Peru: Costa Rica & Machu Picchu

Day 1 Arrive San Jose
A representative from our company will meet you at the airport and will provide transfer to your hotel located 20 minutes from San Jose downtown. 

Overnight at the Hotel El Rodeo Country Inn, Superior room. 

 

Day 2 Poas Volcano – Doka Coffee Tour – La Paz waterfall Gardens, (B, L)

After breakfast, to get to the different attractions included during this excursion we will drive by the city of Alajuela passing by the Agriculture Monument, the Monument to Juan Santamaria and the famous Mango Park. 

As we ascend towards the Poás Volcano we will notice the change in temperature and vegetation; we will see coffee plantations as well as fern, flower and strawberry farms along the way, creating a beautiful landscape. 


On the way to the volcano we will visit Doka Coffee Estate for a delicious breakfast and a coffee tour, in an actual coffee plantation where we will learn about the ancient techniques used by the experts to produce one of the best coffees in Costa Rica. Learn about the careful process involved on the cultivation, harvesting and roasting of the Golden Bean. 

After the coffee tour we will continue to Poás Volcano where we will not only admire the impressive main crater with its sulfur fumaroles, but also learn about the different ecosystems in this beautiful national park. 

Following the visit to the volcano we will continue to La Paz Waterfall Gardens for lunch and tour. On arrival to the La Paz, we will walk through a trail, leading to a spectacular waterfall in the middle of the rainforest. Inside the park we will also visit the hummingbird gallery, the serpentarium, the bird house, the butterfly garden and the frog’s exhibit. The tour includes transportation, entrance fees, guide & lunch. 


Overnight at the Hotel El Rodeo Country Inn, Superior room. 

 

Day 3 San Jose - Arenal (B)

After breakfast, today you will be picked up at your hotel and you will be provided with a shuttle bus transfer to the Arenal volcano area. 

In the afternoon, you will be picked at the hotel for your shared Sky Tram and zipline tour. Sky Trek starts with a 20 minutes ride in the Sky Tram to reach the top of the Arenal reserve, then begins a tour of adventure full of adrenaline above the treetops, which consists on a system of zip lines, that allows you to observe the rainforest and its landscape from a different perspective, safely in an innovative and different system. 


The tour includes 8 cross-sectional cables that together have a total length of 1.7 miles with distances from 100 to 2460 feet, and with a maximum height of 660 feet, which exceed the treetops providing a panoramic view of the Arenal volcano and lake. 

Overnight at Arenal Paraiso, Superior room. 


Day 4 Arenal 4 en 1: Safari Float, La Fortuna Waterfall, Arenal hike & Ecotermales Hot Springs (B, L, D)

After breakfast, enjoy the sights and the sounds of the tropic; experience its peacefulness as we quietly paddle down the Peñas Blancas river. Monkeys, sloth’s, iguanas, crocodiles and numerous tropical birds await you! 

Back to La Fortuna the tour takes ahead for the waterfall by car; a view of the 70 m high waterfall and a 600 m hike to the natural pool at the base. Later on, drive back to La Fortuna for lunch. 

At 3:00 p.m. tour continues to the Arenal National Park, here the tour guide will talk about the natural and geological history of the volcano, the tourist could hear the sounds the volcano makes in the distance, or cross a path of solid lava from 1992 and enjoy an excellent view over the volcano and Lake Arenal. 

Leaving the park the bus will take the tourist in a 20 min ride to the Hot Springs, here they can enjoy the relaxing baths and waterfalls. At the end of the day, before driving everybody back to the hotel, a delicious buffet dinner. 


Includes: Transportation, naturalist guide, all entrance fees, bottle water, sodas, cookies, lunch and dinner. 

Overnight at Arenal Paraiso, Superior room. 


Day 5 Arenal – Manuel Antonio (B)

After breakfast, you will be picked up at your hotel and you will be provided with a shuttle bus transfer to the famous Manuel Antonio National Park. 

Manuel Antonio is considered to be Costa Rica’s most beautiful park, with enchanting white-sand beaches ideal for swimming, and tropical rainforest forest alive with wildlife. Watch for the monkeys and iguanas who share the park with you. Most hotels are small and intimate, set high on a hill overlooking the rain forest, endless beaches and the national park. 

Overnight at the Hotel Mimos, Jr. Suite. 


Day 6 Coastal Kayak – Snorkeling Tour (B, L)

After breakfast, come experience one of Costa Rica’s most striking coastlines by open- seat ocean kayak. Paddle to Biezans Bay for a refreshing swim and delicious local snacks. Feel free to have your bilingual naturalist guide direct you to the best snorkeling spots as you experience threes small but growing, active, and astounding coral reef systems nestled very close to the shore of Biezans. Or just relax and enjoy the tranquility of a private white sand beach. After an unforgettable experience at Biezans, continue kayaking towards Manuel Antonio National Park and wonder at the nearby nesting islands where exotic boobies and frigates call home year round. Finally, a rewarding hot meal in typical restaurant. 

Includes: RT Transportation, entrance fees, bilingual guide & lunch. 

