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Costa Rica's Natural Heritage
February 2 - February 13, 2012
Activity Level: Moderately Active
From cloud forest to rain forest; from Central Valley to Pacific Coast, the small Central American democracy of Costa Rica holds a variety of treasures to discover.
Trip highlights include:
- Tour a coffee plantation, learning about this important export
- Excited children greet you at a visit to a local elementary school
- Walk the trails of the Luna Nueva rain forest reserve
- Learn about medicinal plants at the Sacred Seed Sanctuary
- Take a float safari on the Tempisque River
- Visit a hummingbird gallery and bat jungle
- Relax on a pristine white-sand beach
- Snorkel, kayak, sail or diving outside of Guanacaste
Enjoy the bio-diversity of Costa Rica on a relaxed yet comprehensive exploration of this wonderful country. Two departures in 2010 sold out quickly so with a maximum group size of 18 travelers, you’ll want to reserve your spot soon!
Optional Extension: A three night optional extension to Tortuguero National Park is also available.
$2,595 land only or $2,795 with group air package from Miami or $3,195 with group air package from Seattle
Single Supplement: $895
Operator: Odysseys Unlimited
Friends & family are welcome—you don't have to be a UW graduate to travel with UW Alumni Tours!