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RAIN FOREST DELUXE ADVENTURE

Speed between lush trees by zipline, float down the rivers of Tortuguero National Park insearch of hidden fauna and spend two nights at a hotel in the shadow of the booming Arenal Volcano

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DAY 1 - SAN JOSE
Arrive in San Jose, where you are met and transferred to your hotel and after checking in to your hotel — located on a 30-acre coffee plantation — the rest of your day is at leisure. Overnite at Martino Resort and Spa. Overnight at Martino Resort and Spa; *** Accommodations in Deluxe Villa.

National Theater - San Jose

 

DAY 2 - SAN JOSE / TORTUGUERO
This morning, embark on a heart-thumping zipline adventure between six panoramic platforms. Watch for local wildlife as you zoom through tree canopies and across the magnificent Molinete River within the verdant natural surroundings of the 1,200-acre Rain Forest Aerial Tram Park. Later this afternoon, board a private boat from the Caño Blanco dock, continuing to Tortuguero and your lodge, nestled amid a tangle of tropical foliage. Originally intended to protect a major nesting beach of the Atlantic green sea turtles, Tortuguero National Park now protects more than 50,000 acres, considered one of the last large areas of tropical rainforest in Central America. The national park spans 11 natural habitats, home to monkeys, sloths, river otters, caimans, lizards and frogs. Overnight at Manatus Lodge; (B, L, D).

Manatus Lodge Pool

 

DAY 3 – TORTUGUERO
Today, you start your adventure exploring this tropical paradise. You may take a guided bird walk before voyaging down the slow- moving tropical rivers thatdefine Tortuguero National Park, one of the last large, intact tropical rainforests in Central America. Search for wildlife hidden within the thickflora, perhaps spider, howler and white-faced monkeys; three-toed sloths; river otters; caimans; iguanas; river turtles; basilisk lizards; and poison dart frogs. This region is also perfect for birders, as it showcases a multitude of bird species. Later, explore the village of San Francisco. If time permits, you may also visit a neighborhood school (when in session), or join local children in a game of soccer. Overnite at Manatus Lodge (B, L, D)

Tortuguero: Turtles arrival

 

DAY 4 – TORTUGUERO
This morning, head north by motorized boat to Caño Palma (Palm Canal) for an exciting kayak adventure, travelling to places motorized boats cannot reach. Paddle through the wildlife-rich canal, visiting one of the most magical places in the flooded forest. The Tortuguero area is situated on an ancient floodplain and consists of lowland tropical wet forest; it is the richest biological ecosystem in all of Costa Rica. Later this afternoon, take some time to relax and unwind, gathering the children for a garden walk. Those who prefer may also have fun in the sun at the pool. Overnite at Manatus Lodge (B, L, D).

Morpho Butterfly

 

DAY 5 - TORTUGUERO / FORTUNA (ARENAL)
Depart on a short flight to Arenal then pick up at the airport for transfer to the Arenal area. The imposing volcano soars over 5,300 feet. Enjoy a relaxing soak and dinner at the thermal waters of Tabacon Grand Thermal Spa then overnite at Hotel Arenal Nayara; ** Accommodations in Deluxe Casita (B, D).

Basilisk

 

DAYS 6 – ARENAL
After breakfast, set out for the picturesque Arenal hanging bridges with your private guide. The site was designed to blend with the natural environment, while leaving the forest habitat virtually intact. As you walk, absorb the diversity of flora and wildlife that call the rainforest home; meanwhile, see imposing views of the volcano (weather permitting) from your perch. Afternoon free to relax or explore on your own. Overnite at Arenal Nayara (B)

Arenal Volcano in Action

 

DAY 7 - RETURN HOME
Pick up at hotel for transfer back to San Jose's International Airport and return flight home. (B).

TOTAL COST: USD $1,890.00 per person based on double occupancy
(valid until Dec 19th, 2013 and from Jan 3rd to Dec 19th, 2014)

Tortuguero beach

Please inquire about pricing during Special Seasons
(Dec. 15, 2013 - January 5, 2014), (April 11 - April 21, 2014)

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 6 nights accommodations
  • Airport transfers
  • All applicable hotel and tour taxes
  • Private ground transportation in a/c van between destinations
  • Meals where indicated; Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), Dinner (D)
  • Canopy Tour
  • Entrance and dinner at Tabacon Hot Springs
  • Hanging bridges tour in Arenal
  • Round trip flight to Tortuguero
  • Boat tours in Tortuguero.

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

A) Airport departure tax ($29.00 U.S.)
B) Personal expenses like liquor, laundry, phone calls, etc
C) Tips for your drivers and/or guides
D) International airfare.

AND A GUARANTEED GREAT TIME!!!!

 
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*** Please note that this is only a quote and prices are subject to change according to hotel's space availability at the moment we confirm your reservations.