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EXPLENDOROUS COSTA RICA 13 nights and 14 days

Day 01.

 

SAN JOSE.
Welcome at the airport and transfer to hotel in San Jose. Overnight at the hotel of your choice.

 

Day 02.

 

SAN JOSÉ – VOLCAN POAS Y SARCHÍ – SAN JOSÉ.
Early departure from San José to the active Poas Volcano, located in the middle of various agricultural plantations, in which the cultivation of coffee is plentiful. It takes a walk to the edge of the crater and Botos Lagoon, a secondary crater. Then visit the biggest area of art and crafts of the country, Sarchi, known as the birthplace of Costa Rican Artisans. Time for lunch and shopping. After lunch, return to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel of your choice.

Day 03.

 

SAN JOSÉ – TORTUGUERO.
Meet your guide at 06.30 and departure to Tortuguero National Park. From way through the Braulio Carrillo National Park, consisting of three forest types: wet, rain and cloud. Breakfast on the road, in a typical restaurant, then visit a banana plantation. A boat ride through the canals, will lead us to the lodge in the jungle. After lunch, visit the small village of Tortuguero. Dinner and overnight at the hotel of your choice.

 

Day 04.

 

TORTUGUERO.
In the morning an unforgettable excursion we will discover the most remote corners of the side channels where you can see white-faced monkeys, sloths, crocodiles, red frogs, toucans, etc. Breakfast at hotel and free time to wander in the woods. Lunch and afternoon hike to Cerro de Barro, from where you can enjoy a view of the entire area of Tortuguero and its canals. Dinner and overnight at the lodge of your choice. And an optional tour to see the nesting of the Giant Turtle (June to September).

Day 05.

 

TORTUGUERO – PUERTO VIEJO (CARIBBEAN SEA).
Desayuno en el hotel, a la hora indicada traslado hacia la zona del Caribe, al pequeño pueblo de Puerto Viejo de Limón. Almuerzo Lunch Box. Hospedaje.

 

Day 06.

 

PUERTO VIEJO (Snorkeling and hike in Cahuita National Park).
Breakfast. Today, you will have an unforgettable experience of snorkeling in the reefs, coral gardens. Sailing on a glass bottom boat that allow you to see the seabed, while browsing. Then hike the Cahuita National Park, which is considered an exceptional place in the world because of the abundance of ecosystems living there per square meter. The tour includes a walk through the park trails. Lunch is included. Free day to enjoy its beautiful white sand beaches in the surrounding areas. Overnight at hotel of your choice.

Day 07.

 

PUERTO VIEJO - ARENAL.
After breakfast, depart Interbus to the area of Arenal volcano. Today you can choose to visit one of several options available hot springs resorts in the area. Overnight at hotel of your choice.

 

Day 08.

 

ARENAL (Fortuna Waterfalls and horseback riding).
After breakfast depart on horseback to ride to the waterfalls of La Fortuna. Is required to be in good shape to move up and down to the falls. Return to the hotel at about noon. Rest of the evening free to relax or hire, on their own, one of the tours available in the area. Overnight at the hotel of your choice.

Day 09.

 

ARENAL - MONTEVERDE.
Breakfast at the hotel and early departure to Monteverde where is the most famous cloud forest of the country. Monteverde was founded by Quakers in the past half century. The rest of the day you may want to explore this small city full of attractions. Overnight at the hotel of your choice.

 

Day 10.

 

MONTEVERDE (Reserva Monteverde).
Breakfast. Approximately at 6:45 AM Departure. The tour consists of visiting the beautiful Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Reserve is famous worldwide and one of the most important protected areas in Costa Rica tropical cloud forest. Visited by people from various countries of nature lovers looking to enjoy, appreciate and study the abundant biodiversity of ecosystems. Our transportation and tour guide for you to pass the time indicated in his hotel. When you reach the reserve, the first will be a DVD presentation of 10 minutes which offers an introduction to the flora and fauna of the cloud forest; then had to take a walk on the trails with an average duration experienced naturalist guide, two hours. Finishing the walk, will appreciate the great diversity of species of hummingbirds. Afterwards, return to your hotel. Afternoon free to relax or hire any of the tours available in the area. Overnight at hotel of your choice.

Day 11.

