Costa Rica full of attractions of great natural beauty. A 5-day route where you can discover the beautiful capital of Costa Rica, and the beautiful Arenal area. Enjoy beautiful landscapes full of exuberant flora and fauna; Mountain, Forests, City, everything in this small country of territory, but great in culture and natural beauties. Live this unique and unforgettable experience!
Day 1: Pick up at the airport; Arrival in San José
Reception at the Juan Santamaria International Airport, San José at the time of arrival of your flight, our driver receives it with a sign with your name, Depending on the schedule of your flight this day or the last one is offered by visiting the city in the city of San José and its historic center, approximate time of 3 to 4 hours.
Accommodation in San José. / B-L
Day 2: Doka Coffee Tour and La Paz Waterfall Gardens
As we ascend the mountain, we will notice a change in temperature and vegetation; we will see coffee plantations as well as fern, flower and strawberry farms along the way, creating a beautiful array of colors and visuals. We will visit the Doka Coffee Estate for a delicious breakfast. Then we will be treated to a coffee tour in an actual coffee plantation where we will learn the ancient techniques used by the experts to produce some of the best coffee in Costa Rica and around the world. The careful process involved in the cultivation, harvesting and roasting of the Golden Bean will then be illustrated, very hands-on, and then we will savor the delectable product.
After the coffee tour, we will continue to La Paz Waterfall Garden for a buffet lunch (rated 4 Forks by the Costa Rican Tourism Council) that includes multiple selections of Traditional Costa Rican dishes and much more.
At La Paz Waterfall Gardens, we will go through walking trails surrounded by lush tropical rain forest. Here we will appreciate flowing white rivers, spectacular waterfalls, birds, butterflies, monkeys, and hummingbirds. There are also, educational animal exhibits to enjoy such as the Aviary, the Butterfly Observatory, Hummingbird Garden, Serpentarium, Jungle Cats Exhibit, and the Frog Exhibit. This is definitely a tour enjoyed by nature lovers from all ages.
Accommodation in San José. / B-L
Day 3: Transfer to La Fortuna, Arenal: Arenal Hanging + Volcano Arenal + Baldi hot
Breakfast. During this day, you visit:
We will start the day visiting the Hanging Bridges of the Arenal with a calm walk of approximately 2 hours through the tropical rain forest and spectacular views of Lake Arenal. Next, we will visit the Rio Fortuna Waterfall, here we will descend for about 20 minutes in the middle of beautiful trails until we reach this majestic waterfall of an impressive 60 meters high, where you can enjoy a refreshing bath before returning to the town of La Fortuna and delight us with a delicious typical lunch before resuming our journey. At 3:00 pm we will continue with a guided walk of 1 ½ hours to the volcano, through trails that will guide us to the best point of observation of the lava flows of this wonderful colossus. We will end our expedition with a relaxing bath in the thermal waters of Tabacón, a place of exuberant natural beauty, rivers and thermal mineral cascades that without a doubt will close with great flourish our great experience of the Arenal. Buffet dinner included.
DURATION: All day, there is a break after lunch.
INCLUDES: Transportation, tickets, lunch and dinner, drinks and naturalist guide.
NOT INCLUDED: alcoholic beverages.
Accommodation in la Fortuna / B-L-D
Day 4: Activity included in Arenal
Breakfast. During this day, you will have the possibility to choose one of the following options:
Option 1 – Costa Rica Canyoning in the Lost Canyon
Lost Canyon Adventures Canyoning — Costa Rica’s best multi-sport adventure near the Arenal Volcano!
We get many requests from visitors who want to experience the REAL Costa Rica — and that is what the Lost Canyon is all about! You’ll rappel down huge waterfalls, jump into pools, zip down guided rappels, down climb the canyon walls and river boulders, and hike up through the rainforest. We pack all kinds of adventure into the best canyoning experience in Costa Rica.
INCLUDES: Tour guide, Lunch, Transport
RECOMMENDED AGES: 13-60 YEARS
DURATION: four Hrs.
WHAT TO BRING: Clothes to get wet in, Change of clothes, secure shoes, Extra money to buy photos or a t-shirt of your tour, Sense of adventure.
DEPARTS: 7:30am, 10:00am, 1:00pm
Option 2 – Costa Rica Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui Afternoon
Costa Rica Whitewater Rafting Class 3 Sarapiqui River the only Afternoon Rafting Trip in Arenal!
Bring on the adrenaline with the class 3 rafting trip on the Sarapiqui River! The Sarapiqui River area is famous for its lush jungle scenery. In fact, we call this section of the river The Jungle Run because you are bound to see monkeys, iguanas and other amazing Costa Rican wildlife along the side of this beautiful river for rafting. As soon as you are fitted with safety gear and instructions, you will hit the Sarapiqui River and fly down rolling rapids while your guide directs the raft and calls out directions… “Paddle Hard!” “Right Paddle!” “Back Paddle!” “Get Down!”
INCLUDES: Transport to/from your hotel, Bilingual guides, Tropical fruit break, Delicious meal, Photographer
RECOMMENDED AGES: 10-65 YEARS
DURATION: six Hrs.
WHAT TO BRING: Clothes to get wet in, Change of clothes, secure shoes.
