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