Taste of Costa Rica Experience

Doka Coffee, Poás Volcano, Pacuare Rafting & Ecolodge
Experience the splendor and beauty of Costa Rica, while actively participating in our rainforest reforestation and sustainability projects. On this 5-day trip, you will explore an active volcano, tour a coffee plantation, raft one of Costa Rica’s most gorgeous rivers, and relax at our award-winning Ecolodge on its 2,000-acre private rainforest reserve. Mixed in with all the excitement, you will have multiple opportunities to make a personal contribution to carbon neutrality, learn about sustainability and reforestation in Costa Rica, and support our efforts to keep Costa Rica wild and beautiful.

On this adventure and ecotourism trip, you will learn and live our sustainable development practices without sacrificing fun, relaxation and the wonders of Costa Rica. Lending a hand in reforesting the Earth is a high-impact way for you to contribute to helping make this world a cleaner place for generations to come. If every visitor to Costa Rica planted one tree, we would be able to reforest entire tracts of rainforest continuously. We invite you to take part in our conservation efforts to preserve Costa Rica so future generations can enjoy our country too.

What's Included?

• Professional bilingual guides
• Lodging at Bougainvillea Hotel on days 1 and 5 (Double Occ.)
• Visit to Poás volcano and Doka Estate coffee tour with lunch
• Ground transportation for days 2–5.
• Rafting equipment
• All meals except dinner on day 5
• Lodging at Rios Tropicales Lodge days 2, 3 and 4
• Spacious changing rooms and hot showers.
• Transfers to and from airport and Bougainvillea Hotel


6 days

Destination Covered

Poas Volcano National Park

Best Suited

Families, Groups, Honeymoon
Day 1:
• Hotel or airport pickup.
• Visit Poas Volcano.
• Doka Estate coffee tour with lunch.
• Tour gardens at Bougainvillea Hotel.
• Lodging and dinner at Bougainvillea Hotel.

Day 2:
• Transport to Rios Tropicales Operations Center.
• Hearty breakfast at Operations Center.
• Transport to Pacuare River put-in in San Martin.
• Plant a tree as part of a reforestation project.
• Safety orientation and paddle instruction.
• Class III rafting into the Pacuare Gorge.
• Riverbank picnic lunch with waterfall hike.
• Arrive at Rios Tropicales Lodge.
• Afternoon hiking, relaxing or soaking in natural pools.
• Freshly prepared dinner at the lodge.

Day 3:
• Typical Costa Rican breakfast.
• Numerous activity and tour options on our 2,000-acre private reserve, including zipline canopy tour.
• Lunch at the lodge or picnic style if hiking.
• Afternoon hiking, relaxing or soaking in natural pools.
• Freshly prepared dinner at the lodge.

Day 4:
• Typical Costa Rican breakfast.
• 45-minute interpretive nature hike with naturalist guide.
• Horseback or tractor-drawn cart ride to sustainable farming and reforestation center.
• Plant a tree, fish for tilapia and learn about sustainability in the rainforest.
• Return to lodge for more relaxing, visiting nearby pools and waterfalls.
• Freshly prepared dinner at the lodge.

Day 5:
• Breakfast at Rios Tropicales Lodge.
• Pack up and departure by raft.
• Raft the final section of the Pacuare.
• Riverside snack with opportunity to explore waterfalls and waterslides.
• Arrive at take-out in Siquirres.
• Transport to the Rios Tropicales Operations Center
• Hot showers and changing rooms.
• Hot lunch.
• Transport to Bougainvillea Hotel.
• Overnight at Bougainvillea Hotel

Day 6:
• Breakfast at Bougainvillea Hotel.
• Transfer to San Jose, airport.
• All prices are subject to change without notice.
• Please be on time at your specified pickup hotel.
All trips follow this cancellation policy unless otherwise indicated on the trip description. Please read your trip information carefully. If you have any questions, call us at (+506) 2290-8646. On the other hand, you can email us at producto@turismoruralcr.com.

In order to receive full refund for your cancellation you must cancel 15 days before trip departure.

• If circumstances beyond our control (bad weather, natural disasters, road closures, etc.) We reserve the right to cancel or modify reservations and/or make partial refund.
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