Costa Rica: Wildlife & Beyond

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This trip puts you in the best places to see the best wildlife

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You can spot all four of Costa Rica's monkey species...

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... as well as tapirs, crocodiles and anteaters

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You'll be in the best place to see Resplendent quetzals...

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three-toed sloth cahuita

... and sleepy sloths, as captured here by one of our guests

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olive ridley turtles ostional

Another Pura Aventura client woke at 04:30 to see hatching turtles

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You'll stay in beautiful small hotels & lodges...

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... and spend a night in a jungle ranger station

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Explore it all with your own 4x4, with easy navigation...

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smiling man tenorio

... and our complete support and guidance throughout

Duration

Quetzals in quiet cloud forest; turtles on wild beaches; monkeys in remote jungle. You're in the very best places for Costa Rica's greatest wildlife encounters on this epic private wildlife holiday.

  • Epic wildlife encounters
  • Off the beaten track
  • Quetzals, toucans, macaws
  • Sloths, monkeys, tapirs
  • Memorable places to stay
  • Night in ranger station
  • Expert nature guides
  • Beaches & relaxation
  • Packed with local flavour
  • 100% Travel Positive
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What's Included

Key Inclusions

20n small independent hotels

1 Internal flight

1n jungle ranger station

4 x 4 rental car

Private airport transfers

20 x breakfasts

7 x lunches

9 x dinner


Guided Activities

Tortuguero wildlife activities

Wildlife rainforest walk

Macaw reintroduction visit

Mangrove wildlife boat trip

Snorkelling

Corcovado National Park tour

Carara National Park birdwatching


5* Service

We have personally experienced & loved every aspect of this trip

Holiday Guide with advice, background information and recommendations

ABTOT / ATOL Financial protection

Local support throughout

24/7 emergency support

Industry-leading 160% carbon capture

Exclusive departure date


Please note: International travel not included.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Costa Rica


A friendly face will be waiting to greet you today and take you to a tranquil hotel set in bird-rich botanical gardens. It's a good place to simply relax or stretch your legs after your flight.

Day 2

Travel into the heart of Tortuguero


Day 3

Discover extraordinary wildlife


Day 4

Choose how to explore


Day 5

Drive down the Caribbean coast