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TOURS CATALOG

2019 2020


OPEN VOUCHER PROGRAM What are Fantasy Gold Vouchers? “Fantasy Gold Vouchers” are open travel vouchers for hotel accommodations that allow you to organize your holiday in Costa Rica according to your budget. Travel vouchers are good for a number of hotels in different categories (Tourist and Superior Tourist) in each of the country’s most attractive tourist areas. Using Fantasy Gold Vouchers, you can decide where you want to stay and for how long.

How does the Fantasy Gold Voucher program work? • You can reserve the hotel of your choice in the destination you want to visit by calling the hotel directly and inquiring if they have space. Hotel accommodations are subject to availability. • Each travel voucher is equivalent to one night’s stay at participating hotels in the program.

Where to go and stay? • Choose the places to go that best suit your tastes and travel needs. • Decide how many nights you want to stay in each destination in Costa Rica. • Purchase the travel vouchers that you need for the number of nights you've decided to spend; remember each voucher corresponds to one night’s lodging. • Enjoy an unforgettable holiday traveling around Costa Rica

Important

• You cannot make prior reservations, except for the first hotel where you will stay upon your arrival in Costa Rica in San Jose. • Vouchers are not applicable for Easter Week, or the first and last weeks of the year. • Customers must make their hotel reservations directly after arrival in Costa Rica. Rooms are subject to hotel availability. • Fantasy Gold Vouchers are not refundable or transferable. • Gray Line Costa Rica will provide each customer with their Fantasy Gold Vouchers upon arrival to the country, exchanging them for vouchers from the corresponding wholesaler or travel agent.

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About Gray Line Distance chart Costa Rica Map

Tour catalog

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Packages, Tour Extensions, Theme Package Gray Line DMC, Groups & Incentives Knowing Costa Rica

Southern Caribbean / Northern Caribbean Northerns Plains

Monteverde Central Valley Northern / Southern Guanacaste

Central & Southern PacĂ­fic Optional Activities

Transportation

Airport Shuttles

Sustainability

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About Gray Line Gray Line Costa Rica is a subsidiary of Gray Line Worldwide, the most recognized international network of tourism operators, providing high standards of quality, integrity and service consistency throughout. Since its founding in 1976, as a full-service tour operator, a leader in Costa Rica, the operation has included individual passengers, charters, cruises, groups and incentives enabling it to offer very competitive rates. Gray Line Costa Rica is synonymous with professionalism, reliability, satisfaction guaranteed, 24 hour service, dynamic operational procedures, and excellent creative product line and sales policies. All focuses our clients having wonderful experiences. Due to its large operation, Gray Line Costa Rica offers a range of their own tourist services such as Gray Line Shuttles (regular transfers - Hotel to Hotel) to the most important tourist destinations of the country), Airport Express (shuttle service to and from the international airports in San José and Liberia), Fantasy Bonus Gold (an Open Voucher program), Diamond Private Transfer Service and One Day Excursions

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Operating under license # 48 of the Costa Rican Tourism Institute, Gray Line Costa Rica has five operation centers in the major tourist attraction areas: the Central Pacific, Guanacaste, La Fortuna - Arenal Volcano, Monteverde and San José. In addition, there are sales and customer service offices at the major hotels in the country A modern fleet of ground transportation guarantees our customers comfortable, secure, personalized service, so they may discover and better appreciate the natural wonders of our country. Gray Line Costa Rica partners with Martha Hospitality Group (owner of the Best Western Irazú Hotel, Best Western Jacó Beach Hotel and Holiday Inn Express, as well as the operation of the Denny’s restaurant chain), all well- -renowned in Costa Rica. For more information contact the International Sales Department, where they will be happy offering their products and services, providing brochures, videos, photographs, and promotional material from Costa Rica, training seminars, orientation trips and planning of group trips in addition to providing incentives with custom itineraries.


