Tropical Costa Rica volcanoes & wildlife break

San José, Puerto Viejo & Arenal

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Arenal

San José

Hotel Barceló, San José

Hotel Barceló, San José

Hotel Barceló, San José

Rainforest Suspension Bridge

Puerto Viejo

Cariblue Beach & Jungle Resort, Puerto Viejo

Cariblue Beach & Jungle Resort, Puerto Viejo

Limon

Puerto Viejo

Arenal Volcano

Tilajari Hotel Resort & Conference Center, Arenal

Tilajari Hotel Resort & Conference Center, Arenal

Tilajari Hotel Resort & Conference Center, Arenal

Tree Frog, Arenal

Hummingbird, Arenal

Experience Costa Rica’s beaches, volcanoes and epic wildlife on a fascinating getaway with Arenal and Cahuita National Park excursions, all travel and breakfast

Day 1: UK - Costa Rica

Fly from your UK departure airport to San José, Costa Rica’s glimmering and cultural capital. On arrival, settle into your hotel.

Day 2: San José

Today you’ll discover San José on a bus tour, driving past the National Theatre, Metropolitan Cathedral, National Museum and Central Market. Enjoy an included lunch and traditional folklore music before spending the rest of the day at leisure. (Meals: lunch)

Day 3: San José - Puerto Viejo

Spend your morning at leisure in San José then hop in a shared transfer to the sparkling Atlantic Coast, where Puerto Viejo awaits. Blue skies, sandy shores and palm trees await, and you can spend the remainder of the day watching a sunset from the beach. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 4: Puerto Viejo - Cahuita National Park - Puerto Viejo

Set off into the dense jungles of the Cahuita National Park, home to a staggering array of wildlife, from monkeys and anteaters to colourful butterflies. Your expert guide will teach you about the local flora and fauna as you walk the trails, then you’ll feast on a Caribbean lunch before returning to Puerto Viejo for the afternoon. (Meals: lunch)

Day 5: Puerto Viejo

Today you’ll have a day at leisure to do whatever you do best, whether that’s lying by the pool or surfing the waves. You could also opt to visit the Kekoldi Indigenous Reservation on an excursion, to learn about local conservation efforts and traditional culture. Visit local farms and families, plus a waterfall (£75 per person, including lunch).

Day 6: Puerto Viejo - Arenal


You’re on the move again today, in the direction of the sloping cone of Costa Rica’s most famous volcano, Arenal. Transfer to the hotel on arrival and get to know your surroundings. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 7: Arenal

Be sure to fuel up this morning, because today you’re climbing a volcano. Spend the morning at leisure, then meet your guide in the afternoon to embark on a volcano hike along paths created by lava flows. Admire the plant life which grows in such incredible diversity, and afterwards, opt to visit a hot spring to soothe your weary legs - choose between the Tabacón Hot Springs experience with dinner included (£100 per person) or a pass to Paradise Hot Springs (£53 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 8: Arenal


More adventure is on the cards today, with a visit to the hanging bridges of Arenal. Enjoy the sight of the volcano as you walk through the jungle across a series of suspension bridges. Spend the afternoon at leisure. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 9: Arenal - San José

Transfer back to the capital this morning, spend your afternoon at leisure. This evening, you’ve the option to embark on a gastronomic adventure, where you’ll explore the neighbourhoods of San José, stopping at three restaurants to get a taste of Costa Rica’s most iconic dishes. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 10: San José - UK

After 10 days of magical wildlife, natural sights and beach living, you’ll transfer back to the airport today for your flight to the UK. (Meals: breakfast) 

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