Sloths have exploded in popularity lately, but Costa Rican wildlife centers have championed these animals long before they were the tree-dwelling mammals du jour. This tour allows you to experience two-toed sloths up close while you enjoy a nice cup of Costa Rican coffee.
In the mountains 20 minutes north of San Jose, Sibú Chocolate uses their own organic cocoa beans to make dark and milk chocolate candies. On your tour you’ll taste every phase of the chocolate-making process, including the raw cacao fruit and the freshly toasted beans. You’ll also get a taste of chocolate history, and sip a hot chocolate drink made following a recipe from the 1500s.
Study Spanish in Heredia and you will be located in one of the most well-connected hubs in Costa Rica. Want to tour a coffee plantation after Spanish class? How about a hike up a volcano? Or a stroll through a museum? Heredia is near it all, but is far less hectic than San José.
Beyond an outstanding multi day rafting excursion this 4 day journey allows visitors to partake in a variety of nature and adventure activities within the Pacuare River Valley including rafting, canopy tour, hiking as well as education about community conservation efforts.
Located in the fertile highlands of Costa Rica's central valley, Café Britt has been running plantation tours since 1991. This tour includes visits to both the coffee plantation and roastery, where you''ll watch workers and learn the art of professional coffee tasting.
Why not experience one of the most gorgeous river rafting trips in the world on the Pacuare River. It lives in the lush valley of Turrialba in the Central Valley of Costa Rica known for its exuberant beauty, wildlife and great rapids. This trip is excellent for those 14 years and up and for the adventurous beginner to the experienced rafter.
On this tour you’ll get a good look at some of the environment that makes Costa Rica an ecological wonder. First you’ll see the Britt coffee plantation, and learn about Costa Rican coffee. Then you’ll head to La Paz waterfall gardens for an outdoor lunch and an informative look at local flora and fauna.
20 minutes outside of downtown San José, Costa Rica is where you'll find the Toucan Rescue Ranch. This tour offers a hands-on educational adventure that will immerse you in the challenging and rewarding work of animal rescue and rehabilitation. Spend 2 evenings in comfortable guest house accommodations, and get acquainted with the local wildlife on a more meaningful level.