This tour is one of our pre or post programmes, which allows you to stay even longer in Costa Rica after your sailing with Hurtigruten. Here is the itinerary for your pre programme tour (The post programme will start from the pier in Puerto Limon):
Day 1: Arrival San Jose
Overnight at hotel in San Jose, incl. breakfast.
Day 2: San Jose/Quepos (Manuel Antonio)
In the morning, a hotel shuttle service between San José and the Parador Resort & Spa will take you to the Pacific Ocean, to the Manuel Antonio National Park (transfer time is approx. 3 hours). After arrival at the Parador Resort & Spa, spend time at your leisure or join an optional tour that can be booked and paid at the tour desk at the hotel.
You have a choice of hiking, adventure or ocean tours to explore the Manuel Antonio National Park and surroundings. The hotel is modelled after the traditional Spanish “paradores”. It offers all the expected amenities of a deluxe resort, with European refinement and a warm tropical touch. The hotel is surrounded by 12 acres of wildlife-rich tropical rainforest with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and Manuel Antonio. Lunch and dinner on your own and overnight.
Day 3: Parador Resort & Spa
After breakfast you can enjoy the amenities of the hotel or choose one of the optional tours, with certified professional bilingual guides who will ensure you have an unforgettable experience. Lunch and dinner on your own.
Day 4: Quepos (Manuel Antonio)/San Jose
In the early afternoon the hotel shuttle bus will take you back to San José. Rest of the day at leisure and overnight.
Day 5: San Jose/Puerto Limon, embarkation
We will take you on guided transfer from San Jose to Puerto Limon. On the way, enjoy a boat tour on the Tortuguero Canals, known as Costa Rica´s Amazon due to the surrounding rainforest with a rich flora and fauna. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant before you continue to Puerto Limon for embarkation on MS Fram. The transfer incl. excursion and lunch takes about 8 hours.
This tour will be operated in the reverse order of the post programme, starting from the pier in Puerto Limon.
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