Costa Rican Horseback Riding Vacation in Monteverde with

Smiling Horses Monteverde

HAPPY TRAIL RIDES - this 3 day ride can be combined with the 4 day beach ride - total of 10 vacation days

horseback in the mountains of Costa Rica

3 day Star Ride

Through the back countryside of Monteverde
breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean
coffee plantations and much more.
  Horseback vacation at Smiling Horses
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. 
You arrive the day before the ride in Monteverde. 
and check in your accommodation.


horse trekking Monteverde at Smiling Horses

horse trekking at Smiling Horses Monteverde
1st day:
-    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.  


horseback vacation Costa Rica

sunset Monteverde

2nd day:
-     full riding day including waterfall –
Monteverde waterfall ride
Horseback riding starting at 9 AM at the farm 
for about 5 hours stop at a local coffee shop as well as 
a nice little hike to the waterfall.
In the evening you might go on a guided night tour in the Cloud Forest.

Horse Trekking at Smiling Horses Monteverde

horse trekking adventure Costa Rica

3rd day:
-   full riding day to Hot Springs –
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

Waterfall Monteverde

              If you do not leave Monteverde to your next destination,
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
If you wanted to extend your riding experience you might want to 
add our 4 day beach ride..


Monteverde horse trekking at Smiling Horses Costa Rica

Smiling Horses Monteverdewaterfall on horseback-riding-tour

horseback riding fun at Smiling Horses Monteverde


3 day star Ride on request, min. 2 persons, additional beach ride on request, min. 2 persons

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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: 3 Days, average of 4-5 hours a day.
Type of ride / mode: Center-base Costa Rican style, mixture between English and Western.
Weight Limits: 180 lbs. (82 Kg)
Group size: min. 2 up  to 6 persons
Accommodations: 4-nights at the TreeTop House Monteverde. Your  home in the middle of the Cloud Forest, close to restaurants and many other services. Each apartment has WiFi and phone                         Guides: Equestrian-Naturalist Guide on the ride.
Meeting point: Sabine's Smiling Horses
                                                                                                    Transportation: Pick up by taxi at the TreeTop House.

Extra Tours available: Zip line tour or guided hike in the Cloud Forest or a guided night tour.              Price: $ 950 US, Single supplement $250.                                                                                                  Payment: 50 % on reservation and 50 % are due 14 days before the ride into our account.           

Tack, horse-bags, ponchos & flash lights, riding helmets.
All rides as described in the itinerary, 3 days riding.
4 nights in the TreeTop House, based on double occupancy.
Equestrian guiding  during all rides. Your guide has years of experience in horses, guiding our guests in Monteverde.                                                                                                                                                                        Meal as specified in the itinerary.
Daily transportation from TreeTop House to Smiling Horses.
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 or hat to bring
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.

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.                                                                            
Sunscreen – sunglasses and mosquito repellent.                                                                                             Camera
Hat – a cowboy hat or baseball caps or canvas–type hats work just as well and can be easy attached to the saddle.        

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