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  • Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs:

Departure time: 8:00 am
Includes: Guided tour, transportation, entrance fee, lunch and dinner.**
Duration: 11 hours.

Experience the power of earth's constant growth by visiting the site of a live erupting volcano.
Arenal is one of the most active volcanoes in the Americas, here you can feel the ground tremble when it erupts. View this magnificent wonder from the soothing waters of the resort with mineral pools that are naturally heated by the volcano. arenal
This magnificent resort also features an indoor Jacuzzi and a full spa that offers over a dozen rejuvenating treatments. On your way to Arenal you will travel up the central volcanic mountain range, and stop for a delicious lunch of typical Costa Rican cuisine. After you are fully relaxed from the hot springs, you will enjoy a four fork buffet offered at the Resort.
On the trip back, you will have an opportunity to see the volcano at night so you can admire the full impact of its beauty and power.

Price per person with Baldi Hot Springs: $125.00

Price per person with Tabacon Hot Springs: $132.00

Price per person with The Springs: $140.00

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  • Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee ,Grecia and Sarchi­ Oxcart Factory:

Departure time: Day: 7:00 am  
Includes: Guided tour, transportation, entrance fees, lunch.
                                                                                                           Recommended clothing Pants, jacket, tennis shoes
The Poas Volcano and Sarchi / Oxcart Factory Tour, unique craftsmanship at is best.
You will begin with a drive through the lush coffee plantations of the Alajuela Province as you reach 8,884 feet above sea level there is the Poas Volcano., you will see the steaming fumaroles of the awesome crater which is 1.5 km wide and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Central Valley. This is the most visited National Park in Costa Rica. After admiring the wonders of Poas National Park, you will enjoy a scenic trip in route to the Oxcart Factory in Sarchi­ and along the way, enjoy a typical Costa Rican lunch. Sarchi,
which is the artisan center of Costa Rica, is the home to some of Costa Rica's finest masters of handcrafted art work in the country; here you will observe the artisans paintings, right before your eyes.

Price per person: $89.00

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  • The Best of the Pacific


Pick up time: 6:00 a.m. approximately
Duration: 10 hours

From San Jose we will head towards the Pacific Coast through the old Spanish route of 1606.
tarcoles Once we reach our destination, we will start the jungle boat tour that goes along the Tarcoles River. Our guides will introduce you to the world of crocodiles and different species of birds.

Thereafter we will arrive at one of the most beautiful protected areas, the Punta Leona Beach Resort, an exotic paradise surrounded by 750 acres of lush tropical rain forest, pristine white sand beaches and the deep blue waters of the Pacific.

The day is at leisure and you will have plenty of time to enjoy the pleasant weather as well as activities such as water sports, swimming in the crystal clear water of the sea or just relaxing by the pool. At lunch time a delicious meal will be served at one of the nearby restaurants.

punta leonaAs an optional activity in the afternoon we also offer a guided tour through the jungle. The tour takes approximately 1.5 hours and is a good opportunity to see animals such as amphibians, reptiles, and scorpions.

The sunset at Punta Leona is an extraordinary experience and after enjoying this spectacular natural view we start our journeys back San Jose.

The tour includes: Transportation, bilingual guide and lunch.

What to bring:
For the river: Hat, sun block, insect repellent, binoculars and camera.
For the resort: Shorts or skirts, sandals, swimsuit and towel.
For the jungle (optional activity): Comfortable, hiking shoes

Price per person: $140.00

The tour is operate only saturdays.

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  • Poas Volcano Half Day:

Departure time: Day: 8:00 am
Includes: Guided tour, transportation, entrance fee
Duration: 5 hours.

Enjoy a relaxing drive through the beautiful mountains and coffees plantations of the Alajuela Province in route to the Poas Volcano, which elevates to 8,884 feet above sea level and is one of the most spectacular volcanoes in Costa Rica. Facts are that it is the biggest geyser in the world, because of its plum form eruptions.

