8 nights program – Season 2017
SAN JOSE/ TORTUGUERO/ ARENAL/ RINCON DE LA VIEJA
Climates vary widely between regions visited. Better period from November to March
Day 1: Arrive in San Jose.
Day 2: San José / Tortuguero (4 hours drive).
Day 3: Tortuguero National Park.
Day 4: Tortuguero / Arenal (4 hours drive).
Day 5: National Park Arenal Volcano.
Day 6: Arenal / Rincon de La Vieja (4 hours drive).
Day 7: Rincón Volcano National Park of La Vieja.
Day 8: Rincon de La Vieja / San Jose (5h30 drive).
Day 9: San Jose / Poas Volcano National Park (2h30 drive) / San Jose/ flight Europe (flight not included).
Extension Manuel Antonio:
Day 9: San Jose / Poas Volcano National Park (2h30 drive) / Manuel Antonio (3h30 drive).
Day 10: Manuel Antonio.
Day 11: Manuel Antonio / San José (4 hours drive)/ flight Europe (flight not included).
Day 9 : San Jose / Poas Volcano National Park (2h30 drive) / Puntarenas (2:45 drive).
Day 10: Puntarenas.
Day 11: Puntarenas / San Jose (1h30).
SLEEP INN ****
Situated opposite España Park and the Modern Art Museum, 86 comfortable rooms with free WiFi, private bathroom and a safe. Restaurant, bar.
Web Site : www.sleepinnsanjose.com
This very comfortable lodge was constructed with the ideals of ecotourism. Ideally located between the Tortuguero Lagoon and the beachfront, it has 106 rooms with private bathrooms and fan. The lodge also has a restaurant, bar and a huge tropical garden.
Web Site: www.lagunatortuguero.com
Arenal National Park
Surrounded by exotic tropical gardens, this place offers 21 wooden bungalows, air-conditioned and beautifully decorated. Restaurant, bar and two pools. Charming welcome and quality service.
Web Site: www.hotelarenalmontechiari.com
Rincon de la Vieja National Park
The hotel is surrounded by lush gardens and has 50 comfortable rooms with a ceiling fan, surrounding a lovely pool. A restaurant facing the garden, views of the volcanoes park.
Web Site: www.guachipelin.com
Manuel Antonio Extension
30 comfortable rooms in a facility with all the necessary services for a stay that combines exploration and the beach. Restaurant, bar, 3 swimming pools.
DOUBLE TREE by Hilton****
408 rooms recently renovated in a very modern style. All inclusive including sports activities. Beautiful location on the Pacific.
Web Site : www.doubletreecentralpacific.com
Day 1 – Arrival in San José
Reception on arrival by your guide and transfer to hotel SLEEP INN **** or SIMILAR
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 – San José / Tortuguero National Park
Early departure to Guápiles, in the Tortuguero area.
Breakfast at Selva Tropical Restaurant.
During the trip, the first contact with the nature of Costa Rica through banana plantations.
Arrival to Caño Blanco / La Pavona, boarding a large motorized canoe collective service to go up the main channel that runs along the coast to Tortuguero National Park in the heart of the rainforest.
Installation and lunch at the lodge LAGUNA LODGE or SIMILAR.
In the afternoon, walk in the village in the Caribbean coast.
Return to the hotel by the beach.
Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Information on the program development:
The order of excursions to Tortuguero can change according to local requirements.