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Costa Rica Volcanoes & Surfing

Costa Rica Volcanoes & Surfing


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Costa Rica

Cities Visited

La Fortuna, Monteverde, San Jose

Tour Itinerary

Surf the waves at one of the best breaks in the country, feel the adrenaline of white water rafting on the Sarapiquí River, catch views of Arenal Volcano on a lakeside paddleboarding and kayaking excursion, watch the sunset over the Pacific.

White water raft the rapids on the Sarapiquí River. Kayak and stand up paddleboard along Lake Arenal with breathtaking volcanic views and catch a wave on this action-packed nine-day tour of Costa Rica. Get your adrenaline pumping with optional extreme sports like waterfall rappelling, and ziplining through the lush jungle canopy. Learn to surf the famous Pacific breaks at Playa Santa Teresa and enjoy plenty of time to relax on tropical beaches. Throw in the opportunity to see incredible rainforest wildlife and you've got a unique adventure you'll be talking about for years.

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: Autentico Hotel (or similar)

Day 2: San José/La Fortuna
Get up early to start your adventure with class II and III rapids on the Sarapiquí River. Continue on to La Fortuna for the night.
Transport: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Activity: Duck, dodge, and paddle your way down the Sarapiqui River on this class 3 rafting trip. We like to call this section of the river ""The Jungle Run"" - don't miss the monkeys, iguanas and other amazing Costa Rican wildlife while you fly down the rolling rapids. Try and keep up while your guide directs the rafts and calls out directions... "Paddle Hard!" "Right Paddle!" "Back Paddle!" "Get Down!".
Free Time: Free day in La Fortuna. Experience the outdoor adventures and amazing wildlife and natural wonders in this area.
Accommodation: Hotel Las Colinas (or similar)

Day 3: La Fortuna
Enjoy free time to fully explore the area. Opt to go for a swim in a nearby swimming hole, go kayaking, or get spoiled with a massage.
Free Time: Free day in La Fortuna. Experience the outdoor adventures and amazing wildlife and natural wonders in this area.
Accommodation: Hotel Las Colinas (or similar)

Day 4: La Fortuna/Monteverde
Enjoy both stand-up paddleboarding and kayaking on Lake Arenal this morning before travelling by boat and private vehicle to Monteverde. Enjoy a G for Good farm experience and coffee tour. Take an included guided night walk to learn about nocturnal life in the jungle firsthand.
Activity: Zip up your life jacket, grab a paddle and get ready to be wowed by beauty in every direction. Technics and tricks will be taught for both stand up paddle boarding and kayaking, and there will be time allotted to enjoy both. Admire Arenal Volcano as you kayak the blue-green waters of Lake Arenal, Central America's second largest lake. Scan the shores for more than 300 species of birds, listen for howler monkeys and fish for sharp-toothed rainbow bass. Take time to float and soak in the stunning scenery of the rolling hills, secret coves and sky that stretches forever.
Transport: Climb aboard and get your float on.
Transport: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Activity: Enjoy a visit to Life Monteverde, a coffee cooperative made up of 12 local families, dedicated to educating Costa Rica and the world about sustainable farming and conservation. Your visit here directly benefits Life Monteverde's educational programs, which provide free access to local school groups, and training for Costa Ricans. Walk through the plantations of various tropical plants including bananas and pineapples, and learn about coffee growing and production, as well as various sustainable agriculture techniques like converting animal waste to fuel. Also make sure to taste the delicious coffee before you go!
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 Los Jardines (or similar)

Day 5: Monteverde
Enjoy a free day to explore the cloud forest region of Costa Rica. Opt to fly across canopy ziplines, tour a coffee plantation, or go horseback riding in the hills.
Free Time: Spend free time in Monteverde exploring the cloud forest or visiting nearby attractions.
Accommodation: Hotel Los Jardines (or similar)

Day 6: Monteverde/Santa Teresa
Travel to the best of Costa Rica's Pacific coast. Enjoy an included surf lesson; try it for the first time or fine-tune skills. Afterwards, kick back and enjoy this beach paradise.
Transport: Climb aboard and make friends with your seatmate en route to the next stop.
Transport: Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat.
Transport: Climb aboard and make friends with your seatmate en route to the next stop.
Activity: Grab your swimsuit and get ready to hang ten! Learn how to find and ride the waves with surfing lessons from local experts. Enjoy the fresh sea air, and try to spot local marine life while enjoying the waters.
Accommodation: Hotel Beach Break (or similar)

Day 7: Santa Teresa
Enjoy another included surf lesson, then spend the rest of the day relaxing or taking part in other optional activities in the area.
Activity: Grab your swimsuit and get ready to hang ten! Learn how to find and ride the waves with surfing lessons from local experts. Enjoy the fresh sea air, and try to spot local marine life while enjoying the waters.
Accommodation: Hotel Beach Break (or similar)
Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 8: Santa Teresa/San José
Enjoy a morning at the beach, then transfer back to the capital for a final evening with the group.
Transport: Climb aboard, grab a seat, and enjoy the ride.
Accommodation: Autentico Hotel (or similar)
Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 9: San José
Depart at any time.
Activity: Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure.

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Inclusions

Meals Included
2 breakfasts

Transport
Public bus, private vehicle, boat.

Inclusions
Your G for Good Moment: Life Monteverde Experience, Monteverde Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Discover Moment: La Fortuna Your Hands-On Moment: ***Stand-Up Paddle and Kayak Combo***, Arenal Your Discover Moment: Monteverde Your Hands-On Moment: Surfing Lesson, Santa Teresa. Sarapiqui River Rafting. Guided cloud forest night walk (Monteverde). Beach time in Santa Teresa. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

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Accommodations

Hotels (8 nts).

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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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