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SARAPIQUI TOURS
Sarapiqui Costa Rica, in the province of Heredia, is a nature paradise with plenty of activities for your enjoyment, featuring adventure excursions such as a thrilling Sarapiqui canopy tour, an exhilarating Sarapiqui rafting, tubing, biking and horseback riding tours; now, if you prefer something more relaxing, you can enjoy a tranquil Sarapiqui River Boat ride or simply walk through beautiful rainforests teeming with wildlife.

The main attraction of Sarapiqui Costa Rica is the pristine Sarapiqui River, a tributary of the San Juan River. The Sarapiqui River Costa Rica runs through primary rainforest, farmland and green pastures; it is home to monkeys, crocodiles, iguanas, river turtles and birds.  Exciting river rafting and relaxing floating and canoeing tours in the Sarapiqui River are some of the most popular activities in the area.
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 SARAPIQUI TOURS PRICE LIST
Prices per person (US$)
Prices Valid Until November 30th, 2013
All Tours are subject to availability
Code Tour Name Adult Child Meals Duration
COSTA RICA ZIP LINING TOURS
1SRP Canopy La Linda* $45.00 $45.00 - HD
3SRP La Linda Night Canopy Tour* $45.00 $45.00 - HD
5SRP Hacienda Pozo Azul Canopy*** $49.00 $49.00 - HD
SARAPIQUI RIVER RAFTING AND RIVER FLOATING - HD
7SRP Sarapiqui River Rafting (Class II-III) La Virgen*
$45.00 $45.00 -
HD
9SRP Sarapiqui River Rafting (Class IV) San Miguel Section* $90.00 $90.00 - HD
11SRP Puerto Viejo Safari Floating (Class I) * $45.00 $45.00 - HD
CANOEING, TUBING AND KAYAKING
14SRP Puerto Viejo Canoe Tour * $59.00 $59.00 - HD
16SRP Tubing on the Sardinal Tour * $46.00 $46.00 - HD
18SRP Duckie River Kayak * $68.00 $68.00 - HD
MOUNTAIN BIKE
20SRP Mountain Bike * $54.00 $54.00 - HD
HORSEBACK RIDING
22SRP Horseback Riding *** $49.00 $49.00 - HD
HIKING TOURS
24SRP Guided Nature Hike
- HD
25SRP Tirimbina Reserve Walk ** $24.00 $19.00 - HD
CULTURAL TOURS AND ECO TOURS
27SRP Pineapple Tour
- HD
29SRP Chocolate Tour ** $26.00 $20.00 - HD
31SRP Bat Tour ** $23.00 $16.00 - HD
TOUR COMBINATION
33SRP River Floating and Horseback Riding*** $125.00 $125.00 L FD
35SRP Horseback Riding, Zip lining and Rafting*** $125.00 $125.00 L
FD
37SRP Horseback Riding and Zip lining*** $85.00 $85.00 L
FD
39SRP Sarapiqui River Rafting and Zip Lining*** $92.00 $92.00 L FD
40SRP Horseback Riding and Rafting*** $85.00 $85.00 L
FD
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HD: Half Day --- FD: Full Day --- B: Breakfast --- L: Lunch --- D: Dinner

 * These activities include transportation from the following hotels:  
- Selva Verde
- La Tirimbina
- La Quinta Lodge Sarapiquis Rain Forest

Extra charges apply to include transportation for the flowing hotels:
- Ara Ambigua $22.00  (1 to 4 people)
- El Bambu $35.00 (1 to 4 people)
- Hacienda Pozo Azul $35.00 (1 to 4 people)
- Sueño Azul o Hacienda La Isla $100.00 (1 to 4 people)
- Gavilan Lodge $42.00 (1 to 4 people)
 ** These activities include transportation from the following hotel:
- La Tirimbina

Extra charges apply to include transportation for the flowing hotels:
- Ara Ambigua $85.00 (1 to 4 people)
- El Bambu $85.00 (1 to 4 people)
- Hacienda Pozo Azul $46.00 (1 to 4 people)
- Sueño Azul, Gavilan o Hacienda La Isla $145.00 (1 to 4 people)
- Selva Verde Lodge $70.00 (1 to 4 people)
- La Quinta $60.00 (1 to 4 people)
 
