Tropical Rainforests
and
Manuel Antonio Beach

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After your first night in San José, travel to the Central Mountain Range and visit an authentic Costa Rican coffee plantation and La Paz Waterfall Gardens on the way to the Arenal Volcano. The coffee plantation visit will allow you to learn everything about the process related to coffee cultivation, processing and good practices, as well as the geography of the area and the traditional ways of cultivating the grain.

La Paz has a well-designed trail through its cloud forest that winds alongside the crystal-clear Peace River and leads to viewing platforms to bring you up close to five beautiful waterfalls. Also visit the Iguana Bridge, famous for its abundant iguanas. Continue on to Arenal Volcano, a steaming volcano whose steep dark conical slopes rise out of vast rainforests. Stay two nights in Arenal Volcano area enjoying local rainforest hikes, a visit to a farming family farm and the hanging bridges tour with lush rainforest.

Enjoy the lake crossing boat transfer to Monteverde and its unique rural Quaker/Tico community. Get a different perspective of the cloud forest, as you literally fly through it on a ¨Zip Line¨ Canopy Tour! Finally experience Manuel Antonio- famous for its national park-, tropical beaches and wealth of rainforest wildlife such as white-faced capuchin and squirrel monkeys, slow-moving sloths, agoutis, colorful black & scarlet land crabs, black iguanas and a huge diversity of colorful bird species.

Highlights

  • Explore the hanging gardens of the cloud forest!
  • Manuel Antonio beaches
  • Excellent tour to see sloths and monkeys
  • Iguana watching in San Carlos river
  • Small groups
  • CRST has the best guides!

Manuel Antonio National Park

SAN JOSÉ

Upon your arrival in San José, Costa Rica and after passing through immigration you will be met by a member of the National Chamber of Tourism (CANATUR) who will give you a sticker that will facilitate our representative to identify you after exit the Airport building.

As you exit the airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Your driver will provide you with the travel vouchers for your services and review them with you at this time.   

INCLUDED

  •  Private transfer service

EXCLUDED

  • Incidentals like: laundry, phone calls, alcoholic drinks, spa services, tours, meals not specified on the itinerary.

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