COSTA RICAN ADVENTURES
ITINERARY for Kendi World Adventures
Caribbean Coast Tour
Day 1 San Jose/Alajuela:
Upon arrival in San Jose your trip leader and experienced driver will be waiting to accompany you from the Juan Santamaria international airport (SJO) to the hotel for our welcome reception. Relax with a welcome drink and refreshments and get acquainted with your fellow travelers. Kevin and Andi will be available to answer any questions you may have.
Feel free to spend the rest of the day exploring the historic city of Alajuela, or catching up on some rest.
Day 5 Tortuguero to
This morning we will be on board the nine a.m. boat back to La Pavona, where a private bus and driver will be waiting to take us to the sleepy town of Cahuita. We will stay in private cabinas located just steps from the entry of the National Park
Day 7 Cahuita to
After a leisurely breakfast our private driver will take us to the Jaguar Animal Rescue Sanctuary. Where dedicated, knowledgeable volunteers will take you on a tour of the sanctuary and teach about the rehabilitation and return of each animal to its natural habitat.
Afterward you will be treated to lunch and check in to the fabulous Casa Verde hotel with swimming pool and poolside massage.
Day 9 Puerto Viejo
Sit back, relax, exchange photos and contact information with strangers who have become friends, from the comfort of our bus on the drive back to Alajuela.
We will stop for lunch before returning to Alajuela.
We will be back in plenty of time for you to explore the city or take in a visit t the museum or central park before we gather for a farewell drink by the pool.
Day 2 Alajuela to
We leave for La Pavona a small docking town for the boat to Tortuguero. Along the way we will stop for a traditional Costa Rican breakfast.
At La Pavona we will board an open-air boat that will take us for the hour-long boat ride to the quaint town of Tortuguero.
After we settle in to our lagoon side hotel, you are free to explore the shops and restaurants that line the main walking-only street of the town. Or, join in a game of soccer (futbol) with some local kids at the centrally located soccer pitch.
The narrow peninsula of Tortuguero is bordered on one side by the Caribbean Sea and on the other by the lagoon. It's a peaceful small town with no motorized traffic and a short walk to see the sun rise over the Caribbean or sit on your deck for the sunset over the lagoon.
Day 4 Torteguero:
Today's excursion will be an unforgettable canoe ride through the natural canal's and estuaries that surround Tortuguero.
The sound of nothing but the oars gently lapping the waters and an occasional bird song or howler monkey is an experience you will cherish for a a lifetime.
Afterward spend some time shopping the many boutiques with handmade gifts and jewelry, hike the beautiful beaches, or sip fresh fruit smoothies on the floating deck of the hotel.
Day 8 Puerto Viejo:
Today is a day to relax by the pool, read a good book on the beach, do some last minute shopping, perhaps get a massage. Or, continue to fuel the adrenaline junky within by taking surf lessons or partaking of the nightlife of Puerto Viejo.
Get into the true Kendi spirit and take time to relax, refresh and revive.
Day 10 Alejuela:
Breakfast will be served depending on your departure time and a free shuttle will carry you from the hotel to the SJO airport.
All Included for $1,499.00Per Person
* This itinerary includes private van and driver, all accommodations, six excursions and activities, welcome drinks and refreshments, all breakfasts and four lunches.
Airfare to SJO airport, dinners, some lunches, and tips for guides, maids and our driver are not included.