Day 1. Arrival Day: Upon your arrival, your Naturalist Expert will greet you at San Jose’s Airport. Your transportation will escort you to your Hotel in San Jose for your only night in the capital city. Overnight at San Jose.
Day 2. San Jose – Arenal with Rafting: After an early breakfast at your Hotel in San Jose, we will embark on our Nature Adventure! An hour and half drive through the scenic area surrounding San Jose will take us to our first stop for the great Class III White Water Rafting Experience at the Sarapiqui River. After this we will enjoy a picnic lunch at the WWR headquarters and then continue driving for two hours to our next destination. In late afternoon we will reach the Arenal Volcano area. Overnight at Arenal Volcano Area. Meals Included Breakfast & Lunch.
Day 3. Arenal Volcano Area Full day: An entire day of wildlife, including birds, iguanas, caimans, monkeys and many more will be enjoyed at the Cano Negro Wild Life Reserve. During an amazing boat ride along the Rio Frio River, we will discover many species and learn about the fauna of Costa Rica. Overnight at Arenal Volcano Area. Meals Included Breakfast & Lunch.
Day 4. Arenal Volcano Area Full Day: Today is dedicated to exploring in this beautiful area. In the morning we will hike to La Fortuna Waterfall and enjoy a swimming opportunity in its pristine waters. “The Springs” Hot Springs Resort offers a half day activity for the afternoon. We will experience tubing at the Arenal River and then visit the Wild Cats Rescue Center to see jaguars, pumas, ocelots, and other wild animals, which have been rescued in Costa Rica. Overnight at Arenal Volcano Area. Meals Included Breakfast.
Day 5. Arenal Volcano – Monteverde Cloud Forest: We will need lots of energy today because the Famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Area is waiting for us! Our final views of the Arenal area will be on Horseback as we ride around the Arenal Lake. The scenery with the Rain Forest and beautiful lake view will take your breath away. After enjoying a couple of hours on horseback, we will meet our bus to continue to Monteverde the “Green Mountains”. Along the drive, the transition from Rain Forest to Cloud Forest will prove to you why 5% of the total Biodiversity of the world occurs in Costa Rica. Arrival time to Monteverde will be lunchtime. For an afternoon adventure, we will discover why the Costarican coffee is so famous at one of the most interactive Coffee Tours. We will visit a current coffee and sugarcane plantation and will learn first hand the old-fashioned way of processing these two very important products in Costa Rica. Overnight at Monteverde Area. Meals included Breakfast only.
Day 6. Monteverde Cloud Forest Full Day: Following a delicious breakfast, get excited for another wonderful day where we will experience the Cloud Forest up close at the Selvatura Park. Walking along the Hanging Bridges will give you a totally new perspective of the breathtaking Cloud Forest. The amazing Canopy Tour, with the longest cable in the country of over 3000 feet in length, is sure to challenge and thrill you! But the Cloud Forest wonders are not over yet! We will have the chance to visit one of the largest butterfly farm-observatories of the country. Overnight at Monteverde Area. Meals included Breakfast only.
Day 7. Monteverde – Manuel Antonio: Let’s get ready for more nature! On the way to Manuel Antonio, we will appreciate the famous Crocodile Safari at the Tarcoles River. Here we will navigate this River looking for these Giant Reptiles, which can grow up to 5 meters in length. After this we will proceed to Manuel Antonio, which is truly the place to be! At this amazing destination we encounter a rare combination of beach and rain forest, which is home to the endemic Squirrel Monkey and many other mammals. Overnight at Manuel Antonio Area. Meals Included Breakfast only.
Day 8. Manuel Antonio full day: There is nothing like spending the day at this amazing National Park of Costa Rica to admire the beauty of our beaches and the biodiversity of this region. Several different types of animals, including the White Faced Monkey, Raccoons, Iguanas, sloths, etc, visit the different trails and the beach area. In the afternoon, we will enjoy the Sunset Catamaran and snorkel tour. Overnight at Manuel Antonio Area. Meals Included Breakfast only.
Day 9. Manuel Antonio Full day: Enjoy a relaxing Beach day at the Manuel Antonio area. Overnight at Manuel Antonio Area. Meals Included Breakfast only.
Day 10. Manuel Antonio – San Jose: Transfer day from Manuel Antonio to the International Airport (Approximate driving time 3.5 hours) Meals Included Breakfast only.
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