Real Costa Rica
14 days from £559
Uncover the diverse landscapes and culture of Costa Rica on this 2 week trip. Travelling with a group and an expert trip leader, you’ll take in some of the country’s finest destinations as well as a few hidden gems. In each stop, you can get involved in a huge range of optional activities, allowing you to build an adventure to suit you. Laze on sun-kissed sands, hike up volcanic slopes, delve into mist-soaked cloud forests & more on this unmissable Costa Rican journey.
What you get
Day 1: San José
Fly into Costa Rica today and make your way to your starting accommodation in San José. You'll meet your group and tour leader this evening.
Day 2: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Travel west through the mountains towards the Caribbean coast. Settle into your accommodation and stroll across the black and white sands of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.
Day 3: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
A free day to explore this tropical region. Opt to hike into the jungles and marshlands of the Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge or chill on the beach.
Day 4: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Another day dedicated to this sparkling coastline. Opt to snorkel in the crystal-clear waters off the coast or ride the waves on a bodyboard.
Day 5: La Fortuna
Travel inland to La Fortuna at the foot of the mighty Arenal Volcano.
Day 6: La Fortuna
Enjoy a free day to explore this volcanic area. Opt to soak in thermal hot springs, raft down the rushing Balsa River or head into the hills on a mountain bike.
Day 7: La Fortuna
A final day in La Fortuna. Swim beneath the plunging La Fortuna waterfall or delve into the Venado Caves.
Day 8: Monteverde
Enter the cloud forests of Monteverde. Enjoy a local lunch at a cooperative that supports sustainable farming and settle into your new accommodation.
Day 9: Monteverde
Spend the day exploring at your own pace. Opt to venture into the mist-soaked cloud forest on a guided tour or whistle through the treetops on a zip-line.
Day 10: Santa Teresa
Journey south to the Pacific Coast and ease into the laid-back lifestyle of Santa Teresa. Hit the beach or grab a drink with the group.
Day 11: Santa Teresa
The first of two free days on the gorgeous Pacific Coast. Opt to join a boat trip into Cabo Blanco, Costa Riva's oldest nature reserve.
Day 12: Santa Teresa
Another opportunity to explore the coast. Opt to enjoy some early morning yoga, visit the volcanic reef of Isla Tortuga or learn to surf with local instructors. The choice is yours.
Day 13: San José
Return to the capital and enjoy a final evening with your group. Raise a glass to this extraordinary adventure and soak up the Costa Rican vibes one final time.
Day 14: Tour ends
The tour ends this morning in San José. Head back to the airport or embark on some independent exploration of Central America.
Accommodation & Meals
- 13 nights of accommodation
- Multi-share single-sex hotels and hostels
- 1 lunch included
"Amazing, an adventure ill never forget!" - Esther Korner
"Really great itinerary and group, mostly good restaurants and accommodation, experienced what I believe are the true highlights of Costa Rica." - Katy Jackson
"Excellent, very impressed!" - Sophie Rickett
"Adventure. Fun. Holiday. Play. Adrenalin. Wildlife. Spectacular. Friends. Easy. Beautiful." - Antigone Nikiteas
"memorable, adventurous, intrepid, unforgettable, irreplaceable, amusing, different, interesting" - Nicola End
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You should arrive in San José, Costa Rica, on day 1 and make your own way to your starting accommodation in the city. Your trip ends back in San José on day 14. You can depart at any time.