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Coronavirus: a message to our customers
If you are due to travel shortly, we will be in touch to support and guide you in either postponing or cancelling your holiday, based on current Foreign Office advice and your insurance arrangements.
 
We hope that international travel will resume soon, but to ensure you can still enjoy a holiday this year, we have introduced the following new initiatives:
 
(a) For all new 2by2 Holidays we have relaxed our Booking Conditions, with refundable deposits & later final payment dates. This will allow you to plan your next long-haul holiday with more confidence, despite coronavirus uncertainties.
 
(b) We have launched Auriel Holidays – dedicated to finding you a range of wonderful holidays closer to home. Working with like-minded tour operators, who know their destinations intimately, safety is uppermost in everyone's minds. Our holidays within the United Kingdom and Europe will be mindful of this, and can be tailor made to your exact requirements - whether travelling by road, rail, sea or air.
 
After three months of hibernation, we are more than ready to start dreaming again!

Warm regards

Claire Farley, Managing Director
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Monteverde Cloud Forest

The bird count at 400 species reaches new heights in the Cloud Forest Reserve near Monteverde - another birder’s paradise. There are also 120 mammals and 1200 reptiles and amphibians – not to mention the multiplicity of insects. This is also one of the very few places that support all six species of the cat family: jaguars, ocelots, pumas, oncillas, margays, and jaguarundis.
 
It is located in the central highlands near Arenaland on the Continental Divide and on a clear day you can see both the Pacific and Caribbean Coast. The primary cloud forests here and at nearby Santa Helena, which boasts the same staggering biodiversity, are among Costa Rica’s most visited and magical attractions.
 
As with all cloud forests their unique moisture driven eco-systems and endemic species thrive abundantly in habitats not found anywhere else on earth. There are butterfly farms, insect museums, canopy walks and many examples of ecotourism, often organised by the local inhabitants. Hike the twelve miles of paths and engage close up and personal with this astounding array of tropical wildlife. These incredible forests are an absolute must-see on your holiday to Costa Rica.
 
If you’d like to find out more about Monte Verde Cloud Forest holidays, email us or ring a Costa Rica specialist for a chat on 01582 766122. Download our Costa Rica brochure (PDF 0.2 Mb)
 
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The town of Monteverde was settled by Quakers in the 1950s who set up dairy farms and there is an excellent artisan organic cheese shop. Santa Elena has more of a bustling town centre and a number of lodges are based here. There are many outdoor activities such as canopy walks, hiking and aerial train and zip-lining. It is also another great place to look for the endangered and exotic Resplendent Quetzal bird.
Exploring Costa Rica (self drive)
RCA12S
11 NIGHTS
FROM £1,995
Per person sharing
International flights + car hire quoted separately
Costa Rica Self Drive Holiday Tortuguero Puerto Viejo Arenal Volcano

This fascinating Costa Rica self drive holiday explores the wildlife & scenery of this spectacular country, combining the Tortuguero wetkands, famous for nesting sea turtles, with the Caribbean beaches of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, the hanging bridges & hot springs of Arenal Volcano; Monteverde cloud forest & the Pacific rainforests of Manuel Antonio. Guided national park tours included.

Costa Rica Self Drive Holiday Tortuguero Puerto Viejo Arenal Volcano
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Costa Rica Self Drive Holiday
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San Jose
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Tortuguero National Park
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Sea Turtles
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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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Arenal Volcano
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Hanging Bridges
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Thermal Hot Springs
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Monteverde Cloud Forest
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Manuel Antonio
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Costa Rica Self Drive Holiday
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San Jose
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Tortuguero National Park
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Sea Turtles
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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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Arenal Volcano
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Hanging Bridges
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Thermal Hot Springs
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Monteverde Cloud Forest
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Manuel Antonio
Costa Rica Highlights: Tortuguero + Arenal + Pacific
RRB12S
12 NIGHTS
FROM £2,290
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
Holiday to Costa Rica Arenal Manuel Antonio Esterillos Beach Pacific

This wonderful holiday to Costa Rica combines the birdlife & sea turtles of the Tortuguero wetlands, with the rainforest wildlife and thermal hot springs around the Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud forest & the coastal rainforests of Manuel Antonio National Park. Afterwards relax on unspoilt Esterillos Beach on the Pacific coast. All transfers & specified sightseeing included.

