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Costa Rica, a nature lovers paradise! Teeming with wildlife, incredible scenery, pristine, white sand beaches and tropical rainforests, this country will captivate you at every turn. Witness simmering volcanoes and surreal cloud forests, while spotting some of the world’s most exotic and fascinating fauna and flora.
Tips — Tipping payable locally
Transport — 4WD, Boat & Coach

Itinerary Costa Rica



Inclusions Costa Rica



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  • Take a city tour of San José, visiting museums and monuments
  • Spend 2 nights at a rainforest lodge in Tortugero National Park
  • Tour the village of Tortugero
  • Learn about Tortuguero’s history and how to cook using coconut during the coconut tour
  • Explore Mawamba Lodge Park with a naturalist guide
  • View the amazing fauna and flora cruising the waterways in the flooded forest
  • Soak in the volcanic thermal springs
  • Enjoy the views of Arenal Volcano from your hotel
  • Hike the lava trail at Arenal Volcano National Park
  • Experience a Tortilla cooking lesson and lunch at a local house
  • Take the scenic road - boat - road transfer across stunning Lake Arenal
  • Experience a local farmers' lunch
  • Try your hand at Tilapia fishing at El Dos de Tilaran
  • Discover the Monteverde cloud forest from the Selvatura hanging bridges
  • Cruise along the Tarcoles River and see one of the largest populations of American Crocodile
  • Keep your eyes out for the illustrious scarlet macaw, Jesus Christ lizards, kingfishers and much more
  • Experience the abundant wildlife and pristine beaches in Manuel Antonio National Park


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  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles


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  • 9 nights in 3-4 star hotels
  • 2 nights at a rainforest lodge in Tortuguero National Park

Properties include:

  • Hotel Presidente, San José
  • Mawamba Lodge, Tortuguero
  • Arenal Springs Resort, Arenal
  • Fonda Vela Hotel, Monteverde
  • Hotel Parador Resort & Spa, Manuel Antonio

Hotels listed are an indication and are subject to change without notice.


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  • 11 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 4 dinners

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based guides

Some things to note

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Please note:

  • Sea turtle nesting on Tortuguero beach typically occurs during June to October.
  • Manuel Antonio National Park is closed on Mondays and therefore the package cannot begin on a Saturday.
  • This is a sample itinerary. Itinerary variations are available on request.


  • To maximise your experience on this tour, a good level of fitness is required. This is over and above the requirements under our ‘Let’s Talk Fitness’ overview below and here.

The Small Print:

  • Prices are per person based on twin share. Single Supplement on request. Seasonal surcharges apply. Please contact our office.

Information Costa Rica


Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.


At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging.

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding.

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Ethiopia
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Rwanda, Guatemala, Mexico and Costa Rica
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats

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