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Costa Rica: Tropical Rafting and Mountain Biking Adventure (3 days)

RaftingThis multi-sport Costa Rica adventure is sure to appeal to those seeking an active holiday in the tropics.

Enjoy mountain biking in the stunning landscape of the Turrialba area before embarking on a two-day (3 night) white water rafting trip along the world class Pacuare River. The river plunges down the Caribbean slope through a series of spectacular canyons which are cloaked in virgin rainforest. This trip is one of pure magic, unsurpassed beauty, exuberant wildlife and great rapids.

2017 Departure Dates & Costs

Departure daily based on 2 or more persons
Cost from San Jose $ 625 USD


Enjoy a full day of Moutain Biking in the Cartago or Turrialba area. You will be able to explore the beautiful countryside as you ride your bikes. Generally we bike between 3 and 5 hours depending on conditions. Overnight in Turrialba at your hotel.

Day 2: PACUARE (B,L,D)
You will be picked up at your hotel in Turrialba and depart for the river. At the river, your guides will give you a safety orientation, then you'll board the boats and enjoy about 8 miles of rafting, stopping along the banks of the river for a picnic lunch. This trip combines two days of thrilling whitewater rafting on the Pacuare River. A trip of pure magic, unsurpassed beauty, exuberant wildlife and great rapids. Along its course lie several densely vegetated gorges, which shelter ocelots, monkeys, sloths and a large variety of birds. Warm water and breathtaking scenery combine to make an unforgettable trip. Though there are Class IV (intermediate) rapids on this river, an adventurous first-time rafter will find it thoroughly enjoyable. Arrive at your overnight campsite for dinner and evening enjoyment of the sights and sounds of the jungle. There is a trail system through the rainforest that you can enjoy, a freshwater stream and waterfall you can explore and a reforestation project nearby. You'll sleep in small wooden huts. Overnight Pacuare River Camp.

After a hearty breakfast prepared by your river guides, you will continue on down the river. Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you raft through a deep canyon where the jungle meets the water, waterfalls drop down from the thousand-foot cliffs, birds fly overhead and the water is a warm temperature. You'll get out of the river and be driven back to your San Jose hotel (Accommodation in San Jose not included).

Additional Information

Beach and Rainforest extensions can be added to compliment your journey! Please call for more information: 1 (800) 690-7887