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Costa Rica Quest

Our most popular vacation, Costa Rica Quest 8 days’ vacation package will take you to an incredible journey to Costa Rica’s top destinations: San Jose, Arenal Volcano and Tamarindo.
This Pura Vida adventure will offer spectacular sceneries, rainforest adventure, culture, nature, relaxing hot springs, beautiful beaches and more! The perfect package for adventure seekers!

Day 1 - Arrival to Costa Rica

At the pre-arranged time personnel from Costa Rica Dream Travel Corporation will be at the International Airport in San José to welcome your passengers and transfer them to the Hotel.

Day includes: Private transportation from the Airport to the Hotel, lodging and hotel taxes.
Overnight: Hotel Holiday Inn Express Forum at Standard Room – www.ihg.com
Transfer duration: 30 minutes approximately.

Day 2 - Doka, Grecia and Sarchi Village

The Doka-Grecia and Sarchi tour is a relaxing yet very enjoyable tour in which you will learn about our history and traditions. Also a great opportunity to get some coffee and souvenirs to take back home. First we will go to Doka Coffee Estate, where we will have a coffee tour in an actual coffee plantation where we will learn the ancient techniques used by the experts to produce some of the best coffee in Costa Rica and around the world. The careful process involved in the cultivation, harvesting and roasting of the Golden Bean will then be illustrated, very hands-on, and then we will savor the delectable product. After the coffee tour we will enjoy a Costa Rican lunch buffet.

Then we will continue to Grecia, a very typical and traditional town, where we will admire the metal church, a building that has a rare architecture, with high ceilings, ornate stained glass windows, and classical lines.

Next we will visit the town of Sarchi, known as the birthplace of Costa Rica’s Artisans. In Sarchi, you will be able to appreciate many of the art crafts and souvenirs that Costa Rica has to offer, as we visit a factory and souvenir shop managed by the local artists. Also you will see the world’s largest ox cart according to the Guinness Book. The cart is 2 stories high, nearly 45 feet long (14 meters) and weighs 4400 lbs. (2 tons), and took 70 days to complete. Made out of wood (cedar) and decorated with bright colors, designed based on our typical and traditional oxcarts.

After the tour we will return to San Jose to relax and enjoy the services of the hotel.

Day includes: Breakfast, lunch, transportation, English Speaking tour guide, visit to Doka coffee plantation, Grecia town and Sarchi Tour, lodging and hotel taxes.
Overnight: Hotel Holiday Inn Express Forum at Standard Room – www.ihg.com
Tour duration: 6 hours approximately.

Day 3 - From San José to Arenal

After breakfast you will be transferred from San José to Arenal. After check in, enjoy the facilities of the hotel or explore La Fortuna town area.

Day includes: Breakfast, transportation from San José to Arenal, lodging and hotel taxes.
Overnight: Hotel Magic Mountain 4*, at Standard Room - www.hotelmagicmountain.com
Transfer duration: 3 hours approximately from San José to Arenal.

Day 4 - The Magic of the Heights

After the breakfast at the hotel you will enjoy one of the most popular tours in the area: The Canopy Tour!
This canopy is at the foot of the mountain range where Arenal volcano is located. The view of the volcano from within this rain and very humid forest is spectacular. The tree top canopy has twelve platforms and ten zip lines. The platforms are at an elevation of 150 feet. The shortest cable is 195 ft. and the longest is 1200 ft. It makes the adventure more exciting and high adrenaline.
During the afternoon, there will be the moment to enjoy the Paradise Hot Springs. The hot springs are a series of cascading pools that go from hot to mild. The service is very personal and the atmosphere is very nice as well.
Following the relaxing hot springs, you will enjoy a delicious meal at the complex Restaurant. After this relaxing experience, retour to the hotel.

Day includes: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, transportation, English Speaking tour guide during the Canopy tour, Canopy Tour adventure, Paradise Hot Spring Evening Visit, entrance fees, equipment rental, lodging and hotel taxes
Canopy Tour Duration: 5 hours approximately (from the time the bus pick you up and brings you back to the Hotel)
Paradise Hot Spring visit duration: 4 hours approximately
Overnight: Hotel Magic Mountain 4*, at Standard Room

Day 5 - La Fortuna Waterfall

During the morning, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a Guided Hike to La Fortuna Waterfall. Located into a spectacular rainforest and over 70 meters high, the Fortuna River Waterfall is an attraction hard to miss on your visit through La Fortuna. Born from the river that carries the same name, this cascade shares its boundaries with the Arenal-Monteverde protected area, housing wealth of wildlife and becoming very important for the conservation of tributaries that feed drinking water to surrounding towns. Our guide will accompany you and point the most important details of this rich area, where we have the option of watching the beautiful waterfall from the view point, or walk about 300 meters in a very steep but safe pathway and get very close to it. Is allowed to swim in the river, but not near the waterfall. It will be difficult to forget! At the prearranged time, your English-Speaking tour guide will meet you at the lobby of the hotel, to take you to enjoy this activity. After your tour, you will return to the hotel in La Fortuna to relax and enjoy the facilities of the hotel.

