Costa Rica’s Natural Heritage 2021

Oct. 25 – Nov. 4, 2021

Tour Details

Number of days: 
11
Cost: 
$3,195 [including air from SFO]
Activity Level: 
Level 2
Max Passengers: 
18
Tour Operator: 
Odysseys Unlimited
Tour Brochure 
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Tour Description 


  • View Costa Rica’s tallest volcano on an excursion to Irazú Volcano National Park.
  • Learn about Costa Rica’s coffee industry at the Doka Coffee Estate, located on the fertile slopes of Poás Volcano.
  • Discover the many dazzling varieties of orchids at the family-owned Botanical Orchid Garden.
  • Enjoy nighttime viewing of Arenal Volcano from your hotel, which offers outstanding views.
  • Visit children at a local elementary school and learn about Costa Rica’s vaunted educational system.
  • Tour Ecocentro Danaus, a biological reserve dedicated to conservation, environmental education, and sustainability.
  • Embark on a guided walk through the remarkably diverse Monteverde Cloud Forest, a biological reserve.
  • See Costa Rica’s remarkable fauna up close in Monteverde’s Bat Jungle and Butterfly Garden.
  • Experience the canopy level of the rain forest from the hanging bridges Sky Walk.
  • Take a “float safari” on the Tempisque River to discover this extraordinary wetland and one of the world’s last tropical dry forests.
  • Relax for three nights at a secluded beach resort in the Pacific coastal region of Guanacaste.
  • Throughout the tour stay in eco-friendly hotels suited to the natural environment.
  • Encounter exceptional biodiversity on a 4-day/3-night pre-tour option to Tortuguero National Park.

  • Elimination of Penalty on Tour Deposits (2021) As a final initiative, Odysseys Unlimited has decided to waive the $200 per person penalty associated with tour deposits. Effective immediately, each guest’s $500 per person deposit will be fully refundable up until the final payment due date: 95 days prior to tour departure.
  • COVID-19 Protocol Update

Itinerary 

Day 1: Depart for San Jose, Costa Rica

Day 2: San Jose 

Day 3: San Jose/Arenal Region

Day 4: Arenal Region

Day 5: Arenal Region

Day 6: Arenal Region/Monteverde Cloud Forest

Day 7: Monteverde

Day 8: Monteverde/Guanacaste

Day 9: Guanacaste 

Day 10: Guanacaste 

Day 11: Depart for U.S.