A Sustainability Adventure (6 Days – Caribbean Or Pacific Option

Head straight to the jungle to learn about a unique community that thrives on permaculture and sustainability while facing the challenges of the tropics.Partake in the daily chores and a community project, followed by yoga on the beach. Hike back to civilization for a bit of surfing and finish off the adventure with a full day of white water rafting.

Itinerary: (Caribbean Version)

  • Day 1 – Fly to Costa Rica. Group is greeted at the airport by local trip leaders that will introduce the trip itinerary, policies and procedures once at the hotel. Sleep hotel in San Jose.
  • Day 2 – Transfer to the Caribbean coast. Ecology hike to Punta Mona, intro to the community for sustainable living and permaculture farm tour. Sleep in Punta Mona lodge.
  • Day 3 – Garden project, beach time and organic chocolate making. Sleep in Punta Mona lodge.
  • Day 4 – Hike out of Punta Mona and afternoon surf lesson . Sleep hotel in Puerto Viejo.
  • Day 5 – Full day rafting the Pacuare River (Class III-IV) and transfer to San Jose. Evening trip closure ceremony. Sleep hotel in San Jose.
  • Day 6 – Fly home.

Itinerary: (Pacific Version)

  • Day 1 – Fly to Costa Rica. Group is greeted at the airport by local trip leaders that will introduce the trip itinerary, policies and procedures once at the hotel. Sleep hotel in San Jose.
  • Day 2 – Transfer to Perez Zeledon. Intro to the community for sustainable living and farm tour. Sleep in Perez Zeledon rustic lodge.
  • Day 3 – Garden project, community activities and soccer game. Sleep in Perez Zeledon rustic lodge.
  • Day 4 – Travel to Uvita and afternoon surf lesson . Sleep hotel in Uvita.
  • Day 5 – Full day rafting the Savegre River (Class III) and transfer to San Jose. Sleep hotel in San Jose.
  • Day 6 – Fly home.

# of Days: 5 nights / 6 days

Regions visited: (Caribbean Version) San Jose, Punta Mona, Puerto Viejo, Pacuare

Regions visited: (Pacific Version) San Jose, Perez Zeledon, Uvita, Savegre

Activities: Talks on permaculture, sustainability and community living; guided hikes; farm tour and project; surf lessons and white water rafting trip.

Includes: all in-country transportation; all accommodations; all meals; all activities ; 1-3 trip leaders depending on the number of students; teachers FOC depending on the number of students.

Does not include: airfare, tips or taxes

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