|Starts||San José, Costa Rica|
|Ends||San José, Costa Rica|
|Tour Code||CRKA 23384|
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Day 1 - Starting: San José & Finishing: San José
There are no planned activities, so check into the hotel and enjoy the city. Amid the hustle and bustle, San José has beautiful parks, museums and the ornate National Theatre downtown. The central plaza is a good place to people-watch. A mime, juggler, marimba band, magician, or storyteller may be performing for whatever is collected when the hat is passed. Artisan booths are common, creating a regular arts and crafts fair atmosphere.
Day 2 - Starting: San José & Finishing: La Fortuna
La Fortuna, the town near the foot of Arenal Volcano, is an excellent base for adventure.
Day 3 - Starting: La Fortuna & Finishing: La Fortuna
Work your arms, legs and core muscles in an included kayak and stand-up paddle board session on Lake Arenal.
Day 4 - Starting: La Fortuna & Finishing: La Fortuna
Enjoy a free day for adrenaline-fueled optionals such as the Cerro Chato extreme hike, whitewater rafting on Class III and IV rapids, waterfall rappelling or mountain biking. Or take it easy with some bird watching in Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge by boat or a massage in town.
Day 5 - Starting: La Fortuna & Finishing: Tortuguero
Travel east through the rolling hills of the Central Valley towards the Caribbean coast, then transfer to a boat and motor through canals to arrive in Tortuguero at the jungle-lined coast of Costa Rica.
Day 6 - Starting: Tortuguero & Finishing: Tortuguero
Along Costa Rica's Caribbean coast, between April and October, sea turtles lay their eggs on the beach. Green turtles are most common, but leatherbacks, hawksbill and loggerhead turtles are also occasionally found near Tortuguero. You must book a tour with a registered tour guide in order to be allowed on the beach at night during nesting season. From November to early January, baby turtles will be making the journey from their nest to the ocean.
Day 7 - Starting: Tortuguero & Finishing: Tortuguero
Enjoy the second guided kayak excursion through Tortuguero's jungle-lined canals in the morning and a guided jungle hike in the afternoon.
Day 8 - Starting: Tortuguero & Finishing: San José
If you have time, check out the sites you may have missed at the start of the trip or do some last-minute souvenir shopping.
Day 9 - Starting: San José & Finishing: San José
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