*** These activities include transportation from the following hotels:  
- Hacienda Pozo Azul
- Ara Ambigua
- El Bambu Hotel
- La Quinta Country Inn
- La Tirimbina Lodge
- Sarapiqui's Rainforest Lodge
- Selva Verde Lodge
       
An extra charge of $25.00 per person applies to include transportation
for the flowing hotels:
- Hacienda La Isla
- Sueño Azul Resort
- Gavilan Lodge.          
Minimum Age for Excursions
Horseback Riding: 6 years old
Rappelling: 12 years old
Rafting Class II: 9 years old
Rafting Class III: 10 years old
Zip Line Tours: 6 years old

                   
SARAPIQUI TOUR DESCRIPTIONS

 CANOPY LA LINDA
 Canopy La Linda, Sarapiqui Costa Rica
Canopy La Linda, Sarapiqui Costa Rica   Canopy La Linda, Sarapiqui Costa Rica
An exciting adventure at Hacienda La Linda located next to the Sarapiqui River featuring fields of ornamental plants and 114 hectares of rain forest. You will feel your adrenaline rise with this canopy tour consisting of 14 zip-lines including a 2,150 feet cable across the Sarapiqui River, 6 aluminum platforms, 5 wood platforms, a 36-foot- high tower and 2 short hikes (app. 300 feet of trails).
Specialized equipment of highest quality is used during the tour and experienced guides will accompany you.

 HACIENDA POZO AZUL CANOPY TOUR

 Hacienda Pozo Azul Canopy, Sarapiqui Costa Rica  Hacienda Pozo Azul Canopy, Sarapiqui Costa Rica  Hacienda Pozo Azul Canopy, Sarapiqui Costa Rica
An exciting zip lining tour in the jungle and through a canyon with seven of the platforms built on trees at a height of 60 to 90 feet.  The tour includes a total of 12 cables and 17 platforms.

What to bring for the Canopy Tour: insect repellent, trekking shoes or tennis shoes, long trousers, sunblock and camera.
Minimum Age: 6 years old

SARAPIQUI RIVER RAFTING TRIPS


 Sarapiqui River Rafting Class II-III (moderate): La Virgen
A 7 mile (11km) journey from La Virgen de Sarapiqui to Chilamate, approximately 2 ½ hours including a stop on the river banks to have some fruit and swim time. This section of the Sarapiqui River is in the middle of lush rainforest with clear pools of water.
Minimum age: 10 years old.
Showers and changing rooms available at end of the tour.

 Sarapiqui White Water Rafting, Pozo Azul  Sarapiqui White Water Rafting, Pozo Azul Sarapiqui White Water Rafting, Pozo Azul 

 Sarapiqui River Rafting Class II – III: Hacienda Pozo Azul
Hacienda Pozo Azul Sarapiqui Rafting Class II-III:  This 2 hour trip from Hacienda Pozo Azul put-in to Chilamate (app.13 Kilometers / 8miles), includes a stop on the river banks to have some fruit and enjoy some swimming time. 
Showers and changing rooms available at end of the tour.
Minimum Age: 9 years old.
 Sarapiqui River Rafting Class IV+: San Miguel
The San Miguel section (Class IV) of the Sarapiqui River goes from the town of San Miguel to the community of La Virgen de Sarapiqui; a 7 mile (11km) journey with very technical rapids and water levels from medium to high, here the Sarapiqui River drops 600 feet (200 meters).
For experts only. Minimum age: 18 years old.
 
What to bring for the river rafting trip:  river shoes or Teva´s (sandals with straps), sun block, swimsuit or easy dry T-shirt and shorts, towel and dry clothes to change.


 Sarapiqui River Safari-floating - Class I:
 Sarapiqui River Floating  Iguana,  Sarapiqui River Costa Rica
This is an 11 km (7 mile) river floating trip on a calm section of the Sarapiqui River starting in Chilamate and ending in Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui. This peaceful and relaxing trip is perfect for wildlife observation including birds, iguanas, monkeys, butterflies, crocodiles and sloths.
What to bring: River shoes or sandals, Sun block, swimsuit or easy dry T-shirt and shorts, towel and dry clothes to change.

