Costa Rica is a natural playground because of its raging rivers, vast coastlines, lush rainforest and fascinating volcanoes.
8 Days/7 Nights
Rappel down waterfalls and mountain bike through rough & tough terrain near the
Rafting - Kayaking - Zip Line - Canyoning - Mountain biking - Surfing -Rappelling Down Waterfalls - Hiking - Tarzan Swing - Horseback Riding -Stand up Paddling - Kayaking - Snorkeling
Private transfer San Jose or Liberia airport to La Fortuna Arenal Volcano- private land transfer with A/C transportation to your choice of hotel.
Positioned within Costa Rica’s fertile northern lowlands, the Arenal Volcano is one of the most popular destinations in Costa Rica. It is tall and imposing and has a reputation that precedes itself. Arenal’s perfectly symmetrical shape makes it a sightseer’s dream, while its abundance of outdoor activities makes it an easy place to check things off your “must-do in Costa Rica” list.
Arenal is Costa Rica’s best-known volcano. It’s a stratovolcano – a large, symmetrical volcano that’s built upon layers of ash, rock and lava – and at 5,437 feet (1,657 meters), it stands high above the rest of the countryside.
With access to the rainforest, waterfalls, a volcano, the country’s largest lake, and a diverse selection of hotels, it’s no wonder Arenal has become the adventure capital of Costa Rica.
3 nights at the Arenal Area
Arenal Combo Tour:
Class 2-3 White Water Rafting Balsa River and Canopy Ziplining
Get a double dose of adrenaline in La Fortuna with whitewater rafting and ziplining in Costa Rica! Travel to Arenal's Balsa River and challenge yourself with class 2-3 rapids as you whitewater raft down the Balsa River. The Rio Balsa is a fun Costa Rica rafting trip with rapids called “Morning Coffee” & “Rock around the Croc!” You are sure to have an unforgettable Costa Rica rafting adventure! Play around in tranquil river pools, take in the breathtaking scenery, and ride the waves of the Balsa River for about two hours along 10 kilometers of lush Costa Rican rainforest.
Then, start the second leg of your day with your Arenal ziplining tour. This canopy zipline adventure will take you on a total of 13 exciting cables throughout this well-thought-out adventure park. The first cable is only 25 meters long, intended to help you feel comfortable with your gear and get you ready to enjoy the rest of the cables of this adventure sport. The thrill of the zip increases from cable to cable until you arrive to cable number 12. This is the longest cable and is an exciting 430 meters long -- that's over 1,200 feet long!
Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to do a unique and exciting Tarzan Swing! You'll love this part of the tour, almost as much as you'll love the 360 degree panoramic view of the rainforest that you'll have as you fly above the lush canopy at the base of the Arenal Volcano. You’ll finish off this fun-filled day with a delicious traditional lunch at a charming rural location. Two of the best adventure activities in the Arenal, La Fortuna area.
We will pick you up at your hotel in the Arenal Volcano area and take you these well-equipped Land Cruiser 4x4s will take you up the side of the mountain to the Lost Canyon Center.
When you arrive, you will be greeted by your adventure guides who will suit you up with your helmet, harness and gloves. There are secure lockers to leave your belongings behind.
Start off the rappelling part of your adventure with the first waterfall referred to as the “Baby” -- a small, 10ft waterfall that allows you to practice and ease your way into learning the ropes - literally!
Then hike deep into the rocky terrain of the wet and wild rainforest, surrounded by huge rocks, trees, and flowing streams. You’ll soon reach the “Big Boy” - the second largest waterfall. Imagine this: there you are, on a sturdy platform looking down into the depths of a massive 150-ft tropical waterfall. You’ll start off by rappelling down the rock face and about half way through you’ll hear “LET GO!” – a few moments later you’ll have experienced your first guided, adrenaline pumping free fall! This is when you will realize that this really is an experience of a lifetime!
Mountain Bike Trail along Lake Arenal and the Arenal Volcano on country backroads
Biking in Costa Rica is a great way to experience its amazing natural features such as tranquil countrysides, rolling green hills, vibrant forests and adventurous mountain trails.
This Costa Rica mountain bike trip takes you on a trail that runs through farmlands, close to the jungle, across rivers and along the base of the Arenal Volcano.
You'll feel like you're walking on water as you cross Lake Arenal from one side to the next! If you're a first-timer, no worries! This activity is perfect for all adventure enthusiasts!
Venture to Costa Rica's largest lake and hop onboard on our private boat. The mountains that surround the lake are different shades of green, as some are in the foreground while the others fade into the distance. At first, the Arenal Volcano seems like it is hidden behind mountains, but if you get to a certain part in the lake you’ve reached the sweet spot – a spot where you can see the detailed textures of its rock formation and be passing in front of it can make you feel tiny.
