|from $2,998* per person||6 Days||March, December
Exertion level: 4
24 people max
At this point, it’s no surprise. Costa Rica is a natural wonder. If the eco-adventure wasn’t invented here, it’s been perfected here. But what makes Costa Rica so incredible is that even with everything you know about it, Costa Rica will still freeze you in your tracks. Your first howler monkey experience. Your unbelievable proximity to an actively spewing volcano. Your overwhelming exposure to the cloud forest. It will make you forget everything you think you know about Costa Rica. And perhaps change your view of how you fit in the world. And that is what makes Costa Rica so incredible.
Sensational cloud forest walks with local guides
Hike through Manuel Antonio National Park
Incredible wildlife viewing
Arenal Volcano National Park by foot and from hanging bridges
Stroll idyllic beaches along lowland forest on the central Pacific coast
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Costa Rica, Central America
Days 1-2 Sensational cloud forest walks with local guides among bromeliads, tree ferns, strangler figs and waterfalls Jump-start the trip by learning about - and sampling - grano de oro (golden bean) java at a coffee plantation Daily life in rural Costa Rica - from orchid growing and dairy farming to tortilla making - is revealed during our visit to Bajos del Toro Opt to zip-line "fly" through the canopy or indulge at the spa.
Day 3 Join a naturalist in Arenal Volcano National Park to traverse a barren lava field with exceptional views of Lake Arenal Listen for the call of howler and white-faced monkeys as you walk through primary forest and cross hanging bridges - up to 300 feet long Downtime at the geothermal pool, anyone?
Day 4 Hike through beloved Manuel Antonio National Park in the company of iguanas, toucans, land crabs and white-faced monkeys Before flying to the central Pacific coast, follow a jungle-lined path in El Silencio Preserve to a fantastic mirador (viewpoint) of Arenal Volcano Got your bathing suit? Go swimming at a pristine white-sand beach.
Days 5-6 Incredible wildlife viewing with chances to see sloths, fast-moving basilisk lizards and the endangered mono titi (squirrel monkey) at a private reserve near Quepos Trek to the remote Quebrada Arroyo, where Los Campesinos Project supports a farming cooperative A local guide leads us to the beautiful secluded Los Chorros Waterfalls Watch the sun set over the Pacific.
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