Costa Rica’s Nature at its Best

A great journey for first time visitors to Central America’s hot destination. Learn the true meaning of different types of forests and the hidden treasures that live within them. End your journey at one of the most beautiful beaches of a national park!

  • Explore the hidden wildlife on the canals/lagoons of Tortuguero National Park also called the Amazon of Costa Rica.
  • Night walks in search of green sea turtles laying eggs (from mid July to October).
  • Hike an explore lava rock formations over the foot of Arenal Volcano with an experienced local guide.
  • Hot springs warmed by the volcano to relax and heal, giving you an unusual and beneficial experience.
  • Walk in the clouds on a strong bridge system over a natural reserve.
  • An amazing and full of adrenaline flight over the treetops on zip lines.
  • Spot three-toed sloths, iguanas, squirrel monkeys and birds of extraordinary colors at Costa Rica’s most famous national park.
  • Bathe on white sand beaches touched by luscious tropical rainforests.
Day 1
San Jose arrival

Welcome at San Jose International Airport by a representative of A&S Travel and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2
San Jose to Tortuguero

Land and boat transportation to Tortuguero National Park. Afternoon at leisure to relax and explore the lodge’s gardens and surroundings.

Day 3
Tortuguero National Park canals

During the day enjoy a guided walk and a boat tour to admire the abundant flora and fauna of the park. From mid July to mid of October you can enjoy an optional night walk in search of the green sea turtle (extra cost).

Day 4
Tortuguero to Arenal Volcano

Land transportation to the town of La Fortuna, where the active Arenal Volcano is located. On clear nights, enjoy the eruptions from a safe point at your hotel.

Day 5
Arenal Volcano & Thermal waters

Free morning to relax or join optional activities (extra cost). Mid afternoon sunset walk with a local guide to admire the Arenal Volcano from a safe point and end your day dipping into relaxing thermal waters.

Day 6
Arenal to Monteverde

Land and boat transportation over the Arenal Lake to Santa Elena, Monteverde area. Afternoon at leisure to explore the hotel surroundings.

Day 7
Selvatura Park

Explore the Cloud Forest of Selvatura’s Treetop Walkways, a zip lining adventure over the trees, a butterfly and hummingbird gardens.

Day 8
Monteverde to Central Pacific Coast

Land transportation down the coast to the town of Quepos. Enjoy the sunset views from your hotel.

Day 9
Manuel Antonio National Park

A morning natural history walk with a local guide will reveal the secrets of the forest in this park. After the walk, swim and relax at any of the park’s beaches.

Day 10
Manuel Antonio to International Airport

Early morning land transportation from Manuel Antonio to San Jose International Airport for your afternoon flight back home.

Land cost per person on twin sharing basis.
Please call us for a customized quote.

Travel Protection is offered by us and is an additional cost.

Superior hotels – Includes:
  • Private transportation on luxury air conditioned microbus as per described in the itinerary.
  • 1 night at Grano de Oro Hotel on Superior room.
  • Mawamba Lodge Tortuguero 3 days / 2 night’s package (land and boat shared transfers, lodging on Superior room, buffet meals, guided tours as per lodge program).
  • 2 nights at Arenal Springs Hotel on Junior Suite room. Breakfast and entrance to hot springs included.
  • Arenal Volcano hiking tour; transportation, entrance fee to park and local guide.
  • 2 nights at Claro de Luna Hotel on Deluxe room. Breakfast included.
  • Selvatura Park day visit; includes round trip shared transportation, entrance fee to walkways, canopy tour, butterfly/hummingbird garden and lunch.
  • 2 nights at Si Como No Hotel on Superior room. Breakfast, entrance to butterfly garden and shuttle to beach included.
  • Manuel Antonio National Park natural history walk; includes transportation, local guide, entrance fee, bottled water and fruits.
  • Taxes.
Deluxe hotels – Includes:
  • Private transportation on luxury air conditioned microbus as per described on the itinerary.
  • 1 night at Grano de Oro Hotel on Deluxe room.
  • Manatus Lodge 3 days / 2 night’s package to Tortuguero (land and boat shared transfers, lodging on Deluxe room, a la carté meals, guided tours).
  • 2 nights at Tabacon Grand Spa & Thermal Resort on Superior Premium room. Breakfast and entrance to hot springs included.
  • Arenal Volcano hiking tour; transportation, entrance fee to park and local guide.
  • 2 nights at El Establo Hotel on Deluxe room. Breakfast included.
  • Selvatura Park day visit; includes round trip shared transportation, entrance fee to walkways, canopy tour, butterfly and hummingbird garden and lunch.
  • 2 nights at Si Como No Hotel on Deluxe room. Breakfast, entrance to butterfly garden and shuttle to beach included.
  • Manuel Antonio National Park natural history walk; includes transportation, local guide, entrance fee, bottled water and fruits.
  • Taxes.
Excludes:
  • International airfare to Costa Rica and departure tax.
  • Personal expenses (passport, medical, souvenirs, etc.)
  • Optional tours.
  • Gratuities.
  • Travel/medical insurance.

Grano de Oro
San Jose

Mawamba Lodge
Tortuguero National Park

Manatus Lodge
Tortuguero National Park

Arenal Springs Hotel
Arenal Volcano

El Establo
Monteverde Cloud Forest

Claro de Luna Hotel
Monteverde Cloud Forest

Si Como No Hotel
Manuel Antonio National Park