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Discover the great heritage of Costa Rica its nature. Volcanoes, forests, huge waterfalls, rivers, great variety of aquatic ecosystems and beaches of Costa Rica with black and white sand, ideal for diving in clear waters all this in a Costa Rica Itinerary 10 days.

Costa Rica Itinerary 10 days
Costa Rica Itinerary 10 days
The most popular tours in Costa Rica, Costa Rica Itinerary 10 days from San Jose to Tortuguero, Caribbean, Arenal, Monteverde and Guanacaste
Date published: 07/12/2016
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Day 1 Arriving to San Jose

Presentation at the airport. Check in and boarding procedures scheduled flight of the company Iberia departing San Jose. Arrival, assistance and transfer to find Cheap places to stay in costa rica. Free day to stroll through the historic center and meet some of its most representative buildings, such as the building of Posts and Telegraphs or the National Theatre

what to do in costa rica ten days
what to do in costa rica ten days

Day 2 San Jose - Tortuguero National Park

The capital will leave early to go to the Caribbean. From the central valley we ascend the volcanic mountain range passing through the Braulio Carrillo National Park, dotted with dense forests. Stop for breakfast arrival to the pier where the boat that will address, through small channels running between the vast tropical vegetation, take us to the Tortuguero National Park, our destination. On arrival at the lodge we receive a brief talk on the ecosystem and the activities included during the stay. After lunch we will visit the small village which gives its name to the park, where we will know the important conservation efforts have developed some NGOs to protect sea turtles that come to these shores each year. The main and most numerous species is the green turtle, whose nesting can be seen between July and October. Dinner and overnight.

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best itinerary costa rica

Day 3 Tortuguero National Park

Breakfast. Declared National Park in 1970 to protect the green turtle population visiting the area, Tortuguero and its wide expanse of wetlands is also a reserve of monkeys, jaguars and a variety of birds and reptiles. This day usually devoted, subject to weather conditions, to enjoy boating on the natural channels of the Park and guided jungle walks, allowing us to observe and learn about the behavior and interaction of different species with the environment, lunch and dinner.

Day 4 Tortuguero National Park - Arenal Volcano

Breakfast. By mid-morning boat back to the mainland to continue the route through the northern plains. Lunch. An evergreen landscape favored by the heavy rains that records the area accompany the journey to reach the Fortuna de San Carlos, main center of population near the Arenal Volcano. Accommodation. We enjoy our first afternoon in the shade of one of the most beautiful volcanoes in the world.

Arenal Volcano costa rica
Arenal Volcano costa rica

Day 5 Arenal Volcano

Breakfast. Day off. We can select from a complete plan of optional activities that will dig deeper into this unique natural environment. Among the possibilities that we face is a walk on the Hanging Bridges, a trail system height immersed in the rainforest, or horseback ride to the beautiful waterfall of La Fortuna. We recommend end of the day in the largest and most famous hot springs center of the country, Tabacon, where we can enjoy three natural springs and a dinner buffet.

Day 6 Arenal Volcano - Beaches of Guanacaste

Breakfast. In the morning we travel to the beautiful and paradisiacal beaches Costa Rican Pacific, covered with white sand and bathed by a deep blue sea. Arrival and accommodation at the hotel and selected regime.

Days 7 and 8 of itinerary in Guanacaste
Days 7 and 8 of itinerary in Guanacaste

Days 7 and 8, Beaches in Guanacaste

The incomparable beauty of its landscapes, the important set of protected areas including water, mountainous and coastal ecosystems, their endless succession of beaches and a complete infrastructure have made Guanacaste one of the favorite destinations of visitors coming into the country. In these two days we can go horseback riding, bird watching tours, water sports or lounging in the sun enjoying wonderful sunsets.

Day 9 Beaches Guanacaste - San Jose

Breakfast. Morning departure towards San José, where we spend our last night. Arrival and accommodation.

Day 10 Departure San Jose

Day 10 Departure San Jose
Day 10 Departure San Jose

Breakfast. At the time transfer to the international airport, billing procedures and board scheduled flight back home. Overnight on board.

Costa Rica Itinerary 10 days with car rental

Days 1 to 3 According to the itinerary with transfers

Day 4 Tortuguero National Park - Arenal Volcano Breakfast. By mid-morning boat back to the mainland to continue the route through the northern plains. Lunch. Removing the rental car and driving towards the Arenal Volcano. Arrival and accommodation.

Days 5 to 9 According to the itinerary with transfers During these days we will have the car to freely explore the natural areas of Arenal and Guanacaste. We can follow the recommendations of the itinerary with transfers, in which the main visits and suggested activities are indicated.

Day 10 San Jose Departure Breakfast. Driving International Airport, return the rental car.