Costa Rica Escape with Tortuguero Globus

Costa Rica Escape with Tortuguero

A tour to Costa Rica offers a wonderful opportunity to embrace the diverse wildlife and to learn about the history of this beautiful country. Here you will be led by expert naturalists who will point out some of the many species of plants and animals in Tortuguero National Park, Monteverde and Arenal. Visit rain and cloud forests to view the many plant & animal species.

The 9 day Costa Rica Escape with Tortuguero is an amazing Central American offering from Globus Tours. In 9 days you'll see the volcanoes, rainforests and landscapes that make Costa Rica such an adventurous place to visit. From ziplines to resort spas and so much more, this 9 day Costa Rica Escape with Tortuguero is just what you're looking for.


9 Daysfr. $1,049

  • Guided sightseeing and cruise through the Tortuguero National Park canals to view wildlife
  • Guided nature walk through the rainforest in Tortuguero
  • A visit to Tortuguero town including a guided visit of the Sea Turtle Conservancy Museum and a Guapiles nature walk
  • Visit Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve in Monteverde with a naturalist-led tour of the reserve
  • A visit to Arenal National Park with a naturalist-led tour of the Arenal Hanging Bridges
  • Visit to the artisan village to see the famous Costa Rica ox carts in Sarchi
  • Orientation tour of San Jose
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • Breakfast daily (except Day 1)
  • 3 lunches
  • 2 dinners
  • Park Inn Radisson Hotel in San Jose (2 nights)
  • Evergreen Lodge in Tortuguero (2 nights)
  • Jaguarundi Lodge in Monteverde (2 nights)
  • Magic Mountain Hotel in Arenal (2 nights)

ARRIVE IN SAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA

San Jose, Costa Rica

Arrive in San José where you will be met by a Globus representative.

PARK INN RADISSON

SAN JOSÉ–TORTUGUERO NATIONAL PARK

Tortuguero N.P., Costa Rica

This morning, depart San José for the Caribbean shores, where you’ll find Tortuguero National Park, a must-see when visiting Costa Rica! Afte a drive to the east coast, embark on a CRUISE which takes you to the bio-diverse rainforest of TORTUGUERO NATIONAL PARK. Your expert Naturalist will accompany you and point out the many species that can be found in this area including white-faced capuchin, howler, spider monkeys, toucans, macaws, tapirs, ocelot, manatees, and even jaguars! The area is also famous for the five species of turtles that repeatedly come her each year to lay their eggs. Upon arrival at the lodge, enjoy a welcome drink and briefing before some time to explore prior to dinner this evening.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

EVERGREEN LODGE

TORTUGUERO NATIONAL PARK

Tortuguero N.P., Costa Rica

This morning, take a Naturalist-guided CRUISE of the remote yet extensive Tortuguero canals famous for its abundant wildlife. Your eagle-eye guide will help you spot some of the fauna that call this region home which includes more than 125 species of mammals, 124 species of reptiles, and over 375 species of birds. Return to the lodge for a nature walk into the rainforest led by your guide who explains the flora commonly found here and its uses.

Tortuguero, Costa Rica

This afternoon, visit the small town of Tortuguero consisting of a few shops and restaurants, no cars, and dirt roads. Here, visit the Sea Turtle Conservancy Museum and learn about the various endangered sea turtles that come here annually to nest and lay their eggs. This area was declared a National Park in 1975 to protect these turtles and today Tortuguero is home to the largest green turtle rookery in North America. Other turtles found here include the Hawksbill, Leatherback, Loggerhead, and Olive Ridley. If you are lucky, you may be able to observe some of these turtles nesting on the beach during an optional night walk on the beach.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

EVERGREEN LODGE

TORTUGUERO NATIONAL PARK–GUAPILES–SAN JOSÉ

San Jose, Costa Rica

A morning boat transfer begins your journey to the Guapiles area. Next, continue to San José for the night.

