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Colors of Costa Rica Photo Tour

La Fortuna Waterfall, Costa Rica

Join us on this exceptional, all-inclusive, 6-day, 5-night, travel photography tour and photograph hundreds of species of birds, butterflies, flowers, frogs, jungle cats, monkeys, sloths, and other Costa Rican wildlife, and immerse yourself in nature photography with stunning tropical landscapes and 8 spectacular Costa Rica waterfalls.  
Photographers of all skill levels are welcome with the only requirement being a basic understanding of using a DSLR or mirrorless camera.

• Improve your photo skills with personalized, professional photography assistance
• Enhance your digital workflow with Lightroom assistance
• Learn about the incredible biodiversity of Costa Rica from our licensed, English-speaking nature guide
• Relax in award-winning hotels  
• Enjoy delicious traditional Costa Rican and gourmet international cuisine
• Travel comfortably in private transportation
• 2 Person Minimum / 4 Person Maximum per tour

Locations: San Jose, La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Bajos del Toro, La Fortuna, Lake Arenal, 
Rio Celeste


Day 1 - Arrive in Costa Rica  

A representative from ColorTexturePhotoTours will meet you at San Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) and transfer you to our first luxurious hotel.  At the hotel, our tour leader will greet you and get you settled comfortably into your room.  Once all tour participants have arrived at the hotel, we will have a delicious welcome dinner

Note: P
lease schedule your flight arrival between 3P - 5P CST.

Alta Las Palomas, Costa Rica


Day 2 - La Paz Waterfall Gardens  
After a leisurely breakfast, we will travel by private transfer to photograph a series of fantastic waterfalls and a variety of butterflies, birds, frogs, monkeys, jungle cats, and other Costa Rica wildlife at La Paz Waterfall Gardens (Cataratas La Paz).  We will have lunch at a restaurant on location and shoot throughout the afternoon.  After shooting, we will travel to La Fortuna and check into our next hotel and have another great dinner.  Check out this blog post for more information about La Paz Waterfall Gardens. 

La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Costa Rica Grid

Day 3 - Bajos del Toro
After breakfast we will travel by private transfer to Juan Castro Blanco National Park to photograph Bajos del Toro (Catarata del Toro or Catarata Bajos del Toro), one of the tallest waterfalls in Costa Rica that plunges 300+ feet into an ancient volcano crater.  Besides the awe-inspiring rainforest waterfall, there are many walking trails and beautiful gardens packed full of incredible orchids, hummingbirds, and butterflies, as well as monkeys on the trail leading to the bottom of the falls.  After shooting, we will travel back to the hotel for another savory dinner.  For more information about Bajos del Toro, read this blog post

Bajos del Toro, Costa Rica

Day 4 - La Fortuna / Lake Arenal
After an early breakfast, we will depart by private transfer to Catarata La Fortuna, one of the most famous waterfalls in Costa Rica. After shooting away the morning and having lunch at the excellent on-site restaurant, we will travel to Arenal Volcano National Park and photograph the beautiful wedge-shaped Danta waterfall. Afterwards, we will travel to Lake Arenal for a gorgeous tropical sunset before returning to our hotel for another delicious dinner.  Check out this blog post for more information about La Fortuna.

La Fortuna, Costa Rica

Day 5 - Rio Celeste
After an early breakfast, we will travel by private transfer to Tenorio Volcano National Park and photograph the magnificent turquoise waters of the Rio Celeste Waterfall (Catarata Rio Celeste), which is Costa Rica's most iconic waterfall.  We will spend the morning shooting, then have a an excellent lunch on location, and travel back to our hotel in Arenal.  For more information about Rio Celeste, read this blog post. Once at the hotel, you will have time to edit images before we return to Lake Arenal for another sunset.  Afterwards, we'll return to the hotel and enjoy our final dinner.

Rio Celeste Costa Rica Grid

Day 6 - Depart Costa Rica 
After an early breakfast, we will travel by private transfer to photograph a rustic suspension bridge and gorgeous meadow lake surrounded by vibrant rolling hills before continuing to San Juan Santamaría International Airport where you will catch your flight home or continue exploring Costa Rica on your own.

Note: Please schedule your flight departure no earlier than 2P.

SJO Airport