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Itineraries

Costa Rica: Culture & Adventure

  • Ideal Length:
    10 Days
  • Best Time To Go:
    December - April
  • Flight Time:
    LAX 5 Hours 10 Minutes, CHI 5 Hours 30 Minutes, NYC-All Airports 7 Hours
  • AVERAGE COST PER PERSON (Single occupancy; Airfare not included):
    $4,957

Itinerary

National Theater at night in San Jose, Costa Rica
San Jose1 Day
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  • Spend a day of leisure after arriving at the Real Continental
  • Explore the pedestrian-only Avenida Central and Plaza de la Cultura.
  • Visit the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum - a collection of ancient gold artifacts.
Villa at Pacuare Lodge in Turrialba, Costa Rica
Turrialba2 Days
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  • Begin your adventure to Turrialba and the Pacuare Lodge.
  • Embark on a 1 ½-hour, fun white-water rafting trip.
  • Free day to enjoy the activities at the Pacuare Lodge.
Arenal Volcano
Arenal3 Days
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  • Hike the stunning rainforest at Arenal Hanging Bridges
  • Learn the history of the famous Arenal Volcano National Park.
  • Take a dip in the hot springs at Tabacón Grand Spa.
  • Enjoy the Sky Trek’s system of trails at Mistico park.
Rincon de La Vieja National Park, Guanacaste
Guanacaste4 Days
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  • Stay at the Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo
  • Enjoy a beach tour to become acquainted with Guanacaste’s pristine beaches.
  • Learn how to surf at Tamarindo Beach (must be 10 years of age or older).
  • Play golf on an 18-hole golf course designed by professional golfer Arnold Palmer.
San Jose Day 1
Turrialba Day 2-3
Arenal Day 4-6
Guanacaste Day 7-10
San Jose Day 1
National Theater at night in San Jose, Costa Rica
Welcome to the capital of Costa Rica, where you can immerse yourself in this city’s rich history and culture, bustling open-air markets, quiet green spaces, and landmark museums, including the Museo Nacional de Costa Rica and the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum.
Turrialba Day 2-3
Villa at Pacuare Lodge in Turrialba, Costa Rica
Head east of San Jose to Turrialba, where you’ll stay in at a secluded ecolodge located on the banks of the scenic Pacuare River. Enjoy its luxe amenities and adventurous activities, including white-water rafting in class VI rapids and taking a tour to see an indigenous Cabécar village.
Arenal Day 4-6
Arenal Volcano
Leave on a 4-hour transfer ride to the west of Turrialba to explore the lush green rainforests and wildlife via fun activities, including a hiking excursion on suspension bridges, a dip in hot springs at a local spa and an unforgettable zip-line tour.
Guanacaste Day 7-10
Rincon de La Vieja National Park, Guanacaste
Located in the far northwest corner of Costa Rica, Guanacaste is known as the tropical paradise with pristine shoreline, national parks with volcanoes, beautiful mountain ranges and home to several luxury resorts and golf courses.
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