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Wonders of Costa Rica

Experience Costa Rica's wonders in 7 nights with one of our most popular itineraries.  See Arenal Volcano, rainforests, the beach and La Paz Waterfall Gardens.  Zip through the treetops, hike in the rainforest, watch huge crocodiles and raft down one of the top five rivers in the World. The full day by day itinerary is listed below.

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The price for this package is $1,269/person*, including:

  • 7 Hotel Nights;
  • 5-day Hyundai Accent small car rental (including taxes, insurance & unlimited mileage);
  • Entrances to The Springs Hot Springs;
  • Guided Rainforest Hike at Arenal Volcano;
  • Canopy Tour;
  • Guided Rainforest Hike in Carara National Park;
  • Jungle River Cruise;
  • La Paz Waterfall Gardens;
  • Full-day Whitewater Rafting on the Pacuare River;
  • Round-trip airport transfers;
  • 7 Breakfasts per person;
  • 3 Lunches per person;
  • 1 Dinner per person;)
  • All applicable taxes, except Costa Rica Departure Tax

*Price is in U.S. dollars, based on double occupancy. All prices are subject to availability and change. Price valid from 12/15/14 through 4/30/15 (excluding Christmas and Easter holidays. Airfare is not included. Please call us for airline reservations.

Itinerary
Day 1

When you arrive in San Jose, Costa Rica, we'll pick you up and transfer you 20 minutes to Hotel Buena Vista. This hotel features nice rooms, great views of the Central valley and a quiet location surrounded by coffee plantations.

Day 2

Your Hyundai Accent manual transmission rental car will be waiting for you when you check out of Hotel Buena Vista this morning.  Drive 3.5 hours through beautiful countryside to Arenal Volcano and Hotel Arenal Paraiso.  This hotel features nice rooms and great views of the volcano from the rooms.  Relax this evening in the hot springs at The Springs Hot Springs (includes entrances and dinner).  The Springs Hot Springs offers several pools and waterslides in the rainforest.
Day 3

Leave your hotel in the morning for a guided hike near Arenal Volcano National Park. Then drive back to your hotel for the Canopy Tour in the afternoon.  Fly through the rainforest canopy as you traverse on zip lines from treetop to treetop.  In the evening relax and soak in the hot springs pools at your hotel.

Day 4

Leave Arenal Volcano and drive 4 hours to the Central Pacific Coast. Hotel Punta Leona features 2 beautiful beaches and a 750-acre private rainforest reserve. It is centrally located for an amazing array of sights and activities.  Splash and play in the waves or relax and listen to the ocean.


Day 5

Explore the rainforest on foot with a guided rainforest hike in Carara National Park to see monkeys, leaf-cutter ants, macaws, iguanas, and many other animals and birds.  Then marvel at huge crocodiles, scarlet macaws, Jesus Christ lizards and many exotic birds and plants on the Jungle River Cruise.  This tour along a quiet river and mangrove estuary showcases Costa Rica's biodiversity.  Relax at the beach in the afternoon and evening.

Day 6

Check out of your hotel and drive 2.5 hours to La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Savor a great lunch buffet and meander through a rainforest paradise to see a hummingbird garden, orchid garden, world's largest butterfly pavilion, aviary, jungle cats, monkeys and stunning waterfalls.  Then, drive 90 minutes to Hotel Bougainvillea in San Jose.  Return your rental car at your hotel this evening.

Day 7

Shoot the rapids through the rainforest on the Pacuare River.  Travel through canyons and virgin rainforest for 16 miles.  The class III-IV rapids require no prior experience.  With calm sections between the rapids, you can jump in and float in the warm water!  This is an unforgettable, magical experience!

Day 8

Stroll through the magnificent gardens at Hotel Bougainvillea until it is time to go to the airport.  Transfer 30 minutes to the airport and depart Costa Rica.

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