Costa Rica Sightseeing

Arenal Sightseeing
 
Arenal Coffee Tour with lunch
On this tour, you will get an introduction into the history of coffee in Costa Rica, one of the countrys most important exports. Learn about the process of coffee production from bean to the beloved drink and sample some of the coffee for a full sensory experience. Afterwards, continue with the chocolate tour. Visit the chocolate processing center, where you can participate in the chocolate-making process. See how the cacao beans will be turned into chocolate, using traditional methods of roasting and grinding. Opportunity to taste the cacao fruit and sample a range of chocolates. Approximate tour duration is 4.5 hours
 
 
Arenal National Park Tour (AM)
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Arenal, famous for the Arenal Volcano. Or, in the morning, embark on the optional tour of the Las Coladas trail in Arenal National Park to learn more about the flora and fauna while enjoying scenic views of the volcano
 
 
EcoTermales Hot Springs with dinner
Spend this evening relaxing in the renowned Hot Springs of Arenal. The family owned EcoTermales has four different pools ranging in temperature from 91 to 105 degrees Fahrenheit, surrounded by the local flora of the forest. Private and secluded, these hot springs are a great way to wind down after a long day of sightseeing. While there, enjoy an included home cooked traditional Costa Rican dinner
 
 
Full Day Cano Negro Boat Tour
Enjoy the peaceful sights and the sounds of the rain forest as you quietly float down the Rio Frio near the Nicaraguan border. A professional guide will share educational and interesting facts about the plants and animals encountered on the float. This area is abundant with bird species, including the Snake-Bird, Wood Storks, and Olivaceous Cormorants,. Keep an eye out for the various monkey species, sloths, turtles, and caimans that live along the rivers banks. This tour also includes a typical Costa Rican lunch, along with regional fruit, juices, and coffee. Pick-up and -off at the hotel.
 
 
Organic Farm Tour with lunch
Join this guided tour of an organic farm that preserves the customs and traditions of rural Costa Rica. Try your hand at activities like making tortillas, milking a cow, gathering vegetables from the garden, and milling sugar cane. Take the opportunity to plant a tree in danger of extinction, and enjoy an organic lunch made with produce harvested from the property
 
 
Rain Forest Sky Tram and Sky Trek
The tour starts with a tour in the Sky Tram to reach the top of the Arenal reserve, then begins a tour of adventure full of adrenaline above the treetops, which consists on a system of zip lines, that allows you to observe the rainforest and its landscape from a different perspective, safely in an innovative and different system. Also enjoy the Sky Trek, which exceeds the treetops providing a panoramic view of the Arenal volcano and lake.
 
Guanacaste Sightseeing
 
Panache Sailing Tour
Silently glide along Costa Rica&#146s Gold Coast while passing some of Guanacaste&#146s exotic bays, exquisite beaches and tropical jungles. Gaze off the bow with a cold tropical drink prepared and served by our crew as you scan the seas for dolphins, sea turtles, flying fish or even a breaching whale. Stop in a tranquil bay, anchor and frolic in the blue Pacific. Snorkel in the bay or run down the deserted beach while the ever-helpful crew prepares a delicious meal. Return to land after watching the magnificent sunset. Bring your camera and capture every moment
 
Manuel Antonio Sightseeing
 
Manuel Antonio Catamaran Adventure 8:30 AM
This morning, transfer to the Quepos dock where you will board your catamaran. Enjoy the beauty of the Costa Rican coast as you sail around the back of Manuel Antonio National Park for a picturesque view of wildlife and vegetation. You will pass by panoramas adorned with islands, cliffs and rock formations. Drop anchor at Bisanz beach where you will have the opportunity to snorkel and enjoy sightings of colorful tropical fish in their natural habitat. A light lunch and drinks are included.
 
 
Manuel Antonio Catamaran Cruise
This morning, transfer to the Quepos dock where you will board your catamaran, the newest and largest in the country. The tour starts in Quepos at the Modern Marina Pez Vela, where this enormous catamaran is already warming up with live music, food and cold drinks. Head South around the coast and see Manuel Antonio National Park for a picturesque view of wildlife and vegetation. Feel free to relax in one of 2 Jacuzzis while enjoying the on board tropical bar and a delicious Costa Rican lunch. Also there is plenty of fun to be had on the two giant trampolines or race down the water cross slides from the second story of the catamaran. You will pass by panoramas adorned with islands, cliffs and rock formations. Drop anchor at Bisanz beach where you will have the opportunity to snorkel and enjoy sightings of colorful tropical fish in their natural habitat. A light lunch and drinks are included
 
