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Costa Rica Quest - G Adventures
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Costa Rica Quest

9 days
4.4
(77)
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:
Included
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US $1,279
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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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What's Included

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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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Operated by G Adventures

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G Adventures gives you the opportunity to explore interesting and unusual places at a great price. The G Adventures reviews show high ratings from satisfied customers for all aspects of the trip, so you can be assured that you will be in good hands. If you have any questions at any time during your trip, 24 hour support is offered, so there will always be someone to answer your queries. There are various styles of trip on offer to cater for different tastes, along with a wide range of destinations and departure dates. If you look at the G Adventures reviews you will see that you can travel far and wide, with enthusiastic and helpful guides to assist you during your trip.

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.9
  • Food
    Good
    3.9
  • 4.6
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  • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 1
    · January 23rd, 2023
    Such a fun experience. Our guide was absolutely amazing. She definitely went above and beyond.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Julie - Thanks for the kind words :)
    Trip date: January 2023
  • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 2
    · January 20th, 2023
    Had a a lot fun with our CEO Jorge! He was amazing, gave us the best experience and value for our money. Itinerary was perfect, for activities and some leisure time. Wouldn’t have been the same without Jorge suggesting the best places to eat, party and... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Birva - Thanks for the kind words! Our world deserves more you :)
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    Trip date: December 2022
  • AM
    · January 9th, 2023
    Jorge was an excellent tour guide and we had a great time each day. We were fortunate that we had a fun group of travelers who bound together well. The only drawback was expensive cost of some activities and restaurants which I am not sure if G... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Ali - thanks for your review! Much appreciated.
    Trip date: December 2022
  • EC
    · January 2nd, 2023
    Our tour had a good itinerary and lucky to have a great group, but our guide was poor and did not help with learning about the country/culture/education at all and was uninterested in the job.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Elizabeth, thank you for your feedback regarding your CEO. Please know that we hear you.
    Trip date: December 2022
  • K
    · December 30th, 2022
    This tour was incredible. We had so much fun. There is so much flexibility to really do whatever you want to. You can do as much or as little as you want. Berny was so great and knowledgeable. We can’t wait to go on our next adventure.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Kaylea, thanks for the positive feedback! Costa Rica is beautiful.
    Trip date: December 2022
  • Costa Rica Quest reviewer 6
    · December 17th, 2022
    We had a great honeymoon on this tour. The accommodations were nice, activities plentiful and varied, reasonable travel time between destinations, and the CEO, Danny, was a wealth of knowledge. It was really nice.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Jacquelyn, Thank you for trusting us with your honeymoon! We're honoured and grateful.
    Trip date: December 2022
  • 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

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 March 23rd, 2023 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after March 23rd, 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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