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The Cushman School



For the 2019-2020 school year, Cushman is offering an exciting educational trip to Costa Rica.


Costa Rica is a rugged, rainforested Central American country with coastlines on the Caribbean and Pacific. Though its capital, San Jose, is home to cultural institutions like the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, Costa Rica is known for its beaches, volcanoes, and biodiversity. Roughly a quarter of its area is made up of protected jungle, teeming with wildlife including spider monkeys and quetzal birds.


Excursions include:

  • 4x nights of accommodation at the described hotels in single, double and triple accommodation

  • full board

  • 3 English speaking private guides for the whole journey with transportation service

  • 1 Night stay in the capital city San José with a group welcome dinner

  • 2 Days/1 Night Tortuguero Package with boat transfer from/to La Pavona, all meals, hotel guide, visit of Tortuguero town and 1 boat tour in the canals of Tortuguero + Tortuguero National Entrance Fee

  • Chocolate tour in the Tirimbina Rainforest Center

  • 2 Night stays in La Fortuna

  • Asis Wildlife Refuge Tour with coffee break and specialized guide (planned for everyone)

  •  Zipline tour with equipment and specialized guide

  • Visit of the Paradise Hot Springs with dinner

  • Transfer OUT to International Airport Juan Santamaria



Program price US$ 2,295.00

Tuition includes: Round trip airfare direct from MIA to San Jose with American Airlines . Bus Transportantion to Tortuguero, Arenal and San Jose.

Hotel accommodations at the Park Inn by Radisson in San Jose, Rana Roja Hotel in Tortuguero and Hotel La Fortuna in Arenal/La Fortuna or similar hotels. Three meals/day. all educational and cultural activities, all entrance fees, airport transfers to/from airport/hotel. Basic Trip insurance. 5 Chaperones.


All students must secure a valid passport.

MIA Departure: March 15, 2020

MIA Return: March 19, 2020

Payment schedule: 

  • September 29, 2019 : Deposit of US $ 300.00

  • November 30, 2019 : US $ 995.00

  • January 16, 2020 : Balance US $ 1000.00

*After final payment (January 16, 2020) all trips are non refundable.



  • Basic Insurance Plan: included on this package

  • Cancellation for any reason: additional charge of USD $75.00 



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