Costa Rica

Trips
Settle into La Quinta Country Inn
Costa Rica Rainforest Adventure for Families
Animals, ecology, crafts, cross-cultural friendships, and wild fun for ages 4-84
Settle into La Quinta Country Inn
Land Cost: $1,475 - $2,475
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7 days
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2 upcoming departures or Privately on Request
Unique, economical, easy, adventurous, educational and fun for ages 4-84. Come with your children and/or grandchildren, and enjoy all activities from one cozy, comfortable lodge set amidst tropical gardens.
Long-tailed Silky Flycatcher- a high forest favorite. (photo by Andrew Strugess)
Birding in Paradise: The Best Sites in Costa Rica
Rainforest, dry forest, cloud forest, Pacific Coast and more
Long-tailed Silky Flycatcher- a high forest favorite. (photo by Andrew Strugess)
Land Cost: $4,205
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9 days
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Privately on Request
Pursue the full range of Costa Rica's myriad of bird species on an imaginative itinerary designed to visit varied habitats with the best naturalist guides at the best time of year for a birding adventure. This trip also appeals to more casual birders with interests in diverse wildlife, ecology, photography, culture, and cuisine and a preference for quality accommodations and expert leadership.
Welcome to Costa Rica! (Photo credit: Wayde Carroll)
Costa Rica Adventure with Teens
Volcanoes, rainforest hikes, wildlife, ziplining and tropical beaches
Welcome to Costa Rica! (Photo credit: Wayde Carroll)
Land Cost: $2,495
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8 days
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Privately on Request
An exciting adventure up active volcanoes, through exotic rainforest, down ziplines, in boats, and on water. This is the pefect graduation gift for your 8th or 12th-grade child or grandchild!
Welcome to Costa Rica!
Costa Rica for the Natural Explorer
Two spectacular and wildly contrasting locales on your own schedule
Welcome to Costa Rica!
Land Cost: $1,995 - $3,295
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7 days
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Privately on Request
This rich itinerary exposes you to the two most iconic faces of Costa Rica: the lush rainforest and the stunning coast. You begin in the rainforests of Arenal National Park then it's off to Corcovado National Park for a large concentration of wildlife.
Cherish your Costa Rica memories
Costa Rica Natural Wonders for Families
A kid-friendly nature exploration of the richest environments in Central America
Cherish your Costa Rica memories
Land Cost: $2,195 - $3,950
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8 days
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Privately on Request
Volcanoes, rain forest canopies, and tropical beaches await your expert-guided exploration. Discover why everyone loves Costa Rica.
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Costa Rica Tropical Highlights
Tortuguero canals, Arenal National Park environs, Monteverde cloud forest
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Land Cost: $2,750
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9 days
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Flexible departures joining small groups
This trip includes stunning scenery, active excursions, lots of wildlife, and cozy lodges with character. Spot animals large and small, experience surreal landscapes and enjoy the best of the rainforest.
Arenal at night, imposing even though it has been dormant since 2010
Costa Rica Tropical Treasures
Monteverde cloud forest, Arenal volcano, and the Tortugeuro canals
Arenal at night, imposing even though it has been dormant since 2010
Land Cost: $3,795
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9 days
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Anytime with group with at least 2 people or anytime privately
Combine maximum natural diversity, Costa Rica's best scenery, a liberal dose of wildlife, cozy accommodations, and active hiking opportunities for a most memorable adventure.
You won't want to leave this paradise...
Northern Escape for the Wildly Curious
Explore superb, little-known natural sites of northern Costa Rica
You won't want to leave this paradise...
Land Cost: $3,695
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A wonderful nature trip in Guanacaste and Northern Costa Rica, off the tourist track. Explore Rincón de la Vieja Volcano and Palo Verde National Park, plus spectacular Pacific beaches. Arrive and depart Liberia.
Overview

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Journeys’ Costa Rica travel program emphasizes the best ecolodges, skilled naturalist guides and trips savoring Costa Rica’s long standing commitment to the preservation of its diverse environments. Costa Rica, often identified as the first ecotourism destination, is bordered by the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, with a mountainous interior, and some of the richest tropical rain forest and cloud forest in the hemisphere.

Costa Rica is famous as one of the best travel destinations for birders, botanists, hikers, photographers, honeymooners, ecology students and anyone seeking a comfortable immersion in beautiful tropical environments. Just a few hours from home, Costa Rica invites rain forest hiking, exploring active volcanoes, rafting jungle rivers and relaxing on picture perfect beaches. You could not find a more peaceful, safe, idyllic and inspiring tour destination than Costa Rica.