When you think ecotourism, Costa Rica is surely the first country that comes to mind. One of the most bio-diverse countries on Earth, it’s home to half a million species (some 300,000 of which are insects), including iconic animals like hummingbirds, quetzals, tree frogs, howler monkeys, toucans, sloths and sea turtles. This is evident on a trek through the atmospheric cloud forests of Monteverde, or along the spectacular beaches of Manuel Antonia National Park.
Complimenting this is some of the most wonderful natural scenery, including incredible coastlines, forests, lakes and volcanoes. One of the most breathtaking sights is the active volcano of Arenal, which looms over the town of La Fortuna. This makes Costa Rica every outdoor-adventurist’s dream, with countless opportunities for rafting, trekking, canyoning and horse riding throughout the country.
It’s little surprise then that Costa Ricas live longer and healthier lives than most. Discover the essence of pura vida (pure life) yourself on an overland tour to Costa Rica. It’s gained a wonderful reputation for tourism in recent decades, and this reputation is certainly deserved!