City, Caribbean, Volcano, Rain Forest and Pacific Coast.
Why Stay Here
Discover the enchanting beauty of Costa Rica, known for its exuberant rain forests, friendly people, pristine beaches, privileged weather and unique geography. Travelling on this guided group tour you will get to experience the warmth of the Caribbean coast and the spectacular Tortugero National Park, Poas Volcano, the Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Samara Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park and beach. You will travel in the comfort of the art bus with a bilingual guide and a professional photographer throughout the vacation.
- 11-Day / 10-Night Tour
- 10 Night Accommodations in 4-Star Hotels
- Bilingual Guide / Photographer / Driver
- 14 Activities are Included
- Breakfast Included Every Morning
- 3 Lunches and 2 Dinners Included
- Free Airport Shuttle
- Poas Volcano National Park
- San Jose, Capital City of Costa Rica
- Tortuguero National Park in the Caribbean Coast
- La Paz Waterfalls Garden
- Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna
- Samara Beach
- Jaco Beach
- Tarcoles River Bridge
- Monteverde Cloud Forest
- Manuel Antonio National Park
This Tour takes place every week on TUESDAYS
and THURSDAYS Only
. Please search dates for 11 Days - 10 nights only arriving and departing from San Jose [SJO
Bilingual guide [Spanish / English] certified by the Costa Rica Tourism Institute.Meals
Breakfast is included every morning of your stay. Some other meals are included as specified above. Some hotels offer guests special discounts at property restaurants and bars. Please inquire at the front desk of each hotel.
- DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari Hotel in San Jose or Similar Hotel in San Jose
- La Baula Lodge or Similar Hotel in Tortuguero
- Baldi Hotel and Hotsprings Resort or Similar Hotel in the Arenal Volcano Area
- Hotel Villas Playa Samara or Similar Hotel for the Nights in Guanacaste
- Hotel El Establo or Similar Hotel for the Night in Monteverde
- Oceano Jaco Hotel and Residences or Similar Hotel in Jaco Area
All bedding selection at each listed hotel or similar hotel are subject to hotel availability upon arrival.
Entertainment & Activities
Welcome to Costa Rica!
After your flight into San Jose [SJO] Airport take the DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari complimentary shuttle to the hotel for your first night. Depending on your arrival time, rest of the day is spent at your leisure, venture into the city or enjoy the resorts amenities. Be ready on Day 2 at 5:50am at the lobby, breakfast will be on the road.
This day begins early, be ready at the lobby at 6:00 A.M. to depart towards the beautiful Caribbean coast of Costa Rica and its most impressive natural wonder, the canals of Tortuguero National Park featuring the amazing rainforest, beautiful wetlands and marshes bustling with wildlife and unspoiled natural surroundings. On the way you will have a stop for breakfast and furthermore, lunch and dinner are included on this day for your enjoyment.
It is time to enjoy and explore the beautiful surrounding area, town, beach and small river canals. You can also explore the hotels exhuberant gardens on your own. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included on this day as well for your comfort.
After breakfast get ready for a boat ride and ground transfer back to San Jose for another night at the DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari. Upon arrival spend this day at leisure to explore the city, surrounding area or enjoy the resorts facilities.
After breakfast start your journey towards the Poas Volcano National Park, and, weather permitting, you will gaze upon one of the largest volcanic craters in the world. During the hike up to the volcano, you will be met by a tropical highland rainforest with matchless and vibrant vegetation. Entrance to the park is included in the initial cost of the tour.
Next, you`ll take a short drive from the Poas Volcano National Park and stop at La Paz Waterfall Gardens; one of the most popular natural attractions in Costa Rica. This theme park revolves around animals, insects, plants and the terrain of Costa Rica, and features a beautiful waterfall as well as carefully designed enclosures.
Displays of some of the most well-known natural inhabitants of Costa Rica abound at La Paz. While visiting the waterfall gardens there will be a sumptuous lunch featuring some of Costa Ricas local cuisine and popular dishes.
