Agenda Discovery Week Month

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Pura Vida Costa Rica Version 2.0

Creative Recreation for Adventurous People (CRAP)
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Endorsed by Curators:
Feb 01 7:00AM - 9:00AM


We are working on official dates but it will be in February 2020. We are also working on pricing.


Day 1: Welcome at San Jose International airport and private transfer to La Fortuna (Arenal Area). Please take a morning flight to arrive in SJO as close to noon as possible. (standard room)

Day 2: AM: Free time at hotel, visit the town or Optional Ziplining PM: hike to La Fortuna waterfall. (standard room) B
Ziplining Option: $75 (

Day 3: AM: Choice between Organic farm tour (Finca Don Juan: interactive tour along a farm growing typical Costa Rican fruits and vegetables...clients will be asked to help harvest and afterwards help cook their own typical Costa Rican lunch) or Rafting TourTour PM: Baldi hot springs. (standard room) B, L

Day 4: Travel to Monteverde. At night: guided night tour in search of nocturnal animals like Armadillos, opossum, 2-toed sloth, tarantulas, etc. Possible night out in the town. (standard room) B.

Day 5: Guided hanging bridges walk through the cloud forest in the company of a naturalist guide with telescope. Free time afternoon. (standard room) B.

Day 6:Travel to Manuel Antonio. Stop to see crocodiles and eat a nice lunch. (standard room) B

Day 7: Free time to enjoy the hotel's facilities or to go to the beach. In the afternoon: catamaran sunset sailing tour including open bar with free fruit drinks and alcoholic beverages (only home brands) + fresh fruit and snacks, B + D(light)

Day 8: Relax in the morning at the hotel before traveling to San Jose: nicely located in the heart of the historic center of San Jos, within walking distance of main attractions like Gold Museum, National Theater, Plaza de la Cultura, souvenir shops, etc. (standard hotel) B

Day 9: Our last breakfast together. Go see the Gold Museum, National Theatre, Plaza de la Cultura, souvenir shops, etc. Transfer to airport for early/late afternoon flights. B

What's included:

Accommodations in double rooms
Meals as indicated above: B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = dinner
Tours and activities as mentioned above
All entrance fees for scheduled activities
Private transportation with private driver from airport pickup till airport drop-off
Detailed information package + detailed roadmap (1 per participant)
Unlimited purified water

Extra costs:

International flight
Meals and activities not mentioned in itinerary
Tips for local guides, driver and Vamos guide(s)

DATES: TBD in the month of February. This will be a 9-day trip.

COST: $$$ per person for double occupancy. $$$ single supplement (based on availability)

50% deposit due upon reserving your spot.

Refund Policy:

91+ days prior to departure = full refund MINUS $300
45 to 90 days = refund of 50% of the tour price
0 to 45 days prior to departure = NO refunds

Minimum of 10 travelers. Maximum of 16. If this trip is canceled you will be given a full refund.

Here is a link to reviews of Vamos Expeditions. I have done 5 trips with Vamos (Peru/Bolivia, Argentina/Chile, Galapagos, Peruvian Amazon jungle and Costa Rica). The owner, Annelies, and I led outdoor adventure trips for teens in Europe for the same company.

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