Costa Rica expeditions

Costa Rica at a glance

Population: 4.7 million

Terrain: Jungle, volcanoes, cloud forest, beaches

Get in touch to find out more about expeditions to Costa Rica.

Previous school expeditions

Every World Challenge Expedition is unique. Here are some examples of expeditions we’ve put together for previous schools. Take a look to get some inspiration for your trip, and an idea of what is possible with World Challenge.

Costa Rica

21 day Osa Peninsula itinerary

Day 1
Outbound Flight

Depart home for San José, Costa Rica

Day 2

Admin day

Day 3-4

La Fortuna acclimatisation trek

Day 5

Project preparation day

Day 6-10

Community project

Day 11

Travel to San José

Day 12

Travel to Puerto Jiménez

Day 13-18

Osa Peninsula main trek

Day 19

Travel day

Day 20

Rest and relaxation in Quepos

Day 21

Travel day

Day 22
Inbound Flight

Depart Costa Rica for home

Costa Rica Itinerary

Classic

14 Day itinerary

Day 1
Outbound Flight

Depart home for San José, Costa Rica

Day 2

Admin day

Day 3-4

La Fortuna acclimatisation trek

Day 5

Project preparation day

Day 6-10

Community project

Day 11

Travel day

Day 12-13

 Rest and relaxation in Quepos

Day 14

Travel day

Day 15
Inbound Flight

Depart Costa Rica for home

Costa Rica – 14-Day Itinerary

Classic Cerro Ena

21 days

Day 1
Outbound Flight

Depart home for San José, Costa Rica

Day 2

Admin day

Day 3

 Travel day

Day 4-7

Rincón acclimatisation trek

Day 8

Project preparation day

Day 9-14

 Community project

Day 15

Travel day

Day 16-18

Cerro Ena main trek

Day 19

Travel day

Day 20-21

 Rest and relaxation in Quepos

Day 22
Inbound Flight

Depart Costa Rica for home

Costa Rica – 21-Day Itinerary

The Costa Rican phrase, 'pura vida' or 'pure life' sums up the country – one of the world's most biologically diverse. From spectacular wildlife and lush cloud forest, to rugged mountains and huge stretches of coastline, this has to be one of our most fascinating destinations.
Claire, our Costa Rica Expedition Planning Manager

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expedition for your students

Jungle, volcanoes, cloud forest, beaches