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Luxury Rainforest

Stunning landscapes of active volcanoes, cloud forests, and tropical rainforests. This eco high end vacation is filled with eco-friendly adventures and peaceful evenings spent in Costa Rica's best eco lodges.

Day 1 - Arrival to Costa Rica

At the pre-arranged time personnel from Costa Rica Dream Travel will be at the International Airport in San Jose to welcome your passengers, give them the trip documentation and transfer them to the selected hotel located in Arenal Volcano area.

Day includes: Private transportation, lodging and hotel taxes.
Overnight: Hotel Arenal Kioro, Couples Suite - www.hotelarenalkioro.com
Transfer duration: 3 hours approximately.

Day 2 - Arenal Volcano Hike & Tabacon Hot Springs

In the afternoon, your bilingual (English/Spanish) tour guide will be at the lobby of the hotel in order to transfer you to Arenal Volcano National Park.
The Arenal Volcano tour starts with a drive to the western side of the volcano, which is the one that has been mostly affected by the initial activity since 1968. Once there, you will embark on a very informative hike on the Park trail´s.
You have Las Coladas trail which traverses the rainforest and crosses over a large lava flow from 1992 where you can observe all the impact of the past eruptions, or Los Tucanes trail which goes mostly thru the recovered forest of the past activity and where you can see more wildlife.
It is possible to observe a great variety of plants, wildlife and magnificent lava rock formations. Once on the top of the lava flow you will have a beautiful view of the Arenal Lake. The hike ends up at a view point, where if the weather allows you will see the volcano very close and feel like it is possible to reach with your hands. You will be able to feel some rocks rolling down, some seismic activity and some smoke from the main crater. During the tour, experienced guides will provide interesting and educational information regarding the history of the majestic mountain and the Arenal Volcano National Park.
The tour concludes with a relaxing stop at the Tabacon hot springs where you will have time to enjoy by your own before have a delighting dinner.
Afterwards you will be provided with transportation to return to your hotel.

Day includes: Breakfast, transportation, Arenal Volcano Hike & visit to Tabacon Hot Springs, bilingual (English/Spanish) tour guide, entrance fees, dinner at Tabacon, lodging and hotel taxes.
Overnight: Hotel Arenal Kioro, Couples Suite - www.hotelarenalkioro.com
Transfer duration: 8 hours approximately.

Day 3 - Floating At The Peñas Blancas River

After the breakfast at the Hotel enjoy the sights and the sounds of the rainforest and experience its peace as you quietly paddle the Peñas Blancas River. Monkeys, sloths, iguanas, crocodiles and numerous tropical birds await us!
Your professional bilingual guide will share with you educational and interesting explanations of the plants and animals we encounter on the float. You will truly appreciate the wonders of Peñas Blancas River and the surrounding rainforest as we travel down the river without a motor, this way you will enjoy the journey quietly rowing and taking photos. Make sure to bring your camera and binoculars on this tour! After the tour you will return to the Hotel.
During the afternoon you will have leisure time to discover the Fortuna Area or to enjoy the facilities of the hotel.

Day includes: Breakfast, Peñas Blancas River Floating Tour (transportation, English speaking tour guide, equipment and lunch), lodging and hotel taxes.
Overnight: Hotel Arenal Kioro, Couples Suite - www.hotelarenalkioro.com
Transfer duration: 5 hours approximately.

Day 4 - Monteverde Area

This day, your transportation will be outside at the lobby of the hotel in order to transfer you from Arenal Volcano area to Monteverde.
Once you check in at the hotel enjoy invaluable time at leisure to relax.

Day includes: Breakfast, private transportation, lodging and hotel taxes.
Overnight: Hotel El Establo, Junior Suite - www.elestablo.com
Transfer duration: 3 hours approximately.

Day 5 - Hanging Bridges Tour

This morning after breakfast at the hotel, your bilingual tour guide will be at the lobby of the hotel in order to take you to enjoy the hanging bridges tour.
Enjoy a trek on the famed hanging bridges at Monteverde, a combination of suspension bridges and platforms built in the cloud forest tree tops. By having the opportunity to be next to these host trees you can experience, up-close, the amazing biodiversity and understand how the Cloud Forest truly is co-dependent on its environment. In addition to the pleasure of walking through the forest the hanging bridges give you a special insight into how the forest functions.
Once the tour finishes you will be provided with transportation to return to the hotel.

Day includes: Breakfast, transportation, bilingual tour guide, entrance fees, lodging and hotel taxes.
Overnight: Hotel El Establo, Junior Suite - www.elestablo.com
Transfer duration: 3 hours approximately.

Day 6 - From Monteverde to Peace Lodge

After breakfast at the hotel, your transportation will pick you up to take you to the Peace Lodge Hotel. A perfect location to end your vacation. Located on the grounds of La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park just one hour from the San José International Airport, the award winning Peace Lodge introduces its guests to a symphony of purely Costa Rican experiences celebrating the natural wonders of the rain forest and the splendid creatures that inhabit this magical environment.

Day includes: Breakfast, private transportation, lodging and hotel taxes.
Overnight: Peace Lodge Boutique Hotel at Deluxe room - www.waterfallgardens.com
Transfer duration: 4 hours approximately.

Day 7 - Goodbye Costa Rica

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

Day includes: Breakfast and private transportation from the hotel to the Airport
Transfer Duration: 45 minutes approximately

Program includes

- Private transportation International Airport in San José – Hotel in San José
- 3 nights in Arenal at Arenal Kioro 5* at Couples Suite (B&B)
- Arenal Volcano Hike
- Tabacon Hot Springs with dinner included
- Jungle Float Safari at Peñas Blancas River
- Lake crossing from Arenal to Monteverde
- 2 nights in Monteverde at El Establo at junior suite (B&B)
- Hanging bridges
- Private transportation from Monteverde to Peace Lodge
- 1 night in Alajuela at Peace Lodge (B&B)
- La Paz Waterfall Gardens
- Private transportation from Peace Lodge to International Airport in San José
- Sales taxes
- Welcome airport greeting
- 24/7 in country travel assistance

Program does NOT include

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

Notes

- Prices valid for a minimum of 2 passengers.
- Transportation rates are based on arrivals and departures of all passengers on the same flight
- Reservations and confirmations would depend on hotel and services availability at the moment of the confirmation request.

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