Breakfast

PARK INN RADISSON

SAN JOSÉ–MONTEVERDE

Monteverde, Costa Rica

This morning transfer to the cloud forest of Monteverde. Situated on the continental divide under a misty cloud coverage, Monteverde is one of the most bio-diverse areas on the planet. Exploring the trails here reveals green habitats teeming with life. Over 3,000 species of plants, 400 species of birds, 60 species of bats, 1,200 species of amphibians, and 700 species of butterflies—to name a few—call this area home. It is also one of the last remaining places in the world that is home to all six species of cats: ocelots, jaguars, jaguarundi, pumas, oncillas, and marguays. If you are lucky, this is also a great spot to catch a glimpse of one of Costa Rica’s most beautiful birds, the resplendent quetzal.

Breakfast

MONTEVERDE COUNTRY LODGE

MONTEVERDE

Monteverde, Costa Rica

Today, visit Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve during a Naturalist guided walking tour. Established in 1989, the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve comprises an area of 765 acres, and is home to forest fauna such as sloths, jaguars, ocelots, monkeys, coatis, and numerous species of birds. With almost 100% humidity throughout the year, the cloud forest experiences almost 12 feet of rain per year. This afternoon, you may wish to explore this verdant area further or perhaps head into town or venture into the rainforest canopy for a bird's eye view of the region.

Breakfast

MONTEVERDE COUNTRY LODGE

MONTEVERDE–ARENAL

Arenal, Costa Rica

Depart Monteverde for the must-see town of Arenal located in the shadow of Arenal Volcano. Currently, Arenal Volcano is in a resting phase but prior to 2010 the volcano was known for its consistent lava flows and gas emissions. Arenal is home to cascading waterfalls, thriving rainforests, abundant wildlife, and a plethora of outdoor activities. After settling in, experience the magic of the resort’s pool and Jacuzzis or consider a walk along the nearby nature trails in search of 300- to 400-year-old trees, poisonous frogs, monkeys, birds, and possibly small animals native to the area.

Breakfast

MAGIC MOUNTAIN HOTEL

ARENAL

Arenal, Costa Rica

Today will be spent exploring Arenal National Park and its vast primary rainforest, and learning about its rich biodiversity. Venture into the jungle canopy on the Arenal Hanging Bridges, which consist of 15 bridges suspended in the treetops and allows your Naturalist to point out various species of plants, birds, butterflies, monkeys, sloths, and other animals commonly found here. On a clear day, you will get a 360-degree view of the tropical rainforest, as well as stunning views of Arenal Volcano. This afternoon is free to explore at your leisure.

Tonight, perhaps take an optional tour to the world-famous Tabacón Hot Springs. These natural hot springs are the result of rainwater heated by magma in the Earth’s interior that then rises to the surface, taking with it minerals found in the Earth’s crust. Enjoy time to relax in the waters that are so beneficial to your skin and body.

Breakfast

MAGIC MOUNTAIN HOTEL

ARENAL–SARCHI–SAN JOSÉ

Sarchi, Costa Rica

En route to San José, visit Sarchi Village, known as the center of Costa Rican handicrafts and where you’ll see the artists in their workshops making the famous ox carts. Enjoy time here for lunch.

San Jose, Costa Rica

Continue to San José for a short city orientation to see the historic National Theater, the Metropolitan Cathedral, and other sites in downtown San José.

Breakfast

PARK INN RADISSON

San Jose, Costa Rica

Your tour ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Wed, Jun 12, 2019 – Wait-list
$1,049.00
Wed, Jun 26, 2019 – Wait-list
$1,049.00
Wed, Aug 07, 2019
$1,049.00
Wed, Sep 18, 2019
$1,049.00
Wed, Sep 25, 2019
$1,049.00
Wed, Oct 09, 2019
$1,049.00
Wed, Oct 30, 2019
$1,049.00
Wed, Nov 13, 2019
$1,049.00
Wed, Dec 04, 2019
$1,049.00
Wed, Dec 11, 2019
$1,049.00
Wed, Jan 01, 2020
$1,129.00
Wed, Jan 08, 2020
$1,129.00
Wed, Jan 15, 2020
$1,129.00
Wed, Feb 05, 2020
$1,129.00
Wed, Feb 12, 2020
$1,129.00
Wed, Feb 19, 2020
$1,129.00
Wed, Mar 04, 2020
$1,129.00
Wed, Mar 18, 2020
$1,129.00

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  • Single supplement: $435 to $465 Triple reduction: $100
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  • Extra nights per person in San José: In single room $122 In twin room $67 In triple room $54

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