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Costa Rica Family Experience

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Costa Rica Family Experience

 This week-long trip’s engaging lesson plan gives your kids an education in biology and ecology they’ll never get in a textbook. Here, you’ll spend five life-changing days studying the flora and fauna that inhabit the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve and Manuel Antonio National Park. Elsewhere, you’ll get in touch with the land by rappelling, rafting, swimming, horseback-riding and even surfing all over it.      

  • Style: Family Guided Small Group Adventure Tour
  • Duration: 9 days/8 nights
  • Starts in: San José
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  • Kayaking and paddle-boarding in La Fortuna
  • Tortilla-making and a typical lunch with a local family
  • Guided hike in the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve (Monteverde)
  • Guided hike in Manuel Antonio NP

Day 1 San José      
Arrive at any time and transfer to your hotel, enjoy the rest of your day at leisure and maybe explore the central plaza.      

Day 2  San Jose to La Fortuna    
Leave San Jose behind and continue to the countryside of the Central Valley. Stop for a tortilla-making lesson, along with a typical Tico lunch. In the afternoon, relax in the hot springs of Arenal.      

Day 3 La Fortuna/Arenal  
Take to the lake for a morning of stand-up paddle boarding and kayaking on Lake Arenal, before a free afternoon.      

Days 4-5 La Fortuna/Arenal to Monteverde  
Take a guided cloud forest night walk and learn more about the habits of the area’s nocturnal wildlife on day four. Options to visit a butterfly garden, zipline through the canopy or go horseback riding are available on your free day five.    

Days 6-7 Monteverde to Manuel Antonio NP  
Take a guided hike through the national park following forest trails and keep an eye out for the wildlife that can be seen through the trees. On day seven, there are various optional activities available to indulge in or perhaps relax on the beach.      

Day 8 Manuel Antonio NP to San José      
Enjoy free time this morning to enjoy the beach before returning to San José in the afternoon.    

Day 9 San Jose
Your trip ends this morning after breakfast.      

Selected Saturdays Jun-Aug 2020 & Feb-Apr, Jun-Aug & Dec 2021.      

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  • 8 nights 3star to 3+star hotel accommodation
  • 8 breakfasts & 1 lunch
  • Allow USD380-495 for meals not included.
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/03/2019 to 31/01/2021. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
Costa Rica Family Experience

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