8 days
San José, Monteverde, Arenal Region, Sarapiquí
Discover a perfect balance of adventure, service and ecology in Costa Rica. Treat your senses to rich aromas at a coffee roastery in San José and sweet delights at a pineapple plantation in Sarapiquí. In Monteverde, feel the thrill of a canopy adventure before visiting a local school. At Braulio Carillo National Park, behold breathtaking biodiversity and geological wonders.
  • Day 1: Fly to Costa Rica

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 2: San José • Monteverde

    Visit Café Britt Coffee plantation and roastery
  • Day 3: Monteverde

    Participate in a canopy adventure

    Please note: Travelers must weigh below 200 lbs to participate in this activity. 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Local Farm Visit

    Local Farm Visit

    Visit a local farm and learn all about the plants, fruits, and vegetables that grow there. As you learn about why they thrive in this particular climate, you’ll also be able to try some of the produce—including foods you may never have heard of! Before you leave, try your hand at a staple farm activity like milking a cow or grinding sugarcane.  

  • Day 4: Monteverde • Arenal region

    Participate in a local exchange 

    Visit the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve

  • Day 5: Arenal region • Sarapiquí

    Enjoy a hike in Arenal Volcano National Park

  • Day 6: Sarapiquí

    Visit Earth University where you will:

    • Learn about production systems
    • Visit a banana plantation
  • Day 7: Sarapiquí • San José

    Visit Braulio Carillo National Park

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Folklore Evening

    Folklore Evening

    Opt to spend the evening learning about the rich cultural traditions of the region over a traditional Costa Rican dinner. Marimba music, entertainment by a local dance troupe, and spectacular city views from the restaurant will make this a night to remember.

  • Day 8: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly to Costa Rica

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 2: San José • Monteverde

    Visit Café Britt Coffee plantation and roastery
  • Day 3: Monteverde

    Participate in a canopy adventure

    Please note: Travelers must weigh below 200 lbs to participate in this activity. 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Local Farm Visit

    Local Farm Visit

    Visit a local farm and learn all about the plants, fruits, and vegetables that grow there. As you learn about why they thrive in this particular climate, you’ll also be able to try some of the produce—including foods you may never have heard of! Before you leave, try your hand at a staple farm activity like milking a cow or grinding sugarcane.  

  • Day 4: Monteverde • Arenal region

    Participate in a local exchange 

    Visit the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve

  • Day 5: Arenal region • Sarapiquí

    Enjoy a hike in Arenal Volcano National Park

  • Day 6: Sarapiquí

    Visit Earth University where you will:

    • Learn about production systems
    • Visit a banana plantation
  • Day 7: Sarapiquí • San José

    Visit Braulio Carillo National Park

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Folklore Evening

    Folklore Evening

    Opt to spend the evening learning about the rich cultural traditions of the region over a traditional Costa Rican dinner. Marimba music, entertainment by a local dance troupe, and spectacular city views from the restaurant will make this a night to remember.

  • Day 8: Depart for home

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  • Hotels

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

  • Meals

    3 meals daily (Days 2-7); Dinner on arrival day; Breakfast on departure day

  • Entrances

    Café Britt Coffee Tour; Canopy Tour; Santa Elena Reserve; School visit; Arenal Volcano; NP. 2 Programs at Earth University; Braulio Carillo NP

  • 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

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