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Trekking Tour in Costa Rica 2021

A 9-day tour immersed in the luxuriant Costa Rican nature, to discover its flora and fauna with numerous treks in the most diverse environments, including the Talamanca Cordillera, the rainforest where the Arenal volcano stands majestically, Bosque Eterno private reserve de Los Niños, the Laguna de Hule and the Tenorio and Rio Celeste National Park, without missing an “alternative” visit to the city of San Josè and a relaxing experience at the thermal baths of the Arenal volcano.

Free departures every day except Sunday

Minimum 4 participants

1° day

Italy, San Jose ’(- / - / -)

Arrival at San Jose airport, with subsequent transfer to the hotel. Free dinner and overnight stay.
Hotel Isla Verde, San Jose ’

2° day

San Jose ’, San Gerardo de Dota (B / - / -)

Breakfast.
This morning we propose to know the capital of Costa Rica, its history, the most emblematic places, most authentically and unusually: to accompany the guests will be a guide from a group of young people who live in San Jose ', love their city, they know its secrets and the changes that have occurred over time.
They are passionate about driving, to convey to guests the emotions they experience every day in a place that, in our opinion, offers a lot and is not as well known as it deserves.
Meet a few minutes before 10:00 at the National Theater (about 20/25 min. By car from your hotel) and identify your guide (yellow shirt with the inscription Carpe Chepe): he will accompany you for a 2-hour walk and 30 minutes to discover San Jose '. The tour, available from Monday to Saturday, has no fixed cost, tips that participants want to leave are welcome.
In the early afternoon transfer to the picturesque town of San Gerardo de Dota (about two hours from the capital), located in the mountainous area at the foot of the Talamanca Cordillera, in the Savegre river valley, over 2,000 meters above sea level.
The area, dominated by the uncontested nature of the cloudy forest, offers its guests splendid landscapes that are colored by the distinct shades of green of the vegetation, the brown of the centenary trunks of its woods, the soft colors of the flowers of the fruit trees and shades brighter than orchids and bromeliads.
Arrival at destination and accommodation in the lodge.
Hotel Suria, San Gerardo de Dota

3° day

San Gerardo de Dota (B / - / -)

Early breakfast before trekking on the Talamanca Cordillera, the central mountain axis of the country, characterized by bursting nature and a cool climate.
Today gives us a wonderful walk on Cerro Buena Vista - 3.491 mt. above sea level - a massif covered by centuries-old oak woods that alternate with the paramo, a more barren area where dwarf trees and rocky terrain are furrowed by the wind. Including a spittle at the end of the climb.
It is undoubtedly one of the best areas in Central America for trekking. A good physical condition is required for 5/6 hours of walking in this natural paradise with an expert local guide.
Hotel Suria, San Gerardo de Dota

4° day

San Gerardo de Dota (B / - / -)

After breakfast we will go in search of the undisputed king of this area: the quetzal who, although the national bird of Guatemala, has decided to move to this area and make it his home. Bird watching attracts thousands of tourists from all over the American continent to San Gerardo de Dota every year.
Considering yesterday's "fatigue", today's walk will be lighter: always accompanied by a specialized guide on the subject, we will make a two-hour journey through the colors of the nature of this mountainous area and return for lunch. Free afternoon for further walks independently or for a little relaxation in the magical scenery of the place.
Hotel Suria, San Gerardo de Dota

5° day

San Gerardo de Dota, La Fortuna (B / - / -)

Breakfast and transfer around 10:30 am to the La Fortuna area, in the north of the country, a large area covered by the rainforest where the Arenal volcano, the so-called "perfect cone", stands majestically.
After the inactivity that lasted for hundreds of years, the Arenal suddenly (and unexpectedly) woke up in July 1968 with a violent eruption that destroyed the town of Tabacon. Following the eruption, three other craters were added to the only existing crater. Since 2010 the volcano has been dormant.
Accommodation in a hotel surrounded by nature, with a privileged view of the volcano.
Arenal Volcano Inn Hotel, La Fortuna

6° day

La Fortuna, Children's Eternal Forest (B / L / -)

Breakfast and departure around 7.30 for a visit to the Bosque Eterno de Los Niños private reserve, a large area located between Monteverde and the Arenal volcano with gradients between 500 and 1,200 meters, which hosts a mainly wooded landscape (evergreen forest, rainy tropical forest and cloudy forest) furrowed by valleys, canyons, lagoons, waterfalls, streams that flow into the Atlantic as well as into the Pacific. Habitat of over 3,000 species of plants and trees, that is 1/3 of the flora present in the country, is home to a particularly large fauna: over 400 species of birds and more than 50% of mammals present throughout the country.
Basically, a natural paradise that we will discover with the help of an expert guide by creating a 7-kilometer path along which we will admire the primary and secondary forest, the volcanic soil with its fumaroles, the Pocosol Waterfall with more than 50 meters of height. , the canyon below.
The forest belongs to the Monteverde Conservation Association (ACM), a Costa Rican non-profit organization that has been tirelessly protecting, rehabilitating, and reforesting for 34 years (today it has planted about 1,600,000 trees), as well as conservation of local ecosystem and environmental education in schools and communities in northern Costa Rica.
Arenal Volcano Inn Hotel, La Fortuna

7° day

La Fortuna, Rubber Lagoon (B / L / -)

