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What to Bring for Coast to Coast Kaleidoscope Ride in Costa Rica


Recommended List
- Riding gloves
- For your safety we strongly recommend you to bring a riding helmet with a shade-rim to give you extra protection by blocking the sun from your face and neck
- Riding boots or hard-soled shoes and boots
- Rain gear (e.g. raincoat or a poncho)
- Long riding trousers or jeans
- Chaps
- Comfortable clothes of a light material, preferably cotton. T-shirts and shorts are acceptable in San José (during the day, if planning to go out in the evening trousers are highly recommended as some restaurants will not admit you in shorts or sandals).
- Loose-fitting long-sleeve shirts and trousers are recommended during forest explorations or if you take any day trips out to smaller towns, where immodest attire is frowned upon. (Jeans tend to be more uncomfortable during long walk although better for horse riding)
- Pack a light sweater or jacket for San José's cool nights and early mornings and for trips up volcanoes, Monteverde, etc
- Sturdy shoes or hiking boots are essential if you plan to do a lot of sightseeing and hiking.
- Waterproof hiking sandals or other footwear that lets your feet breathe are good for strolling about town, and also for beach walking, fording streams, and navigating the myriad mud holes you'll find on rain forest and cloud forest trails.
- Insect Repellent
- Sun screen lotion (spf-15 or higher)
- A small notebook and pen
- Binoculars & camera
- Any medication you may require, please consult with your G.P. for health advise.
- And but overall a great adventurous spirit! IMPORTANT: *** Please double-check the expiry date of your passport. ***

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.

We recommend for women to ride in leggings with a big shirt over them. The leggings are not too hot, and they dry out quickly if they get wet.

Sensible precaution
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.
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Coast to Coast Kaleidoscope Ride in Costa Rica
Tour Code: IT-CRIR01CC
10 days / 9 nights ~$2,325.00
Dates : Available all Year

Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
ABeginner
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
BNovice
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
CIntermediate
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
EAdvanced
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
   
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
   
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
   
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
   
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
   
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
   
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
B 2020 01/23 - 02/01 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Expired
A 2020 01/23 - 02/01 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Expired
A 2020 02/11 - 02/20 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Expired
B 2020 02/11 - 02/20 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Expired
A 2020 02/20 - 02/29 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Expired
B 2020 02/20 - 02/29 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Expired
B 2020 03/19 - 03/28 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2020 03/19 - 03/28 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2020 04/16 - 04/25 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 04/16 - 04/25 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2020 04/22 - 05/01 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 04/22 - 05/01 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Sold Out
A 2020 05/21 - 05/30 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 05/21 - 05/30 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 06/11 - 06/20 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2020 06/11 - 06/20 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2020 07/14 - 07/23 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 07/14 - 07/23 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 08/25 - 09/03 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2020 08/25 - 09/03 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2020 09/08 - 09/17 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 09/08 - 09/17 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 10/06 - 10/15 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2020 10/06 - 10/15 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2020 10/20 - 10/29 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 10/20 - 10/29 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 11/17 - 11/26 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2020 11/17 - 11/26 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2020 12/08 - 12/17 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 12/08 - 12/17 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 12/22 - 12/31 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2020 12/22 - 12/31 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2021 01/19 - 01/28 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2021 01/19 - 01/28 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2021 02/23 - 03/04 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2021 02/23 - 03/04 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2021 03/30 - 04/08 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2021 03/30 - 04/08 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2021 04/20 - 04/29 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2021 04/20 - 04/29 10d / 9n 10 day trip, AP except in Sa... 2 /8 Reserve
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Tack: Costa Rican saddles (adapted McClellan...
Horses: Costa Rican Criollo, Paso, and mixed b...
Pace: Moderate with trots, canters, and some...
Walk, Trot, Canter, Gallop,
Airport: Juan Santamaria International Airport
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