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Start planning as early as possible no matter when you are traveling.  Many of our guests use to book 10 months or even 1 year in advance!  By any means we are saying that if you decide to book your vacation a few months or even a few weeks in advance we won´t do everything possible to organize the best customized trip for you.  Contact us today, no matter when you are planning to travel, we are ready to guide you through this exciting process!

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We are specialized in customized itineraries, we rather stay away of just coordinating tours and transportation, we design complete comprehensive once in a lifetime experiences. Sorry we don´t offer group tours or pre-set itineraries.

Our packages start in the US$250* per person, per day range. We design complete itineraries ONLY including transportation, naturalist guides, lodging and special experiences, visiting different regions of the country. Our services don´t include international flights.

Let us know your interests, your preferred traveling style and don’t forget letting us know your budget, excluding international flights.

This is not a booking engine, or an automated program, we are human beings who look to interact with potential travelers. We encourage you to send the form only if you are willing to start a conversation (no obligations) about a possible vacation, our communication is mainly via email.

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1. Your Primary Trip Goal

Please keep in mind:

Think about the trip you want to have

Make sure to let us know your must sees!

Think about how you want to feel when you get back home.  We can plan your adventures to be serene, dynamic, or a mixture.

You may choose a broader itinerary where your Local Guides or your Costa Rica Expeditions Naturalist Guides will point out places, people, plants or animals and explain their significance and answer questions.

TIP: Is the beach a significant component for this vacation? If not, you may prefer to focus your time and money towards experiencing the highlights of Costa Rica such as rainforest, cloud forest, animal viewing, biodiversity, adventures in the forest, etc...

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2. Your vacation Pace & Intensity

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Please keep in mind:

How do you imagine the pace of your days

Often people want to visit too many places in too little time.  Our customized designed itineraries are flexible, if you have high energy or are very athletic, we can include lots of adventures, just be sure to have us plan for some vacation rest too!  Our Costa Rican vacations may include plenty of time for a hot tub under the stars, a spa, laughing by the pool, or meandering gently down a river.

TIP: When you plan to visit the country for less than 7 days, it is possible to experience a little bit of Costa Rica, but it is important to keep in mind that the driving times are longer than most travelers think, and it make take up to 4 hours to get from the central regions of the country to one of the coast areas to experience the beaches for example.  If you plan to visit for less than 7 days, you need to ask yourself if you would be willing to move around during those 5 days considering the driving times.

3. Do you have any ideas in mind already about areas or hotels that you would like to visit?

If you have heard of a place, if you have read about a specific region or hotel that caught your attention, let us know and our Local Experts will let you know why you should or should not include it on your plan.

4. Involving Your Children

You're considering bringing:

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Please keep in mind:

We seriously care about the wellbeing, enjoyment and safety of the family, including all different age groups! 

We love children, children are part of Costa Rica Expeditions DNA, our customized vacation packages offer perfect combinations of enjoyment and learning -with safety- for the entire family. Our varied nature activities and adventures are safe, fun and educational. 

Your Travel Specialist will make sure that your vacation includes activities designed accordingly for your distinct interests. Kids and adults can enjoy a nature walk with a Guide or simply relishing a mighty waterfall hidden in the woods to more active tours such as kayak rides on the ocean or a thrilling canopy experience (depending on the age that allows them to enjoy in a safe way).

5. Please indicate what would be your ideal rooming and bedding situation (availability-wise)

If you are traveling as a couple, just type the word “double”, if you need specific bedding requirement, this is a perfect time to let us know.  We will do our best effort to get you the number of rooms and beds your party requires.

6. Diverse Wildlife

Wildlife important to me:

Specifically want to see:

Please keep in mind:

The biodiversity you heard in the media; it is all here!

After knowing your specific interests, your Travel Specialist will make sure to include the best places to vacation in Costa Rica. Costa Rica is one of the most bio-diverse places on earth.  Although wildlife spotting is never guaranteed, it is common to get to see toucans, macaws, monkeys, sloths, crocodiles, frogs and butterflies during a vacation in Costa Rica.  Moreover, your Guides will know where to find dozens of species.

Your Guides are what make our wildlife observations extraordinary.  Our guides know where there have recently been sightings of rare or endangered species.  See the most important nesting place for Atlantic Green Turtles in the Western Hemisphere.  It's all done from a safe distance, so as to not disturb the nature we're privileged to see

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7. Fascinating Forest Experiences

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Please keep in mind:

Amaze yourself with the variety of experiences we plan for you

Our customized Costa Rica tour packages may include the experience of vegetation and wildlife in the misty, breezy, cool, cloud forest at 5000 feet.

Imagine being where there are some 1,200 species of wild orchids alone, or you can experience one of the safe, easy and exciting zip-line attractions or hanging bridges around the Arenal Volcano or in the Monteverde Cloud Forest

8. Experience Volcanoes

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9. In Nature Water Adventures

Please keep in mind:

Beaches, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, lots of fun

There are truly beautiful beaches in Costa Rica, but if your time is limited you may prefer to focus your time and money towards experiencing the highlights of Costa Rica such as rainforest, cloud forest, animal viewing, biodiversity, adventures in the forest, etc...just let us know what is most important for you on this vacation!

Floating, boating, kayaking, rafting, lake experiences, hiking to a hidden waterfalls, surfing the tropical beaches and more.  These are only some of the tours we can include on our itinerary.

The Arenal Volcano region, the Pacuare River, the Peñas Blancas River or the Tortuguero Canals, or the Tamarindo or Manuel Antonio beaches are some of the best sceneries for these activities.

Our Guides will lead you, ensure your safety, using the latest equipment and look for ways to maximize your enjoyment.

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10. Active Land Sports

Please keep in mind:

How active you want to be? Action and relaxation is commonly a good combination

While we recommend our guests saving some time to just relax during the vacation, the truth is that your vacation in Costa Rica can be as active as you like, and most important, all the action takes place in spots surrounded by fascinating scenery and wildlife.

As your itinerary emerges, we'll recommend those activities where a guide adds a lot.

We provide the safest equipment available, and you'll enjoy using.

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11. What vacation budget would better fit your travelling style?

  • We design complete itineraries only, we don’t book individual services.
  • Our customized itineraries start in the US$250* per person, per day range based on double occupancy.
  • Children under 10 years old pay a reduce rate for most services.
  • At the moment for special dates such as Dec 15-Jan 05, February, March or April 02-09 we only offer the Luxury Price Range.
  • Our packages DO NOT include international flights or trip insurance.

Please keep in mind:

Some advantages when you book with us:

  • 45+ years of experience and prestige in the tourism industry of Costa Rica
  • Our Travel Specialists are Costa Ricans that live and work here
  • You don´t have to worry about making wrong choices (for example we inspect the properties and tours we offer on a regular basis)
  • Save lots of hours of research and confliciting suggestions posted online
  • Full assistance before and during your vacation (See our reviews on Trip Advisor)
  • Our services don´t include international flights.

The more specific you are about your total budget for your land services in Costa Rica (excluding international flights), the more prepared our Travel Specialists will be to offer you the best hotel choices and logistics within your budget. 

Once you receive your first proposal, our Local Travel Specialist will be happy to continue fine-tuning the plan until you feel 100% happy with the vacation plan!

Complete the form below to get your first custom itinerary for free

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TIPS:

  • If your travel dates are definite, it is important that you check which international flights could work for your vacation and let us know in the comments.  This will save us time and would help us to create a vacation that maximize your time in Costa Rica.
  • If your travel dates are flexible, let us know in the comments how flexible your travel dates are in terms of when you are able to travel and for how long.

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