Example trip

Classic Costa Rica

Best for:

Adventurous types and fun seekers

11 nights
$4,490
Jan Feb Mar Apr May

Curated by Olie

“This classic itinerary showcases three of Costa Rica’s top highlights. You’ll zip line through the tree tops in Arenal, explore the wildlife-rich wetlands of Tortuguero, and end with the jungle and beaches of Manuel Antonio.”

Classic Costa Rica

Day 1

Day 1
Arrival in San Jose

Upon arrival at San Jose, you’ll be met by a LIghtfoot Travel representative and escorted by car to your accommodation in the peaceful Alajuela Province.

The remainder of your day will be spent at leisure.

From: $4,490 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 2

Day 2
Tortuguero

Today, you’ll head to the Tortuguero National Park on the Caribbean coast – you have the option of flying or choosing a boat and ground transfer.

Spend the rest of the day strolling around the gardens, go trekking, laze in a hammock or arrange a private excursion.

From: $4,490 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 3

Day 3
Tortuguero National Park

Start your day with an early morning bird and nature walk, before enjoying a three-hour boat trip of the creeks and lagoons in the national park. After lunch at the lodge, you’ll head on a tour of the village of Tortuguero.

 

From: $4,490 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 4

Day 4
Tortuguero National Park

Spend today at leisure – your Lightfoot Travel Designer can recommend activities to suit your interests before departure.

From: $4,490 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 5

Day 5
Guapiles - Arenal

Travel by boat and car to Guapiles, where you’ll pick up your transfer to Arenal. After checking into your hotel there’s the option to enjoy a rejuvenating massage in the spa.

From: $4,490 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 6

Day 6
Arenal Volcano National Park

Start your day with a boat trip into the Arenal Volcano National Park, where you’ll hike to a great viewpoint overlooking the lake and explore an area previously destroyed by volcanic activity. Along the way, keep your eyes peeled for tropical birds.

 

From: $4,490 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 7

Day 7
Arenal Volcano National Park

Today will be spent at leisure. Your Travel Designer can recommend activities to suit your interests before departure.

From: $4,490 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 8

Day 8
Manuel Antonio National Park

Today, you’ll go to Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast, with a ground transfer to Manuel Antonio National Park.

From: $4,490 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 9

Day 9
Manuel Antonio National Park

Enjoy a full-day excursion with our knowledgeable nature guide who’ll take you hiking through the national park, pointing out flora and fauna along the way.

The remaining two days will be spent at leisure – your Lightfoot Travel Designer can recommend activities to suit your interests before departure.

From: $4,490 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 10

Day 10
Manuel Antonio National Park

Spend today at leisure – your Lightfoot Travel Designer can recommend activities to suit your interests before departure.

From: $4,490 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 11

Day 11
Manuel Antonio National Park

Spend today at leisure – your Lightfoot Travel Designer can recommend activities to suit your interests before departure.

From: $4,490 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 12

Day 12
Departure

Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.

From: $4,490 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing