Costa Rica Vacation Packages

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Costa Rica Vacation Packages - Continente Ivantours Travel Group

The Classic Drive Yourself 12 Nights

13 days / 12 nights

Day 01: Arrival to San José, Costa Rica. Private transfer to hotel.

Welcome to Costa Rica. Arrive at Juan Santamaria International Airport. After passing through Immigration you will be met by one of our representatives.

Stay: 1 night.

Hotel:Radisson Europa.

Room: Standard. Breakfast included.

Day 2. Tortuguero National Park


Expedition: Tortuguero 3 days 2 nights.

Breakfast served in route to the Tortuguero National Park

Stay: 2 nights.

Hotel: Pachira Losge or similar.

Departure: 6:00am

Note: Tortuguero National Park is considered the Amazon of Costa Rica. There exist no roads to get there; consequently the final part of the journey will be by boat.

Includes: 3 days and 2 nights stay, expert local guide, transportation to and from the park, complete meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner), an excursion throughout the canals, to the Tortuguero National Park (including exploring by boat within the park via the canals and waterways, trail walks, hotel accommodations, and all taxes.

Observation: Entrance to Tortuguero National Park is $10 per person, payable directly in the installations of the Park.

Your guide will present each participant with the itinerary which will detail the specific times for tours and meals.

Day 3. Tortuguero


Ecological tours in Tortuguero National Park

Lunch and dinner.


Day 4. Puerto Viejo – Southern Caribbean.

Delivery of 4×4 vehicle in the city of Guapiles or Siquirres, route to the Caribbean, to explore on your own.

Stay: 3 nights

Hotel: Cariblue.

Room: Standard. Breakfast included.


Day 5. Puerto Viejo – Southern Caribbean.


Tour: Cahuita National Park Snorkeling and Hiking Tour.

Duration: 6 hours approx.


This tour is done in a 12-person boat, with a captain and guide, around the Cahuita National Park. It is the first place in the world where in each square meter there is more biodiversity of different ecosystems on the land and in the ocean. Here, we will go snorkeling for about two hours in the most important Coral Reef of Costa Rica observing: 35 different species of coral, 123 species of tropical fish, 3 species of sharks, 6 species of eels, 3 species of sea urchins, 140 of shellfish, 44 crustaceans, 128 types of algae, sea turtles, sea cucumbers, ocean sponges, lobster, shrimp, among others. The snorkeling equipment will be provided for you (mask, fins and snorkel tube).


After Snorkeling, we will provide you with a tropical fruit based snack and bottles water, after which we will begin the second part of the tour, which is: hiking with trail interpretation. The guide will take you to different points between Cahuita Point and the town of Cahuita (5 km) observing various types of snakes (boas, bocaraca, bush master, eyelash vipers, etc.), sloths, white faced and howler monkeys, anteaters, armadillos, raccoons, blue morpho butterflies among others, birds and many more things such as: medicinal plants, orchids, trees, ferns, vertebrates, invertebrates, sea and earth shellfish, etc.

Includes: Fruit based snack, Snorkeling equipment, bilingual guide, lunch, round-trip transportation from your hotel, hike through the National Park and bottled water.

To bring: cap or hat, sun block, repellent, shoes or sandals, swimsuit, towel.

Day 6. Puerto Viejo – Southern Caribbean.

Free day to enjoy the Caribbean beaches on your own.


Day 7. Arenal Volcano


Destination: Arenal Volcano

Hotel: Arenal Paraíso.

Room: Superior. Breakfast included.

Stay: 2 nights.

Unlimited access to the hotel hot springs.


Nothing short of “awesome” is the only way to describe the feeling one has when seeing Arenal Volcano for the first time. Moving through the valleys of the agriculturally rich Northern Zone up through San Carlos and into the towering rain forest, this is one of the most inviting regions in Costa Rica.

Day 8. Arenal.


