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Rainforest Explorer

 

Rainforest Explorer

9 days from $1,215 - Land Only
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Day 1  USA-San Jose
Arrive in San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica set in the heart of the Meseta Central. You will be met and transferred to your hotel where the remainder of the day is at leisure.

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
×

Day 2  San Jose-Arenal | Meals: BLD
After breakfast, our drive takes us to the northern lowlands of Costa Rica. First up is a stop in the artisan town of Sarchi, where you will have time to browse through the shops. Among the handicrafts you will find is the iconic colorful oxcart. We continue to La Fortuna, arriving in time for lunch. This afternoon, we visit the world famous Tabacon Hot Springs. The springs are a result of the rainwater heated by magma in the Earth's interior, which, once heated, rise to the earth's surface along with the minerals found in the earth's crust, resulting in the mineral springs thought to have many benefits for the body. Enjoy dinner before returning to your hotel.

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
×

Day 3  Arenal | Meals: B
The day is at leisure to enjoy the many activities available. Arenal Volcano towers at 5,389 feet and is almost a perfect cone. It remains active today and almost a day doesn't pass without some type of minor eruption. You might want to take the Sky Tram and Sky Trek at Arenal. The tour makes the ascent to the top of the mountain by aerial tram, which the descent is by canopy tour, which is a fun way to move from one mountain to another. You might also like to visit Cano Negro, one of Costa Rica's 2 inland wetland areas with a vast lake in the heart of its 24,000 acre wildlife sanctuary.

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
×

Day 4  Arenal-Monteverde | Meals: B
Your journey to Monteverde takes you across Arenal Lake, the largest and most important lake in Costa Rica. You'll ascend through the Tilaran Mountain Range and finish your journey on a gravel road, with stunning scenery on either side, arriving in Monteverde early this afternoon.

Later, visit Selvatura Park, set in the midst of the Monteverde Cloud Forest. You'll take the Tree Top Walkways on a fascinating 1.9 mile walk thorugh the Monteverde Cloud Forest. A series of eight bridges (some as short as 150 feet to as long as 510 feet) and altitudes of 36 feet up to 180 feet take you on a mesmerizing walk through the top of the Cloud Forest. The walk takes about 1.5 to 2 hours and will provide a wonderful perspective of the forest. You can also check out the 50 species of butterflies in the Butterfly Garden -- as well as the 15 species of hummingbirds in the Hummingbird Garden.

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
×

Day 5  Monteverde | Meals: B
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve which covers more than 26,000 acres of forest and is home to more than 2,000 species of plants, 400 species of birds and 100 mammal species. Perhaps the most famous resident of the Cloud Forest is the spectacular quetzal. The male quetzal's tail feathers can reach more than 2 feet! This morning, visit the suspended bridges to observe the Cloud Forest. The afternoon is free to explore on your own.

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
×

Day 6  Monteverde-Manuel Antonio | Meals: B
Today's shuttle transfer takes about 4 hours as you drive to Manuel Antonio -- one of the most beautiful Central Pacific beaches. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
×

Day 7  Manuel Antonio | Meals: B
At just over 1600 acres, Manuel Antonio National Park is quite small but teeming with wildlife. This morning, enjoy a half day tourin the park. As you walk through the park, you'll be accompanied by the constant chatter of the capuchin moneys. Look out for sloths, iguanas up in the trees, along with toucans and parrots. Don't be surprised if a coati scampers in front of your path. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
×

Day 8  Manuel Antonio | Meals: B
The day is at leisure to enjoy the hotel and the beach. There are many optional activities available - for example, you might enjoy kayaking, fishing or snorkeling.

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
×

Day 9  Manuel Antonio-Depart | Meals: B
You will be transferred to the airport to catch your flight home today.

