A Scienticif Adventure in Dos Costas
A Scienticif Adventure in Dos Costas
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Dos Costas | Costa Rica

Join for a Scientific Adventure!

 

10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS

 
Explore the Atlantic and Pacific sides of one of the world’s most biodiverse countries! Research sea turtles and join in conservation efforts on the mid-eastern shore. The sea turtle research data you collect will contribute to the findings presented at the annual World Sea Turtle Congress. Help out at a wildlife rescue center and navigate the Venado Caves. Make your way to the stunning beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park. Practice marine methodologies and add your data to a larger fish survey. Observe the many communities of monkeys that call the park home. Finish up your program by learning to surf!

Curriculum & Trip Highlights:

 
 
  • Begin your trip on the Caribbean Sea side at the Pacuare Reserve
  • Work in a Sea Turtle Nursery, helping to collect eggs and collect data
  • Patrol beaches at night, studying sea turtles according to WIDECAST protocols
  • Stay with host families and learn about their culture and traditions
  • Perform water and soil sampling
  • Community service at Instituto Asis Wildlife Rescue Center
  • Relax in natural hot springs
  • Tour the Venado Caves and learning about geology and biology
  • On the Pacific side, hike Manuel Antonio National Park, observing wildlife.
  • Go snorkeling and observe various fish species.
  • Survey fish and mammals on the beach, present findings
  • Learn to surf with expert instructors

 

 

 


 

Your 10 Days / 9 Nights Program Includes:

 

  • Airfare, all accommodations and meals
  • Private in-country transportation with bi-lingual naturalist guide
  • All activity entrance fees, tips and gratuities
  • Additionally, Scholastic Expeditions provides basic medical, dental and accidental insurance package

 

 

2018 Trip Dates: 

 

June 13, 2018 - June 22, 2018

 

July 11, 2018 - July 20, 2018

 

July 25, 2018 - August 2, 2018

 

 

Price : $3575.00

 

Additional Travel Protection:

 

Scholastic Expeditions provides basic medical, dental and accidental insurance at no cost to the traveller. Travelers can however purchase additional travel protection.

 

Student Deluxe Travel Protection Price : $108.00

 

Student Cancel for Any Reason (CFAR) Protection Price : $162.00

 

For more information on cost and coverage, please download the information sheet.