Day Tours from San José
The Combo tour is an intense fun filled set of excursions where you will embark on three distinct adventures. We will traverse the city of Alajuela, passing the Agriculture Monument, as well as the Monument to Juan Santamaria named after a folk hero and the famous Mango Park a favorite among visitors. As we ascend the terrain and near the Poás Volcano we will notice a change in temperature and vegetation, we will see coffee plantations as well as fern, flower and strawberry farms along the way, creating a beautiful array of colors and textures. On the way to the volcano we will visit the Doka Coffee Estate for a delicious breakfast. Then we will be treated to a coffee tour in an actual coffee plantation where we will learn the ancient techniques used by the experts to produce some of the best coffee in Costa Rica and around the world. We will continue to the Poás Volcano where we will not only admire the impressive main crater with its sulfur fumaroles, but also learn about the different ecosystems in this unique and protected national park. Following the visit to the volcano we will continue to the La Paz Water Fall Garden for a scrumptious lunch and tour. As we arrive to La Paz, we will walk through a trail, leading to a spectacular waterfall in the middle of the rainforest. Inside the park we will also visit the hummingbird gallery, the serpentarium, the bird house, the butterfly garden and the frog’s exhibit.
Duration: 12 hours, includes breakfast, lunch
and entrance fees0000$105
White Water Rafting
Ride the wild tropical river! You will be thoroughly
instructed in safety procedures and paddling techniques by an expert
Then unique value of white water rafting is that while surrounded
by tropical beauty, one also experiences the sheer excitement of
hurdling through exploding rapids. (Overnight rafting trip available
on the Pacuare River).
Duration: 12 hours
Includes breakfast, lunch and gear
Pacuare River (Class III/IV )0000$100
Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs
On the way to Arenal, there is stop in Sarchi where the beautiful
arts and crafts of Costa Rica are made. Next we will visit the
Hot Springs of the volcano, where one can swim or relax in the pools of fresh spring
water naturally heated by the volcanic activity. At nightfall, we
will go to an observation point to view the volcano by night.
|Arenal Volcano and Tabacon Hot Springs
|Arenal Volcano and Baldi Hot Springs
Duration: 12 hours, includes lunch, dinner and entrance
*Bring swimsuit and towel
Pacific Island Cruise
You will meet the Calypso Catamaran in Puntarenas
after a relaxing drive from San Jose. The cruise is destined for
Tortuga Island, famous for its pristine white sand beaches and crystal
clear water. The Calypso staff will serve you fresh fruit and fruit
drinks aboard the luxurious yacht. Off the island there is excellent
snorkeling. Snorkeling equipment is furnished at an extra charge.
Duration: 14 hours, includes breakfast,
refreshments and gourmet lunch000000000$139
*Bring swimsuit and towels
The Canopy Tour
tour uses techniques developed by cavers and canyon repellers to
allow the adventurous tourist the opportunity to ascend into the
forest canopy and see jungle life from a unique perspective. In
the Mahogany National Park you will traverse from tree to tree and
platform to platform using pulleys on horizontal cables.
Duration: 9 hours, includes lunch0000$85
*$10 park entrance fee payable at park
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Rica acts only as a mediator between clients and tour operators
who operate the services in your itinerary. Consequently, Absolutely
Costa Rica declines any responsibility for deficiency, delay, personal
accident or any other sort of irregularity which may occur.