Panoramic view from resort in Costa Rica

Superb Costa Rica Getaway: Tropical Paradise and Wildlife

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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

Tortuguero, San Jose, La Fortuna, Monteverde...

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Suggested Duration

16 Days

Nestled between Panama and Nicaragua, Costa Rica presents visitors with an abundance of adventure as well as modern comforts, and this 16-day tour has been handcrafted to deliver plenty of both. Throughout this trip, you will enjoy the charms of this unique corner of Central America. From the heights of Mt. Arenal to the shores of Tortuguero National Park, active explorations will ensure that you see and experience everything you desire.

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Trip Highlights

  • Set off in search of the sea turtles of Tortuguero National Park with a local guide who will lead you along the beach to quietly observe their nesting grounds
  • Amble along the iconic lanes and alleys of Costa Rica's capital city to enjoy the charm and history of San Jose
  • Survey the stunning exhibits and galleries of the Gold and Jade museums in San Jose to view Costa Rica's abundant legacy
  • Scale the slopes of an active volcano during a visit to Mt. Arenal and witness the unique blend of ancient lava flows and lush rainforest
  • Soar through the jungle on a zip-line tour of the region's flora and fauna and enjoy a bird's-eye view of the landscape of Mt. Arenal National Park
  • Plunge into the Tilaran mountain range in search of the cloud forests and explore the region's unparalleled topography and native species
  • Savor a tour of active coffee and chocolate plantations to learn about the traditions and uses of these delicious products
  • Stretch your legs along the stunning seaside setting of the Piedras Blancas National Park
  • Recline in the ambient beauty of Nicuesa Beach, which is only steps from your accommodations and an excellent place to bask in the sun
  • Embark on a trek through a national park in search of secret waterfalls with a charming guide who is well-versed in the local landscape

Starting Price

$3,947 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.

Reviews of this Travel Agency

4.96 stars based on 69 reviews.

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"My main Zicasso contact did an excellent job of setting...

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"Overall, the trip was spectacular! Costa Rica is beautiful...

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"Thanks to Catalina and team for a super family reunion...

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"We had a wonderful experience in Costa Rica. Everything...

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