Price per person: $63.00

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  • Irazu Volcano, Orosi Valley and Lankaster Gardens:

Departure time: 7:30 am  
Includes: Guide, transportation, lunch and entrance fee
Duration: 8 hours.        
                                                                      

The Irazu Volcano tour offers an opportunity to sample some of Costa Rica's natural beauty and rich heritage. First, you will explore the Irazu Volcano (11.000 feet above sea level) in the province of Cartago. Breathe deep as you admire the enormous crater and breathtaking views of both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans on a clear day. You will continue the tour to the beautiful Lankaster Gardens where there over 3000 species of plants, which includes a spectacular collection of orchids. Here you will walk the trails of this botanical paradise; you will head to the Orosi Valley to (Home of Orosi Church). Within the walls of the oldest church in Costa Rica, you will experience the presence of our Spanish predecessors and their strong religious heritage. You will then stop for a delicious lunch of typical Costa Rican lunch at a  restaurant right on the river banks before returning you to your hotel.

Price per person: $99.00
     
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  • Irazu Volcano Half Day:

Departure time: 8:30 am
Includes: Guide, transportation, and entrance fee
Duration: 5 hours.

The Irazu Volcano tour offers an opportunity to sample some of Costa Rica's natural beauty and rich heritage. You will explore the Irazu Volcano (11.000 feet above sea level) in the province of Cartago.              

Price per person: $63.00

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        Pacuare River Class III, lV

        Departure time: 6:30 a.m.
        Includes: Guide, transportation, breakfast and lunch.
        Duration: 11 hours.

The Pacuare rafting trip is great for the more experienced rafter and offers the perfect combination of great tropical scenery and a white water adrenaline rush.

You depart San Jose at 6:30 a.m. for a scenic 2 hour drive to the Pacuare River, stopping to enjoy a great breakfast on the way. Our experienced guides will rig the rafts and give clear and concise instructions to ensure total safety.You then proceed down the river for a mid-afternoon, where you will enjoy a delicious river side lunch.

Price per person: $99.00

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San Jose City Tour 

  • Departure time: 8:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.

Includes: Transportation, tour guide and entrance fee.

Duration: 4 hours.

Join us for an exciting day in the capital, as we tour this handsome city. Our journey will take you past La Sabana Park, the ambassadorial residences, the National Stadium, the National Theater and the Metropolitan Cathedral, with a brief stop for shopping. You will then pass through Moravia to see the world famous Costa Rican handicraft and art.

Price per person: $52.00

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Canopy San Luis

Departure time: 7:00 a.m.

Includes: Guide, transportation, entrance fee and lunch

Duration: 8 hours.

Set into the placid cloud forests of Costa Rica’s Central Valley region, the San Luis canopy tour will take you on an exhilarating and safe adventure through lush, green canopy and across the majestic Rio Cataratitas. Carried securely by a system of zip lines, you will soar weightlessly through the expanse of virgin forest that grounds the tour, and find yourself in intimacy with the habitats of Costa Rica’s distinct cloud forest wildlife. The San Luis canopy tour also presents the Elevator, a thrilling feature that securely lifts visitors high above the forest canopy, granting a paramount view of the surrounding area.
Though customer enjoyment is a central objective, San Luis canopy tour designates safety above all as a keystone principle: all personnel and facilities under their name carry up-to-date certification from the Costa Rica Institute of Tourism. San Luis canopy tour takes pride in their credentials and by them guarantees with confidence that this tour is among the most professional, informative, and enjoyable in Costa Rica.
Canopy with 12 different zip lines and 18 platforms.
Tarzan swing trails and fly like superman .

Recommended Clothing: Jacket, change of shirt, hiking boots or sturdy shoes.

Price per person: $80.00

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  • Tortuguero Canals

Departure time: 6:00 a.m.

Includes: Guide, transportation, breakfast, lunch and entrance fee.

Duration: 11 hours.

Our tour begins as we pass through the lush Braulio Carrillo National Park and stop for a delicious breakfast. Afterwards, we continue on though banana plantations where you will see the harvesting and packaging of this popular fruit before we board our boat at Caño Blanco.During our 2 1/2 hour guided tour, you will enjoy the tranquil environment of the jungle and see orchids, birds, monkeys, crocodiles, sloths and toucan.

