THE TRIP

THE TRIP

THE TRIP

The Trip


The Trip Includes:

  • Accommodations in Turrialba Turrialtico Lodge or Similar
  • Accommodations at Pacuare Outdoor Center
  • Accommodations at South Caribbean Coast
  • Meals included in description *
  • All ground transportation within Costa Rica
  • English-speaking guides
  • All necessary activity equipment
  • All park entrance and activity fees
  • Round-trip airport transfer

1. Arrival and Transfer to Turrialba

After flying into San José, you'll be met at the airport by your guide. You'll then be transported to one of our base hotels in the mountain-valley town of Turrialba with breath-taking views of the smoking Turrialba volcano. Spend the rest of the day settling in, relaxing in a hammock, or getting to know your fellow adventurers.

* All meals included throughout the trip, including a welcome dinner on the first night

2. Canyoning Experience

On day 2, After breakfast we are going to start by making our way to a Canyon in the mountains of Sitio de Mata. Here we are going to get geared up and start the expedition thru the canyon. You will be making your way the canyon by rock hopping and rappeling down 4 different waterfalls and a slide at the end.

After a full morning of canyoneering we are going to experience Costa Rican Culture with a delicous Dinner full of Folklore. Here you will get the chance visit a local home where the mom's in the community prepare dinner along with show and dance.

3. Rafting Pacuare River & Pacuare Outdoor Center*

Today, we will head to the Pacuare River where we will raft into our Pacuare Outdoor Center which was built using all local labor and materials from the land. We will make the trip to the Pacuare River on mountain bikes taking a backroads adventure through some of Costa Rica's most scenic rolling hills. After about 6 miles we will arrive to the put in where the rafting adventure starts. This is a leisure ride on gravel road for beginner bikers. We also have our 4x4's making the trip allowing us to stop for a rest or even catch a ride if you want to enjoy the views from the benches in the back of our 4x4's.

National Geographic list the Pacuare River as one of the five most scenic rivers on the planet. Because the Pacuare Outdoor Center is owned by Costa Rican Resource it has become our pride and joy. This is the part of the adventure all of our guest rave about. You will be treated like royalty here as your guides make it a wonderful experience from start to finish in one of the most beautiful places you will find in all of Costa Rica.

At night we have dinner at candle-light and will set up a bonfire under the moon and the stars for a relaxed evening.

* POC Lodge amenities, include showers, bathrooms, fully enclosed bungalows, and great views of the river and surrounding jungle.

4. Zipline, Tarzan Swing, Waterfall Jumping

We will start the day by zipping through the canopy. So get ready to experience the views of Pacuare Outdoor Center from other level. The zipline course which runs from tree top to tree top has views of the river from every angle. The last two cables run over the raging rapids of the Pacuare. After the zipline you will experience our infamous Tarzan swing being swung 200ft over the Pacuare River!

In the afternoon we will take you on a jungle hike experience to a nearby hidden waterfall that measures 27ft high and falls into a beautiful pristine pool where you will enjoy the simplicity of our next adventure, Waterfall Jumping! Which is exactly what it sounds like!

In the evening it is back to our lodge where you can relax in the hammocks or the many rocky chairs we have to lounge around.

5. Whitewater Rafting thru Pacuare Canyon and Beach Time!!

Today we will be rafting the world famous Pacuare Canyon. We save the best for last and the scenery here is like no place else in Costa Rica. The canyon walls rise 300ft up in straight rock and 200ft waterfalls fall into the river as we float down completely virgin tropical rainforest from start to finish.

After we are going to start driving to a Caribbean beach where you can shop for souvenirs and chillout at the end of the day.

6. Surf Classes & Travel back to San Jose and spend the night at Airport Hotel

At the beach, you can take a surfing lesson from one of your guides (or snorkel option). You will have the chance to learn the basics in the sand and the proper form to get read for taking on the waves. After your lesson in the sand it will be out to the waves and a chance to spend the better half of the morning in the sun, having fun, and working towards beocoming the next professional surfer :)

After your day of sun and sand we will start our trip back to San Jose we will make the drive through one of Costa Rica's most scenic National Parks Braulio Carillo, we are going to visit San Jose Downtown for some souvenirs shop and ge tour las dinner as a group with your guide. After dinner you are going to be drop off at the hotel airport to get you ready for your departure flight.

7. Fly Home!

Depending on your departing time the hotel include shuttle service to the airport 24hrs so you can coordinate it., you'll be taken to the airport to catch your return flight to the United States (airfare is not included with this deal).