Overnight at the Hotel Mimos, Jr. Suite. 


Day 7 Manuel Antonio National Park Tour - San Jose (B)

After breakfast, we will pick you up at the hotel and transfer to the Manuel Antonio National Park. Have an experienced nature guide take you on an informative hike through the park. Our guides know where you are most likely to encounter sloths, monkeys, etc. they will also provide a great deal of information on the history, flora and fauna during this easy 2 hours walk. Snacks are offered during the tour, and guest may remain in the park after wards. 

Includes: RT Transportation, entrance fees & bilingual guide. 

After this tour, you will be picked up at your hotel and you will be provided with a shuttle bus transfer back to San José. 

Overnight at the Hotel El Rodeo Country Inn, Superior room. 


Day 8 San Jose - Lima (B)

After breakfast you will be transfer to Juan Santamaria airport for your flight to Lima. 

 

Day 9 Lima

Upon arrival at the airport a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and help you in registering. 
 

Day 10 Lima (B)

After breakfast, have a free morning. In the afternoon City Tour of Lima and Larco Museum - This half day tour visits both the colonial and modern sections of this "City of Kings." Colonial sites include the lovely Plaza de Armas with its cathedral and palace, and the exquisite Torre Tagle Palace modern day seat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In modern Lima, drive along the exclusive residential areas of Miraflores and San Isidro. Continue to the Larco Museum, founded in 1926, it showcases remarkable chronological galleries providing an excellent overview on 3000 years of development of Peruvian pre-Columbian history. Located in a unique vice-royal mansion of the 18th century built over a 7th century pre-Columbian pyramid, is surrounded by beautiful gardens. Features the finest gold and silver collection from Ancient Peru and the famous erotic archaeological collection, one of the most visited Peruvian tourist attractions. 
 

Day 11 Lima / Cusco (B)

After breakfast, you will be transfer to the airport for your flight to Cusco. Upon arrival at the airport a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and help you in registering. Optional tour of Cusco and its Ruins - This afternoon's tour of the oldest continuously inhabited city in the western hemisphere includes important landmarks of enchanting Cusco and also the nearby ruins of Kenko, Puca-pucara, Tambomachay as well as the Sacsayhuaman fortress. Once the center of the Inca civilization, modern Cusco is a delightful combination of Inca and colonial architecture. During the tour, you will visit Cusco's Cathedral, Santo Domingo Church and the Plaza de Armas. 


 Day 12 Cusco / Machu Picchu (B, L)

Breakfast. In the morning, we will take a train ride through the sacred valley of Urubamba to the "Lost City of the Incas”, Machu Picchu. Arrival at Aguas Calientes meet your tour guide at the station and go for a buffet lunch at the El Mapi hotel .Then a bus takes you to the Machu Picchu citadel. 

Take as much time as you need to study these magnificent ruins. You have time at leisure before to return to your hotel in Aguas Calientes.

 

Day 13 Machu Picchu / Cusco  (B)

After breakfast, do as you please with your free time. Rest or take another visit to the Ruins. At the arranged time, return train to Cusco, transfer from the train station by bus to the Hotel. 

Overnight stay in Cusco. 

 

Day 14 Cusco / Sacred Valley  (B)

After breakfast, do as you please with your free time. Rest or take another visit to the Ruins. At the arranged time, return train to Cusco, transfer from the train station by bus to the Hotel. 

Overnight stay in Cusco. 

 

Day 15 Cusco / Lima  (B)

After breakfast you will be transfer to the airport for your departure to Lima and your connecting international flight. 


Tour Includes: 

•    Airfare Lima-Cusco-Lima 
•    Shuttle ground transfers on A/C motor coaches. 
•    3 Nights at El Rodeo Country Inn Hotel, Superior Room 
•    2 Nights at Arenal Paraiso, Superior Room 
•    2 Nights at Mimos Hotel, Jr. Suite 
•    All 10 shared tours described ab 
•    2 Nights in at Britannia Hotel or similar, Standard Room 
•    1 Nights in Machu Pichu at El Mapi Hotel or similar, Standard Room 
•    3 Nights in Cusco at Casa Andina Classic or similar, Standard Room 
•    Daily Breakfast, 3 lunches & 1 dinner 
•    Half Day guided city tour of Lima (Modern & Colonial) 
•    Full Day guided excursion to Machu-Picchu with Train Ride (ON Expedition) and Lunch 
•    Full Day guide tour to Sacred Valley 
•    Transfers throughout the itinerary, meet & Greet at the airport 
•    English speaking guides & representatives 
•    All taxes & service charges *Our programs include all entrance fees and guides on all excursions. 



*     IMPORTANT NOTICE: About our Tours - All tours and entrance fees are included, All taxes are included and NO HIDDEN FEES 
*     International Airfare is not included, but may be booked through Worldwide Concierge Travel Agency.

 

* Prices are per person and based on double occupancy. All prices are expressed in US dollars. Prices for vacation packages are subject to change without notice. All travel documents are the responsibility of the passenger. A valid passport with at least 6 months validity after the date of travel is required. Travel insurance is highly recommended.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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