Welcome to Costa Rica!
As soon as you come out the Juan Santamaria International Airport our driver will be waiting for you to continue to the hotel. You can ask any information to your driver or you can request him to take you to our offices. He will make it possible for you.
Located in the great metropolitan area the Juan Santamaria International Airport is near the main cities in Costa Rica. Here is where most of the population is concentrated.
The capital city of San José shows the contrast between the old culture and modernization. Tough small but vibrant, it worhts your time to take a walk through its boulevards to visit some places of interest like the precolumbian museums (like Gold Museum and Jade Museum), the Plaza de la Cultura and the must see Central Market where you will get to see exotic fruits and local food.
Once you are in Costa Rica, after crossing the customs and migration area inside the airport; a representative of the CANATUR (Cámara de Turismo de Costa Rica) will be waiting for you with your name in a board to show you the way out towards your Asuaire Travel driver.
Park Inn Hotel (or similar) - 2 nights
Transfer Airport - San José
Irazu Volcano, Orosi & Lankester Tour
Your day will start early today when your guide and transportation arrive to your hotel at San José to make your way to the east of the central valley in the province of Cartago.
You will enter through the Pan American highway and then take a detour to start the ascend to the amazing Irazú Volcano; highest volcano in the country. Traveling through a paved road surrounded by beautiful grasslands for milk cattle, yellow flowers fields, potato plantations with white flowers and deep oat plantations.
Your guide will tell you everything about the natural history of the volcano, due to the effect it has to the people in the central valley.
You will return to the parking lot to begin the return to the old capital of Cartago; home of the holy cathedral of Los Angeles Virgin.
There Will be a brief stop to visit the sanctuary of peregrination most beloved by the costa Ricans. Today it is a big basilica with byzantine arquitecture. The Sanctuary is below the construction where the holy water fountains are located.
Right after leaving the cathedral the transportation will take you to the beautiful Lankester Botanical gardens. A biological research facility which belongs to the University of Costa Rica. With more than 8000 orchid species, it hosts a vast collection of bromeliads, cactus and heliconia flowers like paradise bird flowers.
From here you will visit the valley of Orosi at the very end of the central valley. An open canyon carved by the Reventazón river forms an artificial lake used for hydroelectrical energy. Here the colonial church of Orosi is still standing and hosting masses every Sunday.
On your way back your transportation and guide will make a last stop in a lookout point to enjoy the amazing landscapes and from here return to the hotel.
*This tour is not available either Monday and Tuesday.
- Entrance fees
Tour operate with a minimum of people. In case of not meeting the minimum required people, four days prior the tour you will be offered an alternative tour or you will receive a refund corresponding to the activity. It can also be cancelled due to weather, closed Access routes and in this case an alternative tour will be offered. Some tours also have a minimum age required to participate.
Irazu Volcano, Orosi & Lankester Tour
Entrance fees & Guide
DAY 3 & 4
The area of the Arenal Volcano, its national park and the incredible amount of nearby hotels, experiences and landscapes will make La Fortuna one of your favorite places during your vacations in Costa Rica.
The Arenal Volcano National park is located here with the famous volcano of the same name near the town of La Fortuna. 17 kilometers away from this town are the renowned hot springs and other activities like trips through the hanging bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall and some adventure tours like rafting and ziplines with amazing landscapes.
Volcano Lodge (or similar) - 2 nights
Rental car for 9 days (Unlimited Mileage, authorization for 2 drivers, GPS, full coverage insurance)
DAY 5 & 6
Celeste River & Tenorio Volcano
Located inside the Volcan Tenorio National Park. Additional to its sky blue colored water the waterfall and the hot springs are located in the surroundings of the national park.
Celeste River and the Tenorio Volcano are inside the tropical forest surrounded by primary forests. This national park is located in the northern region of the country and it extends over 18.400 hectares. It protects the surroundings of the volcano, the river course and the forests in the surroundings.
Celeste Mountain Lodge (or similar) - 2 nights
DAY 7 & 8
Rincon de la Vieja
In this National Park is located the Rincon de la Vieja National Park inside the Guanacaste Conservation Area. It has breathtaking sights and excellent trails for hiking. From here is posible to observe the fumes comming from the ground; volcanic mud, steam, waterfalls and many different animals. Here you can find adventure activities like ziplines, river tubbing, canyoning and waterfalls.
This National Park is closed on Mondays.
Hacienda Guachipelín Hotel (or similar) - 2 nights
DAY 9 & 10
In the pacific coast of Costa Rica are located the beaches of Guanacaste, with white sand and hot weather. You can visit beaches like Potrero, Conchal and Tamarindo. Which offer a big variery of activities like sportfishing, horseback riding, natural reserve visits, snorkeling and scuba diving.
For recommendations for activities in the area you can explore our website www.asuaire.com.
Wyndham Esplendor Tamarindo Hotel (or similar) - 2 nights
The capital of Costa Rica is the most populous zone. If you wish you can go for a walk in the center of the city. Places like the Plaza de la Cultura, the National Teather, the main avenue (For pedestrians only) and the central market are located here. You can learn more about the city and culture before returning home.
Park Inn Hotel (or similar) - 1 night
On this day, after breakfast you will go to the Juan Santamaría Airport so you can start your way back home.
Perhaps tired, but certainly satisfied, by this immersion on Costa Rica’s pure nature.
*The breakfast mode will depend on the fligh schedule.
Rental car delivery
* Price in US dollars USD with taxes included (for contracted services).
* Hotel accommodantion based on standard rooms, except express indication, in the regime indicated in each case.
* Price based on Double Occupancy.
* Package subject to availability at time of booking.
* Important: The triple and quadruple occupancy rooms only have two double beds.
– Package valid for trips to be made during 2020-2021.
All taxes of law
11 nights of accommodation with breakfast included
4x4 Daihatsu Bego (or similar) model rental car for 9 days with Full Coverage Insurance *Ask your travel advisor about the insurance details
24 hour assistance from our office all days of the week and airport assistance the day of your arrival
Services and activities not indicated on the route