6-Day Craters And Critters Tour from San Jose, Costa Rica

  • Tour code: 652-890
  • Available: Daily
  • Depart from: San Jose, Costa Rica; Alajuela, Costa Rica
  • Duration: 6 Days 5 Nights
From USD$1009

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Highlights:

Visit La Fortuna & Arenal Volcano and Manual Antonio National Park.Inclusions: 5 nights hotel. This Costa Rica tour offers the best of both worlds and starts at the world famous Arenal Volcano, where a nature-packed rainforest will captivate you by day and an awesome natural fireworks display will dazzle you by night. From the craters of Arenal to the critters of Manuel Antonio National Park, this tour will leave lasting memories of a Costa Rica vacation in paradise.

Pricing Details

Single: $1599
Double (/Person): $1009
Third Person Adult: $1009
Child : $1009
Fourth Person Adult: N/A
Child : N/A

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

  • Price: All Prices are in USD. Prices are per person based upon shared twin room occupancy. All prices are based on current exchange rates and are subject to change without notice.
  • Special dates where above prices are not valid = New Years, Semana Santa, Inti Raymi week. Exact dates to be confirmed ASAP.

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 San Jose - La Fortuna de San Carlos(205 km)
  • Day 2 Arenal Volcano
  • Day 3 La Fortuna - Quepos(118 km)
  • Day 4 Manuel Antonio National Park(14 km)
  • Day 5 Quepos & Manuel Antonio National Park(14 km)
  • Day 6 Quepos
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Day 1 San Jose - La Fortuna de San Carlos(205 km)

When guests arrive at the San Jose airport, we will begin a breathtaking journey up into the Tilaran Mountains until we reach the quaint town of La Fortuna de San Carlos. We will check into an excellent hotel and have the remainder of the day to explore the town on our own. You will be transferred from the San Jose airport and taken on a breathtaking journey up into the Tilaran mountains until you reach the foothill of the grand Arenal Volcano which dominates the quaint town of La Fortuna de San Carlos. You will check in at one of our numerous excellent hotels and have the rest of the day to explore the town on your own.
Standard Hotel: Volcano Lodge or similar

Day 2 Arenal Volcano

After breakfast at our hotel, we will take a short drive to the western side of the Arenal Volcano. Once there, we will take a hike along the Toucan Trail until we reach a viewing area where we will be able to see lava roll down the side of the volcano. Guests may choose the option to stay in one of the luxurious hotels near Arenal that have thermal springs on their premises. We will stop at one such hotel to relax in the springs before returning to our hotel in La Fortuna.

La Fortuna is the name of a district and a small city located in San Carlos, in the province of Alajuela, Costa Rica. "La Fortuna" is Spanish for "The Fortune", and aptly named due its ample supply of tourist attractions and extremely fertile lands.

  • Always Visit
    This active stratovolcano in Costa Rica has an elevation of 5,358 feet. It looms over the small town of Las Fortuna below. There are many trails that traverse the slopes, leading all the way to the summit.
  • Always Visit
    One of the many trails that wraps around the slops of the Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica, the Toucan Trail is a great way to get to the main observation area and see local wildlife.
Standard Hotel: Volcano Lodge or similar

Day 3 La Fortuna - Quepos(118 km)

After breakfast, we will head towards Costa Rica's Pacific coast, passing small, traditional villages and vast plantations until we reach the town of Quepos and Manuel Antonio National Park. We will have the rest of the day free to explore the historical town and relax on the beautiful beaches of the national park.

Listed by Forbes in 2011 as one of the 12 most beautiful national parks in the world, Manuel Antonio is home to fantastic beaches on Costa Rica's Pacific coastline.

This lovely old colonial town sits on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. It serves as the gateway to Manuel Antonio National Park and is home to some of the country's most beautiful beaches.

Standard Hotel: Tres Banderas or similar

Day 4 Manuel Antonio National Park(14 km)

After breakfast, we will journey into Manuel Antonio National Park, where we can choose to take either a leisurely stroll or a more strenuous hike, both led by a trained Costa Rican naturalist guide who will help us spot the treasures hidden within the exotic and diverse tropical rainforest. We can challenge ourselves to spot as many unique species of plant and animal as possible while we also learn about the history of the Quepoa Indians in the area. Afterwards, we will return to our hotel to relax for the rest of the day.
Standard Hotel: Tres Banderas or similar

Day 5 Quepos & Manuel Antonio National Park(14 km)

After breakfast, we will have the entire day to explore Quepos and Manuel Antonio National Park at our own leisure. This area is one of the best spots for fishing in the whole country, and that is just one of a plethora of activities in which you can partake. Others include snorkeling, diving, and kayaking.

This lovely old colonial town sits on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. It serves as the gateway to Manuel Antonio National Park and is home to some of the country's most beautiful beaches.

Listed by Forbes in 2011 as one of the 12 most beautiful national parks in the world, Manuel Antonio is home to fantastic beaches on Costa Rica's Pacific coastline.

Standard Hotel: Tres Banderas or similar

Day 6 Quepos

After breakfast, guests will transfer to the airport for their flights out of Costa Rica. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding when to schedule departure flights.

This lovely old colonial town sits on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. It serves as the gateway to Manuel Antonio National Park and is home to some of the country's most beautiful beaches.

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I recommend this tour!

Posted by: John on 2013-09-11

Our tour guide was very patient. I can really say he did some research about the history of the places we visited. I always recommend to the first timers to take taketours whenever they want to go for vacation. It is really easy, cheap and for sure you will enjoy it.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: yamini on 2013-04-30

What I was most impressed about the trip was the magical way the transport in charge and guide would appear at exactly appointed time. I traveled alone and never felt uncomfortable even for a nano-second during the entire trip. It was very well organized. From itinerary perspective, you could have included one or two extra attractions. But overall I am very happy.

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