Cloud forest Monteverde 68To book visit trekamerica.com/prj or psv or call 0844 576 1358Latin AmericaREEF & JUNGLES10 DAYS CAMPING & LODGINGA coastal adventure through Costa Rica and Panama featuring the idyllic Bocas del Toro and the renowned Manuel Antonio National Park. DAY 1/2 SAN JOSE > CAHUITA Get to know the local culture with a visit to an Indigenous Reserve, en route to the coastal Cahuita National Park, best known for its coral reefs close to shore and stunning sandy beaches. DAY 3/4 BOCAS DEL TORO, PANAMA (?L?) Cross the border into Panama for a scenic boat trip to the archipelago of Bocas del Toro. Take a kayak for a spin, snorkel with a myriad of brightly coloured fi sh in Bastimentos Marine Park or sip rum cocktails at sunset.DAY 5 GANDOCA MANZANILLO WILDLIFE RESERVE (?L?) Back across the border, enjoy Puerto Viejo's palm fringed beaches and the tropical rainforest of the Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Reserve, famous for its pristine coral reef and year-round warm weather.DAY 6/7 TURRIALBA Nestled amongst towering volcanoes, this quaint town is situated near some of Costa Rica's oldest pre-Columbian ruins, dating from 1000BC. Run the Class IV whitewater rapids of the Pacuare River, said to be the best in the country, or hike through the lush jungle along the Reventazon River.DAY 8/9 MANUEL ANTONIO NP (?L?) Crossing to the Pacific Coast, Manuel Antonio offers beautiful beaches backed by evergreen forest growing right up to the high tide line. With delicious seafood, salsa clubs and beach bars, there's no better way to end your Costa Rican escapade!DAY 10 MANUEL ANTONIO NP > SAN JOSE We return to San Jose for the end of the tour.10DAYSTOUR FROM£799TOUR PLUS FLIGHTS FROM£1649*OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:Pacuare River rafting * Sea kayaking * Snorkeling * Surf lesson * Tour to Boca del Drago * Mountain biking * Bastimentos Marine Park boat tripSee page 71 for more information. HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUSIONSScenic cruise to Bocas del Toro Scenic walks and hikes in Turrialba and Manuel Antonio NPAbundant wildlife viewingProfessional bilingual tour leader & private transportationCOLOMBIAVENEZUELAPANAMACOSTARICANICARAGUAHONDURASEL SALVADORGUATEMALABELIZECUBAHAITIJAMAICADOMINICAN REPUBLICPUERTORICOBAHAMA ISLANDSCAYMANISLANDSTURKS & CAICOS ISLANDSMetaGuaviareCaucaApureMississippi Magdalena Orinoco San JoseTurrialbaCahuita NPWildlife RefugeBocas del ToroManuel Antonio NPESSENTIAL INFORMATION For our latest dates & prices please see website.* Flight prices are subject to availability. Please call for a competitive quote.DEPARTS SAN JOSE TREK CODE: PRJ START FINISH 201105 Nov 15 Nov28 Dec 07 Jan 201225 Jan 04 Feb22 Feb 03 Mar21 Mar 31 Mar04 Apr 13 Apr27 May 05 Jun24 Jun 03 Jul START FINISH 201222 Jul 31 Jul12 Aug 21 Aug21 Oct 30 Oct18 Nov 27 Nov16 Dec 25 Dec 201313 Jan 22 Jan10 Feb 19 Feb10 Mar 19 MarACCOM: 4 nights camping, 5 hotel nightsEN ROUTE HOTELS: All Included (L??)FOOD KITTY: All hotel breakfasts and all meals whilst campingSURF & VOLCANOES10 DAYS CAMPING & LODGINGBeautiful Pacific beaches, pristine cloud forest, active volcanoes and natural hot springs await you on this Costa Rican adventure.DAY 1 SAN JOSE > ESPARZA After a relaxing walk in the Universidad Nature Reserve, you'll soon be swinging like Tarzan on an adventurous 'Survivor' course through the jungles of Esparza. And if that's not enough, there's also time for an optional visit to Parque Aventura.DAY 2/3 MONTEVERDE NP (?L?) There's plenty of time to explore the lush rainforest, famous for its incredible biodiversity. For some extra adrenaline try the zipline tour among the cloud-drenched canopies.DAY 4/5 ARENAL VOLCANO NP One of the most active