Exploring The Tropics

Exploring The Tropics
Exploring The Tropics
Exploring The Tropics
Exploring The Tropics
Exploring The Tropics
Exploring The Tropics
Exploring The Tropics
Exploring The Tropics
Exploring The Tropics
Exploring The Tropics

Exploring The Tropics


8 Days / 7 Nights

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Costa Rica is blessed with a magnificent array of flora and fauna, making it one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. The pristine, well-kept national parks are home to many incredible and exotic wildlife and plant species. The rainforests and cloud forests offer us privileged opportunities to see abundant wildlife in general and the variety of bird species in the National Parks is astonishing. We will see the best of what Mother Nature has to offer in this compact yet diverse country with this 8 day Exploring The Tropics Tour.

Special features of our 8 day Exploring The Tropics Tour: 

Type of Tourism:  Nature, Biodiversity, Classic, Adventure

Places to Visit:  San Jose, Sarapiqui, Arenal & Manuel Antonio. 

Duration:  8 Days and 7 Nights. 

Type of Service: group tours. 

Accommodation:  3 star hotels and lodges at every destination that you will visit. These hotels had been carefully chosen and we can guarantee that you will feel comfortable and your every need catered for! 



Today is your arrival day to the San José airport. We will collect you and take you to the hotel to settle in. You will have a free afternoon and evening to explore the modern Costa Rican Capital with its bustling commerce and modern services for visitors. San Jose offers a variety of touristic, cultural and natural attractions, like the museums of Costa Rican Art, Gold, Jade, National and Children’s Contemporary Art and Design. The National Theatre and the historical arc...

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    A journey through The Braulio Carrillo National park will take us to the Sarapiqui Rainforest area. This area is characterized by lush green rainforest, coffee and banana plantations and the dramatic Poas volcano forms part of the dramatic scenery of this tropical area.

    Upon arrival get ready for the first adventure, River Rafting at Sarapiqui River, this river has sections for all ages from rapids class I to IV. 

      Today we will wake up early to head out on a bird-watching expedition in the La Selva Biological Station. The park has an excellent system of trails to experience the area, with the aim being to see as many birds as possible. The local, knowledgeable nature guides, will take us through a number of different habitats, from dense primary rain forest to open pasturelands. The shadowy terrain is teeming with wildlife including amphibians and reptiles, as well as a wide variety of birds th...

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        After breakfast, we will head to the famous Arenal Volcano National Park on two hikes through the National Park, with magnificent views of the volcano. Our guide will explain the history of the Volcano and the park and the different flora and fauna of the park. The 2nd hike is to “La Peninsula” trail that takes us to the shores of Lake Arenal. Passing through beautiful tropical forests of 20-metre trees, we will have the best panoramic view of both the volcano and the lake...

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          During the morning, we will head to The Sloth Park, where we will get the opportunity to find from 4 to 5 sloths, different species of birds, snakes, beetles, spiders and frogs such as the famous Red Eyed Frog, the Blue Jeans Frog and a lot of tropical forest biodiversity. Sloth searching is the central attraction at the park. The guide will explain the characteristics of the sloths, their habitat and their behavioural traits. 

          In the afternoon we will hike across the lav...

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            Today, we will leave Arenal for the Central Pacific coast. The drive will take us through small villages and pictures landscapes from rainforest, Cloud forest to the warm weather of the coast. This lush national park houses an amazing coastal rainforest and white sandy beaches, which are home to a variety of animal species. We will head to the hotel and prepare for the next days’ activities.

              After an early breakfast, our guide will pick you up at your hotel to take you to the famous Manuel Antonio National Park where you can easily see a least 3 of the 4 species of monkeys that are endemic in the country, sloths, iguanas and many other species. Our guide will explain all about the park's biodiversity, preserved for over 40 years. This impressive park offers beautiful beaches and magnificent flora and fauna. In the afternoon we can relax at the stunning beach of the National park.

                Today is the final day of this Classic Exploring the Tropics tour of Costa Rica.  Depending on your international flight departure time, our driver will drive you back to San Jose International Airport, for your flight back home or on to your next exciting destination.

                  WHAT'S INCLUDED

                  • All transportation from arrival until departure. 
                  • 1 night in San José with breakfast included. 
                  • 2 nights in Sarapiqui area with breakfast included. 
                  • Safari Rafting Tour, Class I. 
                  • Hiking tour at La Selva Biological Station. 
                  • Chocolate Tour at Tirimbina. 
                  • 2 nights in Arenal volcano area with breakfast included. 
                  • Sloth Searching Tour. 
                  • Arenal Volcano Hike and Tabacon Hot Springs with dinner. 
                  • 2 nights in Manuel Antonio with breakfast included. 
                  • Manuel Antonio National Park Tour. 
                  • Sale taxes

                  WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

                  • Extra expenses not indicated in the itinerary.
                  • Internal Flights
                  • Airport Tax
                  • Tips and gratuities
                  • Medical Insurance

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