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.
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.
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
Lost Canyon - Arenal Volcano National Park
In the morning you will enjoy an exciting rappelling tour called Canyoning on the Lost Canyon waterfalls. We will be taken to the entrance of a stone path by a comfortable motor coach and then we will ride the "forest limousine" up the mountain for about 25 minutes until we reach the center of operations. We'll be rappelling down huge waterfalls, jumping into pools of slow moving water, zipping down on guided rappels, river tracing along the canyon and hiking up through the rainforest. After this adventure we will have a lunch and then transfer back to the hotel. In the afternoon we could enjoy more of the rainforest and relax in the natural hot springs near the volcano. We start with a nature walk in the Arenal Volcano National Park. We will have a chance to see wildlife on the hike and experience the volcano activity. After that we will go to the relaxing thermal waters near the volcano where you can swim and relax in this naturally heated hot springs. Then we will have a dinner at the hot springs restaurant so you can enjoy more time here. Overnight in the area of Arenal Volcano.
Arenal Volcano National Park, COSTA RICA
Arenal Volcano National Park is a Costa Rican national park in the central part of the country, forming the Arenal Tilaran Conservation Area. The park encompasses the Arenal Volcano, which "was" the most active in the country. This Park is popular with birders, as most of the 850 species identified in Costa Rica can be found within the park's borders.
Standard Hotel: Hotel Montechiari or similar
Breakfast: IncludedLunch: IncludedDinner: Included
Arenal Volcano - Monteverde (22 km)
Today you will travel to the inspiring Cloud Forest in a particularly unique way. We will take you on the
Jeep-Boat-Jeep across the Arenal Lake to get to Monteverde. We could enjoy spectacular views of the
Volcano and find different species of birds while we navigate through the tranquil lake. We will have the opportunity to explore the Monterverde forest but also meet the friendly locals.
By mid afternoon, we will be taken to a private property where you will ride horses through the cloud forest. The ride begins on a real coffee plantation. Afterwards we will continue through dirt roads, trails, and some small rivers while we enjoy spectacular views of the Gulf of Nicoya. Overnight in Monterverde.
Monteverde, COSTA RICA
A small community in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, located in the Cordillera de Tilarán mountain range. Roughly a four-hour drive from the Central Valley, Monteverde is one of the country's major ecotourism destinations.
Monteverde Cloud Forest
Comprised of over 26,000 acres of unspoiled forest, the Monteverde Cloud Forest is characterized by low level fog and beautiful jungle teeming with life. An extremely biodiverse environment, the forest is comprised of countless of plant, mammal, bird, reptile, and insect species.
Standard Hotel: Hotel Country Lodge
Monteverde - Samara Beach (88 km)
After breakfast we will head to the North Pacific area of Costa Rica. You will arrive early so
you have the entire day to enjoy the Samara Beach and even admire the sunset by the end of the day. The first thing you will notice is the change of vegetation and temperature as you get to the beach. The beach is the perfect place to finish this adventure-filled trip. Besides there are more people enjoining the activity of this beach town. In the afternoon we could enjoy the free time of the beach or explore around. At night we will stay at a comfortable beach hotel with the facilities at Samara Beach.
Samara, COSTA RICA
Samara is small sunny town with pristine beaches and picture-perfect scenery sitting along the southern Pacific Coast of the Nicoya Peninsula in the province of Guanacaste.
Samara beach is the perfect place if you want a quiet holiday or if you want a fun family vacation. It is a beautiful beach with small waves, surrounded by the tropical rainforest.
Standard Hotel: Hotel Sol Samara or similar
Samara Beach - San Jose (157 km)
After breakfast we will be picked up at the hotel and then travel back to San Jose city for the last night in the Costa Rica. In the afternoon you can explore the city and visit museums or historical buildings. The central avenue is a place where you can interact with locals and learn a little about their 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.
Standard Hotel: Hotel Country Inn & Suites or similar