Costa Rica is a tropical paradise with misty volcanoes, wild rivers and verdant jungles teeming with wildlife - it's an eco-tourist's dream destination. For decades, Costa Rica has stood out for its...
- Departs: london
- Arrives: san jose, Costa Rica
- Departs: san jose, Costa Rica
- Arrives: london
Costa Rica Tropical Adventure - Superior Tour
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- As Per Itinerary
Costa Rica is a tropical paradise with misty volcanoes, wild rivers and verdant jungles teeming with wildlife - it's an eco-tourist's dream destination. For decades, Costa Rica has stood out for its stability and has benefited from the most developed welfare system in Latin America.
The Costa Rica Tropical Adventure - Superior Tour offers a diverse experience; taking in the capital city of San José, the heart of the rainforest in Sarapiquí, the active volcano of Arenal, a crossing of Costa Rica's largest lake and finally some relaxation time on the beautiful beaches of the pacific coastline. Designed for those with a passion for nature, dramatic scenery and opportunities to view rare wildlife, the Costa Rica Tropical Adventure - Superior Tour offers a journey of exploration with the perfect combination of comfort and adventure.
Costa Rica Tropical Adventure - Superior Tour Highlights
Day 1 - Costa Rica (No Meals)
After your arrival into Juan Santa Maria International Airport, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel in San Jose. En-route, we will give a complete explanation of the itinerary and following days activities.
Day 2 - San Jose (Breakfast & Lunch)
Breakfast at hotel followed by a Doka Coffee Tour at 11am. The tour takes place on the Doka Estate, where you can take the opportunity to observe and understand the coffee industry production stages. You will learn about the harvesting, the generations of coffee artisans as well as the unique qualities and aroma of coffee beans. Costa Rica’s Coffee has a reputation as the finest, highest quality and the most efficient producer with the
highest yield per area in the world.
You will then proceed to Grecia to see the famous metal church. The church that has a rare architecture, with high ceilings, ornate stained glass windows, and classical lines. Thereafter, you will visit the arts & crafts factories of Sarchi recognized for their skilled labour, talented artistry and primarily known for the famous ox carts that are built there. If you are fortunate enough, you will get the chance to see an ox cart that is over two stories high. The behemoth ox cart is registered in the Guinness book of world records as being the largest ox cart in the world. These ox carts are ornately decorated and bursting with intense colours, with various sizes and are treasured worldwide for their unique beauty.
To end a beautiful time spent, a delectable typical lunch will be served.
Day 3 – San José – Sarapiquí (Breakfast)
After breakfast your transportation will depart from you hotel towards the town of, Sarapiquí a beautiful area surrounded by rainforest. On your way admire the amazing scenes. You will cross the Cloud Forest of the Braulio Carrillo National Park. You will be staying in the heart of the rainforest.
Day 4 – Sarapiquí (Breakfast)
After breakfast at the hotel you may choose the tour you will like to take part in between a nature walk, rappel tour, zip lining or horseback riding and make it your activity of the day. In the afternoon enjoy your hotel facilities and relax. Lunch and dinner are on your own.
Day 5 – San Jose - Arenal (Breakfast)
Have breakfast and then depart from the hotel on a shuttle transfer to Arenal. Arrive in Arenal and spend the afternoon at leisure. Take this opportunity to enjoy the hotel facilities and the surroundings.
Day 6 – Arenal Volcano Hike (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel followed by a beautiful hike at the Arenal Volcano. This is a unique experience, guided hiking tour through the rain forest, to spot monkeys and birds, with a lot of insight about flora, fauna and the volcanoes history. This hike will take around 2 hours, following a loop.
Spend the afternoon free at leisure and enjoy the hotel facilities or experience optional tours at charge such as a Canyoning Tour or the Stand Up Paddle (SUP) - The fastest growing paddle sport in the world.
Day 7 – Arenal - Punta Leona (Breakfast)
At 1:30pm, you will take a transfer from Arenal to the North Pacific Coast of Costa Rica where you can simply enjoy the beautiful beach and relax at your hotel.
Day 8 to 10 – Punta Leona (Breakfast)
Spend your days in Punta Leona at leisure to enjoy the hotel facilities and its white sand beach (internal shuttle required). You can also take advantage on the additional activities included for you such as the guided hike, self-guided visit the butterflies’ garden and 20% discount on spa treatments. Organize your schedule with the hotel reception.
Day 11 – Punta Leona - San Jose (Breakfast)
At 2pm, you will take a transfer from Punta Leona back to San Jose where you will stay the night.
Day 12 – Back home (Breakfast)
Take a transfer to San Jose International Airport & take your flight home or extending your holiday within the Caribbean or beyond.
- Doka Coffee Tour & Grecia & Sarchi Oxcart Factory in San Jose
- Rainforest in Sarapiquí
- 1 activity to chose from Nature Walk, Zip Lining, Rappel or Horseback riding at Hacienda Pozo Azul
- Arenal Volcano National Park Nature Walk
- 4 nights Beach Stay in Punta Leona
fantastic ,one of are best ever holiday,thank you.W GRZONA
Wendy Grzona reviewing Costa Rica Tropical Adventure - Superior Tour (12-Sep-2014)
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