Day 1 San José
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 San José/Monteverde
Drive through Costa Rica's beautiful countryside to Monteverde to explore the verdant cloud forest and enjoy the surrounding area.
Day 3 Monteverde
Enjoy a free day for optional activities in and around Monteverde like ziplining, horseback riding, or touring the cloud forest.
Day 4 Monteverde/La Fortuna
Travel through rolling hills and across a lake to La Fortuna, where there is free time to explore.
Day 5 La Fortuna
Enjoy a free day in La Fortuna. Opt to go whitewater rafting, waterfall rappelling, paddleboarding or one of the many other optionals this region has to offer. Spend another day getting your adrenaline pumping, viewing local wildlife, marveling at the Arenal Volcano and getting to know more about La Fortuna's Costa Rica.
Day 6 La Fortuna
Cycle the area around La Fortuna on a guided half-day biking tour. At night, opt to relax and soak in hot springs at the base of Arenal Volcano.
Day 7 La Fortuna/Pacuare
Enjoy a two-day guided rafting expedition along the Pacuare River, stopping at times to explore on foot, then stay the night in rustic cabins built along the river. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 8 Pacuare
Get off the river for the day to explore the jungle by foot. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 9 Pacuare/Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Continue down river to the take-out point, then travel to the Caribbean coastal town of Puerto Viejo. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 10 Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
The Caribbean is famous for its sun, sand and surf. Pull on a rash guard, grab a big board and get ready to hang ten like a local with an included surf lesson.
Day 11 Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Enjoy free time in Puerto Viejo and soak up the sun on the Caribbean. The warm turquoise water is ideal for swimming, fishing, kayaking, boogie boarding, and surfing. Opt to take a boat trip, snorkel the nearby reefs, or cycle down the coast.
Day 12 Puerto Viejo de Talamanca/San José
Return to San José and take advantage of a final day to shop for souvenirs (coffee anyone?).
Day 13 San José
Depart at any time.