|DURATION:||9 Days / 8 Nights|
|INCLUDE:||8 nights lodging, all land and water transportation within Costa Rica, all airport/ hotel transfers on scheduled arrival/ departures dates only, specified meals, specified tours and tour guide on tours.|
|NOT INCLUDE:||International air fare, airport departure taxes, meals not specified in the itinerary, alcoholic beverages, personal equipment, extras in hotels (laundry, phone calls, room service), gratuities, or costs associated with changes in your itinerary for reasons beyond our control.|
|RATE PER PERSON:||$ 1.950|
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 1. WELCOME TO COSTA RICA. Arrival to the International Airport Juan Santamaria. Meet and Great by our tour guide. Transfer to Hotel Aurola Holiday Inn with afternoon and evening at leisure for explore the rich gay night life of San Jose. Recommended places to visit: La Avispa Discoteque, Bochinche, Club Oh and Puchos Night Club. Upon arrival you will receive a full list of the most important gay places of Costa Rica.
Day 2. ARENAL VOLCANO TOUR (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 so you will not miss any opportunities to look out for the incandescent light explosions. After dinner short transfer to Hotel Arenal Paraiso 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 Belmar or similar. 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
In the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to take a look of the Town of Santa Elena and its beautiful souvenirs stores, Art Galleries, Cheese Factory and Butterfly Garden. Lunch & Dinner on your own.
Day 6. QUEPOS – MANUEL ANTONIO NATIONAL PARK. (B) Morning: Departure to the beautiful Manuel Antonio National Park on the Pacific Coast. Arriving at Gay Hotel Villa Roca or similar in the middle afternoon, you will have the chance to enjoy the beauty of the surroundings and relax in the swimming pool or explore the most popular Gay bars & Clubs of Manuel Antonio. Lunch & Dinner on your own.
Day 7 – MANUEL ANTONIO TOUR. (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.
-Naranjo River rafting
-Manuel Antonio Park Nature Walk.
-Isla Damas Mangrove by Boat.
-Mountain Horseback riding.
-Catamaran Cruise. Morning with snorkeling or afternoon (Sunset sail)
Evening, free time at leisure. Lunch & dinner on your own.
Day 8. FREE TIME. (B) A great opportunity for explore the surroundings on your own. Afternoon, land transfer to San Jose. Upon arrival, check In at Hotel Aurola Holiday Inn. Evening, free time at leisure. Last chance for explore San Jose Night Gay Life. Lunch and dinner on your own.
Day 9. GOOD BY. (B) Transfer to the International Airport at 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 single travelers a single supplement applies. Please contact us for a quotation.
* Upgrade your package with a Car Rental. Contact us for a quotation.
* Upgrade the package with Private Transfers between Hotels for an extra fee of $xx per person.
* 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.
|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 60 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.|