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Explore Costa Rica Journey, 10 day

The Journey

The Costa Rica Service Adventure is filled with fun, adventure, and meaningful service to the communities where we travel. Your time in Costa Rica is customized during this week. You’ll be picked up from the airport in private SUV’s and taken to the most amazing places!

 

We will tour you through the most stunning communities where you’ll enjoy wonderful fresh foods, spend a day or two diving off the coast, zip-line through the jungle and more!  We design the week around the preferences of your family, group or team. Do you love the outdoors? Join in a local reforestation project, or perhaps teaching English in a partner school for a few hours!  We tie in meaningful community projects wherever we travel. On your adventure days we will choose from a variety of fun options from hiking and bird watching, to whitewater rafting! There are so many exciting ways to engage in the culture of this beautiful country.

 

This Journey was created for the explorer, who wants to see as many sites as they can while in country!  We’ve included  two optional days to go snorkeling and/or diving off the west coast in Playa del Coco.   For the traveler who prefers stunning mountain views and being immersed in the country’s incredible biodiversity, we can customize the optional days in the country’s interior exploring rainforest and cloud forest jungles.

 

Preview a Sample itinerary here!

 

We’ve been traveling and serving for 9 years in Costa Rica. The connections and partnerships we have run as deep as the lake, and as long as the rivers!  Hacienda Rio Cote is a wonderful environmental project that is inviting and meaningful from the start. We will provide a hand to the farm, and hike it’s beautiful trails. Create your own Journey!

We take care of all details, logistics, and planning so that you, your friends, and family can travel and serve while exploring this most beautiful country! This Journey is perfect for all ages, skills, backgrounds, and belief systems. With a heart to serve enjoy a meaningful fun Journey, this will be an adventure of a life-time!

 

The ‘Explore Costa Rica’ Journey allows travelers to choose which regions of the country they would like to visit, based upon their groups interests.  Led2Serve then creates a Journey for each group and incorporates meaningful community serve components throughout the trip for a true Service Adventure experience.

 

 

Led by the organization’s experienced bilingual guides, this exclusive Journey tours the team in private SUV’s throughout the country and combines adventure with Led2Serve’s exclusive partners. After a day of adventurous zip-lining, rappelling waterfalls or white water rafting, couples can relax and unwind at the world renown Baldi Hot Springs.  A portion of this Journey provides more intimate evening dinners prepared by your travel guides in a private villa overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Whether a traveler enjoys waking up to the incredible sounds of the rainforest in a tree top hut, hiking the stunning cloud forest or scuba diving the Catalina Islands, this Journey has a little something for everyone.

 

Quick Info

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This Journey was custom designed for 8 people. Create your journey for your family and/or group.

JOURNEY COST

$1775 + flight

*This includes 9 nights accommodations (hotels or other private lodging), all meals (excluding adventure days), all in-country transportation, service projects, bi-lingual Journey Leader, private guides.

  • * does not include the 2 days of diving, beverages, 1 dinner and 1 lunch. This Journey was designed exclusively for a group of 8.

SERVICE PROJECTS

Environmental 50%
50%
Community Project 25%
25%
Customized for team member 25%
25%

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COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

Hacienda Rio Cote

The Hacienda Rio Coté Project (HRC) was established in 2007 to restore and protect rainforest land adjacent to the Rio Coté National Protected Areas in Costa Rica.

HRC’s mission is to reforest and preserve land that is contiguous with existing protected areas of the Rio Coté National Forest and in effect increase the size of a pristine rainforest environment. HRC’s goal is to maintain and extend natural biodiversity, preserve watersheds, reduce erosion and river degradation, protect animal and insect habitats, and preserve the primordial beauty of the tropical rain forests for future generations.

Led2Serve is committed to the long term goals and partnership. We serve the farm through reforestation efforts, planting, tree preservation, and more. Typically we will serve on the farm for morning, hike the property, and enjoy a local meal with Duvelia, a nearby widow who makes an amazing meal for everyone and shares the story of her cheese farm!

We love taking teams to the lodge to see the beauty, birds and sights of Costa Rica.

We have 5 community partners in Costa Rica. On this Journey we will visit our friends and our partners in Nuevo Arenal and Santa Teresa Norte and you will design your serve projects that may include a variety of options from sports and music, to assisting to teach english lessons, helping paint, or plant a garden!

Logistics

ACCOMMODATIONS

Design your Journey to stay at the Arenal Observatory Lodge, San Bosco, and a local cabina in Nuevo Arenal. How about the Tree Lodge for a night? All lodging is awesome, hot water, wi-fi, walk to town, adorable and memorable! This itinerary has it all included.

TRANSPORTATION

This Journey was designed with two private SUV’s, and private guides.

WHAT TO BRING

Hat, sunscreen, binoculars, swimsuit, comfortable shoes, more packing list to come!

DAILY SCHEDULE

Arrival Day

Upon arrival, this small group decided to have two SUV’s pick them up and drive them to a Tree Top lodge where they will enjoy a welcome dinner and drinks while the sun is setting!

Customized Sample 10 day itinerary

Private House and Diving

Mid Journey you will see “Ocotal” in the itinerary. This journey is designed with a private rental villa, steps to the beach that will include two days of diving and snorkeling!

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