MAGIC COSTA RICA
Today we will visit the Poas Volcano; this
impressive volcano has a crater with 300 Mts. deep and 1500
Mts. wide, usually active with smoke discharges. A trail
leads to a crystal blue lagoon, amidst tropical ferns and
forest filled with exotic flowers and brilliantly plumed
On the way back we will visit Sarchi, where the
center of production for the colorful oxcart that graced
Costa Rican fields is located. Here we will take lunch. Once
San Jose City,
we will visit the
National Museum once home to the abolished army, the
National Theater finished in 1897 and view the Central Park.
Early morning drive to the Tortuguero Canals. We will
drive through the spectacular Braulio Carrillo National
Park, on the way to the point of embarkation we will stop
for breakfast. After embarkation we will take a boat
specially designed to travel through the Canals, so we can
marvel at all the natural surroundings during nearly 3
hours. Afternoon visit the local town and museum. Lodging at
Pachira Lodge or similar.
9:30 a.m. tour boat to the canals and lagoon, is an
exploration of many secondary canals with small boats to
ensure good visibility and a chance to have close contact
with amazing surroundings of these canals. An optional tour
is included to the hill of Tortuguero, they will be taken by
boat to the bottom of the hill, with their tour guide they
will climbed on the trails and enjoy the marvelous view of
the entire National Park.
Lodging at Pachira Lodge or similar.
Our guide will meet you at Rio Danta Restaurant in Guapiles
at approximately 1:00 p.m., and will continue to the
is the main
volcanic attraction of the country’s northern region. Dating
back 2-3 million years, this peak has an almost perfect
cone-shape. We will enjoy a thermal bath at the nearby
Tabacon Resort, where hot subterranean mineral–waters coming
from the volcano. Lodging at Tabacon Resort or similar.
At about 10:00 a.m. we will continue our adventure driving
can find Monteverde’s Biological Reserve, which is a
private property with almost 12.150 hectares covert with
humid cloud forest, is located at the continental division
between Caribbean and Pacific Sheds. This Reserve is
protected by a dense foliage, where we can find near 400
birds species (including the Quetzal), 100 mammals species
and 300 orchids varieties.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve.
Family Lodge or similar.
Early in the morning we will experience the exciting
adventure of Sky Trek. This adventure is a system of
trails, suspension bridges and ziplines where you will have
the opportunity to observe and appreciate tropical forest
from different vantagepoints.
Return to San Jose. Lodging at
Residencias de Golf Hotel or similar.
Transfer to the airport 3 hours prior to flight departure,
or you may choose to stay longer and enjoy a few more days
in Costa Rica.
(B): Breakfast (L): Lunch (D): Dinner (E):
(May 01 – 30 Nov 2002)
Transfers and tours with bilingual guide, entrance fees,
accommodations and meals as specified in the itinerary.
International airfares, tours not listed, beverages, meals
not listed, gratuities, items of a personal nature.
Many other tours are available in
Costa Rica...among them
7 and 14 day Eco-Adventure
8 day Honeymoon in Paradise
6 day rafting tour
4 day diving package
3 day Tortuguero Canals
3 day Barra Del Colorado, Tortuguero at samay Lagoon
Custom designed tours/packages
and eco adventures available. Just ask!
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