Costa Rica & Panama Escape

Featuring:
San Jose, Manuel Antonio, Boquete, Bocas del Toro, Puerto Viejo, Bajos del Tigre

Starting From $3,511.00 Land Only

Duration 13 Days

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Charming Travel Destinations, Travel Agencies & Bureaus, El Monte, CA

Feel the crystal clear waves of the ocean rolling over your feet onto the glowing white sand beaches, hear the rainforest come to life with the sound of animals talking among one another, and see the natural beauty of flora and fauna uncovering itself as you hike underneath the canopy of trees. Enjoy a Costa Rica & Panama Escape Tour today!

This Tour Package Includes:

  • Land Only
  • 12 nights hotel accommodation
  • Meals per itinerary
  • All transfers
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Services of English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Tour Highlights:

  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Coffee Plantation
  • Isla Colon
  • Playa de Estrellas
  • Puerto Viejo Beach
  • Iguana Farm
  • White water rafting

Package Excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees, passport fees, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal purchases
  • Meals/admission not in itinerary
  • Optional Tours (If applicable)
  • Costa Rica Exit Tax

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Meals: B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

  • Day 1: San Jose, Costa Rica
    Upon arrival in San Jose, transfer to the hotel and check in. The day will be at your own leisure to enjoy.
  • Day 2: San Jose ~ Manuel Antonio
    Pack up your bags and get ready to head to luxurious white sand beach of Manuel Antonio. With over 200 different species of mammals and birds, forests that are always painted green, and beautiful ocean waves, it is no surprise that this beach is one of the most popular destinations. (B)
  • Day 3: Manuel Antonio
    Reinvent the meaning of the word "paradise" as you hike through the Manuel Antonio National Park with a local nature guide. Feel the crystal clear waves of the ocean rolling over your feet onto the glowing white sand beaches, hear the rainforest come to life with the sound of animals talking among one another, and see the natural beauty of flora and fauna uncovering itself as you hike underneath the canopy of trees. (B)
  • Day 4: Manuel Antonio ~ Boquete, Panama
    Dive into a new culture as you head toward the border of Panama and enter the magical city of Boquete. Settle into your lodge and enjoy the natural forests and abundant wildlife or take a hike to the surrounding towns to witness the different culture. (B)
  • Day 5: Boquete
    All you need is a nice pair of walking shoes and possibly a camera as you will be walking to see the most important destinations of Boquete. Passing through orange and coffee plantations you will experience the combination of such a naturally beautiful place with a very unique culture. On the Coffee Plantation, you will learn about the production of the best organic coffee in the world. (B)
  • Day 6: Boquete ~ Bocas del Toro
    After a scrumptious breakfast, you will head to your next destination, the scenic Isla Colon, located in the Boca del Toros archipelago. Here you have free time to enjoy the wondrous sea, the people, or simply relax. (B)
  • Day 7: Bocas del Toro
    Experience the natural wonders of the most beautiful places of Boca del Toro archipelago by boat. Keep an eye out for dolphins and observe marine life up close as you snorkel at some of the most exotic destinations. Known for the vast amount of sea stars that inhabit the beach coast, you will end your day at Playa de Estrellas. (B)
  • Day 8: Bocas del Toro ~ Puerto Viejo
    Enjoy your last Panamanian breakfast before you head back to the beautiful Costa Rica. With a never-ending gold sand coastline, you will have an amazing view as you transfer to Puerto Viejo Beach. With reggae music playing throughout the colorful town, you will instantly experience the Afro-Caribbean influence and laid back vibes of this indigenous beach town. Spend the day exploring the beaches and the town. (B)
  • Day 9: Puerto Viejo
    Travel by boat to indigenous villages up in the Talamanca Mountain Range and learn about their traditional culture and way of life. Visit an Iguana Farm and learn how one family makes a living by breeding these reptiles and setting them free into the wild. Meet another indigenous tribe as they teach you the traditional way to make chocolate and the many different ways they use it as medicines and for rituals. Later, cool off, swim, and enjoy the beauty of waterfall before lunch. The rest of the day will be yours to enjoy. (B, L)
  • Day 10: Puerto Viejo ~ Bajos del Tigre
    Practice and perfect your white water rafting skills as you will need them in the future days to come. Experience class 2 and 3 rapids as you take the river to your lodge. You can enjoy lunch at your lodge and the rest of the day will be yours to enjoy. (B, L, D)
  • Day 11: Bajos del Tigre
    Experience life as bird while "flying" above the canopy of trees as you Zip Line throughout the rain forest. Enjoy the breeze through your hair and the birds eye view of the pristine river while taking part in one of Costa Rica's most top rated activity. The afternoon will be yours to enjoy. (B, L, D)
  • Day 12: Bajos del Tigre ~ San Jose
    Unleash your adventurous side today and prepare yourself for a day filled with exhilaration because you will be white water rafting down one of the top ten rivers in the world, the Pacuare River. Brace yourself and put your rafting skills to the test because you will meet the powerful class 4 rapids. After a hard day of work you can rest as you return back to the fast paced style of living in the capital of Costa Rica, where you will enjoy your last night. (B, L)
  • Day 13: San Jose ~ Home
    Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home as your trip comes to an end. (B)
  • Park Inn – San Jose, Costa Rica *
    Ave. 6, Calle 28 Barrio Don Bosco

    Located in the heart of San Jose, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Parque La Sabana and Museum of Costa Rican Art. Spirogyra Butterfly Garden and National Theater are also within 2 mi (3 km).

