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16D15N Costa Rica Adventure (CRA) ⚠ Minimum 2 adult(s) per departure

16D15N Costa Rica Adventure (CRA)
⚠ Minimum 2 adult(s) per departure

Per Pax
From: $1618 From: €1541 From: £1323 From: RM7035 From: CAD2096 From: SGD2244 From: AUD2336 From: HKD12747
San José

G Adventures Classic tours combine the support and security of group travel, unbeatable variety, and the flexibility to go off-script when fate says, \"Hey, let’s do this.\" Classic tours deliver the perfect balance of must-see highlights, cultural exchange, insider access, unbeatable value, and the kind of spontaneous, you-really-had-to-be-there moments that make your trip memorable.

Cities to Visit: San José - Puerto Viejo de Talamanca - Tortuguero - Sarapiquí Rainforest - La Fortuna - Monteverde - Quepos - San José
Language: English

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Booking Period: from Now till April 10, 2022
Travel Period: from Now till December 31, 2022
Tour Highlight
~ Spot wildlife while cruising through the canals of Tortuguero.
~ Hike through the cloud forest.
~ Enjoy the gorgeous beaches of the Pacific and Caribbean coasts.
~ Savour a local lunch at a G Adventures-supported coffee plantation.
What To Expect
If you’re looking for a taste of Costa Rica’s world-class highlights but want to keep things spicy with a sampling of hidden treasures, this action-packed adventure tops the menu. In spite of its small size, Costa Rica is one of the most biologically diverse countries in the world with volcanoes, wildlife, rainforests, and beaches to explore. This adventure offers a great balance of guided excursions and free time. Optional activities abound — choose to get your adrenaline pumping or take it easy with a stroll through a butterfly garden.
  • Day 1: San José

    Arrive at any time.

  • Day 2: San José / Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

    Head to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast. Don't forget to try some fantastic Afro-Caribbean cuisine.

    A morning drive by private vehicle ends in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, with spectacular scenery en route. This seaside town is perfect for relaxing or exploring the Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge.

  • Day 3: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

    Hop on a bike and ride to the beach with our CEO. Opt to snorkel in the Caribbean, hike in Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge, or hit the beach with lots of free time to explore.

    The picturesque village of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca’s 14 kms of incomparable white- and black-sand beaches are surrounded by exotic tropical vegetation.

    Opt to hike to Monkey Point, go snorkelling or take it easy and explore La Isla Botanical Gardens.

  • Day 4: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca / Tortuguero

    Head to Tortuguero. Opt to visit the nesting grounds of the green and leatherback turtles at night (seasonal).

    Board a private van in Puerto Viejo, and then carry on by boat to arrive to Tortuguero. This unique village has walking paths that extend into the national park, a fantastic place to see wildlife even when turtles aren't in season.

    : Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5: Tortuguero

    Enjoy free time to explore Tortuguero. Opt to kayak through the canals and view the wildlife, wake up early and head to the beach to watch turtle eggs hatch (seasonal), or just wander through the town.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6: Tortuguero / Sarapiquí Rainforest

    Travel inland from the Caribbean coast by boat and van to arrive to a jungle oasis in the Sarapiquí Rainforest.

    The journey to Sarapiquí is half the adventure. Begin by taking a boat from Tortuguero then board a private van, navigating the jungle along rugged terrain on the way to our special jungle oasis.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 7: Sarapiquí Rainforest

    Enjoy a day in the beautiful Sarapiquí Valley. Optional activities (all included in our overnight package, weather-depending) include swimming in the river, night walks, an empanada-making lesson or relax and listen to the sounds of the surrounding rainforest.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8: Sarapiquí Rainforest / La Fortuna

    Travel from the Sarapiquí Rainforest to La Fortuna. Enjoy free time for optional activities such as whitewater rafting, waterfall rappelling, or relaxing in local hot springs.

    La Fortuna, the town near the foot of Arenal Volcano is an excellent base for adventure. Hike the area’s nature trails, swim in chilly La Fortuna waterfall or go canyoning (rappelling) and catch a bird’s eye view of the forest greenery.

    : Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 9: La Fortuna

    Enjoy two free days in La Fortuna. Optional activities abound.

    Optional activities include full-day whitewater rafting on the Toro or Arenal Rivers, mountain biking, caving, horseback riding, or a tour of the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge. Like much of Costa Rica, the area is a birders’ paradise, with over 600 species as permanent residents. Finally, after a long day of exploring, you can choose to take a relaxing soak at Baldi Hot Springs.

  • Day 10: La Fortuna

    Enjoy two free days in La Fortuna. Optional activities abound.

    Optional activities include full-day whitewater rafting on the Toro or Arenal Rivers, mountain biking, caving, horseback riding, or a tour of the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge. Like much of Costa Rica, the area is a birders’ paradise, with over 600 species as permanent residents. Finally, after a long day of exploring, you can choose to take a relaxing soak at Baldi Hot Springs.

  • Day 11: La Fortuna / Monteverde

    Travel from La Fortuna to Monteverde and into the cool mountain air of the area. Take an included guided night walk to learn about nocturnal life in the cloud forest firsthand.

    Ascend to the Monteverde cloud forest region. Spend a couple of days exploring the town and a cloud forest reserve, truly a bird lover's paradise. This unique community has several cooperatives worth visiting.

    Optional activities include the Sky Walk, a series of suspension bridges through the jungle canopy, a butterfly garden and a thrilling canopy zipline.

  • Day 12: Monteverde

    Enjoy a free day to explore the cloud forest region of Costa Rica. Opt to fly across canopy ziplines or tour a coffee plantation.

    Get your adrenaline pumping and pre-book the Costa Rica Adrenaline Bundle on the checkout page to include this optional activity on your tour or ask your GCO or travel agent for assistance.

  • Day 13: Monteverde / Quepos

    Travel to Quepos and enjoy a couple days of relaxing and exploring Manuel Antonio National Park.

    The small town of Quepos is on the Pacific Coast and this region of Costa Rica is a great place to relax and enjoy the sun and nearby sea. A short distance away, Manuel Antonio National Park offers beautiful white-sand beaches and warm turquoise water, ideal for swimming, fishing, kayaking, boogie boarding, sailing or surfing.

  • Day 14: Quepos

    Enjoy a free day in the Manuel Antonio region to explore and relax. Opt go kayaking through mangroves, take a surf lesson or cruise along the coast on a dolphin-spotting sunset sailing excursion.

    Pre-book the Manuel Antonio Catamaran Tour on the checkout page to include this optional activity on your tour or ask your GCO or travel agent for assistance.

  • Day 15: Quepos / San José

    Enjoy free time in the morning before heading back to San Jose for the final night with the group.

    Take a bus ride over the mountains back to the capital.

  • Day 16: San José

    Depart at any time.

Whats Included
~ 15 nights' accommodation
~ 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
~ All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
~ Attractions as per itinerary

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance
~ Tipping
~ Others not mentioned

Where to Visits

Information


Booking Period: from Now till April 10, 2022
Travel Period: from Now till December 31, 2022
Tour Highlight
~ Spot wildlife while cruising through the canals of Tortuguero.
~ Hike through the cloud forest.
~ Enjoy the gorgeous beaches of the Pacific and Caribbean coasts.
~ Savour a local lunch at a G Adventures-supported coffee plantation.
What To Expect
If you’re looking for a taste of Costa Rica’s world-class highlights but want to keep things spicy with a sampling of hidden treasures, this action-packed adventure tops the menu. In spite of its small size, Costa Rica is one of the most biologically diverse countries in the world with volcanoes, wildlife, rainforests, and beaches to explore. This adventure offers a great balance of guided excursions and free time. Optional activities abound — choose to get your adrenaline pumping or take it easy with a stroll through a butterfly garden.
  • Day 1: San José

    Arrive at any time.

  • Day 2: San José / Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

    Head to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast. Don't forget to try some fantastic Afro-Caribbean cuisine.

