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MultiSport vacations in Costa Rica, Arenal


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MultiSport tours in Costa Rica, Arenal
Arenal Volcano & Waterfall Horse Journeys

What to Bring for Arenal Volcano & Waterfall Horse Journeys

You should bring light weight, but tough clothes that will allow you to go into the forest with the greatest protection and comfort. Remember that you will probably get wet at some point, either by rain (you can not have rain forests without rain!) or by walking up or through the river beds. Cotton clothing is best, avoid synthetics that trap body heat and moisture, bring T-shirts, blue jeans or long cotton pants, light natural fabric jacket, sweater, athletic shoes, boots, bathing suit and cotton shorts. If you have your own hiking boots, or other specialized equipment, such as binoculars, magnifying glass, Swiss army knife, etc., bring them along. No luggage limit as all transfers are by land.
The tone here is casual wear - it is not necessary to dress up to go to dinner. Comfortable lightweight is best. In the higher elevations, San Jose, the volcanoes, or Monteverde, temperatures are cool and sweaters or light jackets are suggested.

Pack as lightly as possible!!

Suggested items, and Starred (*) items we consider essential:
- Walking or athletic shoes with a good tread suggested for walks
- Riding boots with a bit of tread will be the most comfortable.
- *Sturdy waterproof sandals or river shoes
- *Insect repellant - with DEET
- *Sunscreen - with high sun protection factor, such as SPF 30-40
- Hat or cap rain and sun protection-your personal riding helmet if you like your own, or we do provide riding helmets.
- Sunglasses NOTE: If you wear glasses remember to bring a croakie so you won’t loose them during activities.
- Binoculars (being in Costa Rica without good binoculars are like snorkeling without a mask)
- *Flashlight
- Pocket knife
- Extra socks
- Check batteries in camera – the most often heard complaint from our guests is that their camera batteries don’t last through the day.
- Shirts made from light weight, natural fibers. 1 pair of shorts should be enough if you are just coming for the trek, if you plan to stay in Costa Rica for more time, you will want to bring a few more pairs.
- *For Riding you may want jeans or other durable riding pants. Long pants are required.
- *One or two swimming suits and sweat pants for sleeping and relaxing
- *Poncho or rain gear. Durable rain gear with a hood.
- Light jacket or sweater for higher elevations and chilly nights
- *Day pack (For valuables/camera/passport-so you can carry these items with you at all times). We do provide saddle bags. The Day pack is good for other excursions.
- *Container for drinking water. In most of Costa Rica it is not necessary to buy bottled water. The water in our area is pure spring water.
- Plastic zip lock bags - for keeping books, binoculars and other items dry and for wet clothing.
- Money in small demonations-$20’s, 10’s, 5’s and 1’s. It is hard to cash $100 bills in some places; most places do not take travelers checks. ATM machines are commonly found in any city with a bank. Bring a back up bank card if possible. Notify your bank and credit card company that you will be in traveling in Costa Rica so you won’t have trouble using your cards out of your home country.
- *Easy to carry healthy snacks, energy bars.
- Small first aide kit with moleskin for blisters from hiking boots.
- Ear plugs – Costa Rica has lots of dogs and roosters and birds can be very noisy at dawn.
- Spanish/English dictionary and calculator for figuring currency exchange.  

Sensible Precautions
Almost all encounters with noxious insects & plants can be avoided by watching where you walk and sit, by not touching non-recognizable insects, plants, etc; by tucking pants in your socks, by using an insect repellent, by spraying shoes and ankles to avoid bites, by always following tour guide's instructions to the letter, and finally, avoid using perfumes, after-shave, or other scents that will attract insects.  Please leave your valuables at home.

Charitable Donations
Some of our guests want to bring things to donate to less fortunate people. We support a safe house for abused girls and young women, Salvando Corazones. Used girl’s clothing, shoes, school supplies, books, even toys for girls 8 and over are greatly appreciated.

Most  important of all to bring to Costa Rica: Sense of adventure, open mind and  big smile!!! 
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Arenal Volcano & Waterfall Horse Journeys
Tour Code: IT-CRLL01
5 days / 4 nights ~$1,230.00
Dates: All year

Trip Rating :
Level : Fitness Level
Difficulty Levels Explained
1. Easy
Easy pace and an average-to-sedentary level of fitness. You should be in good health and fit enough for full day of normal sightseeing and walking.
2. Easy to Moderate
An average level of fitness or some experience with the featured activity is recommended.
3. Moderate
Requires you to have performed the featured activity regularly, with some periods on challenging terrain. Activities are mandatory and you may be traveling at high elevations. You need to be in good health and physical condition to enjoy these trips, with adequate muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance.
4. Demanding
You must be extremely physically fit and are expected to hike or ride four to six hours over steep or more rugged terrain.
5. Strenuous
Prolonged hiking/biking on moderate to difficult terrain (five to nine hours a day).
May include high altitude, rugged terrain etc..
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Airport: Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO)
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