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 is worth 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 (Tourism Chamber of 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) - 1 night
Transfer Airport - San José
Tortuguero National Park is one of the most famous national parks in Costa Rica, where you can access by plane (by an additional charge) or by boat; which is the most recommended way by crossing the canals. During the boat trip you will be able to spot a high diversity of plants and animals.
It is between the months of July and October where the turtles arrive to nest in the beach.
The departure from the hotel is previously set to go to Guapiles where you will have a local costa rican breakfast after crossing the amazing Braulio Carrillo National Park.
After breakfast you will go through banana plantations and colorful towns until arriving to the small docks where a boat will be waiting for you to cross the canals towards Tortuguero.
After leaving the docks you will be amazed by the huge forests that make this remote land one of the most visited by the nature lovers from across the world. You will arrive to Tortuguero just in time to have lunch.
After your lunch you will visit the small town of Tortuguero; unique within its canals where were you won’t find any roads, cars or street signals.
It is important to understand that Tortuguero is a very small town and there will not be any specific items like medicines. You will visit the Museo de la Tortuga and the beach where turtles nest every year. Also you will have chance to check a shop to buy what you need.
Pachira Lodge (or similar) - 2 nights
Full Board (alcoholic drinks or bottled water not included)
Land and boat transfer (San José - Tortuguero - Guápiles)
Visit to Tortuguero National Park and Tortuguero village
You will start your day with the sounds of howler monkeys, toucans and other wonders from the forest.
Today you will do a boat trip through the canals of Tortuguero in search for the local biodiversity. You will have the chance to see three different species of monkeys (howler monkey, spider monkey and whiteface cappuccino monkey), storks, herons, toucans and with a bit of luck sloths, ant eaters and neotropical otters.
Later you will have time to relax in the hotel, the pool, to visit the town on your own or maybe a trip in a kayak.
During the night you can do a tour to witness the nesting of sea turtles which happen from July to October. This tour has an additional cost and you can book it once you are in the hotel.
Tour of the canals
You will enjoy breakfast and you will leave the area by the same way you arrived. The departure is programmed at the middle of the morning to go back to Guapiles.
Your tour guide and the transportation will stop here to deliver you to the car rental personnel so you can continue to the south Caribbean.
The Schedule and order of the activities Will be defined by your tour guide. Weather and other external conditions may affect this order.
Puerto Viejo is located near the border with Panama in the southern coast of the Caribbean. Puerto Viejo is a town with a rich afro Caribbean culture, where gastronomy and music give an extra charm. Just a few kilometers away you can find the National Park of Cahuita and the Natural Reserve of Gandoca Manzanillo, where it is possible to do snorkeling, hiking trips, horseback riding and bike riding.
Namuwoki Hotel (or similar) - 2 nights
Rental car for 10 days (Unlimited Mileage, authorization for 2 drivers, GPS, full coverage insurance)
Day off! So you can enjoy the activities that the area has to offer or to enjoy from the hotel amenities.
For recommendations for activities in the area you can explore our website www.asuaire.com.
An area located in the province of Alajuela, surrounded by grasslands for milk cattle and strawberry plantations along with other crops. With colorful towns, the area of Poas is one of the most recognizable for coffee production and palmito cheese which is a very popular traditional cheese of Costa Rica.
The volcano has a height of 2708 meters above the sea level (8885 ft) and it is currently active. The main crater is 300 meters Deep and a diameter of 1.32 km on a north to south direction, making it one of the biggest geyser type craters in the world.
Poas Volcano Lodge (or similar) - 2 nights
DAY 7 & 8
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.
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.
Volcano Lodge (or similar) - 2 nights
DAY 9 & 10
The region of Monteverde is special for its surrounding cloud forests; its great biodiversity and the fact of being right in the middle of the continental divide. Which allow travelers from all across the world to fall in love with this amazing place and to consider returning over and over again.
The Biological reserve of Monteverde Cloud Forest near the town of Santa Elena is vast and green all along the year with a cool weather, amazing landscapes and an exceptional biodiversity with lots of available activities.
You just need to pick the one that suits you the most! Here you may find an activity for your own taste for every age and preferences.
Poco a Poco Hotel (or similar) - 2 nights
DAY 11 & 12
Guanacaste beaches are suitable for walking. They are long and flat and give you the opportunity to observe beautiful sunsets. Located in the northern part of the province of Guanacaste, near Flamingo beach and Tamarindo you will find some of the most luxurious hotels in the area. Here you can practice many water sports and some of the best golf fields are located here.
Westin Golf Playa Conchal Hotel (or similar) - 2 nights
You can use this day to take a break, or to take a tour by the city of San José before returning home.
Park Inn Hotel (or similar) - 1 night
After having breakfast you will head to the airport where you will return the car at the Car Rental offices near the Airport.
*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
13 nights of accommodation with breakfast included
4x4 Daihatsu Bego (or similar) model rental car for 10 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