 
Manuel Antonio National Park Tour 1:00 PM
Today, enjoy a tour of Manuel Antonio National Park, one of Costa Ricas most visited conservation areas. Your guide will take you through this tropical paradise where you will have the opportunity to witness the abundance of the biodiversity the park has to offer, including monkeys, lizards, birds, sloths, and other animals on your tour. Midway through the hike enjoy 20 minutes at leisure on one of the beaches located within the national park
 
Monteverde Sightseeing
 
Childrens Eternal Rainforest Night Hike with dinner
The Childrenís Eternal Rainforest is the largest private reserve in Costa Rica, with an area of 55,600 acres of protected tropical forest. It exists thanks to the help of children, and adults from all over the world who have taken part in what is known as the Childrenís Rainforest Movement. Currently, 44 different countries have contributed to the acquisition, and protection of its territories. Embark on a guided night hike in Bajo del Tigre, part of the reserve located in Monteverde, with its 2-mile system of trails. Explore the mysteries and experience the immensely different sights and sounds of the nocturnal forest, then savor an included dinner afterward. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours
 
 
Cultural Farm Tour with dinner
Explore Life Monteverde, a coffee farm nestled amidst beautiful primary rainforest. In the last thirty years, Life Monteverde has evolved from a dairy farm to a diversified one that grows specialty coffee in combination with organic food production. Learn about the farmís history and the process of coffee manufacturing. Afterward, walk through the grounds, the vegetable gardens and hear your guide explain about the techniques used in the farm to improve quality and sustainability. Conclude the tour with dinner, made with fresh ingredients from the organic garden
 
 
Selvatura Canopy & Hanging Bridges Tour 10:30 AM
Enjoy a walk among the treetops on this 1.9 mile trail, which boasts 8 different bridges at heights ranging from 36 to 180 feet. The Selvatura Hanging Bridges are the longest and the strongest bridge system in the country. The hanging bridges give you the unique opportunity to see plants and animals not visible from the ground. Then, join an exciting tour through the canopy of the rainforest on a zipline adventure. With 15 platforms and 12 cables that span over 2 miles in length, this extreme adventure is one of the longest Zipline tours in the country. It is recommended that you wear hiking boots for this activity as you will be walking some distance through the forest between the Zipline cables. For some, this activity may be considered very strenuous and people with difficulty breathing, heart or other medical conditions, should consider not to choose this optional tour
 
 
Selvatura Canopy Tour
Join this exciting tour to see the rainforest in a whole new way. Cross through the unique Cloud Forests canopy while suspended from a high weight capacity zipline cable, maneuvering between the 15 platforms and 12 cables that span over 2 miles in length, making this extreme adventure one of the longest Zipline tours in the country. It is recommended that you wear hiking boots for this activity as you will be walking some distance through the forest between the Zipline cables. For some, this activity may be considered very strenuous and people with difficulty breathing, heart or other medical conditions, should consider not to choose this optional tour
 
 
Selvatura Hanging Bridges Tour
Enjoy a walk among the treetops on this 1.9 mile trail, which boasts 8 different bridges at heights ranging from 36 to 180 feet. The Selvatura Hanging Bridges are the longest and the strongest bridge system in the country. The hanging bridges give you the unique opportunity to see plants and animals not visible from the ground. It is recommended that you wear hiking boots for this activity. For some, this activity may be considered strenuous and people with difficulty breathing, heart or other medical conditions, should consider not to choose this optional tour
 
San Jose Sightseeing
 
San Jose City Tour with dinner (PM)
Morning departure for Manuel Antonio National Park, one of Costa Ricas most visited conservation areas. Its large land and marine biodiversity and beautiful coral reefs make this one of the worlds most impressive natural habitats. Your Tour Manager will lead you through the paths of this tropical paradise with opportunity to discover the mangrove swamps, 109 species of mammals and 184 species of birds, beach vegetation and lagoons. Observe several species of monkeys, iguanas, and birds and possibly even the three-toed sloth. Afterward, travel back to San Jose, stopping in Maravillas de Costa Rica to shop for local crafts and souvenirs to bring back home. The rest of the day is yours to explore the city independently or, join the optional San Jose City Tour with dinner. Take a panoramic city tour of San Jose including visits to the Gold museum, where more than 1600 pre-Columbian artifacts are displayed and the National Theater, the principal jewel of San Jose. Conclude the tour with an authentic Costa Rican dinner at a popular restaurant in the city
 
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