Starting at $1,219 CAD Per Person - Escapes to Costa Rica with Globus
Price: $1,219 CAD Per Person
(Featured price is per person, land only, based on double occupancy, and the departure dates indicates and includes all taxes and fees)
Departure Dates: January 29 to December 3, 2022
Photo: Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica
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Photo: Map of Costa Rica Escape Itinerary
Costa Rica Escape Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive in San Jose, Costa Rica
Welcome to San José! Meet your Tour Director at your hotel.
Day 2: San Jose - Arenal
San Jose: Scenic drive past banana groves and pineapple and sugar cane fields en route to Arenal.
Arenal: Visit to La Fortuna Village in the shadow of mighty Arenal Volcano (currently dormant, but known for consistent lava flows before 2010). Arenal is home to cascading waterfalls, thriving rainforests, abundant wildlife, and a wealth of outdoor activities with nearby nature trails and 400-year-old trees. Watch for colorful frogs, monkeys, birds, and native wildlife.
Photo: Capuchin Monkey in Costa Rica
Day 3: Arenal
Guided excursion with your Naturalist to Arenal Hanging Bridges. Explore the jungle canopy atop 15 bridges suspended in the treetops to see various species of plants, birds, butterflies, monkeys, sloths, and other local wildlife. On a clear day, get a 360-degree view of the tropical rainforest and stunning views of Arenal Volcano. Free time the remainder of the day.
Enhance your free time in Arenal with a visit to world-famous Tabacón Hot Springs. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
Day 4: Arenal - Monteverde
Arenal: Scenic drive en route to Monteverde.
Monteverde: Welcome to the cloud forest of Monteverde, situated on the continental divide under misty cloud coverage in one of the world’s most bio-diverse areas. Watch for over 3,000 species of plants, 400 species of birds, 60 species of bats, 1,200 species of amphibians, and 700 species of butterflies in one of the last remaining natural habitats of all six Costa Rica wildcat species—ocelots, jaguars, jaguarundi, pumas, oncillas, and marguays. Perhaps you’ll catch a glimpse of one of Costa Rica’s most beautiful birds, the resplendent quetzal.
Day 5: Monteverde
Naturalist guided walking tour of Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve home to forest fauna such as sloths, jaguars, ocelots, monkeys, coatis, and numerous species of birds. With almost 100% humidity throughout the year, the cloud forest experiences almost 12 feet of rain per year. Free time this afternoon.
Photo: San Jose, Costa Rica
Day 6: Monteverde - Sarchi - San Jose
Sarchi: Visit Sarchi Village, known as the center of Costa Rican handicrafts, and see the artists in their workshops making their famous ox carts.
San Jose: Guided city orientation in downtown San José includes the historic National Theater and the Metropolitan Cathedral.
Day 7: San Jose
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.