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Costa Rica Adventure Tour

Arenal Volcano
Starting at
$699
Cost per person (LOW SEASON)

Departure place

San Jose International Airport

Departure time

Any day of the year!

Trip Duration

5 days / 4 nights

Private services

2

Highlights

  • Explore the Arenal Volcano area, the main touristic attraction of Costa Rica
  • Fly over the rainforest canopy on a zip lining tour
  • Swim at La Fortuna waterfall, one of the main attractions of the Arenal area
  • Enjoy kayaking in the beautiful Arenal Lake
  • Ride a horse for 3 hours around Arenal Volcano
  • Participate of a fun white water tubing tour in the rainforest
  • Relax in the thermal mineral waters of the hot springs
  • Learn about the countries’ culture, observe beautiful waterfalls & wildlife of Costa Rica

DAY 1: Arrival to San Jose International Airport and transfer to hotel

Welcome to Costa Rica! Upon arrival to San Jose International Airport (SJO) you will travel to the Country Inn & Suites Hotel, where you will spend the first day of your vacation (other hotels are available upon request). Your accommodation will be in a standard deluxe room with breakfast included (upgrades available upon request). The standard deluxe rooms feature air conditioning, cable TV, coffee maker, mini fridge, mini bar, daily newspaper, hair dryer, high speed internet access, in-room safe, iron/ironing table & telephone. The hotel also has an on-site restaurant, swimming pool, sauna, gym & convenient access to popular local attractions, as well as historic sites.

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DAY 2: Arenal tour; zip lining, rappelling, wildlife, waterfalls & coffee

Travel to the Arenal Volcano area & enjoy a great scenic tour. On the way to Arenal you will learn about coffee of Costa Rica in a coffee plantation; you will visit La Paz Waterfall, the San Fernando Waterfall look-out point, an exotic bird’s observatory & the iguana’s sanctuary. Continue your tour in Arenal with a zip lining adventure in the rainforest that includes 9 adventure cables, 1 rappel line & a native tribe presentation. At the end of this great day of sightseeing & adventure you will relax at the thermal mineral waters of the hot springs surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens. After the hot springs you will be taken to Secreto La Fortuna Hotel (other hotels available upon request). Your accommodation will be in a standard room with breakfast included; A/C, Cable TV, hot water shower & safety box. This hotel also features a small swimming pool & great views of Arenal Volcano.

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DAY 3: La Fortuna waterfall tour & kayaking tour at Lake Arenal

Explore La Fortuna Waterfall, one of the main attractions of the Arenal Volcano area. On this tour you will hike down to the waterfall for about 20 minutes in beautiful trails surrounded by dense rainforest vegetation. Once at the waterfall you will have time to admire the beauty of the place & swim in its refreshing waters. Later in the afternoon, participate of a fun kayaking tour in the big Arenal Lake. Kayaking on this lake is a natural & peaceful experience, where you will explore various areas in search of the local wildlife, such as monkeys, sloths, toucans, exotic-colorful tropical birds & many other species of native fauna. During the tour you will visit one of the islands of the lake, where you will enjoy of a tropical fruit-snack while admiring the gorgeous views around you.

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DAY 4: White water tubing, Volcano horseback riding, hot springs & transfer to San Jose

Enjoy white water tubing at the Arenal River Canyon & admire the lush rainforests of the region. On this fun tour you will go through several rapids that will make you get an adrenaline rush. Later in the afternoon you will participate of a fun horseback riding tour around the impressive Arenal Volcano, from where you will have the best views of this beautiful mountain on clear days because you will be at the closest point of allowance of the volcano. At the end of this adventure you will go to relax to the hot springs for a while, & afterwards you will be taken to your San Jose hotel. Upon arrival to San Jose, check in at the Country Inn & Suites Hotel, where you will stay in a standard deluxe room.

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DAY 5: Good bye Costa Rica

It’s time to go back home. You will be taken to the San Jose International Airport for your returning flight.

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Inclusions

  • Private transfer from the San Jose Intl Airport to the Country Inn & Suites hotel.
  • 1 night lodging at the Country Inn & Suites hotel in a standard room with breakfast included.
  • Arenal tour; including transportation, bilingual guide, lunch; entrance fees to the rappelling, indigenous tribe presentation and zip lining tour. Also, this tour includes stop at La Paz waterfall, San Fernando waterfall, hummingbird’s observation point, iguana’s observation point and a coffee plantation with coffee degustation.
  • 2 nights lodging at Secreto La Fortuna hotel in a standard room with breakfast included.
  • La Fortuna waterfall tour & Arenal Lake kayaking tour; including transportation, guides, all equipment needed & all entrance fees.
  • White water tubing, Volcano horseback riding, hot springs & transfer to San Jose; including all transports, guides, lunch, dinner, all equipment needed, all entrance fees & transfer to the Country Inn & Suites hotel in San Jose at the end of the day.
  • 1 night lodging at the Country Inn & Suites hotel in a standard room with breakfast included.
  • Private transfer from the Country Inn & Suites hotel to the San Jose International Airport.
  • All current law taxes.

