Discover Costa Rica

Monday, January 9 through Friday, January 20, 2023

Escape the cold gray days of winter! On this eleven-night tropical garden adventure you’ll discover a jungle paradise unlike any other. Despite its diminutive size, Costa Rica boasts more than 9000 species of flowering plants, 800 species of ferns and, over 850 species of birds. In fact, this tiny country has more biodiversity than all of Europe or North America! Join a small group of like-minded garden lovers enjoy numerous visits to outstanding botanical gardens, explore lush jungles, cloud forests, stroll along the shores of starlit beaches and view an abundance of exotic wildlife from a bridge that gently suspends you in the mist of the Cloud Forest canopy. Sultry breezes, tropical gardens and colorful birds await you.

Join JC Raulston Arboretum host Mark Weathington on an adventure to the sunny and tropical paradise of Costa Rica! This garden-themed journey will include visits to outstanding botanical gardens, exploration of lush jungles, cloud forests, and strolls along the shores of starlit beaches. Plus, everywhere we roam, there will be an abundance of exotic wildlife. Throw in delicious and healthy cuisine, kind and welcoming locals and a joyful band of nature-loving travel companions and you have the perfect recipe for a relaxing, restorative vacation.

For more information about this trip, please download the full announcement.

$6,295.00 per person based on double occupancy (land only). $1,295.00 single supplement (waived if willing to share a room and a roommate is found).
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