Adventures in Costa Rica

8 days / 7 nights

Adventures in Costa Rica
Adventures in Costa Rica
Adventures in Costa Rica
Adventures in Costa Rica
Adventures in Costa Rica

Multi-day trip description

Enjoy the best of Costa Rica! This tour will introduce you to a little bit of everything Costa Rica has to offer: an accessible boat tour, a hike through a National Park, hanging bridges over the trees, and more.falseEnjoy the best of Costa Rica! This tour will introduce you to a little bit of everything Costa Rica has to offer: an accessible boat tour, a hike through a National Park, hanging bridges over the trees, and more.

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

    Assistance is provided to whoever needs it at all times

  • Places

    Places present some barriers and minimum assistance is needed

    There are pathways with rocks, stones, or other terrain that makes them difficult to access

  • Equipment

    Adapted equipment is not included in any activity

  • Bathroom

    Accessible bathrooms at multiple stops during the Multi-day Trip

From $2,220 USD / per person

Reliable accessibility information

Comprehensive planning

Personalized support

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival - Mar 20, 2023 thumbnail

Day 1: Arrival - Mar 20, 2023

Welcome to Costa Rica!!
Home of lovely tropical beaches, grand adventures, and wonders of nature. Your local guide will meet you at the airport...
Welcome to Costa Rica!!
Home of lovely tropical beaches, grand adventures, and wonders of nature. Your local guide will meet you at the airport. They’ll have a sign with your name on it. The guide will assist with your luggage and you’ll take a private adapted van to your hotel in San Jose.
Depending on your hotel, the journey from the airport can take up to 1 hour.
No meals included

Stay:

Hotel Park Inn or similar hotel
Day 2: San José City Tour + Zoo Ave - Mar 21, 2023 thumbnail

Day 2: San José City Tour + Zoo Ave - Mar 21, 2023

San Jose is not a very accessible city but we have found the tourist attractions that are, with adapted restrooms and easy access, so that you ca...San Jose is not a very accessible city but we have found the tourist attractions that are, with adapted restrooms and easy access, so that you can have a full experience of the city. Your trained guide will also be happy to assist you whenever needed.Your day will start around 9:00, when you will make your way to the city center, in a wheelchair accessible van. From there, you will visit the municipal theater and the gold museum.
Later on, you will have lunch in a restaurant in the city center. A few different restaurants with different types of food will be offered.
In the afternoon, you will visit Zoo Ave, a rescue center for wild animals. This center is an urban park with botanical gardens and hosts more than 125 species of animals including birds, mammals, and reptiles. They have all been rescued, and for various reasons of health or behavior, they cannot be released for reinsertion into their habitat. The park has accessible toilets that are step-free, but some ramps have an inclination of more than 20º, so wheelchair users might require assistance to access them. After this visit, you will make your way back to the hotel.
Breakfast & Lunch included

Day 3: Arenal Hot Springs - Mar 22, 2023 thumbnail

Day 3: Arenal Hot Springs - Mar 22, 2023

After having breakfast at the hotel, you will depart towards Arenal with your driver and personal guide. The trip to Arenal can take 3 to 4 hours...After having breakfast at the hotel, you will depart towards Arenal with your driver and personal guide. The trip to Arenal can take 3 to 4 hours, and you will stop for lunch en route. Once in Arenal, you will soak and relax in the hot springs. Assistance and an amphibious wheelchair will be provided. Later on, you will make your way to the hotel, rest and spend the night.
Breakfast and Lunch included

Day 4: Hanging bridges & Organic Farm Cooking Lesson - Mar 23, 2023 thumbnail

Day 4: Hanging bridges & Organic Farm Cooking Lesson - Mar 23, 2023

After breakfast, you will get ready to have an amazing day at Mistico Park. You will enjoy this beautiful hike and discover its hanging bridges a...After breakfast, you will get ready to have an amazing day at Mistico Park. You will enjoy this beautiful hike and discover its hanging bridges and fauna. Afterwards, you’ll have lunch and then have some time to discover the town of Arenal and its surroundings. The day will continue at Vida Campesina, an organic farm where you will take a cooking class. You’ll be introduced to the farm, the produce that grows there, and you’ll make a toast at the end of the experience with sugar cane extract. You’ll prepare a traditional Costa Rican dinner as part of the cooking class at the farm.
Breakfast and Dinner included

