Immerse your family in the natural wonders of natural Costa Rica on a 8-night vacation to five incredible national parks. Handcrafted to cultivate diverse wildlife experiences, this itinerary includes sea turtles, monkeys, volcanos, quetzals, untouched jungle, and pristine beaches. It will be an escape into the sounds and sights of a surreal world and a family break that will lead you far from your everyday schedule. Enjoy comfort and luxury in Costa Rica’s incredible natural settings.
Heredia – Searching for Quetzals on an Incredible Active Volcano
After flying to Costa Rica’s largest international airport, you will be transferred to Heredia, which is a charming town nestled beneath volcanic brilliance. After a minute to settle in, your guide will lead you to Poas Volcano National Park. A steep road zigzags up this active volcano, so your family does not need to partake in an exhausting uphill walk. Instead, you can access a rainforest trailhead and follow a short track in search of quetzals. Walking around the crater rim will be an educational experience, and it is accessible to all ages.
Corcovado National Park – Immersed in Central America’s Largest Virgin Rainforest
Corcovado National Park – Family Wildlife Tours in a Stunning National Park
Manuel Antonio National Park – Snorkeling with Sea Turtles and Dolphins
Manuel Antonio National Park – Intimate Experiences with Four Different Monkey Species
Tortuguero National Park – Breathtaking Wildlife Canoe Cruise
Tortuguero National Park – Beaches with Sea Turtle Encounters
San Jose – Departure
- Search for four different monkey species in Manuel Antonio National Park and enjoy remarkable intimacy with the wild primates
- Explore Central America’s largest virgin rainforest on tailored hikes that allow you to encounter a superb variety of birds
- Cruise along the narrow river channels of Tortuguero National Park for a sublime wildlife experience
- Experience the wonder of an active volcano, from fumaroles and mud pools to a forest inhabited by quetzal
- Snorkel beautiful Pacific waters, where the tropical fish are accompanied by turtles and dolphins
- Customize wildlife hikes in Corcovado National Park with local rangers that can help you seek out tapir, harpy eagles, anteaters, and more
- Immerse yourself in Costa Rican nature with handpicked family lodges that are enveloped by exotic sounds and smells
Costa Rica is dominated by raw nature. National parks cover more than a quarter of the country, and the natural diversity is breathtaking, from sea turtles that hatch on Caribbean beaches to monkeys that swing through the virgin jungle. Such remarkable nature will dominate this family escape, and during these adventurous seven days, you will be guided by exotic smells and sounds in addition to exploring the untrammeled charms of a world so different to home. This is a destination where you can completely escape to bask in nature and enjoy a very unique bonding experience.
This 7-day family tour is handcrafted for active families and visits five distinct national parks. Short flights connect most destinations, and the seven nights will lead you to four different overnight destinations. Activities can be customized to all ages, especially the wildlife hikes. Throughout your journey, you will be on the move, and from the Pacific to the Caribbean, you will experience both coastlines, the jungle, the rainforest, and a volcano.
Expert guides will lead the way throughout because they know where to turn and how to look for different animals. They will lead you closer to animals and make virgin landscapes comfortable, so you do not have to worry about getting lost in the middle of nowhere. Sublime family lodges will mean that you are completely surrounded by nature almost every moment of every day. When Costa Rica’s sounds and smells set the backdrop, your children will find a wonderfully novel playground.
After flying to San Jose, you will transfer to Heredia, which is an enchanting town beneath a volcano. The majority of your first day will be spent in Poas Volcano National Park, exploring its iconic summit and seeking out quetzals. From here, you will fly to Corcovado National Park, where you will have two days of intimate experiences in Central America’s largest virgin rainforest. From tapirs to anteaters and scarlet macaws, this is a destination that hosts surreal encounters and absolute seclusion. You will feel the break from your everyday and quickly appreciate the beauty of exploring nature.
On day four, you will travel by road with a snorkeling and sea life stop in Marino Ballena National Park en route to the monkeys and beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park. This delightful park is great for families because there is so much wildlife to experience in a relatively small area. Tortuguero Caribbean National Park, which mixes jungle experiences with sea turtles and beaches, will complete your vacation. Here, you can paddle together on a jungle cruise, spend a day supporting sea turtle conversation, and find hatchlings on the sand after dark. This itinerary features an active seven days, but when nature dominates, you will find a sense of tranquility to accompany your family adventure.
$1,435 per person (excluding international flights)
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