6 days / 5 nights
Day 1. Juan Santamaría International Airport
Arrive to the International Airport and meet your private shuttle to take you to Arenal volcano area.
Hotel: Arenal Springs
Room: Junior Suite Breakfast included.
Stay: 3 nights
Unlimited access to the hotel Hot Springs
Day 2. Arenal Volcano – Caño Negro.
Day Tour: Caño Negro Wildlife and Bird Observatory.
Duration: Full Day.
The wildlife refuge in Caño Negro is one of the most important reserves for bird watching and observing of wildlife in Costa Rica. Caño Negro is also home to many sloths, monkeys, caimans, bats, as well as numerous tropical plants.
After a welcome drink and snack, we will slowly and silently cruise to this exceptional national refuge on our comfortable boat, enjoying the beautiful view of flora and fauna.
Upon return you will be served a typical, delicious lunch in the restaurant “El Caiman,” which is nicely located on the riverbank of “Rio Frío”.
Includes: transportation, guide, welcome drink and snacks, bottled water, entrance fee, lunch.
To bring: tennis or trekking shoes, hat, sublock, camera, binoculars.
Day 3. Arenal Volcano – Rafting Tour.
Day Tour: White Water Rafting Rainforest Adventure Tour
Return: 3:30pm. Approx.
Beautiful world-class rafting rivers abound here in Costa Rica. You will see many birds, lots of rainforest wildlife, and great views of the Arenal Volcano. The Balsa River offers class II & III rapids, making this an ideal tour for first-time river rafters. Plus, this half-day tour is only about 45 min out of town, which means less time driving and more time enjoying La Fortuna (especially since the tour doesn’t begin until late morning). The length of the Balsa river is approximately 7 miles long and offers 25 rapids, taking about 2 hours to complete.
No experience is necessary for this tour. Though a helmet and life jacket will be provided, it is still advised that you know how to swim. This tour is recommended for ages 7 to 65.
Skill level: beginner to advanced.
Includes: transportation, guides, fruits, lunch.
To bring: shoes (flit-flops not advised), towel, extra clothes.
Day 4. Monteverde Cloud Forest
Transfer to Monteverde Cloud Forest.
Stay: 2 nights
Hotel: Trapp Family Lodge.
Room: Superior. Breakfast included.
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.
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.
Day Tour: Zipline Canopy Tour and Horseback Riding.
Pick Up time: 8:00am approx.
Duration: Half day.
Enjoy a unique adventure in the rain-cloud forest. Slip through the treetops on the Zipline Canopy, after Zipline enjoy a horseback riding through unique places in the greenery of the forest of Monteverde.
Day 6. International Airport
Transfer back to the International Airport at appropriate time.
Price: $1160 USD. Based on 2 people in double occupancy.
This 6 days & 5 nights adventure package includes:
- 3 nights at Arenal Volcano. Breakfast
- 2 nights in Monteverde. Breakfast.
- Caño Negro Wildlife Reserve and Bird Observatory.
- Río Balsa Rafting. Arenal.
- Cloud Forest Train. Monteverde
- Zipline Canopy Tour and Horseback Riding. Monteverde.
- Shared transfers from hotel to hotel. (small group)
- Airport private transfers San Jose-Arenal and Montevede-San José.
Important note: Tours order will be subject to weather, tours are group.
Rates: Prices valid from January 10th – November 1st, 2013. December holiday season, New Year and Easter Week have different rates. Check with us for that season rates.
Accommodation: You can change the hotels. Ask about this circuit in luxury hotels or economy bed and breakfast hotel style.