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Costa Rica: Light Adventure & Birding

Costa Rica: Light Adventure & Birding

When:
March 15 - March 25, 2014

Activity Level:  Moderately Active

Join UW Professor Emeritus James Karr and discover the incredible bird life and natural beauty of Costa Rica. Packed with a variety of outdoor activities and educational opportunities, this trip is perfect for those who desire a more active adventure.

Trip highlights include:

  • Hike to La Paz Waterfall Gardens, where you'll encounter hummingbirds that will eat out of your hand
  • Spot nocturnal mammals and birds on guided night hikes
  • Go whitewater rafting down the Sarapiqui River, where the Ornate Hawk-eagle, Crested Guan, and Pied Puffbird nest
  • View Arenal Volcano and enjoy a volcanology lecture
  • Learn about the ecosystem and how life in the rainforest thrives
  • Walk across the famous hanging bridges at Carara National Park
  • Observe the high-elevation forests of the Talamanca Mountains
  • While at Cerro de la Muerte, known for its diverse endemic wildlife, spot rare species like the Red-fronted Parrotlet, Costa Rican Pygmy-owl, and the Silvery-fronted Tapaculo

With a full itinerary for birders and non-birders alike, you’ll come away with a keen appreciation for the natural history and beauty of this Latin America paradise.

Friends & family are welcome—you don’t have to be a UW graduate to travel with UW Alumni Tours!

Price: TBA
Single Supplement:  TBA

Operator: Holbrook Travel

More Info:  
Tour Brochure
How to Enroll

Friends & family are welcome—you don't have to be a UW graduate to travel with UW Alumni Tours!

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