This incredible vacation lets you sample the scenic beauty of Costa Rica. Your trip begins in San Jos?, the capital of Costa Rica, with a city tour. Visit the National Theater, designed as the opera house at the beginning of the 19th century, and the National Museum. Tour a banana plantation before reaching Tortuguero National Park, Costa Ricaβs national park dedicated to protecting endangered turtles. During your stay, cruise through the Tortuguero Canals, view amazing flora and fauna in a remote section of the park, and enjoy a guided walk through the rainforest. Your guide will help you spot freshwater turtles, herons, toucans, monkeys, and more.
Next, transfer by boat to Sarapiqui and tour the Corsicana Pineapple Farm. Travel through Tilajari Rainforest Reserve en route to Tilajari Resort, your home for two nights. Here, experience the Butterfly Garden, relax in the pools of the Ecotermales Hot Springs, view Arenal Volcano, or walk in the nearby tropical rainforest in search of 300- to 400-year-old trees, poisonous frogs, monkeys, birds, and possibly small animals native to the reserve. Then on to Poas Volcano National Park to see the magnificent La Paz Waterfall and Poas Volcano, where you have up-close views of the enormous crater with its deep, green lake. Learn about coffee production at the Doka Coffee Plantation before returning to San Jos? for the final night of your unforgettable Costa Rica vacation.