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Costa Rica Adventure

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7 Days from $895 per person
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Countries Visited

Costa Rica ...more Costa Rica

Locations Visited

San Jose (Costa Rica), Tortuguero National Park, Monteverde, Arenal, Arenal Volcano, Lake Arenal ...more San Jose (Costa Rica), Tortuguero National Park, Monteverde, Arenal, Arenal Volcano, Lake Arenal
  1. Day 1 Arrive San Jose

    Pura vida, welcome to Costa Rica. Get settled in at your hotel and start exploring on your own.

    hotel Aloft San Jose
  2. Day 2 San Jose – Monteverde (2 Nights)

    Start the day with a brief sightseeing tour of San Jose, Costa Rica's vibrant capital city. Then head north and stop in Sarchí, a quaint little town known as the cradle of Costa Rican artisanship. The town is perhaps most widely recognised for its colourful and decorative oxcarts that have been made here for over a century. There's time to browse the beautifully intricate arts, crafts and souvenirs. Continue ascending the Tilaran Mountain range and watch as the landscape changes before your eyes as you enter the stunning Cloud Forest area.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
    hotel El Establo Mountain Hotel
  3. Day 3 Monteverde Sightseeing and Free Time

    This morning, join your Local Specialist as you explore The Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve. This world-renowned forest contains a variety of different types of ecosystems. Learn about the thousands of plants and animal species, many of which are endemic to the area-over 400 species of birds alone, including 30 species of hummingbirds. See howler monkeys, sloths, toucans and possibly the resplendent Quetzal bird. Discover unique flora, including orchids, bromeliads and strangler figs, adding to this forest's already impressive beauty. This afternoon, relax or partake in optional activities. This evening, you may want to transfer into town for dinner at a local restaurant.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
  4. Day 4 Monteverde – Arenal (3 Nights)

    Today, take in the wonderful vistas of coffee plantations and cattle ranches as you make your way toward Lake Arenal and Arenal Volcano National Park. Arrive at your beautiful resort for a relaxing three night stay. Surrounded by Costa Rica's most richly diverse ecosystems, your secluded resort features spectacular views overlooking the San Carlos River. Enjoy outdoor pools, a botanical and butterfly garden and abundant wildlife, including tame iguanas roaming around the property. Dinner is included this evening at the resort.

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Tilajari Resort
  5. Day 5 Arenal Full Day Sightseeing

    Rise and shine for an early guided hike through Mirador 1968. This private reserve, located next to Arenal Volcano National Park, is named in honour of the volcano's greatest eruption which changed the panorama of this region. As you walk along the lava trails, you'll see evidence of the volcanic activity in the area and its effect. Continue to the town of La Fortuna and enjoy some time to browse. This afternoon, head toward the famous Arenal Hanging Bridges Park. Here, (WAIVER REQUIRED) "sky walk" with your Local Specialist across suspension bridges and through tree canopies, giving you a close up view of life in the canopy. This evening, visit a hot springs resort where you'll be able to enjoy and relax in the mineral hot pools coming directly from the volcano.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
  6. Day 6 Arenal Sightseeing and Free Time

    This morning, enjoy the sights and sounds of the rainforest and experience its peacefulness-on a safari float trip (WAIVER REQUIRED) down the Peñas Blancas River. Appreciate the wonders of the Peñas Blancas River and the surrounding rainforest as you glide silently taking photos of monkeys, sloths, iguanas, caimans and numerous tropical birds. Your Local Specialist will share with you educational and interesting explanations about the plants and animals that call the jungle home. Along the way, visit a farming family who live on the river, untouched by modern conveniences. Return to the resort in time for lunch, followed by a horseback ride (WAIVER REQUIRED) through the rainforest. The rest of the day is at leisure to pursue your own interests. Swim, play tennis, stroll through the botanical and butterfly gardens or partake in optional activities such as ziplining, white water rafting adventures or perhaps a massage at the spa. This evening, get together with your fellow travellers for dinner.

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  7. Day 7 Arenal – San Jose

    Transfer back to San Jose International Airport or extend your holiday to Guanacaste.

    meals Full Breakfast
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Price Includes

Dining Highlights

  • 6 Breakfasts
  • 1 Lunch
  • 2 Dinners

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • City orientation tours
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Arenal Enjoy trails and suspension bridges, hike along lava trails through Mirador 1968, a private reserve, located adjacent to Volcano Arenal National Park and take a scenic float trip safari with your Local Specialist
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest Hike with your Local Specialist who offers insights into the region's unique bird and wildlife ecosystems
  • San Jose Enjoy an orientation tour in the capital city of Costa Rica and explore Sarchi, the arts and crafts capital, famed for its intricately painted oxcarts

Dates & Prices
Airfare is not included, but can be added to quote upon request
  • Definite Departure
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Optional Experiences

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Monteverde/Arenal

El Trapiche Tour

The tour begins with a walk through the farm where you’ll view sugarcane, banana, orange and coffee plantations. Learn about the coffee making process and how liquor is made of out sugarcane. The farm provides an exciting education to visitors about the various crops and farm life in Costa Rica. Total duration is approximately 3 hours. Gratuity included. (Minimum 2 Guests)
Adult Price: $33 

Horseback Riding Tour

On your horseback excursion, enjoy sweeping views of the Nicoya Gulf and its islands as you ride your way through coffee and sugarcane plantations, tropical forest and open fields. Be on the lookout for wildlife including toucans, green parrots and white-faced monkeys. Total duration is about 2½ hours. Gratuity included. (Minimum 2 Guests.)
Adult Price: $75 

Sky Tram And Sky Trek

Board a comfortable gondola and fly among the trees on the lookout for local wildlife. As you glide among the forest, see how the vegetation changes with the elevation level. At the end of the Sky Tram you will be faced with a choice: return to the starting point in the same way you came or you can enjoy the ultimate adrenaline rush on the Sky Trek. With this option, you will fly across the forest in a series of ten zip lines with heights ranging from 100 – 650 feet and with lengths of over 650 feet. All of these zip lines were built to give you a 360° perspective of the rainforest. Gratuity included. (Minimum 2 Guests)
Adult Price: $97 

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Somchai Yanaranop
Friday, May 10, 2019
Service
Miss. Lauren Veja help us to get true our vacation true reservation and prepare for an adventure. Thank Lauren. .
Vacation
My tours director, Mr, Fabian Guzman meet us 21 of us at hotel lay out our first day, Tomorrow Breakfast and get ready for a beautiful bus, A/C all the way, Our special bus driver, Roberto he is a awesome guy. He so helpful, My wife have a hard time to get in and out, He there to help her at all time, Every stop Roberto clean a bus.
William Stout
Friday, September 28, 2018
Service
The booking was easy and the tour guide was excellent and knowledgeable.
Vacation
It was a very fair price. For the money, the hotels we top notch for the price.
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