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Our tours are designed for people that want to see what Costa Rica is really like. Our itineraries are designed for those who want to see the country and meet the people that live in the local communities.

Students in Costa Rica

The price of the trip is less than half of what most companies currently on the market charge. We offer budget priced tours accompanied with quality service. This is a unique opportunity to get an in-depth, personalized view of the country.

January 16th to January 27th, 2014

And

January 15th to January 26th, 2015

Just $1,595 per person in double occupancy! If you are interested in coming during 2015, email us for information about prices and the itinerary.

Includes 12 days, 11 nights, and all ground transportation in Costa Rica; 20 meals and admissions to parks, lectures and slide shows.

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Day 1

International travel day. Fly to Liberia, Costa Rica. Arrive in Costa Rica and proceed to the hotel, located on the Pacific Beach, for group introductions.

Day 2

North pacific day. Travel through the Pacific Lowlands to the mountain town of Monteverde, home of the Cloud Forest Reserve and International Children’s Rainforest.

Day 3

Natural history day. Visit the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, first depicted in a 1983 issue of the National Geographic. Tour the reserve with a professional naturalist guide. You’ll take a walk to the continental divide where, on a clear day, you can see both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. During your walk you might also see the Resplendent Quetzal!

Day 4

The main highlight of the day is a visit to the Quaker community in Monteverde, established in 1951 by a group of Quakers from Fairhope Alabama, who came to Costa Rica to live a peaceful existence.

Day 5

Visit “Finca la Bella”, located in the San Luis Valley. The farm is land tenure project that houses over a dozen families, each with approximately 1 acre of land, the majority of which is planted in coffee. A local farmer will meet the group, show us his coffee plantation and show us his land accompanied by a talk about the farming history of the valley and land tenure issues in rural communities in Costa Rica.

Day 6

Depart Montevede driving through dairy farms and coffee plantations and enjoy breathtaking mountain views of the pacific coast and the world famous active Arenal Volcano. In the afternoon we will visit thermal hot water springs, nested at the base of the active Arenal Volcano, surrounded by lush botanical gardens.

Day 7

Enjoy a riverboat tour along the Sarapiquí River. With the possibility of seeing dozens of species of birds and animals. Participate in a guided tour of a pineapple plantation that exports pineapples worldwide.

Day 8

Caribbean day. We’ll travel along a highway surrounded by lush, tropical vegetation and a palm lined coast to the Atlantic town of Cahuita.

Day 9

Enjoy a free day at the beach, or take an optional trip to a Bribri Indigenous Reserve, an iguana farm and ride a dugout canoe into Panama!

Day 10

Have a relaxing morning at the beach. In the afternoon we will travel to the capitol, San Jose.

Day 11

Historical, cultural and world peace day. Visit the United Nations University for Peace, situated on international territory, in the heart of Costa Rica’s breathtaking agricultural countryside. Enjoy a cultural and historical city tour of the capitol, San José, and a visit to one of the cities beautiful museums.

Day 12

Good old USA day!

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