Active: Costa Rica Active Adventure (CRSM)
Countries Visited: Costa Rica Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
Trip Style: Acrtive - Hiking, biking and kayaking adventures across the world
Hungry to walk, hike, trek, bike, raft and kayak your way across the world's greatest destinationss No sweat. (Well, maybe a little.) You don't have to be a decathlete to take an Active trip, just someone with a healthy love for getting active and the outdoors.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 16, avg 12
Meals Included: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Paddle through world-class rapids on the Pacuare River, indulge in a wide variety of adventure, mountain bike in the shadow of Arenal Volcano, chill out to the sounds of crashing Caribbean waves, stand up on a surfboard in Puerto Viejo.
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 Jose, embark on four days of exploration around Monteverde and Arenal Volcano. Raft down the mighty Pacuare River before crossing over to our remote rainforest lodge, surrounded on all sides by the thick, enveloping jungle. End the journey by heading down to the beach at Puerto Viejo. Phew! Tired yets Nos Time to book!
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|Offer valid through 6/30/2018|
|Day 1||San Jose||Day 1 San Jose|
There are no planned activities during the day, so check in to the hotel and explore the city. If you arrive early enough, youll have time to explore the city. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Monteverde||Day 2 San Jose/Monteverde|
Todays ride can be a bumpy ride on some unpaved roads, but the views along the way are spectacular. Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
|Day 3||Monteverde||Day 3 Monteverde|
Your CEO will let you know about all the activities available and help you pick the best option for you.
|Day 4||La Fortuna||Day 4 Monteverde/La Fortuna|
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. Transport: Shared van (3.50 hour(s)) Boat (0.50 hour(s)) Shared van (0.75 hour(s))
|Day 5||La Fortuna||Day 5 La Fortuna|
Spend another day getting your adrenaline pumping, viewing local wildlife, marveling at the Arenal Volcano and getting to know more about La Fortunas Costa Rica.
|Day 6||La Fortuna||Day 6 La 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. Additional Notes: Please note it will be necessary to repack your bags according to the rafting packing list provided for the Pacuare River trip as it is an early departure tomorrow. Included Activities: Arenal Cycling Trip
|Day 7||Pacuare||Day 7 La Fortuna/Pacuare (1B, 1L, 1D)|
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. Additional Notes: Our accommodation is in a rustic lodge which has multi-share dormitory-style rooms, with shared bathroom facilities. Included Activities: Pacuare Guided Rafting Expedition - Day 1
|Day 8||Pacuare||Day 8 Pacuare (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Get off the river for the day to explore the jungle by foot. Included Activities: Pacuare Rainforest Guided Hike
|Day 9||Puerto Viejo de Talamanca||Day 9 Pacuare/Puerto Viejo de Talamanca (1B, 1L)|
Continue down river to the take-out point, then travel to the Caribbean coastal town of Puerto Viejo. Included Activities: Pacuare Guided Rafting Expedition - Day 2 Transport: Private Vehicle
|Day 10||Puerto Viejo de Talamanca||Day 10 Puerto Viejo de Talamanca|
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. Included Activities: Surfing Lesson
|Day 11||Puerto Viejo de Talamanca||Day 11 Puerto 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 12||San Jose||Day 12 Puerto Viejo de Talamanca/San Jose|
Return to San Jose and take advantage of a final day to shop for souvenirs (coffee anyones). Transport: Local bus (5.00-5.50 hours, 217km)
|Day 13||San Jose||Day 13 San Jose|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.