Costa Rician Eco-TourExperience wildlife, vegetation and untouched natural wonders

March 13- 20, 2005(8 Days/ 7 Nights)


Day 1:  Friday March 7th - Depart Buffalo, NY (overnight in San Juan, Puerto Rico)

Today we will meet at Toronto’s Pearson Airport to board our direct flight to Liberia, Costa Rica. Upon arrival in Liberia, we will transfer to the Hotel El Sitio for our first night. (In-flight meals)

Day 2:  Saturday March 8th - Depart San Juan, Puerto Rico

After breakfast our Costa Rican adventure begins with a drive around Arenal Lake to the Arenal Volcano slope. Upon arrival at the Volcano we will visit the Tabacón Hot Springs where we will have time to enjoy the beautiful gardens and ponds of volcanic mineral springs. You may choose an optional visit to the Kioro Lookout Point. Today will end with a buffet dinner at the Tabacón Resort before we continue on to the Tilajari Resort for an overnight stay. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 3:  Sunday March 9th - Tortola, British Virgin Islands

After breakfast today we will board our coach for a 2-hour drive to the Rainforest Aerial Tram. This is a unique experience for nature lovers and one of the best ways to enjoy the rainforest. The tram ride is a fascinating way of observing and exploring the hanging gardens of Central America, considered by many as one of the richest rainforests in the new world. After an amazing day at the rainforest we will continue on to San José and the Hotel Country Inn and Suites for an overnight stay. (Breakfast)

Day 4:  Monday March 10th - Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda

After an early breakfast we will depart the hotel at 8:00 am for our journey to the Poas Volcano National Park. From the look out point you will be able to gaze inside the crater and enjoy the sight of its hot sulphuric lake and the colorful layers on the walls. Next we will take a hike through a dwarf cloud forest to Botos Lake so be sure to watch for hummingbirds. Our journey will continue to the little handicraft town of Sarchi with some time for a little shopping before moving on to Monteverde for a two-night stay at the Hotel El Establo. (Breakfast)

Day 5:  Tuesday March 11th - St. Lucia

After breakfast at the hotel we will drive to the Skywalk for a hike through the Cloud Forest trails and its hanging bridges. This afternoon will be free for you to explore on your own. (Breakfast)

Day 6:  Wednesday March 12th - Barbados

After breakfast today we will board our coach for the drive to Tamarindo and Langosta Beach where we will check in to the Barceló Playa Langosta All-Inclusive Resort for two nights. After lunch at the resort you will have the rest of the afternoon free to enjoy the beautiful beach and the facilities. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7:  Thursday March 13th - Day at Sea

Today is a day of leisure to enjoy the sun and beach at the Barceló Playa Langosta, All Inclusive Resort. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8:  Friday March 14th - St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Today we will have the morning to enjoy the Barceló Playa Langosta Resort. This afternoon we will be transferred from the resort to the International Airport in Liberia for our direct flight home! (Breakfast, Lunch, in-flight meals)

What's Included

  • Roundtrip Airfare from Toronto to Liberia on a full service flight
  • Private air-conditioned coach transfers throughout Costa Rica
  • One night accommodations at the Best Western El Sitio in Liberia
  • One night accommodations in a standard room at the Tilajari Hotel
  • One Night accommodations in a standard room at the Hotel Country Inn and Suites
  • Two Nights accommodations in a Deluxe Room at El Establo Hotel
  • Two Nights accommodations in a Standard room at the Barceló Playa Langosta Resort with all-inclusive privileges
  • Entrance fee to the Rainforest Aerial Tram
  • Entrance fee and buffet dinner at the Tabacón Hot Springs
  • Entrance fee to the Poas Volcano National Park
  • Entrance fee to the Skywalk
  • 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners · Portage for one piece of luggage
  • Local English speaking tour guide for the first 6 days
  • Services of Tour Director Mimi Van Haeren


  • CAD $2,195.00 per person
  • Based on double occupancy
  • Taxes Included
  • Single supplement add $375.00


  • Prices quoted in Canadian funds.
  • $850.00 per person non-refundable installment due January 3, 2005.
  • Balance due January 25, 2005.
  • If paying by credit card, please add 2.4% to the above prices.

To Book call toll-free (North America) 1-877-823-9799 (Monday to Friday between 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST)