Costa Rica Classic Day by Day Itinerary
When it is your first time traveling to Costa Rica with your family and you are not sure exactly which destinations to add to the list, you can’t go wrong with visiting some of the classic natural wonders this country is known for. Costa Rica tours vary from hikes, to sailing tours, to a tour of a coffee plantation, to birding, horseback riding, ATV, … Your trip to Costa Rica can be anything you want it to be! On this trip we will introduce you to Arenal, Monteverde, and Tamarindo in Guanacaste. Guanacaste is known for its eternal sun, in dry season as well as rainy season. Enjoy!
You will fly into Liberia, the capital city of Guanacaste where you will be met by a My Costa Rica representative with a welcome package in hand. From the airport, you will be taken to your hotel in Arenal and start your family trip!
Arenal is the most famous active volcano in the country. It combines the beauty and abundance of flora and fauna, with adventure travel and ultimate relaxation. During the day you can try white-water rafting, horseback riding, hiking, exploring the hanging bridges, … And later on you can visit the relaxing hot springs! But for a real thrill, devote part of the day to the Arenal Sky trek tour. See a vast amount of Wildlife in the cloud forest reserve and fly across the canopy on a zip line. For those who want the bird-view and wildlife without the speed, check out the sky tram!
Begin your day with breathtaking views of the Arenal Volcano before making your way to the Club Rio adventure tour! You can experience a variety of different activities there like inflatable kayaking, river tubing, waterfall rappelling and guided nature tours.
Your day begins with a transfer to Monteverde. This is where the amazing Cloud Forests of Costa Rica are. Monteverde Cloud Forest offers a great combination of adventure and culture. You can explore the jungle and spot animals such as sloths, birds, monkeys and reptiles. You can take the longest zip line in Latin America on the canopy tour. Or you can take a tour introducing you to some of the products the area is known for, such as its coffee.
Today you can take part in the El Trapiche Coffee tour and check out the local way of making coffee. Costa Rican coffee is famous for being one of the best in the world. A visit to the coffee plantation will reward you with a taste of this world-famous brew.
Now it’s time to transfer to Tamarindo! This is a very popular beach area you are sure to love. Enjoy your stay at one of the world class hotels. You can choose for yourself what kind of property you want to stay at. Whether it is a small and charming hotel or a fabulous all-inclusive resort.
After enjoying the beaches, you will have a chance to take the sunset cruise on the Marlin Del Rey! Have some cocktails on deck while you enjoy a prime view of the Guanacaste shores. Perfect end to a perfect vacation!