Trip to Costa Rica and Bocas del Toro for 16 days

Trip to Central America 16 days

Costa Rica and Bocas del Toro

Why not visit the best of Costa Rica in private, at your own pace and end up on the beautiful of Panama beaches in an all-included trip? ...Transfers, the best excursions, a good combination of accommodations, guides that will be with you in each destination, entrances, taxes, activities and whatever is needed. We have everything prepared so that while you are in Costa Rica and Bocas del Toro (Panama) you only have to worry about having a good time.

They are 16 days of trip that you pass of knowing the National Park of Manuel Antonio to a lethargic Monteverde and with much charm where to discover a magical reserve and to enjoy also their long hanging bridges, will be amazed with all the green that is Costa Rica. We take you from Monteverde to a quite unknown place, to the El Rincon de la Vieja National Park where you will take a walk to see the traces of the volcanic life ending in a waterfall. To keep you fascinated by the color of Costa Rica, we take you to know the Caribbean, one of the most beautiful scenic areas of the country. Finally we will finish this great trip with a few days on the beaches of Bocas del Toro in a resort strategically located to enjoy the beach and also different activities that will make you discover hidden places in Panama.

Puntos fuertes:
  • Bridges and Canopy in Santa Elena
  • Tour through the El Rincon de la Vieja National Park
  • Cahuita National Park
  • Bocas del Toro Beaches
Tour Price
$3.055 per person
Private Trip for 2 people

We are flexible with our trips, because you can adapt and customize them to your needs.
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TRIP OUTLINE

  • Trip Outline

    Arrival to Costa Rica

    DAY 1. ARRIVAL IN COSTA RICA'S CAPITAL. SAN JOSE

    Our driver will pick you up at your arrival at Juan Santa Maria airport in San Jose.
    Transfer to the hotel in San Jose (approximately three hours).
    Arrival un Manuel Antonio at noon.
    Night at Holiday Inn Express 3***



    Cocodrile

    DAY 2. SAN JOSE TRANSFER TO MANUEL ANTONIO (Breakfast)

    At the scheduled time we will make a transfer from San Jose to Manuel Antonio.
    If we leave around 10:00am in the morning, we will be near the Tárcoles River by 12:00pm approximately. You can have lunch in a nearby restaurant and also see the crocodiles that join in the river.
    If we take direction to Manuel Antonio about 1:00pm we will be arriving at 3:00pm. We can transfer you to the hotel for check in. Our partner in Manuel Antonio will give you some good ideas of interesting places in the area.
    Karahe Hotel Manuel Antonio Villas


    Manuel Antonio national park

    DAY 3. DISCOVERING MANUEL ANTONIO (Breakfast and lunch)

    First thing in the morning, our guide will pick you up at the hotel to start the walk in the National Park. This is a walk of about two hours that ends at the beach.
    We will take you lunch packed for you to enjoy a beach picnic.
    We let you enjoy the beach and for returning the best option is to take a taxi, so you will be free to return to the hotel when you want.
    Karahe Hotel Manuel Antonio Villas


    DAY 4. ACTIVITIES IN MANUEL ANTONIO (Breakfast and lunch)

    rafting in Manuel Antonio

    This day you can choose between different activities that we prepare in the area of Manuel Antonio.
    Option 1. Rafting in Savegre or Rio Naranjo
    Option 2. Sea or river kayaking
    Option 3. Zip Line and rappel through the National Park
    Option 4. Visit to Nauyaca waterfalls
    Option 5. Visit to the Los Campesinos Reserve
    *** You can choose the activity you like best. These activities include a guide, all the necessary material and lunches. Karahe Hotel Manuel Antonio Villas


    Monteverde Cloud forest

    DAY 5: MANUEL ANTONIO TRANSFER TO MONTEVERDE (Breakfast and lunch)

    From Manuel Antonio to Monteverde it takes about 4 hours.
    If we leave around 9:00am, you would be arriving in Monteverde at 1:00pm approximately.
    Check in at the hotel and we take you to a good restaurant to enjoy lunch.
    Hotel and Spa Poco a Poco


    DAY 6: MONTEVERDE: SANTA ELENA RESERVE - BRIDGES AND CANOPY (Breakfast and lunch)

    canopy in Monteverde

    In the morning, we enter into the Santa Elena Reserve where you will enjoy a walk through the cloud forest with our guide.
    After the visit to the Monteverde Biological Reserve you can have lunch in the same restaurant of the reserve. After lunch, we have prepared a tour through the largest suspension bridges in Latin America. And finally our friends in charge of the best Canopy tour are waiting for you to enjoy the beautiful Costa Rican skies along the longest wires in Latin America.
    Hotel and Spa Poco a Poco *


    hot spring

    DAY 7: TRANSFER TO THE EL RINCÓN DE LA VIEJA WITH A STOP IN LLANOS DEL CORTÉS (Breakfast)

    We leave around 8:00am in the morning, so we can arrive at 10:30am in the Llanos del Cortés waterfalls. We will let you enjoy this place and continue for another half hour until we reach El Cañón de la Vieja Lodge.
    Here you can enjoy lunch and also its pools with thermal waters.
    Cañón de la Vieja Lodge


    rincon de la vieja national park

    DAY 8: VISIT THE EL RINCON DE LA VIEJA NATIONAL PARK (Breakfast and lunch)

    Around 7:00am, we pick you up and start a walk along the Las Pailas trail that will take us to La Cangreja Waterfall.
    It is a moderate walk of 4 km, starting with a beautiful green forest and half way through the trail changes to dry forest. It is an interesting trail with varied flora and fauna with the main attraction that is the waterfall called La Cangreja and La poza Lago Azul (blue lake, as its name says ) very attractive and accessible for bathing.
    A tour that takes all day where we will include a picnic lunch.
    It is recommended to bring comfortable clothes for walking and bathing, as well as repellent, camera, water, shoes appropriate for walking and a raincoat in the rainy season.
    For those who don't want to walk much, we can make a shorter walk without reaching the waterfalls. It would also be a trekking through the trail Las Pailas. It is a circuit of 3 km by an area in which secondary volcanic activity is appreciated ( little volcanoes of mud and fumaroles) in addition to the already mentioned flora and fauna.