Option 3- Mountain Biking Arenal Single Track Madness
For hardcore bikers! Single Track Madness — EXTREME Mountain Biking near Arenal, Costa Rica
We just discovered this awesome single-track trail with all of the perfect elements for an extreme mountain bike ride in Costa Rica! This intense 19-kilometer trail will take you through farmlands, deep rainforest, rivers, and mud puddles — so get ready for the ride of your life! Designed for passionate mountain bikers, you will ride past interesting scenery and push yourself through different levels of challenges on this single-track madness trail. Enjoy spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano and impressive forests that surround you as you pedal to your heart’s content! I
INCLUDES: Professional suspension mountain bike, Helmet, Gloves, Transportation, Drinks and snack, Bilingual biking guide
WHAT TO BRING: Biking or comfortable adventure clothes, Secure shoes, Sunscreen
RECOMMENDED AGES: 13-65 YEARS
DURATION: four Hrs.
DEPARTS: 8:00am, 1:00pm
Option 4- Stand up Paddle on Lake Arenal
SUP with Great Volcano views!
Stand Up Paddle on Lake Arenal
Venture to Costa Rica’s largest lake and hop on board our private boat as your guide and captain load up with stand up paddle gear and a cooler full of icy bottled water and fresh fruits. As we embark on our journey out to the middle of Lake Arenal, you will be blown away by all of the natural beauty of Volcano Arenal. The mountains that surround the lake are different shades of green, as some are in the foreground while the others fade into the distance. At first, the Arenal Volcano seems like it is hidden behind mountains, but if you get to a certain part in the lake you have reached the sweet spot – a spot where you can see the detailed textures of its rock formation and where passing in front of it can make you feel tiny. When you reach the middle of the lake, your guide will give you plenty of safety instructions and plunk your board into the water.
INCLUDES: Delicious tropical snack; paddleboard equipment and paddling instructions; guide; transport via van and boat.
RECOMMENDED AGES: 8-85 YEARS
DURATION: 2.5 Hrs.
WHAT TO BRING: Sun block, Swimming suit, Towel, Eyeglass straps or contact lenses, T-shirt and shorts to get wet in
DEPARTS: 8:00am, 1:30pm
Option 5-Arenal Volcano Hike
The Arenal Volcano National Park and other reserves along the border of the National Park are one of the most visited places in all of Central America. The trails in Arenal National Park and other nearby Arenal Reserves are generally flat and not very strenuous — perfect for a leisurely and informative hike with one of our professional nature guides. We will start the tour off by picking you up at your hotel and driving to the entrance of the Arenal National Park (if your tour is in the morning) or to a nearby Arenal Volcano, National Park Peninsula for afternoon tours. You can use the facilities and read up on the history of the area before your guided walk. Then we will hike through well-groomed, easy trails that skirt the base of the Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal Area. This part of the Arenal Volcano had sections that were devastated by the lava flow of 1968, so some areas have very little vegetation. If you are interested, you may ask your guide to show you the dried lava flow from a smaller eruption that happened in 1992. This guided walk of the Arenal Volcano National Park or National Park Peninsula provides perfect photo opportunities and magnificent views of the impressive Arenal Volcano, the pristine Lake Arenal and the extinct volcano Cerro Chato.
INCLUDES: Professional guide; transportation; entrance to park or reserve
RECOMMENDED AGES: 6-85 YEARS
DURATION: two Hrs.
WHAT TO BRING: bug repellent; camera; binoculars; hiking boots or closed-toe shoes; rain gear
DEPARTS: 7:30am, 1:30pm
Day 5: Transfer of departure
Breakfast at your hotel, at the appropriate time, we will transfer you to the airport to make the exit of Costa Rica,
Important note: if the flight takes off before 12:00 noon, we recommend spending the previous night in San José.
Transfers In / Out
4 nights’ accommodation in the respective destinations, hotel category 2 and 3 *, with breakfast included.
Visit to the places: San José, Alajuela (Doka), La Fortuna:, Arenal Volcano, Tabacon Hot Springs
Food included in the program
Shared services with professional guidance English or Spanish
- 24/7 attention in Costa Rica.
- Wi-Fi in vehicles
- One bottle of water per person in vehicles
Equipment to be used in the activity (see itineraries)
DOES NOT INCLUDE
- Tours not detailed in the program.
- International flights (approximately 700 euros).
- Costa Rica exit tax ($ 29) per person.
- Entries to National Parks not mentioned as included ($ 15 per person).
- Travel insurance, medical assistance.
- Personal expenses (Laundry and telephone calls).
- Feeding not detailed in the program.
- Tips and other similar expenses.
- Any other expense not established in the program.
- Travel with a passport with a minimum validity of 6 months. (Required)
- Travel with a passport photocopy.
- Change the currency when arriving at the country in local banks.
- Have emergency numbers at hand.
- Acquire travel insurance or assistance.
- Comfortable clothes for the tours.
- Wear sunscreen (Blocker, goggles, hat or cap).
The prices of our packages are subject to availability Consult special prices for groups, or up grades Hotels are indicated or similar
|San José||Hotel Aranjuez||https://www.hotelaranjuez.com/|
|La Fortuna||Hotel Campo Verde||http://www.hotelcampoverde.com/|