Embark on an unforgettable journey through the tropical wonders of Costa Rica on this 14-day holiday. From the vibrant streets of San Jose to the lush rainforests of Tortuguero National Park, the majestic Arenal Volcano region, the enchanting Monteverde Cloud Forest, and the pristine beaches of Manuel Antonio, this itinerary promises an immersive exploration of diverse landscapes and rich biodiversity.

Discover Costa Rica

  • Explore the Capital, San Jose
  • View turtles nesting at Tortuguero National Park
  • Explore the wildlife around Arenal Volcano and Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Relax on the beaches of Manuel Antonio

San Jose 2 nights | Tortuguero National Park 2 nights | Arenal Volcano 3 nights | Monteverde Cloud Forest 2 nights | Manuel Antonio 3 nights

Example Itinerary

Day 1: London to San Jose

Fly to San Jose, Costa Rica’s capital city. Overnight stay.

Days 1 and 2: San Jose | Meals: Breakfast

It’s time to recover from your journey and explore San Jose, Costa Rica’s capital city. The architecture is diverse, with many houses and buildings of European inspiration. Do not miss the National Theatre, Costa Rica’s pride, inaugurated in 1897.

Day 3: San Jose to Tortuguero National Park

Drive from San Jose to Tortuguero National Park.

Days 3 and 4: Tortuguero National Park | Meals: Breakfast

Tortuguero National Park is a maze of rainforest and rivers. Your naturalist guides will take you to explore the creeks in the mornings when wildlife is especially active and searching for food. Howler monkeys, river otters, northern jacanas and caimans can all be seen.

Day 5: Tortuguero National Park to Arenal Volcano region

Days 5 to 7: Arenal Volcano region | Meals: Breakfast

Drive to Arenal Volcano region, where there are hiking opportunities, beautiful waterfalls and wildlife and for the more active zip-lining and white water rafting. We also include a guided day boat trip to Cano Negro in search of wildlife.

Day 8: Arenal Volcano area to Monteverde Cloud Forest

Drive from the Arenal Volcano area to Monteverde Cloud Forest.

Days 8 and 9: Monteverde Cloud Forest | Meals: Breakfast

Monteverde Cloud Forest is bursting with wildlife. Guided plantation visits, canopy walks and zip lining for those interested.

Day 10: Monteverde Cloud Forest to Manuel Antonio

Drive from Monteverde Cloud Forest to Manuel Antonio.

Days 10 to 12: Manuel Antonio | Meals: Breakfast

Manuel Antonio has some of the best beaches in the world where you can relax or enjoy watersports. Protected rainforest fringes many of the beaches with rainforest trails to explore and discover further species of Costa Rica’s abundant wildlife.

Day 13: Manuel Antonio to San Jose for the flight home

Drive to San Jose for the return flight to London.

Day 14: London

Arrival in London.

Indicative Holiday Prices

All of our holidays are individually tailored to suit your needs and timescale. As a guide, this 14-day suggested holiday, including international flights from the UK, will cost from £3,398 per person (Superior) and £3,898 (Luxury) based on two sharing.