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Costa Rica Rainforest

Duration:

5 Days / 4 Nights

early signup:

$995

(60+ days before departure)

regular:

$1,195

Never any hidden fees!

Is This Trip For You?

Costa Rica is a hub for sustainability and green lifestyle for both expats and locals.
Time Magazine calls it the happiest country in the world.
This tropical paradise is home to 5% of the the world's biodiversity, where monkeys, jaguars, and panthers can be found throughout the rainforest.  
There is no better place to open your mind, take a break and learn about yourself than the mountains of Costa Rica.

Start

Juan Santamaria international airport (SJO)
To ensure included transportation:
Plan to arrive Day 1 by 1:00 PM

Finish

Juan Santamaria international airport (SJO)
To ensure included transportation: 
Plan to depart Day 5 after 1:30 PM

Physical Activity:

Light

This trip is relaxing and includes light activities with optional moderate activities.  Participants can decide how much time they spend being active. No physical preparation is required to make the most of the experience.

Physical Activity:

Moderate

This trip is a good mix of activity and relaxation and includes moderate physical activities.  Participants should expect to be active 3-4 hours most days. An active lifestyle is helpful though not required to enjoy the trip.

Physical Activity:

High

This trip is for those who enjoy being physically challenged and reaping the rewards. It includes moderate to intense physical activities and participants should expect to be active 6-8 hours most days. Participants should have an active lifestyle.

Trip Overview

Day 1

Arrival at the Eco-Lodge

Arrive at the San Jose International Airport (SJO) before 1:00 PM and take included transportation to our remote eco-lodge right in the heart of the lush and biodiverse Costa Rican rainforest.

Kick off your visit by enjoying a delicious organic dinner grown right on the property while you get to know the other like-minded travelers you'll bond with throughout the next five days.

After dinner, relax at the eco-lodge or chill out over tropical drinks at the bar.

Day 2

Eco-Lodge Tour & Adventure

Start your morning with a healthy organic breakfast with fresh ingredients locally sourced and grown on site.

Hike to El Mirador lookout point or visit the town of El Castillo and enjoy breathtaking views of the Arenal Lake or fly through the treetops at one of the World’s best Zip Lining tours at Sky Trek.

Tour the permaculture farm located on the property where all the food is grown. In true ecotourism fashion, you will learn about green initiatives, sustainability, and regeneration

Day 3

La Fortuna

Depart to La Fortuna after a satisfying breakfast and explore the beautiful and friendly rainforest town.  

Today in your Costa Rican rainforest adventure, you will travel like a local, explore Arenal Lake with a fun pedal board activity, visit the beautiful local waterfall and explore La Fortuna town.

Relax by visiting the local hot springs and feel the geothermal energy that warms the water at the base of the Arenal Volcano

Day 4

Rainforest Adventure

Make your own rainforest adventure: Go hiking, kayaking on Lake Arenal, or feel the rush of a whitewater rafting adventure.

Hike to a stunning viewpoint in the afternoon. Catch a beautiful sunset overlooking Lake Arenal before returning to the lodge for dinner.

Spend the evening relaxing on one of the many hammocks or getting to know your peers over drinks at the bar.

Celebrate on your final night with the new relationships you’ve built over the past several days in paradise.

Make plans to keep in touch back home through the Under30Experiences community.

Day 5

Relaxation & Departure

Wake up early for an optional morning hike and reflect on the experience over an organic breakfast from the permaculture farm.

Enjoy the scenic ride back to the San Jose Airport for departing flights with the included transportation, or stay in Costa Rica and continue the adventure on your own. 

Flights should be scheduled after 1:30 pm.

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What's Included

We've got you covered:

-5 day / 4 nights in Bungalows with roommates
-4 Breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 4 dinners
-Airport transportation to and from San Jose Airport (SJO)
-3 round trip shuttles to La Fortuna
-Tour of permaculture farm
-Under30Experiences Trip Leader
-The chance to meet some kick-ass people
-Taxes always included, never hidden fees, & NO blackout dates
-Book with confidence: it's free to switch your trip more than 30 days out

*Travelers responsible for international airfare to and from Costa Rica
*Accommodations can vary but will be the same quality

When should I book my flight?
Plan to arrive Day 1 by 1:00 PM and depart Day 5 after 1:30 PM local time
Please wait to book your flight until you receive an email from us with more details

Duration:

5 Days / 4 Nights

early signup:

$995

(60+ days before departure)

regular:

$1,195

Never any hidden fees!

OUR travelers LOVE US

Costa Rica Rainforest Trip Reviews

"I just returned from my very first U30X Costa Rica Rainforest trip last week and don't even know how to put into words how incredibly perfect the experience was. First of all, our tour leaders Haylie and Adrian were beyond amazing. They were so passionate about U30X and sharing Costa Rica with us and it showed through in everything they did. From the moment we all met in the airport cafe they were on top of every detail to and went above and beyond to ensure we were all relaxed, carefree, and having fun. Not only were they amazing tour guides but also quickly became new friends to everyone in the group. All of the activities and accommodations on the trip were very nice and we got a very real, authentic Costa Rican pura vida experience. I cannot recommend this company, trip, and tour leaders enough and already planning my next U30X adventure!!" -Lauren D.

"If you are considering booking a U30X trip and haven't pulled the trigger yet, two words: DO IT! I just got back from the Costa Rica Rainforest trip and the best word I can find to describe it is 'magical.' Not only were the accommodations and excursions beyond beautiful and amazing, but our guide Adrian made it to where we felt like locals and got to really live and feel the tiko ways! I knew no one going into this trip and could not have been matched up with a better group of people. The entire trip was flexible and you could decide to do things on your own or join in on awesome activities. Adrian was the absolute best and I feel like we were the luckiest group to have him show us around and teach us the pura vida lifestyle!" -Dana M.

Brandi here again. Home from ANOTHER killer trip! This time, I ventured to the Costa Rican Rain Forest with Lauren and Luis. If you haven't signed up for an adventure with these guys yet, what are you waiting for? Seriously, who doesn't want to chase water falls, go shooting down a river, zip line through the rain forest, get some salsa lessons and yoga twice a day? Oh yea, and meet interesting people along the way that will open your brain up to new ways of thinking and being? Do yourself a favor, and sign up. Change your life, stop reading this review and go explore." -Brandi U.

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