Three Volcanoes

Guided tours to Arenal, Poas, and Tenorio volcanoes, two nights lodging at Hotel Montana de Fuego Inn and a tour to Rio Celeste.

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 José).

Day 2 Early start to visit Poás Volcano National Park. Enjoy the magnificent sight of one of the largest geyser craters in the world and hike through the fascinating miniature cloud forest to an extinct crater lagoon at over 8000 feet above sea level. Before lunch you will continue with your own driver and guide to the Arenal Volcano area, in the northern region of Costa Rica. Base for our 2 day volcanic exploration and adventure will be “Montanas de Fuego Inn”, facing the northern slope of Arenal Volcano.

Day 3 Another highlight awaits the next day for you to be discovered hidden in the eastern slope of the Tenorio Volcano. Named after a fierce Indian chief who ruled this isolated, yet extraordinarily beautiful part of Costa Rica, the Tenorio Volcano National Park hides and protects a much unknown and well kept secret natural treasure! According to “Malecu” Indian tradition shared by the Indian tribe living in this region today, and which can be traced back to the great Indian Cacique, Tenorio, tells of religious ceremonies that took place in the Rio Celeste Waterfall area. Observe the turquoise tainting and coloring of the Celeste River. Dip into absolutely natural thermal water; apply a “rejuvenating” skin cleansing volcanic mud mask that you will than rinse off in the fresh and turquoise colored waters of one the most beautiful waterfalls inCosta Rica!

Day 4 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.
  • Tour to Poas Volcano
  • 2 nights lodging at Hotel Montana de Fuego Inn or similar w/ breakfast.
  • Tour to Rio Celeste w/ lunch.
  • Driver / guide for days: 2-3 and 4.
  • 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 $1525 per person / dbl occupancy

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