Play with Local Children (ARA Xperience)
The adventure starts at 9:30 am. By visiting a local school you will learn all about the Costa Rican education system in a rural community. Communicate with the children, ask questions about the school, their life in the community, etc. Feel free to enter a classroom, take a seat and enjoy while observing the teaching. The native students will be happy to meet you. You're very welcome! After that, you have learned how the local children are taught and how they learn it is time to play now. You are invited to participate in traditional games, such as skipping, various ball games or guesswork. At 10:45 am you say goodbye to your new friends. You make your way to the native forest where you learn more about the local community and their commitment to the environment. You engage in their tree reforestation project positively by planting trees. Afterwards, you will visit a local family and learn how to prepare sugar cane juice and help to feed various farm animals such as chickens, rabbits, goats and sheep. Before lunch, a villager will show you how to make real tortillas and then enjoy a typical home-cooked meal. In the end, a cup of the best coffee will be served. Later you say goodbye to the Costa Rican family.
- Start: San Rafael de Peñas Blancas
- End of excursion: San Rafael de Peñas Blancas
- Duration of the drive from La Fortuna: About 30 minutes
- Exact information about the location of the tour you´ll receive with your travel documentation.
- Minimum number of participants: 2 persons (only 1 person pays a higher rate)
- Maximum number of participants: on request
- Tour time: 09:30 am
- Duration of the tour: About 2 h 45 min
- Departure days: Sunday to Friday
- Minimum age for children in company of at least one adult: no restriction
- English-speaking local guide
- Infants up to 2.99 years: Free of charge
- Children 3 – 6.99 years: Children rates
- Children from 7 years: Adult rates
- Full prepayment of all reservations is required until the latest 45 days prior to arrival.
- Short-term bookings with less than 45 days' notice are due immediately.
- From 44 to 30 days prior tour: 25% penalty fee
- From 29 to 8 days prior tour: 50% penalty fee
- From 7 days prior tour: 100% penalty fee
Infants up to 2.99 yearsFree
Children 3 – 6.99 years$64 USD