Special Notes

  • The rate shown for our Costa Rica Adventure Tour is based on 2 people traveling together and sharing hotel rooms.
  • On the coffee plantation visit on day 2 you will visit the farm, you will be able to see the coffee plants & hear about the history of coffee in Costa Rica. We do not go into a coffee processing plant because we would not have time to do everything else intended on the full day tour.

Additional Information

This Costa Rica adventure tour was designed for those people who want to take a short trip to Costa Rica and love to do adventure activities. On the first day of your vacation you will land at the San Jose International Airport, where a  shuttle will pick you up to take you to the Country Inn and Suites Hotel near the airport; here you will spend the first night to start the adventure fresh on the next day.

On the second day of your trip you will travel with your luggage to the Arenal Volcano area, which is the most popular touristic attraction of Costa Rica. On the way to Arenal you will experience a lot of fun stops where you will learn about everything the country has to offer. The first stop will be in a coffee plantation, where your guide will give you a briefing about one of the most important export products of the country; later you will have the chance to drink freshly brewed coffee and some delicious local snacks.

Further ahead you will stop at the famous La Paz Waterfall, where you will have some time to take great pictures next to this beautiful attraction. Later on you will stop at the San Fernando Waterfall look-out point, a place where you will admire the large waterfall from the distance. At this site you will also be able to observe lots of tropical bird species of Costa Rica, with great chances of seeing the rare emerald toucanet, lots of hummingbird species and other colorful tropical bird species. Continuing with the tour you will visit the iguanas’ center, a place where you will observe lots of big iguanas at eye level.

Once in Arenal you will have lunch in a restaurant close to the volcano, where you can get great views of this mountain on clear days. After lunch, get ready for the excitement of zip lining, a tour that includes a total of 9 zip line cables immersed in the rainforest jungles of the Arenal River Canyon; this tour also includes a 50 meter high rappel line over the Arenal River as part of the adventure. Following you will participate of an indigenous presentation performed by real members of the Maleku Tribe, in which you will learn about the culture of native Costa Rican people.

At the end of this full day of adventure and sightseeing, you will travel to Paradise Hot Springs and gardens, where you will be able to relax for a couple of hours in the thermal mineral waters, surrounded by the most beautiful tropical gardens and with views of the volcano on clear days. After this time of relaxation, you will be taken to Secreto La Fortuna Hotel where you will spend the following days of your vacation. This particular hotel is a great choice because is located right in the town of La Fortuna, a small city where you will be able to find several restaurants, shops, grocery stores, bars, pharmacies; basically anything that a visitor could need.

On the third day of your trip the adventure continues…  In the morning you will picked up by a transport that will take you to La Fortuna Waterfall, the most famous fall of the Arenal area. Here you will hike down to the waterfall for about 20 minutes on trails surrounded by rainforest vegetation and once you get to the waterfall you will have plenty of time to take pictures and swim in its refreshing waters. After this adventure you will be taken back to your hotel where you will have time on your own to have lunch and rest. Later in the afternoon you will travel to the Arenal Lake, where you will participate of a kayaking tour. Kayaking on this Lake is a great experience because you can get the most spectacular views of the volcano on clear days; you can also admire the surrounding areas that are covered in Rainforest vegetation and the varied wildlife that lives in it, this tour creates great opportunities to observe wildlife of Costa Rica. As part of the tour you will visit one of the islands of the lake, where you will have a delicious fruit snack.

On the fourth day of your vacation the great adventures continue… In the morning you will be picked up with your luggage and participate of a white water tubing tour, one of Costa Rica’s most fun activities. On this tour you will travel to the Arenal River, where you will hike for a few minutes with your tube until the tour’s starting point. Once at the river you will get on your tube and will travel down the river passing many fun rapids, your guides will be guiding you every step of the way to make sure you will do it in a safe way. After this great adventure you will have lunch and later in the afternoon you will ride a horse at the base of Arenal Volcano. On this horseback riding tour you will ride through pasture lands and forests for about 3 hours, you will be able to admire the beauty of the local landscapes, the volcano and the large lava flows from the big eruption in 1968. After a full day of adventure you will travel to the hot springs where you will be able to relax your muscles for a while. Towards the evening hours you will travel to San Jose, where you will enjoy a delicious dinner on route and then will be taken to the Country Inn and Suites Hotel, where you will spend the last night of your vacation.

On the last day of your vacation your shuttle service will take you to the San Jose International Airport for your returning flight.

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