The ride takes about 45 minutes and is accompanied by the sounds of rainforest birds and the La Fortuna Waterfall River. It is possible, with a bit of luck, to spot toucans, monkeys, peccaries, coatis, and more.
Once you arrive at the entrance of the 75 meter (246 ft) tall La Fortuna Waterfall, the horses are left behind so you can enjoy the great views from the lookout. After a short rest and some water, you will take a 20 minute walk down to the La Fortuna River — passing a suspension bridge of 20 meters (66 ft) — until you reach the bottom of the canyon. When you arrive, you can relax and swim in the cool waters of the La Fortuna River for about 30 minutes.
After enjoying the refreshing waters, the walk back to the top starts; you will enjoy a snack when you return to the lookout.
Private transfer from Arenal to Manuel Antonio National Park.
Overnight accommodations at select hotel in Manuel Antonio.
The Manuel Antonio National Park is considered the gem of the area, you can explore the lush rainforest on well-maitained paths that wind their way through the National Park, leading you to different beautiful white sand beaches.
The beautiful beaches, friendly local folk, and protected National Park are some things that have been captivating people's attention from all over the world and bringing them here for many years.
. These pristine beaches are the ideal place to relax on the white sand or go for a dip in the ocean. You can also bring a picnic and spend the day; in fact, there are no commercial businesses or restaurants, which helps to maintain the natural beauty of the park and preserve it for future generations!
The park is the home to 100 species of mammals and over 200 species of birds. If you are a birder, bring your binoculars as this is truly paradise. Many people often are also able to spot different types of monkeys, coatlicues, iguanas and sloths. Be sure to watch your belongings as the white-faced monkeys are known to snatch your stuff when you aren't looking! Outside of the park there is also a lot to see and do! The main street that bridges Quepos and Manuel Antonio is dotted with many types of hotels, restaurants, and souvenir shops. There is something to suit all budgets, from cute little b&bs to grand resorts, pizza restaurants to fine dining, you will definitely find what you are looking for.
If you want the authentic Costa Rica surfing experience, then you’ve got to head for the road less traveled…which leads to hidden surf spots and stunning waterfalls! Our Manuel Antonio Beach Hopping Tour takes you into the heart of all that is the “Pura Vida” lifestyle in Costa Rica.
Just a half hour from Quepos, you will find every surfer’s dream: world class surf breaks and empty beaches lined by mango, palm, and coconut trees! Beach hopping in Costa Rica is a perfect way to explore the coast, and the beaches South of Manuel Antonio are some of the most pristine beaches in Costa Rica.
The bilingual surf instructors start your afternoon with a surfing lesson at Matapalo beach. The consistent waves make Matapalo an ideal beach for your early surfing success. The careful, attentive coaching staff matched with your desire to "ride the waves" are the perfect combination in this beautiful spot just south of Manuel Antonio. A fresh fruit snack after the lesson will keep your energy high as you paddle out on the crystal Pacific followed by a full lunch and some chill time in the hammocks at Matapalo Beach.
Reward yourself after a day of surfing in Costa Rica with a refreshing dip in a natural pool set in giant boulders under a cascading mountain stream! Our guides will bring you to the waterfall and show you the best spots to jump, or just relax and rejuvenate in the sweet spring-fed waters. A perfect memory to cap an exciting day! Don't wait! Book your Manuel Antonio Surf, Beach Hopping & Waterfall Experience now!
We encourage you to come experience one of Costa Rica’s most striking coastlines – by open-seated ocean kayak. This challenging yet gratifying ocean paddling adventure is just what you’re looking for. The adventure begins near the Marina Pez Vela in Quepos and winds along the Manuel Antonio coastline. From your position in your kayak, you will have the best view over the mountainous city of Manuel Antonio. Our bilingual naturalist guide will tell you what you are seeing in the mountains and tell you more about the beautiful treasures there is along the coastline. Your guide will also direct you to the best snorkeling spots; a great volcanic rock hosting wide variety of fish, crabs and other marine life, very close to the shore of Biezans Bay. After snorkeling you will make a stop at a beautiful secluded beach, where you can rest your arms, enjoy the water and your guide will provide you with a snack – fruits and cookies. With the new energy in your body, you are now ready to head back and enjoy the magical surroundings you are in.
You will now end your adventure with a nice hot lunch in typical Costa Rican flavor at a local hot spot near the beach, before returning to your Costa Rican residence. Overall, this kayaking adventure is a tremendous way to experience the exotic Costa Rican coastline in a way that only Manuel Antonio can show. Together with your guide, you will make this adventure a memory you will never forget!
Breakfast at the hotel.
Then, transfer to San José International Airport.
$4,150 p.p. 5 star hotel
$3,500 p.p .4 star hotel
per person based on double - good until Dec. 15, 2023
International Air not included.
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