Trek Hidden Costa Rica G Adventures

Trek Hidden Costa Rica

Adventure Travel

Tread on the path less traveled on a Trek Hidden Costa Rica, escorted tour. Visit and stay in remote villages with host families. Rappel down waterfalls, swim in crystalline pools, hike through spectacular scenery, see incredible wildlife, learn about native cultures and more, all in the company of likeminded companions.

Combine what you love about travel with your favorite hobbies and active pursuits on this unique adventure. Spend some time in San José's central plaza to enjoy mimes, jugglers, marimba bands, and artisan booths. Embark on a jungle hike and during a challenging uphill portion, howler monkeys and toucans are your additional travel companions. Take a thrilling paddle down the Class II - IV rapids of the Savegre River surrounded by natural beauty. Spend a night nestled behind twin 85-foot cascading in a fully equipped cave gaining insight into why this area is a sanctuary for shamans and those seeking healing energy. Use free time for relaxing or exciting activities such as whale watching or surfing. In Ballena Marine National Park, with the largest coral reef on the Pacific Coast in Central America, choose from snorkeling, SCUBA and other watersports. Treat yourself to a wonderful adventure for the senses.


12 Daysfr. $1,699

  • FOODIE MOMENT: Bread Making, Piedras Blancas
  • FOODIE MOMENT: Chocolate Making, Piedras Blancas
  • HIKING Piedras Blancas (4 days)
  • OVERNIGHT HIKING To Diamante Verde Cave
  • RAPPELLING Waterfall
  • WHITEWATER Rafting on Savegre River
  • DEMONSTRATION Trapiche (sugar cane mill)
  • VISIT Ballena Marine National Park
  • FREE TIME Dominical and Uvita
  • TREK into a remote community to live with the locals
  • SLEEP In a cave behind twin waterfalls
  • MAKE Your own sugarcane candy
  • LEARN About native medicinal plants
  • SEE Tropical fauna and plenty of wildlife and birds
  • SWIM In natural pools
  • Local bus, pickup truck, private vehicle, raft, hiking
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides
  • Age requirement: 12+ All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • 4 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 4 Dinners
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ: Allow USD$270-$355 for meals not included
  • Hotel Lluvia de Oro in San José (2 nights)
  • San Isidro Hotel in San Isidro (1 night)
  • Lopez Homestay in Piedras Blancas (1 night)
  • Granados Homestay in Piedras Blancas (1 night)
  • Fonseca Homestay in Piedras Blancas (1 night)
  • Hotel Villas Rio Mar in Dominical (2 nights)
  • Diamante Verde stay in Casa de Piedra in Diamante Verde (1 night)
  • Hotel Luz De Luna in Uvita (2 nights)

SAN JOSE Location Information Description

San Jose/Costa Rica, Costa Rica

Arrive at any time. There are no planned activities during the day, so check into the hotel and explore the city. As it is located in the central highlands, San José enjoys a moderate climate. Meet your CEO and fellow travelers, and learn more about your tour. Opt to join the group for a local meal afterwards.

Hotel Lluvia de Oro

SAN JOSE/SAN ISIDRO Location Information Description

San Isidro, Costa Rica

Travel by local bus over the highest mountain pass in the country. Arrive in the valley of San Isidro de El General and take a walk in the main plaza.

Spend the day visiting some shops and stock up before the next day's trek into the jungle. Located near three rivers and Costa Rica's highest mountain, Mt Chirripó, this region is well-known but few travelers stay to find out why.

San Isidro Hotel

SAN ISIDRO/PIEDRAS BLANCAS Location Information Description

Piedras Blancas, Costa Rica

Embark on a three-day, three-night excursion with a locally owned and operated adventure company to the community of Piedras Blancas, found in the heart of the Zona de los Santos region.

The journey is always half the fun! Travel in the back of a pickup truck through lush green landscapes and end in the small town of Brujo. Enjoy a 4-hour hike to a jungle homestay while spotting tropical fauna and plenty of wildlife along the way.

