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$1281 Walking & Biking Tours

5-Day Caribbean Biking and Whitewater Rafting Adventure

Day One: Bike Irazu Volcano, downhill ride on the slopes of the highest volcano through cloud forests and cattle farms, to the colonial town of Orosi. Situated in a river valley and surrounded by coffee plantations, Orosi offers thermal water springs and the magnificent colonial church built in 1739. You'll finish the day with a traditional Costa Rican “casado” dinner.Day Two: Bike from Orosi to Turrialba. Follow the scenic Orosi and Reventazon River valleys, biking through coffee and sugar cane plantations. Spend the night at a lodge overlooking the valley and the city of Turrialba.Day Three:  White Water Rafting - Pacuare River. The Pacuare River combines the beauty of primary tropical rainforest with world class rapids. You will raft class III and IV rapids through the land of the Cabecar indigenous people. Stop for a great riverside picnic lunch and continue rafting all the way to the Caribbean lowlands.Afternoon drive to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca (beach).Day Four: Puerto Viejo Beach. Today you can ride or walk the quiet beaches south of Puerto Viejo all the way to the Manzanillo-Gandoca Refuge. Ride, swim, surf or hike in the rainforest or simply relax at the beach in this laid back Caribbean village.Day Five: Return. You'll drive back to San Jose after breakfast this morning.

$29 Food, Wine & Nightlife

A taste of Aquiares - 2 hours Coffee Tour

Come in Aquiares and learn all about coffee, from the seed to your cup!Duration: 2 hours Agenda:● Welcome at the Aquiares church (15 min) ● Walk through the community and then learn all about coffee agronomy (30 min) ● Coffee tour at the beneficio, coffee roasting and cupping (1 hour) ● Visit to theshop and cafeteria (15 min) --> You will take part of our community during 2 hours! Or more if you decide to stay :) Schedule: 9am or 2pm Location: "Aquiares Coffee & Community Experience", Aquiares, 7kms North from Turrialba Groups: 15 people maximum Languages: English, Spanish, French Included: Free coffee tasting We hope you decide on discovering Costa Rica's best kept secret!

$44 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Horseback our Hacienda - 4 hours Coffee Tour

Come in Aquiares and learn all about coffee, from the seed to your cup!Duration: 4 hours Agenda:  Welcome at Casa Hacienda La Esperanza, coffee & pastries offered (30 min)Get to know your friendly horse (15 min)Horseback to Aquiares waterfall (1 hour)Horseback to the “Ceibo Lookout” (1 hour)See the beneficio and the roastery (30min)Visit to the Aquiares church (15 min)Visit to the shop and cafeteria (15 min) --> You will take part of our community during 4 hours! Or more if you decide to stay :) Schedule: 9am or 1pm Location: "Casa Hacienda La Esperanza", Aquiares, 7kms North from Turrialba Group: 5 people maximum Languages: English, Spanish, French Included: Welcomed coffee We hope you decide on discovering Costa Rica's best kept secret!

$89 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Full day, the Aquiares way - Complete Coffee Tour

Come in Aquiares and learn all about coffee, from the seed to your cup!Duration: 8 hours Agenda:  8:30 a.m. - Welcome at La Esperanza, coffee & pastries offered (30 min)9 a.m. - Visit to the “Ceibo Lookout” (1 hour)10 a.m. - Community and church visit (30 min)10:30 a.m. - Truck ride to the nursery (1 hour)11:30 a.m. - Visit the waterfall, swimming optional (1 hour)12:30 p.m. - Lunch at La Esperanza (1.5 hours)2 p.m. - Coffee tour at the beneficio, coffee roasting and cupping (1.5 hours)3:30 p.m. - Shop and cafeteria visit (30 min) --> You will take part of our community during all the day! Or more if you decide to stay :) Location: "Casa Hacienda La Esperanza", Aquiares, 7kms North from Turrialba Group: 15 people maximum Languages: English, Spanish, French Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Snack We hope you decide on discovering Costa Rica's best kept secret!

$80 Day Trips & Excursions

Pacuare River

The trip start in our office in Turrialba at 8am. Our Adress is very easy just write Ticos River Adventures in google maps. Also we can pick you up in your hotel. Normally we start at 8am and get back by 3.00pm, River time 4 hours includes Lunch, 18 milles.   Pacuare River is now in the top 10 most beautiful river on the world, hopefully we will enjoy wildlife a nature forest. We are focus in have a private tour with especially service focusing in the environmet of the river and great rapids. in every trip we have a Photographer taking pictures all the way down in the river, this is a additional service that we offer to our costumers, and is very important bring extra clothes for after the trip, the weather can change fast, we recommned fresh clothes, not rings, erins etc. Ticos River Adventure is a Family bussiness, with river experience since 1985.

$105 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Pacuare River Rafting Class III-IV from San Jose

The tour starts between 6:00 and 7:00 a.m when our microbuses pick up the adventurers in the main hotels of the metropolitan area.A Costa Rican breakfast is offered at around 8:00 a.m. at Restaurante La Cocina de Tia Janeth in Turrialba.Then we arrive to Tres Equis, Turrialba, a town where our guides wait for us with the equipment to start this wonderful adventure.Each participant will receive a life jacket, a helmet and a row. One of the guides will give a safety speech and a small practice before facing whitewater rafting like Huacas, Cimarrones and Dos Montañas.Pacuare is considered the most beautiful river in Costa Rica, and worldwide one of the best whitewater rafting rivers due to the scenic beauty, waterfalls, hiking trails and diversity of flora and fauna, among which participants will observe blue morpho butterflies, sloths, tucans, red frogs and great variety of birds. Thus, nature is present throughout the route.This is a 3.5-hour journey with approximately 18 miles length. The minimum age for participants is 12 years old.Once the river journey is finished, our customers are moved to a restaurant in Siquirres, Limón for a shower and a typical lunch.We return to San José and leave rafters in their hotels between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.