Costa Rica tour

A two-week overland tour from San Jose as part of a small group of up to 16 travelers. Expect a good mix of optional and included activities such as zip lining and sunrise paddles, free time, and one or two long drives.
San Jose Tortuguero National Park Santa Rosa de Pocosol La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano Monteverde cloud forest Quepos Manuel Antonio National Park
US $2365US $2129ToUS $2875excluding flights
15 Days
Small group
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Single supplement from $765 - $925.
Up to US $370 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 28 Dec, 30 Dec, 04 Jan, 06 Jan, 09 Jan, 11 Jan, 13 Jan, 16 Jan, 18 Jan, 20 Jan, 23 Jan, 25 Jan, 27 Jan, 30 Jan, 03 Feb, 08 Feb, 10 Feb, 13 Feb, 15 Feb, 17 Feb, 20 Feb, 22 Feb, 24 Feb, 27 Feb, 29 Feb,...
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US $2365US $2129ToUS $2875excluding flights
Single supplement from $765 - $925.
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Small group tour, ideal for solos & couples:
Small group travel is not large group travel scaled down. It is modeled on independent travel Ė but with the advantage of a group leader to take care of the itinerary, accommodation and tickets, and dealing with the language. Itís easy to tick off the big sights independently Ė but finding those one-off experiences, local festivals, traveling markets and secret viewpoints is almost impossible for someone without the insider knowledge gained from years in the field. For those with limited time, a small group tour will save valuable time in planning, and on vacation.


17 Reviews of Costa Rica tour

4 out of 5 stars

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“I felt really affected by being in the forest... Itís alive with birdsong, but itís more than that. Sounds, smell, sight Ė itís a kind of mixture and an amazing atmosphere.”

Reviewed on 31 Jan 2023 by

Wonderful. Read full review

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2023 by

Overall it was a very enjoyable trip. Read full review

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2023 by

The most memorable part was the close encounters with lots of wildlife in Manuel Antonio National Park. Read full review

Reviewed on 28 Aug 2022 by

Brilliant 10/10 Read full review

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2022 by

A fabulous once-in-a-lifetime vacation, made all the better by our wonderful tour guide, Luz Amador. Read full review

Reviewed on 14 Apr 2022 by

Excellent...Tortuguero. Just a fabulous place. Traveling around on boats, the small town. Just wonderful Read full review

Reviewed on 12 Apr 2022 by

Loved it..You will see lots of nature on this trip whenever you go. If you have the option pick a month when the turtles will be laying eggs or hatching on the Caribbean coast or the humpback whales will be passing the Pacific coast. Read full review

Reviewed on 03 Oct 2022 by

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Reviewed on 25 May 2019 by

Too many to mention, really - it was all memorable! But the most memorable parts were maybe the cloud forest, the mangroves boat trips, Copan, Tikal or the growler monkeys. Read full review

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2019 by

The most exciting part of the vacation was seeing the volcano Arenal in La Fortuna and the beach at Manuel Antonio. Read full review

Reviewed on 08 Mar 2019 by

Costa Rica is a lovely place to visit but had we known it was so expensive we would never have signed up to a vacation that didn't have a lot of included activities and meals included. Read full review

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2018 by

All of it was memorable...each place visited is so different... it's hard to choose. Monteverde for its lush vegetation, but boy can it get cold at night...and tortuguero for its wildlife. Read full review

Reviewed on 29 Jul 2018 by

Seeing turtles was the most exciting part of the vacation Read full review

Reviewed on 31 Mar 2017 by

For my husband it was the amazing variety and beauty of the birds. For myself it was the excitement of seeing an armadillo at close quarters, although all the wildlife was extraordinary! Read full review

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2016 by

Costa Rica is the most environmentally sympathetic country I have visited. Read full review

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2016 by

Best bit: Watching sea turtles laying their eggs on Tortuguero beach and the homestay Read full review

Reviewed on 07 Apr 2014 by

The trip to Tortuguera via bus and finally the boat journey through the rivers and canals was magical and the "town" itself was wonderful, a naturalist's dream! I would recommend it to anyone interested in the beauty of nature, birds and flowers, etc. Read full review

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As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.


We just can't get enough of the Amazon, not only as a jaw-dropping travel destination but also as a global treasure and this trip will help to ensure that the incredibly Amazon Rainforest is here for us to enjoy for generations to come! By booking your Latin American adventure with us you're helping us work towards a sustainable future for the Amazon.


This trip gives you plenty of opportunities to get to know the culture and vibrant history of Latin America. There are numerous chances for local interaction as we cover so much ground using all means of public transport. Youíll be surprised how much you can learn from a friendly local who strikes up a conversation during your journey.

Your leader and the occasional local guide will be able to direct you to many local eateries throughout the trip, helping you discover real local fare at real local prices (and probably helping you learn some Spanish at the same time). All travelers are encouraged to explore with the group and on their own, learn a few words of the language and interact with the locals as much as possible.

Local guides are employed to help explain as much as possible about the cultural differences and the historically significant places that we visit. This also allows us to appreciate the importance of preserving and respecting these sites and to help us minimise the impact of our visits.

There are plenty of opportunities to support local merchants in the markets and stalls that we pass along the way. We can purchase traditional handicrafts from local artisans and learn more about the importance of preserving these crafts.

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