Your Holiday Itinerary - Costa Rica Eco Adventure

Day 1: Arrive San José

Learn the secrets of Pura Vida - Costa Rica's inimitable zest for life that will linger throughout your effortlessly delivered encounter with a land that boasts no artificial ingredients. This evening, join your Travel Director and fellow expeditioners for a Welcome Reception.(W, R) Hotel: Sheraton San Jose

Day 2: San José - Braulio Carrillo National Park - Tortuguero National Park (2 Nights) 

We leave the Costa Rica capital behind and journey to San Isidro de Heredia, where we'll Dive into Culture with master chocolatiers, Julio Fernandez and George Soriana, to learn about the history of chocolate and how it is produced at this small workshop. Then, it's on to Siquirres where we'll embark on a river journey through protected wetlands to secluded Tortuguero. Immerse yourself in its vibrant Afro-Caribbean atmosphere as you stroll through the village streets, then visit the Green Turtle Research Station. We enjoy dinner at our hotel this evening accompanied by the enchanting sounds of resident cicadas and tree frogs. (B, L, D) Hotel: Laguna Lodge Tortuguero

Day 3: Tortuguero National Park Sightseeing

Explore Tortuguero's lush waterways, keeping a keen eye out for howler monkeys, toucans and sloths amidst the dense rainforest canopy. If you're lucky enough to be visiting during nesting season, choose to join an optional walk to witness some of the world's largest turtles laying their eggs on the Caribbean shores. (B, L, D)

Day 4: Tortuguero - Sarapiquí

Bid adiós to Tortuguero and head back to the mainland where we'll enjoy lunch before meeting the Tico family for a Dive into Culture experience at their palm plantation to learn about and sample the delicate heart of palm. We continue to Sarapiquí where we'll get up close and personal to the Costa Rica's exquisite nature during a leisurely hike. Keep a look out for the endangered great green macaw and connect with your beautiful natural surrounds. Enjoy a Regional Meal dinner this evening at your hotel with the owners. (B, L, BMG) Hotel La Quinta Sarapiqui Lodge

Day 5: Sarapiquí - Arenal

Embark on an optional rafting trip. We Connect with Locals, joining the Quintana Family for a Be My Guest lunch at their eco-friendly hacienda. Make a Difference and learn how your visit contributes to the local community. We continue to Arenal Volcano, where we spend the afternoon relaxing. (B, BMG) Hotel: Arenal Paraiso Resort and Spa

Day 6: Arenal - Monteverde Cloud Forest (2 Nights)

Visit Monteverde Cloud Forest, then meet a native Quaker, and Local Specialist, who will share stories of Old Town Monteverde. This evening, relish some of the best views as you enjoy dinner. (B, D) Hotel: El Establo Mountain Hotel

Day 7: Monteverde Cloud Forest Sightseeing

This morning, join your guide for an excursion through the lush rainforests of Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. We ascend to the treetops high above the jungle floor below, treading lightly along the Sky Walk^ suspension bridges amongst the wildlife that find sanctuary in the boughs of the surrounding canopy. As our epic eco-adventure nears its end, we share stories with newfound friends at a Farewell Dinner. (B, FD)

Day 8: Monteverde - Depart Liberia or San José

For now it's a fond hasta luego to Costa Rica, but not goodbye. Transfer to Liberia International Airport or travel on to Guanacaste Beach for those extending their stay. (B)

Airport arrival will be at 11:30 a.m. for both San José and Liberia airport, please be aware when booking your flights.

Note: For activities marked with a caret (^) in the day-by-day itinerary, participation is at your own risk and a signed liability waiver will be required.

For the more remote areas of Costa Rica (such as Tortuguero and Sarapiquí), we use the best available hotel facilities with comfortable but
simple guestrooms and eco-friendly amenities perfectly suited to the natural surroundings. This journey requires walking on uneven surfaces and steps and sometimes through heavy showers (rain ponchos provided). This journey is best enjoyed by the experienced traveller in good health and who can take such conditions in stride.

KP = Kick Off Party. B = Breakfast. L = Lunch D = Dinner. WR = Welcome Reception. RD = Regional Dinner. BMG = Be My Guest. FD = Farewell Dinner.

Departure dates & prices 2020 Costa Rica Eco Adventure - 7% discount on all dates

Trafalgar Brochure Price in Black from £1625

Travel 55 Discount Price in Red from £1512

Tel Trafalgar Reservations on 0800 533 5616 and quote Travel ref: TT55

These prices do not include scheduled flights. Prices can change on a daily basis and Trafalgar want to ensure they offer the latest and most competitive rates, giving you flexibility and choice – Speak to their Travel Experts now for more details. Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code TT55 to receive your 7% discount. Tel Trafalgar reservations on 0800 533 5616.

