Classic Experience - First Time Costa RicaCosta Rica Highlights in one week!

Classic Experience - First Time Costa Rica
Classic Experience - First Time Costa Rica
Classic Experience - First Time Costa Rica

Location: Costa Rica, , , Nationalpark Tortuguero, Volcano Arenal & Hot Springs, Nationalpark Manuel Antonio



Day 1: Welcome to Costa Rica!

Welcome to Costa Rica! Upon arrival our driver will greet you at the airport and hand you your travel information. Transfer to your hotel in San José.
ON Hotel Presidente (No Meals)

Day 2: Canal Tour at Tortuguero National Park 

In the morning you will be picked up at your hotel, to take a ground transportation through the Braulio Carrillo National Park to reach a local restaurant in the Caribbean lowlands, properly in the town of Guapiles, to enjoy a delicious breakfast. After breakfast our journey continues through the rural area of banana plantations to the port of La Pavona or Caño Blanco (depending on water level of the river). Then continue by boat to get to your hotel in Tortuguero. You will receive a welcome cocktail and a delicious lunch. In the afternoon enjoy a boat canals tour where your guide will show you the animals that inhabit this wonderful place as turtles, alligators, herons and an exotic variety of birds. In the evening enjoy a lovely dinner, you can participate in a night tour (optional not included).
ON Pachira Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3: Rainforest Walking Tour 

Early in the morning you can participate in an optional tour of canals where is the best time to observe the fauna. Then return around 08:00 am to enjoy a delicious breakfast at the Lodge. Finishing breakfast your adventure begins, a guided walk in the rainforest where you can meet face to face with the jungle and some animals such as monkeys, sloths, iguanas and different types of birds. In the afternoon, we visit the small town of Tortuguero and its beach, favorite place for nesting of the Green Turtle during the months of June to September. We return to the hotel where you will have free time to swim in the pool or relax in a hammock on the riverbank. In the evening enjoy a delicious dinner at the hotel.
ON Pachira Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)  

Day 4: Arenal Volcano & Hot Springs 

After breakfast, you will be transferred by boat back to port Pavona or Caño Blanco. From there you take the hotel shuttle to Guápiles, where we will take a healthy lunch. Then a shuttle transfer will take you to the famous Arenal Volcano. In the evening you can enjoy a relaxing bath in the thermal waters of the hotel.
ON Arenal Springs (Breakfast, Lunch)  

Day 5: Manuel Antonio National Park 

In the morning after breakfast a shared shuttle transportation will pick you up to take you to your hotel in Manuel Antonio, through landscapes of African palms. All set in at your hotel and have the rest of the afternoon free to enjoy the facilities of your hotel or to relax on the beach.
ON Hotel Plaza Yara (Breakfast)  

Day 6: Walking Tour in the National Park 

Today our day begin with a delicious breakfast, afterwards we will visit the famous Manuel Antonio National Park. During the tour you will explore the exotic beauty of the tropical rainforest enjoying the variety of flora and fauna, you will have the opportunity to observe animals like monkeys, sloths and iguanas. After the hike you will have time to enjoy a swim in the crystal clear waters of the Pacific. The afternoon is free to book optional activities or to relax in the hotel pool.
ON Hotel Plaza Yara (Breakfast)

Day 7: Return to San Jose

In the afternoon a shared shuttle transport will pick you up at your hotel to start the transfer back to the city of San José.
ON Villa Colón (Breakfast) 

Day 8: See you soon!!! 

Today you will have a transfer to the airport according to the departure of your international flight. We wish you a very safe journey home!


Classic Experience - First Time Costa Rica

Classic Experience - First Time Costa Rica:

Duration: 8 days/7 nights 
Type of Trip: Roundtrip with shared shuttle transfers
Highlights: Tortuguero National Park, Arenal Volcano & Hot Springs, and Manuel Antonio National Park
Please note:
  • Low Season 01.05.2019 – 30.06.2019 and 01.09.2019 – 30.11 2019
  • High Season 01.12.2018 – 30.04.2019 and 01.07.2019 – 31.08.2019
  • During Christmas and Holy Week a surcharge will apply
  • Bookings are subject to availability

Services included:
  • 1xON/Breakfast Presidente***
  • 2xON/All Meals Pachira Lodge***
  • 1xON/Breakfast Arenal Springs Resort****
  • 2xON/Breakfast Hotel Plaza Yara***
  • 1xON/Breakfast Villa Colón***

  • Airport transfer on arrival & departure day
  • Transfer San José – Tortuguero – Guapiles by boat and bus joining international travelers
  • Shuttle Transfer Guapiles to La Fortuna
  • Shuttle Transfer La Fortuna to Manuel Antonio
  • Shuttle Transfer Manuel Antonio to San José
  • Tours in Tortuguero National Park according to daily program description with English-speaking guide
  • Guided Hike with local English-speaking guide in Manuel Antonio NP, including entrance fee for the NP
  • Please note: The entrance fee to the Nationalpark Tortuguero is not included (US $ 15 p.P.)!

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