7 or 8 days
Guanacaste, Arenal Region, extension to San José

From volcanoes to the coastal dry forest, Costa Rica's natural beauty is awe-inspiring.

Relaxing in therapeutic hot springs, zipping through a forest canopy filled with monkeys and macaws, hiking to La Fortuna Waterfall, your students will marvel at Costa Rica’s natural beauty and amazing biodiversity. Seeing it firsthand will inspire a lasting respect for the environment.
  • Day 1: Fly to Costa Rica

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 2: Guanacaste

    Visit Buena Vista Lodge

    Participate in environmental sustainability workshops

    Take a sustainability tour of the farm

    Participate in an ecological workshop

    Take a cooking class

    Enjoy a canopy adventure

    Visit the thermal springs

  • Day 3: Guanacaste

    Enjoy a snorkeling activity

    Participate in a cultural exchange activity with the local community

  • Day 4: Guanacaste • Arenal region

    Travel to the Arenal region

    Visit Rincon de la Vieja National Park

  • Day 5: Arenal region • Los Chiles

    Travel to Los Chiles

    Enjoy a boat tour of Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge

  • Day 6: Arenal region • San José

    Visit La Fortuna Waterfall

    Travel to San José

    Take a tour of a coffee plantation

  • Day 7: Depart for home

Add 1 more day

  • Day 7: San José

    Whitewater rafting excursion

  • Day 8: Depart for home

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

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 2: Guanacaste

    Visit Buena Vista Lodge

    Participate in environmental sustainability workshops

    Take a sustainability tour of the farm

    Participate in an ecological workshop

    Take a cooking class

    Enjoy a canopy adventure

    Visit the thermal springs

  • Day 3: Guanacaste

    Enjoy a snorkeling activity

    Participate in a cultural exchange activity with the local community

  • Day 4: Guanacaste • Arenal region

    Travel to the Arenal region

    Visit Rincon de la Vieja National Park

  • Day 5: Arenal region • Los Chiles

    Travel to Los Chiles

    Enjoy a boat tour of Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge

  • Day 6: Arenal region • San José

    Visit La Fortuna Waterfall

    Travel to San José

    Take a tour of a coffee plantation

  • Day 7: Depart for home

Add 1 more day

  • Day 7: San José

    Whitewater rafting excursion

  • Day 8: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

    6 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (7 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    3 meals daily (Days 2-6); Dinner on arrival day; Breakfast on departure day

  • Guided sightseeing

    Comprehensive sightseeing of natural attractions

  • Entrances

    Coffee tour; Poás Volcano; Hot springs; Canopy tour; La Fortuna Waterfall; Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge boat tour; Cooking class; Local Exchange; Rincon de la Vieja National Park; Sustainability tour; Ecological workshop; With extension: Whitewater rafting

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • 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.
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