Self Driving | Costa Rica

Self drive through Costa Rica - Costa-rica Tour

Exploring Costa Rica with self-driving; lush rainforests, winding coastal roads, and vibrant towns unfold. Autonomous journeys offer freedom, revealing the country's diverse landscapes and rich culture at your pace.

Day by day

Day 1: San José & Central Valley

Start your journey with an international flight to San José, Costa Rica. Upon arrival, retreat to the heart of the Central Valley at Hotel Presidente, soaking in the distant views of San José's vibrant landscape.

Day 2: Arenal Volcano

Embrace the freedom of your hired car as you embark on a scenic three-hour drive to the majestic Arenal Volcano. Linger at Lomas Del Volcan, surrounded by the captivating Costa Rican wildlife.

Day 3: Arenal Volcano

Explore the treetops on the hanging bridges tour, gaining insight from a local guide. Cap off the day with a rejuvenating soak in Eco Termales hot springs at Lomas Del Volcan.

Day 4: Arenal Volcano

Embark on a river safari through Caño Negro Wildlife Reserve, encountering Costa Rica's rich biological diversity.

Day 5: Monteverde Cloud Forest

Venture to Monteverde, a three-and-a-half-hour drive away. Unwind at Hotel Belmar, surrounded by the magical ambiance of the Monteverde Cloud Forest.

Day 6: Monteverde Cloud Forest

Discover the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve with a local guide, unveiling the wonders of this community-owned project.

Day 7: Manuel Antonio

Drive south for three and a half hours to the coastal haven of Manuel Antonio. Recharge at Hotel Parador, where the rainforest meets the beach.

Day 8: Manuel Antonio

Leisurely explore the coastline walking trails or simply relax in the tropical paradise of Manuel Antonio.

Day 9: Manuel Antonio

Enjoy another day at leisure, embracing the tranquility of Manuel Antonio.

Day 10: El Remanso

Head south to Puerto Jimenez, gateway to the Osa Peninsula. From there, reach El Remanso Rainforest Wildlife Lodge. Meet the guides and plan your adventures.

Day 11: El Remanso

Immerse yourself in the Osa Peninsula's wildlife-rich trails with naturalist guides. Spot toucans, macaws, squirrel monkeys, and vibrant butterfly species.

Day 12: El Remanso

Continue your wildlife exploration or seek recommendations from the lodge on nearby attractions.

Day : Chayote Lodge

Embark on a scenic six-hour drive through Uvita and Manuel Antonio to Chayote Lodge. Nestled amid coffee fields, revel in the lush Central Highlands environment.

Day 14: International Return Flight

Drive back to San José Airport, return your car, and board your international flight home.

Day 15: International Return Flight

Arrive home, completing your remarkable journey through the diverse landscapes of Costa Rica


  • All tours and excursions specified with licensed bilingual guide & transportation.
  • Transfers to/from Airport and others where detailed.
  • Accommodation on selected hotel (category) with Breakfast.
  • Entrance fees to visited sites.
  • 24/ assistance when on tour.

Does not Include

  • International and domestic flights in Peru.
  • Lunch and Dinner where not specified.
  • Additional entrance fee, tours & sightseeing besides mentioned.
  • Personal expenses, extras, tips and drinks.
  • Other services not specified in the program
  • Travel, medical and canceling insurance.


  • Costa Rican Road Adventure: Cruise through the enchanting landscapes of Costa Rica in your own 4x4, stopping at your leisure to soak in the magic.
  • Arenal Volcano Adventures: Immerse yourself in Arenal's activity hub, navigating hanging bridges, kayaking on the lake, and relaxing in soothing hot springs.
  • River Safari in Caño Negro: Embark on a river safari in the remote Caño Negro Wildlife Reserve, encountering the diverse wildlife that inhabits this secluded haven.
  • Manuel Antonio Coastal Bliss: Discover the trails of Manuel Antonio, where the lush rainforest seamlessly meets the pristine beaches, offering a perfect blend of nature and relaxation.

Meals Included

  • Breakfast Served Daily
  • 14 Dinners
  • 15 Lunches
 Self Driving | Costa Rica
Arenal Volcano | Costa Rica
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Self drive through Costa Rica
15 Days