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Costa Rica and Nicaragua Adventure Vacation
Are you looking for a fun vacation in both Costa Rica and Nicaragua? This 9-Day and 7-Night vacation package is the perfect opportunity to get to know both of these beautiful countries. You will be introduced to the most-loved regions, taking in all of the highlights that these gems offer. Raft and rappel in the rainforests and rivers in the Arenal Volcano, see stunning beaches, search for the blue waterfall in Rio Celeste in Guanacaste, and then explore the history, art, and picturesque coast of Nicaragua!
Arrival Day 1
One of our friendly drivers will pick you up at the Liberia International Airport (LIR) and take you straight to your hotel in La Fortuna near the Arenal Volcano. You'll travel for about 3 hours through rolling hills and enchanting valleys tucked away in lush rainforest. You're bound to see some wildlife as we make our way to what is considered "The Epicenter of Adventure!" Check in to your hotel and be sure to rest up for your exciting week in Costa Rica! We recommend flying into Liberia (LIR), but we can also organize this trip from San Jose (SJO).
Private Transfer Liberia (LIR) to Arenal Volcano
Volcano Lodge and Springs
La Fortuna and Arenal Volcano
Get ready to get wet! Today you'll be enjoying our whitewater rafting class 2-3 tour on the beautiful Balsa River. Rafting is one of the most-popular activities to do in Costa Rica and runs rain or shine just about EVERY day of the year! And if you're feeling particularly adventurous, ask about upgrading your rafting adventure to our whitewater rafting class 3-4 tour on the rambunctious Sarapiqui River.
Costa Rica Whitewater Rafting Balsa River Class 2-3
La Fortuna and Arenal Volcano
The adventure never sleeps in La Fortuna! Get ready to explore a pristine rainforest canyon as you rappel down waterfalls, swim through canyon pools, and hike through the heart of the rainforest. When you're finished, you'll be treated to a delicious Costa Rican meal!
Costa Rica Canyoning in the Lost Canyon
On day four of your adventure trip, we'll take you from Arenal Volcano Area to Nicaragua. Take a peek at Nicaragua's fascinating combination of modern and timeless through stunning views of a big wind farm along the main highway backdropped by Lake Nicaragua's Ometepe Island's iconic volcanoes. Once you arrive at the impressive colonial city of Granada, you'll be able to explore this amazing town, full of street cafes, bars, restaurants, galleries, and historical sights.
Private Transfer Arenal to Nicaragua Border
Explore and discover the city of Granada, the oldest colonial city on mainland America and considered one of the prettiest cities in Latin America. Then visit the Isletas, a series of 365 small islands that were formed 20,000 years ago by a massive volcanic explosion. Take a boat ride around the islands and marvel in their beauty as you observe the flora and fauna of this unique area.
Rise and shine because you're on the move again! You'll head to San Juan del Sur, a Bohemian beach town for surfers, where you'll have a chance to explore and eat lunch on your own before we head back across the border to Costa Rica. You'll spend the next two nights of your trip relaxing at the beach at Playa Samara.
FREE DAY! Today you get to enjoy your time at the beach, relax, and soak up the sun! You can also upgrade with these great options at an extra charge: surf lessons, dolphin sightseeing, turtle observation.
A short paddle will take you to the exotic pink plush sandy beach of Isla Chora. While on the island, walk along the shores and then take a dip into the turquoise waters with snorkeling equipment and be amazed by the undersea wildlife, or just relax and soak up some rays. Get a boost of energy with some delicious, fresh, tropical fruit before paddling back to Samara Beach, relaxed and with a unique and memorable experience.
Adios Amigos! We hope you enjoyed your visit with us to Costa Rica! Have a nice flight home and we hope you will share your pleasant memories with family back home! We can also organize this trip from San Jose (SJO).