Experience the highlights of Costa Rica’s vast landscapes. Start off in San Jose and drive to La Fortuna, home to Arenal Volcano in the lush, northern lowlands. Learn how to make tortillas and sugar cane juice, assist a reforestation project and soak in the nearby, hot springs. Head to higher elevation and visit Monteverde cloud forest, a unique eco-system offering a variety birds and picturesque views of high ridges and deep canyons- a spectacular location for the optional zip-lining amidst the tree canopies and hanging bridges.
Our portfolio of boutique, locally-owned lodges will ensure you travel in comfort. Start the journey in La Fortuna located at the base of the towering Arenal Volcano. Our bright, charming hotel boasts a pool and is the perfect place to unwind after the journey to Costa Rica. The next two nights are spent at a mountainside hotel in the Monteverde Cloud Reserve. Surround yourself in its cozy gardens and lush green landscapes with nature all around. End the trip with three nights at a locally-owned coastal hotel adjacent to the beach near Manuel Antonio National Park. Surrounded by rainforest and not far from the Pacific coast beaches, this will be the perfect way to end the journey!
Extend your stay and opt to visit the Caribbean Coast. Costa Rica lives up to its name, “rich coast” with varied landscapes throughout the country. The Caribbean coast, known for its distinct multicultural atmosphere, offers a less discovered yet unforgettable experience filled with exotic wildlife set in the lush rainforest.
Touching down at the airport, you’ll be met by your Discover Corps guide for the 2.5 hour journey to our hotel in the charming town of La Fortuna, at the base of the impressive Arenal Volcano. Having settled in, we’ll enjoy a welcome dinner before the adventures ahead.
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