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S A N J O S E

A L A J U E L A

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H E R E D I A

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SANJOSE 8 ESCAZU 4 13 DESAMPARADOS 42 39 46 SANTIAGO DE PURISCAL 60 68 55 80 SAN MARCOS DE TARRAZU 10 19 6 47 50 ASERRI 21 18 26 21 83 31 CIUDAD COLON 4 12 7 45 62 12 25 GUADALUPE 15 8 20 30 75 25 10 19 SANTA ANA 6 13 7 46 62 13 26 9 19 ALAJUELITA 10 18 13 51 68 18 31 6 25 15 SAN ISIDRO DE CORONADO 28 37 24 29 51 18 32 31 43 31 37 SAN IGNACIO DE ACOSTA 3 12 8 45 63 13 24 5 18 9 8 32 SAN JUAN DE TIBAS 5 14 9 47 64 14 27 2 21 11 5 33 3 SAN VICENTE DE MORAVIA 3 12 5 45 60 11 24 2 18 8 8 29 6 4 SAN PEDRO DE MONTES DE OCA 63 60 67 21 101 73 41 66 51 67 72 50 66 68 66 SAN PABLO DE TURRUBARES 64 73 61 86 6 56 86 64 80 69 70 57 68 66 62 107 SANTA MARIA DE DOTA 5 14 5 47 65 10 27 5 21 10 11 29 9 7 3 68 59 CURRIDABAT 134 143 133 156 103 139 155 133 149 139 139 127 137 135 131 177 97 129 SAN ISIDRO DE PEREZ ZELEDON 56 64 51 76 4 46 77 58 71 58 64 47 59 60 57 97 10 56 107 SAN PABLO LEON CORTES 20 24 24 40 79 30 19 23 13 24 30 48 21 25 23 60 85 25 154 76 ALAJUELA 59 63 63 79 119 69 58 62 52 63 69 88 60 64 62 100 123 64 193 115 43 SAN RAMON 45 50 50 65 105 55 45 49 39 50 55 74 47 50 48 86 110 51 179 101 20 30 GRECIA 63 67 67 45 122 73 62 66 56 67 72 93 64 68 68 24 127 68 197 119 47 42 53 SAN MATEO 42 46 46 62 101 52 41 45 38 46 51 72 43 47 47 45 106 47 176 98 27 21 32 21 ATENAS 48 52 52 67 107 57 47 51 41 52 57 78 49 52 51 88 112 53 182 103 32 17 13 47 26 NARANJO 55 59 59 75 114 64 54 58 48 59 64 85 56 59 58 59 119 60 189 110 39 7 26 35 14 12 PALMARES 34 38 38 54 93 44 33 37 27 38 43 62 35 38 37 74 98 39 169 90 14 43 13 52 31 27 39 SAN PEDRO DE POAS 66 70 71 41 126 76 66 70 59 70 76 97 68 71 71 21 131 72 182 122 51 45 56 3 24 51 38 55 OROTINA 95 99 99 114 154 104 94 98 88 99 104 123 96 100 98 135 159 100 229 150 79 50 60 93 72 47 59 74 95 CIUDAD QUESADA 67 71 72 87 127 77 67 70 60 71 77 95 69 72 70 108 132 73 201 123 52 23 33 65 44 20 30 46 68 27 ZARCERO 53 57 57 73 112 63 52 56 46 57 62 83 54 58 56 93 117 58 187 109 27 23 7 60 39 6 18 21 63 53 26 SARCHI NORTE 210 214 214 230 270 220 209 213 203 214 220 238 212 215 213 251 274 215 344 266 195 166 176 208 187 162 173 189 211 115 143 169 UPALA 192 196 196 212 251 202 191 195 185 196 201 220 193 197 195 232 256 197 326 247 176 148 157 190 169 144 155 171 193 97 124 150 164 LOS CHILES 172 176 176 192 231 182 171 175 165 176 181 200 173 177 175 212 236 177 306 228 156 128 137 170 149 124 135 151 173 77 105 130 38 126 SAN RAFAEL DE GUATUSO 23 32 22 65 52 28 44 22 38 28 28 46 26 24 20 86 46 18 115 49 43 82 69 86 65 71 78 57 89 118 90 76 233 215 195 CARTAGO 33 42 33 75 62 38 54 32 48 38 38 56 36 34 30 96 56 28 125 59 53 92 79 96 75 81 88 67 99 128 100 86 243 225 205 10 PARAISO 11 20 10 53 59 16 33 11 27 17 16 34 15 12 9 74 53 5 122 57 31 70 57 74 53 59 66 45 78 106 79 64 221 203 183 12 22 TRES RIOS 55 64 55 97 84 60 77 55 71 60 60 78 59 56 52 118 78 50 148 82 75 114 101 118 97 103 110 89 122 150 123 108 265 247 227 32 22 44 JUAN VIÑAS 67 76 68 109 96 72 88 66 82 72 72 90 70 67 64 130 90 62 159 93 87 126 113 130 109 115 122 101 133 162 134 120 277 259 239 44 34 56 12 TURRIALBA 38 47 37 80 71 43 59 37 53 43 44 61 41 38 35 100 65 32 134 68 58 97 83 101 80 85 92 72 104 132 105 91 248 229 210 20 24 26 40 29 PACAYAS 24 33 24 66 57 29 46 23 40 29 30 47 27 25 21 87 51 19 120 54 44 83 70 87 66 72 79 58 90 119 91 77 234 216 196 4 9 13 31 42 16 SAN RAFAEL DE OREAMUNO 26 35 26 68 48 32 47 26 41 31 31 50 29 27 23 89 42 21 111 46 46 85 72 89 68 74 81 60 92 121 93 79 236 218 199 3 13 15 35 47 23 7 TEJAR DEL GUARCO 11 15 15 49 70 21 26 13 22 15 16 39 8 11 14 69 75 16 145 66 12 51 38 55 34 40 47 26 59 87 60 45 202 184 164 34 44 22 66 78 49 35 37 HEREDIA 14 18 18 51 73 24 31 16 25 18 19 42 11 14 18 72 79 19 149 70 15 54 41 58 37 43 50 29 62 90 63 48 205 187 167 37 47 25 69 81 52 38 40 3 BARBA 7 15 11 48 66 16 28 9 22 12 12 35 3 7 10 69 72 13 141 62 17 56 42 60 39 44 51 31 63 91 64 50 207 189 169 30 40 18 62 74 44 31 33 5 8 SANTO DOMINGO 19 24 24 57 79 29 37 21 31 24 25 48 17 20 22 78 82 25 153 75 7 50 27 54 33 39 46 21 58 86 59 34 201 183 163 43 53 31 75 87 57 44 46 9 6 13 SANTA BARBARA 13 18 18 51 73 23 31 16 24 18 19 42 11 14 17 72 78 19 148 69 16 55 41 59 38 43 50 30 62 90 63 49 205 188 168 37 47 25 69 81 52 38 40 3 6 7 12 SAN RAFAEL 18 26 22 59 77 28 39 18 33 23 22 46 14 17 20 80 82 23 151 73 20 60 46 63 43 48 55 35 67 95 68 54 211 192 173 41 51 29 73 85 55 42 44 8 11 9 17 7 SAN ISIDRO 14 15 19 33 74 24 12 16 6 19 24 43 16 19 17 53 79 20 148 70 7 46 33 50 29 35 42 21 54 82 55 40 197 179 159 37 47 26 70 81 52 39 40 9 12 13 11 12 17 SAN ANTONIO DE BELEN 15 19 19 53 74 25 32 17 26 19 21 43 12 15 17 60 79 20 149 71 8 47 34 51 30 36 43 22 55 83 56 41 198 180 160 38 48 27 70 82 53 39 41 4 7 8 5 7 12 7 SAN JOAQUIN DE FLORES 9 18 14 51 69 19 31 11 24 15 15 38 6 10 13 73 74 16 143 65 15 54 41 58 37 43 50 29 61 90 62 48 205 187 167 33 43 21 65 77 47 34 36 2 5 3 11 5 6 11 6 SAN PABLO 83 92 88 125 143 93 105 84 98 89 88 112 80 83 86 146 148 89 217 139 83 126 103 130 110 115 122 78 134 70 97 110 185 167 147 106 116 95 139 150 121 108 109 89 86 94 92 92 98 90 91 92 PUERTO VIEJO 220 224 224 240 279 230 219 223 213 224 229 248 221 225 223 181 284 225 329 275 204 163 191 164 182 178 168 204 160 188 186 184 101 242 139 243 253 231 275 287 257 244 246 212 215 217 213 216 220 207 208 215 258 LIBERIA 298 303 303 318 358 308 298 302 292 303 308 327 300 303 301 260 363 304 408 354 283 242 270 242 261 256 247 283 239 267 265 262 179 321 217 322 332 310 354 365 336 323 325 291 294 295 291 294 299 286 287 293 337 79 NICOYA 275 279 280 295 335 285 275 279 268 279 285 303 277 280 278 236 340 281 385 331 260 218 246 219 237 233 223 260 216 244 241 239 156 298 194 298 308 287 331 342 313 299 301 268 271 272 268 271 276 263 264 270 314 56 23 SANTA CRUZ 194 198 199 214 254 204 194 198 187 198 204 222 196 199 197 155 258 200 304 250 179 137 165 138 156 152 142 179 135 163 160 158 75 217 113 217 227 206 250 261 232 218 220 187 190 191 187 190 195 182 183 189 233 25 104 81 BAGACES 253 258 258 273 315 263 253 257 247 258 263 282 255 258 256 215 318 259 363 309 238 196 224 197 216 211 202 238 194 222 220 217 134 276 172 277 287 265 309 320 291 278 280 246 249 250 246 249 254 241 242 248 292 34 47 24 59 FILADELFIA 172 177 177 192 232 182 172 176 166 177 182 201 174 177 175 134 237 178 282 228 157 115 143 116 135 130 121 157 113 141 138 136 66 195 105 196 206 184 228 239 210 197 199 165 168 169 165 168 173 160 161 167 211 47 126 103 22 81 CAÑAS 153 157 157 173 213 163 152 157 146 157 162 181 155 158 156 114 218 159 263 209 138 96 124 97 115 111 101 138 94 147 119 117 99 227 137 176 186 165 208 220 191 177 179 146 149 150 146 149 154 140 141 148 216 80 158 135 54 113 32 LAS JUNTAS 194 198 199 214 254 204 194 198 187 198 204 222 196 199 197 155 259 200 304 250 179 137 165 138 156 152 142 179 135 119 147 158 88 173 121 217 227 206 250 261 232 218 220 187 190 191 187 190 195 182 183 189 189 69 148 125 44 103 22 54 TILARAN 329 333 334 349 389 339 328 333 322 333 339 357 331 334 332 290 394 335 439 385 314 271 300 273 291 287 277 314 270 298 295 293 210 351 248 352 362 341 385 396 367 353 355 322 325 326 322 325 330 317 318 324 368 109 35 54 135 78 157 189 179 CARMONA 276 281 281 296 336 286 276 280 270 281 286 305 279 282 279 238 341 282 386 332 261 220 248 220 239 234 225 261 217 245 243 240 157 299 196 300 310 288 332 344 314 301 303 269 272 273 269 272 277 264 265 272 267 57 136 112 82 91 104 137 126 166 LA CRUZ 319 323 323 339 379 329 318 322 312 323 329 347 321 324 322 280 383 324 429 375 304 261 290 263 281 277 267 303 259 288 285 283 200 341 238 342 352 330 374 386 357 343 345 312 314 316 312 315 320 306 307 314 358 99 25 44 125 68 147 179 168 32 156 HOJANCHA 110 114 114 130 170 120 109 113 103 114 120 138 112 115 113 64 174 115 212 166 95 53 81 47 67 68 58 94 43 103 76 74 157 201 181 133 143 121 165 177 248 134 136 103 105 107 103 106 111 97 98 105 173 138 217 194 113 172 91 72 113 248 195 238 PUNTARENAS 89 94 94 109 149 99 89 93 83 94 99 118 91 95 92 45 154 95 206 145 74 33 61 20 41 47 38 74 24 83 56 53 149 180 160 113 123 101 145 157 127 114 116 82 85 86 82 85 90 77 78 85 153 130 209 186 105 164 83 64 105 240 187 229 20 ESPARZA 199 208 198 241 168 204 220 198 214 204 204 192 202 200 196 242 162 193 65 172 219 258 244 250 241 246 253 233 247 293 266 252 409 391 371 180 190 187 213 224 199 184 176 210 213 205 218 213 216 213 214 208 299 394 473 450 369 428 347 328 369 504 451 493 277 276 BUENOS AIRES 109 113 113 129 168 119 108 112 102 113 119 137 110 114 112 70 173 114 218 165 93 52 80 39 60 67 57 93 49 102 75 73 145 199 179 132 142 120 164 176 147 133 135 101 104 106 102 105 110 96 96 104 172 126 204 181 100 159 78 59 100 235 182 225 27 19 283 MIRAMAR 267 276 266 309 236 272 287 266 283 272 273 261 270 268 264 226 230 262 133 240 256 250 261 208 229 263 243 260 205 301 273 268 371 398 378 249 259 256 281 293 267 254 245 278 281 274 287 281 285 282 282 277 368 352 431 408 327 386 305 286 327 462 409 451 235 234 74 241 CIUDAD CORTES 174 178 179 149 234 184 174 177 167 178 184 202 176 179 177 129 174 180 77 184 159 153 164 111 132 166 146 163 108 204 176 171 274 301 281 197 207 186 230 241 212 198 200 167 170 171 167 170 175 162 163 169 242 255 334 311 230 289 208 189 230 365 312 355 138 137 142 144 100 QUEPOS 339 348 338 381 308 344 360 338 354 344 344 332 342 340 336 382 302 333 205 312 359 398 384 303 324 386 338 373 299 433 406 392 466 531 511 320 330 327 353 364 339 324 316 350 353 345 358 353 356 353 354 348 439 447 525 502 421 480 399 379 421 556 504 545 330 329 146 336 95 194 GOLFITO 267 275 266 308 235 271 288 266 282 272 272 260 270 268 264 310 229 261 133 239 286 325 312 318 309 314 321 300 315 361 334 319 476 458 438 248 258 255 280 292 267 252 244 277 280 273 286 280 284 281 282 276 367 462 541 517 436 496 415 395 436 571 519 561 345 344 74 351 93 210 71 SAN VITO 150 155 155 162 210 160 150 154 144 155 160 179 152 155 153 105 195 156 98 205 135 130 140 88 108 142 122 139 84 180 153 147 251 277 257 174 184 162 206 217 188 175 177 143 146 147 143 146 151 138 139 145 218 232 310 287 206 265 184 165 206 341 288 331 114 114 163 121 121 24 215 230 PARRITA 331 340 330 373 300 336 353 330 347 336 336 325 334 332 328 374 294 326 197 304 351 390 377 295 316 379 330 365 292 426 398 384 458 523 503 313 323 320 345 357 331 317 309 342 345 338 351 345 349 346 346 341 432 439 517 494 414 472 391 372 413 548 495 538 321 322 138 328 87 187 38 33 207 CIUDAD NELLY 108 113 113 83 168 118 108 112 102 113 119 138 111 114 112 64 174 115 144 164 93 88 98 46 66 100 80 97 42 138 111 105 209 235 215 132 141 120 164 175 146 133 135 101 104 105 101 104 109 96 97 103 176 189 268 245 164 223 142 123 164 299 246 289 72 73 209 79 167 70 261 276 46 254 JACO 160 168 154 202 219 170 181 161 175 165 164 188 157 159 163 222 224 166 294 216 178 218 204 221 200 206 213 192 225 210 238 211 326 307 288 151 141 163 119 107 136 150 154 158 161 158 167 157 150 167 162 156 140 379 458 435 354 413 332 313 354 489 436 479 270 249 359 268 427 334 499 426 310 491 268 LIMON 64 73 69 107 124 75 86 66 80 70 69 93 62 64 68 127 129 70 199 121 83 122 108 126 105 111 118 97 129 115 143 116 231 212 193 88 98 76 95 84 103 89 91 63 66 63 72 62 55 72 67 61 45 284 363 340 259 318 237 218 259 394 341 384 175 154 264 173 332 239 404 331 215 396 173 97 GUAPILES 99 108 104 141 159 109 121 101 115 105 104 128 96 99 102 162 164 105 233 155 118 157 143 161 140 145 152 132 164 150 177 151 265 247 227 91 81 102 59 47 76 89 94 98 101 98 107 97 90 107 102 95 80 319 398 375 294 353 272 252 294 428 376 418 209 189 271 208 367 274 411 339 250 403 208 60 37 SIQUIRES 223 231 227 264 282 232 244 224 238 228 227 251 220 222 226 285 287 228 357 278 241 280 267 284 263 269 276 255 287 273 301 274 389 370 350 214 204 226 182 170 199 213 217 221 224 221 230 220 213 230 225 219 203 442 521 498 417 476 395 376 417 552 499 541 332 312 421 331 490 397 561 489 373 554 331 63 160 123 BRIBRI 131 140 135 173 191 141 152 133 146 137 135 159 128 131 134 194 196 137 265 187 149 188 175 192 171 177 184 163 196 182 209 182 297 279 259 122 113 134 90 79 107 121 125 130 133 130 138 129 121 138 134 127 112 351 429 406 325 384 303 284 325 460 408 450 241 221 330 240 398 305 470 398 281 462 239 37 68 32 100 MATINA 76 85 80 118 136 86 97 78 92 82 80 104 73 76 79 139 141 82 210 132 94 133 120 137 116 122 129 108 141 127 154 127 242 224 204 99 105 88 83 71 100 100 102 75 77 75 83 73 66 83 78 72 57 296 374 351 270 329 248 229 270 405 352 395 186 166 275 185 343 250 415 343 226 407 184 85 13 24 148 56 GUACIMO

