Between volcanoes, cloud forest & beaches

Destinations: Rincón de la Vieja - Monteverde - Tamarindo

This visit is the perfect endeavor for those searching adventure and natural settings in one go. An active week full of best-in-class locations and experiences while caring for great landscapes and great accommodations.

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✓ 2 night - Hacienda Guachipelin - 4 Stars - Breakfast & Dinner

2 nights - Koora Hotel - 3 Stars - Breakfast & Dinner

3 nights - Tamarindo Diria - 4 Stars - Breakfast

* Lodging selection and rating are subject to availability and confirmed over flight information provided. Changes in availability can mean final travel price fluctuation.

✓ Private Arrival transfer from LIR Airport to your hotel in Rincón de La Vieja.

✓ Private transfer from Rincón de La Vieja  to your hotel in Monteverde.

✓ Private transfer from Monteverde to Tamarindo. 

✓ Private Departure transportation from Tamarindo to LIR Airport



✓ Full active day in Rincón de La Vieja as described in the detailed itinerary including English Speaking Guide, Transportation and Lunch.

✓ Private Santa Elena Cloud Forest Biological Reserve Hike and Hanging Bridges visit in Monteverde including English Speaking guide, Transportation and Entrance Fee.

✓ ATV activity in Tamarindo including English Speaking Guide, Transportation and ATV unit.

✓ Sunset Sailing in Tamarindo  including Entrance Fee, Transportation and English Speaking Guide.



Χ. Activities not mentioned in the detailed program. 

Χ. Meals not mentioned in the day-by-day itinerary. 

Χ. Souvenirs and gratuities on the visits.

Χ. International flights

Schedule:

Welcome to Adventurous Costa Rica

Upon arrival, a private transportation will be awaiting for you on the airport’s exit. 

After this, you will be greeted by your driver and taken towards the transport that takes you to your hotel for the night, this would take around 1 hour, depending on your arrival time. 

Once set at your hotel, you will be able to explore the various trails of your lodge, a former “hacienda” (cattle farm) that has evolved into a nature and adventure oriented set, in the vicinity of Rincón de La Vieja National Park. 

Your hotel offers transportation to Rio Negro Hot Springs, a wonderful setting in the midst of the Dry Forest that offers various temperature pools to sooth your flight away. 

Upon returning, set out to your hotel’s restaurant for a buffet dinner.

Accommodation: Hacienda Guachipelin

Meals: Dinner

Full Day of Adventure

A bright start to your day with a buffet breakfast gives you energy with seasonal fruits and continental and local options. 

After this, you will be setting towards the adventure center, just across the restaurant, were you will fill the active waiver and then be fitted with your gear according to the activities that will be set in no particular order. 

You will be heading by horseback through the connecting dirt roads within the property allowing you to see the remainder of activities such as pastures and other animals such as goats. Your horses are very knowledgeable of the route, so you can easily sit down and enjoy the ride. 

Be wary the saddles are leather and can cause some friction on your legs, a dri-fit leggings or alternative sports clothing is advisable for this part. 

Once you arrive at the meeting point, you will set off the saddle and hop on the bus that takes you to the starting point of the next activity; floating over the river’s rapids of class II & III. 

Here you will have some minutes to change for a swimsuit and will be provided with drybags to store your change of clothes. 

You will be fitted and instructed for safety during the ride and will for 200 meters in the forest before reaching the river shore, where adventure starts!

Your guides will make sure you continue the flow of the river as you may stop in calm waters or some rocks may stop you from time to time. The river goes from calm to swift and back, perfect for a mixture of emotions and sensations!

Once finished, you will walk back to the meeting point to change clothes and be returning to the adventure center by bus. 

Once there, you will have time to enjoy a buffet lunch to recharge your energy. 

During the afternoon, set back to the adventure center and be fitted with your safety gear to slide through the forest: Have exhilarating fun on seven zip line cables, one hanging bridge, two Tarzan swings, a controlled 20-meter (65-foot) rappel, natural rock climbing wall, and via ferrata traverses and climbs. 

The tour generally takes between 90 minutes and two hours to complete.

Upon finalization, you have time to enjoy your hotel’s pool, or simply relax in your room. 

A nice buffet dinner is offered during the night. 

