9 days tour

Pura Vida Experience

This tour includes:

Guide

Operated with English- and Spanish-speaking local guides during the scheduled activities (Day 3, 5, 6)

Meals

8 Breakfasts 3 Lunches (Day 2-4) 2 Dinners (Day 2, 3)

Others

Day 2, 3 Tortuguero Day 4, 5 Arenal Day 6 Monteverde Day 7, 8 Tamarindo MEALS: All entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary: Tortuguero Canals boat tour, Tortuguero village (Day 3); Arenal Volcano trail 1968 hike; Baldi Spa hot springs (Day 5); Monteverde Hanging Bridges (Day 6) Meet & Greet Hotel taxes

Transport

Arrival shared transfer from Juan Santamaria International Airport (Day 1) Shared transfers between areas including Land and Boat ride to Tortuguero and Lake Crossing Arenal-Monteverde Departure private transfer to Juan Santamaria International Airport (Day 9)

Accommodation

8 night’s accommodation Day 1 San Jose Day 1 San Jose Standard Hotel Category = Wyndham Herradura or similar 3* Day 2, 3 Tortuguero Standard Hotel Category = Pachira Lodge or similar 3* Day 4, 5 Arenal Standard Hotel Category = Lomas del Volcan or similar 3* Day 6 Monteverde Standard Hotel Category = Hotel Monteverde Country Lodge or similar 3* Day 7, 8 Tamarindo Standard Hotel Category = Hotel Tamarindo Diria or similar 3*

Not included:

Flights

Flights are not included.

Optional

Other activities and services are not included.

Insurance

Insurance is not included.

Others

Visa fees Domestic flights International flights Drinks during meals (unless specified otherwise) Optional tours (if any) Any visit not mentioned in the program Porterage and gratuities Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals or items not stated explicitly in the program Any alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, mineral water, camera/video camera fee (if any) Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO It is advisable to arrive no later than 20:00 in San Jose since pick-up day 2 is early in the morning around 05:30 Due to the scheduled private transfer to the airport, a set time for departure is not recommended. The transfer will be adjusted to the time of the flight. Otherwise recommended not to leave before noon We reserve the right to change itineraries and activities due to weather conditions, technical problems or security reasons Children can be added to the booking when sharing a room with at least 2 adults, if not they must be added to the booking with the adult rate. Maximum 2 children per room Early check-in, late check-out, connecting or adjoining rooms in the hotel are subject to availability and not guaranteed In many hotels in Costa Rica, the triple rooms are double room with an additional bed or sofa bed. Their comfort conditions are lower than the international standards of the triple room No refund for unused services. Splitting of the package is not allowed Please note single are available to book under request.

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Itinerary of your trip Pura Vida Experience

  • Day 1 Day 1: Arrival San Jose (20Km – 30Min)
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 1: Arrival San Jose (20Km – 30Min)

      Welcome to San Jose, Costa Rica! Our representative will greet you at the airport; assist you with your luggage and transfer to the hotel in San Jose. Overnight in San Jose.

  • Day 2 Day 2: San Jose – Tortuguero (120Km – 3Hrs)
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 2: San Jose – Tortuguero (120Km – 3Hrs)

      At the agreed time, shared transportation will pick you up and transfer you to your next destination, the wonderful area of Tortuguero located in the North Caribbean to board the boat that will take you to the lodge where you will immerse yourself in a perfectly quiet, laid back and tranquil stay. Upon arrival, get comfortable in your hotel room and enjoy lunch (included). Afterwards, enjoy a nature walk through the private tropical trails of the Lodge. You can discover the local species such as reptiles, birds and some mammals; monkeys are abundant in this region. In the evening, savour dinner at the lodge. Overnight in Tortuguero.

  • Day 3 Day 3: Tortuguero
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 3: Tortuguero

      Wake up early and meet your guide for an early morning tour through the Tortuguero Canals, a must activity while you are in Costa Rica. Discover its network of canals, lagoons and dense rainforests through an early boat tour guided by an expert naturalist guide. Abundant wildlife inhabits Tortuguero, including 57 species of amphibians, 111 species of reptiles, and 60 species of mammals. Return to the Lodge for breakfast. In the afternoon, visit the enchanting village of Tortuguero; the town a small population of around 500, no cars, and is located on a relatively narrow spit of land between the beach and a canal. Take a closer encounter with the Caribbean culture; discover its people and lifestyle walking through this colourful town. Overnight in Tortuguero.

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Tour leaving from San Jose

San José is the capital of Costa Rica, and it is one of the most popular touristic sites in Central America. This city stands out among the latin american cities for its high quality of life, its globalization, its environmental performance, and its public services.

Experience Style

Experience Style

Mixed

There will be challenging activities such as hiking, biking, canyoning and trekking, but you’re also going to have other means of transportation and relaxed moments to just chill.

Accomodation level

Accomodation level

Medium

This accommodation includes essential services like a hot shower, electricity, and a nice and comfy bed.

Experience Type

Experience Type

Small Group

You’ll be accompanied by a small group of travelers just like you.

Physical Rating

Physical Rating

Basic

Almost everyone is fit for these activities. Every hike or physical exercise last less than 30 minutes, such as paragliding and horseback riding. Please ask about specific conditions.

Age range

Age range

Min: 10 / Max: 99

Suitable age range for the experience. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

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