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Costa Rica Coast to Coast Ride
Experience the variety of beautiful Costa Rica from the stunning rolling hills to the incredible coastline. The friendly locals & wonderful wildlife will ensure a cycling holiday like no other.
- Style: Guided Small Group Cycling Tour
- Duration: 14 days/13 nights
- Starts in: San José
Guide Price £2699
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- Ride along stunning coastlines
- Pass coffee & banana plantations
- Cycle in the foothills of volcanos
- See Tortuguero's incredible wildlife
- Descend into Orosi Valley
Day 1 San Jose
Arrive to the hotel with the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 2 San Jose to Rio Tarcoles
After a briefing and a bike fit, ride deserted tracks through rural villages to Atenas for lunch. Afterwards, continue on passing mango orchards & cattle ranches.
Day 3 Rio Tarcoles to Manuel Antonio NP
Board a boat for a guided tour of the estuary to see crocodiles, abundant birdlife & scarlet macaws. After reaching Parrita, mount the bikes for more countryside riding.
Day 4 Manuel Antonio NP to Playa Tortuga
A guided hike through the national park to see the amazing wildlife before continuing to ride the spectacular Coastal Highway.
Day 5 Playa Tortuga to Puerto Jimenez
Visit the famous spherical rocks and then cycle onto the junction to the Pan-Am Highway. Later, ride the Osa Peninsula amongst the rainforest to Puerto Jimenez.
Day 6 Puerto Jienez to Las Cruces
Take a boat to Golfito with the possibility of seeing dolphins before heading to the tropical gardens of Rio Claro.
Day 7 Las Cruces to San Gerardo de Rivas
Enjoy a thrilling descent towards the Pam-Am Highway and transfer across a mountain pass to the lodge for the evening in San Gerardo de Rivas.
Day 8 San Gerardo de Rivas to Orosi Valley
Start with a short downhill cycle before boarding a bus to Cerro de la Muerte. This is the highest point of the Pan-Am Highway and this stretch will take you through rainforest, cloud forest and then descend back to Central Valley. Cycle downhill to Orosi Valley.
Day 9 Orosi Valley to Turrialba
Today is probably the most scenic as the views are staggering in places. Pass through coffee plantations and watch the local farmers cultivate the fields and beans. Ride around a hydroelectric dam and after lunch in Tucurrique, cycle through lush scenery of sugar cane plantations before a transfer to a mountain lodge for the night.
Day 10 Turrialba to Puerto Viejo
Cycle a hilly section with incredible views, followed by a fast downhill descent to the town of Siquierres form to board a coach to transfer along the Caribbean coast. Upon arrival, set off through an isolated backroad before reboarding the coach to Puerto Viejo, a typical Caribbean town.
Day 11 Puerto Viejo to Tortuguero
Embark on a guided hike in Cahuita National Park to spot wildlife before transferring to Guapiles for lunch. Transfer to La Pavona and board a river launch through wildlife rich canals to Tortuguero and the lodge on the beach.
Day 12 Tortuguero to La Fortuna
Cycle the rural back roads and make a stop at a plantation to learn about banana growing before a transfer to La Fortuna, in the foothills of Arenal Volcano.
Day 13 La Fortuna to San Jose
Pass tropical farmlands growing exotic fruits and vegetables on the last day of cycling before transferring back into San Jose for the evening.
Day 14 San Jose
You tour comes to an end after breakfast.
Departs:Selected departures, Sep-Dec 2020 & Jan-Apr & Sep-Dec 2021
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- 13 nights simple accommodation
- 13 breakfasts, 3 lunches & 2 dinners
- Bike hire
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