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San José, La Danta Private Reserve, Rafting the Reventazon and Pacuare Rivers, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna.
Costa Rica is one of the world's great adventure destinations. This 15-day adrenaline-filled journey has you hiking some of its most prominent rainforests and peaks, biking down a volcano and whitewater rafting the Reventazon and Pacuare Rivers.
Max 12, Avg 8 Group Leader:
G.A.P leader throughout. Local guides on horseback riding, hiking, biking and rafting trips. Accommodation:
Simple hotels/guesthouses (10 nts), jungle lodges (4 nts - no electricity). Transport:
Public bus, private van, bike, horses, boat, rafts and hiking. Meals Included:
8 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 5 dinners. Budget:
Allow USD200 for meals not included. For additional expenses, see dossier.
4 day hiking excursion to La Danta Private Reserve
3 day rafting trip on the Reventazon and Pacuare Rivers
Guided visit to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
Horseback riding around Arenal Lake
Visit to Hot Springs in La Fortuna
2 half-day biking trip
Day 1 Arrive San José: Arrive in San José at any time.
Day 2-5 La Danta Private reserve / Guápiles (4B,3L,3D): Stay at a rustic rainforest lodge, after a 4-day/3-night excursion deep into the jungle, which will be our base of operations for a few days. Experience the stunning display of natural landscapes, waterfalls, and plant species endemic to this lush region during one of the many day hikes. Overnight in Guápiles on day 5.
Day 6-7 River Rafting (2B,2L,2D): Raft down the thrilling Reventazon and Pacuare Rivers as you revel in the strange sounds of the jungle animals and the rare trees and flora surrounding you. The afternoon and evening are spent at a remote rainforest tent camp.
Day 8-10 (2B, 3L) Arenal/La Fortuna: After a morning horseback ride along the shore of Lake Arenal, explore the vicinity of the Arenal Volcano on the lake’s southeast end. Bike through Arenal Park over lava fields. The next day, visit the famous La Fortuna waterfall and take a well-deserved dip in the swimming hole.
Day 11-13 Monteverde: Enjoy a guided tour of the Reserve, a true bird lover's paradise. The afternoon is free to explore the area or go on the Sky Walk. Don't miss the butterfly garden, or the famous canopy zip line.
Day 14 San José: We return to San José for our final evening and dinner on the town.
Day 15 Depart San José
B - breakfast L - lunch D - dinner
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Energetic travellers looking for a little extra excitement on their G.A.P Adventure should consider an Active adventure. Similar to G.A.P Original, Active adventures offer an authentic cultural experience, but spend time enjoying the more active highlights of the region. Exciting activities include whitewater rafting, trekking, mountain biking and sea kayaking.
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*All Rand prices have been calculated at 1USD=ZAR8.00 or 1GBP=ZAR16.00 and are subject to change according to currency fluctuations
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