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Adventure
11 Days / 10 Nights
Day 01: Arrive to San José

Welcome to Costa Rica! Once you have passed immigration and customs and stepped out of the airport doors, you will meet one of our travel representatives with a sign reading your name. He will drive you to your hotel in San José and give you your welcome kit.

 

 

Option A: Presidente Hotel, Standard Room (B)
Option B: Grano de Oro Hotel, Deluxe Patio Room (B)


Day 02: Transfer to Pacuare River

A rafting guide will greet you early for the trip to the Pacuare River. You’ll pass through San Jose, the city of Cartago and verdant farmland before stopping for a typical Costa Rican breakfast. After safety training and a quick introduction to white water rafting, you’ll be paddling through rapids and floating past lush tropical foliage.

 

 

Option A: Rios Tropicales, Pacuare Deluxe Room (B, L, D)
Option B: Pacuare Lodge, River Suite (B, L, D)

 


Day 03: Free Day at Pacuare

Enjoy your day relaxing at your hotel and surroundings or ask your travel consultant about the many optional activities that are offered in the area.

 

Option A: Rios Tropicales, Pacuare Deluxe Room (B, L, D)
Option B: Pacuare Lodge, River Suite (B, L, D)


Day 04: Self drive to Arenal, La Fortuna

Arenal Volcano located in La Fortuna is the most iconic volcano in Costa Rica. It is a perfectly coned shaped volcano that was the most active volcano up until 2010. One of the most popular reasons to visit Arenal Volcano (besides all of the adventure activities in the area) are the wonderful volcano heated hot springs that come from the geothermal activity beneath Arenal.

 

Option A: Arenal Volcano Inn, Deluxe Room (B)
Option B: Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens, Casita Deluxe (B)


Day 05: The Ultimate Waterfall Rappel

Go on an exciting 4x4 ride on a mountain road to our first ranch house.Then a short trek on a beautiful rainforest trail to the first waterfall rappel where you will descend into to canyon! Enjoy delicious Costa Rican style lunch just outside La Fortuna with a view of the famous Arenal Volcano.

 

 

Option A: Arenal Volcano Inn, Deluxe Room (B)
Option B: Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens, Casita Deluxe (B)


Day 06: Self drive to Monteverde

Monteverde is Costa Rica’s green jewel, an environmental amusement park where nature rules and conservation is part of everyday life. The famous Quetzal resides in the cloud forests of Monteverde which means ¨Green Mountain¨ in Spanish, a name that couldn’t be more appropriate.

 

 

Option A: Trapp Family Lodge Hotel, Superior Room (B)
Option B: Monteverde Lodge & Gardens, Forest View Downstairs Room (B)

 


Day 07: Canopy Tour + Hanging Walkways

Today you are going to discover the cloud forest in a very special way – first you will start with the walkways tour, a combination of trails and seven bridges. After completing the walkways tour the guides will prepare you for the zip line course; we can now zip through our first zip line. After this you get to the rappel part. At the end the “Tarzan Swing”, one of the most exiting parts of the tour!

 

 

Option A: Trapp Family Lodge Hotel, Superior Room (B)
Option B: Monteverde Lodge & Gardens, Forest View Downstairs Room (B)


Day 08: Self drive to Manuel Antonio

The beaches of Manuel Antonio are one of the nicest beaches in Costa Rica!  Here the majority of hotels and restaurants are located on the hill top overlooking the Pacific Ocean and spectacular sunsets.

***Notice that the Manuel Antonio National Park is closed on Mondays.

 

Option A: Playa Espadilla Hotel. Standard Room (B)
Option B: Si Como No Hotel. Superior Room (B)


Day 09: Ocean Kayaking & Snorkeling

Paddle a kayak for approximately 2 ½ hours, during your nautical journey you will navigate past islands where you can observe uncountable marine birds and their nesting grounds. You can snorkel on this secluded coastline or just have a rest. Enjoy a little conversation over a delicious homemade meal.