 FLOATING TRIP OR CANOEING TOUR ON PUERTO VIEJO RIVER
 Puerto Viejo River, Canoeing Tour  Puerto Viejo River, Canoeing Tour  Puerto Viejo River, Canoeing Tour
Enjoy a scenic and peaceful boat ride down the Puerto Viejo River and through the impressive rainforest of the La Selva Biological Station, starting at El Tigre town and ending in Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui.  The ride takes 2 to 3 hours depending on the water level and it’s a great opportunity to see sloths, howler monkeys and birds such as herons, toucans and ospreys.
This tour can be on inflatable rafts or in canoes, in both cases you will be expected to paddle, but do not worry this section of the river is very calm with no rapids.
What to bring: River shoes or sandals, Sun block, swimsuit or easy dry T-shirt and shorts, towel and dry clothes to change.

 TUBING ON SARDINAL RIVER
 Tubing Tour, Sardinal River Costa Rica  Tubing Tour, Sardinal River Costa Rica  Tubing Tour, Sardinal River Costa Rica
Enjoy a 4km (2.5 mile) tubing adventure on the Sardinal River with rapids class I and II, starting at Las Palmitas village and ending at La Quinta Country Inn. The driving time from Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui to the Puerto Viejo River put-in is 25 minutes and the estimated time on the river is 2 hours.
The river descent is on a Tube Pro, specially designed for river tubing, featuring two handles and a cover that helps the tube to stay upright.
What to bring: River shoes or sandals, Sun block, swimsuit or easy dry T-shirt and shorts, towel and dry clothes to change.

 MOUNTAIN BIKE
 Biking Tour, Sarapiqui Costa Rica  Biking Tour, Sarapiqui Costa Rica
There are different mountain bike tours available depending on your experience, on the easy ones you will get a map and instructions so that you can explore different trails and enjoy the scenic Sarapiqui River.  The advance mountain biking tours are in company of an experienced guide that will take you to an unvisited area with 800 kilometers of dirt roads where you will sweat and get dirty with mud.
All mountain bike tours include bike, helmet, gloves, water bottle, repair kit and pump.
What to bring: insect repellent, trekking shoes or tennis shoes, long trousers, sunblock and camera.

 HORSEBACK RIDING
 Horseback Riding, Sarapiqui Costa Rica Horseback Riding, Sarapiqui Costa Rica 
Experience a whole natural and exciting environment, as you explore on horseback the rainforest and countryside of Sarapiquí.
What to bring: insect repellent, trekking shoes or tennis shoes, long trousers, sunblock and camera.


 GUIDED NATURE HIKE
 Selva Verde Private Reserve  Selva Verde Private Reserve
Walk through the extensive trail system of Selva Verde, a 500 acre private reserve of primary rainforest, next to the Sarapiquí River. Selva Verde’s rainforest is teeming with flora and fauna such as different bird species, monkeys, iguanas, frogs, sloths and a wide array of plants and trees. 
What to bring: insect repellent, trekking shoes or tennis shoes, long trousers, sunblock and camera.

 LA TIRIMBINA RESERVE WALK
 La Tirimbina Reserve  La Tirimbina, Costa Rica  La Tirimbina Reserve, Costa Rica
Enjoy a 2,5 hour walk in company of a naturalist guide along the trails of The Tirimbina Reserve and learn about the secrets of the rainforest. What to bring:  closed shoes or boots (no sandals please), poncho or umbrella, water, insect repellent, binoculars and camera.



 PINEAPPLE TOUR
 Pineapple Tour, Sarapiqui Costa Rica  Pineapple Tour, Sarapiqui Costa Rica Pineapple Tour, Sarapiqui Costa Rica 
The Pineapple Tour takes place at the Corsicana farm, a property with pineapple fields, 61.8 acres of reforested forests, 2 rivers and a restaurant.  During the excursion a specially designed trailer will take you around 3,000 acres of fields with organic golden pineapples, while an expert talks to you about the methods for planting and growing organic crops, some history about pineapples and all the process of the pineapple from beginning to end; you will even be able to taste some of this delicious fruit and at the end of the excursion you will enjoy a refreshing piña colada and a piece of fruit cake.


