Costa Rica Turtle Extension Overview

Experience Costa Rica's exalted flora and fauna on a week-long adventure through San Jose, Puerto Viejo and Tortuguero National Park.

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      USD $981
      CAD $1,045
      AUD $1,088
      EUR €756
      GBP £650
      NZD $1,287
      ZAR R9,902
      CHF FR930
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Travel from San Jose to Costa Rica's Caribbean coast

A pioneer of environmental conservation and wildlife preservation from the get-go, Costa Rica positively teems with colourful flora and fauna for the spying. After sussing out the sights and spectacles of San Jose, this trip heads to the Caribbean coast where you'll get the chance to go turtle-spotting, hang out with sloths at an animal rescue centre and paddle about by kayak in search of manatees, jaguars and a wide array of birdlife. If it's a walk on the wild side you're after, this is the perfect add on to any Costa Rica trip or a great little adventure in itself.

  • Get to know Costa Rica's hip and happening capital, San Jose
  • Search for nesting turtles in Cahuita National Park
  • Gain an insight into sustainable living practices in Punta Mona
  • Stop by a sloth rescue centre along the Caribbean coast

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Finish:

    San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    6 breakfasts, 0 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (6 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Minibus
  • Included activities:

    Limon - Aviarios Sloth Sanctuary, Puerto Viejo - Visit to Punta Mona Permaculture Center, Tortuguero - Turtle watching night tour, Tortuguero National Park - Walking Tour

  • Total price from

    USD $981
    CAD $1,045
    AUD $1,088
    EUR €756
    GBP £650
    NZD $1,287
    ZAR R9,902
    CHF FR930
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $140
    CAD $149
    AUD $155
    EUR €108
    GBP £92
    NZD $183
    ZAR R1,414
    CHF FR132
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Day 1 San Jose

Make yourself at home in San Jose's lively urban centre. Delve into the colourful markets, check out the museums or get among the vibrant night scene.

Days 2-3 Puerto Viejo

Travel out to the sleepy Caribbean coastal town of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. Spend some time exploring Cahuita National Park, hire a surfboard to ride the waves or learn about sustainable farming practices at a local permaculture farm.

Days 4-5 Tortuguero National Park

Continue on to stunning Tortuguero National Park. Explore the surrounding coastal wetlands and their inhabitants, including reptiles, amphibians, a myriad of bird species and the endangered green sea turtle. When night falls, set out on a guided walking tour to the nesting grounds of these rare creatures.

Days 6-7 San Jose

Return to San Jose for the final night of this week-long Costa Rican Extension. Why not head out as a group to one of the local restaurants, indulge in some delicious traditional cuisine and cheers an Imperial beer (or two) to the end of this sensational trip.
    • 7
    • QVKZ
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $981
      CAD $1,045
      AUD $1,088
      EUR €756
      GBP £650
      NZD $1,287
      ZAR R9,902
      CHF FR930
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Explorer, Wildlife
    • Comfort
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