SAMPLE TOUR: COSTA RICA

All Educational World Tours are custom made for every group. This means this sample itinerary serves as inspiration and is not a set itinerary. Activities specific to your group can be added as well as days, destinations and sightseeing.

 

Starts: San Jose
Ends: San Jose
Duration: 9 Days

 

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ITINERARY

 

Day 1: Departure Day

  • Fly from Departure City to San Jose.
  • On arrival in San Jose you will be met and welcomed to Costa Rica.
  • Transfer to your hotel by private charter bus.
  • Dinner at your hotel.

Accommodation: Moderate 3-star hotel in San Jose

Day 2: San Jose

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Morning sightseeing tour of San Jose including entrance to the National Museum and a tour of the National Theatre.
  • Activity specific to your group
  • Afternoon visit and tour of a local coffee plantation. With time to purchase lunch.
  • Dinner at your hotel or a local restaurant.

Accommodation: Moderate 3-star hotel in San Jose

Day 3: San Jose/ Arenal Volcano and Tabacon Hot Springs

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Drive to the Arenal Volcano.
  • Activity specific to your group on the way.
  • You will be provided with a boxed lunch.
  • There will be an opportunity to view the dormant volcano (weather permitting), and relax and enjoy the mineral waters of Tabacon Hot Springs (entrance included).
  • Dinner included at Tabacon Hot Springs.

Accommodation: Moderate hotel in the Fortuna/Arenal area

Day 4: Arenal/ Monteverde

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Drive from Arenal to Monteverde by private charter bus.
  • You will be provided with a boxed lunch.
  • Twilight Walking Tour in the Monteverde Cloud forest with a guide to view the nocturnal wildlife.
  • Dinner at your hotel or a local restaurant.

Accommodation: Centrally located hotel in Santa Elena

Day 5: Monteverde/ Central Pacific Coast -Jaco Beach

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Two options this morning - tour the Cloud forest through walkways and bridges above the tree canopy or a zip-line tour.
  • Drive from Monteverde to the Pacific Coast town of Jaco. You will be provided with a boxed lunch.
  • Dinner at your hotel or a local restaurant.

Accommodation: Centrally located hotel

Day 6: CENTRAL PACIFIC COAST - DAY TRIP TO MANUAL ANTONIO NATIONAL PARK

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Day tour to Manuel Antonio National Park including the National Park entrance fee. Here you may see many of Costa Rica¬ís native flora, fauna and birds including squirrel and white-faced monkeys, large green iguanas, sloths, coatis and agoutis.
  • You will be provided with a boxed lunch.
  • You will be accompanied by an English/Spanish speaking guide.
  • Dinner at your hotel or a local restaurant.

Accommodation: Centrally located hotel

Day 7: Central Pacific Coast

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Morning activity specific to your group
  • Time free in the afternoon to enjoy the beach. Lunch to be purchased
  • Dinner at your hotel or a local restaurant.

Accommodation: Centrally located hotel

Day 8: Central Pacific Coast/ San Jose

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Drive from the Pacific Coast to San Jose.
  • Make a stop at the Biologica Carara Park where there is a possibility of seeing scarlet macaws and one can often see crocodiles from the bridge nearby.
  • Also stop in Sarch

Accommodation: Moderate 3-star hotel in San Jose

Day 9: Departure from San Jose

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Transfer by private charter bus to San Jose Airport. Flight from San Jose to your home city.

 

 

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