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Costa Rica Natural (8 days / 7 nts)

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Places Visited:
v/   San Jose
v/   Tortuguero
v/   Arenal
Price from $1,000
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An exhilarating week tour of Costa Rica's key attractions - Arenal volcano and lake, and the Caribbean canals of Tortuguero teeming with wildlife.

Day 1:Arrive in San José
Day 2:San Jose - Poas Volcano - La Paz
Day 3:San José - Tortuguero
Day 4:Tortuguero
Day 5:Tortuguero - Arenal
Day 6:Arenal
Day 7:Arenal - San José
Day 8:Fly out from San Jose

Hotels used in this tour
(hotels can be changed on request for most tours)
Rincon del Valle
Rincon del Valle
San Jose
50mts Este y 50mts Sur colegio de medicos
40 rooms
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Pachira Lodge
Pachira Lodge
34 rooms
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Mawamba Lodge
Mawamba Lodge
711 0670 /
58 rooms
click to see Trip Advisor report Hotel website
Day 1:  Arrive in San José
Upon arrival in Costa Rica, transfer from the San Jose International airport to tour Hotel. Overnight in San Jose.

(Included meals : N / A)
Day 2:  San Jose - Poas Volcano - La Paz
Today choose from one of the following full day tours:
a) Poás Volcano & La Paz waterfall Gardens (Lunch)
b) Full Day Pacific Island Cruise (Light Breakfast & Lunch)
c) Full Day Reventazón River Rafting, Class III (Breakfast & Lunch)

Overnight at San Jose

(Included meals : Depends on selected tour above)
Day 3:  San José - Tortuguero
Today you will be met at your hotel by the guide for a 2 night 3 day trip to Tortuguero National Park.The group will be making a stop to have breakfast. Along the way you will have the chance to drive through the Braulio Carillo National Park, and enjoy the green scenery that surrounds this marvelous area.Upon arrival to the docks, you will be assisted onto the boats, and transferred up the main canal until reaching the area of Tortuguero,. Upon your arrival to the lodge, you will be received with a fruit cocktail, then assigned a room & lunch is served shortly after. The group guide will program the activities according to the group. Lodging and overnight at Tortuguero.

(Included meals : Breakfast, Lunch Dinner).
Day 4:  Tortuguero
Following breakfast, the rest of the morning will be dedicated to guided visits to the smaller canals and the National Park of Tortuguero. Here you will be able to observe the vast amounts of bird, plant and animal life. Hopefull you can see the howler monkeys a species of this area. Lodging and overnight at Tortuguero.

(Included meals : Breakfast, Lunch Dinner).
Day 5:  Tortuguero - Arenal
After breakfast, depart Tortuguero by boat along the same route that was used to enter. Enjoy the views, and relax until reaching the dock, where your air conditioned bus will be waiting. You will be assisted with all luggage being put on the bus. After leaving the banana plantations, stop for lunch, and then continue to Arenal. Visit the Tabacon hot mineral springs-SPA, where you will bathe in the natural pools at the foot of the Arenal Volcano. Dinner inside the hot springs, and overnight at Arenal.

(Included meals : Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 6:  Arenal
This morning a guide will meet you at your hotel where you will enjoy a tour of the Peña Blanca Safari or sky tram & Sky trek tour. Enjoy the sights and the sounds of the rainforest and experience its peacefulness on hanging bridges, or enjoy a quietl paddle on the Peñas Blancas river. Monkeys, sloths, iguanas, crocodiles and numerous tropical birds await. The professional bilingual guide will share with you educational and interesting explanations of the plants and animals we encounter on the float & sky tram & sky trek tours. overnight at Arenal.

(Included meals : Breakfast, Lunch).
Day 7:  Arenal - San José
Departure to San José. Overnight at San Jose.

(Included meals : Breakfast )
Day 8:  Fly out from San Jose
After breakfast, your transfer will be waiting to take you to the San Jose International airport in time to meet you flight back home.

(Included meals : N /A)
Some comments by past clients
Pamela Z (from USA)
En una palabra--fabuloso! Thank you so much for your assistance and the wonderful work of all of the companies that you work with. We loved every minute of our trip and every detail that you worked was exactly as you explained. All of the arrangements were good. The trip to Tortuguero was really the highlight for us and the guide, Edgar was amazing--knowledgeable and so kind to us. Thanks for all that you did to make this a very special trip for us. Pam Dr. Pamela Zimmermann Associate Superintendent Glenbard District 87
Wladyslaw J (from USA)
Sandra, The trip was great. Everything was arranged perfectly. The weather cooperated so we had wonderful time. Tour guides were very good, nice and knowledgeable. Hotels were fine, tours very interesting. It was a great time for us. I'll definitely ask you for help during my next trip to Latin America. Thank you Sandra! Ken.


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Trip type:
  Shared service
(can be done privately also)