A Go Tours representative will meet you and greet you at the gate of the Airport, to proceed with your San Jose city tour & private transfer to Presidente Hotel. On our San Jose city tour you will discover the richness of the Costa Rican culture, its parks, theaters and the main historic landmarks. After your city tour, check in at Presidente Hotel (accommodation in a standard room with breakfast included, WI-FI, hair dryer, A/C, 32” LCD TV with cable, mini bar and room service). Presidente Hotel is in the heart of Downtown San Jose.
This tour takes us across coffee plantations to the impresive Poas Volcano. On route we will see the the Monument to Juan Santamaria and the popular Mango Park. Once at the volcano, we will have time to enjoy the impressive main crater with its fumaroles. Next, enjoy lunch at Doka Estate and learn about Costa Rican coffee. Our third stop is the town of Grecia, home to the only Metal Church in Central America. Our last stop along the way is the town of Sarchi, known as the cradle of Costa Rican artisans and famous for its typical oxcarts.
On this day you will visit Finca Corsicana, the only pineapple farm in the world producing certified organic golden pineapple on a large scale. On this pineapple tour you will learn the art of producing pineapple in harmony with nature. Afterwards, participate in the famous Tirimbina cocoa plantation tour, where you will learn the whole process of making chocolate from the cocoa fruit to the end product we know today (the harvest, fermentation, drying, roasting, etc.) as well as the history of chocolate and its different uses. After your pineapple and cocoa plantations tour, check in at Sarapiquis Rainforest Lodge (accommodation in a deluxe room with breakfast included; private bathroom, safety box and terrace). Also, the lodge features swimming pool, restaurant and Indigenous Archeological Park.
Today you will enjoy one of the most beautiful rainforest walks in the country at Tirimbina, where several different forms of wildlife are normally spotted. Afterwards, learn about the native people of Costa Rica, their traditions, religion, food and many other interesting aspects as you take a tour at the “Alma ata” archeological site, the first archeological site of its kind in Costa Rica. After your indigenous tour, your own private driver will take you to the Arenal Volcano region, where you will check in at the Magic Mountain Hotel (Accommodation in a standard room with breakfast included, A/C, private bath with hot shower, phone, fridge, cable TV, safety box, coffee maker, hair dryer and WI-FI). Magic Mountain’s scenic location provides visitors with a stunning view of the colossal Arenal Volcano.
Begin your cultural tour with a visit to a sugar cane mill; learn how to make tortillas, home made sour cream, cheese and coffee. Ride a tractor through the real Costa Rica country side and learn about different plantations. At the end of your tour, visit the local school, where the students will perform traditional dances. After your Arenal cultural tour, you will visit one of the best hot springs locations in all Costa Rica: Baldi Hot Springs. At Baldi Hot Springs you can enjoy of the beautiful tropical gardens as well as take a dip in the different temperature pools.
This day is yours to spend it however you prefer. You can opt to take one of the tours offered in the area; or simply relax and enjoy of the beautiful Arenal Volcano area and the amenities offered by Magic Mountain Hotel.
Your private driver will take you to Manuel Antonio Beach, close to its National Park which is considered one of the most beautiful in the world, hosting the best white sand beaches along with a large biodiversity of plants & wildlife. Upon arrival to Manuel Antonio, check in at Playa Espadilla Hotel (standard room including breakfast; A/C, hot water shower, hair dryer, safe-deposit box, cable TV, coffee maker, telephone & Wi-Fi). Playa Espadilla Hotel has a privileged location, only 100 yards from the beach and approx. 200 yards from the Park.
Explore the rainforest and the beautiful white sand beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park on this tour full of nature and sun. You will hike through the National Park where many animals could normally be observed, such as monkeys, sloths, iguanas, colorful birds, among others.
This day is yours to spend it however you prefer. You can opt to take one of the tours offered in the area; or simply relax and enjoy of the beautiful Manuel Antonio Beach and the amenities offered by Playa Espadilla Hotel.
Your own private transportation will take you to San Jose International Airport for your flight back home.
*This itinerary is based on 2 people traveling together and sharing hotel rooms at every location.
*Rates are subject to change without notice, based on any new tax regulations by the government.