Explore Costa Rica's Wild Side and See Things You Won't Anywhere Else.
Number of nights: 8
Biology class will never be the same! Experience the richness of the Costa Rican jungle in this thrilling nature and wildlife vacation package.
Begin your journey up in the mountains of San Ramon where you will wander enchanting paths weaved through the mysterious cloud forests. Enjoy your stay in the rustic charm of Villa Blanca where you can enjoy a fireside drink on a cold night.
From the cooler climes of the cloud forest you will then travel to the warm beaches of Manuel Antonio. Here the first true rainforests in Costa Rica begin and you will see totally different animals. Enjoy the amazing pristine beaches and exuberant locals who line the roads selling souvenirs.
Finally, travel to the Osa Peninsula and see why National Geographic called it “the most biologically intense place on Earth!”
- Airport Meet and Greet—we’re there as you get off the plane so you have a stress-free arrival
- Private transfer to Villa Blanca with an English-speaking driver
- 2 nights lodging at Villa Blanca—including a full daily breakfast
- Guided birdwatching tour
- Private transfer to Si Como No with an English-speaking driver
- 3 nights lodging at Si Como No—including a full daily breakfast
- Daily beach shuttle to and from Si Como No
- Manuel Antonio National Park guided tour
- ATV tour
- Private transfer to Aguila de Osa Inn with an English-speaking driver
- 3 nights lodging at Aguila de Osa Inn—all meals included
- Corcovado National Park tour
- Caño Island tour
- Transfer to the Drake Bay airport and domestic flight back to San José
*Prices reflect our best approximation of low and high season rates and are subject to change at any time. You will receive a 100% accurate price when you inquire with us. The rates listed here, are per person, double occupancy accommodation and include taxes, domestic transport, tours and hotels as described, unless otherwise indicated. Price does NOT include international airfare or optional travel insurance or any other services not expressly mentioned.
DAY BY DAY
Day 1—Begin your Jungle Journey as you arrive in San José where one of our representatives will meet you and show you to your private transfer. From there, travel to the cloud forest of San Ramón, where you will stay at the rustic-style Villa Blanca.
Day 2—Enjoy your stay at Villa Blanca. Go birdwatching and see how many of the 258 local species you can see, including some quite rare and endangered birds that find sanctuary on the protected property. A knowledge and bilingual guide will point out what you might miss on your own. Spend the rest of the day exploring the hiking paths, relaxing by the fireplace in your room, enjoying a delightful meal at their gourmet restaurant, or watching a movie in the private theater.
Day 3—A private transfer will take you to Manuel Antonio, where you will be staying at Si Como No.
Day 4—Visit Manuel Antonio National Park. An experienced nature guide will take you on an informative hike through the park and provide information on the history, flora and fauna of this natural paradise. With luck, the troops of monkeys that live in the area will make an appearance!
Day 5—Hop on an ATV to experience the primary rainforest like you’ve never seen it before with lush vegetation, breathtaking mountain views, and exotic animals. Take a break from the ATVs as your guide leads you on a short hike to spot some harder-to-see creatures and go for a dip in the natural pools before heading back for a Costa Rican meal.
Day 6—A private transfer will take you to the Osa Peninsula. There you will stay at the wonderful Aguila de Osa Inn.
Day 7 & 8—Make the most out of your stay at Aguila de Osa. Enjoy visiting Corcovado National Park and the stunning Caño Island. This is one of the most vibrant biological destinations on Earth!
Day 9—Fly back to San José, where you will catch your flight back home.
This package includes these hotels:
Villa Blanca is surrounded by the breathtaking cloud forest and conveniently located just one hour from San José International Airport.« View Hotel »
Si Como No Resort Spa & Wildlife Refuge is a Central Pacific coast hotel, nestled in the jungle-covered hills above Manuel Antonio National Park.« View Hotel »
Perfect for couples looking for a relaxing jungle retreat with limitless access to the surrounding rainforest, ocean, and wildlife, while socializing with other guests in a communal atmosphere.« View Hotel »
This package includes these tours:
With approximately 850 recorded bird species in Costa Rica, the country boasts one-tenth of the species of the world’s total bird population. So if birding is your passion, here's your chance to spot your share of more than 258 local species,...« View Tour »
This guided tour takes you to the heart of paradise as you see sloths, monkeys, and much more. Ask your guide about the exotic flowers and plants that surround the paths.« View Tour »
Manuel Antonio is blessed with stunning beaches and tropical forests. What better way to explore it than by hopping on all-terrain vehicle?« View Tour »
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