A unique, one-of-a-kind, off-the-beaten-path adventure through rainforest, volcano, waterfall and cave
9 Days / 8 Nights
|San José area||San José||1 Night|
|Arenal area||Arenal||2 Nights|
|Manuel Antonio area||Manuel Antonio||3 Nights|
|Las Tumbas area||Las Tumbas||1 Night|
|San José area||San José||1 Night|
If you are looking for a unique, one-of-a-kind, off-the-beaten-path adventure — this trip is for you! What’s the most interesting and exciting place you’ve ever stayed when traveling? Would you love to sleep in a cave behind a waterfall? Enjoy 9 days exploring the rainforest, visiting spectacular waterfalls, rafting down tropical rivers, flying through the tree-tops overlooking the rainforest canopy, hanging out with the titi monkeys in Manuel Antonio and finishing off with a night deep in the jungle where guests hike in and rappel down into a secret cave behind the waterfall where you will spend the night experiencing the rare beauty of Costa Rica that few get the chance to experience. This is an adventure that your friends will be envious of when you tell them about your epic Costa Rican vacation!
- Airport Meet and Greet Private Transfer to San José Hotel
- 8 NTS Hotel Accommodations with breakfast, plus listed meals: San José (1 NT), La Fortuna (2 NTS), Manuel Antonio (3 NTS), 1 NT Secret Rainforest Open Air Waterfall Cave, San José (1 NT)
- Balsa River Rafting Link from San José to Arenal (L)
- Arenal 4 in 1 (Hanging Bridges, Waterfall, Hot Springs)
- Canopy Zip-line Treetop Adventure (L)
- Rappel adventure at Diamante’s Waterfall Cave, Hiking and river pool cliff jumping
- Shared Shuttle transfer Arenal – Manuel Antonio
- Private transfer Las Tumbas to San José
- All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
- Entrance Fees to Listed Activities except where noted
- Breakfast (8), Lunch (4), Dinner (2)
Day 1: Arrival to San José
Airport Meet and Greet and private transfer to private transfer to your San José Hotel. Overnight San José area hotel.
Day 2: La Fortuna / Arenal Volcano
White Water raft your way to Arenal – paddle down some of the best rapids in Costa Rica. Transform your transfer from San José to Arenal, no need to waste a day of your vacation when you can combine the trip with nature & action to make it one perfect day! Pack a small backpack with anything you want handy for the drive, plus toiletries and dry clothing so you can rinse off and change before lunch and continuing on to your La Fortuna area hotel. Overnight La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano area hotel (B, L)
Day 3: La Fortuna / Arenal Volcano
Arenal 4 in 1 Combo day – this great day features 4 of the best Arenal activities all in ONE day. Start the day with a guided hike across the Arenal hanging bridges followed by a hike and swim in the 70 meter La Fortuna waterfall. After a tasty locally prepared lunch we head to the base of the Arenal Volcano where we see the after effects of the 1968 eruption. After your hike top off the evening and spend the evening soaking in one of the area’s natural Hot Springs. Overnight La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano area hotel (B, L, D)
Day 4: La Fortuna / Arenal Volcano - Manuel Antonio
Time for sun and fun on the beautiful beaches of Manuel Antonio! Shared transport to Manuel Antonio. Journey time 4-5 hours with stops to stretch and use facilities. In the afternoon you can check into the hotel and enjoy the afternoon relaxing by the pool or catch a spectacular Pacific sunset. Overnight Manuel Antonio area hotel (B)
Day 5: Manuel Antonio
Glide through the trees on a Canopy Zip Line Adventure and witness the marvel that is the Costa Rican jungle from the treetops on this amazing adventure made up of a 9 line, 17 platform ride including two rappels that gives you an unparalleled view of what the jungle has to offer. Overnight Manuel Antonio area hotel (B, L)
Day 6: Manuel Antonio
Sleep in and tour in the afternoon, or do a morning tour. Your choice. Either way you have time to relax at the pool with a tropical beverage or walk the beautiful white-sand beaches of Manuel Antonio.
There are many optional activities to choose from in Manuel Antonio or take a self guided walk through the Manuel Antonio National Park
Overnight Manuel Antonio area hotel (Manuel Antonio) (B)
Day 7: Secret Rainforest Waterfall Cave
Step outside of the ordinary! Diamante Falls is a hidden gem and a spot few people visit during their time in Costa Rica. Your private transfer along the Pacific Coast will take you two hours south through pristine cloud forest and rain forest before turning inland and passing the village of Las Tumbas surrounded by lush, rolling mountains sometimes enshrouded in clouds and reaching the Diamante Waterfalls.
Two kilometers below the falls the Diamante River flows through the heart of the valley. Behind 1200 feet of cascading twin waterfalls, you will find the “Casa de Piedra” (House of Stone) or as the locals call it “The Cave.” This amazing open-air cavern features a full size kitchen and comfortable sleeping quarters.
After settling in and enjoying lunch you will rappel down one of the waterfalls and hike to the crystal-clear pools before returning to the cave for a candlelit dinner. Activities while at the cave include hiking to crystal swimming pools, cliff jumping, and exploring nearby trails! At the end of the day you will fall asleep in comfort, surrounded by the sights and sounds of Mother Nature at her finest.
Overnight in an open air cave tucked behind twin waterfalls. (B, L, D)
Day 8: San José
After breakfast you will spend the morning with a hike to upper pools to swim or cliff jump before hiking back to the cave for your departure. After hiking out, you will head back to base camp where your driver will be waiting to take you back to San José for your last night on the town in the capital city. Overnight San José area hotel (B)
Day 9: Departure
A short airport transfer takes you back to the International Airport for your departure from Costa Rica. PURA VIDA!
|Tour price per person||$1,966.00|
|Travel window:||2 January– 20 December 2021|