    A morning drive by private vehicle ends in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, with spectacular scenery en route. This seaside town is perfect for relaxing or exploring the Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge.

  • Day 3: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

    Hop on a bike and ride to the beach with our CEO. Opt to snorkel in the Caribbean, hike in Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge, or hit the beach with lots of free time to explore.

    The picturesque village of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca’s 14 kms of incomparable white- and black-sand beaches are surrounded by exotic tropical vegetation.

    Opt to hike to Monkey Point, go snorkelling or take it easy and explore La Isla Botanical Gardens.

  • Day 4: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca / Tortuguero

    Head to Tortuguero. Opt to visit the nesting grounds of the green and leatherback turtles at night (seasonal).

    Board a private van in Puerto Viejo, and then carry on by boat to arrive to Tortuguero. This unique village has walking paths that extend into the national park, a fantastic place to see wildlife even when turtles aren't in season.

    : Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5: Tortuguero

    Enjoy free time to explore Tortuguero. Opt to kayak through the canals and view the wildlife, wake up early and head to the beach to watch turtle eggs hatch (seasonal), or just wander through the town.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6: Tortuguero / Sarapiquí Rainforest

    Travel inland from the Caribbean coast by boat and van to arrive to a jungle oasis in the Sarapiquí Rainforest.

    The journey to Sarapiquí is half the adventure. Begin by taking a boat from Tortuguero then board a private van, navigating the jungle along rugged terrain on the way to our special jungle oasis.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 7: Sarapiquí Rainforest

    Enjoy a day in the beautiful Sarapiquí Valley. Optional activities (all included in our overnight package, weather-depending) include swimming in the river, night walks, an empanada-making lesson or relax and listen to the sounds of the surrounding rainforest.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8: Sarapiquí Rainforest / La Fortuna

    Travel from the Sarapiquí Rainforest to La Fortuna. Enjoy free time for optional activities such as whitewater rafting, waterfall rappelling, or relaxing in local hot springs.

    La Fortuna, the town near the foot of Arenal Volcano is an excellent base for adventure. Hike the area’s nature trails, swim in chilly La Fortuna waterfall or go canyoning (rappelling) and catch a bird’s eye view of the forest greenery.

    : Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 9: La Fortuna

    Enjoy two free days in La Fortuna. Optional activities abound.

    Optional activities include full-day whitewater rafting on the Toro or Arenal Rivers, mountain biking, caving, horseback riding, or a tour of the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge. Like much of Costa Rica, the area is a birders’ paradise, with over 600 species as permanent residents. Finally, after a long day of exploring, you can choose to take a relaxing soak at Baldi Hot Springs.

  • Day 10: La Fortuna

    Enjoy two free days in La Fortuna. Optional activities abound.

    Optional activities include full-day whitewater rafting on the Toro or Arenal Rivers, mountain biking, caving, horseback riding, or a tour of the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge. Like much of Costa Rica, the area is a birders’ paradise, with over 600 species as permanent residents. Finally, after a long day of exploring, you can choose to take a relaxing soak at Baldi Hot Springs.

  • Day 11: La Fortuna / Monteverde

    Travel from La Fortuna to Monteverde and into the cool mountain air of the area. Take an included guided night walk to learn about nocturnal life in the cloud forest firsthand.

    Ascend to the Monteverde cloud forest region. Spend a couple of days exploring the town and a cloud forest reserve, truly a bird lover's paradise. This unique community has several cooperatives worth visiting.

    Optional activities include the Sky Walk, a series of suspension bridges through the jungle canopy, a butterfly garden and a thrilling canopy zipline.

  • Day 12: Monteverde

    Enjoy a free day to explore the cloud forest region of Costa Rica. Opt to fly across canopy ziplines or tour a coffee plantation.

    Get your adrenaline pumping and pre-book the Costa Rica Adrenaline Bundle on the checkout page to include this optional activity on your tour or ask your GCO or travel agent for assistance.

  • Day 13: Monteverde / Quepos

    Travel to Quepos and enjoy a couple days of relaxing and exploring Manuel Antonio National Park.

