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Costa Rica Natural Treasures

From $2639 $212 taxes

Travel Best Bets Package Includes

  • Roundtrip Airfare from Canada to Liberia
  • Airport meet & greet and transfer to Arenal Volcanos area
  • 7 night guided vacation
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch
  • Full day tour to Caño Negro Wildlife & Rio Frio (Includes: transportation, bilingual guide, boat ride and lunch)
  • Transportation from Arenal Volcano to Monteverde, Crossing the Arenal Lake by boat (unescorted)
  • Regular half day Trapiche Tour (Includes: Transportation, bilingual guide and entrance fee at El Trapiche)
  • Regular half day Sky Walk Hanging Bridges Tour
  • Transportation from Monteverde to Rincon de la Vieja Volcano region (unescorted)
  • Regular half day Horseback Riding Tour in the area
  • Transportation from Rincon de la Vieja Volcano to Liberia International Airport (unescorted)
Valid until November 30
Vancouver from $2639 + $212 tax
Victoria, Kelowna from $2739 + $216 tax
Calgary, Edmonton from $2699 + $223 tax

Not Included: Optional excursions, Beverage, Gratuities to hotel personnel & guides, Departure taxes $USD29.00 payable at the airport

Itinerary

Day 1: LIBERIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT · ARENAL VOLCANO

Arrival at Liberia International Airport (LIR). A representative will meet and greet you upon arrival at the Airport and will provide you with the needed documentation for your vacation, such as day by day itinerary, main contacts information and phone numbers. Afterwards, you will be provided with guided transfer
to the Arenal Volcano area located in the Northern lands of Costa Rica; this is an approximate a 4 hour drive. During the first part of the transfer, you will pass through the plains of the Guanacaste Province where you will admire the incomparable beauty of the landscapes, which includes the tropical dry forest and its ho
t climate. Then, the journey is adorned with the beautiful scenery of the Arenal Lake which is fulfilled with great scenery of nature and country villages. Once you arrive at Arenal Volcano area, you will check-in at the established hotel where you will be staying the following 3 nights.

Accommodation: Volcano Lodge or similar for 3 nights

Day 2: ARENAL VOLCANO (B/L)                                                             

Today, you will enjoy a full day tour discovering the nature wonders of the northern wetlands. The tour consists of a floating safari boat tour where an experienced guide will show you the different species of animals that habit in this area. The Caño Negro Wildlife together with Río Frío is a biologically wetland area, one of Costa Rica’s richest areas of biological diversity. Here, you will find a great variety of resident and migratory birds, three different species of monkeys, iguanas, sloths, turtles, and caimans. You will definitely enjoy it! For the afternoon return to the Arenal Volcano area for the overnight.

Day 3: ARENAL VOLCANO (B)

Day at leisure in the area. You can enjoy on your own, the different tourist attractions that can be found in the Arenal Volcano and it’s surroundings. If you wish to explore the area in an exciting way, we recommend (at an extra cost) a visit to the Arenal Reserve, where you will find the Sky Tram & Sky Trek. This tour combines the ascent to the top of the mountain by an aerial tram, enjoying the beautiful landscapes of the Arenal Lake, while the descent is through the famous canopy tour
, which goes from one mountain to another, that makes you feel the adventure and fun. There are other many other options for you to explore on your own.

Day 4: ARENAL VOLCANO · MONTEVERDE (B)                                                                              

This morning, after breakfast, you will start your ascent to the Tilaran Mountain Range, home of the Monteverde Cloud Forest. This is a very special journey which takes you on gravel roads around Lake Arenal, giving you more time to immerse in the incredible mountain scenery and admire the beautiful Cloud Forest. Arrive to the area for check in at your hotel.   The afternoon is free on your own to explore the hotel grounds and the area with your guide.

ACCOMMODATION : Belmar or similar for 2 nights

Day 5: MONTEVERDE (B)                                                                                                                                   

During the morning you will visit the Sky Walk Hanging Bridges; this tour will offer you amazing views of the cloud forest in Monteverde from the top of the trees
. Through a network of suspension bridges, platforms and trails you will be able to marvel with the hidden treasures of the forest canopy in a safe and easy way, giving
you a different perspective of the forests. This is a great opportunity for nature lovers to see, wild animals and exotic birds, even the magnificent quetzal, besides the great variety of plants and trees. Afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the optional (extra cost) activities in the area.

Day 6: MONTEVERDE CLOUD FOREST · RINCON DE LA VIEJA (B)                                              

In the morning it’s programmed the unescorted transfer to the Guanacaste mountain range, specifically to the Rincon de la Vieja area. This route will provide you with panoramic views of the Gulf of Nicoya and the tempisque river valley until reach the Pan-American Highway where you will notice a change between the cloud forest and the tropical dry forest that characterizes the entire Guanacaste Province. You will arrive to the Rincon de la Vieja area you will stay the next two nights at selected Lodge. The area of Rincon de la Vieja is famous for its horseback riding tours, during this afternoon you will be provided with a horseback riding trip

from the hotel as you will take a scenic trail that will offer you an amazing experience of the plains, the countryside forest and fresh mountain breezes.

ACCOMMODATION : Canon de la Vieja or similar for 2 nights

Day 7: RINCON DE LA VIEJA (B)

This day is at leisure to enjoy the optional (extra cost) activities in the area. Some of them are: Visit the Rincon de la vieja national Park, canopy, natural treatments and relaxation. The whole area of Rincon de la Vieja provides a combination of tropical dry forest and country side. Towards the Rincon de la Vieja volcano is characterized with enchanting waterfalls, bubbling mud spots, steaming vents in the earth, hot springs, and a whole host of wildlife. This area is ideal setting for rest and adventure be at rustic but comfortable lodges, all in full contact with nature as the region combines different settings: wide andpermanently green mountains, sweeping views of the province, and the volcano’s presence.

Day 8: RINCON DE LA VIEJA – LIBERIA (B)

Transfer to Liberia International Airport (LIR) where you will board your flight back home. This airport is located approximate 1 ½ hours from Rincon de la Vieja area.

 

 


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