Itinerary (with links to relevant posts)

Route from the UK

Transport within Costa Rica


Tour Operators and Suppliers

Things to Take

Day 1: San Jose

Should have involved travelling, in the evening, to Cahuita. Plane got diverted, luggage got lost! Slept at the airport. Not recommended! The Travel

Days 2-7: Cahuita

Shuttle to Cahuita. Travelling and Cahuita

Cahuita national park

BriBri tribe visit, cacao & chocolate tour, waterfall trip; Caribbean coastline. Activities with Marco

Should we always get a guide? Helpful Tourists – Cahuita

What wildlife is there in Cahuita? Frogs! / Crabs, lizards and snakes / Birds and mammals

Days 7-9: Tortuguero

Travel to Tortuguero

Turtle nesting (mentioned in travel to Tortuguero link above – no photos permitted)

Tortuguero Canoe Tour

Tortuguero Walking Tour

Days 9-15: La Fortuna

Travelling to La Fortuna

La Fortuna Waterfall

Safari Float

Hot springs



Days 15-19: Monteverde

Jeep-boat-jeep: Travelling to Monteverde

Sky Adventures: Hanging bridges and zip lines

Selvature Zip Lining & Monteverde Frog Pond: Selvatura and Frogs

Equus riding and sugar mill tour: Horse riding

Don Rodolfo: Night tour

Days 20-21 San Jose

Travel to San Jose