OVERVIEW

Did you know Costa Rica is one of the greenest countries in the world? This small country covers 0.03% of the surface of the earth but hosts 6% of the world’s biodiversity. Come recognize God’s design first hand as you hike through the rainforest, explore caves, learn about volcanic activity, snorkel in the Pacific Ocean and more! This Science in Costa Rica experience is sure to bring science to life in a real and tangible way.

ITINERARY

DAY 1: TRAVEL DAY

  • Arrive and meet your JE Guide at the Costa Rica Airport
  • Head up the mountain to a local coffee plantation and enjoy your first cup of Costa Rica coffee and a great view (if time allows – depending on flight)
  • Check into hotel
  • Dinner at local restaurant
  • Devotions

DAY 2: WHITE WATER RAFTING / SAN JOSE

  • Whitewater rafting
  • Transfer to San Jose
  • Dinner at local restaurant
  • Devotions

DAY 3: VOLCANO ARENAL / ZARCO PARK / FORTUNA WATERFALL

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Transfer to the city of Fortuna –home of Volcano Arenal
  • Stop along the way to visit the Zarcero City Park
  • Check into hotel
  • Lunch at hotel
  • Hike down to the Fortuna Waterfall
  • Dinner at local restaurant
  • Hot Springs

DAY 4: CAVING / NATURE HIKE

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Caving
  • Lunch
  • Hike to the base of the volcano – bilingual naturalist guide
  • Dinner at local restaurant
  • Night Hike – Nocturnal Rainforest – bilingual naturalist guide
  • Devotions

DAY 5: CANOPY ZIP-LINE / OX CART FACTORY

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Check out of hotel
  • Canopy (zip-line experience)
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Stop to see iguanas
  • Souvenir shopping in Sarchi at the local Ox Cart Factory
  • Dinner at local restaurant
  • Check into hotel
  • Devotions

DAY 6: MINISTRY

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Full day of ministry with one of JE’s local partners
  • Return to hotel
  • Dinner at local restaurant
  • Devotions

DAY 7: CATAMARAN CRUISE

  • Catamaran Cruise (all day activity)

*Includes:  Lunch on the island, snorkeling tour, banana boat ride, water and beverages, and fresh fruit

DAY 8: TRAVEL DAY

  • Breakfast (if flight time permits)
  • Transfer to Airport
  • Fly home

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WHY TRAVEL WITH JE?

Here at Joshua Expeditions, our ultimate goal is to provide opportunities for life change through travel. Every high-quality travel experience with JE is a chance for travelers to deepen their understanding of God, examine new cultures through a Biblical worldview, and help give back through the JE Ministry Fund. Explore the world with JE and see how you can make a difference.

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