Day 1: Pick Up to Monteverde (Dinner included)Be picked up at your hotel in San Jose in the morning and drive to Monteverde. Driving time will vary depending on which pick up at the point you’re coming from. No matter what, the last piece of your drive will wind up from the lowlands and into the Tilaran Mountain range, with views along the way. Arrive at Monteverde Lodge in time for lunch (not included). Please note that check-in time is at 12 pm, and you may have to wait to check into your room.
After lunch, meet your naturalist guide and explore the Monteverde Lodge Gardens. This 15-year-old garden is home to Imperial Bromeliads, Costa Rica’s national flower known locally as the Guaria Morada and hedges of blue porter weed and lantana where butterflies feed constantly.
Overnight at Monteverde Lodge, Forest View Standard Room.
Day 2: Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)
Today you will have an excursion (up to 10 people) to the one of Monteverde’s Cloud Forest Reserves. Your escort today is one of Monteverde Lodge’s handpicked guides, the very best naturalists in the region.Which reserve will be visited and the time of day (morning or afternoon), will be defined the day before depending on weather, recent sightings but most importantly where your naturalist guide thinks you will have the best experience. Check with the front desk the night before your tour to get the final time of the tour to the cloud forest.
Overnight at Monteverde Lodge, Forest View Standard Room
Day 3: Monteverde to Drop Off Point (Breakfast and Lunch included)
Breakfast at the lodge. Morning free to continue to explore the region or book additional activities. After lunch, say goodbye to the lodge and transfer to your drop off point. Drop off can be in San Jose, Manuel Antonio, Papagayo Gulf, Coco, Tamarindo, San Teresa or Arenal.