Costa Rica: Pura Vida

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Costa Rica

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Costa Rica

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A week-long escape to Costa Rica to raft the best river in Latin America, explore the unique wildlife of Costa Rica's rainforest canopy and the coastal beaches of Tortuguero National Park.

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What, in the vicinity of paradise, could be a finer juxtaposition than mixing the pulse-quickening of a world-class wild river, the Pacuare, with the quiet awe of one of the greatest natural phenomena on earth: the annual turtle nesting on the Caribbean beaches of Costa Rica? Join us for the best of super-natural "Pura Vida" Costa Rica on a tropical adventure vacation based out of two of Central Americas most legendary eco-lodges.

  • Raft the world-class Pacuare River
  • Hold on for a zip-line canopy tour
  • Explore Tortuguero National Park
  • Nesting sea turtles, monkeys & more
  • 5 nights award-winning lodging

Arrive in San Jose, Costa Rica and transfer to your hotel. Rafting the world-class Pacuare River, hiking to a Costa Rican jungle waterfall and swimming in the pool at the base of the falls. Overnight at the award-winning Rainforest Eco-Lodge on the banks of the Pacuare. Experience a unique Costa Rican canopy tour in the heart of a rainforest then take the rest of the day to relax at the lodge or explore the 2000-acre private reserve|Hop back in a raft for paddling through the Pacuare River Gorge, a whitewater classic and transfer to Tortuguero National Park which is only accessible by boat or light aircraft. Spend the next two nights at the Tortuga Lodge and Gardens situated on 146 acres of private land on Costa Ricas northeast Caribbean coast, near an important turtle nesting site. Enjoy a leisurely kayaking tour in the rainforest creeks near the lodge|Relax at the lodge and enjoy the surroundings Great Green Macaws, Spider Monkeys, Howler Monkeys, Whitefaced Capuchin and Three-toed Sloths inhabit the region. Top off your vacation with a guided excursion to possibly (fingers crossed) encounter a 300-pound Green Sea Turtle laying 80-100 eggs on the beach. Transfer back to San Jose for flights home.

June - August


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