San José • Arenal Volcano • Monteverde Cloud Forest • Carara National Park

9 Days - Tour Dates: November 2 - 10, 2022
16 Meals Included

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Activity Level:

Activity Level 4: Heavy walking daily, some hiking, hills, steps, and on uneven terrain. Very few rest options available. Consistently robust pace, very full and active days with early morning departures, possibly extended travel times, and use of different modes of local transport.

Price Per Person:

$3475.00 Double Occupancy
$3425.00 Triple Occupancy
$4225.00 Single Occupancy

Cash Early Booking Discount
SAVE $200 - First 1-10 Clients
SAVE $150 - 11-20 Clients
Single Supplement Discount
The first TWO Singles to book, SAVE 50% off the Single Supplement

Prices include airfare from SAN/LAX. Please call or refer to our catalog for prices from your home city.

Tour Highlights:

  • Round Trip Home Pick-up*
  • Round Trip Airfare
  • 16 Meals: 8-Breakfasts, 1-Lunch, 7-Dinners
  • Visit 4 National Parks: Poas Volcano, Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest, & Carara National Parks
  • Rainforest Hanging Bridges, Wildlife Sanctuary, Jungle Crocodile Cruise, Sarchi Village, Coffee Plantation, & Orchid Garden
  • Free Day at your Resort & Spa Hotel
  • Deluxe Motorcoach with Restroom
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Hotel Transfers & Baggage at Hotel

Daily Itinerary:

Day 1 - Wednesday, 11/2/2022 - Fly to San Jose
Fly south to Costa Rica, to the colorful capital city of San José. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 - Thursday, 11/3/2022 - Poas Volcano / To Arenal 
This morning enjoy the scenery of the Central Valley, surrounded by soaring mountains, strawberry plantations, and flower farms. Visit a Coffee Plantation to sample fresh Costa Rican coffee and learn about the history and cultivation of the coffee bean. Later, travel past tropical landscapes for a visit of Poas Volcano National Park to view the dramatic mile wide crater from an overlook (altitude 9,000’). Stop at the Sarchi Artisan Village, known as the cradle of craftsmanship and an ideal place to shop for an oxcart, Costa Rica’s best known craft & souvenir. Overnight in the Arenal Volcano National Park area (La Fortuna) for the next two evenings. Tonight join your traveling companions for a Welcome Dinner. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 3 - Friday, 11/4/2022 - La Fortuna Free Day
Today, enjoy your resort and spa hotel. The resort features a wonderful viewing angle of the Arenal Volcano and is surrounded by lush gardens, walking paths, excellent bird watching, swimming pools, and hot springs. Enjoy dinner at the resort. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 4 - Saturday, 11/5/2022 - Arenal / To Monteverde
This morning, visit Arenal Volcano National Park, one of the 10 most active volcanoes in the world. Its constant emissions of gases and lava will amaze you. Later, check into your hotel in the Monteverde Cloud Forest area for a two night stay and enjoy an included dinner tonight. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 5 - Sunday, 11/6/2022 - Monteverde Cloud Forest
Today, visit the conservation project at Selvatura Park. Enjoy a unique opportunity to walk across Hanging Bridges & discover the natural beauty of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, one of the largest and most enchanting wildlife sanctuaries in the Americas. Enjoy interesting visits to the Butterfly Garden, home to 50 different species, and the Hummingbird Gallery, home to many species from the cloud forest. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 6 - Monday, 11/7/2022 - To Playa Blanca
Travel west to the Playa Blanca/Puntarenas Beach area, located on the Pacific Coast and well known for wildlife viewing, sport fishing, and surfing. Enjoy a visit to Carara National Park, a tropical bird and wildlife sanctuary and one of the world’s few nesting places for the scarlet macaw. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 7 - Tuesday, 11/8/2022 - Free Time / Crocodile Cruise 
Enjoy the morning at leisure to relax and enjoy the amenities of the resort complex. Later set out for an exciting Jungle Crocodile Safari Cruise. The 2-hour cruise highlights crocodiles and spectacular bird-viewing while cruising the Tarcoles River. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 8 - Wednesday, 11/9/2022 - Orchids / To San José 
This morning enjoy a bit of leisure time before departing for San José. Enroute visit an Orchid Garden and gain insight into the stunning diversity of orchids. Check in to your hotel prior to your special Farewell Dinner. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 9 - Thursday, 11/10/2022 - Fly Home to USA
Fly home full of wonderful memories of Costa Rica.

Note: This tour involves high altitude. Please check with your doctor, if you have any health conditions affected by high altitude.
Local airport departure tax of $30 (approx.) must be paid at the airport in local currency.

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Additional Tour Information:

  • San José (1+1) - Park Inn Radisson
  • Arenal (2) - Montana de Fuego
  • Monteverde (2) - Hotel El Establo
  • Playa Blanca (2) - Hotel Punta Leona
Alternate hotels may be used
National Park hotels may be rustic

*Please see Terms & Conditions