Day 1 - Flight to San Jose
Departure on a daytime flight to San Jose so you should not sleep on the airplane. On arrival, your body clock will feel like late at night. You will be met and taken to your hotel with gardens, tennis court, bicycles and swimming pools, for four nights.
Day 2 - Day at leisure
One day to relax after the long travel and explore San Jose at your own pace
Day 3 - Irazú Volcano
With our local guide, you visit the Irazú Volcano, with its impressive green crater lake rising out of a desolate grey moon landscape. Continue on to the stunning Orosí Valley, where the Reventazón River cuts its swirling swathe through the surrounding mountains. We visit the Lankester Botanical Gardens, housing thousands of species of plants endemic to Costa Rica. We also take an exciting ride on the aerial train into the rainforest canopy for amazing views.
Day 4 - San Jose at leisure
One day free for some shopping, swimming in the hotel pools, optional excursions of the city or just relax.
Days 5-7 - Arenal volcano
Transfer to Arenal for 3 nights with two tours hiking in the park by the impressive active volcano and dip in the Tabacon hot springs.
Day 8-9 - Monteverde Cloud Forest
Transfer to Monteverde, staying for 2 nights, with a full day to explore the Cloud Forest Reserve on your own.
Day 10-14 - Beach Resort
Transfer to the coast, staying at hotel Alma del Pacifico for 4 nights.
The hotel is right on the Esterillos beach and located halfway between the surfer's paradise of Playa Jaco and Manuel Antonio National Park, perfect for relaxing but also with the option of walks and activites to suit all the family.
Day 15 - Return home
Transfer to San José airport for your overnight flight home, arriving on Day 16.
*Children aged 7-11 years old have a reduction of 20 % when sharing a room.
This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website