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Costa Rica Quest - G Adventures
9 days

Costa Rica Quest

From San Jose to San Jose
Max group size:
16
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
12 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
5247
From
US $999
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Places You’ll See

  • San Jose
    San Jose
  • Volcan Arenal
    Volcan Arenal
  • Monteverde
    Monteverde
  • Manuel Antonio
    Manuel Antonio
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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

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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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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

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      4.5
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    • Guide
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      5.0
    • Transport
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      4.0
    • Accommodation
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      4.0
    • Food
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    • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 1
      September 30, 2019
      Costa Rica has it all, nature, wildlife, adventure and every kind of weather and temperature.
      G Adventures commented on this review
      Agreed! Thanks Elsa.
      Trip date: August 2019
    • S
      August 11, 2019
      Fabulous trip all thanks to Ramon! He took the extra time to show us the beautiful country of Costa Rica! From the amazing animals and breathtaking scenery to the fabulous food and wonderful local spots, he showed us the best time ever! Very... Show more
      G Adventures commented on this review
      Sounds wonderful. Thanks for sharing Susan, we do appreciate it.
      Trip date: July 2019
    • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 3
      May 27, 2019
      Itinerary was good, Transportation was good, Accommodation was ok, nothing to shout about and Meals were good wherever I ate. The CEO Grace was brilliant and she was very dedicated. She took good care of my vegetarian meals.She gave good advise and... Show more
      G Adventures commented on this review
      Grace is a wonderful ambassador for us - thanks for the review Heena.
      Trip date: May 2019
    • JJ
      May 27, 2019
      Great Tour! Great CEO Marco!
      G Adventures commented on this review
      Marco is the best, agreed! Thanks Jithin.
      Trip date: May 2019
    • PI
      May 22, 2019
      Fun, lots of activities, i would recommend it.
      G Adventures commented on this review
      Thank you Pilar.
      Trip date: May 2019
    • JS
      May 06, 2019
      Really good tour which visited some beautiful places in Costa Rica and had a good range of opt in and out activities.
      G Adventures commented on this review
      Thanks James, we appreciate it.
      Trip date: April 2019
    • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 7
      May 04, 2019
      Excellent introduction to Costa Rica - Alejandra the guide went over and above her role to ensure we all had a special holiday!!
      G Adventures commented on this review
      Happy to hear that - thanks Joanne.
      Trip date: April 2019
    • N
      March 06, 2019
      I loved Costa Rica, but will probably not use G Adventures again. I felt some pressure to pay extra or be excluded in adventures. For example one person did not want to purchase the extra $41 for Manual Antonio National Park guide and was completely... Show more
      G Adventures commented on this review
      Oh no...sorry to hear this Nancy. We will look into this for future.
      Trip date: February 2019
    • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 9
      March 06, 2019
      Federico was fantastic! Patient, energetic, enthusiastic. He really loves his country and it showed very clearly. Always was looking out for us, always busy helping us choose and arrange our activities. He chose great restaurants and translated the menu... Show more
      G Adventures commented on this review
      Happy to hear, thank you John.
      Trip date: February 2019
    • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 10
      March 03, 2019
      The tour was great. I’ve always had good luck with G adventures.
      G Adventures commented on this review
      Thanks Melissa!
      Trip date: February 2019

    Availability

    9 days
    Costa Rica Quest
    From San Jose to San Jose
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    FAQs

      • 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.

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      Good to Know

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        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.

        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.
      • Payment information
        • For any tour departing before 17 February 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 17 February 2020, 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 65 days 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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