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Discover Southern Costa Rica:
San Gerardo Cloud Forest, Dominical, & Manuel Antonio
Head South along Costa Rica's Pacific coast to discover tropical beaches, hidden surf spots, and flora-filled cloud forests. Spend two nights at Trogon Lodge, deep in the San Gerardo Cloud Forest. Choose between bird watching, horseback riding, or ziplining. Next, go to the coast, and the popular surfing town Dominical. Tour Corcovado National Park, known for its amazing array of wildlife. End in Manuel Antonio, enjoying beautiful sunsets and a tour of Isla Damas by boat.
• 2 Nights San Gerardo
  Cloud Forest
• 2 Nights Dominical
• 3 Nights Manuel Antonio
• All Ground Transfers
• Bird Watching Tour
• Corcovado National Park Tour
• Isla Damas Boat Tour
• Daily Breakfast
• Other Meals as Specified
Arrive San José:

After you collect your luggage and clear customs you will be met outside the terminal by our local representative who will be holding a sign with your name on it. Our representative will collect your vouchers and present you with an itinerary with scheduled times of pick-up, then will escort you on the two-hour drive to Trogon Lodge, in the magical San Gerardo Cloud Forest.

(Accommodations & All Meals, San Gerardo Cloud Forest)

San Gerardo Cloud Forest:

Nestled in a cloud forest 7,000 feet above sea level, Trogon Lodge is a special retreat for nature lovers. Located 53 miles southeast of San José near the farming community of San Gerardo de Dota, the lodge consists of 10 cozy cabins, is located on a family farm, with nature trails and a lovely rippling river flowing through it. This is an area where one may catch sight of the elusive quetzals known as the 'Phoenix of the Americas'—one of the most beautiful birds in Costa Rica.

(Accommodations & All Meals, San Gerardo Cloud Forest)

San Gerardo to Dominical:

This small beach town, 25 miles south of Manuel Antonio, is your base for exploring the delights of the south Pacific coast, one of Costa Rica's most beautiful areas, still relatively undiscovered. The area is a paradise for snorkeling, surfing, and whale and dolphin watching. It is also the gateway to Corcovado National park, with its great biodiversity.

(Breakfast, San Gerardo Cloud Forest; Accommodations, Dominical)


Explore the wonders of Corcovado National Park. Enormous biological diversity has made this park an important international research center, home to a great variety of wildlife and some 500 species of trees. Corcovado is unquestionably the rawest, most challenging and most rewarding park in Costa Rica. Head to the town of Serpe, then cruise through the mangrove filled waters and admire the rich coral reef that flanks Cano Island with its ever-changing underwater vistas. Upon arrival at the national park, disembark and enjoy the beach and stunning natural scenery on a guided hike — complete with a picnic lunch.

(Breakfast, Lunch, & Accommodations, Dominical)

Dominical to Manuel Antonio:

Head north for a different but equally beautiful beach experience. Famous for its pristine beaches, Manuel Antonio is surrounded by tropical rainforest and possesses options for all kinds of travelers. The national park beckons with a wide variety of flora and fauna, including a colony of squirrel monkeys.

(Breakfast, Dominical; Accommodations, Manuel Antonio)

Manuel Antonio:

Set out to see the exotic flora and fauna this bio-diverse region is known for. During the Isla Damas Tour, your guide will point out caymans, sloths, crocodiles, boas, white-faced monkeys, egrets and many more species of wildlife, as your boat leisurely winds its way through the mangrove channels along the gentle currents of the coastal tides. This adventure is highly recommended for any naturalist, young or old, who wants to experience firsthand the pulse of the mangrove ecosystem and how it interacts with the international ecosystem.

(Breakfast & Accommodations, Manuel Antonio)

Manuel Antonio:

Spend a day relaxing on the beach, or hiking through the national park. Add on an optional excursion, such as an exciting ATV tour or a visit an exotic spice plantation.

(Breakfast & Accommodations, Manuel Antonio)

Depart San José:

Catch a short flight from Manuel Antonio to San José to meet up with your international flight home, or on to your next Avanti Destination!

(Breakfast, Manuel Antonio)

** Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change