Overview

  • Type: Luxury
    Type

    1. Affordable

    This category is for you who is travelling with more of a limited budget and wants to spend more on excursions and experiences while in Costa Rica. These packages in general include shared transportation and hotels that are in the three- or four-star range.

    2. Premium

    The Premium category is for you who is looking for a little bit more of exclusive travelling. The packages in general include shared and private transportations and hotels that are more in the four-star range.

    3. Luxury

    As the name is indicating for this category this is Tulu Travel´s most luxurious vacation packages category. These packages in general include private transportations and the most luxurious four- and five-star hotels.

  • Location: Arenal Volcano, Manuel Antonio, Monteverde cloud forest, San Jose, Tortuguero
  • Duration - 12 days
  • Starting at 3875 USD /person

This package is for the luxury explorer, and here you have a great combination of the amazing variation of flora and fauna found in Costa Rica with luxury hotels. We will take you from the Caribbean coast up to the majestic volcano Arenal over to Monteverde’s cloud forest and down to the beautiful beaches on the Pacific coast. During your trip you are going to experience four different national parks and all the animals and birds living here. You have the chance to see everything from crocodiles, monkeys, and toucans to sloths and even whales and dolphins on the included catamaran sailing tour in Manuel Antonio. 

During the trip you will have plenty of time to relax and enjoy the hotel’s pools, spas, yoga, and tropical gardens. We have included everything from riverboat tour and hike to the zip-line in the rainforest,   

and you end the trip with an amazing sunset catamaran cruise on the Pacific Ocean.

Included

  • 11 nights in 5 different hotels including breakfast
  • private transportation between all hotels and airport,
  • 8 excursions
  • Taxes
  • We will Carbon neutralise your trip free of charge
  • Not included: Gratuities for the tours, national park fees in Tortuguero

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    Roadmap

    Itinerary

    1
    Day 1

    Welcome to Costa Rica! Today your private transportation will pick you up at the airport upon arrival and take you to Hotel Grano de Oro in San Jose. Here you are going to spend the night in class before the real adventure starts early tomorrow morning. Grano de Oro has a great restaurant where we can highly recommend you to enjoy dinner.

    2
    Day 2

    Transfer – You can choose to travel to Tortuguero and the Caribbean with the hotel’s shared minivan down the mountain and enjoy the beautiful view of the mountains and banana plantations. When you reach the harbor you take the hotel’s riverboat for the last hour through the rivers out to your lodge.
    Or you can fly domestic flights from San Jose direct to Tortuguero Airport. In both you arrive at the Tortuga Lodge & Gardens in perfect time for lunch, and that’s why this is for the luxury explorer. In the afternoon you can relax at the pool or join a guided hike in the rainforest.

    3
    Day 3

    This day starts early with a riverboat tour where we can see all the amazing animals in Tortugueros National Park. You can see crocodiles, monkeys, turtles, sloths, iguanas, and many different species of birds. After lunch we take a trip into Tortugueros’ small town and visit the Caribbean beach where we can see turtles if we are lucky.

    4
    Day 4

    After breakfast, it’s time to leave Tortuguero and take the riverboat back to the mainland and then the minivan up to the stunning volcano Arenal and Hotel Nayara Gardens. You will have the afternoon to enjoy the hotel’s hot springs and the sunset view over the volcano.

    5
    Day 5

    Arenal has some of Costa Rica’s most beautiful rainforest, and today you will get to experience it when you slowly ride your horse up to La Fortuna waterfall. The horses are kind and calm and you do not need any previous riding experience. If you do not want to ride, you can go by car. After a short hike the beautiful waterfall appears in front of you and a swim in the lagoon’s fresh mountain water is a must!

    6
    Day 6

    The transfer from Arenal to Monteverde cloud forest gives you some incredible views when you travel by boat over Lake Arenal and then from your private transfer over the mountains to Monteverde Lodge & Gardens. In the afternoon you can enjoy the adorable town of Santa Elena. Don’t miss out to have a coffee in Cafe Beso. They have great coffee from the mountains around you.

