9 days
Tortuguero, Sarapiquí, Arenal Region, Guanacaste | CCC
Costa Rica’s incredibly diverse ecology makes it truly unique on our planet. In Tortuguero – nesting ground of sea turtles – discover 11 different habitats. In Arenal, discover a beautiful lake, a powerful waterfall and a looming volcano. And in Guanacaste, find an amazing collection of plants and animals against a backdrop of hot springs, beaches and forested bluffs.
  • Day 1: Fly to Costa Rica

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination
  • Day 2: San José • Tortuguero

    Travel by boat to Tortuguero 

    Enjoy free time in Tortuguero Village
  • Day 3: Tortuguero

    Guided Hike Through Tortuguero National Park

    Enjoy a boat ride through the Tortuguero Canals

  • Day 4: Tortuguero • Sarapiquí

    Travel by Boat to Siquirres

    Enjoy the rainforest from a unique perspective as you take a zipline through the canopy 

  • Day 5: Sarapiquí • Arenal region

    Enjoy the thrill of whitewater rafting on the Sarapiqui river 

    Travel to Arenal

  • Day 6: Arenal region

    Enjoy a kayaking trip on Lake Arenal

    Visit La Fortuna Waterfall

    Visit the Arenal Hot Springs

  • Day 7: Arenal region • Guanacaste

    Travel to Guanacaste

    Visit Rincón de la Vieja National Park
  • Day 8: Guanacaste

    Take a boat tour in Palo Verde National Park

    Enjoy a snorkeling activity

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly to Costa Rica

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination
  • Day 2: San José • Tortuguero

    Travel by boat to Tortuguero 

    Enjoy free time in Tortuguero Village
  • Day 3: Tortuguero

    Guided Hike Through Tortuguero National Park

    Enjoy a boat ride through the Tortuguero Canals

  • Day 4: Tortuguero • Sarapiquí

    Travel by Boat to Siquirres

    Enjoy the rainforest from a unique perspective as you take a zipline through the canopy 

  • Day 5: Sarapiquí • Arenal region

    Enjoy the thrill of whitewater rafting on the Sarapiqui river 

    Travel to Arenal

  • Day 6: Arenal region

    Enjoy a kayaking trip on Lake Arenal

    Visit La Fortuna Waterfall

    Visit the Arenal Hot Springs

  • Day 7: Arenal region • Guanacaste

    Travel to Guanacaste

    Visit Rincón de la Vieja National Park
  • Day 8: Guanacaste

    Take a boat tour in Palo Verde National Park

    Enjoy a snorkeling activity

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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  • Airfare & transportation

    Your flights—covered. Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

    3 meals daily (Days 2-8); Dinner on arrival day; Breakfast on departure day

  • Entrances

    Tortuguero Canals; Hot Springs; Kayaking; La Fortuna Waterfall; Rincon de la Vieja National Park; Snorkeling; Palo Verde Boat Tour

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

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