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Discover Costa Rica - Superior 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 - Superior Tour offers a journey of exploration with the perfect combination of comfort and adventure.

Discover Costa Rica - Superior Tour Highlights

  • Doka Coffee Tour & Grecia & Sarchi Oxcart Factory in San Jose
  • Arenal Volcano
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Sky Walk (Hanging Bridges)
  • 4 nights Beach Stay in Guanacaste

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 & 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 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. 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 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). Today you will enjoy a guided visit to the Sky Adventures Park walkways where you can see and explore the forest from a different perspective. Selvatura’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 - Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort (Breakfast)
At 1:30pm, you will take a transfer from Monteverde 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 Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort (Breakfast)
Spend your days in Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort at leisure and make the most of enjoying the hotel facilities and relaxing at the beach. Optional excursions are available every day at a charge.

Day 11 - Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort - San Jose (Breakfast)
At 2pm, you will take a transfer from Guanacaste 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.

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We had a fantastic holiday in Costa Rica and were extremely impressed with the organisation of the holiday. All transfers were on time and everyone was very friendly. The hotels were superb. We cannot fault The Holiday Place or the companies in Costa Rica...

Miss Carly Smith, reviewing Discover Costa Rica - Superior Tour

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Discover Costa Rica - Superior Tour

discover costa rica - superior tour
  • Day 1Arrival to Costa Rica
  • Day 2San Jose and Arenal
  • Day 3San Jose and Arenal
  • Day 4Arenal Volcano Hike
  • Day 5Monteverde by Lake Arenal
  • Day 6Sky Adventures Park Walkways
  • Day 7Monteverde - Guanacaste
  • Day 8Guanacaste
  • Day 9Guanacaste- San Jose
  • Day 10Back Home

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