Costa Rica Family Tour and Adventure

Family Adventure Tours in Costa Rica

Discover Costa Rica with your family and experience a vacation to remember. Traveling with Banana Adventure Tours is not only about challenging adventures! If you are planning to travel with your family during holidays, this itinerary is ideal for you. It offers great quality hotels, private guide/driver, and fun activities like hiking, class II and III river rafting and canopy tour, not to mention the amazing wildlife and flora you will see, everything to enjoy a Costa Rica family vacations!.

 

Costa Rica has more than 6% of the world´s biodiversity, which definitely set it as the most amazing living nature museum! We understand how family vacations are very important as a way to spend quality time with all members of the family while enjoying a real family travel experience. Discover Costa Rica with your family. It offers great quality hotels, private guide/driver if asked, and fun activities like hiking, class II and III river rafting and canopy tour, not to mention the amazing wildlife and flora you will see, everything to enjoy a Costa Rica family vacations!.

 

Guest Comments

- "If you are considering a trip to Costa Rica, these are the guys - we were lucky to have stumbled upon This Company through the internet. After listening to what we wanted and determining our skill level, Marisol set up a biking trip that turned out to be a perfect combination of culture, scenery, challenge, hard work and laughs"- Chris and Martha
 

 

Family Vacation

 

Family Adventure Tour ITINERARY

Day 1 - Arrive to San José. International Airport pick up. Transfer to San Jose, overnight at Hotel in San Jose.

Welcome to Costa Rica!

You will be met on your arrival at Juan Santamaria International Airport by a tour representative and accompanied to your San Jose Hotel, located near the centre of San Jose. That first night you will prepare for your adventure tours.

 

What to wear: Digital camera, binoculars.
Transfer duration: 30 minutes aprox.
Activity level: Easy.

Day 2 - Tortuguero Tour (one day tour), overnight at Tortuguero (BLD).

The Costa Rica Family Adventure begins! Transfer to Tortuguero. You will be traveling with a bilingual naturalist guide on an air conditioned bus. Drive through Braulio Carrillo National Park, where you have the opportunity to see beautiful views and abundant vegetation. On the way we will stop for breakfast at Selva tropical Restaurant where you cans enjoy a butterfly garden with a variety of tropical flowers.

After breakfast we will continue our trip to Caño Blanco deck driving by banana plantations. Al Caño Negro you will board the covered boat to the lodge, passing the Tortuguero canals arriving between 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. At the lodge our staff will be waiting for you with a refreshing cocktail, your rooms will be assigned and the guide will explain the afternoon activities after lunch –the visit to the Turtle Museum of the C.C.C. (Caribbean Conservation Corporation) and to the colorful Tortuguero town.

You will return to the lodge around 5:30 p.m. free time to enjoy the pool, the bar service and prepare for your diner. Dinner service from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and the rest of the night free to enjoy the surroundings, pool and bar.

  What to wear: Hiking boots, shorts or light long trousers, T-shirt, repellent, digital camera, binoculars.
Transfer duration: Varies from mini tour to mini tour.
Activity level: Easy.

Day 3 - Tortuguero National Park, overnight at Tortuguero (BLD)

For those of us that are early birds, at 6:15 am, there is an optional tour to admire the awakening of the wildlife of Tortuguero. Return for breakfast (Service between 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.) Then another boat tour to admire the canals of Tortuguero National Park.

This is wonderful and interesting experience where you can see abundant flora and fauna of Tortuguero National Park. Return to the lodge for lunch and free time for a siesta, enjoy the pool or go for a walk to the beach. Then you have another optional tour to the canals or stay at the lodge to explore the private trails of the lodge, visit the open butterfly garden or simply enjoy the pool. Dinner included and night at leisure.

  What to wear: Hiking boots, shorts or light long trousers, T-shirt, repellent, digital camera, binoculars.
Transfer duration: Varies from mini tour to mini tour.
Activity level: Easy.
Day 4 - Transfer to La Fortuna, Tabacon Hot Springs and Spa, overnight at La Fortuna (BD)

Explore La Fortuna wonders! Costa Rica is rich in natural wonders and the area of La Fortuna is no exception. After breakfast we will begin our trip back around 9:00 a.m. The boat will arrive at Caño Blanco around 11:00 a.m. Here we will meet our private guide driver who will drive us to La Fortuna where we will check into our hotel.

After lunch we will visit the Arenal Volcano National Park, our guide will take us to the old lava rivers and answer any question we may have. In the early evening we will visit the world famous Tabacon Hot Springs and Spa.

