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Exploring Costa Rica 10 Days

10 Days

Trips Facts

  • Shuttle Transfer between destinations
  • San Jose Airport (SJO)
  • Breakfast
  • 3-4 Stars Hotels
  • July - September
  • English, Spanish, French, German
  • Double or Triple

Overview

Embarking on a 10-day journey with Tierra Verde agency to explore Tortuguero, La Fortuna, Monteverde, and Manuel Antonio in Costa Rica is a fantastic choice.

You’ll have the opportunity to witness the incredible biodiversity of Tortuguero National Park, experience the majestic Arenal Volcano in La Fortuna, explore the cloud forests of Monteverde, and relax on the pristine beaches of Manuel Antonio.

With our expert guides and carefully curated itinerary, you can expect an immersive and unforgettable adventure through some of Costa Rica’s most iconic destinations.

Get ready for an incredible 10 days filled with natural wonders, thrilling activities, and unforgettable memories.

Trip Highlights

  • Biodiversity Paradise: Explore Costa Rica, home to 5% of the world's animal and plant species.
  • Safe Haven: Enjoy a secure and stable environment, offering a peaceful stay.
  • Emergency Support: Feel secure with our 24/7 emergency service and weekday support.
  • Direct Assistance: We're here for you – contact us anytime with inquiries about the program.
  • The best known highlight places in Costa Rica

Itinerary

Day 1 :
San José

Welcome to Costa Rica!

Upon arrival at San José Airport, our driver will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel in the city. Upon arrival at the hotel a representative will be waiting for you, during this meeting we will explain you the details of your trip as well as expert tips.

  • Arrival transfer will be scheduled according to your arrival flight.

The “Costa Rica Amazon” is waiting for you.

Departure in the morning from San José. On the way you will stop to enjoy a typical Costa Rican breakfast. You will board the boat that will take you through this National Park along the main canal to a rustic lodge. Upon arrival at the lodge, a delicious lunch awaits you.

In the afternoon, with your local tour guide, you will go for a short hike in the village of Tortuguero.

After returning to the lodge, the rest of the afternoon can be relaxed by the pool or exploring the surroundings.

  • Pick up time in San Jose will be around 06.00 – 06.30hrs.
  • Arrival in Tortuguero around noon.
  • Turtle nesting season: July – September.
  • For the turtle nesting activity: bring dark clothes (long trousers, shoes, shirt or jacket).
  • Turtle nesting excursion: cannot be booked in advance, can only be done on site, payment in cash.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today you will visit with your guide one of the main attractions of the country: the Tortuguero National Park with countless lagoons and canals; the vegetation on the edges forms incredible tunnels, nature shows itself from its most beautiful side: high precipitation rates and an average temperature of 79° F favour the growth of palm trees, ferns and trees with supporting roots; parrots, monkeys, caimans and crocodiles as well as an immense variety of tropical birds live in this magical world of forest and water.

After dinner, during turtle season an optional night walk is offered: Walk along the beach and admire the nesting of the green turtles (from July to September).

  • Optional turtle nesting excursion (July – September).

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 :
La Fortuna

After breakfast, you will leave Tortuguero around 9 am by boat. Upon arrival at the small river port, you will continue the trip by bus to a typical Costa Rican restaurant ‘El Ceibo’ near Guapiles for a delicious homemade lunch.

The rental company will deliver the car to you at the El Ceibo restaurant, after which you will drive to your next destination, Arenal.

The Arenal area lies within the fertile lowlands of northern Costa Rica, the Arenal Volcano is an unavoidable presence when travelling within this part of the country. It is tall and imposing and has a reputation that precedes it. Arenal’s perfectly symmetrical shape makes it a tourist’s dream, while its abundance of outdoor activities makes it an easy place to tick off your ‘things to do in Costa Rica’ list.

With the rest of the day at your disposal, you can relax by the hotel pool. Nature permitting, you will be able to see the Volcano in the clear.

  • Arrival at Senderos Rio Blanco Restaurant around 12:30 hrs
  • Shared transfer from Guápiles to Arenal.

Day 5 :
La Fortuna

Free day to explore the wonders of the area or enjoy an optional excursion.

  • You can always check for tours directly in our website.

