Since 1991, this award-winning "stage play on a coffee farm" has educated and entertained more than half a million visitors on a colorful, multimedia journey through the working plantation and roaster, where Britt experts work amid the tantalizing aroma of roasting coffee.
Today, we will get a closer look into the magic world of the colorful butterflies and coffee production. First, we will go to the Butterfly farm where the magic of free-flying butterflies, art and myth converge with natural history. Afterwards, the journey continues to Britt’s farm in Heredia.
On the way to the volcano we will visit Doka Coffee Estate 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. 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.
We depart San Jose towards the Pacific coast via the Old Spanish route of 1606, a brief stop along the way for breakfast. Once we arrive to our first destination, we will ride a boat along the Tárcoles River where our guide will take us into the world of crocodiles, water and migratory birds.
This is consider to be a must-visit restaurant for someone who is visiting Costa Rica, and wants to get a flavor of the real local culinary culture. The specialty at Tiquicia is typical Costa Rican food.
The Arenal volcano is located in la Fortuna de San Carlos, in the north area of Costa Rica. It measures at least 1,633 meters (5,358 ft) and it is conically shaped with a crater spanning 140 meters (460 ft). In this tour, you will relax at Baldi hot springs, located very close to Arenal Volcano, which offers various pools of natural hot springs with temperatures reaching 102° F.
At the Volcano we will have time to enjoy the impressive main crater with its sulfur fumaroles, and hike on a trail to the beautiful Botos Lagoon as we learn about the different ecosystems in the park. Following the itinerary we will see a combination of tradition and authentic Costa Rican culture in the real Coffee Tour, learning how experts have kept a tradition to produce the best coffee in Costa Rica.
After a beautiful journey by the Braulio Carrillo National Park we will have breakfast at local restaurant in Guapiles area. We will continue towards our boarding dock just next to La Suerte River.
Today, we will enjoy a sightseeing of San José city. Our first visit is the magnificent National Theater a century old cultural symbol represents an important era of our history which is also the pride and joy of Costa Rica. Then, discover our heritage at the National Museum of Pre-Columbian Art, a former military fort turned into a museum as an example of the peaceful tradition that characterizes us that features a stunning gold, jade, stone and pottery collection.
The Arenal volcano is located in la Fortuna de San Carlos, in the north area of Costa Rica. It measures at least 1,633 meters (5,358 ft) and it is conically shaped with a crater spanning 140 meters (460 ft). In this tour, you will relax at Tabacón hot springs, located very close to Arenal Volcano, which offers various pools of natural hot springs with temperatures reaching 102° F.
Breathtaking! This morning, after a 2-hour drive, we arrive at San Ramón. Adrenaline lovers, have you ever wanted to climb right to the treetops and observe the surrounding forest from a new perspective? The Canopy Tour is a “must take” in Costa Rica. Glide between platforms while observing amazing views of the forest and wildlife.
Costa Rica has a worldwide renowned for its initiative to protect its flora and fauna; and butterflies are not an exception. Many people are devoted to the study, protection and exportation of these animals.