Conocer Costa Rica

 

Conocer Costa Rica - 8 days

Countries

  • Costa Rica

Day 1 - San José area

  • Flight to Costa Rica
  • Private transportation pick-up at San José airport
  • Other activities depend on flight schedule and arrival time
  • Dinner at hotel or stipend for groups arriving in late evening

Day 2 - La Fortuna

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit Poàs Volcano, world's second largest crater (conditions permitting)
  • Visit a Fair Trade coffee cooperative, lunch included
  • Scenic drive to La Fortuna, home of Arenal Volcano
  • Dinner at hotel

Day 3 - La Fortuna

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • White water rafting adventure on Sarapiquí River, lunch included
  • Evening pass to Baldi Hot Springs, buffet dinner included

Day 4 - Monteverde

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Guided tour of an active cacao-tree plantation to learn about and witness the process of making rain forest chocolate, samples included!
  • Hiking tour of a local high school's sustainable farming project, including their dairy and deer breeding farm
  • Contribute to their regeneration project by donating and planting a native tree
  • Scenic drive to cloud forest of Monteverde
  • Dinner at lodge

Day 5 - Monteverde

  • Breakfast at lodge
  • Visit to Parque Selvatura to learn about butterflies and hummingbirds of the cloud forest
  • Lunch at the park
  • Exciting zip-line canopy tour through the treetops of the cloud forest
  • Dinner at lodge

Day 6 - Manuel Antonio

  • Breakfast at lodge
  • Scenic drive to Manuel Antonio with stops to view wildlife, lunch stipend included en route
  • Free time to enjoy hotel pool
  • Dinner at hotel

Day 7 - San José area

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Day spent in Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Free time to enjoy the beach
  • Optional hike up to Punta Catedral to experience wildlife and spectacular view of the ocean
  • Sack lunch included
  • Free time for shopping in Manuel Antonio
  • Scenic drive to San José area
  • Dinner at hotel

Day 8 - Return Flight

  • Private transportation to San José airport for return flight

Includes

  • Round trip air transportation from your preferred departure city, including current departure & security taxes
  • Land transportation via coaster bus or deluxe motor coach
  • Multi-bedded accommodations in hotels 
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Admission costs to all activities as indicated on itinerary 
  • Services of a full-time, bilingual tour leader

Excludes

  • Items of a personal nature, such as passport fees and personal spending money 
  • Meals, other than indicated
  • Beverages, other than at breakfast 
  • End-of-tour gratuity to tour leader 
  • End-of-tour gratuity to bus driver
  • Airline baggage fees, if applicable
  • Luggage handling
  • Travel Insurance