Horseback Riding to La Fortuna Waterfall

Departure: 8:00am and 1.00pm

Duration: 4 hours

Get spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano and the green countryside as you travel by horseback to the 140-foot Río Fortuna waterfall. Then take a 20 minute hike to the river to cool off in the rushing waters beneath the waterfall.

Includes: horseback riding, guide, entrance to the waterfall.

Day 9. Monteverde Cloud Forest


Transfer to Monteverde Cloud Forest.

Stay: 2 nights

Hotel: Trapp Family Lodge.

Room: Superior. Breakfast included.

Day 10. Monteverde. Sky Trek + Sky Tram + Sky Walk Tour.


Fly, walk through the treetops. The Sky Trek Zipline will fill you with adrenaline. From the Sky Walk or suspension bridges you will see the beauty of the rain forest. A cable car or Aerial Tram will rise you throughout the forest. A unique 5 hours adventure.

Day 11 Manuel Antonio National Park and Beach:

Destination: Manuel Antonio National Park and Beach.

Hotel: Mimos.

Stay: 2 nights

Room: Junior Suite. Breakfast included.

Manuel Antonio is considered to be Costa Rica’s most beautiful park, with enchanting white-sand beaches ideal for swimming, and tropical rainforest forest alive with wildlife. Watch for the monkeys and iguanas who share the park with you. Most hotels are small and intimate, set high on a hill overlooking the rain forest, endless beaches and the national park.

Day 12. Manuel Antonio National Park Tour

After breakfast, Pick-up at the hotel and transfer to the Manuel Antonio National Park. Have an experienced nature guide take you on an informative hike through the park. Our guides know where you are most likely to encounter sloths, monkeys, etc. they will also provide a great deal of information on the history, flora and fauna during this easy 2-3 % hours walk. Snacks are offered during the tour, and guest may remain in the park after wards.

Duration: 4 hours approx.

Includes: Transportation, entrance fees, snacks, and guide.

Day 13. San José

Destination: San José.

Hotel: El Rodeo.  

Room: Deluxe. Breakfast included.

Stay: 1 night.

Return vehicle at the hotel.

Day 14 Departure :

Depending on your flight back home meet your private airport shuttle driver in the lobby for your flight home.


Rate: $1965 usd per persona based on double occupancy.


This 13 days & 12 nights package includes:

  • 2 nights in San José. Breakfast
  • 2 nights in Tortuguero. Full Board Pension
  • 3 nights in Puerto Viejo. Breakfast
  • 2 nights in Arenal. Breakfast
  • 2 nights in Monteverde. Breakfast.
  • 2 nights in Manuel Antonio. Breakfast.
  • Tours in Tortuguero: Tortuguero Park, Canals and Rivers Trails, Village. (Included)
  • Cahuita National Park: Snorkelinga and Hiling Tour. Lunch.
  • Morning Volcano Walk. Arenal.
  • Sky trek, sky tram, sky walk tour. Monteverde
  • Manuel Antonio National Park Tour.
  • Round trip airport transportation (private).
  • 4×4 vehicle. Terios Bego, mandatory basic insurance included.
  • GPS.


  • Tours are group (small group).
  • The Deposit for the car is between $750 and $1000 USD, only credit card. Deposit of $150 for the GPS.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.
  • Packages are based on availability; if there is no vacancy similar hotels will apply.
  • Customers will be notified prior to any price change.
  • All children rates vary according to age and will be priced by your travel agent.
  • Room upgrades are applicable please inquire with your travel agent for pricing.
  • Traveler should be in good physical condition for this package.
  • For packages booked during Christmas and New Years there may be an extra cost for mandatory dinners and parties, please check with your travel agent to see if these dinners apply to this package.

Important note: Tours order will be subject to weather, tours are group.

Rates: Prices valid from January 10th – November 1, 2013. December holiday season, Eastern Week and New Year have different rates. Check with us for that season rates.

Accommodation: You can change the hotels. Ask about this circuit in luxury hotels or bed and breakfast hotel style.

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