15 Days

Moto Experience

Reference Moto Experience / 15 days
Number of participants Guided tours from 6 pax
Self-Guided tours from 2 pax
Recommended period of the year All year
Nights at camp 0
Duration 15 days
Optional guide Spanish-speaking Naturalist

Trip summary

Arrival at Juan Santa Maria airport, near San José, at 1150 meters altitude in the heart of the Central Valley. First contact with Costa Rica

Private transfer to the hotel.

After breakfast we will make the formalities of renting the vehicles and we will head towards the region of Volcan Irazu. With its 3430 m. this volcano is the highest in Costa Rica and it is by motorcycle that we will reach this point.

After lunch we will continue our route through the high parts of the central volcanic mountain range until we come face to face with the second highest volcano in Costa Rica, the Turrialba volcano which due to its recent strong activity is closed to the public, but from our path we will be able to appreciate how the landscape has changed in its surroundings.

Optional Morning hike to discover the rich biodiversity of the region within the trails of the Lodge’s private reserve.

Departure to the Arenal Volcano region. This volcano is known for its unique shape and for being one of the most famous destinations in Costa Rica. In the surroundings of the colossus are many possible activities for the enjoyment of visitors, from suspension bridges to natural hot springs.

A day of adventure on the trails near the Arenal Lake! The day starts with small river crossings and some more technical tracks between the Arenal lake and the small village of Tilaran.

We will gradually make our way towards the north pacific, where we will quickly pass the emblematic Panamerican route until we reach the town of Tamarindo and enjoy an excellent sunset in front of the sea.

Possible free time in the morning to enjoy Tamarindo Beach. Afterwards, we will take the road again to start our descent towards the Nicoya Peninsula. En route, we will take a track that will take us to the highest point of the peninsula where we can see both the Gulf of Nicoya and the entire Pacific coast.

We will continue our way to Playa Samara, where we will find our next hotel just a few steps away from the white sandy beaches.

We will dedicate our day to discover the Nicoya Peninsula. Depending on the weather, the time of year and even the tides, the Nicoya Peninsula offers a variety of access for the more adventurous and beautiful scenic routes.

From our hotel we will continue our route around the peninsula. One of the main attractions of this part of the tour is the possible passage through a part of the beach (depending on weather and tides), At sunset, we will arrive at the hotel located on top of a hill with a beautiful view of the sea and the islands on the horizon.

We will continue to the mountains near Quepos, where we will stop at one of the most incredible places around. Los Campesinos Ecolodge is surrounded by large waterfalls, a breathtaking rainforest and all this easy to discover through some Indiana Jones style hanging bridges.

During the morning we will visit the trails, bridges, and natural pools within the lodge property. Then we will take the return to the south coast road in the direction of the South Pacific. Our next stop will be Sierpe, for us, the entry point to the Osa Peninsula.

After several kilometers through secondary roads, we will arrive at Drake Bay.

Free day to enjoy all the possible activities in the Drake Bay area. Among the most popular of course is the visit to Corcovado National Park, considered one of the richest biodiversity hotspots on the planet. Similarly, for those who love diving or snorkeling, a visit to Cao Island would be the most recommended activity.

After breakfast we will resume our return to the town of Sierpe to begin the climb towards the Central Valley through the beautiful and emblematic Panamerican Highway South.

We will make an additional stage in the high mountains of the “Cerro de la Muerte” specifically in the town of San Gerardo de Dota, known for being the habitat of the emblematic Quetzal.

Before breakfast, we will go in search of this mythical bird, considered a sacred animal for the Mayan and Aztec cultures. Then, we will continue along the Panamerican route passing through the city of Cartago and its fruit and vegetable market, and then continue in the direction of the southern Caribbean making a stop in Turrialba.

Route 10 will take us to the country’s main export port, Mon. Then continue along the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean until you reach the town of Puerto Viejo. In its surroundings a lot of activities are possible: from hiking, snorkeling to simply a good rest under the palm trees.

Free day to enjoy the beaches of Costa Rica’s southern Caribbean coast.

Free morning to enjoy the beautiful beaches of the southern north Caribbean and then return towards the central valley taking the famous route 32 that will lead us through the Braulio Carrillo National Park with spectacular views of the mountains of the central Volcanic mountain range and the Juan Castro Blanco International Park.

Return to San José and return of the motorcycles.

Morning free and then Private transfer to the Airport according to international flight schedules.

Private services

  • Of a local Motorcycle guide from day 2 to day 14. (On guided tours).

Transportation

  • Private airport / hotel transfers on day 1.
  • Paquera – Puntarenas Ferry passenger and vehicle : day 7.

Accommodation & Food

  • 8 nights in Hotel in the establishments mentioned or equivalent, in double room with private bathroom and breakfast included.
  • Food as quoted.

Activities Included

  • Entrance to Los Campesinos Ecolodge Hanging Bridges and Waterfalls.

Various Services

  • Local guide and tour leader expenses (transportation, hotels, meals, etc.)
  • Tourist services and hotel taxes.
  • Support in your language from our team 24/24 throughout your stay.
In General
  • Any services not mentioned in the rates section include.
  • Any type of service proposed in “option” or “suggestion”.
  • International flights.
  • Hospital insurance/mandatory repatriation (usually taken into account by your credit card or forming part of your multi-risk insurance).
  • Meals listed as “Free”.
  • Alcoholic beverages.
  • Rental of equipment such as communication radios.
  • Individual equipment.
  • Personal expenses and eventual tips.
  • Costa Rica departure tax (most airlines already include it in their tickets).
  • International transfer costs.

Recommended Vehicle for this tour

BMW R1200GS

BMW 800GS

KAWASAKI KLR650

HONDA CBX500

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