Costa Rica Travel News – Costa Rica’s rich rivers have impressed many avid rafters. Groups of beginners also have an enjoyable time learning to navigate them. Whether you want to ride mild or wild, Costa Rica has a river rafting adventure for you.
There is a large selection of rivers in Costa Rica where visitors can enjoy rafting. The Savegre River offers class 2-3 rapids. The Naranjo has class 3-4. For class 4-5, you will want to elect the Chorro River. Most rafting tours also include a short hike or drive through the rainforest, a visit to a waterfall, and a meal in a typical village. Some also include kayaking and snorkeling, in combination with rafting.
Rafting River Savegre with Costa Rica Adventure Tours includes a drive through the rainforest, a nine-mile rafting adventure and a typical Costa Rican lunch.
You can ride the Savegre river in family friendly rafts that can fit 2-6 people. There is a stop to swim and watch wildlife, such as egrets, osprey, toucans, parrots, kingfishers, and cormorants. The tour packet also includes some fresh fruit and refreshments to regain energy and continue the rafting tour.
“The Three Stooges” is a section of the Naranjo that is the most exhilarating white-water fun you could wish for in a class 3-4 adventure. There are various routes to take for different skill levels. The guides are experienced with leading trips that everyone is comfortable with and enjoys.
The only class 4-5 rafting that is available even in the dry season is the Chorro Canyon. The rapids are technical and experience is required. You will navigate around exposed bedrock. The massive bends and the rush of unforgettable chutes will be remembered for a long time. This stretch is also known to be a great spot to sight the Chestnut Mandible Toucan.
It is not difficult to find adventures to in Costa Rica, and rafting is something that anyone looking for an opportunity to experience the beautiful wildlife of the country should experience.
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By Brenda Sotelo
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