Get picked up at the San Jose airport upon arrival on Day 1 and enjoy free time to explore the city. Day 2 brings you to the enchanting Monteverde Cloud Forest for an extreme ziplining and bungee jumping adventure to get your adrenaline pumping! On Day 3, transfer to nearby La Fortuna, where you will take a short hike through beautiful scenery at Arenal Volcano National Park and soak in the relaxing Baldi Hot Springs. Return to San Jose on Day 4, arriving in the late afternoon for a drop-off at your accommodation or the San Jose airport.
Day by Day Itinerary:
Day 1: San Jose Airport Pick-Up
After being picked up at the San Jose Airport, you will be transferred to your accommodation for check-in. Enjoy the day at leisure to relax or discover the city's architecture, history, and cuisine. If you are a food lover, we suggest you to visit the Central Market, a 120-year old building full to the brim with typical Costa Rican food and drink. Here you can sample local delicacies, learn about the herbs used in local medicines, or simply sip on a rich and smooth Costa Rican coffee. Overnight in San Jose.
Day 2: Shuttle to Monteverde - Monteverde Extreme Adventure
Today you will get on a shuttle at 7:00am to be transferred to Monteverde. After checking in to your new accommodation you and explore and enjoy lunch on your own. You will be picked up at around 1:30pm for your zipline and bungee adventure.
Swing through the treetops on a zipline tour along 14 different cables. Feel the rush on the tarzan swing, the 30m rappel, the 1km Superman Cable, and the Underground Superman Cable through a 175m tunnel.
Observe unique and breathtaking views of the area from 75-150 meters above the ground. If you're lucky, you can even catch an amazing view of the Pacific Ocean and Lake Nicaragua on a clear day. Observe over 100 species of mammals, over 400 species of birds (including 30 kinds of hummingbirds), tens of thousands of insect species and 2,500 species of plants (including 420 kinds of orchids) in one of Latin America's most outstanding wildlife reserves.
Next it is time for the extreme bungee jump. This activity is totally unique, as the jump is performed from a tram that will take you through a cable system to the point where you will be able to jump into the void from a height of 143m.
After this unforgettable adventure, transfer back to your accommodation and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Monteverde.
Day 3: Shuttle to La Fortuna - Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs (D)
Today at 9:00am you will transfer to the beautiful town of La Fortuna, home of the impressive Arenal Volcano. Check into your accommodation and have lunch on your own before being picked up around 3:30pm to be transferred to the Arenal Volcano National Park. Take a 30-minute walk to an amazing viewpoint to see the majestic Arenal Volcano. Later, relax in one of the area's best natural hot springs, where you will be able to enjoy an optional massage or other special treatments (reservations required in advance--not included.) Overnight in La Fortuna.
WHAT TO BRING: swimsuit and towel, mosquito repellent, comfortable walking shoes, sweater, bottled water
Day 4: Shuttle to San Jose - Accommodation or Airport Drop-Off
Enjoy a free morning in paradise before catching a 1:30pm shuttle back to San Jose. Upon arrival, you can be dropped off either at the San Jose airport or your chosen San Jose accommodation.