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
×

Land Only Per Person Prices in US Dollars
Departs Day
  Per Person Sharing a Twin Bedded Room Per Person in a Single Bedded Room
Value Plus
01 DEC 16 - 30 APR 17$1,340$1,970
01 MAY 17 - 30 JUN 17$1,215$1,715
01 JUL 17 - 31 AUG 17$1,235$1,760
01 SEP 17 - 31 OCT 17$1,215$1,720
First Plus
01 DEC 16 - 30 APR 17$1,650$2,530
01 MAY 17 - 30 NOV 17$1,580$2,395
Premier Plus
01 DEC 16 - 30 APR 17$2,595$4,415
01 MAY 17 - 30 JUN 17$2,295$3,835
01 JUL 17 - 31 AUG 17$2,535$4,295
01 SEP 17 - 31 OCT 17$2,340$3,695
All prices are per person, LAND ONLY, based on two people traveling together. Tour prices for singles traveling alone are available upon request. Holiday supplements and minimum night stays apply for travel between December 12-January 8 and April 9-17 and the above prices are not valid during these travel dates.
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Discovery

Visiting

  • San Jose
  • Arenal Volcano
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Manuel Antonio

This Tour Includes

  • Choice of accommodations with private facilities
  • Full American breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 1 dinner (BLD)
  • Sightseeing by mini-bus with English-speaking driver-guide
  • All park entry fees, hotel taxes and surcharges
  • UTG Safari Kit including document wallet and baggage tags
  • UTG Exclusive Safari Delay Protection Plan
  • Tabacon Entrance Fee and dinner at Tabacon
  • Crossing Arenal Lake by boat
  • Half Day Hanging Bridges and ariel tram tour in Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Half Day Manuel Antonio National Park hike tour
Talk to a Destination Specialist
800-223-6486
Discovery

Visiting

  • San Jose
  • Arenal Volcano
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Manuel Antonio

This Tour Includes

  • Choice of accommodations with private facilities
  • Full American breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 1 dinner (BLD)
  • Sightseeing by mini-bus with English-speaking driver-guide
  • All park entry fees, hotel taxes and surcharges
  • UTG Safari Kit including document wallet and baggage tags
  • UTG Exclusive Safari Delay Protection Plan
  • Tabacon Entrance Fee and dinner at Tabacon
  • Crossing Arenal Lake by boat
  • Half Day Hanging Bridges and ariel tram tour in Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Half Day Manuel Antonio National Park hike tour
Day 1  USA-San Jose
Arrive in San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica set in the heart of the Meseta Central. You will be met and transferred to your hotel where the remainder of the day is at leisure.
Choice of Accommodations

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
×

Day 2  San Jose-Arenal | Meals: BLD
After breakfast, our drive takes us to the northern lowlands of Costa Rica. First up is a stop in the artisan town of Sarchi, where you will have time to browse through the shops. Among the handicrafts you will find is the iconic colorful oxcart. We continue to La Fortuna, arriving in time for lunch. This afternoon, we visit the world famous Tabacon Hot Springs. The springs are a result of the rainwater heated by magma in the Earth's interior, which, once heated, rise to the earth's surface along with the minerals found in the earth's crust, resulting in the mineral springs thought to have many benefits for the body. Enjoy dinner before returning to your hotel.
Choice of Accommodations

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
×

Day 3  Arenal | Meals: B
The day is at leisure to enjoy the many activities available. Arenal Volcano towers at 5,389 feet and is almost a perfect cone. It remains active today and almost a day doesn't pass without some type of minor eruption. You might want to take the Sky Tram and Sky Trek at Arenal. The tour makes the ascent to the top of the mountain by aerial tram, which the descent is by canopy tour, which is a fun way to move from one mountain to another. You might also like to visit Cano Negro, one of Costa Rica's 2 inland wetland areas with a vast lake in the heart of its 24,000 acre wildlife sanctuary.
Choice of Accommodations

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
×

Day 4  Arenal-Monteverde | Meals: B
Your journey to Monteverde takes you across Arenal Lake, the largest and most important lake in Costa Rica. You'll ascend through the Tilaran Mountain Range and finish your journey on a gravel road, with stunning scenery on either side, arriving in Monteverde early this afternoon.

