11 Days Costa Rica Coast to Coast Tour Package from $1119 (Posted on Jul 1 2011)

11 Days Costa Rica Coast to Coast Tour Package from $1119

COAST TO COAST- 11 days / 10 nights

Try a piece of everything in this wide menu of attractions and surprises! This programme gives you the flexibility to choose between two categories of hotels, budget or upscale, following a fixed route

Day 1 – Arrival in San José. Meet and greet at the airport and transfer to the hotel of your choice – Fleur de Lys or Rincon de San Jose Hotel.

Rainforest Aerial Tram Costa Rica

Rainforest Aerial Tram Costa Rica

Day 2 – (B) Today, you will have the option of choosing one of the following day excursions according to your interest:
a. Rainforest Aerial Tram: the Aerial Tram was built in the middle a virgin rainforest reserve only 1 hour drive from San José. The tram takes visitors on a 90 minute guided ride over the canopy of a rainforest. The tour also includes a short-guided walk in the trails and a brief lecture on the forest and the project. The tour includes transportation, naturalist guide and the tram ride.
b. Pacuare River Rafting 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.
Trip length: San Martin to Siquirres, 18 miles. The tour includes transportation, breakfast, lunch, gear and specialised bilingual guide.
c. Irazú Volcano, Lankester Gardens and Orosi Valley: the Irazú, presently dormant, is the highest volcano in Costa Rica. It tops out at 3432 meters and features a windswept 100-meter-deep main crater with a mineral-tinted lake. On clear days, visitors might see
both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts from the viewpoint at the summit. The second stop will be Lankester Botanical Gardens, which offers a great variety of orchids and a colourful display of tropical plants. The tour will end with a visit to the evergreen Orosi Valley featuring extensive coffee plantations and some remains of the colonial heritage of the country. The tour includes transportation, bilingual guide, entrance fees and lunch.

Day 3 – (B, L, D) Early in the morning, you will board the transportation to take you through the mountains and rainforests of the Braulio Carrillo National Park until the village of Matina on the Caribbean lowlands. Once there, you will board the boat and continue along the canals that run parallel to the Caribbean Coast. Tortuguero National Park will be your final destination. During the afternoon you will visit the Turtle Museum and the picturesque Tortuguero village. Pachira Lodge.

Day 4 – (B, L, D) After breakfast, guided hike to Tortuguero Hill, where you will enjoy magnificent views of the nearby canals and the rainforest. After lunch you will depart on a guided tour to a series of small secondary canals, which are ideal to spot the wildlife of the area.

Day 5 – (B, L) After breakfast, you will return by boat to Matina, from where you will be transferred by land to the Arenal Volcano area in the northern lowlands (4 hours drive). Arenal Springs or San Bosco

Day 6 – (B) Free morning for optional activities. Late in the afternoon, our local guided will meet you for a tour to the Arenal Volcano National Park, where you will observe the impact of recent volcanic eruptions in the vegetation and pasturelands on the skirts of the volcano. The Arenal, which has been in constant activity for more than 30 years, is definitively the main attraction in this area. After visiting the volcano, you will have a chance to take a relaxing dip at Tabacón Hot Springs.

Day 7 – (B) After breakfast, transfer to Tamarindo Beach, a superb swimming beach on the North-Pacific coast, located about 4 hours drive from Arenal. Cala Luna or El Milagro Hotel.

irazu volcano national park

irazu volcano national park

Days 8 – 9 – (B) Days at leisure in Tamarindo for optional activities such as fishing, diving, horseback riding, hiking or just relaxing on the beach.

Day 10 – (B) Around mid-morning you will return to San José by plane (50-minute flight). Upon arrival, transfer to Hotel. Fleur de Lys or Rincon de San Jose Hotel.

Day 11 (B) Transfer to the international airport.

2011 Price per person in US$:

Superior hotels private transfers shared transfers rental car
High Season (Nov. 1 2010-April 30 2011) $1533 $1352 $1420
Low Season (May 1 – Oct. 31 2011) $1471 $1290 $1334
Budget hotels
High Season (Nov. 1 2010 -April 30 2011) $1303 $1197 $1189
Low Season (May 1 – Oct. 31 2011) $1255 $1147 $1119

The program includes:

  • Meet & greet upon arrival
  • Accommodation of your choice (budget or upscale)
  • Ground transfers
  • Tour of your choice on day 2
  • Guided excursions in Tortuguero including boat transportation
  • Guided tour to the Arenal Volcano National Park and Tabacón Hot Springs
  • One way flight Tamarindo – San José
  • Meals as specified each day: B, L or D
  • Entrance fee to Tortuguero National Park
  • Map and information kit
  • All taxes

Does not include optional activities

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Posted by on Jul 1 2011. Filed under Caribbean, Costa Rica.

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11 Days Costa Rica Coast to Coast Tour Package from $1119

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