volcanoes in the hemisphere, Arenal will blow you away. Hike or horse ride to hidden waterfalls, before relaxing in natural hot springs!DAY 6/7 RINCON DE LA VIEJA NP Travel northwest to the undiscovered Parque Nacional Rincon de la Vieja. Explore the park on a guided trek through the enchanting lowland forest. At the foot of the volcano, enjoy Las Pailas, covering 50 hectares of hot springs and solfataric lakes that expel clouds of steam.DAY 8/9 SÁMARA (?L?)Make a beeline south towards beautiful Sámara beach on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast. Horse ride, snorkel, sea kayak, learn to surf or just swim in the warm, clear ocean before returning to San Jose.DAY 10 SÁMARA > SAN JOSE We return to San Jose for the end of the tour.10DAYSTOUR FROM£729TOUR PLUS FLIGHTS FROM£1579*OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:Mountain biking * Horseback riding * Surf lesson * Canopy zipline tour * Snorkeling * Selvatura hanging bridges * Sea kayaking * Parque Aventura See page 71 for more information. HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUSIONS'Survivor'adventure courseNatural volcanic hot springsGuided hike in Rincon de la Vieja NPScenic walks and hikes in Arenal Volcano NP and Monteverde NP Abundant wildlife viewingProfessional bilingual tour leader & private transportationMEXICOPANAMACOSTARICANICARAGUAHONDURASEL SALVADORGUATEMALABELIZECUBAUNITED STATES OF AMERICACAYMANISLANDSCanadianRio GrandeRedBrazosPecosBalsasMississippi San JoseSamaraRincon de la Vieja NPArenalMonteverdeEsparzaACCOM: 5 nights camping, 4 hotel nightsEN ROUTE HOTELS: All Included (L??)FOOD KITTY: All hotel breakfasts and all meals whilst camping For our latest dates & prices please see website.* Flight prices are subject to availability. Please call for a competitive quote.ESSENTIAL INFORMATION DEPARTS SAN JOSE TREK CODE: PSV START FINISH 201126 Oct 04 Nov18 Dec 27 Dec 201215 Jan 24 Jan12 Feb 21 Feb11 Mar 20 Mar14 Apr 23 Apr06 Jun 15 Jun04 Jul 13 Jul START FINISH 201201 Aug 10 Aug22 Aug 31 Aug31 Oct 09 Nov28 Nov 07 Dec26 Dec 04 Jan 201323 Jan 01 Feb20 Feb 01 Mar20 Mar 29 Mar... ..Bocas del Toro, Panama. Until March 2011, this tour is 11 days in duration and includes 1 extra hotel night. The order of the itinerary will also vary.NB. Tours on this page are operated by our sister company, Grand American Adventures. NB. Tours on this page are operated by our sister company, Grand American Adventures.
MEXICOPANAMACOSTARICANICARAGUAHONDURASEL SALVADORGUATEMALABELIZECUBACAYMANISLANDSBalsasSan JoseTurrialbaCahuita NPWildlife RefugeBocas del ToroManuel Antonio NPSamaraRincon de la Vieja NPArenalMonteverdeEsparzaHIGHLIGHTS COSTA RICA & INCLUSIONSPANAMA TRAIL20 DAYS CAMPING & LODGINGVisit the world-famous Manuel Antonio National Park, zipline through the cloud forest of Monteverde, soak in the hot springs near Arenal Volcano, hike deep within the surreal Rincon de la Vieja National Park and enjoy coastal Sámara and Bocas del Toro! DAY 1/2 SAN JOSE > CAHUITA NP We start the trip by visting a local indigenous reserve to get an insight into their culture, then head to Cahuita, with a full day to explore the marine park with its coral reefs, beautiful palm trees and sandy beaches.DAY 3/4 BOCAS DEL TORO, PANAMA (?L?) Panama, here we come! Reach the stunning archipelago of Bocas del Toro by boat and take an excursion to Bastimentos Marine Park. Snorkel amongst the colourful coral reefs and feel Panama's unique rhythms come to life in the evenings.DAY 5 GANDOCA MANZANILLO WILDLIFE RESERVE (?L?) An evening at the Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Reserve is just what the doctor ordered, home to tropical rainforests and champagne-coloured beaches. Bask in the sun or watch for 