Costa Rica Tours & Holidays

Biodiverse, brilliantly colourful and naturally breathtaking, Costa Rica embraces a slower pace of life.

An adventure hotspot for some, a cultural haven for others and a tropical paradise for most, Costa Rica definitely lives up to its translation as the ‘rich coast’. And as you journey under lush jungle canopies and through laidback surf towns, you’ll soon be rich with memorable experiences. Lean into the slower pace of life as you become a pro at spotting toucans in Monteverde’s steamy cloud forests or listening out for the distant whoop of white-faced capuchins in Manuel Antonio. The phrase ‘hustle and bustle’ isn’t in Costa Rica’s vocabulary, as you’d expect from a country whose unofficial motto is ‘pura vida’ – the pure life.

Costa Rica tour reviews

4.9 out of 5 based on 952 reviews submitted.
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Costa Rica Experience

Ioana · Traveled January 2024
This really was an unforgettable experience. Our tour guide -Allan possessed great knowledge about the destination and he was able to provide us with fascinating insights about the local culture, history, and geography. Moreover, his passion for wildlife and biodiversity was amazing ans he made sure to point out every single plant or animal that we encountered along the way. Thanks to Allan I feel like I learned so much about Costa Rica, so I highly recommend this tour to anyone considering visiting this amazing country! This will be a special trip for sure!
Review submitted 05 Feb 2024

Costa Rica Experience

Michelle · Traveled January 2024
Allan (AA) was a fantastic tour leader who was kind, patient, fun and very knowledgeable. I was amazed by how much wildlife we saw with the help of Allan and his expertise. The Costa Rica Experience trip had so many highlights. I have fallen in love with Costa Rica and definitely wish to return to see more.
Review submitted 05 Feb 2024

Classic Costa Rica

Hayley · Traveled January 2024
Great trip, saw many animals! Rafa was an amazing guide! Be aware that the physical rating should be at least 3, maybe 4-- not 2 if you don't want to miss many of the tour highlights.
Review submitted 03 Feb 2024

Classic Costa Rica

Daniel · Traveled January 2024
I had an incredible time on this trip. If you’re lucky you will have Rafa, who was the best tour guide you could want. Hotels are all nice, great activities, comfortable transfers and amazing people - remember to pack a good raincoat and bug spray!
Review submitted 03 Feb 2024

Classic Costa Rica

Claire · Traveled January 2024
Costa Rica is an amazing country to visit. There are dramatic changes in the landscape in different areas and differences in temperature. In January it is mostly warm but it can be cold and windy in Monteverde and very hot in Manuel Antonio. The wildlife is amazing and it is good to learn from well informed guides how the country is working successfully to conserve its amazing natural resources and support it’s abundant wildlife. The National Museum provided a good background before the start of our tour. Accommodation was comfortable throughout. Our tour leader was excellent. We had a well organised, thoroughly enjoyable holiday, thanks to our guide Rafael and the great people in our group. We have done many Intrepid trips and they have always been good or better.
Review submitted 03 Feb 2024

Costa Rica at a glance

  • CAPITAL CITY

    San Jose (population approximately 340,000)

  • POPULATION

    Approximately 5.1 million

  • CURRENCY

    CRC

  • LANGUAGE

    Spanish

  • TIME ZONE

    (GMT-06:00) Central America

  • CALLING CODE

    +506

  • ELECTRICITY

    Type A (North American/Japanese 2-pin) Type B (American 3-pin)

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