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Costa Rica Holidays

The Canopy Tour

12 Night Itinerary from £2,1981,627$2,077

Escorted Group Tour

 

Explore Costa Rica's natural wonders staying in character lodges and discovering the huge variety of habitats and fascinating bird and wildlife

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Travel Route

Tour Highlights

  • Admire awe-inspiring volcanoes, beaches, tropical rainforest and Costa Rica's abundant wildlife
  • Visit the fuming crater of the Poas Volcano
  • Travel by boat and discover the the backwaters of Tortuguero National Park
  • Experience the hanging bridges and rainforest canopy of Arenal National Park
  • Go horse-riding, trek around the volcano or cruise through wetlands
  • Explore Monteverde Cloud Forest in the company of an expert guide
  • Relax on the Golden Pacific beaches in Manuel Antonio National Park

We can modify and adapt this tour itinerary according to your preference or start afresh completely. Contact us so we can provide a guaranteed price for this tour, based on your preference of hotels, transport, excursions and flights.

TheCanopyTour
Travel Itinerary

San Jose - 2 Nights

Day 1 - Travel to Costa Rica

Day 2 - Poas Volcano

Day 1

Travel to Costa Rica

Depart on a daytime flight to San Jose, arriving the same evening. You will be met by your guide and transferred to your chosen hotel. 


Day 2

Poas Volcano

We visit the fuming crater of Poas Volcano National Park, rich in natural history. We walk the variety of trails in the forest. We continue to the Doka Coffee Plantation for a fascinating tour including how coffee is cultivated, the roasting process and a coffee tasting.

Tortuguero - 2 Nights

Day 3 - Transfer to Tortuguero National Park

Day 4 - Tortuguero National Park tour

Day 3

Transfer to Tortuguero National Park

We set off early to drive to Tortuguero National Park, passing banana plantations and taking a scenic river journey to our lodge in the Tortuguero National Park, where we stay for 2 nights. In the afternoon we take an excursion to see the local town and visit the beach. Here, from July to October each year, it is possible to observe thousands of nesting leather-back Turtles - a most incredible sight of nature.  


Day 4

Tortuguero National Park tour

In the morning, accompanied by our guide, we will explore Tortuguero National Park by boat, quietly  observing the abundance of bird species in this glorious jungle setting with lagoons, home to spider monkeys, macaws, three toed sloths, caiman, otters and many other species. Return to the lodge to relax.

Arenal - 2 Nights

Day 5 - Travel to Arenal

Day 6 - Excursion to Arenal Volcano

Day 5

Travel to Arenal

From Tortuguero we travel to Arenal and transfer to our hotel with a pool and hot springs that originate from the active volcano. In the afternoon you can relax at your leisure or accompany your tour leader on a guided walk. In the evening, weather permitting, witness the amazing colourful lava flows from the nearby volcano.


Day 6

Excursion to Arenal Volcano

Spend the day visiting the Arenal Volcano, one of Costa Rica's best attractions. At 5437 feet, its tall and conical shape stands imposing over the pastured green hillsides surrounding its base. You will hike through the rainforest to explore this mighty mountain of fire, discovering the diverse flora and fauna along the journey to the famous lava wall where you walk on ancient lava rock and observe the massive boulders sent flying and tumbling down the volcanoes sides.

Monteverde - 2 Nights

Day 7 - Travel to Monteverde

Day 8 - Tour of Monteverde Cloud Forest

Day 7

Travel to Monteverde

We cross Lake Arenal and drive up windy mountain roads to the pre-mountain cloud forest reserve at Monteverde, staying for two nights. Monteverde Cloud Forrest Reserve is a cold and humid forest, with a diverse ecosystem, high in the mountains with great views of the Gulf of Nicoya and the Pacific. In the afternoon you can relax at your leisure or join your tour leader on a guided walk.

 


Day 8

Tour of Monteverde Cloud Forest of Monteverde Cloud Forest

This morning we walk the numerous trails through the lush forest to learn about the wildlife, birds and its ecosystem. The humidity and higher altitude (1,400 metres) provide a habitat for many species of birds, orchids and mammals, including the noisy howler monkeys and the resplendent quetzal.

Manuel Antonio - 2 Nights

Day 9 - Transfer to Manuel Antonio

Day 10 - Manuel Antonio National Park

Day 11 - Return flight home

Day 12 - Arrive in the UK

Day 9

Transfer to Manuel Antonio

Transfer west to the Pacific coast, to the small town of Manuel Antonio, surrounded by rainforest, staying for 2 nights in a hotel overlooking the ocean.


Day 10

Manuel Antonio National Park

One full day at leisure to relax on the beach or visit the national park close by, where well-marked walking trails make it easy to explore and spot wildlife.


Day 11

Return flight home

Transfer to San Jose Airport for your overnight flight back to the UK.


Day 12

Arrive in the UK

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The Canopy Tour
Travel Details

Price Breakdown

Prices are per person. Please request a quote for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve & Easter.

SeasonLow SeasonHigh Season
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Room ArrangementTouristFirstDeluxeTouristFirstDeluxe
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room £2,197 - - - - -
Multiple Travellers - Own Room - - - - - -
Single Traveller - Own Room - - - - - -
SeasonLow SeasonHigh Season
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Room ArrangementTouristFirstDeluxeTouristFirstDeluxe
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room €1,626 - - - - -
Multiple Travellers - Own Room - - - - - -
Single Traveller - Own Room - - - - - -
SeasonLow SeasonHigh Season
Travel Dates
Room ArrangementTouristFirstDeluxeTouristFirstDeluxe
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room $2,075 - - - - -
Multiple Travellers - Own Room - - - - - -
Single Traveller - Own Room - - - - - -

Booking Terms & Conditions

What's Included

  • 12 Days / 10 Nights
  • International flights (1 overnight)
  • Excursions with English-speaking guides
  • Accommodation and breakfast
  • Transfers to and from accommodation
  • Transport and meals as shown
  • 12 Days / 10 Nights
  • Excursions with English-speaking guides
  • Accommodation and breakfast
  • Transfers to and from accommodation
  • Transport and meals as shown
  • 12 Days / 10 Nights
  • Excursions with English-speaking guides
  • Accommodation and breakfast
  • Transfers to and from accommodation
  • Transport and meals as shown

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