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The La Fortuna area in the northern plains of Costa Rica offers a variety of excellent options to explore nature. In this tour you
will enjoy the active volcano of Costa Rica and its surrounding rainforests in multiple ways: hiking around the volcano, relaxing
in the hot springs and by boat on the río Frío in the Cano Negro reserve.
Day 1. From San José to Arenal.
Tour driver waits for you at the entrance of your hotel in San José. The trip to La Fortuna takes about 3.5 hours through a scenic landscape. Check in at your lodge. In the afternoon your guide will pick you up and takes you to national park Arenal for a hike with astonishing views over the Arenal volcano and lake Arenal. After this hike you can relax for a couple of hours in the natural hot springs. A delicious dinner here ends this first day of the package.
Day 2. Wildlife in Cano Negro.
After your breakfast you will be picked up by a bilingual guide for a one and a half drive to the Northern Plains with the frontier village Los Chiles as last stop. After a cup of coffee you will make a 2 hours boat trip on the río Frío, one of the best places in Costa Rica to spot wildlife. Almost certainly you will see caimans, monkeys, iguanas, river turtles, and a lot of beautiful birds! After a delicious traditional lunch transportation back to your hotel in La Fortuna is provided. You will be back in your lodge at around 16.00 o´clock.
Day 3. Back to San José or onward travel.
After breakfast you shuttle bus will bring you back to your hotel in San José or you can choose to discover other parts of Costa Rica.
The tour includes:
Hotel: Lomas del Volcan (or similar)
Price: $430 per person (based on double room, double occupancy).