Route Between Volcanoes & Culture of Costa Rica 9 Days / 8 Nights

With this wonderful program you will have the opportunity to meet four fascinating volcanoes with a unique and unequaled beauty. Enjoy spectacular natural landscapes and their biodiversity. You can also contemplate the enigmatic Rio Celeste and its bluish tones.

per adult from

$1,944

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Duration

9 days

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  • What's included :
    • 8x Breakfast
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 8 nights
    • Transport
    • Lodging
    • Entry/Admission - Irazu Volcano National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Rio Celeste
    What's excluded :
    • Requirements for Rental Car
    • Credit card (AMEX, VISA, MASTER CARD) with sufficient credit (US $ 750)
    • Passport, be over 21 years of age
    • Valid driver's license
    • Activities not indicated in the program, tips, all risk insurance for the rental car

  • Day 1: SAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA (20 MINUTES APPROX.) 16.9 KMS

    Stop At: San Jose, San Jose, San Jose Metro, Province of San Jose
    Welcome to San José, Costa Rica.

    Reception at Juan Santamaría airport and transfer to hotel in San José.

    The capital of San José is located in the middle of the Central Valley and in the center of the country, considered one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Latin America. The city is located in a strategic point near the main tourist attractions such as: historical buildings, museums, theaters, craft markets, beautiful parks, shopping centers and offers a varied gastronomic offer.

    Accommodation at the hotel of your choice.

    Duration: 10 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Tourist Category: Wyndham Escazú Superior Category: Aurola Holiday Inn


    Day 2: SAN JOSÉ (1.5 HOUR APPROX.) 48.8 KMS

    Stop At: Irazu Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
    Departure to the Irazú Volcano while crossing fertile lands cultivated with vegetables. At the top of the volcano you can see its main craters and on a clear day you can see the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Later, a journey to the Orosí Valley, where creation overflows in settings of unequaled beauty. Lunch at a local restaurant.

    Then visit the Lankester Botanical Garden, which protects more than 800 species of orchids as well as countless other plants. Finally, entrance to the Basilica of the Virgin of the Angels.

    Accommodation at the hotel of your choice.


    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Tourist Category: Wyndham Escazú Superior Category: Aurola Holiday Inn

    Day 3: SAN JOSÉ - ARENAL VOLCANO (3.5 HOURS APPROX.) 135KMS

    Stop At: Arenal Volcano National Park, Arenal Volcano National Park, Province of Alajuela
    In the morning transfer to the North Plains. There, the impressive Arenal Volcano awaits you, one of the natural wonders of the country for its majesty. Today there are no lava eruptions, but you can see the smoke or ash that is thrown off the top of the volcano and you can enjoy the hot springs in the area. Along the way and until you reach La Fortuna town, you will be able to appreciate agricultural plantations, ornamental plants and cattle farms.

    Accommodation at the hotel of your choice.


    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Tourist Category: Fire Mountain Superior Category: Arenal Springs

    Day 4: ARENAL VOLCANO

    Stop At: Arenal Volcano National Park, Arenal Volcano National Park, Province of Alajuela
    Visit a peasant farm where organic crops are grown and use responsible and environmentally friendly practices. You will learn about the importance of preserving the typical Costa Rican culture and traditions and learn about the main crops that have strengthened the economy of Costa Rica. Then you will enjoy a typical Costa Rican lunch. Later, you will hike inside the Arenal Volcano National Park, where it will take you through the vegetation and changing terrain of the ancient lava rivers called las coladas.

    Accommodation at the hotel of your choice.

    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Tourist Category: Fire Mountain Superior Category: Arenal Springs

    Day 5: ARENAL VOLCANO

    Stop At: Rio Celeste, Tenorio Volcano National Park Costa Rica
    Visit the mysterious and enchanting Rio Celeste waterfall, whose color makes it unique in the Tenorio Volcano National Park. Explore the park on a 7-kilometer (4.5-mile) hike through the tropical rain forest in the middle of the jungle until you reach “Los Teñideros”. You will also visit the famous “Borbollones”, where you can understand more about manifestations of volcanic activity. As you walk along the trails, you might meet some resident animals that roam the length of the forest. Finally, your reward will be a delicious traditional lunch.

    Accommodation at the hotel of your choice.

    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Tourist Category: Fire Mountain Superior Category: Arenal Springs

    Day 6: VOLCANO ARENAL - RINCON DE LA VIEJA (3.45 HOURS APPROX.) 189KMS

    Stop At: Rincon de La Vieja, Rincon de La Vieja, Province of Guanacaste
    Transfer to the province of Guanacaste, to the Rincón de la Vieja area where one of the five most active volcanoes in the country is located. El Rincón de la Vieja is considered a fascinating volcano due to its special characteristics such as: sulfurous lagoons, relaxing hot spring baths and fumaroles, as well as its main active crater. This region is surrounded by wonderful dense vegetation and is home to a plethora of species of insects and wildlife.

    Accommodation at the hotel of your choice.

    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Tourist & Superior Category: Hacienda Guachipelín

    Day 7: RINCON DE LA VIEJA

    Stop At: Rincon de La Vieja, Rincon de La Vieja, Province of Guanacaste
    In the morning, walk to the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park, where you will find varied vegetation, low-cut bushes and dense humid forest. You will get to know from a dry forest, to a cloud one, in the middle of a volcanic environment in a short tour. It has 9 craters and volcanic cones at its top, as well as several cones on its slopes, all with variable heights. Later, you will visit the fascinating Oropendola Waterfall where you can refresh yourself in its emerald green water that will leave you speechless.

    Accommodation at the hotel of your choice.

    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Tourist & Superior Category: Hacienda Guachipelín

    Day 8: RINCON DE LA VIEJA - POAS (5 HOURS APPROX.) 280KMS

    Stop At: Poás Volcano, Alajuela Province, Alajuela, Costa Rica
    Transfer to the province of Alajuela to visit another of the most active volcanoes in Costa Rica on this expedition. The Poás Volcano National Park has one of the largest craters in the world and is located in the mountainous forests of the Central Volcanic Range, which is why it boasts magnificent natural landscapes. Also, you will have the opportunity to appreciate coffee plantations during the tour and cultural manifestations of communities surrounding the park, stops that we recommend for a complete visit.

    Accommodation at the hotel of your choice.


    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Tourist Category: Buena Vista Chic Superior Category: Buena Vista Chic

    Day 9: POAS - SAN JOSE (20 MINUTES APPROX.) 10KMS

    Stop At: Alajuela, Alajuela, Province of Alajuela
    Departure transfer to Juan Santamaría Airport in San José. If your flight leaves before 16:00 and your transportation is regular shared, you will require a private transfer for an additional amount.

    Happy return trip, we hope to have you visit again.

    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Juan Santamaria Intl Airport, San Jose Costa Rica
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Tourist & Regular Transportation 1/2/2021 - 11/15/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Superior & Private Transportation 1/2/2021 - 4/4/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    4/5/2021 - 11/15/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Superior & Regular Transportation 1/2/2021 - 6/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    7/1/2021 - 8/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    9/1/2021 - 11/15/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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Age Req.

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Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Best of Costa Rica DMC

Activity ID: V-230807P12

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