Costa Rica Multi-adventure
Costa Rica Multi-adventure

Costa Rica Multi-adventure

9 days

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There’s never a dull moment in this action-packed Costa Rican adventure tour

Attention all thrill seekers! Beautiful Costa Rica calls you to take an adventure you’ll never forget! The country’s incredible rainforests, volcanos, and beaches offer endless thrilling excursions on the 9-day Costa Rica Multi-adventure.

Each day on this tour offers a new exciting activity in an unbelievable location. Go whitewater rafting, SUP paddling, and canyoning in the Arenal Volcano area. Then you’ll visit Monteverde for some zip lines and hanging bridges in the cloud forest. Your final stop is at the beaches of the Pacific and Manuel Antonio National Park, where you can swim, kayak and snorkel the day away. This action-packed tour is the most exciting way to explore spectacular Costa Rica.

Highlights of the Costa Rica Multi-adventure

Ride the rapids on a whitewater rafting excursion on the Pacuare River.
Explore the gorges and waterfalls of Arenal on a canyoning adventure.
Fly above the rainforest canopy on an exciting zipline course in Monteverde.
Enjoy the waters of the Pacific Ocean during your stay at Manuel Antonio beach.

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From $1,380USD
9 days
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Partially Guided
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Costa Rica Multi-adventure Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in San Jose

When you arrive in San Jose your transfer will meet you at the airport to take you to the hotel. Once you’re settled you have the evening free to explore the city. Celebrate the start of your trip with dinner at one of San Jose’s excellent restaurants.
Overnight Location: Hotel in San Jose
Meals: None

Day 2 White Water Rafting in Arenal

If you chose the rental car option, you will pick up your car from the rental agent after you’ve checked out of the hotel. Otherwise, a transfer will meet you in the morning and drive you to the Pacuare River. Spend the morning on an exciting whitewater rafting adventure down the Class II and IV rapids.

Afterward, you can relax at your hotel in Arenal.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Arenal
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 SUP and Canyoning Adventures

Wake up to the majestic view of the Arenal Volcano on the horizon. After breakfast, you’ll go to Arenal Lake to enjoy a morning of stand-up paddle-boarding. Don’t worry if you’ve never done it, an instructor will be on hand to get you started!

Then in the afternoon, you’ll go on a canyoning excursion where you’ll rappel down gorges and stunning waterfalls.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Arenal
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 4 Volcano Views and the Cloud Forest

Take in your last views of the volcano on a boat ride across Arenal Lake. From there you’ll journey into the clouds as you travel to the famous cloud forest of Monteverde. Spend the afternoon enjoying some relaxation in the cooler temperatures of the highlands.

In the evening you’ll go for a night walk in the incredible cloud forest. The self-drive option will drive to Monteverde instead of taking the boat.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Monteverde
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 See Monteverde from the Sky

Today you’ll go on a high-flying excursion through the cloud forest. An aerial tram will take you high into the hills, and then you’ll fly over the rainforest on a zipline course and some hanging bridges.

You’ll have some time in the afternoon to explore on your own and enjoy some downtime at the hotel.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Monteverde
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 Scenic Drive to Manuel Antonio

This morning you’ll take a drive through the rainforest to the Pacific coast. It will be easy to get distracted by the amazing scenery but don’t forget to keep checking the trees for monkeys hanging in the canopy!

Check into your hotel in Manual Antonio and take an evening stroll along the sandy beach to watch the sun go down over the water.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Manuel Antonio
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 Sea Kayaking on the Pacific Ocean

A shuttle will meet you at the hotel in the morning and drive you to the beach for a kayaking tour. During the tour, you’ll be able to swim and snorkel in the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Relax on the golden beach before returning to your hotel.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Manuel Antonio
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 Free Day at the Beach or Rainforest

After all the excitement of your adventures, you’ll appreciate a quiet day at the beach. You have the whole day free to enjoy the sun and sand, or you can visit the Manuel Antonio National Park. There are many wildlife and adventure tours available to book in the area if there’s more you want to see!
Overnight Location: Hotel in Manuel Antonio
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9 Return to San Jose

If you booked the self-drive option, you can time the 3-hour drive to San Jose to coincide with your international flight. Otherwise, you’ll take a short flight to the San Jose airport where you can catch your flight home.
Overnight Location: None
Meals: Breakfast

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Costa Rica Multi-adventure Price and Dates

This partially-guided adventure tour in Costa Rica is run as a group tour or a private tour based on the class of tour you choose. You can customize your trip based on the accommodation type, also whether you choose shared transfers, private transfers or driving a rental car. 

The best time to visit Costa Rica for this tour is the dry season (mid-December through April) when the weather is generally warm and sunny. 

