Pacuare Rafting – Arenal Hiking – Monteverde Hiking Ziplining and Aerial Tram – Tamarindo Beach and Leisure

Great for:

People who are very active and like to opt for adrenaline pumping adventures

Min. Age

8 Years old

Activity Level

Moderate to Strenous

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in San José Overnight at San José Hotel

Day 2  Pacuare Whitewater Rafting Tour (class III-IV)  Travel day to Arenal Volcano area.

Day 3  Rain forest Hanging Bridges.  La Fortuna Waterfall and Arenal Volcano National Park. Hot Springs and Dinner.

Day 4 Travel Day to Monteverde through the Arenal lake.

Day 5 Hanging Bridges in the Cloud Forest, Aerial Tram and Canopy Tour

Day 6 Travel day to Tamarindo Beach.

Day 7 Tamarindo Beach leisure day or optional activities.

Day 8 Tamarindo Beach leisure day or optional activities

Day 9 Travel Day to San José

Day 10 Departure Day.

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Highlights of the program

This program includes:

  • Meet & greet upon arrival
  • Accommodation as detailed in final itinerary
  • Ground Transfers or Rental Car
  • Tours as described above
  • Meals as specified (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner)
  • All taxes
  • Does not include optional activities

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in San José. Meet and greet at the airport and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2

(B, L) Early morning you will be picked up the Pacuare Whitewater Rafting Tour (class III-IV). The crisp clear water of the Pacuare, Latin America’s first Wild and Scenic River, offers some of the finest whitewater in the world, providing the adventurous rafter with a ride of great natural beauty. After this tour transfer to the Arenal Volcano area. Rest of the afternoon at leisure.

Day 3

(B,L,D) Enjoy a full adventure day beginning with a visit to the hanging bridges where we will do a walk in the forest from the ground to the treetops. Visitors who love nature will enjoy 15 bridges from 5 to 100 meters long, designed along 3 km of rain forest in a circuit of interpretive trails built with paving blocks to prevent slipping. Continue to La Fortuna Waterfall where we will descend to a challenging hike through the dense rainforest to the natural blue pool into which the waterfall pours, where you can take a delightful swim. Visit afterwards the Arenal Volcano National park for a short hike in one of the trails close to the volcano area. This super active day ends at the hot springs, where you will comfort yourself at hot pools set amongst ornate gardens.  The minerals waters, running at a soothing temperature of 39° C (102 F), flow through exotic tropical gardens, forming cascades and pools…. the perfect setting for an unforgettable experience.

Day 4

(B) After breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up for the bus-boat-bus transfer from Arenal to Monteverde. You will travel through a very scenic and safe trail along the Arenal Lake where you’ll get several glimpses of the famous and very active Arenal Volcano and ride beside lush and beautiful rainforest – try and spot toucans, Montezuma Oropendolas, sloths, monkeys, the elusive “paca” and other tropical creatures.  Upon arrival in Monteverde check in at the hotel and rest of the day at leisure.

Day 5

(B) Visit in the morning the Sky Adventures Park, where you will enjoy the Sky Walk (a complex system of suspended bridges, platforms and paths), the Sky Tram (aerial tram).  And the Sky Trek (system of trails, canopy platforms, one treetop platform, one suspension bridge and ziplines built within the cloud forest). This tour offers the opportunity to experience the cloud forest from a different point of view than other tours available in this area.  Transfer back to the hotel after the tour. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 6

(B) After breakfast, transfer to Tamarindo Beach, a superb swimming beach on the North-Pacific coast, located about 4 hours drive from Monteverde.

Day 7

(B) Days at leisure in Tamarindo for optional activities such as fishing, diving, horseback riding, hiking or just relaxing on the beach.

Day 8

(B) Morning at leisure in Tamarindo. Early afternoon transfer back to San José. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 9

(B) Private transfer to the San Jose International Airport.

**Prices reflect our best approximation of low and high season rates and are subject to change at any time. You will receive a 100% exact price when you inquire a Camino Travel Consultant. The rates listed here, are per person, double occupancy accommodation and include taxes, domestic private transport, tours and accommodation as described, unless otherwise indicated. Price does NOT include international airfare or optional travel insurance or any other services not expressly mentioned.