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Galapagos & Costa Rica tour

16 days from €7,365pp

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

Itinerary highlights

  • The unique, fearless wildlife of the Galapagos.

  • Search for the resplendent quetzal and other birdlife in the cool Costa Rican cloud forest.

  • Get up close to the perfectly conical Volcan Arenal.

  • Undertake zip-lining, white water rafting as well as other activities around Arenal.

  • Relax on a beautiful Pacific beach.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Quito
  • The Galapagos Islands
  • Guayaquil
  • San José & Central Valley
  • San Ramon
  • Arenal Volcano & the Cloudforest Reserves
  • Playa Potrero

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from Ireland.

Day 1 Quito

International outbound flight , Quito

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Quito. On arrival in Quito you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 3 On-board ship (The Galapagos Islands)

Quito , On-board ship

Transfer to the airport in time for your flight to the Galapagos Islands. Here you will be met by your guide and taken to your awaiting vessel. After a welcome aboard you will have your first excursions on the islands.

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Day 4 On-board ship (The Galapagos Islands)

On-board ship

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Day 5 On-board ship (The Galapagos Islands)

On-board ship

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Day 6 On-board ship (The Galapagos Islands)

On-board ship

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Day 7 Guayaquil

The Galapagos Islands , Guayaquil

You will fly back to Guayaquil, where you will be met and taken to your hotel for the night.

Day 8 San Ramon

Guayaquil , San José & Central Valley , San Ramon

Transfer to the airport in time for your flights to San Jose. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the San Ramon cloud forest for two nights.

Day 9 San Ramon

San Ramon

Take a morning birdwatching excursion in the cloudforest. Rest of the day at leisure to relax or potentially book a ziplining excursion locally.

Day 10 Arenal Volcano & the Cloudforest Reserves

Day 11 Arenal Volcano & the Cloudforest Reserves

Arenal Volcano & the Cloudforest Reserves

Afternoon trip to the Arenal National Park to explore the lava fields.

Day 12 Playa Potrero

Arenal Volcano & the Cloudforest Reserves , Playa Potrero

You will be driven from Arenal to Playa Potrero for some relaxation on the beach.

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Day 13 Playa Potrero

Playa Potrero

Relax on the beach.

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Day 14 Playa Potrero

Playa Potrero

Relax on the beach.

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Day 15 International return flight

Playa Potrero , International return flight

Transfer by road back to San Jose in time for your return flight home.

Day 16 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.


Latin America specialist Carolina
Audley Travel specialist Jonny

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The specialist who designs your trip to the Galapagos Islands 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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Quito
 
 
 
The Galapagos Islands
 
 
 
Guayaquil
 
 
 
San José & Central Valley
 
 
 
San Ramon
 
 
 
Arenal Volcano & the Cloudforest Reserves
 
 
 
Playa Potrero
 
 
 

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