Corcovado, Arenal, and Monteverde
10 Days/9 Nights
From $3,019 per person
(Dbl. Occupancy, Incl. Local Airfare)
Experience Costa Rica’s wildlife and natural attractions on this fascinating tour. Visit Corcovado National Park, one of the most biodiverse places on Earth, and snorkel in the waters around Cano Island, ten miles off the Pacific coast. Hike El Silencio Trail around the Arenal Volcano followed by a thermal bath and dinner at Tabacon Hot Springs Resort. Observe migratory birds and other wildlife in Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge, and, enjoy the unique micro climate of the Monteverde cloud forest.
Lodging, Meals, and Airfare: This tour includes accommodations for 9 nights (1 night in San Jose, 3 nights in Corcovado, 3 nights in Arenal, and 2 nights in Monteverde); 18 meals (9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 4 dinner); and domestic airfare.
Best Time to Go: December-April.
Day 1: San Jose.
Day 2: San Jose-Palmar Sur-Sierpe-Corcovado.
Day 3: Corcovado-National Park Hiking Tour.
Day 4: Corcovado-Cano Island Tour.
Day 5: Corcovado-Sierpe-Palmar Sur-San Jose-Arenal.
Day 6: Arenal-Volcano Hike and Hot Springs.
Day 7: Arenal-Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge.
Day 8: Arenal-Monteverde-Cloud Forest Biological Reserve Tour.
Day 9: Monteverde-Selvatura and Canopy Tour.
Day 10: Monteverde-San Jose.
B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
- South American Vacations’ expert pre-departure planning services and documentation.
- Round-trip airfare San Jose-Palmar Sur-San Jose.
- Airport/hotel and other transfers including baggage handling.
- Hotel accommodations including taxes and service charges.
- Excursions as indicated on the itinerary including all applicable entrance fees.
- Meals as indicated on the itinerary.
- English-speaking tour and naturalist guides.
Price Does Not Include
- International airfare.
- International airport departure tax ($29).
- Meals not indicated on the itinerary.
- Gratuities to tour guides, drivers, and hotel staff.
- Gifts and personal items.
- Travel insurance.
We will be happy to quote the cost of international airfare and travel insurance and to make these arrangements for you.
Group Private: All transfers are private except for the round-trip Palmar Sur to Corcovado transfers. All excursions are provided on a group basis.
Elevations: San Jose is 3,700 feet above sea level, Arenal is 1,600 feet, and Monteverde is 4,600 feet.
Passport/Visa: U.S., Australian, Canadian, and EU citizens require a passport valid for at least six months from date of entry and return ticket for stays of up to 90 days. Citizens of other countries are advised to contact the Costa Rican embassy in their country before traveling.
Travel Insurance: In order to protect your travel investment from unforeseen circumstances that may arise before or during your trip, we strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance. We offer Allianz Global Assistance’s Classic Comprehensive and other plans. The Benefits and Coverage Limits are summarized on our Travel Insurance page. Call your travel counselor if you have any questions or to purchase a plan.
To Book This Trip: We require a non-refundable deposit of $500 per person plus the cost of the international airfare (if we make the arrangements for you). The balance of the trip cost is due 60 days prior to departure.
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