Grand Classroom

Costa Rica Seven-Day Adventure

This trip provides an experience of learning and adventure with components of science, the Spanish language, Latin American culture, and service.

Note: Departure will be the night before day one or early morning of day one.


  • Arrive at San Jose - (Sights and meals to be determined by flight arrival time)
  • Depart for hotel
  • Stop along way to hotel to purchase supplies for school visit for the following day
  • Check into hotel in Atenas
  • Dinner
  • Free time at hotel


  • Hotel breakfast
  • Depart for Butterfly Farm-view the beautiful butterfly collection as well as many native animals
  • Visit with the local school children at Huetares School
  • Lunch at the school
  • Stop along way to Sarapiqui as per guides and opportunity
  • Check into hotel in Sarapiqui
  • Dinner


  • Hotel breakfast
  • Depart for white water rafting
  • White water rafting adventure on the Sarapiqui River
  • Lunch
  • Bus ride to La Fortuna
  • Afternoon and evening we will visit a true Organic Farm and get our hands dirty while we learn to use the land and not harm the environment
  • Check into hotel in La Fortuna, Fortuna, Costa Rica
  • Dinner
  • Enjoy the pools and hot springs at the resort


  • Hotel breakfast
  • Arenal Volcano National Park
  • lunch
  • Explore the town of La Fortuna
  • Purchase supplies for visit to orphanage later this afternoon
  • Visit with children from a local orphanage
  • Dinner
  • Pool time at the hotel


  • Hotel breakfast
  • Zip-line tour-soar over the jungle canopy on this high flying adventure
  • Lunch
  • Depart for Monteverde
  • Stops along way per guides
  • Check into hotel in Monteverde, Costa Rica
  • Dinner
  • Free time at resort


  • Hotel breakfast
  • Depart for coffee plantation
  • Coffee Plantation Tour at Monteverde Life
  • Lunch
  • Depart for the coast
  • Check into hotel in the Central Pacific Coast, Costa Rica
  • Dinner
  • Free time at resort


  • Hotel breakfast
  • Enjoy the white sand beaches of Playa Blanca and swim in the Pacific Ocean
  • Lunch
  • Depart for Heredia-near San Jose
  • Check into hotel in Alajuela, Costa Rica
  • Dinner

DAY Eight

  • Hotel breakfast
  • Depart for San Jose Airport
  • Flight home