Costa Rica Escape 2025 - 7 Day Tour from San José to San José

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Costa Rica Escape 2025

7 Day Tour from San José to San José



Tour Description:

Get back to the garden with an escape to Costa Rica’s natural paradise. From heart-stirring suspension bridges through rainforest canopies to the lava trails emerging from the depths of the earth. See Arenal Volcano and explore the wild places where pumas and jaguars prowl. Look skyward to spot the hundreds of multi-hued birds, butterflies, and a dizzying diversity of wildlife in the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Find your head in the clouds in a primeval forest blessed by trade winds, rain, and fog by day, and unfettered stars above by night. Go where monkeys and macaws make your day with mischief and count yourself charmed to see some of the 160-plus reptile species—from tiny amphibians to titan snakes. Get civilized too, with visits to an artisan village and a tour of Costa Rica’s largest city and cultural capital of San José.

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Dates & Pricing

Start Dates Listed Below are US departure dates, please verify specific dates with your Pavlus Travel Planner

Tuesday 04 Feb 25 — Tuesday 11 Feb 25
Small Group Discovery
Starting at $1,049 Get a Quote
Tuesday 25 Feb 25 — Tuesday 04 Mar 25
Small Group Discovery
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Friday 16 May 25 — Friday 23 May 25Starting at $1,049 Get a Quote
Friday 04 Jul 25 — Friday 11 Jul 25Starting at $1,049 Get a Quote
Friday 19 Sep 25 — Friday 26 Sep 25Starting at $1,049 Get a Quote
Friday 07 Nov 25 — Friday 14 Nov 25Starting at $1,049 Get a Quote
Friday 28 Nov 25 — Friday 05 Dec 25Starting at $1,049 Get a Quote


Destination & Sightseeing

Notes:
Maximum elevation on tour is 9,000 ft.

ITINERARY

Day 1
Meet your Tour Director at your hotel

Day 2
Depart on a scenic drive past banana groves and pineapple and sugar cane fields en route to Arenal. Visit to La Fortuna Village in the shadow of mighty Arenal Volcano (currently dormant but known for consistent lava flows before 2010). Arenal is home to cascading waterfalls, thriving rainforests, abundant wildlife, and a wealth of outdoor activities with nearby nature trails and 400-year-old trees. Watch for frogs, monkeys, birds, and native wildlife

Day 3
Today, take a guided excursion with your Naturalist to Arenal Hanging Bridges. Explore the jungle canopy atop 15 bridges suspended in the treetops to see various species of plants, birds, butterflies, monkeys, sloths, and other local wildlife. On a clear day, get a 360-degree view of the tropical rainforest and stunning views of Arenal Volcano. Free time the remainder of the day

Day 4
This morning, depart Arenal on scenic drive to Monteverde for the next two nights. Arrive in the cloud forest of Monteverde, situated on the continental divide under misty cloud coverage in one of the world’s most bio-diverse areas. Enjoy an afternoon and evening at leisure

Day 5
This morning, take a Naturalist guided walking tour of Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve 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. Free time this afternoon

Day 6
En route to San José, visit Sarchi Village, the hub of Costa Rican craftsmanship, and see the artists in their workshops making their famous ox carts. Upon arrival in San José, a guided city orientation introduces downtown San José includes the historic National Theater and the Metropolitan Cathedral

Day 7
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Accommodations

San JoseArenalMonteverde
Park Inn Radisson
Superior Tourist-Class



Ave 6, Street 28 San Jose Costa Rica

The Park Inn Radisson is conveniently located in the heart of San Jose within walking distance of the well-known Paseo Colon, the city's main avenue. The hotel features 117 comfortable guestrooms equipped with complimentary wireless internet, outdoor pool, and on-site bar and grill.