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Welcome to Costa Rica Expeditions!

We are Costa Rican Local Travel Experts since 1978!

Costa Rica Expeditions is specialized in highly customized upscale vacation experiences!

If you are interested in a complete in-depth Costa Rica vacation, you can use our Wish List.

With the intention of providing you the highest level of personalization, we have designed this unique Wish List Form. This is about your voyage solely! Let us know your interests, your preferred traveling style and don’t forget letting us know your approximate budget.

Once we receive your Wish List, one of our Travel Specialists will personally assist you and create the trip of a lifetime.

Book your vacation with confidence, let yourself be guided through a wonderful stress-free vacation planning…use the Wish List below to plan your dream vacation.

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1. Your Primary Trip Goal

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Think about the trip you want to have

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 our your Costa Rica Expeditions Naturalist Guides will point out places, people, plants or animals and explain their significance and answer questions.

You may also consider sharing guides, transportation and even helping with your budget costs while meeting new friends, traveling in one of our small intimate groups.

2. Your vacation Pace & Intensity

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How do you imagine the pace of your days

Often people want to visit too many places in too little time.  Our customed 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 designed by our Local Experts may include plenty of time for a hot tub under the stars, a spa, laughing by the pool, or meandering gently down a river.

3. Celebrating any Milestone?

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We want to make it extra special for you

As your personal Travel Advisors in Costa Rica, we want to design a vacation where you can celebrate life, achievement, special occasions such as a honeymoon, a romantic getaway, anniversary, college graduation.  Our customized itineraries can include abundance of beauty, sounds, scents, and private luxury. The adventures you share with your love ones add to your lifelong memories.  We would love to arrange surprises upon request and out of the blue.

4. Involving Your Children

You're considering bringing:

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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 personal local 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 kayaks ride on the ocean, a thrilling canopy experience (depending on the age that allows them to enjoy in a safe way).

We can arrange a special party to laugh and giggle with your children, discover adventures together and strengthen bonds among your beloved ones.

5. Diverse Wildlife

Wildlife important to me:

Specifically want to see:

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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 fine 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.

6. Your World class Guides

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Know more, learn more, experience more

We feel so strongly that one of our Costa Rica Expeditions Naturalist Guides is the single most important element of a life enhancing trip that, if you book a trip with a Costa Rica Expeditions Guide, we'll give you your money back if you do not agree.

When you plan your vacaton with us, you have the largest staff of prominent biologists, naturalist & ornithologists available. Our Naturalist Guides are highly renown due to their expertise, knowledge and dedication.

7. Fascinating Forest Experiences

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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 aroud the Arenal Volcano or in the Monteverde Cloud Forest

8. Experience Volcanoes

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A territory totally formed by volcanoes has a lot to show you

Costa Rica has several volcanoes at various stages of activity. Some volcanoes offer the possibility to walk around a massive crater and see the button or it where there is commonly a color-changing lagoon, other volcanoes don’t offer the chance to walk though the crater, but you can experience hot springs, boiling mud pits, and primary forest on their surroundings.

In your interested, our customized packages may include a stay at one of the hotels with direct view to the volcanoes.

9. In Nature Water Adventures

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Beaches, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, lots of fun

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.

10. Active Land Sports

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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 true 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.

11. Gourmet & Native Meals

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Costa Rica’s cuisine can be as sophisticated or as simple as you want

Great food and a variety of dishes is always important when vacationing. Just because you're in nature doesn't mean you have to sacrifice great food.

Our trips are good for experiencing delicious native food adventures, and Costa Rica offers a wide variety of more simplified dishes.

You can let us know about any special dietary restrictions, please be sure to put it in comments, below.

12. 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 $200 per person, per day range based on double occupancy. Triple and quadruple occupancies usually provide lower rates. Solo trips tend to be more expensive.
  • Children under 10 years old pay a reduce rate for most services.
  • Our packages DO NOT include international flights or trip insurance.

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