Spend less money on hotels, without sacrificing your experience in the paradise of Costa Rica with this budget package. This 5 day package allows you to visit 2 popular destinations, and discover volcanoes, waterfalls, rainforests, hot springs, tropical rivers, and more!
Start your vacation off right, in the popular destination of La Fortuna, at the base of the Arenal Volcano.
Check in to Chill Out Backpackers, private room if reserving for 2 or more. Shared kitchen is available for guest use.
At around 2:30 pm you will be picked up for your first adventure. Enjoy a hike through the rainforest trails at the base of the Arenal Volcano. Your local guide will offer you incredible information about the majestic colossal, its history, activity cycle, and the vegetation that surrounds it.
Afterwards, we will take you to relax in the beautiful and natural hot springs, known as Termalitas. Our transportation will return you to your hotel, completely relaxed around 9 pm. Budget friendly dinner options are available at the springs.
Spend the morning visiting the amazing La Fortuna Waterfall. Hike down the 455 steps to the refreshing river below for a swim and amazing photo opportunities. Be prepared for the hike back up, and consider packing an energy snack or a light picnic to enjoy at the riverside.
Afterwards, as you walk back to town, stop off for an interactive and delicious chocolate tour, where you will learn about the process of converting the cocoa fruit into everyone’s favorite treat, chocolate! Plus discover its historical importance, and enjoy plenty of taste testing.
Spend the night at Chill Out Backpackers.
This morning, check out early, aas your transfer to Sarapiqui will pick you up at 8:30 am.
You’ll head straight to the put in of the Sarapiqui River, for an amazing Class III rafting adventure with professional guides and gear. A fresh fruit buffet, swimming, and cliff jumping are optional parts of our break halfway through this section of thrilling waves. Your guide will also take time to teach you about the biodiversity and conservation efforts of Costa Rica.
Next, we will enjoy and incredible lunch full of the authentic colors and flavors of Costa Rica, overlooking the beautiful tropical river you have just descended.
Then check into your rustic hostel room, at Islas del Río. Shared room 1-2 people, private room 3-5 people.
You can use the shared kitchen or visit a local restaurant for dinner.
Today you can choose between a horseback ride through the small town, fields, and rainforests of Sarapiqui, or a Natural Discovery Hike on the trails of the Tirimbina Reserve. Both half day tours are operated with friendly local guides that will make your experience unforgettable.
Free afternoon, ask us about optional additional activities.
Spend the night at Hostel Islas del Rio.
$250 por persona
*Private room at Islas del Rio for $20 additional per person. (2 o 3 personas)
*Ask about upgrades to other local hotels.
*Transportation available for additional fee.