Costa Rica Extreme Adventure 8 days / 7 nights CRT 872

Trade the urban jungle for the real thing… join us in breathtaking Costa Rica for the adventure of your lifetime!!!

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Day 01 Arrival – San Jose Our representative in Costa Rica will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the Country Inn & Suites Hotel for your first night in San Jose.

Overnight at Country Inn & Suites Hotel, Superior room. Breakfast is included.

Day 02 Pacuare Whitewater Rafting (B-L-D) On the first day of the journey to the Pacuare Rainforest, you will be picked  up at your San José hotel. After leaving the city, you’ll pass through the spectacular Braulio Carrillo Rainforest, stopping for an authentic Costa Rican breakfast before reaching our embarkation site. Once in the water, you’ll experience the exhilaration of riding the waves on this wild and scenic river, which courses through a tropical wilderness of dense vegetation and steep gorges that rise majestically above its banks. When you arrive at your overnight destination, you will find a jungle oasis nestled in the middle of an enchanting and captivating rainforest. Surrounded by nature in its purest and most primitive state, a two-story jungle lodge houses rustic but comfortable dining facilities on the first floor, and plenty of relaxing hammocks in an open-air second floor lounge. Electricity free, the lodge provides the ultimate in environmentally friendly comfort and relaxation. Lunch will be prepared by your guide, and the afternoon is yours-you can take a short guided hike through the surrounding rainforest, experience the Pacuare Canopy Adventure (not included into package) into the forest canopy, take a dip in the river, or just relax in one of the many hammocks. Happy Hour begins at dusk, when you can share your experiences with your fellow travelers. Later, a candlelight dinner with wine is served to you by our guides. Your sleeping accommodations are in comfortable bungalows, constructed in the traditional style used by the Indians of this area and spaced to provide privacy and lots of green area. Each bungalow has a private porch, bathroom with running water, and comfortable beds with fresh linens.

Overnight at The Pacuare Lodge, garden bungalow. Full board included.

Day 03 Siquirres – Arenal (B-L) After a hot breakfast, we launch the rafts again for the last part of our trip. Rafting becomes even more exciting today as you use the skills and experience gained on this trip. Your guides will stop the rafts along the journey and lead you up paths and side streams that open onto pristine waterfalls and natural water slides. Here you can swim. At the end of the tour, you will be provided with a private transfer to Arenal. One of the most impressive volcanoes of the world, cloud forests, a lake world-famous for windsurfing and an incredibly diverse population of wildlife is what you will find in this area.  The flawless silhouette of Arenal Volcano, its loud rumblings and frequent explosions of lava and ash are a sight not to be missed by any visitor to Costa Rica.

Overnight at Arenal Paraiso, Superior rooms. Breakfast included.

Day 04 LOST Canyon Adventure (B-L-D) Imagine yourself in the midst of thick rainforest at the top of a magical canyon full of tropical waterfalls with surprises each step of the way. Prepare to get wet! Our experienced guides put you into your safety harness and assist you down a series of over 8 amazing waterfalls that get gradually bigger and … BIGGER! We save the best for last… The grand finale is a huge, 210-ft, 3-stage waterfall! Perfect for those looking to combine the thrill of descending breath-taking waterfalls in a gigantic, jungle canyon with taking in the beauty of the rainforest. This tour has serious bragging rights – Something to boast about when you get back home!! Arenal Volcano Hike & Tabacon Hot Springs Enjoy the most extraordinary view of the Arenal Volcano on a gentle Hike along the base of this marvelous volcano. The hike begins in one the trails close to the volcano, this trail will take us through the forest over recent lava flows and the area destroyed in 1968 now in the process of regeneration. You will be on this trail for about 2 ½ hours.

Overnight at the Arenal Paraiso Hotel, Superior room. Breakfast included.

Day 05 Panama Beach (B) Time to relax on the beach!! Transfer to Panama Beach in Guanacaste. Playa Panamá , a 1 mile extension of taupe sand beach is bathed by clear waters with a soft current. One of the friendliest places on the northern Guanacaste shores, as locals here mix easily with visitors to create an environment that is perfect for those who want some peace and quiet. Ideal for those who enjoy sunbathing long walks along the shore, and a tranquil atmosphere. Many water sports can be enjoyed including fishing, swimming, and windsurfing, among others, from a beach surrounded by the exuberant vegetation after which the beach was named.

Overnight at Casa Conde, standard room Breakfast included

Day 6 One Day Adventure Combo Guachipelin (B-L) Canopy tour, Rock climbing, Tarzan swing, via ferrata, hanging bridges, that’s just the first activity that will be done in the morning , then a delicious lunch to get our energy back for the next activity, horseback riding through the dry forest and beautiful pasture land, for the last part of the day, what can be better that relaxing in hot water pools, water that comes directly from the volcano Rincon de la Vieja, also cover your body with volcanic mud extremely therapeutic, the volcano that is being the most important part of the beautiful panoramic views that you will be seeing during the all day. Overnight at Casa Conde, standard room Breakfast included

Day 07 Playa Panama – San Jose (B) Shuttle bus transfer back to San Jose.

Overnight at Country Inn & Suites Hotel, Superior room. Breakfast is included.

Day 08 Departure (B) Departure. Transfer will be provided to the International airport.

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Price includes:

• Meet & Greet at the airport

• Arrival & departure transfer

• Shuttle ground transfers on A/C motor coaches (except on Day 3)

• Private transfer Siquirres – Arenal

• 2 nts Country Inn & Suites Hotel, superior room (B)

• 1 nt, Pacuare Lodge, garden bungalow  (FB)

• 2 nts, Arenal Paraiso, superior room (B)

• 2 nts, Casa Conde del Mar, standard room (B)

• Shared Pacuare River – Whitewater rafting

• Shared LOST Canyon Adventure (L)

• Shared Arenal Volcano Hike & Tabacon Hot Springs (D)

• Shared Hacienda Guachipelin Combo Tour (L)

• All meals as described above.

• All taxes and service charges