San José, Costa Rica
10 Hours
English, Spanish
All Year Availability

Embark on a spectacular adventure on this zipline and horseback riding combo tour from San José. Depart from your accommodation north-east through the scenically stunning Braulio Carrillo National Park to the quaint community of Sarapiqui, where you will be fitted with safety gear for your exciting zipline canopy tour through dense forests and over the Sarapiqui River. After which, you will enjoy an excellent lunch and then saddle up for your horseback riding through forests, pastures and along the rivers edge. This is one of the best ways to enjoy both ziplining and horseback riding from San José in a single day.

Your day will begin with a pick up from your accommodation in San Jose and the surrounding areas where you will head north-east through the scenically beautiful mountain forests of the Braulio Carrillo National Park. On clear days, you will be treated to vast valleys and jungle mountainsides as you make your descent onto the flat tropical countryside of the Northern Heredia Province. From here you will head towards the community of Sarapiqui, best known as an adventure destination with lush jungle forests and a truly incredible river.

On arrival into Sarapiqui, your combo starts with an exhilarating zipline canopy tour in the middle of a secondary forest with spectacular views from the canopies edge. This extensive zipline tour traverses through nine cables of varying lengths as you zip your way through the stunning rainforests of Sarapiqui. You will have a unique birds-eye view from the very tops of the canopy as you make your way through the zipline course, with the last cable traveling over the Sarapiqui River. From your vantage point, you might be lucky enough to see a number of native flora which are abundant in this area. With the zipline canopy tour complete, we will take you to a nearby restaurant where you will be treated to a delicious Costa Rican lunch.

With lunch complete, you will start the horse riding portion of the trip. You be provided with helmets and paired with your very own horse for an unforgettable horse trek through the rural beauty that is Sarapiqui. Travel through pastures, forests and along the river banks as your guide takes you to some of the best kept secrets of this region. Time permitting, there will even be a chance to stop off at the crystal-clear waters of the Bijagual River for an opportunity to cool off. The horse trek will also allow you to see a number of different plants, trees and native animals that maybe encountered along the way and your guide will be sure to point them out.

Finally, with your zipline and horse trekking combo complete, you will head back with your guide and group for the return journey to your accommodation in San Jose where your tour will conclude.

PICK UP TIME 7:00 A.M. – 8:00 A.M.
END TIME Approximately 7:00 PM – 8:00PM
BRING Light rain jacket or poncho during rainy season, long pants, hat, sunglasses, repellent, camera, swimsuit, towel and change of clothes if planning to have a swim.
Return Transportation Bilingual guide
Lunch Zipline and horseback riding
Tour guide gratuity (optional)

For those looking for an alternative to horseback riding, then this portion can be switched to white water rafting instead. Please take good care of your belongings on during this tour.

Pick ups are available from your hotel throughout San Jose and the greater area. If your accommodation falls outside of the pick up area, then we will arrange a pick up location where you can meet your driver/guide.

Child pricing is between the age of 6 to 10 years of age – you must be a minimum of 6 years old to join the horse back riding portion of this tour. For infants under the age of 2 years of age their is a charge of $18.00 USD. Private tours for groups are available on request – please use the contact form on our contact page to request a quote. Tour is subject to minimum numbers of 3 adult passengers – if numbers are not met, then you will be put on stand by until we can confirm or arrange an alternative date of departure.

Cancellations must be made a full 48 hours prior to the tour embarking, otherwise a penalty of 100% will be applied. Likewise there will also be a 100% penalty for no shows.

Additional information

Ticket TypeAdult, Child, Infant

7.00AM to 8.00am

Picked up from your hotel at San Jose or the surrounding area and then embarking north east through the Northern Heredia provinces. Traverse through the scenically stunning Braulio Carrillo National Park and continue on to Sarapiqui.


Arrive at Sarapiqui and begin your zipline canopy tour through tropical forests. This will include a 9 cable course with the last cable finishing over the Sarapiqui River. You will be provided with all safety equipment and given a briefing and training from your guides.


Enjoy a fantastic Costa Rican styled lunch at a local restaurant.


Head back to the stables to begin your horse back riding. You will be given helmets and paired with your very own horse before starting your trek through pastures, forests and along the rivers edge. Time permitting, there will be a stop at the Bijagual River for a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters.


Rejoin your group and tour guide and head back to San Jose.


Arrive back at your accommodation where your tour will conclude.

* Please note that all times are approximations

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