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12 Days / 11 Nights

Day 1
Arrival to Juan Santa Maria International Airport in San Jose. Greetings and transfer to Best Western Irazú Hotel or similar.

Day 2 - San Jose / Tortuguero
Early departure to Tortuguero National Park. Breakfast on route. Along the way, you would be able to contemplate Carrillo National Park as well as the impressive Rio Sucio. We continue our journey with a boat ride through Tortuguero National Park Canals known as the Amazon of Costa Rica. This region abounds with rich flora and fauna. Arrival to Laguna Lodge or similar, where you will be greeted and enjoy a delicious lunch. Afternoon tour to Tortuguero Village where you will visit the Museum, experience the locals´ way of life and maybe buy some souvenirs from the place. Return to the hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Tortuguero National Park
During the day, a boat ride through the Canals to observe the extents variety of wildlife that inhabits this protected area such as monkeys, hundreds of birds, caimans as well as the magnificent vegetation that surrounds the park. During the afternoon, there are plenty of optional activities: canopy, hiking to Tortuguero jungle, turtle nesting (only during the season). (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Tortuguero National Park / Arenal Volcano
Breakfast at the hotel. At the designated time, departure to La Fortuna town, a village situated on Arenal Volcano slopes. Lunch on route. You will be arriving during the afternoon to Los Lagos or similar. At night and from your hotel you will be able to appreciate, if the weather allows, the incredible eruptions of lava streams and incandescent rock explosions - unforgettable natural fireworks displays. (B,L)

Day 5 - Arenal Volcano
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure to explore the area. There are many optional activities offered by the hotel, we could recommend a visit to Peñas Blancas where you will enjoy the landscape and sounds of the rainforest. As you paddle through the river there will be plenty of chances to observe monkeys, iguanas, slots, crocodiles and hundreds of birds. A visit to La Fortuna Waterfalls and the Canopy will be worth it too. The Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge tour, a horseback ride along forest trails, fishing, and the Butterfly Garden are also highly recommended. Or you can just relax and enjoy the hotel facilities while you admire the beauty of the landscapes. (B)

Day 6 - Arenal / Monteverde
After breakfast at the hotel, departure to Arenal Lake for a boat ride through spectacular landscapes, until you arrive to Rio Chiquito. Land transfer to Monteverde. Arrival to El Heliconia Hotel or similar. At an altitude of over 4000 feet above sea level, the tropical woods have their special smell, the air is clear and fresh, the world seems to stand still and the nearby villages and farms appear to be a tropical version of the mountains of Switzerland. Free afternoon for an optional tour. The Butterfly Garden and the Serpentarium are highly recommended. (B)

Day 7 - Monteverde
Breakfast included at the hotel. Free day to enjoy the activities offered in the area. As a recommendation, we can suggest the Hanging Bridges tour where you will be able to admire the beauty of the rainforest from the top of the trees or a visit to Santa Elena Biological Reserve would be worth it too. For the more adventurous a Canopy tour could be great alternative, where you will slide through cables from the top of one tree to the other. At the end all this activities, free time to go back to the hotel and rest. (B)

Day 8 - Monteverde / Guanacaste Beach
Breakfast included at the hotel. At the designated time, you will be picked up, for your transfer to the North Pacific Coast, to your All Inclusive Villa Sol Hotel or similar.

Day 9 - Guanacaste Beach
Free day in your All Inclusive Hotel. Enjoy the facilities offered by the hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 10 - Guanacaste Beach
Free day in your All Inclusive Hotel. Day at leisure to enjoy the hotel as well as the sandy beach and the fresh waters of the deep sea. (B,L,D)

Day 11 - Guanacaste Beach / San Jose
Morning at leisure. After lunch, in the afternoon and at the designated time, transfer back to Crown Plaza Corobici Hotel or similar. (B,L)

Day 12
At the designated time, departure to Juan Santamaría International Airport for your flight back home.

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Group size: Minimum 2 pax
2012 Prices per person:
$1716 in double, $1483 in triple, $2699 in single, $758 children
Prices are valid from April 1, 2011 to October 31, 2012
Prices are not valid for Christmas season and Easter week
Tour includes:
- Transfer in/out
- 2 nights lodging in San Jose
- 2 nights lodging in Tortuguero
- 2 nights lodging in Arenal
- 2 nights lodging in Monteverde
- 3 nights lodging in Guanacaste
- Lake crossing tour - transportation by boat Arenal - Monteverde
- All transportation in regular
- Specified meals in the package
- Taxes
Not included:
- Airport taxes $26 per person
- Tips
- Airport Portage
- Local and international phone calls
- Not specified meals
- Entrance fee to Tortuguero National Park & Tortuga Museum
- Optional tours

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