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Costa Rica Coast to Coast Ride - Exodus Travels
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14 days

Costa Rica Coast to Coast Ride

Start and end in San Jose
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
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Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33411
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Highlights

  • See monkeys, iguanas, turles and more
  • Enjoy a private boat tour to Golfito
  • Hike Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Bike down the Pan Am Highway

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Start and end in San Jose! With the Bicycle tour Costa Rica Coast to Coast Ride, you have a 14 days tour package taking you through San Jose, Costa Rica and 9 other destinations in Costa Rica. Costa Rica Coast to Coast Ride includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start San Jose.
  2. Day 2: Ride to Rio Tarcoles.
  3. Day 3: Boat tour; cycle to Playa Bejuco.
  4. Day 4: Wildlife hike in Manuel Antonio N.P; to Ciudad Cortes.
  5. Day 5: To Osa Peninsula; ride to Puerto Jimenez.
  6. Day 6: Ferry to Golfito; ride to Rio Claro; transfer to Las Cruces.
  7. Day 7: Cycle to Paso Real; transfer to San Gerardo de Rivas.
  8. Day 8: Cycle to Perez Zeledon; transfer to the Orosi Valley; cycle to Tapanti Media.
  9. Day 9: Ride to Turrialba. 
  10. Day 10: Cycle to the Caribbean side of Costa Rica.
  11. Day 11: To Tortuguero.
  12. Day 12: Boat trip; ride and transfer to La Fortuna near Arenal Volcano.
  13. Day 13: Cycle to Bajo Rodriguez; to La Garita de Alajuela.
  14. Day 14: End San Jose.
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  • A
    · May 21st, 2013
    From coast to coast and everything in between, this tour will give you a pretty full exploration of Costa Rica. The  riding is definately moderate skill level, with 2-4 climbs that will certainly test your lungs, but on the whole is very doable, even in... Show more
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  • A
    · April 22nd, 2013
    I did the Cycle Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama trip last year and loved it so much I had to come back. Costa Rica is one of my favourite countries with beautiful scenery, amazing beaches, endless wildlife spotting opportunities and excellent riding.... Show more
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  • A
    · April 21st, 2013
    This was an excellent trip.  Although it was hot and humid, which was expected, the riding was great.  Some days longer distances would have been nice, but understandably not possible due to bus transfers and lack of roads to cycle on.  The... Show more
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  • A
    · April 13th, 2013
    Because the country is small our bikes enabled us to see a variety of scenery, far more than a walking trek,  and gave us time to visit National Parks, Botanical gardens, coffee and pineapple plantations.We also saw a huge number of birds, all... Show more
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  • A
    · January 16th, 2013
    This was my first group holiday normally prefereing to travel independently however, I got to the last day and would have liked to have done it again straight away!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The cycling, the views, the wildlife... Show more
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  • A
    · January 14th, 2013
    An excellent bike trip taking in the highlights of Costa Rica its wildlife and cultures. However, in places I would say this trip verges on moderate to strenuous rather than purely moderate.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Being hosed... Show more
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  • A
    · January 3rd, 2013
    Excellent destination, however trip notes said moderate but as a club cyclist I thought that some days were very hard.  As Costa Rica is a wonderful and exotic country, cycling at mountain bike pace was really good.  Everywhere was colourful, even the... Show more
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  • A
    · December 23rd, 2012
    A great introduction to Costa Rica.  Cycling is a great way to explore this laid back, friendly, inspirational country.  Despite its size, it has a huge amount to offer - friendly, hospitable, helpful people,  beautiful beaches, spectacular views, lush... Show more
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  • A
    · July 4th, 2012
    What a great  country Costa Rica is! Really accessible for all, great wildlife everywhere, fantastic culure and to top it all off really suited to cycling.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Cycling along with one of the leaders who... Show more
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Costa Rica Coast to Coast Ride
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • How far do we cycle each day and how experienced do you need to be on the bike?

      You will be cycling on average around 50km a day, sometimes a little more sometimes a little less. This trip is rated at moderate, so you will have to have reasonable levels of fitness in order to keep up.

    • Is there an extra charge for bike hire?

      The bike hire is included in the package price.

    • Is there a single supplement available on this tour?

      Yes. Please take note that there will be an extra charge for a single supplement room. Please contact us to arrange this.

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    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Costa Rica. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Costa Rica. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Costa Rica. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Costa Rica. Ideally 10 days before travel.
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      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
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      • For any tour departing before October 13th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after October 13th, 2021, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Exodus Travels. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 75 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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