Eco tour and beaches (10 days – 9 nights)

This trip is a relaxing tour and includes 2 of the main highlights: Arenal volcano (with tour on the way from San Jose) and its extensive nature and amazing volcano, and Manuel Antonio and its national park and white sand beaches. There is time at leisure at the beach so you may decide to take optional activities or just wander around.

Starting from $ per person (Based on 2 Travelers)

* Properties can be modified upon request. 

Included

  • Overnight at mentioned hotels or similar.
  • Door to door transportation as stated on the itinerary (Day 1 to day 6 and on days 9 and 10 – Mostly shared unless stated otherwise in the itinerary).
  • All activities with admissions on days 2, 3, 4 and 6 with bilingual guide (Tours and transfers are mostly shared unless stated otherwise in the itinerary).
  • Meals as per description.
  • Local sales taxes.

Not included

  • International airfares.
  • Passenger taxes at the border/ airport (entrance, and exit local and int’l).
  • Other activities suggested but not included.
  • Travel insurance.
San Jose airport – San Jose hotelDay 1: San Jose airport – San Jose hotel

Arrival to the Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) and private transfer to your hotel in San Jose. Arrival and check-in at Hotel Grano de Oro 4*. Meals: -/p>

San José - Poas Volcano - La Paz waterfall and gardens – La Fortuna Day 2: San José – Poas Volcano – La Paz waterfall and gardens – La Fortuna             

Today meet your bilingual driver to transfer north towards la Fortuna and Arenal volcano, via the mountains of the Central Valley. As we ascend in the mountains we will notice a change in temperature and vegetation. Reach the Poas Volcano where we will not only admire the impressive main crater with its sulfur fumaroles, but also learn about the different ecosystems in this unique and protected national park.
Later, continue to La Paz Water Fall Garden. Walk through a trail, leading to a spectacular waterfall in the middle of the rainforest. Inside the park we will also visit the serpentarium, the bird house, the butterfly garden and the frog’s exhibit. Lunch included at La Paz. Continue the trip with scenery way in the mountains until reaching La Fortuna and its iconic Arenal volcano. Accommodation at Hotel Arenal Kioro 4*. Meals: B-L
Note: Tours and transfers are shared. Can be quoted privately upon request.

 Arenal - Rain Forest adventures - Tabacon hot springsDay 3: Arenal – Rain Forest adventures – Tabacon hot springs

Today, you will be picked up to enjoy three adventurous activities in one solo day! Start with the Sky Walk: On a series of safe suspension bridges enjoy a relaxing introduction of the flora and fauna of the forest canopy. Continue with the Sky Tram; the gondolas rise smoothly through the rain forest, offering up endless views during their mountainous ascent. In a wide observation platform on the highest point of the reserve, enjoy views to the rainforest and Arenal Lake and Volcano. Finally, it’s time for some adrenaline with the Sky Trek: Zip over mountains at incredible speeds and heights to have an extraordinary adventure. This is the most thrilling zip line in the country! 
In the late afternoon, enjoy a 3-hours thermal hot springs, an extraordinary natural site with hot springs and thermal waters from nearby volcano, with buffet dinner included. The perfect place to enjoy nature and relax after an active day! Night at Hotel Arenal Kioro. Meals: B-L-D
Note: Tours are shared. Can be quoted privately upon request.

la Fortuna – Caño Negro Day 4: la Fortuna – Caño Negro

Early morning transfer north to Caño Negro wildlife refuge. From there take a boat touring the Rio Frio (“Cold River”). You will see lots of birds during the trip. Lunch included. You may also visit an iguana farm. This is a group tour today. Transfer back to Arenal, you will get back there around 3pm. Night at Hotel Arenal Kioro. Meals: B-L
Note: Tours are shared. Can be quoted privately upon request.

la Fortuna – Manuel AntonioDay 5: la Fortuna – Manuel Antonio

In the morning, a shuttle will pick you up at your hotel. Departure to Manuel Antonio, via the Coast and then the Pan-American Highway and located in the Mid Pacific. Manuel Antonio also hosts one of Costa Rica’s oldest and most famous national parks. Overnight at Hotel Arenas del Mar 4*. Meals: B
Note: Transfer is shared but can be quoted privately upon request.

Manuel Antonio - Half day Manuel Antonio National Park Day 6: Manuel Antonio – Half day Manuel Antonio National Park  

Today take a leisurely hike with a highly trained, naturalist guide through the exotic, bio-diverse tropical rain forest preserved in the Manuel Antonio National Park. See how many different kinds of flora and fauna you can spot just in the span of a 2 ½ hour nature walk or hike. Snacks are offered during the tour, and guest may remain in the park afterwards. Overnight at Hotel Arenas del Mar. Meals: B-Snacks. Note: Tours are shared. Can be quoted privately upon request.
Note: The park is closed on Mondays!

Manuel Antonio at leisureDays 7 and 8: Manuel Antonio at leisure

Day at leisure at the beach. Enjoy your hotel Arenas del Mar, its main pool and beach side pool, and its beautiful beach. You may take a tour to Rio Tarcoles to watch the crocodiles. Overnight at Hotel Arenas del Mar. Meals: B

Overnight at your hotel in Manuel Antonio.

Manuel Antonio – San JoseDay 9: Manuel Antonio – San Jose

Morning at leisure. In the afternoon shuttle transfer to San Jose.
Arrival and check-in at Hotel Holiday Inn San Jose Airport 3* sup. Meals: B
Note: Transfer is shared but can be quoted privately upon request.

 San Jose - airportDay 10: San Jose – airport

Transfer with the complementary shuttle bus to San Jose International Airport (SJO) for your flight back to your country.

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