Trip scholar

Professor Nick Davies, Professor of Behavioural Ecology, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge
Nick is a field naturalist with a particular interest in bird behaviour, and a fellow of the Royal Society


  • Explore six different reserves, including the fascinating, but lesser-visited Tirimbina Rainforest and Monteverde Cloud Forest

  • Encounter incredible birdlife, from bright toucans, macaws and parrots to the prized resplendent quetzal

  • Go in search of some of the world’s most unusual mammals including sloths, tapirs and armadillos

  • Spot squirrel monkeys, white-faced capuchins and white-nosed coatis

  • Enjoy excursions including a ‘Sky Tram’ gondola through the treetops in the Arenal reserve and a night walk through primary rainforest at the Mistico Park Hanging Bridges


22 March-3 April 2022


From £3,595 per person
£750 single supplement

More information

Renowned for its beaches, volcanoes, and most importantly, its biodiversity, Costa Rica is a wildlife enthusiast’s dream. This is your opportunity to explore this incredible country in the company of popular Cambridge zoologist and ornithologist, Professor Nick Davies. Together you will discover Costa Rica’s contrasting habitats, from jungle beaches and waterfalls to volcanic rainforests, encountering some of the world’s most incredible wildlife along the way.

Further details & bookings

 Temple World
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