Trip Style: Yolo - You're only young once, but you can be young-at-heart forever. That's the ethos that powers our Yolo trips; fast-paced and affordable trips designed with the 18-to-thirtysomething traveller in mind. Explore the world by day, stay up all night and do it all again somewhere new the next day with a collection of new best friends you'll want to keep in touch with for the rest of your life. You only live once. Make it count.
Service Level: Basic
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 18, avg 14
Meals Included: No meals included
Accommodations: Simple hotels (7 nts, sometimes multi-share).
Try adrenaline sports like whitewater rafting and surfing, take in the views of Arenal Volcano towering over La Fortuna, chill out by the Pacific Ocean.
Hit two of Costa Ricas famed features - volcanoes and beaches - on this exciting trip that isnt too hard on the wallet. Get the adrenaline pumping in La Fortuna, then soak up the hippie spirit of Montezuma and relax on the beach. While youre free to choose your own adventure and optional adrenaline-inducing activities like waterfall rappelling, your accommodation and transportation are included. Our expert CEOs will help you make the most of your time. Take a trip thats packed with just the essentials - eight days of maximum Costa Rica at minimum cost.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 12/31/2017
- 8 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||San Jose||Day 1 San Jose|
Please try to arrive before 6pm for an important group meeting where you can meet the Chief Experience Officer (CEO) and the other group members. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||La Fortuna||Day 2 San Jose/La Fortuna|
La Fortuna, the town near the foot of Arenal Volcano, is an excellent base for adventure. Optional activities in this area abound. Hike the area's nature trails, swim in chilly La Fortuna waterfall or go canyoneering (rappelling) and catch a bird's eye view of the forest greenery. Other optional activities include full-day white water rafting on the Toro or Balsa Rivers, mountain biking, caving, horseback riding, or a tour of the CaNo Negro Wildlife Refuge. Transport: Taxi to bus station. Taxicab Local bus (3.00-5.00 hours, 150km)
|Day 3||La Fortuna||Day 3 La Fortuna|
Enjoy a full day in La Fortuna to relax or experience some of the many optional activities available.
|Day 4||Monteverde||Day 4 La Fortuna/Montezuma|
Travel to the Nicoya Peninsula, with plenty of time for rest and relaxation in the laid back ex-hippie hangout of Montezuma. Transport: Local van (3.00 hour(s)) Ferry Local bus (2.00 hour(s))
|Days 5-6||Montezuma||Days 5-6 Montezuma|
Check out Cabo Blanco NP to spot some wildlife, hike to the nearby waterfall for a dip or a jump in the local swimming hole or simply lounge on the beach. Take a day trip to the beautiful Isla Tortuga, where you can snorkel along a volcanic rock reef or check out the nearby surf havens of Mal Pais and Santa Teresa. Adrenaline junkies can take their pick of activities as well - surfing, ziplining, ATV, boogie boarding, horseback riding or scuba diving are all options. On the other hand, if relaxation is what you seek, opt for a yoga class or take a leisurely hike to search for orchids.
|Day 7||San Jose||Day 7 Montezuma/San Jose|
Travel back to the capital for the final night out with the group. Transport: Local bus (7.50 hour(s), 150km)
|Day 8||San Jose||Day 8 San Jose|
Depart at any time.
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.