    The small town of Quepos is on the Pacific Coast and this region of Costa Rica is a great place to relax and enjoy the sun and nearby sea. A short distance away, Manuel Antonio National Park offers beautiful white-sand beaches and warm turquoise water, ideal for swimming, fishing, kayaking, boogie boarding, sailing or surfing.

  • Day 14: Quepos

    Enjoy a free day in the Manuel Antonio region to explore and relax. Opt go kayaking through mangroves, take a surf lesson or cruise along the coast on a dolphin-spotting sunset sailing excursion.

    Pre-book the Manuel Antonio Catamaran Tour on the checkout page to include this optional activity on your tour or ask your GCO or travel agent for assistance.

  • Day 15: Quepos / San José

    Enjoy free time in the morning before heading back to San Jose for the final night with the group.

    Take a bus ride over the mountains back to the capital.

  • Day 16: San José

    Depart at any time.

Whats Included
~ 15 nights' accommodation
~ 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
~ All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
~ Attractions as per itinerary

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance
~ Tipping
~ Others not mentioned
★★★☆☆

Empalme, San José Province, San Pedro, 11501, Costa Rica

Offering a restaurant, Hotel Casa Las Orquídeas is located in San José. Free WiFi access is available. Air conditioning and a minibar are available upon request. Private bathroom also comes with a shower. Extras include a desk.

★★★☆☆

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Av. 69, Limón Province, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, 70403, Costa Rica

Cabinas Guarana is located 200m from the beach in the small, peaceful village of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. A Caribbean paradise where you will find some of the most beautiful beaches in all of Costa Rica.

★★★☆☆

Barra de Tortuguero, Limón, Pococí, 70201, Costa Rica

La Baula Lodge is a basic and rustic lodge builded in the early 80's and located conveniently near the Tortuguero National Park in the Northern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. The property is surrounded by forest and lush gardens filled with wildlife and located right in front of the Tortuguero Lagoon. From the balcony of your room you can admire three different spieces of monkeys (howler, spider and white faced monkeys), sloth, birds as the toucans, manakins and trogons and a wide variety of flowers and plants.

★★★☆☆

150 mts sur del BNCR Alajuela, Provincia de Alajuela, 21006, Costa Rica

This centrally hotel 100 % certified in Sustainable Tourism and managed by the Costa Rican family López Fernández, is the best hotel option for those looking to travel in a sustainable and local way while they are in the heart of La Fortuna, Costa Rica.

★★★☆☆

Empalme, San José Province, San Pedro, 11501, Costa Rica

Offering a restaurant, Hotel Casa Las Orquídeas is located in San José. Free WiFi access is available. Air conditioning and a minibar are available upon request. Private bathroom also comes with a shower. Extras include a desk.

★★★☆☆

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Av. 69, Limón Province, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, 70403, Costa Rica

Cabinas Guarana is located 200m from the beach in the small, peaceful village of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. A Caribbean paradise where you will find some of the most beautiful beaches in all of Costa Rica.

★★★☆☆

Barra de Tortuguero, Limón, Pococí, 70201, Costa Rica

La Baula Lodge is a basic and rustic lodge builded in the early 80's and located conveniently near the Tortuguero National Park in the Northern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. The property is surrounded by forest and lush gardens filled with wildlife and located right in front of the Tortuguero Lagoon. From the balcony of your room you can admire three different spieces of monkeys (howler, spider and white faced monkeys), sloth, birds as the toucans, manakins and trogons and a wide variety of flowers and plants.

★★★☆☆

150 mts sur del BNCR Alajuela, Provincia de Alajuela, 21006, Costa Rica

This centrally hotel 100 % certified in Sustainable Tourism and managed by the Costa Rican family López Fernández, is the best hotel option for those looking to travel in a sustainable and local way while they are in the heart of La Fortuna, Costa Rica.

Per Pax
From: $1618 From: €1541 From: £1323 From: RM7035 From: CAD2096 From: SGD2244 From: AUD2336 From: HKD12747
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