Essence of Costa Rica


A CULINARY & CULTURE EXPEDITION IN COSTA RICA

DATE: Jun 3 – 10, 2018 (8 Days) | Highlights: San Jose * La Fortuna * Monteverde (Manuel Antonio)

With mild tastes and a heavy emphasis on fruit and vegetables, Costa Rican cuisine consists of a variety of cultural cooking styles. Locations throughout the country give travelers an option of blending cultural and modern cooking styles to create traditional dishes made with black beans, fish, chicken and pork. Costa Rica’s best wildlife, beaches and eco-adventures are found in magnificent Arenal and Manuel Antonio. Enjoy white-water rafting, rainforest & volcano hikes, spot wild crocodiles, relax on beaches with monkeys & much more.

FROM $1,875 per person
$500 Deposit (per person)


WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Airport pick up
  • Accommodation (double occupancy)
  • Selected meals (see itinerary)
  • Walking Tours & Day trips
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation (city to city)
  • English speaking guides
  • Wynton’s World Tour Captain
DAY ACTIVITIES HOTEL & MEALS
DAY 1

SAN JOSE

  • Enjoy airport transfer from San Jose International Airport to your hotel.
  • We’ll enjoy a festive evening of traditional Costa Rican dance and scrumptious dinner. Admire panoramic views of the Central Valley and the glittering lights of San Jose from a renowned hilltop restaurant.

GRANO DE ORO

DINNER

DAY 2

SAN JOSE

  • Rainforest Day Trip – Costa Rica Atlantic eco-reserve. Your multi-pass gives you access to six different activities throughout the beautiful tropical park. Get a bird’s-eye view of the rainforest canopy with an aerial tram ride, encounter native critters at a butterfly and frog garden, cross a hanging bridge, and explore the jungle on a nature hike. Get your adrenaline pumping as you soar through the treetops on ziplines, including one of the longest and fastest in the country.
GRANO DE ORO

BREAKFAST, LUNCH

DAY 3

LA FORTUNA

  • Travel to La Fortuna.  Here’s your chance to enjoy some leisure time in La Fortuna. If you are feeling adventurous, why not try some white-water rafting, waterfall rappelling, zip canopy tours, lake kayaking, biking, ATV touring, extreme hiking and much more!
CASA LUNA
BREAKFAST
DAY 4

LA FORTUNA

  • Arenal Volcano Tour – Your expert local guide will take you to the safe viewing area to experience the thundering volcano – one of the most active in the world! Feel the earth rumbling as the lava erupts and admire magnificent views of glowing lava exploding into the sky.
  • Later, we’ll visit a local hot springs resort where we enjoy dinner and take a relaxing soak in the lush, cascading waters of the hot springs.
CASA LUNA

BREAKFAST, DINNER

DAY 5

LA FORTUNA

  • Cooking class Step-by-step preparation and instruction, hands-on, local chefs, English-speaking presenters, relaxed atmosphere, and B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L surroundings. It’s just a few minutes’ walk from the La Fortuna waterfall, so it sits atop a hill overlooking parts of La Fortuna and is surrounded by lushness which attracts a wide variety of wildlife and of course, has a GREAT view of the Arenal Volcano.

CASA LUNA

BREAKFAST, LUNCH

DAY 6

MONTEVERDE

  • Travel to Monteverde – This morning, transfer via air-conditioned mini-van to Monteverde, driving around Lake Arenal.
  • Cloud Forest Reserve – which is part of the growing network of protected areas in Costa Rica. This reserve attracts bird watchers from around the world.
THE FALLS RESORT
BREAKFAST
DAY 7

MONTEVERDE

  • Coffee & Chocolate Tour – Today, you will have the chance to partake in some of the traditional processes used on the coffee plantation that make it possible to produce such a rich tasting Costa Rican coffee. Then, immerse yourself in the world of chocolate, enjoying its delicious aromas, and learning about its history. Participate in the chocolate making process, taste the fruit of the cacao, and see how small cocoa beans are transformed into a rich chocolate drink.
THE FALLS RESORT

BREAKFAST, LUNCH

DAY 8

SAN JOSE

  • Departure Day. We will provide you with a transfer from Monteverde to San José Airport today. The approximately travel time is 4 1/2 hours. Return to The United States or extend your trip.
THE FALLS RESORT

BREAKFAST

TOUR EXTENSION

DURATION:
3 Days

Here’s your chance to enjoy some leisure time in Manuel Antonio. This small town on the Pacific coast is a great place to relax and enjoy the sun and nearby sea. We’ll visit  Manuel Antonio National Park, which offers excellent hiking, spectacular views, and abundant wildlife viewing, visit a spice plantation and taste some authentic ceylon cinnamon, vanilla and chocolate… PRICE:
$475.00 p/p

PLAN MY OWN TRIP TO COSTA RICA

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