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

Interested in learning more about this tour?

EARN CREDIT FOR THE EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME.

EF tours get you so much more than passport stamps—students can bolster college applications with high school and university credit, and teachers can earn up to 45 learning hours or points. But that’s just the tip of the creditberg. Learn more about professional and academic development with EF or talk to a Tour Consultant about how you can earn credit by leading a tour.

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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