tour has been carefully designed to include
some of the most refreshing, breathtaking scenery
in Costa Rica without having to go on long,
tiring drives or having to do any strenuous
exercise. In one leisurely day, you will experience
what most other see in 2 or 3 days! All included.
your way to the Poas Volcano travel through
country towns, dairy farms, fern and flower
plantation; stopping for a break at a private
coffee farm nestled in the heart of some of
the most fertile lands in Central America.After
a country style breakfast, admire the breathtaking
panorama as the Central Valley of Costa Rica,
is unveiled before your eyes. On the cool summit
of the Poas Volcano at 2700mts.
(9000ft.) walk through an exuberant primeval
cloud forest laden with epyphites, moss, giant
ferns, elfin forests and colorful blossoms.
After a short walk through the National Park
witness one of the largest most spectacular
active craters in the world with its awesome
variety of colors, surrounded by lush vegetation
and treasuring a pristine sulfur lagoon at its
center. Continue on a lovely route past high
volcanic edifices, down and around the volcano,
through deep canyons, jungle and streams, stopping
eventually at the beautiful La Paz and
San Fernando Waterfalls which
flow out of the jungle and plunge hundreds of
feet into aparkling pools of crystalline water.
On the Caribbean Plain experience an entirely
different world of warm tropical weather, cacao
and banana plantations, pineapple
fields and brahma bull ranches, taking plenty
of time to enjoy the scenery along the way.
Than a delicious buffet lunch board a comfortable
covered boat and gently float down the beautiful
Sarapiqui jungle river within 25kms.
of Nicaragua. During the 1, 1/2 hours
jungle cruise be on the lookout for iguanas,
monkeys, sloths, crocodiles, turtles, colorful
birds and much more while intimately experiencing
the impressive rainforest vegetation with its
. towering trees, aerial vines, philidemdrums,
strangler figs, bromelies and rich biological
divercity trees, return to San Jose by a different
route, driving through the heart of Braulio
Carrillo National Park along one of the
densest most spectacular jungle roads of Costa
Rica Transportation, breakfast & lunch included.
Volcano Poas & Sarchi Oxcart Factory
Price $ 68.- Duration: 8 hours
very interesting and practical tour is the tour
to the Poas Volcano and the famous Sarchí Oxcart
Factory. level offering a breathtaking view
of the central valley. It was considered the
world's largest geyser until 1953. After admiring
the wonders in Poás National Park such as the
Oxcart Factory in Sarchí which is Costa Rica's
artisan center. The scenic trip to Sarchí is
interrupted only by a stop for lunch at a typical
restaurant on the volcano's skirts, and is continued
down through the town of Grecia until we reach
our destination where we find some of Costa
Rica's finest hand craft and have the chance
to see the artisans painting the famous oxcart.
Includes: Guide, transportation and entrance
Volcano by Night & Hot Springs (Tabacon)
Price: $ 75.oo Duration: Around 13 hours
most popular tour! The Arenal Volcano is one
of the most active volcanoes in America. From
our observation point, you will feel the ground
tremble and see the night sky explode with ash
and lava in a natural display of fireworks.
Next we'll visit the hot springs of the volcano
(Tabacon ), where you can relax in the soothing
waters and be caressed by the cool night air
while observing the stars and the incredible
night sky above the volcano. At a convenient
time after your arrival, we'll treat you to
a splendid dinner. This is absolutely an evening
you will not want to miss in Costa Rica!
Transportation, snacks, dinner & ticket for
Irazu Volcano, Lankester Gardens & Orosi Valley
Price: $ 58.- Duration : 8 hours.
trip begins ascending the breathtaking summit
of the Irazu Volcano for a view of the masive
crater. On a clear day you can actually see
the Arenal Volcano, Pacific and Atlantic coast.
After an exciting tour at the volcano, we'll
descend to the historic city of Cartago, Costa
Rica's old capital. Here we'll visit the mysterious
ancient ruins of the old parish and view the
beautiful basilica of our"Virgen de los Angeles",
with rich displays of statues and art. Than
we continues to the Lankester Garden, this is
a tropical paradise featuring over 800 varieties
of exotic orchids and various tropical flowers
and plant life. This tour continues with a ride
through the unique beauty of the famous Orosi
Valley and Reventazon river. The area is noted
for its rich soil, abundant plant life and resplendent
coffee plantations. Along the way we'll visit
one of the oldest colonial churches and see
the enchanting "Dreamers House". Than back ride
to San Jose at the afternoon.
Only Irazu Volcano = $ 37.oo
Only Lankester Garden & Orosi Valley. = $ 35.oo
Transportation, guide, lunch, Natl. Park. Irazu
V. and Lankester tickets included.
San Jose City Tour
Price:$25.- Duration: 4 hours.
tour immerses you in the rich Costa Rican culture
and history by experiencing the beatiful museums
and historical sites of San Jose. It begins
with an orientation and drive through San Jose's
beautiful Sabana Park. Next, we'll take a walking
tour through the historic National Theater completed
in 1897, the theater is a masterpiece in art
and architecture. Afterwards we'll visit one
of the many unique museums of Costa Rica. than
continue heading to the University of Costa
Rica, the Supreme Court and various sites of
interest. A brief stop will be made in Moravia
allowing you to browse through the beautiful
craft shops located in this area before returning
to your Hotel. Transportation & guides included.
