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Hiking And Waterfalls Tour From San Jose

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highlights
  • Hike through the rain forest and majestic Arenal Volcano
  • Visit to at least 6 hidden waterfalls
  • Look for monkeys, sloths and iguanas with a naturalist in Manuel Antonio Beach
  • Stay in a peaceful, beautifully decorated “green” lodge
Costa Rica is famous for its waterfalls and we’ve discovered the most exciting cascades to explore.

This is an eco-adventure vacation package for those seeking to challenge themselves and try as hard as they can to reach, and surpass, the limits of their own strength and courage. An amazing and new adventure in which you will cross rivers, walk through challenging terrains, jump from river stone to river stone, jump off waterfall cliffs and swim in their pools, and even do some rock climbing with ropes.

A natural amusement park for adults, Costa Rica offers thrilling, adrenalin pumping adventures with all of its amazing waterfalls and biodiversity. Come with us to discover these unknown treasures and let yourself be marveled by these hidden gems.
Day 1 Arrival, welcome to Costa Rica 3 Star Hotel

When arriving to the country you will be welcome by one of our guides who will drive you to your hotel in San José city.

Depending on your flight`s arrival time, you might participate in any of the optional night activities.

Day 2 Dairy and waterfall hike 3 Star Hotel

Just a few minutes away from San José we`ll be visiting Coronado rural town. Famous for its dairies and friendly people.

We will be getting in touch with the local culture, we`ll go to a local dairy and then have a nice lunch. As an additional prize, we`ll be hiking to a beautiful local waterfall. By the end of the afternoon, a walk around San José city, visiting the Central Market and later heading down to a very famous neighborhood to have a special dinner.

Day 3 Hidden Waterfall-Arenal 3 Star Hotel

Today we will leave the city behind us in order to go to La Fortuna, home of the Arenal Volcano. On our way, we`ll pass through a very beautiful place named Bajos del Toro and we`ll have the chance to witness another wonderful waterfall and then have lunch on a local town.

When getting close to our destiny the volcano will be welcoming us as its perfect cone can be seen from the road. We will stay in this town for 2 nights so you can sihtnenjoy the hot springs as well as the natural cold water pools. A delight for the whole family.

Day 4 Hike Celeste River 3 Star Hotel

A magnificent day hiking through Rio Celeste: Early in the morning right after breakfast, we`ll drive to Tenorio Volcano National Park and will hike through the Costa Rican exuberant jungle to get to the beautiful Rio Celeste waterfall.

You`ll be able to tell when we get there as the water is turquoise and blue colored. Beautiful and simply unforgettable! We`ll wrap the day up with a nice lunch at a local restaurant to then head back to the hotel.

Day 5 Fortuna Waterfall-Sarapiqui Area Eco lodge

Right after breakfast we`ll go to La Fortuna Waterfall, an attraction we cannot miss. Then, after checking out we`ll have lunch at a local town in La Fortuna.

In the afternoon, we`ll be heading to a small town in Sarapiquí (2 and a half hours drive) to spend the next two nights at a Costa Rican family property so they can show us about the tico family warmth.

During the afternoon, we`ll go over the property, where they explain all about cocoa farming. Cocoa is the fruit chocolate comes from. We will gloat over some of this delicacy and learn why it is a Central America native product.

Day 6 Amazing waterfall- middle of the jungle Eco lodge

After breakfast, we will spend a day full of adventures. Walking the middle of the mountain accompanied by our tour guide. He will guide us to this beautiful waterfall that hides behind the most beautiful virgin forest. Along with this, we`ll enjoy a typical lunch and then a delicious dinner at the hotel.

Day 7 Close to Turrialba volcano area 3 Star Hotel

Today we will travel to Turrialba, a town between the Caribbean and the Central Valley. Just 3 hours away from Sarapiquí, it is the perfect resting spot and great for optional activities.

Day 8 Cloud Forest- Quetzal Eco lodge

Come see the Costa Rican cloud forest from new heights – literally! See breathtaking views of the cloud forest and learn about Costa Rican wildlife and plants, all from way up high in the forest canopy! This region famous for its coffee plantations, beautiful landscapes, nice people, rural towns and also for its magnificent waterfalls that hides into the deep woods.

Once there, first thing will be finding the amazing waterfall. Then we`ll be heading to the Lodge to spend the next two nights. There, the hotel personnel will treat us like family. The warmth tico way.

Day 9 Waterfall and Cooking Class Eco lodge

Today we`ll wake up early in the morning to hike and discover the amazing waterfall a truly jewel of the town. Continuing with our rural experience we`ll receive typical cooking lessons from a local family.

Day 10 Manuel Antonio Beach 3 Star Hotel

Right after breakfast, we`ll get in our way to Manuel Antonio beach making a stop to check one of the most amazing waterfalls in Costa Rica.

Day 11 Los Campesinos Reserve 3 Star Hotel

Today we`ll visit a private reserve called Los Campesinos, near Quepos town. In this reserve, we`re not only walking around and checking the forest wonders but we will also have the chance of a gondola ride, check flower plantations and exotic herbs. And as a reward, after enjoying a nice typical lunch, we`ll take a walk to find the awesome waterfall gazer.

Day 12 Back Home

Transfer to Juan Santamaria International airport for your international departure or extend your trip to explore more of Costa Rica’s natural wonders. It is a 3 hour drive.

what’s included
  • 2 night lodging in Hotel in San José
  • 2 night lodging in Arenal
  • 2 night in Sarapiqui
  • 1 night in Turrialba
  • 2 night in the Cloud Forest
  • 2 night in Manuel Antonio Beach
  • Visit to at least 6 hidden waterfalls
  • Cooking lessons
  • Hotel`s hot springs entrance fee
  • Transportation and local guide
  • Feeding according to itinerary (B=breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
what’s excluded
  • Airport taxes
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Meals, souvenirs and other local and personal expenses not specified in the itinerary
  • We strongly recommend travel insurances
Tour details
Availability 30 Aug 2017
Duration 12 days
Tour Type Group Tour  
Minimum Participants 2 people
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English, French & Spanish
Trek difficulty Moderate
Maximum altitude 2500 meters
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in San Jose, Costa Rica
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Good to know Payment

A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

Travel Insurance

We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.

CancellationFree cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.
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