San Gerardo de Dota, Turrialba and Pacuare River
Take a picturesque drive past rural mountain villages to the cloud forests of San Gerardo de Dota. Enjoy some adventure time in the Turrialba Valley and let the journey continue with a white water rafting excursion in the Pacuare River.
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San Gerardo de Dota, Turrialba and Pacuare River


Day 01

Upon your arrival at Juan Santamaría International Airport in San Jose, one of our staff members will transport you to a charming and cozy hotel situated in a residential district of the capital city, San Jose.

Days 02-03

Take a picturesque drive past rural mountain villages to the cloud forests of San Gerardo de Dota, known for breathtaking trees dripping with dew and the elusive, beautiful bird known as Resplendent Quetzal.

Follow your guide through the idyllic forests and nurture your senses. San Gerardo de Dota is known for being the best place in Costa Rica to see the Quetzal, with a yearly success rate of over 95% with our experienced guides.

Days 04-05

Set time apart for an adventure in the Turrialba Valley, where experts will accompany first-timers and veterans alike on a canyoning tour along a series of cool waterfalls. Prepare for a glimpse of rural farm life in this important agricultural community, and relish in peace and quiet at an elegant plantation inn.

Days 06-07

Your adventure will continue on a white water rafting excursion on the Pacuare River that leads to an exceptional eco-lodge at the river’s edge. Savor first-class dining before beginning the next day’s leg of rafting through the rainforest.

A spectacular drive awaits you through the mountains of Braulio Carrillo National Park en route to the hotel located in San Jose.

**Minimum age: 14 years.

Day 08

One of our staff will privately transfer you from your San Jose hotel to Juan Santamaría International Airport for your return flight home. (Please consult airport regarding departure times for international flights).


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