Tour Costa Rica the BootsnAll World Adventures way! Enjoy the flexibility of independent travel with great locations and hotels without the inconvenience of finding them on your own. Drive an included rental car around one of our 8, 11 or 15-day itineraries and stay at any of our 40-plus hotels. You can even change hotels after you arrive. The choice is up to you!
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Day 1 Arrive San José
Arrive in San José at any time.
Day 2-3 Tortuguero (B,L,D)
Early pick-up from your hotel in San Jose for the drive out of the central highlands and down to the river port, stopping for breakfast on the way. After a short visit to a banana plantation, hop on board a comfortable lancha (boat) for your journey through the remarkable Tortuguero canals to the Pachira/Evergreen Lodge. After lunch visit the small village of Tortuguero. The next morning take a relaxing walk in the forest or choose one of the lodge's optional activities. In the afternoon climb muddy Cerro Tortuguero (Tortuguero Hill) for a great view over the park. Chill out at the lodge before an optional night excursion to see the nesting of the giant turtles (seasonal March–September).
Day 4-5 La Fortuna
Transfer from Tortuguero to Guapiles and drive to your hotel in the small village of La Fortuna, located at the foot of the active Arenal Volcano. Hot springs, rafting, waterfalls and more await you here.
Day 6-7 Monteverde
Drive to your hotel in the remote village of Monteverde, home to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve. Spend your days exploring the Cloud Forest or zip through the treetops on the SkyTrek, one of the world’s largest zip line systems.
Day 8-9 Rincon de la Vieja
Continue on to Rincon de la Vieja, where you stay in a simple hotel on the slopes of the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano and enjoy more of the stunning scenery which Costa Rica is so famous for.
Day 10-13 Manuel Antonio / Quepos Area
Make your way to your hotel on one of the beautiful beaches of the Pacific coast. Take a nature hike or try your hand at many of the water sports offered here.
Day 14 San José
Return to San José for the night.