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Elegant Costa Rica

Days : 12 | Nights : 11

San José
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Tour Overview

From breathtaking volcanoes to wildlife-filled forests, a trip to Costa Rica gives you unforgettable travel experience. It is certainly a destination on the list of each globe-trotter. The Capital city, San Jose offers beautiful attractions and vibrant nightlife to travelers. Delving into the scenic valleys and clambering through the cloud forests, you will never forget your holidays in Costa Rica. One of the topmost tourist spot in this country is Arenal. This destination is famous not just for the Arenal Volcano but also for its gorgeous waterfalls, lovely hot springs and eye-catching hanging bridges.

If you would like to visit the renowned Ballena National Marine Park for whale watching, the Manuel Antonio can be a good base for you. You can indulge in plenty of watersports at this destination. For travelers who wish to enjoy a bit of surfing should include the Dominical in their travel itinerary. Go for an all-inclusive holiday package to Costa Rica that includes the majestic north Pacific Coast in order to enjoy its stunning white sandy beaches. You must also visit the famous Puerto Viejo in the southeast part of the country. This region is home to the black-sandy Playa Negra. Many beach lovers visit this place for the Salsa Brava surf break.

Itinerary


Day 01: Arrival San Jose

Arrival and our representative will assist you and take you to your hotel in San José. Overnight in San José.

Day 02: San Jose – Puerto Viejo

Breakfast and departure to Puerto Viejo of Limon and to the exotic Caribbean of Costa Rica. Rest of the day at leisure to get to know the area and to enjoy all that Puerto Viejo has to offer like delicious restaurants and cheerful night life. Life here is easy-going, and makes it impossible not to relax and forget about life’s worries. This lovely village is the perfect place to rest. Overnight in Puerto Viejo.

Day 03: Puerto Viejo

Breakfast and departure for the Coral Reef Tour (snorkeling time) in the Cahuita National Park. Cahuita National Park is located just south of the town of Cahuita, about 43 kilometers south of Limón, on the Caribbean coastline in one of the most beautiful and scenic regions in Costa Rica. Its main attractions are the white sand beaches fringed with endless coconut trees, a calm sea of transparent waters and the coral reefs just offshore. The tour includes a delicious Caribbean lunch. Rest of the day at leisure to relax or to enjoy the beaches. Overnight in Puerto Viejo.

Day 04: Puerto Viejo - Arenal

Breakfast and departure to Arenal Volcano. You will find in this area an amazing active volcano, a beautiful lake and a great diversity of wildlife. Arenal is most impressive at night, in the dark, burst of fire and red hot rocks are sometimes shoot hundreds of feet into the sky. Incandescent material cascades down the slopes, especially on the northwestern side. Afternoon at leisure to get to know the area and La Fortuna town. Overnight in Arenal.

Day 05: Arenal

Breakfast and a full day of activities for you to enjoy. In the morning experience a horseback ride to La Fortuna Waterfalls. This is a good combination of a horseback ride and a hike. Well train horses will take you until the entrance of the waterfall through pastures, forest and tall hills. The views of the Valley of San Carlos forest that surround it are spectacular. At the end of the road we will leave the horses and we will walk a natural trail to the base of the waterfall, a special place to relax and swim. In the afternoon take an adventurous hiking tour around the Arenal Volcano and afterwards have a great relaxing time at the natural hot spring waters with buffet dinner included. Overnight in Arenal.

Day 06: Arenal - Manuel Antonio

Breakfast and departure to Manuel Antonio. Manuel Antonio is the most visited wildlife area of the country and it is the best area in the Central Pacific region. It has beautiful nature, biological diversity and amazing scenery. The main attraction are the white sandy beaches that slope into crystal clear waters, and fringed with tall forest that grows down to the high tide line. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Manuel Antonio.

