7 Day Classic COSTA RICA

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Costa Rica
$745

7 Day Classic COSTA RICA

May 10 – 16 2018

from USD $ 745.00 per person based on double

LAND ONLY (airfare to be added, may be available from most major airports)

Escorted Package Includes

  • 6 nights accommodations
    • 2 nights San Jose
    • 2 nights Arenal
    • 2 nights Monteverde
  • Hotel porterage
  • Return airport transfers
  • 9 Meals: 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

DAY 1, Thursday - Depart for Costa Rica
Depart for Costa Rica. Arrive in San Jose and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Drink and orientation with your Tour Manager
Overnight: San Jose

DAY 2, Friday - Travel to Arenal
Today, take a brief panoramic tour of San Jose, with sights of the city including historic & government buildings and La Sabana, the public park. Next, depart for Arenal, enjoying the views of coffee and sugarcane plantations along the way. En route stop in Sarchi, an artisan town, where traditional colorful oxcarts and souvenirs can be found. If time permits there may be a visit to a local school on the way to Arenal. Later this evening after checking into your hotel, join the group for dinner at a local restaurant in Arenal
Overnight: Arenal
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 3, Saturday - Full Day in Arenal
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Arenal, famous for the Arenal Volcano.  As Costa Rica's youngest volcano, it gained international notoriety in 1968 for its sudden eruption. Perhaps, spend the day on the optional full day Cano Negro Boat Tour to learn more about the flora and fauna that inhabit the area. Tonight, enjoy an optional evening at the renowned Eco Termales Hot Springs that includes a dinner
Optional: Full Day Cano Negro Boat Tour USD 60.00
Optional: EcoTermales Hot Springs with Dinner (PM) USD 54.00
Overnight: Arenal
Meals: Breakfast      

DAY 4, Sunday - Arenal National Park, Travel to Monteverde
In the morning, embark on a brisk 2 mile walking tour of the Las Coladas trail in Arenal National Park to learn more about the flora and fauna while enjoying scenic views of the volcano. At the end of the trail, you may choose to participate in a rugged hike over the ancient lava rocks before continuing to Monteverde. Stop for lunch on your own en route to Monteverde; time permitting a guided walking tour acquaints you with the lovely surroundings
Overnight: Monteverde
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Monday - Full Day in Monteverde
Enjoy this morning at leisure, or choose to participate in one of the optional tours including the Selvatura Canopy and Hanging Bridges adventures. This stunning Cloud Forest boasts an extraordinarily diverse ecosystem, being home to 120 species of reptiles and amphibians, 130 species of mammals, and an astounding 500 species of birds, not to mention more than 3,000 species of plants.

This afternoon enjoy lunch and a tour of a traditional Costa Rican coffee farm.  Learn about how one of Costa Rica's top exports is grown in this tropical region and its importance in the socioeconomic development of the country Tonight, dine at a local Monteverde restaurant

Optional: Selvatura Canopy Tour (AM)*  - USD 44.00

Optional: Selvatura Hanging Bridges (AM)* - USD 27.00
Overnight: Monteverde
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 

*Passengers can participate in both optional tours if desired

 

DAY 6, Tuesday - Travel to San Jose
Today, travel back to Costa Rica's capital city, San Jose. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and Enjoy the balance of the day at leisure. Perhaps explore the city independently and try one of over 50 restaurants, bars, night clubs, art galleries and museums or consider stopping at some of the various local stores to pick up souvenirs
Overnight: San Jose
Meals: Breakfast

                                                                        

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