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Costa Rica, Panama & Nicaragua
Costa Rica green frog wildlife

Costa Rica in a Nutshell

  • Itinerary:
    San Jose - Tortuguero - La Fortuna - Monteverde - Samara Beach - San Jose
  • Duration:
    13 days / 12 nights (flexible)
  • Price:
    From £ 1,995.- per person (excluding flights)
This speedy itinerary will allow you to see all the highlights of Costa Rica and top it off with a few days on a quiet beach in less than two weeks. Start in the bustling city of San Jose before journeying deep into the Costa Rican jungle by boat and canoe. Hike in the shadow of an active volcano and stretch your legs on a canopy walk. Then head for a peach-sand beach where you can sit back, enjoy an ice-cold beer and reflect on your adventure.
Costa Rica Samara beach

Days 1-3 – We know the way to San José

After a long flight you’ll be pleased to see a representative from our local office waiting to whisk you away to your modern hotel. The next morning you’ll visit the office of our local partner where you’ll be greeted with a Costa Rican coffee. We’ll organise a two hour walk for you around the city with an English speaking guide to discover the secret sights of the city.



San Jose accommodation bed
San Jose accommodation lobby
Tortuguero accommodation exterior
Tortuguero accommodation pool
La Fortuna accommodation exterior

For this itinerary we offer the following options


Travel by Hire Car

  • Price:
    From £ 1,995.- per person (excluding flights)
  • Included:
    Itinerary describes as above including hire car

For a little extra freedom, you can choose to travel by hire car. Aside from the occasional pothole on the rural roads, driving in Costa Rica is pretty easy and stress-free, and we think it’s a really lovely and adventurous way to explore the country. You’ll have a modern SUV car complete with GPS and insurance cover, so you’re all good to go!