Explore the real "eco-paradise" in this peaceful country. Travel from Caribbean Coast and the Province of Limon through the National Parks to Pacific Coast. Explore the real cloud forest and mighty volcanoes of Arenal and Poas. Visit the school to see how your fellow Costa Ricans study and spend their days.
Day-1. DEPARTURE CITY-SAN JOSE-RANCHO DE ESPAGNOL: Flight to San Jose and transfer to Rancho for overnight.
Day-2. POAS VOLCANO: Excursion to Poas Volcano National Park to view one of the largest craters in the world. Visit La Paz Waterfall Gardens as well as the Butterfly Observatory, the Hummingbird Garden and the Waterfalls Gardens. Later join your Biologist on walking trail before late return to El Rancho.
Day-3. EL RANCHO-TORTUGUERO: Travel through the Central Plain to the Province of Limon. Join your tour director - Biologist for a canoe Canal tour. Explore the bio diversity of Tortuguero National Park and the extensive network of freshwater creeks, canals and lagoons. During the tour you will easily spot River Turtles, Spectacled Caiman, Southern River Otters, Crustaceans, Spider, Howler and Capuchin Monkeys. Overnight in jungle lodge.
Day-4. CANO BLANCO-ARENAL: Bird tour led of Sarapiqui which represents more then 50% of all birds in Costa Rica. The tour will be led by by the naturalist, from the region. Then continue with a ride to Arenal Volcano National Park. Stop in the town of La Fortuna to see the handicraft outlet before ending the day in your hotel - lodge. Later relax at the swimming pool.
Day-5. ARENAL RESORT: Your guide will explain the volcano and surrounding lush vegetation. Then take a tour along the Arenal hanging bridges, one of the most beautiful projects in Costa Rica. Located in front of the Arenal Volcano, the trails and bridges of this project will bring you close to the birds, and lush vegetation of the primary rain forest. Then walk right into the forest, thanks to the hanging bridges overlooking the canopy and with views of the volcano. In the afternoon have fun at Baldi hot springs and severl swimmin pools.
Day-6. ARENAL-MANUEL ANTONIO: Travel through the Central Costa Rica to Manuel Antonio National Park, considered as the best sample of preservation of the Cloud Forest, and considered as the most beautiful national's park of the country. Passing through dense forests, with variety of exotic plant and rare and endangered animals including jaguars and tapirs. End in Playa Beluca.
Day-7. MANUEL ANTONIO-EL RANCHO: Morning kayak tour will bring you to Blezens Bay where you will have a chance to see different birds, spot the fish. You will paddle along the beaches and unspoiled natural habitat of the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. The tour will be led by biologist which will explain the marine life. Then travel to to the town of Alajuela, the town of country's hero Juan Santamaria, a drummer boy, who sacrificed his life to save his country during the battle of the Hacienda Santa Rosa. Then continue to San Jose to see the main sites of the capital such as: Plaza de la Cultura, West Pavilion, Templo de la Musica and National Theatre. Rest of the day is free, before return to your hotel.
Our Tour hotels are never far from where you need to go. We choose only the best hotels in centralized locations so you can get on with your tour.
With every group tour we provide you will see all the best attractions and some you might not even know. These attractions are just steps away from your hotel:
Tortugero Canals - Coffee Plantation - Poas Volcano - Baldi Hot Springs - Sky Bridges- Crocodile Safari
Your tour is important to us and we provide the most inclusive tour possible. This student group tour includes the following: