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Costa Rica - Ruta de los Volcanes - Road Cycling Holiday

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  • Spotting an unparalleled diversity of wildlife.
  • Cycling in the shadow of palm trees along the Pacific coast.
  • Breaking through the clouds as we cross Costa Rica’s central mountains.
  • Enjoying volcanic vistas over a drink in La Fortuna.
  • Watching the sun go down from Samara beach after a rewarding day in the saddle.
  • The change in scenery on opposing sides of the continental divide.

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An awesome road cycling holiday in Costa Rica, taking you through a vibrant and fertile Central American paradise blessed with a pleasant climate and an abundance of natural beauty.
Vast areas of lush green cloudforest and rainforest, magnificent volcanoes, two incredible and very different regions and of course, a network of stunningly picturesque paved roads make the country a perfect and idyllic road cycling destination. This action packed tour, in which we experience both the laid-back tranquillity of the Caribbean side of the country and the crashing dramatics of the Pacific, is a perfect escape.
After a first evening in San José we transfer to Guapiles in the Limon province on the Caribbean side of the country. On arrival we will embark on a short warm up ride to acclimatise to the tropical climate and to experience first-hand the natural beauty that Costa Rica has to offer.
The following day will be our first full day on the bikes and by the afternoon we'll be leaving the coast behind us and heading for the hills. From here we continue making our way across the country, allowing plenty of time to enjoy the spectacular scenery in the heart of Costa Rica, following the shores of Lago Arenal and skirting the active Volcan Arenal; just one of a number of volcano experiences we will have during our journey.
After a week in the saddle we reach the golden beaches of Samara and Carrillo on the Pacific coast and our last day in the saddle sees us exploring the sparsely inhabited countryside of the Nicoya Peninsula before transferring back to Costa Rica's capital, San José, where will spend our final evening together.
The Christmas/New Year itinerary includes an extra day which we will spend riding in Costa Rica's Central Valley region.

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12 days
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Holiday Details

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11 nights hotels

70% meals provided

8.5 days cycling

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Customer Blog about our Costa Rica Road Cycling Tour

Regular Skedaddler Eli Baron decided that after his Lands End to John O’Groats trip with us that he’d head to Costa Rica next and joined us on our recent Christmas / New Year departure. Eli – Ready and raring to … Continue reading

Last Updated: 31/08/2014

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