Begin your journey at the iconic Arenal Volcano, perfectly symmetrical in shape, this dramatic volcano rises out of the San Carlos Plains. Boarding your heli from San José, you will soar across dense rainforest that is interspersed by pretty, meandering rivers, before flying over the immense Arenal Volcano. Landing alongside, your private guide will take you on an adventure that has you rappelling down waterfalls, hiking through lava fields and soaring across rainforest canopies. To end your day, take a relaxing soak in natural hot springs at the base of the majestic volcano.
Leave the outside world behind as you board a private boat which will transport you through atmospheric mangroves. At the other side you will meet your expert guide, a local farmer who will lead you on a hike into the wilderness of Corcovado National Park. Here, 42,000 hectares of Pacific Lowland Rainforest spills onto deserted, pristine beaches where turquoise water laps the shoreline.
Through Pelorus’ extensive network of contacts, you will be granted exclusive rights to move through the tribally-controlled areas of this region. Marvel at the beauty of this spectacular landscape, home to 800 endemic tree species before arriving at a remote village. Slip into local life with a traditional welcome and an intimate encounter with the local people for a humbling insight into their lives.
As the days pass, journey deeper into one of the world’s most biodiverse regions and discover scarlet macaws, tapirs, jaguars and squirrel monkeys, alongside the people that know them best. Each night will be spent with local communities that inhabit the forest and have come to understand its rhythm over generations.