Adventures in Costa Rica: Jungle safaris, Adapted zip-lining & Accessible trekking

8 days / 7 nights

Adventures in Costa Rica: Jungle Safaris, Adapted Zip-lining & Accessible Trekking
Your accessible rooms will be guaranteed
The accessible van has a wheelchair lift on the back
A beach wheelchair will be available
A group of travelers, including two wheelchair users, pose for a picture in Costa Rica

Multi-day trip description

On this adventurous Costa Rica multi-day trip, you will visit Sarapiqui, Manuel Antonio, and Arenal. These destinations are bustling with protected nature and accessible activities that everyone can enjoy. This energetic itinerary includes a trekking experience on a Joëllette wheelchair, a visit to the iconic hanging bridges, and a navigation experience through the Tarcoles river on an accessible boat. As we are always looking to find a balanced ...On this adventurous Costa Rica multi-day trip, you will visit Sarapiqui, Manuel Antonio, and Arenal. These destinations are bustling with protected nature and accessible activities that everyone can enjoy. This energetic itinerary includes a trekking experience on a Joëllette wheelchair, a visit to the iconic hanging bridges, and a navigation experience through the Tarcoles river on an accessible boat. As we are always looking to find a balanced vacation, relaxing activities such as a free-beach day with an amphibious wheelchair at your disposal and an accessible hot springs experience are also included.

This multi-day trip was designed with accessibility in mind. Your comfort and safety are our priorities! All transfers will be done on an accessible van with a wheelchair lift, every activity has been adapted for people with disabilities, and professional guides can assist you and direct you to an accessible restroom. Every hotel listed has been carefully selected to be accessible; if those are not available on the date of your trip, we will choose and guarantee you another similar accommodation with an accessible room that also matches your needs.

The price of this multi-day trip can be subject to changes depending on seasonality and the availability of accessible rooms. Our travel experts will give you an official quotation when you request your booking. Please get in touch with us for any special requirements and learn more detailed information about your itinerary below.


Accessibility. What to expect?

  • Assistance

    Tour Guides/ Staff have been trained by Wheel the World to provide assistance to people with disabilities during the Multi-day Trip

    Guides/ Staff members have experience assisting people with disabilities

  • Transportation

    Transportation is wheelchair accessible

  • Bathrooms

    Accessible bathrooms at multiple stops during the Multi-day Trip

  • Places

    Places visited are all wheelchair accessible and can be navigated independently

    Places present some barriers and minimum assistance is needed

  • Equipment

    Adaptive equipment is included and two people assisting are needed

From $3720 USD / per person

*Price based on 2 travelers

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Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive to Costa Rica

Welcome to Costa Rica!

You will be picked up on an accessible van from the airport to Park Inn by Radisson San Jose, where your guaranteed ac...
Welcome to Costa Rica!

You will be picked up on an accessible van from the airport to Park Inn by Radisson San Jose, where your guaranteed accessible room will be waiting for you.

Get ready for the adventures that await you for the next 8 days!

Stay:

Park Inn by Radisson San Jose
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Day 2: Floating Safari on Sarapiqui River

On day 2, you will have breakfast and be transferred to Saripiqui on an accessible van. Here, you will have a safari float through the Sarapiqui ...On day 2, you will have breakfast and be transferred to Saripiqui on an accessible van. Here, you will have a safari float through the Sarapiqui river. This is a guided tour; your expert guide will inform you about all flora and fauna along your navigation. Don't forget to take pictures and enjoy this accessible experience!

Later, you will return to Selva Verde Lodge.

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Day 3: La Selva Biological Station Explorations + Hot Springs

On day 3, you will have breakfast and be transferred to Arenal in an accessible, private van. In Arenal, a charming town near a lake, you will ha...On day 3, you will have breakfast and be transferred to Arenal in an accessible, private van. In Arenal, a charming town near a lake, you will have a guided visit to La Selva Biologica Station, a protected area of the Costa Rican tropical rainforest. Your expert guide will guide you to sightsee numerous unique animal species and explore local flora.

Next, you will visit local hot springs. Here, assistance will be available at all times, and an amphibious wheelchair can be provided if that is your preference. After some time to relax, you will have an included dinner before transferring to your hotel.

