Costa Rica Triple Play,
(9 days /8 nights)
Costa Rica is a great learning experience with an emphasis on fun for all the family members.Two nights in the rainforest, two nights in a beautiful mountain lodge in the cloud forest and two nights relaxing at a beautiful beach on the Pacific. The name of the game is Triple Play.
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Visit San Jose, Tortuguero, local flight, Irazu Volcano national park, San Gerardo de DOTA Los Quetzales national park, Manuel Antonio.
USD$1290 p/ p
May and June 2016
Sept to Nov 30, 2016
Dec 01 to April 30, 2016 July 01 to Aug 31, 2016
Except Dec 24 to Jan 01 and Easter Week
B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner
Tortuguero, 2 nights
Day 2. From San Jose to Tortuguero. You will be picked up at your hotel to take you by bus and later by boat to Tortuguero area. In the morning you will be driving through the Braulio Carrillo National Park**(1), witness of Hollywood's "Jurassic Park" and "Gorillas in the Mist". After a late lunch at Pachira Lodge, visit t the town of Tortuguero. (B, L, D)
Day 3. In Tortuguero. Slow moving rivers are the roads in Tortuguero. This day explore Tortuguero National Park **(2) by boat. Your guide will interpret the intricate relationships among the natural components of the tropical rainforest. (B, L, D)
Sloth Costa-Rica Tortuguero
San Gerardo de DOTA, 2 nights.
Day 4. local fly out of Tortuguero / Irazu Volcano / highland forest.. Fly out Tortuguero early in the morning. Enjoy breakfast on the way to the Irazu Volcano National Park**(8), the tallest in our country at almost 12000ft. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the cultivated land in the area of Cartago, our former capital. After lunch continue to San Gerardo de Dota at a beautiful mountain lodge. (B, L, D)
Near Volcan Irazu Costa Rica
Day 5. Birdwatching in the highland cloud forest. Explore with your guide the mountainous forest in search of the resplendent quetzal and other beautiful highland birds. In the afternoon go for a nice horse back ride to the waterfall. (B, L, D)
Crison Collared Tanager
Manuel Antonio area, 2 nights.
Day 6. From San Gerardo DOTA to Manuel Antonio. Move on today to enjoy the beautiful Pacific beaches. On the way you will pass by the city of San Isidro del General, beautiful landscapes as you go down the mountain towards the beach. (B)
Day 7. Beach time enjoy at your leisure. (B)
Manuel Antonio Quepos
From Manuel Antonio to San Jose.
Day 8. On the way to San Jose today you will enjoy the beautiful landscapes contrasting from the beach to the mountains into central valley. You might want to take advantage of last shopping chances. (B)
Day 9. Airport shuttle transport services for your departing flight. (B)
This trip includes:
Transport: To/from airport transfers. All ground transportation as indicated, one way local flight from Tortuguero.
Lodging based on double occupancy:
--2 nights in San Jose
--2 nights in Tortuguero
--2 nights in San Gerardo de DOTAl
--2 nights in Manuel Antonio
Meals: as in itinerary B, breakfast; L, lunch; D, dinner
--Guided boat ride in Tortuguero
--Guided hikes in Tortuguero
--Irazu Volcano national park
--Birdwatching tour to see quetzals
--horse back riding tour
--Services of local guides.
Entrance fees and taxes to all included features as indicated in itinerary.
Does not include: international airfare, personal equipment, hotel extras (laundry, phone calls, alcoholic beverages unless specified), personal insurance coverage (recommended). Departure taxes US$26 per person to be paid at the airport.
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