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Costa Rica

Trek Hidden Costa Rica

Think you know Costa Rica? Trade in the same old settings for the real deal. Trek into the heart of the jungle to live with three families in a remote village. Discover the emerald core of a diverse land while bunking down behind a massive waterfall in a hidden cave. Learn about the medicinal plants native to these parts and how to make sugarcane candy. This is a spectacular country with opportunities for waterfall rappelling, surfing, and whitewater rafting. This is what adventure is all about.
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  • Duration
    12 Days
  • Starting From
    $1,591
    /person
    Twin sharing
  • Travel Operator
    G Adventures
  • Flights
    Not Included
    Flight booking assistance will be provided.
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Itinerary

San José

Arrive at any time.

  Hotel:  None

San José/San Isidro

Travel by local bus over the highest mountain pass in the country. Arrive in the valley of San Isidro de El General and take a walk in the main plaza.

  Hotel:  None

San Isidro/Piedras Blancas

Embark on a three-day, three-night excursion with a locally owned and operated adventure company to the community of Piedras Blancas, found in the heart of the Zona de los Santos region.

   Meals:   Lunch, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Piedras Blancas

Experience life in a remote community in and around a local family farm.

   Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Piedras Blancas

Travel across the Savegre River to the next homestay with an included medicinal plant walk.

   Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Piedras Blancas/Dominical

Raft the Savegre River and relax at the end of the day by stretching out on the beach. Try the local seafood at an optional group dinner.

   Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch,

  Hotel:  None

Dominical

Enjoy a free day in beautiful Dominical. Take a surf lesson, hike to a local waterfall for a swim, go on a whale watching cruise, or kick back and relax.

  Hotel:  None

Dominical/Diamante Verde

Trek to a unique fully equipped cave with twin 26m (85 ft) waterfalls. Go swimming in three natural pools and explore surrounding trails.

   Meals:   Lunch, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Diamante Verde/Uvita

Enjoy a morning of waterfall rappelling before trekking out of the jungle and travelling to beautiful seaside Uvita. Opt to surf, whale-watch, horseback-ride or kick back and relax.

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Uvita

Spend the morning swimming, relaxing, and watching humpback whales off the coast of Ballena Marine National Park, before enjoying free time in Uvita.

  Hotel:  None

Uvita/San José

Transfer back to the capital for a final evening with the group.

  Hotel:  None

San José

Depart at any time.

  Hotel:  None

Inclusions

 Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Foodie Moment: Bread Making, Piedras Blancas Your Foodie Moment: Chocolate Making, Piedras Blancas

  Hiking excursion to Piedras Blancas (4 days)

  Overnight hiking excursion to Diamante Verde Cave

  Waterfall rappelling

  Whitewater rafting on the Savegre River

  Trapiche demonstration

  Ballena Marine National Park visit

  Free time in Dominical and Uvita

  All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

 

Not Included

 Additional 5% GST

 International Flights and VISA fees

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