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(52B06). COSTA RICA WILDLIFE
Forest Exploration with Birding & Turtle Observation (June-Oct only) (10 Days / 9 Nights)
From US$2,749 per person in double occupancy ($275 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked. For a more affordable version of this trip that departs on set dates, see the Costa Rica Explorer.
Hike in Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and visit the Butterfly Garden. At Arenal walk on the Hanging Bridges trails then soak in a natural hot springs in the shadow of the Volcano. Head to remote Tortuguero for boat trips through rainforest creeks and a night excursion to observe sea turtles nesting (June-Oct. only). Return in light charter plane to San Jose.

(A3C09). PACUARE-TORTUGUERO-ARENAL-MONTEVERDE-MANUEL ANTONIO
River Rafting, Turtle Nesting (Jun-Oct only), Volcano, and Monteverde and Manuel Antonio Parks (15 Days / 14 Nights)
From US$5,520 per person in double occupancy ($184 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Begin with an exciting white water day trip down the Pacuare River. Then go to Costa Rica's Atlantic Coast to Tortuguero National Park, one of the last large areas of tropical rainforest in Central America. Here too is an important sea turtle nesting beach, where from June to Oct. thousands of turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. After exploring Tortuguero, fly back to San Jose and drive to the Arenal Volcano area. Next, explore the cloud forest of Monteverde and perhaps observe the elusive and beautiful Resplendent Quetzal (Jan.-July only). Your last few days will be in Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast.

(93C09). PEJIBAYE RIVER, TORTUGUERO, MONTEVERDE, ARENAL & TAMARINDO
Raft, Observe Turtle Nesting (seasonal), Hike in the Highlands and Exclusive Beach Stay (15 Days / 14 Nights)
From US$8,010 per person in double occupancy ($534 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
This trip includes a private van and driver and professional Naturalist Guide during Days 1 to 11. Start this active family adventure with a white water trip down the Pejibaye River then fly to Tortuguero to observe turtle nesting (Jun-Oct only) and kayak the flooded forests of the National Park. Then fly to Manuel Antonio for an outrigger canoe trip following the Pacific coast under impressive cliffs to a secluded beach. End the day in Monteverde in the highlands. While in Monteverde, you'll will hike in the cloud forest looking for the rare Resplendent Quetazal and visit a family sugar mill. Next visit the Arenal Volcano area for 2-1/2 adventure-filled days hiking the Hanging Bridges trails, soaking in a hot springs, biking the north shore of Arenal Lake and participating in other activities. Days 11-13 will be at the JW Marriott Resort in Guanacaste, one of the region's most celebrated luxury hotels with pools and private beach, gym, championship golf course and much more to explore with your family.

(83B08). SARAPIQUI, BAJOS DEL TORO, ARENAL, MONTEVERDE & ESTERILLOS BEACH
Hike and Observe Wildlife at La Selva Station, Highland Spa and Biking, Cloud Forest Hike and Beach Stay (14 Days / 13 Nights)
From US$3,808 per person in double occupancy ($272 per person per day), depending on the season and category of hotels booked.
This is an activity-filled trip with several opportunities to hike in Costa Rica's forests and bird watch. You will visit the La Selva Biological Station in Sarapiqui to experience the rainforest and learn about the country's lowland wildlife and pre-Colombian culture. From here you will head to the highlands, first staying at a secluded spa resort with hiking trails to three scenic waterfalls. Next you'll stay in the Arenal Volcano area to walk the Hanging Bridges trails, soak in a natural hot springs and take a half-day bike ride. After exploring the cloud forest and a horseback ride in Monteverde, stay on the Pacific Coast.

(G16B9). TORTUGUERO-ARENAL-MONTEVERDE-MANUEL ANTONIO (WF)
Turtle Nesting (Jun-Oct only), Volcano, with Monteverde and Manuel Antonio National Parks (14 Days / 13 Nights)
From US$3,262 per person in double occupancy ($233 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.
Begin your trip on Costa Rica's North Atlantic Coast near Tortuguero National Park, one of the last large areas of tropical rainforest in Central America. Here too is an important sea turtle nesting beach, where from June to Oct. thousands of turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. After exploring Tortuguero, return to San Jose and drive to the Arenal Volcano area. You will also explore the cloud forests of Monteverde and perhaps observe the elusive and beautiful Resplendent Quetzal (Jan.-July only). Your last few days will be in Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast. Excursions included on this trip include a Tortuguero boat or kayak tour, Monteverde cloud forest hike and choice of one half-day excursion in Manuel Antonio.

(80C08). LA VIEJA VOLCANO, MONTEVERDE, PACUARE RIVER, TORTUGUERO & DRAKE BAY
Four Points Parks Explorer: Volcano and Cloud Forest Hikes, Rafting, Rainforest Boat Tour and Cano Island (13 Days / 12 Nights)
From US$4,693 per person in double occupancy ($360 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
This vacation takes you to all points on the compass and to some of Costa Rica’s most remote National Parks. Start in the north with a hike at La Vieja Volcano. Then walk the cloud forests of Monteverde in the central highlands, home of the Resplendent Quetzal from Jan to July. Before heading to the eastern coast take an exhilarating one-day rafting expedition on continuous Class III-IV rapids (min. age 12 years). On the Caribbean coast you will go on a boat tour into the rainforests of Tortuguero. Finally, fly to the Osa Peninsula to spend two full days exploring Caño Island and Corcovado National Park.