  What to wear: Swimming suite, shorts or light long trousers, T-shirt, repellent, digital camera, binoculars.
Transfer duration: 3 hours aprox.
Activity level: Easy.

Day 5 - White Water Rafting Rio Pacuare (one day tour), overnight at La Fortuna (BL)

After breakfast we head to the Pacuare River for a wonderful class III-IV White Water Rafting trip. After a brief introduction to paddling, we launch our rafts down the Pacuare mighty River to begin our adventure. We traverse eight miles of remote and scenic waters that course through a wilderness of dense vegetation that completely covers the riverbank. The numerous rapids are interspersed with stretches of calm, tranquil water providing an opportunity to enjoy the surrounding tropical beauty. Lunch will be at the middle of the river and we return to our hotel in La Fortuna in the afternoon.

  What to wear: Swimming suite, shorts or light long trousers, dry clothes, T-shirt, repellent, sun block, digital camera, binoculars.
Transfer duration: 2.5 hours aprox.
Activity level: Moderate.

Day 6 - Biking Tour or horseback riding Tour at La Fortuna, Transfer to the Pacific Ocean, overnight Manuel Antonio (B).

After breakfast we will head to our wonderful biking tour (or horseback riding tour at La Fortuna). The tour lasts about 4 hours. Then we will transfer from the Arenal area, at the base of the Tilaran mountain range to Manuel Antonio, on the Pacific Ocean.

The climate in this area of Costa Rica is very warm and usually humid. This is a tropical transition forest between the dry lowland forest of the north and the wet rainforest of the south and therefore rich in bio diversity. Due to hot climate, clients are recommended to wear shorts and a t-shirt and to bring a change of clothing. There are restroom facilities but no restaurant here. We recommend you bring insect repellant, water and a camera.

After the tour we will stop for lunch at a local restaurant. We reach Manuel Antonio in the afternoon.

  What to wear: Swimming suite, hiking boots, shorts or light long trousers, T-shirt, repellent, digital camera, binoculars.
Transfer duration: 4 hours aprox.
Activity level: Moderate.

Day 7 - A day of Leisure at Manuel Antonio, overnight at Manuel Antonio (B).

Finally some down time to be fully enjoyed at your own rhythm. This area of Costa Rica offers a wide range of tours from kayaking, rafting, hiking, National Park visits to even surf lessons. Manuel Antonio is also known for its beautiful beach. Here you may choose to just relax and work on that sun tan that will be the envy of your friends back home. Here you will have time to enjoy the beach and the sun at your own peace.

  What to wear: Swimming suite, shorts or light long trousers, T-shirt, repellent, sunblock, digital camera, binoculars.
Transfer duration: 3 hours aprox.
Activity level: Easy.

Day 8 - Transfer out to International Airport (B).

Well, it is time for good byes. We will escort you to the International Airport in time for your flight back home.

  What to wear: Shorts or light long trousers, T-shirt, digital camera, binoculars.
Transfer duration: Transfer from Manuel Antonio to International Airport 3.5 hours aprox.
Activity level: Easy.

 

 

 

 

PRICE PER PERSON

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DEPARTURE DATES

FIXED DEPARTURES DATES

  • June 12th- June 19th
  • July 12th- July 9th
  • Aug 14th Aug 21st
  • Sept 4th- Sept 11th
  • Nov 20th- Nov 27th
  • Customize your trip

(Scheduled departures should be arranged no earlier than 12:00 a.m. Remember that you should always arrive approximately two hours before your international flight’s scheduled departure time).

PACKAGE INCLUDES
  • 1 Night in San Jose
  • 2 Nights in Tortuguero
  • 2 Nights in La Fortuna
  • 2 Nights in Manuel Antonio
  • All transportation in air-conditioned vehicle with driver
  • Entrance to National Parks
  • All tours listed
  • Tabacon Hot Springs and Spa
  • Meals as described (B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)
  • Bilingual guide and driver
  • All ground transportation
  • All taxes
FACT FILE
  • 8 Land days
  • Minimum 2 travelers (If you are coming by yourself please check the Solo Traveler Package)
  • Maximum 16 travelers*
  • Stars and finishes in San Jose
  • All breakfasts included
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Visit to four different areas of Costa Rica.
  • View of two different active volcanoes (Arenal Volcano and Rincon de la Vieja Volcano).
  • A great combination of adventure and relaxing activities.
ACCOMMODATIONS Comfortable, well-located accommodations with all services: private bathrooms, hot water, TV with cable.
OVERALL ACTIVITY LEVEL

Easy to Moderate depending on request.

Moderate - This adventure package is designed for people who like soft adventures. To increase the activity level, please ask us for more options.

   

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