Description

Joining this tour you can independently reach the most beautiful and fascinating parks and natural reserves in Costa Rica, moving on board of a 4x4 compact SUV. You'll have the chance to venture among the majestic vegetation that characterizes South America, spotting the rare animals that live inside it, among which it is possible to admire some endangered species.

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Joining this tour you can independently reach the most beautiful and fascinating parks and natural reserves in Costa Rica, moving on board of a 4x4 compact SUV. You'll have the chance to venture among the majestic vegetation that characterizes South America, spotting the rare animals that live inside it, among which it is possible to admire some endangered species.

After exploring the major tourist attractions of the capital city, San Jose, you'll discover:

  • The amazing and renowned Arenal Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in the country;
  • The incredible wildlife of Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve;
  • The suggestive landscapes of Manuel Antonio National Park, which overlooks the Pacific coast.

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Arrival in San Jose
    Day 1
    Arrival in San Jose

    Meet up at San Jose International Airport and transfer to the hotel in San Jose and overnight.

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  • 2
    Visit San Jose
    Day 2
    Visit San Jose

    After breakfast, you'll start to explore the gaudy city of San Jose, the capital city of Costa Rica. Some of the most important tourist attractions are the National Theater and the Gold or Jade Museums. In addition, while exploring the city, it is possible to learn something more about the Costa Rican culture, history and folklore. Overnight in San Jose.

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  • 3
    San Jose - Arenal Volcano
    Day 3 - 4
    San Jose - Arenal Volcano

    In the morning, you'll move with your 4-wheel vehicle from your hotel to Arenal Volcano area, which is about 4 hours far. The volcano is considered to be the most active in the country, you will witness the awesome power of its eruptions. If you wish, you can take part in an optional excursion and experience the hot mineral springs heated by the volcano, while relaxing and discovering the lush surroundings. Here, you will spend your following two nights.

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  • 4
    Arenal Volcano - Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
    Day 5
    Arenal Volcano - Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

    Today it's time to leave the Arenal Volcano and reach the central mountain region, eventually ascending towards the Monterverde Cloud Forest (approximately 4 hours). This reserve is home to an incredible variety of wildlife and offers great opportunities to admire many endangered species of birds, as well as the elusive Quetzal. Overnight stay in Monteverde.

  • 5
    Monteverde - Manuel Antonio National Park
    Day 6 - 7
    Monteverde - Manuel Antonio National Park

    After breakfast, you'll drive towards Quepos (approximately 5 hours) and the stunning Pacific coastal resort area, which borders Manuel Antonio National Park. This part of the country is characterized by some of the most amazing beaches, exotic jungles and unforgettable sceneries of Central America. You'll spend two nights in Manuel Antonio in order to admire everything it has to offer.

  • 6
    Back to San Jose
    Day 8
    Back to San Jose

    It's time to go back to San Jose, reachable in 3,30 hours to enjoy your last night. Overnight in San Jose.

  • 7
    Last day
    Day 9
    Last day

    After breakfast drive to San José International Airport, where you will leave your trusted vehicle: end of services.

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • 3 nights stay in San José
    • 2 nights stay in Arenal
    • 1 night stay in Monteverde
    • 2 nights stay in Manuel Antonio
    • 1 week car rental 4x4 compact SUV manual transmission Daihatsu Bego or similar
    • Breakfast
    • Hotel taxes

    Price does not include

    • Tips
    • Extras
    • Optional excursions
    • Insurance on the rented vehicle, which must be paid directly to the car rental
    • International flights
    • Everything not included in " the price includes" and / or in additional options and mandatory services