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Costa Rica Explorations: Hot springs, accessible trekking & Mistico Park hanging bridges

7 days / 6 Nights

Multi-day trip description

This Costa Rica multi-day trip to San Jose, Tortuguero, and Arenal was made for those who want to truly explore everything this beautiful country has to offer: a world-class hospitality industry, mind-blowing natural landscapes, and tasty cuisine. Masterfully blending adventure and relaxation, food and nature are this trip's main characters.

This multi-day trip was designed with accessibility in mind. Your comfort and safety are our prioritie...
This Costa Rica multi-day trip to San Jose, Tortuguero, and Arenal was made for those who want to truly explore everything this beautiful country has to offer: a world-class hospitality industry, mind-blowing natural landscapes, and tasty cuisine. Masterfully blending adventure and relaxation, food and nature are this trip's main characters.

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 all transfers exceeding 2 hours will include accessible restroom stops. Please inform your guide in advance if you require such accommodations.

Every hotel we include on this multi-day trip 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.

Please note:

1. You have the option to include a Joëlette wheelchair and a beach wheelchair in your trip upon request, subject to an additional charge. Please let our travel experts know; they will gladly assist you with the arrangements.

2. The price of this multi-day trip might be subject to changes depending on seasonality and the availability of accessible rooms. A travel expert will confirm the final details once you submit a booking request.

3. To fully enjoy this trip, we recommend booking a night departure flight or requesting us to book you an extra night.

4. This tour does not include personalized assistance or one-on-one support for individual participants. While we strive to create an inclusive and accommodating environment, it is important to understand that participants need to be reasonably independent in order to participate in the tour fully.

5. Our tour includes walking-rollin tours, visits to tourist sites, and dining at restaurants, which may involve small physical challenges that participants should be able to manage independently or with the help of their own support person or caregiver.


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

    Guides/ Staff members will be available to assist

  • Transportation

    Transportation is wheelchair accessible

  • Bathrooms

    Accessible bathrooms at multiple stops during the Multi-day Trip

  • 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

    Adaptive equipment is included and two people assisting are needed

From $3160 USD / per person

*Price based on 2 travelers

Reliable accessibility information

Comprehensive planning

Personalized support

Itinerary

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Day 1. Arrival

Welcome to Costa Rica!

You'll be picked up on an accessible van from Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) and head to Park Inn by Radi...
Welcome to Costa Rica!

You'll be picked up on an accessible van from Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) and head to Park Inn by Radisson San Jose (4-star hotel). After the 30-minute ride (17.1 km), 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. Arrival to Tortuguero

Morning:

After breakfast at your hotel, you'll head to La Pavona pier on an accessible van and board a boat to Tortuguero. There is no wheelc...
Morning:

After breakfast at your hotel, you'll head to La Pavona pier on an accessible van and board a boat to Tortuguero. There is no wheelchair-accessible entrance to the boat, and getting off your wheelchair might be necessary since there are no safety straps. However, your guide and dock staff are available to help. This tour is not recommended for very heavy power wheelchairs; you can come along if you are ok with using a borrowed manual wheelchair.

Lunch:

After enjoying the 1-hour boat ride's spectacular landscapes, you will arrive at Evergreen Lodge, which is wheelchair accessible. Here you will have a buffet lunch.

Afternoon:

After lunch, you'll have the option to visit The Sea Turtle Conservatory in Tortuguero, which is dedicated to protecting and preserving sea turtles and their nesting habitats. It is partially accessible and plays a crucial role in research, education, and community involvement to ensure the long-term survival of these magnificent creatures in the region.

Afterward, you'll be taken back to the Evergreen Lodge to finish your day, where your accessible room will be waiting for you.

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Day 3. Tortuguero National Park accessible hike + free afternoon

Morning: After breakfast at your hotel, you'll walk or wheel through the accessible paths of Tortuguero National Park, where you will discover th...Morning: After breakfast at your hotel, you'll walk or wheel through the accessible paths of Tortuguero National Park, where you will discover the impressive local flora and fauna. This hike lasts about 90 minutes. Entrance tickets to the park are not included.

Afternoon: You'll have a free afternoon with lunch and dinner included and served at the Lodge.

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Day 4. Arenal + Paradise hot springs

After breakfast at the lodge, you'll travel on an accessible van to Arenal accompanied by your guide. The trip will take 3 to 4 hours (179 km), a...After breakfast at the lodge, you'll travel on an accessible van to Arenal accompanied by your guide. The trip will take 3 to 4 hours (179 km), and you will stop for lunch on the way. Guides choose the restaurant based on accessibility.

Upon arrival at Arenal, you'll bathe in spectacular thermal waters! Assistance and an optional flotation device will be available.

Later, you'll arrive at Kioro Suites & Spa, where your accessible room will be guaranteed. Sit back, relax, and enjoy your stay.

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Day 5. Arenal Místico Park hanging bridges

Morning:

After breakfast at your hotel, you'll head to Mistico Park on an accessible van (18 min / 10.7 km) and have a fantastic accessible h...
Morning:

After breakfast at your hotel, you'll head to Mistico Park on an accessible van (18 min / 10.7 km) and have a fantastic accessible hike to discover local species of flora and fauna, exploring the famous hanging bridges in the middle of tropical rain forests.

The park has been adapted for wheelchair users. There is an accessible restroom, guides can help you at all times, and a scooter is available for wheelchair users.

Lunch:

Depending on the weather conditions, you'll have an included lunch after the trail in Arenal 1968.

Afternoon:

You'll be driven to Kioro Suites & Spa and have free time to relax and enjoy the hotel amenities.

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Day 6. Sloth tour + free afternoon

Morning: After breakfast at your hotel, your guide will take you on an accessible van to a sloth scavenger tour in La Fortuna, which is 15 minut...Morning: After breakfast at your hotel, your guide will take you on an accessible van to a sloth scavenger tour in La Fortuna, which is 15 minutes away (9.7 km) from your hotel. This slow-paced visit lets you learn and observe local flora and fauna, spot sloths, toucans, frogs, different monkey species, and more. The Mariolas trail path is accessible for wheelchair users, and there are accessible restrooms on-site.

Afternoon: You'll be returned to Kioro Suites & Spa and have free time to relax at the hotel!

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Day 7. Departure

After having breakfast at your hotel, you'll be transferred to the Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) in a wheelchair-accessible van. Th...After having breakfast at your hotel, you'll be transferred to the Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) in a wheelchair-accessible van. The transfer is 30 minutes long (17.1 km), and upon arrival, your driver can help with your luggage.

    What's included

  • Admission

  • Park entrance

  • Tickets

  • Breakfast

  • Tour Guides

  • Assistants

  • Lifevest

  • Airport transfer

  • Ground transportation

  • Professional driver

  • Accessible transportation

  • Tourist city taxes

  • Accommodation

    What's not included

  • Adaptive equipment

  • Insurance

  • Gratuities

  • International flights

  • Domestic flights

Important information

  • 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.

  • You have the option to include a Joëlette wheelchair and a beach wheelchair in your trip upon request, subject to an additional charge. Please let our travel experts know; they will gladly assist you with the arrangements.

Policies

Cancellation and modification policies differ depending on the chosen hotels and/or activities. Please click here to check out the policies that apply to your selection.

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