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ROAD • COSTA RICA 46 ACCOMMODATION 15 days inc. flights from £2649 Crossing the Continental Divide in Central Costa Rica Costa Rica 1 2 3 4 Activity Level MODERATE Trip Code MUD At a Glance Itinerary - Day by Day 1 Fly to San Jose. 2 Ride to Rio Tarcoles. 3 Boat tour; ride to Parrita. 4 Wildlife hike in Manuel Antonio N.P; to Rio Savegre. 5 To Osa Peninsula; ride to Puerto Jimenez. 6 Free day in Puerto Jimenez. 7 Ferry to Golfito; ride or transfer to Las Cruces. 8 Hike at Las Cruces Botanical Garden; cycle to Paso Real; transfer to Savegre Valley. 9 Cycle in the Orosi Valley. 10 Ride to Siquirres; to Tortuguero N.P. 11 Free day in Tortuguero; optional boat tour. 12 Ride and transfer to La Fortuna near Arenal Volcano. 13 Cycle to Bajo Rodriguez; transfer to San Jose. 14 Depart San Jose. 15 Arrive London Call Costa Rica Coast to Coast Ride Cycle the Pacific coastline l Encounter Tortuguero's wildlife l Descend through the Orosi Valley • 10 days cycling with 100% vehicle support • 80% tarmac, 20% unpaved tracks • Routes mainly follow quiet roads • Group normally 4 to 16, plus leader and staff Min age 16 yrs • 13 nights hotels • All breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners included Take in the variety of Costa Rica by bike, pedalling past rainforest, volcanoes and stunning sections of coastline. From San Jose we cycle south with vast Pacific views to the right and dense forest to the left. Crossing the 3400m Cerro de la Muerte pass into the Orosi Valley, we ride past coffee plantations and volcanoes to arrive on the fertile Caribbean plains where banana plantations take over the landscape. We take a break from the saddle to explore the wildlife-rich rivers and waterways of Tortuguero, before travelling to La Fortuna, a lovely spot located at the foot of Arenal Volcano. Dates & Price Guide START END FLIGHT LAND START END FLIGHT LAND INC ONLY INC ONLY Please BIKE HIRE NOW INCLUDED SEE PAGE 10 Tortuguero La Fortuna N.P. Arenal Tortuguero Volcano Caribbean San Jose Siquirres Sea Rio Tarcoles Paraiso COSTA RICA Parrita Cerro Manuel de la Antonio Muerte N.P. Pacific Ocean Osa Peninsula Golfito Corcovado Puerto cycle/drive N.P. Jimenez 0845 863 9626 or visit www.exodus.co.uk and enter the three letter trip code 2016 16 Jan 30 Jan 2649 1939 20 Feb 05 Mar 2649 1939 12 Mar 26 Mar 2649 1939 26 Mar 09 Apr 2699 1939 13 Aug 27 Aug 2849 1939 22 Oct 05 Nov 2699 1999 05 Nov 19 Nov 2699 1999 19 Nov 03 Dec 2699 1999 10 Dec 24 Dec 2749 1999 Dates and prices correct at time of publication (see page 13). Prices are £ Sterling per person. • Optional single supplement £350 • Land only start San Jose day 1, end San Jose day 14 • Insurance: please see page 106 Bike details: • Haro Escape or Cannondale mountain bike with front suspension, included in the trip price • Discount for bringing your own bike £150 We stay in comfortable hotels with en suite facilities and most of the properties feature inviting swimming pools. There are three nights in remote mountain lodges with lush gardens and superb views, one with a famous tropical botanical garden. see our website www.exodus.co.uk for all dates and prices. 2 39 3 41 4 57 5 74 7 24 8 51 9 45 10 37 12 30 13 37 Daily Distance (km) ALSO AVAILABLE AS A PRIVATE ADVENTURE SEE PAGE 4


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