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highlights
  • Enjoy hiking around the Arenal Volcano
  • Explore Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Visit Manuel Antonio National Park
Book this 8-day guided trip and get the chance to experience a variety of different microclimates that Costa Rica has to offer. Starting from San Jose, where we will pick you up upon arrival, this tour will take you to Arenal, Monteverde and Manuel Antonio National Park, three of the most famous locations in the country.

Immerse yourself in the beauty and diversity of Costa Rica during the trip. Go hiking around the Arenal Volcano and learn more about the unique cloud forest ecosystem in Monteverde. Relax on the beach in Manuel Antonio National Park before its time to head home.

For more details, please go through the itinerary below.
Hotel
Upon arrival, you’ll be picked up at the airport and driven to your hotel in Alajuela. Your tour guide will brief you about the itinerary. You are free for the rest of the day to explore San Jose or the Liberia area.
Meals
  • Breakfast
3 hours Hotel
Enjoy a three-hour drive with your bilingual travel guide to the beautiful countryside surrounding Arenal Volcano. Be prepared for a volcano hike. Your optional activities today include a forest canopy exploration, whitewater rafting and waterfall repelling.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Hotel
Visit Arenal Volcano National Park. Enjoy a two-hour guided hike through the majestic rainforest that surrounds the volcano. You are free during the afternoon. We suggest that you book an optional activity to make the most of your day.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Eco lodge
Have your breakfast and join your guide for a leisurely, 3-hour discovery drive around Arenal Lake on your way to Monteverde. If you prefer to, you can soak up the exquisite views of the volcano during an early-morning boat ride across the lake (2½ –3 hours). please note that this is an optional activity.

Drive through the Costa Rican countryside towards Monteverde, known for its unique cloud forests. Upon arrival, you’ll have plenty of time to relax, explore the surrounding area, or squeeze in another optional adventure, be it a coffee tour, a chocolate tour or a sugarcane plantation tour.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Eco lodge
Head out to explore Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve after breakfast. This private reserve protects 35,089 acres of cloud rainforest and provides a natural habitat to over 100 species of mammals, 400 species of birds and 1,200 species of amphibians and reptiles.

Optional activities today include a variety tours including those to see bats and frogs found in the reserve as well as a visit to a cheese factory, a canopy tour and an ATV excursion, among others.

We will transfer you to Manuel Antonio, located on the Pacific coast, next. The drive takes approximately 4 hours.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Hotel
You are free today. Enjoy your breakfast and explore the area on your own. There are many optional activities that you and your kids can book to make the most of your stay.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Hotel
You can book any of the following optional activities for yourself and your kids today: surfing classes, kayaking, snorkelling and hiking around the national park. We will transfer you to Alajuela later.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Hotel
Transfer to the airport for your flight home.
Meals
  • Breakfast
what’s included
  • All transport as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Meals: Breakfast as per the itinerary
  • Experienced, English-speaking tour guides available during nature hikes
what's excluded
  • Entrance fees to the national parks and reserve mentioned on the itinerary
  • Pickup and drop-off not included in the tour price
  • All lunch & dinner. Other meals not mentioned on the itinerary
  • All activities except hiking, like ziplining, hanging bridges, ATVs, white water rafting, etc
  • Anything not mentioned in the 'What's Included' section or the itinerary
  • Anything mentioned optional on the itinerary
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Duration 8 days
Tour Type Private Tour
Minimum Participants 4 people
Age Requirement 4 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Starts/Ends San Jose, Costa Rica/ San Jose, Costa Rica
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