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Study Abroad: Costa Rica
Environment & Culture in Costa Rica

Photo of volcano in Costa Rica You can study environmental science in Costa Rica with QVCC faculty! In June 2015, the science department is planning the study-abroad trip  Environment and Culture in Costa Rica. During this ten day trip we will visit the Poas volcano, swim in the Pacific Ocean, hike the rainforest at La Fortuna and Monteverde, take a canopy tour, browse the craft markets of Sarchi, do some white water rafting, and more. Along the way we will take in the scenery, explore the varied ecosystems, and experience the beauty and biodiversity of this unique country. For a complete itinerary and pricing, please access the tour website at: http://



Day 1   Fly to Costa Rica     Photo of beach in Costa Rica   
Day 2   San Jose and Arenal
Day 3    Los Chiles and Arenal
Day 4   Arenal Region and Monteverde
Day 5   Monteverde
Day 6   Central Pacific Coast
Day 7   Central Pacific Coast
Day 8   Sarchi and San Jose
Day 9   Depart for Home


Photo of waterfall in Costa Rica


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