HIGHLIGHTS OF COSTA RICA

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Price / Person: £ 1400 pp

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  • Duration : (15 Days / 14 Nights )
  • Country : COSTA RICA
  • Places Covered :

    SAN JOSÉ| TORTUGUERO| ARENAL VOLCANO | MONTEVERDE |  MANUEL ANTONIO

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Highlights

Braulio Carrillo National Park | Village of Tortuguero
Tortuguero NationalPark | Arenal Volcano National Park
La FortunaWaterfall | Lake Arena | Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
Manuel Antonio National Park | San josé
IRAZÚ NATIONALPARK | TAPANTÍ REFUGE | ThePoás Volcano

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Introduction

  • Day 01 : SAN JOSÉ,Overnight:- San Jose

    Welcome to San José, Costa Rica. Enjoy fascinating destinations and authentic experiences visiting the natural “gems” of Costa Rica: Tortuguero, Arenal, Monteverde and Manuel Antonio. We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. You can explore the capital city with its theaters, museums and beautiful parks. Or, simply sit in a café and enjoy a cup of Costa Rican coffee while you watch the daily life of the “Ticos”.

    OVERNIGHT :- SAN JOSÉ

  • Day 02 : SAN JOSÉ – TORTUGUERO ,Overnight:- Tortuguero ,(B,D)

    Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will cross the beautiful Braulio Carrillo National Park heading toward the Caribbean town of Guápiles, where you will enjoy a hearty breakfast. Then you’ll continue to the Caño Blanco pier where your boat to Tortuguero will depart. You will journey along the rivers and canals about 90 minutes to the hotel, providing an excellent opportunity to see wildlife and the jungle scenery. After lunch, there is a visit to the village of Tortuguero. Dinner is included at the hotel.

    MEALS:- BREAKFAST, DINNER

    OVERNIGHT:- TORTUGUERO

  • Day 03 : TORTUGUERO,Overnight:- Tortuguero ,(B/D)

    Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, you will go on a guided walk along the private paths of the hotel. After lunch, there will be a boat tour through the Tortuguero National Park canals. The Tortuguero National Park is famous for being the habitat of five species of sea turtles, and a great diversity of birds, amphibians and other animals.. Dinner is included at the hotel.

    MEALS:- BREAKFAST,DINNER

    OVERNIGHT:- TORTUGUERO

  • Day 04 : TORTUGUERO – ARENAL VOLCANO,Overnight:-Arenal Volcano,(B)

    Breakfast at the hotel. You will return by boat back through the Tortuguero canals until you reach the pier, where your ground transportation will meet you. Awaiting you today in the Northern Plains is the impressive Arenal Volcano, a natural wonder with an iconic cone-shaped crater. Along the way there, you will see plantations of various agricultural crops, ornamental plants, and cattle ranches until you reach the town of La Fortuna. The town is worth visiting to walk and to have lunch or dinner. Your hotel is strategically located to appreciate the volcano.

    MEALS :- BREAK FAST

    OVERNIGHT:- ARENAL VOLCANO

  • Day 05 : ARENAL VOLCANO,Overnight:- Arenal Volcano,(B)

    Breakfast at the hotel. Resorts with natural hot springs and spas are one of the greatest attractions to enjoy in the Arenal region. Other top activities include: visiting the Arenal Volcano National Park, zip line tours, suspension bridges, aerial tram tours, hiking and horseback riding tours to the La Fortuna Waterfall, and water activities on Lake Arenal.

    MEALS:- BREAKFAST

    OVERNIGHT:- ARENAL VOLCANO

  • Day 06 : ARENAL VOLCANO,Overnight:- Arenal Volcano,(B)

    Breakfast at the hotel. Resorts with natural hot springs and spas are one of the greatest attractions to enjoy in the Arenal region. Other top activities include: visiting the Arenal Volcano National Park, zip line tours, suspension bridges, aerial tram tours, hiking and horseback riding tours to the La Fortuna Waterfall, and water activities on Lake Arenal.

    MEALS:- BREAKFAST

    OVERNIGHT:- ARENAL VOLCANO

  • Day 07 : ARENAL VOLCANO – MONTEVERDE,Overnight:-Montreverde,(B)

    Breakfast at the hotel. Our transfer to the Monteverde Cloud Forest will be a combination of land, water, and land again. This option is the best way to travel from La Fortuna to Monteverde. Our minibus will pick you up at your hotel to take you to Lake Arenal, where you will board a motorized boat to cross Lake Arenal to Rio Chiquito. Then, another minibus will take you to your hotel in beautiful Monteverde.

    MEALS:- BREAKFAST

    OVERNIGHT:- MONTREVERDE

  • Day 08 : MONTEVERDE,Overnight:-Monteverde,(B)

    Breakfast at the hotel. Today is a free day. Monteverde is globally recognized for its cloud forest that extends on both sides of the Continental Divide. Currently, there are two reserves in the area: the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve. You will be amazed at the area’s diversity and rich nature while walking along the numerous trails in either reserve. In the higher parts of the forest, there exists what is called “natural Elfin Forest” – the climate is such that the tallest trees do not exceed 10 meters. There are many activities in the area to complement your visit: adventure zip line tours, hanging bridges, hummingbird gardens, butterfly gardens, a Serpentarium (one of the best in the country), a nocturnal wildlife tour, horseback riding, a cheese tour (cheeses made in Monteverde are the best in Costa Rica), etc.

    MEALS:- BREAKFAST

    OVERNIGHT:- MONTEVERDE

  • Day 09 : MONTEVERDE – MANUEL ANTONIO,Overnight:-Manuel Antonio,(B)

    Breakfast at the hotel. This morning your journey will take you to the warm Central Pacific Coast. Manuel Antonio is your next destination; it is home to the smallest but most visited national park in Costa Rica. During your trip, be sure to stop at the Tarcoles River Bridge to see the giant crocodiles in the river below. The lush landscape along the Central Pacific Coast features rice and palm plantations.

