The Trip: Turtles and Rainforest 8-day Costa Rica Tour The Pacuare Nature Reserve, or Reserva Pacuare, was established by the Endangered Wildlife Trust in 1989 and protects 800 hectares of lowland tropical rainforest and 6 km of deserted beach on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast. The special mission of the reserve has been to protect the Leatherback Turtles, which nest along its beach – one of the most important nesting sites [...]
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teH8J6pb3P4] A great introduction to a sea-kayaking trip through Costa Rica canals. Mangrove swamps are one of the richest natural environments in the world – in this clip alone you’ll spot capuchin monkeys, toucans, a caiman, not to mention incredible flora. Mangroves are the only trees that thrive in salt water. If this video calls to your wanderlust (like mine), our Costa Rica Multisport trip is right up your alley. [...]
Based on reports from the World Health Organization as of May 8, 2009, there are few confirmed cases of swine flu in Central and South America in two countries that Adventure Life visits. Presently, there is one confirmed case in Costa Rica as well as Guatemala. Safety and security of our travelers is of the highest priority, and Adventure Life will continue to monitor the global swine flu situation. We [...]
Everyone lately seems to be looking for ways to cut costs on the trip of a lifetime. For me, it can be difficult to give good advice on how to do this, as to slash costs usually translates into a reduction of service quality or hotel quality that normally greatly reduces the value of the trip as well. I would say there are some countries (such as Guatemala or Peru) [...]
After about two years of thinking about creating some sort of trekking/multisport tour option in Costa Rica, we have finally done it! It includes all the great activities you can hope to experience while in this country, ziplining, whitewater rafting on the Pacuare, kayaking, snorkeling, and of course now a 2 day/1 night trek up Chirripo Peak.. the highest in the country. Check it out now here: http://www.adventure-life.com/costa_rica/costa_rica_tours/tour/CM9.php5
With the economy in the doldrum, we’ve been dreaming up new options that are both affordable and yet still offer the quality of travel experience expected of Adventure Life. Our first recession special tour is now online and it costs just $995/person for 6 action packed days in Costa Rica. Highlights include: Whitewater rafting the Pacuara, Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs, and a zipline tour! Check it out at http://www.adventure-life.com/costa_rica/costa_rica_tours/tour/PV6.php5.