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Costa Rica Wildlife Expedition

Costa Rica is a rainforested country in Central America that is known for its beaches, volcanoes, and biodiversity
San Jose - Tenorio - Volcano National Park - La Fortuna - Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge - San Gerardo - Costa Rica


12 Day(s)


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12 Day

Costa Rica Wildlife Expedition

From £ 2499/pp


Costa Rica stands apart from other central American nations, more than a quarter of Costa Rica is protected by national parks and reserves,one of the world’s most biodiverse countries in the world. With half a million species of animal from howling monkeys, toucans and butterflies to the famous sloth. World class surf on world class beaches, secluded coves and long strips of idyllic sand, your only restriction is your timescale. From the soaking thrill of white water rafting to the blissful sighting of the Olive Ridley sea turtles hatching on the beaches of the Pacific Coast, you can’t help but stumble upon adventures from the moment you step outside. There are more species of bird in Costa Rica than the whole of North America.Pura Vida (pure life) is a term you’ll hear around the country and truly defines the psyche. It’s used for everything, especially greeting and captures the tranquil state of mind you will most certainly leave with. 



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Arrival in San Jose
Day: 1 | Arrival in San Jose

Embark on your outbound flight to the Costa Rican capital San Jose. You’ll be whisked from the airport to your hotel where you can recover after your flight.

The capital city is bursting with surprises around every corner and has so much to offer. Take a stroll down Central Avenue, mingle... more

Day: 2 | Tenorio

After a hearty breakfast, you’ll be taken North to Tenorio. The tropical forest climate is where your wildlife expedition will truly begin.

You’ll be picked up at your hotel by a private car and begin the journey to the valley between volcanoes, Tenorio. The low hanging ... more

Volcano National Park
Day: 3 | Volcano National Park

Fuel up at breakfast as you commence on your first major trek into the Volcano National Park.

Head out early and start your trek into the lush surroundings of the national park and through the humid forest ecosystem where you... more

La Fortuna
Day: 4 | La Fortuna

Your private car will pick you up at the hotel and take you to the mystical Arenal.

Travellers from around the world flock to the tiny town of La Fortuna. The bubbling hubbub of the town echo’s that of the majestic ... more

Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge
Day: 5 | Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge

Head to the Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge for a morning hikefollowed by a boat trip and get up close with nature.

The Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge is one of the most important wetlands worldwide due to the quantity of migratory birds which frequent it. We head to the village... more

San Gerardo de Dota
Day: 6 | San Gerardo de Dota

Your private car will take you to the picturesque village of San Gerardo de Dota.

San Gerardo de Dota is located in the mystical cloud-forest. Unparalleled for birdwatching, you can even spot the vibrant resplendent Quetzal. The tranquil set... more

Resplendent Quetzal
Day: 7 | Resplendent Quetzal

You will embark on a mission to find the world-famous Resplendent Quetzal, amongst other birds.

This morning you will set out on a quest to admire the stunning Resplendent Quetzal. The Aztecs believed the Resplendent Quetzal was the representation of “Que... more

Puerto Jiménez
Day: 8 | Puerto Jiménez

Your private car will take you to the outback of Puerto Jiménez, where you will commence on a birdwatching tour, long hikes and some free time.

Enjoy your private transfer to Puerto Jiménez, located on the Osa Peninsula. Between the turquoise waves of the Golfo Dulce and Corcovado, renowned world... more

Puerto Jiménez
Day: 9 | Puerto Jiménez

Head for a bird watching tour

Enjoy ashared bird watching tour, spot the Ara macaw, white hawk, honeycreepers, Tanagers and the white crested coquette hummingbird. (3-4 hours) followed by an afternoon at leisure to... more

Puerto Jiménez
Day: 10 | Puerto Jiménez

Go for a group hike

Head for a small group hike. The experienced guide will ensure you know how best to spot the birds and you will get the chance to admire the different species of birds, monkey’s and fl... more

Puerto Jiménez
Day: 11 | Puerto Jiménez

Day at leisure

The day is free to relax or you can choose from a number of optional activities. Hop on a boat and go dolphin watching, take a deeper hike into the ethereal forest or simply kick back ... more

Day: 12 | Departure

We must say goodbye, as your private car takes you to the airport and onwards home.

As your private transfer takes you to the airport, you will board your domestic flight to San Jose, before connecting with your onw... more

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