FROM $1163 PER PERSON
DAY 1. SAN JOSE
You are greeted outside the San Jose International Airport and helped with your bags for the comfortable 15 minutes drives to your hotel in San José.
DAY 2. SAN JOSE – VARA BLANCA (B, L)
Today after breakfast, meet your naturalist guide and go straight to Poas Volcano. Enjoy the views of coffee plantation and the transition of the forest. The Poas Volcano considered one of the most breathtaking sites in the entire country, sits high above 14,000 acres (5,666 ha) of various habitats and life zones and an altitude of 2,708-metre over the sea level. The typical lunch will be served in a local Restaurant. Then visit to a farm and walk through the trails to see how the strawberries grow, milk the cows, and learn about how the cheese is made in the cheese factory. Check in at your hotel and get some rest.
DAY 3. VARA BLANCA (B, L)
Today visit La Paz Waterfall Gardens the #1 most visited privately owned ecological attraction in Costa Rica featuring the best hiking near San José, the most famous waterfalls in Costa Rica, rescued wildlife preserve with over 100 species of animals and an environmental education program. There are 5 waterfalls, hummingbird garden, the biggest butterfly Farm, orchids house, old house and more attractions. Enjoy the buffet lunch and come back to your hotel.
DAY 4. ARENAL (B, L)
After breakfast, travel to Sarapiqui area to do floating and Canopy. Float ride on rafts down the Sarapiqui River for 2 hours with a professional naturalist guide you will appreciate the beauty and the diversity of the fauna and flora of the rainforest. Lunch will be served at Hacienda Pozo Azul facilities. A tractor wagon will take you through an enjoyable ride to the launching site of the canopy that has a total of 12 cables and 17 platforms, 7 of which are built on trees between 60 and 90 feet high. On the site you will get an instructions and safety presentation, after which you are ready for the experience of your life. Your unique experience will take you through a canyon where you start from the edge at the ground and after several tree and ground platforms you end at a landing platform on the ground crossing the canyon 2 or 3 times. Continue to Arenal.
DAY 5. ARENAL (B, L)
This morning, the visit to Sky Adventure Park, to walk through a series of suspension bridges for a more relaxing introduction of the flora and fauna of the forest canopy. It allows a vision of the forest from a different perspective which starts with a hike on the ground and then taking you to explore the treetops, a hardly discovered habitat called the “canopy” with a naturalist guide. Also you will ride gondolas rise smoothly through the rain forest, offering up endless views during their mountainous ascent. In the afternoon you will visit Baldi Hot Springs the perfect family get away that offers 25 thermo mineral hot water pools flowing naturally from the base of the volcano. Buffet Lunch is included.
DAY 6. PUNTARENAS (AI)
At noon private transfer to your last destination will be provided. Puntarenas is full of islands, beaches, and very beautiful natural treasures, all which make it an excellent tourist destination. Check in at your All Inclusive Hotel.
DAY 7. PUNTARENAS (AI)
Day at your leisure to enjoy at the Beach
DAY 8. DEPARTURE (B)
Private transfer to San José International Airport.
END OF THE SERVICES OPERATED BY ECOTRIPS!
- Meals as specified above (B= Breakfast/ L= Lunch/ D= Dinner, AI= ALL INCLUSIVE).
- VIP service inside of International Airport
- Transportation at your choice
- 1 night in San José (Accommodation at Wyndham San José Herradura4*)
- 2 nights in Vara Blanca (Accommodation at Poas Volcano Lodge 4*)
- 2 nights in Arenal (Accommodation at Mountain Paradise Hotel 4*)
- 2 nights in Puntarenas (Accommodation at Doubletree Puntarenas by Hilton 4*)
- Entrance fees & excursions as specified above (Poas Volcano, Freddo Aventura Rural Tourism, La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Floating at Sarapiqui River, Canopy Tour, Sky Tram & Sky Walk, Baldi Hot Springs)
- Government taxes
- 24/7 assistance by ECOTRIPS COSTA RICA representative