The two-week Costa Rica Natural Geographic Tour ventures off the beaten path to a lush and wild world.
Costa Rica may be small but it offers big adventure
This Costa Rica Holiday Itinerary offers a land of volcanoes, rainforests waterfalls and rivers. is perfect for those looking for adventure in the midst of amazing scenery.
Natural Geographic has given its tick of delight to this tour.
You will have an amazing experience while supporting projects that give back to nature and have that adventurous side to them!
Stop in at a reforestation project, visit a sea turtle conservancy program, opt to zip-line through the jungle canopy, and have a soak in volcanic hot springs.
A few highlights you will experience on the Costa Rica Natural Geographic Tour
VISIT THE SEA TURTLE CONSERVANCY
Meet with researchers on a visit to the Sea Turtle Conservancy, co-founded by Archie Carr, a National Geographic grantee. The team here will teach us all about the four species of sea turtles found in Tortuguero and the threats they face.
MI CAFECITO COFFEE COOPERATIVE TOUR
Visit the Mi Cafecito coffee cooperative in San Miguel de Sarapiqui, see shade-grown coffee plants, learn about everything from harvesting, to husking, drying, and roasting the beans before enjoying the best part – a fresh cup! Feel good about all this eating and drinking knowing that you are supporting a project that helps 200 farmers and their families.
MONTEVERDE INSTITUTE LECTURE & REFORESTATION PROJECT
Visit the Monteverde Institute, a research centre where many National Geographic grantees have been based, and dig into reforestation efforts firsthand, either by planting trees or assisting with tree care in the nurseries.
TORTILLA MAKING AND HOME DINNER
Learn the art of tortilla-making from Doña Mara in her home. Grind the corn, then mix the dough and bake it in a wood-burning stove. When the tortillas are ready, sit down to a tasty casado (traditional Costa Rican dish) prepared with the tortillas you’ve made.