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COMPARISON: CONNOISSEUR & CONVENTIONAL RAFTING

CHOOSE THE LEVEL OF SERVICE THAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU

Costa Rica Expeditions offers two classes of service on its one-day white water trips: "premium" (Connoisseur and Custom Rafting) and "conventional." The table below compares the two kinds of trips to help you decide the level of service that is right for you.

Two Classes of Service
  PREMIUM RAFTING CONVENTIONAL RAFTING
Connoisseur & Custom Rafting, operated by Costa Rica Expeditions. Not operated by Costa Rica Expeditions.
Maximum # rafts in group 3 (18 people) 25 (150 people)
Maximum # hotel pickups 1 8
Wait time for pickup 0. No other client pickups. 30-120 mins.
Guides 5+ years experience Varies
Breakfast Deluxe Costa Rican-style meal Standard restaurant fare
Lunch Gourmet river buffet Cafeteria-style meal at end of tour
Outfitter Costa Rica Expeditions Rios Tropicales and Aventuras Naturales
Price One-Day Pacuare $149 per person* $95 per person
Price One-Day Reventazon $129 per person* $75 per person
Extras Photo CD included, fresh towels and cocktail at end of trip CD sold for $35

*Prices are for Connoisseur Rafting only. Custom Rafting trips are priced on a case-by-case basis.

CONNOISSEUR RAFTING MENU
White Glove Service…White Water Adventure™

Tortillas and freshly baked whole-wheat rolls
Honey roasted turkey breast, Costa Rican grade-A roast beef and salami sandwich cuts
Tuna-Jalapeno and cream cheese spreads
Assorted cheeses including smoked provolone, strong cheddar and Monteverde swiss
Guacamole and bean dips with rustic corn tortilla chips
Garden Salad
Fresh tropical fruits
Fruit cake with guayaba jelly and a cream cheese flourish
Assorted fruit juices and bottled water

TAKE-OUT SNACKS & BEVERAGES

Assorted fruit juices and bottled water
Fruit cocktail
Hot coffee
Hot chocolate
Hot chocolate or coffee with a splash of rum
Post-river cocktail (Created by our chef, may vary.)

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