9 days / 8 nights
Day 1. Liberia International Airport (Daniel Oduber International Airport) – Guanacaste Province.
Arrive to the International Airport and meet your private shuttle to take you to Arenal volcano area.
Hotel: Lost Iguana Resort
Room: Standard Deluxe Breakfast included.
Stay: 3 nights
Day 2. Arenal Volcano – Volcano Walk + La Fortuna Waterfall
Day Tour: Morning Volcano and Rain Forest Walk
Departure at: 8:00am
Return at: 11:00am.
For those who have the desire to experience a Costa Rican rain forest, we offer a wonderful tour of the Silencio reserve. After just a 20 min drive to the farm, we will start our 2 ½ hour trek through the forest. During this walk, we have the possibility of spotting 3 different species of monkeys, sloths, and a large variety of birds, including the Toucan.
We end our walk with a refreshing beverage and, hopefully, a magnificent view of Costa Rica’s most active volcano, erupting regularly since 1968. If you wish, we will conclude the tour by relaxing in the nearby natural hot springs, from where you will also have nice view of Arenal Volcano.
Includes: transportation, guide, entrance fee, beverage.
To bring: tennis or trekking shoes, hat, sunblock, hat, camera, binoculars.
Afternoon Tour: Horseback Riding to La Fortuna Waterfall.
Duration: half day approx.
Get spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano and the green countryside as you travel by horseback to the 140-foot Río Fortuna waterfall. Then take a 20 minute hike to the river to cool off in the rushing waters beneath the waterfall.
Includes: horseback riding, guide, entrance to the waterfall. It should go up and down 200 steps walking.
Day 3. Arenal Volcano – Tabacon Resort Hot Springs and Spa
Admission to the hot springs of Tabacon Spa, includes delicious dinner. After dinner transfer to hotel.
Day 4. Monteverde Cloud Forest.
Transfer to Monteverde: Car-Boat-Car, for about an hour you will sail on Lake Arenal, to complete the transfer by minivan or 4×4.
Stay: 2 nights
Room: The Canopy Room. Breakfast included.
Afternoon Activity: Cloud Forest Train
Duration: 90 minutes
Pick Up time: 1:30pm.
You will see beautiful landscapes on a train, made exclusively to enjoy the cloud forest.
Day 5. Monteverde Cloud Forest.
Morning Tour: Birdwatching – Monteverde Reserve.
Duration: 2-3 hours
You will hike through the well-marked-trails, waterfalls, rivers, and the observation area of the park. If you are lucky youmight spot a “Quetzal”, one of the most beautiful birds in the world. You will also see an amazing variety of flora and fauna in this tour. A must for all visitors.
Includes: transportation, entrance fee & bilingual guide.
Afternoon Tour: Canopy Tour and Tree Top Walkways
Pick up time: 12.20pm approx.
Duration: 5 hours approx.
Our Canopy Tour is one of the safest extreme adventures in Costa Rica!
Our Canopy Tour guides start by harnessing you with all the appropriate equipment after which they will lecture you on all the safety procedures to enjoy this amazing adventure with our “Safety First” motto.
You will then be flying through 15 cables and 18 platforms with an optional Tarzan Swing at the end of the adventure. Selvatura Park is one of the longest Canopy Tours in Costa Rica. Also it is the only canopy tour located inside the Monteverde Cloud Forest. If you are looking for an extreme Monteverde canopy tour and amazing rides, our Zip Lines are your best choice.
The tour usually takes between 2.5 and 3 hours and can be done by adventurers from ages 4 and older. It is a safe adventure for everyone although restrictions may apply. Selvatura’s Tree Top Walkways self guided tour consist of a 1.9 mile (approximately 3 kilometer) trail that crosses through the Monteverde Cloud Forest.
Here visitors will walk on eight different bridges with various lengths ranging between 150 feet ( 50 meters ) up to 510 feet ( 170 meters ) and altitudes ranging between 36 feet ( 12 meters ) up to 180 feet ( 60 meters ).
Each bridge has a width of five feet, the widest bridges in Costa Rica, and also a capacity of up to 80 people per bridge making them both the longest and strongest bridge systems in the Monteverde Cloud Forest. The Tree Top Walkways are suitable for people of all ages. The duration of the hike usually takes between 1.5 and 2 hours.
Includes: transportation, guide, entrance fees, canopy and tree top walkways.
Day 6. Ocotal Beach – Papagayo Gulf – Guacanaste Province
Destination: Ocotal Beach – Guanacaste.
Hotel: Ocotal Beach Resort.
Room: Bungalow Junior Suite. Breakfast included
Stay: 3 nights.
Day 7. Ocotal Beach – Papagayo Gulf – Guacanaste Province
Tour: Sailing and Snorkeling.
Duration: Half Day.
Join our experienced crew as we sail up the magnificent Costa Rican Coast to a secluded bay where we will anchor for lunch. For those who wish to snorkel in the clear, warm waters all gear will be provided for your enjoyment as you explore the sea caves and shore reefs. Our large inflatable launch will also be available for those who wish to walk or play on the pristine, white beach or take a short hike up a small hill to a panoramic view point. On our sail back keep a look out for sea turtles and friendly dolphins playing in the bow waves. Full lunch, open bar and snorkel gear included.
Day 8. Ocotal Beach – Papagayo Gulf – Guacanaste Province
Free day to enjoy Ocotal and its beaches.
Day 9. Liberia International Airport (Daniel Oduber Airport)
Depending on your flight back home meet your private airport shuttle driver in the lobby for your flight home.
Rate: $2280 USD per person based on double occupancy.
This 8 night package includes:
3 nights in Arenal. Breakfast.
2 nights in Monteverde. Breakfast.
3 nights in Ocotal, Guanacaste. Breakfast.
Morning Volcano and Rainforest Walk. Arenal.
Horseback Riding to La Fortuna Waterfall. Arenal.
Tabacon hot springs. Dinner.
Cloud forest train. Monteverde.
Zipline Canopy and Suspension bridges. Monteverde.
Birdwatching. Monteverde Reserve.
Snorkeling Tour. Ocotal.
Airport private transfers: Liberia-Arenal. Ocotal-Liberia.
Shared shuttle transfers from hotel to hotel. (small group).
Tours are group (small group)
Prices are subject to change without notice.
Packages are based on availability; if there is no vacancy similar hotels will apply.
Customers will be notified prior to any price change.
All children rates vary according to age and will be priced by your travel agent.
Room upgrades are applicable please inquire with your travel agent for pricing.
Traveler should be in good physical condition for this package.
For packages booked during Christmas and New Years there may be an extra cost for mandatory dinners and parties, please check with your travel agent to see if these dinners apply to this package.
Important note: Tours order will be subject to weather, tours are group.
Rates: Prices valid from January 10th – November 1, 2013. December holiday season, Eastern Week and New Year have different rates. Check with us for that season rates.
Accommodation: You can change the hotels. Ask about this circuit in luxury hotels or bed and breakfast hotel style.