Ara parrot in the rainforest, Costa Rica

Cloud Forest to Coast: 8 Day Family Costa Rica Getaway

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Costa Rica

Places Visited

San Jose, Arenal, Monteverde, Tamarindo

Suggested Duration

8 Days

This 8-day, Costa Rican vacation will take you and your family on a journey from the coast to the Cloud Forest to explore some of the best that this Central American paradise has to offer. This vacation encompasses the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. You will bask in bubbling natural hot springs that are surrounded by panoramic jungle views, and tour guides will take you on adventures into the depths of the rain forest to discover exotic birds, plants and animals. You and your children...

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Trip Highlights

  • Discover Costa Rica’s most active volcano on a privately guided hike as you savor stunning views of Lake Arenal
  • Bask in the Arenal region’s bubbling hot springs that are engulfed in a 360-degree view of the jungle while listening to the relaxing sounds of nature
  • Enjoy the panoramic views of the enchanting La Fortuna waterfall as it slowly cascades into a crystal-blue swimming hole
  • Craft chocolate from scratch and sample the deliciously-rich, finished product on a private plantation tour
  • Indulge in the warm, misty air of the Monteverde Cloud Forest on your skin as you hike through the enchanting rainforest and discover rare wildlife
  • Unwind on Tamarindo’s pristine, white-sand beaches and take a dip in the turquoise Pacific sea
  • Discover dolphins, iguanas, turtles and more on a privately guided boat excursion through Tamarindo

Starting Price

$2,339 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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