Basic Costa Rica: Coastlines & Cloud Forests

Resort: Basic Costa Rica: Coastlines & Cloud Forests
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Costa Rica
Price From: £543.20

Over View

Stay flexible in Costa Rica on this unique two-week adventure. You’ll hit the volcanoes, a cloud forest, and both of the incredible coasts. Chill out on white-sand beaches and explore pristine wildlife reserves. Best of all, this trip gives you the flexibility to create the adventure of a lifetime, so you can soar across the treetops by zipline, rappel down a waterfall, or learn to surf the Pacific breaks. Take a trip that’s packed with just the essentials everything you need to explore the diversity and beauty of Costa Rica.

Itineraries

Day 1
San Jos

Arrive at any time. Tonight, explore the La California barrio with your fellow travellers. Stop in at one of the many bars to get to know your group over a few drinks. Cheers to new friends and new adventures!

Day 2
San JosPuerto Viejo de Talamanca

Travel to the Caribbean coast and enjoy the tropical seascape.

Day 3
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Opt to go snorkelling in the Caribbean or hiking in Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge.

Day 4
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Opt to go snorkelling in the Caribbean or hiking in Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge.

Day 5
Puerto Viejo de TalamancaSan Carlos

Travel north by bus up the Caribbean coastline before heading inland through varied landscapes. In the afternoon, arrive to San Carlos and to the rural community of Coope San Juan. Stay overnight with a local family for an authentic Costa Rican experience.

Day 6
Cantn de San CarlosLa Fortuna

Take the short drive to La Fortuna, the adventure capital of Costa Rica. Options aboundsoak in Arenal’s hot springs or get the adrenaline pumping with whitewater rafting or waterfall rappelling.

Day 7
La Fortuna

Enjoy an entire free day in La Fortuna. Opt to go whitewater rafting, mountain biking, caving, horseback riding, or a tour of the Cao Negro Wildlife Refuge. Like much of Costa Rica, the area is a birders paradise, with over 600 species as permanent residents. After a long day of exploring, you can choose to take a relaxing soak at Baldi Hot Springs.

Day 8
La FortunaMonteverde

Travel from La Fortuna to Monteverde and into the cool mountain air of the area. Stop at Life Monteverde, a coffee cooperative for coffee tastings, and a tour of their farm to learn about sustainable agriculture. In the afternoon, take time to venture out and explore the mountainous town of Monteverde.

Day 9
Monteverde

Free day to enjoy; opt to tour the cloud forest or visit a coffee plantation.

Day 10
MonteverdeSanta Teresa

Travel to the Pacific coast of the Nicoya Peninsula and enjoy this laid-back beach town.

Day 11
Santa Teresa

Surf or swim the waves, practice yoga on the beach or chill out in this laid-back beach town.

Day 12
Santa Teresa

Surf or swim the waves, practice yoga on the beach or chill out in this laid-back beach town.

Day 13
Santa TeresaSan Jos

Travel back to the capital for a final evening with the group.

Day 14
San Jos

Depart at any time.

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