DAY 1:

Arrival at Juan Santamaría International Airport, once passed passport control, one of our representatives will be waiting to help you locate your luggage and indicate where the driver will be to take you to the selected hotel.

 

DAY 2:

After breakfast we will go around the capital, get to know the culture and visit emblematic sites in a very comfortable way and with a touch of luxury, in a double-decker bus with panoramic views of the city. We’ll enjoy Costa Rica’s typical culture with local cocktail service, typical appetizers, popular live music on the bus and personalized service with bilingual guides. We will visit the new National Stadium, the National Theater, Democracy Square and the Central Market among other attractions that surround the city. We will have a Costa Rican-style lunch before returning to the hotel.

DAY 3:

This activity offers a combination of nature and relaxation, visiting the impressive Arenal Volcano and the exuberant hot springs of Tabacón. We will leave after breakfast making a stop in Sarchí, known as the cradle of the Costa Rican artisan. The trip continues, crossing plantations of various agricultural products such as pineapple, and mango, ornamental plants, and cattle farms until we reach the small town of La Fortuna, where we will stop to have lunch in the shade of the volcano. We will continue to one of the best hot spring resorts in the area to relax in the waters or visit the spa to get the treatment of your choice (optional). We will have dinner in the evening before returning to the hotel.

DAY 4:

On this day you can choose between the following two activities:

Rafting on the Pacuare River:

Departure in the morning via organized transfer, on arrival at the facilities we will have breakfast, receive the safety instructions and begin our adventure on the Pacuare River, one of the best rivers in the world for its scenic beauty and the quality of its rapids. You will have the opportunity to explore the intimate nature of the jungle from the river whilst enjoying class III-IV rapids. We will have a stop on the way to enjoy a snack of tropical fruits and an optional dip, we will continue the adventure until we reach the exit where we will have lunch before leaving to return to the hotel.

Canopy in the San Luis Adventure Park:

Located in the cloud forests of the Central Valley region of Costa Rica, the San Luis canopy tour will take you on an exciting and safe adventure through the rainforest and over the Cataratitas River. It also has the Tarzan Swing and “El Elevador”, an exciting experience that will take you safely over the forest cover, providing a primordial view of the surroundings. Lunch is included before returning to the hotel.

DAY 5:

We will depart for the province of Alajuela, and on the way we will enjoy several attractions, including plantations and monuments. First we will visit Doka Coffee Estate, where we will have a delicious breakfast and coffee of the highest quality, and we will learn the techniques used to make one of the best coffees in Costa Rica and the world. We will continue towards the Poás Volcano National Park to observe the great main crater and the beautiful Botos Lagoon. Finally we will visit the La Paz Waterfall Gardens where after a typical lunch we will walk through the waterfalls in the middle of the tropical rain forest, before returning to the hotel we can also visit the serpentarium and butterfly garden, among other attractions.

DAY 6:

Departure to the beautiful Tortuga Island. The day begins with a trip of about an hour and a half from San Jose. We will have a stop on the way to have a typical lunch before arriving at Puntarenas dock. We will board the catamaran to go to Isla Tortuga. During the tour we can enjoy tropical fruit juices, music and the beauty of the landscape. On the island we can have a swim in the crystal clear waters and practice surface diving or take a ride on a banana boat, all included. You may also choose to rent a kayak, go zip-lining, or just rest in the hammocks on the white sand of the beach. We will have a delicious lunch accompanied by live music before returning to the hotel in the afternoon.

DAY 7:

Free day to shop, tour the city on your own, relax at the hotel or add an optional activity.

DAY 8:

Departure to Juan Santamaría International Airport according to your flight schedule.

Approx 7 nights|8 days

* Prices based on double occupancy * Package subject to availability at the time of reservation * Important: Rooms for triple and quad occupancy only have 2 double beds - Package valid for the year 2018

Included in the package

Assistance at the airport and welcome kit.

Shared transfers international airport - hotel - international airport.

7 nights in San José, standard rooms with breakfast and taxes included.

Guided tours.

Not included in the package

International flights.

Travel insurance.

Excursions and activities not specified on the itinerary.

Meals and services not specified on the itinerary.

Tips.

Airport taxes on the day of departure.