Altura Tours offers his Kosher’s customers many options for hotels and tours in Costa Rica. San José, Arenal Volcano and sea extensions. The costarican Rabbinate of the Orthodox Jewish Community in the Israeli Zionist Centre of Costa Rica is directed by the Rabin Gershon Miletsky. The supervisor of Kashrut is Mr. Hilel Ariel. In the Shabbat we go to the Synagogue in San Jose, one of the most attractive in Latin America. In Costa Rica there is the unique Kosher Burger king in Central America, supervised by the Rabin, and very close to the Synagogue. Below one of our proposals, but we prefer to decide with you the best trip. Costa Rica conserves an ecological diversity which is protected by one of the most important systems of conservation in Latin America.
Day 1 (Sunday) Welcome to Costa Rica!
Upon arriving at Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, an Altura Tour’s representative will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel.
Day 2 (Monday) San José / Sarapiquí.
Before breakfast we will go to the local Synagogue for the Morning Prayer. After we go back to the hotel for breakfast and check-out. Leaving your hotel and going to Poás Volcano, La Paz Waterfall Gardens, and Butterfly Observatory & Hummingbird Gallery. The Poás Volcano is one of the most active volcanoes in Costa Rica. We will visit the museum and crater, which is one of the largest in the world ( 4450 ft. circumference). After hiking a visit to the La Paz Waterfall Gardens. The guide will take you to the butterfly observatory, hummingbird gallery and waterfall trails as we explore the five magnificent waterfalls located in this park.
Day 3 (Tuesday)-Rainforest Biological Station & Rafting adventure in the Sarapiqui River. Guided exploration of the Selva Verde Biological Station discovering the biodiversity of lowland tropical rainforest at this internationally famous research station. Braulio Carrillo National Park. Afternoon (White water rafting on the Sarapiqui River) Costa Rica is world renowned for the quality of its white water. (Class III & IV).
Day 4 (Wednesday)-Cruise of the Rainforest River / Arenal.
A lovely morning of guided cruising as you drift along the Sarapiquí River through the rainforest and river banks. Transfer to Arenal- Guided hikes make the Arenal Volcano an experience, as we view its spectacular volcanic eruptions. This excursion includes the Canopy Tour, Bridges Rainforest Tour. From the resort you will appreciate the volcanic eruptions as spectacular fire and lava spilling over its top.
Day 5 (Thursday)-Arenal Volcano / Canopy Tour / Hanging Bridges.
All of the 12 bridges offers spectacular view of the Arenal Volcano.
(Rainforest Canopy Tour) This emotional experience consists of sliding on a secure cable between towers and 12 platforms in the canopy of the tropical forest. A system of platforms allows visitors to appreciate nature from the top of tropical trees. Those participants who do not want to do the Canopy tour will have an optional guided tour to the primary forest with your naturalist guide, at the mountain top. Finishing the Canopy tour you can spend some time looking for wildlife along the river banks of the rainforest.
Day 6 (Friday)-Return to San Jose for Shabbat and a meeting with the local Jewish Community. Upon arrival you will check-in to the hotel and receive a briefing about the city tour. In the evening our guide will be waiting to pick you up for Shabbat dinner and walk to the very close Synagogue for Shabbat services (hotel is walking distance of the synagogue).
Day 7 (Saturday) With your guide, a walk to the services at the local Synagogue-After service: Shabbat lunch with the local community. Evening: Final dinner and entertainments-
Day 8 (Sunday) Transfer to the airport for your departure home or any other destination.
Rates per person in double $1190