Holiday to Costa Rica Arenal Manuel Antonio Esterillos Beach Pacific
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Holiday to Costa Rica
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Tortuguero National Park
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Sea Turtles
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Arenal Volcano
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Thermal Hot Springs
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Hanging Bridges
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Sloths & Monkeys
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Birds & Reptiles
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Manuel Antonio
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Esterillos Beach, Pacific
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Holiday to Costa Rica
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Tortuguero National Park
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Sea Turtles
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Arenal Volcano
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Thermal Hot Springs
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Hanging Bridges
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Sloths & Monkeys
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Birds & Reptiles
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Manuel Antonio
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Esterillos Beach, Pacific
Arenal Volcano + Ricon de Vieje + Tamarindo Beach
RRF12S
12 NIGHTS
FROM £2,297
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
Costa Rica Holiday Arenal Volcano Rincon De La Vieja Guanacaste Beach

This Costa Rica holiday is perfect for winter sunshine, as it combines the rainforests and thermal hot springs that surround the Arenal Volcano, with the cloud forests of Monteverde and the dramatic landscapes of volcanic Rincon de la Vieja. Afterwards relax on a beautiful Guanacaste beach at Tamarindo on the Pacific Coast. All transfers & specified sightseeing included.

Costa Rica Holiday Arenal Volcano Rincon De La Vieja Guanacaste Beach
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Cost Rica Holiday
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La Fortuna
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Arenal Volcano
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Hanging Bridges
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Thermal Hot Springs
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Monteverde Cloud Forest
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Birding
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Rincon de la Vieja
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Tamarindo
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Guanacaste Beach
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Cost Rica Holiday
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La Fortuna
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Arenal Volcano
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Hanging Bridges
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Thermal Hot Springs
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Monteverde Cloud Forest
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Birding
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Rincon de la Vieja
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Tamarindo
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Guanacaste Beach
Walking in Costa Rica: Arenal + Pacific Coast (self drive)
RCW15S
13 NIGHTS
FROM £2,498
Per person sharing
International flights + car hire quoted separately
Walking Holiday Costa Rica Arenal Volcano Hike Dominical Self Drive

This fabulous walking holiday in Costa Rica explores the cloud forests & rainforests of this beautiful country, included a guided Arenal Volcano hike, Diamante Waterfall hike in Guanacaste, Monteverde Reserve & Nauyaca Waterfalls hike near Dominical on the Pacific Coast. Self drive option or transfers on request. Specified guided hikes included.

Walking Holiday Costa Rica Arenal Volcano Hike Dominical Self Drive
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Walking Holiday, Costa Rica
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Arenal Volcano Hike
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Hanging Bridges
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Bagaces
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Diamante Waterfall Hike
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Monteverde Cloud Forest
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Manuel Antonio Reserve
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Dominical
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Nauyaca Waterfalls Hike
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Self Drive Holiday, Costa Rica
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Walking Holiday, Costa Rica
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Arenal Volcano Hike
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Hanging Bridges
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Bagaces
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Diamante Waterfall Hike
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Monteverde Cloud Forest
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Manuel Antonio Reserve
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Dominical
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Nauyaca Waterfalls Hike
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Self Drive Holiday, Costa Rica
Costa Rica + Belize - Ambergris Caye
RRL14S
14 NIGHTS
FROM £2,975
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
Costa Rica Belize Holiday Turtles Sloths Birds Wildlife Ambergris Caye

Enquire about this fascinating Costa Rica & Belize holiday, that combines the turtles, sloths, birds & rainforest wildlife of this small Central American country with spectacular Ambergris Caye in the Caribbean - visiting the Tortuguero wetlands, Arenal Volcano with its hot springs, Monteverde cloud forest & Manuel Antonio national park. All transfers, park fees & specified sightseeeing included.

Costa Rica Belize Holiday Turtles Sloths Birds Wildlife Ambergris Caye
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Costa Rica + Belize Holiday
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Tortuguero
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La Fortuna
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Arenal Volcano
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Hanging Bridges + Hot Springs
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Sky Tram Ziplines
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Monteverde
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Mauel Antonio
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Ambergris Caye
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Turtles, Sloths, Birds & Wildlife
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Costa Rica + Belize Holiday
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Tortuguero
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La Fortuna
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Arenal Volcano
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Hanging Bridges + Hot Springs
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Sky Tram Ziplines
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Monteverde
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Mauel Antonio
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Ambergris Caye
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Turtles, Sloths, Birds & Wildlife
Costa Rica Birding: Caribbean + Highlands + Pacific
RPB11S
11 NIGHTS
FROM £3,295
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
Bird Watching Holiday Costa Rica Birding Guide Quetzal La Selva Carara

On this specialist bird watching holiday in Costa Rica, you will travel with your own expert birding guide to all the key birding regions. Search for the iconic Resplendent Quetzal in the highlands of the Central Valley; visit Boca Tapada, Sarapiqui & La Selva Biological Station in the Caribbean lowlands; Abangaritos on the Pacific coast & Carara National Park. All transfers, birding, meals & park fees included.

