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Adventure Costa Rica!

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Adventure Costa Rica!

Imagine you experience and unforgettable adventure in one of the most incredible destinations in the World. Costa Rica is well know for it natural landscapes and all the activities you can pracite in its exotic lands. Definitely an once in a lifetime adventure!

DAY 1

Welcome to Costa Rica!

Welcome to Costa Rica! Upon your arrival to Juan Santamaria International airport, our representative will meet and greet you with VIP amenities including a cold towel and a bottle of Premium water, he will give you all the information about your trip in Costa Rica. Private transportation to your hotel in San Jose is included. At night enjoy free time to enjoy dinner at one of the several dine options that San Jose has to offer. Read more

San Jose, 1 night
DAY 2

White Water Rafting Pacuare

After an early morning pickup from your San Jose hotel, we will transport you in a private, comfortable bus to the Rios Tropicales Operations Center for a delicious, typical Costa Rican breakfast. After breakfast and changing into rafting gear, we will drive to our private rafting put-in on the banks of the Pacuare River. Here we review and adjust all necessary equipment for proper fit, give you a comprehensive rafting safety talk, and instruct you on paddling basics. From here, you and your group will launch your raft and begin to paddle 19 miles deep into the heart of one of Costa Rica’s most impressive primary rainforests. You’ll pass through densely vegetated rainforest gorges, view cascading waterfalls, relax in serene pools and experience pounding rapids. Halfway down the river, you will pass the Rios Tropicales Lodge, our unique ecolodge, where guests stay on our 2-, 3-, and 4-day multi-sport adventure trips. Hydro-powered and intimate, the lodge blends naturally into the rainforest on our 2,000-acre private reserve, complete with waterfalls, quiet pools, and miles of trails. You will enjoy an adrenaline-packed afternoon running the Pacuare’s biggest rapids: Upper and Lower Huacas, Cimarron, Dos Montañas and more. From the take-out, it’s a short drive back to the Rios Tropicales Operations Center for a hearty and delicious lunch, hot showers, optional drinks and a handy souvenir store. After the adventure continue the journey to La Fortuna, home of the majestic Arenal Volcano. Read more

La Fortuna, 2 nights
DAY 3

Rappeling and ATV adventure

Breakfast included at the hotel. We will pick you up and whisk you off to our canyon, about a 20 minute drive outside La Fortuna. Then transfer to 4x4 trucks for an exciting short drive to out ranch house to gear up. Then you are off for a morning of exciting and exhilarating waterfall rappelling, a canyon wall, Monkey drop (zip line & rappel) and rock climb all in our spectacular rainforest canyon. We then take you to our beautiful base offices and tropical gardens for a delicious Typical Costa Rican lunch that will to give you energy to continue your day of adventure. After lunch participate in the ATV adventure. This 100% off road ATV experience is wet, muddy and exciting! You will cross streams, ride through the rainforest, swim in a river all with sweeping views of open pasture land and rainforest. All under the shadow of the Arenal Volcano. We stop at the Arenal River so you can take a dip in this rainforest river setting and we will serve you fresh tropical fruit and water. We provide you with rubber boots and a helmet with a full face visor. Read more

La Fortuna
DAY 4

Journey to Monteverde

Breakfast included at the hotel, then we will depart to the beautiful area of Monteverde, you will be picked up right in your hotel in La Fortuna area. Drive up towards the Arenal Lake where you will board a boat to cross the lake, observing along the way panoramic views of the Arenal Volcano, Chato Hill, Arenal Lake, the Tilaran mountain range, and more. Once across the lake you will again board a minivan to continue on to your hotel in Monteverde Read more

