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Costa Rica Adventure - G Adventures
16 days

Costa Rica Adventure

Start and end in San Jose
Tour Operator:
G Adventures
Max group size:
16
Age range:
12 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
5239
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Highlights

  • Explore the Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Swim in the La Fortuna waterfall
  • Experience the Monteverde cloud forest
  • Visit a coffee cooperative in San Miguel

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Itinerary

Start and end in San Jose! With the Adventure tour Costa Rica Adventure, you have a 16 days tour package taking you through San Jose, Costa Rica and 7 other destinations in Costa Rica. Costa Rica Adventure includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: San José
  2. Day 2: San José/Quepos
  3. Day 3: Quepos
  4. Day 4: Quepos/Monteverde
  5. Day 5: Monteverde
  6. Day 6: Monteverde/La Fortuna
  7. Days 7-8: La Fortuna
  8. Day 9: La Fortuna/Sarapiquí Rainforest (1L, 1D)
  9. Day 10: Sarapiquí Rainforest (1B, 1L, 1D)
  10. Day 11: Sarapiquí Rainforest/Tortuguero (1B, 1L, 1D)
  11. Day 12: Tortuguero (1B, 1L, 1D)
  12. Day 13: Tortuguero/Puerto Viejo de Talamanca (1B)
  13. Day 14: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  14. Day 15: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca/San José
  15. Day 16: San José
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
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  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.8
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.1
  • 4.6
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  • AK
    · April 16th, 2020
    This was a great round-trip of Costa Rica! It's really such a nice country with so much to see and do! Unfortunately we had to cut our trip short and not go to Puerto Viejo due to Corona, but that's not G Adventures fault. We were a group of 16 people... Show more
    Trip date: March 2020
  • Costa Rica Adventure reviewer 2
    · March 4th, 2020
    very good tour in a beautyful country
    Trip date: February 2020
  • RA
    · March 2nd, 2020
    The hotels were below standards. The travel guide also known as a ceo. Was far below standard. Travel by public bus should not happen on a tour info between travel guide and clients was far below any standard. If it was replyed to client at all.... Show more
    Trip date: January 2020
  • Costa Rica Adventure reviewer 4
    · February 9th, 2020
    The itinerary was well planned and overall satisfactory
    Trip date: January 2020
  • Costa Rica Adventure reviewer 5
    · January 23rd, 2020
    Amazing experience.. all the stress and guesswork was taken care of..were hooked and cant wait to book the next one..thanks so much.
    Trip date: November 2019
  • Costa Rica Adventure reviewer 6
    · January 16th, 2020
    Such a good tour! Vicki was the best CEO I’ve ever had on a tour. So kind, funny, patient, and knew everything. We had a perfect combination of free time to do activities and transport. Activities are very expensive though. Most of the accommodation was... Show more
    Trip date: December 2019
  • KB
    · December 31st, 2019
    Tour promised a lot, but delivered very little. Accommodations, were awful; very tired and in Serapiqui, bordering on inhabitable, despite the cooks, who were brilliant. Transport cramped. Torrential rain (in the dry season), limited what we could do,... Show more
    Trip date: December 2019
  • MH
    · December 21st, 2019
    Overall a good trip.We were a large group of 16, one CEO and two girls in training,making 19 people.The large numbers made going out for group activities very frustrating,travelling was cramped,our CEO spent a lot of her time training.I would not go on... Show more
    Trip date: December 2019
  • RC
    · December 21st, 2019
    Nice trip with lots of wildlife sightings in the jungles. This was with a large group of 19 (including two guide trainees). Food was good, accommodations were OK for Costa Rica, tours were usually great, and transportation vehicles were good. Our... Show more
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    Trip date: December 2019
  • BC
    · December 21st, 2019
    Costa Rica is a beautiful country and the tour locations were beautiful. G adventures added two trainees to our already full tour making space tight on the tour buses. New trainees took up too much of our CEOs time and she was scattered and forgetful.... Show more
    Trip date: December 2019

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16 days
Costa Rica Adventure
From San Jose to San Jose
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour ends in the morning at Dunn Inn Hotel (or similar) in San José. There are no activities planned on the last day of the tour, so you are free to depart at any time. Please be aware that the hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      Day 1 of this tour is an arrivals day, which means that you can arrive at Dunn Inn Hotel (or similar) in San José anytime during the day. Feel free to explore before your welcome meeting, but make sure you’re back in time to meet the group at 6 pm. Please be aware that the joining point is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Airport transfers are available for this tour at an additional cost, please contact our customer support team to arrange this.

