"Adventure and relaxation are perfectly balanced in this tour of Costa Rica’s most beautiful and memorable sights!"
Enjoy a little of everything in this tour. Experience the adventure of sky treks, explore stunning eco gardens and teeming rainforests. Even learn how chocolate is made right from the bean...and of course taste some! You won’t need to worry about a thing, simply throw your energies into enjoying this unique experience, and when you need a little rest and recuperation from the adventure, soak in the hot springs in Arenal National Park. This tour is ideal for all ages and has something to please everyone!
Our operator is designed to have as little environmental impact as possible. They hope to demonstrate what stunning places the rainforests of Costa Rica are and do their best to keep them alive and healthy. They are proud to be one of the first companies in Costa Rica to obtain the Certification for Sustainable Tourism for Tour Operators (CST), achieving the highest level.
Wherever possible they use local suppliers and promote contact between tourists and locals. This provides vital resources for the local economy so other, more damaging industries are not necessary for local people to make a living. The company also promotes understanding and education wherever possible. They provide customers with advice on how best to protect the environment they are enjoying.
Arrive in San José and stay overnight.
After a delicious breakfast, head to La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Situated at the Poas Volcano, this unique garden holds an astonishing array of wildlife, the most famous waterfall in Costa Rica, an animal sanctuary which cares for over 100 species, and an environmental education programme. Take this opportunity to see stunning wildlife up close, safe in the knowledge that the creatures are well cared for. In the afternoon, enjoy the cultural attractions in a San José sightseeing tour, with a chance to check out the wonderful craft shops in Moravia.
Enjoy the rainforest from a unique perspective on day three with an aerial tram ride. You will ride safe, open air gondolas with a guide. This is the perfect opportunity to spot rare bird species. You will also catch glimpses of a 40ft waterfall and of the glorious Pacific coast. Relax and enjoy an afternoon of leisure at Sarapiquí lodge.
Go back to school...but not as you know it. Take a tour of Tirimbina forest with a guide and learn all about the history and production of chocolate! Head across a suspension bridge, through verdant forest, to a former cacao growing plot. There, you will have a chance to see chocolate prepared on the spot...and of course you will be able to taste it too!
Transfer to the stunning Arenal Volcano and surrounding national park. After so much adventure you will have a chance to truly relax and luxuriate in the natural hot springs.
Explores the skies once more, this time on a combined sky tram and sky walk. Start at ground level and take an open air gondola to the mountain heights, riding at the level of the treetops. You will be dropped off at an observation platform, where you can take your time enjoying the incredible vista. Return to ground level and begin your guided sky walk. This trail combines nature walks and hanging bridges, giving you a chance to spot wildlife from every angle in Monteverde’s cloud forest.
Transfer to the Central Pacific coast. You will have the day free to enjoy the spectacular surrounding area. Here you will find white sandy beaches, sparkling cerulean ocean, luscious forest, and mangroves teeming with life.
Transfer to the airport and head for home or continue your travels!
Price shown is per person, based on double occupancy, and a minimum of 2 pax is required
Until the program is booked, availability and pricing is subject to change without prior notice. In the event that the original program is not available at the time of booking, Camino Travel would endeavor to maintain similar standard, order, pricing and quality of the hotels originally proposed, but the same cannot be guaranteed.
*Meet & greet upon arrival
*Accommodation as specified
*Ground Transfers or Rental Car
*Tour of your choice on day 2
*Guided excursions in Tortuguero including boat transportation
*Guided tour to the Arenal Volcano National Park and *Ecotermales Hot Springs
*One way flight Tamarindo – San José
*Meals as specified each day
*Entrance fee to Tortuguero National Park
*Map and information kit