Tour: SRY - 2013 (SRY) - 2013 / 2014

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Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be offered. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Availability is subject to sufficient participation, weather conditions, seasonal suitability, days of operation, group interests, and general feasibility for your vacation. The approximate value listed gives you a good, general idea of what you can expect to pay but may vary once you are on your vacation. Some information provided might be in a foreign currency; you can use our online currency converter for exchange rate information.

Once you have booked your vacation, Globus provides the ability to pre-purchase excursions, register for your vacations and provide emergency contact information online.

Horseback Ride to La Fortuna Waterfall This tour begins with a horseback ride through the beautiful countryside of San Carlos Valley, passing pastures, cattle farms, and rainforests. The entire route offers stunning views of the Arenal Volcano and a chance to see birds such as oropendolas and toucans. Next, take a short walk into a forested canyon to reach La Fortuna Waterfall, which is 70 meters high. At the base of the waterfall there is a natural pool where we can swim in the fresh water of La Fortuna River.

Recommendations: Long pants, hiking shoes, bathing suit, towel, repellent, and camera. Weight restriction - 250 lbs.
Approximate value: per person


PeƱas Blancas Safari Paddle Trip Enjoy the sights and the sounds of the rainforest and experience its peacefulness while paddling the Penas Blancas River. Monkeys, sloths, iguanas, crocodiles and numerous tropical birds are waiting for you. A professional guide will share with you educational and interesting explanations of the local flora and fauna found during your float trip. You will truly appreciate the wonders of the Penas Blancas River and the surrounding rainforest while traveling down the river without a motor. Make sure to bring your camera and binoculars on this tour!

Recommendations: short pants, sandals, hat, camera, binoculars, sun lotion, repellent, towel and rain coat.
Approximate value: per person


Catamaran Ocean King (Half Day) In this exciting Catamaran tour, set sail towards the horizon and cruise over sapphire-hued waves. The catamaran will chart a picturesque course departing from Quepos gliding around Manuel Antonio National Park. Your guide will point out notable wildlife and vegetation specimens, so be sure to have your camera ready. You will pass by panoramas adorned with islands, cliffs and rock formations. You can admire aviary nesting grounds and marine wildlife. After touring the coastline, your captain will set anchor on Bisanz Beach where you can take advantage of the pit stop to snorkel at this secluded bay. You are most likely to spot parrotfish, starfish, angelfish and if you are lucky a dolphin! During your chartered course you will be able to savor a tasty barbeque lunch onboard the catamaran while admiring the lovely waterscapes.

RECOMMENDED TO BRING:Sunglasses with croakies cord, bathing suit, waterproof camera, sandals and towel.
Approximate value: per person


Kayaking at Damas Islands (Half Day) Paddle through protected inland waterways, which are the perfect place to learn the ropes for this magical way of exploring coastal mangrove areas and seeing wildlife up close. The trip does not take place in the open sea, and the pace is according to your abilities.

RECOMMENDED TO BRING:Swimsuit, towel, suntan lotion, extra set of dry clothes, tennis shoes or sandals.
Approximate value: per person


Mangrove Tour (Half Day) Treat yourself to a boat tour of the estuary with a guide. There is great birding and wonderful vistas in these mangrove canals, and you'll feel like you're in the middle of the jungle - without getting your feet wet. You'll also stop at an island to enjoy a wonderful walk on the beach followed by a local-style lunch. This tour provides an excellent chance to see animals and birds, such as caimans, sloths, crocodiles, boas, white-faced monkeys, egrets, and much more.

RECOMMENDED TO BRING: Binoculars, sunscreen, hat & camera
Approximate value: per person


Zip Line - Canopy Tour (Half Day) This is a tour which can be enjoyed by all people who like adventure. Zip along suspension cables from platform to platform enjoying the tropical forest and beautiful surroundings. Professional guides will be happy to take you to the primary and secondary forest where you can enjoy different types of animals, birds, insects and plants. There are 16 platforms, four of them are built on the ground and the other twelve hang 90 feet above from the robust trees in the primary forest.

RECOMMENDED TO BRING: Sunscreen, camera, hiking shoes.
Approximate value: per person