Start Point
Panama City, Panama
End Point
San Jose, Costa Rica
Ages
10 - 75+
Transport
Air-conditioned vehicles
& planes
Accommodation
2, 3 & 4* hotels

Panama & Costa Rica Escape Tour

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Summary

This expertly-curated combination Panama and Costa Rica trip includes a visit to the famous Panama Canal, beachcombing in Bocas del Toro and the chance to experience the steaming hot springs at the foot of an active stratovolcano outside of Arenal - Costa Rica's adventure capital. Walk through the treetops in Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, and discover 680 hectares of untamed rainforest along the central Pacific coast at Manuel Antonio National Park. Build out your trip with plenty of optional excursions and follow in the wake of a passionate tour guide. It's Panama and Costa Rica in a splendid nutshell.

Panama & Costa Rica Escape Tour

What’s Included

Accommodation
  • 11 nights 2, 3 & 4* hotel accommodation in twin rooms
  • Single travellers have the option to pay a single supplement to ensure a private room and cabin
Meals
  • 11 breakfasts, 3 dinners
    *Vegetarian options available for all meals on request
Transport
  • Modern air-conditioned road transport
  • 1 internal flight
Extras
  • Services of your Expat Explore tour leader, who will be on hand with advice and tips to ensure that you get the most from your trip
Not Included
  • International flights to/from the start/end point
  • Travel insurance
9 Experiences!

Accommodation

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Hilton Garden Inn Hilton Garden Inn
Hilton Garden Inn Hilton Garden Inn
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Gran Bahia Gran Bahia
Gran Bahia Gran Bahia
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La Fortuna Hotel La Fortuna Hotel
La Fortuna Hotel La Fortuna Hotel
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Cipreses Hotel Cipreses Hotel
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Oceano Jaco Oceano Jaco
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Start Point
Hotel in Panama CityAddress to be confirmed
Welcome meeting at 18:00 hrs
End Point
San JoseAddress to be confirmed
13:00 hrs
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Optionals

On Tour Excursions
All optional excursions are booked on tour and paid in cash to your tour leader, unless stated otherwise. Please note, certain optional excursions are subject to availability and could change as a result.
Transfers

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Accommodation

Want to spend some time in your tour departure location? We offer pre-tour accommodation!

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Dates & Prices

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Why this tour

This Panama & Costa Rica Escape is a fantastic trip for all bold travellers. See the best of South America during a riveting guided group tour and create memories that will last a lifetime. This tour boasts an itinerary filled with the best places to visit from Panama to Costa Rica! Visit top destinations like San José, Monteverde, and more, with the best things to do and see.

 

Your tropical vacation begins in the gorgeous Panama City, where you’ll embark on an insightful walking city tour, and then visit the Miraflores Lock and visitor centre to learn about the canal. Then, explore the UNESCO-celebrated Old Town, and stroll the cobbled streets that are lined with breathtaking and historic colonial architecture. Visit some of the captivating museums, and join the optional excursion to San Blas islands - a must-see slice of paradise during your trip to Panama

 

Add on to this thrilling holiday with a trip to Bocas del Toro. Gain insights and learn facts about this stunning archipelago of islands. Then, you could join an optional exciting island-hopping tour, and go zip lining through the lush trees. Encounter breathtaking landscapes as you journey across the border from Panama to Costa Rica. Experience the best of Costa Rica as you visit a variety of National Parks, hike up an ancient volcano, or go on a kayaking adventure around the lakes. Discover all the best things to do with interesting tours of a coffee farm, butterfly farm, crocodile park, and so much more. You will even find yourself in San Jose, where you’ll take a scenic driving tour around Costa Rica’s largest city to end off your thrilling journey. 

 

This a dream holiday, planned perfectly around the dry season (December -April), allowing for a well-timed trip. Enjoy a vacation suitable for all travellers seeking to broaden their experiences