Frequently Asked Questions

LEAF agrees to provide each of the following goods and services for the duration of the tour to each participant traveling with LEAF International:

  • Private bus transportation and driver for long drives between San Jose and San Vito and Ujarras
  • Accommodations in shared facilities or homestays on site (8 nights total) – San Jose, San Vito, and Ujarras
  • Custom designed itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all program sites and activities listed on the itinerary
  • Demonstrations and from LEAF International teaching artists and students
  • Site visits to LEAF International programs
  • Volunteer and service opportunities at LEAF International sites
  • Opportunities for free time on the beach (Dominical) and city exploration (San Jose)
  • Full time local interpreter and cultural guide (Member of Proyecto Jirondai)
  • Breakfast and Dinner each day (lunches are on own)
  • Complete tour participant accounting including option to pay by credit card
  • Airfare and baggage fees (to be purchased at the discretion and responsibility of each participant)
  • Customs and immigration fees at airports or border crossings
  • Airport transfer to first night hotel (we will try to collect flight information from each traveler in an effort to help you share taxis with similar arrival times
  • Various meals or drinks listed as “on own” in the itinerary when the group is dispersed for self-exploration
  • Additional nights lodging or any additional days if one chooses to remain in country longer

Refillable water bottle, good walking shoes. You must have a valid U.S. passport (not expiring in the next 6 months)

A Pre-trip meeting will be scheduled to get to know your other travelers, and all travel logistics such as packing and preparation will be covered more thoroughly then.

• A full time local interpreter and cultural guide will accompany this trip.
• Remember to bring some cash/credit cards for lunches and additional food/drinks.
• Dietary requirements can be catered for – just let us know when booking.
• This itinerary is entirely flexible and customizable. Simply get in touch with a member of our staff to craft your ideal trip.