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Shuttle destination Parques Nacionales / National Parks

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Braulio Carrillo

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Manuel Antonio

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Tortuguero

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Palo Verde

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Cahuita

14

Rincón de la Vieja

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Arenal

15

Marino Ballena

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Barra Honda

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Santa Rosa

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Chirripó

17

Volcán Irazú

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Corcovado

18

Volcán Turrialba

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Guanacaste

19

Volcán Poás

9

El Coco

20

Tapantí

10

La Amistad

21

Juan Castro Blanco

11

Las Baulas

22

Carara

tel: (506) 2220-2126 ventas@graylinecostarica.travel


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Tour Catalog Built on our slogan of providing the best product to our commercial partners and based on our personal knowledge and experience, we have designed a variety of tours, which include the best destinations, accommodations and attractions in our country. We thought of every detail so that our customers have positive experiences beyond their expectations. We have compiled and committed to only the best suppliers of tourist services in each area, which provides us with the certainty and confidence that our services are of the highest quality and will be especially enjoyable for our customers. Each tour is offered with two hotel categories (A and B) so that customers can choose according to the level of hospitality that is the best fit for them. We are therefore able to present tour selections which highlight the many attractions of Costa Rica in both a practical and entertaining manner. Customers may choose from: Regular transfer itineraries, consist of land transport in modern mini buses exclusively for tourists who travel from hotel to hotel. Schedules have been carefully planned for the best interest of the customer, maximizing their time in the country. Our mini buses have air conditioning, full insurance, friendly and professional drivers, communication systems and above all, the security and confidence your customers deserve. The more adventurous are offered the option to explore Costa Rica more in depth, still connecting with the organized tour, but also with the freedom to move around the country at their pace in their own 4x4 rental car. The all-terrain car rental is based on the use of a Daihatsu Bego 4x4 or similar for 2 to 4 people to travel throughout the country with the highest comfort and safety possible. The car will include basic insurance, however it should be noted that it will be necessary to make a security deposit by credit card of an average of U.S. $ 1000.00 at the time of the rental. Once their trip is completed without incident, the security Alternately, they are also be able to purchase the optional insurance coverage (U.S. $ 25.00 per day), which will reduce the security deposit to only U.S. $ 100.00 and exempting them from the 20% payment required for damage in the event of an accident with a third party. Remember, if the rental car option is chosen, the minimum age is 21 and the customer must have a valid driver’s license that is at least a year old. As the best way to supplement their tour of Costa Rica, we have selected optional activities that utilize their free time in each destination. These additional tours represent the most popular ones in each re-

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gion, and include: Parks & Beaches: • A hike of Arenal Volcano National Park with a visit and dinner at the Tabacon Hot Springs Resort, • Hanging bridges and La Fortuna Waterfall, • Tranopy Tour (Aerial Tram & Canopy) Adventure & Nature: • A hike of Arenal Volcano National Park with a visit and dinner at the Tabacon Hot Springs Resort, • Hanging bridges and La Fortuna Waterfall, • Monteverde Reserve Costa Rica all Natural: • Irazu Volcano - Orosi - Lankester • Trip to Arenal Volcano & Tabacon Resort, • Tortuga Island Cruise Beauties of Costa Rica: • A hike of Arenal Volcano National Park with a visit and dinner at the Tabacon Hot Springs Resort, • Monteverde Reserve, • Manuel Antonio National Park walk Costa Rica Pura Vida: • A hike of Arenal Volcano National Park with a visit and dinner at the Tabacon Hot Springs Resort, • Monteverde Reserve, • Manuel Antonio National Park walk All of Costa Rica: • Cahuita National Park & Snorkeling, • Hike Arenal Volcano National Park with visit and dinner at the Tabacon Hot Springs Resort, • Monteverde Reserve, • Horseback ride to the Rincon de la Vieja mountain Finally, to ensure the support and safety of all of our customers, we offer assistance, from the first to the last day of the tour. Our team will assist you when you need it. Our support personnel are true tourism professionals who will be available to you every day . The only thing missing is you! Remember - we are THE local experts.

