Diverse Turrialba.
Travel to the beautiful countryside of Costa Rica. Special senior travel deals.


With wonderful views of Costa Rica's countryside, Turrialba is a charming little town in the province of Cartago.

Turrialba is Famous for:

  • The Guayabo Archaeological Monument with its Pre-Columbian ruins
  • Turrialba Volcano National Park.

This little piece of heaven has diverse attractions like beautiful country landscapes, dense forests, active volcanoes and rivers with breathtaking views.


  • 7 nights of accommodation including taxes.
  • Meals as specified in the program (B= Breakfast, L= lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Roundtrip airport transfers (SJO Intl. Airport – Hotel – SJO Intl. Airport).
  • Private air-conditioned transportation throughout
  • Tours detailed in the itinerary and entrance fees to national parks and attractions.
  • English-Spanish speaking guide throughout the stay.
  • All room categories are standard unless otherwise indicated


  • Nurse during the stay.
  • Medical equipped tourism transportation (especially for transporting wheelchairs).
  • Special equipment: Walker or walking frame, walking sticks and others.

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Holiday Inn San José Downtown Aurola

Enjoy a beautiful getaway in the heart of San José. The Holiday Inn San José Downtown – Aurola is conveniently located in the center of the vibrant city, with a beautiful view of the Central Valley. It is located in the heart of the capital, within walking distance of museums, art galleries, shopping and entertainment. The hotel is 100% smoke free.

The standard rooms at the Holiday Inn San José Downtown – Aurola come with free, high-speed wireless Internet, triple-sheeted beds, work desks and television with premium cable. They also feature Air conditioning, Mini-bar, Coffee maker, Iron and ironing board, hair dryer, Alarm clock, Phone with voice messaging and Bathrobe.

Hotel Casa Turire

Casa Turire recalls a beautiful farmhouse located on a plantation in the colonial era. Located less than 2 hours east of San Jose in the heart of the green and agricultural region of Turrialba, this beautiful place is surrounded by Lake Angostura with the imposing presence of the Turrialba Mountains forming an incredible picture.

Standard rooms come with 2 queen size beds or 1 king size, private bathroom with hot running water, direct line telephone service, safety box, hair dryer, satellite tv, ceiling fans and private balcony.

“Volanta” Tour – (Horse-drawn carriage ride)

Live the experience of a “Volanta” Tour, old style. Wrap yourself in the nature around us, fill your lungs with fresh air while you relax and enjoy an unforgettable experience, as in the old days.

CATIE Botanical Gardens

In the CATIE Botanical Garden we will find, fruits like mangosteen considered one of the world's tastiest fruits, jackfruit known as the largest fruit in the world with fruit attached to the trunk; miracle fruit altering palate with sweet and sour, the plant of coca and litchi fruit considered one of the finest in the world. It is a place where the birdsong and the rustle of the giant Ceiba and Guanacaste trees harmony, enjoy the tiny parasitic orchids and bamboo robust strains.

Guayabo Archaeological Monument

Under the shadow of the Turrialba Volcano, like a mythical "lost city" of a story book, is a mysterious village that was home to more than 10,000 people who seem to have mysteriously disappeared shortly before the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century.

This place, known as the Guayabo National Monument, is the most important archaeological site in Costa Rica. A guide will take you through the park, while explaining the findings of the excavations and the history of the people who once lived there.

Tayutic Magic Forest (*Optional)

Hacienda Tayutic Magic Forest, which is a wonderful journey through the forest trails at Hacienda Tayutic combining art and nature.

* Not included in the package price.

Golden Bean Coffee Tour

After learning about the history of coffee, you will experience how it is grown and harvested before grinding and roasting Golden Bean Coffe. Will witness a mill that aid in the processing of coffee. Then be part of an interactive training session in which each participant will be able to perceive the different types and grades of coffee. An expert guide will also teach you how to prepare an exceptional coffee at home.

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DAY 1:

(L) Arrival at Juan Santamaría International Airport and transfer to your hotel in San José. A Welcome Lunch is included in the program. Afternoon at leisure for * optional activities. Lodging at Holiday Inn San José Downtown Aurola or similar

* Not included in the package price.

DAY 2:

(B) After breakfast, transfer to the green and agricultural area of Turrialba. In the afternoon, enjoy a “Volanta tour” (horse-drawn carriage ride). Perfectly fun for a family, and perfectly romantic for a couple! Lodging at Casa Turire Hotel or similar

DAY 3:

(B, L) Morning visit to the Botanical Gardens at CATIE (the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center) where you will find the century old Kapok tree, towering stalks of bamboo, dripping orchids and bromeliads from the trees and many other colorful and fruiting plant. Nature lovers, get your cameras ready! Afternoon at leisure for * optional activities. Lodging at Casa Turire Hotel or similar

* Not included in the package price.

DAY 4:

(B) Ride to Hacienda Tayutic, a plantation house designed with an authentic Costa Rican rural colonial style. Take the Magical Forest Tour (optional, not included in the package price) and walk through the paths of a primary tropical forest, admire local art, nature, and a pure spring water fountain. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy beautiful Turrialba Valley. Lodging at Casa Turire Hotel or similar

DAY 5:

(B) Breakfast. Today you will visit Guayabo Archaeological Monument, a Pre-Columbian architectural monument built in Central Costa Rica in AD 80-1550. Discover the ancient stone carvings of alligator and jaguar gods, ingeniously engineered Pre-Columbian aqueducts where water still flows, and paved roads receding into a lush rainforest. Afternoon at leisure for optional activities (not included in the package price). Lodging at Casa Turire Hotel or similar

DAY 6:

(B) After breakfast, your private guide will take you to the Golden Bean Coffee Tour. This is a real agro-tour! After learning about the history of coffee you will learn how coffee is farmed and harvested prior to the milling and roasting process. Free afternoon. Lodging at Casa Turire Hotel or similar

DAY 7:

(B, D) Transfer through rural and urban areas on your way back to San José, you will be able to enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Central Highlands. Afternoon at leisure, ask your guide to take you to a local market for some souvenir shopping! Farewell dinner. Lodging at Holiday Inn San José Downtown Aurola or similar

DAY 8:

(B) Transfer to the Juan Santamaría International Airport for your return flight.

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