Costa Rica Quest

 

Date: May 2 - 10, 2017

PRICE: $299 USD per person

TRIP CODE: crq

Nature called you to Costa Rica—now here you are, suspended in the jungle canopy, locking eyes with a curious monkey. This action-packed tour of Costa Rica’s highlights is perfect for the adventurer with limited time who wants to explore the region’s diversity. Get your adrenaline pumping, follow a trail to the base of a waterfall, melt away in thermal springs or relax on a beach—our CEOs will help you find the secluded spots only the locals know.


IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

TRAVEL STYLE: Classic

All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

SERVICE LEVEL: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

PHYSICAL RATING: 2 - LIGHT

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

TRIP TYPE: SMALL GROUP

Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 12


ITINERARY

Day 1 San José

Arrive at any time.

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 with a free afternoon to enjoy some of the many adventure activities such as whitewater rafting or a horseback ride to a waterfall. Later, soak in local hot springs.

Exclusive Inclusions: G Adventures for Good Mi Cafecito Coffee Cooperative Tour | Recharge Hot Springs

Meals included: Lunch

Day 3 La Fortuna

Free day in La Fortuna. Experience the outdoor adventures, amazing wildlife and natural wonders in this area.

Exclusive Inclusions: Carte Blanche

Day 4 La Fortuna/Monteverde

Head into the cloud forest with a free afternoon to explore.

Day 5 Monteverde

Enjoy a guided tour of Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve. Opt to fly above the trees on a canopy zipline tour, go horseback riding in the hills or drive ATVs off-road.

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 learn how to salsa.

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.

Exclusive Inclusions: Carte Blanche

Day 8 Quepos/San José

Opt to chill at the beach in the morning before the journey back to the capital.

Day 9 San José

Depart at any time.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

 

  • G Adventures for Good: Mi Cafecito Coffee Cooperative Tour, Sarapiquí
  • Recharge: Hot Springs, Arenal Volcano
  • Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve guided tour (Monteverde)
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities 

 

  • This adventure boasts vans fitted with wi-fi for up to five users at a time. Check your email, upload a photo to Facebook, or send a tweet to your friends.

Accommodations

Hotels (8 nts).

Meals

1 lunch
Allow USD385-500 for meals not included.

Transportation

Private vehicle, boat.

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.