Breakfast

In the morning transfer to Monteverde. This transfer will take you to Lake Arenal in a journey that will take approximately 20 minutes, once you arrive you will take a boat for approximately 45 minutes that will take you to the Rio Chiquito area. Once you arrive at the disembarkation point, you will continue your transfer by land until you reach Monteverde.

Once you arrive in Monteverde, you will feel like you are on top of the world, but you have arrived at the central point of the country’s continental divide. In Monteverde, Costa Rica, the sun-kissed faces of beach-dwelling locals are replaced by the warm smiles of farmers, artists, naturalists and outdoor enthusiasts, especially in the small but friendly town of Santa Elena.

Afternoon free to enjoy the beauties of the area or take an optional excursion.

  • Shared transfer from Arenal to Monteverde.

The ocean breeze is calling you! After breakfast transfer to the Central Pacific coast, to the beaches of Manuel Antonio.

Rest of the day at your disposal to enjoy the hotel’s facilities and services!

  • Shared transfer from Monteverde to Manuel Antonio.

Free day to explore the wonders of the area or enjoy an optional excursion.

Day 9 :
San José

Enjoy the morning on the beaches of Manuel Antonio.  Around midday transfer back to San José.

  • Shared transfer from Manuel Antonio to San José.

It’s time to say goodbye to this paradise!

Approximately 4 hours before your flight, our driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you to Juan Santamaria International Airport for your trip back home, with unforgettable memories in your suitcase.

If departure taxes ($29.00 per person) are not yet included (check with your airline), please remember to pay them before checking in.

According to airport policy, you must check in for your international flight at least 3 hours prior to departure.

  • Private departure transfer.

Breakfast

Includes/Excludes

The Cost Includes

  • Private arrival transfer.
  • Meet&Greet in San Jose Hotel.
  • Shared transfer by bus and boat from San José - Guápiles - Tortuguero.
  • Visit to the village of Tortuguero.
  • Local guide during the excursions in Tortuguero.
  • Tortuguero National Park admission.
  • Boat trip through the canals of Tortuguero National Park.
  • Jungle walk in the lodge of Tortuguero.
  • Shared transfer from Guápiles to Arenal.
  • Shared transfer from Arenal to Monteverde.
  • Lake Arenal crossing on the transfer from Arenal to Monteverde.
  • Shared transfer from Monteverde to Manuel Antonio.
  • Shared transfer from Manuel Antonio to San José.
  • Private departure transfer.

The Cost Excludes

  • Flight Tickets.
  • Gratuities.
  • Excursions.
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary.

FAQs

What does Tierra Verde offer for a trip around Costa Rica?

Tierra Verde offers a package for an 10-day trip around Costa Rica that includes visits to popular destinations like La Fortuna, Monteverde, Tortuguero and Manuel Antonio. The package includes shuttle transfers and private transportation (airport) to ensure convenient and comfortable travel between the locations.

How long is the trip and what are the specific destinations?

The trip offered by Tierra Verde lasts for 10 days and focuses on visiting classic places in Costa Rica like La Fortuna, Monteverde, Manuel Antonio and Tortuguero. These destinations are known for their natural beauty, including volcanoes, cloud forests, and nesting sea turtles.

What is included in the package?

The Tierra Verde package includes suttle transfer between destinations and private transportation for airport, allowing for flexibility and convenience during the trip. It likely also covers accommodations, guided tours in each location, and potentially some meals, although specific inclusions may vary. It’s advisable to check with Tierra Verde for a detailed breakdown of what is included in the package.

Are there other options for customization or additional destinations?

It’s best to consult Tierra Verde directly regarding any customization options or additional destinations. They may have the flexibility to tailor the trip according to your preferences or suggest alternative locations based on your interests.

How can I book the trip and what is the cost?

To book the trip with Tierra Verde, you can visit their website or contact their customer service. The cost may vary depending on factors such as the time of year, accommodation choices, and additional inclusions. It’s recommended to inquire with Tierra Verde for specific pricing details and make reservations accordingly.

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Terms & Conditions

  • Rates per person per package.
  • Supplement rates are per group.
  • Valid rates for a minimum of 2 people.
  • Rates valid for the above dates except Christmas, New Year and Easter Week.
  • Availability subject to change without prior notice at the time of booking.
  • Accommodation in the mentioned hotels or similar category.
  • For more than 4 people or single travelling, price upon request.

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Exploring Costa Rica 10 Days
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