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Canyoning In Costa Rica

canyoning tours in Costa Rica

Tropic weather and a rugged topography make Costa Rica a good destination for lovers of canyoning. Canyoing or Barranquismo excursions offer a mix of hiking, swimming and rappelling in amazing falls. Costa Rica offers outings for all levels and most tours are for those who want to get dirty and wet. It's an activity for outdoor addicts seeking the jungle up close.

Companies that do canyoning tours in Costa Rica stand out for their professionalism and have trained guides to take you safely through the canyons. Some use fixed rappel platforms near falls, while others go directly down through the fall. Unlike canopy tours, in which you just hold on and get with high force, canyoning requires physical and mental agility.

The rainy season, which begins in May and ends in November, offers the best canyoning in Costa Rica thanks to falls full of water that give emotion to this sport. However, throughout the year you can enjoy Costa Rica's most beautiful and unexplored landscapes, that's for sure.

Among the best destinations for canyoning we highlight the surroundings of Monteverde, La Fortuna in the area of Arenal and Uvita near the Ballena Marine National Park.

The recommended age for this practice is from 15 years old.

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At Rutas Costa Rica, we try to include the best quality-price ratio to accommodate your trip and budget. Not only do we appreciate the proximity of the hotel as well as the flexibility and kindness of their staff, but also that the establishment can be a part of the total trip experience, either by the privileged location or by the particularity of your hosts.

On the other hand, private trips allow us to personalize our tours and choose our own routes. Because of this, we are not bound to fixed schedules so we can adjust them according to the preferences of each traveler.

Traveling in Costa Rica usually takes time as not all roads are asphalted and their maximum allowed speed is usually 80 km/h. From San Jose to Tortuguero, the trip can take about 5-6 hours between car and boat and the same amount of time is needed to go from Tortuguero to La Fortuna. The same is the case with traveling from San Jose to Puerto Viejo de Limon in the Caribbean area of Costa Rica. It usually takes 4-5 hours if we are lucky and don’t find any accident or other problem on the road. We keep such factors in mind in order to make the most of the days and reduce the traveling time as much as possible. Sometimes, we use domestic flights as well as other private transport that allow us to organize the trip and stops just the way we want it.

When there is no choice than to spend a few more hours on the road, we try to make that time pass in the utmost comfort and privacy we can provide. For such journeys, we recommend that you be patient and don’t stop looking through the window as the magnificent green views of the Tico’s landscape might surprise you.

The relationship created with the guide in a private trip is much stronger and enriching than the guide in a group tour. In most of our trips, you will cross national parks, volcanoes, and rivers together with your guide, an expert eco-guide who will tell you many stories about the country.

Our trips include tickets to national parks as well as domestic flights with allowed luggage and international travel insurance.

We are absolutely sure that there is always a possibility to explore a country in another way, even if it is as popular and well-known as Costa Rica. To plan yours, you will need to tell us about your preferences, ideas, and your budget. We will adapt to these factors and design a personalized trip to Costa Rica that you will never forget. You will return home with the unforgettable memories of traveling the beautiful land of the Ticos and your stay there.

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