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11-Day San Jose, Arenal Volcano, Manuel Antonio beach, Osa Peninsula Deluxe Tour from San Jose Tour Code: 447-7930

From USD$7465  
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Alajuela, Costa Rica
English
11 10
Visit Alajuela, Corcovado National Park, La Fortuna (Arenal Volcano, Sky Adventures, Tabacon Hot Springs), Siquirres (Pacuare River), Manuel Antonio National Park, San Jose.
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    Single $11216
    Double $7465

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Day 1: San Jose

Today you will meet your tour guide at the airport exit with your name on a sign. Then you will be taken to the hotel located closed to downtown San Jose, just 30 minutes away from the airport. Along the way you will receive a brief introduction to Costa Rica from your guide for your trip. Tonight you can have dinner out and explore a lively and cultural city such as theaters and public plazas in the downtown area.
Deluxe Hotel: Grano de Oro hotel Superior room or similar

Day 2: San Jose - Siquirres(66 km)

Early in the morning we will head to the area of Siquirres on the Caribbean slopes. Along the way we could admire the Braulio Carrillo National Park and then Guapiles with all the banana plantations. On the way you will enjoy a typical breakfast such as famous "Gallo Pinto". After that you will get ready to jump into the Pacuare River, which is only few minutes away. After the expert guides made the safety talk and technical instructions, we could practice paddling on calm water. We will relish the river for about 1.5 hours until you reach the amazing Lodge immerged in the dense rainforest. Then we will have a lunch in the lodge and enjoy the free time in the afternoon as rest on the comfortable suite, explore the hotel private trails or swim on the natural river pools. Overnight in Bajos del Tigre.
  • Siquirres, COSTA RICA

    Siquirres is the capital of the canton of Siquirres in Limon Province in Costa Rica. It is around 111 km away from San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica and located on the road to the city of Puerto Limon from San Jose.

    Pacuare River

    The Pacuare River flows approximately 108 kilometres to the Caribbean. It is a popular location for white water rafting, whitewater kayaking and riverboarding. The rainforests that surround the river are home to exotic animal species such as jaguars, monkeys, ocelots, and a very large number of birds. It was also considered one of the 5 nicest rivers to practice rafting.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Deluxe Hotel: Pacuare Lodge River View Suite or similar
Breakfast: IncludedLunch: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 3: Bajos del Tigre - Siquirres(78 km)

Today is at our leisure. We could choose to take some optional activities or enjoy the tranquility and beauty our lodge offers on every corner. We could go to visit the Pacuare, the most important protected area in the region. Located within this zone, the Pacuare River is part of Central America's most important network. Water flows deep inside a remarkable primary rainforest which provides shelter to jaguars, ocelots, monkeys, sloths, and numerous other species of mammals and birds. Tonight we will live in the Bajos del Tigre.
  • Alajuela, COSTA RICA

    The third-largest city in Costa Rica, Alajuela is home to the country's main international airport. It is nicknamed "El Ciudad de los Mangos" (the City of Mangoes in English).

    Bajos Tigre

    Bajos Tigre in the region of Alajuela is a place in Costa Rica - some 16 mi (or 26 km) North-West of San Jose, the country's capital city.
  • Siquirres, COSTA RICA

    Siquirres is the capital of the canton of Siquirres in Limon Province in Costa Rica. It is around 111 km away from San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica and located on the road to the city of Puerto Limon from San Jose.

    Pacuare River

    The Pacuare River flows approximately 108 kilometres to the Caribbean. It is a popular location for white water rafting, whitewater kayaking and riverboarding. The rainforests that surround the river are home to exotic animal species such as jaguars, monkeys, ocelots, and a very large number of birds. It was also considered one of the 5 nicest rivers to practice rafting.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Deluxe Hotel: Pacuare Lodge River view Suite or similar
Breakfast: IncludedLunch: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 4: Siquirres - La Fortuna(93 km)

Today we will take a White water rafting in Pacuare River accompanied by our tour guide. Along the ride you will face exhilarating rapids that will keep you alert. Once half of the river is completed, the tour guide will prepare a picnic lunch on the banks of the river. Afterwards we will continue traveling northwest to where the Arenal Volcano located. You will arrive at the hotel in Arenal by late afternoon and enjoy the rest of the day on your own. Tonight we will live in the area of Arenal Volcano.
  • Siquirres, COSTA RICA

    Siquirres is the capital of the canton of Siquirres in Limon Province in Costa Rica. It is around 111 km away from San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica and located on the road to the city of Puerto Limon from San Jose.

