(Editor’s Note – This original post from December 2009 has been updated to reflect current Costa Rica vacation packages.)
Costa Rica has earned its place as one of the world’s best vacation destinations attracting visitors from around the globe who come to enjoy the pristine beauty of Costa Rica’s rainforests, white sandy beaches, active volcanoes and wildlife sanctuaries and reserves.
In addition to the natural beauty of Costa Rica here are three reasons why Caravan’s Costa Rica travels packages are so popular!
1. Suitable Travel for All Ages
Caravan’s Costa Rica travel packages designed to accommodate travellers of all ages in many ways:
- Bottled water is provided at all meals and during ground transportation
- Travelers enjoy air conditioned comfort aboard restroom equipped Mercedes motor coaches
- Travel package itinerary is set at a comfortable pace with plenty of stops and rest periods
- The Costa Rica itinerary also includes two night stopovers at carefully chosen all inclusive Costa Rica hotels and lodges with ample time to explore other Costa Rica attractions on your own.
- A professional, friendly, and knowledgeable tour director fluent in English stays with your group the entire time.
In essence, Caravan’s Costa Rica travel packages are well suited for senior travel as well as for family vacations involving children over 6 years of age.
To inquire about a Costa Rica travel package for a large group call 1-800-CARAVAN (227-2826).
2. Travel Packages for the Budget Conscious
Some travelers come to Costa Rica for the tropical setting. Others come for the eco-friendly tours. Still others come to enjoy the pristine beaches, the exotic wildlife or the magical Costa Rican rainforests.
Caravan Tours are all inclusive Costa Rica tour operators and have designed their Costa Rica travel packages to accommodate the travel goals of their patrons, but at an affordable price. Caravan’s Costa Rica 9 day travel packages are all inclusive and fully escorted, yet well within the budget of even the most budget conscious traveler!
3. Costa Rica Travel Packages With “Must See” Attractions and Destinations
The exceptional natural beauty of Costa Rica is the focus of Caravan Tours’ fully escorted Costaa Rica tour packages. Both the Natural Paradise and Tropical Adventure packages by Caravan Tours contain carefully selected activities and destinations to maximize your 9 days in Costa Rica.
Just a few must see attractions in Costa Rica included by Caravan Tours are:
San Jose, Costa Rica
San Jose is both the capital of Costa Rica and the most populated city in the country. This vibrant city has intertwined modernity with Colonial charm and has to be experienced to be fully appreciated. Top attractions in San Jose include The National Museum, mysterious ancient stone spheres, the Gold Museum, the National Theater, and the San Jose Plaza de la Cultura.
Costa Rica Volcanoes and Cloud Forest
Two of Costa Rica’s best attractions are the lava flows of Arenal Volcano and massive crater that is a mile wide, both of which can be viewed at a distance. The Escalonia Cloud Forest Trail near Poás Voclano is another must see Costa Rica attraction where you’ll enjoy seeing rare orchids, ferns, epiphytes, exotic wildlife, and an abundance of hummingbirds.
National Parks, Refuges and Plantations
Caravan’s Costa Rica travel packages also include an escorted coffee tour plus visits to some of the country’s many pineapple and banana plantations. Travelers enjoy canal cruises through the wildlife refuges of Braulio Carrillo Park and Carara Biological Reserve, home to exotic bird species plus otters and manatees. The tour also includes a visit to the butterfly gardens (Costa Rica is home to over 3000 butterfly species – more than all of Africa). Other popular attractions for Costa Rica tourists include cascading waterfalls and a scenic aerial tram ride the gently transports guests over the rainforest jungle canopy where one can see (up close) the indigenous canopy wildlife. If you look carefully you can probably spot White Faced and Howler monkeys, or the Scarlet Macaw.
Leatherback Turtle Nesting Beaches
See Mother Nature at her finest! Leatherback Turtles National Park is the ideal place to explore and learn about Turtles, their nesting habitats, eggs, and young hatchlings. Costa Rica travel packages also include a visit to the Pacific coast turtle nesting beaches where the giant leatherback turtles return annually to lay their eggs.
Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge and Hot Springs
Cruise along the Rio Frio to reach the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge. Only accessible by water, this is home to exotic migratory birds, web footed lizards, crocodiles, spider monkeys, caimans, plus a variety of other animals. Take in the views of Arenal Volcano’s radiant lava flow while you relax in volcanic hot springs at one of many great La Fortuna resorts.
Costa Rica Beaches
With over 600 beaches in Costa Rica where do you begin? The Manuel Antonio public beach is one example of a pristine white sandy beach. Take some time to yourself on one of Costa Rica’s famous beaches and enjoy all that the pacific coast of Costa Rica has to offer. After all, when translated, the name Costa Rica simply means “rich coast”.
Book Your Costa Rica Travel Package with Caravan Today
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Costa Rica Tour Package today!