(G11B9). TORTUGUERO-ARENAL-MONTEVERDE-MANUEL ANTONIO (NF)
Turtle Nesting (Jun-Oct only), Volcano, with Monteverde and Manuel Antonio National Parks (13 Days / 12 Nights)
From US$3,080 per person in double occupancy ($235 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.
Begin your trip on Costa Rica's North Atlantic Coast near Tortuguero National Park, one of the last large areas of tropical rainforest in Central America. Here too is an important sea turtle nesting beach, where from June to Oct. thousands of turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. After exploring Tortuguero, head to the Arenal area to view the active volcano. You will also explore the cloud forests of Monteverde and perhaps observe the elusive and beautiful Resplendent Quetzal (Jan.-July only). Your last few days will be in Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast. Excursions included on this trip include a Tortuguero boat or kayak tour, Monteverde cloud forest hike and Butterfly Garden, and choice of one half-day excursion in Manuel Antonio.

(29A09). ARENAL, MONTEVERDE & FOUR SEASONS RESORT
Scenic Mountain Forests near Arenal Volcano, Cloud Forest Birding and Luxury Beach Resort on Papagayo Peninsula (12 Days / 11 Nights)
From US$4,632 per person in double occupancy ($386 per person per day) depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
This is a scenic trip that starts in the highlands near Arenal, where you will walk over cascading gorges on the Hanging Bridges trails at the base of the Volcano. Then you will stay at Monteverde Lodge to visit the Cloud Forest Reserve. From January to July, depending upon your luck and patience, you may observe the Resplendent Quetzal in its natural habitat. Spend your last four nights in Costa Rica at The Four Seasons, where you will have time to relax on the hotel's two private beaches, in the spa, or fine tuning your game on the championship golf course.

(45D08). ARENAL & MONTEVERDE (SELF DRIVE) WITH CORCOVADO & PACUARE RIVER
Volcano and Cloud Forest Discovery on your own, then guided Corcovado Park and Rafting (12 Days / 11 Nights)
From US$2,904 per person in double occupancy ($242 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.
Begin the self-drive portion of your trip in San Jose. Your first destination is the Arenal area to view the active volcano and participate in optional activities such as mountain biking, wind surfing, hot springs and hiking (at additional cost). Next, you will drive to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. On Day 6, return your rental car in San Jose and take a chartered flight to the Osa Peninsula for two full days. Here you will have the chance to walk in the remote Corcovado National Park. End your trip with a scenic and exciting white water trip down the Pacuare River (min. age 12 years).

(72B09). TORTUGUERO, BAJOS DEL TORO, ARENAL & ESTERILLOS BEACH
Tortuguero Rainforest, Arenal Volcano, Cloud Forest Hike and Pacific Beach Getaway (12 Days / 11 Nights)
From US$3,540 per person in double occupancy ($295 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.
First explore Tortuguero National Park and perhaps see turtles nesting on the beach (Jun-Oct only). Afterwards head to the highlands where you'll hike a cloud forest trail to view three scenic, hidden waterfalls. Then to the Arenal Volcano area to walk the Hanging Bridges trails, soak in a natural hot springs, and float down a forest river. End the trip at Esterillos Beach on the Pacific Coast.

(84C07). SARAPIQUI, CERRO DE LA MUERTE, WHALE BAY & CARARA
Back-to-Nature Guided Exploration of Costa Rica's National Parks (12 Days / 11 Nights)
From US$6,420 per person in double occupancy ($535 per person per day), depending on the season and category of hotels booked.
This is an active trip with nine guided nature tours. First you will take a boat tour on the Sarapiqui River and then a full day tour of La Selva Research Station and the forests surrounding it. Next head to the cloud forests near San Isidro and Cerro de la Muerte at 11,000 feet above sea level for a two-night stay and birding expedition. Travel to Ballena Marine National Park on the southern Pacific coast for snorkeling and whale and dolphin watching.

(G1B09). TORTUGUERO-ARENAL-MONTEVERDE-MANUEL ANTONIO (NF)
Turtle Nesting (Jun-Oct only), Volcano, with Monteverde and Manuel Antonio National Parks (12 Days / 11 Nights)
From US$2,930 per person in double occupancy ($245 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.
Begin your trip on Costa Rica's North Atlantic Coast near Tortuguero National Park, one of the last large areas of tropical rainforest in Central America. Here too is an important sea turtle nesting beach, where from June to Oct. thousands of turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. After exploring Tortuguero, head to the Arenal area to view the active volcano. You will also explore the cloud forests of Monteverde and perhaps observe the elusive and beautiful Resplendent Quetzal (Jan.-July only). Your last few days will be in Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast. Excursions included on this trip include a Tortuguero boat or kayak tour, Monteverde cloud forest hike and Butterfly Garden, and choice of one half-day excursion in Manuel Antonio.

(G3B09). TORTUGUERO-ARENAL-MONTEVERDE-MANUEL ANTONIO (WF)
Turtle Nesting (Jun-Oct only), Volcano, with Monteverde and Manuel Antonio National Parks (12 Days / 11 Nights)
From US$2,940 per person in double occupancy ($245 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.
Begin your trip on Costa Rica's North Atlantic Coast near Tortuguero National Park, one of the last large areas of tropical rainforest in Central America. Here too is an important sea turtle nesting beach, where from June to Oct. thousands of turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. After exploring Tortuguero, fly to the Arenal area to view the active volcano. You will also explore the cloud forests of Monteverde and perhaps observe the elusive and beautiful Resplendent Quetzal (Jan.-July only). Your last few days will be in Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast. Excursions included on this trip include a Tortuguero boat or kayak tour, Monteverde cloud forest hike and Butterfly Garden, and choice of one half-day excursion in Manuel Antonio.

