Trip Option 2.
THE ESSENCE OF COSTA RICA
Learn how a humble community has thrived via communal efforts and sustainable methods of livelihood, and immerse your students via a local service project. Further your knowledge of the wonders of Costa Rica while exploring the adventure and unique biodiversity of the Rincon de la Vieja National Park
San Jose, Monteverde, and Rincon de la Vieja.
Community sustainability talk; community service; bird watching; zipline/rappel/climbing tour; volcano hike; hot springs and mud bathing; inner tubing.
• All in–country transportation
• All meals
• All accommodations
• All activities
• 1–2 trip leaders
(depending on the number of participants)
• 1–2 teachers FOC (depending on the number of students)
• Teacher cash gift
DOES NOT INCLUDE
Airfare, tips, or taxes
- The itinerary can be shortened or lengthened according to your needs.
Arrival in San Jose.
Sleep hotel in San Jose.
Travel to Monteverde, introduction to sustainability, the projects, and the community. Sleep hotel in Monteverde.
Early morning bird-watching tour, followed by a full day of community service and an activity with the community in the early evening. Sleep hotel in Monteverde.
Travel to Rincon de la Vieja, zipline / rappel / climbing tour, short hike in the Rincon de la Vieja National Park, followed by hot springs. Sleep hotel in Rincon de la Vieja.
River inner tubing tour and transfer to San Jose. Sleep hotel in San Jose.
Our itineraries are evaluated based on six criteria: Accommodations, Locations, Comfort zone levels, Trip Tasks, Adventure and Service. The six criteria are rated on three different levels as per the following chart.
Please note that there are short itineraries 5–6 days and long itineraries 8–10 days, all which can be shortened or lengthened to meet your educational and financial needs.