11 days tour

From The Atlantic To The Pacific, Self-Drive

This tour includes:

Guide

Operated with English and Spanish-speaking guides only during included activities (Day 2, 3)* ACCOMMODATION:

Meals

10 Breakfasts 3 Lunches (Day 2-4) 2 Dinners (Day 2-3)

Others

Day 2-3 Tortuguero: Day 4-5 Puerto Viejo: Day 8-9 Tamarindo: CAR RENTAL OPTIONS All entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary: guided visit to Tortuguero National Park (Day 2); guided Morning Walk in Tortuguero and guided visit to Tortuguero Village (Day 3) Meet & Greet Hotel Taxes

Transport

Day 6-7 Arenal: MEALS: Arrival and departure shared transfers from/ to Juan Santamaria Airport Shared transfers between areas (land and boat) (except during self-drive part) 4x4 Car rental from Day 4-10 Car delivery (Day 4) Car return at the hotel (Day 10) GPS Additional driver Daily Basic Insurance

Accommodation

Day 1, 10 San Jose: Day 1, 10 San Jose: Standard Hotel Category = Sleep Inn Hotel or similar 3* Day 2-3 Tortuguero: Standard Hotel Category = Pachira Lodge or similar 3* Day 4-5 Puerto Viejo: Standard Hotel Category = Villas Del Caribe or similar 3* Day 6-7 Arenal: Standard Hotel Category = Casa Luna Hotel & Spa or similar 3* Day 8-9 Tamarindo: Standard Hotel Category = Tamarindo Diria or similar 3* CAR RENTAL OPTIONS Car Group A = Daihatsu Bego or similar

Not included:

Others

Services not mentioned in the itinerary International and Domestic flights Departure taxes Visa fees Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals or items not stated explicitly in the programme Any alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, mineral water, camera/video camera fee (if any) Optional tours and activities Porterage and gratuities Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc. Car Rental Full Insurance Deductible deposit: A deposit will be requested on the customer's credit card, as a guarantee of the corresponding deductible payment and of the charges not contemplated in the voucher of the agency Gasoline (the car must be returned with a full tank) Damage to a third party or to the hire vehicle due to negligence or inappropriate driving Loss or damage to aerials, jack, safety triangles and vests, windscreen, wipers, petrol cap, luggage covers, or any other fixed or mobile component of the vehicle Damage to the engine through negligence Theft of the vehicle with keys left in the ignition Damage caused to the vehicle or to persons through driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs Fines due to breaking traffic laws and regulations during the hire period are the responsibility of the driver of the vehicle. In the event of a fine being received, there will be an administration charge Any extra equipment not mentioned as included KNOW BEFORE YOU GO Please note that this tour is a suggested itinerary. While the sites listed may be visited independently, the package does not cover any applicable entrance or tour fees The minimum age for renting a car must be 21 years All drivers must carry their current driver's license All drivers must carry an international personal credit card (Visa, MC, Diners Club, and AMEX) Please consider that the driving times and distances are estimated and that they can vary because of many circumstances, such as the specific route taken, hotel location, traffic, weather, road conditions, etc. The order of activities in Tortuguero may vary according to the season and the disposition of the hotel The start times and durations of excursions as well as transfers are approximate In many hotels in Costa Rica, the triple rooms are a double room with an additional bed or sofa bed. Their comfort conditions are lower than the international standards of the triple room Hotel early check-in, late check-out, connecting or adjoining rooms are subject to availability and are not guaranteed No refund for unused services. Splitting of the package is not allowed We reserve the right to change itineraries and activities due to weather conditions, technical problems or security reasons

Flights

Flights are not included.

Optional

Other activities and services are not included.

Insurance

Insurance is not included.

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Itinerary of your trip From The Atlantic To The Pacific, Self-Drive

  • Day 1 Day 1: Arrival San Jose (18Km – 30Min)
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 1: Arrival San Jose (18Km – 30Min)

      Welcome to Costa Rica. A local representative will greet you and assist you at the airport. Shared transfer from airport to the hotel in San Jose. Check-in at the hotel and then enjoy leisure time to refresh, relax and get comfortable at your hotel room. Explore by your own the city and its surroundings. Overnight at San Jose.

  • Day 2 Day 2: San José – Tortuguero (117Km – 3.5Hrs By Land / 1.5Hr By Boat)
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 2: San José – Tortuguero (117Km – 3.5Hrs By Land / 1.5Hr By Boat)

      Early check-out from the hotel. Around 6:00 am a local representative will pick you up at the hotel lobby and take you on a shared transfer to your next destination: Tortuguero National Park, located in the North Caribbean Coast. On the way, around 8:30 am there will be a stop for breakfast in Guápiles city and then continue to La Pavona dock, where you will board a boat shared with others guests, that will take you to the lodge where you will immerse yourself in a perfectly quiet, laid back and tranquil stay. Around 1:00 pm, check-in and enjoy a delightful lunch (included). Afterwards, around 2:30 pm, meet your guide for an expedition through the Tortuguero Canals, a must activity while you are in Costa Rica. Explore the lagoons and hidden canals; as you go deeper into the forest the canals become smaller and the surrounding wildlife gets closer. Rest of the afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Tortuguero.

  • Day 3 Day 3: Tortuguero
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 3: Tortuguero

      Breakfast at the hotel. Around 9:00 am meet your guide to discovering nature by taking a walk through the Lodge’s private trails. Enjoy free time in the morning to cool off in the pool and simply relax. Later this day, around 2:30 pm join to the guide and visit the small and picturesque village of Tortuguero. Afterwards, return to the Lodge to relax. Lunch and dinner included at the Lodge. Overnight in Tortuguero.

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Tour leaving from San Jose

San José is the capital of Costa Rica, and it is one of the most popular touristic sites in Central America. This city stands out among the latin american cities for its high quality of life, its globalization, its environmental performance, and its public services.

Experience Style

Experience Style

Mixed

There will be challenging activities such as hiking, biking, canyoning and trekking, but you’re also going to have other means of transportation and relaxed moments to just chill.

Accomodation level

Accomodation level

Medium

This accommodation includes essential services like a hot shower, electricity, and a nice and comfy bed.

Experience Type

Experience Type

Small Group

You’ll be accompanied by a small group of travelers just like you.

Physical Rating

Physical Rating

Basic

Almost everyone is fit for these activities. Every hike or physical exercise last less than 30 minutes, such as paragliding and horseback riding. Please ask about specific conditions.

Age range

Age range

Min: 10 / Max: 99

Suitable age range for the experience. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

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