Monteverde, 3 nights
DAY 5

Zip Line, Hanging Bridges an

Breakfast included at the hotel. Today we will visit Sky Adventure Park. Firstly, you star with Sky Walk, guided tour, which combines trails and suspension bridges with lengths of even 984 feet and heights above the canopy of Monteverde cloud forest. The tour gives you the opportunity to enjoy the flora and fauna of the area, always joined by one of our specialized guides. The tour lasts between 2 and 2.5 hours. Later on, you enjoy Sky Tram is a guided tour and you can have the opportunity of intermediate the ride with short stops to observe the cloud forest biodiversity, the Arenal, Tenorio, Miravalles and Orosi volcanoes, the Nicoya gulf, and the Guanacaste plain if the weather allows it. The gondolas have been adapted even for people with some disability. And then, Sky Trek system of zip lines ranging from mountain to mountain, which together have a distance of 2.5 miles of linear cable. The tour gives you the opportunity to fly through a cable and have a unique experience of adventure and adrenaline at speeds up to 40 miles per hour with distances ranging up to 2500 feet and heights of 524 feet. In addition the tour offers 5 observation towers that exceed the cloud forest treetops providing a panoramic view. Read more

Monteverde
DAY 6

Bungee Jumping & Buggy Adven

Today experience one of the most excited adventures in Costa Rica: Bungee Jumping Adventure. Jump from a moving tram on cables hanging in a valley at a height of 450 feet. The Bungee Jump in Monteverde Extremo at 143 mts. is listed as one of the best sites that Costa Rica has, not only for its fall of 80 meters deep (265 fts), that places it among the highest hanging platforms and best for this sport; but also by the lush scenic beauty of the canyon that makes it the ideal place to get some good photos of the jumpers who show that the place is 100% adrenaline, unfit for people with heart problems. After this extraordinary adventure, take a ride in our Buggy cars. This tour is a “must do” experience. Our 4 × 4 Buggies have automatic transmissions and are maintained professionally. All levels are welcome, and no prior driving experience is necessary. Enjoy the thrill of riding through mountains, trails, rivers and jungle paths in two passengers 700cc off the road Buggy and also one for 4 passengers. You’ll traverse the slopes and rivers, passing through the villages and remote jungle and panoramic views of the coast, tied securely in high technology off road 4 × 4. This tour is for all ages and great fun! All buggy rentals are led by a trained professional guide and very safe. With views of the Nicoya Gulf and also the Arenal Volcano. Read more

Monteverde
DAY 7

Journey to Rincon de la Viej

Breakfast included at the hotel. Today depart to Rincon de la Vieja área. Its name means "The Old Woman's Corner", a reference to a local legend about a girl whose lover was thrown into the volcano crater by her father; she became a recluse living on the mountain, and was credited with powers of healing. Rincón de la Vieja National Park, which spans over 34,000 acres (12,759 ha), helps protect both montane forests and dwarf cloud forests. Trails extend from the Santa Maria ranger station and wind through the park, passing hot springs and waterfalls along the way. Mammals within the park include sloths, tapirs, kinkajous, pumas, jaguar, and both howler and spider monkeys. Once you arrive to this Paradise enjoy free time for leisure. Read more

Rincon de la Vieja, 2 nights
DAY 8

Tubing Adventure!

Today you’ll have the time of your life riding the watery rollercoaster of the Black River in individual inner tube rafts on our Rio Negro Tubing Adventure. Enjoy non-stop fun and excitement bouncing and splashing down 5 km (3 miles) of class 2 and 3 rapids in this narrow, rushing river of crystal clear water. There are plenty of quiet pools along the way to appreciate the beautiful tropical scenery. Our special river tube rafts are designed with handles and protective bottoms. Guides go with you and ensure your safety. Part of your river tubing adventure includes riding our trusty Costa Rican ranch horses (or you can go by vehicle transport) from Hacienda Guachipelin along scenic trails through the forest to get to the river. At the river, there are bathrooms and changing rooms. We recommend wearing a swimsuit, quick-dry shorts and shirt, and either river shoes, sneakers or strap-on sandals that are secure. When you finish river tubing, you will have the opportunity to dry off and change before the hotel transportation takes you back to the Hacienda operation center. Read more

