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  • Contact Us - Outdoor Adventures Costa Rica - Book your Expeditions, Trekking, Multi-Sport Tours and Adventure Trips in Costa Rica
    Read what some of our customers had to say after experiencing Costa Rica with Outdoor Adventures in the Customer Reviews page We had a fantastic trip with Outdoor Adventures We got a chance to see the Arenal Volcano before we went waterfall repelling in La Fortuna It was one of my best days in Costa Rica Everybody was really easy going and the whole trip was really amazing I would definitely recommend this company and I hope to come back and take another adventure someday Michelle Webb Minnesota USA I spent my birthday with Mauricio and Outdoor Adventures and it was one of the best birthdays I ve ever had Everything was very comfortable and professional and I really enjoyed myself the entire time from the moment we were picked up through until the very end I will remember this as one of my most exciting and fun adventures in Costa Rica Amara Lewis Virginia USA Adventure Training Outdoor Adventures gives the training you need to acomplish your adventures with safety and the right skills and procedures Rappel Knowing the basics of Rope Descending and Ascending is the pass to more technical adventures Canyoneering Learn from an American Canyoneering Association Certified Instructor First Aid CPR Would you know what to do Handling a medical emergency in a wilderness or dangerous place is serious business About Outdoor Adventures Costa Rica Outdoor Adventures is an adventure travel and expedition outfitter We design and operate all our adventure trips We have professionals specialized as adventure guides with extensive experience and training in mountaineering Search Rescue cartography and GPS first aid and CPR just to mention a few skills that will make everything posible so you can enjoy the lush beautiful tropics and turn this adventure in Costa Rica to an unforgettable amazing experience

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  • About Costa Rica - Outdoor Adventures Costa Rica - Book your Expeditions, Trekking, Multi-Sport Tours and Adventure Trips in Costa Rica
    peninsulas separated by a few hundred kilometers of clear ocean water are quite similar in shape but while one is dowsed in annual rains the other suffers periodic droughts The variety and density of wildlife in the preserved areas attract people whose dream is to see monkeys slots caimans sea turtles and exotic birds in their natural habitats Active volcanoes are surely on of the most dramatic natural sights and few visitors to Costa Rica can resist the opportunity to peer into the crater of a smoking giant In Costa Rica the visitor can enjoy lovely grandest adventures the wonders of nature scintillating culture all the necessary components of an ideal vacation No wonder then that thousands of tourists have made Costa Rica their top travel choice From article The Happiest People in NY Times Maybe Costa Rican contentment has something to do with the chance to explore dazzling beaches on both sides of the country when one isn t admiring the sloths in the jungle sloths truly are slothful I discovered they are the tortoises of the trees Costa Rica has done an unusually good job preserving nature and it s surely easier to be happy while basking in sunshine and greenery than while shivering up north and suffering nature deficit disorder After dragging my 12 year old daughter through Honduran slums and Nicaraguan villages on this trip she was delighted to see a Costa Rican beach and stroll through a national park Among her favorite animals now iguanas and sloths Note to boss Maybe we should have a columnist based in Costa Rica What sets Costa Rica apart is its remarkable decision in 1949 to dissolve its armed forces and invest instead in education Increased schooling created a more stable society less prone to the conflicts that have raged elsewhere in Central America Education also boosted the economy enabling the country to become a major exporter of computer chips and improving English language skills so as to attract American eco tourists Read more About Costa Rica Geography Ecology Costa Rica History Quick Facts about Costa Rica What Our Customers Say Read what some of our customers had to say after experiencing Costa Rica with Outdoor Adventures in the Customer Reviews page We had a fantastic trip with Outdoor Adventures We got a chance to see the Arenal Volcano before we went waterfall repelling in La Fortuna It was one of my best days in Costa Rica Everybody was really easy going and the whole trip was really amazing I would definitely recommend this company and I hope to come back and take another adventure someday Michelle Webb Minnesota USA I spent my birthday with Mauricio and Outdoor Adventures and it was one of the best birthdays I ve ever had Everything was very comfortable and professional and I really enjoyed myself the entire time from the moment we were picked up through until the very end I will remember this as one of my most exciting and fun

