Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Upgraded
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 16, Avg 12.
Meals Included: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Wake up with stand-up paddleboard yoga on Lake Arenal, Breathe in pure rainforest air hiking near La Fortuna, Escape the city in Rincon de la Vieja National Park, Bask in a rejuvenating volcanic mud exfoliation, Balance yourself during a surf lesson
Simply say "Costa Rica" and vivid images of paradise instantly flood the imagination. This eight-day tour makes those dreams a reality while letting you connect with the country's charming people. Your spirits will be lifted with a visit to Mi Cafecito Community Coffee Plantation, a G for Good project supporting 200 local farmers, before carrying on to the outdoor utopia that is La Fortuna. There you'll be treated to a world of wellness, with yoga sessions overlooking the Arenal Volcano, hiking, free time for meditation, and a rejuvenating trip to thermal hot springs. Continue on to remote Rincon de la Vieja for more yoga and a therapeutic mud bath before a final stop in Playa Carrillo - home to a beach devoid of buildings, hotels, and restaurants that will give your mind a sense of clarity you may have previously thought impossible.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 12/31/2020
- 8 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||San Jose||Day 1 San Jose|
Arrive at any time and meet your included transfer to the hotel. This evening, meet the group and CEO for a welcome meeting. Take this opportunity to set your intention for the trip ahead. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Transport: Arrival Airport Transfer
|Day 2||La Fortuna||Day 2 San Jose/La Fortuna (1B, 1L)|
Drive to SarapiquI to visit the G Adventures-supported Mi Cafecito Community Coffee Plantation. Learn about the impact this project has had on the community and sample some of the products they sell. Continue on to La Fortuna, an outdoor paradise and the adventure capital of Costa Rica. Join the group for the first included yoga session on the hotel grounds overlooking Arenal Volcano. Included Activities: Mi Cafecito Coffee Cooperative Tour La Fortuna Yoga Class Transport: Private Van with Wi-fi (4.00 hour(s), 150km)
|Day 3||La Fortuna||Day 3 La Fortuna (1B, 1D)|
Visit nearby Lake Arenal this morning for a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) yoga class. Enjoy free time in the afternoon to take part in optional activities around La Fortuna - opt to go canyoning, hiking, or use the time for rest and meditation. In the evening, visit nearby hot springs for a relaxing soak in the thermal waters. Included Activities: Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga on Lake Arenal Hot Springs Soak
|Day 4||Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park||Day 4 La Fortuna/Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park (1B, 1D)|
Home to two volcanoes, Rincon de la Vieja is the epitome of Costa Rica: lush jungle, extensive flora and fauna, bubbling mud pools next to volcanic thermal waters, and an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Included Activities: Rincon de la Vieja Yoga Class Transport: Private Vehicle (3.50-4.50 hours, 150km)
|Day 5||Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park||Day 5 Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Enjoy a day of exploring Rincon de la Vieja National Park. Start by taking a short hike to one of the volcanic mud pools in the area. After a rejuvenating exfoliation with the volcanic mud, rinse off at nearby thermal pools. This afternoon is free to explore the park, or spend time enjoying the lodge. Included Activities: Volcanic Mud Bath and Hot Springs
|Day 6||Playa Carrillo||Day 6 Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park/Playa Carrillo (1B)|
Known for being less busy than other beaches along the coast, Playa Carrillo is perfect for rest and relaxation as there are few distractions and minimal noise. The beach itself has no buildings, hotels or restaurants, and is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica. Included Activities: Playa Carrillo Sunset Yoga Class Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 200km)
|Day 7||Playa Carrillo||Day 7 Playa Carrillo (1B)|
Start the day with a morning yoga class on the beach before learning how to hang 10 at an included surf lesson. This afternoon is free for beach activities, meditation, or reflecting on the journey of the past week. Included Activities: Playa Carrillo Beach Yoga Class Surf Lesson
|Day 8||San Jose||Day 8 Playa Carrillo/San Jose (1B)|
Bid farewell to the coast and travel back to San Jose. Trip ends on arrival to the capital city. Included Activities: Departure Day (Activities) Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 250km)
Local Flights: N/A
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