The Best Sightseeing Tours in Costa Rica

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Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure to Costa Rica, but are not sure how to start planning? Don't worry, because we have analyzed an extensive selection of multi-day sightseeing tours based on key criteria such as price, destinations, guest ratings, service, travel style, quality, and activities. So, get ready to immerse yourself in a rich tapestry of culture, history, activities, excitement, food, and breathtaking landscapes. Below are the best options in Costa Rica, so let's get to it!


The Top 3:

  • 15 Days, $2520.00

  • 8 Days, $1848.62

  • 11 Days, $1462.47

What are sightseeing tours like in Costa Rica?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 11 trip options analyzed
  • $190 average price per day (USD)
  • 5 to 15 days in length
  • 4.32 of 5 average rating
  • 30 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of sightseeing tours? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.32 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 30 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 5 days, while the longest is 15 days. As for physical activity options, the tours are thoughtfully categorized as moderate, easy, and serious, with the most being moderate. For transportation, the tours are marked as coach / bus and self drive, with a prevalent number on coach / bus tours. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 11 sightseeing tours, you can rest assured that Costa Rica has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best Sightseeing Tours in Costa Rica
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for sightseeing tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Intrepid Travel



15 Days Start/End in San Jose 8 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 15 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible trip that has received a 4.5 out of 5 rating from previous guests. You'll love the emphasis on wildlife and family-friendly activities, too. With a duration of 15 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 16 people, and is good for travelers from 15 and up. Traverse through 8 enchanting destinations, with La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, Monteverde, and Tortuguero National Park among the must-see stops along the route. You'll start and end your journey in beautiful San Jose. This fantastic option, organized by Intrepid Travel, presents an unbeatable value at just $143 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • Sightseeing
  • Family
$2,142
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 15% Off
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Destination Services Costa Rica



8 Days Start/End in Liberia 5 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 8 days, this trip has a maximum size of 30 individuals. Welcoming travelers from 10 and up, it is organized by Destination Services Costa Rica, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. This trip visits 5 destinations, including Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park, Bijagua, and Monteverde along the way. Liberia kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. With an emphasis on wildlife and family-friendly activities, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. Available at an unbeatable price of only $196 per day, this option also has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from previous guests. Hurry and secure your spot while this incredible sale lasts!

  • Wildlife
  • Sightseeing
  • Family
$1,849 $1,571
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 15% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for sightseeing tours.
by Destination Services Costa Rica



11 Days Start/End in San Jose 5 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional trip that has garnered a 4 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 11 days, this jouney will have 30 participants, and it warmly welcomes travelers from 10 and up. And since the priority is on wildlife and family-friendly activities, this tour is a great choice. Expertly organized by Destination Services Costa Rica, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $113 per day. Act now to take advantage of the special sale price!

  • Coach / Bus
  • Wildlife
  • Family
  • Self Drive
$1,462 $1,243
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 15% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for sightseeing tours.
by Destination Services Costa Rica



13 Days Start/End in San Jose 5 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 3.7 out of 5 stars

This memorable trip is offered by Destination Services Costa Rica which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $141 per day. Explore 5 incredible locations on this trip, including Tortuguero National Park, Arenal Volcano National Park, and Monteverde. San Jose will be both the start and end of your journey. Rest assured, this trip is all about wildlife, beaches, and family-friendly activities, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. The maximum group size is 30 people, welcoming travelers from 10 and up. It's currently on a special discounted offer.

  • Coach / Bus
  • Wildlife
  • Beach
  • Family
$2,154 $1,831
TourRadar
by Central American Tours



11 Days Start/End in San Jose 5 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 3 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey that has been awarded a 4 out of 5 stars by previous guests. With a duration of 11 days, this trip offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 20 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to travelers from 3 to 80 years old. Discover a journey that spans 5 destinations, with notable stops in Tortuguero National Park, Arenal Volcano National Park, and Monteverde. Your adventure starts and ends in San Jose. Brought to you by Central American Tours, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $191 per day.

  • Coach / Bus
  • Family
$2,097
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 15% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for sightseeing tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Destination Services Costa Rica



12 Days Start/End in San Jose 5 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled trip for 12 unforgettable days. It ensures an intimate group setting with 30 participants at most. This trip takes you on an adventure to 5 destinations, including Tortuguero National Park, Arenal Volcano National Park, and Monteverde. San Jose will be the beginning and end of your trip. Destination Services Costa Rica, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers from 10 and up. This terrific trip also highights wildlife and family-friendly activities. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $138 per day. Hurry and secure your spot while this incredible sale lasts!

  • Wildlife
  • Family
  • Attraction-Based Hikes
$1,951 $1,659
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 15% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for sightseeing tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Destination Services Costa Rica



10 Days Start/End in San Jose 5 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

This fantastic journey has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. With 5 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Tortuguero National Park, Arenal Volcano National Park, and Monteverde, and more. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of San Jose. Lasting 10 days, the maximum group size is 30 people, and it's good for travelers from 10 and up. Organized by Destination Services Costa Rica, this is a great deal because it's only $142 per day. Act now to take advantage of the special sale price!

  • Family
  • Attraction-Based Hikes
$1,666 $1,417
TourRadar
by Trafalgar



10 Days San Jose to Liberia 8 Destinations 50 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 4 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary voyage is the perfect choice. Along the way, this journey encompasses 8 destinations, including Monteverde, Liberia, Tortuguero National Park, and Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui. Beginning in beautiful San Jose, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Liberia. Spanning across 10 days, the voyage accommodates 50 individuals, and is suitable for travelers from 5 and up. Offered by Trafalgar, this remarkable voyage is priced at just $293 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Coach / Bus
  • Family
$2,473
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 15% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for sightseeing tours.
by Green World Adventures



5 Days Start/End in San Jose 3 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 2 to 75 Guest Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by Green World Adventures has received a 4.1 out of 5 rating. On this 5-day voyage you can unwind while also making new memories. San Jose kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. With a group size of 30 people, it's suitable for travelers from 2 to 75 years old. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $162 per day. Act quickly to seize the current limited-time sale and reserve your spot now.

  • Family
  • Attraction-Based Hikes
$954 $811
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Intrepid Travel



8 Days Start/End in San Jose 4 Destinations 12 People at Most Ages 15 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this voyage that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 5 out of 5 rating. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 4 destinations, featuring Monteverde and La Fortuna. You'll start and end this amazing trip in San Jose. Spanning across 8 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 12 participants, and it's great for travelers from 15 and up. Brought to you by the renowned Intrepid Travel, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $208 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Kayak & Canoe
  • Attraction-Based Hikes
  • Mountain Bike
$1,660
TourRadar

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Also, if you're departing from a specific destination, see The Best 3-Day Tours from San Jose, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from San Jose, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Liberia, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from San José, The Best 10-Day Tours from San Jose, The Best 2-Week Tours from San Jose, The Best 2-Week Tours from San José, or The Best 2-Week Tours from Liberia for more package tour options.

How much do sightseeing tours in Costa Rica cost?

Average Daily Price Sightseeing Tours
$190

Visitors will find a large range of terrific options for sightseeing tours when planning a visit to Costa Rica. The price of these specific trips can vary according to length, destinations, and travel style. The average price of sightseeing tours in Costa Rica based on data from 11 options is an affordable $190 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Costa Rica.

And for more information on Costa Rica, see Costa Rica Travel Costs and Costa Rica Hotel Costs.


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