10 days
Costa Rica
Summit Tour:
From the Arenal region to the Central Pacific Coast, explore the breathtaking natural wonders of Costa Rica on tour from March 20-29. During your exploration, you’ll roll up your sleeves and help restore the Mangrove trees while learning from locals how they preserve this delicate ecosystem.  

Summit Leadership Conference:
Join other teachers and students in San José for a two-day leadership conference, March 21-22. Hear from world-renowned conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall and environmentalist Severn Cullis-Suzuki, attend expert-led workshops, and gain valuable insight into the challenges and best practices surrounding environmental sustainability. 

Using Design Thinking—a creative problem-solving technique used by companies like Apple and Google—international teams of students will create and present solutions to an environmental challenge.
  • Day 1: Fly to Costa Rica

  • Day 2: Student Leadership Conference in San José

  • Day 3: Student Leadership Conference in San José

  • Day 4: Arenal Region

    Travel to the Arenal region

    Visit INBioparque

    • Ecosystem exhibits and trails

    Visit hot springs

  • Day 5: Arenal Region

    Enjoy a canopy tour

    Visit La Fortuna Waterfall

  • Day 6: Arenal Region • Central Pacific Coast

    Travel to the Central Pacific Coast

    Visit the Rancho Margot

  • Day 7: Central Pacific Coast

    Visit Manuel Antonio National Park

  • Day 8: Central Pacific Coast

    Participate in the Mangrove Reforestation Project

  • Day 9: Central Pacific Coast • San Jose

    Experience a Crocodile Jungle Safari boat cruise

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly to Costa Rica

  • Day 2: Student Leadership Conference in San José

  • Day 3: Student Leadership Conference in San José

  • Day 4: Arenal Region

    Travel to the Arenal region

    Visit INBioparque

    • Ecosystem exhibits and trails

    Visit hot springs

  • Day 5: Arenal Region

    Enjoy a canopy tour

    Visit La Fortuna Waterfall

  • Day 6: Arenal Region • Central Pacific Coast

    Travel to the Central Pacific Coast

    Visit the Rancho Margot

  • Day 7: Central Pacific Coast

    Visit Manuel Antonio National Park

  • Day 8: Central Pacific Coast

    Participate in the Mangrove Reforestation Project

  • Day 9: Central Pacific Coast • San Jose

    Experience a Crocodile Jungle Safari boat cruise

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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Your Experience Includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers and a comfortable motorcoach.

  • Hotels

    9 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms.

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner Days 2-9; Dinner on Day 1; Breakfast on Day 10.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your expert naturalist guide, certified by the Instituto Costarricense de Turismo, is by your side throughout the tour.

  • Student Leadership Conference

    Conference registration, keynote addresses, expert workshops, student workshops and the Innovation Village are included.

  • Entrances

    Hot springs; Canopy tour; La Fortuna Waterfall; Crocodile jungle safari boat cruise.

  • Experiential learning

    INBioparque; Rancho Margot; Mangrove reforestation project.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director and more.

For your personalized price quote, call us at 800-637-8222.

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