Accommodation: Hacienda Guachipelin

Meals: All meals

Rincón de La Vieja National Park visit and set off to Monteverde

Today your day has an early start; enjoy your buffet breakfast as you will need energy for the hike. 

You will be taken by bus to the entrance to the National Park where your guide will take you through the lobby and start the hike on Las Pailas Trail at Rincon de la Vieja National Park. 

There, you will be able to observe breathtaking nature and wildlife, incredible volcanic activity, and scenic beauty of the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. 

Morning hours are perfect for observing raptor birds searching for prey, a selection of small lizards and sloths. 

After this, you will be taken back to your hotel to check out and enjoy lunch, before setting off to your next destination: The Cloud Forest.

Your transportation will meet you at the lobby and will take you towards your hotel in Monteverde to be marveled with unique scenarios as you go up in altitude. 

The setting in Monteverde allows for you to have really vivid sunsets among an evergreen, lush forest. You can enjoy complimentary access to Aguti Reserve located just a few steps from the hotel, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

This complex has 4 km of trails in the cloud forest of which the first 600m are wheelchair accessible. 

Accommodation: Koora Hotel

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Private visit to Santa Elena Cloud Forest Biological Reserve and Hanging Bridge

Given today you have an early start, your breakfast will be served accordingly. 

Upon pick up from your hotel, you will meet your guide for the morning that will take you to the entrance to the Biological Reserve. 

The 310 hectares’ reserve, founded in 1992 offers a big variety of flora and wildlife, also, you can observe the Arenal volcano and its lake when it is not cloudy. Additionally, the Santa Elena Reserve receives fewer visitors, which positions the activity as the ideal for those who enjoy less crowded sites.

You will be hiking through the forest and searching for sightings of wildlife and learning about the natural history of the area, all of this while surrounded by a true natural environment set for conservation. 

After this visit, you will be setting back to your hotel for lunch at your own expense, before setting back with your private guide to take you on an altitude activity. 

During the morning visit, you got to know the depths and wides of the Cloud Forest, now, your vision will be managed from above. 

This tour of 3 kilometers approximately, offers incredible views of the vast nature, both on the heights of the forest and on the paths that connect the bridges between each other.

After admiring the beauty of the scenery, you will be setting back to the hotel for the day.

Accommodation: Koora Hotel

Meals: Breakfast 

Off to the North-Pacific Coast.

Today your morning is at leisure for you to enjoy as you see better fit. 

After checkout, you will have time to enjoy lunch at your own expense, before setting off to your next destination, Tamarindo Beach!

Your transfer will take approximately 4 hours. 

Enjoy a perfect setting for viewing the landscape and a perfect sunset at your hotel’s various dining options and beachfront facilities.

Accommodation: Tamarindo Diria Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Off Roading in the mountains and the beach!

Today, your activity will be fueled with adrenaline!

Upon meeting your guide and hopping on the transportation, you will be instructed in the safety guidelines and will be provided with your ATV for the visit. 

You leave from Panama Beach heading to Sardinal mountain road, to reach the town of Sardinal, there is a stop in the park of Sardinal to get some water or supermarket shopping (10-15 minutes). 

There is a stop for using bathrooms if necessary, and then return over the mountain to Panama beach.

The incredible views from the top of the mountains and wildlife will make this tour simply unforgettable.

Make sure to have your eyes wide open! Sometimes, monkeys, birds, cows, and horses make a nice traffic jam.

After these 3 hours of activity, you will be heading back to your hotel for the day.

Accommodation: Hotel Tamarindo Diria

Meals: Breakfast 

Sunset Catamaran

Today you will have a leisurely morning to enjoy walking down the beach or resting by the various pools. 

After noon, you will be greeted at the lobby of your hotel to set off and sail towards the sunset. 

Your transfer will take you to the marina, where you will be hoping on a sailing boat that will take you around the coastline and show you some real beach and sea landscapes. 

On board, you will be fitted with an open bar as well as music and activities such as snorkeling. 

After 3 hours of sun, ocean water and wind, you will be setting back to the marina and back to your hotel for the night.

Accommodation: Tamarindo Diria Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Snack bar.

Farewell to Costa Rica

Your adventure run through some of Costa Rica’s most acclaimed destinations has come to an end; you will be setting back home with a lot of good memories and hopefully a nice tan.

According to your flight schedule, you will be taken to the airport to set back for home. 

Feel free to come back soon!

Meals: Breakfast 

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