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Costa Rica Adventure - G Adventures
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Costa Rica Adventure

16 days
4.3
(38)
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
Hygiene Measures:
Included
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US $1,699
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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

Itinerary

Start and end in San Jose! With the Active 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 7-8: La Fortuna
  3. Day 3: Quepos
  4. Day 4: Quepos/Monteverde
  5. Day 5: Monteverde
  6. Day 6: Monteverde/La Fortuna
  7. Day 2: San José/Quepos
  8. Day 11: Sarapiquí Rainforest/Tortuguero (1B, 1L, 1D)
  9. Day 10: Sarapiquí Rainforest (1B, 1L, 1D)
  10. Day 9: La Fortuna/Sarapiquí Rainforest (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
  • COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.8
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.1
  • 4.6
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  • CM
    · May 23rd, 2022
    Great tour with the best guide ever (Gabriel)
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Christopher! Glad to hear you enjoyed your trip with Gabriel. Can't wait to have you back.
    Trip date: May 2022
  • VH
    · May 14th, 2022
    Tour dates: 4/23/22-5/8/22; I couldn't ask for a better experience!! I enjoyed the basic accommodations hotels with beautiful gardens and interesting viewpoints. (There will be some hotels that only have cold water showers, but it's not bad considering... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Vivian, Thank you so much for such wonderful feedback! Our world deserves more you!
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    Trip date: April 2022
  • DL
    · April 18th, 2022
    A good trip, many nice options
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Dennis, thanks so much for the positive words! Can't wait to have you back with us in the future.
    Trip date: March 2022
  • DB
    · April 16th, 2022
    Nice CEO/guide, group dynamic was quite alright. Didn’t like the Caribbean side of the tour, as far as I’m concerned could be left out; rest of the itinerary: it was good measure. Good amount of optional activities.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Danijela, thanks for taking the time to send through your feedback.; much appreciated. Our world deserves more you!
    Trip date: March 2022
  • Costa Rica Adventure reviewer 5
    · March 13th, 2022
    Everything was good. The guide Daniel was excellent and has a lot of knowledge, answered all the questions in a professional manner and explained all the important points of each place we visited. It was a great group, everyone was very friendly and... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Nadarajaiyer, Thanks for taking the time to send through your thoughts! I appreciate it. Please know that I've noted your comments and passed them on to the leadership to review for future itineraries.
    Trip date: February 2022
  • 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 7
    · 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 9
    · February 9th, 2020
    The itinerary was well planned and overall satisfactory
    Trip date: January 2020
  • Costa Rica Adventure reviewer 10
    · 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

Dates & Availability

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.

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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.
    • 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 November 9th, 2022 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after November 9th, 2022, 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 45 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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      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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