|DURATION:||10 Days / 9 Nights|
|INCLUDE:||9 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:||$ 2.295|
LETTER CODES: (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner.
Day by Day Itinerary.
Day 1. WELCOME TO COSTA RICA. Arrivals 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 Radisson Europa and Check In.
Day 2. ARENAL VOLCANO (B, L, D). Located in the north of Costa Rica, the impressive Arenal Volcano is a natural phenomenon that attracts thousands and thousands of tourists due to its permanent, extraordinary and trusted volcanic activity, which on clear nights it seems like fireworks with intermittent explosions of ash and lava. We will continue on our trip until we get to this wonder from nature then we must go to the north of the country, and inevitably we must make a stop in the famous town of Sarchi, with international fame, it has earned the name of the Birthplace of Costa Rica’s Artisans.
As we continue our trip we will go throw diverse plantations with agricultural products, ornamental plants and cattle ranches until we arrive to La Fortuna, for lunch in a cozy restaurant right in front of the volcano. This excellent location will allow us the best view to see any volcanic activity. Later we will relax in one of the best thermal water places in the area where you will be able to enjoy an optional massage or other special treatment that must be reserved ahead of time. Last, a wonderful dinner will be served with a great view of the volcano. After transfer to Hotel Volcano Lodge and check in.
Day 3. A FREESTYLE DAY IN ARENAL. (B). Customize your vacation with the included adventure of your choice. Please select one. This option will be added to your final itinerary. Note: Some options are half day, others full day with lunch included.
– Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge.
– Safari Adventure Boat.
– Horseback Riding to Arenal Volcano.
-Arenal Mundo Aventura Canopy Tour.
– Arenal Mountain Biking.
– La Fortuna Waterfall on Horseback.
– Arenal Volcano Hike.
– Arenal Hanging Bridges.
-Lake Arenal kayaking.
– Safari Kayaking.
-Sky Tram & Nature Walk.
Afternoon: Free time. Lunch and dinner not included unless a meal is included in your tour selection.
Day 4 MONTEVERDE BY JEEP – BOAT – JEEP (B). After breakfast, you will start the trip to the next destination: Monteverde. The jeep and boat trip is not a usual tour but feels like one. It is actually an alternative transportation method if you want to quickly travel from Arenal to Monteverde or backwards. This trip starts in La Fortuna and after a short jeep trajectory you will get to the Arenal Lake where a boat will take you to Chiquito River. From the boat you will be able to admire beautiful scenarios including the impressive view of the Arenal Volcano. In Chiquito River a jeep will take you to Monteverde. This transportation service saves time and it is very pleasant. Once at Monteverde, drop off at Hotel El Establo. Free time at leisure.
Day 5. FREESTAYLE DAY IN MONTEVERDE. (B). Customize your vacation with the included adventure of your choice. Please select one. This option will be added to your final itinerary. Note: Some options are half day, others full day with lunch included.
-SkyTram & SkyTrek .
-Sky Walk & Sky Tram.
– Horseback Riding Cloud Forest & Farms
– Horseback Riding to San Luis Waterfall.
– Monteverde Coffee Tour.
– Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve Nature Walk.
– Sugar Mill & Typical Farm Tour .
-Monteverde Night Walk
Afternoon: free time. Lunch and dinner not included unless a meal is included in your tour selection.
Day 6. MONTEVERDE- TAMARINDO. (B) During the morning, you will be transferred to the beautiful beaches of Tamarindo in Guanacaste province. Tamarindo Beach is part of a bay formed by a cape, Cabo Velas (velas is Spanish for sails or sailfish). Playa Grande lies to the north of Tamarindo Beach inside the bay. The two beaches are separated by a natural salt water estuary, Estero Tamarindo. South of Tamarindo Bay there is another beautiful estuary and beach, Playa Langosta. Both Playa Grande and Playa Langosta are protected nesting areas for the giant leatherback turtle, and are part of the Costa Rican National Park System. These beaches are the major nesting areas worldwide for the turtles, which arrive from October to March to lay their eggs. Tours led by official guides are available to take visitors to see this incredible spectacle. Another very special tour is the jungle boat ride. Small groups are ferried on locally built skiffs deep into the mysterious mangrove forest, where a breathtaking diversity of birds, mammals, and reptiles can be seen.
Upon arrival, check in at Hotel Splendor. Free time for enjoy the hotel facilities or the beach.
Day 7. FREESTAYLE DAY IN TAMARINDO BEACH (B). Customize your vacation with the included adventure of your choice. Please select one. This option will be added to your final itinerary. Note:
-Zip Line Canopy Tour.
-Kayak Tour to the Tamarindo estuary
-Kayak and Snorkeling Tour
-Tamarindo Estuary Boat Tour.
-Horseback Riding Tour.
-ATV Sunset Tour. One Hour.
Afternoon: free time. Lunch and dinner not included.
Day 8. TAMARINDO (B). Free time.
Day 9 TAMARINDO – SAN JOSE (B). Morning: free time for enjoy the beach and hotel. Afternoon, domestic flight to San Jose by SANSA Airlines. Upon arrival to the airport in San Jose, a Greenway Tours representative will wait for you for the transfer service to the hotel Hotel Whyndham Herradura.
Day 10. TRANSFER OUT. Transfer to the International Airport 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.
|SAN JOSE||Radisson Europa / Aurola Holiday Inn / CATEGORY: 5 Stars / ROOM: Deluxe|
|ARENAL||Volcano Lodge / CATEGORY: 3 Stars / ROOM: Standard|
|MONTEVERDE||El Establo / CATEGORY: 5 Stars / ROOM: Standard|
|TAMARINDO||Splendor / CATEGORY: 4 Stars / ROOM: Pool Side|
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.|