Day 01: Arrival at San Jose, Costa Rica. Private transfer to your hotel
Welcome to our beautiful country Costa Rica.We are more than happy to show you some of the highlights our country has to offer.After passing through immigration, you will be welcomed by one of our representatives. He will take you to your hotel in San Jose and give you our welcome kit with your vouchers and important information.
Day 02: 08:00 AM Pick up rental car andSelf-drive to the Arenal
La Fortuna is the name of the town where you can find the impressive Arenal volcano, one of the most popular volcanoes of Costa Rica. Since 2010 this volcano is on hold, but of course it is still worth a visit. The volcano rises above the treetops of the rainforest and has a beautiful cone shape making it very photogenic. So don´t hesitate to fill up your camera rolls. Hotel Magic Mountain, Standard Room.
Experience the peacefulness of the forest traveling on PeñasBlancasriver, with the opportunity to observe many animals like: monkeys, sloths, iguanas, tortoises, crocodiles, and several types of birds. The boat does not have a motor, so qw quietly row while taking photos, enjoying drinks and tropical fruits without disturbing the animals.An experienced naturalist will explain many fascinating details about trees, plants, birds and other animals.
Optional activities: Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge, Tour To the Arenal Volcano and TabacónResort Hot Springs, Sport Fishing in the Arenal Lake, Arenal Volcano Hike Tour, Mountain Biking, Venado Caves Tour &horseback Riding to Arenal Volcano.
Day 05: Self-drive to Monteverde.Or: Shuttle transfer to Monteverde
After breakfast you will start your journey to the misty, green cloud forest of Monteverde. It isn´t without any reason that people describe this place as a fairy forest, often covered in a mysterious haze and consisting of the most beautiful tree species. You are located in an area of gardens where ferns, orchids, bromeliads and bright green mosses circle you. A real nature paradise, perfect for a fresh hike.
The Canopy Tour guides start by harnessing you with all the appropriate equipment after which they will lecture you on all the safety procedures to enjoy this amazing adventure with the "Safety First" motto. You will then be flying through 15 cables and 18 platforms with an optional Tarzan Swing at the end of the adventure, in one of the longest Canopy Tours in Costa Rica. In addition, it is the only canopy tour located inside the Monteverde Cloud Forest. The tour usually takes between 2.5 and 3 hours and can be done by adventurers from ages 4 and older. It is a safe adventure for everyone although restrictions may apply.
Day 07: Self-drive from Monteverde to Manuel Antonio
Manuel Antonio is located just a 15-minute drive from the attractive town own Quepos. Here you will find nice little shops, restaurants, cafés, all at the top of the Pacific mountains! When driving down, you will arrive at the beach of Manuel Antonio: Playa Espadilla. A very beautiful sandy beach with a calm, warm sea to enjoy a lovely swim. Enjoy a nice ¨coco¨ or a delicious snow cone, before starting your hike though the National Park.
Located along Costa Rica’s Central Pacific coast, Si Como No is a uniquely special Manuel Antonio Resort Spa and Wildlife Refuge that sits one of the most idyllic hillsides in Manuel Antonio.The resort’s lush jungle terraces and brilliantly vivid gardens overlook the sparkling ocean just above Manuel Antonio National Park.Enjoy this magnificent place, Si Como No features two dining concepts, each a unique Costa Rica experience that will fit your budget and your appetites. The unsurpassed jungle terrace location of the Claro Que Seafood Grill& Wine Baroffers an elegant dining setting with fresh seafood and the very best wine and cocktail selections in the region. For more casual dining, try the Rico Tico Jungle Grill, famous for its Banana Flambé fire show, canopied dining area, and poolside service. Both restaurants offer a warm, engaging wait staff whose service standards are unsurpassed in Pura Vida charm and personalized attention.
Day 11: Self-drive to San José. 05:00PM Drop-off car rental at your hotel Or: Shuttle transfer to San José.After an unforgettable journey visiting the most interesting places in Costa Rica, it’s time to go back to San José where you will spend your last night in the country.