A best seller from a locally-owned (established 2008) and operated trip and tour guide company in Costa Rica | Green World Adventures

On this tour, you go whitewater rafting on the Pacuare River, rappel on tropical waterfalls, go horseback riding a cloud forest, slide from tree to tree in the forest canopy on a zipline, and go stand-up paddling in the Pacific Ocean. Green World Adventures is a Costa Rican company which defines itself as “committed to sustainable tourism.For more info and background on GWA, click here. Here’s details, direct from Green World Adventures of Costa Rica.

Itinerary Overview

Day 1  Welcome to Costa Rica. A GWA representative meets you at the airport and accompanies you to your hotel. Free to explore San Jose and experience the lively, cultural city. Overnight in San Jose.

Day 2  Pacuare River/Arenal Volcano. Unleash your adventurous side today and prepare for a day filled with exhilaration as whitewater raft down one of the top 10 rivers in the world: the Pacuare. Transfer to Arenal Volcano area and spend the rest of the day as you would like.

Day 3  Arenal Volcano National Park. Do some canyoning! Rappel down canyon walls in unison with the powerful waterfalls to the bottom. Later take a nature walk through breathtaking flora and fauna of Arenal Volcano NP. Later, indulge in natural hot springs warmed by the volcanic activity.

Day 4  Monteverde. Transfer to Monteverde in a rather unique way: part by jeep, part by boat, enjoying the views of Arenal. In the afternoon, you horseback ride in a spectacular cloud forest.

Day 5  Santa Elena. Experience life as a bird while “flying” above the canopy of trees through the cloudforest on this zipline tour. Afternoon you are free to explore Santa Elena, or enjoy an optional tour of your choice.

Monteverde from above. (Jan Bartel-Pixabay)

Day 6  Samara Beach. Transfer to the North Pacific side of Costa Rica, to Samara Beach. Free day to enjoy the sandy beach with its majestic waves—a hotspot for surfing, swimming and soaking up the rays.

Day 7  Your Choice! Control your itinerary by choosing one of the three highly-rated adventures: mountain biking through lush forests, kayaking and snorkeling in the ocean near Chora Island, or take a surf lesson to improve your surfing skills at Samara Beach.

Hot springs in Costa Rica (Jim Patterson, Pixabay)

Day 8  Return to San José. Return to the capital of Costa Rica, San Jose, and enjoy a free day to explore the city one last time before departure.

Day 9  See you again! Depart for home after a last group breakfast.

Booking Info


  • Phone: Costa Rica (506).2552.3269; USA +1 (347).759.6197
  • SM: @greenworldadventures (FB), @greenworld_adventures (IG), YouTube
  • Length/Departs: 9 days/multi-departs year-round (must contact operator directly for dates)
  • Accommodations/Transport: 3-star/basic hotels; shuttle service, boat
  • Group size: max size of 25
  • Price: from $1,266 USD (subject to change according to availability and exchange rates).

Trip description/details from operator. To learn more about this trip or to book it now, click here.

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