Grand Tour of Costa Rica

Resort:Costa Rica
Operator: Riviera Travel
Destination: Costa Rica
Price From: £6099.00

Experience the Wonders of Costa Rica: A Grand Tour

Embark on a journey through Costa Rica, a land of breathtaking natural beauty, abundant wildlife, and warm hospitality. From lush rainforests to pristine beaches, this grand tour offers an immersive exploration of one of the world’s most biodiverse countries.


Prepare for an adventure of a lifetime as you delve into the heart of Costa Rica, a land teeming with life and natural wonders. From the vibrant city of San Jos to the tranquil beaches of Puerto Viejo, this grand tour will take you on a captivating journey through diverse landscapes and ecosystems. Explore the rich biodiversity of Tortuguero National Park, venture into the shadow of the Arenal Volcano, and discover the hidden treasures of Palo Verde National Park. Along the way, you’ll have the opportunity to spot iconic wildlife such as sloths, toucans, and monkeys, while also learning about Costa Rica’s sustainable practices and eco-friendly initiatives. Whether you’re ziplining through the rainforest, relaxing in thermal hot springs, or strolling along pristine beaches, every moment in Costa Rica promises to be filled with adventure and wonder.


  • Embark on a wildlife safari down the Rio Frio, where you’ll encounter an array of exotic creatures in their natural habitat.

  • Traverse the treetops of Arenal Volcano National Park on hanging bridges, offering unparalleled views of the lush canopy below.

  • Explore the remote Cao Negro Wildlife Refuge, home to an incredible diversity of bird species and other wildlife.

  • Visit pineapple, coffee, and cocoa plantations to learn about Costa Rica’s rich agricultural heritage and sustainable farming practices.

  • Relax and unwind at a luxurious five-star resort overlooking the Pacific Ocean, where you’ll enjoy two days of sun, sand, and sea.

  • Experience an unforgettable evening under the stars, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the rainforest.

  • Meet the dedicated team at a local animal sanctuary, where you’ll learn about their efforts to protect and rehabilitate endangered species.

Your Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in San Jos

Arrive in San Jos, the capital city of Costa Rica, and begin your journey into the heart of this vibrant country.


Day 2: Tortuguero

Journey to Tortuguero and immerse yourself in the rich biodiversity of Tortuguero National Park.


Day 3: Tortuguero

Embark on a nature walk through the rainforest trails of Tortuguero, spotting native wildlife along the way.


Day 4: Sarapiqui

Travel to Sarapiqui, a region known for its lush landscapes and abundant wildlife.


Day 5: Arenal Volcano National Park

Explore the majestic Arenal Volcano National Park, home to hot springs, diverse wildlife, and breathtaking vistas.


Day 6: Cao Negro Reserve

Embark on a river safari down the Rio Frio, where you’ll encounter a diverse array of bird species and other wildlife.


Day 7: Rincon De La Vieja National Park

Venture into Rincon De La Vieja National Park, where you’ll stay for two nights surrounded by pristine natural beauty.


Day 8: Free Day in Rincon De La Vieja National Park

Enjoy a day at leisure in Rincon De La Vieja, taking in the tranquility of this secluded paradise.


Day 9: Palo Verde National Park

Take a guided tour and boat ride through Palo Verde National Park, a tropical paradise teeming with wildlife.


Day 10: Free Day in Guanacaste

Relax and unwind at your luxurious beachfront resort in Guanacaste, or join an optional boat trip on the Pacific Ocean.


Day 11: Free Day in Guanacaste

Continue to enjoy the amenities of your resort or explore the local area at your leisure.


Day 12: Turrialba Valley

Travel to the picturesque Turrialba Valley, stopping to visit a rural pineapple plantation for a guided tour.


Day 13: Guayabo National Monument & Aquiares Coffee Estate

Discover the mythical lost city of Guayabo National Monument and tour a local coffee estate to learn about the cultivation and processing of coffee beans.


Day 14: CATIE Botanical Garden

Explore the diverse plant life of the CATIE Botanical Garden, home to exotic species from around the world.


Day 15: Free Day in Puerto Viejo

Spend a day at leisure in Puerto Viejo, soaking up the sun and surf on the pristine beaches of the Caribbean coast.


Day 16: San Jos and Return Home

Return to San Jos for your departure flight home, filled with unforgettable memories of your Costa Rican adventure.


Day 17: Arrive Home

Arrive home, cherishing the memories of your grand tour through the natural wonders of Costa Rica.


This grand tour offers a perfect blend of adventure, relaxation, and cultural immersion, providing an unforgettable experience in one of the world’s most captivating destinations.