From La Paz Waterfall Gardens you`ll continue this adventure towards Costa Ricas Northern Plains and the crown jewel of Arenal Volcano. You will arrive around sunset, just in time to check in. After check in, you can enjoy access to Baldi Hot Springs Resorts world famous hot springs with multiple temperatures and sizes which are also included as part of the tours cost. There are 25 thermo mineral pools at Baldi, and a relaxing soak will be perfect to prepare for day 6.
A day of exploration or adventure awaits, and it is your choice! You can select between a national park hike or Cano Negro wildlife refuge tarpon fishing excursion or an exhilarating white water expedition in the Balsa River rapids, an adrenaline packed canyon climbing, rappelling and discovery excursion.
At the end of the day, cool down in the relaxing hot springs at Baldi Hot Springs Resort and Spa, where you can enjoy the thermal hot springs nestled within the misty tropical jungle of Costa Rica. You will enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure, and spend the night at this beautiful resort, ejoy the breathtaking views of the Arenal Volcano from the mineral baths. There are also two restaurants, a dry bar and a wet bar if you are famished or thirsty from your day of authentic Costa Rica adventure.
Time for some relaxing beach time! Today we visit Costa Ricas world famous gold coast, Guanacaste; known for its amazing weather year round, pristine beaches, and for being the last tropical dry forest in the world.
You will continue for 2 nights at Villas Playa Samara resort, right on the water in beautiful samara beach. The Resort boasts rooms featuring modern interior design while maintaining an authentic harmony with its exuberant natural surroundings.
Recharge your batteries lounging by the pool or visit the tour desk to choose from a varied array of activities available for purchase, ranging from deep sea fishing to cool surf lessons. You can also choose to relax in one of the best beaches in Guanacaste, with warm haute colored sand, tranquil waters and the amazing view of Isla Chora.
Today get ready to visit another one of Costa Ricas natural jewels: the Monteverde Cloud Forest. The cloud forest was named for its permanent cloud cover, and not only boasts its own micro climate but it is also one of the most bio diverse regions on Earth. It has been ranked 14th in terms of places you must visit in the world by Newsweek, and you will trek through the cloud forest on board the included and top selling Sky Walk, Sky Tram and Sky Trek Tour. The Sky Adventures, Sky Trek tour is the BEST in Costa Rica and features the longest zip line cable in the country.
The cloud forest is simply stunning, and you will observe wildlife as it happens as the sky tram passes high over the forest canopy. After trekking through the cloud forest, you will have the remainder of the evening at your disposal to either discover the townvof Monteverde or relax and enjoy the amenities of Hotel El Establo or similar where you will be staying for the night.
Manuel Antonio National Park is on the agenda after breakfast on Day 10. Worldwide known as one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica due to its inspiring mix of rainforest, pristine warm waters and clear colored sand. On the way you will stop at Tarcoles River Bridge to spot wild crocodiles.
Afterwards, continue on a guided hike through the park, where the opportunity to spot sloths, monkeys, macaws and much more is more than likely. Also, explore the most unspoiled beaches that Costa Rica has to offer.
After this natural experience you will continue to Jaco, for check-in at Oceano Jaco Hotel and Residence or Tramonto Hotel, spend the evening at leisure where you could enjoy the hotel amenities or discover the bustling night life and entertainment of Jaco Beach.
Time to go back home!
There will be 1 departure at 7 am from Oceano Jaco Hotel and Residence or Tramonto Hotel for your convenience. Drive time to the airport is about 1.5 hour from Jaco Beach. You must be at the airport at least 2 hours before your departure time.
Must book at least 15 days prior to arrival date.
Please bring with you for this tour:
- Comfortable Hiking Shoes
- Flip-Flops or Sandals
- Summer-Fresh Clothes
- Swim Trunks
- Sun Block
- Insect Repellent
- Sun Glasses
All transfers as described above are included in the package. Comfortable touring bus the entire trip
This tour is only available with flights arriving and departing from San Jose [SJO] Airport.
BookIt.com suggests that you look for a flight arriving into San Jose no later than 7:00PM on Day 1 and your departure on Day 11 no earlier than 12:00PM.
Season Tour in Tortuguero National Park:
- Turtle Nesting Season goes from July 1 - September 30.
- Turtle Hatching Season goes from September 1 - November 30.
- *Approximate periods.