Trekking, Nature and Local Life in Rural Costa Rica

San José, Costa Rica

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Duration: 11 days
Group size: 1 - 25
Trekking, Nature and Local Life in Rural Costa Rica
San José, Costa Rica


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Duration: 11 days
Group size: 1 - 25

About this trip

A great mix of adventurous trekking, cultural experiences in rural communities and time at one of Costa Rica's most beautiful beaches. You'll learn all about coffee, sustainable farming & handcrafts with locals at Providencia, go on an incredible 4 day hike into pristine forest and explore the nature of Manuel Antonio. 

Accommodations Details

Accommodations can be adjusted to match your style! Here's more info on the specific lodges included in this example itinerary:


Riviera Lodge**, Little rustic lodge, has wifi and can accommodate up to 28 people (20 people accommodated in cabins and 4 private rooms), shared bathrooms, hot water, kitchen and dining area, is located in the center of the community of Providencia de Dota.


Los Campesinos, standard rooms- all rooms have private bathroom and shower, different bedding, ceiling fan.


Karahe, villas- have two full size beds, mini fridge, bathroom, air conditioning and a terrace in front. They are located 70 steps from our front desk and have a unique and panoramic view of the beach and mountains. Because of their location, these villas are not recommended for small children or older people.


Rosa de America, standard rooms, private bathroom and hot shower, some with walk-in closet, ceiling fan, cable TV, clock/radio, very comfortable beds, gorgeous hardwood furniture, room safe (in most rooms), covered patios, WIFI, and access to all the hotel’s amenities.


**Homestay (optional) - for lodges marked with asterisks above, you can also choose the option to stay in the home of a local family where you will be treated as a member of the family. You will have a private room and share the bathroom with your host family.

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 Policy
If your trip falls during peak season (Easter week or December 20-January 10) the following applies.


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

What’s included

  • Included
    3 nights at Homestay or Rivera Lodge, Providencia
  • Included
    4d/3n Hiking Package
  • Included
    2 nights at Los Campesinos, standard
  • Included
    2 nights at Karahe, villas or standard room
  • Included
    1 night at Rosa de America, standard room
  • Included
    Meals as Specified in itinerary
  • Included
    Bilingual Guide Mountain Hiking specialist
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    All transportation (private and share)
  • Included
    Coffee Experience
  • Included
    Handcraft lessons
  • Included
    Organic Farm visit
  • Included
    Hiking to the Mirador
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    Quebrada Arroyo town visit
  • Included
  • Included
    Ocean Kayaking & Snorkeling
  • Not included
    Tips
  • Not included
    Personal and / or medical expenses
  • Not included
    International flights
  • Not included
    Optional Activities or tours
  • Not included
    Meals not specified in the program

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival

 Welcome to Costa Rica! One of the most diverse countries on Earth!


At your arrival your driver will be waiting for you at the entrance of the airport to drive you to Providencia.


Welcome to the community of Providencia de Dota! We meet at the Flor de Campo restaurant, located in the center of the community, where your guide warmly welcomes you. Then off to the family home where you will overnight.


Overnight at Rivera Lodge or Homestay (your choice!)
Included: transfer from San Jose Airport to Providencia, lunch, dinner & lodging.

Your Organizer


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Lokal
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!