Place to stay: Hotel Paradise Hot Springs.

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Day 4: Adapted Hanging Bridges Tour + Accessible Ziplining

On day 4, you will have breakfast and head to the world-famous Costa Rican hanging bridges! With an accessible van transfer and an expert guide, ...On day 4, you will have breakfast and head to the world-famous Costa Rican hanging bridges! With an accessible van transfer and an expert guide, this adapted tour will allow you to explore nature from the treetops, gaze at the unique lake and Arenal Volcano views, and zip-line through tropical rainforests, all in an accessible way.

The site prides itself on being accessible to all. It has accessible restrooms and accesses, and professional guides have been heavily trained in working with people with accessibility needs. The necessary adapted equipment will be provided whenever required for you to focus on enjoying this unforgettable experience. Later, you will be transferred to your 4-star hotel.

Place to stay: Hotel Paradise Hot Springs.

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Day 5: Jungle Safari Accessible Boat Tour on Tarcoles river

On day 5, you will have breakfast and head to Central Pacific Coast on an accessible van and an expert guide. You will have a jungle crocodile sa...On day 5, you will have breakfast and head to Central Pacific Coast on an accessible van and an expert guide. You will have a jungle crocodile safari on a boat through the Tarcoles river. Enjoy the views of the 3:30-hour drive. Accessible restrooms will be available on the way.

Upon arrival, you will have lunch and get ready to explore Tarcoles River and its surrounding flora and fauna. The boat is accessible and will be your platform to discover multiple bird species and sightsee crocodiles. Your expert guide will be available to assist you and teach you about the many animals you will encounter. Later you will be transferred to your Manuel Antonio 4-star hotel.

Place to stay: Hotel Parador.

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Day 6: Manuel Antonio National Park Accessible Trekking

On day 6, you will have breakfast and head to the 680-hectare Manuel Antonio National Park on an accessible van. Here you will have an accessible...On day 6, you will have breakfast and head to the 680-hectare Manuel Antonio National Park on an accessible van. Here you will have an accessible trekking adventure with an experienced guide, who will familiarize you with many exotic plants and local animals, such as unusual monkeys and raccoon species.

The site offers many trails of different difficulty levels; your guide can help you choose the perfect track depending on how adventurous you feel that day! Whatever your choice, a Joëlette trekking wheelchair and assistants will be provided.

After the trekking, you will have lunch and spend some free time at the beach. Sit back, relax and enjoy! An amphibious wheelchair will be available. Later you will be transferred to your 4-star Manuel Antonio hotel in an accessible van.

Place to stay: Hotel Parador.

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Day 7: Catamaran tour

On day 7, you will have a Catamaran tour. Breakfast and lunch are included. Later you will be transferred back to your 4-star hotel in Manuel Ant...On day 7, you will have a Catamaran tour. Breakfast and lunch are included. Later you will be transferred back to your 4-star hotel in Manuel Antonio.

Place to stay: Hotel Parador.

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Day 8: Departure

After having breakfast, you will be transferred to the San Jose airport in a wheelchair-accessible van. Depending on your flight time, our travel...After having breakfast, you will be transferred to the San Jose airport in a wheelchair-accessible van. Depending on your flight time, our travel experts can arrange an activity for the day.

    What's included

  • Breakfast

  • Tour Guide

  • Accessible transportation

  • Accommodation

    What's not included

  • Insurance

  • Gratuities

  • International flights

  • Domestic flights

Important information

  • The itinerary is power wheelchair-friendly.

  • The accommodations listed are subject to change. We will always guarantee you an accessible room that matches your needs.

  • An amphibious and a joëlette wheelchair are available if needed.

  • The same price applies to all travelers. Please select the number of travelers with and without disabilities when booking on our website.

  • Please note that the price featured is the lowest price available based on 2 people traveling. Please get in touch with our travel experts to know what rates apply for your traveling dates / number of participants.

  • This trip can be arranged for customers traveling by themselves. Assistants and trained guides will be hired to assist and help out with the logistics needed.

  • Spoken language(s): English, Spanish.

  • Travel insurance is not included but an appropriate insurance based on your personal needs is highly recommended.

Policies

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