Adventure through Costa Rica’s remote Central Caribbean and experience the best adrenaline inducing activities the country has to offer.
Stay in the heart of the Turrialba farmlands where you will experience an exhilarating two-day whitewater rafting trip on the world famous Pacuare River. You'll get your adrenaline pumping, go rappelling down waterfalls, mountain biking, and canyoning through the jungle.
Hike to one of the most beautiful and hidden waterfalls, unknown to most tourists.
And experience the importance of farming in the community while learning about Costa Rica’s most famous crop, coffee.
Duration: 6 days, 5 nights
Start: San Jose International Airport (SJO) -- San Jose, Costa Rica
To ensure included transportation, plan to arrive before 1:00pm on Day 1.
Finish: San Jose International Airport (SJO) -- San Jose, Costa Rica
Plan to depart after 1:30PM on Day 6
If you want to spend more time in Costa Rica join us on our Starter Costa Rica trip
-Two-day whitewater rafting experience
-4 nights in double accommodations
-1 night in rustic river eco-lodge accommodations
-5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 5 dinners
-Pickup and drop-off at San Jose International (SJO) Airport
-Ground transportation to and from all included activities
-Mountain biking tour
-Rappelling and canyoning tour
-Zip-lining experience through the jungle
-Costa Rican sustainability & rural farming educational activity
-Certified rafting guides for two days
-Visit Virgen de Los Ángeles Basílica Church in Cartago
-The chance to meet kick-ass people!
-Under30Experiences Trip Leader
-Taxes always included, never hidden fees, & NO blackout dates
-Book with confidence: it's free to switch your trip more than 60 days out
Airfare booking details will be sent after registration – please wait to book your flight until you receive further instructions
-Two day whitewater rafting adventure
-Canyoning, rappelling, and zip-lining in an action packed day
-Mountain bike through untouched rainforest
-Hike to hidden waterfalls
-Support ecotourism with a visit to a local farm
This will be a fast-paced trip designed for thrill seekers who want to experience some of the country’s best adrenaline inducing activities.
A reasonable level of fitness is required, as we’ll be biking, rappelling, and rafting for sustained periods of time through the jungles of Costa Rica.
-Age requirement: 21+
-Group Size: 8-15 travelers
-Physical Rating: High physical activity. This trip is designed for an active lifestyle and includes hiking, rafting, rappelling, and mountain biking.
-Style: This trip is for adrenaline-seeking travelers who want to adventure into nature and experience Costa Rican culture.
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Whether you have joined us on a trip or are looking for a group of like-minded people, we welcome you to our travel community.
Travel can be unpredictable. Our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience.
While it is our intention to adhere to the itinerary, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into it and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.
Breakfast and Dinners will be enjoyed at our guesthouse and river lodge. Lunches will be enjoyed at local restaurants with recommendations by your trip leaders.
Sample Breakfast Menu:
Buffet with coffee, tea, juices, and fruit
Gallo Pinto- traditional fried rice with beans, eggs, and tortilla
Sample Dinner Menu:
Casado - traditional plate of white rice, black beans, choice of protein, vegetables, salad, and fried plantains.
Breakfasts and dinners can be modified to accommodate dietary restrictions
Average price of a meal is about $10
Private bus to and from Juan Santamaría International Airport to our accommodations in Turrialba
Private bus to all day trip excursions
For most of the trip, you will be staying in a remote boutique lodge in the city of Turrialba
Double accommodation rooms with ensuite bathrooms
1 night in double accommodations at our white-water rafting river eco-lodge
Single travelers joining the trip will be paired with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip.
Travel insurance is mandatory in order to participate on any of our trips.
When selecting a travel insurance policy please bear in mind that all travelers must have medical coverage and that we require a minimum coverage of USD 200,000 for repatriation and emergency rescue. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. If you have credit card insurance we require proof of purchase of the trip (a receipt of credit card statement) with a credit card in your name. Contact your bank for details of their participating insurer, the level of coverage and emergency contact telephone number.
All Under30Experiences trips are accompanied by experienced trip leaders and community managers.
The goal of the trip leaders is to facilitate an awesome experience and help our travelers have the best trip possible. They will provide information on the places you are traveling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends.
You can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the countries visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects.
The average temperature in Costa Rica’s Central Caribbean is 75-85 F during the day, and 60-75 F at night.
Please expect showers and thunderstorms some days that pass through the rainforest.
While your trip leader will assist you with optional activities available, please note that any optional activities you undertake are not part of your itinerary, and we offer no representations about the safety of the activity or the standard of the operators running them. Please use your own good judgment when selecting an activity in your free time.
Horseback riding - $35-$50
Spending 3 hours cruising to the rhythm of a docile horse is the best way to discover the breathtaking views of the Reventazon River basin, Turrialba volcano and the large stretches of meadows, forests, and coffee plantations.
We reserve the right to decline any traveler that may affect the welfare of the other travelers or trip leaders.
Illegal drugs will not be tolerated on the trip. Possessing or using drugs puts the rest of the group at risk. Our trip leaders have the right to expel any member of the group if drugs are found in their possession.
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