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Costa Rica & Panama Quest

Costa Rica & Panama Quest


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Overview

Dates & Prices

*Please Note: This vacation includes an internal air component which will not be discounted from the listed price below.
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Fri, Aug 14, 2020
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Sat, Aug 29, 2020
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Fri, Nov 13, 2020
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Sat, Nov 28, 2020
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Fri, Dec 11, 2020
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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Soak in the thermal hot springs of Arenal Volcano, watch the sunset over the Pacific, learn about coffee production and support a local community, stare out into the crystal-blue Caribbean waters in Bocas del Toro, take in the crisp air of the lush green highlands in Boquete, explore the Panama Canal.

Day 1: San José
Arrive at any time.
Activity: Your opportunity to meet your CEO and fellow travellers, and learn more about your tour. Opt to join the group for a local meal afterwards. Don't forget to see the notice in the lobby (or ask reception) for the official time and place to meet up with the group.
Accommodation: Dunn Inn Hotel (or similar)

Day 2: San José/La Fortuna
Drive to Sarapiquí to visit the G Adventures-supported Mi Cafecito Community Coffee Plantation. Learn about the impact this project has had on the community and sample some of the products they sell. Continue on to the Arenal region and take advantage of a free afternoon and a full free day tomorrow to experience the adventure activities and natural wonders of the area. Enjoy an included relaxing soak in the local hot springs.
Transport: Stretch out, unwind, and check your messages aboard our private, wi-fi-equipped ride.
Activity: Find out where your cup of java comes from. Visit the Mi Cafecito coffee cooperative in San Miguel de Sarapiqui, see shade-grown coffee plants, learn about everything from harvesting, to husking, drying, and roasting the beans before enjoying the best part - a fresh cup! Enjoy a typical lunch of plantains, beans, and freshly caught tilapia fish. Feel good about all this eating and drinking knowing that you are supporting a G Adventures for Good project that helps 200 farmers and their families.
Activity: Relax in the shadow of the Arenal Volcano immersed in therapeutic waters heated by the earth's magma and infused with healing minerals and salts. Rejuvenate your muscles, detox your cells, and stimulate all your senses in nature's thermal spa. Breathe in the pure rainforest air and marvel at the mystic surroundings of these outdoor pools of paradise.
Accommodation: Fortuna Downtown Inn (or similar)
Meal(s): Lunch

Day 3: La Fortuna
Free day in La Fortuna. Experience the outdoor adventures, amazing wildlife and natural wonders in this area. There are enough activities here to keep you busy all day long.
Free Time: Experience the outdoor adventures, amazing wildlife and natural wonders in this area.
Accommodation: Fortuna Downtown Inn (or similar)

Day 4: La Fortuna/Monteverde
Travel by bus and boat through the stunning Costa Rican scenery up into the cloud forest. Take an included guided night walk to learn about nocturnal life in the jungle firsthand.
Transport: Climb aboard and make friends with your seatmate en route to the next stop.
Transport: Climb aboard and get your float on.
Transport: Climb aboard and make friends with your seatmate en route to the next stop.
Activity: Join a naturalist guide for a 1.5-2 hour tour in the cloud forest after dark. Learn more about the habits of the area's nocturnal wildlife including mammals, birds, insects, reptiles, and amphibians, and keep your eyes and ears open on this slow-paced walk. You never know what you might see - it depends on the day and your luck!
Accommodation: Hotel Historias Lodge (or similar)

Day 5: Monteverde
Enjoy a free day to explore the cloud forest region of Costa Rica. Opt to fly across canopy ziplines, walk across suspended bridges through the forest canopy, or go horseback riding in the hills.
Free Time: Spend free time in Monteverde exploring the cloud forest or visiting nearby attractions.
Accommodation: Hotel Historias Lodge (or similar)

Day 6: Monteverde/Quepos
Travel to Quepos, just outside Manuel Antonio National Park. Opt to visit the park or relax on the beach in this fun surf town. Enjoy a night out and perhaps learn how to salsa.
Transport: Stretch out, unwind, and check your messages aboard our private, wi-fi-equipped ride.
Free Time: Enjoy free time to play in the waves, explore Manuel Antonio National Park, or dance the night away.
Accommodation: Hotel Mimos (or similar)

