Costa Rica Quest

Classic, San José to San José

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

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 — your CEO will help you find the secluded spots only the locals know.

What’s included

  • G Adventures for Good: Mi Cafecito Coffee Cooperative Tour, Sarapiquí Recharge: Hot Springs, Arenal Volcano Carte Blanche: La Fortuna Carte Blanche: Monteverde Carte Blanche: Quepos
  • Guided cloud forest night walk (Monteverde)
  • Free time in La Fortuna, Monteverde, and Quepos
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Soak in the thermal hot springs of arenal volcano
  • Watch the sunset over the pacific
  • Learn about coffee production and support a local community

Itinerary

Day 1 San José There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 San José/La Fortuna (1L) La Fortuna is an excellent base for adventure. Opt to hike the area’s nature trails, swim in chilly La Fortuna waterfall or go canyoneering. Included Activities: Mi Cafecito Coffee Cooperative Tour Hot Springs Transport: Private Van with Wi-fi (4.00 hour(s), 150km)
Day 3 La Fortuna Spend the day getting your adrenaline pumping, viewing local wildlife, marvelling at the Arenal Volcano and getting to know more about Costa Rica in La Fortuna. There are enough activities here to keep you busy all day long.
Day 4 La Fortuna/Monteverde Travel across Lake Arenal into the mountains and on to Monteverde Cloud Forest. Arrive to spend time enjoying this nature-lover's paradise. Included Activities: Guided Cloud Forest Night Walk Transport: Shared van (0.50 hour(s)) Boat (0.75 hour(s)) Shared van (2.00 hour(s))
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.
Day 6 Monteverde/Quepos Travel to the Pacific Coast. Enjoy Quepos or opt to visit Manuel Antonio National Park. The park offers excellent hiking, spectacular views, and abundant wildlife viewing. The park boasts beautiful white-sand beaches and the warm turquoise water. Opt to swim, fish, kayak, surf or take a sailing trip. Transport: Private Van with Wi-fi (5.00 hour(s), 220km)
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.
Day 8 Quepos/San José Opt to chill at the beach in the morning before the journey by bus back to the capital. Transport: Local bus (4.00 hour(s), 190km)
Day 9 San José Depart at any time.
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