- Visit the renowned Monteverde Institute, a research center supported by National Geographic, and opt to go zip-lining in the surrounding cloud forest.
- Tour a G Adventures–sponsored coffee cooperative whose proceeds benefit the local community.
- Cook up traditional Costa Rican dishes in the home of a local family, and then sit down to dinner with them.
- Delve into the jungles of Manuel Antonio National Park, keeping an eye out for swinging monkeys, sloths, and toucans.
Home to lush rainforests, pristine beaches, and an astonishing diversity of wildlife, Costa Rica has long been a leader in conservation and the protection of natural heritage. Experience this gorgeous Central American nation on a fun-filled adventure, taking you from the foot of an active volcano to the misty highlands and Pacific coast. Hear from a researcher at the National Geographic–supported Monteverde Institute, learn the art of tortilla-making with a local family, and seek out the country’s unique creatures—from blue morpho butterflies to howler monkeys—on hikes through the forest.
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