An Enchanting Hike Through the Cloud Forest

It was day 3 and we had yet to cover the most adventurous part of our trip! 🙂 We began our journey towards the Monteverde Cloud forest that included a drive –> then ferry across the Arenal lake –> then another drive to the Monteverde forest. Of course, the drive included the infamous costa-rican “tropical massage” (AKA wildly bumpy ride on rocky roads).

Our itinerary at the Cloud Forest included a zip lining tour (butterfly garden for those who’re too chicken to brave the heights of zip lining – you know who you are! 😉 ), humming bird garden, and a short hike to look for exotic birds.

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Looking For Snakes Across Hanging Bridges

We just got back from our vacation to Costa Rica and a much-needed escape from an icy winter…and we’re already planning a return trip to cover other areas of this country! Costa Rica offers everything for a perfect vacation; rainforests, beaches and every sort of activity you may want to undertake! (hiking, zip lining,snorkeling, etc.)

This was a short trip (5 days) with our favorite set of adventure-seeking friends always in search of a packed itinerary! (yep, that’s how WE do it!) 🙂

Itinerary: 3 days in Arenal; 2 days in Manuel Antonio

This post covers the first three days in Arenal and the surrounding areas of La Fortuna (waterfall) and Monteverde (cloud forest). while we covered the majority of sights in 3 days at a pace that wasn’t entirely exhaustive, an extra day would have been ideal…

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