This tour starts in starts San Jose and ends in Liberia or San Jose

January 11, 18, 25, 31

£1675
£1558

June 12, 20, 27

£1650
£1535

February 8, 12, 15

£1650
£1535

July 18, 25

£1650
£1535

February 22, 29

£1650
£1535

September 12

£1625
£1512

March 7, 14, 21, 28

£1650
£1535

October 3

£1625
£1512

April 11, 18, 25

£1650
£1535

November 21

£1625
£1512

May 2, 16, 23

£1650
£1535

December 5, 19

£1650
£1535

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a twin room. Single Supplement (add to price above):Single Supplement (add to price above): £425 p.p. Exceptions 06 Oct 18 to 15 Dec 18 : £425 p.p.

Door to Door UK Transfers

Our complimentary and exclusive door to door airport transfers* let you start and end your holiday in complete comfort and style. Dedicated to you, your personal driver will arrive at your home to whisk you off in a private executive car – taking you directly to the airport. Of course, they look after your luggage for you too. And, at the end of your trip, you’ll be greeted by your driver at the airport for an uninterrupted return journey home in your private car.

Our private chauffeur service is included for airports within 150 miles of your home – and gives you the peace of mind you’ll arrive in time for your flight and that someone’s waiting for your return.

*terms and conditions apply, ask for details.

Please note: Itineraries and prices are subject to change and are based on availability. Please refer to Trafalgar brochures for booking conditions, other restrictions and page references not included in this website. All holidays subject to Trafalgar Worldwide Terms & Conditions. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on this website

Trafalgar Tours
Costa Rica Eco Adventure

8 Day Escorted Tours - 7% Discount

2020 prices from £1512

Glide through tree-lined waterways and relax in thermal pools, sample chocolate made from the world's best cacao and journey back in time with a native Quaker in Old Town Monteverde.

This escorted 8 day Costa Rica Eco Adventure tour comes with a 7% discount saving. To book call Trafalgar Tours direct on 0800 5335616 and quote Travel ref: TT55 plus the tour code.

To receive your 7% discount call Trafalgar direct on 0800 533 5616 and guote the code: TT55.

Costa Rica Eco Adventure

  • 8 days – 1 Country
  • Trip Style: Country Explorer
  • Code: LCRE
  • From: £1512 (per person twin share)
  • Includes: 7 nights’ accommodation. 17 meals
  • All transfers shown.

* All prices are per person, twin share.

  • Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for your Travel Director and Driver, £73 per person.
  • Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip.
  • Luggage: For the two night excursion to Tortuguero National Park guests are permitted to bring a maximum of 25 lbs (11 kg) of luggage.
  • Your primary suitcase will be transferred and securely stored at your Sarapiquí hotel.

Trip Highlights

Here’s just a sample of the many special handcrafted Trafalgar highlights included in your trip.

CONNECT WITH LOCALS

Join Don Alberto and Doña Ana Quintana for a traditional Costa Rican lunch at their Hacienda Pozo Azul, a 2000-acre working ranch. (Day 4, 5)

DIVE INTO CULTURE

Indulge in gourmet chocolate made from the world's best cacao beans. Visit a Tico family's palm plantation to learn about and sample the
delicate heart of palm. (Days 2, 4)

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Visit the Quintana Family's Hacienda Pozo Azul and discover how they reduce their carbon footprint and support the local economy. (Day 6)

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Visit Tortuguero National Park. Sarapiquí. Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

  • View Arenal Volcano

Costa Rica

The Icons

VISIT Tortuguero National Park, Sarapiquí, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

VIEW Arenal Volcano

Ways to Save

Book Early

  • Book and pay in full by 27 February 2020 and save up to 10%, or 7.5% if you book & pay by 30 April 2020. You'll not only save, you’ll also guarantee your spot on the trip you want, when you want.

Book Again

  • All our past guests automatically become Very Important Travellers (VIT’S) and benefit from exclusive savings and offers. Those who’ve travelled 4 or more times also receive 5% off all trips, all year round
  • Save up to 2.5% when you book two or more trips. The more you book, the more you save.

Book With Others

  • Save up to 10% for travellers between 5-17 years (5-11 in Africa & Asia, 5-15 in Australia & New Zealand).

Shared Rooming & Travelling Solo

  • If you’re travelling solo, some single supplements on selected trips and departures are discounted. If you want to avoid extra costs, we can pair you in a shared room with a fellow traveller (same gender) on most trips

Family Room Sharring

  • Save more when sharing a triple, or quad room on our Family trips.

Group Travel

  • Enjoy special benefi ts and savings when you book groups of 9 or more. Choose from one of our itineraries or call us to build your own.

Please note: All of the above savings are in addition to the Travel 55 discount of 7% that comes when you book direct with Trafalgar using our code: TT55

* Subject to Trafalgar Terms & Conditions

Scheduled Flights

Our prices do not include scheduled flights. Prices can change on a daily basis and we want to ensure we offer the latest and most competitive rates, giving you flexibility and choice – Speak to our Travel Experts now for more details.


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