Costa Rica
May 25 2019 - June 02 2019
Welcome to Costa Rica!

Experience the taste of culture in Costa Rica where you'll see everything from coffee plantations to volcanoes, along with the small towns and big cities that make Costa Rica a genuine place to visit.

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  • RSVP: Monday, March 25, 2019
  • Member Fees: $0.00
  • Non-Member Fees: $0.00
  • Deposit Amount: $500.00
  • Single Room Supplement (optional): $300.00
ITINERARY
DAY 01, May 25, 2019 | San Jose
San Jose

Explore lush forests and stunning waterfalls…exotic wildlife and endless coastlines. Your tour opens in the colorful capital city of San Jose, the perfect place to relax and soak up the sights as your adventure begins.

DAY 01, May 26, 2019 | San Jose - Coffee Plantation - Guanacaste
San Jose - Coffee Plantation - Guanacaste

Welcome to the Central Valley. Begin with a tour of a local coffee plantation highlighting the history and cultivation of this driver of the Costa Rican economy.

This afternoon, arrive in breathtaking Guanacaste, known for its fine sandy beaches. Settle in for a relaxing 2-night stay at your resort and take in the mesmerizing ocean views.

DAY 01, May 27, 2019 | Guanacaste
Guanacaste

Fun in the sun is in store today as you explore the nearby beaches, or simply relax by the pool and take advantage of your resort’s lovely amenities. This afternoon, visit the delightful beach town of Samara, one of the top sunset spots in Costa Rica. Soak in the spectacular colors as the sun illuminates the natural landscape.

DAY 01, May 28, 2019 | Guanacaste - Monteverde
Guanacaste - Monteverde

It’s off to the secluded Monteverde Cloud Forest, a place you have to see to believe, where trees grow to heights of 100 feet!

Set off on a nature walk through this spectacular ecosystem, where you’re sure to encounter many incredible species of flora and fauna. Keep your eyes peeled and you may be lucky enough to spot the elusive quetzal!

DAY 01, May 29, 2019 | Monteverde
Monteverde

It’s your choice!

Explore one of the world’s largest butterfly gardens and a dazzling gallery containing more than 100 beautiful hummingbirds. Then, join an expert for a leisurely paced “Hanging Bridges” walking tour to gain a different perspective of the cloud forest’s lush ecosystem.

-OR-

Take an exhilarating ride on one of the longest canopy zip line tours in Costa Rica. If you would like to do both the hanging bridges and the zip line tour, you may purchase the second as an option on tour. This evening, take part in an expert-led discussion about the migratory birds that flock to Costa Rica.

DAY 01, May 30, 2019 | Monteverde - Lake Arenal Cruise
Monteverde - Lake Arenal Cruise

Uncover the importance of conservation in Costa Rica during a visit to a tree nursery. Learn about indigenous trees and Monteverde’s reforestation efforts. Cross beautiful mountainous landscapes to Arenal, where spectacular views of the famous volcano await your discovery.

Enjoy a delightful cruise on Lake Arenal, Costa Rica’s largest and most important lake. Later, check in for another 2-night stay at a lodge overlooking the majestic Arenal Volcano.

Get to know the Costa Rican culture this evening. Taste your way through a cooking demonstration featuring local ingredients. End your evening dining on the recipes of Costa Rica as a guitarist serenades you.

DAY 01, May 31, 2019 | Cano Negro - Arenal
Cano Negro - Arenal

What’s next? A Cano Negro guided riverboat trip in a covered canoe known as a panga.

These 20,000 acres are home to the largest viewable collection of indigenous wildlife in all of Costa Rica.

Go in search of caimans, river otters, sloths, monkeys, river turtles, exotic birds and rare butterflies. Later, return to Arenal for the chance to relax during an optional spa visit.

DAY 01, June 01, 2019 | Arenal - Zarcero - San Jose
Arenal - Zarcero - San Jose

Today, get a little whimsical as we journey to the charming town of Zarcero to explore its fanciful topiary garden. Continue to San Jose to see the treasures of the city on a panoramic tour.

See the bustling Plaza de Cultura. This evening, bid farewell to paradise over a wonderful dinner with your fellow travelers.

DAY 01, June 02, 2019 | San Jose
San Jose

Today you depart for home with fabulous memories of your Costa Rican adventure.

HOTEL INFORMATION

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose
San Antonio de Belen San Jose

Telephone
+506 2239 0022

Website
https://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/costa-rica/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-cariari-san-jose-costa-rica-SJODTDT

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose
HOTEL INFORMATION

Nammbu Beachfront Bungalows – Playa Carrillo Guanacaste
Playa Carrillo Puerto Carrillo

Telephone
+506 4002 1414

Website
https://www.nammbu.com/

Nammbu Beachfront Bungalows – Playa Carrillo Guanacaste
HOTEL INFORMATION

Nammbu Beachfront Bungalows – Playa Carrillo Guanacaste
Playa Carrillo Puerto Carrillo

Telephone
+506 4002 1414

Website
https://www.nammbu.com/

Nammbu Beachfront Bungalows – Playa Carrillo Guanacaste
HOTEL INFORMATION

El Establo Hotel Monteverde
Monteverde

Telephone
+506 2645 5110

Website
http://www.elestablo.com/

El Establo Hotel Monteverde
HOTEL INFORMATION

El Establo Hotel Monteverde
Monteverde

Telephone
+506 2645 5110

Website
http://www.elestablo.com/

El Establo Hotel Monteverde
HOTEL INFORMATION

Mountain Paradise Hotel Arenal
Arenal Volcano La Fortuna

Telephone
+506 2479 1414

Website
http://hotelmountainparadise.com

Mountain Paradise Hotel Arenal
HOTEL INFORMATION

Mountain Paradise Hotel Arenal
Arenal Volcano La Fortuna

Telephone
+506 2479 1414

Website
http://hotelmountainparadise.com

Mountain Paradise Hotel Arenal
HOTEL INFORMATION

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose
San Antonio de Belen San Jose

Telephone
+506 2239 0022

Website
https://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/costa-rica/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-cariari-san-jose-costa-rica-SJODTDT

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Cariari San Jose
  • Spanish
  • Costa Rica Colon
  • Gallo Pinto
  • San Jose, Coffee Plantation, Guanacaste, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Choice on Tour, Arenal Volcano, Lake Arenal Cruise, Cano Negro Refuge, Zarcero
TRIP DETAILS
INCLUSIONS

The following is included with your registration fee:

  • Full Itinerary
  • Hotel Accomodations
  • Motor Coach Transportation
  • Bilingual Tour Manager
  • Admission Fees
  • 8 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 6 Dinners
  • International Airfare
  • Hotel-to-Hotel Baggage Handling
  • Gratuities

The following is NOT included with your registration fee:

  • Travel Insurance: Optional ($315)

ADULT TRAVEL

Conferences

STUDENT TRAVEL

PTPI has selected Enriching Cultural Experiences International (ECE International) to be our licensed global travel provider, replacing our previous provider, Ambassadors Group, Inc. They will manage an extensive world-wide partnership for both student and adult travelers, to create unique and well-organized experiences that incorporate the mission set forth by U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Visit ECE International HERE