    A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a poolside bar, a coffee shop/café, and a business center.

    All 117 rooms offer comforts like premium bedding and pillow menus, plus free WiFi and plasma TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include minibars, room service, and coffee makers.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:                  www.parkinn.com/sanjose

  • Hotel Playa Espadilla – Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica *
    Playa Espadilla

    Situated near the beach, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio Beach, and Turtle Trap. Finca Naturales Wildlife Refuge and La Selvita are also within 2 mi (3 km).

    A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a poolside bar, a coffee shop/café, and an outdoor tennis court are onsite.

    All 16 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and LED TVs with cable channels. Room service, premium bedding, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:                  espadilla.com

  • Hotel Boquete Garden Inn – Boquete, Panama *
    Palo Alto

    Situated in the mountains, this bed & breakfast is within 2 mi (3 km) of Boquete Community Players Theater and Events Center, El Explorador, and Church of San Juan Bautista. Jungla de Panama Wildlife Refuge and Volcan Baru National Park are also within 16 mi (25 km).

    A bar/lounge, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services are available at this smoke-free bed & breakfast. Free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include dry cleaning, a computer station, and tour/ticket assistance.

    All 10 rooms provide conveniences like microwaves and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels. Minibars, premium bedding, and ceiling fans are among the other amenities available to guests.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   11:00am
    Website:                  www.boquetegardeninn.com

  • Hotel Bahia – Bocas del Toro, Panama *
    Third St. and Ave. A Isla Colon

    Located in Bocas Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of La Buga Dive Center & Surf School and Starfleet Scuba. Bolivar Park and Bocas Dive Center are also within 10 minutes.

    A restaurant, concierge services, and dry cleaning are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle. Other amenities include tour/ticket assistance and a front-desk safe.

    All 18 rooms offer free WiFi, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and safes. Showers and free toiletries are also available to guests.

    Check In Time:      03:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:30pm
    Website:                  ghbahia.com/en

  • Hotel Azania Bungalows – Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica *
    Cocles Beach, 1 Mile South of Puerto Viejo, Road to Manzanillo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

    In front of Cocles Beach, between the laidback Caribbean villages of Puerto Viejo and Manzanillo in the South Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica, an enchanting, serene getaway in harmony with the surrounding tropical rainforest awaits. Featuring thatched-roof bungalows in a tropical seaside village at the edge of the jungle, Azania Bungalows provides the perfect blend of serenity and adventure.

    With one queen-size bed and two twin size beds, one of them placed in the mezzanine to provide privacy, every bungalow comfortably lodges up to four people. Each bungalow also comes with minibar, security box, bathroom that allows you to enjoy a shower while admiring the natural surroundings, private deck, and hammock.

    The restaurant features Argentinean-style grilled meats and fresh fish. Azania also offers a poolside bar and lounge. Other hotel amenities and services include Jacuzzi, laundry service, safety-deposit box, private parking, wireless Internet, security, and bicycle rentals. Favorite area activities include dolphin watching tours, Cahuita National Park, Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge, canopy tours, horseback riding, quad adventures, Talamanca Indigenous reservation, sportfishing, snorkeling, and scuba diving.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:                  azania-costarica.com

  • Rios Tropicales Eco-Lodge – Bajos del Tigre, Costa Rica *
    Turrialba, Pacuare River

    Access to the lodge is via rafting on the Pacuare River, or hiking in along a trail. It is located on a private reserve at the mouth of the Pacuare Gorge, bordering with the Cabecar Indian Reserve and with more than 40 miles of hiking trails and numerous waterfalls, streams, and pools.

    Open air gathering pavilions with thatched roofs and comfortable hammocks swinging in a gentle breeze, such are the various accommodations that fit every preference and budget from luxury rooms overlooking the river to rustic bunkhouses set back on the hillside, with private bathrooms, hot showers, hydro-generated electricity for a clean sustainable energy source and decks for scenic views of the opulent nature and wildlife.

    Great meals, naturalist tours, hiking, waterfalls with pools to soak in, awesome zip line in the rainforest canopy, horseback riding, sustainable development and Tilapia farming tours, and tree-planting are part of their offer. Availability of certain activities depends on the length of the stay at the Lodge.

    Check In Time:      03:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:                  www.riostropicales.com/pacuare-ecolodge

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Prices are based on per person, double occupancy.  “Land Only” rates do not include international air tickets. Charming Travel Destinations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum 2 passengers to guarantee rate. All hotels are subject to availability. Hotels may be substituted with another or similar category. Prices and availability are subject to change at any time and prices are not guaranteed until we receive your final payment.  We reserve the right to modify the itinerary to ensure a smooth and safe trip.
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