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Costa Rica
River Rafting, Volcanoes
& Pacific Beaches
9 Days/8 Nights
San Jose, Pacuare Lodge, Arenal
& Pacific Coast

From $2115

Here is a suggested itinerary to Costa Rica
which is designed to start on any day of the week.
This itinerary may be modified to suit the individual traveler.

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EcoAdventures' River Raftiing, Rainforests, Volcanoes and Beaches Costa Rica Tour
Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive San Jose, Costa Rica Transfer to your selected hotel.
Day 2: San Jose/Pacuare River Lodge - 6:00-7:00 a.m. Early morning pick-up in San Jose by a Costa Rica Nature Adventures representative and transfer (approximately 2½ hours) to the Pacuare River put-in including a typical Costa Rican breakfast in route.
Pacuare Lodge, Pacuare River, Costa Rica
Pacuare Lodge
Pacuare River, Costa Rica
Exciting 1-1½ hour river rafting tour to the Pacuare Lodge (class II-III rapids) where you will enjoy your stay at Costa Rica's premier eco-lodge. Arrival at the Pacuare Lodge 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. After lunch participate in an optional canopy tour (not included in package price) or waterfall hike, or simply relax in your private bungalow or suite. Dine on gourmet delicacies by candlelight and then visit the upstairs lounge for a cocktail or refreshment before retiring to a restful night's sleep. The Pacuare Lodge Adventure is sold as a package trip that includes: Transportation, bilingual guide, overland transfer to the lodge, and rafting tour of the Pacuare River, professional guides and equipment, all meals (gourmet dinners), lodging, welcome fruit punch, hot beverages, lunch along the river, use of private installations at river take-out, return transportation to San José with guide. Minimum age for river rafting: 12 years of age, and a liability waiver must be signed by both parents or legal guardians. (B, L, D)
River rafting, Costa RicaDay 3: Pacuare Lodge You'll wake up to bird song and the soothing sound of the river nearby. Then head over to the main lodge for a delicious breakfast of homemade bread, tropical fruits, yogurt, eggs, pancakes, cereal, juice and coffee. The lodge employs a resident naturalist guide who will provide unique insights into the plant and animal world. Choose from exciting optional tours (NOT included) that include guided hikes through an emerald rainforest, the Cabecar Indian tour - where visitors may participate in a cultural exchange with a shaman and the Adventure Canopy Tour - where visitors glide amid a tropical rainforest canopy. (B, L, D)
Day 4: Pacuare Lodge/Arenal
Departure between 9:00-10:00 a.m., and transfer to Rancho Robeto's Restaurant in Guapiles, where your driver will be waiting for you to transfer you to Arenal. The transfer is via our semi-private service with no more than three pick-ups or drop-offs. (B, L)
Day 5: Arenal Leisure day for optional tours. (B)
Day 6: Arenal/Tamarindo Morning departure via shuttle service for a six-hour transfer to Tamarindo Beach in Guanacaste Province on the Pacific. Accommodations in selected hotel. (B)
Days 7 & 8: Tamarindo
Leisure days for optional tours. (B Daily)
Day 9: Depart Tamarindo
Transfer to Liberia Airport, or extend your stay in Costa Rica with additional destinations. (B)
Note: You can substitute Mid-Pacific or Manuel Antonio hotels for Tamarindo and rates are quoted below.

Rates for all of the packages include:
• Airport/hotel/airport transfers via private shuttle vans
• Hotel accommodations as specified, including tax & service charge
• Breakfast throughout (B)
• Sightseeing, additional meals as indicated (L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
• Transportation via
Shuttle Vans/Buses. See below for upgrades to Semi-Private Transfer Service or Private Transfer Service.
• Child rates are for children 11 years or under sharing a room with two adults with existing beds; a maximum of two children per room
High Season = NOV-APR & JUL-AUG. Christmas, New Years & Easter Week not included
Low Season = MAY-JUN & SEP-OCT

