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Jungles of Costa Rica

Trip Length

Trip Code

5 days PSJO

Countries Visited

Costa Rica

Start City

End City

San Jose San Jose
Jungles of Costa Rica

This short trip packs in many of Costa Rica’s most impressive natural highlights. Steaming volcanoes and pristine cloud forests, alabaster beaches and staggering biodiversity all await – for its size, this is a country that offers unparalleled variety and scope for adventure. Whether it’s following the trails in remote Monteverde Cloud Forest, getting up close with majestic Arenal Volcano, or being bowled over by birdlife and mammals at Manuel Antonio National Park, at every turn Costa Rica is a wild, natural wonderland that never fails to inspire and excite.

Jungles of Costa Rica

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1: San Jose - Pacuare

Meals included: 1 lunch, 1 dinner


Day 2-4: Pacuare Lodge

Meals included: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners


Day : Optional activities: Inflatable duckies tour


Day : Optional activities: Tropical canyoning tour


Day : Optional activities: Day break


Day : Optional activities: Swedish massage


Day : Optional activities: Plant a tree


Day : Optional activities: Horseback riding


Day : Optional activities: cabacar Indians hike


Day 5: San Jose

Meals included: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch


Your Trip

What to know

Please note that although offered on a private basis, transfers and activites may be shared with other travellers.

What's Included


Not Included

What to know


No particular level of fitness is required however a certain degree of agility is best and you should be in good health.


Vaccinations may be required for this trip. Please talk to your doctor about the up-to-date information for this region.  We're travel experts, not doctors and defer to the medicos when it comes to inoculations.

Visas and Permits

Please ensure that you have all required visas for your trip – this is your responsibility. Rules and regulations governing the issuance of visas are constantly changing, and vary for different nationalities and you should check visa requirements with your travel agent or relevant consular authority well before travel.

Costa Rica

Australians, Americans, Canadians, British and New Zealanders do not currently require a visa for Costa Rica. For all other nationalities please reconfirm your visa requirements with your travel agent.

Please note that Costa Rican authorities require a Yellow Fever Certificate for visitors arriving from some countries in South America (Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela).


You are required to have travel insurance before heading off on a Peregrine trip. Insurance can be organised by your Peregrine representative or your travel agent.

Responsible Travel

Our Responsible Travel ethos is at the heart of everything we do, from getting the basics right like respecting local cultures and the environment, to initiating projects that make positive contributions to communities, to our staff’s fundraising efforts and offsetting our carbon emissions.
Please visit our Responsible Travel ( page for more information.

Customs and Culture

Our Pre Departure Information or Travel Dossier (provided upon booking a trip) provides tips on how you can show respect for the local customs and culture in the country you are travelling in. Your leader will also help steer you though the complexities of local cultural norms.

Pre Departure Information
The information listed above is a brief description of some things you may need to consider when booking a trip. Once a tour is booked you will be provided with a link to your Travel Dossier which will contain detailed Pre Departure information.

Further Reading

Costa Rica

Exploring Costa Rica-The Tico Times Costa Rica The Ecotravellers-Les Beletsky Wildlife Guide

Important Information

Public Holiday Inconveniences
Occasionally sights such as museums and churches are closed to tourists on public holidays.

<p> <strong>Local Emergency Contacts </strong><br />

Costa Rica: Aventuras Naturales

+506 8824 4560


About this Information

The information provided here is given in good faith and has been compiled with all reasonable care. However, things change and some of the information may become out of date. Please keep this in mind when you read it and check with us if you want to be sure about something. The document was correct at time of printing, but you can check online for the most up to date version.  If you have any queries, please contact your travel agent or our staff in Australia. We are here to help you!

Last Updated

4 September 2014

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