The most popular one day tours
The Corobici River in the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica offers a tranquil floating trip with Class I and II rapids that will satisfy any nature lover and mellow adventurer. The tropical dry forest is full of many bird species and mammals. This trip is perfect for families with young children or folks who are just looking to relax on the river while taking in the forest and scenery.
If you are prepared for a huge adventure, you are surely ready for this. The Tenorio River will test your courage with its rapids class III and IV (irregular and medium waves, complex maneuverings in fast rapids in its class III; intense and powerful but yet predictable in the class IV). Guanacaste features a distinctive dry tropical climate and remains largely undiscovered by foreign visitors.
Yet it offers natural treasures—including seven national parks, three wildlife reserves that make out of this province “the place” to enjoy of the wild rapids of the Tenorio. For those already rafters this trip is a must. Its continue challenges await you as you plunge through twists, turns and drops down 8 miles of intense, challenging rapids. All participants must be in a good physical condition. Don’t forget to bring your swim trunks and comfortable wearing clothes to get wet, rubber sole shoes, a complete change of clothes and towel; sun block, sunglasses with secure head straps and a baseball cap or hat that fits tight.
We will enjoy an exciting ride up the mountain and through the plains with beautiful views of Guanacaste’s pacific coast and Rincón de la Vieja volcano area. After the horse riding we can enjoy different activities according to your preference: we can prove if you have what it takes to fly over the tree tops, zipping across the canyon and in front of the breathtaking Borinquen Waterfall. A delicious lunch is waiting for us to recover energies and then finish our journey into our world famous and relaxing hot spring center.
Canyon Lodge Adventure Combo, what a better way to start our journey to Costa Rica than enjoying our most famous attractions. Let’s begin with some horseback riding in the morning to know the area and admire the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano and views of the lowlands. Then continue with a nice Zip Line Tour thru the open dry forest and rappel or climbing at the river wall with a magnificent view of a Canyon formation shaped by the Colorado River during million years. After lunch there is a challenging water tubing trip on the river waiting for us, to finish at the Hot Springs where we will rejuvenate ourselves with the therapeutic volcanic mud and relax a bit from this Adventure Day.
Palo Verde National park is an exceptional place for birdwatchers and nature lovers in general, a two hours boat trip will introduce us into these important ecosystem.
The hydrologic characteristics of the Tempisque River has created conditions to form these international important wetlands ecosystem (Ramsar site).
Palo Verde National park it is an exceptional place for birdwatchers and nature lovers in general, a two hours boat trip will introduce us into these important ecosystem, gigantic crocodiles, monkeys, iguanas and more wildlife that you ever imagined may be spotted. Great bird-watchers prizes can show up, such as the Jabiru, osprey, the white ibis, tiger herons, and scarlet macaws among others. After this great opportunity to see wildlife, we will visit the town of Guaitil, a traditional pottery artisan’s village.
Rincon de la Vieja hike is one of the best places in the country for hiking, the quality of its trails, its great weather, the quantity of fauna and flora, the panoramic views, all the residual volcanic activity such as boiling mud pools and fumaroles that you will find as you walk these trail, all this characteristics plus our tour guides, makes these tour a very unique and special one. Then we will stop for lunch time to finish at the Hot Springs where we will rejuvenate ourselves with the therapeutic volcanic mud and relax a bit from this Adventure Day.
Rincon de la Vieja hike is one of the best places in the country for hiking, the quality of its trails, its great weather, the quantity of fauna and flora, the panoramic views, all the residual volcanic activity such as boiling mud pools and fumaroles that you will find as you walk these trail, all this characteristics plus our tour guides, makes these tour a very unique and special one. Combined with a stop on Liberia City for lunch time and shopping.
This park is the most important monument on the protection of our dry forest and freedom after the independence, there is located “La Casona” where in 1856 the Costa Rican army compound by countrymen beat a group of filibusters that tried to conquer the whole central American territory.
At the same time you have the chance to walk thru the dry forest that contains 2% of the worldwide biodiversity at one of the trail where you can see monkeys, birds, deers and many more animals.After the hike we take our way to Liberia City, where you can still walk around the center of Liberia and have a glimpse of what was the white city.
Historically, Liberia has been called“La Ciudad Blanca” because of its white adobe houses, white dirt roads and its people who dressed all in white because of the extreme heat. You have the opportunities for buy some souvenirs in this city meanwhile we show you the historic places.
Hiking through the Barra Honda National Park lead us to an intricately large system of limestone caverns which house a multitude of capricious forms and figures. Reef rocks constitute Barra Honda hill, of 300 meters tall, which means, by old reefs that sink caused by an elevation provoked by tectonics faults 60 millions of years ago.
We will be gear up with special rock climbing equipment to explore and enjoy these caves and see the flora and fauna of this place, you can see coatis, agoutis, anteaters and monkeys also point out species of tree and medicinal plants. This hike takes around one hour approx. and may be difficult depending on your physical condition.
Nicaragua One Day Tour is a perfect complement tour for your vacation in Costa Rica where you can visit our neighbor country and enjoy its history and buildings. Nicaragua is a beautiful country owner of a very rich culture and a history full of proud despite difficult memories. Our journey to our northern neighbor starts very early in the morning to avoid lines on the border.
On the other side we will stop for a delicious breakfast near of Rivas city. We continue our way to Granada city, one of the first founded cities in America by Europeans, a colorful place, built on Spanish colonial architecture that nowadays still remains. At Granada we visit the most important monuments of the city on a horse-drawn carriage, like Spanish used to do it 200 years ago. We will see the main church known as the “Cathedral”, “The Plaza de España” which is one of the best viewpoints for the magnificent Nicaragua Lake and many others; we take lunch on a nice restaurant with a historical view. After lunch we drive towards to Masaya City, a very typical Nicaraguan Town and we visit the active Masaya Volcano and the National park, a natural attraction that we cannot miss on our trip; we finish our stay at Masaya with a visit to the local market when you will have the chance to see the local pottery and pick up a souvenir.
We get back to Costa Rica to drop you off at your hotel on the evening. Highlights Take a beautiful photos of amazing sights. Buy a amazing craft articles . We will stop for a delicious breakfast near of Rivas city. Visit some cities and can know its principals monuments and colonial buildings. We will take lunch on a nice restaurant with a historical view.
Notes: Passport must be valid at least for six months before expiring. Bring Original Passport. Bring copy of flight ticket or flight itinerary. Must bring flight ticket copy or flight itinerary as a requirement to cross the border.