The Best of Costa Rica 8 days & 7 nights CRT 876

This package includes all the Costa Rican essentials—an impressive volcano, tropical jungles and cloud forests boasting exuberant flora and fauna.

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Day 1 Arrival – San Jose Arrive by air into San Jose. Upon arrival our representative in Costa Rica will meet you at the gate and will provide you with a welcome kit on Costa Rica. Transfer to the El Rodeo Country Inn Hotel for your first night in Costa Rica. Evening free to relax and enjoy San Jose`s active night life.

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

Day 2 San Jose – Tortuguero (B-L-D) After breakfast, you will have an early morning departure for Tortuguero. Enjoy a scenic drive through the Braulio Carrillo National Park and then a one-hour boat trip to the canals of Tortuguero. Upon arrival to Laguna Lodge enjoy a welcome cocktail and lunch. The lodge will then schedule a visit to the Turtle Museum and town of Tortuguero. Afternoon free to relax in the pool or take advantage of the hiking trails. In the evening, after a delicious meal, you will relax along the canal’s edge with a cocktail and enjoy the night sounds of the jungle.

Overnight at Laguna Lodge, standard room. All “Family style” meals included.

Day 3 Tortuguero Canals (B-L-D) During the day enjoy scheduled boat tours to the small canals for wildlife observation. A jungle adventure of a lifetime! Think Amazon, only on a smaller scale. Tortuguero National Park, with its 21,000 hectares of preserved tropical rain forest, provides one of the best opportunities to experience a wide range of tropical wildlife. Entrance fee to Tortuguero National Park included.

Overnight at Laguna Lodge, standard room. All “Family style” meals included.

Day 4 Tortuguero – Arenal (B-L) Enjoy a scenic boat ride back to the Caño Blanco Port. Take shuttle transfer to the Arenal area. Arenal’s perfectly symmetrical shape makes it a sightseer’s dream, while its abundance of outdoor activities makes it an easy place to check things off your “must-do in Costa Rica” list. So visit one of the nicest volcanoes in Costa Rica, cloud forests, a lake world-famous for windsurfing and an incredibly diverse population of wildlife is just part of what you will find in this amazing area of Costa Rica. Afternoon arrival to the Arenal Paraiso Hotel, your home-base for that night. Enjoy an invigorating spa treatment at their spa or just relax at the natural spring pool.

Overnight at the Arenal Paraiso Hotel, Superior room. Breakfast included.

Day 5 Arenal – Monteverde (B) Afternoon pickup at the hotel for the scenic shared lake crossing transfer (boat-car) transfer to Monteverde. The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve is one of the most diverse and rich tropical cloud forests in the New World and home to the resplendent Quetzal and the rare bell bird. Monteverde is not only interesting for the Cloud Forest Reserve’s inhabitants, but also for its founders, the Quakers. Trapp Family Lodge will be your home-base for two nights. After check-in, feel free to explore your new surroundings.

Overnight at the Trapp Family Lodge, Superior room. Breakfast included.

Day 6 Shared Monteverde Cloudforest – Sky Trek (B) In the morning you will hike through the well marked trails of the Monteverde Cloud forest Reserve. Then enjoy an afternoon adventure at the Sky Trek Zipline & Tram tour. This is a system of seven platforms suspended above the ground in the midst of tree boughs. Zip lines attached from one platform to another will allow you to slide with the use of special equipment. In Sky Tram explore the world famous Cloud Forest of Monteverde in a 5,249 feet ride that would lead you up to Costa Rica Continental Divide.


Overnight at theTrapp Family Lodge, Superior room. Breakfast included.

Day 7 Monteverde – San Jose (B) Afternoon return to San Jose on your shuttle transfer.  Enjoy the rest of the evening at leisure to explore the area of San Antonio de Belen where the hotel is situated.

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

Day 8 Departure (B) Transfer to the international airport and flight home or take a beach extension.

 Price per person in USD:

VALID 01NOV13 – 31OCT14


Double occupancy: $



Price includes:

  • Meet & Greet at the airport.
  • Arrival & departure transfers
  • Shuttle bus transfers on an A/C motor coach throughout the whole itinerary.
  • 2 nts,El Rodeo Country Inn Hotel,superior room(B)
  • 2nts, Laguna Lodge, Standard room (B,L,D)
  • 1 nt,Arenal Paraiso,Superior room(B)
  • 2 nts,Trapp Family Lodge,Superior room(B)
  • Entrance fee to Tortuguero National Park
  • Daily tours at Laguna Lodge
  • Shared Monteverde Cloud forest Tour
  • Shared Sky Trek & Tram Adventure
  •  All taxes and service charges.