Costa Rica Volcano & Rainforest

TCR03: 7 Days Private Tour of San Jose - La Fortuna - Arena Volcano - Manuel Antonio - San Jose
Tour Type: Private tailor-made tour
Guide: English-speaking guide, experienced and knowledgeable
Driver: Private driver with a spacious air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 4 to 5-star hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: Authentic local cuisines and western-style food for your choice
This trip can be customized to meet your individual needs!
From USD3299USD2969Free Inquiry
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Day 1 Arrival in San Jose, Airport pick-up
Welcome to Costa Rica! Our driver will wait for you at Juan Santamaria International Airport and send you to the hotel. During the rest of the day, you can stroll around in the city center, or go to visit Museo Nacional de Costa Rica where you can have a comprehensive understanding of Costa Rica's history, culture, and other contents. Teatro Nacional and the Greek Orthodox style Catedral Metropolitan are also the great places to visit.

Accommodation: Holiday Inn San Jose Aurola
Day 2 Transfer from San Jose to La Fortuna with Poas Volcano & Coffee Plantation
Today the driver will lead you to La Fortuna, the town where the Arenal Volcano is located. The whole journey is 147 km and will take 3 hours. On the way, we will pass by beautiful and austere countryside, local coffee plantations and forests. We will stop on the way and take a tour to visit the Poas Volcano, the Doka Coffee Plantation and La Paz Waterfall Gardens with driver guide. When take the Doka Coffee tour, you will know how to pick, clean, bake and grind the coffee bean. Finally, the driver will transfer you to La Fortuna, check in the hotel and get ready for next day's Arenal Volcano tour. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa
Day 3 Explore the Arenal Volcano National Park & Tabacon Hot Spring
Today we will go to Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridge Park to experience famous 'sky walk'. You can find diverse birds, flowers, sloths and so on. In the afternoon, we will visit Arenal Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in the world. There are several steaming hot spring rivers near it, which attract a large number of tourists every day. Besides, we will visit Arenal Lake and La Fortuna Waterfall. In the evening, we will arrange for you a comfortable hot spring spa in Tabacon Spring, at the foot of Arenal Volcano. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa
Day 4 Drive from La Fortuna to Manuel Antonio with Crocodile Boat Tour
After having breakfast in the hotel, we will make a 230 km journey to Manuel Antonio by driver. On the way, we will get off to join a Group Crocodile Boat Tour Adventure Connection at Tarcoles River and watch a brilliant crocodile show. After 4.5 hours, we will arrive our hotel in Manuel Antonio. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Si Como No Resort & Wildlife Refuge
Day 5 Half day Manuel Antonio National Park trip & Free time on the beach
In the morning, we plan to tour around Manuel Antonio National Park, a famous seaside park. You can find various exotic flora in the rainforest, as well as different birds with colorful feathers, such as macaws and cockatoos. There are many monkeys jumping around in the forests. These local monkeys' hair is black on the lower part and white on the upper part, sometimes walking around you, or standing on a branch with their hands outstretched for food. Sloths are also commonly seen here, but they move so slowly and have green skin, so sometimes they are hard to be seen from the trees. You are free to do anything you like in the afternoon. We advise you to swim in the warm sea water, or lie on the beach and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the tropical ocean.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Si Como No Resort & Wildlife Refuge
Day 6 Transfer from Manuel Antonio back to San Jose
You can arrange your itinerary freely in the morning. We will return to the hotel in San Jose in the afternoon by driver. It will take around 3 hours with 160 km on the way. 

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hampton Inn and Suites San Jose
Day 7 Leaving from San Jose, Airport see-off
Our driver will pick you up at the hotel lobby on time and drop you off at Juan Santamaria International Airport. May you have had a good time during the Costa Rica volcano tours as well as in Manuel Antonio National Park! 

Meals: Breakfast
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This trip can be customized to meet your individual needs!
Tour Prices
2024 & 2025 Special: 10% off - Book before Apr 30, 2024
Travelers2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
Year RoundUSD3749 USD3374USD3299 USD2969
  • Prices are per person on twin sharing basis.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
Price Includes
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
  • Service of English-speaking guides as per itinerary
  • Service of private driver and air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees for all tourist sites as per the itinerary
  • Shared crocodile boat tour.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Price Excludes
  • International flight into and out of Costa Rica
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Costa Rica visa fee
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