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Costa Rica Unveiled: Must-Do Cultural Experiences for Young Explorers!

Appleseed Expeditions offers an enriching school trip to Costa Rica, designed to immerse students in the country's vibrant culture and diverse landscapes. From bustling cityscapes to tranquil countryside, the journey encapsulates the essence of Costa Rican life.

San José City Tour

Explore the heart of Costa Rica's capital, San José, on a captivating city tour. Traverse vibrant neighborhoods like Pavas and Los Yoses, and delve into the city's rich history at the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum. Admire architectural marvels like the National Theater and soak in the greenery of La Sabana Metropolitan Park. San José offers a tapestry of cultural experiences waiting to be discovered.

Guaitil Artisanal Village

Venture into the charming village of Guaitil, renowned for its exquisite handcrafted pottery. Engage with local artisans, witness their traditional pottery-making techniques passed down through generations, and peruse the intricate creations. This immersive experience provides insight into Costa Rica's artisanal heritage and fosters appreciation for indigenous craftsmanship.

Food & Drink

Embark on a culinary journey to uncover the flavors of Costa Rica. Participate in harvesting and preparing traditional dishes, gaining firsthand knowledge of the country's gastronomic delights. From farm to table, savor the authenticity of Costa Rican cuisine while learning about its cultural significance.

  • Coffee, Chocolate & Sugar Cane Tour in Monteverde: Delve into the intricacies of coffee, chocolate, and sugar cane production in the lush setting of Monteverde. Engage in hands-on activities, from bean to brew, and indulge in the art of chocolate-making. Learn about the agricultural practices that shape Costa Rica's culinary landscape.

  • Chocolate Tour in Arenal: Immerse yourself in the world of organic Costa Rican chocolate with a guided tour in Arenal. Discover the origins of chocolate, from cacao cultivation to artisanal processing. Taste freshly made chocolate while gaining insights into its cultural importance.

  • Bribri Indigenous Village, Chocolate, Medicinal Plants: Experience the cultural richness of Costa Rica's indigenous heritage with a visit to the Bribri Indigenous Village. Engage in a sensory immersion, exploring medicinal plants and traditional chocolate-making rituals. Gain a deeper understanding of Mesoamerican culture in the foothills of the Talamanca Mountains.

Sarchi: The Cradle of Arts and Crafts

Journey to Sarchi, a picturesque town celebrated as the cradle of arts and crafts in Costa Rica. Witness the skilled craftsmanship of indigenous artisans as they craft vibrant oxcarts and furniture adorned with intricate designs. Explore the town's colorful streets adorned with geometric patterns and murals, encapsulating its artistic heritage.

Appleseed Expeditions' Costa Rica school trip offers an unparalleled blend of cultural immersion and experiential learning, providing students with memories to last a lifetime. Explore the richness of Costa Rica's culture, from its bustling cities to its serene countryside, and uncover the beauty that lies within its diverse landscapes.

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