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Our Ultimate Costa Rica Holiday: A Month of Wonders

Give us four weeks and we will give you the full variety of Costa Rica's wildlife and ecosystems, following roads less travelled, meeting a country less known.

From the northern dry forests of Guanacaste to the Caribbean cultures of the south, the rich cloudforest of the central mountains to the exquisite wildlife of Osa, this driving trip is a richly patterned exploration of Costa Rica's diverse landscapes, flora, fauna and people.

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Day 1 - Arrive in Costa Rica

On arrival you'll be met by our partner and taken to your lodge high in the hills above the town of Naranjo, where you are well positioned for a stress free start to your driving explorations.
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Day 2 - Meet some of the locals

After an early morning watching wildlife and birds, your guide comes to take you to meet some of the locals, having lunch with one and coffee with another charming character.
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Day 3 - Visit the Carara National Park

Set off south to the Carara National Park, a stronghold for Scarlet macaws which you will want to visit for a short hike this morning. Continue to the hills high above the park to your ecolodge.
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Day 4 - Make your own chocolate

Take a guided bird tour of the forest before breakfast then learn about cacao production. The balance of your day is yours to stroll and explore the forest trails and waterfalls.
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Day 5 - Cross to the Nicoya Peninsula

Travel back north a short way to take a ferry out onto the Nicoya Peninsula. Settle into your charming small hotel on a bluff overlooking Ostional Beach.
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Day 6 - Spend the day with turtles

Today you can take a boat to snorkel with sea turtles if you like. You also have the opportunity to look for nesting turtles on Ostional beach (best months May through December).
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Day 7 - Explore the coast

Today is yours to explore the nearby coast with the help of both our Holiday Guide recommendations and your charming hosts, who are always on hand to look after you.

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