This 5-day adventure tour combines recreational mountain biking with white-water rafting in Costa Rica. The itinerary includes guided rides on scenic secondary roads while exploring active volcanoes, coffee plantations, tropical rivers, lowland rainforests, and beaches along the way. Biking distance is about 50 miles (80 kilometers), with 70% of the travel involving gravel and dirt roads, 20% paved roads, and 10% single track. You?ll also go white-water rafting in the Pacuare River, which boasts Class III and IV rapids.
- Challenge yourself with this biking tour of Costa Rica?s Central Valley
- Tour is ideal for active travelers or solo travelers looking to socialize
- Use of bicycle and helmet is provided
- The tour includes four breakfasts, a lunch, and two dinners
What You Can Expect
Day One: Bike Irazu Volcano, downhill ride on the slopes of the?highest volcano through cloud forests and cattle farms, to the colonial town of Orosi. Situated in a river valley and surrounded by coffee plantations, Orosi offers thermal water springs and the magnificent colonial church built in 1739. You’ll finish the day with a traditional Costa Rican ?casado? dinner.
Day Two:?Bike from Orosi to Turrialba. Follow the scenic Orosi and Reventazon River valleys, biking through coffee and sugar cane plantations. Spend the night at?a lodge overlooking the valley and the city of Turrialba.
Day Three: ?White Water Rafting – Pacuare River.?The Pacuare River combines the beauty of primary tropical rainforest with world-class rapids. You will raft class III and IV rapids through the land of the Cabecar indigenous people. Stop for a great riverside picnic lunch and continue rafting all the way to the Caribbean lowlands.
Afternoon drive to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca (beach).
Day Four:?Puerto Viejo Beach. Today you?can ride or walk the quiet beaches south of Puerto Viejo all the way to the Manzanillo-Gandoca Refuge. Ride, swim, surf or hike in the rainforest or simply relax at the beach in this laid-back Caribbean village.
Day Five: Return. You’ll drive back to San Jose after breakfast this morning.
- 4 nights accommodation
- Local guide
- Use of bicycle
- Use of helmet
- Small-group tour
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- 4 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 2 dinners
- All equipment
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
You can present either a paper or mobile ticket for this activity.
Local operator information
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If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Schedule and Pricing
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5 days (approx.)
Returns to original departure point