Experience the most popular Costa Rica destinations on our 8 night Costa Rica Highlights vacation package. Visit the favored Monteverde Cloud Forest, the famous Arenal Volcano, and the beloved Manuel Antonio National Park. This vacation package includes all the must-try tours so that you won’t miss a thing!
Transfer to Monteverde Cloud Forest
Upon arrival in San Jose, Costa Rica transfer by ground approximately 3 1/2 hours to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve for overnight at Senda Monteverde Hotel. Located just outside the Monteverde Cloud Forest, Senda offers a one-of-a-kind experience with modern design, local artwork, and cozy nooks surrounded by the cool mountain air of the cloud forest.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve Hike
Explore the Monteverde Cloud Forest, a high-elevation cloud forest located on the continental divide, with a professional naturalist guide. Your guide will point out a variety of vegetation and animals unique tot his region. Keep an eye open for the Resplendent Quetzal bird native to these forests. Overnight Senda Monteverde Hotel.
Transfer to Arenal Volcano
This morning you will be met for a ground and boat transfer across Lake Arenal to the Arenal Volcano. Arrive at Hotel Royal Corin for overnight. The hotel features 3 bars, a restaurant, a spa, and thermal pools on the property.
Hanging Bridges & La Fortuna Waterfall Hike
Hike through the Arenal private nature reserve over a series of fixed and hanging bridges with a professional naturalist guide. Your guide will point out a variety of plants and animals unique to this region on the trek into the forest. Take in stunning rainforest canopy views beneath the Arenal Volcano on hanging bridges. Next stop, hike to the beautiful La Fortuna Waterfall for a refreshing dip in the river. Overnight Hotel Royal Corin.
Arenal Free Day
Check out the hotel amenities. Royal Corin has a variety of dining options and 3 thermal pools on the property centered around the volcano. Add Arenal Volcano Tours
. Overnight Hotel Royal Corin.
Transfer to Manuel Antonio National Park / Quepos
This morning, you will be picked up and driven to Manuel Antonio with a Tarcoles River Cruise en route. The Tarcoles River is known for having the largest population of crocodiles in the world! Float along the river as you watch them swimming in the water and sunbathing on the river banks. Following the tour, enjoy lunch before continuing on to Tulemar Resort for overnight. Tulemar Resort is set within the tranquil Tulemar Gardens overlooking the Pacific Ocean with access to its own private beach, outside of the famed Manuel Antonio National Park.
Manuel Antonio National Park Hike
This morning a professional naturalist guide will meet you for a guided hike through little Manuel Antonio National Park. Your guide will point out a variety of nature and animals of the region. Don't forget to wear your swimsuit and take a refreshing dip at Manuel Antonio beach. Overnight Tulemar Resort.
Manuel Antonio Free Day
Relax or go kayaking from Tulemar Resort's exclusive sandy beach. Grab a cocktail at Rancho Bar and check out the 4 pools available on the property. Or add Manuel Antonio Tours
. Overnight Tulemar Resort.
Depart San Jose, Costa Rica
This morning you will be met and transferred 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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