Grand Tour of Costa Rica

Immersive Nature Experiences
Adventure-Filled Horse Rides
Charming Native Wildlife
Incredible Views
Unique Experiences
Soaring Volcanoes
Beautiful Accommodation Options

A tiny nation where picturesque beaches, soaring volcanoes, lush jungle and magical cloudforest collide, it’s easy to see why Costa Rica is the world’s happiest country. Even without the stunning scenery, surely the relaxed lifestyle and claim to some of the world’s best coffee would put a smile on anyone’s face? This two-week tour showcases the best of Central America’s green jewel with a range of exciting and educational activities along with stays in truly incredible accommodation. Cultural excursions, such as a visit to an indigenous reserve, and experiences that immerse you in some of the world’s most stunning landscapes, make this the ultimate holiday experience. You’ll be grinning ear to ear.

The itinerary is simply a template and can be altered to meet your exact needs and wants.

Transfer to your beautiful hotel and enjoy its facilities.
Take a relaxing boat journey down the Sarapiqui River, enjoy a nature hike and hop on a rainforest aerial-tram ride.
Journey to your stunning accommodation in Turrialba and enjoy the superb scenery.
Visit the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Centre where you'll learn about tropical plants.
Explore Costa Rica's most important archaeological site, a mysterious lost city.
Journey to your accommodation in a biological reserve and wander its lush grounds.
Learn how one of mankind's favourite foods is made and visit a bat research centre.
Travel to your lodge, situated in the outskirts of Tortuguero National Park and enjoy its facilities.
Explore the remote national park by boat and journey into town to meet the locals.
Travel to your La Fortuna hotel and soak in its beautiful hot springs.
Visit an indigenous reserve to learn about Costa Rica's native peoples.
Explore Rio Celeste, one of the country's most stunning spots.
Journey to eco-lodge in Rincón de la Vieja and take advantage of the outdoor activities on offer.
Ride horseback to a stunning waterfall and natural hot springs.
Travel back to Juan Santamaría Internatonal Airport.

Grand Tour of Costa Rica: Get to Know this Unique Nation


A through exploration of Costa Rica’s landscapes and culture, this is a holiday packed full of new experiences, adventures and lessons. You’ll take part in thrilling outdoor activities, including jungle treks, horse riding and a tram-ride through the rainforest as well as more relaxing excursions such as mud baths and a chocolate tour. You’ll also gain an insight into pre-Hispanic Costa Rica with a trip to ancient ruins and an indigenous reserve. Transfers and accommodation are all taken care of and you’ll have English speaking guides – including expert naturalists – on hand to further enrich your Costa Rica experience.

Highlights include Guayabo Monument Archaeological Hike, Rio Celeste and Maleku Indigenous Reserve.



Each hotel included on your tour has been selected for its high service standards and quality facilities, including picturesque grounds, superb on-site restaurants and well-equipped guestrooms. Your tour includes stays remote nature lodges, immersed in verdant wildlife-rich forest –  unforgettable travel experiences.

Accommodation in hotels is subject to availability. If a listed hotel is fully booked, alternate accommodation will be booked within the same hotel category without surcharge/reduction. If no hotel in same category available, we reserve the right to apply a surcharge for any higher category or a reduction for any lower category.

This package includes Superior accommodation. If you would like an upgrade to Deluxe accommodation, please get in touch with your Travel Direct holiday specialist.



Our travel experts have packed this itinerary full of exciting and varied activities. You’ll watch a traditional dance performance, journey along jungle canals, spot exotic wildlife, learn about medicinal plants, soar through rainforest treetops and much more. You’ll leave Costa Rica with an in-depth understanding of this paradisiacal land and its people.

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Tour - Shared Activities

  • Superior and Deluxe Accommodation Packages Available
  • San José, Turrialba, Sarapiquí, Tortuguero, La Fortuna and Rincón de la Vieja
  • Tour - Shared Activities
  • Price exclusive of international flights
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