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8 Night - Tropical Costa Rica Package

Package Details

Overview

Fly Package Tour Transfers

From $3,919* per person

Package Provider: Collette
Package Type: Tour Package
Region: Central America
Duration: 8 Nights


Description

 Competitor Price: $3999pp

 

 

 Your Tour package includes: 

·      Return economy class flights from Sydney to Costa Rica

·      9 day Tropical Costa Rica tour with Collette

-      Includes 8 nights accommodation, 13 meals, airport transfers + much more

·      Airline taxes and fees

 

 

 Based on 8 June 2019 departure

Tour Itinerary 

Day 1: San Jose, Costa Rica - Tour Begins

Explore lush forests and stunning waterfalls…exotic wildlife and endless coastlines. Your tour opens in the colorful capital city of San Jose, the perfect place to relax and soak up the sights as your adventure begins.

Accommodation: DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari

 

Day 2: San Jose - Coffee Plantation - Guanacaste

Welcome to the Central Valley. Begin with a tour of a local coffee plantation highlighting the history and cultivation of this driver of the Costa Rican economy. This afternoon, arrive in breathtaking Guanacaste, known for its fine sandy beaches. Settle in for a relaxing 2-night stay at your resort and take in the mesmerizing ocean views.

Accommodation: Nammbu Beachfront Bungalows - Playa Carrillo

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 3: Guanacaste

Fun in the sun is in store today as you explore the nearby beaches, or simply relax by the pool and take advantage of your resort’s lovely amenities. This afternoon, visit the delightful beach town of Samara, one of the top sunset spots in Costa Rica. Soak in the spectacular colors as the sun illuminates the natural landscape.

Accommodation: Nammbu Beachfront Bungalows - Playa Carrillo

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 4: Guanacaste - Monteverde

It’s off to the secluded Monteverde Cloud Forest, a place you have to see to believe, where trees grow to heights of 100 feet! Set off on a nature walk through this spectacular ecosystem, where you’re sure to encounter many incredible species of flora and fauna. Keep your eyes peeled and you may be lucky enough to spot the elusive quetzal!

Accommodation: El Establo Hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 5: Monteverde

It’s your choice! Explore one of the world’s largest butterfly gardens and a dazzling gallery containing more than 100 beautiful hummingbirds. Then, join an expert for a leisurely paced “Hanging Bridges” walking tour to gain a different perspective of the cloud forest’s lush ecosystem -OR- take an exhilarating ride on one of the longest canopy zip line tours in Costa Rica. If you would like to do both the hanging bridges and the zip line tour, you may purchase the second as an option on tour. This evening, take part in an expert-led discussion about the migratory birds that flock to Costa Rica.

Accommodation: El Establo Hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 6: Monteverde - Lake Arenal Cruise - Arenal

Uncover the importance of conservation in Costa Rica during a visit to a tree nursery. Learn about indigenous trees and Monteverde’s reforestation efforts. Cross beautiful mountainous landscapes to Arenal, where spectacular views of the famous volcano await your discovery. Enjoy a delightful cruise on Lake Arenal, Costa Rica’s largest and most important lake. Later, check in for another 2-night stay at a lodge overlooking the majestic Arenal Volcano. Get to know the Costa Rican culture this evening. Taste your way through a cooking demonstration featuring local ingredients. End your evening dining on the recipes of Costa Rica as a guitarist serenades you.

Accommodation: Mountain Paradise Hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 7: Arenal - Cano Negro - Arenal

What’s next? A Cano Negro guided riverboat trip in a covered canoe known as a panga. These 20,000 acres are home to the largest viewable collection of indigenous wildlife in all of Costa Rica. Go in search of caimans, river otters, sloths, monkeys, river turtles, exotic birds and rare butterflies. Later, return to Arenal for the chance to relax during an optional spa visit.

Accommodation: Mountain Paradise Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 8: Arenal - Zarcero - San Jose

Today, get a little whimsical as we journey to the charming town of Zarcero to explore its fanciful topiary garden. Continue to San Jose to see the treasures of the city on a panoramic tour. See the bustling Plaza de Cultura. This evening, bid farewell to paradise over a wonderful dinner with your fellow travelers.

Accommodation: DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 9: San Jose - Tour Ends

Today you depart for home with fabulous memories of your Costa Rican adventure.

Meals: Breakfast

Terms & Conditions

Conditions apply. Subject to availability and change without notice. Full supplier conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only. Prices valid at the time of publication. Prices are per person based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated and displayed in $AUD. Member savings are calculated using the original advertised price.

Terms and conditions apply.  Prices are per person twin share in Australian dollars. Prices correct as of 22 January 2019. Other dates are available however prices on tour and flights will vary. Subject to avaiablity at the time of booking. FLights are economy class ex Sydney including all taxes and surcharges. For other departure cities please speak to your travel consultant. Advertised prices are for payment with cash, credit card payments will incur a surcharge

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1300 765 305 (AUST) 0800 956 363 (NZ)

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