(03A09). SAN JOSE, ARENAL, MONTEVERDE & TAMARINDO
Highland Hiking, Arenal Volcano and Tamarindo Beach (11 Days / 10 Nights)
From US$2,310 per person in double occupancy ($210 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Start this vacation with a tour of Costa Rica's capital city, San Jose. Then head to the highlands for a glimpse of the active Arenal Volcano and a walk on the Hanging Bridges trails. Later your family will soak in a natural hot springs in the shadow of the volcano. Next, head to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve to walk in the forest and enjoy a sunset horseback ride. Leaving the highlands, head to Tamarindo Beach for two days. Here, activities for all ages can be enjoyed (at additional cost).

(16C09). MONTEVERDE, CARARA, CORCOVADO & PACUARE RIVER
Cloud and Rainforest Adventure with a Two-Day Raft Trip on the Pacuare River (11 Days / 10 Nights)
From US$4,455 per person in double occupancy ($405 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Visit a butterfly garden, take a sunset horseback ride and walk in the Monteverde Cloud Forest where you may see the rare and beautiful Quetzal (seasonal). Then glide through the rainforest on the Waterfall Canopy Tour and observe wildlife in Carara National Park. Fly to Corcovado to explore the remote rainforest and observe its inhabitants, including the tapir, jaguar and Scarlet Macaw. Your adventure ends with a two-day white water adventure on the exciting and scenic Pacuare River.

(27B09). ARENAL, MONTEVERDE & DRAKE BAY
Highlands to Islands: Arenal River Float, Cloud Forest Birding and Caño Island Snorkeling (11 Days / 10 Nights)
From US$4,510 per person in double occupancy ($410 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
This is an activity-filled trip that takes you from the highlands of Arenal and Monteverde to the coral reefs of Isla del Caño. You will begin in Arenal with a float trip on the Peñas Blancas River. Then walk the Hanging Bridges trails and soak in a natural hot springs in the shadow of the volcano. In Monteverde, you'll hike with a naturalist guide through the Cloud Forest and from January to July - depending upon your luck and patience - you may observe the Resplendent Quetzal in its natural habitat. Finally fly to the Osa Peninsula staying at Drake Bay. You will have three full days to explore the area, hike in the National Park and snorkel the reefs of Caño Island.

(28B09). DRAKE BAY, ARENAL & MANUEL ANTONIO
Reef, Rainforest, Volcano and Waterfalls Canopy Tour (11 Days / 10 Nights)
From US$4,510 per person in double occupancy ($410 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Head for the Osa Peninsula for three full days to snorkel at the marine reserve at Caño Island in Drake Bay and hike with a naturalist guide in Corcovado National Park. Then you'll travel to the highlands around Arenal Volcano for a float trip on the Peñas Blancas River and a hike on the Hanging Bridges trails. Before finishing your Costa Rica trip in Manuel Antonio, you will experience the Waterfalls Canopy Tour.

(75C08). TORTUGUERO, OSA PENINSULA & MANUEL ANTONIO
Rainforest Active Adventure on the Atlantic and Pacific with Boating, Hiking, Snorkeling, Kayaking and Canopy Tours (11 Days / 10 Nights)
From US$4,380 per person in double occupancy ($400 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
An active adventure that includes boat tours in Tortuguero, snorkeling on Cano Island, hiking in Corcovado National Park, sea kayaking in Manuel Antonio and a canopy tour. Start on the Atlantic Coast in Tortuguero, where you’ll venture deep into the rainforst via backwater creeks. While here, you may have the opportunity to see turtle nesting (June-Oct only). Then fly to Drake Bay on the Osa Peninsula on the southern Pacific Coast to snorkel off Cano Island and hike in the remote Corcovado Park as well as in Manuel Antonio. On Day 10, wrap up your adventure gliding through the forest on the Waterfall Canopy tour.

(91C08). CERRO DE LA MUERTE, WHALE BAY & MANUEL ANTONIO
Cloud Forest Birding and Snorkeling at Whale Bay, then Kayaking and Horseback Riding in Manuel Antonio (11 Days / 10 Nights)
From US$2,036 per person in double occupancy (or $185 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Explore Costa Rica's central mountain range and Pacific coast. Starting with a bird watching tour in the cloud forests at Cerro de La Muerte, then two full days at Whale Bay to snorkel, dolphin watch and participate in other activities (at additional cost), such as fishing, hiking or kayaking. Before arriving in Manuel Antonio, stop to find out about life in the canopy by visiting a canopy platform 100 feet above the forest floor. Your last days will be in Manuel Antonio, where you have a sea kayaking tour and horseback ride planned before heading back to San Jose to meet your flight home.

(58C08). RINCON DE LA VIEJA, MONTEVERDE & PACUARE RIVER
Volcano and Waterfall Hikes, Horseback Rides, Cloud Forest Birding, Canopy Tour and 2-Day Rafting Adventure (11 Days / 10 Nights)
From US$2,035 per person based on two adults and two children over 12 years in a quadruple room ($185 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
This is an activity-filled family vacation that begins in Guanacaste's La Vieja Volcano area. You’ll hike in the shadow of the Volcano and take a scenic horseback ride. On this tour, the whole family can cool off at one of the falls you will visit. Then head to the Monteverde Cloud Forest to look for the stunning Quetzal, which resides here from Jan to July. Also visit a typical Costa Rican farm and sugar mill, where you'll see sugarcane turn into brown sugar and other products. Return to San Jose after stopping en route to take a Canopy tour. On Day 9, a new adventure awaits: the two-day Pacuare White Water Rafting trip. Experience the excitement of rafting Class III-IV rapids through a scenic natural gorge. This trip includes a candlelight dinner and camping on the riverbank.

