An affordable Costa Rica Adventure Package combining adventure with nature and beaches, enjoy the white water rafting in the Pacuare River, canopy tour, hiking, thermal waters and a horseback riding in Manuel AntonioItinerary #1:(07 D/06 N) San Jose- Arenal Volcano- Manuel Antonio National Park-San Jose
Day 01: San José
Upon arrival at Juan Santamaría International airport, our driver will meet and transfer you to Palm House Inn hotel in San José. Right in the heart of San José, yet located in a safe and peaceful little street, walking distance from San Jose city major tourist attractions. Overnight at . Palm House Inn Hotel..
Day 02: San Jose/ White water rafting/ Arenal Volcano
We will pick you up at your hotel and head through Costa Rica’s colonial capital city of Cartago before rising up through the fertile countryside that surrounds the base of Turrialba Volcano. We’ll stop for a delicious traditional Costa Rican breakfast along the way. Once we arrive at the verdant banks of the Pacuare River, our professional guides will instruct you on paddling techniques and safety procedures before you don your helmets, grab you paddles and climb aboard the inflatable rafts for an unforgettable adventure. The Pacuare is a swift flowing river that offers visitors a unique and exciting rafting experience within one of Costa Rica’s most unspoiled wilderness areas. In fact, expert rafters call the Pacuare one of the world’s best white-water runs. Lunch on the way. Continue to Arenal Volcano Area. Overnight at La Pradera hotel, located in front of the volcano, all the rooms have beautiful view of the volcano from the balcony, the hotel offers swimming pool, jacuzzi, and an excellent international restaurant.
Day 03: Arenal/ Canopy tour/ Arenal Volcano National Park and Baldi Hot Springs
After breakfast, you will enjoy the canopy tour: This exciting experience starts with a short walk to the first platform where our your guides will check carefully all the equipment. The equipment is high quality and done by the best manufacturers for your complete enjoyment and absolute security. After the inspection our tour guides will provide some short but important instructions on how to slide properly through the cables.
The sensation of flying into the forest is really unique. This canopy tour is considered one of the best in the entire country. The 12 platforms, cables over 350 meters long and 80 meters heights make this adventure, unforgettable. This ride will let you admire the beautiful surroundings and observe monkeys, birds and sloths. Our canopy is located at the canyon of the Arenal River for a perfect combination of nature and adventure. From the higher platform and cable you will be able to observe two beautiful waterfalls. This tour is for everyone, no matter what age; all you need is adventurous spirit. Just fill out your lungs with fresh air while sliding between the trees and admire the wonderful views of the tropical rain forest of Costa Rica. Towards the end of the ride you will fly over the Arenal River to the last platform. There our truck will be waiting for you with some snacks before you leave back to the hotel on a very fun ride.
In the afternoon visit to Arenal Volcano National Park and Baldi Hot Springs: The Arenal Volcano is active since 1968, it constantly ejects gases, water, fumaroles and explosions with pyroclastic material emissions, and sometimes the eruptions are accompanied with powerful thunders.The ash is carried by the wind over long distances especially to the northwest area of the volcano. The biggest and heaviest material falls close to the crater. The lava flows come out of the crater with a temperature up to 1 000 Centigrade. As the lava flows down it slowly cools off.A short hike in one of the trails close to the volcano area will give us the chance to enjoy some forest and the activity around it. At the hot springs our customers can enjoy a healthy and relaxing soak, it is also possible to see the Arenal Volcano erupting from a comfortable spa. Dinner included. Overnight at La Pradera Hotel.
Breakfast. Transfer to Manuel Antonio National Park with the shuttle bus. Overnight at Espadilla Cabins, Surrounded by tropical forest and gorgeous beaches, this stunning area is home to the bio-diverse Manuel Antonio National Park, with pristine tropical beaches. The hotel sits just 200 meters from the entrance of the park, making these cabinas a perfect choice for those planning to explore the park and its gorgeous beaches.
After enjoying breafkast, Horseback riding adventure: After a relaxing hour-long ride on horseback through the tropical rain forest – with the pace determined by your comfort level and riding ability – leave your horses on the trail as Don Gilberto or his daughter Dyala guide you through the exotic plant and animal life on a nature walk. They will let you taste, smell, touch and observe first hand the real Costa Rican jungle.After indulging your mind and spirit with expert knowledge, take a refreshing dip in pristine natural mountain waters while being splashed on by two stunning waterfalls at Tocori. And don’t forget to enjoy an unforgettable taste of local fresh fruits and a homemade special tropical drink made exclusively by Doña Eli, Don Gilberto´s wife, all while you relax and cool off next to the waterfalls. After being refreshed, you are ready for a ride through meandering Tocori streams to the private Rancho where Doña Eli will be your hostess, as she shares with you a homemade Costa Rican “casado” – a typical Costa Rican dish or terrific BBQ. Enjoy more of the tastes and flavors of Costa Rica as you sample delicious delicacies of the tropical rain forest and of our fresh, local Costa Rican produce. As Don Gilberto says, “Come and taste the flavors of our country.” Before returning to Manuel Antonio, enjoy one last relaxing experience enjoying the bounty of Costa Rica at the Rancho. Let Don Gilberto or Dayla show you their private herb and plant garden as they help educate locals and visitors alike on how to preserve the indigenous plant and herb varieties of their beautiful country. While you are there, ask how you can help preserve the tropical rain forest and educate others about the true beauty and biodiversity of Costa Rica. Overnight at Espadilla Cabins.
After breakfast, free morning to enjoy the beach. In the afternoon transfer to San Jose with the shuttle bus. Overnight at Palm House Inn Hotel.
Day 07: San José/Air flight back home
Breakfast. Transfer to the International Airport for your flight back home
Private transfer International Airport – Hotel – International Airport
All the transfers with the shuttle bus
02 nights of lodging in San Jose
02 nights of lodging in Arenal
02 nights of lodging in Manuel Antonio
06 breakfasts, 02 lunches, 01 dinner
Tours: Pacuare River Rafting, Canopy Tour, Hiking on Arenal Volcano National Park, entrance fee to Baldi Hot springs, horseback riding to Tocori Waterfall
Rate: $559,00 per person based on double occupancy
Rate is in US dollars, valid just for this quotation
Special Rate applies on May, June, September, October and November