 

MONTEVERDE -MANUEL ANTONIO.
At 8:30 A.M. departure to Manuel Antonio, located on the Central Pacific. Estimated at 12 Arrival: 3 pm Free afternoon to enjoy the beach or complete yourself a visit to Manuel Antonio National Park, or hire any of the tours available on site. Overnight at hotel of your choice.

 

Day 12.

 

MANUEL ANTONIO (SUNSET ON THE PACIFIC CATAMARAN).
After breakfast. Free morning to enjoy the beach or to visit on your own the Manuel Antonio National Park. At 2:00 PM collected in the hotel lobby to go to the pier. Once at the pier, addresses the Catamaran to sail until sunset. The route passes through several places that allow you to enjoy the beauty of Manuel Antonio, between these sailing against the Manuel Antonio National Park. The tour includes snacks and refreshments. At the end of the tour, minibus waiting at the pier to take them to their hotel. Overnight at hotel in its escongencia.

Day 13.

 

MANUEL ANTONIO- SAN JOSE.
Breakfast. Free morning to enjoy the beach and / or hotel facilities. It is also a good opportunity to hire some half day tours available in the area. At 13:30 departure to San Jose, San Jose, via Interbus. Arrive in San Jose approximately 5:00 PM Overnight at hotel in its escongencia.

 

Day 14.

 

TO THE AIRPORT.
Breakfast at the hotel, In time will transfer to the airport for your return flight.

Hotels (Economic category 3 stars):
  • San José: Villas Tournon or similar
  • Tortuguero: Caribbean Paradise or similar
  • Puerto Viejo: Villas del Caribe or similar
  • Arenal: Hotel Fortuna or similar
  • Monteverde: Hotel de Montaña Monteverde or similar
  • Manuel Antonio: Hotel Karahe or similar
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    Prices per person:

     

    Low Season (May 01 / November 15, 2015)
    Rates
    Double Triple Single supplement
    Standard Room $--- $--- $---
    Temporada Alta (Enero 6 / 30 de abril 2015)
    Rates
    Double Triple Single supplement
    Standard Room $--- $--- $---
    The price includes:

    - 13 nights hotel

    - Package 3D / 2N, food, tours, and land and water transfers in Tortuguero. 2,3 and 4 days.

    - Daily breakfast for the rest of the tour.

    - Snorkeling Tour and hike in Cahuita National Park. With lunch.

    - Visit to the Reserva Monteverde

    - Visit to La Fortuna Waterfall, horseback riding included.

    - Sunset in Manuel Antonio Catamaran.

    - Welcome at the airport by a representative of the agency and documentation.

    - Transfer from airport to hotel and back


    Note:- Transfers with Interbus throughout the tour, except segment San Jose / Tortuguero / Guapiles.


    Not included:

    -Other expenses and services not mentioned in this program.

    -$ 28.00 per person departure airport tax.

    -$ 10.00 entrance to Tortuguero National Park. Paid on the site.

    Hotels (superior 4/5 stars):
  • San José: Doubletree Cariari or similar
  • Tortuguero: Pachira Lodge or similar
  • Puerto Viejo: Cariblue or similar
  • Arenal: Arenal hotel Kioro or similar
  • Monteverde: Hotel El Heliconia or similar
  • Manuel Antonio: Hotel La Mariposa or similar
  •  

    Prices per person:

     

    Low Season (May 01 / November 15, 2015):
    Rates
    Double Triple Single supplement
    Standard Room $--- $--- $---
    High Season (January 6/30 to abril 2015)
    Rates
    Double Triple Single supplement
    Standard Room $--- $--- $---
    The price includes:

    -13 nights hotel.

    - Guided tour to Poas Volcano and visit Sarchi. lunch included.

    - Package 3D / 2N, food, tours, and land and water transfers in Tortuguero. 2,3 and 4 days.

    - Daily breakfast for the rest of the route.

    - Snorkeling Tour and hike in Cahuita National Park. with lunch.

    - Visit to La Fortuna Waterfall, horseback riding included.

    - Visit the Monteverde Reserve

    - Sunset in Manuel Antonio Catamaran.

    - Welcome at the airport by a representative of the agency and documentation.

    - Transfer from airport to hotel and back


    Note: - Transfers with Interbus throughout the tour, except segment San Jose / Tortuguero / Guapiles.

    Not included:

    -Other expenses and services not mentioned in the program.

    -$ 28.00 per person for airport departure taxes.

    -$ 10.00 entrance to Tortuguero National Park. Paid on the site.

    For prices during periods of New Year and Easter please inquire