Graduation Trips with sense

TRAVEL, FUN, AND PURPOSE.

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amistad abroad

Amistad Abroad, is an education service-learning company based in Costa Rica that specializes in certified volunteer opportunities. We have been working since 2003, and only stopped in 2020 because of COVID. We offer graduates and their parents the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica, have fun, do something remarkable and get certified hours of community work.

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It´s all about fun and memories

Create lasting memories with friends at special activities exclusively for graduating High School Seniors! We put together the complete travel package. Everything is included - from pick up from the airport, accommodations, meals, to volunteer work, and tours. All activities offer a safe environment where Grads can celebrate in style meanwhile doing something meaningful, and with a purpose. Check out a sample schedule and ask your questions!

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General INFO

Group Sizes: 4 – 10 – 18 – 22

Places to visit: Sarapiquí rain forest and Jaco Beach.

Tours: Poás Volcano, Rain Forest Waterfalls

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What you get

  • Airport transfers

  • 9 nights

  • 8 breakfasts

  • 7 lunches

  • 8 dinners

  • Waterfalls Sarapiquí Tour

  • Beach days at Jaco Beach – Central Pacific

  • Visit to Poás Volcano

  • Certification for 30 hours of volunteer work

  • Farewell Party

  • Guide

  • 24/7 support

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at SJO and transfer to Sarapiquí Included meal: Light dinner Please note: Participants need to book flights in the morning to have enough time. Sarapiquí Rain Forest Day 2-4: Work in a sustainable farm while learning about agriculture and farm animals. Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner Day 5: Waterfalls Hike Tour Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner In the company of a local guide you will walk towards an incredible waterfall. The lowlands of the Caribbean are very well known for their great biodiversity. During the hike you will walk around 420 species of birds, 89 of mammals of which 59 are bats, 30 species of amphibians and 35 of reptiles. Along the trip you will learn a little about the natural history and the importance of some of these species and you will gain a total appreciation towards the forest. Enjoy an included lunch featuring local cuisine Spend a free afternoon or add a rapids excursion (extra fee). Sit down for an included dinner of traditional Costa Rican food. Day 6: Transfer to Jaco Beach and set up Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Jaco Beach Day 7-8: Work with a community based organization, and help with cleaning the beach, repairing local buildings, teaching English and others. Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner Day 9: Travel to the Central Valley and visit Poas Volcano. Set off on a walk with a local guide learn about the place and the area. Head to a local restaurant to enjoy music, dancing, and more as you celebrate your trip during a farewell dinner. Flight Home Day 10: Departure Included meal: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures) Transfer to the airport for your flight home or extend your stay in Costa Rica.

 From $1999 

 Depending on group´s size