Discover the secrets of a tropical land - Costa Rica is considered one of the top destinations of the world. It is a tiny portion of land that only represents the 0.03% of world Surface and yet posses the 5% of the biodiversity of the planet. During your visit to this paradisiac country, flora and fauna will burst right in front of your eyes in all sorts of ways. Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful nations on earth, as collected in its small borders is some of the most amazing scenery and man-made wonders imaginable
Duration: 14 Nights
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Arrival to San Jose - Private transportation to the hotel
Upon your arrival to the San Jose International Airport, our representative will meet and greet you at the main entrance of the airport, he will give you all information about your trip in Costa Rica. Private transportation to your hotel in San Jose: Park Inn Hotel. Dinner on your own. Accommodation: Park Inn By Radisson Hotel bed and breakfast.
Shared transportation to Tortuguero - Shared visit to Tortuguero Village
Early morning we depart in a shared transfer provide by the hotel to Tortuguero, with a stop in Guapiles to enjoy a traditional Costa Rican breakfast in Rio Danta Restaurant, then we will continue our way in the North Caribbean coast of Costa Rica; a place where time seems to have stood still, whether it’s the Caribbean ocean or the Tortuguero canals and rivers. No roads, no cars, no horns. “The Little Amazon of Costa Rica”, reachable only by boat or by air, a tropical haven for a great amount of wildlife, peaceful scenery to rejoice the soul, homeland to nesting sea turtle species and an opportunity to discover the heartland of the Rainforest.
After lunch we will visit Tortuguero Town a small community of 1300 people who live surrounded by water, depart from Mawamba Lodge by boat and arrive 5 minutes later to the little village of Tortuguero. This tour will provide with an opportunity to learn about the ways of life of the inhabitants of Tortuguero. Tour around the main road, and take a look at some of the souvenirs made by the local artisans, you might find something very interesting for you. Return to Mawamba with your tour guide walking by the beach. Accommodation: Mawamba Lodge (B,L,D) 3 meals per day
Shared guided hike to Mawamba Park and Boat tour into the canals
This morning go on a visit to the “Mawamba Park”, a private facility in Mawamba Lodge’s gardens that features two butterfly farms, a frog garden, our biodigester and river turtles area. The biodigester is a very important effort in conservation, through which we treat the sewage waters of the Lodge to convert them into a natural source of methane gas to heat up the stoves. Now days, approximately 30% of the gas we use at the Lodge comes from the bio digester. This visit is combined with a walk in the trails at the Lodge. Lunch included at the Lodge. At the afternoon, meet for the afternoon canal tour in the Tortuguero National Park! Visit one of the park’s canals by boat and discover with your guide the wonderful biodiversity that resides in this area. We recommend you bring your windbreaker and poncho. A shower can always be expected in the rainforest! Return to the Lodge approx. at 4:15 p.m. for some free time to relax before dinner time. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m at the restaurant by the pool. Accommodation: Mawamba Lodge (B,L,D) 3 meals per day
Shared transportation to Guapiles - Shared transportation to Arenal
After breakfast depart by boat to La Pavona dock where the bus will be waiting for us to continue to Guapiles at Rio Danta restaurant to enjoy a delicious lunch. After lunch, continue in a shared transportation to the beautiful area of Arenal (3 hours), home of the majestic Arenal Volcano, a popular area for birders, nature lovers and anyone who wants to relax in the hot waters. This afternoon free time for leisure, we recommend to visit the hot springs or visit La Fortuna town, where you will find restaurants, souvenirs, the beautiful church and very happy people. Dinner on your own. Accommodation at Arenal Manoa Hotel (B,L) bed and breakfast basis
Day at leisure
Breakfast included at the hotel. Today is at leisure to explore the area with optional activities. We recommend to visit the majestic Arenal Volcano and the stunning Fortuna Waterfall, both are natural jewels in the area. If you love the adrenaline, we recommend you to visit Sky Adventure Park, there you will find activities like ziplining, hanging bridges, areal tram, among others. Lunch and dinner on your own. Accommodation at Arenal Manoa Hotel (B) bed and breakfast basis
Shared transportation to Monteverde by Arenal Lake
Breakfast included at the hotel. Today depart in a shared vehicle to Arenal Lake where we will take a boat across the Lake for 45 minutes to arrive to Rio Chiquito dock at the Monteverde mountain range, where a shared vehicle will be waiting for you to continue to your hotel. Once in Monteverde you will have free time to explore the area. Lunch and dinner on your own. Accommodation at Arenal Manoa Hotel (B) bed and breakfast
Day at leisure
Breakfast included at the hotel. Today you will have a free day to explore the area. Monteverde is a world above the coastal towns that dot the country's famous shoreline. It is a place of cloud forests and coffee plantations, monkeys, mist, and friendly locals. We recommend you to visit Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Among the species that visitors can observe there are birds sleeping, tarantulas, spiders, hopes, crickets, lizards, frogs, porcupines, raccoons, olingos, snakes, insects, armadillos, kinkajous, reptiles and hopefully can find a lazy sleeping, all these species roam freely through the woods so it cannot be assured see them in one place, find them in their natural habitat. Lunch and dinner on your own. Accommodation at Heliconia Hotel (B) bed and breakfast
Shared transportation to Guanacaste
Breakfast included at the hotel. Travel in a private transportation to one of the most beautiful areas in the country: Guanacaste Province, in the north western part of the country. Guanacaste is famous for its amazing beaches and cultural traditions. Stay at Dreams Las Mareas hotel, a fully equipped 5* beach front hotel, enjoy the pools and facilities of this amazing resort. Accommodation at Dreams Las Mareas Guanacaste Hotel (All-inclusive system)
Day 9 - 13
Day at Leisure
Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica features an expansive palm studded beach and lush tropical jungles. All designed with tasteful authentic décor. Enjoy Unlimited Luxury®, where everything is included like gourmet dining options, limitless top shelf spirits, and a balcony with breath taking views. Surrounding the resort is a fisherman community and the mountain range of Guanacaste, which offers guests with a variety of exciting tours and excursions. Enjoy a romantic beach dinner or unwind at the Dreams Spa by Pevonia®. Accommodation at Dreams Las Mareas (All inclusive system)
Private transportation to Liberia International Airport Breakfast included at the hotel. Depart from Dreams Las Mareas hotel in a private transportation to Daniel Oduber International Airport (LIR) to flight home!
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