Travel in Paradise Group Tours P.O.Box 1289-1011, Curridabat La Colina #12f TOLL FREE 1-800-901-0114 Tel (506) 22743231 Info@travelinparadisecr.com
Included in this package the essentials of Costa Rica : the tropical jungle, whose boat rides will bring you close to nature immersing in an amazing jungle; the awesome active Arenal volcano and the freshness of the cloud forest in Monteverde .
Tortuguero, hiking, bird-watching and boat tours / Arenal, in front of an active volcano / Monteverde, hiking, bird-watching in the cloud forest.
DETAILED DESCRIPTION:B=breakfast, L=lunch, PL= pic-nic lunch D=dinner
Day 1. Arrival / San Jose
Day 2. to Tortuguero (B, L, D)
Travel early today towards our Caribbean side. Passing the central highlands we will make a stop to enjoy breakfast. Then continue through banana plantations and then at the dock meet our boat. Now we are immersed in this amazonic environment of Tortuguero. The waterways bring us to exuberant forest on both sides of the boat and you wonder how the boatman doesn't get lost in this labyrinth of canals. We will arrive in Tortuguero for a late lunch. Your guide will take any opportunity offered by nature to see wildlife so, have your binoculars and camera handy. This afternoon explore the area and the town of Tortuguero . Spend these two nights in Pachira Lodge.
Day 3. In Tortuguero (B, L, D)
Full day exploring Tortuguero, in the morning go for a guided boat ride along the water canals. The boat goes slowly and your guide and boat man will allow you to see the most amazing creatures in this region: lizards, iguanas, bats, sloths, howler monkeys, kingfishers, anhingas, great egrets and many more. Also go for a guided hike in the trails of the park. Pachira Lodge.
Arenal Volcano National Park Costa Rica
Day 4. to Arenal Volcano area (B, L)
This early morning there will still be time for some birdwatching in the surroundings of the hotel. By mid-morning travel by boat out of Tortuguero. Then continue by van towards Arenal Volcano, shuttle transfer service. Lunch enroute. Beautiful landscapes along the way towards Arenal. The lodge here, Arenal Springs , offers interesting trails for birdwatching. Arenal Volcano offers loud rumblings and frequent explosions of lave and ash, making of this a sight not to be missed by anyone.