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Costa Rica

Discover Costa Rica, one of the most bio-diverse places in the world; ISV volunteer projects demonstrate how people and nature are inextricably linked. One of ISV's Costa Rican Projects was recently awarded "Outstanding Project of the Year" at the World Youth and Student Travel Awards.

Costa Rica Adventure Tours

Discover incredible rainforests, volcanoes, beaches and wildlife of the exotic "Rich Coast"!

Travel throughout Costa Rica from the Pacific to the Caribbean coast discovering primary tropical rainforests, volcanic landscapes, coral reefs, national parks, and plenty of exotic wildlife. Stay in some of the best eco-lodges in the country as you explore and experience the natural wonders in the jewel of Central America.

Day 1 - Arrive in Heredia
Day 1 - Arrive in Heredia

Day 1 - Say goodbye to your volunteer project and return to the city of Heredia. After the ISV Adventure Tour Orientation, which will take place in the afternoon, relax and explore the city!

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All accommodations have been carefully selected for their comfort and ideal locations. Accommodations range from nice tourist class hotels to jungle lodges.


At least half of the meals are provided by ISV. Meals during times of sightseeing will be the responsibility of participants.


ISV includes a minimum of 5 amazing activities to make your experience unforgettable. Activities are subject to change but may include world-class white water rafting, interpretive nature walks through 3 different Neotropical ecosystems, zip lining over mountain forests and a relaxing afternoon in natural volcanic hot springs.

Please note: Exact dates, itineraries, accommodations and included activities will be given to participants in the ISV Participant Travel Manual approximately 30 days prior to departure. ISV reserves the right to change the ISV tour itinerary, accommodations and activities without notice. Any and all changes are within the discretion of ISV. 


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