Nature Lovers Adventure;Sarapiquí, Maquenque & Río Celeste(Shaw Nicol)

      San José, Costa Rica

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      29 reviews
      Duration: 9 days
      Group size: 1 - 25
      Nature Lovers Adventure;Sarapiquí, Maquenque & Río Celeste(Shaw Nicol)
      San José, Costa Rica

      • Email address verified
      29 reviews

      Duration: 9 days
      Group size: 1 - 25

      About this trip

      This Costa Rican journey is designed for nature enthusiasts, taking you through prime rainforest locations, unique ecosystems and rural communities. After getting a glimpse of San José, head northeast to Sarapiquí, where you will venture into the rainforest for a chance to spot some awe-inspiring wildlife and have a chance to learn more about the rural way of life. Continue to Boca Tapada, where the setting will allow you to disconnect and be one with nature. Finish your trip in style with a visit to enjoy the mesmerising colours of Río Celeste. 

      Trip Highlights- Eat delicious local cuisine- Zip line the forest canopy in Monteverde- Hike into Manuel Antonio park- Relax on beautiful beaches- Feel the adrenaline as you walk across suspension bridges at Los Campesinos 

      Cancellation Policy

      If trip is cancelled: 

      • 45+ days in advance - 100% will be refunded
      • 15 - 44 days in advance - 50% will be refunded
      • 8-14 days in advance - 30% will be refunded
      • 0-7 days in advance - 0% will be refunded

      High Season Cancellation PolicyIf your trip falls during peak season (The weeks of Easter, Christmas & New Years) the following cancellation policies apply:  If trip is cancelled: 

      • 90+ days in advance - 100% will be refunded
      • 45-89 days in advance - 50% will be refunded
      • 14-44 days in advance - 30% will be refunded
      • 0-13 days in advance - 0% will be refunded


      All diets are compatible with this trip, vegetarian, vegan, gluten free. Just let us know! 

      What’s included

      • Accomodations
        Lodging each night is included in your choice of boutique hotels or ecolodges. Recommendations are included in the day-by-day itinerary.
      • Tours & Activities
        Unique experiences available daily. See the day-by-day itinerary for recommended tours and additional options available.
      • Local Guides
        English speaking local & specialized guides during activities
      • Airport Transfers
        Shuttles and taxis arranged to get you to/from the airport
      • Ground Transport
        Private transfer will take you between destinations
      • Food
        Included meals are noted in the itinerary: B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, BL= Boxed Lunch, D= Dinner
      • 24/7 assistance
        In country assistance in English during the whole trip

      What’s not included

      • Tips
      • International Flights
      • Travel Insurance
      • Optional activities
      • Not specified meals
      • Alcoholic Drinks

      Available Packages

      Trip Price


      Day 1
      Welcome to Costa Rica !!!

       An English-speaking guide will welcome you at the airport and drive you to your well-located hotel in San José. Along the way, our guide will give you all the tips and recommendations to get the most of your stay in Costa Rica. The rest of the day is free for you to relax and settle in, then perhaps take a walk around the city or choose an optional activity. There’s plenty to do in the capital, from walking in its parks, visiting a museum, taking a food tour or browsing in the shops and the busy central market. Accommodation at  Gran Hotel Costa Rica or similar Optional activities: City tour, food tour, welcome dinner 

      Your Organizer

      29 reviews
      Lokal connects travelers to local, sustainable tourism experts around the globe to plan incredible personalized adventures. From wildlife expeditions to stunning indigenous-run ecolodges in the Amazon to workshops with master artisans in Laos, every trip includes unique travel experiences that also support local livelihoods, protect the environment and preserve cultural traditions. Happy travels!


      We had a great time - wonderful organisation, very enjoyable treks, hotels and warm hospitality
      By Mary-Rose S for Walking on sunshine (Mary Rose Shears) on Jan 09, 2024
      We loved our day with Fernando & Felipe. They were both very informative and took us to some interesting places. Thank you!
      By Lyn G for Valparaiso and Viña Del Mar (Lyn and Jim Garadis) on Oct 04, 2023
      We had a great time with Fernando. Friendly and knowledgeable. We would be happy to recommend his company if you are in need of a quality day trip.
      By Jim G for Valparaiso and Viña Del Mar (Lyn and Jim Garadis) on Oct 04, 2023
      Pays magnifique à découvrir. Population accueillante, pacifique, qui a beaucoup d'humour et de générosité. La nature est exceptionnelle autour du lac Atitlan. Notre famille a été sous le charme. Les festivités durant la semaine sainte ajoutent une touche de magie et de beauté sans égale. On a hâte d'y retourner.
      By Eveline G for Semana Santa in Guatemala - Eveline Gaillardetz on May 11, 2023
      I had a truly incredible experience in Guatemala - and I have Pablo and the Etnica team to thank for it! Pablo worked closely with me to design a custom trip for my friend and me, taking into consideration our logistical preferences, interests, time window, and budget. As the primary planner for my friend's and my trip, I was in frequent communication with Pablo, and I was impressed by his expertise, professionalism, warmth, and dedication. It is clear that he is passionate about what he does, and wants his travelers to experience the best of what Guatemala has to offer! During our trip itself, everything was smooth, efficient, and executed perfectly, from airport transfers / transportation, food and cultural recommendations, and comfortable, conveniently-located accommodations. All of our guides were incredibly friendly, treating us like friends rather than "tourists"; in fact, I felt that my interactions with the locals were perhaps the best part of this whole experience. At the end of the trip, I remained in Guatemala solo, while my friend returned to the states. During this time, I continued to take tours and explore Guatemala per Pablo's recommendations, and I felt safe, met incredible people, and gained a huge appreciation for the culture and people. I will recommend Etnica to my friends and family with great enthusiasm, and I can't wait to return! Thank you for everything, Pablo! -Kim from NYC
      By Kim T for The lush Maya Biosphere & Guatemalan highlands! - Kim & Reen on Apr 21, 2023
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