After we stop for a typical lunch, we will head back to the dock and enjoy a relaxing return trip through the lush greenery of Costa Rica.

Price per person: $115.00

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  • Rain Forest Aerial Tram

Departure time: 11:00 a.m.

Includes: Guide, transportation, lunch and entrance fee.

Duration: 4 hours.

The Rain Forest Aerial Tram will take you on a fascinating tour through the tall tropical tree-tops that offers you the chance to see wildlife found only within the canopy system.Home to two-thirds of all rain forest species, this hanging gardens of plants and animals is a magical world of rare beauty and amazing biological diversity.After a short hike through the lush wilderness, you will enjoy a 1 1/2 hour ride in the tram, and then enjoy a delicious typical lunch and still have time to relax and browse in the souvenir shop at the tram base.

Price per person: $99.00

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  • Catamaran Tortuga Island:

Departure time: 6:00 am  
Includes: Guided tour, transportation, breakfast and lunch
Duration: 12 hours.

Recommended Clothing: Swimsuit, change of clothes, waterproof shoes or sandals, towel Why leave Costa Rica, without a visiting the world famous Tortuga Island Cruise.  In the hotel lobby you will be greeted by a bilingual guide, embark on an air-conditioned bus along with a continental breakfast. The bus ride takes you to the pacific port of Puntarenas. On arrival you will embark on the catamaran once underway the crew will pamper you with fresh tropical fruits and drinks. Tortuga Island is known for its immaculate white sand beaches and turquoise waters, a perfect stop for swimming, snorkeling and our famous lunch. Sip cold wine in the shade of white umbrellas at tables covered with white linen while you are served the midday feast.
This sumptuous gourmet delight starts with a ceviche appetizer and is followed by a medley of salads. The main dish is a delightful mixes of meat and vegetables all cooked fresh on the grill by Calypso's expert crew.  


Price per person: $125.00

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This tour is only operate Wenesday, Friday & Saturday

Price per person: $69.00

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  • Sarchi­ Oxcart Factory , Doka coffee plantation and Grecia:

Departure time: 8:30 am
Includes: Guided tour, transportation, and lunch.
Duration: 4 hours

 

Enjoy this scenic trip and see the oldest church in Costa Rica in the quaint city of Grecia. (Costa Rica's artisan center) Tour this historic town, Costa Rica's finest handcrafted art, will amaze you, continue to the Oxcart Factory in Sarchi.
Doka Coffee plantation with delicious typical Costa Rican lunch at a restaurant is included before being dropped at your hotel lobby.

Price per person: $55.00

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  • La Paz: Rainforest and Waterfalls

On the way to the La Paz Waterfall Gardens, you will enjoy beautiful landscapes of coffee and sugar plantations, and sugar fields, as well as picturesque homes adorned with flowers. At the La Paz Waterfall Gardens, a pleasant trail will take us to five impressive cascades. Here we can visit the largest butterfly garden in Central America, as well as a hummingbird garden, orchid garden, snake exhibition, frog exhibition and the traditional house La Paz,which will take you back to the 1800s, letting you see how Costa Ricans lived then.

 Includes: Transportation, bilingual guide, entrance fees, and lunch.

Duration: Approximately 6 hours.

What to bring: Comfortable shoes, raincoat, sweater and camera.    

Price per person: $89.00                             

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  • Wonderful Horseback Ride and Canopy Tour 

This is an excellent attraction where you can enjoy adventure while surrounded by nature. Here you will begin a horseback ride great for beginners and experts alike that will take along trails that lead through secondary forest, rivers and pastures. Then you can admire the forest from above, on the nine cables and eleven platforms that make up the canopy tour. You can fly freely through the forest on a spectacular 300-meter (three city blocks) ride over the Sarapiqui River canyon. You will also see the only dairy farm in Central America that uses environmentally responsible technology, where manure is recycled and used to produce electricity. This is an excellent option that combines adventure and respect for nature. 

Includes: Air-conditioned transportation, bilingual guide, equipment, fruit and lunch.

