+1-833-344-5835 USA   +1-833-252-9786 CAN

   +506-2761-1800 Costa Rica & other countries



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+506-2761-1800 Costa Rica & other countries

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Packing Hints

Costa Rica Travel

Here is a list of items that our visitors have found helpful for travelling in Costa Rica.
Remember, experienced travelers pack light and fast drying clothing is highly recommended!

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  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Personal hygiene products
  • Prescription glasses/sunglasses (extra pair)
  • Contact lens supplies
  • Camera and extra batteries
  • Binoculars
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • Water bottle
  • Plastic bags
  • Backpack or fanny pack




  • Undergarments (bring extra)
  • Swimsuit
  • At least 1 pair nylon shorts
  • T-shirts
  • Walking or sport shorts
  • 1 pair cotton pants (for horseback riding)
  • 1 pair lightweight pants (for mosquito protection)
  • 1 lightweight long-sleeved shirt
  • 1 windbreaker or rain jacket
  • Hat
  • Comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots
  • Long socks if you plan to wear the rubber boots provided at the lodge for guided hikes
  • Sport sandals or water shoes (for white-water rafting)