Manuel Antonio National Park Sightseeing and Wildlife Day Tour from San Jose

Day Trips & Excursions in Costa Rica
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Tour description

Explore the world famous Manuel Antonio National Park on this full day tour from San Jose. Enjoy some of the most beautiful white sand beaches of Costa Rica and discover the abundant wildlife at the rainforest trails of the park, like monkeys, sloths, agoutis, iguanas, exotic birds and others. Stop on the way to Manuel Antonio at the crocodile bridge; at the town of Tarcoles to search for scarlet macaws in their natural habitat; and at the Jaco Beach look-out point to explore a little of the most popular beach town of Costa Rica.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Kiosco San Jose, San Jose, San Jose Metro, Province of San JoseDiscover Manuel Antonio National Park, one of the main touristic destinations of Costa Rica. You will be picked up from your San Jose Hotel in the morning in an air conditioned vehicle, and then you will enjoy of a scenic drive towards the Central Pacific Region of Costa Rica.En route to Manuel Antonio, stop at the Tarcoles River at the famous crocodile bridge, where you will have the chance to observe crocodiles in their natural habitat. Continue with your trip to Tarcoles Beach, where you will have the opportunity to observe scarlet macaws in the wild. Following, stop at the Jaco Beach look-out point for you to explore a little bit of the most popular coastal town in Costa Rica.Once in Manuel Antonio you will savor a delicious lunch and then you will visit the National Park, where you will hike on the trails with your guide admiring the beauties of the rainforest and searching for the abundant wildlife that is normally observed in this park, such as monkeys, sloths, agoutis, iguanas, toucans and others. We prefer to do this hike in the afternoon to avoid the huge crowds that visit the park in the morning hours. At the end of the hike, enjoy of the gorgeous white-sand Manuel Antonio Beach, where you will have time on your own to swim in its warm waters; or continue hiking on the numerous trails of the park if you prefer.Late in the afternoon you will travel back to your San Jose Hotel. On the way, stop at the largest fruit stand of the country, where you will learn about the large variety of tropical fruits of Costa Rica.

What's included

  • Transport by air conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (most San Jose area hotels)
  • Professional bilingual guide
  • Lunch
  • Visits to the Crocodile Bridge, scarlet macaws observation place, fruit stand and Jaco Beach lookout point

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Services not specified