    Pacuare River

    The Pacuare River flows approximately 108 kilometres to the Caribbean. It is a popular location for white water rafting, whitewater kayaking and riverboarding. The rainforests that surround the river are home to exotic animal species such as jaguars, monkeys, ocelots, and a very large number of birds. It was also considered one of the 5 nicest rivers to practice rafting.

    Duration: Approx. 4 Hours

  • La Fortuna, COSTA RICA

    La Fortuna is the name of a district and a small city located in San Carlos, in the province of Alajuela, Costa Rica. "La Fortuna" is Spanish for "The Fortune", and aptly named due its ample supply of tourist attractions and extremely fertile lands.

    Arenal Volcano

    This active stratovolcano in Costa Rica has an elevation of 5,358 feet. It looms over the small town of Las Fortuna below. There are many trails that traverse the slopes, leading all the way to the summit.
Standard Hotel: Arenal Kioro Resort or similar
Breakfast: IncludedLunch: Included

Day 5: La Fortuna

In the morning we will enjoy the activity Zip Line in Costa Rica when wearing a special harness designed for the tour. We could take our own camera to capture the amazing views of the forest. Around middle afternoon we will be picked up by our tour guide to the Arenal National Park for a guided nature walk. We will head through the jungle, hiking through easy trails that skirt around the base of the Arenal Volcano. We could also learn about the volcanic activity in the area from our tour guide. Finally, you will visit the Tabacon Hot Springs where you will find several natural heated pools to soak and relax after a day full of activity. In the evening we could enjoy a buffet dinner in Tabacon.
  • La Fortuna, COSTA RICA

    La Fortuna is the name of a district and a small city located in San Carlos, in the province of Alajuela, Costa Rica. "La Fortuna" is Spanish for "The Fortune", and aptly named due its ample supply of tourist attractions and extremely fertile lands.

    Sky Adventures

    This zip-line rushes through the Costa Rican cloud forests, making for an absolutely thrilling adventure with the aid of an excellent, helpful staff. You will love every minute of it!

    Tabacon Hot Springs

    Located near Costa Rica's Arenal Volcano, these hot springs and spa offer unparalleled luxury and relaxation. On top of that, it is surrounded by the lush Costa Rican rain forest.

    Arenal Volcano

    This active stratovolcano in Costa Rica has an elevation of 5,358 feet. It looms over the small town of Las Fortuna below. There are many trails that traverse the slopes, leading all the way to the summit.
Standard Hotel: Arenal Kioro Resort or similar
Breakfast: IncludedLunch: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 6: Manuel Antonio

After breakfast, we will head to the Central Pacific area of Costa Rica. On the way you will get close to one of the biggest reptiles of the world. After a couple of hours on the road we will stop at "Rio Grande de Tarcoles" river where we could see magnificent reptiles of 6 meters in size. Then our driver will stop by the bridge so we can see the crocs and take beautiful pictures. Then we will continue towards Manuel Antonio which includes 12 little islands just off the coast. The area itself is full of luxury properties and exclusive restaurants where you can admire the ocean and spectacular sunsets.
Deluxe Hotel: Arenas del Mar Resort Ocean Breeze Superior room or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 7: Manuel Antonio Beach

Today in the afternoon you will enjoy a Sunset Sailing tour on a 70-foot modern catamaran. The boat expedition departs from Quepos marina and we will be transferred to the meeting point by the tour guide. Your tour guide will help you board the Tom Cat catamaran anchored on the marina. Afterwards we will begin our motor sail to one of the many pristine beaches in the area untill the boat will pull into a secluded bay and drop anchor. We could admire the colorful rocky reefs with the snorkel equipment provided. Then we will enjoy a light lunch on the boat. After that we will continue navigating among the bay. You will arrive to the final anchor location around dusk (the tour is also available in the morning). Lastly we will return to the hotel after that and enjoy our free time in the rest of the day.
  • Manuel Antonio National Park, COSTA RICA

