Discover the Cloud Forest, Arenal Volcano, the Southern Mountains, and Manuel Antonio National Park on our 7-night Eco Holiday vacation package.
Dec 29: Transfer to San Ramon Cloud Forest, Costa Rica
Today transfer by ground approximately 2.5 hours to the Los Angeles Cloud Forest near San Ramon for overnight at Hotel Villa Blanca. Located within a 75 acre Private Biological Reserve, Villa Blanca is perfect for nature enthusiasts. Miles of trails on the Reserve are perfect for exploring abundant nature and wildlife.
Dec 30: Arenal Volcano & Hot Springs Full Day Tour
This morning, you will depart for a full day tour at Arenal Volcano. On the drive, your guide will explain dairy production and the different crops characteristic of the San Carlos area. Arrive at La Fortuna town where you will discover the growing importance of tourism in recent years. Next, take a nature walk to observe Arenal Volcano and discuss the history of the volcano. Then, head to the private thermal hot springs to soak and relax. Finally, stop off for lunch before returning to Hotel Villa Blanca for overnight.
Dec 31: Transfer to Santa Juana, Southern Mountains
Today you will be met and transferred approximately 3 hours to Santa Juana Lodge in the southern mountains. This rural, rustic mountain lodge showcases the unique flora, fauna and culture of the Costa Rica countryside. Enjoy panoramic views of the coast and Fila Chona Mountain Range from your private treehouse-style casita.
Jan 1: Santa Juana Mountain Tour
Discover the forest and fascinating regional wildlife. Hike to a hidden waterfall, or try Tilapia fishing. At the end of a fun-filled morning, enjoy an authentic Campesino-style lunch. Overnight Santa Juana Lodge.
Jan 2: Canopy Zipline Safari; Transfer to Manuel Antonio
There are ten canopy zip lines, two rappels, one Tarzan swing, a suspension bridge, and over 18 platforms on the canopy safari adventure on Rainforest Mountain. Explore winding rainforest trails full of wildlife like frogs, toucans, monkeys. Experience the thrill of an aerial adventure as you discover the forest canopy platform to platform.
This morning, you will be picked up and transferred approximately 45 minutes to the Manuel Antonio / Quepos area on the Central Pacific Coast for overnight at Hotel Costa Verde, a moderate boutique hotel with easy access to Manuel Antonio National Park and the beach and surrounded by wildlife.
Jan 3: Private Manuel Antonio National Park Hike
Today, take a private tour of Manuel Antonio National Park lead by a professional naturalist guide. Manuel Antonio has three of the country's most beautiful white sand beach bordered by rainforest with trails teeming with wildlife. Discover the wonders and history of the rainforest while looking for some of the 184 bird species and 109 mammal species that inhabit the park. Don't forget to wear your swimsuit for a refreshing swim! Overnight Hotel Costa Verde.
Jan 4: Nocturnal Jungle Walk & Tropical Aquatic Gardens
This evening, walk through the Amphibian Aquatic Garden, a series of pools designed to provide a variety of habitats without restricting natural animal behavior. On this two-hour tour, you will have the opportunity to observe one of the most important ecosystems in Costa Rica, the Nocturnal Tropical Wet Forest. Get up close to animals like the kinkajou, snakes, or armadillos! You can also visit the Tropical Aquatic Gardens to look at several species of toads and frogs. Overnight Hotel Costa Verde.
Jan 5: Depart San Jose, Costa Rica
This morning transfer approximately 3 hours to the San Jose International Airport for your return flight home.
Pricing is valid through the date listed for each itinerary (all pricing is subject to change until booked and confirmed). Holiday season supplements apply for Christmas, New Years, Presidents Day, and Easter travel dates. Green season specials and/or lower rates may apply for May to November travel dates.
All itineraries are land only and international airfare is quoted separately. Itinerary adjustments may be necessary depending on your international flight schedule. For example a late arrival will usually require a night near the airport in San Jose.
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