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Packages, Tour Extensions & Theme Packages. 9


Jo sé or Lib er ia Sa n Fr om

National Parks & Beaches 5N/6D DÍA 1 (opcional)

DÍAS 2 y 3

LIBERIA

DÍA 6

Volcán Arenal

DÍA 1 (opcional) HEREDIA

Aeropuerto Internacional

DÍAS 4 y 5

Nights

Arenal

2

Central Pacific

2

1

Expected Hotels Holiday Inn Express Airport / Hilton Garden Inn Liberia

Best Western Irazú / Hilton Garden Inn Liberia

Tabacón Grand Spa & Resort Mountain Paradise Croc´s Best Western Jaco Beach

Category A B A B A B

Meals Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast All Inclusive

Rental car: Includes:

Volcán Poás

ALAJUELA

City San José / Liberia

SAN JOSÉ CARTAGO

DÍA 6

• VIP Reception at the International Airport. • Accommodation in planned or similar hotels. • Board as detailed. • Delivery of rental car to your San José hotel. • Daihatsu Bego 4x4 car rental from day 2 to day 6. • Basic insurance. • Rental car return at the International Airport. • Sales tax.

Jacó

Regular Transfers: Includes: • Traslados / Transfers

• Vuelo Doméstico / Domestic Flight

National Parks & Beaches

• VIP Reception at the International Airport. • Transfers as detailed. • Accommodations in planned or similar hotels. • Board as detailed. • Sales tax.

Optionals Zone

Optional Activities

Arenal

Arenal Volcano & Tabacon Resort

Central Pacific

Tranopy (Aerial Tram & Canopy Tour)

DAY 1. SAN JOSE OR LIBERIA, COSTA RICA. Pick-up at the International Airport and transfer to the Hotel of your choice. Rest of day on your own to enjoy the hotel amenities and facilities. DAY 2. SAN JOSE OR LIBERIA – ARENAL. Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to the Arenal area, en route you will have the opportunity to see some of the most picturesque landscapes of the country. If you purchased the optional activities package, the afternoon will include a trek to the Arenal Volcano and a visit to the thermal waters at Tabacón Resort with dinner included. DAY 3. ARENAL. Breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy the Hotel amenities and facilities. 10

If you purchased the optional activities package you will enjoy the Hanging bridges forest reserve, comprises 243 hectares of protected forest. It is ideal for hikers who would like to discover and admire the unique characteristics of the tropical rainforest. Then, the tour begins by descending the 500-meter trail to the magnificent La Fortuna Waterfall, renowned for its 60 meter (197 feet) high falls and its crystal clear waters. Along the trail, you will observe plants, trees, and animals. DAY 4. ARENAL – CENTRAL PACIFIC. Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to the Central Pacific. En route enjoy the sights of Lake Arenal and many typical communities of the country. Afternoon on your own to relax in the facilities of the hotel. DAY 5. CENTRAL PACIFIC.

Breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy the Hotel amenities and facilities. If you purchased the optional activities package, you will enjoy a 30 minute aerial tram tour of the forest canopy where you can observe the diversity of flora and wildlife that inhabit the canopy. Afterwards you will descend on a canopy tour and glide down a zip line through the forest, over 15 cables and platforms that provide you with an altogether thrilling and unforgettable experience. In addition, there will be time to visit the serpentarium and the heliconia gallery. DAY 6. CENTRAL PACIFIC – SAN JOSE OR LIBERIA Breakfast at your hotel. At the prearranged time, there will be a transfer services to the airport on time to board your return flight home.


Jo sé or Lib er ia Sa n Fr om

Adventure and Nature 5N/6D

DÍA 1 (opcional)

DÍAS 2 y 3

LIBERIA

DÍA 6

Volcán Arenal

Nights

Arenal

2

Monteverde

2

1

Expected Hotels Real Intercontinental / Hilton Garden Inn Studio Hotel / Hilton Garden Inn

Tabacón Grand Spa Mountain Paradise El Establo Monteverde Cloud Forest

Category A B A B A B

Meals Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast

Rental car: Includes:

Monteverde

DÍAS 4 y 5 DÍA 1 (opcional) ALAJUELA

PUNTARENAS

City San José / Liberia

HEREDIA

Aeropuerto Internacional

SAN JOSÉ CARTAGO

• VIP Reception at the International Airport. • Delivery of rental car to your San José hotel. • Accomodation in planned or similar hotels. • Meals as detailed. • Daihatsu Bego 4x4 car rental from day 2 to day 6. • Basic insurance. • Rental car return at the International Airport. • Sales tax.

DÍA 6

Regular Transfers: Includes: • Traslados / Transfers

• Vuelo Doméstico / Domestic Flight

Adventure and Nature

• VIP Reception at the International Airport. • Transfers as detailed. • Accommodation in planned or similar hotels. • Meals as detailed. • Sales tax.

Optionals Zone Arenal Monteverde

Optional Activities Arenal Volcano & Tabacon Resort Hanging Bridges with La Fortuna Waterfall Monteverde Cloud Forest

DAY 1. SAN JOSE OR LIBERIA, COSTA RICA. Pick-up at the International Airport and transfer to the Hotel of your choice in San José. Rest of day on your own to enjoy the Hotel amenities and facilities. DAY 2. SAN JOSE OR LIBERIA – ARENAL. Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to Arenal area, en route you will have the opportunity to observe some of the most picturesque landscapes of the country. If you purchased the optional activities package, the afternoon will include a trek to the Arenal Volcano and a visit to the thermal waters at Tabacón Resort with dinner included. DAY 3. ARENAL. Breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy the Hotel ame11

nities and facilities. If you purchased the optional activities package you will enjoy the Hanging bridges forest reserve, comprises 243 hectares of protected forest. It is ideal for hikers who would like to discover and admire the unique characteristics of the tropical rainforest. Then, the tour begins by descending the 500-meter trail to the magnificent La Fortuna Waterfall, renowned for its 60 meter (197 feet) high falls and its crystal clear waters. Along the trail, you will observe plants, trees, and animals. DAY 4. ARENAL – MONTEVERDE. Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to the Monteverde cloud forest; experience the views of Lake Arenal and many typical communities of the country. Afternoon on your

own to enjoy the amenities of the hotel. DAY 5. MONTEVERDE. Breakfast at your hotel. Take advantage of the hotel facilities and amenities. If you purchased the optional activities package, the morning will involve a natural history hike through the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Our expert guides will assist you in in interpreting the many natural wonders of this ecosystem. DAY 6. MONTEVERDE – SAN JOSE OR LIBERIA. Breakfast at your hotel. At the prearranged time, we begin our transfer to the airport in enough time to board your return flight home.


Costa Rica all Natural 7N/8D DÍA 6 DÍAS 2 y 3 Volcán Arenal Tabacón Resort

DÍA 7

Nights 5

Tortuguero

2

Expected Hotels Studio Hotel Hampton Inn and Suites Pachira Lodge / Mawamba Lodge

Category A B A B

Meals Breakfast Breakfast Full board Full board

Tortuguero

DÍA 5

PUNTARENAS

City San José

Volcán Poás, Hacienda Doka y Sarchí

ALAJUELA

Aeropuerto Internacional

• VIP Reception at the International Airport. • Transfers as detailed. • Accomodation in planned or similar hotels. • Meals as detailed. • Tour of Tortuguero Town. • Tortuguero Canal Tour. • Entry to Tortuguero National Park. • Sales tax.

DÍA 1, 4 HEREDIA SAN JOSÉ

DÍA 8

Regular Transfers: Includes:

CARTAGO

Optionals Zone

Optional Activities

San José

White Water Sarapiqui River Class III from San Jose

Irazú Volcano - Orosi - Lankester from San José

• Traslados / Transfers

Costa Rica all Natural

DAY 1. SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA. Pick up and transfer from the International Airport to your selected hotel in San José. Rest of the day on your own to enjoy the Hotel amenities and facilities. DAY 2. SAN JOSE – TORTUGUERO. Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to Tortuguero National Park by way of Braulio Carrillo National Park, the latter well known for its forests, tall mountains and immense number of rivers. The trip will continue by boat for a two hour cruise up the rivers and canals to our destination hotel. After lunch a visit to the town of Tortuguero is included. Dinner included. DAY 3. TORTUGUERO. Breakfast at your hotel. Morning boat ride along the canals of Tortuguero, a national park renowned for its diversity of habitats that shelter seven species of turtle, a large variety of crustaceans and many species of freshwater fish. After lunch you are free to stroll through the grounds and explore the hotel surroundings. Dinner included. DAY 4. TORTUGUERO – SAN JOSE Breakfast at your hotel. We will once again board the boat for transfer to the embarcadero 12

Tortuga Island Cruise from San Jose

and then continue by land to Guápiles, where you may enjoy a delicious lunch. After lunch we continue our trip to the capital city. DAY 5. SAN JOSE – IRAZU VOLCANO, OROSI & LANKESTER. Breakfast at your hotel. Take advantage of the hotel facilities and amenities. DAY 6. SAN JOSÉ – WHITE WATER RAFTING SARAPIQUI RIVER CLASS III Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the facilities and services of the hotel. We will pick you up at your hotel and travel through small Costa Rican villages to the picturesque town of San Miguel to start your best rafting experience, passing La Virgen and ending at El Roble de Sarapiquí. You will reach the water and your adrenaline levels will skyrocket as you experience more than 40 exciting rapids along 22 km of lush and vibrant rainforest. Take a break halfway down the river and enjoy a refreshing tropical fruit snack while enjoying the beauty of the surrounding nature. Feel free to swim or just relax with the rest of the group!

