b'Costa RicaCosta Rica Eco-AdventureFrom palm-fringed beaches to mist-shrouded mountains cloaked in cloud forest, Costa Rica is a nature paradise that offers an adventure for everyone. With over 25% of the country set aside for national parks and reserves, its easy to understand how Costa Rica has earned its reputation as the wildlife sanctuary of the Americas. In a country that shelters 4% of the worlds biological diversity, spider monkeys swing from the highest branches and mantled howler monkeys fill the air with booming calls, while crocodiles share the rivers edge with colorful butterflies and birds.Journey across the rainforests, cloud forests and coastline of Costa Rica to encounter a wealth of wildlife. Explore natural and human history while enjoying a hearty dose of pristine nature, tranquil relaxation and thrilling active excursions. Live the moment and celebrate pura vida - the simple life, Costa Rican style.ITINERARY8 nights|Arrivals in San Jose, 1 night; road & boat transfer to Tortuguero National Park, 2 nights; boat, plane & road transfer to Arenal Volcano and Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, 2 nights; road transfer to ManuelAntonio National Park, 3 nights; departures. HIGHLIGHTSChoices of hikes, white-water rafting, zip-lines, kayaking, snorkeling, hot springs, beaches & more, combine for memorable active adventure.Float the dense jungle canals of Tortuguero on the search for primates, birds, crocodilesJulyOctober, observe green turtle nests on Tortuguero BeachSearch for colorful birds in the rich cloud forests of Monteverde Reserve, home to 100 species of mammals, 400 species of birds and 1,500 species of plantsSavor award-winning accommodations, exotic fruits, local coffee & Tico cuisine.Learn from expert naturalist guides about conservation, endemic plants, biodiversityHike the Arenal lava flow to discover endemic plants and wildlife in the magnificent lava rock formationsUncover the incredible biodiversity and breathtaking beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park while observing sea turtles, parrots, three-toedPrices Starting Fromsloths, tapirs, howler monkeys and iguanas. $4,799 per personGroup Size: Maximum 30 travelers Season: January-DecemberAccommodations: Four-Star Hotels Active Nature WildlifeAdventures Ecology Conservation Birding Natural History Contact Us|journeys@conservancytravel.org 11'