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$500.00 Deposit due May 31st, 2018

Deposit can be Cash App’d, Venmo’d or check. Email for more info

Remaining payments must be submitted before August 1st, 2018


Running Wild Expeditions will carry insurance coverage for the trip to Costa Rica.

Deposits are non-refundable as they are used to pre-book all reservations and accommodation.

Liability waivers and supporting documentation must be submitted with final payment. Papers will be issued upon deposit or earlier upon request.

Round trip flights should be booked to San Jose, Costa Rica – Juan Santamaria Intl (SJO) airport

We can book your flights if you are more comfortable with that.

Remaining payments must be submitted before August 1st, 2018

Total trip cost - $1,100 + your airfare


·      Justin picks up rental van

·      Group Members arrive in San Jose Costa Rica throughout the day and get picked up at airport by Justin

       and taken to accommodation.

·      Have the afternoon/whatever to explore San Jose, go to park, shopping areas

·      Group opening dinner

            Accommodation: Costa Rica Backpackers


·      7:30 am, group leaves San Jose and heads to Hotel to drop off gear then off to Manuel Antonio National        Park

·      All day hiking in Manuel Antonio to see crocs, sloths, Monkeys, lizards, snakes, insects and birds

·      Opportunities to swim in Ocean, hang out on white sand beaches

             Accommodation: Millennium Hostel


·      A second day in Manuel Antonio hiking and swimming, looking for wildlife with possible research                       excursion in the evening at Rainmaker wildlife reserve.

             Accommodation: Millennium Hostel


·      7:00 am, leave for Dominical to see Nauyaca waterfall or Rainmaker Wildlife Reserve to film vipers and frogs. Can do both, guest pick

·      Hiking, swimming, wildlife viewing

         Accomodation: Millennium Hostel 


·      7:00 am, drive to Puntarenas to visit El Parque Marino Del Pacifico

·      Volunteer with crocodiles, sea turtles, pelicans and see the aquariums

    Accommodation: Hotel Sol


·      Day two of volunteering at Marine Park with wildlife.

 Acommodation: Hotel Sol


·      7:00 am drive to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve - Check in with Monteverde Institute

·      Hiking, photography, Orientation Tour, Amphibian biodiversity survey, Night Hike

    Accommodation: La Calandria Station


·      Morning setting and checking bird nets at Monteverde Institute

    Accommodation: Cabanas La Pradera


·      Morning zip line and repelling excursion

·     Afternoon - hiking, butterfly gardens or hummingbird gardens

Accomodation:  Cabanas La Pradera


·      9:00 am visit Curi Cancha Reserve, great birding including largest populations of quetzals in the world.

·     Early afternoon head to San Jose.

·     Souvenir shop at the tiendas close by to the hostel

    Accomodation: Costa Rica Backpackers


·      Wake up call TBD

·      Drive people to the airport for departures.