Thinking about taking an adventure holiday? In Costa Rica we’ve got what you’re looking for.
This program includes some of the most exciting activities from wild and scenic rivers, active volcanoes, horseback riding, sea kayaking and
Day 01 (Arrival in San Jose)
Arrival to the Juan Santamaria Airport. A representative from Costa Rican Trails will meet you at the airport to take you to the Fleur de Lys Hotel, located in down town San Jose.
Overnight at the Hotel Hotel Fleur de Lys, standard room. Breakfast included.
Day 02 (Pacuare Whitewater Rafting)
Today our adventure starts early morning to reach the Pacuare River for a rafting trip.
This river has been officially declared a Wild and Scenic River, and offers some of the finest white water in Latin America, winding deep inside of one of Costa Rica’s most impressive primordial rainforests. Breakfast on route and lunch is served along the river. Check in at Hotel Suerre.
Overnight at Hotel Suerre, standard room.
Day 03 (Guapiles to Arenal)
This morning drive towards the Arenal Volcano area. One of the most active volcanoes of the world, cloud forests, a lake world-famous for windsurfing and an incredibly
diverse population of wildlife is what you will find in this area. Check in at the Arenal Paraiso Hotel or similar. A visit to the volcanic thermal mineral pools and Hot Springs is included during late afternoon. Arenal Volcano is breathtaking after dark
when its thundering explosions and bursts of glowing rock light the night sky.
Overnight at Arenal Paraiso, standard room. Breakfast included.
Day 04 (Arenal to Monteverde)
Morning departure to the Arenal Lake where a boat will be waiting for you to take you to the other side of the lake where a 4 x 4 vehicle will take you on gravel road to reach
Monteverde. Monteverde was founded about 40 years ago by a small group of conservation- minded Quakers who were looking for a peaceful place to live. Its Cloud Forest Reserve is one of the most outstanding wild life sanctuaries in the tropics. Check in at
Hotel Belmar or similar.
Overnight at Hotel Belmar, standard room.
Day 05 (Monteverde)
Morning visit to the Sky Trek, a system of several platforms suspended above the ground in the midst of tree boughs. Zip lines attached from one platform to another will allow you to slide with the use of a special equipment. You will never forget this experience,
which will guarantee you 1,600 meter of secure and comfortable sliding adventure. Free afternoon for optional tours such as horseback riding or a guided visit into the reserve.
Overnight at Belmar Hotel, standard room.
Day 06 (Monteverde-Carara)
After breakfast you will depart towards the Central Pacific Coast to the Carara Biological Station. Check in at Villa Lapas Hotel. The afternoon is free to explore the surroundings.
Overnight at Villa Lapas Hotel, standard room.Breakfast included.
Day 07 (Carara)
This morning you will go to Agujitas Beach to start an exciting sea kayaking adventure.
Imagine yourself cruising silently past spectacular cliffs full of pelicans and frigate birds in a craft pioneered by the Polynesians and perfected for tourism here in Costa Rica. You will travel under your own power accompanied by up to 7 other paddlers and your guide or steersperson (timonel). It’s like rafting on the ocean to a secluded
beach. The warm waters of the Pacific are home to a large variety of tropical fish that
are looking forward to swimm with you as you snorkel and explore the underwater world with your guide. Return to Villa Lapas Hotel. In the afternoon explore the fauna
and flora of the Carara Biological Reserve while you walk on the hanging bridges of the
private reserve of Villa Lapas which borders to Carara.
Overnight at Villa Lapas, standard rooms.Breakfast included.
Day 08 (Carara-San Jose – Departure)
Transfer back to San Jose, either to the airport or extend your stay in Costa Rica.