This is an itinerary made for families with kids or teens and nature lovers.
it has a combination of the popular activities that Costa Rica has for families.
Day 1: Arrival at Juan Santamaría International Airport.
Day 2: Transfer to Tortuguero town crossing the impressive Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Day 3: Morning will be free for you to participate in optional activities at extra cost or to relax at the hotel´s facilities. Full board meals will be included at the hotel.
Day 4: After breakfast, you will leave the lodge by boat until reaching La Pavona dock in Cariari de Guápiles. Upon arrival, you will be transferred by van to El Ceibo Restaurant in Guápiles, where you will have lunch. Transfer to Arenal.
Day 5: Rafting voyage that offers a bit of everything, in a combination of adventure, relaxing moments, wildlife sightings and gorgeous landscapes.
Day 6: Full day in Arenal to participate in additional activities at extra cost or just relax.
Day 7: Transferred from Arenal to Monteverde in a car – boat – car logistic across Arenal Lake
Day 8: Sky Walk Tour. This is a guided tour that combines nature trails and hanging bridges (with lengths of up to 300mts/984ft. and heights above the canopy of Monteverde’s cloud forest).
Day 9: Transfer from Monteverde to San José.
Day 10: Transferred to the Juan Santamaría international airport to take your flight back home.
Day 1 San Jose
Arrival at Juan Santamaría International Airport. After passing through Immigration you will be met by a representative of our company who will give you an introductory briefing about Costa Rica and review the itinerary.
During the transfer time to the hotel, the guide will hand over a Welcome Kit and a brief on the planned activities and on some
Overnight in Grano de Oro
Day 2 Tortuguero
Today you be provided with the transfer to Tortuguero town crossing the impressive Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Breakfast will take place at El Ceibo Restaurant in Guápiles, on the way to Caño Blanco dock located in Siquirres. By boat you will travel first on the river and then through the canals that run parallel to the coast until Tortuguero National Park. The ride provides an excellent chance to take a closer look to wildlife. Upon arrival, lunch will take place at the hotel’s Restaurant.
Day 3 Tortuguero
The morning will be free for you to participate in optional activities at extra cost or to relax at the hotel´s facilities. Full board meals will be included at the hotel.
In the afternoon there will be a boat tour along the Tortuguero Canals. Tortuguero is one of the most important nesting sites in the western half of the Caribbean for the green turtle from June to September each year.
Day 4 Arenal
After breakfast, you will leave the lodge by boat until reaching La Pavona dock in Cariari de Guápiles. Upon arrival, you will be transferred by van to El Ceibo Restaurant in Guápiles, where you will have lunch.
After lunch, you will meet a representative of Camino Travel, who will provide the Transfer from Guapiles to Arenal.
Approximately driving time: 2 hours, 35 minutes.Distance: 161 Km (100 Miles)
Overnight at Arenal Manoa
Day 5 Arenal
The tour begins as your transportation picks you up at the hotel in La Fortuna for a short 30 minutes ride to the river put-in for your tour guides to provide you with the rafting gear and a safety briefing. This is a Class II-III rafting voyage that offers a bit of everything, in a combination of adventure, relaxing moments, wildlife sightings and gorgeous landscapes.
Day 6 Arenal
One full day in Arenal to participate in additional activities at extra cost or just relax at your hotel facitlites while enjoying the beautiful setting of the volcano and the adjacent rainforest.
Day 7 Monteverde
Today, you will be transferred from Arenal to Monteverde in a car – boat – car logistic across Arenal Lake. This service, half tour – half transfer is a scenic and the most convenient way to go or come from La Fortuna (Arenal Volcano Area), to the Monteverde region.
Overnight at: Los Pinos Cabañas
Day 8 Monteverde
You will start off with the Sky Walk Tour. This is a guided tour that combines nature trails and hanging bridges (with lengths of up to 300mts/984ft. and heights above the canopy of Monteverde’s cloud forest).
Afterwards you will ride the Sky Tram, an open-air gondola, from the ground to the mountain heights. You will be dropped off at an observation platform, where you will drink in the fantastic views of the Gulf of Nicoya and the surrounding cloud forest.
From this point, the Sky Trek begins. You will glide down on a zip line system stretching across canyons and between treetops.
Day 9 San Jose
Today you will meet a representative of Camino Travel, who will provide the Transfer from Monteverde to San José. Approximately driving time: 3 hours, 30 minutes.Distance: 150 Km (93 Miles)
Park Inn by Radisson is located in San José City, just three blocks from Paseo Colon. This modern and contemporary hotel, with its strategic location, caters to business as well as leisure travellers. It is approximately 17kms/10miles from Juan Santamaría International Airport, around a 20min drive away.
Day 10 San Jose
At the prearranged time you will be transferred to the Juan Santamaría international airport to take your flight back home.
The program includes:
- Meet & greet upon arrival
- Accommodation as specified
- Private transfers
- Tours as described above
- Meals as specified (B= breakfast, L= lunch)
- All taxes
- Does not include optional activities
- Boat adventure at Tortuguero.
- Sky Tram tour at Monteverde
- Discover the jewels of Manuel Antonio and Arenal Volcano National Parks
- Wonderful experience and walk in the Cloud Rain Forest.
*Private Transfers Alternative: A private driver will pick up the clients directly at the hotel and will take them to the next destination. The schedules can be flexible (unless they have to connect with other transfers or be in a certain place at a specific moment) and they do not have to wait for other clients, since this is a private service.
**Rental Car Alternative: Renting a car is a convenient way to move around the country as it gives you the freedom to explore at will. Our preferred car rental companies offer a complete list of services, including a modern fleet of vehicles and pick-up and drop-off services in San José as well as in the main tourist destinations. We would recommend a 4WD whenever possible and depending on the places you wish to visit, as they are more robust vehicles and a more reliable option for difficult roads. The rate provided does not include the Mandatory Insurance (USD 19.00 per day of rent). Clients will pick up the vehicle a SUV Intermediate on Day 05 and return it on Day 11.
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