3-Day Tour to Tortuguero National Park from San Jose

Tortuguero, Costa Rica

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3 days (Approx.)
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Explore Tortuguero National Park and Tortuguero Village on this multi-day trip from San Jose. Get an in-depth look at this national park on the northern Caribbean coast, while staying at the Tortuga Lodge & Gardens.With nesting grounds for sea turtles, the protected rainforest area boasts freshwater creeks and lagoons and is home to a variety of wildlife including monkeys. The tour includes round-trip flights, meals, and two-night accommodations.
  • Choose to fly to Tortuguero (30 minutes) or travel by bus and boat (4 hours)
  • Immerse yourself in the nature of Costa Rica and get away from the city
  • Entrance fees, taxes, and handling charges are included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off is provided from certain areas

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • 2 nights accommodation
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Snacks
  • Lunch - 3-course lunch
  • Dinner - 3-course dinner
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle


  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
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Departure & Return

Departure Point

Hotels in San Jose
You may choose from 2 ways of transportation to Tortuguero:
a- By plane
b- By bus and boat
The flight is very short (30 minutes) and you arrive to the Lodge in the early morning. On the other hand, the bus and boat takes 4 hours and this service is escorted by a naturalist guide throughout the entire transfer.

Departure Time

Departure vary depending on the requested way of transportation:
Departure by plane has a pick up time around 6:30-7:30am. Length of flight 30 minutes
Departure by bus and boat has a pick up time around 8:30-9:30am. Length of transfer 4 hours

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
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Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Infant seats available
  • Its very important that at the time of the booking, you notify the name of the hotel where you'll be picked up at (in San Jose area) and also the name of the hotel where you want be returned to at the end of your tour.
  • Very important. Included in this same package is the option to request the drop-off at the end of the tour in San Jose area, in Arenal Volcano area, Sarapiqui area and Puerto Viejo de Limon area (drop-off's at most hotels in this areas are included). Please inform the name of the hotel and learn if the drop-off is included or not within the same fee.
  • Very important. Included in this same package and only for the way from San Jose to Tortuguero and vice versa, you can chose a flight from San Jose to Tortuguero (30 minutes) or to use the bus and boat combination (4 hours). The advantage to flight is that it only takes 30 minutes and you can enjoy the morning at the Lodge, on the other hand, the advantage to use the bus/boat combination is that this transfer is escorted by a naturalist guide so this transfer is a guided experience where you will learn about Costa Rica's ecology, culture and traditions. It's recommendation is to use 1 way by bus/boat and 1 way by plane. Remember this possibility only applies if the combination of 2 destinations is chosen: San Jose and Tortuguero . If you choose your drop-off at other location, the only option is by bus and boat.
  • The pickup time on the day of the begin of the tour will be informed the day before the departure. This information will be sent by email to your account with Viator. You will also confirmation of the pickup time to the hotel where you request your pickup.
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Tour will be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • All passenger heights and weights MUST be advised at time of booking
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag, 30 pounds in total per person.
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Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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Product code: 23702P1

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