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Nicaragua & Costa Rica 15 Days/ 14 Nights

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Raimond Barquero

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Nicaragua & Costa Rica 15 Days/ 14 Nights

We start the package in Nicaragua, visit Colonial Granada, the Lake and the Masaya Volcano, which are impressive for their culture. From Nicaragua we transfer to Costa Rica, where you will witness how beautiful the cloud forest is in Monteverde, the Arenal Volcano, the Tortuguero canals and the beaches in Puerto Viejo, and then enroute to the capital of Costa Rica, San Jose.

DAY 1

Airport - Granada

Upon arrival at the airport in Managua, the country`s capital city you will be met by our driver who will accompany you to the hotel in Granada, the colonial city located at the southwestern shore of lake Nicaragua Overnight in Granada.

Hotel Real La Merced Granada
DAY 2

Colonial Granada & Lake Nicaragua

Breakfast at the hotel. Discover the Spanish-colonial city of Granada, the third-oldest city in the Americas founded by Spanish captain Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba in 1524. Stopover at Doña Elba Cigars a small, family owned factory founded by the first cigar master in Granada Mr. Silvio Reyes since 1991. Explore the City; Colonial Churches and the famous La Calzada Street. Enjoy free time at the Central Park. Ending our tour enjoying a boat trip throughout the lush and romantic islets of Lake Nicaragua. Overnight in Granada. Read more

Hotel Real La Merced Granada
DAY 3

Apoyo Lagoon

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from Granada to the beautiful countryside area of the volcanic crater Apoyo Lagoon. Rest of the day at leisure to admire nature and to enjoy the hotel facilities. Overnight at Pacaya Lodge & Spa.

Pacaya Lodge
DAY 4

Masaya Volcano & Shopping Tour

Breakfast at the hotel. Explore the Masaya Volcano National Park and have a great time shopping for souvenirs at the city of Masaya, the handicrafts capitals of Nicaragua. This half day tour includes a visit to the Masaya Volcano, the first and largest national park establish in Nicaragua since 1979. This volcanically complex has an area of 54 km² includes two volcanoes and five craters having an elevation of 635 meters about sea level. This geological formation is part of the Quaternary volcanic range and its today, the only volcano in the western hemisphere where you are able to drive to the rim. Next, enjoy free time shopping for souvenirs at the city of Masaya including a visit to the famous hummocks factory and to the handicrafts market. Overnight at Pacaya Lodge & Spa. Read more

Pacaya Lodge
DAY 5

Apoyo Lagoon

Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure to admire and explore nature and to enjoy the hotel facilities. Overnight at Pacaya Lodge & Spa.

Pacaya Lodge
DAY 6

Nicaragua - Monteverde

Breakfast at the hotel. At the appropriate time transfer from Nicaragua to your hotel in Montverde area. Our local representative will meet you at Nicaragua Border transfer you to your hotel.

Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodg
DAY 7

Monteverde

Breakfast at your hotel. Visit Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Created in 1972, the Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve is one of the most famous in the world as well as one of the most important private reserves in Costa Rica, with a total of 3,500 hectares of land. In the 2007 it was chosen as one of the Costa Rican 7 Wonders.The geographical, topographic and climate conditions have conditioned the surprising biodiversity found the Monteverde Reserve. In this forest we can find four ecological “Live Zones” that give place to different ecosystems for hundreds of species of mammals, birds, butterflies, amphibians, reptiles, insects and arachnids, also a variety of mosses, vines, other plants and typical trees of the Cloud Forest. Leisure afternoon. Read more

Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodg
DAY 8

Monteverde - Arenal

Breakfast at your hotel. around 08:00 a.m., your guide will take you towards the Northern area of Arenal Volcano, arriving around 01:00 p.m. Leisure afternoon.

Los Lagos Resort & Spa
DAY 9

Arenal

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit to Arenal National Park and Tabacon Hot Springs with dinner. Your trip to Costa Rica will not be complete without visiting the magnificent Arenal Volcano and its thermal waters between are Feel and see the power of being in the presence of an active volcano while hiking old lava fields then afterwards soak your body into therapeutic waters of the Hot Springs while watching the volcano if the weather let us. Leisure afternoon. Read more

