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This action-packed 6-day Costa Rica tour includes jungle hikes, climbs into the rainforest canopy and whitewater rafting. Begin your tour with a few days of jungle adventure and exploration, in search of capuchin monkeys and sloths. After an adrenaline-filled day of whitewater rafting on the renowned Tenorio River, round out this exclusive Costa Rica travel itinerary with time relaxing on one of Costa Rica's most beautiful beaches, Playa Hermosa. This is a great way to see what the best of Costa Rica travel has to offer and is suitable for travelers of any age.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Arrive in Liberia | Transfer to Arenal
Day 2 : Rainforest Tram and Canopy
Day 3 : Monteverde Cloud Forest Hanging Bridges
Day 4 : Rafting the Tenorio River
Day 5 : Free Day
Day 6 : Depart for Home

Highlights

  • Raft the whitewater of the Tenorio River
  • Look for birds in the canopy of the Monteverde Cloudforest Reserve
  • Relax on some of Costa Rica's most beautiful beaches
  • Hike along old lava flows on Arenal Volcano

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Activities

Trip Type

  • Independent

Activity Level

Relaxed

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Day 1 Arrive in Liberia | Transfer to Arenal

Arrive in Liberia and transfer to Arenal where you will overnight.

Day 2 Rainforest Tram and Canopy

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your hotel this morning, before being picked up and transferred to the Sky Tram gondolas. Enjoy a slow ride up the mountainside, taking in amazing views on the way, as well as keeping your eyes peeled for wildlife. You are accompanied by a bilingual guide who will point out flora and fauna and tell you about the unique ecosystem. At the top, enjoy magnificent views of volcanoes and Lake Arenal from the observation deck. You can spend some time exploring the top area before descending down to the base. One option is to ride back down the tram, but the more exciting option we will try is the zipline canopy tour. Enjoy a thrilling ride as you zip on cables running across two mountains all the way to the bottom!

Day 3 Monteverde Cloud Forest Hanging Bridges

After breakfast, spend the morning looking for a variety of bird species on your hike through the Selvatura Park in the Monteverde area. The hanging bridges tour consists of 8 bridges, ranging from 150 to 510 feet long. High above the cloud forest floor, you can see the flora and fauna below and the variety of plant life that exists here. As you make your way on this two mile hike, your guide will point out an array of bird life that make their homes in the cloud forest. You have a chance to see unique bird species such as the quetzal, toucan, wood creeper, flycatchers, orioles and grosbeaks. With any luck, you may see the three-wattled bellbird.

Day 4 Rafting the Tenorio River

Today embark on a rafting adventure! After a buffet breakfast, transfer to your launch site for a day river expedition. Stop for a mid-day snack served along the edge of the river. You will have the option to raft class III and IV rapids or if you prefer something more relaxed, float a class I & II section of the Tenorio River. After your adventure, you're picked up and transferred back to Playa Hermosa for the remainder of your day.

Day 5 Free Day

Enjoy a day at your leisure. Relax on the beach or seek out more independent adventures.

Day 6 Depart for Home

  • 1 Breakfast
Transfer to the Liberia Airport and begin your journey home.

Arenal - Hotels

Playa Hermosa - Hotels

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$1,601

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Included

  • 5 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner
  • 5 Nights Accommodations
    • 5 Nights Hotel
  • 3 Days Guide Service
  • Both International Arrival and Departure Transfers are included.
  • Park Entrance Fee

Excluded

  • International Flights

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  • $160 Meals not Included
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Everything was amazing! The planning with Adventure Life went smoothly. The actual trip was fantastic! One of the best trips I have experienced. The cruise staff members were knowledgeable and attentive. I will be writing more about this on the blog!
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