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Tailor-made Costa Rica holidays

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Costa Rica sloth wildlife

Discover Costa Rica on an original tailor-made tour

  • Immersive nature experiences

  • 24/7 in-destination support

  • Self-drive or be driven

One of the world’s most eco-diverse and downright beautiful countries, little Costa Rica offers a big holiday experience. Misty cloud forests, towering volcanoes, jungles teeming with wildlife and miles of unspoilt coastline await. Our specialists have travelled all around this happy nation and they’re here to help you discover the very best of it.

Spot sloths in the forests of Corcovado, go glamping on Isla Venado, journey deep into the Talamanca Mountains, or travel to neighbouring Nicaragua or Panama… let’s start planning your dream Costa Rica holiday.

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Pick your itinerary or build your own

All of our Costa Rica holidays are tailor-made and fully flexible, but to give you some inspiration we’ve created a range of original itineraries, alongside our unique bite-sized trips which allow you to build your own ideal itinerary.

To get started, pick your favourites and send them our way, or simply get in touch for a little expert help.

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A peek at our Costa Rica experiences

Here are a few of our favourite itineraries and bite-sized trips to get things going.

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Bite-sized trip

Lava Flows of Arenal Volcano

  • La Fortuna
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 325.- per person (excluding flights)
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Arenal Volcano Costa Rica

Costa Rica in a Nutshell

  • San Jose - Tortuguero - La Fortuna - Monteverde - Samara Beach - San Jose
  • 13 days / 12 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 1,995.- per person (excluding flights)
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Complete Costa Rica

  • San Jose - Boca Tapada - Juanilama community - La Fortuna - Monteverde - Manuel Antonio - Costa Ballena - Corcovado National Park - Alajuela - Puerto Viejo - San Jose
  • 23 days / 22 nights
  • From £ 4,650.- per person (excluding flights)
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We know the way to San José

  • San José
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 295.- per person (excluding flights)
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Tico Tour Costa Rica
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At Home with the Tico

  • Santa Rosa de Pocosol / Juanilama Community
  • 2 days / 1 night (flexible)
  • From £ 140.- per person (excluding flights)
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From Wildlife & Beaches to Coffee & Canals – Panama & Costa Rica

  • San Jose - Tortuguero - Puerto Viejo - Bocas del Toro - Boquete - Panama City
  • 15 days / 14 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 2,640.- per person (excluding flights)
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Speak to our Costa Rica specialist, Kelly

“I’ve visited Costa Rica a few times and it has never let me down. It’s packed with adventure; from volcanoes to cloudforests. Plus, being wildlife-mad, it’s perfect for me. I love its diversity and impressive conservation efforts.”

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Costa Rica Family Holidays

Choosing to take your family on a Costa Rica holiday is always a good idea! Immerse yourselves in one of the most bio-diverse ecosystems in the world; cloud forests bursting with brightly-coloured wildlife, rugged beaches, turquoise seas, bubbling hot springs, and smoking volcanoes. Great for children of all ages and well set up for families, you’ll travel with peace of mind thanks to our friendly and knowledgeable English-speaking local guides and 24/7 in-country support.

Spotting wildlife with your children will become second nature as you glide along winding rivers, venture into the rainforest across canopy bridges, sleep in a jungle treehouse and play on soft sandy beaches. Our trips are designed with families in mind, packed with unique experiences that’ll keep them, and you, entertained. Contact our Travel Specialists about our Costa Rica family holidays and start planning your adventure.

Why book with Rickshaw Travel

✔ Original holiday experiences

From meeting the BriBri tribe to sleeping in a Boca Tapada treehouse, our local connections mean that your holiday is anything but ordinary. Small-scale accommodation, unique wildlife and community experiences, and the flexibility to tailor-make things just for you.


✔ Expert advice

From your first call to your flight home, your personal travel specialist will be there to share their first-hand experience and ensure you’re fully prepared for your adventure.


✔ Worry-free travel

Seamless transport and logistics, 24/7 local support throughout, full ABTOT financial protection, and sustainability certified by Travelife. Book your holiday with peace of mind.

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More Costa Rica information and inspiration

Ready to find out more about travelling to Costa Rica? Our blog has lots of helpful information and inspiration. Check out some of our blogs below to get started.

Rickshaw brings you closer

Costa Rica has some big highlights and we certainly wouldn’t advise missing them, but we love to combine the more famous hotspots with lesser-explored areas so you can have an immersive and culturally-rich experience. Stay with the indigenous Bribri tribe and learn about their traditions or give back to the Juanilama community who have worked tirelessly to bring tourism into their region and experience everyday Tico life.

Our travel specialists are passionate about helping you plan a memorable and meaningful trip to Costa Rica. They can share their knowledge and experiences to ensure you have a holiday that is perfect for you. Head to our inspiration page to get started!

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Travel with impact

Giving back to the countries we visit is a top priority for us here at Rickshaw Travel. We want to ensure you get to know the culture and environmental importance of tourism when you travel to Costa Rica with us. To do this, we offer accommodation in small-scale hotels, guesthouses, and lodges with responsible eco-credentials. We use local guides who know the area so they can give you the best experience and support projects to protect the delicate bio-diverse ecosystems. We help the money you spend flow back into the community by maintaining fair prices and paying a fair wage. Our goal? That you have an unforgettable holiday to Costa Rica. We ensure that this journey is as sustainable, meaningful, and responsible as possible.

Practical information about Costa Rica

There’s nothing more exciting than booking a holiday to a new destination and looking forward to all the places you are going to visit and the things you will experience. But there are also a lot of practical points to consider too so to make it a bit easier we have put together some helpful advice, then you can focus on the exciting bit. Get the low down on all you need to know from visas, passport info and money matters to the best time to travel to Costa Rica.

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Other destinations in Central America

Visit other countries in Central America with Rickshaw Travel like Belize, Guatemala, Mexico, Cuba, Nicaragua and Panama.