Costa Rica Adventure Trip – 8 Day Tour

Costa Rica Adventure Trip

8 Day Group Adventure to Pacuare, Arenal & Monteverde

Rafting & Hiking Experience Costa Rica 8 Days Local Hotels & Camping Fixed Departures all year round Group Tour

From US$ 1,100 per person

Our Local Partner for this Trip

Our partner is a local travel company that has been has been operating multi sport adventure activities in the natural environment of Costa Rica since 1994. They regularly organize social welfare projects that support low-income schools and communities.

Trip Facts: Costa Rica Adventure Trip

Pacuare River Rafting

Spend two days rafting on the magnificently picturesque Pacuare River and experience the rainforest and its hidden treasures first hand with an overnight stop at a camp located on the riverbanks.

Arenal Volcano

Arenal Volcano is one of Costa Rica's main attractions. Experience the beautiful volcano from different angles while bathing in Hot Springs and hiking to the base of the massive La Fortuna Waterfall.

Manuel Antonio

Relax at the beach and spot Costa Rica´s abundant wildlife in Manuel Antonio National Park, a treasure chest of natural beauty where Rainforest dramatically meets beach and the sea.

Optional: Monteverde

For those who would like to experience Costa Rica's cloudforest there is the option to head to Monteverde on day 5, instead of visiting Manuel Antonio.

TRIP ITINERARY

Adventure means different things to different people but this is an ideal vacation for all outdoor enthusiasts. Raft on the picturesque Pacuare River and experience Costa Rica's rainforest and its hidden treasures first hand with an overnight at Pacuare's riverbanks. A lush environment, where you can look out for toucans and boa constrictors and sloth, or simply relax in a hammock to the sounds of the river. Your trip continues to the famous Arenal Volcano which you will experience from different angles while bathing in Hot Springs and hiking to the base of the massive La Fortuna Waterfall. The final stop is Manuel Antonio National Park, a great place to see more of Costa Rica's wildlife or relax and enjoy the beach. Alternatively, you can choose to end your trip in Monteverde, and visit Costa Rica's cloud forest.

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN COSTA RICA
  • Reception at the airport and transfer to your hotel in San Jose
DAY 2: PACUARE RIVER RAFTING
  • The adventure begins! Some of Costa Rica’s most spectacular scenery is along the foothills of the Irazú and Turrialba volcanoes to the “put in” at La Cruz, the upper gateway to the raging Pacuare River
  • Enjoy lunch at the riverbanks, then load up into the rafts to paddle and PADDLE through pristine rainforest and canyon cliffs, spotted with deafening waterfalls until arriving at the comfortable riverside camp, nestled between the sounds of the rainforest and the hum of the river in the afternoon
  • Wander off to explore this lush environment, looking out for toucans and boa constrictors and sloth, or simply relax in a hammock to the sounds of the river
DAY 3: PACUARE RIVER RAFTING
  • The adventure continues! Raft through the exhilarating rapids along virgin rainforest, cascading waterfalls and river carved canyons
  • Along the way hike to waterfalls, jump in to swim the softer rapids, and have lunch on the shore
  • After leaving the river near Siquirres, continue to the small town of La Fortuna, with Arenal Volcano right in front
DAY 4: ARENAL VOLCANO – HANGING BRIDGES - LA FORTUNA’S WATERFALL - HOT SPRINGS
  • In the morning explore Arenal’s hanging bridges with wonderful panoramic views of the Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal
  • Continue to the breathtaking Rio Fortuna waterfall which fall drops 120ft/35 meters into a large natural swimming pool
  • Spend the afternoon on your own exploring the town of La Fortuna, relaxing in your hotel, or sign up for an optional adventure — a canopy zip line tour, a butterfly garden or ATV tour, get a massage, or go canyoning
  • In the evening enjoy one of Arenal Volcano’s famous hot springs, including dinner by the waterside
DAY 5 & 6: MANUEL ANTONIO
  • Your adventure continues in Manuel Anontio at the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, a treasure chest of natural beauty where rainforest dramatically meets beach and the sea
  • Manuel Antonio is a great place to relax and enjoy the beach or spot wildlife – you will often be awakened by the local monkeys – howler, white-faced and squirrel are the most common in the area
  • This area is well developed for tourism, with numerous options for food and beach-related adventures, from snorkel or scuba to deep sea fishing, porpoise tours to mangrove nature trips and during the next two days you will have plenty of free time to book the extra activities you would like to enjoy
DAY 7: TRANSFER TO SAN JOSE
  • Enjoy a free morning before heading back to San Jose
  • Spend your last evening taking in the sights and sounds of San Jose
DAY 8: DEPARTURE
  • Transfer to the airport to take your flight back home

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