(G17B9). TORTUGUERO-MONTEVERDE-MANUEL ANTONIO (WF)
Turtle Nesting (Jun-Oct only) with Monteverde and Manuel Antonio National Parks (11 Days / 10 Nights)
From US$2,685 per person in double occupancy ($245 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.
Begin your trip on Costa Rica's North Atlantic Coast near Tortuguero National Park, one of the last large areas of tropical rainforest in Central America. Here too is an important sea turtle nesting beach, where from June to Oct. thousands of turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. After exploring Tortuguero, fly back to San Jose to meet your van and driver, who will take you to Monteverde. Here you will explore the cloud forests and perhaps observe the elusive and beautiful Resplendent Quetzal (Jan.-July only). Your last few days will be in Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast. Excursions included on this trip include one Tortuguero boat or kayak tour, a cloud forest hike and Butterfly Garden visit in Monteverde, and the choice of one half-day excursion in Manuel Antonio.

(G19B9). TORTUGUERO-ARENAL-MONTEVERDE-MANUEL ANTONIO (NF)
Turtle Nesting (Jun-Oct only), Volcano, with Monteverde and Manuel Antonio National Parks (11 Days / 10 Nights)
From US$3,035 per person in double occupancy ($275 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.
Begin your trip on Costa Rica's North Atlantic Coast near Tortuguero National Park, one of the last large areas of tropical rainforest in Central America. Here too is an important sea turtle nesting beach, where from June to Oct. thousands of turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. After exploring Tortuguero, head to the Arenal area to view the active volcano. You will also explore the cloud forests of Monteverde and perhaps observe the elusive and beautiful Resplendent Quetzal (Jan.-July only). Your last few days will be in Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast. Excursions included on this trip include a Tortuguero boat or kayak tour, Monteverde cloud forest hike and Butterfly Garden, and choice of one half-day excursion in Manuel Antonio.

(A2A08). TORTUGUERO-ARENAL-MONTEVERDE-MANUEL ANTONIO (WF)
Turtle Nesting (Jun-Oct), Volcano, and Monteverde and Manuel Antonio Parks (10 Days / 9 Nights)
From US$3,880 per person in double occupancy ($388 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Begin your trip on Costa Rica's North Atlantic Coast near Tortuguero National Park, one of the last large areas of tropical rainforest in Central America. Here too is an important sea turtle nesting beach, where from June to Oct. thousands of turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. After exploring Tortuguero, fly back to San Jose and drive to the Arenal Volcano area to walk the Hanging Bridges trails. You will also explore the cloud forests of Monteverde and perhaps observe the elusive and beautiful Resplendent Quetzal (Jan.-July only). Your last few days will be in Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast. This trip includes six guided nature tours.

(08B08). PEJIBAYE RIVER, TORTUGUERO, ARENAL & MANUEL ANTONIO
Family Rafting, Turtle Nesting (seasonal), Volcano Hike and Kayak Tour (10 Days / 9 Nights)
From US$2,870 per person in double occupancy ($285 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Raft the Pejibaye River, an excellent trip for families with small children. Then on to Tortuguero to explore the inland creeks of the National Park, home to abundant wildlife. You may also have the opportunity to see turtle nesting (Jun-Oct). Fly back to San Jose before driving to the highlands to see the active Arenal Volcano and soak in a natural hot springs. Finally, three nights in Manuel Antonio, where you will hike in the National Park and take a mangrove kayak tour.

(15C09). CORCOVADO, ARENAL & NOSARA BEACH
Hike in Corcovado National Park, View the active Arenal Volcano and Learn to Surf at Nosara Beach (10 Days / 9 Nights)
From US$4,810 per person in double occupancy ($480 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
This itinerary includes a bilingual Naturalist Guide on days 2 through 6 in Corcovado and Arenal. Start the trip on the Osa Peninsula to stay at the Laguna Vista Villas and hike in Corcovado National Park. Then head to Arenal to walk the Hanging Bridges trails and soak in a natural hot springs in the shadow of the Volcano. On Day 6, you will be driven to Nosara Beach in Guanacaste Province to relax and learn to surf at one of the country's best breaks (includes one 2-hour class).

(23A09). TORTUGUERO, OSA PENINSULA & BAJOS DEL TORO
Tortuguero Rainforest Tours, Lapa Rios Stay and Cloud Forest Reserve (10 Days / 9 Nights)
From US$3,770 per person in double occupancy (or $375 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.
From your first night in Costa Rica at Xandari Plantation, you will be staying at some of the country’s most renowned boutique hotels. First, head to the Atlantic Coast to explore the backwater creeks of Tortuguero National Park and perhaps observe turtle nesting (Jun-Oct only). Next, fly to the Osa Peninsula for three nights at the renowned Lapa Rios Ecolodge. Bungalows are situated 350 feet above the ocean and private beach on 1,000 acres of pristine forest accessible by trails. Here you can participate in activities (at additional cost) such as kayaking, birding, horseback riding, swimming with dolphins, night walks, yoga classes, or simply relax by the pool. Finally, fly back to San Jose and then drive into the highlands to hike in the cloud forest.

(57A09). ALAJUELA RESORT, MONTEVERDE & GUANACASTE
Honeymoon Adventure: Exclusive Resorts with Cloud Forest, Canopy and Horseback Tours (10 Days / 9 Nights)
From US$3,920 per person in double occupancy ($390 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
This vacation includes a two-day stay at the Xandari fruit and coffee plantation near San Jose. Then visit the highlands at Monteverde to walk in the Cloud Forest Reserve. The last four days of your trip will be at the unique, beachside Hotel Punta Islita on the Guanacaste Coast.

