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PACKAGE DETAILS

DAY 1 - Arrival, Alajuela, Costa Rica

Our driver will meet you outside the terminal to take you to your hotel.

Overnight at Xandari resort hotel & spa (superior), prima plus room or similar or hotel El Rodeo (standard) deluxe room or similar or hotel Buena Vista (budget), standard room or similar

NOTE: estimated driving time 20 minutes.

DAY 2 - Alajuela – Poas Volcano, Doka Coffe Tour, Grecia and Sarchi

(Breakfast, lunch) A visit to Poas Volcano, large geysers and awesome crater- over 1.5 km wide. Then go to the Doka coffee tour, the famous Costa Rican coffee in making. Next visit is the famous metal church with its rare and beautiful architecture at Grecia and the fascinating craftsman factories of Sarchi; where they build the famous oxcarts.

Overnight at Xandari resort hotel & spa (superior), prima plus room or similar or hotel El Rodeo (standard) deluxe room or similar or hotel Buena Vista (budget), standard room or similar

DAY 3 - Alajuela – Tortuguero

(Breakfast, lunch, dinner) Early morning departure to Tortuguero, arriving to the small port of Matina / Caño Blanco. Boat tour on the river and the canals all the way to Tortuguero National Park, an excellent chance to get a close look of the wildlife. Enjoy a refreshing cocktail and a delicious lunch at the lodge in Tortuguero and in the afternoon, visit the picturesque Tortuguero village located on the thin strip of land between the sea and the main canal, experience the Caribbean laid-back style of the local people and the reggae roots music in this colorful village. The evening is the perfect time to enjoy dinner in the lodge restaurant and the facilities.

Overnight at hotel Manatus (superior), standard room or similar or Pachira Lodge (standard), standard room or similar

NOTE: bus & boat transportation on a shared basis.

Estimated driving time 6 hours (including breakfast and boat cruise).

Maximum weight allowed on the boat per person: 25 pounds / 13 kg. 

DAY 4 - Tortuguero

(Breakfast, lunch, dinner) Depending on weather, a guided walk in the forest or a boat tour through Tortuguero canals. Lunch at the lodge and in the afternoon enjoy a walk along the hotel private trails, or a boat tour through the secondary canals.

Overnight at hotel Manatus (superior), standard room or similar or Pachira Lodge (standard), standard room or similar

DAY 5 - Tortuguero – Puerto Viejo

(Breakfast, lunch) After breakfast you will return by boat to the docks of Caño Blanco and continue by regular transportation to Siquirres. Lunch will be served on the way.

Overnight at hotel Le Caméléon (superior), superior room or similar or hotel Totem (standard), standard room with AC or similar or hotel Casa Camarona (budget), standard room or similar

NOTE: Estimated driving time 5 hours (including boat cruise and lunch).

DAY 6 - Puerto Viejo – Cahuita National Park and snorkeling

(Breakfast) A day for snorkeling and exploring Cahuita National Park, the largest coral reefs system in Costa Rica see 6 species of corals, colorful tropical fish, the harmless reef shark and sting ray. Picturesque horse shoe shape beach between the park and thebeautiful Punta Cahuita. Starts with a scenic 20 minute boat cruise and two snorkeling sessions, followed by delicious fruit and snacks on the beach. Later, a guided hike in this wonderful coastal forest to see the animals: the howler monkey, sloth, snakes, iguanas, common raccoon, white-nosed coati, several species of swamp forest birds, poison dart frogs and more

Overnight at hotel Le Caméléon (superior), superior room or similar or hotel Totem (standard), standard room with AC or similar or hotel Casa Camarona (budget), standard room or similar

DAY 7 - Puerto Viejo – Pacuare River – Rafting level III – IV

(Breakfast) The scenic beauty of the Pacuare river: waterfalls, hiking trails and diversity of flora and fauna make it one of the best whitewater rivers for rafting. Blue Morpheus butterflies, sloths, toucans, red frogs and great variety of birds complete 3.5 hours of an unforgettable tour!

Spend the rest of the day relaxing and enjoying the beautiful Caribbean beaches.

Overnight at hotel Le Caméléon (superior), superior room or similar or hotel Totem (standard), standard room with AC or similar or hotel Casa Camarona (budget), standard room or similar

DAY 8 - Departure to San Jose

(Breakfast) Early in the morning you will drive back to San Jose to the international airport.

Estimated driving time 5 hours.

NOTE: check in for international flights must be made three hours prior to departure.

INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE

  • Accommodation and meals

    As specified in the program (continental breakfast at Xandari resort hotel & spa and hotel Buena Vista)

  • Transportation
    • Private transportation from the international airport to Xandari or Rodeo on day 1
    • Shared bus & boat transportation San Jose – Tortuguero on day 3
    • Shared boat Tortuguero – Siquirres on day 5
    • Private transportation – Siquirres to Puerto Viejo on day 5
    • Private transportation – Puerto Viejo to airport
Guided tours

Up to 15 pax per tour (seldom there will be more), including roundtrip transportation from the hotels

  • Poas – Doka – Grecia – Sarchi
  • Tortuguero village
  • Tortuguero canals boat tour
  • Tortuguero guided trails
  • Tortuguero National Park (entrance fee)
  • Cahuita snorkeling and national park
  • Pacuare river – rafting class III – IV

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE

  • Personal expenses & tips
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Food and beverages which are not mentioned above
  • Departure taxes ($26.00 per person at the time of quote)

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