Bird Watching Holiday Costa Rica Birding Guide Quetzal La Selva Carara
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Bird Watching Holiday
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Costa Rica
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Boca Tapada
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Sarapiqui
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La Selva Biological Station
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San Gerardo de Dota
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Resplendent Quetzal
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Abangaritos
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Carara National Park
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Birding Guide
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Bird Watching Holiday
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Costa Rica
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Boca Tapada
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Sarapiqui
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La Selva Biological Station
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San Gerardo de Dota
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Resplendent Quetzal
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Abangaritos
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Carara National Park
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Birding Guide
Costa Rica Wildlife: Tortuguera + Arenal + Osa Peninsula
RRC14S
14 NIGHTS
FROM £3,395
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
Costa Rica Wildlife Holiday Turtles Tortuguero Sloths Corcovado Osa

This Costa Rica wildlife holiday explores the amazingly diverse flora & fauna of this tiny Central American country, with some of the best birding in the world. See nesting sea turtles at Tortuguero; sloths, birds & rainforest wildlfe around the Arenal Volcano, Manual Antonio & Corcovado Park on the spectacular Osa Peninsula. All transfers & specified wildlife activities included.

Costa Rica Wildlife Holiday Turtles Tortuguero Sloths Corcovado Osa
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Costa Rica Wildlife Holiday
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Tortuguero National Park
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Turtles
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Sarapiqui
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Arenal Volcano
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Hanging Bridges
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Sloths
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Birds & Reptiles
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Manuel Antonio
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Corcovado, Osa Peninsula
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Costa Rica Wildlife Holiday
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Tortuguero National Park
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Turtles
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Sarapiqui
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Arenal Volcano
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Hanging Bridges
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Sloths
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Birds & Reptiles
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Manuel Antonio
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Corcovado, Osa Peninsula
Costa Rica + Nicaragua - Privately Guided
RPN14S
14 NIGHTS
FROM £3,995
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
Costa Rica Nicaragua Holiday Arenal Rincon Vieja Granada Ometepe Island

Combine the wildlife of Costa Rica & Nicaragua with its Spanish colonial culture on this two-country privately guided holiday. Visit Tortuguero Wetlands, Arenal Volcano, Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge, Monteverde Cloud Forest & volcanic Rincon Vieja, ending in picturesque Granada on Lake Nicaragua, with excursions to Ometepe Island & Islets Archipelago. All guiding, transfers & specified sightseeing  included.

Costa Rica Nicaragua Holiday Arenal Rincon Vieja Granada Ometepe Island
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Cost Rica & Nicaragua Holiday
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Tortuguero National Park
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Ometepe Island
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Arenal Volcano
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Hanging Bridges & Hot Springs
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Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge
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Monteverde Cloud Forest
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Rincon Vieja
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Granada
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Isletas Archipelago
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Cost Rica & Nicaragua Holiday
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Tortuguero National Park
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Ometepe Island
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Arenal Volcano
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Hanging Bridges & Hot Springs
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Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge
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Monteverde Cloud Forest
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Rincon Vieja
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Granada
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Isletas Archipelago
Bird Watching: Caribbean + Arenal + Tenorio + Pacific
RPC16S
15 NIGHTS
FROM £4,395
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
Bird Watching Holiday Costa Rica Guide Sarapiqui Caribbean Pacific

Enquire about this wonderful bird watching holiday in Costa Rica, travelling with your own birding guide from Sarapiqui in the Caribbean lowlands, to Arenal Volcano & Carara National Park on the Pacific coast.  Visit Braulio Carrillo National Park, La Selva Biological Station, Boca Tapada, Tenoria Volcano, Abangaritos & Tarcoles. All transfers, birding & park fees included.

Bird Watching Holiday Costa Rica Guide Sarapiqui Caribbean Pacific
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Bird Watching Holiday Costa Rica
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Sarapiqui & Braulio Carrillo
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Caribbean Lowlands
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Boca Tapada
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Arenal Volcano
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Hanging Bridges
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Tenorio Volcano
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Carara National Park
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Costa Rica Guide
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Bird Watching Holiday Costa Rica
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Sarapiqui & Braulio Carrillo
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Caribbean Lowlands
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Boca Tapada
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Arenal Volcano
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Hanging Bridges
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Tenorio Volcano
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Carara National Park
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Costa Rica Guide