Breakfast and departure around 7.30 am for another unforgettable walk. Today we will get to know the Laguna de Hule, a 55-hectare diameter lagoon located at the base of the Cerro Congo volcano. This site is known for its hiking trails that wind through clay or clay, volcanic stone soils, and then flow into the wooded forest at 800 meters above sea level.
The circular route takes place along the itinerary of about 8 km where we will meet the three lagoons that once formed the crater.
The experience ends with a typical lunch with a Costa Rican family.
Included: snacks and water.
Return to the hotel in the afternoon.
Arenal Volcano Inn Hotel, La Fortuna

8° day

La Fortuna, Tenorio and Rio Celeste National Park (B / L / -)

Breakfast and transfer to the Tenorio National Park around 07:30 to make an excursion in the tropical rainforest, at the foot of the Tenorio volcano, in an area crossed by the Celeste River and populated by pumas, jaguars, tapirs, monkeys and many species of reptiles and birds.
The river, along its path, is tinged with a magical turquoise color due to the Divinity who, after painting the sky, cleaned the brush in its waters or ... according to the scientific version, for the optical effect due to the dispersion of sunlight due to the high concentration of aluminum silicates in the river bed.
Today's tour (7 km walk) takes place in a wonderful naturalistic setting that offers us the opportunity to admire the bubbling waters of the river, the waterfalls, the thermal springs, the Blue lagoon, Los Teñideros (the point where the river acquires its characteristic color) and, from the top of the belvedere, the Tenorio volcano and the surrounding mountain range.
Typical Costa Rican lunch included water and snacks during the walk.
Arenal Volcano Inn Hotel, La Fortuna

9° day

La Fortuna, Arenal volcano (B / L / D)

Breakfast and departure around 08:00 for an unmissable trekking route that will allow us to know the area of the Arenal volcano and the changes it has undergone over time due to the eruptions.
The route - about 6.5 km - will lead us to different environments at the foot of the volcano: areas covered by trees and shrubs, grasslands, marshy and rocky areas, as well as the characteristic solidified lava paths. Included: snacks, water, packed lunch.
This tour is an experience not to be missed for trekking lovers, we could define it as a must that, with the help of the expert guide, will take us to discover the morphology and fauna of this corner of Costa Rica dominated by nature.
In the late afternoon, after the "fatigue" of these days, you will allow yourself a well-deserved rest in an unmissable place in Costa Rica, located in the middle of nature: the transport service will take you around 5.45 pm from your hotel to the spa, where you can immerse yourself in the warm natural pools heated by the volcano. An authentic corner of Paradise in Costa Rica!
Dinner will be offered at the spa restaurant, with subsequent return to the hotel at 10pm.

Hotel Arenal Volcano Inn, La Fortuna

10° day

La Fortuna, San Jose 'airport, Italy (B / - / -)

Breakfast and departure for the San Jose airport (approximately 4 hours) for the return flight home. It is advisable to arrive at least 2 hours and 30 minutes early.

Tariff per person, starting from:

DepartureDoubleSupplement single
From 1 January 2021 to 30 April 2021€ 1,780€ 380
From 1 May 2021 to 31 May 2021€ 1,680€ 310
From 1 June 2021 to 31 August 2021€ 1,780€ 380
From 1 September 2021 to 31 October 2021€ 1,680€ 310
From 1 November 2021 to 30 November 2021€ 380-

Notes

(B / L / D-AI): B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = Dinner; (AI) = All Inclusive.

Reference exchange rates for currencies:

Currency: US dollar (USD) – Exchange rate: 1.18

Exchange rate variations with fluctuations greater than 3% will result in an adjustment of costs and will be communicated within 20 days of departure.

Currency block: € 50 per file.

The customer has the possibility to permanently block the cost of ground services which will no longer be subject to currency fluctuations.

The request must be made simultaneously with the confirmation.


The tariff includes

  • Mentioned hotel, and -if not available, other/ s of the same category
  • Transfer (s) as scheduled
  • Tour as per program with guide who speak English and Spanish in sharing (days 2-3-4-6-7-8-9)
  • Treatment as indicated in the program
  • GoWorld travel kit (backpack, photographic volumes, clothes/trolley bag – according to the practice amount)
  • Insurance for medical assistance (up to € 15,000), medical repatriation and damage to luggage (up to € 1,000)- with possible integration

The tariff does not include

  • Intercontinental flights
  • Registration fee of € 95
  • Exit taxes from the country 29 usd
  • Airport taxes subject to change
  • Tips
  • Resort Fee or Tourist Tax in hotels- if not specifically indicated.
  • Optional excursions
  • Currency block
  • Government and local taxes not in effect at the time of listing
  • Drinks and/or meals- if not expressly mentioned
  • country entry tax (usd 10 per person)
  • Personal expenses and extras
  • Excess baggage
  • Supplementary travel cancellation insurance
  • Supplementary medical-baggage insurance OPZ A: maximum medical expenses up to 55,000 euros/baggage up to 1,500 euros
  • Supplementary medical-baggage insurance OPZ B: maximum medical expenses up to 155,000 euros/baggage up to 1,500 euros
  • GLOBY ROSSA supplementary insurance
  • Anything else not expressly indicated in “The tariff includes” or elsewhere in the program

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