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3-Day Adrenaline Blast! Spend 3 days exploring the beautiful areas of Arenal Volcano. See amazing, wildlife, volcanoes, hot springs and waterfalls. Enjoy the thrills of white-water rafting, canyoneering (rappelling) and canopy zipline tours. Optional tour to Monteverde.
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Early Morning. Your vacation starts with a pick-up from San Jose by private transport - forget the worries about public buses and safety. Our Costa Rican driver will pick you up from your hotel reception or the San Jose airport and bring you to your hotel in Arenal. Enjoy the scenery as you make your ascent to the beautiful green mountains of Costa Rica (3 hours). There will be a stop along the way for a bathroom stop and a snack.
Afternoon. WE CAN ADD AN OPTIONAL CANOPY TOUR FOR AN EXTRA COST
Please inquire for the additional cost .......This exciting canopy experience starts with a short walk to the first platform where the canopy guides will carefully check all the equipment and provide some short but important instructions on how to slide expertly along the cables! The sensation of flying into the forest is really unique. Click here for more details and photoes
Volcano Hike and Baldi Hot Springs. Arenal Volcano Hike: Natural History Tour
A Visit to Costa Rica is not complete without seeing Arenal's famous volcano! Hike through old lava fields in the National Park and lush rainforest with an experienced naturalist, bilingual guide who will point out flora and fauna in the primary and secondary rainforest that lines the base of the Arenal Volcano. You'll then arrive at the observation point - the closest you can get to the base of Arenal Volcano .
Note though.. that it is more than 6 years since lava activity has been seen, although your can still hear it and it is still emitting gases. Tours, Tours are still very interesting as you learn about the history of this impressive volcano!
Duration: 1.5-2 hours of an easy hike (although there are some muddy sections and a little uphill in parts).
After the night hike we will take you to Baldi Hot Springswhere you can soak any aches away from the past few day's activities. Located near La Fortuna, these Arenal hot springs is a place where you can really relax and pamper yourself. Baldi's has a series of pools and hot springs fed by Arenal Volcano which are set amid glorious tropical gardens so that you can relax in the water, while enjoying the surroundings.
NOTE: BALDI HAS QUITE A PARTY ATMOSPHERE SOMETIMES SO IF YOU WOULD LIKE A QUIETER HOT SPRINGS WE CAN UPGRADE THIS TO ANOTHER HOT SPRINGS (this will have an extra cost).
The pools vary in temperature, from the temperature of a swimming pool to the warmest at around 39C (102F). It's a place where, on a clear night, you can sit in a warm pool, sipping the cocktail of your choice.
You might also decide to pamper your body by opting for one of the many body treatments which are available such as massage, reflexology, body polish, volcanic mud wraps and facials (these are not included on the tour).
Whitewater Rafting Arenal
The hottest full day whitewater rafting trip in the country on the scenic and mighty Rio Sarapiqui! Non-stop whitewater action with exotic wildlife and continuous rapids. The tour run by the very experienced and safety-conscious, Desafo Adventure Company, departs from your hotel about 8:30am and returns around 4:30 pm. The tour Includes tropical fruit fiesta and delicious 'casado' lunch. If the river is too high we have alternative rivers to choose from and for those who like a little less action there is the option of a the Class 2/ 3 Rio Balsa or the half-day Safari Float, which is a gentle float down a Class 1 river, with opportunities to see monkeys and other wildlife.
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Go Big! Lost Canyon Adventures Canyoneering! Imagine yourself in the midst of the cloud forest at the top of a series of tropical waterfalls. Prepare to get wet as our guides putyou into your safety harnesses and assist you as you rappel through a magical canyon full of waterfalls with surprises at each step. There are several tropical waterfalls, 4 of which you repel down with the following heights:
Watefall One: 20 meters
Watefall Two: 150 meters
Watefall Three: 20 meters
Waterfall Four: 220 meters
For those who want a little less adventure you can opt for a walk to the La Fortuna Waterfall. This is an opportunity to swim in the refreshing waters of the famous La Fortuna falls. You'll be picked up after breakfast and taken to the entrance where a 40 minute descent will bring you to the base of the waterfalls. You'll have time to relax and swim before beginning the climb back up. After the visit we'll stop for a short while at the hotel to freshen up, collect your bags and have something to eat before heading off back to San Jose (or you can opt for a shuttle bus to one of the main beaches). Or we can arrange a taxi-boat-taxi to Monteverde.
Optional tours and hotels can also be arranged in Monteverde.
NOTE FOR AN EXTRA COST WE CAN UPGRADE THE HOTELS
Arenal Volcano Hotels: 2 nights (note that we can upgrade this hotel to any hotel you like)
Located on the edge of the town La Fortuna, Hotel San Bosco is a good-sized hotel with about 34 rooms. Rooms are very comfortable with A/C, private bathroom and cable television There is a swimming pool and jacuzzi . The volcano is plainly visible from the hotel San Bosco on a clear day.
Beach Extensions! Ask for details about adding some days at the beach - we can arrange all transport, hotels and tours. Manuel Antonio beach and Samara beach are popular choices. We have many contacts with Manuel Antonio hotels.
Or we can arrange a taxi-boat-taxi to Monteverde. Optional tours and hotels can also be arranged in Monteverde.
Minimum 2 people (Double occupancy): Prices FROM $529 per person (please contact us for accurate prices for your travel dates)
* PRICES MAY INCREASE DURING EASTER WEEK, CHRISTMASS AND NEW YEAR
Dates of trip: We can schedule dates by request.
Included on Trip: All accommodation except in San Jose (which can arrange for an additional cost), all transport, all tours in the itinerary, all breakfasts and 2 lunches and dinner at hot springs.
Not Included: Flights to Costa Rica, hotels in San Jose*, evening meals and some lunches, optional tours or transportation to other places not included in the schedule
What to Bring: T-shirts, shorts, sweater or light jacket, sandals, light hiking boots, rain jacket, sun screen, insect repellant, any personal medication, swimming wear, towel, traveler's insurance (to include white-water rafting and canyoneering, full passport, and credit cards (VISA and MC, other cards are sometimes harder to use).
Adventure tours such as whitewater rafting, horse riding, kayaking, canyoneering and hiking require physical effort. Clients should be in good condition. For client safety and enjoyment, Monteverde Tours reserves the right to offer a substitution, postpone, change or cancel any tour due to unfavorable conditions. Full refund is given if (on rare occasion) a tour is cancelled by the operator. Monteverde Tours and its affiliates are not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged items.