Overview & Highlights

This thrilling but accessible adventure holiday includes zip-lining through the rainforest canopy, whitewater rafting, mountain-biking, hill walks and jungle treks, you’ll be seeing the unspoilt natural highlights from a different perspective.

  • San José: rainforest aerial tram zip-line
  • Pacuare : river rafting
  • Arenal : Cerro Chato hike and La Fortuna Falls
  • Arenal: mountain biking
  • Rio San Juan: jungle expeditions
  • Ometepe Island: biking tour
  • Ometepe Island: hiking expedition to Maderas volcano

This holiday will suit those who want to try out a medley of different active adventures as a means of enjoying the sumptuous scenery. You have the opportunity to ride the rapids, bike round an island, climb a volcano and hike along jungle trails. Following all this exertion you have a well deserved break on the sweeping sands of a Pacific bay.

The pleasant climate varied landscapes of volcanoes, lakes, fast-flowing rivers, and palm-fringed beaches combine to make Costa Rica and Nicaragua very attractive to outdoor adventure seekers. Costa Rica has long had a network of accessible national parks with extensive hiking trails, as well as offering adventure activities, from zip-lining to white-water rafting. Nicaragua is new to this kind of development but is gaining a reputation for responsible tourism with eco-lodges and plenty to do in the open air, including biking and horse-riding.

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What our clients say

97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.

It was, in short, an unqualified success in all important ways. The local guides set a remarkably high standard in being knowledgeable, articulate and generally helpful, two or three of them outstandingly so. None of the hotels was less than comfortable and/or notable for its outlook and general amenities; those in Nicaragua and El Salvador were probably the best, while the Guatemalan and Belizean accommodation was betrayed only at times, mainly by the food it served. We took away an enormous variety of impressions, ranging from the sense of insecurity and awe created by all those volcanoes; through the surprise at the comparative sophistication and well-being superficially apparent in El Salvador and the interest in seeing potters, weavers, farmers and conservationists at work; to the ultimate satisfaction experienced through that artful blend of the natural with the man-made worlds characterising the Mayan sites of Guatemala and Honduras, most notably at Copán and Tikal which were the obvious highlights of the tour.

TD, Oxford

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Our specialists have been expertly crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Latin America for 40 years. We would be delighted to create a truly personalised trip which perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.

Paul Winrow Giffen
Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Consultant

After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.

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