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11 Days Nature & Adventure in Costa Rica

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11 Days Nature & Adventure in Costa Rica

11-day circuit that will allow you to enjoy the nature and adventure in an unforgettable way. Delight yourself with: Rafting adrenaline and the pleasure of Snorkeling. Flora and Fauna, Canopy, Waterfalls, Lake, contact with Hummingbirds and Butterflies. Spectacular views over the treetops on the Hanging Bridges

DAY 1

Arrival at Costa Rica

One of our representatives will assist you at the airport and provide all the travel's documents and information and also the transfer to your first destination. Room Type: Standard Room Meals Plan: Buffet Breakfast included

Park Inn Hotel, 1 Night
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DAY 2

Rafting Tour and Transfer

Operations Center for a delicious, typical Costa Rican breakfast. After breakfast and changing into rafting gear, we will drive to our private rafting put-in on the banks of the Pacuare River. Here we review and adjust all necessary equipment for proper fit, give you a comprehensive rafting safety talk, and instruct you on paddling basics. From here, you and your group will launch your raft and begin to paddle 19 miles deep into the heart of one of Costa Rica’s most impressive primary rainforests. You’ll pass through densely vegetated rainforest gorges, view cascading waterfalls, relax in serene pools and experience pounding rapids. You will enjoy an adrenaline-packed afternoon running the Pacuare’s biggest rapids: Upper and Lower Huacas, Cimarron, Dos Montañas and more. From the take-out, it’s a short drive back to the Operations Center for a hearty and delicious lunch and hot showers. Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, Guides, Equipment and Transportation What to Bring: Rubber soled shoes that can get wet, Swimsuit, Shirt and shorts of a quick drying material, Sunblock, Towel Read more

Namuwoki Hotel 2 Nights
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DAY 3

Snorkeling & Hiking Tour

Snorkeling This tour takes place on a boat with capacity for 15 people, captain and guide, about Cahuita National Park is the first in the world where square meter per square meter more biodiversity in different ecosystems on earth and in the sea; They can go snorkeling for about two hours at the most important Reef of Costa Rica, having 35 different species of coral, 123 species of tropical fish, 3 species of sharks, 6 species of moray eels, 3 species of hedgehogs, 140 molluscs, 44 crustaceans, 128 algae, sea turtles, sea cucumbers, sea sponges, lobsters, shrimp, among others. Be given Snorkeling equipment (mask, fins and tube). Hiking After Snorkeling you will be provided with a snack with tropical fruits in season and fresh bottled water, and then begin the second stage of the tour which is: walk with interpretation path, the guide will take different points between Punta Cahuita and Cahuita town (3.5 km) observing various types of snakes (boas, mouthful, velvet, glitter, mica, etc.) Lazy, white-faced monkeys, howler monkeys, anteaters, armadillos, raccoons, blue morpho butterflies other, birds and more as medicinal plants, orchids, trees, ferns, bromeliads, vertebrates, invertebrates etc. Minimum age: 6 years under the responsibility of parents Includes: Transportation, water, snack, guide, caribbean lunch included. What to Bring: Swimsuit, Sunblock, Sunglass, Sandals, Hiking Shoes, Mosquito Repellent, Raincoat Read more

Namuwoki Hotel 2 Nights
DAY 4

Tortuguero Arrival

You'll be picked up at your hotel and will be transferred to the Selva Tropical restaurant where you'll take another transfer that will take you to your designated hotel at the zone of Tortuguero (breakfast en route included) to the Laguna Lodge. This is an eco-touristic lodge, located in Tortuguero in the northern Caribbean of Costa Rica. The area has amazing rivers, lakes and wetlands that shelter a lush jungle of primary forests and exotic plants. The lodge is built on a narrow strip of land, 650 feet wide, between Tortuguero´s main lagoon and the Caribbean Sea. Room Type: 3 Days / 2 Nights - Standard Room Meals Plan: Full Board Read more

Laguna Lodge 2 Nights
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DAY 5

Canals & Town Tour

You will enjoy a guided boat tour at the Tortuguero National Park (park entrance fee not included, $15 per person and to be paid in the park) where you'll be in a large number of interconnected channels, where you can enjoy the view and the exotic wildlife. Then during the afternoon, a guided tour to Tortuguero town to be in touch with the local people. Read more

Laguna Lodge 2 Nights
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DAY 6

Arenal Arrival

During the morning you'll be transferred to Selva Tropical Restaurant where you'll take the next transfer to your next designated hotel (lunch en route included). Then You'll be picked up and will be transferred to your designated hotel in Arenal. Arenal Paraiso Hotel has a unique charm, combined with the Paradise of the majestic Arenal Volcano and the northern plains of Costa Rica. The accommodations at the Arenal Paraiso all offer stunning views of the Arenal Volcano, besides there are 2 restaurants at this property, one of them specializes in regional dishes, while the other serves international-style cuisine. On the other hand it has 13 pools with thermo-mineral water (Hot Springs) and a regular swimming pool besides the natural walking paths for your nature contact. Room Type: Superior Room Meals Plan: Buffet Breakfast Included Read more