Go back to the water and end your unforgettable adventure on the river! When you reach the end, you will enjoy a delicious lunch before returning to your hotel in San José. DAY 7. SAN JOSE – TORTUGA ISLAND CRUISE Breakfast at your hotel. Take advantage of the hotel facilities and amenities. You will sail in the Manta Raya our world-class Catamaran, and taste a lunch recognized by the Gourmet Magazine. In addition, our tour gives you the opportunity to perform the activities of Snorkeling and Banana Boat, this at no additional cost. Upon returning to the port in the afternoon, our captain will take his passengers on an exploration trip through the Gulf of Nicoya Islands. While registering the Islands, let’s learn about our history and the importance of this area in the natural wealth of Costa Rica. The Gulf of Nicoya Islands are bird sanctuaries, (pelicans, frigates and others), rich in biodiversity and history DAY 8. SAN JOSE Breakfast at your hotel. At the prearranged time, we begin the transfer to the capital city in enough time to board your return flight home.


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Beauties of Costa Rica 7N / 8D City

Nights

• Traslados / Transfers

LIBERIA

DÍAS 2 Y 3

DÍA 1 (opcional)

San José / Liberia

1

Arenal

2

Monteverde

2

Manuel Antonio

2

• Vuelo Doméstico / Domestic Flight

Volcán Arenal

DÍA 8 Monteverde

DÍAS 4 y 5

Expected Hotels

Holiday Inn Express Airport / Hilton Garden Inn Liberia

Category

Meals

A

Breakfast

B A B A B A B

Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast

Best Western Irazú / Hilton Garden Inn Tabacón Grand Spa & Resort Mountain Paradise El Establo Monteverde Cloud Forest Makanda by the Sea San Bada

DÍA 1 (opcional) PUNTARENAS

ALAJUELA

HEREDIA

Aeropuerto Internacional

SAN JOSÉ CARTAGO

DÍA 8

Manuel Antonio

Rental car: Includes: • VIP Reception at the International Airport. • Accomodation in planned or similar hotels. • Meals as detailed. • Delivery of rental car to your San José or Liberia hotel. • Daihatsu Bego car rental from day 2 to day 8. • Basic Insurance • Rental car return at the International Airport. • Sales tax.

DÍAS 6 - 7 Beauties of Costa Rica

DAY 1. SAN JOSÉ OR LIBERIA, COSTA RICA Pick up and transfer from the International Airport to your selected hotel. Rest of the day on your own to enjoy the Hotel amenities and facilities. DAY 2. SAN JOSÉ OR LIBERIA – ARENAL. Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to the Arenal area. Along the way you will observe the scenic beauty of the many picturesque towns and villages and the agricultural farms of the region. DAY 3. ARENAL. Breakfast at your hotel. Take advantage of the Breakfast at your hotel. Take advantage of the hotel facilities and amenities. If you purchased the optional activities package, your afternoon will include a hiking tour through Arenal Volcano National Park. Here you will be able to see remnants of the last eruption of the volcano and afterwards we will visit the hot springs at Tabacón Resort. DAY 4. ARENAL – MONTEVERDE Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to the 13

Monteverde cloud forest; experience the views of Lake Arenal and many typical communities of the country. Afternoon on your own to enjoy the amenities of the hotel.

Regular Transfers: Includes: • VIP Reception at the International Airport. • Transfers as detailed. • Accomodation in planned or similar hotels. • Meals as detailed. • Sales tax. Optionals Zone

Optional Activities

Arenal

Arenal Volcano & Tabacon Resort

Monteverde

Monteverde Cloud Forest

Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio National Park

DAY 5. MONTEVERDE Breakfast at your hotel. Take advantage of the hotel facilities and amenities. If you purchased the optional activities package, the morning will involve a natural history hike through the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Our expert guides will assist you in in interpreting the many natural wonders of this ecosystem. DAY 6. MONTEVERDE – MANUEL ANTONIO Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to the Central Pacific, during the trip you can observe many typical communities in the countryside. Afternoon on your own to enjoy the amenities of the hotel.

DAY 7. MANUEL ANTONIO Breakfast at your hotel. Take advantage of the hotel facilities and amenities. If you purchased the optional activities package, your morning will include a visit to one of Costa Rica’s most renowned National Parks – Manuel Antonio – where after a one hour hike to the beach, you can relax for two hours in the tranquil crystalline waters of the Pacific Ocean. DAY 8. MANUEL ANTONIO – SAN JOSÉ OR LIBERIA Breakfast at your hotel. At the prearranged time, we will transfer you to the International Airport in enough time to board your return flight home.


Costa Rica Pura Vida 9N / 10D DÍAS 2 y 3

City

Nights

San José

1

Tortuguero

2

Expected Hotels Real Intercontinental Studio Hotel

DÍAS 4 y 5 Tortuguero Volcán Arenal

DÍAS 6 y 7

Monteverde

PUNTARENAS

ALAJUELA

Aeropuerto Internacional

DÍA 1 HEREDIA

LIMÓN

SAN JOSÉ CARTAGO

Arenal

2

Monteverde

2

Manuel Antonio

2

Pachira Lodge / Mawamba Lodge Tabacón Grand Spa Mountain Paradise El Establo Monteverde Cloud Forest Makanda by the Sea San Bada

Category A B A B A B A B A B

Meals Breakfast Breakfast Full board Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast

DÍA 10

Rental car: Includes:

DÍAS 8 y 9

• VIP Reception at the International Airport. • Accomodation in planned or similar hotels. • Meals as detailed. • Delivery of rental car to your San José or Liberia hotel.

Manuel Antonio

• Traslados / Transfers

Costa Rica Pura Vida

• Vuelo Doméstico / Domestic Flight

DAY 1. SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA. Pick up and transfer from the International Airport to your selected hotel in San José. Rest of the day on your own to enjoy the Hotel amenities and facilities.

DAY 5. ARENAL Breakfast at your hotel. Take advantage of the hotel facilities and amenities.

DAY 2. SAN JOSE – TORTUGUERO. Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to Tortuguero National Park by way of Braulio Carrillo National Park, the latter well known for its forests, tall mountains and immense number of rivers. The trip will continue by boat for a two hour cruise up the rivers and canals to our destination hotel. After lunch a visit to the town of Tortuguero is included. Dinner included.

If you purchased the optional activities package, the afternoon will include a trek to the Arenal Volcano and a visit to the thermal waters at Tabacón Resort with dinner included.

Regular Transfers: Includes:

• VIP Reception at the International Airport. • Transfers as detailed. • Accomodation in planned or similar hotels. • Meals as detailed. • Sales tax.

Optionals Zone

Optional Activities

Arenal

Arenal Volcano & Tabacon Resort

Monteverde

Monteverde Cloud Forest

Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio National Park

DAY 3. TORTUGUERO. Breakfast at your hotel. Morning boat ride along the canals of Tortuguero, a national park renowned for its diversity of habitats that shelter seven species of turtle, a large variety of crustaceans and many species of freshwater fish. After lunch you are free to stroll through the grounds and explore the hotel surroundings. Dinner included.

DAY 6. ARENAL – MONTEVERDE. Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to the Monteverde cloud forest; experience the views of Lake Arenal and many typical communities of the country. Afternoon on your own to enjoy the amenities of the hotel.

DAY 4. TORTUGUERO – ARENAL Breakfast at your hotel. We will once again board the boat for transfer to the embarcadero and then continue by land to Guápiles, where you may enjoy a delicious lunch. After lunch we continue onwards to the Arenal Volcano, one of the country’s most famous attractions.