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  • Geography & Ecology of Costa Rica - Outdoor Adventures Costa Rica - Book your Expeditions, Trekking, Multi-Sport Tours and Adventure Trips in Costa Rica
    makes it easy to go from the Pacific to the Caribbean in less than one day Costa Rica is bordered to the north by Nicaragua to the northeast by the Caribbean Sea to the southeast by Panama and to the west and southwest by the Pacific Ocean Area 51 100 Km2 Maximum Length 464 Km from Sapoa River to Burica Point Minimum Length 119 Km from Tuba to mouth of Colorado River Maximum width 259 km from Cape Santa Elena to mouth of Colorado River Highest Mountain Chirripo altitude 3 820 m above sea level Largest Crater Poas Volcano one of the largest craters in the world 1 3 km diameter The Capital San Jose Administrative Division 7 Provinces San José Alajuela Cartago Heredia Guanacaste Puntarenas y Limón Total Populations 4 248 481 2004 50 86 men 49 14 women About Costa Rica Geography Ecology Costa Rica History Quick Facts about Costa Rica What Our Customers Say Read what some of our customers had to say after experiencing Costa Rica with Outdoor Adventures in the Customer Reviews page We had a fantastic trip with Outdoor Adventures We got a chance to see the Arenal Volcano before we went waterfall repelling in La Fortuna It was one of my best days in Costa Rica Everybody was really easy going and the whole trip was really amazing I would definitely recommend this company and I hope to come back and take another adventure someday Michelle Webb Minnesota USA I spent my birthday with Mauricio and Outdoor Adventures and it was one of the best birthdays I ve ever had Everything was very comfortable and professional and I really enjoyed myself the entire time from the moment we were picked up through until the very end I will remember this as one of

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  • Costa Rica History - Outdoor Adventures Costa Rica - Book your Expeditions, Trekking, Multi-Sport Tours and Adventure Trips in Costa Rica
    a right to have electricity potable water and public or private phones Juan Mora Fernández the first chief of state in Costa Rica 1824 The 1949 Constitution declares the country a Democratic Republic This body of laws guarantees citizens as well as foreigners basic rights the right to own property the right to petition and assembly the right to habeas corpus and the freedom of speech The government is separated into an executive a legislative and a judicial branch The executive branch includes a President two vice presidents and seventeen members of the Council of Government The legislative assembly includes judges that have been appointed by the Legislative Assembly to serve for a minimum of eight years Last but not least there is a Special Electoral Tribunal with three judges that oversee the sacred right to vote and to hold elections About Costa Rica Geography Ecology Costa Rica History Quick Facts about Costa Rica What Our Customers Say Read what some of our customers had to say after experiencing Costa Rica with Outdoor Adventures in the Customer Reviews page We had a fantastic trip with Outdoor Adventures We got a chance to see the Arenal Volcano before we went waterfall repelling in La Fortuna It was one of my best days in Costa Rica Everybody was really easy going and the whole trip was really amazing I would definitely recommend this company and I hope to come back and take another adventure someday Michelle Webb Minnesota USA I spent my birthday with Mauricio and Outdoor Adventures and it was one of the best birthdays I ve ever had Everything was very comfortable and professional and I really enjoyed myself the entire time from the moment we were picked up through until the very end I will remember this as one

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  • Quick Facts About Costa Rica - Outdoor Adventures Costa Rica - Book your Expeditions, Trekking, Multi-Sport Tours and Adventure Trips in Costa Rica
    a while and works fine in case of emergency Local time in Costa Rica Costa Rica is six hours behind Greenwich Mean Time 6 GMT which is equivalent to Central Time in North America There is no daylight saving time Currency The national currency is the Colón colones in plural and dollars are easily exchanged at all banks other foreign currency can be exchanged through private agencies All mayor credit cards as well as travelers checks are widely accepted The colon exchanges at 510 per dollar as of October 2011 and can be expected a change per day Electricity The standard in Costa Rica is the same as in the United States 110 volts AC 60 cycles However three pronged outlets can be scarce so it s helpful to bring along an adapter Business Hours Most banks are open Monday through Friday from 9am to 3 30pm although many have begun to offer extended hours specially the private banks that are open from 8 00 to 6 00 pm Offices are open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm many close for 1 hr at lunch Stores are generally open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 6pm many close for 1 hr at lunch Tourist Seasons From late December to mid April is dry season is traditionally the best time to visit Costa Rica During this time beaches resorts tend to be busy and often full on weekends Easter week is booked months ahead School children have their main vacations from December to February Starting in late April when the rains begin many of the dirt roads in the back country require 4WD vehicles Driver s License Permits If you rent a car your driver s license from your home country is normally accepted Moving Around There are two main air lines from San Jose to many other domestic destinations The bus system is cheap reliable and thorough and travel throughout the country As it is not always clear when the buses arrive and leave you would have to ask There is a good network of roads although conditions vary from potholes and random bumps to open manholes especially after the rains The railway network was damaged and is not operating Internet Access It s not difficult to stay connected to your email account in Costa Rica The cybercafés are popular and are popping up all over San Jose and in most other towns Most Hotels and Restaurants offers Free Wi Fi all around the country Official holidays in Costa Rica January 1st New Year s Day celebrated March 19th St Joseph s Day patron saint of San Jose Easter Holy Week Semana Santa Dates vary annually but businesses will often close for the entire week preceding Easter weekend April 11th Juan Santamaria Day Public holiday to commemorate the national hero who fought at the battle of Rivas against the American invader William Walker in 1856 May 1st Labor Day Día de los Trabajadores June Corpus Christi June 29th St

