Rio Sarapiqui

sarapiquiTwo sections of this outstanding nature oriented river are typically operated. La Virgen to Chilamate. (Class III), this stunning rainforest river is an excellent choice for a first rafting trip in Costa Rica. The lush vegetation and thick tree canopy along the narrow, winding river is home to numerous species of birds, like toucans, cormorants, kingfishers, howler monkeys, hummingbirds and much more.  Chilamate to Puerto Viejo. Class I-II, this calm, quiet section of Rio Sarapiqui winds through tropical wet forest on the Atlantic side of the country and is perfect for nature lovers and birdwatchers. Typical run. -10 miles