Costa Rican Horseback Riding Vacation in Monteverde with

Sabine's Smiling Horses

                   5 day  HAPPY TRAIL  RIDE -  min. 2 riders, operates on request  -              

Star Ride

Through the back countryside of Monteverde
breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean,
coffee plantations and much more.
This horseback ride has established over the years to be the main attention of our multi-day horse trekking tours. 
The advantage is that you travel light and there is no need to change your night accommodation.
You will have time after the rides to relax in the TreeTop House
and also benefit of more sightseeing here in the famous Cloud Forest of Costa Rica. 
1st day:
Arrival in San Jose/Costa Rica, 
Pick up at the airport, 
transfer to Monteverde. 
Check in your accommodation..


horse trekking Monteverde at Smiling Horses

horse trekking at Smiling Horses Monteverde
2nd day:
-          first full riding day around Monteverde –
Monteverde Campesino Trail ride - 
Horseback riding starting at 9 AM at the farm 
for about 3 to 6 hours going through farm land with lots of
View points to the Pacific ocean and Nicoya Peninsula. 
Then we will be climbing by horse higher in the height of the Cloud Forest. 
Sometimes we are lucky enough to spot a sloth. 
This tour can also be combined with the waterfalls.
In the evening we go on the night tour in the Cloud Forest with a guide. 


sunset Monteverde
3rd day:
-          2nd full riding day around Monteverde –
Monteverde Cloud Forest - Horseback riding starting at 8 AM at the farm 
for about 6 hours visiting the Continental devide. We will
have a break at the waterfall  and to have your lunch.
(included entrance fee and snacks).


Horse Trekking at Smiling Horses Monteverde horse trekking adventure Costa Rica
4th day:
-          3rd full riding day around Monteverde –
We do ride today from Monteverde to the hot springs in Las Juntas. 
We will start at the farm at 8 AM in the morning. 
This is our special high light adventure off main tracks. 
This tour leads through the pure country side of Costa Rica 
without any cars passing or crossing nowhere. 
People that have done it are all very happy and share 
great experiences. (Lunch, entrance fee & taxi transfer included)


horseback trekking Monteverde Visit San Luis waterfall
5th day:
               - 7 AM Zip lining through the forest -
You can alternatively spend some extra time in the morning in 
Monteverde to do a guided hike in the Cloud Forest of Monteverde 
or even a coffee Tour. 
All of these activities are famous around the world.
At midday transfer to the airport San Jose or to your hotel there, 
depending on departure of your plane.


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General Information

Riding level: Riders are required to have an Intermediate level of riding experience and should feel comfortable trotting along for a while, if necessary.
Riding: 4 Days, average of 4 hours a day.
Type of ride / mode: Center-base Costa Rican style, mixture between English and Western.
Weight Limits: 200 lbs. (91 Kg)
Group size: 2 to 6 people
Departures: on request
Accommodations: 4-nights at the TreeTop House Monteverde. Internet access, phone as kichenette.                                                                                                                                                                                  Guides: Equestrian-Naturalist Guide day 2 to 4.
Meeting point: Juan Santamaría International Airport                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Transportation: Private transportation in 4X4 air conditioned vehicle.
Arrival & Departure Transfers from San Jose: Included 

Other Tours: Zip line tour or guided hike in the Cloud Forest as well as a guided night tour included.                                                                                                                                                                                       Price: on request                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Payment: on reservation                                

Transportation - airport transfers as feature on this itinerary (To/From San Jose hotel or airport).
Tack, horse-bags, ponchos & flash lights, riding helmets.
All rides as described in the itinerary, 3 days riding.
4 nights in the TreeTop House, base on double occupancy.
Equestrian guiding from day 2 to 4 during all rides. Your guide has years of experience in horses, guiding our guests and Monteverde.

Meal as specified in the itinerary.
Daily transportation from TreeTop House to Smiling Horses.
Extra tours as indicated in the itinerary.
Not Included
Flight to Costa Rica and hotels in San Jose. Snacks during the rides above indicated meal in the itinerary.                 
Tips & Gratuities for Guide, Driver, local guides.
Other tours and transportations as indicated.
Personal and/or medical expenses.
Any incidentals out of pocket or medical expenses. Please ensure you carry appropriate insurance, which covers all the activities in this itinerary, inherited risks, luggage protection and holiday cancellation.
Late check-out or early check-in.

What to bring                                                                                          

T-Shirts, long pants, half chaps, if handy, light jacket or rain jacket firm closed shoes, long pants, comfortable pants for riding, warm sweater since Monteverde nights can get cool.
Flash light, Water Bottle – for refreshments while you are riding. Sun screen – sunglasses and mosquito repellent.  Camera, hat – a cowboy hat offers the most protection, but baseball caps or canvas–type hats work just as well. Whatever you bring make sure that it fits snuggly and ties on so the wind will not blow it off. Personal items.

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Depending on interest and experience we offer the 2 hour campesino tour at $ 45 US or day ride for $ 105 US per person.  

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