Adventure in Costa Rica
Adventure in Costa Rica. Go hiking, biking and horseback riding and explore the Rincon de la Vieja and Arenal area in an adventurous way. During this 8 day program lodging, mentioned meals, private transport, entrance fee for Rincon de la Vieja and activities, except for optional excursions are included. Incredible hikes will allow you to experience undiscovered natural reserves. While being in the jungle canopy and rainforests, amazing wildlife can be spotted all along the way. With more hundreds of bird species, Costa Rica and all over Central America provide the perfect setting for spotting rare and beautiful species of birds while hiking through the exuberant vegetation. Our professional guides live in the locations you will visit, and they know all the flora and fauna.
Costa Rica offers a variety of impressive adventure tours opportunities. Costa Rica is a wonderful country for those travelers who want to get off the beaten path and who are looking for an adventure an eco-experience. The country is rich in culture and nature.
- National Park Rincon de La Vieja
- Volcano of Arenal
- Waterfall of La Fortuna
- Jungle Rivers
Adventure in Costa Rica
Day 1: Arrival
After arriving at the International Airport in Liberia you will meet the driver and go to ‘Rincon de la Vieja’. The drive takes approximately 1 hour.
Day 2: National Park
Today after enjoying breakfast you will go on a horseback riding tour. The tour takes you to the beautiful Oropéndola Waterfall through a beautiful forest trail. You can take a refreshing swim in the idyllic River Blanco. Afterwards you will go to Symbiosis Spa by horse to relax in the hot springs, spa and mud. The first part takes 45 minutes by horse. The second part to the hotel takes 40 minutes by horse.
Day 3: Volcano Hike
After breakfast you will meet your guide. Today, a challenging hike is planned for you. The hike leads to the main crater of the ‘Rincon de la Vieja’ Volcano up to 5,925 feet (1,806 meters) with an amazing view. This volcano has a lagoon of fresh water close to the summit.
The hike up to the summit is 5 miles long (8km) and only possible when the weather conditions and volcanic activity permit.
Day 4: Drive to La Fortuna
After breakfast you will go on a private transfer to La Fortuna which takes approximately 4 hours. The Arenal Volcano woke up 400 years ago and is active constantly since. The rest of the day you can relax at the hotel.
Day 5: River kayaking excursion
After breakfast you will go on a kayaking trip. The ‘Peñas Blancas’ is a slow flowing river so you will have the perfect opportunity to watch the wildlife of Costa Rica. Look closely and see monkeys, iguanas, caimans and all kinds of tropical birds. While floating on the river a guide will give you all the information about the wildlife.
Day 6: Biking tour
After breakfast you will go on a biking tour around the beautiful area of volcano and lake Arenal as bikes are not allowed inside the National Park. The distance is approximately 8 to 16 miles (13 to 26 km) and the altitude approximately 280 to 600 ft. (85 to 183 meter).
Day 7: La Fortuna optional activities
After breakfast you have free time for the rest of the day. You can enjoy the facilities of the hotel or explore the beautiful surroundings.
Go on a thrilling rafting trip on a jungle river. The river has the classifications III and IV for rafting. For Safari floating it has the classification II. This is a good opportunity for a slower trip on the Sarapiqui river and experience the surroundings.
Discover the flora and fauna from above! Take an impressive hike over the hanging bridges or go on an adrenaline rushing canopy tour.
For the real adrenaline lovers: visit the ‘dear caves’. For 1,5 to 2 hours you will go on a guided visit where you explore the caves by sliding through mud holes and hiking through the underground rivers.
Day 8: Departure
After breakfast at the hotel you will have a private transfer to Liberia International Airport. The drive takes approximately 4 hours.
Enjoy sights of the lush forest of Costa Rica and waterfalls while going on a hair-raising whitewater rafting excursion. Take your included helmet and life vest, and harmlessly maneuver the rapids of the river, twists, and turns with a local guide. Refill with a freshly cooked lunch at an organic plantation. Safety equipment included, so you can appreciate your excursion worry-free. Pick the level of difficulty that best goes with your wishes.
Duration: full day. Price per guest from: $65