Package C

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First excursion: Weekend Excursion (Friday to Sunday)
Second excursion: One Day Excursion

NOTE: Excursions are planned according to weather.

Sample Weekend Excursions

Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

Enjoy the majesty of the Arenal volcano and the wide variety of bird and mammals that take refuge in the man-made lake. Then head to Monteverde, a private reserve dedicated to the conservation of the area’s flora and fauna and to the development of new ways of conserving the environment.

Includes: transportation, accommodations, breakfast, visit to the hot springs, and La Fortuna waterfall (by horse or by car), jeep-boat, and transportation from La Fortuna to Monteverde and canopy tour.

  • Departure: Friday
  • Return: Sunday

Rio Celeste National Park

Travel far to the Rio Celeste where the minerals mix in the river and create the beautiful turquoise water. This location is known as one of the wonders of Costa Rica.

Includes: transportation, accommodations, food, entrance, walks, and guides

  • Departure: Friday
  • Return: Sunday

Caribbean Coast

This is a weekend trip to Puerto Viejo and the city of Limon. This city is the capital of the Afro-Caribbean culture in Costa Rica, and possesses dialects based on English, which have survived due the natural barriers between the central valley and the Caribbean.

Includes: transportation, accommodations, breakfast, snorkeling tour, visit to an indigenous reserve and to Kekoldi.

  • Departure: Friday
  • Return: Sunday

Sample Day Excursions

Poas Volcano and La Paz waterfall.This is one of the most spectacular volcanoes in the country. The crater, which is 1 kilometer in diameter and 314 meters deep, is one of the largest in the world.

Included: transportation, lunch, visit to coffee plantation, butterfly and hummingbird garden, path to the waterfall, and entrance to Poas Volcano.

Departure: 7:00 A.M. Return: 5:00 P.M.

Canopy Tour: You can either go to Poas or San Lorenzo. This trip is done on ropes amongst the treetops. Appreciate first-hand the great biodiversity that nature has to offer. The tours are done with very good equipment and visitors are secured with harnesses and security lines. Go between bridges and platforms 15 meters off the ground or higher, as high as 27 meters.

Included: transportation, lunch, entrance, andguide.

Departure: 7:00 A.M. Return: 4:00 P.M.

City Tour of San Jose: This is a perfect opportunity for those who love cultural tourism. It is a half-day trip through the city of San Jose, visiting the National Theatre, the National Museum, the prestigious University of Costa Rica, various government buildings, the center of San Jose and beautiful residential areas.

Included: transportation and guide.

Departure: 8:00 A.M. Return: 2:00 P.M.

Sarchi Artists and Cart Making: Known as the birthplace of Costa Rican art, Sarchi is the perfect place to see the technique and the manual art of our country. You will see leather working, jewelry, bronze casting, wood, and other materials. Here you can acquire beautiful hand-made crafts to remind you of your stay in these warm lands.

Included: transportation, lunch, and entrance.

Departure: 8:00 A.M. Return: 4:00 P.M.

Irazu Volcano, Cartago, and Orosi: One of the active volcanoes closest to the country’s capital, located only one and a half hours from San Jose. In the surrounding areas you will encounter the Orosi valley, one of the richest agricultural zones in Costa Rica generated by the volcanic ash and smoke.

Included: transportation, lunch, and entrance.

Departure: 8:00 A.M. Return: 4:00 P.M.