per person in double occupancy
10 days – 9 nights
Explore the Caribbean coast where life is more rugged and rustic, allowing wildlife to thrive. In this area you don’t find any mega-resorts or hotel chains, just cozy and small boutique hotels.
Navigate along the famous canals of Tortuguero and adore the beaches of Puerto Viejo, a unique and authentic Caribbean town. This region offers the exotic Cahuita National Park, Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife refuge, hidden beaches, nightlife and delightful restaurants.
- – Tortuguero National Park
- – Pacuare River
- – Cahuita National Park
- – Kayaking, Hiking and Snorkeling Activities
Day 1. Arrival to San Jose International Airport and one representative will be waiting outside for a private transfer to Aurola Holiday Inn Hotel, located in the heart of San José and walking distance from shopping, offices, museums, theatres and cosmopolitan nightlife.
Day 2. You will be picked up at your hotel by a guide and a driver and they will take you to Tortuguero on north Caribbean Coast. On route a typical Costa Rican breakfast will be waiting for you to continue to the River Pier and take a one hour boat ride through the canals. You will stay at Mawamba Lodge.
Day 3. Adventurous day will delight on this opportunity to paddle straight into the heartland of the Tortuguero National Park; kayak tour is an excellent way to enjoy the natural wonders of the area into the canals.
Day 4. Morning transfer to Pacuare area, you will prepare to paddle down the tropical white water rafting on Pacuare River. After that, you’ll have an incredible night at the Rios Tropicales Eco-Lodge.
This is the perfect way to explore one of Costa Rica’s most exquisite rainforest, enjoying with the nature on the raft of the exciting Class III-IV white water rapids.
Day 5. Paddle down the river where your ground traport is waiting to take you for about 3 hours to Southern Caribbean, where you’ll stay at Cariblue Hotel located in Puerto Viejo. This tropical oasis offers a lush vegetation and pleasant accommodations.
Day 7. Take your snorkeling tour and hiking at Cahuita National park. Explore the coral reef which hosts over 240 marine species, accompanied by professional guides to observe all marine wildlife. Then, enjoy some quick break to continue the adventure through trails in the tropical forest and along Playa Blanca. You may see and hear a variety of fauna such as howler and capuchin monkeys, two or three-fingered sloths, variety of snakes, lizards and iguanas.
Day 8. Leisure day to enjoy hotel facilities and enjoy the small coastal town of Puerto Viejo.
Day 9. Shuttle bus transfer back to San Jose, where you will check in at Crowne Plaza Corobici.
Day 10. Departure transfer from the hotel to San Jose International airport.
- Welcome Service and transportation to the Hotel
- 1 night stay at Aurola Holiday Inn Hotel or similar
- 2 nights stay at Mawamba Lodge or similar (Full board)
- 1 night stay at Pacuare Eco Lodge by Rios Tropicales
- Hiking and Snorkeling Tour at Cahuita National Park
- Shuttle Transfer from Puerto Viejo to San Jose
- 1 night stay at Crowne Plaza San Jose Corobici or similar
- Transfer from the Hotel to San Jose International Airport
- Daily Breakfasts
- All hotel taxes
- Entrance fee to Tortuguero National Park