3 Nights - The Mighty Arenal Volcano
This tour is designed to be booked in conjunction with additional nights at a Guanacaste beach hotel. The tour MUST start on arrival at the Liberia International Airport (LIR) and return transfers are included to the chosen beach hotel in Guanacaste only and then from the beach hotel back to airport at the end of the stay. Customers not wishing to add additional nights in Guanacaste must either purchase return private transfers direct to the airport, or make their own arrangements after the tour has finished. The tour must be the first segment of the package and the beach hotel stay must be the second segment.
About the Arenal Volcano National Park...
The Arenal Volcano is considered one of the most active volcanoes in the world. It has been active since 1968 when it suddenly exploded, destroying all vegetation that covered the cone. Trees and vegetation are starting to regenerate in some areas of the volcano's base.
LIBERIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – ARENAL VOLCANO - Arrival at Liberia International Airport (LIR).
A Swiss Travel representative will meet and greet you upon arrival and will provide you with all the needed documentation for your vacation, including a day-by-day itinerary and main contact information and phone numbers. Afterwards, you will be provided with unescorted transportation to the Arenal Volcano area located in the Northern lands of Costa Rica; this is an approximate a 4-hour drive. During the first part of the transfer you will pass through the plains of the Guanacaste Province where you will admire the incomparable beauty of the landscapes, which includes the tropical dry forest and its hot climate. Then, the journey is adorned with the beautiful scenery of the Arenal Lake. Once you arrive at the Arenal Volcano area, you will check-in at Arenal Springs hotel (or similar) where you will be staying the following three nights.
ARENAL VOLCANO - Breakfast & Dinner included. During the morning you will visit the Arenal Hanging Bridges, which is one the most beautiful environmentally-friendly projects in Costa Rica. The tour takes place on a 600-acre reserve filled with lush vegetation and a variety of birds and animals. During this guided naturalist walk, you will discover the fascinating and colorful tropical rainforest and will enjoy impressive volcano views from the hanging bridges. During the afternoon, you will take a spectacular hike through the Arenal Volcano surroundings, where you will have the opportunity to discover the natural wonders of the secondary forest and the old lava fields from previous eruptions. Then, you will visit the world-famous Tabacón Hot Springs. These natural hot springs feature a hot river that flows through a series of pools. From cascading falls to tropical gardens, the hot springs are the result of rainwater heated by magma in the Earth's interior. The temperature of the water helps to relax muscles, clean pores and rejuvenate the skin. At the end of the tour, you will enjoy dinner at the resort and then you will be transferred to your hotel.
Day 3: ARENAL VOLCANO - Breakfast & Lunch included. Today, you will enjoy a full day discovering the natural wonders of the northern wetlands. The tour consists of a floating safari tour where the experienced guides will show you the different species of animals in this area. The Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge and the Río Frío are two of Costa Rica's richest areas of biological diversity. Here, you will find a great variety of resident and migratory birds, three different species of monkeys, iguanas, sloths, turtles, and caimans. Return to your hotel in the afternoon.
Day 4: ARENAL VOLCANO – SELECTED BEACH HOTEL, GUANACASTE - Breakfast included. In the morning, a regular transfer will take you from Arenal to your selected beach hotel in the Guanacaste area. This beautiful area is in the North Pacific Region of Costa Rica, where hundreds of unspoiled beaches line a shore full of enchantment and surprises. Beach hotel stays are done on your own.
Beach Hotel stays are not included.
- Meet and Greet at Liberia International Airport.
- Private unescorted transportation from Liberia International Airport to Arenal Volcano area.
- Three (3) night accommodations at Arenal Springs Hotel (or similar) in the Arenal Volcano area.
- Regular half day Arenal Hanging Bridges tour.
Includes: Transportation, bilingual guide, and entrance fee.
- Regular half-day tour to Arenal Volcano and Tabacón Hot Springs Resort.
Includes: transportation, guide, entrance fee, and dinner.
- Regular full day Caño Negro & Rio Frio Safari Boat Tour.
Includes: Transportation, bilingual guide, boat ride, and lunch.
- Regular transportation from Arenal Volcano to selected beach hotel in the Guanacaste area.
- Beach stay is not included as it is mention in our important remark section.
- Three breakfasts, one lunch, and one dinner.
- Sales taxes.