10 Adventure Tours 8 Days / 7 Nights CRT87bus

Eight days with an abundance of thrills and adrenaline, designed specifically for people who love adventure. Don’t miss this unforgettable experience! You will explore active volcanos, coffee plantations, tropical rivers, and lowland rainforests, ending up at a perfect beach on our Pacific Coast. This bus tour is a great way to experience a lot in a small amount of time.

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Day 1 (Arrival)

Arrival in San José. Our representative in Costa Rica will meet you at the airport and will provide transfers to your hotel located 20 minutes from San Jose downtown.

Overnight at the Hotel El Rodeo Country Inn, Superior room, breakfast included.

Day 2 (Poas Volcano – Doka Coffee Tour – La Paz waterfall Gardens)  (B-L)

To get to the different attractions included during this excursion we will drive by the city of Alajuela passing by the Agriculture Monument, the Monument to Juan Santamaria and the famous Mango Park. As we ascend towards the Poás Volcano we will notice the change in temperature and vegetation; we will see coffee plantations as well as fern, flower and strawberry farms along the way, creating a beautiful landscape. On the way to the volcano we will visit Doka Coffee Estate for a delicious breakfast and a coffee tour, in an actual coffee plantation where we will learn about the ancient techniques used by the experts to produce one of the best coffees in Costa Rica. Learn about the careful process involved on the cultivation, harvesting and roasting of the Golden Bean. After the coffee tour we will continue to Poás Volcano where we will not only admire the impressive main crater with its sulfur fumaroles, but also learn about the different ecosystems in this beautiful national park. Following the visit to the volcano we will continue to La Paz Waterfall Gardens for lunch and tour. On arrival to the La Paz, we will walk through a trail, leading to a spectacular waterfall in the middle of the rainforest. Inside the park we will also visit the hummingbird gallery, the serpentarium, the bird house, the butterfly garden and the frog’s exhibit. The tour includes transportation, entrance fees, guide & lunch.

Overnight at the Hotel El Rodeo Country Inn, Superior room, breakfast included.

Day 3 (San Jose – Arenal)  (B)

Today you will be picked up at your hotel and you will be provided with a shuttle bus transfer to the Arenal volcano area. In the afternoon, you will be picked at the hotel for your shared Sky Tram and zipline tour. Sky Trek starts with a 20 minutes ride in the Sky Tram to reach the top of the Arenal reserve, then begins a tour of adventure full of adrenaline above the treetops, which consists on a system of zip lines, that allows you to observe the rainforest and its landscape from a different perspective, safely in an innovative and different system. The tour includes 8 cross-sectional cables that together have a total length of 1.7 miles with distances from 100 to 2460 feet, and with a maximum height of 660 feet, which exceed the treetops providing a panoramic view of the Arenal volcano and lake.

Overnight at the Arenal Paraiso, Superior room, breakfast included.

Day 4 (Arenal 4 in 1: Safari Float, La Fortuna Waterfall, Arenal Hike & Ecotermales Hot Springs) (B-L-D)

Enjoy the sights and the sounds of the tropics; experience its peacefulness as we quietly paddle down the Peñas Blancas river. Monkeys, sloth’s, iguanas, crocodiles and numerous tropical birds await you! Back to La Fortuna the tour heads for the waterfall by car; a view of the 70 m high waterfall and a 600 m hike to the natural pool at the base.  Later on, drive back to La Fortuna for lunch. At 3:00 p.m. tour continues to the Arenal National Park, here the tour guide will talk about the natural and geological history of the volcano, you will hear the sounds the volcano makes in the distance, or cross a path of solid lava from 1992 and enjoy an excellent view over the volcano and Lake Arenal. Leaving the park, the bus will take the you on a short 20 min ride to the Hot Springs, here you can enjoy the relaxing baths and waterfalls. At the end of the day, before driving everybody back to the hotel, a delicious buffet dinner. Includes: Transportation, naturalist guide, all entrance fees, bottle water, sodas, cookies, lunch and dinner

Overnight at Arenal Paraiso, Superior room. Breakfast included.

Day 5 (Arenal – Manuel Antonio)  (B)

After breakfast, you will be picked up at your hotel and you will be provided with a shuttle bus transfer to the famous Manuel Antonio National Park. Manuel Antonio is considered to be Costa Rica’s most beautiful park, with enchanting white-sand beaches ideal for swimming, and tropical rainforest forest alive with wildlife. Watch for the monkeys and iguanas who share the park with you. Most hotels are small and intimate, set high on a hill overlooking the rain forest, endless beaches and the national park.

Overnight at the Hotel  Mimos, Jr. Suite, breakfast included.

Day 6 (Coastal Kayak – Snorkeling Tour) (B-L)

Come experience one of Costa Rica’s most striking coastlines by open- seat ocean kayak. Paddle to Biezans Bay for a refreshing swim and delicious local snacks. Feel free to have your bilingual naturalist guide direct you to the best snorkeling spots as you experience threes small but growing, active, and astounding coral reef systems nestled very close to the shore of Biezans. Or just relax and enjoy the tranquility of a private white sand beach. After an unforgettable experience at Biezans, continue kayaking towards Manuel Antonio National Park and wonder at the nearby nesting islands where exotic boobies and frigates call home year round. Finally, a rewarding hot meal at the  restaurant. Includes: Round Trip Transportation, entrance fees, bilingual guide & lunch.

Overnight at the Hotel Mimos, Jr. Suite, breakfast included.

Day 7 (Manuel Antonio National Park Tour- San José) (B)

After breakfast, you will be picked-up at the hotel and transfered to the Manuel Antonio National Park. You will have an experienced nature guide take you on an informative hike through the park. Our guides know where you are most likely to encounter sloths, monkeys, etc. they will also provide a great deal of information on the history, flora and fauna during this easy 2 hour walk. Snacks are offered during the tour, and you may remain in the park after the guided tour to explore on your own. Includes: RT Transportation, entrance fees & bilingual guide. After this tour, you will be picked up at your hotel and you will be provided with a shuttle bus transfer back to San José.

Overnight at the Hotel El Rodeo Country Inn, Superior room, breakfast included.

Day 8 (Departure)  (B) Transfer back to the International Airport

Price per person in USD:

VALID 01NOV13 – 31AUG14 (EXCEPT CHRISTMAS, NEW   YEAR & EASTER WEEK) Double occupancy $VALID 01SEP14 – 31OCT14

Double occupancy:  $

Price includes:

Meet & greet at the airport
Arrival & departure transfer
Shuttle ground transfers on A/C motor coaches
3 nts El Rodeo Country Inn Hotel, Superior room (B)
2 nts Arenal Paraiso , Superior room (B)
2 nts Mimos Hotel, Jr. Suite (B)
All meals as described above (daily breakfast, 3 lunches & 1 dinner
All 10 shared tours described below – All taxes and service charge


  • TEN TOURS:
    Poas Volcano
    Doka Estate Coffee plantation
    La Paz Waterfalls gardens
    Sky Tram & Zipline tour
    Safari Float
    La Fortuna Waterfall
    Arenal hike
    Ecotermales Hot Springs
    Coastal Kayak tour
    Manuel Antonio National Park tour

 


  • Important Note: Tours order in Manuel Antonio will be subject to tide chart & weather.