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Cuba & Costa Rica tour

16 days from €5,220pp

What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Lose yourself wandering the cobbled streets and squares of Havana.

  • Dance the night away with the locals at Trinidad's Casa de la Trova.

  • Spot the Resplendent Quetzal in Costa Rica's cloud forests.

  • Observe the Arenal Volcano and undertake some of the many activities at its base.

  • Relax at a beautiful Pacific coast beach resort.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Havana
  • Trinidad
  • Havana
  • San José & Central Valley
  • Arenal Volcano & the Cloudforest Reserves
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Northern Pacific Coast

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from Ireland.

Day 1 Havana

International outbound flight , Havana

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Havana. On arrival in Havana you will be met by an English-speaking guide and transferred privately to your accomodation in the heart of Old Havana.

Day 2 Havana


A morning visit to one of the city's cigar factories to learn more about Cuba's most famous export. Then explore the historic centre of Havana with a knowledgeable guide ending with lunch at a local eatery.

Day 3 Havana


A day at leisure in Havana to further explore the city. You might like to visit a museum or take a tour of modern Havana in a classic American car.

Day 4 Trinidad

Havana , Trinidad

Travel via private taxi transfer four hours down to Trinidad on the Caribbean coast of Cuba, visiting Santa Clara en route to see the famous monument to Che Guevara.

Day 5 Trinidad


Enjoy a private morning walking tour of Trinidad's compact colonial centre with your guide, and an afternoon at leisure.

Day 6 San José & Central Valley

Trinidad , Havana , San José & Central Valley

Travel back to Havana today for your indirect flight over to San Jose in Costa Rica where you will be met at the airport by your guide and transferred to your hotel for the night.

Day 7 Arenal Volcano & the Cloudforest Reserves

San José & Central Valley , Arenal Volcano & the Cloudforest Reserves

Journey through the central valley of Costa Rica to the Arenal Volcano in a shared minibus transfer.

Day 8 Arenal Volcano & the Cloudforest Reserves

Arenal Volcano & the Cloudforest Reserves

Morning visit to Arenal's Hanging Bridges. Afternoon free for further excursions or relaxing in hot springs.

Day 9 Arenal Volcano & the Cloudforest Reserves

Arenal Volcano & the Cloudforest Reserves

A full day excursion to the Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge to spot wetland birds and wildlife. Lunch and snacks are provided on this tour.

Day 10 Monteverde Cloud Forest

Arenal Volcano & the Cloudforest Reserves , Monteverde Cloud Forest

Travel by boat across the scenic Lake Arenal and then by shared road transfer over to the Monteverde Cloudforest to the south of Arenal.

Day 11 Monteverde Cloud Forest

Monteverde Cloud Forest

Free time to explore the Natural Reserve close to your hotel. Additional excursions can be arranged for today.

Day 12 Northern Pacific Coast

Monteverde Cloud Forest , Northern Pacific Coast

Travel by shared road and boat transfer across to the Nicoya Peninsula this morning and to your beach hotel for some well earned rest and relaxation at the end of the trip.

Day 13 Northern Pacific Coast

Day 14 Northern Pacific Coast

Day 15 International return flight

Northern Pacific Coast , International return flight

Private three hour car transfer back to San Jose for your flight home.

Day 16 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Audley Travel specialist Tom
Audley Travel specialist Caitlin

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The specialist who designs your trip to Cuba will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip. Your dedicated specialist will take the time to understand your preferences and build them into an itinerary to match, working to your budget. He or she will keep perfecting it until you’re completely happy and ready to book.

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San José & Central Valley
Arenal Volcano & the Cloudforest Reserves
Monteverde Cloud Forest
Northern Pacific Coast