Duration

5 Days 4 Nights

Location

Puerto Viejo

Price p/p

$449.00

Caribbean Highlights

Starting in San Jose or Arenal, with the option to change destinations, visiting Rio Pacuare, Puerto Viejo & Tortuguero.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Pick up in San Jose or Arenal. Rafting Pacuare River. Drop off Puerto Viejo area.
  • Day 2: Day in Puerto Viejo. Optional activities available
  • Day 3: Day in Puerto Viejo. Optional activities available
  • Day 4: Transfer from Puerto Viejo drive and boat into Tortuguero. Afternoon Tours.
  • Day 5: Morning Tours and transfer to Arenal or San José

Package Includes

4 nights of lodging, all transport, all breakfasts, 3 lunches & 1 dinner, rafting Rio Pacuare, local Tortuguero tours (2 canal tours, one guided hike, one tour of town).

Price

$449 per person in double occupancy. Single supplement available for an extra $120

Description

Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast has a unique blend of culture, wildlife and stunning natural beauty. We will visit the best and most beautiful destinations in this pristine coast, this trip is for the ones that don’t mind a bit of mud, forests, sand and a bit of reggae. Let us get your adrenaline flowing.

See the Itinerary tab for a day by day description.

Preferred Hotels :

La Isla Inn (Puerto Viejo), Blue Conga (Puerto Viejo), or similar.

1

Depart from San José or Arenal (La Fortuna)

We will pick you up from your hotel reception and head to the Pacuare River for a day of rafting. The Pacuare River is the best choice for your adventure treks in Costa Rica. It is world famous for its sheer beauty: A true river gorge flanked by steep, green walls. Here you enjoy the feeling of total isolation from urban life and the realness of being connected with nature. You see waterfalls cascade into the river from both sides as colorful, tropical birds fly right over your head.

The white water is equally exciting. It is not an overly challenging river, but it has a lot of rapids, therefore giving you an adventure filled with lots of fun. The 18 mile / 30 kilometer one day run includes a total of 52 rapids, class III IV.
After rafting we will drop you off in the beautiful south Caribbean town of Puerto Viejo.

2

Puerto Viejo

Today is a free day to relax and enjoy the sand, surf and sun. Clear water, coconut palms and a laid-back Caribbean atmosphere make Puerto Viejo a favorite among travelers. Located on the Caribbean Coast, about an hour south of Limon, Puerto Viejo is the center of activity between the smaller villages of Cahuita and Manzanillo. The relaxed, seaside town is framed by jungle, turquoise seas and scenic rivers. Here amidst the exotic flora and fauna, lie vibrant seaside towns with gorgeous beaches and crystal clear waters. Optional Tours and activities available!

3

Puerto Viejo

Optional Tours and activities available, book with us and save:

  • Punta Uva Sea & River Kayaking with hike. $55 pp
  • Jaguar Rescue Center, Chocolate Tour & Waterfall. $55 pp
  • Snorkeling in Cahuita National Park with hike. $55 pp
4

Transfer to Tortuguero

Time to embark on the most extraordinary jungle adventure, our 2 days / 1 night Tortuguero Expedition. This National Park is located on the northern Caribbean plain of the country. A navigable network of lagoons and canals parallel to the coast crosses the Park with great scenic beauty, home to a great number of species surrounded by lush tropical vegetation. Tortuguero is considered the most important nesting site on the western half of the Caribbean for the Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) that comes to the beach to nest every year from July to October. All meals, lodging and transportation are included.

Today we have a Canal Tour and a Tortuguero Village Tour included. Not Included:Park Entrance fee $17pp and Seasonal Turtle nesting tour $35pp.

5

Morning Tours and Departure

A second guided Canal Tour and a National Park Hike before leaving for your choice of destination, San Jose or La Fortuna, close to the Arenal Volcano.

Hotel La Isla Inn (Puerto Viejo)

La Baula Lodge (Tortuguero)

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