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Self-drive through the stunning landscapes of Costa Rica

On this journey, you will self-drive through the diverse landscapes of Costa Rica and visit the country’s most fascinating places.

From San Jose, you will drive through the province of Alajuela, renowned for its natural beauty and where you can observe the Arenal volcano and enjoy activities like hiking, or white-water rafting before heading to Monteverde. Discover incredible landscapes filled with abundant wildlife in the enigmatic cloud forest!

Much more will be explored as you will be driving through the “Area de Conservación Guanacaste”, a World Heritage Site, and also in some of the prettiest and most popular beaches aroundTamarindo, in the Guanacaste Province.

We have put together several of Costa Rica’s top destinations, and because of your mode of transport, you will have the chance to explore the wonders at your own pace. This sample journey is a 14-day package holiday, but we can tailor make your holiday to suit your exact preferences.


  • Travel in Costa Rica on a rental car
  • Visit the most amazing sites in Costa Rica such as the cloud forest
  • Admire wonderful and untouched wildlife
  • Observe the Arenal Volcano and Rincon de la Vieja Volcano

Quick Itinerary

Day: 1 Arrival – San Jose
Day: 2-4 San Jose - Arenal
Day: 5 - 6 Arenal - Monteverde
Day 7 - 8: Rincon de la Vieja
Day 9 - 12: Rincon de la Vieja – Tamarindo, Guanacaste
Day 13: Tamarindo – San Jose

Truly individual

Any element of this holiday can be tailormade to your requirements, including the places you want to see and the things that are important to you. Just contact one of our Travel Specialists today.

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About Us
  • Our Truly Individual Holidays allow you to choose the destinations, inclusions & budget

  • Our Escorted Small Group Tours offer fantastic itineraries, travelling with like-minded people

  • Winner of 'Best Tour Operator' at the 2019 & 2018 L.A.T.A. Achievement Awards

  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind


Latin American Travel Association Achievement Awards 2019 - Tour Operator Of The Year Latin American Travel Association Achievement Awards 2018 - Tour Operator Of The Year

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Why book with Latin Routes?

  • Tailormake your holiday, including the destinations, inclusions and budget
  • From charming guesthouses to 5* luxury, we have a wide range of accommodation to suit you
  • Our Travel Specialists will help you to create your perfect holiday to Latin America

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  • You will be accompanied throughout by an experienced Latin Routes tour leader
  • Size does matter! This is why we keep our groups' maximum number to 16
  • Make Your Day Individual - Choose from 3 different experiences that are already included in the price

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  • We receive excellent reviews from our clients and have a fantastic score on Trustpilot.
  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind
  • An assured member of the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO)

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