“This is a perfect time to experience an amazing zip line adventure, enjoy a good view of the Arenal volcano while taking a horseback riding tour and explore La Fortuna downtown to buy some souvenirs.
DAY 1/ January 15, Wednesday ARRIVAL TO COSTA RICA
Our guide will meet us at the airport. Depart San Jose towards the Arenal volcano area . On the way we will visit Eco Gardens, where colorful tree frogs and other rainforest wildlife are most active and most easily observed. Many frog species have made their home the ponds of Eco Garden, it maintains native plants of Arenal to create needed frog habitat in this private wildlife reserve of fresh spring water feed ponds. Orientation at dinner. Overnight at CASCADA DE FUEGO HOTEL.
DAY 2/ January 16, Thursday HORSEBACK RIDING / Zip lining/ Hot Springs
The horseback riding tour goes through the hotel’s hacienda and rainforest and then along the path that goes to Los Juncos Lake and passes on to the observatory where, on a clear day, you can appreciate the great view of the Arenal Volcano. Then we continue through one mile of primary tropical rainforest to Los Lirios Lake, giving you the chance for great bird watching and occasional wildlife sightings before riding back to the first lake. On the Zip line adventure, each platform has been designed so that you can observe the forest from different angles allowing you to photograph the impressing scenery. You will be able to see the forest from the top of the trees! After dinner, relax in the Los Lagos hot springs. Overnight at CASCADA DE FUEGO HOTEL
- “Friendships: What love really depends on.”
- “Do you know what you believe? Do you believe what you know”
DAY 3/ January 17, Friday White Water Rafting
Enjoy a day of adventure rafting Rio Balsa. Guides will lead us on an exhilarating trip of white water action passing scenic forest and lush Costa Rican landscapes. After rafting, prepare for the shabbat of a lifetime at The Springs Resort and Spa.
- “Moments and Experiences”
DAY 4/ January 18, Saturday SHABBAT / NIGHT HIKE
Shabbat YEHUDI Style! After Shabbat enjoy a night out on the town in La Fortuna.Overnight at CASACADA DE Feugo
- “Origins of Optimism”
- “8 Levels of Giving”
DAY 7/ January 19, Sunday DEPARTURE TO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Early morning transfer to San Jose, some last minute shopping and arrival at SJO approximately two hours before your flight’s scheduled departure time. Lunch to go.
Please check your personalized email for your flight information.
What to Bring?
Please read through the activities above and pack accordingly. Below are a few things not to forget:
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Shoes and clothes that can get wet while rafting
- Long pants for horseback riding (proceed otherwise at your own risk)
- Clothes that you are comfortable wearing for Shabbat
- An open mind and imagination