(34C08). OSA PENINSULA & PACUARE RIVER RAFTING
Corcovado Park and Lapa Rios Ecolodge, then White Water Rafting (10 Days / 9 Nights)
From US$3,270 per person in double occupancy ($325 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
On this trip you will explore one of Costa Rica’s most remote areas, the Osa Peninsula. First, stay three nights at Laguna Vista Villas, where you’ll have the opportunity to hike in the remote Corcovado National Park. Then head to the Lapa Rios Ecologe, your base to explore their private rainforest preserve or participate in other activities (at additional cost). Finally, take an exciting and scenic white water trip down the Pacuare River (Class III-IV). Min. age 12 years.

(73A07). ARENAL, BAJOS DEL TORO & ESTERILLOS BEACH
Hike near the Arenal Volcano and in a Cloud Forest, then Head to the Beach (10 Days / 9 Nights)
From US$2,620 per person in double occupancy ($260 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.
First explore the Arenal Volcano area to walk the Hanging Bridges trails, soak in a natural hot springs, and float a forest river. Then you'll hike a cloud forest trail to view three scenic, hidden waterfalls. End the trip at Esterillos Beach on the Pacific Coast.

(76C09). CORCOVADO, SAN RAMON & ARENAL
Explore the Osa Peninsula, then the Highland Cloud Forest and Arenal Volcano (10 Days / 9 Nights)
From US$2,890 per person in double occupancy ($290 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Hike in Corcovado on the Osa Peninsula and observe life in the rainforest. Head to the highlands and walk in the cloud forests of San Ramon, habitat of the Resplendent Quetzal, which nests here between February and June. Then drive to Arenal to see the active volcano, hike the Hanging Bridges trails, take a river float safari, and soak in a natural hot springs.

(74C09). TORTUGUERO, BAJOS DEL TORO, ARENAL & PACUARE RIVER
Tortuguero Rainforest Boat Tour, Cloud Forest Spa, Arenal Volcano and White Water Rafting (10 Days / 9 Nights)
From US$3,020 per person in double occupancy ($300 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked. Min. age: 12 years.
First explore Tortuguero National Park and perhaps see turtles nesting on the beach (Jun-Oct only). Afterwards head to the cloud forest, where you'll have the opportunity to hike to three scenic waterfalls. Then to the Arenal Volcano area to walk the Hanging Bridges trails and soak in a natural hot springs. Finally, take an exhilarating one-day white water trip down the pristine Pacuare Canyon with continuous Class III-IV rapids. (Min. age 12 years.)

(89C08). PACUARE RIVER, TORTUGUERO & OSA PENINSULA
Two-day White Water Rafting Trip, then Explore the Rainforest and Corcovado National Park (10 Days / 9 Nights)
From US$2,990 per person in double occupancy ($299 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Get back to nature on this 10-day trip into the outdoors. Start with a two-day raft trip down the Pacuare River, camping out on the riverbank. (Min. age 12 years.) Then go to Tortuguero on the Atlantic coast to explore the National Park’s flooded rainforest and perhaps observe sea turtle nesting (seasonal). The last three days of your trip will be on the Osa Peninsula, near the remote Corcovado National Park, home of animals such as the jaguar, tapir, ocelot and peccaries, which have come to symbolize the tropical rainforest.

(47B08). TORTUGUERO, CORCOVADO & NOSARA
Family Rainforest Discovery with Naturalist Guide and 3 Nights at Nosara Beach (10 Days / 9 Nights)
From US$5,360 per person based on a family of five, with three children 14 years or under ($536 per person per day). Price varies depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
At the beginning of the trip meet your professional, private Naturalist Guide. He or she will accompany you throughout your stays in Tortuguero and Corcovado. Explore with your family the rainforest creeks of Tortuguero National Park by boat and kayak. Here you may see the Atlantic Green Sea Turtle laying her eggs (Jun-Oct only). Next, go to Drake Bay on the south Pacific coast to snorkel at Cano Island and hike in the remote Corcovado Nacional Park. Your last days will be on Guiones Beach near Nosara in Guanacaste Province where, on Day 9, your family will enjoy a horseback ride on the beach.

(G5B09). TORTUGUERO-MONTEVERDE-MANUEL ANTONIO (WF)
Turtle Nesting (Jun-Oct only) with Monteverde and Manuel Antonio National Parks (10 Days / 9 Nights)
From US$2,550 per person in double occupancy ($255 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.
Begin your trip on Costa Rica's North Atlantic Coast near Tortuguero National Park, one of the last large areas of tropical rainforest in Central America. Here too is an important sea turtle nesting beach, where from June to Oct. thousands of turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. After exploring Tortuguero, fly back to San Jose to meet your van and driver, who will take you to Monteverde. Here you will explore the cloud forests and perhaps observe the elusive and beautiful Resplendent Quetzal (Jan.-July only). Your last few days will be in Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast. Excursions included on this trip include a Tortuguero boat or kayak tour, Monteverde cloud forest hike and Butterfly Garden, and choice of one half-day excursion in Manuel Antonio.

(22B09). CORCOVADO & WILSON BOTANICAL GARDENS
Corcovado Jungle Lodge, Drake Bay and Rainforest Gardens Tour (9 Days / 8 Nights)
From US$2,610 per person in double occupancy ($290 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Four nights at Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge, where you’ll explore the Park, Drake Bay and Caño Island. Then walk with a Naturalist Guide in the Wilson Botanical Gardens at Las Cruces Station.

