From $1426

COSTA RICA WILDERNESS

9
10
Visiting 4 destinations
Nature and Wildlife

Itinerary

DAY 1. SAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA (20 MINUTES)

Welcome to San José, Costa Rica. Go off the beaten path exploring the splendor of Costa Rica’s wild places: the Corcovado National Park, Caño Island, Arenal Volcano and Manuel Antonio. We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. You can explore the capital city with its theaters, museums and beautiful parks. Or, simply sit in a café and enjoy a cup of Costa Rican coffee while you watch the daily life of the “Ticos”. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 2 SAN JOSÉ – ARENAL VOLCANO (3 HOURS)

Breakfast at the hotel. Awaiting you today in the Northern Plains is the impressive Arenal Volcano, a natural wonder with an iconic cone-shaped crater. Along the way there, you will see plantations of various agricultural crops, ornamental plants, and cattle ranches until you reach the town of La Fortuna. The town is worth visiting to walk and to have lunch or dinner. Your hotel is strategically located to appreciate the volcano. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 3. ARENAL VOLCANO

Breakfast at the hotel. Resorts with natural hot springs and spas are one of the greatest attractions to enjoy in the Arenal region. Other top activities include: visiting the Arenal Volcano National Park, zip line tours, suspension bridges, aerial tram tours, hiking and horseback riding tours to the La Fortuna Waterfall, and water activities on Lake Arenal. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 4. ARENAL VOLCANO – MANUEL ANTONIO (4.30 HOURS)

Breakfast at the hotel. This morning your journey will take you to the warm Central Pacific Coast. Manuel Antonio is your next destination; it is home to the smallest but most visited national park in Costa Rica. During your trip, be sure to stop at the Tarcoles River Bridge to see the giant crocodiles in the river below. The lush landscape along the Central Pacific Coast features rice and palm plantations. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 5. MANUEL ANTONIO

Breakfast at the hotel. Today is a free day to enjoy the beaches, in addition to the Manuel Antonio National Park. The Park has several trails for walking, viewpoints, beautiful beaches, and a high probability of seeing animals, especially the 4 species of Costa Rican monkeys, sloths and coatis. Other adventures available in the area include canopy zip line tours, horseback riding, sunset cruises to see dolphins and whales, and whitewater rafting. Here, there is a wide variety of cuisine for all tastes. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 6. MANUEL ANTONIO – CORCOVADO (4 HOURS)

Breakfast at the hotel. We will head south today to the village of Sierpe, the gateway to the “jewel of Costa Rica”, the Corcovado National Park. Upon arrival to Sierpe, we will travel by boat down the Sierpe River to the hotel of your choice. You will encounter a spectacular wetland with unique vegetation and wildlife. Enjoy the diversity of landscapes and abundant biodiversity of the area during your journey. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 7. CORCOVADO

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you can enjoy hiking in the Corcovado National Park, or visiting the Caño Island Biological Reserve, or exploring the surroundings of your hotel and bird watching. A delicious lunch will be included in your tour (location dependent upon which tour you choose). The southern lowlands of Costa Rica are home to the last rainforests of the Central American Pacific Coast, making it a unique experience. Dinner is included at the hotel. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 8. CORCOVADO

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you can enjoy one of the other activities that you didn’t do yesterday. A delicious lunch will be included in your tour (location dependent upon which tour you choose). The waters around Caño Island have one of the most extensive coral reefs in excellent condition on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast. On the island, you will find remains of stone spheres created by ancient indigenous civilizations. Dinner is included at the hotel. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 9. CORCOVADO - SAN JOSÉ (4 HOURS)

Breakfast at the hotel. We will transfer by boat from the hotel in Corcovado to the airstrip in Palmar Sur or Drake Bay for a domestic flight to San Jose. Upon arrival to San José, you will be taken to your hotel. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 10. SAN JOSÉ – AIRPORT (20 MINUTES) END OF SERVICE

Breakfast at the hotel. Depart to the airport. You must be at the airport three hours before your flight departure time. We wish you a safe trip home, and hope you can visit us again.

San José 1 Night / Arenal Volcano 2 Nights / Manuel Antonio 2 Nights / Corcovado 3 Nights / San José 1 Night

9
10
San Jose / Arenal Volcano / Manuel Antonio / Corcovado
Nature and Wildlife
1426

Included:

  • Transfer in from the airport to the hotel
  • 1 night accommodation at the hotel of your choice in San José. Breakfast included
  • Regular Transfer from San José to Arenal Volcano
  • 2 nights’ accommodation at the hotel of your choice in Arenal. Breakfast included
  • Regular Transfer from Arenal Volcano to Manuel Antonio
  • 2 nights’ accommodation at the hotel of your choice in Manuel Antonio. Breakfast included
  • Regular Transfer from Manuel Antonio to Sierpe
  • Regular Boat Transfer from Sierpe to Corcovado
  • 3 nights’ accommodation at the hotel of your choice in Corcovado. All meals are included
  • Regular Excursion: Hike to the Corcovado National Park
  • Entrance fee to Corcovado National Park
  • Regular Excursion: Caño Island Snorkeling
  • Regular Transfer from Corcovado to Palmar Sur or Drake Bay Airstrip
  • Regular flight from Palmar Sur or Drake Bay to San José
  • Transfer from the airport to hotel in San José
  • 1 night accommodation at the hotel of your choice in San José. Breakfast included
  • Transfer out from the hotel to the Juan Santamaría International Airport
  • Sales tax
  • Infants from 0-5 years not recommend on this program
  • Children from 6-12 years – apply the children’s rate. Maximum 2 children sharing the room with their parents

Not Included:

  • Activities not indicated on program
  • Tips