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71 reviews
Costa Rica Quest - G Adventures
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Costa Rica Quest

9 days
4.3
(71)
Start and end in San Jose
Tour Operator:
G Adventures
Max group size:
16
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
12 to 90
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
5247
Hygiene Measures:
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Highlights

  • Discover the unique glamour of the charming Costa Rica
  • Enjoy a night walk through the Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • See local wildlife and admire the amazing Arenal Volcano
  • Swim in turquoise waters and chill on white-sand beaches

Itinerary

Start and end in San Jose! With the Active Adventure tour Costa Rica Quest, you have a 9 days tour package taking you through San Jose, Costa Rica and 4 other destinations in Costa Rica. Costa Rica Quest 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/La Fortuna (1L)
  3. Day 3: La Fortuna
  4. Day 4: La Fortuna/Monteverde
  5. Day 5: Monteverde
  6. Day 6: Monteverde/Quepos
  7. Day 7: Quepos
  8. Day 8: Quepos/San José
  9. Day 9: San José
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Insurance
  • Optional
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Where You'll Stay

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.9
  • Food
    Good
    4.0
  • 4.6
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  • AR
    · October 18th, 2022
    The trip was fantastic, our guide Marco was insightful, friendly and extremely welcoming. I couldn’t imagine having as much fun with any other guide.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Amar - thank so much for the kind words. Our world deserves more you.
    Trip date: October 2022
  • NN
    · August 17th, 2022
    Accommodation could have been alot better i.e. not damp, smelling mouldy, functioning WiFi, laundry facilities etc. Otherwise I would definitely only recommend doing this tour if you are doing the optional adrenalin bundle as there is not a whole lot... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Niamh, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback; we really appreciate it.
    Trip date: August 2022
  • HF
    · July 25th, 2022
    Great trip. Victor our tour guide made it an amazing experience... 9 days wasn't enough to see the many things this beautiful country has. I will definitely be coming back with tourradar g-adventures for a longer trip.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Hector! Thanks so much for taking the time to post your review. Don't worry, we have enough tours that we can keep you travelling for years :) Can't wait to have you back.
    Trip date: July 2022
  • E
    · July 11th, 2022
    I booked a Galapagos sailing tour with G Adventures sometime around April of 2021. Deposits were made, airfare and travel insurance purchased. I received an email from them sometime in October 2021 informing me that our sailing expedition was being... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Ed, Thank you for your constructive feedback; I really appreciate it. I'm sorry to learn of your disappointment regarding current COVID-19 protocols. G Adventures has a duty of care to our passengers and consistently monitors each departure in order... Show more
    Trip date: March 2022
  • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 5
    · July 1st, 2022
    Totally recommend, amazing country and great organization. Our CEO Alonso was very knowledgeable and took great care of us all. Worth every penny
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Claudia, Thanks for the positive feedback about Alonso and your time in Costa Rica. Can't wait to have you back.
    Trip date: June 2022
  • KC
    · May 13th, 2022
    Awesome tour! Tour guide Daniel with G-Adventures was incredibly knowledgeable, helpful, and passionate about all things Costa Rica and made for an unforgettable experience! Great mix of planned activities and free time. No issues with lodging or... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Kevin, thanks for the positive words! It's great to hear that Daniel did such an incredible job.
    Trip date: March 2022
  • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 7
    · April 17th, 2022
    This was a good tour as a first-time traveller. I really got to see so much of Costa Rica in only 9 days and every activity I did was phenomenal. There were so many opportunities to see wildlife I just wish I could have gone longer to fully grasp... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Nicole, thank you for taking the time to send through this helpful review! Client comments like yours are helpful to both G Adventures and future travellers - much appreciated! Our world deserves more you!
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    Trip date: March 2022
  • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 8
    · April 4th, 2022
    The other people on the tour were not friendly
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Dawn, thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry to hear that you did not get along with your tour mates; I hope you enjoyed your time in Costa Rica regardless.
    Trip date: February 2022
  • MK
    · April 2nd, 2022
    Dorian was a great guide! The tour was a blast, great memories and beautiful views!
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Marci, Thanks for the kind words about Dorian! So glad to know that you enjoyed your time with us in Costa Rica!
    Trip date: March 2022
  • JB
    · March 25th, 2022
    The experience as a whole was great. Our CEO Roy was very knowledgable and kind. The tour definitely makes transportation easy though I regret paying for airport transfers as uber is cheap and available in San Jose. The Adrenaline bundle was well worth... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Janine! Thank you for the detailed feedback - it is much appreciated. Can't wait to have you back!
    Trip date: March 2022

Dates & Availability

9 days
Costa Rica Quest
From San Jose to San Jose
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Can I do paddle-boarding on this tour?

      On day 2 of the tour, there will be an opportunity to do stand up paddle-boarding which is an additional cost as it is an optional activity.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The first day of this tour is an arrivals day, which means that you can arrive at any time on Day 1! The start hotel on this tour will be confirmed 4 weeks before the trip but will most likely be Hotel El Sesteo (or similar). There is a group meeting at 6 pm where you can meet your tour guide and other travellers, which you can join if you have you already arrived in San José.

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The optional excursions for this tour are:

      Whitewater Rafting. Price: 62-80USD per person
      Lost Canyon Adventures Canyoning. Price: 89USD per person
      Stand Up Paddle (Lesson and Tour). Price: 62USD per person
      Gravity Falls Waterfall Jumping. Price: 113USD per person
      Hanging Bridges. Price: 66USD per person
      La Fortuna Waterfall Swim. Price: 14USD per person
      Ziplining. Price: 50USD per person
      Monteverde Butterfly Garden Visit. Price: 15USD per person
      Monteverde Horseback Riding. Price: 40USD per person
      Monteverde Hanging Bridges. Price: 35USD per person
      Santa Elena Cloud Forest Guided Tour. Price: 35USD per person
      Serpentarium Visit. Price: 15USD per person
      Frog Pond Visit. Price: 14USD per person
      El Trapiche Tour. Price: 33USD per person
      Surfing. Price: 55-75USD per person
      Manuel Antonio National Park Visit. Price: 16USD per person
      Kayaking. Price: 69USD per person
      Fishing. Price: Not advised
      Sailing. Not advised
      Manuel Antonio National Park Guided Hike. Price: 45USD per person
      Manuel Antonio Catamaran Tour. Price: 80USD 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.

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

      A single supplement is available for this tour if you would prefer a private room. Please contact our customer support team for more information.

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      Accommodation is not confirmed until 4-6 weeks before departure, however, this is a list of hotels that G Adventures typically stay at, but please be advised that they are subject to change:

      Hotel El Sesteo (or similar)
      Fortuna Downtown Inn (or similar)
      Hotel Los Cipreses (or similar)
      Hotel Mimos (or similar)

    • 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.

    • What is the age range?

      The age range for this tour is from 12 to 70 years old. This means that unfortunately, children under the age of 12 are not eligible to participate in this tour.

    • Is the departure for this tour guaranteed?

      G Adventures guarantees all their departures.

    • How much budget should I have for this tour?

      Once you have a confirmed booking you will be given a trip notes where you will find information on spending money, an emergency fund and the cost of the additional extras on tour.

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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 January 10th, 2023 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after January 10th, 2023, 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.
    • Cancellation Policy
    • Accessibility
      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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