Experience Costa Rica – Solo Traveler
- 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!
Immaculate rainforests, warm rivers, white-sand beaches, and a Pura Vida (‘pure life”) lifestyle that is unmatched throughout the world.
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.
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.
BusPrivate coach bus as needed for duration of tour
HotelsCentrally located, student friendly, 3 * minimum, acclaimed hotels
Eco LodgeEvolve 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.
Costa Rica is ranked #1 in the Happy Planet Index.
Places You’ll Visit
Visit the national museum and central market.
Monteverde Cloud Forest
Renowned for its biodiversity and beauty.
Multiple days at a self sufficient, rural Costa Rican eco lodge
White Water Rafting
Full day white water rafting adventure on the Savegre River
Surf lessons and ziplining