Day 5: Jaco boat tour - Mar 24, 2023 thumbnail

Day 5: Jaco boat tour - Mar 24, 2023

After breakfast, you’ll make your way to Jaco in a private accessible vehicle. The trip takes approximately 3 ½ hours. Accessible bathrooms are a...After breakfast, you’ll make your way to Jaco in a private accessible vehicle. The trip takes approximately 3 ½ hours. Accessible bathrooms are available on the way. Once you arrive at the famous Tarcoles River, you’ll have lunch and then board an accessible boat to discover the river and observe wildlife like crocodiles and a large variety of birds. Both the boat and dock are fully accessible. After the activity you will be transferred to the hotel for the check in.
Breakfast and Lunch included

Day 6: Manuel Antonio National Park - Mar 25, 2023 thumbnail

Day 6: Manuel Antonio National Park - Mar 25, 2023

Today, you will go to Manuel Antonio National Park for a hike. There is a wheelchair accessible trail. While there, you might be able to spot an...Today, you will go to Manuel Antonio National Park for a hike. There is a wheelchair accessible trail. While there, you might be able to spot animals such as monkeys and raccoons, who can be quite daring and get close to tourists. After the hike you will return to the hotel to enjoy a free afternoon.
Breakfast included

Day 7: Tour Carara National Park & Transfer to San Jose - Mar 26, 2023 thumbnail

Day 7: Tour Carara National Park & Transfer to San Jose - Mar 26, 2023

Early in the morning, you will visit the Carara National Park’s accessible trail. It is the only transitional forest in the Central Pacific, mean...Early in the morning, you will visit the Carara National Park’s accessible trail. It is the only transitional forest in the Central Pacific, meaning it boasts very diverse flora and fauna, where species from the dry and humid forests meet. It is also one of the main sites in the country for birdwatching. Carara National Park is the first national park to have a universal access path, where all visitors can experience the forest and get to know local species such as the coffee tree. After your adventure in Carara National Park, you will be picked up for a beautiful drive back to San Jose. This drive will take about 4 hours and you’ll stop on the way for lunch and rest breaks.
Breakfast included

Day 8: Departure - Mar 27, 2023 thumbnail

Day 8: Departure - Mar 27, 2023

After breakfast at the hotel, you will check out and your driver will drop you off at the airport to catch your flight home.
Breakfast included...
After breakfast at the hotel, you will check out and your driver will drop you off at the airport to catch your flight home.
Breakfast included

    What's included

  • Transportation in a wheelchair accessible vehicle to and from the airport and during the trip

  • Certified bilingual guide throughout the tour

  • All entrance tickets to tours and National Parks

  • Meals specified in itinerary

    What's not included

  • Airline tickets

  • Tips for driver and guide

  • Medical insurance

  • Meals not specified above

  • Additional transfers airport - hotel or vice versa (there are 2 scheduled transfers on the bus for the whole group)

Travel Restrictions in Costa Rica

To find out about pandemic-related entry requirements, please read the latest information here.

Visa requirements can vary depending on your nationality. Ask a travel expert if you need assistance.

Important Information

  • This tour has a maximum capacity of 10 people, with a total of 5 power wheelchair users

  • Rates offered are considered based on a double room occupancy. For single occupancy an extra fee will be required, reach out to our travel expert for details.

  • A 20% deposit is required to secure your spot on the tour ($250 USD is non-refundable). The remaining 80% must be paid 60 days before the trip start date.

  • Group tours will be accepting new travelers until 60 days prior to the start date

  • This tour must have a minimum of 8 participants to take place at the listed price. If the minimum is not reached, the tour still may be able to occur at a higher price.

  • Speak with a travel expert to add extra days or activities after your group tour

Cancellation Policies - 60 days

  • If you cancel up to 60 days before your check-in day, you will receive a full refund minus the non-refundable $250 USD.
  • Cancellations received between 60 and 45 days prior to the group's arrival 25% penalty
  • Cancellations received between 45 and 30 days before the group's arrival 50% penalty
  • Cancellations received between 30 and 15 days prior to the group's arrival 75% penalty
  • If you cancel within 14 days or less before your check-in day, the total cost of your booking will be due.
  • No show or not used portions of the trip are non-refundable.
  • If a trip or activity cannot take place due to extraordinary circumstances (bad weather, social movements, etc), a full refund cannot be guaranteed. Rest assured, the Wheel the World team will do their best to offer the best arrangements possible.