Intrepid Excursion in Costa Rica
Turtle Island, Pacuare River. Explore these nature locations in an adventurous way by rafting, snorkeling and canopying. Included during this 6 day program are lodging, mentioned meals, private transportation and activities (except for optional excursions).
Even though Costa Rica is a small country, it has immense biological diversity and varied habitats due to its geographical position. It is a land where two hemispheres and two oceans meet and the terrain is quite diverse. This makes for an array of stunning views for travelers. There is a chain of mountains that form a backbone running the length of Costa Rica. The country boasts a high percentage of 25% of protected areas in the world: Forest Reserves, Biological Reserves, Nature Shelters and, of course, National Parks.
Intrepid Excursion in Costa Rica
Day 1: Arrival to Costa Rica
After arriving at the international airport of San José you will meet the driver and go to downtown San José. The drive takes approximately 30 minutes.
Day 2: Rafting excursion
Today after enjoying breakfast you will go on a thrilling rafting tour. Together with a guide you will go on an unforgettable river adventure with the classification of II and IV rapid. You will take a break for a healthy lunch and afterwards you will paddle through even more rapids and enjoy the scenery. After the rafting trip you can change into some dry clothes and drive back to San José which is approximately 90 minutes.
Day 3: Jungle canopy tour
After breakfast you will go on a challenging canopy tour above the forest for a unique perspective. During the drive from the Operation Centre to the place you will go canopy you will learn more about the plantation. Once on top of the hill you will receive the safety instructions and how all the equipment works. Afterwards you will have lunch and go back to the hotel.
Day 4: Snorkeling and banana boat ride
At the hotel you will be greeted by your guide and go on a bus ride to pacific port of Puntarenas. En route you will stop and have a typical Costa Rican breakfast. Upon arrival of Puntarenas you will go on a Catamaran to Turtle Island which is known for its white sandy beaches and turquoise water, perfect for swimming and snorkelling. At Turtle Island you will also enjoy a delicious lunch and go on a fun banana boat ride.
Day 5: Self-discovery of San Jose, Costa Rica
Today you will have leisure time after breakfast to relax at the hotel or explore San José.
Day 6: Departure
After breakfast at the hotel you will have a private transfer to the International Airport of San José.
Canopy across a cloud forest of Costa Rica cloud forest on this zip line. Tour across zip lines, rappel down to the cloud forest floor, and more on this adventure excursion. Additionally, try out the Tarzan-style swing over the canopy jungle. It is a family-friendly trip with guides assisting you along the way to make sure you have a safe experience. Active travelers will appreciate this audacious excursion through the cloud forest.
Begin your excursion with a zip line trip over the canopy, giving a breathtaking site of the cloud forest below. Later, rappel 150 feet downward to the forest ground. A ladder structure through the hollow core of an old tree takes you back up into the top of the trees, and an optional Tarzan swing free-fall tour brings you back down. Experienced guides go along with you through every step of the circuit to ensure your safety and enjoyment, as well as to answer questions about the ecosystem of the area.
Duration: two and a half hours. Price per guest from: $50