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  • About you: the traveler - Outdoor Adventures Costa Rica - Book your Expeditions, Trekking, Multi-Sport Tours and Adventure Trips in Costa Rica
    to continue this on thier vacation Outdoor Adventures custom adventures can be designed for any ability level and age range Our itineraries are designed to inmerse you in the tropics and create an environment that allows everyone to enjoy the activities of their vacation At the end we all say good bye as friends Why should I travel with Outdoor Adventures We are dedicated and passionate expeditioners and explorers ourselves and we do all this activities on our free time because we really enjoy the life outdoors We provide active travelers with an alternative to most package tours because we design plan and operate our own Expeditions and Adventure Trips to ensure the best quality at an affordable and fair price that is not diluted in a huge chain of intermediaries We are a 100 Costa Rican owned company and when you travel with us you are also helping the local economy as we mostly use local guides and family run providers What is Active Adventure Travel Active adventure travel can be best described as experiencing a country s most amazing adventure activities while enjoying the unique and amazing locations available You will reap the benefits of having your intellectual senses stimulated and your physical senses challenged We believe an active adventure vacation is the best way to travel and insures you to return home enlightened refreshed and re energized Who are Adventure Travelers At Outdoor Adventures Our Adventure Travelers consist of active people of all genders trends of life and ages They share a love of the outdoors and the passion to explore the world and experience new cultures No matter your ability our adventures will make you feel a great sense of accomplishment as you participate in the activities and culture that Costa Rica have to offer What is Sustainable Tourism Outdoor Adventures designs it adventures to promote income generation enployment and the conservation of the local resources Our activities are designed to make a low impact on the environment and local culture while preserving the adventure and experience in all our destinations Sustainable tourism is the idea that the benefits of tourism and development should be shared by the communities and countries that you travel to Travelers learn how to sustain a country s character while deepening their own travel experience respects wildlife and the habitats strives for quality not quantity deepens learnings for travelers stresses local ownership respects local customs and traditions invests in communities for a better future conserves resources benefits residents What Our Customers Say Read what some of our customers had to say after experiencing Costa Rica with Outdoor Adventures in the Customer Reviews page We had a fantastic trip with Outdoor Adventures We got a chance to see the Arenal Volcano before we went waterfall repelling in La Fortuna It was one of my best days in Costa Rica Everybody was really easy going and the whole trip was really amazing I would definitely recommend this company and I hope to come

