Costa Rica’s Natural Heritage

Nov. 9 – 19, 2020

Tour Details

Number of days: 
11
Cost: 
$3,681 [including air from SFO]
Activity Level: 
Level 2
Max Passengers: 
18
Lecturer: 
Tour Operator: 
Odysseys Unlimited
Tour Brochure 
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Tour Description 


  • View the world’s largest crater and take a guided walk along park trails in Poas Volcano National Park.
  • Learn about Costa Rica’s coffee industry at the Doka Coffee Estate, located on the fertile slopes of Poas Volcano.
  • Discover the many dazzling varieties of orchids at the family-owned Botanical Orchid Garden.
  • Enjoy nighttime viewing of Arenal Volcano from your hotel, which offers outstanding views.
  • Visit children at a local elementary school and learn about Costa Rica’s vaunted educational system.
  • Tour Ecocentro Danaus, a biological reserve dedicated to conservation, environmental education, and sustainability.
  • Embark on a guided walk through the remarkably diverse Monteverde Cloud Forest, a biological reserve.
  • See Costa Rica’s remarkable fauna up close in Monteverde’s Hummingbird Gallery, Bat Jungle, and Butterfly Garden.
  • Experience the canopy level of the rain forest from the hanging bridges Sky Walk.
  • Take a “float safari” on the Tempisque River to discover this extraordinary wetland and one of the world’s last tropical dry forests.
  • Relax for three nights at a secluded beach resort in the Pacific coastal region of Guanacaste.
  • Throughout the tour stay in eco-friendly hotels suited to the natural environment.
  • Encounter exceptional biodiversity on a 4-day/3-night pre-tour option to Tortuguero National Park.