Los Lagos Resort & Spa
DAY 10

Arenal - Tortuguero

Today, we will leave Arenal around 06:00 a.m. towards the north Caribbean coast, to Tortuguero National Park. On the way, we will make a stop to take Bus and them continue by boat towards Tortuguero. The boat ride is by itself a real naturalist tour; you will see caimans, water birds and incredible rain forest flora from the canals and lagoons. We will arrive at the Lodge around noon for lunch. After lunch, your guide will invite you to go for a hike around Tortuguero town, visit the Turtles Museum ($1 donation) and come back for dinner at your hotel. Evening at leisure. Read more

Pachira Lodge
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DAY 11

Tortuguero

Early in the morning, around 06:00 a.m. your tour guide will invite you to enjoy of a boat tour on the canals and lagoons of Tortuguero, where you will have the opportunity to admire the exuberant flora and fauna of the rain forest. Afterwards, you will be invited to have breakfast, around 08:30 a.m. and then take your free time to take any additional activity, such as hiking on the trails, doing some kayak, etc. Read more

Pachira Lodge
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DAY 12

Tortuguero - Puerto Viejo

After breakfast, around 09:00 a.m., your guide will take you by boat towards the Caribbean area of Pueto Viejo, stopping first for lunch in Guápiles, where your will be transferred to another bus to continue your way towards your hotel in Puerto Viejo, arriving around 04:00 p.m.

Villas del Caribe
DAY 13

Puerto Viejo

Breakfast at your hotel. Visit Cahuita National Park and Snorkeling. Your tour starts with a relaxing boat trip from the lush coast of Cahuita National Park to the colorful coral reef. You will have the chance to snorkel at the famous reef. After enjoying your underwater adventure the boat will head to the tip of the national park where you can dine on a picnic-style lunch (sandwich, fruit and drinks) with an incredible view of the wonders of Mother Nature. Enjoy the warm breeze characteristic to the Caribbean Sea and its beach. This is where you will start your walk over the nature trail that winds through the beautiful National Park in the company of a professional guide who will show you the magnificent range of flora and fauna living in Cahuita National Park. After the walk transportation will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.Leisure afternoon. Read more

Villas del Caribe
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DAY 14

Puerto Viejo - San José

Breakfast at your hotel. around 01:00 p.m, transfer to San Jose area, arriving around 05:00 p.m.

Studio Hotel
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DAY 15

San josé

Our local representative will meet you at San José International airport and transfer you to your hotel in San José.

San José International Airpo

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Granada - Nicaragua
Day 3
Location Catarina - Nicaragua
Day 6
Location Monteverde - Costa Rica
Day 8
Location Arenal - Costa Rica
Day 10
Location Tortuguero - Costa Rica
Day 12
Location Puerto Viejo - Costa Rica
Day 14
Location San José - Costa Rica
Hotel Hotel Studio

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • 2 nights in Hotel Real La Merced Granada 4*, or similar
  • 3 nights in Pacaya Lodge & Spa, 4*, or similar
  • 2 nights in Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge 3*. or similar
  • 2 nights in Los Lagos Arenal Hotel 4*. or similar
  • 2 nights in Pachira Lodge Hotel 4* with Full Board. or similar
  • 2 nights in Villas del Caribe Pueto Viejo Lodge 3*. or similar
  • 1 night in Studio San Jose Hotel 4*. or similar
  • Tour Colonial Granada & Lake Nicaragua Tour
  • Tour Masaya Volcano & Shopping Tour
  • Tour Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Tour Arenal an Tabacon and Tabacon Hot Springs with dinner
  • Tour Tortuguero canals with entrance
  • Tour Cahuita National Park with snorkeling
  • Shared tours and transportation for all the itinerary
  • Daily Breakfast

Package excludes

  • Airport departure taxes, $ 29 per person
  • Personal expenses, tips and extras
  • Additional tours not mentioned
  • Alcoholic Beverages

More information

  • Rates subject to change depending on availability of each hotel at the time of booking.
  • Rate valid until November 2018
  • Rates do not apply for Easter Week & Christmas
  • Children rate applies for under 10 years old
  • The package operates with a minimum of 2 passengers

REVIEWS

5 Reviews

Andrew Lingett, United States

A great tour guide and driver we thoroughly, we enjoyed everything we did. Andres was very knowledgeable, informative and could not have been more attendant. This was a beautiful experience.

Mermes Pustman, United States

Andres (guide) has a very informative tour guide with an abundance of Costa Rica knowledge Highly recommended this tour with the variety of different trips encompassing wildlife and fauna.

Pauline T Charles Barnett, United Kingdom

Everyone has been wonderful hosts, friendly, knowledgeable, caring and welcoming. Both are credit to the beautiful country of Costa Rica. Muchas gracias!!

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