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Costa Rica Quest - G Adventures
9 days

Costa Rica Quest

Start and end in San Jose
Tour Operator:
G Adventures
Max group size:
16
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
12 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
5247
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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

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  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

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    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

Itinerary

Start and end in San Jose! With the 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
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  • Insurance
  • Optional
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  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.9
  • Food
    Good
    4.0
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  • NT
    · March 20th, 2020
    Excellent there was nothing to fault apart from the hotel in San jose
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    Trip date: March 2020
  • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 2
    · March 6th, 2020
    Fantastic tour. Great guide, lovely group, hotels were fab and Costa Rica is amazing. The perfect choice for s much needed holiday.
    Trip date: February 2020
  • JS
    · March 3rd, 2020
    We loved every second of our G Adventures tour! Everything exceeded our expectations. The included activities were so fun and the included meals were delicious. The hotels were all clean and in great locations. All the transportation used felt safe and... Show more
    Trip date: February 2020
  • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 4
    · January 20th, 2020
    Augusto at Wave Expeditions was the most amazing, kind, funny, insightful and downright entertaining guide we've ever had. High praise for this awesome man!!!!
    Trip date: January 2020
  • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 5
    · January 8th, 2020
    Great tour, fantastic tour guide
    Trip date: December 2019
  • SM
    · January 7th, 2020
    I loved costa rica and the tour itinerary covered all aspects I wanted to explore.
    Trip date: December 2019
  • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 7
    · December 29th, 2019
    Amazing experience!!
    Trip date: December 2019
  • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 8
    · September 30th, 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 11th, 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 10
    · May 27th, 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

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 May 20th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after May 20th, 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.
    • 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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