 

 

Option A: Playa Espadilla Hotel, Standard Room (B)
Option B: Si Como No Hotel, Superior Room (B)


Day 10: Drive to San Jose

Just a few minutes from the airport you will find the bustling capital San José, where you will encounter the warmth and friendliness of the Costa Ricans. Spend a day relaxing at your hotel or take a historic tour around the city visiting our museums or the National Theater. There are also plenty of opportunities in the surrounding areas like coffee tours, volcano hikes and adventure trips.

 

 

Option A: Wyndham San Jose Herradura Hotel, Superior Room (B)
Option B: Grano de Oro Hotel, Deluxe Patio Room (B)


Day 11: Departure from San Jose to the International Airport

After an amazing time of absolute highlights in our beautiful Costa Rica, it is time to return home. Share your stories and photos with family and friends, make sure to recommend us and make plans to come visit again soon!




Included

Includes

  • All services indicated in the above itinerary.
  • Personalized information, map of Costa Rica and vouchers list.
  • Local Travel Program Support, 24 hours emergency service.
  • Airport transfers upon arrival and departure.
  • 10 Nights lodging at hotels indicated in the above itinerary. Breakfast and local taxes.
  • 7 days Car Rental Daihatsu Bego 4×4 (Manual transmission), or similar.  Free mileage 1st additional driver free of charges. CDW car insurance included.
  • 3 Excursions Incuded: (Shared tours)
  • Lost Canyon Adventures Canyoneering – Included: Lunch, Equipment, Transportation & Bilingual Guide.
  • Canopy Tour + Hanging Walkways – Included: Transportation, bilingual guide, equipment
  • Ocean Kayaking & Snorkeling – Included: Transportation, equipment, bilingual guides, beverages and lunch or dinner.

 

 

Excludes

  • Other meals than indicated as included.
  • National Park Entrance fees.
  • Other excursions tours and activities indicated as optional or not included.
  • Airport taxes (US$ 29.00 per person not included).
  • International flights.
  • Personal expenses. Tips and extras at hotels.
  • Travel insurance.


The most important things to bring are your travel documents: a valid passport, flight and hotel information, health insurance card and driver’s license (if you plan on renting a car in Costa Rica). We advise you to make three copies of these documents. Put one copy in your carry-on bag, one copy in your suitcase and leave one copy at home.

 

Basic Tropical forests, colorful wildlife and spectacular beaches are part of daily life in Costa Rica. The climate varies depending on where you are, so pack accordingly.

 

  1. Prepare for hot, humid summers. Shorts, T-shirts, sundresses, skirts and tank tops in lightweight fabrics should keep you cool. Take a sweater for evenings at a higher elevation.
  2. Bring plenty of sunblock. Also include insect repellent, a wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses and a swimsuit.
  3. Take rubber-soled sandals or hiking boots for journeys into the rain forests. Flip-flops and sandals are great for resorts and hanging out by the beach.
  4. Pack separate clothes for evenings. Simple dresses are great for women, while men will do well in long shorts and a button-down shirt.
  5. Prepare for cool winters, particularly in the northern regions and at higher elevations. Long pants and long-sleeved shirts are a must, while a fleece jacket or a sweater is advisable.
  6. Take an umbrella if you plan to travel between May and November – Costa Rica’s wettest period.
  7. A rain slicker will come in handy while hiking.
  8. Take an electric converter and adapter.

 

Important Note

What makes us different? You can customize your Costa Rica trip to fit your exact needs. Maximize fun time and minimize hassles, mistakes and travel time. Every detail from airport pick-up to adventure tours and activities are arranged by us to make sure the only thing you have to worry about is having fun. Use our quick and easy trip customization form and find out how affordable your dream Costa Rica vacation can be! With CRS you don´t just vacation in Costa Rica, you experience it!

 

Rate per person from: US$ 1195,00

 

Interested in this package? If you inquire we will send you a detailed proposal with a 100% accurate price. The rate listed here is per person, based on our low season rates, with double occupation, transportation, tours, meals, taxes, and service fees included as described, unless otherwise indicated. Not included in the price are travel insurance, personal expenses and international airfare. Remember that all our packages are customizable at no extra cost.

 

 

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