The Costa Rica Experience offers a diverse experience; taking in the capital city of San Jose, the active volcano of Arenal, the Monteverde cloud forest reserve, and cross Costa Rica's largest lake.
Designed for those with a passion for nature, dramatic scenery and opportunities to view rare wildlife, this Costa Rica Tour offers a journey of exploration with the perfect combination of comfort and adventure.
- Relish the beauty of Costa Rica's beautiful nature, tropical jungles and amazing beaches within one holiday
- Enjoy guided tours to rain forests, Sky walkways, coffee making estates, the metal church, arts and crafts factories and Arenal volcano.
- An on-site Holiday Place representative will help guide, inform and solve any issues you may have.
- Departs: london
- Arrives: san jose, Costa Rica
- Departs: san jose, Costa Rica
- Arrives: london
Costa Rica Experience - Superior Tour
- As Per Itinerary
- As Per Itinerary
- Relax and make the most of your holiday
- The Perfect Tropical Experience
- Sky Adventures Park
Costa Rica Experience:
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 - Arenal (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel followed by a Doka Coffee Tour at 11am. (Optional at a additional cost)
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 leading reputation as the fines, 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 colors, 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 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 4 - Arenal Volcano Hike (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel followed by a beautiful hike at the Arenal Volcano (Optional at a additional cost).
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 more optional tours at charge such as a Canyoning Tour or the Stand Up Paddle (SUP) - The fastest growing paddle sport in the world.
Day 5 Arenal - Monteverde by Lake Arenal (Breakfast)
Depart the hotel at 7:30am for a 30 minutes microbus drive to the Arenal Lake Dam. You will the board a very comfortable pontoon boat for approximately 30 - 40 minutes ride to Río Chiquito, a little town at the other side of the lake. Once you arrive at Río Chiquito, you will leave the boat and take a short break to stretch your legs, followed by another 1 ½ hour microbus ride to get to the hotels in the Monteverde area. The transfer is scenic, quick and the newest way to go or come from La Fortuna (Arenal Volcano Area) to the Monteverde area. Please note that Land & Boat shared transfer from Arenal to Monteverde area may change to ground transfer on group departures or depending on weather conditions.
You will arrive in Monteverde at approximately 11am. It is important to consider that the check in at the hotel is at 2pm. Rooms will be provided at guest’s arrival time subject to availability. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure.
Day 6 - Sky Adventures Park Walkways (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel and followed by a transfer to Sky Adventures Park Walkways Sky Walk (Hanging Bridges). This is an optional excursion at a additional.
You will enjoy a guided visit to the Sky Adventures Park walkways where you can see and explore the forest from a different perspective. Sky's Canopy Walkways are the best way to safely enjoy the marvels of the cloud forest and get the chance to see some of the world’s most amazing and beautiful flora and fauna.
Spend the afternoon at leisure.
Day 7 - Monteverde - San Jose (Breakfast)
At 1:30pm, you will take a transfer from Monteverde to San Jose for your last night in Costa Rica. Evening at leisure.
Day 8 - Back home (Breakfast)
Take a transfer to San Jose International Airport & take your flight home or extending your holiday within the Caribbean or beyond.
£1179 per person
Your holidays include:
- Representation Services