Vacation Packages in Costa Rica – Costa Rica Explorer

DURATION: 8 Days / 7 Nights
INCLUDE: 7 nights lodging in high quality Hotels, all land transportation within Costa Rica, all airport/ hotel transfers on scheduled arrival/ departures dates only, specified meals, specified tours and taxes.
NOT INCLUDE: International air fare, airport departure taxes, meals not specified in the itinerary, alcoholic beverages, personal equipment, extras in hotels (laundry, phone calls, and room service), gratuities, or costs associated with changes in your itinerary for reasons beyond our control.
WHAT´S TO BRING: Hiking Shoes, Bathing Suit, Binoculars, Camera, Beach Sandals, Suntan Lotion, Hat, Mosquito Repellent.
RATE PER PERSON: $ 2.100
CATEGORIES SUPERIOR CLASS

Our multiday vacation packages in Costa Rica had been designed considering the best standards of quality, service, locations and price in order to provide an unforgettable experience.

LETTER CODES: (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner.

Day by Day Itinerary.

Day 1.    WELCOME TO COSTA RICA. Arrival to the International Airport Juan Santamaria. Upon arrival at the San Jose airport, you will be met by one of our representatives how will explain your itinerary, answer any questions and provide you with a packet of vouchers and information about your trip. Transfer to Hotel Aurola and free time at leisure.

Day 2. COMBO TOUR: POAS VOLCANO, LA PAZ  WATERFALLS  & DOKA (B, L).
To get to the different attractions included during this excursion we will drive by the city of Alajuela passing by the Agriculture Monument, the Monument to Juan Santamaria and the famous Mango Park.  As we ascend towards the Poás Volcano we will notice the change in temperature and vegetation; we will see coffee plantations as well as fern, flower and strawberry farms along the way, creating a beautiful landscape.

On the way to the volcano we will visit Doka Coffee Estate for a coffee tour, in an actual coffee plantation where we will learn about the ancient techniques used by the experts to produce one of the best coffees in Costa Rica. Learn about the careful process involved on the cultivation, harvesting and roasting of the Golden Bean. After the coffee tour, we will continue to Poás Volcano where we will not only admire the impressive main crater with its sulfur fumaroles, but also learn about the different ecosystems in this beautiful national park.

Following the visit to the volcano we will continue to La Paz Water Fall Garden for lunch and tour. On arrival to the La Paz, we will walk through a trail, leading to a spectacular waterfall in the middle of the rainforest. Inside the park we will also visit the hummingbird gallery, the serpentarium, the bird house, the butterfly garden and the frog’s exhibit. After all this, return to your hotel in San Jose and free time at leisure. Dinner on your own.

Day 3. ADVENTURE  COMBO TOUR: ZIPLINE + RAFTING TOUR. (B, L, D). Breakfast at the hotel and Check Out. Early morning pick up for the tour. Costa Rica provides White Water Rafting experiences that take your adrenaline to top levels and fascinating Canopy Tours going high above the treetops. Now you can enjoy the two activities in an extraordinary way. Discover the natural marvels of Sarapiqui; an extensive territory located in the northeastern parts of the country, with a variety of crystal clear rivers, an abundance of beautiful tropical forests and villages inhabited by friendly and laborious people.

Leaving San José the tour traverses the majestic scenery of Braulio Carrillo National Park and arriving in Sarapiqui we will enjoy two adventurous attractions: the Canopy Tour in the middle of a secondary forest with trees of high altitude and after lunch the White Water Rafting in the agitating waters of the Sarapiqui River. The Canopy Tour takes about an hour and a half and the nine cables of different length stretch over the forest with the last one crossing the Sarapiqui River.

The rafting at Sarapiqui River has different levels between class II and class III, presenting vibrant scenery to those who want to participate in this exciting activity. Nine miles of unexpected rapids in combination with calm and relaxing intervals makes this an unforgettable experience for bird watchers and nature lovers.

Overnight in Sarapiqui at SELVA VERDE LODGE or similar. Dinner at the hotel.

Day 4.  ARENAL VOLCANO. (B, D). During the morning, free time for enjoy the hotel facilities or take any of our multiple optional tours. During the afternoon, land transfer to Arenal Volcano area. Check In at Hotel Arenal Paraiso or similar and free time at leisure. Evening: Visit to Baldi Hot Springs where you can take a dip in the warm waters heated from within the volcano and have a great time in this unforgettable paradise. Buffet dinner included. Note: Transportation form the hotel to the hot springs not included, but it is only 5 minutes by cab.

