11-day Classic Costa Rica

Turtle Work, Indigenous Community & Family Stays

On our Classic Costa Rica Adventure, travel to the Caribbean Coast to patrol the beaches for nesting sea turtles, spend a night or two with a local farm family, play soccer and have lunch with an indigenous community, fly through the rainforest on a zipline tour and experience flora, fauna and amazing animals of the rainforest.

Read the full Classic Costa Rica itinerary.

The Highlights:

  • A classic Costa Rica student eco-tour that includes the perfect balance of conservation work and authentic cultural exchange.
  • Patrol beaches in search of nesting or hatching sea turtles.
  • Explore rainforest canal waterways & spot wildlife and fauna.
  • Visit a butterfly farm.
  • Raft down the Class II & III rapids of the Sarapiqui River.
  • Immerse yourself in Costa Rican life as you spend the night with a family.
  • Explore an organic farm full of surprises.
  • Visit Arenal Volcano National Park and hike on lava beds.
  • Fly through the air on a zip line canopy tour.
  • Hike to a remote indigenous BriBri community.

Trip Details

  • Where:
    Costa Rica
  • Trip Length:
    11 day/10 night
  • Available Trip Dates:
    March through mid‐July (during the turtle nesting and hatching seasons)
  • 2024 Program Fee:
    From $2395 land
  • 2025 Program Fee:
    From $2495 land
  • Program Fee Includes:
    Bi-lingual Costa Rican Guide, accommodations, private in-country transportation, meals, activity and entrance fees.
  • Free Travel for Trip Leaders:
    2 trip leaders travel for free (land + air) with 14 paying participants.