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Costa Rica Trip

  • Costa Rican Adventure

    June 3-June 10, 2020

    Registration deadline: May 9, 2020
    (price is subject to change as we get closer to trip departure)

    Students must also register for the accompanying SCC course, to be offered March 9th-May 4th, 2020.
    Contact Joseph Flores with questions regarding registration.

    Sign up for just $50.

    Tour Center ID: Flores-8506

    Promotional Information

    Enroll online, by phone or by mail.

    Phone: 1-888-310-7121
    Download paper form, complete and mail

    What's included

    • Round‐trip airfare
    • 7 overnight stays (8 with extension) in hotels with private bathrooms
    • Breakfast daily
    • Lunch daily
    • Dinner daily
    • Full‐time services of a professional tour director
    • Full‐time services of a professional tour director
    • Tour Diary™
    • Note: On arrival day only dinner is provided; on departure day, only breakfast is provided
    • Note: Tour cost does not include airline‐imposed baggage fees, or fees for any required passport or visa. Please visit our Fees FAQ page for a full list of items that may not be included in the cost of your tour.

    Tour Investment

    Students (travelers under the age of 23): $2,459
    Adults (age 23 and over): $2,944

    Price reflects savings of $200 scholarship. Sign up by 11/6/2019 and enter code flores2020 in order to take advantage of this limited‐time offer!

    Automatic monthly payment plan
    Pay just $50 upon enrollment and the balance will be divided into equal monthly payments, charged automatically to your credit card or checking account. As of October 28, 2019, your monthly payment would be just $481.80.

    Manual plan also available; learn more on

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  • Hola San José (groups flying from the west coast may be required to depart day 0)

    • Meet your tour director and check into hotel

    San José‐‐Tortuguero

    • Travel to Tortuguero
    • Tortuguero tour director‐led sightseeing
    • Caribbean Conservation Cooperation Museum visit


    • Canal tour
    • Tortuguero National Park visit


    • Travel to Arenal
    • Hot springs visit


    • Lake Arenal kayaking tour
    • Travel to Monteverde
    • Optional horseback ride

    Monteverde landmarks

    • Santa Elena Biological Reserve visit
    • Plant your own tree
    • Optional Canopy zip line tour

    Monteverde‐‐San José

    • Butterfly garden & ecological farm visit
    • Travel to San José

    Start river rafting extension

    • Whitewater rafting guided excursion

    End tour

    • Travel home