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Natural wonders of Costa Rica

Natural wonders of Costa Rica

10 days / 9 nights from U$ 1598 per person

Overview :

10 days of nature immersion: hike in the cloud forest in Monteverde, discover the Rio Celeste near Bijagua, enjoy hot springs in la Fortuna, observe wildlife along the canals of Tortuguero!
Destinations and highlights: Monteverde, La Fortuna and Tortuguero.

Arrival in San Jose International Airport (SJO) – Transfer In

San José, Costa Rica

San Jose – Irazu volcano tour – Transfer to Monteverde

Provincia de Puntarenas, Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve – Adventures in the cloud forest!

Provincia de Puntarenas, Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde – Van/Boat/Van to La Fortuna

Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna, Costa Rica

Rio Celeste Hike – Hot Springs

Provincia de Alajuela, Bijagua, Costa Rica

At leisure in La Fortuna

Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna, Costa Rica

La Fortuna – Guapiles – Tortuguero

Tortuguero, Limón, Costa Rica

Jungle hike – National park boat tour

Tortuguero, Limón, Costa Rica

Tortuguero – Guapiles – San Jose

San José, Costa Rica

transfer Out

San José, Costa Rica

Day by day itinerary :

Arrival in San Jose International Airport (SJO) – Transfer In
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Arrival in San Jose International Airport (SJO) – Transfer In

Upon arrival at San Jose International Airport you will be transferred to your hotel (complementary shuttle service provided by the hotel).

Overnight at Hotel Holiday Inn Express 3* sup – 1 Standard room. Meals: None

San Jose –  Irazu volcano tour – Transfer to Monteverde
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San Jose – Irazu volcano tour – Transfer to Monteverde

Early pick up at your hotel to transfer to the breathtaking summit of the Irazu Volcano. The trip leads up to a spectacular view of the massive crater home to a lagoon with a mystical green hue surrounded by jagged rocks. On a clear day one can see both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans! We will also visit the historical city of Cartago, the mysterious ruins of the old Parish and the beautiful Basilica of our Virgin of Los Angeles (Virgen de los Angeles).

Afternoon door to door, shared transfer to Monteverde area, hosting its famous and fascinating cloud forest.

Overnight at Hotel Monteverde Country Lodge 3* for 2 nights – 1 Standard room. Meals: B

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve – Adventures in the cloud forest!
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Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve – Adventures in the cloud forest!

Go on a hike in the Monteverde cloud forest along with bilingual naturalist guide who will share with you the secrets of the cloud forest, its wildlife and natural history. If you are lucky you might spot a Quetzal, one of the most beautiful birds in the world!

Afternoon meet again to enjoy three exciting family activities in the hills of Monteverde cloud forest. Be amazed by the flora and fauna of the area by walking through and over the treetops in the hanging bridges. Later, explore the world famous Cloud Forest of Monteverde in a tram ride that would lead you up to Costa Rica Continental Divide.

Overnight at Hotel Monteverde Country Lodge 3* – 1 Standard room. Meals: B

Monteverde – Van/Boat/Van to La Fortuna
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Monteverde – Van/Boat/Van to La Fortuna

Morning transfer to La Fortuna in a very original way!  Transfer by van down to Lake Arenal, then by boat cross Lake Arenal and again by van reach La Fortuna, a village located in northern Costa Rica and home of the impressive Arenal volcano.

Overnight at Hotel Lomas del Volcan 3* for 3 nights – 1 Standard bungalow. Meals: B

Rio Celeste Hike – Hot Springs
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Rio Celeste Hike – Hot Springs

Early morning wake up for today’s adventure! At the bottom of the Tenorio Volcano National Park we’ll begin our 5 miles hike (approximately 4 hours) through the tropical rain forest.  At your own pace you’ll learn interesting things about the rainforest from your guide. The hike will be rewarded when you arrive to Los Tenideros and be amazed at the celestial almost fairy tale turquoise blue water color river.

In the late afternoon enjoy a relaxing time at the hot springs. Besides of soaking in the wonderful waters of the springs, you can also enjoy different pools, swim-up bars, restaurant, waterfalls and water slides and access to a butterfly garden and crocodile pond. A nice dinner is served at the resort (buffet) before being transported back to your hotel.

Overnight at Hotel Lomas del Volcan 3* – 1 Standard bungalow. Meals: B

At leisure in La Fortuna
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At leisure in La Fortuna

Day at leisure in La Fortuna. Optional activities like zip line, horseback riding tour, chocolate tour and more are available. Please inquiry with us for more information.

Overnight at Hotel Lomas del Volcan 3* – 1 Standard bungalow. Meals: B

La Fortuna – Guapiles – Tortuguero
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La Fortuna – Guapiles – Tortuguero

Early morning shared transfer to Guapiles enjoying a Tico breakfast on the way.  On arrival you are transferred to a dock and by boat reach your hotel located on the Caribbean Coast on a sand strip between the Tortuguero Canals and the Caribbean Ocean and surrounded by lush gardens, rainforests, pristine beaches and the amazing Tortuguero canals. In the afternoon enjoy a shared tour to the village of Tortuguero.

Overnight at Mawamba Lodge 3* for 2 nights – 1 Standard room. Meals: B, L & D

Jungle hike – National park boat tour
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Jungle hike – National park boat tour

This morning go on a guided walk along the trails surrounding the lodge to learn more about the flora and fauna of the jungle. Learn about the delicate ecosystem and learn how the Lodge’s bio-digester plays a very important effort in conservation of the Lodge.

Later, meet your guide and join the guided Canal Tour. Hop on board and witness a parade of tropical birds, reptiles and mammals as we motor through the black water canals of the Tortuguero National Park. Scan the trees for toucans; watch the shores for caimans, otters, iguanas and frogs, and look up to see monkeys sharing space with sloths.

Overnight at Mawamba Lodge 3* – 1 Standard room. Meals: B, L & D

Tortuguero – Guapiles – San Jose
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Tortuguero – Guapiles – San Jose

Departure in the morning and travel again by boat back to the docks. Enjoy lunch and continue with a shared transfer back to San Jose.

Overnight at Hotel Holiday Inn Express Airport 3* sup – 1 Standard double room. Meals: B

transfer Out
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transfer Out

Complementary shuttle transfer from your hotel to the Airport to catch your flight back home

10 Days

9 nights

From $ 1598 USD

Per person based on 2 people

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