San José

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, local food and the ever shining smiles of the Costa Rican people.

Airport assistance

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) - 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 (with 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 (Turtle Museum) 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


Bilingual guide



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 an 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



Today you Will have breakfast and the check out will be in the morning by boat through the same way you arrived. Lunch will be served at Guapiles where most of the cars are delivered. Transportation companies also do trips from here to other parts of the country like Arenal or Puerto Viejo in the south Caribbean.

From the Caribbean flats you will head to the region of Arenal. The Arenal Volcano atop the distance is the signature of this area. You will be amazed by the beauty of its tropical forests and the amazing variety of birds, howler monkeys and toucans.


The schedule and order of all activities in Tortuguero are defined by the guide depending of the weather conditions and the behavior of animals.


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 in one of your favorite places during your vacations in Costa Rica.

You will also find optional activities such as thermal waters, waterfalls in mid forest and great rivers for rafting.


Volcano Lodge (or similar) - 2 nights




Rental car for 6 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



DAY 6 & 7


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 8 & 9

Manuel Antonio

The region of Manuel Antonio has world class beaches and landscapes. Imagine bright white sand beaches, deep blue warm water and sunsets that will take your breath away.

Between the town of Quepos and the National Park there are numerous beaches surrounded by forests where monkeys play, Iguanas rest in the sun and sloths show themselves to entertain the visitors.

You will have access to a wide variety of activities like hiking through the Manuel Antonio National Park, surfing, swimming or simply relaxing while watching the sunset.

Manuel Antonio is one of the two only places in Costa Rica where you can watch the four species of monkeys available in Costa Rica: Howler Monkey, White face cappuccino monkey, spider monkey and the threatened small spider monkey. This area is also an important place to find sloths in and out of the national park.


This National park is CLOSED on Mondays.


Costa Verde Hotel (or similar) - 2 nights




DAY 10


Departure after taking breakfast towards Sierpe where you will take a boat to go to Corcovado after a ride of one hour approximately. You will arrive to an amazing coastal destination full of mangroves and sea life; great for the practice of snorkeling and scuba diving.

With over 41.000 hectares of national park, Corcovado protects many flora and fauna species. Some of them being endemic to the zone.

Here you will have the opportunity to do two activities. A guided Hike to Corcovado National Park and a snorkeling trip in the surrounding waters of Caño Island.


Pirate Cove Hotel (or similar) - 3 nights


Full Board


Taxi Boat: Sierpe - Drake

Rental car delivery

DAY 11

Snorkeling Isla del Caño

Caño Island is located on the open seas, for that reason it is possible to find lots of species of tropical fish and small sharks which pose no threat to the security of the visitors.

The snorkeling Will take place here and later you will rest in the island shore where you will have some fresh water and natural juice. A second snorkeling course will start after the resting time and once it is finished you will return to the hotel to have lunch.



  • Transportation
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Entrance tickets to the island
  • Lunch at the hotel


Notes: Please be aware that there are no restrooms in the island. Eating in the island is not allowed and walking in the trails is not allowed either. No smoking due to the local authorities politics.

In case that 48 hours prior the start of the selected activity the tour does not meet the minimum to start you will be contacted to be offered an alternative activity or you will have a refund for the money paid for this tour.


Roundtrip transportation


Equipment & Entrance Fees

Approx 12 nights | 13 days

* 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.

Included in the package

All taxes of law

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12 nights of accommodation with breakfast included

Coche de Alquiler con Seguro

4x4 Daihatsu Bego (or similar) model rental car for 6 days with Full Coverage Insurance *Ask your travel advisor about the insurance details

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24 hour assistance from our office all days of the week and airport assistance the day of your arrival

Not included in the package
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International flights

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Travel insurance

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Services and activities not indicated on the route