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Classic Package

Price per person, double occupancy
From $1150.00 Taxes included
Costa Rica Classic Package includes: 

  • Private arrival and departure transfers with English speaking assistance
  • Daily breakfast
  • 3 nights in selected hotel in San Jose
  • 2 nights in selected hotel in Arenal
  • 2 nights in selected hotel in Monteverde
  • 3 nights in selected hotel in Manuel Antonio
  • Full day tour visiting Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee Estate, and La Paz Waterfall Gardens
  • Guided visit to Arenal Volcano or rafting tour
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve hike or Canopy tour & hanging bridges.
  • Gay Sunset Catamaran Tour
  • Guided visit to the National Park Manuel Antonio
  • Hotel taxes

Not Included: Departure tax (US$29 per person), tips, optional tours, alcoholic beverages, personal expenses.

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Introduction

Trip Style: Leisure & Adventure
Operational Season: Year Round
Departures: Every Day

What to expect with your Costa Rica Classic Package:

Explore pure tropical jungles full of exotic vegetation and wildlife, striking volcanoes, and waterfalls, you will find out why Costa Rica is a nature-lover’s dream and the new gay destination. Plus, it is one of the calmest, gay-friendly countries in the world.

We are glad to welcome you to this new gay destination! From day one you will enjoy the beauty of La Paz waterfall, see two volcanoes Poas and Arenal, experience a coffee tour, see the amazing wildlife and meet new friends.

This package can be personalized to your needs and preferences, adding more adventure, wellness or romance, just let us know!!

Highlights

  • Minimum 1 person to operate this tour. Every 6 months we organize a gay group tour, contact us for more information
  • Combination of active and easy excursions
  • Starts and ends in San José. Transfers included / optional car rental
  • Services of Costa Rica Gay Traveler Concierge throughout the trip
  • Optional San Jose Gay Nightlife excursion
  • Optional spa or sauna experience.
  • Accommodation and transfers based on your preferences.

Brief Itinerary

Eleven days tour visiting the most relevant locations of Costa Rica. Enjoy National Parks, Cloud Forest, Adventure Tours, pristine Beaches, Volcano Views. Would you like to personalized your Costa Rica Classic Package? Please let us know.

Itinerary

Day 1

Greet & meet at the Juan Santa Maria International Airport where your private driver will be waiting to transport you to your hotel and bring you your kit travel.

Included

  • Private transfer from the airport to the hotel
  • Lodging at San José

Day 2

San José – Poas Volcano, Doka State coffee tour & La Paz Waterfall Garden

Enjoy 3 top destinations in one day.

On the way to the volcano we will visit the Doka Coffee Estate for a delicious breakfast. Then we will be treated to a coffee tour in an actual coffee plantation where we will learn the ancient techniques used by the experts to produce some of the best coffee in Costa Rica. After the coffee tour we will continue to the Poás Volcano where we will not only admire the impressive main crater with its sulfur fumaroles, but also learn about the different ecosystems in this unique and protected national park.

Following the visit to the volcano we will continue to the La Paz Water Fall Garden for a scrumptious lunch and tour. As we arrive to La Paz, we will walk through a trail, leading to a spectacular waterfall in the middle of the rainforest. Inside the park we will also visit the hummingbird gallery, the serpentarium, the bird house, the butterfly garden and frog exhibition.

  • Breakfast,
  • Lunch
  • National Park Entrance fee
  • One full day Tour to Poas, Doka and La Paz Waterfall, bilingual  guide & transportation
  • Lodging at San José

Day 3

San  José – Arenal

Today after breakfast, continue to Arenal.

Arenal is an area of stunning scenery, waterfalls, forest and lake but the undoubted star attraction is Arenal Volcano. This perfectly conical volcano is currently entering a quiet phase with little volcanic activity but this huge geological feature has a very imposing presence and offers wonderful walking trails through the tropical forest that cloaks its base. Its geothermal activity also warms the hot springs that sooth many an aching joint.

As a centre for adventure sports, Arenal offers white water rafting, zip lining, canopy walkways, horse riding, canyoning, mountain biking, windsurfing and challenging hikes, all which can be enjoyed in the middle of some outstanding scenery.

