This trip is the same as our 9-day
Independent Nature Explorer
with the additional excitement
of a two-day whitewater rafting trip on the Pacuare River.
Arrive in Costa Rica and spend the night at a turn-of-the-century
coffee plantation home, converted into a charming bed and breakfast
2nd & 3rd Day:
Travel through banana plantations to
the Reventazón River, then journey on a river boat up the
system of rivers and canals to Tortuguero National Park, where
you’ll stay at a jungle lodge, hike in the rain forest, walk
along the Caribbean beaches, and explore the jungle waterways by
4th & 5th Day:
Travel by launch along the Nicaraguan
border and down the Rio Sarapiqui, and then by van to the Tilajari
Resort. You’ll go on an evening tour to the Arenal Volcano,
visit the Caño Negro Wildlife Reserve, swim in hot mineral
springs, horseback ride and more.
6th & 7th Day:
Travel to Monteverde for a two-night
stay. Tour the Monteverde Cloud Forest, the Butterfly farm and
the arts and crafts galleries. You may choose to add a canopy walk
or zip line tour (optional).
Visit the Poás volcano and the crafts town
of Sarchi, then return for a final night in San José.
Raft down the Pacuare River, one of the most exotic
and scenic rivers in the world, then spend the night at the Pacuare
Lodge, a jungle lodge nestled in the middle of an enchanting rainforest.
Continue your journey down the river with even
more challenging rapids and a stop at pristine waterfalls and natural
waterslides. Then return to San Jose for a final night in Costa
Enjoy a last tropical breakfast at the hotel before
departing this beautiful little country at the center of the Americas.
All lodging, meals (except in San José),
transportation and tours. Minimum: 2 persons.
|| Per person, double occupancy:
|| Single room supplement:
|| $ 610*
Minimum Number of Persons
Prices subject to change without notice.