    7
    Day 7

    Today is all about exploring the cloud forest and everything in it. You start the day with a guided hike on hanging bridges where you get to see how amazing this forest is. You can see a lot of animals like monkeys, hummingbirds, pezote, white-nosed coatimundi, and you have a good chance to see a quetzal. The quetzal is one of the most beautiful birds in the world. After lunch the real adventure starts and you start flying between the trees in a canopy zip-line of 12 cables. This is an adrenaline rush combined with stunning views of the cloud forest. 

    8
    Day 8

    Your private transfer is picking you up at the hotel in Monteverde and takes you down the mountain to Manuel Antonio’s white sand beaches. You’re staying in the beautiful hotel, Parador Resort and Spa. Here you can relax in the spa, look out over the stunning sunset in the ocean while sipping a cold drink in the pool.  

    9
    Day 9

    Today is all about adrenalin because you get to go river rafting. The professional guides take you on a wonderful experience down the river. You are going to have so much fun rafting, and the adrenalin rush together with the stunning natural surroundings makes this tour just superb.

    10
    Day 10 & 11

    You can just relax on the beach or at the hotel. If you still want to explore more you can take a hike into Manuel Antonio village or the national park located next to the beach. Here you can see a lot of animals, and inside the park you have another beautiful beach where you can relax and have a swim.

    11
    Day 12

    After you have enjoyed your delicious breakfast it’s time to get ready for your return flight. Your private transportation will be arranged so that you arrive at a good time to your flight.
    Goodbye Costa Rica for this time. See you again soon!

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    Hotels / Lodging

    Grano de Oro

    Grano de Oro is one of the few high-end boutique hotels in San Jose, and it offers great hospitality as well as one of Costa Rica´s best restaurants. The hotel has a great location

    Tortuga Lodge & Gardens

    Tortuga Lodge & Gardens

    Tortuga Lodge & Gardens features lush lawns, orchids, and tropical trees located at riverside owned by Costa Rica Expeditions and renowned for its nature packages and top-notch, personalized service.

    Nayara Springs

    Adventure and exclusive seclusion come together to create an amazing Costa Rican vacation at the Nayara Springs Hotel.

    Monteverde Lodge & Gardens

    Monteverde Lodge & Gardens is a perfect place to enjoy the beauty of cloud forests/ nature in Costa Rica. It’s a place for the people who seek peace on vacations.

    Parador Resort and Spa

    Internationally recognized as one of Costa Rica's most prestigious resorts, Parador Resort & Spa is the epitome of “responsible luxury.” It sits atop Punta Quepos ...

    Tours

    Excursions package Tortuga Lodge & Gardens

    Experience Tortuguero from Tortuga Lodge & Gardens with riverboat tour filled with animals, hiking, and a visit to town

    Waterfall tour

    Costa Rica has many stunning and beautiful waterfalls around the country. Join us to visit one of them on an exciting Waterfall tour by foot, transportation, or by horseback riding.

    Horseback riding

    Horses are a big part of Costa Rican culture and have been for centuries. Horseback riding is a great way to discover this beautiful country’s nature and beaches.

    Hot springs

    Costa Rica has more than 200 different volcanoes which creates many amazing natural mineral Hot springs heated naturally by the volcanic activity. Come and enjoy!

    Hanging bridges

    Costa Rica has many beautiful mountains and rainforests to visit. One of many great ways to discover nature is by walking on hanging bridges among the treetops.

    Canopy Zip-Line

    If you are looking to be adventurous in Costa Rica, we strongly recommend a zip-line, or canopy tour as they are called in Costa Rica. We'll safely take you through the jungle!

    White water rafting

    Costa Rica has some of the world’s best White water rafting. Come and enjoy this exciting adventure from smoothly floating to adrenaline pumping level 2-4 rafting!

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