Hidden Gems

Hidden Germs in Northern Costa Rica

From

$980 4 pax

5 days / 4 nights

Day 1: Welcome to Costa Rica!

Arrive in San Jose. You will be met at the airport by your private bilingual naturalist guide.

You will drive through beautiful towns, forest and waterfalls to arrive at the charming town of Venecia where your lodge is located.

Finca 360 Lodge will take your breath away ! .Located on the northern slope of the Costa Rican mountains, Finca 360 offers panoramic views of 3 volcanoes, the vast northern plains and Juan Castro National Park. The lodge has 3 kilometers of trails in the tropical forest where tropical flora and fauna can be seen.

Dinner at Finca 360  (we happy to accomodate any of your dietary needs)

Day 2: Hike the trails at Finca 360 with your private guide.

 

After a delicious typical breakfast you will walk the trails at Finca 360.

Rest and relax for one hour then go to Venecia to enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, visit the church, a local architectonic jewel. Get your pictures taken at the murals painted by local artists.

Afternoon visit to Alas del Destino,  a locallybutterfly farm and garden.

Dinner at Finca 360

Day 3: Cascadas del Toro and Recreo Verde hot springs

Travel for 20-30 minutes by car to see the impressive Cascadas del Toro.

You will hike for about 30 minutes and will be enchanted by the first waterfall tucked in the forest.  The hike continues down the hill for another 15-20 minutes where you will arrive at the spectacular Cascadas del Toro where you will be able to swim at the several natural pools.

By 11 a.m. you will get back in the car for 10 minutes and arrive at Recreo Verde.  The local Hot Springs owned by a family from town.

You will have the choice to either go back to Finca 360 or stay and soaked in the hot springs for a while.

Dinner at Finca 360

Day 4: Mi Cafecito Coffee Tour

Travel for about 45 minutes to visit Mi Cafecito a local Cooperative owned by small farmers from the sourrounding towns.  Enjoy a wonderful tour and taste the locally produced coffee.

Mi Cafecito Coffee Tour                 

Live an unforgettable experience, in this tour you will know the life of a costa rican coffee-agricultor. Moreover, you can see big coffee plantations produced in total harmony with nature, where you will be part of being a costa rican. you can see since the time the seed starts its germination, then the transplantation process and continues until its final phase when you finally can taste a delicious cup of coffee, cappuccino or espresso.

During the tour, we offer you an educative ecological walk in the forest where you can enjoy the watch of exuberant and colorful mountains, slopes, a majestic impotent cliff of Sarapiqui River and María Aguilar River. You will know a great diversity of totally native flora and fauna in the trails. The route counts with a virgin primary tropical rainforest in which highlights all kind of trees and bushes.Similar to the fauna, characterized by a big amount of birds. The forest has a high ecological value as waterkeeper through a sponge effect, where a hectare of this forest can harbor 15.000 m3 of water per year.

After your tour you will enjoy a wonderful lunch

Chocolate tour

Visitors will discover the secrets and one of one of the favorite foods of the human being, chocolate. The tour lasts three hours knowing the magic inside the chocolate process and includes a guided walk through the suspended bridge in the Tirimbina.

We will visit the big cocoa plantations, including wild cacao species, cultural and natural history of the cocoa seed (harvest, fermentation, and drying) ) and a delicious chocolate tasting

Farewell dinner at Local Restaurant

Overnight at Finca 360

Day 5:  Flight back home or continue on the beach or another hidde gem in Costa Rica.

Transfers with your private guide

Cost per person based on a minimum of four people

$980 4 pax.

Inclusions:

  • All transfers and guiding with private bilingual biologist guide.
  • All lodging
  • All meals included
  • Tours : Hiking at Finca 360, Venecia town tour, Alas del Destino butterfly farm and garden. Swimming and hiking at Cascadas del Toro. Mi Cafecito Coffe tour and La tirimbina chocolate tour.
  • 24/7 services of our on-site tour Operator Viajes Colibri

Contact Us

Phone

USA: +1 979-219-2868

COSTA RICA: (506) 2472 1068

Email

rosie@costaricanspecialties.com

Address

1001 Pershing Drive

College Station , Texas 77804

USA

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