Day 7: Quepos
Enjoy a free day to visit Manuel Antonio National Park, sail, snorkel or surf in the Pacific. Opt to kayak through mangroves or relax on the beach.
Free Time: Spend a free day of exploring Quepos, or head to Manuel Antonio to enjoy a full-day of wildlife spotting or kayaking.
Accommodation: Hotel Mimos (or similar)

Day 8: Quepos/San José
Opt to chill at the beach in the morning before the journey by bus back to the capital.
Free Time: Enjoy a final morning at the beach. Do as much or as little as you'd like.
Transport: Climb aboard, grab a seat, and enjoy the ride.
Accommodation: Dunn Inn Hotel (or similar)

Day 9: San José/Panama City
Hop on a flight to Panama City and explore the most cosmopolitan city in Central America.
Transport: Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... yup, it is a plane, actually.
Accommodation: Hotel Centroamericano (or similar)

Day 10: Panama City/Bocas del Toro
Catch a flight to the archipelago of Bocas del Toro. The islands are mostly covered in rainforest and have spectacular beaches. There are plenty of opportunities to snorkel, scuba dive, or just relax on the beach.
Transport: Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... yup, it is a plane, actually.
Accommodation: Swans Cay Hotel (or similar)

Day 11: Bocas del Toro
Enjoy free time to explore these beautiful islands. Opt to take a boat tour of the area, go snorkelling, take a swim, or just lounge in paradise.
Free Time: Make the most of your time in paradise.
Accommodation: Swans Cay Hotel (or similar)

Day 12: Bocas del Toro
Spend another day exploring the archipelago.
Free Time: Get out and explore.
Accommodation: Swans Cay Hotel (or similar)

Day 13: Bocas del Toro/Boquete
Travel to Boquete where a plethora of outdoor options await, including numerous hikes, whitewater rafting, or visiting a coffee plantation.
Transport: Climb aboard and get your float on.
Transport: Climb aboard, grab a seat, and enjoy the ride.
Accommodation: Hotel Oasis (or similar)

Day 14: Boquete
Use a free day to enjoy numerous hikes or whitewater rafting. Opt for a tour of a coffee plantation.
Free Time: Get active or be lazy—the choice is yours.
Accommodation: Hotel Oasis (or similar)

Day 15: Boquete/Panama City
Travel to David and catch a morning flight to Panama City. Upon arrival, visit the Panama Canal including the Miraflores Locks and on-site museum. Enjoy a final evening with the group.
Transport: Climb aboard, grab a seat, and enjoy the ride.
Transport: Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... yup, it is a plane, actually.
Activity: Visit the Panama Canal, including the Miraflores Locks and on-site museum. The Panama Canal is considered to be one of the greatest engineering wonders of the world. It extends 77km (48 mi) over a series of lakes and locks and connects the Atlantic (via the Caribbean Sea) to the Pacific Ocean. Discover the dramatic history of its construction, beginning with the French in the late 1800's, the official completion by the US in 1914, and what's happened since. Witness a freighter, sailboat, or maybe even a submarine, transit through a lock. It's an experience not to be missed.
Accommodation: Hotel Centroamericano (or similar)

Day 16: Panama City
Depart at any time.

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Inclusions

Meals Included
1 lunch

Transport
Private vehicle, plane, boat, local bus, walking.

Inclusions
Your G for Good Moment: Mi Cafecito Coffee Cooperative Tour, Sarapiquí Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Wellness Moment: Hot Springs, Arenal Volcano Your Discover Moment: La Fortuna Your Discover Moment: Monteverde Your Discover Moment: Quepos Your Discover Moment: Boquete. Guided cloud forest night walk (Monteverde). Free time in La Fortuna, Monteverde, and Quepos. Beach time in Bocas del Toro. Panama Canal visit. Miraflores Locks and museum visit. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

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Accommodations

Hotels (15 nts).

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.1
Accommodations
3.6
Itinerary
3.9
Professional Staff
4.4
Repeat with Operator
4.4
Value for Money
4.1

Ratings based off 7 reviews - currently showing 2 reviews with comments only

Zane was patient and professional and had helpful suggestions

Glenn was invaluable. He arranged ground transport to reconnect with our group when our flight was cancelled and delayed. Absolute life saver.


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