• Marine Iguana, Galapagos Islands

    Marine Iguana, Galapagos Islands

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  • Arenal volcano, Costa Rica

    Arenal volcano, Costa Rica

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Galapagos and Costa Rica

Explore the wonders of the Galapagos Islands and the rich natural bounty of Costa Rica.

18 days from £6235pp plus international flights.

A holiday of contrasts as you explore the magnificent Galapagos archipelago and then travel onward to see highlights of Costa Rica.

  • Explore the Galapagos archipelago
  • Cruise the island aboard a yacht
  • See the rainforests of Costa Rica
  • Marvel at the iconic Arenal volcano
  • Witness unique wildlife

There is nowhere on earth quite like the Galapagos Islands, and for many nature lovers it is a sought after destination. The archipelago is almost 1000kms from mainland Ecuador and thus life here has evolved in splendid isolation, and a number of species that are found here, are not found anywhere else on earth. Foot traffic here is so light that much of the wildlife has no fear of man, and you can get very close without disturbing them, it makes for spectacular encounters.

The yacht, which is your home for the week, is small with a maximum of 16 passengers and each day of your week long cruise you will explore different areas of the islands seeking out flora and fauna and simply enjoying this once in a lifetime experience. The yacht has all the modern comforts you might need along with a friendly crew, kayaks and snorkelling equipment, everything to enhance your experience.

After the Galapagos, you fly to Costa Rica. This tiny Central American country really holds a bounty of nature in so many diverse habitats. You will spend a week here, first acclimatising on a working coffee farm before heading north to the rainforests, hot springs and foothills of the iconic Arenal Volcano whose image has adorned many a postcard. Then it's the turn of the Manuel Antonio National Park to impress and it can't fail to do so with abundant verdant forest teeming with wildlife, all flanked by the Pacific Ocean and beautiful beaches.

When your holiday comes to an end you will have a fantastic array of memories and photographs to return home with and enjoy in years to come.

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Where you could be staying

This itinerary uses the Beluga in the Galapagos. Also below you'll find our recommended places to stay in Costa Rica. Being a tailor-made holiday, we can sometimes change to different properties you might prefer, but please note that this will affect the trip price.

Ask us about this holiday, or get in touch with us about planning a tailor-made trip which is just right for you.

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