Want to see Costa Rica by tour but don't know where to start or what you might want to do? There are many companies that offer guided tours for the duration of your trip that take you to multiple places and introduce you to many sights to see and things to do. Here are some of the most popular tours that will be offered in 2012 around Costa Rica.
Natural Wonders of Costa Rica
This 8 day tour offered by Globus will begin in San Jose and take you to a number of different places. You'll tour the Tortuguero National Park, take a boat ride past some beautiful scenic locations, visit a pineapple farm, rainforest, and butterfly garden, tour a few towns, and much more. It's the perfect way to get a taste of all that Costa Rica has to offer, especially if you love the beauty of nature and you're interested in seeing the animals and plants in the area.
Monkeys, Jungles, and Volcanoes
This tour is offered by Trafalgar tours and should draw you in right from the title. It's 8 days long and starts things off by spending the first two days visiting two different national parks. You might get the chance to see exotic birds, monkeys, sea turtles, caiman, and more in these locations. Then it's off to the volcano - you'll visit Arenal National Park, where you can take a guided walk around the side of the volcano see lava rocks, and learn all about the history of the eruptions. Finally, you'll visit Manuel Antonio National Park, which is the perfect place for exploring the jungle and even ziplining around it as if you were a monkey yourself! There's no better way to see the beauty of Costa Rica first hand.
Costa Rica Adventure
Offered by Tauck, this tour gives you the opportunity to see and do things that you might not normally try on a vacation.
Classic Costa Rica
Looking to see all of the main sights to be seen in Costa Rica? This tour by Gate-1 tries to hit as many of them as possible. You'll have a day in San Jose, travel to Arenal to see the volcano, head to Monteverde to see the town and the beautiful scenery, and then go back to San Jose to finish out your trip. A good way to see the most important areas with plenty of leisure time.