Day 1 (L) San Jose / Puerto Caldera to Monteverde Area
You will be picked up from the airport / port and transported to the Monteverde Cloudforest, founded 40 years ago, and one of the most outstanding wildlife sanctuaries in the tropics. The Resplendent Quetzal is often sighted here. You will take the Sugar Mill tour where you will meet a peasant family, learn about local culture and about the process of turning sugar cane into the sugar on your table. Lunch will be included at a local restaurant before you are transferred to the Ficus Lodge.
Day 2 (B ) Monteverde Area
After breakfast your guide will meet you in the lobby and you will transfer to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Here's your opportunity to see the amazing flora and fauna of the region as you hike through the well-marked trails, past waterfalls, rivers, and to the observation area of the park. There is a wide variety of wildlife here including the jaguar, ocelot, Baird’s tapir, three-wattled bellbird, and bare-necked umbrella bird. After your 2-3 hour hike you will have the rest of the afternoon to enjoy the amenities of your hotel. Overnight at your lodge.
Day 3 (B) Monteverde to San Jose / Puerto Caldera
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before your transfer to the Juan Santamaria International Airport or to the Caldera Port. Please note that you will need to be at the airport 3 hours prior to your departure time, so it is suggested that you book your departure flight after 4 p.m.
Please note: This tour includes two nights at the hotel, all transfers to and from Monteverde and to various sites. Bring your hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, insect repellent and comfortable walking shoes. This tour is not wheelchair accessible and is not suitable for people with mobility issues.
This tour includes: Meet & greet and transfers at the port or airport, Air-conditioned transportation during the entire itinerary, Bilingual guide during the whole tour, All the accommodations described, All tours described, Meals as mentioned, All taxes and service charges related to the tour.
This tour does not include: Extra tips for maids and bellboys, Alcoholic beverages, Departure taxes, Meals that are not mentioned in the program,Tours that are not mentioned in the program.