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Adventure Tours Costa Rica

9 Days

Enjoy unique and authentic adventures and splurge at Pacuare Lodge, a truly Gem and one of the country’s most unique Eco Lodge, remotely hidden in the jungle and rainforest and accessible either by a rafting ride or 4x4. End up the journey in the laid-back beautiful Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, for a few days at leisure in front of the Caribbean Ocean.

Perfect trip if you are looking to unplug and relax in unique environments with outstanding lodges and first class service!

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Costa Rica and transfer to your hotel

On your arrival at the airport in San Jose (SJO), our driver will welcome you and will transfer you to your hotel. Transfer time 45m approx.~ Overnight at Hotel Grano de Oro 4* for one night – 1 Standard room. Meals: None

Day 2: White water rafting transfer to Pacuare Lodge

Early departure from your hotel towards the Caribbean and crossing the amazing Braulio Carrillo National Park. On route, stop for a hearty traditional “Tico” breakfast before arriving at the river. After safety instructions, get ready to welcome you the fun of the Pacuare River. The romantic Pacuare Lodge is idyllically situated right on the river bank of the Río Pacuare surrounded by a dense jungle. Relax in this tranquil oasis. Enjoy dinner by candlelight and unique jungle atmosphere. Duration: 2 h approx.~ Difficulty: Moderate Overnight at Pacuare Lodge 5* – 1 River Suite. Meals: B, L, D

Day 3: Activities in Pacuare Lodge

You’ll wake up to bird song and the soothing sound of the river nearby. You may choose from exciting tours that include guided hikes through an emerald rainforest, the Cabecar Indigenous hike- where visitors may participate in a cultural exchange with a shaman, an Adventure Canopy Tour – where visitors glide amid a tropical rainforest canopy, Canyoning, Rural experience among others. Overnight at Pacuare Lodge 5* – 1 River Suite. Meals: B, L, D

Day 4: More activities to enjoy in Pacuare Lodge

Another day to devote to the nature experience offered by Pacuare Lodge. Other activities such as Sustainability Tour, Ancient Trail & Hidden Waterfall Hike and Early Morning Birdwatching can be enjoyed while staying at the Lodge. If you are not interested in any activity, you may just spend a relaxing day enjoying the premises of this gorgeous Lodge. Overnight at Pacuare Lodge 5* – 1 River Suite. Meals: B, L, D

Day 5: White water rafting from Pacuare and transfer to Puerto Viejo

After a hearty breakfast, pack up and load the rafts in preparation for paddling down the Pacuare gorge past gushing waterfalls, serene pools and pounding rapids. On arrival at meeting point you will be transferred to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. This is a laid-back, vibrant town with gorgeous beaches, blue turquoise and great adventures. Time at leisure at the beach upon arrival. Transfer time: 4 h approx. (including rafting) Overnight at Hotel Le Cameleon 4* for three nights – 1 Superior room. Meals: B

Day 6: Day at leisure in Puerto Viejo and optional tours available

Enjoy the laid-back lifestyle, lovely international cuisine and Caribbean atmosphere of Puerto Viejo! Optional activities like learn to surf, take a boat to snorkel on the reef, horseback riding or rent a bike are available. Please enquiry for more information! Overnight at Hotel Le Cameleon 4* – 1 Superior room. Meals: B

Day 7: Cahuita National Park Rainforest Hike & Waterfall Hike

The Cahuita National Park Reserve is worldwide recognized, not only because of its natural beauty but because it is becoming a unique conservation place in almost the whole Caribbean. The tropical forest shelters various animals such as snakes (boas, bocaraca, bush master, eyelash vipers, etc.), sloths, white faced and howler monkeys, anteaters, armadillos, raccoons, blue morpho butterflies among others, birds and many more things such as medicinal plants, orchids and earth shellfish. After the hiking in Cahuita, you will go to an amazing waterfall where you will be able to swim and take a light snack. Overnight at Hotel Le Cameleon 4* – 1 Superior room. Meals: B

Day 8: Transfer to San Jose

Morning at leisure to finish enjoying the beach or book an additional tour. In the early afternoon, we will transfer you back to San Jose to spend the night before your flight. Overnight at Hotel Hampton Inn & Suite 3* sup – 1 Standard room. Meals: B

Day 9: Transfer to San Jose Intl. Airport

Complementary shuttle transfer to the Intl. Airport in San Jose to take your flight back home. Transfer time 5m approx. ~ End of services. Come back soon to Costa Rica, Pura Vida!


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  • Lodging at mentioned hotels or similar.
  • Door to door transportation as per itinerary on days 1, 2, 5, 8 and 9.
  • Tours and activities as per itinerary (shared in small groups) on days 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 with bilingual local guide.
  • All meals at Pacuare Lodge on days 2, 3 and 4.
  • Local taxes.

Not Included:

  • Other meals and services not mentioned above
  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)
  • International flights to San Jose (SJO)
  • Passengers taxes at the border/airports
  • Discretional tips
  • Personal expenses.

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