One of the oldest guided tour companies in the United States, Caravan Tours is is a member of the American Society of Travel Agents, the National Tour Association, Cruise Lines International Association, and an allied member of the Alliance of Canadian Travel Agencies. Since the company begun in 1952, it is under the same family management and ownership. All the tours arranged by this company are popular and frequently sell-out especially during the time of busy season.
With its lush greenery, tropical wildlife, Costa Rica has many sites to explore and it offers plenty of options to enjoy. If you escort by a knowledgeable guide on a caravan tour, it will let you enjoy experiencing many wonders of this rain forest paradise. Caravan tour will arrange the tours you can’t do on your own.
Caravan Tours provides a 10 day all inclusive “Natural Paradise” tour that will give you the opportunity to enjoy round trip from San Jose, Costa Rica. You can visit a butterfly garden in Tortuguero National Park, visit the coffee growing region, Poas Volcano, can also enjoy a canal cruise, hot springs, a pineapple tour, walking on a hanging bridges, and visit the Pacific coast and a shopping day in San Jose.
Must Sees in Costa Rica:
With the help of your guide you can go for wildlife hikes in the rain forest and canopy tours to enjoy zip lining through the trees. You will also enjoy soaking in delightful hot springs and watching volcanoes. Your naturalist guide can help you to spot colorful toucans, howler monkeys in the trees, iguanas in the rivers and also to find out cascading waterfalls.
Caravan tour to Costa Rica can also include a city tour and it will be better if you go to San Jose, the capital city of Costa Rica. In this city you can enjoy visiting the historic Opera House, national theater, the Gold Museum, the national museum and also watch the sculptures in the central park. You can make your tour more memorable by spending some time for shopping wood cravings and local handicrafts or can just enjoy some tranquil time in the Mercado Central.
Caravan tour can take you to the Arenal Volcano National Park where the last eruption was happened in 1968 and it destroyed a village. There you can enjoy watching the red-hot lava and thick ash coming down its sides.
You can enjoy watching the process of the pineapple plantation, how they are harvested, packed and shipped to the market. You can also enjoy learning the way of picking the ripest pineapple for the supermarket and which ones to put back. You can also go for coffee plantation tour and watch how the coffee beans are grown, roasted for optimum flavor. You can also buy your own bags of fresh-roasted java at a fraction of the cost of Starbucks.
Hiking and Whitewater Rafting:
If you are an adventure lover, you can also go for hiking and whitewater rafting through a forest and enjoy exploring the amazing natural beauty of the area as well as spot different species of wild animals and colorful birds of the area. Your caravan tour can also include whitewater rafting in one of Costa Rica’s many rivers. At the time of whitewater rafting you can also enjoy watching two-toed sloth, snowy egret or tiger heron as you glide through the rapids.