If you purchased the optional activities package, the morning will involve a natural history hike through the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Our expert guides will assist you in in interpreting the many natural wonders of this ecosystem.

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• Daihatsu Bego car rental from day 4 to day 10. • Basic Insurance • Rental car return at the International Airport. • Sales tax.

DAY 7. MONTEVERDE. Breakfast at your hotel. Take advantage of the hotel facilities and amenities.

DAY 8. MONTEVERDE – MANUEL ANTONIO

Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to the Central Pacific, during the trip you can observe many typical communities in the countryside. Afternoon on your own to enjoy the amenities of the hotel.

DAY 9. MANUEL ANTONIO Breakfast at your hotel. Take advantage of the hotel facilities and amenities. If you purchased the optional activities package, your morning will include a visit to one of Costa Rica’s most renowned National Parks – Manuel Antonio – where after a one hour hike to the beach, you can relax for two hours in the tranquil crystalline waters of the Pacific Ocean.

DAY 10. MANUEL ANTONIO – SAN JOSÉ Breakfast at your hotel. At the prearranged time, we will transfer you to the International Airport in enough time to board your return flight home.


All of Costa Rica 14N/15D DÍAS 10 y 11 Rincón de la Vieja

LIBERIA

Tortuguero

Conchal

Volcán Arenal

OPCIÓN 1 DÍAS 12 y 13

Monteverde

Langosta

OPCIÓN 2

DÍAS 4 y 5

DÍAS 6 y 7

DÍAS 8 y 9

PUNTARENAS

ALAJUELA

DÍA 1 HEREDIA

DÍA 15

LIMÓN

SAN JOSÉ

Aeropuerto Internacional

CARTAGO

DÍA 14 Puerto viejo

DÍAS 2 y 3

City

Nights

San José

2

Puerto Viejo de Limón

2

Tortuguero

2

Expected Hotels Studio Hotel Hampton Inn and Suites Cariblue Atlantida Lodge Pachira Lodge / Mawamba Lodge Tabacón Grand Spa & Resort Mountain Paradise El Establo Monteverde Cloud Forest

Arenal

2

Monteverde

2

Rincón de la Vieja

2

Hacienda Guachipelin

North Pacific

2

Tamarindo Diria Margaritaville Resort

Category A B A B A B A B A B A B A B

Meals Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Full board Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast

Rental car: Includes:

• Traslados / Transfers

All of Costa Rica

• Vuelo Doméstico / Domestic Flight

• VIP Reception at the International Airport. • Accomodation in planned or similar hotels. • Meals as detailed. • Delivery of rental car to your San José hotel. • Daihatsu Bego 4x4 rental car from from days 2 to 4 and days 6 to 15. • Rental car return in Guápiles. • Tortuguero town tour. • Tortuguero canal tour. • Entry to Tortuguero National Park. • Rental car delivery in Guápiles. • Rental car return at the International Airport.

Regular Transfers: Includes:

Optionals Zone

• VIP Reception at the International Airport. • Transfers as detailed. • Accomodation in planned or similar hotels. • Meals as detailed. • Tortuguero town tour. • Tortuguero canal tour.

DAY 1. SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA.

Pick up and transfer from the International Airport to your selected hotel in San José. Rest of the day on your own to enjoy the Hotel amenities and facilities. DAY 2. SAN JOSE – PUERTO VIEJO, LIMON.

Breakfast at your hotel. Morning transfer to Costa Rica’s South Caribbean, home to a unique Afro-Caribbean culture and one of the best beach areas of the country surrounded by an incredible kaleidoscope of color. DAY 3. CAHUITA NATIONAL PARK.

Breakfast at your hotel. Take advantage of the hotel facilities and amenities. If you purchased the optional activities package, in the morning you will visit Cahuita National Park. Start by taking a boat offshore to the coral reefs -- go snorkeling and admire the beautiful underwater life. On your return we take you on a trek through the natural trails of the park to observe the unique flora and fauna of the region. The day’s activity will conclude with a typical Caribbean meal, one of the many exceptional experiences Costa Rica has to offer. DAY 4. PUERTO VIEJO, LIMON – TORTUGUERO.

Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to Tortuguero National Park. On the way you can observe many small communities and extensive banana plantations that dot the countryside en route to the embarcadero. The trip will continue by boat for a two hour cruise up the rivers and canals to our destination hotel. After lunch a visit to the town of Tortuguero is included. Dinner included. DAY 5. TORTUGUERO.

Breakfast at your hotel. Morning boat ride along the canals of Tortuguero, a national park renowned for its diversity in habitats that shelter seven species of turtle, a large variety of crustaceans and many species of fresh water fish. After lunch you are free to stroll through the grounds and explore the hotel surroundings. Dinner

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Puerto Viejo de Limón

National Park Cahuita & Snorkeling

Arenal

White Water Rafting Sarapiqui River Class III

Monteverde

Monteverde Cloud Forest

Rincón de la Vieja

Horseback Riding

included.

DAY 6. TORTUGUERO – ARENAL

Breakfast at your hotel. We will once again board the boat for transfer to the embarcadero and then continue by land to Guápiles, where you may enjoy a delicious lunch. Continuation of our trip to the Arenal Volcano, one of the country’s most famous attractions. DAY 7. ARENAL.

Breakfast at your hotel. Take advantage of the hotel facilities and amenities. Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the facilities and services of the hotel. We will pick you up at your hotel in the Arenal area and travel through small Costa Rican villages to the picturesque town of San Miguel to begin your best rafting experience, passing La Virgen and ending at El Roble de Sarapiquí. You will reach the water and your adrenaline levels will skyrocket as you experience more than 40 exciting rapids along 22 km of lush and vibrant rainforest. Take a break halfway down the river and enjoy a refreshing tropical fruit snack while enjoying the beauty of the surrounding nature. Feel free to swim or just relax with the rest of the group! Go back to the water and end your unforgettable adventure on the river! When you reach the end, you will enjoy a delicious lunch before returning to your hotel. DAY 8. ARENAL – MONTEVERDE.

Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to the Monteverde cloud forest; experience the views of Lake Arenal and many typical communities of the country. Afternoon on your own to enjoy the amenities of the hotel. DAY 9. MONTEVERDE.

Optional Activities

Breakfast at your hotel. Take advantage of the hotel facilities and amenities.

If you purchased the optional activities package, the morning will involve a natural history hike through the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Our expert guides will assist you in in interpreting the many natural wonders of this ecosystem. DAY 10. MONTEVERDE – RINCON DE LA VIEJA.

Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano. During the trip enjoy the spectacular views of the Cloud Forest and many typical communities in the countryside. Afternoon on your own to enjoy the amenities of the hotel. DAY 11. RINCON DE LA VIEJA

Breakfast at your hotel. Take advantage of the hotel facilities and amenities. If you choose our optional activities package, you will have an exciting horseback ride along the trails surrounding hotel as you observe the beauty and diversity of the Dry Tropical Forest. DAY 12. RINCON DE LA VIEJA – NORTH PACIFIC

Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to the North Pacific, during the trip you can observe the savannahs of Guanacaste and the many typical communities of the region. Afternoon on your own to enjoy the amenities of the hotel. DAY 13. NORTH PACIFIC.

Breakfast at your hotel. Take advantage of the hotel facilities and amenities. DAY 14. NORTH PACIFIC – SAN JOSE.

Breakfast at your hotel. Morning free to enjoy the hotel facilities and amenities. At the prearranged time we will start the transfer back to the capital city. DAY 15. SAN JOSE.

Breakfast at your hotel. At the prearranged time, we will transfer you to the International Airport in enough time to board your return flight home.


