Embark on a journey of natural discovery and see Costa Rica in all its colourful splendour with this unforgettable adventure holiday that everyone in the travelling party will rave about for years to come.
Journey to the heart of the tropical jungle, explore coffee plantations, stroll through picturesque San Jose, be amazed at the wonderment of an active volcano, hike through the cloud rainforest and admire the forest canopy while enjoying amazing bird's eye views as you zip-line your way from treetop to treetop and finish it all off with four days of relaxation at a beach resort. This complete tour will give you the full Costa Rican holiday experience, from the quaint beauty of its capital city to the wild beauty of its green forests and protected eco-reserves and the beauty of its Pacific coast.
- Enjoy a coffee tour, witness an active volcano and bathe on the Pacific coast
- Experience Arenal Volcano with its rich fauna and flora
- Relax and enjoy a beach retreat at Guanacaste after your amazing tour
- Departs: london
- Arrives: san jose, Costa Rica
- Departs: san jose, Costa Rica
- Arrives: london
Discover Costa Rica Tour
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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 Discover Costa Rica - Super Tour offers a diverse experience; taking in the capital city of San Jose, the active volcano of Arenal, the Monteverde cloud forest reserve, 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 Discover Costa Rica Tour offers a journey of exploration with the perfect combination of comfort and adventure.
Discover Costa Rica
DAY 01 - Arrival to Costa Rica
Arrival to Costa Rica, a THP/CRT representative will provide the arrival transfer from Juan Santa Maria International Airport to your hotel in San Jose. En-route, we will give a completely explanation of the itinerary and following days activities.
You will spend 2 nights in San Jose City
DAY 02 - San Jose
Breakfast at hotel followed by Doka Coffee Tour. The Doka-Grecia and Sarchi tour is a relaxing yet very enjoyable tour. The tour begins with a wonderful drive through some of the largest coffee and sugar cane plantations (Doka) in Costa Rica. This educational and highly enjoyable coffee tour will show how these differences and variety of climatic factors determine the flavour aroma and quality of the final coffee cup. Doka Estate is an outstanding Coffee Hacienda with its own Coffee sun drying patios and Mill. This tour is a great learning opportunity that gives you the knowledge to become a Coffee Connoisseur with good understanding of the Coffee
Industry and 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. This unique Coffee Tour will guide you in a highly enjoyable way, through all the coffee production stages, as you will have the opportunity to closely observe and understand all of the coffee industry relevant details of how many generations of coffee artisans, have carefully selected coffee plants to produce coffee beans undergo that have unique qualities as per taste and aroma getting the proper knowledge on how Costa Rican Coffee is produced, from the plantation into a unique crafted distinctive carefully roasted cup of coffee, which is made fresh from top quality Costa Rican Highland Arabica coffee beans. You will walk through the planted fields, see our "beneficio" (coffee mill) and smell the aroma emitted by our sun bathed patios where the beans are sun dried every morning. Then we will arrive in Grecia, and we will see the famous metal church. The church that has a rare architecture, with high ceilings, ornate stained glass windows, and classical lines. Next we will move on to the arts & crafts factories of Sarchi recognized all over for their skilled labor and talented artistry; albeit, known primarily for the famous ox carts that are built there. And, if you are fortunate enough, you will see an ox cart that is over! Two stories high. To that end, 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, such as oranges and reds, and come in various sizes, and are treasured worldwide for their unique beauty. That said, you will not want to leave Costa Rica without one. Albeit, I would not recommend you attempt to lug the two story ox cart home. To end a beautiful time spent, a delectable typical lunch will be served.
DAY 03 San Jose - Arenal
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from the hotel on a shuttle transfer to Arenal. The afternoon will be at leisure for you to enjoy the hotel facilities and the surroundings.
You will spend 2 nights in Arenal
DAY 04 Arenal - Volcano Hike
Breakfast at the hotel; today participants will enjoy a beautiful walk at the volcano.
Arenal Volcano National Park Nature Walk - A unique experience, guided hiking tour through the rain forest, to spot monkeys, and birds, with a lot of explanations about flora, fauna and the volcano history. This soft walk will be during 2 hours, around a loop. Afternoon free to enjoy the hotel facilities or taking optional tours
DAY 05 Arenal - Monteverde by Lake Arenal
Departure time from the hotel for a ground & boat transfer/tour to Monteverde by Lake Arenal
Lake Crossing - This service, half tour - half transfer is a scenic, fast and the newest way to go or come from La Fortuna (Arenal Volcano Area), to the Monteverde area. Around 7:30 a.m. we start picking everybody from the hotels in La Fortuna for a 30 minutes microbus drive to the Arenal Lake Dam. There we will aboard into a very comfortable and safe pontoon boat for 30 to 40 minutes (approximately) ride to Rio Chiquito, a little town at the other side of the lake. Once at Rio Chiquito, you leave the boat and make a short break to strength the legs, after, another 1 Â½ hour microbus ride to get to the hotels in the Monteverde area.
** May change to ground transfer on group departures or depending on weather conditions
It is important to consider that the check in at the hotel is at 2:00 pm. Room will be provided at guest's arrival time subject to availability. Afternoon at leisure
You will spend 2 nights in Monteverde
DAY 06 Sky - Walkways
Breakfast at hotel and departure to transfer to Sky Park, afternoon at leisure
Sky Walk (Hanging Bridges) - This day you will enjoy a guided visit to Sky Adventures Park walkways where you can see and explore the forest from a different perspective. Sky is a conservation project in Monteverde, with an area of more than 1200 acres of protected land, Sky's Canopy Walkways are the best way to enjoy peacefully and safely of the virgin cloud forest tree tops. Through the bridge system and over 1.6 miles of easy walking
trails the visitors can 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.
DAY 07 Monteverde - North Pacific Coast
Transfer from Monteverde to the North Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Here you will enjoy beautiful beaches and relax at your hotel.
You will spend 4 nights at the beach
DAY 08-10 - North Pacific Coast
Days are at leisure for you to enjoy the hotel facilities and the beach. Optional excursions are available every day.
DAY 11 - North Pacific Coast - San Jose
Transfer from Guanacaste back to San Jose.
You will spend 1 night in San Jose
DAY 12 - Back home (Breakfast)
According to the international flight departure time transfer from the hotel in San Jose to the International airport to take the flight back home.
End of services!
According to the International Airport requirements all passengers must be at airport at least 3 hours before departure flight time for safety and check in procedures.
Jenny Sherman reviewing Discover Costa Rica Tour (04-Oct-2016)
£1489 per person
Your holidays include:
- Representation Services