Study Tour Agenda

May 21 - 26, 2023

Sunday, May 21, 2023

Arrive, overnight in San Jose, Costa Rica
Transportation from airport to host hotel (included)
Tour the city of San Jose on your own.
Lodging for Sunday and Monday night will be at the Crowne Plaza (included)

Monday, May 22, 2023

5:30–6:30 am: Breakfast, at your leisure in the hotel (included)
6:45–5:00 pm: Tour of San Jose with a local culinary scavenger hunt experience and visit the Gold Museum. Includes lunch and program.
5:00–6:00 pm: Refresh at hotel
7:00–9:00 pm: Welcome dinner, at the ARK Botanical Garden. Guest keynote presenter, Dr. Ana Baez, President of Tourismo & Conservación Consultores

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

6:30–7:30 am: Breakfast, at your leisure in the hotel (included)
7:30–9:00 am: Transportation to Sarapiqui - OTS
9:00–11:30 am: Educational Hiking Tour at La Selva
11:30 am–12:30 pm: Lunch (included)
1:00–3:00 pm: Educational concurrent sessions
3:30–4:30 pm: Transportation to La Fortuna
5:00 pm: Check into Arenal Manoa Resort and Spa (included)
Evening at your leisure.

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

All day at your leisure in Arenal
We will have suggestions available for things to do this day.

Thursday, May 25, 2023

7:30–8:30 am: Breakfast, at your leisure in the hotel (included)
9:00–10:00 am: Educational tour on Arenal lake shuttle
11:00–12:30 pm: Stop for lunch in Monteverde with shopping and a lecture with the CASEM Co-op
12:30–4:00 pm: Educational tours and concurrent sessions at Monteverde Biological Reserve
4:30–6:30 pm: Check in at El Establo Mountain Hotel (included)
7:00–10:00 pm: Farewell dinner with chocolate experience and a closing keynote from NAI President of the Board, Parker McMullen-Bushman at Caburé Restaurante y Chocolatería

Friday, May 26, 2023

Departures to San Jose.
Transportation from host hotel to airport included.
For group departure included on Friday back to San Jose, please select departing flights between 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm. Individual departures will incur an added fee.

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  • 36 Participants

Space is limited to 45 participants.