11-Day Tour from San Jose: Monteverde Cloud Forest and Tortuguero, Arenal Volcano and Manuel Antonio National Parks

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From $2053.00

14 reviews   (4.21)

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Departs: San Jose, San Jose

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

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Explore nature up close on this 11-day tour of Costa Rica, including Tortuguero National Park, Arenal Volcano National Park, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and Manuel Antonio National Park. Discover the treetop canopy on a Sky Walk, spot butterflies and monkeys on a forest hike and watch the Arenal Volcano as you relax in a thermal spring. You’ll be amazed by all Costa Rica has to offer, from its white-sand beaches to its tropical jungles, each supporting an incredible array of diverse wildlife.

What's Included

10 nights accommodation

Local taxes

Meals as indicated in itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

What's Not Included

Additional activities

Food and drinks (unless specified)


Tortuguero National park entrance fee (approx. USD 15)

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Disinfecting mat available before entering vehicles. Drives requiere to disinfect luggage before entering vehicles.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Note: single rooms are only available for 1 person, double rooms for 2 and triple rooms for 3. If you book additional passengers in the rooms, your booking will be rejected and a full refund will be processed
  • Please note: optional activities can be paid for while in Costa Rica
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a full refund.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a 50% refund.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, you will receive a 0% refund.


The complete tour was even better...
crispvh, 16-11-2017

The complete tour was even better than expected. Transports all on time, great guides, good food and accommodations. We saw all the wild life we could have, including baby green turtles running to the sea as fast as they could. All in all a wonderful trip. Thank you Viator. Vic and Mary Oct/Nov 2017

Awesome tour company !
nsrfwilk1, 21-04-2020
Could not have asked for more.
CAT Tours went above and beyond and made our trip an unforgettable adventure !
Our guide (Jorge) made us feel more like family than customers. Always felt safe and well informed, thanks again Jorge !!
This was great! We saw more wildlife...
John, 19-07-2017

This was great! We saw more wildlife than we expected including some rarities like manatee, stick birds,and a quetzal at Monteverde, some big caiman etc etc. Oh yes, all four monkey species and a real close-up of a three-toed sloth. The thermal set-up at Fortuna was the best we have experienced anywhere. We found it a good mix of guided and free time, so we were able to do some longish walks on our own, and avoid some popular activities that did not interest us.

The only downside was that we arrived at Antonio Manuel on a Sunday and it is closed on Mondays. There was no full day tour as expected so we only had a morning tour before leaving. Fortunately there was a reasonable bus service and we spent time at the beach. This came as a surprise, because it was not properly mentioned in the tour notes. A longer and better structured set of tour notes would have given us more notice of this and allowed us to plan for this better.

The hotels were all fine, although the one at Arenal was a bit remote from anywhere, and we had to argue to get a decent room there. This was compensated for by the amazing view of the Volcano from the room we did eventually get!

Very nice tour of Costa Rica
globejetsetter, 31-08-2018
The tour was well put together and all the transfers ran on time. The employees we met were all lovely.

However, more information could be provided in the 'itinerary' which was literally just a list of pick-up times and did not explain what meals were included at the various hotels which had been booked en route.

Didn't realise that one of the venues was a theme park and you had to take a costume and a towel, so we would have avoided that had we known.

The Cloud Forest, Tortuguero and Manuel Antonio Park were the highlights.
Tortuguero- was fantastic not to be...
Anna H, 27-08-2017

Tortuguero- was fantastic not to be missed. Know that the quality of information you get on wildlife depends on the guide you get- some great some ok. I would go there again. Arenal Volcano was an area that deserved another day. Fortunately we loved our accommodations which had hot springs on ground because nothing else was connected that day in the way of activity or transportation with no notice. Finally toward evening we were picked up for a hike to view the volcano It became dark before we completed that hike.

As for Monteverde- our hotel was horrible and not the one we expected. We had to pay cabs to get to activities we found. We did go to a good aerial walk though it was not in the area I had inquired about before the trip I kind of felt people were shuffled around where there was room. Never knew what our ride would be. Not Viator but I think the local connections are to blame and maybe Viator needs to form more secure relations there.Still beats a rental car but I felt we could have just gotten transport from hotels on our own without so much wasted time. Next time I will choose hotels and take tours from them and transport between.

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