Multi-Sport Adventure Costa Rica

12 Day Tour: Mountain Biking, Trekking, Rafting & Kayaking

Mountain Bike & Multi-Sport Experience Costa Rica 12 Days Local Hotels & Camping Fixed Departures all year round Group Tour

From US$ 2,500 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: Multi-Sport Adventure Costa Rica

Mountain Biking & Trekking

Mountain bike and trek up and over the Continental Divide, bike through the coffee covered valley of Orosi and trek in a primary cloud forest.

Rafting & Kayaking

Enjoy the rapids of the pristine Pacuare River, one of the world´s best destinations for whitewater rafting and kayaking, paddling through virgin rainforest, cascading waterfalls and river carved canyons.

Rainforest & Wildlife

Spot Costa Rica´s abundant wildlife in Manuel Antonio National Park and Tapantí National Wildlife Refuge and overnight at tent camp in the middle of the Rainforest.

Carribean Beaches

Relax from your adventure at the beautiful beaches of Costa Rica´s Caribbean Coast in Moin.


This truly adventurous multi-sport tour takes you from Costa Rica´s Pacific Coast to the Caribbean. Cross Costa Rica by mountain bike, foot, raft or sea kayak using only your muscles progressing 248 kilometer (154 mile) in total. You will cross the Continental Divide and descend into virgin forests, camping and cooking under the stars. Along the way you will have the chance to play under waterfalls and swim in crystalline rivers, visit mountain villages, coffee and sugar plantations, riverside communities and small villages remote from pavement and traffic. This tour is the right choice for active travelers with a sense of adventure. Due to the daily activities and distances the tour's difficulty is classified as hard and you need to be reasonably fit to enjoy this trip.

  • Reception at the airport and transfer to your hotel in San Jose
  • Head by bus towards Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Relax on the beach or visit the National Park, famous for its abundant wildlife
  • Set up bikes and prepare yourself for the next days‘ challenges
DAY 3: NARANJILLO (19km/12mi Biking + 14km/9mi Trekking)
  • Start your first climb up the steep mountains of the sparsely populated Pacific Coast enjoying amazing views en route
  • After a rest and hearty breakfast trade your wheels for hiking boots and continue your trip trekking into the cool mountains of Central Costa Rica
  • Camp in the valley of Naranjillo
DAY 4: SANTA MARIA - PACIFIC SLOPES (12km/7mi Trekking + 14km/9mi Biking)
  • Trek towards the Continental Divide and climb the challenging “Cemetery Hill”
  • Head to the pueblo of San Lorenzo and switch back to mountain bikes to reach the quaint village of Santa Maria
  • Rest up in comfortable local cabins
DAY 5: OROSI VALLEY (49km/30mi Biking)
  • Climb a 14-kilometer up-hill stretch with your mountain bike to the Continental Divide and an altitude of 2,330 meters – the highest peak of your journey
  • Continue mostly downhill on dirt roads and single-track trails to the beautiful Orosi Valley where rich pastures and dark green forests of coffee carpet the land
  • Rest for the night in the town of Orosi
DAY 6: TAPANTI NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (9km/6mi Biking + 15km/9mi Trekking)
  • Mountain bike along a river to the Tapantí National Wildlife Refuge, an area of vast rugged terrain covered with dense primary rainforest
  • Trek in a primary cloud forest amongst thousands of trees covered with ferns, bromeliads, mosses and other epiphytes
  • Camp near the small settlement of Taus
DAY 7: PACUARE RIVER (43km/27mi Biking + 10km/6mi Rafting)
  • Mountain bike towards La Cruz, the upper gateway to the raging Pacuare River
  • Load up into the rafts to paddle through pristine rainforest and canyon cliffs spotted with deafening waterfalls
  • Arrive at your comfortable riverside camp, nestled between the sounds of the rainforest and the hum of the river
  • Spend the rest of the day wandering off to explore the lush environment, looking out for toucans, boa constrictors and sloth, or relax in a hammock to the sounds of the river
  • Spend some quality time at this unique location on the banks of the Pacuare River
  • Hike the hills, explore primary forest, swim in the Pacuare River or explore waterfalls and swimming holes with water so pure you can drink it (most of the year)
  • Enjoy another night in the riverside camp
DAY 9: PACUARE RIVER (20km/12mi Rafting)
  • Raft through virgin rainforest, cascading waterfalls and river carved canyons
  • Hike to spectacular waterfalls and have lunch on the shore along the way
  • Rest at Finca Pacuarito
DAY 10: CARIBBEAN COAST (26km/16mi Biking + 12km/7mi Kayaking)
  • Jump on your bikes for a short ride through banana plantations to the town of Freeman
  • Embark the final leg of the traverse, kayaking down the Pacuare towards its mouth where it meets the Caribbean Sea
  • Enjoy a well-deserved rest on the beach
  • Transfer by motorboat and vehicle to Moin
  • Free morning to relax around the hotel or on the beach
  • Head back to San José by vehicle, passing through high cloud forest, misty mountains, deep, steep, river-carved canyons and the spectacular Braulio Carrillo National Park
  • Transfer back to the airport

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