Week of Adventures

53 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket

• Come join us for one of our 8 day all-inclusive, multi-sport, Week of Costa Rica Adventure vacation packages. • Witness the tropical birds and sloths while whitewater rafting to the Jungle Lodge, be privy to the rainforest’s awe inspiring natural beauty as you zipline through the canopy and soak up the vitamin D while surfing or snorkeling in the Caribbean coast’s clear blue water. • Our professional and highly skilled guides, who live and work to share Costa Rica’s nature and adventures with you, will accompany you throughout the trip, giving you the most engaging and exhilarating vacation you’ll ever have.. • Jam-packed with new experiences and exciting activities, our multi sport itinerary is the most adventurous way to experience the beauty and nature of tropical Costa Rica. This Costa Rica Adventure Vacation will be one that you will Never Forget!

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Airport or San Jose Hotel Pick-up

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Your Costa Rica Rios guide will greet you at the Juan Santamaria International airport in San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO) upon your arrival. After leaving the airport, we begin the journey to Villa Florencia and our headquarters in Turrialba, about a two hour drive through orchards, small towns and beautiful coffee fields.

Duration: 3 hour

Day 2 Beginner Kayaking

Stop At: Pejibaye River

After a filling breakfast, and local Turrialba coffee, you are outfitted with river gear and prepare for your first day on the water. Using a unique practice site on a local river, you will become familiar with the kayak equipment, basic strokes and maneuvers. After some paddling instruction we proceed down the Rio Pejibaye. The Pejibaye is a gentle class II/III river, perfect for learning. Most of the group is outfitted with inflatable kayaks. More proficient kayakers may choose to use hard-shell kayaks, while others may help paddle an inflatable raft. You will practice moving-water maneuvering skills while keeping your eyes open for glimpses of Costa Rica’s many beautiful birds and butterflies.

Duration: 5 hour

Day 3 Welcome To The Jungle

Stop At: Pacuare River

You are outfitted for the awesome three day and two night rafting trip on the world famous Lower Pacuare River. Today, enjoy 8 miles of challenging whitewater, and participate in river side stops to hike up to secluded pools be low tributary waterfalls . Throughout the river trip there will be many opportunities for swimming or relaxing next to the river.

Duration: 6 hour

Day 4 Zipline Canopy Tour & Tarzan Swing

Stop At: Pacuare River

This morning we rise from our jungle lodging and enjoy a wonderful start to the day along the Pacuare River, observing and listening to the many species of birds. After breakfast, your guides prepare you to experience an adrenaline packed day in a rain forest canopy tour. The group will harness up to experience the excitement of crossing the jungle canopy on ziplines and for the brave, the incredible Tarzan Swing. The afternoon is available to rest and relax in hammocks, spot birds and wildlife, swim in waterfalls or hike in the rainforest near the Pacuare Eco Lodge.

Duration: 8 hour

Day 5 Challenging Rapids & The Beach

Stop At: Pacuare River

Those who enjoy the early morning will especially like a morning hike through the dense rain forest surrounding the lodge. After a hearty breakfast surrounded by tropical birds it’s time to get serious about whitewater fun. Our rafting trip continues down the most challenging section of the Pacuare as class IV drops seem to be around every corner. The spectacular river canyon and virgin rainforest create vertical walls of green, broken by waterfalls and hanging vines. This stretch of the Lower Pacuare River has been voted one of the top 5 commercially rafted rivers in the world by National Geographic and will have you floating past primary rainforest, stunning waterfalls, steep canyons and fun class III and IV rapids. You will enjoy a sumptuous river picnic along the way before reaching the “take out” point in the Caribbean lowlands.

Duration: 6 hour

Day 6 Snorkel, Beach & Wildlife

Stop At: Puerto Viejo

The white sand beach and clear blue ocean give us many choices today. Take an early morning walk along the beach and through the tropical jungle to spot howler monkeys, sloths and birds. After breakfast, you will head to a beautiful Caribbean beach where we will take boogie boards and other fun beach toys. We take a break and enjoy a delicious lunch in a small local restaurant before going to the Cahuita National Park. After lunch we head out on a boat for a snorkeling tour. Tropical fish and coastal reefs await any snorkelers in the group or you can hike along the beach spotting wildlife in the jungle setting. Later we pack up and begin our journey through the flat Caribbean terrain, and up through the eastern slops of the central mountains to Turrialba where we will spend the night back at the base hotel.

Duration: 6 hour

Day 7 Canyoning

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This is a full day canyoneering tour in a private reserve right in the heart of the rainforest. You will have a local naturalist guide lead you along the trails before getting to the canyons. From there it is a fun rock-scrambling, waterfall-rappelling day in a “leave no trace” environment. At each waterfall the guides will prepare the ropes as there are no permanent fixtures. You will enjoy a delicious typical lunch, cooked up by an older lady over a wood stove, with spectacular views down to the Turrialba valley. You will also have the chance to see all sorts of wildlife. It’s a short scenic drive to the reserve past sugar and coffee plantations. You will get wet so make sure you have a plenty of quick dry clothing with you!

Duration: 6 hour

Day 8 Departure

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We enjoy a great breakfast sharing our experiences. We say our good-byes at the airport and we start making plans for your return to Costa Rica!

Duration: 6 hour
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