(25B09). TORTUGUERO, CORCOVADO & MONTEVERDE
Family Nature Experience: Boat Tours in the Tortuguero Rainforest, Deluxe Camping at Corcovado and Cloud Forest Birding (9 Days / 8 Nights)
From US$2,135 per person in quadruple occupancy based on 2 adults and 2 children under 10 years (US$240 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Explore with your family the Tortuguero rainforest on the Atlantic Coast, where you may observe turtle nesting (Jun-Oct only). Then fly to the Osa Peninsula to walk in Corcovado Park. Finally go to the Monteverde Cloud Forest, where - depending upon your luck and patience - from January to July, you may observe in its natural habitat the Resplendent Quetzal.

(31C09). PACUARE RAFTING, TORTUGUERO, CANO ISLAND & CORCOVADO
White Water, Rainforest Boat Tour, then Hiking and Diving at Drake Bay (9 Days / 8 Nights)
From US$4,565 per person based on double occupancy ($510 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Start this active trip rafting the exciting Pacuare River (min. age 12 years). Then explore Tortuguero National Park by boat with a local guide. Fly to Drake Bay for three full days to scuba dive in the protected waters of Caño Island National Park and hike in Corcovado.

(46D09). CORCOVADO ON THE OSA PENINSULA, SELF DRIVE TO MONTEVERDE & ARENAL
Essential Costa Rica: Guided Rainforest Hike, Cloud Forest Birding and Arenal Volcano (9 Days / 8 Nights)
From US$2,260 per person in double occupancy ($250 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Spend the first two-and-a-half days at Laguna Vista Villas in one of Costa Rica's most remote areas. Here you'll have the opportunity to explore with your guide Corcovado National Park, home of some of the animals that have come to symbolize the rainforest: the jaguar, tapir, ocelot and peccaries. Return to San Jose to pick up your rental car for the drive to Monteverde Lodge, where you will visit the Cloud Forest Reserve and, on Day 7, visit Arenal to see an active volcano.

(85B07). SARAPIQUI, BAJOS DEL TORO & ARENAL
Hike and Observe Wildlife at La Selva Biological Station, Cloud Forest Spa and Bike Tour (9 Days / 8 Nights)
From US$2,700 per person in double occupancy ($300 per person per day), depending on the season and category of hotels booked.
This is an activity-filled trip with several opportunities to hike in Costa Rica's forests and bird watch. You will visit La Selva Biological Station in Sarapiqui to experience the rainforest and learn about the country's lowland wildlife and pre-Colombian culture. From here you will head to the highlands, first staying at a secluded spa resort with hiking trails to three scenic waterfalls. Next stay in the Arenal Volcano area to walk the Hanging Bridges trails, soak in a natural hot springs and bike on the skirts of the Volcano.

(G24B9). TORTUGUERO-ARENAL-MONTEVERDE (NF)
Turtle Nesting (Jun-Oct only), Volcano and Monteverde Cloud Forest (9 Days / 8 Nights)
From US$ 1,422.00 per person in double occupancy ($ 158.00 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.*
Begin your trip on Costa Rica's North Atlantic Coast near Tortuguero National Park, one of the last large areas of tropical rainforest in Central America. Here too is an important sea turtle nesting beach, where from June to Oct. thousands of turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. After exploring Tortuguero, head to the Arenal Volcano area in boat and van. You will also explore the cloud forests of Monteverde and perhaps observe the elusive and beautiful Resplendent Quetzal (Jan.-July only). Excursions on this trip include a Tortuguero boat or kayak tour and a guided hike in Monteverde Reserve.

(G6B09). TORTUGUERO-ARENAL-MANUEL ANTONIO (NF)
Turtle Nesting (Jun-Oct only), Arenal Volcano and Manuel Antonio National Park (9 Days / 8 Nights)
From US$ 2286.00 per person in double occupancy ($ 254.00 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.*
Begin your trip on Costa Rica's North Atlantic Coast near Tortuguero National Park, one of the last large areas of tropical rainforest in Central America. Here too is an important sea turtle nesting beach, where from June to Oct. thousands of turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. After exploring Tortuguero, fly back to San Jose and drive to the Arenal area to view the active volcano. Your last few days will be in Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast. This trip includes a Tortuguero boat or kayak tour on Day 3 and your choice of one half-day excursion in Manuel Antonio.

(G7B09). TORTUGUERO-MONTEVERDE-MANUEL ANTONIO (WF)
Turtle Nesting (Jun-Oct only) with Monteverde and Manuel Antonio National Parks (9 Days / 8 Nights)
From US$ 1710.00 per person in double occupancy ($ 190.00 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.*
Begin your trip on Costa Rica's North Atlantic Coast near Tortuguero National Park, one of the last large areas of tropical rainforest in Central America. Here too is an important sea turtle nesting beach, where from June to Oct. thousands of turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. After exploring Tortuguero, fly back to San Jose to meet your van and driver, who will take you to Monteverde. Here you will explore the cloud forest and perhaps observe the elusive and beautiful Resplendent Quetzal (Jan.-July only). Your last few days will be in Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast. Excursions included on this trip include a Tortuguero boat or kayak tour, Monteverde cloud forest hike and Butterfly Garden, and choice of one half-day excursion in Manuel Antonio.

(G18B9). TORTUGUERO-ARENAL-MONTEVERDE (WF)
Turtle Nesting (Jun-Oct only), Volcano and Monteverde Cloud Forest (9 Days / 8 Nights)
From US$ 1,512.00 per person in double occupancy ($ 168.00 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.*
Begin your trip on Costa Rica's North Atlantic Coast near Tortuguero National Park, one of the last large areas of tropical rainforest in Central America. Here too is an important sea turtle nesting beach, where from June to Oct. thousands of turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. After exploring Tortuguero, head to the Arenal Volcano area in boat and van. You will also explore the cloud forests of Monteverde and perhaps observe the elusive and beautiful Resplendent Quetzal (Jan.-July only). Excursions on this trip include a Tortuguero boat or kayak tour and a guided hike in Monteverde Reserve.