Later, visit Selvatura Park, set in the midst of the Monteverde Cloud Forest. You'll take the Tree Top Walkways on a fascinating 1.9 mile walk thorugh the Monteverde Cloud Forest. A series of eight bridges (some as short as 150 feet to as long as 510 feet) and altitudes of 36 feet up to 180 feet take you on a mesmerizing walk through the top of the Cloud Forest. The walk takes about 1.5 to 2 hours and will provide a wonderful perspective of the forest. You can also check out the 50 species of butterflies in the Butterfly Garden -- as well as the 15 species of hummingbirds in the Hummingbird Garden.
Choice of Accommodations

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
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Day 5  Monteverde | Meals: B
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve which covers more than 26,000 acres of forest and is home to more than 2,000 species of plants, 400 species of birds and 100 mammal species. Perhaps the most famous resident of the Cloud Forest is the spectacular quetzal. The male quetzal's tail feathers can reach more than 2 feet! This morning, visit the suspended bridges to observe the Cloud Forest. The afternoon is free to explore on your own.
Choice of Accommodations

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
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Day 6  Monteverde-Manuel Antonio | Meals: B
Today's shuttle transfer takes about 4 hours as you drive to Manuel Antonio -- one of the most beautiful Central Pacific beaches. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Choice of Accommodations

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
×

Day 7  Manuel Antonio | Meals: B
At just over 1600 acres, Manuel Antonio National Park is quite small but teeming with wildlife. This morning, enjoy a half day tourin the park. As you walk through the park, you'll be accompanied by the constant chatter of the capuchin moneys. Look out for sloths, iguanas up in the trees, along with toucans and parrots. Don't be surprised if a coati scampers in front of your path. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Choice of Accommodations

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
×

Day 8  Manuel Antonio | Meals: B
The day is at leisure to enjoy the hotel and the beach. There are many optional activities available - for example, you might enjoy kayaking, fishing or snorkeling.
Choice of Accommodations

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
×

Day 9  Manuel Antonio-Depart | Meals: B
You will be transferred to the airport to catch your flight home today.
Choice of Accommodations

Accommodation Choices

  • Value Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Lomas del Volcan
    Manuel Antonio: Plaza Yara

    Plaza Yara

    Hotel Plaza Yara is located in the center of Manuel Antonio and is only a five minute drive to Manuel Antonio National Park.

    All suites feature custom made furniture, queen size beds, kitchenettes, spacious baths and large terraces with jungle views. Relax on the balcony and enjoy watching the variety of wildlife which passes daily.

    Accommodations include:

    • Bedroom
    • Living room
    • Kitchen
    • Cable TV
    • A/C
    • Swimming pool
    • Room service
    • Concierge

    ×
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Trapp Family Lodge
    San Jose: Sleep Inn
  • First Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Manoa
    Manuel Antonio: Parador Boutique Resort & Spa
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: Fonda Vela Hotel
    San Jose: Wyndham Herradura
  • Premier Plus


    Arenal Volcano: Arenal Nayara

    Arenal Nayara

    Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth. The casitas, suites, and villas have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations.

    ×
    Manuel Antonio: Arenas del Mar
    Monteverde Cloud Forest: El Establo
    San Jose: Grano de Oro Hotel
×

Land Only Per Person Prices in US Dollars
Departs Day
  Per Person Sharing a Twin Bedded Room Per Person in a Single Bedded Room
Value Plus
01 DEC 16 - 30 APR 17$1,340$1,970
01 MAY 17 - 30 JUN 17$1,215$1,715
01 JUL 17 - 31 AUG 17$1,235$1,760
01 SEP 17 - 31 OCT 17$1,215$1,720
First Plus
01 DEC 16 - 30 APR 17$1,650$2,530
01 MAY 17 - 30 NOV 17$1,580$2,395
Premier Plus
01 DEC 16 - 30 APR 17$2,595$4,415
01 MAY 17 - 30 JUN 17$2,295$3,835
01 JUL 17 - 31 AUG 17$2,535$4,295
01 SEP 17 - 31 OCT 17$2,340$3,695
All prices are per person, LAND ONLY, based on two people traveling together. Tour prices for singles traveling alone are available upon request. Holiday supplements and minimum night stays apply for travel between December 12-January 8 and April 9-17 and the above prices are not valid during these travel dates.
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