The Nature of Costa Rica

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The Nature of Costa Rica

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Length of trip:

7 days

Approximate price of this trip per person:

from $ 957

Best travel dates to go:

Any time.


Detailed Description of this trip:

If you have a limited amount of time in Costa Rica and want to maximize your money and time, then this package will suit you perfectly. We have hand-selected each hotel and carefully designed this itinerary to make a truly memorable experience in our tropical paradise. We would be happy to customize this package for you!



Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - San Jose

    Car Rental

    Arrive in San Jose, Costa Rica in the late morning or early afternoon where you'll pick up your Toyota Yaris compact rental car at the airport and drive 3.5 hours through beautiful countryside to Arenal Volcano and Hotel Arenal Paraiso.

    Sightseeing

    Spend the evening watching the volcano erupt.

  • Day 2 - San Jose

    Hiking

    Leave your hotel in the morning for a guided hike near Arenal Volcano National Park.

    Sightseeing

    In the afternoon, zip through the treetops in safety harnesses on a Canopy Tour. Experience the rainforest canopy by traversing from platforms in the trees.

    Spa/Wellness

    This evening, relax in the pools at Tabacon Hot Springs surrounded by lush vegetation, enjoying a tropical drink and watching Arenal Volcano's fireshow.

  • Day 3 - San Jose

    Car Rental

    Leave Arenal Volcano in the morning and drive 4 hours through beautiful mountains to the Central Pacific Coast.

    Hotel

    Hotel Balcon del Mar is a beachfront hotel centrally located in the town of Jaco.

    Surfing

    Jaco has an amazing array of sights and activities, including World-class Sportfishing and surfing.

  • Day 4 - San Jose

    Hiking

    Explore the rainforest on foot with a guided rainforest hike to see monkeys, leaf-cutter ants, macaws, parakeets, iguanas, and many other animals and birds. Wildlife and tropical habitat surround you as your professional guide points out and explains them.

    River or Barge Cruise

    Then marvel at huge crocodiles, scarlet macaws, Jesus Christ lizards, and many exotic birds and plants on the Jungle River Cruise. This tour along a quiet river and mangrove estuary showcases Costa Rica's biodiversity.

    Beach

    Relax in the evening at the beach.

  • Day 5 - San Jose

    Car Rental

    Leave the Central Pacific Coast in the morning. Drive 3.5 hours to La Paz Waterfall Gardens.

    Food and Dining

    Savor a great lunch buffet.

    Sightseeing

    Then meander through a rainforest paradise to see a hummingbird garden, orchid garden, the world's largest butterfly pavilion and 5 stunning waterfalls.

    Car Rental

    Then drive 90 minutes to Hotel Country Inn & Suites in San Jose.

    Hotel

    Return your rental car at the hotel in the evening.

  • Day 6 - San Jose

    Sightseeing

    Shoot the rapids through the rainforest on the Pacuare River. This all-day tour includes transportation, breakfast, lunch, snacks, refreshments, guide and all equipment.

    Adventure

    Travel through canyons and virgin rainforest for 16 miles. The class III-IV rapids are not rigourous and require no prior experience. With calm sections between the rapids, you can jump in and float in the warm water! This is an unforgettable, magical experience!

  • Day 7 - San Jose

    Check out of your hotel and be transferred 10 minutes to the San Jose airport. Depart Costa Rica.

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