Learn the Art of Naturalist Guiding at Lapa Rios Ecolodge
Great For: Nature Lovers, Educational Travel, Aspiring Guides, Birders
Is your ultimate dream to identify wildlife with the soothing accuracy of David Attenborough? Whether you are a budding biologist, a hardcore nature enthusiast or a wannabe birder, the guiding pros at Lapa Rios can take your identification and interpretation skills to the next level with their 5-night Lapa Rios Guide School, available in May, June and August of 2018.
Under the careful tutelage of some of the very best rainforest guides in the business, learn what it takes to be a naturalist guide with the wild Osa Peninsula as your classroom. Distinguish your squirrel from your spider monkeys. Identify the calls of toucans amongst the jungle chorus. Know your medicinal flora and your venomous fauna. Tap into almost 50 years of cumulative guiding knowledge, learning indispensable techniques while out hiking nature trails. Interact with the community and experience the Osa Peninsula from a new perspective and learn about conservation challenges and initiatives in what National Geographic calls the most biologically intense place on earth. Your efforts for the week are capped off with an official “Guide School Graduation” and certificate of achievement.
Prices for this 5-night/ 6-day natural immersion start at $1,760 per person. The Lapa Rios Guide school is limited to 8 persons and minimum age of 14 years of age. To arrange this experience for your clients, agents should contact should contact their preferred local DMC or Tour Operator.