    Cahuita

    DAY 9. TRANSFER TO SAN JOSE AND FLIGHT - LIMON AND TRANSFER TO CAHUITA (Breakfast)

    The transfer from the El Rincón de la Vieja to San Jose takes about 3 and a half hours by car.
    On your arrival in San Jose, we will leave you at the airport so that you can take the flight to Limon that would be around 2:00pm.
    On your arrival in Limon, one of our partners awaits you for the transfer to the area of Cahuita.
    Ciudad Perdida Ecolodge (CAHUITA)


    Cahuita

    DAY 10. CAHUITA NATIONAL PARK AND AFTERNOON FREE (Breakfast)

    Tour through Cahuita National Park and afternoon free to enjoy the good atmosphere of the Caribbean of Costa Rica.
    Ciudad Perdida Ecolodge (CAHUITA)



    Cahuita

    DÍA 11. DAY OFF (Breakfast)

    Day off to enjoy the sun and the beach.
    We will send you all the information about the activities you can enjoy in the Caribbean area.
    Ciudad Perdida Ecolodge (CAHUITA)



    Bocas del toro in Panama

    DAY 12. FROM PUERTO VIEJO TRANSFER TO BOCAS DEL TORO (Breakfast)

    We wait for you at the appointed time at the reception of your hotel to start the transfer to Bocas del Toro. First there will be a stop in the Sixaola area where our driver will pay for your visas to enter in Panama. From here crossing the bridge, you will reach Almirante and a boat will take you from Almirante to Bocas del Toro - Colón. Here the resort partners await you for the transfer.
    Island Plantation Beach Resort. Luxury King Size room 4****


    Bocas del toro

    DAYS 13 AND 14. ENJOYING BOCAS DEL TORO (Breakfast)

    Bluff Beach es el lugar de anidación más importante en Bocas para varias especies de tortugas marinas, incluyendo la tortuga gigante. La temporada comienza en febrero y dura hasta septiembre. Uno de los días os prepararemos un recorrido donde podréis ser testigos de las tortugas mamá que vienen a las playas a poner los huevos.
    On the other hand we will send you a documentation where we will include the list of possible activities to discover the island in a different and fun way.
    Island Plantation Beach Resort. Luxury King Size room 4****



    Bocas del toro

    DAY 15. FLIGHT BOCAS DEL TORO - SAN JOSE (Breakfast)

    We will take you to the airport at the scheduled time for your flight to San Jose and in Alajuela we will transfer you to the hotel near the airport.
    Night at Holiday Inn Express 3***



    Bocas del toro

    DAY 16: TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT AND INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT (Breakfast)

    Transfer to the airport to take the international flight. The transfer will be at the hotel's charge.



  • The price of these 16-day trip to Costa Rica and Bocas del Toro (Panama)

    $ 3.055 per person Private Trip for 2 people

    THE PRICE INCLUDES

    • Certified guides for excursions in Manuel Antonio, Monteverde, Rincón de la Vieja and Cahuita
    • Local guide to see the rurales nesting in Bocas del Toro
    • All private transfers
    • The meals indicated. We will recommend you about sometida restaurants.
    • Entrances fees to all National Parks
    • Entrance fees for the activities mentioned in the programme
    • Domestic flight Liberia - San Jose - Limon, Bocas del Toro - San Jose
    • International Travel and Cancellation Insurance Consult coverages

    THE PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE:

    • International flights
    • Foods and beverages are not mentioned before
  • FOR MORE INFORMATION

    INFORMATION ABOUT THE TRIP:

    It is a trip where we will organize everything taking into consideration your needs and tastes. But we can tell you that it is a trip where you can enjoy the best of Costa Rica. From the most popular destinations to those that few travelers know yet.

    Un Manuel Antonio we always include a walk through the National Park and a day of active tourism. Through these activities we want you to get to know the less known places of the Park and the best way to do it is in one day of excursion and fun. You will take with you something more than the ¨Manuel Antonio beaches¨.

    We highlight Monteverde for being the best place to see the longest bridges in Central America and a great Canopy that will leave you breathless.

    In a country full of volcanoes, trekking through Rincon de la Vieja will take you through fumaroles, waterfalls and traces of lava in a still active lands.

    To get to the Caribbean of Costa Rica we will first take you to the capital of San Jose and from there you can take a flight to Limon. In the Caribbean we reduce the rhythm of the trip, relax a little and enter the spiral of the Caribbean rhythm. A tour through the beaches and national park of Cahuita and a day off where we will send you all the documentation on what to do in the area.

    From Cahuita to Bocas del Toro we will take you in a private transfer and the driver will also go with you to do all the necessary formalities at the border. Once in Almirante we will take you in a boat to Bocas del Toro where the resort partners are waiting for the transfer.

    There are 16 very complete days in which you can enjoy the greenest Costa Rica in Monteverde, the most popular in Manuel Antonio, the most active in Rincon de la Vieja and the most multiracial in Cahuita. With the final brooch of a few days of paradisiacal beaches in Panama - Bocas del Toro.

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