(07A09). GUANACASTE & MANUEL ANTONIO
Beach Escape to Punta Islita Ecoresort and the Buena Vista Villas (8 Days / 7 Nights)
From US$2,865 per person in double occupancy ($360 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Three days at the remote and renowned Punta Islita Resort in the Guanacaste Beach area. Then fly to Manuel Antonio to stay at the upscale Buena Vista Villas in the Tulemar Gardens complex, with a private beach, restaurant and pool and bar.

(94C09). TORTUGUERO, MONTEVERDE & PACUARE RIVER RAFTING
Caribbean Coast and Central Highlands with White Water Rafting Day Tour (8 Days / 7 Nights)
From US$1,950 per person based on double occupancy ($245 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Discover the flooded forests of Tortuguero National Park on boat tours that take you deep into a natural world where wildlife abounds. On Day 4 fly back to San Jose, your starting point, then drive to Monteverde to walk in the cloud forest reserve and perhaps observe the rare and beautiful Resplendent Quetzal (Jan. to July only). The contrast between tropical rainforest and high altitude cloud forest underscore Costa Rica’s rich biodiversity and you and your family will see and learn about many unique and interesting plants and animals. At the end of this trip a special tour is planned: white water rafting on the exciting and scenic Pacuare River.

(G8A09). MONTEVERDE-MANUEL ANTONIO (NF)
Cloud Forest and Pacific Coast Exploration (8 Days / 7 Nights)
From US$1,710 per person in double occupancy ($215 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.
Explore the cloud forests of Monteverde and perhaps observe the elusive and beautiful Resplendent Quetzal (Jan.-July only). You will also visit the Butterfly Garden to observe dozens of varieties and see them in each stage of metamorphosis. Your last few days will be in Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast. A half-day excursion is included and you may choose between a horseback ride, sea kayaking or a mangrove boat tour.

(G20A9). TORTUGUERO-MONTEVERDE (WF)
Turtle Nesting (Jun-Oct only) with Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (8 Days / 7 Nights)
From US $ 1360.00 per person in double occupancy ($ 170.00 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.*
Begin your trip on Costa Rica’s north Atlantic coast in Tortuguero National Park. Originally created to protect a major nesting beach of the Atlantic Green Sea Turtle, the Park now encompasses 51,870 acres. From June- October you have the added attraction of the nesting Atlantic Green Sea Turtles which are coming ashore to lay their eggs and can be viewed by joining a guided night tour. After exploring Tortuguero, go by boat and bus to Monteverde (full day event). Founded in 1972, the Reserve extends down both slopes of the Tilaran Mountains (elevation 2,300 to 5,600 ft.), encompassing six different ecological life zones and protecting more than 100 species of mammals, 400 species of birds and 1,500 species of plants.

(G22B9). ARENAL-MONTEVERDE (NF)
Highlands Explorer at Arenal Volcano and Monteverde Cloud Forest (8 Days / 7 Nights)
From US $992.00 per person in double occupancy ($ 124.00 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.*
Begin your trip in the Arenal Volcano area, where you may choose to mountain bike, hike or just soak in a natural hot springs. (Tours at additional cost.) Then spend two full days in Monteverde to explore the cloud forest and perhaps observe the elusive and beautiful Resplendent Quetzal (Jan.-July only). Founded in 1972, the Reserve extends down both slopes of the Tilaran Mountains (elevation 2,300 to 5,600 ft.), encompassing six different ecological life zones and protecting more than 100 species of mammals, 400 species of birds and 1,500 species of plants. Optional activities in Monteverde include horseback riding, coffee farm tour and more.

(09B09). TORTUGUERO & THE SAVEGRE VALLEY
Guided Wildlife Observation: Jungle and Highland Birding (7 Days / 6 Nights)
From US$1,925 per person in double occupancy ($275 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Explore the backwater creeks and jungles of Tortuguero with a local Naturalist Guide. Then head for the highlands, home of the Quetzal (from Jan. to July), to hike among the ancient oaks of the Savegre Valley.

(20A08). CASA CORCOVADO JUNGLE LODGE & XANDARI PLANTATION
Rainforest, Rafting and Coffee Lands Excursion (7 Days / 6 Nights)
From $2,135 per person in double occupancy (US$305 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Three days at Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge, a 170-acre private reserve bordering Corcovado National Park. There will be opportunities to walk in the Park, visit a majestic waterfall, picnic on the beach at Cano Island and more. Then you will stay at Xandari Plantation overlooking the central valley. Experience a white water rafting day trip on the Pacuare River, considered one of the top 5 best rivers in the world for this sport. The last two nights will be at the Xandari Plantaion, where you’ll have the opportunity to walk rainforest trails and enjoy their "spa village," with Jacuzzis featuring sweeping views of the Central Valley.

(51A08). HERRADURA, CARARA RESERVE & MANUEL ANTONIO
National Parks, Waterfall Canopy and Damas Island Guided Nature Tours (7 Days / 6 Nights)
From US$2,695 per person in double occupancy and $2,170 per person based on triple occupancy ($385 per person per day dbl occ and $310 per person per day triple occ). Quote based on five participants.
A focus on Costa Rica's rich biodiversity and exotic rainforest wildlife. Includes Naturalist Guide services on Days 2-4 to the Waterfalls Canopy Tour and at Carara Biological Reserve. On Day 5, in Manuel Antonio, take a guided boat tour to Damas Island and, the next day, hike in the National Park. This is an active, learning experience for nature enthusiasts.

