Costa Rica: Secluded Wildlife Adventure

Length

9 Days

Departs

August, September

Capacity

13

Visit the hidden gems of Costa Rica as we seek out unique wildlife and authentic experiences. Witness sea turtles nesting and hatching, observe elusive sloths, and stay at exclusive lodges on both the Caribbean and Pacific coasts of this biodiverse eco-paradise.

Explore Tortuguero National Park on foot, by boat and kayak. Relax by the pool of a luxurious lodge without road access. Look for colorful birds such as toucans and macaws, four species of monkeys, sloths, and more on the Osa Peninsula, one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. Visit Corcovado National Park and stay at the venerable Lapa Rios lodge. You’ll learn the meaning of Pura Vida from encountering inspiring Ticos throughout the tour who'll be sharing from their experiences about conservation and sustainability.

What's Included On Our Costa Rica Adventure

  • 8 Nights at Eco-Chic Wilderness Lodges
  • 24/7 Costa Rica Guides and a Gondwana Trip Leader
  • Transportation: two chartered internal flights, boats/ferries, and ground transportation in comfortable passenger vans/minibuses with professional local drivers
  • All Meals
  • National Park fees
  • All Tours and Activities included in the itinerary
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Optional Pre-Tour Extension

Make the most of your Costa Rica tour by adding on pre-trip extension. Learn more about the extension by downloading the brochure above.

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Pre-Trip: Arenal Volcano

Visit the famous Arenal Volcano without the crowds. Look for wildlife such as coatis, anteaters, monkeys, and colorful birds on guided walks.

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Cheers to your Costa Rican adventure with a tasty cocktail at Bar Buho!
Cheers to your Costa Rican adventure with a tasty cocktail at Bar Buho!
Kayak Costa Rica’s canals surrounded by mangroves and lush jungle.
Kayak Costa Rica’s canals surrounded by mangroves and lush jungle.
With luck, witness baby sea turtles hatching on the beach.
With luck, witness baby sea turtles hatching on the beach.
Learn why Costa Rica is the home to ecotourism by seeking wildlife like the chestnut mandibled toucan.
Learn why Costa Rica is the home to ecotourism by seeking wildlife like the chestnut mandibled toucan.
Spot red-eyed tree frogs during a guided night tour.
Spot red-eyed tree frogs during a guided night tour.
Enjoy the peace of paradise at chic eco lodges.
Enjoy the peace of paradise at chic eco lodges.
Savor the slower moments in life amongst Costa Rica’s sloths.
Savor the slower moments in life amongst Costa Rica’s sloths.
Eat delicious meals surrounded by lush rainforests at Lapa Rios.
Eat delicious meals surrounded by lush rainforests at Lapa Rios.
Stay at sustainable lodges like Lapa Rios, surrounded by nature’s beauty.
Stay at sustainable lodges like Lapa Rios, surrounded by nature’s beauty.
Watch tender moments between families of spider monkeys on our wildlife excursions.
Watch tender moments between families of spider monkeys on our wildlife excursions.
Indulge in the flavors of Costa Rica in dishes like Patacones Del Tigre.
Indulge in the flavors of Costa Rica in dishes like Patacones Del Tigre.
Explore Tortuguero National Park during a boating expedition.
Explore Tortuguero National Park during a boating expedition.
Tour an organic coffee plantation to learn how red coffee cherries turn into your favorite brew.
Tour an organic coffee plantation to learn how red coffee cherries turn into your favorite brew.
Hike to stunning waterfalls in the Costa Rican rainforest during our Arenal Volcano pre-trip extension.
Hike to stunning waterfalls in the Costa Rican rainforest during our Arenal Volcano pre-trip extension.
Encounter unique wildlife like the tapir!
Encounter unique wildlife like the tapir!
Encounter Blue Morphos, the largest butterfly in the world, during our Arenal Volcano pre-trip extension!
Encounter Blue Morphos, the largest butterfly in the world, during our Arenal Volcano pre-trip extension!

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