Costa Rica Pura Vida

This package include some of the top destinations such as Puerto viejo (Limon), Tortuguero National Park, Arenal Volcano and Monteverde Cloud Forest.

This vacation package includes

Included

  • Accommodation according to itinerary
  • Private land transfers
  • Tours according to itinerary
  • Daily breakfast
  • All meals in tortuguero

Not Included

  • Optional tours
  • Personal expenses
  • Departure tax
  • Alcoholic drinks

Day 1 Arrival

A local representative from Eco Tours Costa Rica will be waiting for you at the exit of the international airport. Private land transfer to Presidente hotel for overnight stay.

hotel presidente lobby

Day 2 Transfer to Puerto Viejo (Limon)

Breakfast at Presidente hotel
Shared transfer to Puerto Viejo (Limón). We will drive you through the Braulio Carrillo National Park crossing the continental divide to the Caribbean side. On the way, you will see stunning views and waterfalls. The Caribbean of Costa Rica is the most important area in the country for bananas and pineapple production.
Free afternoon to relax at Cariblue Lodge for a 2-night stay (B)

Puerto viejo beach-limon

Day 3 Snorkeling and hiking tour

Today we will pick you up in the morning to transfer you over to Cahuita National Park. Here you will take a snorkeling tour and a guided hike. Cahuita National Park offers the best snorkeling site in the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. It protects beaches and reefs that attract visitors to do snorkel.
The 242 hectares reef is known to have 35 species of coral where you can find 123 species of fish, 3 species of shark, 6 species of moray eels, 3 species of urchins, 140 species of mollusks, 44 species of crustaceans, 128 species of seaweed and sea turtles.Return to the beach, where you will enjoy a snack and some fruits. Then you will take a hike along the trails of Cahuita National Park with your guide, where you can see different species of animals such as monkeys, birds, snakes, sloths, and iguanas.
Lunch after the hike (B, L)

Note: The snorkeling tour could be canceled due to adverse conditions at sea or poor visibility. The tour can be replaced by any other activity

Cahuita park-trail

Day 4 Transfer Tortuguero National Park

Early morning start, we will provide you with a land transfer from Puerto Viejo to Guapiles (meeting point) to continue to Tortuguero National Park. After you meet your guide from Mawamba Lodge, you will continue for 1 hour and 15 minutes to the pier of La Pavona. Here you will board a boat for 1 hour and 30 minutes to Mawamba Lodge navigating along la Suerte river. Once you arrive at the hotel, you will enjoy a delicious lunch, free time to take a siesta or enjoy the pool
In the afternoon you will visit the village of Tortuguero with your guide, we recommend you to take $2 with you if you would like to visit the “Sea Turtle Conservancy” a non-profit organization dedicated to protection and conservation of sea turtles. Dinner at Mawamba Lodge (L, D)

boat transfer to tortuguero

Day 5 Tortuguero Activities

This day discovers the nature and wildlife of Tortuguero in a different way. Tortuguero National Park has to be visited by boat. Enjoy nature at its best as you undertake a journey through the canals at dawn, and take your best shot of a real Caribbean sunrise. Breakfast included at Mawamba Lodge. After breakfast time at leisure to enjoy the hotel facilities. Guided hike through the gardens after breakfast.  Following lunch, take your time to enjoy our private trails, ride a boat through the canals, or just relax. Optional night tour: If conditions are favorable, a night walk on the beach with a naturalist to see the Green Turtles nesting. Mawamba Lodge, Tortuguero, CR (B, L, D)

tortuguero canals

Day 6 Transfer to Arenal Volcano

Early breakfast at Mawamba, check out and transfer by boat to Pavona or Caño Blanco, where your private transportation will be waiting for you. On route to Arenal,  stop at Guapiles to enjoy your lunch and meet your driver to continue to Arenal. Hotel Arenal Manoa, Arenal, CR (B, L)

Hotel Arenal Manoa-rooms

Day 7 Visit to Arenal Volcano for a guided hike

Lava Trail 1968, Offers a private network of trails along with the original 1968 lava flow, having the lagoon and the volcano always on sight. Spectacular views of the Arenal lake, here you can see animals such as monkeys, mammals, snakes, and special bird species throughout your way. After the hike return to the hotel.
Afternoon at leisure for optional activities (B

a person hiking in lava trail 1968

Day 8 Transfer to Monteverde

After breakfast check out and transfer to Monteverde. This transfer is a special one because it includes a boat trip to Arenal Lake.  This service is scenic, fast and the newest way to go from La Fortuna Arenal Volcano Area to the Monteverde area. After our boat transfer, we’ll continue to the Hotel Ficus in Monteverde for a two-night stay.  Lunch and dinner on own. Hotel Poco a Poco, Monteverde (B)

Hotel poco a poco-swimming pool

Day 9 Visit to Hanging Bridges

Following breakfast at the hotel, a cloud forest adventure awaits as you. For those who prefer to keep their feet on something solid, walk through the virgin cloud forest and enjoy its beauties on elevated walkways.Which you will experience during a 1.5 – 2-hour walk on the approximately 3 kilometers of trails. Along the way, you will encounter 8 different bridges of various lengths ranging from 50 to 170 meters and altitudes ranging from 12 to 60 meters above the ground. Next experience the Hummingbird garden where you can see 24 species.
Return to the hotel with the rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the area. Hotel Poco a Poco, (B)

monteverde forest

Day 10 Transfer to Intl Airport – end of services

Breakfast at Ficus hotel
Transfer to the International airport
Fly home
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