Day 1: San Jose arrival – Turrialba
Arrival in San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO Airport). Please note that international flights are not included. Upon your arrival in San Jose, meet an agent from the rental car company who will take you to your car a small SUV with unlimited millage and basic insurance included (1 week rent). Depart for the 2 hours drive to Turrialba and check in at Casa Turire for 2 nights.
Day 2: At Turrialba
Today you will have a full day at leisure to discover the area on your own, look at the volcano (the more active in the country right now), visit the ruins, or take any tour like horseback riding, river rafting, sugar cane tour or any other. B
Day 3: Turrialba – San Gerardo de Dota
Good morning, after a great breakfast, you continue with your journey to the beautiful area of San Gerardo De Dota. You need to drive back to Cartago city and then take highway 1 on the way south. Upon arrival to San Gerardo check in a Standard Room at Trogon Lodge. B
Day 4: At San Gerardo de Dota
This day you can explore this beautiful area on your own, you can visit some typical restaurants near the hotel, optional activities will be waiting for you like, the National Park Los Quetzals, or the reserve (Additional cost for each activity) B
Day 5: San Gerardo de Dota – Punta Uvita
Ready for your next adventure! After your breakfast you can continue with this beautiful visit to Costa Rica to the beautiful area of Uvita. Return to highway 1 and continue south to Puerto Jimenez and then detour to highway 34 until your get to Punta Uvita. If you are more adventure and like dirt roads there are direct options from San Gerardo to the coast. Upon arrival check in a Deluxe Room at Cuna del Angel. B
Day 6 & 7: at Punta Uvita
Here you will have 2 full days to explore the beaches on your own or plan for any additional tours like whales and dolphins tours, visit Caño Island for snorkelling or the more biodiverse place in the planet The Corcovado National Park. B
Day 8 Punta Uvita – Quepos – San Jose – Departure
Depending on your international flight departure time (not earlier than noon), you can drive to the near airstrip in Quepos (40 minutes’ drive), return the car and take a Nature Air flight back to San Jose to connect with your international flight back home!
B = Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner, ED= English Speaking Driver