Costa Rica Adventure Tour
8 Days/7 Nights
From $1,989 per person
(Dbl. Occupancy, Not Incl. Airfare)
Costa Rica is one of the best destinations in the world for adventure sports. This tour is loaded with adrenaline rushes, including whitewater rafting on the Class III-IV rapids of Rio Pacuare, canyoneering (waterfall rapelling) near Arenal Volcano, zip-lining through the cloud forest in Monteverde, and kayaking and snorkeling off the Pacific coast near Manuel Antonio National Park. You will also enjoy amazing natural attractions and visit some of the country’s most popular national parks.
Lodging and Meals: This tour includes accommodations for 7 nights (1 night in San Jose, 2 nights in Arenal, 2 nights in Monteverde, and 2 nights in Manuel Antonio) and 12 meals (7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 1 dinner).
Best Time to Go: December-April.
Day 1: San Jose.
Day 2: San Jose-Siquirres-Rio Pacuare Whitewater Rafting-Arenal.
Day 3: Arenal-Canyoneering-Volcano Hike and Hot Springs.
Day 4: Arenal-Monteverde-Cloud Forest Biological Reserve Tour.
Day 5: Monteverde-Selvatura and Canopy Tour.
Day 6: Monteverde-Manuel Antonio-Coastal Kayaking-Snorkeling.
Day 7: Manuel Antonio-National Park Guided Tour.
Day 8: Manuel Antonio-San Jose.
B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
- South American Vacations’ expert pre-departure planning services and documentation.
- Airport/hotel and other transfers including baggage handling.
- Hotel accommodations including taxes and service charges.
- Excursions as indicated on the itinerary including all applicable entrance fees.
- Meals as indicated on the itinerary.
- English-speaking tour and naturalist guides.
Price Does Not Include
- International airfare.
- International airport departure tax ($29).
- Meals not indicated on the itinerary.
- Gratuities to tour guides, drivers, and hotel staff.
- Gifts and personal items.
- Travel insurance.
We will be happy to quote the cost of international airfare and travel insurance and to make these arrangements for you.
Group Private: All transfers except the transfer to Arenal (after whitewater rafting) are private, and all excursions are provided on a group basis.
Elevations: San Jose is 3,700 feet above sea level, Arenal is 1,600 feet, and Monteverde is 4,600 feet.
Passport/Visa: U.S., Australian, Canadian, and EU citizens require a passport valid for at least six months from date of entry and return ticket for stays of up to 90 days. Citizens of other countries are advised to contact the Costa Rican embassy in their country before traveling.
Travel Insurance: In order to protect your travel investment from unforeseen circumstances that may arise before or during your trip, we strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance. We offer Allianz Global Assistance’s Classic Comprehensive and other plans. The Benefits and Coverage Limits are summarized on our Travel Insurance page. Call your travel counselor if you have any questions or to purchase a plan.
To Book This Trip: We require a non-refundable deposit of $500 per person plus the cost of the international airfare (if we make the arrangements for you). The balance of the trip cost is due 60 days prior to departure.
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