Day by Day Itinerary

Costa Rica: Monteverde and Beaches Bike


Countries   Costa Rica
Tour Length   8 days
Dates Of Tour   Sunday, March 9, 2014
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Sunday, November 16, 2014
(Self-Guided Dates: You Choose! Best Months: November to April.)
Type of Tour Road (Guided, Self-Guided)
Price $3,195 (Self-Guided: US $2995)
 
 
GROUP MAKE-UP
Family Friendly
Age of Participants Mixed
Gender Basis Mixed
# of Participants (max) 12
Language English
 
SUPPORT LEVEL
Sleeping Accommodations   
Luggage Support
Sag Wagon Along the Way
Meals Provided Full board
 
TRIP DIFFICULTY
Total Trip Mileage    171 Miles
Average Daily Mileage    29 Miles Per Day
Longest Single Day 45 Miles
Overall Difficulty Rating   Intermediate, Advanced, Extreme
 
 
COSTS
Cost of Trip without Airfare per person  $3,195
Single Supplement $799
 
 
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 8 days
  • 7 nights
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 5 lunches
  • 4 dinners
  • snacks
  • vehicle transfers
  • luggage handling
  • van and guide support
  • maps and route notes
  • ziplining/canopy tour
  • coffee plantation tour
  • guided night time jungle walk
 
 
HIGHLIGHTS/POINTS OF INTERESTS
  • Volcano Arenal sightings
  • Rare birds and animals in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Canopy ziplining adventure
  • Coffee lantation tour
  • Visiting the pristine jungles and beaches of the Nicoya Peninsula
  • swims in the Pacific
  • rides on white sand beaches for many uninterrupted miles
  • and runs beside the ocean at sunrise
 
TRIP DESCRIPTION

Costa Rica sets the pace and space for a wonderful active holiday. The climate is perfect for cycling and swimming; the people are educated, friendly, and beautiful; and there are heavenly places to rest at night. This adventure combines the unusual contemplative and adventurous experiences in Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve with the best tropical beach ride in Costa Rica on the Nicoya Peninsula. A smorgasbord of active delights, it includes abundant wildlife sightings, beautiful rides on quiet roads, opportunities for zip-lining, surfing and horseback riding, and rests at exquisite lodges. You will visit absolute biological reserves, butterfly gardens, coffee plantations, deserted beaches, and tropical surf on the enchanting beaches of the north Pacific coast. The riding includes some challenges on rough and hilly roads which help make the destinations quiet and superbly untrammelled. Van support is available

 
 
DAY BY DAY ITINERARY
Day 1   Arrival
Day 2   Coffee plantation, canopy tour and hiking
Day 3   65km/41miles - Cycle across Nicoya Peninsula to Malpa√≠s
Day 4   Optional challenging ride into Cabo Blanco Absolute Natural Reserve, or an opportunity to enjoy beac
Day 5   46km/28miles - Cycle to Playa San Miguel
Day 6   36km/22miles - Cycling along beaches and inland roads with a climb to Samara
Day 7   61km/38miles - A lengthy ride along the hilly coast to Playa Junquillal
Day 8   Farewell
 
OPTIONS
Additional Activities During Trip
 
Hiking, horseback riding, surfing, ziplining, canopy tour, coffee plantation tour, nightime jungle walk
Countries Visited  
  • Costa Rica
    • Monteverde Cloud Forest
    • Nicoya Peninsula (Pacific Coast)
Cities Visited   Liberia, Monteverde, Puntarenas, Mal Pais, Samara, Playa Junquillal, Tamarindo
 
 
SPECIAL OFFERS
Returning Guest and Referral Discounts

If you have been on tour with us in the last 3 years, you will receive a 5% discount as a returning guest. In addition, if you have referred new customers to us since your last Freewheeling Adventure, you are entitled to a reduced cost. Each new guest who mentioned you as a referrer will save you $150 off your next trip.


 
 
SELF-GUIDED

Cost: US $2995 (per person, includes 9 days, 8 nights, 8 breakfasts, luggage transfers, maps & route notes, transfers at start and end of trip).

Self-Guided Dates: You Choose - December to April. (May - November = rainy season)

 
BIKE RENTAL

Mountain bike: $245

 
ROUTE NOTES

A challenging ride with some hilly, rough sections. Mountain bikes are necessary

 
TOUR SUPPLIER
Company Name Freewheeling Adventures
Country     Canada
 
 
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