Program Details

Endangered Species Expedition

Description

Begin your Costa Rican adventure by exploring the Arenal Volcano, Venado Caves, and La Fortuna waterfall! Witness unique species of endangered frogs, butterflies and monkeys, and navigate the cloud forest canopy of Monteverde on an exhilarating zip-lining tour. Learn about biodiversity, habitat conservation, sustainable practices and human impact. Travel from the mountains to the sea and discover Manuel Antonio National Park. Here, you will observe the howler and capuchin monkeys that call this sanctuary home. Snorkeling the thriving reefs and exploring the marine life within will give you the complete Costa Rican experience!

Program Date
Apr 4th - Apr 12th 2020 9 Days
Jun 9th - Jun 17th 2020 9 Days
Jun 16th - Jun 24th 2020 9 Days
Price
Costa Rica Program (Student) $3550
Costa Rica Program (Adult Chaperone) $3750

Itinerary (Sample Itinerary)

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Red eye flight to Costa Rica Group is met by Scholastic Expeditions upon arrival in Costa Rica  Lunch on the road to Arenal – Enjoy Costa Rican cooking Check into Hotel 
Hike through the lava flows of the magnificent Arenal Volcano Community Service or Eco-Farm – Visit with Costa Rican students at a local school and learn about their culture/day-to-day living and learning environments. Alternatively, work on an eco-farm and learn about sustainable farming. Arenal Volcanic Hot Springs - Spend the evening relaxing in the natural, volcanic hot springs
Transfer to Monteverde Lunch in Tilaran Frog Pond - Study many unique species of frogs and learn about the adaptation each has made to thrive in their specific environment
Enjoy an exhilarating zipline tour through the cloud forest canopy Butterfly Garden - Spend the afternoon learning about different species of butterflies and their amazing biology Leisure time in beautiful Santa Elena
Rainmaker Plantation Embark on an inspiring tour of a private rainforest, complete with hanging bridges and natural swimming holes
Snorkel Tour Hike through this spectacular park and observe Howler and Capuchin monkeys that call the park home
Traverse several different ecosystems while viewing Costa Rican wildlife along the banks of the river Depart for San Jose Farewell Dinner
Breakfast at hotel Time permitting, visit museums & historical sites Check-out & depart for home

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