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PtC Global Trek
Costa Rica: Government, Civics and Culture

July 6-13, 2024 - 8 days & 7 nights

All Inclusive $2,700- Including Airfare Up to $600

PTC Global Trek Costa Rica is an 8-day immersive journey that delves into the rich tapestry of Costa Rica's government, civics, and culture. Through a unique blend of experiential learning, participants will gain insights into how Costa Rica's policies intersect with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), while also exploring the diverse cultural heritage of the nation, including the traditions of the BriBri, African, and other BIPOC communities.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival in Costa Rica

DC to San Jose, Costa Rica

Day 2: Explore San Jose, History, Government & Sustainability

San Jose, Costa Rica

Day 3: STEM, Nature and Agribusiness

Heredia & Vera Blanca

Day 4: Rainforest & Beach Exploratoin

San Jose to Brauilio Carrillo National Park & Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Day 5: STEM Field Work - Rain Forest 

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca - BriBri Indigenous Reserve

Day 6: Community Engagement
and Oceans Alive 

Salsa Brava Beach & Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Day 7: Moin, Limon Town & 
Community Center

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to San Jose

Day 8: Farewell to Costa Rica - Return to the USA

San Jose to USA

-Travel to San Jose, Costa Rica

- Hotel Check In & Orientation

- Dinner & Team Building

- Wrap Up Day

- Breakfast, Prep for Day & Selfcare Moment

- Field Study 1 Focus & UN Sustainable Development

- National Museum Experience

- Urban Street Art Walk & Talk 

- Lunch at Typical Restaurant 

- Plaza de Culture and Teatro Nacional Tour

- Mercado Central & Cathedral Metropolitana

- Cooking Class & Dinner

- Wrap Up Day

- Breakfast, Prep For the Day

- Field Study 2 Focus & UN Sustainable Development

- Poas Volcano

La Paz Waterfall Gardens & Natura Park

- Lunch at the Gardens

- Starbucks Coop Tour

- Urban Life: Mall & Dinner

- Wrap Up Day /Field Study Updates/Submissions

- Breakfast, Prep For the Day & Self-care Moments

- Field Study 3 Focus & UN Sustainable Development

- Depart for Puerto Viejo, Limon

- Braulio Carrillo National Park & Canopy Tour

- Lunch in Route

- Hotel Check-in and Orientation

- Dinner & Team Building

- Wrap Up Day

- Breakfast, Prep For the Day

- Field Study 4 Focus & UN Sustainable Development

- BriBri Experience & Cacao Farm 

- Lunch with BriBri & Cacao Ceremony

- Community Hike & Waterfall Visit

- Sunset Dinner at the Beach

- Wrap Up Day

- Breakfast, Prep for Day and Self-care Moment

- Field Study 5 Focus & UN Sustainable Development

- Salsa Brava for Dance Class

- Marcus Garvey Community Center

- Lunch at Local Restaurant

- Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge

- Dinner & Puerto Viejo Town

- Wrap Up Day /Field Study Updates/Submissions

- Breakfast, Prep for Departure

- Moin, Limon Stop on the Way to San Jose 

- Community Center and Chocolate Company

- Lunch in Moin and Port Walk 

- Continue to San Jose

- Final Night Celebration Dinner

- Wrap Up Day

- Farewell Breakfast and Prep for Departure

- Wrap Up & Interviews

- Hotel check-out 

- Lunch at Airport

- Flight to USA

- Home safe

INCLUDED

Regional-style Meals and Healthy Snacks

Eye Opening Lessons & Adventures

Airfare & Ground Transportation

Lodging

Sustainable Travel

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