Day 1. San Jose, Costa Rica
Meeting at the airport with a Bilingual speaking guide, private transfer to the hotel in San Jose (4*: Barceló San José Palacio or Presidente, 5*: Costa Rica Marriott or Doubltree Cariari by Hilton San José). (without meal).
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Day 2. Tortuguero National Park
Early morning transfer to Tortuguero National Park (collective tour), you can enjoy a breakfast during the road. You will pass through Braulio Carrillo National Park, striking with its flora and visit a banana plantation on the way to Caño Blanco, where you will board a boat and follow the river Parismina to natural channels of Tortuguero. Accommodation in Pachira Lodge Hotel 3*; lunch, and walk across the channel of the park (Entrance to the park is $15 – not included), then visit the museum of the Green Turtles in the settlement of Tortuguero (collective tour) and the beach where the reptiles lay their eggs (from July to September). Night tour to observe the turtles on the beach at this time is $30, dinner at the hotel. (breakfast/lunch/dinner).
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Day 3. Poas Volcano– Doka coffee plantation.
Dlight to San Jose on a small plane of national air company (Nature Air). Departure from San Jose to National Park Poas Volcano (private tour with a Bilingual speaking guide), which is considered one of the largest geyser in the world, crater with a diameter of 1.5 km; crater activity appears in the periodic emissions of steam and gas, nevertheless visiting the crater is absolutely safe for the tourists; it’s surrounded by the tropical forest full of old trees, various types of orchids and bromeliads. Further you will visit a coffee plantation Doka, where the best Costa Rican coffee is produced. You will have a chance to learn about the process of growing, harvesting, processing and roasting of coffee as well as to buy a couple of packs at the lowest prices of the factory. Then you will visit a butterfly farm and continue with a traditional Costa Rican lunch and tour to the Arenal Volcano. Accommodation in Arenal (4*:Hotel Los Lagos, 5*: Arenal Kioro или Tabacon Resort) (breakfast/lunch).
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Day 4. Arenal Volcano
After breakfast you will visit the tour Arenal Hanging Bridges (collective tour), 2 ½-hours walk in the virgin tropical rainforest with spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano. After dinner you can book a Canopy Tour in private territory of Arenal Paraiso Hotel (price – $45 per person, not included). This is a great opportunity to gain an unforgettable experience under extreme conditions and enjoy the beautiful views from the bird’s eye panorama. We offer you a journey, sliding in special mounts on the ropes that are stretched between the platforms at a height of trees, where you will meet the instructor. In the evening you will visit the thermal springs Tabacon (the best thermal SPA in the country), where you can take a hot bath and relax in natural waters, watching (under favorable conditions) Volcano Arenal eruption. Dinner in Tabacon and accommodation in the hotel of your choice. (breakfast/dinner).
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Day 5. Return to San Jose or transfer to the beach
After breakfast you will return to San Jose or to your hotel on the beach (transfer’s price is not included) (breakfast).