Costa Rica’s strikingly diverse terrain — lush forests, wildlife reserves, and tropical beaches offers something for every traveler. The Southern Riches tour visits all the southern gems of Costa Rica and is perfect for travelers wanting to get off the well-trodden path!
Welcome to Costa Rica! For your added comfort, once you have passed immigration and customs and stepped out of the airport doors, one of our drivers will be waiting for you outside with a sign with your name on it. He will drive you to your hotel in San José.
Uvita is a small and nestled town in the Puntarenas Province. Its main attraction is the Marina Ballena National Park, a marine reserve that is famous for its migrating pods of humpback whales. Uvita is perfect for travelers that are looking for an off-the beaten path holiday as not many tourists are frequenting Uvita´s beaches and the small village gives you a good possibility to involve with locals.
The boat departs from Punta Uvita Beach and you will visit the famous Punta Uvita Whale’s Tail, Ballena Island, Tres Hermanas Islets and Ventana Sea Caves. During the tour we look out for humpback whales (seasonally) and two different species of resident dolphins. We also visit the coral and rock reefs to snorkel and observe the wonderful marine wildlife of the Ballena Marine Park.
With a stunning diversity of flora and fauna, the Piedras Blancas National Park is a significant natural reserve and wildlife refuge located in the Puntarenas province.
Enjoy a hike with a guide on the trails of the Esquinas reserve. This is an ideal place to watch birds, small mammals and enjoy the splendid forest around the lodge.
Ecologically varied, the Corcovado National Park is among the most biologically intense places on earth. Located on the wild and untamed Osa Peninsula, this national park is breathtakingly beautiful and is one of the remotest parks in the country.
Today you will have the chance to discover mysteries of the Corcovado National Park. You will hike on the trails Madrigal, Cementerio, Paraíso and El Barco while accompanied by a professional guide
Today you will have the chance to embark on a night safari. A great chance to see all the nocturnal wildlife that Costa Rica has to offer.
Manuel Antonio National Park combines the rainforest with breathtaking white-sand beaches, among the most beautiful in Costa Rica. From Manuel Antonio you can experience white water rafting, guided rainforest waterfall walks, horseback riding and snorkeling. Manuel Antonio National Park is the country’s smallest national park at just over 683 hectares, but it is also one of its most amazing. Home to one of the last sizable population of the endangered Squirrel Monkey in the region, the park also houses White-headed capuchin and Howler monkeys.
Manuel Antonio National Park is where tropical rainforest meets the dazzling white sand of Playa Manuel Antonio
Transportation is provided, and you will be picked up at your hotel to start your ride to the Manuel Antonio National Park. On this tour a very knowledgeable nature guide will walk you through the Manuel Antonio National Park explaining the mysteries of the rainforest.
Enjoy your day relaxing at your hotel and surroundings or ask your guide about the many options.
Drive back to San Jose
A privately driven vehicle will provide you with a transfer from your hotel to San José Airport today. Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.
Private Transfer from International Airport to Bouganvillea.