Raft along the class III and IV rapids of the Pacuare River to and from the remote jungle lodge.
Zip along wires strung across the forest.
Trek through the jungle to meet indigenous tribes.
Take a surf lesson on one of Costa Rica's Pacific beaches.
- San Jose
- Pacuare Lodge
- Arenal Volcano
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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 San Jose
International outbound flight , San Jose
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to San Jose. When you arrive in San Jose you will be met and driven to your hotel in the capital city. Depending on the time of your flight there may be time for exploration.
Day 2 Pacuare Lodge
San Jose , Pacuare Lodge
The adventure really starts today as you are collected from your hotel and driven east out of the city to the Pacuare River. Here you will change into wet weather gear and your guides will brief you ahead of the rafting trip that will take you over white water and through gorges to the jungle lodge.
Day 3 Pacuare Lodge
While you are staying at Pacuare Lodge there will be a range of activities on offer so you can be as active (or not) as you want. For the more culturally minded you can also visit the local Cabecar Indians.
Day 4 Arenal Volcano
Pacuare Lodge , Arenal Volcano
Leaving the lodge you will board the rafts again and head off down stream through class III and class IV rapids, stopping for lunch and visits to waterfalls on the way. At the end of the rafting you will be met and driven across the country to your hotel near the Arenal Volcano.
Day 5 Arenal Volcano
Day 6 Tamarindo
Day 7 Tamarindo
Like much of Costa Rica you can be as busy as you like here. We've included a horse back ride to get you started, but you can do almost anything from surfing lessons, quad biking, zip lining, trekking, cycling, deep sea fishing or wildlife treks.
Day 8 Tamarindo
Day 9 International return flight
Tamarindo , International return flight
Day 10 International return flight
International return flight
Arrive home today to complete your journey.
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