Costa Rica Tours, Ltd. (CRT) offers annual escorted small group tours on set dates and private tours on your dates of choice. Our tours explore the natural beauty of Costa Rica and Panama and the diversity of their cultures. Charlotte, North Carolina-based CRT has been offering educational adventures and culturally oriented tours to Costa Rica and Panama since 1999.
Annual Open Enrollment Tours
Open enrollment tours can also be arranged as private tours for pre-formed groups on the group's selected dates.
Rica Variety Tour (January)
The best of Costa Rica at the best time of the year! Includes Arenal Volcano, Tabacon Hot Springs, rainforest nature walks at El Silencio Cloud Forest and at Arenal Hanging Bridges, Pacific Beach Resort (2-days) and turtle nesting tour.
with Canal Transit
Enjoy an unforgettable ocean-to-ocean day transit of the Panama Canal, visit an Embera Village in the rainforest, and enjoy the history and culture of Panama's vibrant capital, Panama City. See why the New York Times ranks Panama the #1 destination. Combine with Costa Rica Variety tour for an unsurpassed vacation!
- Nature (February)
- Travel off the beaten path to some
of the best regions in Costa Rica for birding and wildlife
viewing. Rincon de La Vieja National Park, Hacienda Guachipelin,
and the Monteverde Reserve Cloud Forest.
- Spring Escape in Costa Rica (March)
- Enoy a relaxing vacation traveling through the San Jose area, Central Highlands, Arenal and Tamarindo on the Northern Pacific Coast. Stay at some of Costa Rica’s finest hotels and spa resorts and enjoy the perfect climate and the beauty of Costa Rica during its prime blooming month.
Private Group Tours
- Student Adventure
- As pioneers in Sustainable Tourism in the eastern regions of Costa Rica, we have developed a true educational adventure for students that includes nature, community service and authentic cultural activities not possible on other tours.
Caribbean Costa Rica
On this multi-cultural tour you can learn about indigenous, Hispanic and Afro-Caribbean cultures in Costa Rica. You visit Irazu volcano, 3000 year old archaeological ruins, and the world's only sloth refuge. Includes 2-night stay at a Caribbean beach resort.
Cooking School & Tour
With the growing interest in cuisines from Latin America you can now learn first-hand how to prepare "Tico" cuisine while enjoying the beauty of Costa Rica. Certified by American Culinary Federation for 12 CEU's.