The Best of Northern Costa Rica

Arenal to Monteverde to Río Perdido, Costa Rica

The Best of Northern Costa Rica

This journey through some of Costa Rica’s top destinations is a perfect mix of adventure, nature and relaxation. Taking you through some of the country’s diverse natural wonders, visiting unique ecosystems and rural communities along the way. After getting a glimpse of San José, discover the magic of Arenal Volcano and venture into the rainforest for a chance to spot some incredible wildlife. After, experience the cloud forest in Monteverde and learn about their heritage and coffee tradition. Finish your trip relaxing in the hot pools of Río Perdido Lodge.

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8 Days / 7 Nights

Travel Style

Family Friendly, Cultural Immersion, Comfortable Stay and Active Adventure


English and Spanish
English speaking local & specialized guides during all activities.

Physical Activity

Moderate activity


Volcano, National Park, River, Wildlife Reserve and Mountains


Wifi: Limited
Cell: Limited
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Speaks: English and Spanish



Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included


7 Nights Eco Lodge, Boutique Hotel and Luxury Lodge


Bilingual guide and Local guide (not bilingual)


Some meals included (see itinerary)
Some meals included (see itinerary) All diets are compatible with this trip, vegetarian, vegan, gluten free. Just let us know! Included meals are noted in the itinerary: B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, BL= Boxed Lunch, D= Dinner


Private car and Private van

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Sumak Sustainable Travel

Sumak Sustainable Travel

Local/Foreign Owned Social Enterprise

Sumak Travel is a Costa Rican based sustainable tour operator that specializes in connecting travelers to Costa Rica's nature and cultures. Their goal is to create authentic experiences for travelers that contribute to sustainable growth for local communities. __Sumak Kawsay means “good living” in Quechua: for us, it embodies the idea of caring for people, cultures and nature – principles that are key to true, sustainable development.__ Therefore Sumak Travel embodies ‘good sustainable travel’.

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Getting There

Fly into San José to start your trip.
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