Austin Adventures Adds Wilderness Glamping in Costa Rica

by Maria Lisella

Billings, Montana-based luxury, small group multi-sport tours provider Austin Adventures has launched its new eight-day Costa Rica: Chiquita Glamping and Pacuare River Raft program.

With year-round departures, the itinerary includes visits to the Curú National Wildlife Refuge, Carara National Park located in the transition zone between Costa Rica’s wet southeast and hotter, drier northwest, visit Cabecar Indian village and meet with the largest indigenous tribe in Costa Rica, whitewater rafting adventure in Costa Rica – on the Pacuare River (rated by National Geographic as one of the Top 10 river trips in the world).  The per person double rate (based on a party of four or more) is from $3,998 for the core experience. Austin Adventures offers travel agents a 10 percent commission, and higher based on sales on volume.

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