13 days/12 nights
Just for travelers in Good Physical Condition. This program includes some of the most exciting activities: Kayak in the Jungle, Rafting, Canyoning, Canopy, Fishing, Diving! All the adventure in one program!
The program is valid from 2 people on any day of departure except Christmas, Easter and New Year Season
The price of the program for 1 pax in $USD:
Day 1. San Jose
Arrival at Juan Santamaría International Airport. You will be met at the airport and transferred to the Hotel. Overnight at Hotel Exe San Jose Center.
Day 2. San José/ Tortuguero National Park
We begin our trip early in the morning between 6:00 am from San Jose. You will be
traveling with a bilingual naturalist guide on an air conditioned bus. Drive through Braulio Carrillo National Park, where you have the opportunity to see beautiful views and abundant vegetation. On the way we will stop for breakfast at Selva Tropical Restaurant where you can enjoy a butterfly garden with a variety of tropical flowers. After breakfast we will continue our trip to Caño Blanco deck driving by banana plantations. At Caño Blanco, you will board the covered boat to the lodge, passing the Tortuguero canals arriving between 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. In the afternoon you will visit to the Turtle Museum of the C.C.C. (Caribbean Conservation Corporation) and to the colorful Tortuguero town. You will return to the lodge around 5:30 p.m. Free time to enjoy the pool, the bar service and prepare for your dinner. Dinner service from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and then rest of the night free to enjoy the surroundings, pool and bar. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3. Tortuguero National Park
6:15 am tour to admire the awakening of the wildlife of Tortuguero. Return for breakfast (service between 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.). Free time to enjoy the pool, the bar service and prepare for your dinner. Dinner service from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and then rest of the night free to enjoy the surroundings, pool and bar.
(Meals: B, L,D)
Day 4. Pacuare River
After Tortuguero, you’ll head deep into the primary rainforest and the Pacuare Gorge by river! A half day of rafting takes you right to the riverside Rios Tropicales Lodge. Load up for transport to Pacuare River put-in in San Martin. Then, safety orientation and paddle instruction with professional guides. Class III rapids as you enter the Pacuare Gorge and primary rainforest. Overnight at Rios Tropicales Lodge.
(Meals: B, L,D)
Day 5. Pacuare River
For those guests in sufficiently good shape, we will make a trek through the forest to visit an indigenous Cabecar Indian Village. They will introduce you to their traditional way of life, which continues today largely unchanged from earlier times. Several members of this village were the builders of the first lodge in Pacuare, and two village members continue to work with them at the lodge hiking to and from their village each day.
(Meals: B, L,D)
Day 6. Pacuare River /Arenal Volcano
The third day begins with a hot, freshly brewed cup of Costa Rica's famous coffee. After a hearty breakfast is served and we pack our gear, our river descent continues. All of the class IV rapids are on this day, so now it is time to truly test the skills you learned on the previous days. This day is significantly longer on the river, with 23kms (14 miles) to travel and about 30 rapids. At the conclusion of your river descent we will take you to our Exploration Center, which is located at the "take out". Continue to the northern lowlands of Arenal Volcano and La Fortuna town. Relax in the best hot springs of the area. Overnight at Hotel Arenal Paraíso Resort & Spa.
Day 7.Arenal Volcano
Imagine yourself in the midst of thick rainforest at the top of a magical canyon full of
tropical waterfalls with surprises each step of the way. Prepare to get wet! Our experienced guides put you into your safety harness and assist you down a series of over 8 amazing waterfalls that get gradually bigger and BIGGER! We save the best for last… The grand finale is a huge, 210-ft, 3-stage waterfall! Perfect for those looking to combine the thrill of descending breath-taking waterfalls in a gigantic, jungle canyon with taking in the beauty of the rainforest. This tour has serious bragging rights. In the afternoon, we start to road through Arenal after a little explanation about how to drive the ATV (quadracicles) and safety rules. We road to La Fortuna Waterfall, next after this we go to Jauri Town to watch different kinds of plantations, we followed to La Guaria Town looking for the Arenal River, right there we have time for a little snack; with a refreshing shower finishing soon to return to the base and our hotel. Overnight at Hotel Arenal Paraíso Resort & Spa.
Day 8. Arenal Volcano/ Monteverde
We will take you around Arenal Lake with magnificent views of the Volcano. In the way, Viento Fresco waterfall is waiting for you. Admire the strong of the nature and explore five beautiful waterfalls in the middle of the forest surrounded by vegetation and different animals. Enjoy one hour walking in the forest with a nice view to Nicoya Gulf, Cerro San José and Cerro Pelado. Viento Fresco has 5 majestic waterfalls located in a private farm surrounded with different species of flora and fauna of the area. After lunch we will continue our road to Monteverde. In the afternoon Bungee, extremely unique as the jump is performed from a Tram that moves by a system of cables to a point where only the most daring climb to the spectacular height of 143 meters thus making it the highest in Costa Rica and Central America. Overnight at Hotel Montaña Monteverde.
(Meals: B, L)
Day 9. Monteverde/ North Pacific
After breakfast, we will depart to North Pacific. Tamarindo Beach offers you one of the best beaches in Costa Rica. Overnight at Hotel Pasatiempo.
Day 10. North Pacific
After breakfast, we will have a full day fishing tour. We will fish in the best area of North Pacific: Flamingo and around. Located on the North West coast of Costa Rica, Flamingo is the major sport fishing sport. Just twenty miles west of Marina Flamingo are two drop-offs where water depth increases from 360 to 2000 feet's and more… This provides a complete eco-system of sea life for pelagic species like: pacific sailfish, blue, black and striped marlin, Dorado, yellow fin and big eye tuna. Also located only five miles from Flamingo Marina are found the Catalina and Brummel Islands where the anglers will find year- round abundance of marine life including: Wahoo, sierra mackerel, Spanish mackerel, crevalle jack, big eye trevally. A variety of snapper including: pacific cubera or dog tooth and the rooster fish known as "the marlin from the rocks" up to 80 pounds. Overnight at Hotel Pasatiempo.
Day 11. North Pacific
Diving tour: Guanacaste is best known for its spectacular marine life, both in abundance and diversity. Schools of 1000 to 5000 fish are encountered at almost every dive site and on a daily basis. Reef Fish species are a bland of Pacific Coast and Tropical Pacific Varieties never seen in the Caribbean waters - plus many familiar Caribbean Species. Big animals encountered by divers include Giant Manta Rays, several species of Sharks and Turtles, Eagle Rays, Great Grouper and Whale Sharks. Underwater photographers find this region a treasure house of photo opportunities that include an impressive array of moray eel species such as the Snowflake, Jeweled, White mouth, Zebra and others. Underwater visibility is equally variable ranging from 30 to 100 feet, depending upon location, tides and those unpredictable currents. The nutrient rich waters that attract the immense quantity of marine life also contribute to the lower visibility. Only a 25 minute ride from Flamingo, Catalina has become very popular among divers since it is considered an unexploded paradise with several different sites to be discovered. Overnight at Hotel Pasatiempo.
Day 12. North Pacific
Free day. Overnight at Hotel Pasatiempo.
Day 13. San José
Transfer back to Juan Santamaria International Airport
The program includes:
-Accommodation and local taxes
-Guided Tours according to the program (English Speaking Guide)
-Meals according to the program: B- breakfast, L- lunch, D- dinner
The program does not include:
-Tortuguero National Park Entrance Fee ($17 per person)
-Arrival and Departure Taxes
-Extras in hotels (laundry, phone calls, room service, etc.)