Costa Rica Classic Itinerary

Immersion, service projects, rafting and more!

Day One: Arrive in Costa Rica

Welcome to Costa Rica. Today you will be met outside the airport we are going to drive you out of the Capital City looking for the home of Turrialba Smokey Volcano, On the way
to Turrialba we are going to Visit La Basilica de Los Angeles in Cartago. Our destination will be the Sitio de Mata Village where the homestays families are going to be waiting for

Day one details:​

  • Arrive at SJO airport and travel to Turriallba
  • we’ll stop for lunch at a small, authentic restaurant
  • First night at homestays ensuring fast immersion into CR culture

Day two-Four: become a local

During these days we’ll participate in community events and then head to the Pacuare River, tackling Class II, III, and IV rapids. (Beginner appropriate, yet exciting.) While we’re rafting we’ll stay at the private Pacuare Eco-Lodge which overlooks the river.

Day 2-4 activities:​

  • Immersion Spanish
  • Eco-chocolate farm tour
  • Pacuare river rafting
  • zip line jungle course

Day Five-six: Volcanoes and Organic farms

We will travel to La Fortuna with views of the Arenal Volcano. This is the only volcano in Costa Rica with a perfect cone shape. After, we’ll visit an organic farm and learn about the importance of our food supply and what needs to be done to meet the population growth of our planet. Then we are going to drive back to the hotel for a relaxed time around the pool and enjoy a delicious dinner!

Day 5-6 details:​

  • Visit the Arenal volcano
  • Hotsprings soak
  • organic farm tour and lecture

Day seven: head home

Today we will make the drive to the San Jose Airport where we will send your kids home with a better understanding of what Costa Rica and “Pura Vida” is all about!

Week overview:​

  • All meals covered
  • all lodging
  • Pacuare river rafting
  • zip line jungle course

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