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Costa Rica Active Adventure

Costa Rica

Costa Rica Active Adventure

Hiking·
Biking
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Start: San José
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End: San José

Trekking, biking, horseback riding, kayaking, ziplining.

Activity
LocationCosta Rica
Duration13 days
Start / EndSan José / San José
Tour operatorG Adventures

Costa Rica

Costa Rica Active Adventure

Hiking·
Biking·
13 days·G Adventures
Start: San José
·
End: San José

Description

Trekking, biking, horseback riding, kayaking, ziplining. Costa Rica really is the "Adventure Capital of the Americas." Thrill-seekers will find more than enough to keep themselves busy over this trip’s 13 action-packed days. After landing in San José, embark on four days of exploration around Monteverde and Arenal Volcano. Raft down the mighty Pacuare River before crossing over to our remote ra...

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Itinerary

Day 1San José
Arrive at any time. There are no planned activities during the day, so check in to the hotel and explore the city. If you arrive early enough, you'll have time to explore the city.
Day 2San José/Monteverde
Drive through Costa Rica's beautiful countryside to Monteverde to explore the verdant cloud forest and enjoy the surrounding area. Today's ride can be a bumpy ride on some unpaved roads, but the views along the way are spectacular.
Day 3Monteverde
Enjoy a free day for optional activities in and around Monteverde like ziplining, horseback riding, or touring the cloud forest. Your CEO will let you know about all the activities available and help you pick the best option for you.
Day 4Monteverde/La Fortuna
Travel through rolling hills and across a lake to La Fortuna, where there is free time to explore. The town of La Fortuna lies near the base of the Arenal Volcano and is a perfect launch pad to go wild and let the adrenaline flow with a range of adventure sports.
Day 5La Fortuna
Enjoy a free day in La Fortuna. Opt to go whitewater rafting, waterfall rappelling, or hike up a dormant volcano. Spend another day getting your adrenaline pumping, viewing local wildlife, marveling at the Arenal Volcano and getting to know more about La Fortuna's Costa Rica.
Day 6La Fortuna
Cycle the area around La Fortuna on a guided half-day biking tour. At night, opt to relax and soak in hot springs at the base of Arenal Volcano.
Day 7La Fortuna/Pacuare
Enjoy a two-day guided rafting expedition along the Pacuare River, stopping at times to explore on foot, then stay the night in rustic cabins built along the river. In the morning, transfer from La Fortuna to the put-in point for rafting on the Pacuare River. On this first day, stop down river for a short hike to explore waterfalls, and scenic, hidden canyons. In the evening, stay at a jungle lodge on the banks of the Pacuare River in a scenic, but remote location.
Day 8Pacuare
Get off the river for the day to explore the jungle by foot.
Day 9Pacuare/Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Continue down river to the take-out point, then travel to the Caribbean coastal town of Puerto Viejo.
Day 10Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
The Caribbean is famous for its sun, sand and surf. Pull on a rash guard, grab a big board and get ready to hang ten like a local with an included surf lesson. The picturesque village of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is known for its incomparable white- and black-sand beaches surrounded by exotic tropical vegetation. Rent a bike or hire a boat to Manzanillo, hike to Monkey Point through the Gandoca-Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge. Try snorkelling or take it easy and and explore La Isla Botanical Gardens.
Day 11Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Enjoy free time in Puerto Viejo and soak up the sun on the Caribbean. The warm turquoise water is ideal for swimming, fishing, kayaking, boogie boarding, and surfing. Opt to take a boat trip, snorkel the nearby reefs, or cycle down the coast.
Day 12Puerto Viejo de Talamanca/San José
Return to San José and take advantage of a final day to shop for souvenirs (coffee anyone?).
Day 13San José
Depart at any time.

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Accommodation

Hotels (10 nts), jungle lodge (2 nts).

What's Included

Your Discover Moment: La Fortuna Your Hands-On Moment: Surfing Lesson Your Discover Moment: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. Overnight Pacuare River rafting trip. Guided hike (Pacuare River). Guided cycling excursion (La Fortuna). All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Meals Included

3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners

What to Take

We recommend using a backpack for your convenience, or a medium-sized suitcase if you prefer. A daypack is also essential for carrying everyday items. Space is limited on transportation, so there is a limit of one main piece of luggage per person. You will be responsible for carrying your own luggage.
13days
€1,129.65per person
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