Best Adventure Tours in Costa Rica

Rafting down a tame river in the rain forests of Costa Rica, ©JetPunk.com/Flickr

Rafting down a tame river in the rain forests of Costa Rica, ©JetPunk.com/Flickr

Costa Rica despite is a small country is one of the most popular holiday destinations. Tourists love to visit this wonderful place because they can have a perfectly relaxed holiday but the country also offers a wide range of adventures for adrenaline lovers. It has its beautiful landscapes waiting for tourist to discover and many attractive ways to explore them. A long list of adventure tours are lined up for all ages.

For real adventure seekers and water lovers there is the experience of river rafting or ocean kayaking. Tourists who love hiking must try cave exploration, for animal lovers there is horseback riding. Zip line tours across the jungle can also be a lot of fun and of course canyoning is an experience not to forget. Costa Rica is a place of the best adventure tours and therefore a real paradise for adrenaline lovers.

Discover the Nature on an ATV or on a Bike

Costa Rican ATV tours it’s one of the best adventures for those who love admire the beautiful scenery in a both safe and exciting way. Traveling on ATV offers an access to the country’s most splendid landscapes, stepping by farms, waterfalls or rainforests. Some stops are usually made through the tour for the chance of eating or swimming or just to enjoy the native animal species. Manuel Antonio or Arenal are the finest places for ATV riders to have a great adventure tour.

Biking in Costa Rica, ©manalahmadkhan/Flickr

Biking in Costa Rica, ©manalahmadkhan/Flickr

Mountain bike tours also offer a great way to see the country, guides will take you to the finest destinations. Rafting or kayaking are often included in bike tours and sometimes overnight trips either.

Go Hiking and Explore Costa Rica’s Caves

With a bilingual guide by your side you can have a great adventure tour discovering the most beautiful caves, ancient marine fossils and stalagmites inside. Guides will lead you underground to see the subterranean animal species. Many of these caves were formed approximately 20 to 70 million years ago.

Hiking in Costa Rica, ©LeafLanguages/Flickr

Hiking in Costa Rica, ©LeafLanguages/Flickr

Horseback Riding Across Costa Rica

Even inexperienced riders are welcomed to Costa Rican horseback riding, you can go individually or in groups. This adventure tour will definitely become your most memorable part of the time spent in Costa Rica. Riding through a rainforest should be a great experience and you will meet all the animal species around. Some well-known riding locations are Monteverde, Arenal or Manuel Antonio.

Horseback riding in Manuel Antonio, ©Tostie14/Flickr

Horseback riding in Manuel Antonio, ©Tostie14/Flickr

Kayaking and Rafting for Adrenaline Seekers

For those who are looking for excellent adventure kayaking and rafting are the best adventure tours in Costa Rica. Whether inexperienced or an expert everybody is welcomed to Costa Rican kayak tours to explore wildlife both below and above the water. Lake Arenal is one of the best places for kayaking.

Rafting down a tame river in the rain forests of Costa Rica, ©JetPunk.com/Flickr

Rafting down a tame river in the rain forests of Costa Rica, ©JetPunk.com/Flickr

Rafting is also available for all ages, tourists can discover the inspiring waterfalls or dense forests.

 

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