Costa Rica
Costa Rica: Three Jewels in Paradise
Learn the story of Costa Rica’s natural wonders and extraordinary biodiversity as you explore cloud forest reserves, the Savegre River and world-class Manuel Antonio National Park.
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Program No. 20774RJ
9 days
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At a Glance

Absorb the brilliant natural beauty of Costa Rica on this journey that combines special access with plenty of time for independent exploration. Discover Manuel Antonio National Park, the crown jewel of Costa Rica’s renowned environmental protection efforts. Then experience two lesser-known jewels: a private cloud forest reserve protected by a Costa Rican family for decades and a lush rainforest where a South African family welcomes you to their safari lodge.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles daily on city streets and forest paths. River rafting, swimming and snorkeling. Elevations up to 7,200 feet.
Our Flex learning adventures offer more flexible schedules than our traditional programs, with ample independent time and several meals on your own. Enjoy the camaraderie of the group while also getting time to explore on your own.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience Costa Rica’s incredible biodiversity at Manuel Antonio National Park, in a private cloud forest reserve and in the Pacific rainforest.
  • Learn about gourmet coffee production in the Valley of the Saints, one of the world’s best places to grow coffee beans.
  • Raft down the lower reaches of the Savegre River and boat and snorkel on the spectacular Pacific coast.
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