Wonders of Costa Rica
9 Days |
Starting At $CUSTOM
Looking for a new adventure? Why not Costa Rica – a hidden paradise with exotic wildlife, scenic waterways, and tropical rainforests. On this nine-day tour, enjoy pristine beaches, rich local culture and all the natural beauty Costa Rica has to offer.
Day 1 – Arrive San Jose
Today your group will be meet upon arrival at the San Jose International Airport. After you gather your luggage and clear customs, we will transfer to the Intercontinental Coast Rica Hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2 – Tortuguero National Park
Early this morning depart for a journey passing through Braulio Carrillo National Park. We’ll head towards Tortuguero National Park located on the Caribbean Coast. We will stop in Guapiles for an included breakfast. Arrive at the pier for a 1-hour boat ride. Keep your eye out for all kinds of birds and wildlife that call this area home. Then check into the Pachira Lodge, your home for the next two nights. After an included lunch, we will visit the Sea Turtle Conservancy Center. Dinner is included this evening. (B,L,D)
Day 3 – Tortuguero National Park
After breakfast at the hotel we will visit Tortuguero National Park and explore by boat the famous canals. You will discover the unique maze of natural waterways. Among the species that can be observed are monkeys, sloths, river turtles, aninga and different species of flora. The rest of the afternoon is your to enjoy. (B,L,D)
Day 4 – Arenal
This morning leave the Caribbean and head to Arenal located in the north of Costa Rica. We will stop in the small town of Guapiles for a delicious lunch. Later this afternoon arrive in the Arenal area. Check into the beautiful Arenal Kioro Suites and Spa for the next two nights. (B,L,D)
Day 5 – Arenal
The impressive Arenal Volcano is a natural phenomenon that attracts thousands and thousands of tourists. Take a natural hike on a rail close to the National Park and enjoy its amazing views. This afternoon you will relax in one of the best thermal water places in the area. (B,L,D)
Day 6 – Monteverde
Today we will continue our journey to the Monteverde Cloud Forest known for its biological reserve that protects a large variety of endanger specie. On the ride enjoy breathtaking views of Arenal Lake and the northern plains. Later we will visit the Don Juan Coffee tour plantation which begins with the history of coffee. The final part is about sugar cane, where you will learn about its history, plantations, different types of harvest and processing. This afternoon check into the El Establo Mountain Hotel for the next two nights. (B,D)
Day 7 – Monteverde
Today take a skywalk, a series of suspension bridges for a more relaxing introduction of the flora and fauna of the Forest Canopy. This afternoon visit the Butterfly Gardens where you will learn about the life cycle of butterflies and moths. (B,L,D)
Day 8 – San Jose
Today we drive back to San Jose where we will check into the Intercontinental Costa Rica Hotel for an overnight stay. (B)
Day 9 – Home
Today board your flight for home with fond Costa Rica memories.