'congo' (howler monkeys) in the nearby trees.DAY 6/7 TURRIALBA Heading west, check out the breathtaking view from the rim of Costa Rica's highest volcano. Onto Turrialba for a busy day filled with incredible hikes along the Reventazon River, and the option to raft the rapids of the Pacuare River.DAY 8-10 MANUEL ANTONIO (?L?) > SAN JOSE (?L?) Body-surf the perfectly curled waves surrounded by the spectacular scenery of Manuel Antonio National Park, and sign off with some salsa and seafood down on the beach. Enjoy the cosmopolitan buzz of the capital, before heading north for more adventure.DAY 11 ESPARZA Hike to Universidad de la Paz Nature Reserve, challenge yourself on the 'Survivor' adventure course in Esparza and jump on an optional horse ride or a jungle canopy tour in Parque Aventura.DAY12/13 MONTEVERDE NATIONAL PARK (?L?) Next up is Monteverde with its incredible biodiversity and fun nightlife. Try an exciting zipline tour through the cloud forest; it literally hums with life!DAY 14/15 ARENAL VOLCANO NATIONAL PARK Hike or horse ride to hidden waterfalls and relax in the natural hot springs. Watch the night sky for Arenal Volcano's fiery pyrotechnics!DAY 16/17 RINCON DE LA VIEJA NATIONAL PARK Travel northwest to the undiscovered Parque Nacional Rincon de la Vieja, a barren lunar landscape marking the rim of a smoking cauldron and surrounded by lowland forest.DAY 18/19 SÁMARA (?L?) Head south to the beautiful town of Sámara where the Pacific Ocean lays on some fantastic sea kayaking and surfing. DAY 20 SÁMARA > SAN JOSE Last stop San Jose, the capital city and cultural hotspot of Costa Rica!20 DAYSTOUR FROM£1449TOUR PLUS FLIGHTS FROM£2299*NB. Tours on this page are operated by our sister company, Grand American Adventures. To book visit trekamerica.com/prp or call 0844 576 135869 Latin America 'Survivor' adventure courseNatural volcanic hot springsScenic walks and hikes in Arenal, Monteverde, Turrialba and Manuel Antonio National ParkAbundant wildlife viewingScenic boat cruise to/from Bocas del Toro in PanamaProfessional bilingual tour leader, camping fees/equip-ment & private transportation OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES: Mountain biking * Horseback riding * Surf lesson * Fishing * Selvatura hanging bridges * Pacuare River rafting * Snorkeling tour * Tour to Boca del Drago * Sea kayaking * Canopy zipline tour * Parque Aventura * Bastimentos Marine Park boat trip See page 71 for more information. For our latest dates & prices please see website.* Flight prices are subject to availability. Please call for a competitive quote.ESSENTIAL INFORMATION DEPARTS SAN JOSE TREK CODE: PRP START FINISH 201126 Oct 15 Nov18 Dec 07 Jan 201215 Jan 04 Feb12 Feb 03 Mar11 Mar 31 Mar04 Apr 23 Apr27 May 15 Jun24 Jun 13 Jul START FINISH 201222 Jul 10 Aug12 Aug 31 Aug21 Oct 09 Nov18 Nov 07 Dec16 Dec 04 Jan 201313 Jan 01 Feb10 Feb 01 Mar10 Mar 29 Mar>> WHY NOT VOLUNTEER OR ADD MORE ADVENTURE?Why not add a volunteer experience to the end of your TrekAmerica tour, and join a sea turtle conservation project or build homes for local families.We also offer pre and post tour packages to Tortuguero National Park and Corcovado National Park, booked through us in US Dollars.Tortuguero National Park - 3 Days Departs San José, prices from $349Corcovado National Park - 3 Days Departs San José, prices from $559>> For further information, visit our website or enquire at the time of booking.... ..ACCOMMODATION: 9 nights camping, 10 hotel nights EN ROUTE HOTELS: All included (?L?)FOOD KITTY: All hotel breakfasts and all meals whilst campingTREK XTRA VALUE'SURVIVOR' ADVENTURE COURSE. Until March 2011, this tour is 21 days in duration and includes 1 extra hotel night. The order of the itinerary will also vary.