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6 Days / 5 Nights
Day 01: Arrive to San Jose, Costa Rica. Private transfer to your hotel in San Jose.

Welcome to Costa Rica! Once you have passed immigration and customs and exited 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 Jose and give you your welcome kit.

 

Option A: Parque del Lago. Standard Room. (B)
Option B: Real Intercontinental Hotel. Torre Ejecutiva Room. (B)

 

(Breakfast = B, Lunch = L, Dinner = D)


Day 02: Bus & boat transfer to Tortuguero.

Facing the Caribbean Sea and the Tortuguero River is one of Costa Rica’s main treasures. Its name, Tortuguero, meaning “place of turtles” is renowned for its yearly arrival of 4 different turtle species that nest on its beaches. To get to your destination hotel we will provide a bus transfer from San Jose to one of the important ports of the canals.  Once at the canals you may board a small motor boat that will traverse the canals to your chosen hotel. The approximate time of travel from San Jose to your hotel will be 5 hours, including the land and boat transfers.

 

Option A: Pachira Lodge. Standard Room (B, L, D).
Option B: Manatus Hotel. Deluxe Room (B, L, D).

 


Day 03: Programmed activities in Tortuguero.

Through an infinite network of river canals and mangroves, you will experience a truly unique contact with nature.  Although remote, there is rich, stunning, unspoiled nature as well as fauna. Hiking and a boat trip is included. On turtle nesting season (July to October), there is an optional tour at night available upon request at the hotel (Not included).

 

Option A: Pachira Lodge. Standard Room (B, L, D).
Option B: Manatus Hotel. Deluxe Room (B, L, D).


Day 04: Boat & bus transfer to Guapiles. Then shuttle transfer to Arenal Volcano.

Arenal Volcano located in La Fortuna, Arenal is the most iconic volcano in Costa Rica. Its perfectly coned shaped volcano was the most active volcano up until 2010. Since July 29, 1968 when Arenal Volcano first erupted, caused massive damage and destroyed the town of Tabacon, visitors came to witness the earth rumble and the lava flow from afar. Tourism and attractions in the area flourished. 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. Standard Room (B).
Option B: Nayara Hotel. Casita Deluxe (B).


Day 05: Free day at the Arenal Volcano.

This day enjoy your day relaxing at your hotel and surroundings or choose one of many activities that are offered in the area.  Optional tours are:

 

Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge tour, tour of the Arenal Volcano and Tabacón Resort hot springs, sport fishing on Lake Arenal, Guided hike of the Arenal Volcano, Mountain Biking, Venado Caves Tour, horseback riding, safari float.

 

Option A: Arenal Volcano Inn. Standard Room (B).
Option B: Nayara Hotel. Casita Deluxe (B).

 


Day 06: Private transfer to the international Airport Juan Santamaría in San José.

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!

 

**The distance between Arenal and San José is approximately 4 hrs. Please take note that you must check in with your airline carrier at the International Airport at least 3 hours prior to your departure time. If your flight leaves early in the morning, we strongly suggest to spend your last night in San Jose.**




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.
  • 5 Nights lodging at hotels indicated in the above itinerary. Breakfast and local taxes.
  • Tortuguero Package: ground and boat transportation from San José / to Guápiles, all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) included, tour to the Tortuguero canals by boat through the National Park (entrance fee not included US$ 15.00 per person) and Visit to Tortuguero Village.
  • 1 Shuttle Shared Transfers between destinations included:
  • Shuttle Transfer from Guápiles to Arenal PM

 

 

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 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$721,00

 

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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