San Jose - Monteverde (85 miles)
Today our driver will pick up in San Jose and then transfer us to Monteverde for the accommodation.
Standard Hotel: Hotel Puesta del Sol or similar
Monteverde - Arenal La Fortuna (112 miles)
Today, we will be meet our tour guide on the reception of your hotel in Monteverde and then transfer to La Fortuna.
Standard Hotel: Hotel Arenal Rossi or similar
La Fortuna - Arenal Volcano
Today we will go to visit the Arenal Volcano, enjoy a jungle walk and visit the hot water river. This drive will take 45 minutes along which we can see the Arenal Volcano from different points. We will start the visit at the deck of the Observatory lodge, here you will enjoy the panoramic view of bridges and visit the Danta river and waterfall. Along the way the guide will explain to us about the ecosystem, volcanoes. We can also see some animals such as monkeys and tropical birds. Then we will visit the Arenal Observatory with an informative museum where guide explains to us more about the volcano and history. We will finish the hike at the obsrevatory lodge with an spectacular sunset over lake Arenal. When you walk down from the lodge you can see a red eye tree frog if you are lucky. Then the driver will take us to natural hot water river where we will have a relaxing time for 1 hour approx and enjoy the volcanic mud facial. Later we will be transferred again to ther hotel in La Fortuna.
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 Waterfall
La Fortuna Waterfall is in central Costa Rica, in the Alajuela Province. The waterfall drops about 70−75 meters and is about 5.5 km outside of the town of La Fortuna, near the Arenal Volcano. Visitors could swim in the stream and small rapids below the falls.
Standard Hotel: Hotel Regina or similar
La Fortuna - Tortuguero (82 miles)
Today the driver will pick up at your hotel in La Fortuna
and transfer us to La Pavona public dock. From here we will take a boat ride for 1 hour and arrive in Tortuguero main dock, from the dock the representative of the hotel Cabinas Tortuguero will meet us and transfer us to the hotel in Tortuguero.
Transportation: Shared van for 14 people and Shared public boat
Pick up time: 5:35am. (Please be ready 5 minutes prior to the pick up time)
Pick up: Hotel Regina
Drop off: Dock in Tortuguero
Tortuguero National Park, COSTA RICA
This beautiful national park on the Caribbean coast is home to many rivers and connecting waterways, dense tropical jungle, and a diverse collection of animals. You can take a boat ride down many of the canals.
Standard Hotel: Hotel Cabinas Tortuguero or similar
Tortuguero - San Jose (53 miles)
Today we will get to the Main dock Las Lapas in Tortuguero
for 1 hour boat ride to La Pavona
and then take a van to San Jose
Pick up time: 12:00pm (Please be ready 10 minutes prior to the pick up time)
Meeting point in Tortuguero: Tortuguero Roots Tours Office (please consult with the hotel how to get there which is located near the Cabinas Tortuguero).
Drop off: Hotel in San Jose or Near the airport at Denny's Restaurant
Duration: 6 hours approx