6D/5N Tour of Costa Rica: San José, Tortuguero & Arenal Volcano

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Arenal Volcano
Arenal Volcano
Best Western Irazu - San José
Best Western Irazu - San José
Best Western Irazu - San José
Best Western Irazu - San José
Tortuguero National Park
Tortuguero National Park
Tortuguero National Park
Tortuguero National Park
Arenal Volcano
Arenal Volcano
Hanging Bridge
Hanging Bridge
Hanging Bridge
Hanging Bridge
Tabacon Resort - Arenal
Tabacon Resort - Arenal
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What To Expect

Take this 6-day tour from San José that includes Tortuguero National Park and Arenal Volcano. Enjoy an exciting boat trip through Tortuguero National Park, see different species of turtles, visit this car-free village and relax at your lodge. Go to the Arenal hanging bridge forest reserve & La Fortuna Waterfall for some thrills.

Highlights

  • Discover some of the major not-to miss nature places of Costa Rica with our 6-day tour including Tortuguero National Park and Arenal Volcano

  • Explore the remote Tortuguero National Park, which is only accessible by airplane or boat and spot an amazing selection of animals, reptiles, birds and butterflies

  • Admire the impressive Arenal Volcano and have great fun in the Arenal hanging bridges rainforest

  • Choose between 3 and 4* hotels and lodges

Specifications

Type:
Multi-day tours from San José
Departs From:
San Jose
Meeting Point:
San José Airport
Duration:
6 Days
Availability:
daily at your flight arrival time
Product Code:
14628
Voucher info:
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Description

DAY 1 - SAN JOSE

A representative will be waiting for you at the Arrivals of San José Airport Airport with a sign with your name on it. Relax in our convenient transfer to your selected hotel.

Choose between the Best Western Irazu 3* and the Wyndham San José Herradura.

DAY 2 - SAN JOSE / TORTUGUERO

After breakfast we will pick you up head to Tortuguero National Park. We will pass by Braulio Carrillo National Park well known for its forests, tall mountains and immense number of rivers. Once at Tortuguero, our journey continues by boat for a two hour cruise up the rivers and canals to your selected hotel.

Choose between the Laguna Lodge 3 or the Pachira Lodge 4.

After lunch, take our Tortuguero Village Tour. It might be your first city tour in a place where there are no cars and no steets! Explore the village, see its rivers, waterways and jungle as swell as its Caribbean beach.

Enjoy a traditional dinner at your lodge.

DAY 3 - TORTUGUERO

After breakfast, be prepared for a wonderful experience touring Tortuguero National Park by boat. The park has an incredible variety of biological diversity due to the existence within the reserve of eleven different habitats, including rainforest, mangrove forests, swamps, beaches, and lagoons that shelter seven species of turtle, a large variety of crustaceans and many species of fresh water fish. You'll make your way along the channels to see monkeys, sloughs, crocodiles, caymans and many birds.

You'll be back at your lodge for lunch time. Spend the afternoon on your own relaxing and exploring the surroundings of your lodge.

Enjoy a traditional dinner at your lodge.

DAY 4 - TORTUGUERO / ARENAL VOLCANO

After breakfast and hotel check out we'll take a boat ride to the pier from where we'll continue by land to the town of Guápiles. Guápiles is located in the heart of Costa Rica's banana growing region and we'll stop here for lunch. We'll then continue onwards to the Arenal Volcano area, one of the country's most famous attractions.

Choose between the Magic Mountain 3 or the Tabacon Grand Spa & Resort 4 for 2 nights accommodation.

DAY 5 - ARENAL VOLCANO

Breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy the Hotel amenities and facilities.

Then prepare yourself to hike in the Arenal hanging bridge forest reserve & La Fortuna Waterfall that comprises 243 hectares of protected forest. It is ideal for hikers who are eager to discover and admire the unique characteristics of the tropical rainforest.

Admire the great view of the Arenal volcano from the visitor center before descending the 500-meter trail to the magnificent La Fortuna Waterfall, renowned for its 60 meter (197 feet) high falls and its crystal clear waters. After that, you'll take the 6 hanging bridges, each one a little higher than the prior. Let your guide point out lizards, parrots, tucans, snakes, monkeys, tarantulas and much more for you!

DAY 6 - ARENAL VOLCANO / SAN JOSE

Breakfast at your hotel. At the prearranged time, we'll pick you up to take you to San José Airport to board your return flight home.

Inclusions

  • Airport roundtrip transportation from and to San José Airport

  • Transportation

  • Professional Tour Guide

  • Daily breakfast at the hotels

  • 1 night accommodation in San José in a Standard room

  • Rountrip boat ride in Tortuguero National Park to your lodge

  • 2 nights accommodation in Tortuguero in a Standard room

  • Tortuguero City Tour

  • Tortuguero National Park half-day boat tour

  • Full board at your lodge in Tortuguero

  • Lunch on Day 4 in the city of Guapiles

  • 2 nights accommodation in Arenal in a Standard room

  • Arenal hanging bridge forest reserve & La Fortuna Waterfall half-day tour

Exclusions

  • Meals and drinks when not mentionned

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Please let us know if you are staying in San José before or after this tour: we will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel instead of at the airport.

  • If the hotels selected are fully booked, similar hotels will be confirmed.

  • Single and Triple rooms are also available. Please contact us.

  • Please contact us for a quotation if your dates are not available in the calendar.

  • Free for infants up to 2 years old.

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