JUNGLE AND SEA
10 days tour
1 night San José
2 nights Tortuguero Park
2 nights Arenal Volcano
2 nights Pacific or Caribbean
2 nights Monteverde
Day 1- Arrival San Josè
Arrival and reception at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. At the airport you will be identified by our guide with an Interbus logo. Pay attention to your names on the sign.
Day 2- Tortuguero National Park
In the morning, a guide from the Lodge in Tortuguero will pick up you at the hotel to go to Tortuguero. We will make a stop for breakfast in a typical restaurant and an excursion to the banana plantation. Arrival at the pier and start cruising the channels of the national park until you arrive at the lodge.
Day 3- Tortuguero National Park
Accompanied by our guide, we will board our boat to the world famous Tortuguero National Park. As the boat slowly cruises through the canals, we will have chance to observe a great variety of animals such as monkeys, iguanas, etc. The guide will show you the flora and fauna of the national park, one of the most attractive in Central America.
Day 4- Arenal Volcano
In the morning, the return to the pier begins. Around midday we'll have a lunch in a typical restaurant and then the connection to the Arenal Volcano. (La Fortuna). Arrival at the hotel and room assignment. Free evening to make a visit to the Pueblo La Fortuna. Thermal mineral pools, volcanic clay baths and naturalistic trails are included.
Day 5- Arenal Volcano
Free day to make excursions to the Volcano. The hotel itself can show you various options, or our correspondent will advise you about activities in the area. We recommend “Hiking to the Volcano”.
Day 6- Pacific or Caribbean coast
After breakfast, transfer to the Pacific or Caribbean sea. We’ll decide together the best option and program at the sea. Our partners in the area will be at your total disposal to inform you about tours and excursions available.
Day 7- Pacific or Caribbean coast
Free stay at the beach.
Day 8- Monteverde
After breakfast you will be transferred Jeep-Boat-Jeep to Monteverde National Park, which is quite a hike in itself as it is by land to Lake Arenal and then by river to Monteverde, where there will be a short land ride to your chosen hotel. Monteverde is a magnificent natural reserve within the provinces of Puntarenas and Alajuela. It covers 10,500 hectares (26,000 acres) with elevations ranging from 600 to 1800 meters above sea level.
Day 9- Monteverde
The reserve is divided into six ecological zones, 90% of which is made up of virgin forest, home to over 161 species of amphibians and reptiles. As many as 93 species of long-distance migratory birds pass through Monteverde during their migration after breeding in North America. Even the Quetzal, the bird of Mayan culture, lives in this reserve and is recognizable thanks to its flamboyant plumage of splendid colors.
Day 10- Transfer to San Josè airport
In the morning Interbus will offer you the transfer to San José airport for your flight back home or any other destination.
* If the return flight on the last day is before 5 PM, we recommend a room night in San Jose the previous night or add a day and a room night to avoid possible loss of the return connection.
Suggested rate US$ 1280 per person