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Quetzals Of The Cloudforest CC

Visiting: Costa Rica
Tour Duration 15 Days
 

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Costa Rica Wildlife Holiday

On this journey through Costa Rica, we discover rich nature and unique wildlife as we explore the towering volcanoes of Arenal and Poas; the lush rainforests of Santa Elena and Tortuguero and the beautiful beaches of Manuel Antonio. The birdlife is a particular highlight and we hope to spot the rare and beautiful quetzal, as well as colourful toucans, hummingbirds, kingfishers and parrots.

Tour Highlights

  • Nature and wildlife – See sloths, monkeys, brightly coloured frogs and a plethora of spectacular birdlife in their natural environment
  • Volcanoes - Admire the classic cone-shape of Arenal and the vastness of Poas
  • Tortuguero - Cruise the jungle waterways and explore the rainforest in search of abundant wildlife in this ‘mini Amazon’
  • Santa Elena - Search for the beautiful quetzal in this remarkable cloudforest reserve and visit the conservation project
  • Manuel Antonio – Share the stunning white-sand beaches with sun-bathing iguanas and Capuchin monkeys

Itinerary

Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour in San Jose

  • 2
    Visit the volcanic crater at Poas; tour of San Jose

  • 3
    Drive to Turrialba; chance to visit a serpentarium

  • 4
    CATIE Agricultural Research Station optional visit

  • 5
    Travel by bus and boat to Tortuguero National Park

  • 6
    Full day to explore the park searching for wildlife

  • 7
    Journey by boat to Cano Blanco, drive to Arenal

  • 8
    Free day; walk near Arenal Volcano, optional rafting

  • 9
    Travel to the Monteverde Cloudforest Reserve

  • 10
    Visit the Santa Elena Reserve conservation project

  • 11
    Free day; options include walks in the reserve

  • 12
    Drive south to Manuel Antonio National Park

  • 13
    Explore Manuel Antonio's wildlife and beaches

  • 14
    Travel back to Costa Rica's capital, San Jose

  • 15
    Tour ends San Jose

Tour notes

Each departure date has it's own dedicated tour note, detailing all you need to know about that tour. Whether you've already booked, or weighing up your options, please choose carefully the relevant itinerary for you.

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Included meals 12 3 2
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Bus, Boat
Accommodation
12 nights Standard Hotel
2 nights Standard Lodge
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s), Boat Crew
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16