Costa Rica Quest
9 days from San Jose to San Jose
From $ 1079
Duration9 days

Nature called you to Costa Rica — now here you are, suspended in the jungle canopy, locking eyes with a curious monkey. This action-packed tour of Costa Rica’s highlights is perfect for the adventurer with limited time who wants to explore the region’s diversity. Get your adrenaline pumping, follow a trail to the base of a waterfall, melt away in thermal springs, or relax on a beach — your CEO will help you find the secluded spots only the locals know.

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  • Duration: 9 days
    Service level: Standard
  • Starts in: San Jose
    Physical Grading: Light
  • Ends in: San Jose
    Ages: 12+
Costa Rica Quest - Tour Map

Itinerary

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Day 1: San José

Start place: San Jose

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.
Arrive at any time.

End place: San Jose

Day 2: San José/La Fortuna

Start place: San Jose

La Fortuna is an excellent base for adventure. Opt to hike the area’s nature trails, swim in chilly La Fortuna waterfall or go canyoneering.
Drive to Sarapiquí to visit the G Adventures-supported Mi Cafecito Community Coffee Plantation. Learn about the impact this project has had on the community and sample some of the products they sell. Continue on to the Arenal region and take advantage of a free afternoon and a full free day tomorrow to experience the adventure activities and natural wonders of the area. Enjoy an included relaxing soak in the local hot springs.

End place: La Fortuna

Meals: L
Day 3: La Fortuna

Start place: La Fortuna

Spend the day getting your adrenaline pumping, viewing local wildlife, marvelling at the Arenal Volcano and getting to know more about Costa Rica in La Fortuna. There are enough activities here to keep you busy all day long.
Free day in La Fortuna. Experience the outdoor adventures, amazing wildlife and natural wonders in this area. There are enough activities here to keep you busy all day long.

End place: La Fortuna

Day 4: La Fortuna/Monteverde

Start place: La Fortuna

Travel across Lake Arenal into the mountains and on to Monteverde Cloud Forest.

Arrive to spend time enjoying this nature-lover's paradise.
Travel by bus and boat through the stunning Costa Rican scenery up into the cloud forest. Take an included guided night walk to learn about nocturnal life in the jungle firsthand.

End place: Monte Verde

Day 5: Monteverde

Start place: Monte Verde

Enjoy a free day to explore the cloud forest region of Costa Rica. Opt to fly across canopy ziplines, walk across suspended bridges through the forest canopy, or go horseback riding in the hills.

End place: Monte Verde

Day 6: Monteverde/Quepos

Start place: Monte Verde

Travel to the Pacific Coast. Enjoy Quepos or opt to visit Manuel Antonio National Park. The park offers excellent hiking, spectacular views, and abundant wildlife viewing. The park boasts beautiful white-sand beaches and the warm turquoise water. Opt to swim, fish, kayak, surf or take a sailing trip.
Travel to Quepos, just outside Manuel Antonio National Park. Opt to visit the park or relax on the beach in this fun surf town. Enjoy a night out and perhaps learn how to salsa.
Day 7: Quepos
Pre-book the Manuel Antonio Catamaran Tour on the checkout page to include this optional activity on your tour or ask your GCO or travel agent for assistance.
Enjoy a free day to visit Manuel Antonio National Park, sail, snorkel or surf in the Pacific. Opt to kayak through mangroves or relax on the beach.
Day 8: Quepos/San José
Opt to chill at the beach in the morning before the journey by bus back to the capital.

End place: San Jose

Day 9: San José

Start place: San Jose

Depart at any time.

End place: San Jose

Inclusions

Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Mi Cafecito Coffee Cooperative Tour, Sarapiquí Your Wellness Moment: Hot Springs, Arenal Volcano Your Discover Moment: La Fortuna Your Discover Moment: Monteverde Your Discover Moment: Quepos
  • Guided cloud forest night walk (Monteverde)
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Transport

    Private vehicle, Boat, Public bus, Walking
  • Accommodation

    Hotel (8nts)

Dates & availability: Costa Rica Quest

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Departing Sun, 07/14/2019 Finishing Mon, 07/22/2019 Catalog Price $ 1029 Sale Price $ 1029 1 Book
Departing Fri, 07/19/2019 Finishing Sat, 07/27/2019 Catalog Price $ 1029 Sale Price $ 1029 1 Book
Departing Sat, 07/20/2019 Finishing Sun, 07/28/2019 Catalog Price $ 1029 Sale Price $ 1029 -

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