Lunch, Dinner

Lopez Homestay

PIEDRAS BLANCAS Location Information Description

Piedras Blancas, Costa Rica

Experience life in a remote community in and around a local family farm. Wake up with the sun today and get ready for loads of activities. Enjoy a delicious traditional Costa Rican breakfast to start the day off right. In small groups, make 'dulce' (candy) at the family's traditional 'trapiche' (sugar cane mill). Cool off in the river that flows right by the house while the sugar simmers over the fire and lunch is being prepared.

Hike one hour to another household and stay the night. While there, local guides and members of the family will explain how to make fresh cheese and breads, play card games and enjoy tasty traditional Tico cooking. Once the evening winds down, head to bed for a well-deserved rest.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Granados Homestay

PIEDRAS BLANCAS Location Information Description

Piedras Blancas, Costa Rica

Start the day with a delicious home-cooked breakfast and fortify yourself for the two-hour hike through the rainforest to tonight's home stay retreat.

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the rushing waterfall directly in front of the dining area. Watch wildlife and hummingbirds up close. Reward yourself homemade chocolate made from cocoa beans collected right from the garden.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Fonseca Homestay

PIEDRAS BLANCAS/DOMINICAL Location Information Description

Dominical, Costa Rica

Today is a full, action-packed day. Set your alarm for an early morning start and a two-hour hike back to Brujo where you jump into rafts and head off on the Savegre River. Paddle toward the Pacific coast, then take a van to Dominical. Spend the rest of the day at the local bungalows, in the swimming pool or walking along the beach.

Paddle toward the Pacific coast, then take a van to Dominical. Spend the rest of the day at the local bungalows, in the swimming pool or walking along the beach.

Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel Villas Rio Mar

DOMINICAL Location Information Description

Dominical, Costa Rica

Enjoy a free day in beautiful Dominical. Take a surf lesson, hike to a local waterfall for a swim, go on a whale watching cruise, or kick back and relax.

Hotel Villas Rio Mar

DOMINICAL/DIAMANTE VERDE Location Information Description

Diamante Verde, Costa Rica

Time to put the boots back on and hike to Catedral de Piedra ('Cathedral of Stone'). Trek to a unique fully equipped cave with twin 85 ft (26m) waterfalls. Go swimming in three natural pools and explore surrounding trails.

Lunch, Dinner

Diamante Verde stay in Casa de Piedra

DIAMANTE VERDE/UVITA Location Information Description

Uvita, Costa Rica

Wake up early and set off on foot back to Las Tumbas. Enjoy a morning of waterfall rappelling before trekking out of the jungle and traveling to beautiful seaside Uvita. Opt to surf, whale-watch, horseback-ride or kick back and relax.

Breakfast

Hotel Luz De Luna

UVITA Location Information Description

Uvita, Costa Rica

This is a perfect day for some quality hammock time. Spend the morning swimming, relaxing, and watching humpback whales off the coast of Ballena Marine National Park, before enjoying free time in Uvita. Still need to move? There's lots to do. Take a surf lesson, horseback ride, snorkel, SCUBA dive or take a trip to nearby Caño Island.

Hotel Luz De Luna

UVITA/SAN JOSE Location Information Description

San Jose/Costa Rica, Costa Rica

Transfer back to the capital for a final evening with the group.

Hotel Lluvia de Oro

SAN JOSE Location Information Description

San Jose/Costa Rica, Costa Rica

Depart from San José at any time.

Departure Date
Price
Sat, Aug 14, 2021
$1,799.00
Sat, Oct 30, 2021
$1,699.00
Sat, Nov 27, 2021
$1,799.00
Sat, Dec 11, 2021
$1,899.00
Sat, Dec 25, 2021
$1,899.00
Sat, Jan 08, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, Jan 22, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, Feb 05, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, Feb 19, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, Mar 05, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, Mar 19, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, Apr 09, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, Apr 23, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, May 14, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, Jun 11, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, Jul 09, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, Aug 06, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, Sep 03, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, Oct 29, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, Nov 12, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, Nov 26, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, Dec 10, 2022
$1,699.00
Sat, Dec 24, 2022
$1,699.00

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Physical Rating: 4 - Demanding Some high-altitude hikes or more strenuous activities, but accessible to most healthy travelers.
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