San José, Costa Rica: our starting and ending point, it is the capital of Costa Rica. A beautiful, modern city with a temperate highland climate, it offers all the amenities and conveniences one would expect, including great museums and fine restaurants, as well as proximity to several national parks.
Puerto Viejo: this small town on the Caribbean Sea offers great seaside strolling, surfing and snorkeling, and is a prime location for visiting nearby indigenous reserves.
Bocas del Toro, Panama: this island town is very relaxing and friendly, with beautiful beaches. It is also a great base for visiting the numerous other beaches on the island, as well as those on nearby islands. A boat trip to visit Parque Nacional Bastimentos is a must.
Boquete: this tiny town is nestled in the mountains, with the river Caldera running through it, and is an ideal spot for enjoying the cool, fresh air and the beautiful natural surroundings.
Panama City: the capital of Panama, it is located on the Panama Bay, facing the Pacific Ocean. It is a great cosmopolitan city, with wonderful museums, plazas, parks and markets, fine restaurants, as well as ancient ruins of the first Panama City built in the early 1500s, and of course the Panama Canal.
Volcan Barú: in the beautiful Chiriqui' province, this 3,475 meter volcano is the only one in the country, and is its highest point. It is surrounded by its own national park, quaint farming villages and stupendous vistas of peaks and valleys. It is also close to the Parque Internacional La Amistad, shared by both Panama and Costa Rica.
Heredia, Costa Rica: this small city just north of San Jose' has maintained a good part of its colonial buildings and charm. Stroll around the central park and enjoy the historic sights and atmosphere. Or take a trip to nearby Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo and enjoy the splendid rainforest from an aerial tram.
Barva: a small colonial town with many historical buildings, it is perfect for strolling and enjoying its old-fashioned character.
Jaco beach: a beautiful long beach offers plenty of relaxation and watersports. It is also close to the Carara Biological Reserve, a tropical rainforest with an abundant variety of wildlife.
Dominical: this small coastal village offers quiet strolls along its beautiful beach, and is close to a national park and a biological reserve.
San José: our final stop.
28 day tour, US$ 2,800.00 per person, includes
- continental style breakfast (on board)
- travel and sleep on the bus
- some 3-star hotel stays are also included