 CHOCOLATE TOUR
 Chocolate Tour, Sarapiqui  Costa Rica  Chocolate Tour, Sarapiqui  Costa Rica Chocolate Tour, La Tirimbina Costa Rica 
Learn about the history of chocolate and how the cacao bean is transformed into this delicious food using traditional processes.
This 2.5 hour tour will take you through a suspension bridge to a non-commercial cacao plot cultivated in the ancient way, when cacao trees and other trees where cultivated in the same area.
Learn about the harvest, fermentation and drying of the cacao bean, a product that was very important for the Mayan and Aztec cultures and that was taken to Europe with the discovery of America.
Try some of the home made chocolates prepared during the tour!.
What to bring:  closed shoes or boots (no sandals please), poncho or umbrella, water, insect repellent and camera.


 BAT TOUR
 La Tirimbina Costa Rica, Bat Tour
This night tour starts with a 30 minute multimedia presentation including topics such as classification, reproduction and the threats that the bats have to face. After the multimedia presentation you will see actual bats that were captured using nets. Learn how were they captured and why they cannot detect the net.
No bats are harmed during this tour and all of them are released in less than 2 hours.
What to bring: insect repellent, flashlight and camera.


TOUR COMBINATION

 RIVER FLOATING & HORSEBACK RIDING
 Horseback Riding, Hacienda Pozo Azul  Hacienda Pozo Azul Hanging Bridge  Sarapiqui River Floating
Enjoy a full day tour including a 2 hour horseback riding, a guided walk including a 400ft hanging bridge, a 2 hours river floating on the Sarapiqui River and lunch.
Minimum age: 6 years old.
What to bring:  walking shoes or tennis shoes for the horseback riding and the walk, sandals with straps, sun block, easy dry T-shirt and shorts, towel and dry clothes to change.
Duration: app. 7 ½ hours


 HORSEBACK RIDING, ZIP LINING AND RAFTING
Costa Rica Horseback Riding, Hacienda Pozo Azul  Zip Lining Costa Rica, Hacienda Pozo Azul  Costa Rica River Rafting, Sarapiqui River
A full day tour with lots of fun and adventure including a 1 ½ hour horseback riding, a 9 cable canopy tour (Zip line tour) with a 900feet cable across the Sarapiqui River canyon, and an exciting white water river rafting class II-III;  all of the activities in company of experienced guides and with equipment of the best quality. Lunch Included.
Minimum age:  9 years old.
What to bring: Long pants for the horseback riding and the canopy tour. For the rafting bring shorts and T-shirt or bathing suit, tennis shoes or rubber sole sandals with straps, towel and a change of clothes.
Duration: 7 hours.


 HORSEBACK RIDING AND ZIP LINING
 Pozo Azul Horseback Riding  Pozo Azul Zip Lining
A perfect opportunity to admire nature from a different perspective, starting with a 2 hour horseback riding through pastures, rivers and jungle, continuing with an exhilarating 9 cable zip line tour with a 900feet cable across the Sarapiqui River canyon. The adventure ends with a well-deserved lunch.
Minimum Age: 6 years old.
What to bring: tennis shoes or boots, long pants, insect repellent, sunblock, rain coat and camera.
Duration: app. 5 hours


 RAFTING AND ZIP LINING
 Costa Rica White Water Rafting, Sarapiqui River  Zip Lining Costa Rica, Sarapiqui
This 5 hour excursion is an adrenaline-charged combination of a thrilling class II-III rafting on the Sarapiqui River and an exhilarating 9 cable zip line tour including a 900feet cable across the Sarapiqui River canyon. Lunch included. 
Minimum age: 9 years old.
What to bring: Long pants for the canopy tour. For the rafting bring shorts and T-shirt or bathing suit, tennis shoes or rubber sole sandals with straps, towel and a change of clothes.
Duration: 5 hours approximately.

 HORSEBACK RIDING AND RAFTING
 Horseback Riding Tour, Sarapiqui Costa Rica  Sarapiqui White Wwater River Rafting
Start your adventure combination with a 2 hour horseback riding through pastures, rivers and jungle, continue with an exciting and refreshing Class II-III river rafting on the Sarapiqui River and finish your day with a tasty lunch.
Minimum Age: 9 years old.
What to bring: Long pants for the horseback riding tour. For the rafting bring shorts and T-shirt or bathing suit, tennis shoes or rubber sole sandals with straps, towel and a change of clothes.
Duration: 5 hours approximately.

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