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Tag 1 San José

Ankunft zu jeder Zeit möglich.

Arrive in San José at any time. There are no planned activities so check into our hotel and enjoy the city. Located in the central highlands, San José enjoys a moderate climate. The heat and humidity of the coast and lowland areas may affect you, with a general sense of lethargy and/or loss of appetite. This is no cause for alarm, it is simply your body-

Tage 2-7 Schutzprojekt für Meeresschildkröten (5F,5M,6A)

Du verbringst fünf Tage mit Freiwilligenarbeit in einem Schutzprojekt für Meeresschildkröten.

Following an early morning departure from San José we travel approximately 5 hours by bus to Playa Matapalo, a small village located on the central pacific coast. We spend the next 5 days working alongside local and international volunteers to help protect endangered sea turtles. The best time to visit this project is from June - November with the best chance of working with the turtles during these months. Volunteer activities include long night beach patrols to protect the nests, data collection, area clean-ups, general cleaning and maintenance, the construction of breeding grounds and other infrastructure, as well as the possibility of monitoring of the baby turtle hatchery, counting baby turtles and releasing them. Estimated Travel Time: 6 hours Approximate Distance: 220 km

Tage 8-10 Monteverde (1F)

Verwöhne deine Geschmacksnerven auf einer Führung durch Zuckerrohr- und Kaffeeplantagen sowie durch das Nebelwaldreservat von Santa Elena. Du hast noch mehr Energie? Dann kannst du die Ziplines ausprobieren oder, wenn es etwas langsamer sein soll, einen S

Today we travel to the misty mountain air of the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Spend two days exploring Monteverde and the Forest Reserve, truly a nature lover's paradise. Local guides are extremely knowledgeable about the area and passionate about conservation of this precious ecosystem. The unique community has several local co-operatives worth visiting including artist collectives and a cheese factory. If you're there at the right time of year, you may be lucky enough to see the Resplendent Quetzal, one of the most beautiful and elusive birds in the world. Optional activities include traversing a series of suspension bridges through the jungle canopy, a butterfly garden and a thrilling canopy zip line. Enjoy an included "El Trapiche Tour" to learn more about Costa Rican culture, including sugar cane processing, coffee production and other aspects of local agriculture. This hands on included tour is not to be missed and will leave you with a better understanding of Costa Rica. Please note that if you booked the Adrenaline Theme Pack, on day 9 you will have a bird-

Tage 11-13 La Fortuna

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Travel by bus, boat and bus to La Fortuna, a town located at base of the Arenal Volcano, an excellent base for area explorations. Take an unforgettable night hike around the base of the volcano to see the top glowing an eerie red, accompanied by a soundtrack of monkeys and the rumblings of the volcano in the distance. Hike the area-

Tag 14 San José

Es geht zurück in die Hauptstadt für einen letzten Abend mit der Gruppe.

Return to San José for some last minute shopping and a final night on the town. Estimated Travel Time: 5 hours Approximate Distance: 150 km

Tag 15 San José

Abreise zu jeder Zeit möglich.

Depart San José at any time.

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