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CRAC - Trek Hidden Costa Rica

Think you know Costa Rica? Trade in the same old settings for the real deal. Trek into the heart of the jungle to live with three families in a remote village. Discover the emerald core of a diverse land while bunking down behind a massive waterfall in a hidden cave. Learn about the medicinal plants native to these parts and how to make sugarcane candy. This is a spectacular country with opportunities for waterfall rappelling, surfing, and whitewater rafting. This is what adventure is all about.

Inclusions

Local Living: Bread Making, Piedras Blancas Local Living: Chocolate Making, Piedras Blancas
Hiking excursion to Piedras Blancas (4 days)
Overnight hiking excursion to Diamante Verde Cave
Waterfall rappelling
Whitewater rafting on the Savegre River
Trapiche demonstration
Ballena Marine National Park visit
Free time in Dominical and Uvita
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
12
Price From
AUD $1,784
Start Location
San Jos , Costa Rica
End Location
San Jos , Costa Rica
Age Range
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Basic
Tour Themes
Adventure, Small Group
Physical Rating
Moderate to Challenging
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
09 Jun 201820 Jun 20182AUD $1,784
23 Jun 201804 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
07 Jul 201818 Jul 20187AUD $1,997
28 Jul 201808 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
25 Aug 201805 Sep 201815AUD $2,339
03 Nov 201814 Nov 201816AUD $2,099
10 Nov 201821 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
24 Nov 201805 Dec 201813AUD $2,219
01 Dec 201812 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
15 Dec 201826 Dec 20188AUD $2,219
22 Dec 201802 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
29 Dec 201809 Jan 201916AUD $2,339
12 Jan 201923 Jan 201916AUD $2,339
26 Jan 201906 Feb 201913AUD $2,219
02 Feb 201913 Feb 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
09 Feb 201920 Feb 201916AUD $2,219
23 Feb 201906 Mar 201916AUD $2,219
02 Mar 201913 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
16 Mar 201927 Mar 201916AUD $2,339
30 Mar 201910 Apr 201916AUD $2,339
13 Apr 201924 Apr 201916AUD $2,099
27 Apr 201908 May 201916AUD $2,099
11 May 201922 May 201916AUD $2,099
25 May 201905 Jun 201916AUD $2,099
08 Jun 201919 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
22 Jun 201903 Jul 201916AUD $2,099
06 Jul 201917 Jul 201916AUD $2,219
20 Jul 201931 Jul 201916AUD $2,219
03 Aug 201914 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
17 Aug 201928 Aug 201916AUD $2,339
31 Aug 201911 Sep 201916AUD $2,339
14 Sep 201925 Sep 201916AUD $2,099
12 Oct 201923 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
02 Nov 201913 Nov 201916AUD $2,099
16 Nov 201927 Nov 201916AUD $2,219
23 Nov 201904 Dec 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
30 Nov 201911 Dec 201916AUD $2,219
07 Dec 201918 Dec 201916AUD $2,219
14 Dec 201925 Dec 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
21 Dec 201901 Jan 202016AUD $2,339
28 Dec 201908 Jan 202016AUD $2,339
04 Jan 202015 Jan 202016AUD $2,099
18 Jan 202029 Jan 202016AUD $2,099
08 Feb 202019 Feb 202016AUD $2,099
22 Feb 202004 Mar 202016AUD $2,099
29 Feb 202011 Mar 2020Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
07 Mar 202018 Mar 202016AUD $2,099
21 Mar 202001 Apr 202016AUD $2,099
04 Apr 202015 Apr 2020Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
11 Apr 202022 Apr 202016AUD $2,099
25 Apr 202006 May 202016AUD $2,099
09 May 202020 May 202016AUD $2,099
23 May 202003 Jun 202016AUD $2,099
13 Jun 202024 Jun 2020Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
27 Jun 202008 Jul 202016AUD $2,099
04 Jul 202015 Jul 202016AUD $2,099
11 Jul 202022 Jul 202016AUD $2,099
18 Jul 202029 Jul 2020Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
25 Jul 202005 Aug 202016AUD $2,099
08 Aug 202019 Aug 2020Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
15 Aug 202026 Aug 202016AUD $2,099
29 Aug 202009 Sep 202016AUD $2,099
26 Sep 202007 Oct 202016AUD $2,099
31 Oct 202011 Nov 2020Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
07 Nov 202018 Nov 202016AUD $2,099
14 Nov 202025 Nov 2020Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
21 Nov 202002 Dec 202016AUD $2,099
28 Nov 202009 Dec 202016AUD $2,099
05 Dec 202016 Dec 2020Fully BookedAUD $1,784 
12 Dec 202023 Dec 202016AUD $2,099
19 Dec 202030 Dec 202016AUD $2,099
26 Dec 202006 Jan 202116AUD $2,099
Itinerary
Day 1 - San Jos
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - San Jos /San Isidro
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. Visit some shops and stock up before the next day's trek into the jungle.
Day 3 - San Isidro/Piedras Blancas
Travel in the back of a pickup truck through lush green landscapes. Enjoy a 4-hour hike to a jungle homestay while spotting tropical fauna and plenty of wildlife along the way.
Day 4 - Piedras Blancas
Experience life in a remote community. Make sugar cane candy and cool off in the river that flows right by the house. Before dinner, learn how to make traditional baked goods.
Day 5 - Piedras Blancas
Travel across the Savegre River to the next homestay with an included medicinal plant walk.
Day 6 - Piedras Blancas/Dominical
Raft the Savegre River and relax at the end of the day by stretching out on the beach. Try the local seafood at an optional group dinner.
Day 7 - Dominical
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.
Day 8 - Dominical/Diamante Verde
Trek to a unique fully equipped cave with twin 26m (85 ft) waterfalls. Go swimming in three natural pools and explore surrounding trails.
Day 9 - Diamante Verde/Uvita
Enjoy a morning of waterfall rappelling before trekking out of the jungle and travelling to beautiful seaside Uvita. Opt to surf, whale-watch, horseback-ride or kick back and relax.
Day 10 - Uvita
Spend the morning swimming, relaxing, and watching humpback whales off the coast of Ballena Marine National Park, before enjoying free time in Uvita.
Day 11 - Uvita/San Jos
Transfer back to the capital for a final evening with the group.
Day 12 - San Jos
Depart at any time.