10 days
San Jose, Arenal Region, Sarapiqui, Tortuguero
  • Day 1: Fly to Costa Rica

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 2: Tortuguero

    Travel to Siquirres

    Travel by boat to Tortuguero

    Enjoy free time in Tortuguero Village

  • Day 3: Tortuguero

    Take a boat ride through the Tortuguero canals

    Visit Tortuguero National Park

  • Day 4: Sarapiquí Region

    Travel to the Sarapiquì region

    Volunteer Program at La Selva Biological Station

  • Day 5: Sarapiquí

    Visit La Selva Biological Station

  • Day 6: Sarapiquí

    Travel to Guacimo to participate in 2 programs at Earth University

    • Production Systems
    • Banana Plantation

  • Day 7: Sarapiquí • Arenal Region

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Whitewater rafting

    Whitewater rafting

    Experience the thrill and excitement of whitewater rafting on this optional excursion! Use teamwork to navigate a path through the free-flowing waters of the Sarapiquí River rapids level 2-3, all while admiring the lush Costa Rican scenery as you pass by stretches of tropical forest.

    Travel to the Arenal region

  • Day 8: Arenal Region

    Visit the Maleku Indigenous Reserve

    Take a canopy tour

    • Please note: Travelers must weigh below 220lbs to participate.

    Hike to La Fortuna Waterfall

    Enjoy the hot springs

  • Participate in on-site environmental discovery

    • Visit INBioparque, Poás volcano or a coffee plantation

    Travel to San José

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly to Costa Rica

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 2: Tortuguero

    Travel to Siquirres

    Travel by boat to Tortuguero

    Enjoy free time in Tortuguero Village

  • Day 3: Tortuguero

    Take a boat ride through the Tortuguero canals

    Visit Tortuguero National Park

  • Day 4: Sarapiquí Region

    Travel to the Sarapiquì region

    Volunteer Program at La Selva Biological Station

  • Day 5: Sarapiquí

    Visit La Selva Biological Station

  • Day 6: Sarapiquí

    Travel to Guacimo to participate in 2 programs at Earth University

    • Production Systems
    • Banana Plantation

  • Day 7: Sarapiquí • Arenal Region

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Whitewater rafting

    Whitewater rafting

    Experience the thrill and excitement of whitewater rafting on this optional excursion! Use teamwork to navigate a path through the free-flowing waters of the Sarapiquí River rapids level 2-3, all while admiring the lush Costa Rican scenery as you pass by stretches of tropical forest.

    Travel to the Arenal region

  • Day 8: Arenal Region

    Visit the Maleku Indigenous Reserve

    Take a canopy tour

    • Please note: Travelers must weigh below 220lbs to participate.

    Hike to La Fortuna Waterfall

    Enjoy the hot springs

  • Participate in on-site environmental discovery

    • Visit INBioparque, Poás volcano or a coffee plantation

    Travel to San José

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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Everything you get

This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world–all at an unbeatable value.
  • Airfare & transportation

    Your flights—covered. Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavours to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left for you to discover new favourite dishes of your own.

  • Entrances

    La Selva Biological Station; Earth University; Maleku Indigenous Reserve; Canopy Tour; La Fortuna Waterfall; Hot Springs

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides add cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • Personalized Learning Support

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travellers to planning and managing your tour.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travellers and their families can count on EF’s dedicated emergency service team.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we’re there too.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances.

Pricing that makes travel possible

Our prices include airfare, hotels, meals, a full-time Tour Director, and more.

Payment options

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If you're currently enrolled, or enrol by 150 days prior to tour departure date, on a tour with a scheduled departure date between October 1, 2022, and September 30, 2023, you'll have the option to cancel your tour for any reason by 150 days prior to your tour departure date for a full refund of 100% of the money paid to EF, including the $199 non-refundable deposit and the cost of the Global Travel Protection Plan.

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