Explore the lush tropical rainforest while contributing to research and conservation in a unique combination tour. Right from the get-go, as you board your air-conditioned transportation, you’ll be led by professional naturalist guides, expertly prepared to share their knowledge about the biodiversity of the rainforest around you.
Your first destination is a boat tour down the Tortuguero Canals. Known as Costa Rica’s Amazon, the canals are home to unique tropical plants and incredible creatures, so keep your camera handy and eyes open. After your cruise, have a fruit snack before venturing to the Veragua Rainforest, called the “Cream of the Cream of the Rainforest” by National Geographic. Visit the Reptile Habitat, Frog Habitat, and Butterfly Garden, swarming with hundreds of the world’s most colorful butterflies. Take you on an insider’s look at the laboratories where The Foundation for Rainforest Research’s biologists work to unlock nature’s mysteries partnering with the University of Costa Rica. Finally, enjoy a local lunch before driving back to your ship.