• +506 4000 0949
  • info@veraguarainforest.com
  • Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 18:30
  • +506 4000 0949
  • Call Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 18:30 GMT-6
  • info@veraguarainforest.com

Education Packages

All of our environmental educational packages are tailor-made. After understanding the group’s interests, our Educational Program Coordinator & Research Coordinator create a program with suggested activities to be developed with our on-site biologist and naturalist guides.

Normally, groups have already been working on these topics and come to Veragua to apply their studies.

Program Length at Veragua Rainforest

Program 1

Program 2

  • 5 days.

  • 4 Nights.

  • Starting at $625 per person.

  • 3 days.

  • 2 Nights.

  • Starting at $350 per person.

Program 2

  • Rates are based on a minimum group of 10 people.

  • If you are a travel agent please contact us here: info@veraguarainforest.com

Visit includes:
  • All meals and accommodations.

  • Activities developed in conjunction with teachers and the on-site biologist.

  • Activities that participate in ongoing research.

  • Amazing hands-on experiences for students and educators.

  • Social learning and community integration.

If you would like to know more about our environmental education packages, please email us at: info@veraguarainforest.com

About our accomodations

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We offer rustic, researcher-type accommodations with bunk beds and ceiling fans. Our bathrooms and showers are shared by gender and kept impeccably clean.

 

  • Our lodge has 24/7 solar energy and free Wi-Fi.

  • Towels and soap are provided at check-in.

We ask guests to be quiet after 10:00 PM in the rooms and to be considerate to other guests, employees, volunteers and scientists staying in the same building.
There is a social area for playing ping pong, cards, or other table games which is open until 10:00 PM.

 

What is the Veragua Rainforest camp maximum capacity?

  • 6 rooms with 4 bunk beds.

  • 1 room for teachers or chaperons with a private bathroom (4 people max).

  • 51 people maximum capacity (including guide and driver).

What to Bring?

  • Clothes that dry fast and that you won’t mind getting dirty.

  • Long pants for research activities.

  • Flashlight.

  • Light rain poncho.

  • Insect repellent, preferably natural-based with no DEET.

  • Sunscreen.

  • Hiking boots; we can lend a limited amount of rubber boots but don’t carry larger sizes.

And above all: eagerness for adventure and hands-on research!

About our meals

Menus are based on Costa Rican traditional foods, such as rice and beans, salads, vegetables, meat, chicken or fish.

We provide three healthy, home-cooked meals a day on the following schedule:
  • Breakfast: 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

  • Lunch: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

  • Dinner: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

By request we can provide special menus for visitors.

All of our programs include an excellent introduction to the rainforest:
Live exhibits of snakes, frogs an toads, and buttuerflies
Students will be led through a collection of world-class live exhibits of reptiles, amphibians and butterflies. With the help of our expert naturalist guides and exhibit stations, students will learn relevant and interesting information (e.g., regions found, maximun size, eating habits, etc.).
Veragua Sky Gondola Ride
This tour includes an exciting Sky Gondola ride through the rainforest canopy down to the river valley bottom. Gliding silently by mammoth 300 years old trees, and uninterrupted rainforest views are some of the highlights of the tram ride.
The Giants and Puma Waterfall Trails
Upon reaching the buttom, students will disembark and enjoy a guided walk on the welll-maintained Trail of the Giants along the Victoria River.
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