Day 1: Arrival: Welcome to Costa Rica - San José
One of our drivers or guides will meet you at Juan Santamaría Airport in Alajuela (SJO) at 2:00 pm or at 7:00 pm; the transportation to the Hotel Country Inn & Suites takes about 10 minutes. After check in you will have the afternoon free for optional activities as enjoy the pool or visit San José City with special sites like Golden Museum, National Museum, National Theater or just enjoys the nightlife of the city.
Day 2: Arrival to Tortuguero
Early in the morning at about 6:00 am, you will be picked up by a guide to start your tour to Tortuguero National Park. We stop for breakfast before we get to Guapiles, you will be pick up by a boat and continue our journey through the marvelous canals of Tortuguero. When we arrive at the hotel, we will be greeted with a welcome cocktail. Our guide will tell you when we will eat lunch and until then you can get comfortable in your rooms at Hotel Laguna Tortuguero.
In the afternoon you will visit the Hotel Private Trails & Botanical Garden with one of the our guides. The dinner will be served between 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm and you can take part in an optional tour to see turtle nesting sites (during the nesting season, from August to October).
Day 3: Tortuguero Canals & More Tours
Today you will have the option of several trips to discover more of Tortuguero’s exciting flora and fauna. The breakfast start at 7:30 am to 8:30 am. The Canals & Tortuguero National Park Tour start at 8:30 am, when the forest comes alive; we will have more opportunities to see animals at this morning tour. In the afternoon at 2:00 pm after the lunch you will visit the Typical Tortuguero Village a fascinating experience since these villages have a very aboriginal feel to them.
After the tour you will have free time. In the afternoon you can just stay at the lodge, enjoy the pool or explore the hotel’s private hiking trails.
Day 4: La Fortuna – Arenal Volcano
After the breakfast we will start our return by boat at approximately 9:00 am. We will arrive in La Pavona and we will have the lunch in the Selva Tropical Restaurant in Guapiles at about 11:00 am and continue our journey to La Fortuna by Ecoterra A/C Vans.
Casa Luna Hotel & Spa will be our last hotel, after check in you will have the afternoon free for optional activities as enjoy the pool or take a massage at Luna Spa with special deals for our Living Social customers or simply relax in your balcony, enjoying the magnificent view of Arenal Volcano.
Day 5: Free Day: Relax or More Adrenaline
La Fortuna is the best area in Costa Rica for activities & tours; you will have the day off for do optional activities with extra cost like our special trip to the Hanging Bridges, It consist of a 1.9 miles hike over a trail through 600 acres reserve filled with vegetation, where you can enjoy the rich Costa Rica flora and fauna. Also you can relax with a massage at our recognized Luna Spa, with different kind of massage, body scrubs, body wraps & face treatments in a bungalow with the sound of the nature, birds and a majestic river with which will give an excellent experience of relaxation & comfort.
Day 6: Full Day Arenal Volcano Adventure Package
We begin our tour in the morning at 08:10 am after breakfast, where we will be heading to Arenal Volcano Area; will be doing horseback riding along the Arenal Volcano area and its surrounding rainforest as the main natural scenery. After this activity you will be ready to go on your first most exciting ride through canopy trees, Zip Line Los Cañones is waiting for us; 12 cables with a full distance of 1.7 miles and lengths form 50 to 500 meters which will lead us to beautiful landscapes; at the end of the tour of Zip Line we have time for take the lunch at Las Palmas Restaurant.
After the lunch we will meet at 3:10 pm to visit the Arenal Volcano National Park. In the park we will walk through primary and secondary forests (approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes), where we will rest to a cold lava flow that was formed in the year 1992, and watch the beautiful sunset. With a little luck, we can see the rocks sliding and tumbling down the volcano’s mountainside. To end the day, the perfect place to relax will be at the Arenal Hot Springs, where later in the evening we will have a delicious dinner at Las Palmas Restaurant. At about 9:00 pm we will return to the hotel.
Day 7: Departure:Return Home
On the final day, you will have the Transportation back to the Juan Santamaria International Airport in Alajuela to return home at 8:00 am. Transportation takes around 3 hours. If you want extensions for more nights at Casa Luna Hotel & Spa in Arenal, San José City or other places in Costa Rica we can help you with your requirement, please contact us directly. For extra person in the same room with all the things mentioned in the package add $445 - Taxes included - (Maximum 1 extra adult per package) and for children’s from 5 to 9 years add $305 - Taxes included - (Maximum 2 children’s per package) this payment will be process by Ecoterra Staff. What is included:
- Transportation from Airport to Hotel Country Inn & Suites
- Lodging Country Inn & Suites Hotel in standard superior double room (1 Night)
- Lodging Laguna Tortuguero Hotel in standard double room (2 Nights)
- Lodging Casa Luna Hotel & Spa standard double room (3 Nights)
- Ground Transportation from San José to Guápiles
- Boat Transportation (Guapiles – Tortuguero – Guapiles)
- Ground Transportation from Guapiles to Arenal Volcano & La Fortuna
- Transportation to all mentioned activities.
- Tour of Visit Tortuguero Village
- Tour to Botanical Gardens in Hotel Trails
- Tour of Visit Tortuguero Canals & National Park
- Tour of Horseback Riding
- Tour of Zip Line
- Tour of Arenal Volcano & Natural History Walk
- Entrance to Arenal Hot Springs
- 6 Breakfast (Day 2,3,4,5,6,7)
- 4 Lunch ( Day 2,3,4 & 6)
- 3 Dinner (Day 2,3 & 6)
- Bilingual naturalist guide
- Free 24 hours Wi-Fi in Rooms (Casa Luna Hotel / Country Inn)
- Free 24 hours Wi-Fi in Public Areas
- Free Internet Access Lobby (Casa Luna Hotel / Country Inn)
- Free Security Safe (All mentioned Hotels)
- Welcome drink
- 10% of discount in our Luna Grill Restaurant
- 10% of discount in our Luna Spa
- 10% of discount in extra activities in Arenal Area.
- Aplies for 2 people.