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The Wildlife of Costa Rica


Rafting adventure and nature lovers dream
8 days starting at $2,599/Person
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Why you'll love this tour!

This itinerary takes you deep into Costa Rica’s jungle and face to face with the country’s diverse beauty and nature. From the charming capital of San Jose where you’ll be able to enjoy cups of Golden Bean coffee from the nearby coffee plantations, you’ll ride whitewater rapids to the magical Pacuare Ecolodge before witnessing the pristine nature and wildlife in the Osa Peninsula.

Our local specialists and tour guides have designed and dialed in all the secret stops that any local would approve of.

What you can expect in every tour:
  • Choose any date, all tours have daily departures
  • Hand picked guides specialized for every excursion
  • 7 regional offices with 24/7 in country support
  • Transfers with English guide to/from all airports
  • Local specialists who live and guide the destination
  • Personal dining recommendations for food lovers
  • Incredibly comfortable authentic accommodations
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8 Day Travel Itinerary

Our tours depart any day of the year, there are no fixed departure dates. It’s really simply, we’ve designed some of the best experiences that cover your “bucket list” must see stuff in each destination. You can trust in our 20 years of experience, that everything will run just like clockwork.

Itinerary
1
Days 1-2

SAN JOSE

  • Explore Costa Rica’s charming capital city of San Jose on your own.
  • Take in the museums, market and 19th century buildings of San Jose.
  • Dance the night away in one of our favored salsa bars.

Costa Rica’s capital of San Jose is quite compact so you’ll have no trouble finding your way around as you admire the beautiful 19th century architecture and find quaint, independent coffee shops serving Costa Rica’s famous Golden Bean Coffee. At night, the city really comes alive with the sound of salsa from the local bars…while planning the trip with your travel specialist; ask for a list of our favorite salsa bars in San Jose for an authentic glimpse of Costa Rican culture.

Explore Costa Rica’s charming capital city of San Jose on your own. Take in the museums, market and 19th century buildings of San Jose. Dance the night away in one of our favored salsa bars.

Costa Rica’s capital of San Jose is quite ...

2
Days 2-4

PACUARE

  • Whitewater rafting experience to the front door of the Pacuare Lodge.
  • Guided nature walk through the Pacuare Lodge’s surrounding forest.
  • Visit a nearby Cabecar Indian village to experience local shaman traditions.

Arrive in true Costa Rican adventure style, crossing class 2 and 3 whitewater rapids to the entrance of one of the world’s most spectacular ecolodges, the Pacuare Lodge. Whether choosing from a collection of diverse activities exploring the region’s surroundings or simply relaxing in the tranquil and romantic grounds of the lodge; the Pacuare Lodge experience is out of this world!

Whitewater rafting experience to the front door of the Pacuare Lodge. Guided nature walk through the Pacuare Lodge’s surrounding forest. Visit a nearby Cabecar Indian village to experience local shaman traditions.

Arrive in true Costa Rican adventure style, crossing class 2 and 3 ...

3
Days 4-5

SAN JOSE

  • Explore Costa Rica’s glorious history at the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum.
  • Discover the coffee culture of San Jose at the city’s best independent cafes.
  • Taste the best of Costa Rica’s cuisine at one of our favored restaurants in San Jose.

Returning to San Jose will let you explore Costa Rica’s capital further, taking in the spectacular Pre-Columbian Gold Museum and Jade Museum in downtown San Jose. With the surrounding area producing some of the finest coffee in Costa Rica, explore the various aromas, beans and blends of Costa Rica’s Golden Bean at one of our favorite independent coffee shops in the city.

Explore Costa Rica’s glorious history at the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum. Discover the coffee culture of San Jose at the city’s best independent cafes. Taste the best of Costa Rica’s cuisine at one of our favored restaurants in San Jose.

Returning to San Jose ...

4
Days 5-8

THE OSA PENINSULA

  • Nighttime guided nature walk exploring the nocturnal wildlife.
  • Rappel down 4 waterfalls.
  • Guided hike in the heart of the rainforest.

Regarded as the last wild frontier of Costa Rica, the pristine nature and wildlife of the Osa Peninsula is simply breathtaking. With 400 species of birds, all 4 of Costa Rica’s species of monkeys, peccaries, coatis, agoutis, tayra, kinkajous, sloths, armadillos, anteaters and more wildlife to spot, the new and mysterious sounds of the rainforest around you will entice all your senses to explore.

Nighttime guided nature walk exploring the nocturnal wildlife. Rappel down 4 waterfalls. Guided hike in the heart of the rainforest.

Regarded as the last wild frontier of Costa Rica, the pristine nature and wildlife of the Osa Peninsula is simply breathtaking. With 400 ...

Shared Experiences in

We have over 20 years experience building relationships with a short list of some of the best hotels and guides in Central & South America, from 7 regional offices in Latin America. We always aim to offer our tour packages with as little impact with the culture, by using shared transportation and/or private “like a local” excursions using public transportation. Let us know your travel dates and destination preferences, and we’ll match you with YOUR PERFECT Latin America experience. 

Shared Hotels & Pricing

(Price estimate for 2 people traveling together)

Option 1: Comfort
$2,599 /person
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Option 2: Superior
$3,179 /person
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Option 3: Luxury
$3,369 /person
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Our World Experts offer full support and dedication to customizing this tour to fit you wishlist.
We can mix and match experiences, hotels and highlights to fit you budget and taste.