1. Family Tour


The Trip Includes:

  • Transfers all trip
  • All lodging
  • Meals Listed on itinerary
  • All activities and entrances fee listed on itinerary

Not Included:

  • Airfare
  • Departure airport taxes ($29p/p)
  • Tips

Day 1 --- Arrive and Drive to Turrialba (Casa Turire)

Today you will be met outside the airport (SJO) by a driver, He is going to transfer you thru the capital city of San Jose and out into the rural mountains of Turrialba. Your final destination will be the beautiful 16 bedroom small boutique hotel of Casa Turire. This hotel is situated on a lake with spectacular views of the smoking Turrialba Volcano. (Meals Included: None).

Day 2 --- Enter Pacuare River (Lodging at Pacuare Outdoor Center)

Today we will enter the Pacuare River for your Costa Rican Resource private river trip. This is a great adventure starting at La Cruz and making our way to the Pacuare Lodge. We will leave the hotel around 9am and arrive to La Cruz around 10am to begin rafting. Here we will raft for two hours. You will enjoy a delicious lunch. (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 3 --- Zipline & Tarzan Swing Experience (POC)

Today is a day mixed adventure and nature. We will start the day by zipping through the canopy. Since this is a private adventure we really take advantage of being in the canopy and treat it more than simply a thrill ride. The life of the canopy in the rainforest is so vibrant it can often be taken for granted. The zipline adventure includes, zipping through the canopy and we even have what many call Costa Rica's best Tarzan swing!

After lunch we can do some hikes around, and during the evening we can relaxed around a bonfire. (Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).

Day 4 --- Raft Pacuare C anyon & Drive to Arenal (Los Lagos Hotel)

Today is your day of full whitewater rafting. We will visit some class III & IV rapids. This will be one of the best days of the trip so far. The best part is the water level in Day. It is at its best level for the biggest waves and best rides! Don't worry we will keep you safe but get ready for some action.

After the day of rafting we will make the drive to the Arenal Volcano. We will make some stops along the way to keep it interesting but our final destination and grand finale of the trip will be the beautiful Los Lagos Resort. Here you can relax at the Hotsprings (Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch).

Day 5 --- Canyoneering (Los Lagos Resort)

Today is a great day of fun and adventure. You will be getting wet from start to finish. Today you will be pick up by an adventure guide for the morning canyoning trip and finishing the tour you will enjoy a wonderful lunch. After lunch your adventure guide are going to take you back to the beautiful Los Lagos Resort where you can enjoy the hotsprings. (Meals: Breakfast & Lunch).

Day 6 --- Fly Home!

Depending of the time of your flight we coordinate your transfer to the airport, we recomend an after mid day flight. (Meals: Breakfast)

Note: Hotels are subject of availability until first deposit is made.



2. Family Tour


The Trip Includes:

  • Transfers all trip
  • All lodging
  • Meals Listed on itinerary
  • All activities and entrances fee listed on itinerary

Not Included:

  • Airfare
  • Departure airport taxes ($29p/p)
  • Tips

Day 1 --- Arrive and transfer to Arenal Volcano (Los Lagos Resort)

For today we recomend a flight that arrive before 1:00pm, at the airport is going to be a driver waiting for you. He is going to drive you to the home of the Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna. He is going to drop you off at the beautiful Los Lagos Resort where you can relaxed at the Hotsprings. (Meals: None)

Day 2 --- Nature Hike Arenal Volcano & Canyoneering Adventure (Los Lagos Resort)

Today is a great day of fun and adventure. You will be getting wet from start to finish. Around 12:30 PM you will be pick up by an Adventure guide for the canyoning trip and finishing the tour you will drive back to the hotel to enjoy the springs and have a relax evening.(Meals: Breakfast) PSS these activity we can changed.

Day 3 --- Travel to Manuel Antonio (Si Como No)

Today you are going to be pick up at 8:00 am for a 5 hour drive to one of the more popular beach towns in Costa Rica which is home to the famous Manuel Antonio National Park. We are going to do some stops along the way but our final destination is going to be the beautiful Si Como No Hotel. (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 4 --- R&R at the Beach! (Si Como No hotel)

Today is a free day to enjoy Manuel Antonio, we recommend you a Nature hike thru the Beautiful Manuel Antonio National Park. There you can see some monkeys and rakoons around. The best beaches of the area are inside the park so bring some towels. (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 5 --- Travel to San Jose (Holliday Inn Express Hotel)

Today you will make your way to the San Jose Airport (SJO) which is a 3 hour drive. To have a good rest before your travel back home. (Meals included: Breakfast)

Day 6 --- Fly Home!

Depending of the time of your flight we coordinate your transfer to the airport. (Meals: Breakfast)

Note: Hotels are subject of availability until first deposit is made.