    Listed by Forbes in 2011 as one of the 12 most beautiful national parks in the world, Manuel Antonio is home to fantastic beaches on Costa Rica's Pacific coastline.
Deluxe Hotel: Arenas del Mar Resort (Ocean Breeze Superior room) or similar
Breakfast: IncludedLunch: Included

Day 8: Manuel Antonio - Osa Peninsula(60 km)

Today you will travel south of this beautiful country. Our driver will take you to the local airport in Quepos where you will take a domestic flight to Puerto Jimenez. Upon arrival you will be taken to the remote reserve of Lapa Rios Eco-Lodge with ocean and rainforest views as well as wildlife encounters. Home to monkeys, macaws, pumas, toucans, tree frogs and thousands of other creatures, a trip to this area will be the trip of a lifetime. Tonight we will live in Corcovado.
  • Quepos, COSTA RICA

    This lovely old colonial town sits on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. It serves as the gateway to Manuel Antonio National Park and is home to some of the country's most beautiful beaches.
  • Puerto Jimenez, COSTA RICA

    Puerto Jimenez is the largest town on the Osa Peninsula, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica. The town is located on the Golfo Dulce near the Corcovado National Park. The town is served by the Puerto Jimenez Airport.
Deluxe Hotel: Lapa Rios Eco-Lodge Deluxe Bungalow or similar
Breakfast: IncludedLunch: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 9: Osa Peninsula

Today we will go to take the rainforest exploration. You can choose any of the activities offered by the lodge. Some alternatives are early and sunset bird tours, waterfall hike, local medicine hike, rainforest ridge walk, Osa trail hike, Matapalo tour, night walk, and etc. We could also take optional tours to Corcovado National Park on own expenses. In the evening we will spend the night in Corcovado.
  • Corcovado National Park, COSTA RICA

    The crown jewel of Costa Rica's national park system, Corcovado National Park is comprised of an enormous 103,290 acres of tropical rainforest. As the largest of Costa Rica's parks, it encompasses about a third of the Osa Peninsula and embraces an unbelievable amount of its biodiversity.
Deluxe Hotel: Lapa Rios Eco-Lodge Deluxe Bungalow or similar
Breakfast: IncludedLunch: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 10: Osa Peninsula - San Jose

Today the lodge staff will take us to the local airport in Puerto Jimenez and then we will take the domestic flight back to San Jose. Arrive by midday, the rest of the day is free for us to explore the city. We could go to visit the central avenue to visit museums and historical buildings or interact with locals and learn about our way of living. Overnight in San Jose.
  • San Jose, COSTA RICA

    San Jose is the capital and largest city of Costa Rica. San Jose ranked 15th in the world's fastest-growing destination cities by visitor cross-border spending.
Deluxe Hotel: Grano de Oro hotel Superior room or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 11: San Jose

Today we will return back home. Your drivers will pick you up at the hotel and take you straight to the International Airport. In Costa Rica you must be at the airport 3 hours prior the departure time.
Breakfast: Included
  • Airport Meet up: You should meet your tour guide at the airport exit with your name on a sign.
  • Return: Please make sure to check-in for your flight at least 3 hours prior the departure time at the San Jose International Aiport in Costa Rica.

Price Includes

  • 8 Lunches & 5 Dinner
  • Rafting at Pacuare River (class III-IV)
  • Zip line tour at Arenal
  • Tabacon Hot Springs at Arenal
  • Sunset Sailing tour at Manuel Antonio beach
  • Tours included in the package of Lapa Rios Lodge
  • 10 nights hotel accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Private transportation for arrival and departure between airport and hotel
  • Shuttle service transportation between destinations
  • Local English speaking guides
  • Taxes

Price Excludes

  • Airfare
  • Optional tours fees
  • Departure taxes ($29 per person)
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

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  • NOTE: For first two days of this tour, guests can carry a bag with your clothes and others for these days. The Maximum luggage weight is 25 pounds per person. The rest of your luggage will stay safely in the Lodge's operations center in Siquirres.
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