Fly to San José and meet your EduTours Tour Director at the airport. Visit INBioparque, a one-stop introduction to all of Costa Rica. INBioparque offers an interactive experience through its ecological park aimed at bringing families, students, and visitors into closer contact with Costa Rica 's natural resources. You will then go to your hotel, where you will stay the night.
Day 2 - 3
During these two days, we learn about different topics and projects being developed by EARTH University. We will visit projects such as organic agriculture, urban agriculture, waste management, and the even the banana plantaciuón model where our prestigious university exported bananas to Whole Foods, as well as visit its education system and share it with students from 35 different countries.
Today we will enjoy and learn from two very important crops in Costa Rica: cocoa and pineapple. We will visit one of the biggest plantations of organic cacao in Central America. We will also visit an organic pineapple plantation. Visit here.
You will relax in Finca Luna Nueva Lodge, a sustainable rainforest eco-lodge hotel. They offer an intimate experience of primary rainforest together with a certified organic biodynamic farm. They plant and harvest organic ginger and turmeric, promote sustainable agriculture, and support conservation in the local community. In 2003 we decided to take our promotion of sustainable practices to the next level by building several beautiful eco-lodges using fallen timber from the farm.
Day 6: Free day.
Enjoy adventurous activities at La Fortuna close to the amazing Arenal Volcano.
Day 7: Mini vegetables
Visit mini vegetables production farm in Zarcero.
Day 8: Return home