Explore has been pioneering adventures around the world for over 36 years, offering an inspiring collection of guided small group, tailor-made and self-guided trips to some of the most fascinating destinations on the planet.
Wherever your passions lie, whether it’s wildlife, culture, walking and trekking, a voyage to the polar regions, cycling or a family adventure, Explore will take you far beyond the tourist spots into the heart of the country you’re visiting for a more authentic travel experience.
On an Explore adventure you will get a real feel for the country you are visiting, including seeing the 'must-see' highlights, plus exciting, authentic experiences off the 'beaten-track'. All of our trips are carefully crafted for the adventurous traveller in mind and are perfect for solo travellers with no compulsory single supplement.
Explore are the adventure travel experts and have been operating trips to Costa Rica for the last 23 years. With 13 separate itineraries starting from £1,685 per person and a variety of Cycling, Walking, Family and Discovery adventures, there is something for everyone. Additionally with the recently launched direct flight from Gatwick with British Airways it’s easier than ever to discover this adventure-lover’s paradise.
On this journey through Costa Rica, we discover rich nature and unique wildlife as we explore the towering volcanoes of Arenal and Poas, the lush rainforests of Monteverde and Manuel Antonio, and the thriving waterways of Tortuguero. The birdlife is a particular highlight and we hope to spot the rare and beautiful quetzal, as well as colourful toucans, hummingbirds, kingfishers and parrots.
This 15 day adventure starts from £2,245 per person on a twin share basis. This cost includes return flights, 13 nights’ hotel, 2 nights’ lodge, some meals and an Explore tour leader.
Head up to the impressive crater at Poas Volcano, and go white-water rafting in the shadow of Arenal's smoking peak. Explore the wildlife and jungle trails of the Monteverde Cloudforest, including searching for the mysterious quetzal. Relax on the white-sand beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park, after spotting sloths and howler monkeys within the canopy. Costa Rica's rich and varied ecosystems do not disappoint.
This 9 day trip starts from £1,685 per person on a twin share basis. This cost includes return flights, 8 nights’ hotel and breakfast and an Explore tour leader.