(G13A9). MONTEVERDE-MANUEL ANTONIO (NF)
Cloud Forest and Pacific Coast Exploration (7 Days / 6 Nights)
From US$1,550 per person in double occupancy ($220 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.
Explore the cloud forests of Monteverde and perhaps observe the elusive and beautiful Resplendent Quetzal (Jan.-July only). You will also visit the Butterfly Garden to observe dozens of varieties and see them in each stage of metamorphosis. Your last few days will be in Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast. A half-day excursion is included and you may choose between a horseback ride, sea kayaking or a mangrove boat tour.

(19A09). LAPA RIOS ECORESORT ON THE OSA PENINSULA
Eco Luxury in the Rainforest: Three Days at Lapa Rios Resort (6 Days / 5 Nights)
From US$2,580 per person in double occupancy ($430 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
After one night in San Jose, you will be flown to the Osa Peninsula for a four-night stay at Lapa Rios Ecoresort. Bungalows are situated 350 feet above the ocean and private beach on 1,000 acres of pristine forest accessible by trails. Here you can participate in activities (at additional cost) such as kayaking, birding, horseback riding, swimming with dolphins, night walks, yoga classes, or simply relax by the pool. The hotel's restaurant specializes in freshly cooked international cuisine influenced by flavors of Costa Rica and Asia.

(21A09). COFFEE PLANTATION TOUR & GUANACASTE BEACH
Britt Coffee Plantation and Punta Islita Hotel (6 Days / 5 Nights)
From US$2,070 per person in double occupancy ($345 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.
Visit a Britt coffee plantation, where you'll learn about coffee's vital role in forging Costa Rican democracy and visit an organic roasting factory. Then you'll fly to the Pacific Coast for a two-night stay at the remote, eco-luxe Punta Islita Hotel.

(G23A9). MONTEVERDE (NF)
Cloud Forest Hiking and Birding (6 Days / 5 Nights)
From US$1,175 per person in double occupancy ($195 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.
Explore the cloud forests of Monteverde and perhaps observe the elusive and beautiful Resplendent Quetzal (Jan.-July only). Optional activities (at additional cost) include a visit to a butterfly farm, highland coffee plantation, horseback riding and more. This vacation includes lodging, in-country transportation and most meals.

(G14A9). MANUEL ANTONIO (NF)
Pacific Coast Discovery (6 Days / 5 Nights)
From US$1,165 per person in double occupancy ($195 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.
This trip takes you to Manuel Antonio on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast, perhaps the country’s best destination if you are short on time and want to explore both rainforest and beaches. Manuel Antonio is known for its white-sand beaches and National Park and is an epicenter of outdoor activities on land and water. This trip includes one half-day excursion, four breakfasts and all land transport services.

(G21A9). MANUEL ANTONIO (F)
Pacific Coast Discovery (5 Days / 4 Nights)
From US$1,285 per person in double occupancy ($255 per person per day), depending on season and category of rooms booked.
This trip takes you to Manuel Antonio on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast, perhaps the country’s best destination if you are short on time and want to explore both rainforest and beaches. Manuel Antonio is known for its white-sand beaches and National Park and is an epicenter of outdoor activities on land and water. This trip includes one half-day excursion, four breakfasts and all land transport services.

(64C09). CORCOVADO JUNGLE EXPERIENCE AT AGUILA DE OSA
Excursion to Aguila de Osa Inn on the Osa Peninsula (4 Days / 3 Nights)
From US$1,485 per person in double occupancy ($370 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Fly to Drake Bay where you will stay at the Aguila de Osa Inn, situated high on a hill overlooking Drake Bay and the Pacific Ocean. This trip includes all meals while at Aguila de Osa, taxes and tours to Corcovado National Park and Caño Island. On the last day, return trip to San Jose.

(68A09). SI COMO NO RESORT IN MANUEL ANTONIO
Si Como No Excursion (4 Days / 3 Nights)
From US$1,060 per person in double occupancy ($265 per person per day), depending on the season and category of rooms booked.
Three nights at Si Como No Hotel & Resort in Manuel Antonio. Si Como No is an award-winning, eco-designed resort providing its own signature version of "barefoot luxury" to all its guests. During your stay you will have the opportunity to participate in a number of optional activities (at additional cost) such as hiking in Manuel Antonio and Carara Parks. Also ATV, horseback, canopy, sports fishing and other tours.

(40A09). MONTEVERDE CLOUD FOREST ODYSSEY
One Full Day at Monteverde Lodge with Cloud Forest Tour (3 Days / 2 Nights)
From US$348 per person based on double occupancy ($116 per person per day). Taxes included.
One full day at Monteverde Lodge with a guided tour of the cloud forest.

(37C09). CORCOVADO RAINFOREST ODYSSEY
One Full Day at La Leona Lodge on the Osa Peninsula (3 Days / 2 Nights)
From US$805 per person based on double occupancy.* Taxes included.
Fly to Osa Peninsula to explore the rainforest, lowlands and beaches of the Corcovado area while staying at La Leona Lodge. The lodge's tents are just above the beach and have porches facing the ocean. Most share an outside bathhouse. Leona is next to the entrance to Corcovado National Park, where visitors have a good chance of spotting some of Costa Rica's shyest and most endangered inhabitants, including Baird's Tapirs, Jaguars, Scarlet Macaws and Harpy Eagles.

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