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ends on 30 May 2019
Days
9
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Cost/day $104
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Costa Rica Quest - G Adventures
Costa Rica Quest - G Adventures
Good
46 reviews
Starts
San Jose
Destinations
+5
Ends
San Jose
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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
Age range
12 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Boat, Local Transport, Private Vehicle
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Adventure, In-depth Cultural, Christmas & New Year
Start and end in San Jose! With the adventure tour Costa Rica Quest, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through San Jose, Costa Rica and 5 other destinations in Costa Rica. Costa Rica Quest is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

46 Reviews

Excellent
63%
Good
28%
Average
7%
Rather Poor
2%
Bad
0%
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  • PI
    Written on May 22, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Fun, lots of activities, i would recommend it.

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  • JS
    Written on May 6, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    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.
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  • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 3
    Written on May 4, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    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.
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  • N
    Written on March 6, 2019
    3.5 - Good

    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... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Oh no...sorry to hear this Nancy. We will look into this for future.
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  • JV
    Written on March 6, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    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... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Happy to hear, thank you John.
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  • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 6
    Written on March 3, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    The tour was great. I’ve always had good luck with G adventures.

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks Melissa!
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  • FC
    Written on March 1, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Fantastic tour. Would recommend it to any first timer in Costa Rica!

    G Adventures commented on this review
    YES! Thanks Francois!
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  • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 8
    Written on February 25, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was such a fantastic experience. Walter who was our guide was very thoughtful and his experience and suggestions exceeded my expectations.

    G Adventures commented on this review
    YES! Thanks Tamanna!
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  • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 9
    Written on February 17, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    good tha bcscsscfvdfd

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks!
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  • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 10
    Written on February 17, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Had a fantastique Time ! Marvin was amazing! Everything was perfect !

    G Adventures commented on this review
    YES! Thank you Charline!
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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

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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  • Costa Rica
  • Why Travel With G Adventures?
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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • 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.

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      TourRadar’s website easily let me find smaller group tours for a more intimate experience. When I needed to change a tour date the agent reached by phone was efficient and delightful. I am suggesting TourRadar to all my value-conscious friends as the best travel resource I’ve found!

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

    Colon
    Costa Rica

    Plugs & Adapters

    Costa Rica

    Visa

    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.

    Vaccinations

    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.

    Policies

    Location
    Start and end in San Jose.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 27 July 2019 the full payment of $940 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $940 for Costa Rica Quest, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for G Adventures tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 297 km.
    • San Jose (Costa Rica)
    • 86 km
    • La Fortuna (Costa Rica)
    • 5 km
    • Volcan Arenal (Costa Rica)
    • 26 km
    • Monteverde (Costa Rica)
    • 119 km
    • Quepos (Costa Rica)
    • 3 km
    • Manuel Antonio (Costa Rica)
    • 58 km
    • San Jose (Costa Rica)

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