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Costa Rica

Costa Rica has always been a nature lover’s paradise. Residents, known as “Ticos”, are eager to share their beautiful home with all visitors. Volcano-heated hot springs, cloud forests, white sandy beaches, lush river valleys and wildlife including monkeys, sloths, an abundance of bird species, dolphins and whales to name a few, have long enticed adventurers to experience “La Vida Pura”.

What to Expect

This trip is designed for those who like to travel a bit off-the-beaten-track. AccommodaIons are high-end, eco-friendly and have many options to enjoy nature whether you like your travel active or more relaxed. You There are many group activities and Imes to choose to relax or take in some more activities. You can choose more adrenaline filled ones such as rappelling or jet skiing or some calmer ones such as arIsan fishing. We’ve selected some of the best destinations Costa Rica has to offer. Not only will you enjoy your trip, but your adding to Costa Rica’s vibrant economy and meeting locals along the way.

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Highlights

  • Hot Springs at Tabacon

  • Lake Arenal kayaking

  • Paddle boarding

  • Evening kayaking adventure to see the Bioluminescent beaches

  • Bird watching tour

  • Nocturnal wildlife hiking

  • Snorkeling at Tortuga Island

  • Glamping at Isla Chaquita

  • Hiking Diamante Waterfalls, swimming in natural pools, overnight Cave Hotel

  • Manuel Antonio NaIonal Park

  • OpIonal Sport fishing or arIsenal fishing, jet skiing, rappelling, yoga, organic farming tours,

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Sample Itinerary: 10 days

 Day  Activity

1

  • Arrive, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Evening: Welcome, briefing at the hotel
  • Overnight at Barcel. San Jose Palacio

2

  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • Departure to La Fortuna (3 hr bus drive)
  • Lunch in La Fortuna
  • Afternoon at Tabac.n hot springs
  • Dinner at Tabac.n
  • Check in to Rancho Margot for an overnight stay.

3

Today is designed as a free day with numerous activities. You can do a 2 hour guided morning hike with the group, traversing from the rainforest to the cloud forest. You’ll see different kinds of forest ecosystems, tropical birds, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and diverse insects and plant species. The rest of the day can be filled with activities or relaxation, you choose.

4

Your morning bus ride passes through some of Costa Rica’s beautiful scenery. Lunch on the waterfront and then take a scenic ferry ride to Isla Chiquita for 2 nights of “glamping”.

5

At Isla Chiquita, located in the middle of the Gulf of Nicoya, Puntarenas offers unbound eco-adventures on land and sea. Enjoy an engaging selection of excursions and thrills including ocean kayaking, stand-up paddle-boarding, bird watching, sport and artisan fishing, sunset cruises, and island and beach hopping tours

6

Travel along the beautiful Costa Rican coast and arrive at Quepos around 4 pm. Head to the beach or enjoy the nightlife. There are six blocks of restaurants, bars, hotels, art galleries, and gift shops, all resting beside the main beach and sport fishing fleet.

7

  • Depart to Diamante Waterfall
  • Arrival at the base in Las Tumbas Village.
  • Begin hike from base camp (3 km or 1.8 mi)
  • Arrival at the garden, tasting seasonal fruits and learning of tropical medicinal and edible plants
  • After lunch hike to lower Diamante Falls and natural pool

8

  • After breakfast begin the hike to upper pools
  • Arrive at upper pools, swimming, cliff-jumping
  • Hike back to Casa de Piedra and prepare to leave
  • Arrive at the base, Las Tumbas village
  • Lunch in Quepos
  • Free a]ernoon, options include Manuel Antonio Beach, exploring Manuel Antonio town or relax at the pool
  • Dinner
  • Overnight at San Bada, Quepos

9

  • After breakfast visit to Manuel Antonio National Park 45min. walk through the rainforest
  • Beach Ime inside of the park
  • Walk back to the hotel
  • After lunch, drive back to San Jos. (3-3.5 hr drive, depending on traffic)
  • Farewell dinner
  • Overnight at Barcel. San Jose Palacio

10

After breakfast depart San Jose

Doing Community service was such a rewarding experience. Being able to connect with both the kids and adults in the towns where we worked was so incredible, the most amazing people I’ve ever met. Meeting them has changed my life forever.

-Julia

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