Experience Costa Rica – Solo Traveler

Starting Price $1899 per person
Trip Duration 9 Days
Availibility All Year
Activity Level High level of fitness
  • Walking tour of San Jose
  • Tour a coffee plantation
  • Hike at La Paz Waterfall Gardens
  • Visit a historic butterfly observatory
  • Bike & kayak at Lake Arenal
  • Local school interaction
  • Tour Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Catamaran boat tour
  • Estuary paddle tour
  • Crocodile Tour
  • Beach time
  • … And more!
What To Expect

Immaculate rainforests, warm rivers, white-sand beaches, and a Pura Vida (‘pure life”) lifestyle that is unmatched throughout the world.

Educational Benefits

Join Evolve CR if you are looking for a Costa Rican experience that is more than just bus tours and tourist traps. Let Evolve show you what Costa Rica is truly all about.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 - Travel to Costa Rica

Transfer tp Monteverde Cloud Forest, renowned for its biodiversity and beauty. Embark on a night walk tour of the forest.

Day 2 - Monteverde Cloud Forest

Morning guided walk, learn about the flora & fauna of the area. Afternoon hike to San Luis Waterfall – get up close and personal with the gushing falls. Dinner and overnight in the cloud forest.

Day 3 - Eco Ranch

Transfer to our remote eco lodge. All the meals that we will consume are cultivated from the land. Take an introductory tour of the ranch, get settled for the night.

Day 4 - Eco Ranch

Participate in hands on ranch activities in the rurual community and forest:

  • Learn to cook Costa Rican meals (in a sustainable manner)
  • Participate in a natural building workshop

Afternoon swim at nearby waterfall

Day 5 - Eco Ranch

Morning hike through primary and secondary forest, learn about the local ecosystem.  Afternoon service learning project with the local community around the ranch. Celebration and feast at our final night at the ranch tonight.

Day 6 - White Water Rafting

Enjoy a full day white water rafting guided expedition though one of Costa Rica’s world famous rivers and ecosystems. Enjoy lunch at a secluded island during the trip. Paddle through rapids and white water as we make our way towards the coast.

Day 7 - Manuel Antonio

Paddle through the smooth inland waterways of the Damas Island Estuary, home of some of the most unusual types of vegetation on the planet, and learn the importance of this delicate ecosystem. Float under a lush canopy of rainforest, silently watching a spectacular variety of birds, snakes, and ant eaters. Afternoon beach relaxation.

Day 8 - Hermosa Beach

Morning surf lesson at a mellow beach perfect for beginner surfers! Afternoon zipline through the forest canopy. Enjoy salsa lessons after a tasty dinner tonight.

Day 9 - Homeward Bound

Begin our journey home after an amazing trip to Costa Rica.

  • Bus
    Private coach bus as needed for duration of tour
  • Hotels
    Centrally located, student friendly, 3 * minimum, acclaimed hotels
  • Eco Lodge
    Evolve works with eco-lodges which promote sustainable living practices

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included daily on trip. Meals at locally owned and run restaurants and accommodations serving authentic cuisine sufficient for all appetites.

Meet Our Leaders
Marta Fabregas
Did you know?

Costa Rica is ranked #1 in the Happy Planet Index.

Places You’ll Visit

San Jose


Visit the national museum and central market.

Monteverde Cloud Forest

Renowned for its biodiversity and beauty.

Eco Ranch

Multiple days at a self sufficient, rural Costa Rican eco lodge

White Water Rafting

Full day white water rafting adventure on the Savegre River

Hermosa Beach

Surf lessons and ziplining