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The optional excursions for this tour are:

      Surfing. Price: 55-75USD per person
      Manuel Antonio National Park Visit. Price: 16USD per person
      Fishing. Price: Not advised
      Kayaking. Price: 69USD per person
      Whitewater Rafting. Price: 75-98USD per person
      Manuel Antonio National Park Guided Hike. Price: 45USD per person
      Manuel Antonio Catamaran Tour. Price: 80USD per person
      Monteverde Butterfly Garden Visit. Price: 15USD per person
      Ziplining. Price: 50USD per person
      Santa Elena Cloud Forest Guided Tour. Price: 35USD per person
      Monteverde Hanging Bridges. Price: 35USD per person
      El Trapiche Tour. Price: 33USD per person
      Serpentarium Visit. Price: 15USD per person
      Frog Pond Visit. Price: 14USD per person
      Lost Canyon Adventures Canyoning. Price: 89USD per person
      Kayaking. Price: 62USD per person
      Stand Up Paddle (Lesson and Tour). Price: 62USD per person
      Mountain Biking. Price: 71USD per person
      La Fortuna Waterfall Swim. Price: 14USD per person
      Baldi Hot Springs Soak. Price: 62USD per person
      Venado Caves Exploration. Price: 76USD per person
      Mountain Biking. Price: 71USD per person
      Whitewater Rafting. Price: 62-80USD per person
      Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge Tour. Price: 59USD per person
      Venado Caves Exploration. Price: 76USD per person
      Gravity Falls Waterfall Jumping. Price: 113USD per person
      Stand Up Paddle (Lesson and Tour). Price: 62USD per person
      Guided Kayak Excursion. Price: 35USD per person
      Turtle Nesting Night Excursion (Seasonal). Price: 51USD per person
      Turtle Hatching Morning Excursion. Price: Not advised
      Tortuguero National Park Guided Boat Tour. Price: 25USD per person
      Bike Rental. Price: Not advised
      Snorkelling. Price: Not advised
      Gandoca Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge Hike. Price: Not advised
      Surf Lesson. Price: 40-50USD per person
      Jaguar Centre Visit. Price: 20USD per person

      Please note that this list is a guideline only and all prices are subject to change.

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Of course, we can! Once you have a confirmed booking on this tour, we can request additional accommodation for you with the tour operator.

    • What is the age range?

      This tour has an age range of 12-70 years old. This means that children under the age of 12 and more mature travellers above the age of 70 are not eligible to participate in the tour.

    • I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      If you are a solo traveller on this tour and you don't mind sharing, you will be roomed in twin or multi-share accommodation with fellow travellers of the same gender. However, if you prefer your own private room, this can be arranged at an additional cost, with the exception of nights 9 and 10 as you will be staying in Sarapiqui Rainforest. Please contact our customer support team for more information.

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date. After the booking is made you will be issued your final trip documents with your specific accommodation details. This is a list of accommodations that they typically stay at, but please be advised that they are subject to change:

      Dunn Inn Hotel (or similar)
      Villa Romantica Quepos (or similar)
      Hotel Miramontes (or similar)
      Hotel Las Colinas (or similar)
      Magsasay Lodge (or similar)
      Baula Lodge (or similar)
      Escape Caribeño (or similar)

      Hopefully, this list will give you a better idea of what kind of accommodation you can expect while on tour.

    • Do I need a visa?

      As a tour booking website, TourRadar cannot organise visas for you on your behalf as the visa requirements are regularly being updated and vary for the nationality of one traveller to the next. It is for this reason that we recommend checking with your local embassy or consulate website for the latest up to date information.

    • Will the hotels have wifi access?

      The hotels will usually have wifi available for you to use.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
      Costa Rican Colon
      Costa Rica
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types A, B.

      Type A
      Costa Rica
      Type B
      Costa Rica
    • 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.
    • Visa
      • 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.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before May 16th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after May 16th, 2021, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with G Adventures. 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 35 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and G Adventures will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "G Adventures" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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