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Adventure Tours Costa Rica

9 Days

Start this adventure in the thrilling area of La Fortuna area with the iconic Arenal volcano in the background. Go on an exciting ATV tour pumped with adrenaline, walk in the famous hanging bridges, soak in nature in a hike to Laguna de Hule and relax in the world-wide famous thermal springs. Then, the highlands of peaceful Monteverde awaits for you with a zip line tour through the verdant cloud forest canopy and a relaxing horseback ride tour.

The last days will be devoted to pamper yourself in the glistening shores of the Guanacaste province. Just the perfect ending of a fantastic adventure!

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Costa Rica and transfer to La Fortuna

On your arrival at the airport in San Jose -SJO- (not later than 2pm or you’d have to spend the first night in San Jose), our driver will welcome you and will take you to La Fortuna, a village located in northern Costa Rica and home of the impressive Arenal volcano. Transfer time 3 hours approx.~ Overnight at Hotel Lomas del Volcan 3* for four nights – 1 Standard bungalow. Meals: None

Day 2: ATV Adventure tour and Hanging Bridges

You will enjoy a great adventure on 4-wheels in La Fortuna in this tour. The ATV tour begins in a practice circuit where you can train how to drive safely. Once you are ready, we will drive through a small primary rainforest exploring a beautiful cattle farm. After this, our expert tour guide will take you to the Arenal River. On the way we will pass by a small town called “La Guaria” which keeps the “fortuneños” culture. There is also a chance to see a local church, a little school and you finish the journey in the Arenal River where you can go swimming and relax if you wish. On the way back we make a stop in a local house where you can taste delicious typical snacks and you will have the experience to share with a local family surrounded with farm animals. This in an authentic local experience and adventure you will never forget! Duration: 5 hours ~ Difficulty: Easy Afternoon enjoy visiting a beautiful, environmentally-friendly nature project located near the Arenal Volcano. There are trails and bridges that bring you as close as you could ever hope to get to the birds, flowers, and the lush vegetation of this primary rainforest. Once you are on walking along, you will be able to admire the great diversity of flora and fauna typically found in the tropical rain forest and also have the opportunity to see many different birds and plant species for approx. 2.5 hrs. Duration: 3 hours ~ Difficulty: Easy. Overnight at Hotel Lomas del Volcan 3* – 1 Standard bungalow. Meals: B

Day 3: Trekking at Hule Volcanic Lagoon

Often referred to as the Hule Lagoon, this beautiful lagoon with 55 hectares in diameter is located at the base of the Cerro Congo Volcano, 11 km from the famous Poás Volcano. This area is renowned for its excellent trekking trails due to the variety of scenery and terrain from clay to dirt to volcanic rock and grasslands in a rainforest at 800 m above sea level. During the descent you will head into the exceptional rainforest of the area where you will enjoy incredible views of the primary and secondary lagoons. Along the 7 km circuit trail you will visit 2 of the 3 most important lagoons of the area, from 15 to 55 hectares in diameter. A nice trekking experience! Duration: 9 hours ~ Difficulty: Moderate. Overnight at Hotel Lomas del Volcan 3* – 1 Standard bungalow. Meals: B, L

Day 4: Transfer to Monteverde via Lake Arenal

Breakfast and time to leave La Fortuna to continue to the highlands of Monteverde. This is the most adventurous and faster way to reach Monteverde. You will be picked up at your hotel and will be transferred to the dam in Lake Arenal where you will enjoy a 30-45 minutes boat journey to the opposite side of the lake enjoying great views of Arenal volcano and the unspoiled and tropical Lake Arenal. On arrival you will be then transferred directly to your hotel. Transfer time: 4 hours approx.~ Overnight at Hotel Trapp Family Lodge 3* for two nights – 1 Superior room. Meals: B

Day 5: Zipline Adventure

You’ll start this great adventure off by being fitted with high-quality equipment and safety gear, before embark on your journey, flying through 15 exciting zipline cables that reach along 18 different platforms. See amazing views of the lush cloud forest with glimpses of wildlife and amazing greenery. Finish the tour off with everyone’s favorite activity: The adrenaline pumping Tarzan swing allows you swing through cloud forest after taking a giant leap off of the platform! You will love it! Afternoon at leisure. Duration: 3.5 hours ~ Difficulty: Easy Overnight at Hotel Trapp Family Lodge 3* – 1 Superior room. Meals: B

Day 6: Transfer to Tamarindo Beach

Today you will be transferred to the beautiful beach of Tamarindo in Guanacaste. From simple beginnings as a quiet fishing village, Tamarindo has developed into one of the most popular destinations in the Guanacaste province. This town supports a stunning white sand beach, a range of accommodations, and a number of bars and restaurants. The main boulevard includes various boutiques and art galleries. Transfer time 4.5 hours approx.~ Overnight at Hotel Tamarindo Diriá 3* for three nights – 1 Tropicana Poolview. Meals: B

Day 7: At leisure in Tamarindo

Day at leisure at the beach! Enjoy the amenities of your hotel and the refreshing waters of the Pacific Ocean. As optional we recommend a half day tour to a wetland nature reserve in the Tempisque River where you can observe an incredible number of tropical birds and wildlife such as crocodiles, green iguanas, coatis or the always expected white throated capuchin monkeys. Please enquiry for rates! Overnight at Hotel Tamarindo Diriá 3* – 1 Tropicana Poolview. Meals: B

Day 8: Mangrove Kayak Tour

This is a tour designed for nature lovers! Row on your own pace in the waters between Tamarindo and Playa Grande. Keep your eye open to sport the incredible diversity of wild life on the river such as tropical birds, crocodiles, iguanas and monkeys in this vast natural paradise. Duration: 2.5 hours ~ Difficulty: Easy Overnight at Hotel Tamarindo Diriá 3* – 1 Tropicana Poolview. Meals: B

Day 9: Transfer to Liberia Intl. Airport

Today we will provide a private transfer to the International Airport in Liberia to take your flight back home. Transfer time 1h15m approx.~ Come back soon to Costa Rica, Pura Vida!


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  • Lodging at mentioned hotels or similar.
  • Door to door transportation as per itinerary on days 1, 4, 6 and 9.
  • Boat transfer on Lake Arenal on day 4.
  • Tours and activities as per itinerary (shared in small groups) on days 2, 3, 5 and 8 with bilingual local guide.
  • Lunch on day 3.
  • Local taxes.

Not Included:

  • International airfare.
  • Additional meals.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Passengers taxes at the border/airports.
  • Discretional tips.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Any other expense not included in the list above.

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