CROSS COUNTRY COSTA RICA ADVENTURE

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11 Days/ 10 Nights: Tortuguero to Guanacaste and everything in between.

Boasting a breath-taking landscapes and vibrant tropical jungle few can ignore the allure of Costa Rica.  This 10 night package  hits the best of this small naturally diverse country  and explores some of our favorite destinations.

What's Included

• Airport private transfer Meet and Greet.  Your driver will meet you at the airport.

• 1 nights lodging at Park Inn Radison 

• 2 night stay at Mawamba Lodge—with all meals and wildlife canal boat tour included

• Transfers in and out of Tortuguero

• 2 nights lodging at Arenal Manoa—including breakfast

• Arenal 4 in 1 Tour with Hanging Bridges and Tabacon Hot Springs (L)

• Lake crossing Lake Arenal to Monteverde

• 2 nights lodging at Fonda Vela hotel – including breakfast

• Canopy Zip line Adventure

• Coffee and Chocolate tour

• Shared shuttle transfer Monteverde to Flamingo

• 3 nights lodging at Flamingo Beach Resort – including breakfast

• Catamaran Sail and Snorkel 

• Private transfer back to Liberia (LIR) airport

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival

Welcome to Costa Rica! Arrival transfer included. Your local Costa Rican representative will meet you at the exit to the airport for the transfer to your San Jose hotel.

1 night stay at Park Inn Radison – (San Jose Center)

 

Overnight Park Inn Radison – Standard Room

 

Day 2 Tortuguero (B,L,D)

Time to embark on the most extraordinary jungle adventure, the 3 days / 2 nights Tortuguero National Park Tour. Tortuguero National Park is located on the northern Caribbean plain of the country. A navigable network of lakes and channels parallel to the coast crosses the Park with a great scenic beauty, home to a great number of species surrounded by lush tropical vegetation. Tortuguero is considered the most important nesting site on the western half of the Caribbean for the green turtle (Chelonia mydas) that comes to the beach to nest every year. All meals and transportation are included during your stay in Tortuguero.

The area of Tortuguero is rightfully called “the Amazon of Costa Rica” because access is only by boat and winding jungle rivers. Surrounded by lush jungle, river Canals and miles of beaches on the Caribean Sea it is the ultimate in tropical beauty and adventure.

Overnight Mawamba Lodge – Standard Room  

 

Day 3 Tortuguero (B,L,D)

Your naturalist will confirm with you the day’s available activities. In the morning you will have a chance to go on a visit to the “Mawamba Park”, a private facility in our Lodge’s gardens that features two butterfly farms, a frog garden, our bio-digester and river turtles’ area. This visit is combined with a walk in the trails at the Lodge. After lunch you will meet for the afternoon canal tour in the Tortuguero National Park. Visit one of the park’s canals by boat and discover with your guide the wonderful biodiversity that resides in this area. We recommend you bring your windbreaker and poncho. A shower can always be expected in the rainforest! After your included canal trip you will have some free time to relax before dinner time.

We offer nesting tours for the Green Sea Turtles that come to nest between July and October. During this time you may have the chance to add a nocturnal turtle walk on the beach. Speak with your guide upon pick up if you are interested in including this tour

Overnight Mawamba Lodge – Standard Room 

 

Day 4 Tortuguero to Arenal (B,L)  

Breakfast is served at the Lodge. We kindly ask you to check out of your room around 8:30 a.m., and gather around the reception/souvenir shop area for departure at 9:00 a.m. back to La Pavona, on a return ride from your way in. You will arrive to La Pavona and then head out making a stop for lunch at at a local restaurant in Guápiles. You will continue our trip to Arenal after lunch

3 night stay at Hotel ARENAL MANOA

Hotel Arenal Manoa is one of the best places to relax and enjoy the stunning view of Arenal Volcano. With lush tropical gardens framing each   of the rooms, guests will feel as if they are in their own secluded rainforest retreat. Enjoy   your morning coffee on your porch taking in the magnificent volcano views.