Rincon de la vieja
DAY 9

Journey to Tamarindo Beach

Breakfast included at the hotel. After breakfast depart to Tamarindo Beach, located on the Northern Pacific coast. Tamarindo is a long, rocky beach, with excellent waves near the mouth of the estuary. Tamarindo Beach is part of a bay formed by a cape, and Playa Grande lies to the north of Tamarindo inside the bay. The two beaches are separated by Central America’s largest mangrove estuary, Estero de Tamarindo. South of Tamarindo there is another beautiful estuary, Estero de San Francisco, and beautiful Playa Langosta. These beaches and estuaries are part of Las Baulas National Park. Once in Tamarindo enjoy free time to realx at the hotel and explore the área. Read more

Tamarindo, 3 nights
DAY 10

Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour

Breakfast included at the hotel. Today you’ll be picked up from your lodging and brought to the tour office of Pacific Trades to meet the staff for today’s adventure. You may even be picked up locally on an ATV! You can choose either a single or double seated quality sea kayak. Life vests and clean, well maintained snorkeling gear will be distributed. After safety instructions, you’ll hit the beach to put in your kayak as you head for an offshore tropical island paradise. You’ll reach your stride paddling through the gentle waves of the typically smooth bay as you head towards Capitan Island. Along the way you can capture stunning views of the beautiful shoreline with its magnificent mountainous backdrop. Be sure to bring a strap for your sunglasses as you gaze at the glittering water before you, sparkling like diamonds. Once you reach the island cove you’ll pull your kayak ashore and your knowledgeable guide will give you a short tour of the island. Next you’ll go on a guided snorkeling expedition in shallow water over rock formations, home to a variety of aquatic species including: colorful tropical fish, coral, eels, octopi, pufferfish and rays to name a few. Don’t worry if you have never snorkeled before as your friendly guide will help you learn the basic art of breathing through an air tube so you can swim freely, watching the magical underwater world below. Before heading back to the mainland, you’ll take a break in these beautiful surroundings to drink some water and rest on the white sandy beach. Sliding your kayak back into the water, you’ll once again paddle through the soft surf towards the shore. Along the way you might see a pod of playful dolphins or a swimming sea turtle or, if you are very lucky a breaching whale that comes to this area during mating season. The sky is limitless, yet there are no guarantees of what you’ll see as each day provides different gifts. Once back on land, you’ll return all the gear and if you want, you can change into dry clothes before being taken back to your lodging. Round trip transportation, bilingual guide, safety and snorkeling gear, as well as drinking water are all included in this fun half day outing, exploring the treasures of the sea. Note: transport can take up to 45 minutes each way depending on location of your lodging and local traffic conditions. Read more

Tamarindo
DAY 11

Free day for leisure

Breakfast included at the hotel. Today enjoy a free day to rest at the beach and the hotel pool. Optional tours available in the área.

Tamarindo
DAY 12

Journey to San Jose

Breakfast included at the hotel. Depart to San Jose city for the last night at Costa Rica.

San Jose, 1 night
DAY 13

End of the adventure

Breakfast included. Private transportation to Juan Santamaría International Airport. Goodbye Costa Rica!

Departure

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location San Jose
Day 2
Location La Fortuna, Arenal
Hotel Fortuna Downtown Inn
Day 4
Location Monteverde
Day 7
Location Rincon de la Vieja
Day 9
Location Tamarindo
Day 12
Location San Jose
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location San Jose
Day 2
Location La Fortuna, Arenal
Day 4
Location Monteverde
Day 7
Location Rincon de la Vieja
Day 9
Location Tamarindo
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location San Jose

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Private transportation from/to Juan Santamaría International Airport
  • Shared transport between áreas
  • Shared transportation and guide during activities
  • Accommodation according to the category
  • Information services 24 hours
  • Entrance fee to the activities mentioned

Package excludes

  • International or domestic Airtickets
  • Personal expenses
  • Hotel gratitudes
  • Tips for loca guides
  • Any other service not mentioned at the itinerary

More information

  • Single supplement available
  • Under availability

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