About this Tour

A trip to Costa Rica will leave you with a renewed appreciation for nature, culture and wildlife, as well as all the amazing memories of the experiences to take home with you!

Activity Level

Tours require a greater level of physical activity. Walking tours of cities are leisurely but you should be prepared to be on your feet for several hours and walk longer distances which may be over uneven ground and steps, climb in and out of zodiacs or small boats without assistance. This tour may include some activities not suitable for people with mobility restrictions.

What's Included

  • 2 nights in Arenal Area & Cano Negro
  • 3 nights Monteverde & Guanacate Beach Stay
  • Visit to artisan town of Sarchí
  • Aerial Tram Tour & Sky Trek Ziplining
  • Arenal Hanging Bridges
  • Arenal Volcano Hike
  • Titoku Hot Springs
  • The Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge & the Rio Frio
  • Selvatura Park with lunch
  • Trapiche Farm Visit
  • Guided Night Walk
  • Kayaking tour
  • Irazu Volcano
  • San Jose City Tour
  • Porterage (1 suitcase per person)
  • International airfare from Regina or Saskatoon

Dates & Pricing

January 27, 2021 – February 09, 2021 Space Available

Weather Varies

We wish we could control the weather, but on the day this tour begins you can expect temperatures (°C) within this range:

Guanacaste

Highs34
Lows22

San Jose

Highs25
Lows19

Arenal Area

Highs31
Lows22

Monteverde

Highs28
Lows16

Itinerary

A trip to Costa Rica will leave you with a renewed appreciation for nature, culture and wildlife, as well as all the amazing memories of the experiences to take home with you!

Day 1 – Home Cities to San Jose, Costa Rica

Travel from your home city to San Jose today.  Transfers to the hotel are included.

Day 2 – San Jose to Arenal Area

We start our trip driving north on the Pan American Highway towards Sarchí, which has earned the name as the birthplace of Costa Rica’s Artisans. Continuing on, we will travel through diverse plantations with agricultural products, ornamental plants and cattle ranches until we reach La Fortuna. This afternoon get your first taste of the rainforest during an aerial tram tour, with spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano & Lake and the Tilaran mountain range. Then, get ready for your first adventure in Costa Rica! Sky Trek is a 3280-foot-long zipline system that gives you the opportunity to enjoy the rainforest and its beautiful views from above in a fun and safe ride!

Day 3 – Arenal Area

Guided by a local naturalist, we will enjoy the fascinating and colorful tropical rainforest this morning at Arenal Hanging Bridges.  This series of static and suspension bridges, ranging from 5 to 100 meters long, allow views of the forest at different levels, imposing vistas of the volcano and great bird-watching opportunities, making for an unforgettable experience!  This afternoon join our guide for a gentle hike along the base of Arenal Volcano before enjoying a relaxing soak at Titoku Hot Springs, followed by a delicious dinner with views of Arenal Volcano in the background.

Day 4 – Arenal Area to Cano Negro

Today is at leisure before making our way to the Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge late this afternoon.

Day 5 – Cano Negro

The Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge and the Rio Frio are biological humid areas and are some of the richest in biological diversity in Costa Rica. Home to a great variety of resident & migratory birds, plus three different species of monkey. Enjoy your floating safari through the tropical rainforest, pastures and marsh, spot three-toed sloths, and many more rare and endangered jungle creatures. Keep your eyes on the river too – there’s a chance of spotting the fin of a freshwater shark as it slices above the water’s surface.

Day 6 – Cano Negro to Monteverde

After breakfast, our journey continues to the Monteverde area. Famous for its cool, gray, misty cloud forest and perfect for nature lovers!  Enjoy breathtaking views of the northern plains of Costa Rica as our guide tells us the history of the local area.  After checking into the hotel, the rest of our day is free to enjoy.  You may wish to take a ziplining tour through the Monteverde Cloud Forest, visit a local frog pond, or relax and enjoy the beautiful views and amenities of our hotel.

Day 7 – Monteverde

This morning explore Selvatura Park’s treetop walkways, butterfly gardens and hummingbirds. The ideal combination for nature lovers! After lunch, visit family-owned Trapiche Farm where we learn about the production and cultivation of sugar cane, coffee, bananas, plantains, arracacha, macadamia nuts, and oranges on our guided tour.

Day 8 – Monteverde

Take an optional tour this morning or just relax and soak in the beauty of the area. At sunset, enjoy a hike through the forest, when all the wildlife is active. It is always a busy time in the forest, the diurnal animals are looking for a place to sleep and the nocturnal animals are starting their activities.

