This amazing package will take you from San Jose city to the Caribbean lowlands to the Tortuguero National Park, the Northern Plains of the Arenal region and the lush green landscapes of the Monteverde cloudforest.
Price per family of 2 adults + 2 Children younger than 12 y/o. sharing 1 room starting at:
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Day 1: Arrival
After your arrival at Juan Santamaria International Airport, our staff members will be waiting for you to take you to the hotel in San Jose.
Day 2: San José – Tortuguero
A journey via flight (Luxury option) or land through Braulio Carrillo National park and boat ride on the canals will bring you to the jungle paradise of Tortuguero National Park. Sit back and relax on a guided boating adventure with beautiful scenery and wildlife sightings along Tortuguero’s waterways before reaching your lodge.
Day 3: Tortuguero
Today you will have a boat tour in the national park and during the afternoon you will kayak along the canals.
Day 4: Tortuguero – Arenal
A private flight (luxury option), local flight (Deluxe option) or scenic boat transfer and land transfer will bring you to the Arenal Volcano area.
For the rental car option you will be transfer by boat and van to the town of Guapiles, you will meet an agent from the rental car and will get your SUV there.
Once in Arenal, check into your hotel.
Day 5: Arenal
Morning visit Ecocentro Danaus a Biological Reserve that develop conservation programs, training environmental education, sustainable use of the land and production.
As the afternoon ends, enjoy a guided journey to Arenal Vida Campesina farm where you can appreciate traditional and non-traditional crops and gather for yourself the tubers, fruits, and vegetables that have been organically produced. Later on, at the restaurant La Guaria Morada become part of your Costa Rican typical cuisine classes. Learn how to prepare traditional recipes and share with a Costa Rican family rural, typical dances and enjoy a family dinner.
Day 6: Arenal – Monteverde
Cross the Arenal Lake on a pleasant boat ride with unique views of the volcano (weather permitting) and make your way up the to the world famous highland cloud forest of Monteverde for a cool respite at the cloud forest.
For the rental car options you will drive around the lake to Tilaran and then your way up on a dirt road to reach Monteverde.
Late afternoon Night walk tour. As the sun sets the forest comes alive with sounds. Use your flashlight to explore and look for insects, mammals and birds. The night tours are a fun way of learning about the nocturnal life of the forests.
Day 7: Monteverde
Today we will visit the aerial tram and hanging bridges that allow us to see the forest from the canopy of the trees and enjoy a different perspective of the cloud forest.
Day 8: Monteverde – Santa Teresa
After breakfast depart down the mountains to the Pacific lowlands. Once you get to highway 1 continue to the city of Puntarenas where you will take a ferry across the gulf of Nicoya. From there we will continue by land to your hotel.
For the rental car options, we will provide you with the ferry tickets.
Day 9 & 10: Santa Teresa
Here you will have 2 full days at leisure to relax and enjoy the beach or plan any additional activity.
Day 11: Santa Teresa – San José
Transportation via ferry and van back to San Jose for the affordable option and the rental car options. For the Deluxe local flight from Tambor to San Jose and for Luxury Private charter flight. Upon arrival check in at your hotel.
Day 12: Departure
Time to say goodbye to “Pura Vida “Costa Rica. Depending on your departure time, our drivers will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the airport.
For the rental car you must drive to the airport, return the car, and take the shuttle to the international terminal.