Nestled between the Caribbean Sea & the Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica possesses a wealth of natural beauty and wildlife that belies its diminutive size. Join us to discover its pristine landscapes & learn about the unique environments of cloud & rain forests.

Starting at: $4,081 * Includes airfare, taxes & all fees Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Oak Tiger Butterfly. Credit: Phil Parsons  The luscious cloud forest from the forest floor  Arenal Volcano  The elusive Resplendent Quetzel, Monteverde National Park  White-faced Capuchin monkey  A brilliantly colored morpho butterfly  One of many butterfly species of Costa Rica  Hanging bridge in the canopy  Male Crowned Woodnymph Hummingbird  Costa Rica hummingbird  One of Costa Rica's delightful hummingbirds  Dart frog in Costa Rica  A sloth at home in the tree tops  Red-eyed tree frog crawling between leaves in the jungle  Colorful Heliconia   Costa Rica orchid  One of Costa Rica's many species of orchids  Poás Volcano  Costa Rica coffee field  Beach along the coast of Guanacaste  Sunset in Guanacaste

Costa Rica's Natural Treasures

11 days from $4,081 | includes airfare, taxes and all fees

Nestled between the Caribbean Sea & the Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica possesses a wealth of natural beauty and wildlife that belies its diminutive size. Join us to discover its pristine landscapes & learn about the unique environments of cloud & rain forests.

or Call 855-330-1542

Tour Details

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- Judith H.

This was an exceptional first time tour group experience. Smithsonian gets an A+ for combining learning and fun as a way to see new lands.

- Gretchen G.

The diverse perspectives and knowledge shared by and with the fellow travelers makes each trip unique, special, and memorable in ways words cannot express.

- Stephanie B.

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SPECIAL VALUE

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.​


Tour cost including airfare: Miami
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,081 $795 - Double
$5,076 $940 - Single
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Tour cost including airfare: Atlanta, Houston, New York, Orlando, Tampa, Washington, DC
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,281 $795 - Double
$5,276 $940 - Single
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Tour cost including airfare: Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Francisco
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,381 $795 - Double
$5,376 $940 - Single
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Tour cost including airfare: Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Portland (OR), Seattle
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,481 $795 - Double
$5,476 $940 - Single
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Land only (tour cost not including airfare)
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$3,695 $795 - Double
$4,690 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question

SPECIAL VALUE

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.​


Tour cost including airfare: Miami
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,281 $795 - Double
$5,276 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question
Tour cost including airfare: Atlanta, Houston, New York, Orlando, Tampa, Washington, DC
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,481 $795 - Double
$5,476 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question
Tour cost including airfare: Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Francisco
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,581 $795 - Double
$5,576 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question
Tour cost including airfare: Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Portland (OR), Seattle
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,681 $795 - Double
$5,676 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question
Land only (tour cost not including airfare)
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$3,895 $795 - Double
$4,890 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question

SPECIAL VALUE

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.​


Tour cost including airfare: Miami
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,281 $795 - Double
$5,276 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question
Tour cost including airfare: Atlanta, Houston, New York, Orlando, Tampa, Washington, DC
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,481 $795 - Double
$5,476 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question
Tour cost including airfare: Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Francisco
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,581 $795 - Double
$5,576 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question
Tour cost including airfare: Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Portland (OR), Seattle
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,681 $795 - Double
$5,676 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question
Land only (tour cost not including airfare)
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$3,895 $795 - Double
$4,890 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question

SPECIAL VALUE

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.​


Tour cost including airfare: Miami
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,281 $795 - Double
$5,276 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question
Tour cost including airfare: Atlanta, Houston, New York, Orlando, Tampa, Washington, DC
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,481 $795 - Double
$5,476 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question
Tour cost including airfare: Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Francisco
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,581 $795 - Double
$5,576 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question
Tour cost including airfare: Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Portland (OR), Seattle
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,681 $795 - Double
$5,676 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question
Land only (tour cost not including airfare)
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$3,895 $795 - Double
$4,890 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question

SPECIAL VALUE

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.​


Tour cost including airfare: Miami
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,081 $795 - Double
$5,076 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question
Tour cost including airfare: Atlanta, Houston, New York, Orlando, Tampa, Washington, DC
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,281 $795 - Double
$5,276 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question
Tour cost including airfare: Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Francisco
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,381 $795 - Double
$5,376 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question
Tour cost including airfare: Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Portland (OR), Seattle
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,481 $795 - Double
$5,476 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question
Land only (tour cost not including airfare)
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$3,695 $795 - Double
$4,690 $940 - Single
Ask us a Question

Price Notes

Please call if your city is not listed. All tour prices above are guaranteed. Air inclusive prices include airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees of $186, which are subject to change until final payment is made.

This trip includes nature walks and some lengthy coach rides over bumpy dirt roads. You should be in good physical condition to enjoy it to the fullest.

Prices are based on rates of exchange, airfare & fuel (where applicable), tariffs, taxes and other costs as of the tour publication date. We reserve the right to correct errors and to increase program prices to cover increased costs, tariffs, and taxes received after prices are published and to reflect currency fluctuations.