Discover exotic flora and fauna as you traverse treetop bridges, float along the Tempisque River, trek to a volcano, and take guided walks at Monteverde's biological reserve.

Starting at: $3,881 * Includes airfare, taxes & all fees Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Arenal Volcano  The luscious cloud forest from the forest floor  Hanging bridge in the canopy  The elusive Resplendent Quetzal found in Monteverde   Oak Tiger Butterfly. Credit: Phil Parsons  White-faced Capuchin monkey  A brilliantly colored morpho butterfly  One of many butterfly species of Costa Rica  Male Crowned Woodnymph Hummingbird  Costa Rica hummingbird  One of Costa Rica's delightful hummingbirds  Dart frog in Costa Rica  A sloth at home in the tree tops  Red-eyed tree frog crawling between leaves in the jungle  Colorful Heliconia   Costa Rica orchid  One of Costa Rica's many species of orchids  Poás Volcano  Costa Rica coffee field  Beach along the coast of Guanacaste  Sunset in Guanacaste

Costa Rica's Natural Treasures

12 days from $3,881 | includes airfare, taxes and all fees

Discover exotic flora and fauna as you traverse treetop bridges, float along the Tempisque River, trek to a volcano, and take guided walks at Monteverde's biological reserve.

or Call 855-330-1542

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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

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- Judith H.

This was an exceptional first time tour group experience. Smithsonian gets an A+ for combining learning and fun as a way to see new lands.

- Gretchen G.

The diverse perspectives and knowledge shared by and with the fellow travelers makes each trip unique, special, and memorable in ways words cannot express.

- Stephanie B.

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ACCOMMODATIONS

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Mawamba Lodge

Tortuguero, Costa Rica

Nestled amidst gardens in the rainforest, Mawamba Lodge occupies a 15-acre waterfront property on the Tortuguero Lagoon with direct beach access. The rustic 58-room lodge offers a restaurant and bar, nature trails, complimentary Wi-Fi internet access, whirlpool, outdoor pool, sand volleyball court, souvenir shop, and laundry service. Each guest room includes a private bath, ceiling fan, and in-room safe.

*Please note: A limited number of hair dryers are available at reception. 

Number of nights: 2

InterContinental Costa Rica (Superior First Class)

San Jose, Costa Rica

The hotel is well situated in Escazu, one of San Jose’s exclusive suburbs, and located within the Multiplaza Mall complex (close to shops and restaurants). The 372-room hotel has four restaurants, lounges, spa, fitness center, and heated outdoor pool (surrounded by tropical gardens). Each of the guest rooms has air conditioning, private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, mini-bar, complimentary in-room wi-fi, TV, and phone.

Number of nights: 3

Arenal Manoa

Arenal Region, Costa Rica

The Hotel Arenal Monoa offers panoramic views of Arenal Volcano while surrounded by meditative gardens and a Costa Rican farm. La Palma River runs through the property, nourishing a gallery forest complete with a vast selection of bird and plant life. The 80-room hotel features a restaurant and bar, walking gardens, Jacuzzi, spa, and outdoor pool with swim-up bar. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, mini-bar, Internet access, TV, and phone.

Number of nights: 3

El Establo Mountain Hotel

Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica

Nestled in Costa Rica’s Monteverde Cloud Forest, El Establo Mountain Hotel offers outstanding views and is just minutes from Monteverde Reserve. Amenities at the 155-room lodge include hiking trails, canopy tours, two indoor pools, tennis courts, fitness center, spa with massage and beauty treatments, Internet access, laundry and dry cleaning services, and two restaurants and two bars. Comfortable guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, safe-deposit box, coffee-making facilities, TV, phone, and private balcony or terrace overlooking the Gulf of Nicoya. The rooms are not air conditioned since the typically cool “mountain” climate at Monteverde rarely requires it.

Number of nights: 2

JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa (Superior First Class)

Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Located just ten miles outside of the town of Tamarindo in a beautiful ocean-front setting, this 310-room hacienda style resort hotel has multiple restaurants, lounges, spa, fitness center, heated outdoor pool, and hiking/jogging trails. Each of the guest rooms has air conditioning, private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, minibar, coffee and tea-making facilities, TV, balcony or terrace, phone, and complimentary WiFi internet access.  

Number of nights: 3