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Providencia Cloud Forest Volunteer Service Trip

Experience sustainability firsthand

Visit the town of Providencia, surrounded by cloud forest and wildlife, and participate in community activities such as sugar cane processing , pulping fruit and artisan workshops.  You’ll also spend a day working on a service project for the community. Next, travel to the Sarapiqui region and have the chance to raft, float or tube down the Sarapiqui River.

Read the full Providencia Cloud Forest Service itinerary.

A travel writer’s experience in Providencia!

The Highlights:

  • Spend three nights in Providencia, a small rural community, located high in the mountains and surrounded by cloud forest.
  • Participate in a variety of activities like organic farming, visiting the town creamery, sugar cane processing and artisan workshops.
  • Spend a day participating in a local service work project for the community.
  • Get up close with the beautiful morpho butterfly and experience butterflies in all stages of life at a local butterfly farm.
  • Spend a night at Centro Neotropica located in the rainforest of the Sarapiqui region.
  • Choose to raft, float or tube down the Sarapiqui River and have a chance to spot monkeys, sloths, birds and more!
  • Minimum group size is 10 (including trip leaders) and maximum group size is 24 (including trip leaders).

Trip Details

  • Where:
    Costa Rica
  • Trip Length:
    7 days / 6 nights
  • Available Trip Dates:
    Year round
  • 2017 Program Fee:
    $1435/land only
  • Program Fee Includes:
     Bi-lingual Naturalist Guide, accommodations, private in-country transportation, meals, activity & entrance fees.
  • Free Travel for Trip Leaders:
    With 10 participants, a trip leader travels FREE (land and air).