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9 DAYS TOURS TO COSTA RICA
- Jan 24, 2021
VISIT SAN JOSE, ARENAL, GUANACASTE, MONTEVERDE CLOUD FOREST AND POAS VOLCANO
DAY, 1: USA-SAN JOSE
Fly from U.S.A to San Jose Airport. Arrive in San Jose to be met and assisted by your guide. After arrival we will take you to welcome dinner and then check in to your hotel. Welcome to the “Rich coast,” friendly land of democracy and rare natural beauty. This country is Mother Nature at her best. Get ready for rainforests, active volcanoes, beaches, exotic wildlife, and adventure activities.
DAY, 2: POÁS VOLCANO, CLOUD FOREST, SAN JOSE DOWNTOWN, JEWISH COMMUNITY
Visit Poás Volcano. Weather permitting, you can see inside the active crater from an overlook. Next, hike the Escalonia Cloud Forest Trail, home to epiphytes, orchids, ferns and tropical hummingbirds. Cloud forests are like rainforests, but with less rain and more humidity. Then, drive through Costa Rica's famous coffee growing region. Enjoy a guided tour at a coffee plantation. Sample fresh Costa Rica coffee. By afternoon visit downtown San José capital city. Next, visit National Theater, on the southern side of the Plaza de la Cultura resides the Teatro Nacional, San José’s most revered public building. The lavish marble lobby and auditorium are lined with paintings depicting various facets of 19th-century life.
DAY, 3: ARENAL
On the way to Arenal visit the picturesque towns of Grecia and Sarchí, home to unusual architecture and rich artisan traditions. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way to Jaco. After visiting some nature landmark and activity check in to your hotel. By evening picked up for round trip ride to restaurant.
DAY, 4: BALDI HOT SPRING, RIVER SAFARI TOURS
Find yourself lovely wrapped by Mother Nature at Baldi Hot Springs Resort & Spa and enjoy its Natural Therapeutic Benefits. You will enjoy pools ranging in temperatures from 93, 100, 102, 104, 109, 110, 113, 116, 152 ºF, and a combination that is suitable to all kind of guests. Experience the relaxing properties of natural hot springs filled with water heated by the nearby volcanoes. It’s an ideal way to soothe your muscles after the day’s activities. Then have a river safari tour on “Peñas Blancas River”. During approximately 2 hours on the river, your guide will point out native wildlife in the passing jungle. Keep an eye on the treetops for sloths and monkeys, and watch the riverbanks for tortoises and iguanas. Up above, you may see colorful birds soaring through the air. Take a turn paddling the raft, or simply relax and enjoy the ride.
DAY, 5: EXITING ACTIVITIES IN ARENAL
Today you can choose from exiting activity like zip lining, Horse-riding, Hiking. Horseback riding experience is not necessary for this exciting adventure. Our guides will provide you with the basic riding instructions and the confidence you need to start riding. Our healthy and tame horses will give you a very enjoyable ride. Along the ride back, you will have the chance to visit the Maleku Indian Cultural Rescue Center. In this small representative project you will learn about the traditional dress, cultures, crafts, beliefs, and language of these cultural ancestors of Costa Rica.
Or you can choose “The Sky Tram” gondolas rise smoothly through the rain forest, offering up endless views during their mountainous ascent. This tour is perfect for people who want to take a different approach on admiring nature, without much physical effort but still be on spot where natures exhibits all its magic.
DAY, 6: ARENAL, LA FORTUNA WATERFALL, JACO
Visit a butterfly Conservatory, contains the largest exhibition of butterflies in Costa Rica. Look for blue morpho and monarch butterflies. Then have a view of gorgeous “La Fortuna Waterfall” and talk about the rainforest's flora and fauna along the way. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way to Jaco. Continue to your hotel by the beach for a relaxing two night stay. Enjoy Shabbat dinner in resort hotel.
DAY, 7: JACO
After praying and Shabbat lunch have some free time for relaxing in the resort hotel. By Saturday night you can visit Jaco city to enjoy some local coffee shop and environment.
DAY, 8: MANUEL ANTONIO, SAN JOSE
Today we will go to Manuel Antonio National Park, one of the most beautiful parks in Costa Rica. Hike through the park's trails, which will allow you to observe Manuel Antonio's abundant flora and fauna. Several species of monkeys, iguanas, birds and possibly even the three-toed sloth can be seen, and enjoy the warm waters of the beach.
Transfer to Juan Santamaria International Airport for your flight and then arrive at USA. Plan your next trip with Yona Tours.
Our tour includes:
AIRLINE TICKETS: Round trip airline tickets from USA
ACCOMMODATION: 8 nights at the 4/3* Superior 1st class hotels or similar include hotel breakfast
MEALS: 8 full kosher dinner and continental breakfast
TRANSFERS: Arrival and departure transfer airports with assistance.
TRANSPORTATION: 8 Days of sightseeing in a modern air-conditioned bus, according to your program.
TOUR GUIDE: Services of a government licensed Tour Guide on touring days.
ENTRANCE FEES: Admission to the attractions, museums.
FROM NY OR LOS ANGELES $2800