Braulio Carrillo National Park
Price $ 75.- Duration:7.5 hours.
San José, we will take a thirty minute drive
in the direction of Limón to the BRAULIO CARRILLO
NATIONAL PARK. This park is an impressive 44,000
hectares of primary forest. The vegetation and
fauna here are so varied that you can expect
to see animals and plants native to the rain
forest, as well as native cloud forest dwellers.
The first stop is the park ranger's station,
where you can decide whether to take a one hour
or a two hour hike through the jungle. After
the hike, we eat lunch at a restaurant which
offers a great variety of local and international
cuisine. After lunch, you may hike through other
trails to search for more of the abundant wildlife.
Later, we head back to San José and arrive in
time for you to rest and prepare for a great
night in the city. Includes: Guide, transportation,
lunch and entrance fee.
Rain Forest - Aerial Tram
Price: $ 79.- ,Duration : 6 hours
only place in the world you can "fly" through
the forest to see the most complex community
of life on earth! " If you leave Costa Rica
without seeing the hanging gardens at the Aerial
Tram, you would have missed seeing the most
important aspect of Costa Rica's nature". Transportation,
guides, lunch & tickets included.
Tortuga - Pacific Island Cruise
Price: $ 75.- BAY ISLAND, Duration: 11 hours.
Rica is famous for its romantic day cruises
to its exotic Pacific Islands! After a comfortable
ride to the pacific coast (Puntarenas Port),
you will board a luxurious yacht for the Pacific
Island adventure. Our final destiny, the Tortuga
Island is famous for pristine white sand beaches,
crystal clear water and gud for snorkeling.
A wonderful buffet will be served on the beach.
Don't miss this Island Paradise Adventure! Breakfast,
lunch,transportation & snacks included.
Island Cruise / Calipso Cruise
Duration: 12 hours aprox, Price: $99.00
Island Cruise is one of the most popular tour
of Costa Rica'stravelers.The world famous "Calypso
Catamaran Cruise" to Tortuga Island wascreated
by Calypso Tours in 1975 and has been polished
into one of CostaRica's great experiences, combining
blue water, white sand, greenmountains, superb
cuisine and personal service. Only Calypso's
super yacht, the Manta Ray, built with pride
in Costa Rica, has the speed to provide anextended
island cruise. Glide past more than seven islands
in the Gulf ofNicoya, spend more time on the
beach and enjoy our snorkeling excursion! Whether
you're 2 or 92, no visit to Costa Rica is complete
without a tripon the "Calypso Catamaran Cruise".
The day begins at your hotel where youwill be
greeted by a bilingual guide, seated on an air-conditioned
bus and served a Continental Breakfast. The
bus ride takes you from 5000 ft. to sealevel,
to the pacific port of Puntarenas. This is an
excellent opportunityto view the coffee, sugar
plantations, volcanic mountains and the uniqueBrahman
cattle that form an ever-changing panorama.
Don't Miss the Boat Upon arrival in Puntarenas
you will board Calypso's super catamaran MantaRaya.
Actually designed from the passengers' suggestions
throughout the twenty-plus years, Manta Ray
features an underwater viewing window, fresh
water showers and a full bar. The spacious air-conditioned
main saloncombines with an expansive deck area
which includes two jacuzzi pools,according a
level of cruising luxury and comfort in 100%
Calypso style! Once underway the Manta Raya
will cruise past the lush mangroves, canneriesand
stilt houses of Puntarenas. As she makes her
way to the Gulf of Nicoyaher white clad crew
pampers guests with fresh tropical fruits and
drinks. In the morning the catamaran will pass
the islands of San Lucas, Gypsy, Sugar Loaf,
Guayabo, Jesusita, Cedros and Negritos with
Tortuga Island as the destinationParticularly
enchanting for it's beauty, Tortuga Island is
known for its immaculate white sand beach and
turquoise waters, a perfect stop for swimming,
snorkeling and Calypso's Famous Lunch. For passenger
safety and convenience Manta Ray has a bow ramp,
which allows her passengers to disembark directly
onto the beach. Sip cold wine in the shade of
white umbrellas at tables covered with whitelinen
and be served the midday feast. A sumptuous
delight, featured in Gourmet Magazine. starts
with a ceviche appetizer and followed by a medley
of salads. The main dish is a delightful bar-b-qued
breast of chicken covered in a mouth-watering
tropical sauce accompanied with julienned vegetables
all cooked fresh on the grill by Calypso's expert
White - Water Rafting
Duration : around 8 hours or overnight.
tours include the round-trip transportation
from San Jose( From Hotel), meals, equipment
and a real professional guides in english and
National Park Hotel Pachira Lodge
Three Days / Two Nights $ 239.00
per person Departure by Boat, Return by Boat