Duration: Approximately 8 hours.

What to bring: Long pants, cool clothing, insect repellent and camera.

Price per person: $126.00

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Whitewater rafting and canopy tour

Costa Rica provides White Water Rafting experiences that take your adrenaline to top levels and fascinating Canopy Tours going high above the treetops. Now you can enjoy the two activities in an extraordinary way. Discover the natural marvels of Sarapiqui; an extensive territory located in the northeastern parts of the country, with a variety of crystal clear rivers, an abundance of beautiful tropical forests and villages inhabited by friendly and laborious people.

Leaving San José the tour traverses the majestic scenary of Braulio Carrillo National Park and arriving in Sarapiqui we will enjoy two adventurous attractions: the Canopy Tour in the middle of a secondary forest with trees of high altitude and after lunch the White Water Rafting in the agitating waters of the Sarapiqui River.

The Canopy Tour takes about an hour and a half and the nine cables of different length stretch over the forest with the last one crossing the Sarapiqui River. The rafting at Sarapiqui River has different levels between class II and class III, presenting vibrant scenary to those who want to participate in this exciting activity. Nine miles of unexpected rapids in combination with calm and relaxing intervals makes this an unforgettable experience for bird watchers and nature lovers
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Includes: Air-conditioned transportation, bilingual guide, equipment, and lunch.

Duration: Approximately 9 hours.


What to bring: Long pants, cool clothing, insect repellent and camera, extra clothes, towel.

Price per person: $126.00

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 Rainforest adventure 3 in 1

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Drive to Sarapiquí area, through the extraordinary rain forest of Braulio Carrillo National Park, one of the most important rainforest reserves of Costa Rica. On arrival to Sarapiqui, a beautiful area known for its impressive natural richness, you will board a boat for a relaxing ride on the Sarapiqui River where you will feel in close contact with nature and admire the inspiring surroundings.

After the boat ride you will continue with a walk on Selva Verde eco lodge’s private trails which are a heaven for nature enthusiasts, hikers, bird and wildlife watchers. Following lunch and on route to San Jose, a visit to the famous Rainforest Aerial Tram is included, for a ride on a gondola through the tree canopy in company of a naturalist guide that will talk to you about the wonderful rainforest.

The Rain Forest Aerial Tram – Atlantic is a 475-hectares (1,200-acre) private reserve that shares a 10 km border with Braulio Carrillo National Park, constituting a buffer zone between the park and farming lands.

Includes: Transportation, bilingual guide, lunch, entrance fee.

Duration: Approximately 9 hours.

What to bring: Comfortable shoes and clothes, repellent.
 

Price per person: $126.00

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Combo Tour Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee plantation & La Paz Waterfalls Gardens

The Combo tour is an intense fun filled set of excursions where you will embark on three distinct adventures.

To get to the different areas we will traverse the city of Alajuela, passing the Agriculture Monument, as well as the Monument to Juan Santamaria named after a folk hero and the famous Mango Park a favorite among visitors alike. As we ascend the terrain and near the Poás Volcano we will notice a change in temperature and vegetation; we will see coffee plantations as well as fern, flower and strawberry farms along the way, creating a beautiful array of colors and textures.

On the way to the volcano we will visit the Doka Coffee Estate for a delicious breakfast. Then we will be treated to 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 end product.

After the coffee tour we will continue to the Poás Volcano where we will not only admire the impressive main crater with its sulfur fumaroles, but also learn about the different ecosystems in this unique and protected national park. Following the visit to the volcano we will continue to the La Paz Water Fall Garden for a scrumptious lunch and tour. As we arrive to La Paz, we will walk through a trail, leading to a spectacular waterfall in the middle of the rainforest. Inside the park we will also visit the hummingbird gallery, the serpentarium, the bird house, the butterfly garden and the frog’s exhibit; to be enjoyed by those of all ages.

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Includes: Transportation, bilingual guide, breakfast,lunch & entrance fee.

Duration: Approximately 9 hours.

What to bring: Comfortable shoes and clothes, insect repellent.

Price per person: $125.00

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