  • Breakfast
  • Private transfer to Arenal.
  • Lodging at Arenal

Day 4

Arenal – Volcano guided visit or Balsa River rafting tour

Today  you can choose from a guided visit to the National Park Arenal or a white water rafting tour for the most adventurous.

The Arenal Volcano National Park hike is one of the most popular tours in La Fortuna! Get as close as possible to the volcano while hiking through well-maintained paths that weave through the lush Costa Rican rainforest. Your nature guide will point out exotic plants and wildlife and explain the history of this fascinating volcano and area of Costa Rica. This is a must see for nature lovers and bird watchers!

    • Breakfast
    • National Park Entrance fee.
    • Tour to the Arenal Volcano & visit to the Hot Springs
    • Transfer to/from hotel, guide and water.
    • Dinner
    • Lodging at Arenal

     

Day 5

Arenal – Monteverde

Pick up at your hotel in La Fortuna for a 30 minutes van drive to the Arenal Lake Dam. There you will aboard into a very comfortable and safe pontoon boat for a 30 to 40 minutes (aprox). ride to Río Chiquito, a little town at the other side of the lake. Once at Río Chiquito, we’ll leave the boat and make a short break to strength the legs, then, another 1 1 / 2 hour van ride to get to the hotels in the Monteverde area.

Rest of the day at your leisure.

  • Breakfast
  • Boat and land transfer to Monteverde
  • Lodging at Monteverde

Day 6

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve Guided Tour

Explore the charmed Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve with a set of expert eyes on a guided hike. You will sightsee several trails in search of birds and mammals and discover the amazing diversity of plants.

The tour is basically a natural history walk in which you will obtain information about the unbelievable diversity of flora and fauna and many of the exceptional relationships many cloud forest species have with each other. This walk normally takes about 3 hours.

Guides are equipped with a spotting telescope as well as binoculars and several informational guidebooks. Be sure to bring your cameras, as you can take pictures through the guide’s scope.

  • Breakfast
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest guided tour or Canopy & Hanging bridges at Selvatura.
  • Lodging at Monteverde

Day 7

Monteverde – Manuel Antonio

Today after check out, your private transfer will take you to Manuel Antonio area. Approximate driving time 4 and a half hour. Afternoon at leisure.

Afternoon at your leisure, enjoy the sunset by the hotel’s pool.

  • Breakfast
  • Transfer to Manuel Antonio
  • Lodging at Manuel Antonio

Day 8

Manuel Antonio Beach – Catamaran Tour

Morning at leisure.The afternoon tour is a truly amazing trip for nature lovers who will enjoy not only the experience itself but the breathtaking sunset of the Pacific Ocean. Humpback whales, and dolphins as well as other beautiful marine life can be witnessed on our catamaran tour. On board we offer an excellent variety of snacks and natural drinks. These can be enjoyed while navigating along the coast with the ocean breeze and the sun, helping you to enjoy this tropical paradise.

  • Breakfast
  • Catamaran Tour: Snorkel gear, appetizers, dinner on boat
  • Lodging at Manuel Antonio

Day 9

Manuel Antonio National Park

Watch sloths and numerous species of monkeys travel through the tree canopy, hunt for nocturnal silky anteaters and several types of monkeys or iguanas resting in the tropical rain forest, and listen to the songs of the various birds as they glide above your group, curiously looking for adventure.  And if you are lucky, you might spot one of the only 1,000 remaining endangered Mono Titi or squirrel monkey, who live in only one location in the world, in our Manuel Antonio National Park biological corridor.

See how many different kinds of flora and fauna you can spot just in the span of a 2 ½ hour nature walk or hike.  And at the end, enjoy some local fresh fruits and refreshments as you pause to savor your adventure thus far.  If you so desire, hike additionally through the trails and enjoy unspoiled, pristine beaches after your guided educational adventure ends, and maybe even snorkel after the hike on your own. Afternoon at leisure

  • Breakfast
  • Manuel Antonio Tour, round trip transportation, equipment and bilingual guide
  • Lodging at Manuel Antonio

Day 10

Manuel Antonio – San José

Morning at your leisure. Ground transfer to San José. Approximate driving time 3 hours. Check in at your city hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Private Transfer to San Jose
  • Lodging at San José

Day 11

San José – Private Transfer out

Today depending on your departure time, your private transfer will take you to the airport. Thanks for your visit!

  • Breakfast
  • Private transfer to the Airport

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