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  • Sustainable Tourism - Outdoor Adventures Costa Rica - Book your Expeditions, Trekking, Multi-Sport Tours and Adventure Trips in Costa Rica
    with extra batteries bulb required Travel towel lightweight quick drying use for swimming beach A water bottle 1 quart size or hydration pack Hydration bladder Camelback or such Sunglasses retainer strap Sun block and lip balm Insect repellent Personal first aid kit Toiletry kit Hand sanitizer gel Watch with alarm or travel alarm Small dry bag Optional Accessories Socks bring extra pairs in case feet get wet Favorite energy snacks and drink mixed Rain gear poncho raincoat and umbrella Hat s with visor for rain and sun protection Camera and plenty of film Also extra batteries battery charger and plenty of memory for a digital Ziplock plastic bags for spillable toiletries and plastic garbage bags for wet items Extra prescription glasses and medication if applicable Small day pack or fanny pack for hikes Sweater or jacket Pocket knife or pocket tool Small binoculars recommended Collapsible luggage to store extra items in San José Things to Consider Please remember to always pack essential items such as your passport money eyewear hiking boots a pair of shorts shirt fleece top sandals and medications in your carry on baggage in case your luggage is delayed Bring clothing that is light in weight and color quick drying and that ventilates and protects you from the sun Dress is informal and casual style clothes are always acceptable Shorts and beachwear are acceptable while hiking and at the beach Bring a lightweight long sleeved fleece or synthetic top A lightweight rain poncho may be preferable over a rain jacket due to the heat and humidity Thin liner socks worn under regular hiking socks may minimize the risk of blisters The liner sock should be synthetic not cotton Test your sock combination before you go on the trip Sarongs make excellent lightweight quick drying and compact travel and beach towels However once it becomes wet it will drain your body heat Bring wool or synthetics Plastic bags are the key to keeping clothing and gear dry Use Ziploc bags to keep wet clothes separate from dry clothes If you wear prescription glasses use a safety cord and bring an extra pair if possible Contact lens wearers should also bring an extra set or bring What Our Customers Say Read what some of our customers had to say after experiencing Costa Rica with Outdoor Adventures in the Customer Reviews page We had a fantastic trip with Outdoor Adventures We got a chance to see the Arenal Volcano before we went waterfall repelling in La Fortuna It was one of my best days in Costa Rica Everybody was really easy going and the whole trip was really amazing I would definitely recommend this company and I hope to come back and take another adventure someday Michelle Webb Minnesota USA I spent my birthday with Mauricio and Outdoor Adventures and it was one of the best birthdays I ve ever had Everything was very comfortable and professional and I really enjoyed myself the entire time from the moment we were

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  • Media Gallery - Outdoor Adventures Costa Rica - Book your Expeditions, Trekking, Multi-Sport Tours and Adventure Trips in Costa Rica
    canopy tour in Monteverde hike to the top of an extinct volcano where you can swim in the crater lagoon rappel in waterfalls in the middle of the rainforest visit the Venado Caves do mountain biking in the amazing Arenal Volcano area experience one of the world s Top 5 Rafting on the Pacuare River and then to finish this amazing active vacation just be at the beaches in the South Caribbean where you can relax and snorkel in the reefs Featured Videos Hiking to Cerro Chato Volcano in Costa Rica With 1100 m above sea level the Cerro Chato Volcano is the older brother of the active and magnificent Arenal Volcano Cerro Chato is near the town of La Fortuna from where you can make a nice hike all the way to the top of this dormant volcano where you have stuning views of Volcan Arenal to later descent to the lagoon directly inside the crater of Cerro Chato For more information about this and other Expeditions and Adventure Trips from Outdoor Adventures please Contact Us There are many different options to do Mountain Bike in Costa Rica Mountain Bike rides range from a few hours in a easy flat terrain for novices with the Arenal Volcano on the back to single track in the moutains especially for more experienced riders to multi day trips of either just mountain bike or in a multi sport trip Coast to Coast of Costa Rica This Mountain Bike trip organized by Outdoor Adventures in the magnificent Los Quetzales National Park the newest park of Costa Rica at 3000 meters above sea level In this area is possible to spot the elusive resplandent Quetzal that why that is the name of the park among many other different birds and wildlife during your MTB ride If you want more information about this trip or other Expeditions and Adventure Trips in Costa Rica by Outdoor Adventures Contact Us What Our Customers Say Read what some of our customers had to say after experiencing Costa Rica with Outdoor Adventures in the Customer Reviews page We had a fantastic trip with Outdoor Adventures We got a chance to see the Arenal Volcano before we went waterfall repelling in La Fortuna It was one of my best days in Costa Rica Everybody was really easy going and the whole trip was really amazing I would definitely recommend this company and I hope to come back and take another adventure someday Michelle Webb Minnesota USA I spent my birthday with Mauricio and Outdoor Adventures and it was one of the best birthdays I ve ever had Everything was very comfortable and professional and I really enjoyed myself the entire time from the moment we were picked up through until the very end I will remember this as one of my most exciting and fun adventures in Costa Rica Amara Lewis Virginia USA Adventure Training Outdoor Adventures gives the training you need to acomplish your adventures with safety and the

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