Costa Rica offers unique vacation opportunities to thrill-seeking tourists. Developed primarily by Scientists studying the rain and cloud forests of Costa Rica without disturbing the natural beauty of the trees found there, canopy tours to this Central America country, better known as zip-line adventures, can trace their origins back to the 1970s. The 1990s saw canopying become an active fun sport requiring skills similar to rappelling and spelunking that are still part of this exciting adventure today.
Riding canopies tourists fly in above the treetops on this thrilling trip. Hanging bridges, gondolas and hiking trails are also offered as part of the canopying Costa Rica tour packages. Camping overnight with animals native to the rainforest adds even more unique twist to the adventure. Recommended articles tourists should bring with them on their journeys to the jungle include their cameras, their binoculars, a light raincoat, light clothing, and insect repellent. All other needed equipment is supplied by the tour company offering the adventure of a lifetime. Want your vacation to be an unforgettable memory? Sign up for a canopying Costa Rica tour today!
The Original Canopy Tour includes views of the floor of the jungle from select observation points as tourists safely fly high above the rainforests from tree to tree. The first canopy Costa Rica tour was created in the Monteverde Cloud Forest. A quiet, private, 70-acre Reserve is the location of this tour between the Cloud Forest Lodge and a few minutes away from Santa Elena. Along the way the trail passes through old growth and new growth forests. A drop down to the floor of the forest adds excitement to the tour. Rappelling down "Scary Tree" concludes the tour package and its bird watching opportunities. The tour length is two and one-half hours with free passenger pickups from the hotels in Monteverde included.
The Arenal Volcano area offers a special canopy Costa Rica tour adventure that does not require any steep hiking. This tour is recommended for anyone ages 8 to 70 in reasonably good shape with a money back guarantee if tourists do not complete the 2 hour trip. Eleven cables and platforms provide the excitement in the rainforest located near La Fortuna and its wonderful viewing chances at the volcano. This canopying Costa Rica tour package can also add the amenities of walking trails, bird watching, a hot springs, horseback riding to the volcano, white water rafting, fishing excursions, and the La Fortuna waterfall to its thrill-seeking canopying vacation.
Located inside the "Creando Naturaleza Ecological Reserve", along the Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, the Sky Mountain Canopy Tour package includes 8 platforms, 4 towers, and 7200 feet of trails, with ocean and mountain views on "The Ultimate Canopy Tour".
Tourists seeking a once in a lifetime vacation opportunity will find it in Costa Rica on any of the many canopy tours available throughout the country.