11 Day Kaleidoscope of Costa Rica with Manuel Antonio from $1,349


  • 10 nights accommodations
  • 2 nights San Jose
  • 2 nights Arenal
  • 2 nights Monteverde
  • 2 nights Guanacaste
  • 2 nights Manuel Antonio
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 15 Meals: 10 breakfasts, 1 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
11 day Kaleidoscope of Costa Rica with Manuel Antonio

Explore Costa Rica on this amazing 11 day vacation. Enjoy 10 nights accommodations as you visit San Jose, Arenal, Monteverde, Guanacaste and Manuel Antonio. Tour downtown San Jose, enjoying its many historical & architectural jewels. Visit the artisan town of Sarchi and see artists in their workshops. In Arenal, view the now dormant conical-shaped Arenal Volcano, tour a coffee plantation and enjoy a typical Costa Rican lunch and discover the dense vegetation in the stunning Monteverde Cloud Forest. Travel to the tropical province of Guanacaste on the sun-splashed Pacific Coast. Experience Manuel Antonio National Park – filled with wildlife and spectacular scenery. Enjoy the beautiful surroundvings and beaches in the Central Pacific region. This is the perfect vacation to see Costa Rica.





DAY 1, Sunday – Depart for Costa Rica
Depart for Costa Rica. Arrive in San Jose and transfer to your hotel. Your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 7 pm on the day of arrival. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in your destination no later than 5 pm on Day 1 of the itinerary or earlier, if possible
Overnight: San Jose

DAY 2, Monday – Travel to Arenal
Morning departure for Arenal, enjoying the views of coffee and sugarcane plantations along the way. En route stop in Sarchi, an artisan town, where traditional colorful oxcarts and souvenirs can be found. If time permits, there may be a visit to a local school on the way to Arenal. Later this evening, a Welcome Dinner celebrates your arrival
Overnight: Arenal
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 3, Tuesday – Full Day in Arenal
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Arenal, famous for the Arenal Volcano. As Costa Rica’s youngest volcano, it gained international notoriety in 1968 for its sudden eruption. Perhaps, spend the day on the optional full day Cano Negro Boat Tour to learn more about the flora and fauna that inhabit the area. Tonight, enjoy an optionalevening at the renowned Eco Termales Hot Springs that includes dinner
Optional: Full Day Cano Negro Boat Tour
Optional: EcoTermales Hot Springs with Dinner (PM)
Overnight: Arenal
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Wednesday – Arenal National Park, Travel to Monteverde
In the morning, embark on a brisk 2 mile walking tour of the Las Coladas trail in Arenal National Park to learn more about the flora and fauna while enjoying scenic views of the volcano. At the end of the trail, you may choose to participate in a rugged hike over the ancient lava rocks before continuing to Monteverde. Stop for lunch on your own en route to Monteverde; time permitting a guided walking tour acquaints you with the lovely surroundings
Overnight: Monteverde
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Thursday- Full Day in Monteverde
Enjoy this morning at leisure, or choose to participate in one of the optional tours including the Selvatura Canopy and Hanging Bridges adventures. This stunning Cloud Forest boasts an extraordinarily diverse ecosystem, being home to 120 species of reptiles and amphibians, 130 species of mammals, and an astounding 500 species of birds, not to mention more than 3,000 species of plants. This afternoon enjoy lunch and a tour of a traditional Costa Rican coffee farm. Learn about how one of Costa Rica’s top exports is grown in this tropical region and its importance in the socioeconomic development of the country. This evening, dinner together in Monteverde
Optional: Selvatura Canopy Tour (AM)*
Optional: Selvatura Hanging Bridges (AM)*
Overnight: Monteverde
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
*Passengers can participate in both optional tours, if desired

DAY 6, Friday – Travel to Guanacaste
Today, depart Monteverde for Guanacaste. See a huge contrast in scenery as you arrive in the tropical paradise of Guanacaste, located in the northwestern part of the country along the Pacific Coast with its sun-splashed beaches. The rest of the day is yours to discover the many options in this coastal paradise. Enjoy an evening at leisure
Overnight: Guanacaste
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Saturday – Full Day in Guanacaste
A day at leisure in picturesque Guanacaste, strikingly beautiful with its exotic bays, exquisite beaches and admire the most beautiful natural scenery. Don’t miss the optional Panache Sailing Tour. Spend a relaxing afternoon sailing along Costa Rica’s coast in a Catamaran, passing beautiful offshore islands and isolated beaches. Return to land after watching the magnificent sunset
Optional: Panache Sailing Tour (PM)
Overnight: Guanacaste
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Sunday – Travel to Manuel Antonio
Drive along the shores of the striking Pacific Coast to Manuel Antonio National Park, one of the most beautiful places in the country with an exotic combination of exquisite beaches and an exuberant tropical forest. Travel through the scenic mountains to the ocean’s shores – it’s not unusual here to see iguanas and white-faced monkeys on the beach! Arrive in the bustling town of Jaco, a surfer’s paradise, for free time to stroll and perhaps sample some of the local cuisine for lunch. Afterwards, continue to Manuel Antonio. The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy all of the delights of this popular beach area. In town tonight, savor dinner at a local restaurant
Overnight: Manuel Antonio
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Monday – Full Day in Manuel Antonio
Enjoy a day at leisure in Manuel Antonio. Perhaps relax at the beach while savoring the gorgeous surroundings. Consider joining the optional Carara National Park Tour where the tropical dry forest and the humid pacific rainforest offers an opportunity to spot an abundance of different native wildlife such as monkeys, sloths, macaws, and hummingbirds. Tonight, dinner together at one of the most popular restaurants in Manuel Antonio. It’s time to bid farewell to your Tour Manager, traveling companions and to “Pura Vida
Optional: Carara National Park Tour (AM)
Overnight: Manuel Antonio
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Tuesday – Manuel Antonio National Park Tour, Travel to San Jose
Morning departure for Manuel Antonio National Park, one of Costa Rica’s most visited conservation areas. Its large land and marine biodiversity and beautiful coral reefs make this one of the world’s most impressive natural habitats. Your Tour Manager will lead you through the paths of this tropical paradise with opportunity to discover the mangrove swamps, 109 species of mammals and 184 species of birds, beach vegetation and lagoons. Observe several species of monkeys, iguanas, and birds and possibly even the three-toed sloth. Afterward, travel back to San Jose, stopping in Maravillas de Costa Rica to shop for local crafts and souvenirs to bring back home. The rest of the day is yours to explore the city independently or, join the optional San Jose City Tour with dinner. Take a panoramic city tour of San Jose including visits to the Gold museum, where more than 1600 pre-Columbian artifacts are displayed and the National Theater, the principal jewel of San Jose. Conclude the tour with an authentic Costa Rican dinner at a popular restaurant in the city
Optional: San Jose City Tour with dinner (PM)
Overnight: San Jose
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 11, Wednesday – Depart Costa Rica
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast


Pricing & Departures

2020 departures

Dates Land Only
Apr 18 $1599
Apr 25 $1499
May 02 $1449
May 09 $1499
May 16 $1399
May 30 $1399
Jul 11 $1399
Aug 01 $1399
Aug 22 $1399
Sep 05 $1399
Sep 19 $1399
Oct 03 $1349
Oct 17 $1349
Oct 31 $1399
Nov 14 $1399
Nov 28 $1399
Dec 12 $1449



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