Extensions Caribe

HOTELS

ACTIVITIES

Atlantida Lodge Cariblue Le Cameleon Shawandha Lodge Villas del Caribe

Cahuita National Park Horseback riding Canopy tour Indigenous Reserve

Sarapiquí

HOTELS

ACTIVITIES

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La Quinta Pozo Azul Sarapiquis Rainfores Lodge Selva Verde Sueño Azul

Horseback riding Canopy Tour Bird watching Whitewater Rafting


Extensions Monteverde

HOTELS

ACTIVITIES

El Establo Taco Heliconia Monteverde Country Lodge Poco a Poco Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve Sky Adventures Coffee Tour Trapiche Tour

Rincón de la Vieja

HOTELS

ACTIVITIES

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Buena Vista Lodge Cañon de la Vieja Lodge Borinquen Mountain Resort Hacienda Guachipelin

Horseback Riding Canopy Tour Whitewater Rafting Hot Springs


Extensions Manuel Antonio

HOTELS

ACTIVITIES

Costa Verde El Faro Parador San Bada Tabulia Tree Manuel Antonio National Park Damas Mangroove Kayak & Snorkeling Canopy tour Whitewater Rafting

Corcovado

HOTELS

ACTIVITIES

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Aguila de Osa Casa Corcovado Corcovado Adventure Tent Camp Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

Forest Walk Bird watching Kayak & Snorkeling


Extensions Nicaragua

INCLUDES

2 nights accommodation Daily breakfast Nicaragua Lake Tour with lunch Granada City Tour Managua City Tour with lunch Masaya Volcano Tour Sale Taxes

Panamá

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3 nights accommodation Daily breakfast Playa Estrella Gigante Tour with lunch Isla Colon Tour Bahía de los Delfines & Cayo Coral Tour with lunch Sale Taxes


Theme Packages

Lively San José 3N/4D

INCLUDES

• • • •

irport – hotel – airport transfer A 3 nights in a standard room with breakfast San Jose City Explorer (half-day tour) One of the three selected tour options:

1- Rainforest Aerial Tram, transportation, tour guide, entrance fee, lunch and included 2- Pacuare Whitewater Rafting, transportation, tour guide, breakfast, lunch and included 3- Manuel Antonio National Park, transportation, tour guide, breakfast, lunch, and entrance included

• Taxes

Caribbean Fantasy 2N/3D

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• Scheduled transfers hotel in San José – hotel on the Caribbean coast – hotel in San José • 2 nights in a standard room depending on the hotel in Puerto Viejo or Cahuita • Daily breakfast included • Tour to Cahuita National Park • Transportation • Snorkeling • Lunch and taxes included


Theme Packages

Guanacaste Fantasy 3N/4D

INCLUDES

• Scheduled transfers hotel in San José – hotel in Guanacaste – hotel in San José • 3 nights in a standard room depending on the hotel • Meals according to the selected hotel • Taxes included and the Buena Vista Mega Combo activity

Central Pacific Fantasy 2N/3D

INCLUDES

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• Scheduled transfer hotel in San José – hotel on the Central Pacific coast – hotel in San José • 2 nights in a standard room depending on the hotel • daily breakfast • Taxes included and one half day activity Tranopy Jaco


Theme Packages

Arenal Volcano Fantasy 2 N/3D

INCLUDES

• Scheduled transfers hotel in San José – hotel in Arenal – hotel in San José, • 2 nights in a standard room depending on the hotel • Daily breakfast and tour to La Fortuna Waterfalls and Hanging Bridges

Monteverde Cloud Forest 2N/3D

INCLUDES

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San José – Monteverde – San José transfer 2 nights at the hotel of your election in Monteverde Breakfast included Naturalist walk to Monteverde Biological Reserve Entrance fee Naturalist and taxes included


Theme Packages

Manuel Antonio National Park 2N/3D

INCLUDES

• Ground transportation from San Jose - Manuel Antonio hotels - San Jose • 2 Night in a standard room depending on the hotel • Breakfast included • Manuel Antonio National Park fee

Tortuguero National Park 1N/2D

INCLUDES

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• • • • •

Ground and boat transportation 2 nights at Mawamba Lodge in Tortuguero Full board Tour through the canals Guided visit to Mawamba Park and to the town of Tortuguero • A short walk to the beach • Guided visit to Tortuguero Hill or walk through local trails • Naturalist guide and taxes included


Theme Packages

Rincón de la Vieja National Park 2N/3D

INCLUDES

• Ground transportation from San Jose - Rincon de la Vieja - San José • 2 Night in a standard room depending on the hotel • Breakfast included • Horseback Riding tour

Pacuare River Adventure 2N/3D

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• Land transportation and by river • 2 nights of lodging at Pacuare Lodge or Rios Tropicales Lodge • Meals included • Taxes included


Gray Line DMC, Groups & Incentives Gray Line DMC Costa Rica offers a wide range of services from luxury reception at the airport to great theme productions. Since we are local experts in Costa Rica, we are here to cover all your needs and even further than your expectations. Our enthusiastic and creative team will help you design a first class program, combining elegance and entertainment with a special emphasis on details. Our objective is to make our participants feel that Costa Rica is a unique experience, offering our best proposals, being your ideal partner at home, and having the understanding and experience in incentive trips. Gray Line DMC Costa Rica was designed based on the fundamental pillars of Gray Line which is a subsidiary of Gray Line worldwide, the most internationally recognized network in tourism operators, in order to give the highest standards of quality, integrity, and consistency

of service through the organization. Gray Line Costa Rica, at the same time forms a part of the most important tourist groups such as Grupo Marta Hospitality, owners of the hotels Best Western Irazú, Best Western Jacó Beach and Holiday Inn Express, as well as the franchise restaurant chain Denny’s. In Gray Line DMC Costa Rica, we are always ready to carry out your event beyond the limits of your imagination and to protect our just reputation by fulfilling our promises. We want to invite you to explore with us together a new dimension of the extraordinary world of planning meetings and incentives so that together we plant the seeds to success in this fertile land called Costa Rica.

Grupos & Incentivos

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Knowing Costa Rica Costa Rica extends majestically from the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea, and its distance is barely 200 miles. Its land portion occupies only 20 thousand square miles. If you travel throughout the provinces of Costa Rica, it’s easy to notice that in no other place you shall find fields with so many variations in their landscape and climate as here. Costa Rica is one of most highly valued tourist destinations in this planet. This small piece of land includes all of the necessary components to satisfy the taste of thousands of travelers visiting each year. Costa Rica’s territorial division includes 7 provinces, which are: San José, Alajuela, Cartago, Heredia, Guanacaste, Puntarenas, and Limón. Together they offer an attractive tourist destination, of almost limitless possibilities, that include extensive rainforests, volcanoes, rivers traveling through the mountains, beaches and natural resources safeguarded by an important organization of national parks and forest reserves. Heritage and Culture Costa Rican culture is in many ways a reflection of its racial diversity. The predominant influence has long been European, which is reflected in everything from the official language -- Spanish -- to the architecture of the country’s churches and other historic buildings. The indigenous influence is less visible, but can be found in everything from the tortillas that make part of a typical Costa Rican meal, to the handmade ceramics sold at roadside stands. An important aspect of Costa Rica’s cultural legacy is their love for peace and democracy. The Ticos like to stand out that their nation is the exception in Latin America, where military dictatorships have long dominated politics. They take pride in having more than one hundred years of democratic tradition, and almost half a century without an army. The army was abolished in 1948, and the money the country saves by not expending in military issues is invested in improving the Costa Ricans’ standard of living, which has fostered a culture of social peace that makes it such a pleasant place to visit. The Ticos The Ticos, as Costa Ricans are commonly known, are famous for their hospitality, and are quite happy to live up to their reputation. They are well-educated and hard working people, who are quick with a handshake and a smile. They are well aware of the special land they have, and most likely they will help foreigners when they get lost, even explaining things that might seem bizarre to foreigners, and making their stay as enjoyable as possible. People say the Ticos are their nation’s greatest asset, and once you’ve experienced their friendliness and spontaneity, you’ll have no doubt to that regard.


Southern Caribbean

Upon visiting the Southern Caribbean zone, you will discover striking multicolored beaches of black, yellow and gray sand, extraordinarily beautiful National Parks bursting with huge tropical flowers and a blend of both Afro-Caribbean and indigenous cultures unique to the area. The zone extends from Lim贸n to the Panamanian border, with Lim贸n once again acting as the tourist hub, Hiking, surfing, snorkeling, diving and canopy tours all allow visitors to combine adventure with natural history, complemented by culture, gastronomy and music. There are stunning coral reefs, coastal vegetation, waterfalls and deep forests. Cahuita National Park and the Gandoca Manzanillo Reserve have received worldwide recognition, not only for their natural beauty but also because they are unique conservation sites in almost all of the Greater Caribbean.

Northern Caribbean

The Northern Caribbean zone comprises the Caribbean coast from Rio San Juan to the city of Lim贸n. Lim贸n city is the tourist hub for the area, where the majority of the tours for the region are organized. The main attractions are the green turtle nesting beaches of Tortuguero National Park and the amazing snook and tarpon sport fishing in the Barra del Colorado National Wildlife Refuge. This is complemented by the unique system of canals which link the port of Moin to Barra del Colorado. The canals are the only means of transportation for the area. It is an internationally recognized protected wildlife area, known especially for nesting turtles and the variety and number of birds located here. Other activities available in the zone include jungle hikes, canopy tours and kayaking the canals.

