San Jose - Manuel Antonio (171 km)
Today, at 8:00am, we will head to Manuel Antonio Beach to spend the day in the sun. This is also where we will spend the night.
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.
Manuel Antonio - Monteverde (186 km)
Today, around 9:00am, we will make our way to Monteverde. Along the voyage, we will pass through the rainforest of Costa Rica.
Monterverde - Arenal La Fortuna (274 km)
Today, we will head to La Fortuna, a trip that will take about 3 hours. This is where we will spend the night.
La Fortuna - Arenal Volcano
At 3:00pm, we will make our way to the base of the Arenal Volcano where we will go on a walking tour for about 2 hours, which will culminate in a grand panoramic view by the warm, natural rivers.
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.
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.
La Fortuna - San Jose (156 km)
Around 9:00am, we will make the drive from La Fortuna to San Jose, about a 3 hour ride. When we arrive, we will have the remainder of the day free at our own leisure.
San Jose - Puerto Viejo (85 km)
Today, at 9:00am, we will begin our drive to Puerto Viejo, which will take roughly 4 hours. When we arrive, we will have the remainder of the day free to spend at our ow pace.
Puerto Viejo, COSTA RICA
This small coastal town is a popular stop for tourists in Costa Rica. It is well known and highly regarded by surfers who visit because it is where the Salsa Brava, Costa Rica's most powerful wave, crashes on the beach.
Puerto Viejo - Bocas del Toro
Today, we will make our way from Puerto Viejo to Bocas del Toro. Along the way, we will need to make a stop at Customs. When we reach Almirante, we will embark on a boat the rest of the way to Bocas del Toro.
San Jose: Hotel los Bucaros
Manuel Antonio: Hotel los Bucaros