Jewels of Costa Rica

Jewels of Costa Rica is the perfect escorted tour for those who love experiencing new and exciting adventures. Covering only 0.03% of the surface of our planet, Costa Rica has approximately 6% of the world's biodiversity.

On this 11-day tour you will experience Tortuguero, a unique nature area, be amazed at the Arenal Volcano, one of the most active in the world, experience nature at its best at The Cloud Forest in Monteverde and end your vacation in Manuel Antonio where the rainforest meets the beach.

Superior Hotel Option: 11-day tour from $1,719

Deluxe Hotel Option: 11-day tour from $2,325



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Day One - San José Arrival

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Meet and Greet at San José International Airport. After you have picked up your luggage and clear customs you will be transferred to your San José Hotel. Tour Guide will review the itinerary and answers any questions or concerns regarding your trip.
Overnight in San José
Includes: Private ground transportation, airport meet and greet, bottle of water and luggage handling.


Superior Hotel Option: Barceló San José
Deluxe Hotel Option: Real InterContinental San Jose - Costa Rica

Day Two - Tortuguero Adventure

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Early departure from San José passing though Braulio Carrillo National Park en route to Tortuguero, with a stopover in the town of Guapiles for breakfast. Watch birds and wildlife on the two hour boat ride to Tortuguero. Lunch in Tortuguero after check-in, followed by a cultural tour of the town.
Overnight in Tortuguero
Includes: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Superior Hotel Option: Mawamba Lodge
Deluxe Hotel Option: Mawamba Lodge

Day Three - Tortuguero National Park

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Early morning canal tour of Tortuguero National Park, a tropical sanctuary for more than 300 different species of birds and natural habitat for an amazing array of wildlife; such as monkeys, crocodiles and iguanas, among many others. Rest of the afternoon at leisure in hotel. Enjoy the pool area, souvenir shop, hammocks and walking trails!
Overnight in Tortuguero
Includes: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day Four - Transfer to Arenal

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After breakfast, return to Guapiles via canal boat, follwed by drive to Arenal. Arrival in Arenal and check-in around 4pm.
Overnight in Arenal
Includes: Breakfast, lunch, ground transportation and tour guide.


Superior Hotel Option: Montaña de Fuego Resort & Spa
Deluxe Hotel Option: Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa

Day Five - Arenal Volcano Hike and The Springs

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Morning at leisure. After lunch, a guided tour of the Arenal Volcano and hot springs. The impressive Arenal Volcano is a natural phenomenon that attracts thousands of tourists due to its permanent, extraordinary and trusted volcanic activity, with impressive explosions of ash and lava. Later, relax in one of the area's top hot springs or enjoy an optional spa treatment. The night finishes at dinner with a view of the volcano.
Overnight in Arenal
Includes: Breakfast, dinner, private ground transportation, tour guide, bottle of water and Hot Springs Experience.

Day Six - Transfer to Monteverde

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A beautiful ride of approximately 3 hours to Monteverde provides breathtaking views of the northern plains of Costa Rica while your guide shares the importance of each habitat and the history of each town. After check-in, enjoy the area or take an optional tour, such as Canopy Tour, Sky Walk and Sky Trek, Frog Pond or Butterfly Farm.
Overnight in Monteverde
Includes: Breakfast, private ground transportation, tour guide and bottle of water.


Superior Hotel Option: Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge
Deluxe Hotel Option: El Establo - Mountain Hotel & Private Reserve

Day Seven - Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve Tour

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Experience an expertly guided tour of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, which spans over 25,730 acres. More than 500 species of orchids cling to the limbs of enormous trees, while vines, ferns, mosses and lichens fill every other available space. The Cloud Forest is home to more than 130 species of mammals, 400 species of birds, including the beautiful quetzal, 30 species of hummingbirds, 5000 species of moths and 3000 species of plants. A nature lover's paradise! Afterwards, enjoy lunch and the rest of the afternoon at leisure to relax and experience nature at its best. Optional Tours available: Sky Walk, Canopy Tour, Frog Pond and Butterfly Garden.
Overnight in Monteverde
Includes: Breakfast, lunch, private ground transportation, tour guide and bottle of water.

Day Eight - Transfer to Manuel Antonio

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After breakfast, board a ground transfer to your last (but not least) destination of Manuel Antonio. Located in the Mid Pacific, this is the home of one of the most visited beaches in Costa Rica and known for its National Park. Transfer duration is approximately 4 hours.
Overnight in Manuel Antonio
Includes: Breakfast and ground transportation.


Superior Hotel Option: Hotel Parador Resort & Spa
Deluxe Hotel Option: Hotel Parador Resort & Spa

Day Nine - Manuel Antonio National Park Tour

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Follow a professional guide through one of Costa Rica's most famous national parks. Venture into exploring a different world, one that gathers numerous species of tropical butterflies, birds, monkeys, snakes, orchids and more. Learn about their life cycle, their special abilities and behaviors. Enjoy a guided walk inside one of the world's finest parks! Lunch will be near the National Park.
Overnight in Manuel Antonio
Includes: Breakfast, lunch, ground transportation and tour guide.

Day Ten - Transfer to San José

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It is time to return to San José, with a scenic drive of approximately 3 hours. Afternoon at leisure to experience the area or take an optional tour: City Tour, Coffee Tour or a visit the local town.
Overnight in San José
Includes: Breakfast, ground transportation and guide.


Superior Hotel Option: Barceló San José
Deluxe Hotel Option: Real InterContinental San Jose - Costa Rica

Day Eleven - Departure from San José Airport

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A guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel to transfer you to SJO International Airport.
Includes: Breakfast and ground transportation.

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