Arenal Volcano

Two night at Hotel Montana de Fuego Inn, facing the north slope of the Arenal Volcano, and a tour to Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge.

Itinerary:

DAY 1 Arrive from your country of origin to Costa Rica. Overnight at Hotel Milvia or similar (lovely small B&B located in the suburb of San Pedro, just ten minutes away from downtown San Jose).

DAY 2 Scheduled transfer to Hotel Montana de Fuego Inn in the northern region of Costa Rica, facing the north slope of the Arenal Volcano. Come in close contact with earth’s most primordial power: magmatic volcanism has to great extend shaped the creation of Costa Rica. From the comfort of your veranda at “Montana de Fuego Inn” and maybe enjoying a good wine, you will be witness to the most impressive incandescent lava eruptions in form of the most primordial creation power: eruptive volcanic activity! The younger mountain ranges of Costa Rica, with an estimated 31/4 – 4 million years of age have been to great extend shaped by tectonic eruptive activity which is magnificently exemplified by the youngest and most active Arenal Volcano!

DAY 3 After breakfast you will leave towards Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge a wet-and flood- land river basin which is of world importance for many species of migratory birds, and is home to many reptiles, mammal and fish species! The Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge tour is a highlight for every nature lover that is interested in seeing a high concentration of wildlife in an unforgettable setting!

DAY 4 Scheduled transfer to Selva Bananito Lodge & Preserve.  Enjoy a beautiful scenic drive along the eastern slopes of the Central Volcanic Mountain Range towards the Caribbean lowlands. Rafting on the Sarapiqui River on route to Selva Bananito Lodge.Discover the hidden treasures of the Talamanca Mountain Range with an itinerary full of exiting adventure activities at Selva Bananito Lodge and Preserve.

Day 5 At Selva Bananito you can choose from a number of exciting adventure activities such as hiking through the exuberant tropical rain forest of our preserve.  At Selva Bananito Preserve you will find trees, over 200 feet tall, that you can climb using our special tree climbing gear and canopy exploration technique. From our canopy platform you will be overwhelmed by the wild and rich diversity in-, and absolute serene beauty of- our primary rain forest.  Have fun, enjoy the lovely scenery, and learn about the region’s low impact agriculture during our tour through the farm on horseback.

Day 6 Selva Bananito Lodge & Preserve. Enjoy the beautiful hike following the Bananito River upstream, deep into the Selva Bananito Preserve. Lunch and fruit juices by the last of a series of charming waterfalls. Highly recommended   for adrenaline seekers is the Waterfall Rappel!!!

DAY 7 Early start for the Pacuare River rafting tour class 3 / 4. Enjoy this amazing adventure activity on one of the world’s most beautiful rivers. In the afternoon transfer to San Jose. Overnight at Hotel Milvia or similar.

Day 8 Return home.

8 days / 7 nights

Included:

  • 2 nights lodging at Hotel Milvia or similar w/ breakfast.
  • 2 nights lodging at Hotel Montana de Fuego Inn or similar w/ breakfast.
  • Tour to Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge w/ lunch.
  • 3 nights lodging at Selva Bananito Lodge & Preserve, Full American Plan and the following tours: introductory tree-climbing, horseback ride through the farm, waterfall tour with rappel and adventure horseback ride with jungle tree-climbing.
  • Pacuare River rafting tour w/ lunch (Class III-IV)
  • Ground Transfers

Excluded:

  • Airport transfers
  • Costa Rican taxes

USD $1325 per person / dbl occupancy

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