Rates Per Personx Low Season
High Season
Hotel Category
Yr
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Child
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Child
Standard
2021
$2115
936
n/a
$2415
1098
n/a
2022
2225
986
n/a
2540
1155
n/a
First Class
2021
$2295
1115
n/a
$3600
1315
n/a
2022
2415
1175
n/a
3790
1380
n/a
Deluxe
2021
$2455
1320
n/a
$2900
1595
n/a
2022
2585
1390
n/a
3055
1675
n/a
Deluxe Plus
2021
$3215*
1998*
n/a
$3425
2075
n/a
2022
3385*
2100*
n/a
3600
2180
n/a
*Rates do not include breakfast at The Springs (Arenal) or Four Seasons
Rates subject to change without notice.
Upgrades
All Year
EcoAdventures' Tour: Rainforests, Volcanoes & Beaches for 9 Days/8 Nights visiting San Jose, Tortuguero, Arenal & Pacific Coast
Rates Per Person
Yr
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Upgrade to Semi-Private Transfer Service
Rates apply to Arenal to selected beach hotel.
2021
$35
70
2022
36
72
Upgrade to Private Transfer Service
Rates apply to transfers from Arenal to selected beach hotel.
2021
$145
290
2022
150
300
Rates subject to change without notice.

Rates for Substituting Mid-Pacific Hotels
Rates Per Person Low Season
High Season
Hotel Category
Yr
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Child
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Child
Standard
2021
$2195
879
n/a
$2415
970
n/a
2022
2315
925
n/a
2540
1025
n/a
First Class
2021
$2299
1159
n/a
$2615
1245
n/a
2022
2240
1115
n/a
2750
1310
n/a
Deluxe
2021
$2585
1340
n/a
$2900
1570
n/a
2022
2720
1415
n/a
3055
1650
n/a
Deluxe Plus
2021
$3015*
1779*
n/a
$3425*
2125*
n/a
2022
3175*
1870*
n/a
3600*
2240*
n/a
*Rates do not include breakfast at The Springs (Arenal)
Rates subject to change without notice.
Upgrades
All Year
Rates Per Person
Yr
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Upgrade to Private Transfer Service
Rates apply to transfers from Arenal to selected beach hotel.
2021
$115
230
2022
119
238
Rates subject to change without notice.

Rates for Substituting Manuel Antonio (Quepos) Hotels
Rates Per Person Low Season
High Season
Hotel Category
Yr
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Child
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Child
Standard
2021
$2369
1069
n/a
$2595
1165
n/a
2022
2495
1125
n/a
2735
1225
n/a
First Class
2021
$2435
869
n/a
$2650
1220
n/a
2022
2565
1089
n/a
2790
1285
n/a
Deluxe
2021
$2779
1475
n/a
$3075
1640
n/a
2022
2930
1550
n/a
3240
1730
n/a
Deluxe Plus
2021
$3439*
2125*
n/a
$3980*
2555*
n/a
2022
3620
2235*
n/a
4190*
2689*
n/a
*Rates do not include breakfast at The Springs (Arenal)
Rates subject to change without notice.
Upgrades
All Year
Rates Per Person
Yr
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Upgrade to Private Transfer Service
Rates apply to transfers from Arenal to selected beach hotel.
2021
$165
330
2022
175
350
Rates subject to change without notice.

Hotels in Category
Region
Standard
First Class
Deluxe
Deluxe Plus
San Jose
Pacuare
Pacuare River Lodge
(Garden Suite)
Arenal
Mountain Paradise
Arenal Springs Hotel
or Arenal Manoa Hotel
& Hot Springs Resort

Volcano Lodge or
Arenal Kioro (Jr. Suite)

The Springs Resort & Spa*
(Vista Guest) or
Nayara Hotel & Gardens
(Deluxe Casita)
Manuel Antonio
El Parador
(Garden View)
or
La Mansion Inn
El Parador (Tropical View)
or
La Mansion Inn (Superior)
El Parador (Premium)
or
La Mansion Inn (Studio #1) or Villas Si Como No (Deluxe)
Gaia Hotel & Reserve
(Suite or Loft Suite)
or Arenas del Mar Resort
(Superior Oceanbreeze)
or Los Altos Beach Resort & Spa (Penthouse)
Mid-Pacific
Alma del Pacifico
(Beachfront Bungalow)
Marriott Los Suenos
(Oceanview Balcony)
Tamarindo
or
Papagayo (Guanacaste)

Tamarindo Diria
(Poolview)

Cala Luna
(Deluxe)
Capitan Suizo
(Superior Terrace)
or Tamarindo Diria
(Premium Sunset Oceanfront)
JW Marriott
(Garden View Room)
*Rates do not include breakfast

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