February 18 – 29, 2020

featuring Tortuguero National Park, Arenal Volcano & Manuel Antonio National Park

12 Days 23 Meals: 11 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 8 Dinners  


Experience It! Tortuguero National Park Located on the Caribbean Coast, this remote national park (accessible only by boat or aeroplane) is one of Costa Rica’s most popular ecotourism destinations. Tortuguero — which translates to “region of turtles” in Spanish — is the most important nesting site of the green sea turtle. Four of the world’s eight species of green sea turtles call Tortuguero their home including the Leatherback, Olive Ridley, Loggerhead and Hawksbill turtles. With over twenty miles of coastline and over 46,000 protected acres, the park is also home to a variety of animal species including jaguars, reptiles, macaws and over 300 species of birds. Wildlife and nature is abundant in this biologically diverse park consisting of a variety of habitats including rainforest, mangrove forests, swamps, beaches and lagoons. Your lodging at the edge of the park offers environmentally friendly accommodations and a network of rainforest trails throughout the property. Here you are able to relax in comfort while being in complete harmony with nature.

Highlights: Tortuguero National Park, Sarapiquí Rainforest, Chocolate Making Demonstration & Tasting, Pineapple Plantation, River Rafting, Arenal Volcano, Hanging Bridges, Choice of Zip Lining or Volcano Lava Field Hike, Culinary Demonstration, Jungle Crocodile Safari & Bird Watching, Manuel Antonio National Park  

Immerse Yourself  
Learn about Costa Rica’s ecosystem and local culture. Visit the world’s first green turtle research station in Tortuguero National Park. Explore Arenal during an extended 3-night stay.

Must-See Inclusions 
Stay in Tortuguero National Park and find yourself surrounded by wildlife. Enjoy a 2-night stay just outside of pristine Manuel Antonio National Park. Hop aboard a riverboat for a jungle crocodile safari and bird watching excursion

Culinary Inclusions  
Enjoy a traditional Costa Rican dinner, complete with a cooking demonstration. Indulge in fresh chocolate at a cacao plantation.

Hotels at a glance 
Day 1 Doubletree Cariari Hotel, San Jose 
Days 2, 3 Evergreen Lodge, Tortuguero 
Days 4, 5 Selva Verde Lodge, Sarapiquí 
Days 6 – 8 Arenal Hotel, Arenal 
Days 9, 10 Parador Resort and Spa Punta Quepos, Manuel Antonio 
Day 11 Doubletree Cariari Hotel, San Jose 
On some dates, alternate hotels may be used.

Small Group Travel rewards travellers with new perspectives. With just 12-24 passengers, these are the personal adventures that today's cultural explorers dream of. 

Immersive Small Group Touring: Smaller groups lead to bigger experiences. Explorations give travellers access to the world in a new way, venturing off the beaten path for more adventure and immersive cultural connections. The small group size opens the door to magnificent sights, unique accommodations and exclusive culinary events. Your senses come alive as you capture the true essence of each destination. 

Book Now & Save $100 Per Person. Savings included in below rates.

Double $4,999* Single $6,149 Triple $4,949 

For bookings made after Jul 18, 2019 call for rates.

Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Winnipeg Intl Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges of $140 per person (subject to increase until paid in full), Hotel Transfers Not included in price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $355 per person  * All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change, based on air-inclusive package from YWG