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 beautiful hotel in Alajuela. 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.
Day 2 - Poas Volcano National Park
After a leisurely breakfast, we will travel by private transfer to Poas Volcano National Park to photograph a series of fantastic waterfalls and a variety of butterflies, birds, and other 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 back to the hotel in Alajuela for another savory dinner.
Day 3 - Juan Castro Blanco National Park
After a casual breakfast, we will travel by private transfer to Juan Castro Blanco National Park and photograph Bajos del Toro (Catarata del Toro / Catarata Bajos del Toro), a spectacular waterfall that plunges 300 feet into an ancient volcano crater. Upon arrival, we will have lunch at the on-site restaurant, then shoot all afternoon. Besides the awe-inspiring waterfall, there are many walking trails and beautiful gardens packed full of incredible orchids, hummingbirds, and butterflies, as well as monkeys on the trail to the bottom of the falls. After shooting, we will travel to Arenal and check into our next amazing hotel and have another great dinner.
Day 4 - Arenal / La Fortuna
After an early breakfast, we will depart by private transfer to La Fortuna waterfalls (Catarata La Fortuna) that drops 200+ feet. After shooting away the morning, we will travel to our second location where a yummy lunch awaits, then shoot the entire afternoon. Afterwards, we will return to our hotel and enjoy another delicious dinner.
Day 5 - Arenal / La Fortuna
After breakfast, enjoy a free day exploring Arenal / La Fortuna. Visit Arenal Volcano or Lake Arenal, take a hanging bridges or eco tour, go zip lining or rafting, enjoy the hot springs, or relax at the hotel and edit images. After your free day we will travel to Tenorio Volcano National Park and our next outstanding hotel where we will have another incredible dinner.
Day 6 - Tenorio Volcano National Park
After an early breakfast, we will photograph the turquoise Rio Celeste waterfall (Catarata Rio Celeste), which by many standards is Costa Rica's most iconic waterfall. We will spend the morning shooting, then have a typical Costa Rican lunch on location, and travel back to our luxurious hotel. Once at the hotel, you will have the remainder of the day to enjoy a well-earned, revitalizing massage or spa treatment before a scrumptious dinner.
Day 7 - Rincon de la Vieja National Park
After an early breakfast, we will travel by private transfer to Rincon de la Vieja National Park to photograph La Cangreja Waterfall, a beautiful desert waterfall that plunges 130 feet into a spectacular blue-green lagoon. After having lunch and shooting away the afternoon, we will travel to our rustic Costa Rican hacienda before another fantastic dinner.
Day 8 - Liberia
After an early breakfast, we will travel by private transfer to Llanos de Cortez (Catarata Llanos de Cortez) to photograph another one of the premier waterfalls in Costa Rica. After shooting, we will stop for lunch, then continue to our hotel in Alajuela where we will have our farewell dinner.
Day 9 - Depart Costa Rica
After breakfast, you will transfer to San Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) to catch your flight home and relish in your newly created memories of Costa Rica.
Photo Tour Dates
September 20, 2017 - September 28, 2017
Availability - 6 to 10 Guests
Photo Tour Cost - $4,995.00 Per Person (Based On Double Occupancy)
Photo tour cost includes all hotels in Costa Rica (8 nights), all meals in Costa Rica (22 total), transportation to and from San Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) private transportation within Costa Rica, all park entrance fees, all tour guides, and horseback riding to one remote location. Photo tour cost does NOT include: airfare to and from Costa Rica, airport departure tax (currently $29.00 and may be included in the price of your plane ticket), travel insurance, tips to bellhops, cleaning staff, drivers, and tour guides, and personal expenses like alcoholic beverages, free day activities, laundry service, phone calls, snacks, and souvenirs.
Single Supplement - Add $1,000.00
The single supplement applies only to tour participants that prefer their own hotel rooms rather than sharing rooms with another guest.
$1,000.00 Non-Refundable Deposit Due At Booking
$3,995.00 Balance Due on July 1, 2017
We accept checks, American Express, Discover, MasterCard, PayPal, and Visa.
Cancellations & Refunds
Deposits are non-refundable. For refunds, we require that a cancellation request in writing be received by July 15, 2017, which gives us time to try to refill your space. If we receive your written cancellation request before July 15, 2017, and can refill your space, we will refund all payments, minus your deposit and any discounts given to refill your space. If we cannot refill your space, we will refund 50% of all payments, minus your deposit. No refunds are given after July 15, 2017, and cancellations are not allowed within 45 days of the tour start date. No partial refunds are given for unused services. There is a $50.00 fee charged for all returned checks.