This 9-day adventure tour package in Costa Rica is the perfect option for a family holiday in this beautiful country. It offers a great combination of volcanoes, mountain and beach adventures. You will see, through escorted tours, the colorful butterflies in The Monteverde Butterfly Garden and the Arenal Volcano. You can relax at Tamarindo Beach.
Enjoy your visit to Rincon de la Vieja National Park with volcanic steam vents, bubbling mud pots and a rain forest. Even more, get the thrill of flying above the rain forest at the cloud forest, Reserve Monteverde. This Costa Rica budget vacation package for the whole family certainly has it all!
Today you will be welcomed at the airport for a meet & greet. Then, you will receive private transportation to your hotel in San José.
The first full day of your adventure tour package in Costa Rica starts with breakfast at the hotel. Next, you will tour Arenal Volcano and hot springs. If you are lucky, you can see lava or even a spectacular eruption from this impressive volcano. En route, you will stop at Sarchi, a town that is known for its crafts and souvenirs. You will have lunch in a cozy restaurant with a magnificent view of the Arenal Volcano.
After lunch, you will visit the Arenal Lake where you can relax at Tabacon Resort’s thermal natural springs, one of the best thermal water places in this area, coupled with the 500 species of plants and flowers. Tabacon Resort has five different pools with temperatures ranging from 25 degrees Celsius (77 degrees Fahrenheit) to 50 degrees Celsius (122 degrees Fahrenheit) in an Eco-friendly environment. After dinner, you will be transferred to your hotel.
You will have breakfast at the hotel. Then for the rest of the day, you can relax at the hotel or take an optional tour of Arenal Sky Tram & Sky Trek.
The Sky Tram offers great views of the rain forest, the lake and the Arenal Volcano. You will be together with a bilingual guide. The Sky Tram has slow-paced gondolas, coupled with short stops to take pictures. For those who want some more adrenaline, you can participate with the Sky Trek, a canopy tour. The canopy has a total length of 1.7 miles and a maximum height of 660 feet.
Today you can enjoy breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast a shared boat transfer will bring you to Monteverde. After crossing the Arenal Lake, you will arrive at Río Chiquito, where a bus will take everyone to the hotel in Monteverde.
Your adventure tour package in Costa Rica includes the longest cables for zip lining in the country and can be found at Selvatura Park in Monteverde. The tour consists of 15 cables and 18 platforms for an amazing perspective. Another way to explore the forest is by going a Tree Top walkway.
This walkway consists of 8 suspension bridges connected by trails. The track is around 1.9 miles (3km). The bridges vary from 150 ft (50m) to 500 ft (170m) and the heights differ from 36ft (12m) to 180ft (60m). The bridges are for everyone of all ages. The tours last up to 2 hours. The Monteverde Butterfly Garden is the best place to see the colorful butterflies. Similarly, the Hummingbird Gallery is a must if you want to see colorful birds. Together with the entrance fees and wonderful sights, a tour with a bilingual naturalist guide is included.
After breakfast at the hotel, a shuttle will bring you to Tamarindo Beach, which takes approximately 5 hours. Tamarindo Beach is a beautiful beach where you can relax. It is known as a multicultural hot spot and one of the most popular beaches, if not the most popular beach in Costa Rica. At Tamarindo Beach, you will find a mix of high-end clothing stores, handicrafts stores and restaurants with a Costa Rican flavor.
After breakfast, you can relax at Tamarindo Beach or take the optional tour. With the optional tour, you will visit the Rincón de la Vieja National Park. This is a national park that is relatively undiscovered. Due to its remoteness, a great population of wildlife can be discovered. The main attraction in the national park is the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano which is 1895 meters (6217 ft) high.
You will have breakfast at the hotel. Then around noon, a shuttle will bring you back to San José
Unfortunately, your adventure tour package in Costa Rica comes to an end today. Finally, ou will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.