Head for the hills! Costa Rica’s backbone of mountains and volcanoes hold some of its greatest treasures. The area around Arenal Volcano has adrenaline sports galore; enjoy the luxury of volcano-heated hot springs once the day’s over. Join a guided tour of the Cao Negro wetlands, heading the next day for the cool hills of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Explore this unique ecosystem, famous for its biodiversity, and spot hummingbirds in a thick forest studded with tiny orchids.
Arrive at any time and transfer to hotel.
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Enjoy a tour of a coffee farm, visit Poas Volcano and the La Paz Waterfall gardens on your way to the Arenal area. Chill out and relax in the evening with a visit to nearby hot springs.
Charge up your camera, bring your binoculars, and set off to spot a variety of birds, reptiles, insects and other animals on a guided tour of Cao Negro Wildlife Refuge.
Transfer to the mountain community of Monteverde and the cloud forest. Opt to visit the cheese factory or butterfly gardens.
Head off to the biological reserve for a guided trek through the lush, thriving cloud forest. The rest of the afternoon and evening are free for you to enjoy.
Transfer to San Jos airport or hotel.