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The crater of the Po�s Volcano


Code: NE0-01 (8 Days/ 7 Nights)

For those friends of our country with a limit on time and who want to get to know the most, there is no excuse to not enjoy a wonderful vacation visiting and doing all that you would like to. We have designed an exciting program where you will experience active volcano sites, soft hikings through the cloud and rain forest, adventure rafting on one of the best rivers in the world, visit natural hot springs to finally go to a beach surrounded with lots of nature. And as a special ingredient and most outstanding characteristic of Costa Rica is that wherever you go, there will be friendly people and lots of wild life. See this and more during 8 days and 7 nights of stay in the land of peace, nature and kind people.

Day 1: Greeting at the Juan Santamaría International Airport and transfer to your selected hotel.

Day 2: After breakfast we will delight you with a half day city tour where you will learn about culture, museums and suburb areas of downtown San José. Sites to visit include the Gold museum, and the charming National Theater will take you through the history on which we are based. Free afternoon. Overnight in San José.

Day 3: Early in the morning we pick you up at your hotel to begin the 4 in 1! tour which takes you to Poás Volcano National Park, La Paz Water Falls, a ride in the Sarapiquí River and the Braulio Carrillo National Park. Overnight in San José.

Day 4: Early at 6 a.m. we pick you up at your hotel, on our way we treat you with a typical breakfast towards your experience of one of the world’s top five rafting spots, PACUARE CLASS IV. Although it is perfectly safe for beginners, this is where many tournaments have taken place with the opportunities to spot diverse flora and fauna. Your bus will get to your hotel in San José about 6:30 p.m.

Day 5: Transfer to Quepos, Manuel Antonio by shuttle bus. An early sit in bus will take you to Manuel Antonio where you can enjoy a free day at the beach and in your selected hotel.

Day 6: Tour the Manuel Antonio National Park, enjoying the best of wildlife and beaches with a specialized tour guide. Free afternoon to enjoy the beach. Overnight in Manuel Antonio.

Day 7: Return to San José in the morning or the afternoon (your choice!), check in at your selected hotel in San José..

Day 8: Transfer out to the Juan Santamaría International Airport

Availability: Year round

Most popular modifications to this program:

1- Optional tour to Arenal Volcano on day 2 (for an extra charge) or change 3 or 4 with no extra charge!
2- Reventazón River Rafting (Class III) instead Pacuare River Rafting.
3- If you decide to go to Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs instead rafting from San José you can raft in Savegre in Quepos (extra cost)
4- You can add extra days in Manuel Antonio, Quepos or San José
5- Transfers to and/or from Quepos can be scheduled by air


Locals navigating the Sierpe River in the South Pacific of Costa Rica
"I had a blast! Thank you for making this a wonderful memory! Pura Vida!"
Joelle Summerfeldt
Wisconsin, USA
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