After an early morning pickup from your San jose hotel, you will depart at 8am in a private, comfortable bus to the meeting pointfor a delicious, typical Costa Rican breakfast. After breakfast and changing into rafting gear, your small groupwill goto aprivate rafting put-in on the banks of the Pacuare River.
Here, you willreview and adjust all necessary equipment for proper fit, receivea comprehensive rafting safety talk, and hear instructions on paddling basics. From here, you and your group will launch your raft and begin to paddle 19 miles deep into the heart of one of Costa Ricas most impressive primary rainforests.
Youll pass through densely vegetated rainforest gorges, view cascading waterfalls, relax in serene pools and experience pounding rapids. Halfway down the river, you will pass aunique ecolodge, where guests stay on our 2-, 3-, and 4-day multi-sport adventure trips. Hydro-powered and intimate, the lodge blends naturally into the rainforest on our 2,000-acre private reserve, complete with waterfalls, quiet pools, and miles of trails.
You will enjoy an adrenaline-packed afternoon running the Pacuares biggest rapids: Upper and Lower Huacas, Cimarron, Dos Montaas and more. From the take-out, its a short drive back to the Rios Tropicales Operations Center for a hearty and delicious lunch, hot showers, optional drinks and a handy souvenir store.
This trip includes all transportation to and from San Jose. On your return drive to San Jose, youll enjoy remarkable views of Braulio Carrillo National Park, home of dense, primary tropical rainforest, and Irazu volcano. You will return to San Joseabout 6:00 pm (subject totraffic)This unforgettable trip will be the highlight of your stay in Costa Rica!