Day 9 – Monteverde to Guanacaste

After breakfast we travel to Guanacaste. Located in the north pacific region, it has one of the most visited areas and is known for its beautiful beaches.

Day 10 – Guanacaste

Enjoy a kayaking trip, perfect for nature lovers where you can row through the calm waters of the estuary found between Tamarindo beach and Playa Grande.

Day 11 – Guanacaste

Day at leisure

Day 12 – Guanacaste to San Jose

Soak up the sun during your last bit of free time in paradise! After many adventures and experiences its time to drive back to San Jose.

Day 13 – Irzau Volcano & San Jose City Tour

Travel to the old capital city of Cartago, passing through one of the richest coffee producing areas of the country. From Cartago we continue up the magnificent lush slopes of the Irazu volcano, the deep richness of the volcano soil is evident as you capture the brilliant green hues of the farmland. The spectacular view that awaits you from the 11,300 ft summit will never be forgotten, on a clear day it is possible to view both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. On the way back to the actual capital of Costa Rica, San Jose we learn all about the history during a city tour. This evening join your guide and fellow xplorers for a farewell dinner before heading to the airport for your flight home.

Day 14 – Arrive Home

Arrive home

What you will experience on this tour

A trip to Costa Rica will leave you with a renewed appreciation for nature, culture and wildlife, as well as all the amazing memories of the experiences to take home with you!

Aerial Tram and Ziplining

This afternoon get your first taste of the rainforest during an aerial tram tour, with spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano & Lake and the Tilaran mountain range. Then, get ready for your first adventure in Costa Rica! Sky Trek is a 3280-foot-long zipline system that gives you the opportunity to enjoy the rainforest and its beautiful views from above in a fun and safe ride!

Titoku Hot Springs

Arenal's Titoku Hot Springs consist of 8 pools. The top pool is the warmest; from here, water cascades down a series of boulders, flowing from spring to spring and decreasing in temperature. Each pool can be safely accessed using the stairs and handrails, and is equipped with colorful ambient light during the evening. Lush gardens surround the pools and provide them with a pleasant, forested atmosphere.

Arenal Volcano Hike

Enjoy spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano on a gentle hike of about 1 hour along the base of the volcano. This short hike will give you a chance to enjoy the forest.

Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge & Rio Frio

This is a biological humid area considered to be one of the richest in biological diversities in Costa Rica. Here you can find a great variety of resident and migratory birds, plus 3 different species of monkeys, also iguanas, sloths, turtles and caimans. Enjoy a floating safari through the tropical rainforest.

Selvatura Park

For those that love nature, here you will explore treetop walkways, a butterfly and hummingbird garden along with a delicous lunch.

Trapiche Farm Visit & tour

At this locally owned farm, you will be guided through plantations of bananas, plantains, macadamia, oranges, sugar cane and coffee.

Estuary Kayaking

The Kayak Tour to the Tamarindo Estuary offers an adventure through a wildlife filled nature setting near Tamarindo in the Guanacaste region. On this tour, you'll paddle around the Tamarindo Estuary and get a good look at the native wildlife. 

Irazu Volcano

Travel to the old capital city of Cartago, passing through one of the richest coffee producing areas of the country. From Cartago we continue up the magnificent lush slopes of the Irazu volcano, the deep richness of the volcano soil is evident as you capture the brilliant green hues of the farmland. The spectacular view that awaits you from the 11,300 ft summit will never be forgotten, on a clear day it is possible to view both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

San Jose City Tour

Learn about the history of San Jose during a city tour.

Dates & Pricing

A trip to Costa Rica will leave you with a renewed appreciation for nature, culture and wildlife, as well as all the amazing memories of the experiences to take home with you!

January 27, 2021 – February 09, 2021 Space Available


Canadian Dollars

$6,339 Double

Triple $6,039
Single $8,199

*All prices are per person and landy only and includes airfare from Regina and Saskatoon. For other cities please contact us for pricing.

Not included in price: 

  • Taxes and fees of $327
  • Airline baggage fees for additional or over-sized luggage
  • Airline fuel surcharges if there is a change in fuel prices

Airport transfers are provide on tour start and end date only.

Total Meals included: all breakfasts, 4 lunches and all dinners

Prepaid Gratuities for local guides and drivers $175 CAD


U.S. Dollars

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