Costa Rica: A Touch of the Tropics

Price valid until 5/31/2019

Student

$3,040 or $316/ 9 mos

Adult

$3,500 or $367/ 9 mos

  • Airfare & transportation
  • Hotels
  • Meals
  • Entrances
  • Full-time Tour Director
  • Expert Local Guides
  • weShare—Personalized Learning
  • Continuous Support
  • 24-hour Emergency Service
  • Worldwide Presence
  • Peace of Mind Program

    Fly to Costa Rica

    day
    1
    • Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    San José • Arenal region

    day
    2
    • Take a tour of a coffee plantation

    • Travel to the Arenal region

    • Visit Arenal Volcano National Park

    Arenal region

    day
    3
    • Enjoy a kayaking trip on Lake Arenal
    • Visit La Fortuna Waterfall
    • Participate in a local exchange 

    • Visit the Arenal Hot Springs

    Arenal region • Monteverde

    day
    4
    • Travel to Monteverde

    • Explore on your own or 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 grinding sugarcane.

    Monteverde

    day
    5
    • Participate in a canopy adventure

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

    • Visit the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve

    Monteverde • Central Pacific Coast

    day
    6
    • Travel to the Central Pacific Coast

    • Take a Crocodile River Tour

    Central Pacific Coast

    day
    7
    • Visit Manuel Antonio National Park 

    Central Pacific Coast • Sarchi • San José

    day
    8
    • Travel via Sarchi to San José
    • Explore on your own or 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.

    Depart for home

    day
    9

Price valid until 5/31/2019

Student

$3,040or $316/ 9 mos

Adult

$3,500or $367/ 9 mos

  • Program Price$3,040
  • Peace of Mind$0

For every 6 paying travelers, 1 chaperone travels free.

  • Airfare & transportation
  • Hotels
  • Meals
  • Entrances
  • Full-time Tour Director
  • Expert Local Guides
  • weShare—Personalized Learning
  • Continuous Support
  • 24-hour Emergency Service
  • Worldwide Presence
  • Peace of Mind Program
Adult supplement required for travelers age 20 and older at the time of travel, roomed in twin accommodation. Students, travelers under age 20, will be roomed in triples or quads..

Program price includes HST/GST where applicable (domestic tours only), departure taxes, and airport fees. Please call 1-800-387-1460 for more information. To view EF Education Booking Conditions, visit eftours.ca/bc bc which outline full price inclusions, payment schedule, cancellation, and refund policies..

* We understand that plans sometimes change due to unforeseen circumstances. EF’s Peace of Mind Program allows your entire group to change your tour or departure date. Your group can feel secure planning your trip, knowing that your plans are flexible.

Travellers may also purchase the Global Travel Protection Plan. Please visit eftours.ca/coverage for complete terms, conditions and exclusions by referring to the Master Chubb Insurance policy. If you are a resident of Quebec, you may only purchase this plan if travelling on an International tour. Please review the Quebec distribution guide prior to purchase.

EF Educational Tours is registered with TICO (international registration #2395858, domestic registration #50018789) Consumer Protection BC (international registration #73991, domestic registration #73990) and a holder of a Quebec permit with the Office de la protection du consommateur (OPC permit #702732). As of January 1, 2019, for residents of Quebec, contribution is no longer required, but you will automatically be covered by FICAV. Find out more at www.ficav.gouv.qc.ca/en