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7 Days
San Jose (2 nts) / Arenal (2 nts) / Monteverde (2 nts)

 
     
 
 
Tour / Package Extensions, Local Sightseeing Tours, Car Rental and/or other services can be arranged, subject to availability and price alteration.
 
 
 
   
 
 
FREESTYLE HOSTED

A self-drive vacation in Costa Rica is the ideal way to explore the country's ecological wonders and discover the heart of a nation that is noted for its safety and high level of education of the population, many of whom speak English fluently. The road conditions around the urban areas are good, but in the more remote parts of the countryside can be basic and driving with caution is recommended. Travelling through picturesque countryside to visit Poas and Arenal volcanos, as well as the Cano Negro wildlife reserve and Monteverde Cloud Forest, there will many opportunities to see wildlife in its natural habitat and mingle with the friendly locals.
   
 
Suggested Intinerary
 
             
  Day 1 - USA / San Jose
Flight to San Jose. Pick-up your 4x4 vehicle at the airport and drive to your hotel nearby, on the outskirts of the city. The rest of the ay is free.
    Day 5 - Monteverde
This morning you can visit the Monteverde Biological Reserve, where you can see a wide variety of mammals, reptiles, amphibians and many bird species, including the legendary Quetzal. In the afternoon you can visit the Butterfly Garden and the Hummingbird Gallery.(B)
             
  Day 2 - San Jose / Poas / Arenal
Morning drive through the mountains to the Poas Volcano, with its wide active crater and hot water lake. Continue traveling north through the farm land of San Carlos to Arenal. Tonight visit the Tabacon Spa, where you can have dinner at the panoramic restaurant with a view of the Arenal Volcano, with its frequent fire eruptions. (B)
    Day 6 - Monteverde / San Jose
Enjoy a leisurely drive back to San Jose, perhaps visiting the picturesque village of Sarchi en route, where you can watch craftsmen hand-paint the traditional oxcarts and shop for souvenirs. (B)
             
  Day 3 - Arenal / Cano Negro / Arenal
A day trip to Cano Negro wildlife refuge is recommended. There you can see turtles, iguanas, crocodiles, and a variety of birds, including pink pelicans. (B)
    Day 7 - San Jose / USA
Morning free. Afternoon departure for your return flight to USA. (B)
             
  Day 4 - Arenal / Monteverde
This morning you can relax by the hotel pool and bathe in the Hot Springs of Tabacon Spa. In the afternoon an exciting drive alongside the Arenal lake and through the mountains to Monteverde Cloud Forest. (B)
       
   
 
Hotels Featured     Package Features
 
         
 
No.of Nts   Location   Hotel Name   Category
             
3
  San Jose   Melia Cariari  
* * * * *
2
 

Arenal

  Montana de Fuego  
* * * *
2
  Monteverde  
Belmar
 
* * *
         
   

• Round trip airfare.
• Accommodation for the 7 nights at the hotels listed.
• Car rental for 7 days, including unlimited mileage, Tax and CDW insurance.
• Breakfast daily. Other meals as listed on the itinerary, as follows:
(B) = Breakfast / (L) = Lunch / (D) = Dinner
• Hotel taxes and service charges.
• Services of the local Skyline's Representatives.

 
DEPARTURE DATES: Daily departures
 
 
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