Day includes: Breakfast, lunch, transportation, English Speaking tour guide, walking tour at the Fortuna waterfall, lodging and hotel taxes
Tour duration: 5 hours approximately
Overnight: Hotel Magic Mountain 4*, at Standard Room

Day 6 - From Arenal to the Pacific Coast

After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, your driver will be waiting for you in order to transfer you to Tamarindo Beach.
Tamarindo has all the amenities of a Costa Rican beach town: surf, sand and sun. But it offers much more… too many more. It is the ideal place for honeymoons and families, and eco-adventures activities.

Day includes: Breakfast, transportation from Arenal to the Pacific Coast, lodging and hotel taxes.
Total transfer time from Arenal to Tamarindo: 5 hours approximately.
Overnight: Hotel Wyndham Tamarindo at ocean view room www.wyndhamtamarindodiria.com

Day 7 - Enjoying the Pacific Coast

The beach has been made to enjoy. Relax at the beach or enjoy an optional tour in the area. This amazing region of Costa Rica owns some of the most beautiful beaches of the country, and the nice and relaxing atmosphere of the hotel will inspire you while you refresh yourself with natural sun baths at the beach.

Day includes: Breakfast, lodging and hotel taxes..
Overnight: Hotel Wyndham Tamarindo at ocean view room www.wyndhamtamarindodiria.com

Day 8 - Goodbye Costa Rica

At the pre-arranged time, and according to the international flight schedule, you will be transferred from the hotel to the International Airport in Liberia to take the international flight back.

Day includes: Breakfast and private transportation
Transfer Duration: 1 hour approximately

Pick up time flight schedule according to the international flight schedule.

International Airport Authorities and Airlines recommend all passengers arrive at the airport 3 hours before scheduled flight departure. Note: Airport Exit Taxes not included ($28 per person).

Price per Person:

Low Season 2021
From May 1st, to December 14th, 2021
Except during the dates of Tamarindo Marathon (*)

Minimum 4 passengers
$ 1140.- USD per person in double occupancy
$ 1017.- USD per person in triple occupancy
$ 308.- USD per children 5 years old or under

Minimum 2 passengers
$ 1200.- USD per person in double occupancy
$ 1075.- USD per person in triple occupancy
$ 308.- USD per children 5 years old or under

High Season 2021
From January 2nd to April 30th, 2021
Except for Easter Week

Minimum 4 passengers
$ 1251.- USD per person in double occupancy
$ 1100.- USD per person in triple occupancy
$ 295.- USD per children 5 years old or under

Minimum 2 passengers
$ 1294.- USD per person in double occupancy
$ 1153.- USD per person in triple occupancy
$ 361.- USD per children 5 years old or under

Program includes

- Private transportation International Airport in San José – Hotel
- 2 nights in San Jose at the Hotel Holiday Inn Express Forum (B&B)
- Doka State Coffee Tour, Grecia and Sarchi Village Guided Tour (lunch included)
- Shuttle transportation San José – Arenal
- 3 nights in Arenal at the Magic Mountain Hotel 4* (B&B)
- Zip Line tour (lunch included)
- Paradise Hot Spring visit (dinner included)
- La Fortuna Waterfall Hike (lunch included)
- Shuttle transportation Arenal – Pacific Coast
- 2 nights in Tamarindo at the Hotel Wyndham Tamarindo (B&B)
- Private transportation Hotel at the Beach – International Airport in Liberia
- 7 breakfast, 3 lunches & 1 dinner
- Welcome airport greeting
- 24/7 in country travel assistance

Optional Tours Tamarindo

Program does NOT include

- Additional activities not mentioned in the program
- Meals not mentioned in the program
- Beverages (sodas or alcohol) during meals.
- Travel Insurance
- International airfare not included but optional upon request
- Personal expenses
- Gratuities for tour guides and drivers

Notes

- Prices valid for a minimum of 2 or 4 adult passengers.
- Maximum occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
- Children policy: Maximum 2 children under 10 years old sharing room with their parents
- All rooms in the standard room category unless mentioned above.
- Rooms feature either one king-size bed or two queen-size beds.
- Tips for the tour guides and drivers are not included.
- Regular basis tours are shared with other travelers with English speaking tour guide and with shared transportation service.
- Transportation rates are based on arrivals and departures of all passengers on the same flight
- Reservations are subject to availability

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