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8-Days Costa Rica: Volcano, Tropical Jungles and Cloud Forests

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    Day 1: Arrival / San Jose

    Arrival in San Jose. The representative will provide you with a welcome kit and provide you the drive to El Rodeo Estancia Boutique Hotel for your first night in Costa Rica

    Overnight at  Park Inn Hotel or similar, Standard  room

    Day 2: San Jose – Tortuguero (B-L-D)

    Early morning pickup for the two-hour boat trip to Tortuguero. A typical breakfast is served on the way. Arrive at the lodge for lunch. Afterward, take a hiking trip around the hotel property. After a delicious meal, you will relax along the canal's edge with a cocktail and enjoy the night sounds of the jungle.(Guide activity)

    Overnight at Laguna Lodge or similar, STD Room, Full Board

    Day 3: Tortuguero Canals (B-L-D)

    After breakfast, enjoy a guided boat tour along the canals of Tortuguero National park. Entrance fee is included. Visit the canals within the National park to discover a large variety of birds. Afternoon you will visit the village to learn about Tortugueros' history, culture and work in favor of sea turtle conservation. The entrance fee to the Caribbean Conservation office (CCC) is not included. USD 2 per person has to be paid directly to the CCC (Guide activity)

    Overnight at Laguna Lodge or similar, STD Room, Full Board

    Day 4: Tortuguero - Arenal (B-L)

    Enjoy a boat and bus transfer to Guapiles and a delicious lunch before heading to the Arenal area. Take a shuttle transfer to Arenal. Visit one of the nicest volcanoes in Costa Rica, rainforest and a lake world-famous for windsurfing. Late afternoon arrival.

    Overnight at Volcano Lodge or similar, Superior Room, Bkfast

    Day 5: Arenal – Monteverde (B)

    Morning at leisure. Afternoon pickup at the hotel for the scenic shared lake crossing transfer (boat-car) to Monteverde. The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve is one of the most diverse and rich tropical cloud forests in the New World, home to the Resplendent Quetzal and the rare bellbird. 

    Overnight at Trapp Family Lodge or similar, Superior Room, Bkfast

    Day 6: Shared Monteverde Cloud forest and Sky Trek-Tram tour (B)

    In the morning hike through the trails of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Then enjoy an afternoon adventure at the Sky Trek Zipline and Tram tour.(Guide activities)

    Overnight at the Family Trapp Lodge or similar, Superior Room, Bkfast 

    Day 7: Monteverde - San Jose (B)

    Afternoon return to San Jose on your shuttle/group transfer. Enjoy the rest of the evening at leisure to explore the area of San Antonio de Belen.

    Overnight at Park Inn Hotel or similar, Standard, Bkfast 

    Day 8: Departure (B)

    Transfer to the SJO Intl. Airport and flight home. Bkfast
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Juan Santamaria Airport
    Departure Time
    At your arrival time
    Duration
    8 days
    Return Details
    Returns to the original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Meet and Greet at the airport
    • Arrival and departure transfers
    • Shuttle bus transfers on an A/C motor coach throughout the whole itinerary
    • 2 nights / Park Inn Hotel or similar / Standard Deluxe / Bkfast
    • 3D/2N Package at Laguna Lodge or similar / Standard Room / Full Board
    • 1 night / Volcano Lodge or similar / Superior Room / Bkfast
    • 2 nights / Trapp Family Lodge or similar / Superior Room / Bkfast
    • Shared hike in Laguna Lodge’s private trails (Guided activity)
    • Shared boat tour at Tortuguero National park (Guided activity)
    • A shared visit to Tortuguero town (Guided activity)
    • Shared Monteverde Cloud forest Tour (Guided activity)
    • Shared Sky Trek & Tram Adventure (Guided activity)
    • All taxes and service charges
    • Local guide
    • Breakfast
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Entry/Admission - Tortuguero National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Prices are per person Not valid for Christmas, New Year and Easter Week. (only with a extra charge )
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, lactose-free options are available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Costa Rica is a very informal and casual country. Formal attire is only used in the city of San Jose and on very special occasions (Weddings, birthdays, anniversaries). We recommend bringing a sweater for the highland areas, and light loose fitting shirts, pants or jeans, and shorts for the lowland areas. For the beach areas please don't forget to bring a hat or cap, sunscreen, and sunglasses. For the rainforest and the National Parks, we recommend hiking boots, a small backpack, water bottle, pocket knife, flashlight, insect repellent, rainwear, and a pair of binoculars to observe animals.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 7 September 2019

    Costarican Trails was awesome and perfectly set up my CR vacation! Lorena responded to emails before the trip promptly and was extremely helpful! Everything was set up perfectly for us and I couldn't have asked for a smoother trip. Would highly recommend to anyone!More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Sarah S
    Conciergecrt18, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Costa Rican Trails - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2019

    Dear Sarah, Thank you, your comments are very valuable for us. We are pleased to know that we were able to help you with your vacation arrangements and that you took advantange of Lorena´s knowledges about our country. We would like to invite you to...More

    Reviewed 25 August 2019

    I have never been to CR thought this tour would be great way to get a feel for country. I usually plan my own trips and will book a few 2-3 day tours just to maximize the info and experience. Flew in/out of San Jose...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    Conciergecrt18, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Costa Rican Trails - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2019

    Thank you for sharing your experience with us and help other customers with your feedback. We are glad to know that you had a good time in Costa Rica. Please accept our sincery apologies if you had inconveniences with the pick up times for the...More

    Reviewed 23 July 2019

    I decided to go with my two adult children, my daughter-in-law and two kids (ages 6 &8) to Costa Rica. I chose a local CR company and was highly pleased with Costaricantrails. They communicated very clearly, got us excellent hotels and tours (we had a...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Conciergecrt18, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Costa Rican Trails - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

    Dear Barry, Thank you for sharing your experience with us and help other customers with your feedback. We are glad to know that you and your family had a lovely time in Costa Rica. We hope that you decide to come back again in a...More

    Reviewed 21 March 2019

    Everything was well organized and efficient. Our guide, Martin, was excellent- knowledgeable/informative, friendly, and a good driver! He had good suggestions for stops along the way from one locale to another. Since he has been doing this for awhile he knew many people along the...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Terry M
    Conciergecrt18, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Costa Rican Trails - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2019

    Thank you, we really appreciate your comments. We are pleased to know that we were able to help you with your vacation arrangements and that we fulfill your expectations. We would like to invite you to visit again this tropical paradise. Best wishes from Costa...More

    Reviewed 31 January 2019

    I highly recommend Costa Rican Trails if you're planning to visit Costa Rica any time soon. Lorena was very helpful from months before our visit until our stay in Costa Rica. She took care of everything for us and it was spot on! Lorena made...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
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    Conciergecrt18, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Costa Rican Trails - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2019

    We really appreciate your comments. We are so glad that we were able to help you with your vacation arrangements and even more pleased that you enjoyed your trip. We are thrilled to know that you took back home great experiences and memories. We invite...More

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