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Nothern Plains This area is located at just a few hours from the city of San JosĂŠ and is an excellent example of the rural life in this country. Its principle activity is agriculture and cattle which makes it one of the most prosperous zones in the country. The northern plains are protected areas, wildlife refuges, volcanoes, rivers, lakes, lagoons, and waterfalls all of which have been taken into account in the best way possible with the development of tourism to maintain equilibrium with nature. Because of its high rainfall, a specific dry period cannot be established, this area possesses humid rain forests that are always green, fertile plains, natural areas that are sanctuaries for aquatic birds, reptiles, mammals, and the prehistoric fish, gaspar. Definitely, this zone is special for visitors in search of adventure as one of its main attractions is the volcano Arenal, located at 7 km. from the town of Fortuna. This impressive volcano, an almost perfect cone, has maintained constant activity for more than 4 decades and its frequent

eruptions can be observed day and night. It shows two completely different landscapes, one with exuberant vegetation that houses diverse wildlife fauna and the other complete desolation covered with lava and sand resulting from the constant eruptions. The indigenous culture, extreme sports, and the conservation of flora and fauna compose the zone: a visit to the village of Maleku, an experience with canopy, whitewater rafting, hiking over hanging bridges, visiting waterfalls either on foot or by horseback, sport fishing, or windsurfing. One can then relax in thermal waters heated by the underground springs with temperatures of 50°C. Due to its source the water contains important minerals with therapeutic and rejuvenating properties. At the base of the volcano there are many hotels and resorts that offer commodities that adapt to their surroundings. It is one of the most sought after areas for hot water springs, mud baths, massages, spas. These hotels offer facilities for small groups, seminars, workshops, executive meetings, and because of its spectacular scenery, unforgettable theme parties and gala dinners illuminated by the colossal giant with its natural fireworks.


Monteverde

The community of Monteverde is famous for its Biological Cloud Forest Reserve and above all because it was founded by a community of Quakers in the 50’s. It is a small town located near the entrance of the cloud forest and worldwide known for its efforts in the pro of conservation and its lifestyle centered on its respect for nature. Within the mystical Monteverde Biological Cloud Forest Reserve that is perpetually green, live many species of mammals, reptiles, birds, and an immense collection of insects, as well as species of plants and trees covered in moss and decorated with orquids. All of this maintains this cloud forest in constant activity. The climate is cold and misty. Part of the adventures you can enjoy are the canopy, the hanging bridges, the butterfly museum, an ecological farm, horseback riding and local color with a visit to the cheese factory, an organic coffee plantation, an artesian coop, art galleries, open air concerts, among others. The hotels are seen through a fog and offer cozy rooms and facilities for small groups that in addition to adventure require meetings or a seminar.


Central Valley

The Central Valley, in the heart of Costa Rica, welcomes you to its capital city. It is a doorway to adventure! This region has traditionally been the favorite place for Costa Ricans to live and so the majority of the country’s population lives there. This is due to the fertility of the land, helped at the same time by the volcanoes and rivers that run through the valley. San José, the capital, is located at an altitude of 2,900 feet above sea level and the average climate is approximately 20 degrees Celsius. Nevertheless it is important to note that with the exception of the Caribbean area as well as the rest of the country there are two clearly defined seasons, one is the “dry” and the other is the “rainy” season. The economy of the valley does not consist of only one activity but a variety of activities. The city offers its visitors a great variety of activities as well of an abundance of night life, with a wide range of discos, bars, casinos, fine restaurants and stores. There are also impressive museums. The Plaza de la Cultura offers a fantastic collection of pre Columbian artifacts inside the Gold Museum. Located at one side of the Plaza is the beautiful National Theater, an architectural jewel and a national pride. A few blocks away you can find the Jade Museum which holds an impressive collection of pre Columbian jade. In San José, it is easy to enjoy walks around the city, to explore nearby volcanoes, to learn about the coffee process from the fields to the coffee cup, to discover breathtaking waterfalls with colorful butterflies, to free your adrenaline with white- water rafting or to enjoy the mysteries of the rain forests in an aerial tram. Here you can find anywhere from boutique hotels to the most luxurious 5 star hotels whose international standards afford the possibility of holding meetings, incentives and conventions. Hotels with golf courses created by well known designers and mountain resorts are all part of the menu.

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Southern / Northern Guanacaste

To travel from the Central Valley to the province of Guanacaste is in itself experience. From slow winding roads to stretches of flat land where the green humid tropical forest is left behind and gives room to the dry tropical forest with the mountains outlining the horizon. The name Guanacaste comes from the word quahnacastlan, which is a tree from Guanacaste. The cultural inheritance comes from the first group of Indians that populated the area many years ago, the Chorotegas. Today many remains from these pre Columbian ancestors can be found. The climate in Guanacaste is sunny with a fresh dry breeze year round. The dry season allows prudent time for sunning and the rainy season brings with it the colorful flowering of the trees whose aromas enchant visitors. The international airport Daniel Oduber is located only a few minutes from Liberia, the capital city, and is the main reason why tourism in this region has grown due to the fact this airport receives many direct flights from the United States. Guanacaste is known for its cattle production and above all the irregularities of its coasts which generate a great diversity of beaches and coastal resources such as important attractions like wildlife refuges, scenic waterfalls, dry forests, marshlands, bird-watching, horseback riding, national parks with natural thermal waters, volcanoes, historic sites, and picturesque villages. All of the above is combined with luxurious beach resorts, golf courses, world class sport fishing and excellent facilities for special events.


Central & Southern Pacific

The Central Pacific is a narrow strip of coastline that extends from the north of Jacó to the south of Manuel Antonio. It has easy access and is just a short distance from San José, either by air or by land. It has three towns of interest and tourist development, Puntarenas, Jacó and Quepos. This area also includes the islands in the Gulf of Nicoya as the principal access to them is reached through Puntarenas. The principle economic activities are: tourism, fishing, and agriculture. This province offers tourists sun, sand, tropical beaches, fun, parties, music, and excellent food. Here you can find a series of national parks. The most visited is the National Park Manuel Antonio with impressive white sand beaches and a humid tropical forest. In addition this province has a tourist port where a great number of international cruise ships dock. This marvelous area is known to have the beaches closest to the capital city with picturesque white sand beaches surrounded by spectacular cliffs, beautiful forests and mangrove swamps at sea level. It is a region whose climate is rainy and humid giving its beaches and neighboring hills a greater biodiversity, rich in flora and fauna. The driest month is February and October is the rainiest. Because of its position it holds tropical forests of transition from the dry tropical forest to the rainy tropical forest. These ecosystems are the habitat for numerous species of plants and animals that are found in various protected areas of wildlife. From the bridge over the river Tárcoles it is possible to see crocodiles along the banks of the river. There is adventure for all tastes: if it is adrenaline you want there is rafting, exploring the forests from canopies, hiking the trails in the forests, relaxing while navigating a kayak or observing the brilliant colors of the macaws. World class sport fishing is a must here. Surfers find this site ideal for its tournaments. You will be surprised at the various scenes that this coast offers that makes it worth the time to explore, from the large crocodiles sunning to picturesque towns with street venders of fruit and plantations of palm oil among others. Luxurious hotels and golf courses are also at hand.

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The Specialists in Manuel Antonio

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Transportation

As far as ground transportation, Costa Rica offers an ample fleet from mini vans for private individuals, luxurious vehicles for VIPs, limousines, microbuses for small groups to large buses that seat 50. This way we cover the different travel needs of our participants. With the objective to assure safe and comfortable travel, all our vehicles have cushioned seats and air conditioning. The largest buses also have reclining seats, an incorporated ice chest, bathroom onboard, television and DVD. We, in Gray Line DMC Costa Rica are proud to offer an ample and varied fleet with professional drivers of ample experience and vast knowledge of every corner of the country. On the other hand, the air transport, in our country offers the service of specific flights such as charters in small and medium sized planes. It also offers helicopter flights. All this is to shorten distances and maximize time, taking advantage of the many landing strips and local airports in many strategic points of our national territory.

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Sustainability is not a practice in Costa Rica; it is a way of life. With a goal to be the first carbon neutral country in the world by 2021, sustainable practices are observed in every region of the country, across all industries, adopted by all citizens and embraced by visitors. From local Costa Rican cuisine to artisan crafts to traditional customs and celebrations, sustainability is embedded deeply in the culture and traditions of Costa Rica. Costa Ricans are proud to live among and protect their country’s rich environment, as this small nation holds five percent of the world’s land-based biodiversity and 3.5 percent of its marine life. Costa Rica produces nearly 93 percent of its electricity from renewable resources and 30 percent of its territory is protected natural land. A pioneer in the area of sustainability, Costa Rica is a model for sustainable practices for many industries within the region and around the world.

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Tourc Catalog 2019-2020  

Tourc Catalog 2019-2020