Day 5. PLAYA PANAMA BEACH (B). During the morning, land transfer to Hotel Casa Conde de Mar at Papagayo Gulf. Hotel Casa Conde del Mar offers comfort and relaxation in a welcoming environment located in an area with one of the most pristine beaches in Costa Rica. The 1 mile extension of taupe sand beach is bathed by clear waters with a soft current. Many water sports can be enjoyed including fishing, swimming, and windsurfing, among others, from a beach surrounded by the exuberant vegetation after which the beach was named. Playa Panamá has the Blue Flag certification and categorized as one of the most sanitary beaches in the country.

Day 6. PLAYA PANAMA BEACH.  (B). Free time at leisure or take optional tours.

Day 7. PLAYA PANAMA BEACH – SAN JOSE (B) Breakfast at the hotel and free morning for enjoy the beach. During the afternoon, domestic flight to San Jose. Upon arrival, one of our representatives will be waiting for you and provide the transfer service to Hotel Wyndham Herradura.

Day 8. TRANSFER OUT. (B) Transfer to the International Airport accordingly with your scheduled flight and Good bye.

 

NOTES:*Rates based in double occupancy and Standard Rooms at selected hotels. Upgrades available.
*All land transfers by shuttle bus. For private transfer service please contact us for a quotation.
*For single travelers a single supplement applies. Please contact us for a quotation.
*Children under 10 y/o sharing room with parents 10% discount of the regular rate.
*Passengers under 3 years old are considered infants and do not pay any fee. Parents will assume their expenses and provide their meals.
* Upgrade your package with a Car Rental. Contact us for a quotation.
* For Christmas, New Year and Eastern Week, please add 10% extra to the regular rate.
*All rates include taxes and are Net Rates.
* Not last minute changes allowed once the program is confirmed and the clients begin the trip.
SELECTED HOTELS
SAN JOSEAurola Hotel / CATEGORY: 5 Stars / ROOM: Standard
SARAPIQUISelva Verde Lodge / CATEGORY: 3 Stars / ROOM: Standard
ARENALArenal Paraiso / CATEGORY: 4 Stars / ROOM: Standard
PLAYA PANAMACasa Conde de Mar / CATEGORY: 4 Stars / ROOM: Standard
SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE:The shuttle bus is a service where a maximum of 6-7 passengers travel in the same vehicle and to the same destination. By this way, we reduce the price of the transfer service and can arrange more economical packages. The service is very good, door to door, with recent model vehicles, full insured and A/C.
DEPARTURE DATES:All our options are available all year around and we just need your travel dates in order to check the hotel’s availability and arrange it.
HOW BIG THE GROUPS ARE:Our vacations are operated in an independent basis and you will not travel as part of a group unless you are part of a group. However, during the transfers and Daily Tours you will travel with other tourist we might have for that particular activity or service.
HOW TO RESERVE THIS PACKAGE:Please send an email to info@greenwaytours.com with as much as information you can about your desired vacation, number of participants, arrival dates, name of the package you are interested on and any other special requirements. Once you receive our confirmation form, a 20% deposit is due. Full payment due 45 days prior to departure.
CAN I CUSTOMIZE A PACKAGE:Yes, you can use our packages as a base and make any change on it. We are very flexible. If these packages do not fit on your desired vacation, just send an email to us and we can prepare a new option for you.
AIRFARE IS NOT INCLUDED:All our options includes the Land Portion only. Airfare must be on your own and indicate your arrival and departure dates to us in order to arrange the hotel’s bookings.
HOTEL CATEGORIES:All the hotels used by Greenway Tours had been selected considering the best standards of quality and service. Our Hotels are between 3 and 5 stars. All inspected by our company’s owners and managers in order to guarantee an excellent service. At least 50% of our lodging contractors had been certified as Green Companies by the Costa Rican Tourist Board (Certification in Sustainable Tourism CST).
AIRPORT TRANSFERS:All our packages include Airport – Hotel – Airport Transfers with a professional bilingual tour guide upon your flight arrival.
VOUCHERS & WECOME KIT:During the transfer service to your hotel, our tour guide will provide general information about your tour and give you a welcome kit with all the vouchers and documents you will need for your trip.

 

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