Costa Rica Travel Course

The itinerary and travel dates are customizable.

This initial itinerary is a sample itinerary and does not reflect any academic programs. ARAMFO offers its travel courses to all fields of study. Therefore, our initial itineraries serve as a reference for the types of activities and locations available in the region. All customizations for academic programs are made on a case by case basis.

Initial Itinerary



Day 1

Departure day

Arrive in San Jose.

Transfer from the airport to hotel in San Jose.

Day 2

San Jose

Breakfast at hotel

Walking tour of San Jose

Day 3

San Jose

Breakfast at hotel.

Day tour of San Jose to visit:

Parque La Sabana

Barrio Amon

Teatro Nacional

Catedral Metropolitana

Day 4

San Jose

Breakfast at hotel

Saturday Farmer’s Market

Day 5

San Jose

Breakfast at hotel

Museo Nacional de Costa Rica

Day 6



Meet in the morning for bus ride (3 hrs travel time) to Arenal Volcano area and hotel check-in

Arenal Volcano National Park for a Volcano, Jungles, and Cultural tour.

Day 7


Breakfast at the hotel.

Arenal lake and hot springs

Day 8



Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer to Monteverde and check into the hotel.

Visit town of Santa Elena in the afternoon

Day 9


Breakfast at the hotel

Day tour of Monteverde to visit: 

Cloud Forest Reserve


Coffee plantation

Cheese factory


Day 10

San Jose

Breakfast at the hotel

Pack your bags and check out of the hotel for the final leave

Travel back to San Jose

Afternoon free time for souvenir shopping and individual exploration

Day 11

Departure day

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