Costa Rica Itineraries | Eco Essential Package

$990 per person

San Jose/Tortuguero/Arenal/Monteverde

9 DAYS / 8 NIGHTS    

Day by day Itinerary

SAN JOSE                                                                                                       

Arrival and transfer to San Jose Hotel

Today our staff will meet and greet you at San Jose International Airport. After you have picked up your luggage and clear customs you will be transferred to your San Jose Hotel. Our rep will review the itinerary and answers any questions or concerns regarding your trip.

Overnight at San Jose Hotel.

Services: ground transportation, airport meet and greet.

TORTUGUERO                                                            

Tortuguero Adventure

Early departure from your hotel in San Jose passing though Braulio Carrillo National Park one of the largest Nationals Parks in Costa Rica.

From Braulio Carrillo we will head over to Tortuguero National Park located on the Caribbean Northeast and known for its canals that cross over the National Park.  A stopover for breakfast is included at the town of Guapiles. After having breakfast, you will be transferred to the Pier and take a one hour boat ride thru to the town of Tortuguero, during the ride keep your eyes open all kinds of birds and wildlife can be seen. After checking in at Tortuguero, a delicious lunch is included as well.

During the afternoon along with our guide we will do a visit to the local town and experience the culture and traditions of the local community of Tortuguero.

Overnight at Tortuguero Hotel.

Services: Ground and boat transportation and tour guide.

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

TORTUGUERO                                                            

Tortuguero National Park

We will take you to visit the Tortuguero National Park and explore by boat, a tropical sanctuary for more than 300 different species of birds and natural habitat for an amazing array of wildlife; such as monkeys, crocodiles and iguanas, among many others. Discover the lush vegetation that abounds in the midst of the Rainforest.

Enjoy the pool area, souvenir shop, hammocks and walking trails!

Overnight at Tortuguero Hotel.

Services: Boat Tour, Tour guide.

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

ARENAL                                                                          

Transfer to the Arenal Area

After breakfast, it is time to get back on the canals for tour transfer to Arenal. During this trip we will also enjoy a delicious lunch in the town of Guapiles. Around 4pm you will arrive to the Arenal Area and check in to your selected hotel.

Overnight at Arenal Hotel

Services: Ground and boat transportation.

Meals included: breakfast and lunch.

ARENAL                                                                          

Arenal Volcano Hike and Baldi Hot Springs

The impressive Arenal Volcano is a natural phenomenon that attracts thousands and thousands of tourists, take a short hike on its National Park and enjoy it’s amazing views. Later we will relax in one of the best thermal water places in the area. Last, a wonderful dinner will be served with a great view.

Overnight at Arenal Hotel

Services: Ground transportation, tour guide, entrance to Hot Springs and entrance to National Park.

Meals included: breakfast and dinner

MONTEVERDE                                                           

Boat transfer to the Monteverde Area                                                     

This is a transfer from Arenal to Monteverde but in a original way. Taking only 2.5 hours including lake crossing, instead of 4 hours on the road around the lake.

We leave in a comfortable van enough space to take your luggage with you all the time. Once we are at the Arenal Lake, we will board the boat that will take us on 30 minutes journey across the lake. On the way you will be able to see several small islands and great panoramic views. Once we get to the other side of the lake, another van will be waiting to drive us to Monteverde direct to your hotel.

Overnight at Monteverde Hotel

CAT services: Boat and ground transportation.

Meals included: breakfast

MONTEVERDE

Monteverde Reserve Tour                                                

Our expert guide will take you to visit The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, the largest of these private protected areas, with over 25,730 acres (10,415 hectares) of land. More than 500 species of orchids cling to the limbs of enormous trees, while vines, ferns, mosses and lichens fill every other available space. The Cloud Forest of Monteverde house more than 130 species of mammals,400 species of birds, including the beautiful quetzal, 30 species of hummingbirds,5000 species of moths and 3000 species of plants. It is a nature lover’s paradise.

Overnight at Monteverde Hotel.

Services: ground transportation, tour guide and entrance fee.

Meals included: breakfast

SAN JOSE                                                                        

Transfer back to San Jose

It is time to drive back to San Jose after many adventures and experiences. This trip would take 3 hours approximately

Overnight at San Jose Hotel

Services: Ground transportation.

Meals included: breakfast

DEPARTURE                                                                                                               

Our rep will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel to transfer you to SJO International Airport. Make sure you have all your belongings with you.

Services: Ground transportation.

Includes:
-Late A/C deluxe transportation
-Bilingual tour guide on tours
-All tours and admissions as itinerary
-Meals as describe
-All local taxes

Not included:
-Meals and activities not included in the itinerary
-Gratuities to guide and driver.

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