • Visit Tortuguero National Park, Sarapiquí, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
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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 | 32 Reviews
By
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:
Relaxing Retreats, Hiking & Walking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Birding, Trekking & Expeditions, Eco, Sustainable & Green Travel, Local Immersion & Homestays, High Adventure, 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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4.3 | Great | 100+ Reviews
By
Evaneos
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:
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:
Cultural
Visits: Costa Rica
From $ 4,522
$ 662 per day
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3.9 | Great | 22 Reviews
By
Contiki
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: 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:
Local Immersion & Homestays
Visits: Costa Rica, San José
$ 1,659
From $ 2,323
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.
$ 184 per day
Highlights
  • Visit Tortuguero Village
  • Wildlife boat cruise with a naturalist guide
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5.0 | Excellent | 9 Reviews
Type: Small Group Tour
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:
Cycling & Biking, 50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks
Visits: Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano, Manuel Antonio National Park, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
From $ 2,495
$ 356 per day
Highlights
  • Share a bird’s-eye view of the jungle canopy while soaring on a zip line.
  • Stay in eco-friendly resorts that highlight the natural surroundings.
  • Delight in sighting colorful birds, including toucan and macaw.
  • Cycle by lush fruit orchards, stunning Lake Arenal, and enticing small towns.
  • Soak your cares away in rejuvenating, natural hot springs.
  • Discover the pristine Peñas Blancas River and its colorful creatures on a rafting safari.
  • Savor fresh strawberries at a family-owned farm stand.
  • Learn about the growing and harvesting of coffee from a local farmer and taste the “fruits of his labor”.
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4.3 | 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
$ 2,069
From $ 2,897
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.
$ 138 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
By
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 $ 4,265
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.
$ 277 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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4.7 | Excellent | 19 Reviews
By
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:
50 plus, Small Ship Cruise
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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