Rainforest Reserve and Adventure Park in Sarapiqui
- Price: $125
- Meals: Breakfast and lunch
- Departure time: 6:30 AM
- Duration: 12 hours
Your Eco Adventure Awaits!Visit Cinco Ceibas Rainforest Reserve and Adventure Park, located in Sarapiqui, a scenic drive from San Jose through quaint mountain villages and past stunning waterfalls. Enjoy your adventure, your way with a full-day excursion into pristine primary rainforest.
Choose Your Adventure
This tour includes your choice of 2 activities & Lunch at Cinco Ceibas Fusion Cafe. Each activity is from 1.5 to 2 hours long.
Activity choices include:
Guided Rainforest Boardwalk Tour - Central America's longest boardwalk through primary rainforest. Follow a naturalist guide for a tour along an elevated boardwalk that meanders into primary growth forest of lowland flood zones. The hand built boardwalk provides a great vantage point which allows you to gaze at the variety of tropical plants and wildlife without disturbing the eco system below.
During the mile-long (1.2-km) boardwalk — the longest one in all of Central America — come across the five majestic ceiba trees, hundreds of years old, which gave the park its name. Listen for howler monkeys, toucans, bats and many red-eyed tree frogs, watch for parades of leaf-cutter ants or hummingbirds and the endangered great green macaw in the treetops.
Guided Rio Cuarto Kayak Trip - Professional and well maintained single and double kayaks and equipment make the experience easily manageable for those without experience. The kayak house has all the modern facilities for your convenience, there are his and hers dress rooms with lockers, towels, bathrooms and showers. You can store all your valuables and items you do not need in a locker and then off for your kayak adventure.
Board a single or double kayak and cruise down the slow-moving Rio Cuarto that winds into an ever changing forest with huge canopies of trees teeming with biodiversity. As you paddle, watch monkeys hanging from branches and spot sloths, kingfishers. For the kayak trip we recommend you bring a change of clothes, water or open shoes and a bathing suit.
Guided Horseback Riding Tour - The horseback tour guide will join you in your adventure that starts at the visitors’ center with a drive through the reforestation in one of Cinco Ceibas colorful buses. At the horse stables you receive safety instructions and a helmet. The horse guide will choose a horse for you in accordance with your size and weight and riding experience level.
The trip takes you through pastures first, where you can enjoy breathtaking views of the volcanoes in the distance and the Chaperron Mountains closer by. It meanders through the reforestation and eventually along the jungle on the border of the Rio Cuarto.
Guided Traditional Oxen Cart Tour - Hop aboard a traditional Costa Rican covered wagon pulled by Cino Ceibas oxen Flaco and Gordo. As you tour the grounds, a guide tells you all about Finca Pangola’s history, as well as the on-site cultivation of heliconia and fruits like banana and papaya. Stop at the nursery and learn about the local reforestation project and explore native orchids and other plants.
What to expect: Depart Adventure Inn at 6:30 am and en route stop for a typical Costa Rican breakfast . Arrive at Cinco Ceibas and enjoy the first of the two activities you have chosen. Afterwards break for lunch at Fusion Cafe. Then off to have fun with your second activity of the day. Afterwards you have a coffee and snack before departing for your return to San Jose.
Things to bring: Sun screen, repellent, comfortable shoes, and of course your camera. [If you select Kayaking, we recommend you bring a change of clothes, water or open shoes and a bathing suit ],
Tour categories: Family, Nature & Rainforest, Relaxing
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