Costa Rica Volcanoes & Surf
Slutdestination: San Jose
Mountain bike along Lake Arenal with breathtaking volcanic views and catch a wave on this action-packed nine-day tour of Costa Rica. Get your adrenaline pumping with optional extreme sports like whitewater rafting, rappelling, and ziplining through the lush jungle canopy. Learn to surf the famous Pacific breaks at Playa Santa Teresa and enjoy plenty of time to relax on tropical beaches. Throw in the opportunity to see incredible rainforest wildlife and you've got a unique adventure you'll be talking about for years.
Surf the waves at one of the best breaks in the country, catch views of Arenal Volcano on a lakeside mountain bike ride, search for the elusive quetzal bird in the cloud forest, watch the sunset over the Pacific.
Public bus, private vehicle, boat, mountain bike.
Hotels (8 nts).
La Fortuna/Arenal stay. Guided mountain biking excursion (Arenal). Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve tour (Monteverde). Two surf lessons (Playa Santa Teresa). Beach time in Santa Teresa. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Day 1 San Jose
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 San Jose/La Fortuna
Travel to Costa Rica's adrenaline capital, La Fortuna, which boasts the stunning backdrop of Arenal Volcano. Opt to try rafting, waterfall rappelling, stand-up paddleboarding, or soak in the hot springs.
Day 3 La Fortuna
Enjoy free time to fully explore the area. Opt to go for a swim in a nearby swimming hole, go kayaking, or get spoiled with a massage.
Day 4 La Fortuna/Monteverde
Enjoy a mountain bike excursion on the shore of Lake Arenal before travelling by boat and private vehicle to Monteverde.
Day 5 Monteverde
Enjoy a guided tour of the Santa Elena Cloud Forest. Opt to fly through the jungle canopy via zipline or tour a coffee plantation.
Day 6 Monteverde/Santa Teresa (1D)
Travel to the best of Costa Rica's Pacific coast. Enjoy an included surf lesson; try it for the first time or fine-tune skills. Afterwards, kick back and enjoy this beach paradise.
Day 7 Santa Teresa (1B, 1D)
Enjoy another included surf lesson, then spend the rest of the day relaxing or taking part in other optional activities in the area.
Day 8 Santa Teresa/San Jose (1B)
Enjoy a morning at the beach, then transfer back to the capital for a final evening with the group.
Day 9 San Jose
Depart at any time.