Trek Hidden Costa Rica

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4.6 Based on 5 Reviews
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-4637
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Ends San Jose, Costa Rica
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Trek into a remote community to live with the locals.
  • Sleep in a cave behind twin waterfalls.
  • Make your own sugarcane candy.
  • Rappel down hidden waterfalls.
  • Whitewater raft on the Savegre River.
Starting and ending in San Jose, the tour "Trek Hidden Costa Rica" is a guided wildlife trip that takes 12 days. You will be traveling through San Jose, San Isidro, Dominical and 3 other destinations in Costa Rica and Chile. "Trek Hidden Costa Rica" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

Think you know Costa Rica? Trade in the same old settings for the real deal. Trek into the heart of the jungle to live with three families in a remote village. Discover the emerald core of a diverse land while bunking down behind a massive waterfall in a hidden cave. Learn about the medicinal plants native to these parts and how to make sugarcane candy. This is a spectacular country with opportunities for waterfall rappelling, surfing, and whitewater rafting. This is what adventure is all about.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: San José
  • Day 2: San José/San Isidro
  • Day 3: San Isidro/Piedras Blancas
  • Day 4: Piedras Blancas
  • Day 5: Piedras Blancas
  • Day 6: Piedras Blancas/Dominical
  • Day 7: Dominical
  • Day 8: Dominical/Diamante Verde
  • Day 9: Diamante Verde/Uvita
  • Day 10: Uvita
  • Day 11: Uvita/San José
  • Day 12: San José
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (5 nts twin-share, 2 nts triple-share), jungle homestay (3 nts, multi-share), cave camping (1 nt, sleeping bags, no electricity).
Meals
  • 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
    Note: Allow USD270-355 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Local bus, pickup truck, private vehicle, raft, hiking.
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Guide
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Moment - Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Foodie Moment: Bread Making, Piedras Blancas
  • Your Foodie Moment: Chocolate Making, Piedras Blancas
  • Hiking excursion to Piedras Blancas (4 days)
  • Overnight hiking excursion to Diamante Verde Cave
  • Waterfall rappelling
  • Whitewater rafting on the Savegre River
  • Trapiche demonstration
  • Ballena Marine National Park visit
  • Free time in Dominical and Uvita
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from San Jose are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Trek Hidden Costa Rica tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
4.6 - Excellent
Based on 5 reviews
  • Iain M.
  • On Mar 21 2023
4 - Very Good
Very Good
Good exposure to local communities and families with local guides being the key to the interaction. Activity level is easier than advertised so open to most abilities.
  • Bronwyn Wake
  • From Australia
  • On Mar 21 2023
4 - Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
  • Andrew Long
  • From USA
  • On May 10 2018
5 - Excellent
Excellent
Excellent
  • Andrew L.
  • On May 07 2018
5 - Excellent
Excellent
I was looking for more than just beach time and the main tourist attractions and this trip provided all I could have asked for. It was the right mix of hiking, other physical activities and just enough relaxation at different... Read more
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Trek Hidden Costa Rica tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 23 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 June 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Trek Hidden Costa Rica tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Trek Hidden Costa Rica tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on this tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
  • 2. Service Level : Basic Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.
  • 3. Travel Style : Active Hiking, trekking, biking, rafting, and kayaking adventures all over the world, made for outdoor types.
  • 4. Physical Grading : 4 - Demanding Some high-altitude hikes or more strenuous activities, but accessible to most healthy travellers.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Elevated hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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