    MEALS:- BREAKFAST

    OVERNIGHT:- MANUEL ANTONIO

  • Day 10: MANUEL ANTONIO,Overnight:-Manuel Antonio,(B)

    Breakfast at the hotel. Today is a free day to enjoy the beaches, in addition to the Manuel Antonio National Park. The Park has several trails for walking, viewpoints, beautiful beaches, and a high probability of seeing animals, especially the 4 species of Costa Rican monkeys, sloths and coatis. Other adventures available in the area include canopy zip line tours, horseback riding, sunset cruises to see dolphins and whales, and whitewater rafting. Here, there is a wide variety of cuisine for all tastes.

    MEALS:- BREAKFAST

    OVERNIGHT:- MANUEL ANTONIO

  • Day 11: MANUEL ANTONIO,Overnight:-Manuel Antonio,(B)

    Breakfast at the hotel. You have another day free to enjoy the facilities of your hotel, the sun and the sea, and the many activities available in the Manuel Antonio area.

    MEALS :- BREAK FAST

    OVERNIGHT:-MANUEL ANTONIO

  • Day 12: MANUEL ANTONIO – SAN JOSÉ,Overnight:- San Jose,(B)

    Breakfast at the hotel. At the appointed hour, you will be transferred back to the Central Valley where the city of San josé is located, depending on the arrival you can walk around the town. Time at leisure and accommodation at the hotel of your choice

    MEALS:- BREAKFAST

    OVERNIGHT:-SAN JOSE

  • Day 13: SAN JOSÉ: IRAZÚ NATIONAL PARK & TAPANTÍ REFUGE,Overnight:- San Jos,(B)

    Breakfast at the hotel. We will take the route to Panamerican Highway South, to start ascending the large “Iztaru”. The winding road travels through fertile lands cultivated with all kinds of vegetables as we observe a lovely panoramic view. Upon arrival to the top of the volcano as long as weather allows you can have the opportunity to observe the main craters and also both Atlantic and Pacific Oceans can be seen. Then we will continue to “Tapantí” This Park conserves important ecosystems, contains numerous rivers and has a varied scenic beauty, both in the Tapantí sector, which is characterized as one of the rainiest places in Costa Rica, as well as in the Massif de la Muerte. Elevated part of the paramos and from Cerro Asunción you can see both coasts: the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. In the park, there are around 45 species of mammals, as well as 260 species of birds. Its topography combined with high rainfall, facilitates the precensia of more than 150 rivers, providing goods and services for the Costa Rican society. Its water network is of great importance for the generation of hydroelectric energy and the supply of drinking water, Return to San José

    MEALS:- BREAK FAST

    OVERNIGHT :- SAN JOSE

  • Day 14: SAN JOSÉ,Overnight:- San Jose,(B)

    Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to visit many attractions nearby the capital city. The Poás Volcano, Sarchí and its beautiful crafts, orchid gardens, rainforest aerial tram , white water Rafting in the Pacuare River, Tortuga Island Cruise, the coffee tour amount many other options that are available. In the night you can visit the typical restaurants, some of them offers a Costa Rican show with masquerades of if you prefer to taste the high national and international cuisine at one of the excellent restaurants in the town. Accommodation at the hotel of your choice

    MEALS:- BREAKFAST

    OVERNIGHT:- SAN JOSE

  • Day 15: SAN JOSÉ Departure,(B)

    END OF SERVICE

    Breakfast at the hotel. Departure transfer to the airport. The time is set up 3 hours before the flight departure time.

    MEALS:- BREAK FAST

Inclusions

 Includes:

✓ Transfer from the San Jose International Airport to the hotel.

✓ Accommodation 1 night in the hotel in San José, breakfast included.

✓ Regular ground & boat transfer from San José to Tortuguero.

✓ Accommodation 2 nights & 3 days package at the hotel in Tortuguero, with full board included.

✓ Regular excursion: Visit to the village of Tortuguero.

✓ Regular excursion: Hike the private trails of the hotel.

✓ Regular excursion: Boat tour through the Tortuguero Canals.

✓ Entrance fee to the Tortuguero National Park.

✓ Regular boat & ground transfer from Tortuguero to Guápiles.

✓ Regular transfer from Guápiles to Arenal.

✓ Accommodation 3 nights in the hotel in Arenal, breakfast included.

✓ Regular transfer from Arenal to Monteverde.

✓ Accommodation 2 nights in the hotel of your choice in Monteverde, breakfast included.

✓ Regular transfer from Monteverde to Manuel Antonio.

✓ Accommodation 3 nights in the hotel in Manuel Antonio, breakfast included.

✓ Regular transfer from Manuel Antonio San José

✓ Accommodation 3 nights in the hotel in San José, breakfast included.

✓ Private tour to Irazú Volcano National Park & Tapantí Refuge

✓ Transfer from the hotel to San Jose International Airport.

✓ Accommodation in 3*/4* Hotels (Hotel names provided) It can be upgraded with an additional supplement

✓ Sales tax

Note : International Flights are not included in package cost

Excludes:

Activities not indicated in the program.

Tips

International flights

Accommodation

Standard Hotels :

SAN JOSÉ (4 NIGHTS) – Radisson San José

TORTUGUERO(2 NIGHTS)  – Mawamba Lodge

ARENAL VOLCANO(3 NIGHTS)  – Arenal Paraíso

MONTEVERDE(2 NIGHTS)  – Heliconia

MANUEL ANTONIO(3 NIGHTS)   – Villas Lirio

 

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