Multi-Day Tour

Costa Rica Kayaking Adventure (9 days)

G Adventures Inc.

San José To San José

Valid for Departures: 10 Mar 2018 - 28 Dec 2019

Costa Rica Kayaking Adventure (9 days)

Day 1

San José

Day 2

San José/La Fortuna

Day 3

La Fortuna

Day 4

La Fortuna

Day 5

La Fortuna/Sarapiquí

Day 6

Sarapiquí/Tortuguero

Day 9

San José

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
San José
None None
Day 1 San José: There are no planned activities, so check into the hotel and enjoy the city. Amid the hustle and bustle, San José has beautiful parks, museums and the ornate National Theatre downtown. The central plaza is a good place to people-watch. A mime, juggler, marimba band, magician, or storyteller may be performing for whatever is collected when the hat is passed. Artisan booths are common, creating a regular arts and crafts fair atmosphere. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
San José/La Fortuna
None None
Day 2 San José/La Fortuna: La Fortuna, the town near the foot of Arenal Volcano, is an excellent base for adventure. Transport: Local bus
Day 3
La Fortuna
None None
Day 3 La Fortuna: Work your arms, legs and core muscles in an included kayak and stand-up paddle board session on Lake Arenal. Included Activities: Stand Up Paddle and Kayak Combo
Day 4
La Fortuna
None None
Day 4 La Fortuna: Enjoy a free day for adrenaline-fueled optionals such as the Cerro Chato extreme hike, whitewater rafting on Class III and IV rapids, waterfall rappelling or mountain biking. Or take it easy with some bird watching in Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge by boat or a massage in town.
Day 5
La Fortuna/Sarapiquí
None Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 La Fortuna/Sarapiquí: Travel to Sarapiquí and to the tranquil Cuarto River. Hop into kayaks and cruise downstream. The calm waters are perfect for birdwatching and wildlife spotting in the forest canopy. Included Activities: Guided River Kayak Excursion Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 6
Sarapiquí/Tortuguero
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6 Sarapiquí/Tortuguero: Travel east towards the Caribbean coast, then transfer to a boat and motor through canals to arrive in Tortuguero at the jungle-lined coast of Costa Rica. After arrival, enjoy a guided visit to the town of Tortuguero. Included Activities: Tortuguero Village Visit Transport: Private Vehicle Boat
Day 7
Tortuguero, Costa Rica
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 Tortuguero: Along Costa Rica's Caribbean coast, between April and October, sea turtles lay their eggs on the beach. Green turtles are most common, but leatherbacks, hawksbill and loggerhead turtles are also occasionally found near Tortuguero. You must book a tour with a registered tour guide in order to be allowed on the beach at night during nesting season. From November to early January, baby turtles will be making the journey from their nest to the ocean. Included Activities: Guided Kayak Excursion
Day 8
Tortuguero, Costa Rica
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8 Tortuguero/San José: If you have time, check out the sites you may have missed at the start of the trip or do some last-minute souvenir shopping. Transport: Boat Private Vehicle
Day 9
San José
None None
Day 9 San José: Depart at any time.

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Description

Glide straight into the core of the Costa Rican experience and hit three of Costa Rica’s hot spots in a kayak. Beginners and more experienced kayakers are welcome – for the nature lover, the scenery’s the point, not the sweat! Get really wild at Lake Arenal, the centre of adventure sports like paddle-boarding, then cruise through the canals of Tortuguero in search of monkeys and sloths. Experience lush greenery and Caribbean flavour from a whole different level when you kayak Costa Rica.

About Us

G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the widest selection of affordable small group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. Founded by entrepreneur owner Bruce Poon Tip in 1995 and powered by an international team of passionate change makers, G Adventures was the first adventure travel company to offer 100% guaranteed departures in 2013. With nearly 700 itineraries and 110,000 travelers each year, G Adventures' award-winning trips put travelers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. For more information, please visit: www.gadventures.com.

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