Overnight Arenal Manoa – Standard Jr Suite Room

 

Day 5 Highlights of Arenal (B,L,D)

The Arenal combo Tour is a fun day showcasing the highlights of the Arenal area. Starting early in the morning, you begin with a guided walk at the Hanging Bridges. Next, you’ll take a walking tour to the La Fortuna Waterfall. This waterfall emerges from a thick forest before falling some 200-ft (70-m) into the pool below. Following this stop, participants will be taken to a local restaurant in La Fortuna for lunch. After lunch you’ll be driven to the Arenal Volcano National Park for some hiking and volcano viewing. A knowledgeable local guide will lead you along trails that present ample opportunities to search for wildlife, inspect plants, or take photos of the Arenal Volcano. Once this hike is finished, you’ll be treated to a few hours in one of the area’s hot springs and dinner

Overnight Arenal Manoa – Standard Jr Suite Room

 

Day 6 Arenal to Monteverde Cloud Forest (B)

Travel to Monteverde via el van boat van service over stunning Lake Arenal. Enjoy the next two days exploring the misty cloud forest of the Monteverde Region.

2 night stay at Hotel Fonda Vela (Monteverde) 

Experience Hotel Fonda Vela's natural approach to life -- with style! Surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens, our buildings are an attractive part of the lush, tropical mountainside. The rooms are cozy, yet elegant, spacious and comfortable. Each room is designed with the environment in mind.

Overnight Fonda Vela – Jr Suite Room   

 

Day 7 Coffee and Canopy Monteverde (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the morning zipping through the treetops on a Canopy Tour. Your afternoon we will visit a local Coffee Plantation to see how this regions famous drink is harvested.

Overnight Fonda Vela – Jr Suite Room  

 

Day 8 Monteverde to Guanacaste (B)

Breakfast at the hotel.  Switch your hiking shoes for flip flops as we descend from the cloud forest and onwards to Costa Rica’s golden coast – Guanacaste.  

3 night stay at Flamingo Beach Resort

Beautiful beaches, sparkling blue waters, sunny skies -When you stay at Flamingo Beach Resort, you will have all of this, and more. Enjoy the most relaxing part of your vacation with lounging by the pool and beach or continue the action with many outdoor adventures in the area.

 

Overnight Flamingo Beach Resort – Pool View Room    

 

Day 9 Guanacaste (B, Light Lunch or Dinner on the boat)

Breakfast at the hotel. Cruise along the coastline for swimming, snorkeling, filming, and to research the many spectacular marine creatures that are teaming in the world below, especially the friendly dolphins.

 

Overnight Flamingo Beach Resort – Pool View Room   

 

Day 10 Guanacaste (B)

Free day to stroll the beach, play in the waves and soak in one more beautiful sunset.

Overnight Flamingo Beach Resort – Pool View Room   

 

Day 11 DEPARTURE (B)

All good things must come to an end. We hope you bring some of the Pura Vida spirit home with you. Today we will take a short land transfer to the LIR (Liberia) airport for your return flight home.

 

Pricing and Payment Detail – Price are per person

FIT 11 DAY / 10 NT  SJLIR10-SJ1TOR2A2MV2GUA3

(VILLA BLANCA 2, ARENAL SPRINGS 2 SI COMO NO 3, AGUILA DE OSA 3 )

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*DEC 16 2016 to JAN 6 2017 - Please note that there may be min # of nights during peak season and mandatory dinners for holiday. Please ask your agent prior to quoting

This package is quoted with arrival to SJO (San Jose Airport) and departure from LIR (Liberia Airport)

Available Hotels

San Jose: Park Inn Radison – Standard Room

Tortuguero: Mawamba – Standard Room

Arenal:  Arenal Manoa Jr Suite Room

Monteverde: Fonda Vela Jr Suite Room

Playa Flamingo: Flamingo Beach Resort – Poolview Room

 

ITINERARY Disclaimer

The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past

travelers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience.

Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.

** Exact bed styles often cannot be guaranteed due to hotel policies. Hotel images on this page are not specific to the room category you have been offered, they are collective photos of the hotel facilities and may include other room styles


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