Tour packages and pricing options

The prices below are per person sharing a double room:

  • Standard group tour with shared transfers: $1,380 USD per person
  • Standard group tour with a rental car: $1,495 USD per person
  • Deluxe group tour with shared transfers: $2,375 USD per person
  • Deluxe group tour with a rental car: $2,375 USD per person
  • Luxury private tour with private transfers: $4,225 USD per person
  • Luxury private tour with a rental car: $4,165 USD per person

Important notes:

  • Standard tour uses 2 to 3-star hotels and lodges; Deluxe – 3 to 4-star hotels and lodges; and Luxury tour uses the best accommodation available at each location
  • Car rental option includes the rental vehicle with cull coverage starting from day 2 after rafting activity, until the departure
  • Standard tour provides shared transfers, Deluxe and Luxury tours provide private transfers
  • On Standard and Luxury tours all the activities are shared with other travellers, while Luxury tour provides private activities, except for rafting, which is shared for all categories
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Accommodation on the Costa Rica Multi-adventure

This tour allows you to choose the level of accommodations. The standard category offers 2 and 3-star hotels and lodges with shared transfers and excursions. The deluxe category hosts you in 3 and 4-star hotels and offers private transfers and group excursions. Upgrade to the luxury category for the best hotel in each area, with private transfers and excursions.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travellers
Rooms are double occupancy. You can pay a supplement to have a private room in a hotel where possible (please enquire for the prices). Solo travellers may be required to pay a supplement.

Standard Accommodation

Night 1

Standard hotel in San Jose

Enjoy exploring the area from your 2-3-star accommodations in a prime location of San Jose.

Night 2-3

Standard hotel in Arenal

Relax to the sounds of the rainforest during your stay in 2–3-star hotel or guesthouse in Arenal.

Night 4-5

Standard hotel in Monteverde

You’ll have easy access to the incredible cloud forest from your 2–3-star hotel.

Night 6-8

Standard hotel in Manuel Antonio

Fantastic beaches and coastal rainforests surround you in Manuel Antonio. Stay in a comfortable 2 or 3-star hotel.

Deluxe Accommodation

Night 1

Deluxe hotel in San Jose

Enjoy exploring the area from your deluxe 3-4-star accommodations in a prime location of San Jose.

Night 2-3

Deluxe hotel in Arenal

Relax to the sounds of the rainforest during your stay in 3-4-start hotel in Arenal.

Night 4-5

Deluxe hotel in Monteverde

You’ll have easy access to the incredible cloud forest from your 3 or 4-star hotel.

Night 6-8

Deluxe hotel in Manuel Antonio

Fantastic beaches and coastal rainforests surround you and your 3 or 4-star accommodation in Manuel Antonio.

Luxury Accommodation

Night 1

Luxury hotel in San Jose

Enjoy a night in this fascinating city at a luxurious local hotel.

Night 2-3

Luxury hotel in Arenal

Relax to the sounds of the rainforest during your luxurious stay in Arenal.

Night 4-5

Luxury hotel in Monteverde

You’ll have easy access to the incredible cloud forest from your hotel. You’ll stay in the luxurious hotel with stunning views and great service.

Night 6-8

Luxury hotel in Manuel Antonio

Fantastic beaches and coastal rainforests surround you in Manuel Antonio. Your luxurious accommodation is located close to the beach!

What’s Included in the Costa Rica Multi-adventure?

Meals

8 breakfasts and 1 lunch are included.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 8 nights are included. Accommodations before and after the tour in San Jose are not included but can be added as a supplement.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation during your tour depends on the category booked. Arrival and departure transfers, and all transportation during the trip for you and your luggage are included. If you booked the rental car the entire tour is self-drive. Transfers are shared in the standard category and are private in the deluxe and luxury categories.

Also Included

  • English-speaking guide during excursions
  • Excursions mentioned in the itinerary:
    • Rafting at Pacuare River
    • SUP at Arenal Lake
    • Waterfall rappelling
    • Monteverde night walk
    • Zipline and aerial course in Monteverde
    • Sea kayak and snorkel tour in Manuel Antonio
  • Sales tax

Not included

  • Guide or tour leader for the entire duration of the tour
  • Meals, drinks, or snacks not previously mentioned
  • Flights to and from San Jose
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities for tour guides or other staff if desired
  • Entrance fees to parks or attractions
  • Additional excursions

Optional Extras

  • Additional nights before or after the tour
  • Single occupancy upgrades
  • Optional activities or excursions
  • Car rental from Day 2 to 9 with full insurance coverage

Frequently Asked Questions about Costa Rica Multi-adventure

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Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour as a 3/5. This is an active tour that includes a lot of excursions that may not be suitable for young children or those with a fear of heights. No previous experience is required for any of the activities, however, participants should be generally fit and adventurous to get the most out of this tour.

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