Arenal Paraiso 2 Nights
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DAY 7

Canopy + Waterfall Tour

With this combo, the adventure begins with a 20 minute tractor ride along the 3 kms (2 miles) to the Pino Blanco lookout. Later, we will hike an inclined trail for 500 meters (about 1/3 mile), a 98 ft. hanging bridge, and a pronounced trail along the La Fortuna River; visiting the lookout point of the La Fortuna Waterfall, where you can appreciate this breathtaking waterfall, then you can go in for a swim, or take pictures for about 40 minutes. Next, we will walk back to the Pino Blanco waterfall, where we will begin the canopy zip line. Finally, we will visit the interesting Maleku Indian Village and cultural rescue center to learn about our cultural roots. Includes: Snack, Guides & Transportation What to Bring: Bathing suit, Extra clothes, Towel, Hiking shoes, Mosquito repellent, Sunscreen, Long pants, Camera. Read more

Arenal Paraiso 2 Nights
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DAY 8

Monteverde Arrival

Half transfer - half tour is an scenic, fast and the newest way to go or come from La Fortuna (Arenal Volcano Area), to the Monteverde area. You'll be picked up at your hotel for a 30 minutes drive to the Arenal Lake. There we will aboard into a very comfortable and safe pontoon boat for a 30 to 40 minutes (aprox.) ride to the other side of the lake. Arenal Lake is the largest and the most important lake in Costa Rica, it was man made in 1974 to provide hydroelectric energy for the country. It is also a place where you can find different kinds of resident and migratory birds. Sometimes mammals can be seen in the surroundings, also great views of the Arenal Volcano when it’s clear. Once there, we’ll leave the boat and make a short break to strength the legs and after that, another ride to get to your designated hotel. Sometimes during the rainy season this transfer could take longer. Duration 3.5 hrs approx. Includes: Regular Transfer Hotel Ficus Lodge is a very modern and beautiful hotel located in the heart of Monteverde. Hotel Ficus Lodge takes advantage of the natural beauty of the area and presents itself as a peaceful oasis surrounded by magnificent vegetation and diverse tropical native Costa Rican plants. Enjoy the fascinating and luscious green rainforest around you as you relax on your baloney while taking in one of a kind panoramic views of the hillsides of Monteverde. Room Type: Standard Room Meals Plan: Buffet Breakfast Included Read more

Ficus Hotel 2 Nights
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DAY 9

Eco Adventure Tour

Hanging Bridges The Tree Top Walkways consist of a 1.9 mile (approximately 3 kilometer) trail that crosses through the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Here visitors will walk on eight different bridges with various lengths ranging between 150 feet ( 50 meters ) up to 510 feet ( 170 meters ) and altitudes ranging between 36 feet ( 12 meters ) up to 180 feet ( 60 meters ). Each bridge has a width of five feet, the widest bridges in Costa Rica, and also a capacity of up to 80 people per bridge making them both the longest and strongest bridge systems in the Monteverde Cloud Forest. The Tree Top Walkways are suitable for people of all ages. The duration of the hike usually takes between 1.5 and 2 hours. Butterfly Garden Explore a community that gathers more than 20 species of butterflies. Learn about their life cycle, their special abilities and behaviors that have helped them evolve throughout thousands of years. Enjoy a guided walk inside one of the world’s largest live butterfly exhibitions with an area of over 29,000 square feet (2,700 square meters). Humming Bird Imagine over 100 beautiful hummingbirds flying cheerfully around you! That is what the incredible Hummingbird Garden has to offer you. More than 14 species of hummingbirds will amaze you with their incredible aerial maneuvers and bright lively colors. Includes: Tranportation, Lunch Included What to Bring: Hiking Shoes, Bottle of water, Mosquito Repellent, Hat, Raincoat Read more

Ficus Hotel 2 Nights
DAY 10

Back to San José

You'll be picked up at your hotel and will be transferred to your designated hotel. Situated three blocks from Paseo Colón, the city's main avenue, and walking distance of downtown, the Park Inn hotel's location in San José is perfect for vacations and business trips. Sample local and international cuisine at RBG Bar & Grill, and enjoy a dip in the shimmering outdoor pool. In-room amenities like free wireless Internet access and 42-inch flat-screen televisions make it easy to unwind after your adventures in the city. This hotel's property in San José provides you with all the features you need for a perfect stay. Room Type: Standard Room Meals Plan: Buffet Breakfast included Read more

Park Inn Hotel, 1 Night
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DAY 11

Flight Back Home

You'll be picked up at your hotel and will be transferred to the Juan Santamaría Intl. Airport. You’ll need to be at the airport 3 hours before flight departure.

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location San José
Day 2
Location Puerto Viejo de Limon
Day 4
Location Tortuguero
Hotel Laguna Lodge
Day 6
Location La Fortuna de Arenal
Day 8
Location Monteverde
Hotel Ficus Hotel
Day 10
Location San José

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transfer among destinations
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Breakfast in all hotels and Full Board in Tortuguero

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa if required, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers
  • Costa Rica Departure taxes ($29 per person)

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  • Rates available for minimum 2 people, 4 people or 6 people

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