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Monteverde Cloud Forest
Monteverde Cloud Forest / Arenal Volcano / San Jose Tour
6 Days / 5 Nights
Monteverde Cloud Forest / Arenal Volcano / San Jose Tour
6 Days / 5 Nights

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One of many beautiful Museums in San Jose
One of many beautiful Museums in San Jose


Day 1:

Welcome at the airport and afternoon tour to San Jose city

Our staff will welcome you at the airport and trasnfer you to your hotel in San Jose. At 2pm this San Jose city tour will begin by showing you Costa Rica's rich culture and history while visiting museums and historic places in San Jose. Start visiting our biggest metropolitan La Sabana Park. You will next visit the historic National Theater that was built in 1897; the National Theater is one of Costa Rica's arquitectural master pieces and its treasured by all Costa Ricans. Then we will visit one of many unique museums of Costa Rica. We will continue to head to the University of Costa Rica, the Supreme Court and various sites of interest. A brief stop will be at a beautiful handicraft shop before returning to your hotel.

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Arenal Volcano reflection at the National Park
Arenal Volcano reflection at the National Park


Day 2:

Transfer to Arenal Volcano National Park with stop at Sarchi

Delicious breakfast. Then we will depart to the north side of Costa Rica, home of Costa Rica's most beautiful volcano, the mighty Arenal Volcano. To get to this natural wonder we will travel to the northern part of the country, and make a brief stop in the famous typical town of Sarchi, known internationally as the birthplace of crafts, due to its creative and hard-working artisans. Then, our trip goes through plantations of various agricultural products, ornamental plants and cattle ranches, to the town of La Fortuna for a typical lunch in a cozy restaurant right in front of the volcano. This location allows you to have the best view of the volcano. Later, you will relax in one of the best hot springs in the area, where you can book a massage or special treatment, we recommend booking it in advance. At the end of day, an excellent dinner will be served, always with the best view of the Arenal Volcano. After dinner, a transfer will get you to your hotel in the area.


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Safari Boat over Peñas Blancas river, La Fortuna
Safari Boat over Peñas Blancas river, La Fortuna


Day 3:

Bote Safari at Peñas Blancas river

Early in the morning, after breakfast, prepare to take a Safari boat to Peñas Blancas river. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the rainforest and experience inner peace while we paddle by the amazing Peñas Blancas River. You can admire incredible species such as monkeys, sloths, iguanas, crocodiles, and tropical birds. Our guides will share with you all their knowledge about the local wildlife. You will truly appreciate the wonders of the Peñas Blancas river and jungle that surrounds it while the river currents slowly flote us down the river. This way you can sit back, relax and take in the beauty. Be sure to bring your camera and binoculars on this tour!


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Magnificent forest waterfall at Monteverde
Magnificent forest waterfall at Monteverde


Day 4:

Arenal & Monteverde Transfer

At 7:45 in the morning just after breakfast, we will transfer to the Arenal Lake where you will embark on a boat that will be going to the other side of the lake where a ground transportation will continue our journey to Monteverde. Crossing by boat this beautiful Lake is an unforgettable experience. The rest of the day, feel free to familiarize yourself with this small town or visit by your own the biological reserve in the area, called Santa Elena Biological Reserve.


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Hanging Bridge over the forest canopy in Monteverde
Hanging Bridge over the forest canopy in Monteverde


Day 5:

Monteverde & San Jose (Visit to Selvatura, the Reserve and Hanging Bridges)

After breakfast, you will depart to the private biological reserve in Selvatura for a suspension bridges experience, which represent a masterpiece of engineering and bridge building, all with maximum safety guidelines. The entire walk consists of 8 bridges of different lengths ranging from 204 to 480 feet. The total length of the route is approximately 1.8 miles. This tour offers the safest way to enjoy the greenery of the cloud forest from a birds eye perspective. You will return to your hotel at noon for a short break, before departing with Interbus shuttle company, at 2:00 PM, directly to San Jose. The arrival time is approximately at 6pm.


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Juan Santamaria International Airport from air
Juan Santamaria International Airport from air


Day 6:

Transfer to Juan Santamaria International Airport

After breakfast, you will transfer to the airport for your flight home.


 
Costa Rica Cloud Forest & Volcano Tour Map

Monteverde Cloud Forest / Arenal Volcano / San Jose Tour
6 Days / 5 Nights (Tour GV 307)

Prices Per Person (Land Only)
  Double Triple Single
Budget Package $690 $625 $895
Superior Package $853 $738 $1,298
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Terms & Conditions
- Prices valid until November 2015, please ask for our availability in December 2015. Prices exclude Easter Week.
- Prices do not include Airline Ticket to Costa Rica.
- Prices include daily breakfast.
- Departure Tax per Person in NOT included.
- Tips are appreciated and are not included in this price of the tour.
- Everything at the hotel is part of the tour except the following: Laundry, Phone Calls, Mini Bar, Room Service, etc.
- Meals & Beverages Not Mentioned are not included in the tour.

Call 1 (800) 807-6475
(Toll Free USA & Canada)

001 (858) 251-0035
(from all other locations)

From $625 Land Only
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Your Travel Includes

Costa Rica Trips Round-trip transfers from San Jose to Arenal Volcano to Monteverde and back to San Jose
Costa Rica Trips 5 Nights of Accommodations (1st Night in San José, 2nd and 3rd Night in La Fortuna, 4th Night in Monteverde, 5th Night in San Jose)
Costa Rica Trips Services of an English-speaking local host
Costa Rica Trips Safari Float Tour to the Peñas Blancas River, Selvatura Park with Hanging BridgesTour
Costa Rica Trips Car / Boat / Car Transfer to Monteverde
 
Your Choice of Hotels
 
San Jose

Tourist Class / 3+ Star Hotel
Villas Tournon

Superior Package / 4 & 5 Star Hotels
Crown Plaza Hotel

La Fortuna

Tourist Class / 3+ Star Hotel
La Fortuna Hotel

Superior Class / 4+ Star Hotel
Arenal Manoa Hotel

Monteverde

Tourist Class / 3+ Star Hotel
Monteverde Mountain Lodge

Superior Class / 4+ Star Hotel
Fonda Vela

 
From $625 Land Only
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Monteverde Cloud Forest
Monteverde Cloud Forest
Monteverde Sunset
Monteverde Sunset
Looking over the canopy of Monteverde Cloudforest Reserve
Looking over the canopy of Monteverde Cloudforest Reserve
Tabacon Hot Springs Waterfall & Bridge, Arenal Volcano
Tabacon Hot Springs Waterfall & Bridge, Arenal Volcano
Arenal Volcano in the Morning Light
Arenal Volcano in the Morning Light
Arenal Volcano Erupting
Arenal Volcano Erupting
Call 1 (800) 807-6475
(Toll Free USA & Canada)

001 (858) 251-0035
(from all other locations)

 
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