Day 07: Manuel Antonio

Breakfast and to enjoy a ride on a covered boat through the complex and beautiful estuary system of Damas Island. The naturalist guide will describe a variety of biological relationships between many organisms in this delicate habitat, such as white faced monkeys, herons, snakes, crocodiles, iguanas, just to name a few! Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Manuel Antonio.

Day 08: Manuel Antonio - Dominical

Breakfast and to the south to the beautiful beach of Dominical. The area supports several species of reptiles, mammals, birds and is full of hundreds of different species of exotic animals. Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the beach and the surroundings. Overnight in Dominical.

Day 09: Dominical

Breakfast and to enjoy the whales and dolphins watch tour. You will board a cozy boat to start watching the abundant wildlife along the shores, then to search for some species of Dolphins, Whales and/or possibly the Sea Turtles that inhabit these waters. Your guide will illustrate the trip with interesting facts about these fascinating mammals and their Natural History. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Dominical.

Day 10: Dominical – San Jose

Breakfast and morning at leisure. In the afternoon departure to San Jose. Overnight in San Jose.

Day 11: San Jose – Irazu Volcano – Orosi Valley

Breakfast and then to enjoy a tour to the Irazu Volcano, Orosi Valley and Lankester Gardens. The trip begins ascending the breathtaking summit of the Irazu Volcano for a view of the massive crater. On a clear day you can actually see the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans! After an exciting tour at the volcano, we will descend to the historical city of Cartago. Here we will visit the mysterious ruins of the old Parish and view the beautiful Basilica of our "Virgen de los Angeles" with rich displays of carvings, statues and art. After our visit to the Basilica de Los Angeles we will drive to the Lankester Gardens. The Lankester Gardens are a Tropical Paradise featuring over 800 varieties of exotic orchids, various tropical flowers and plant life. This tour continues with a ride through the unique beauty of the famous Orosi Valley and Reventazon River. The area is noted for its rich soil, abundant plant life and the outstanding coffee plantations. We will have a stop for lunch in a restaurant surrounded by beautiful coffee plantations and an excellent view to the Cachi Lake. Along the way, we will visit one of the oldest colonial churches and see the enchanting "Dreamers House". Overnight in San José.

Day 12: Departure

Breakfast and transfer to the International Airport to take your flight back home after an amazing vacation in Costa Rica.

INCLUSIONS/EXCLUSIONS

Days : 12 | Nights : 11


Inclusions


  • Transportation
  • Guides / Assistance
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Accommodation
  • Government Tax & Service Charge
  • Daily Breakfast

Exclusions


  •     Airfare & airport taxes    
  •     Visa charges    
  •     Insurance    
  •     Any optional tours    
  •     Alcoholic beverages    
  •     Laundary    

Attractions

  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Arenal Volcano
  • Tortuguero National Park
  • Poás Volcano
  • Corcovado National Park
  • Arenal Volcano National Park
  • Lake Arenal
  • Irazú Volcano
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Bahía Drake
  • Rincón de la Vieja Volcano
  • Playas del Coco
  • La Paz Waterfall
  • Cahuita National Park
  • Isla del Caño
  • Poás Volcano National Park
  • Chirripó National Park
  • Mount Chirripó
  • La Fortuna Waterfall
  • La Amistad International Park
  • Tenorio Volcano National Park
  • Samara Beach
  • Volcán Tenorio
  • Chato Volcano
  • Golfo Dulce
  • Palo Verde National Park
  • Selvatura Park
  • Las Baulas National Marine Park
  • Turrialba Volcano
  • Marino Ballena National Park
  • National Theatre of Costa Rica
  • Santa Rosa National Park
  • Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge
  • La Sabana Metropolitan Park
  • Cabo Blanco Absolute Natural Reserve
  • Lankester Botanical Garden
  • Ecotermales Fortuna
  • Barra Honda National Park
  • Museo Nacional de Costa Rica
  • Jaco Beach
  • Tapantí National Park
  • Playa Negra
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