New for 2016 – Earth Journeys, created by Tauck and BBC Earth! Active volcanoes, misty cloud forests, inland rivers, coffee plantations, tropical gardens and the mysterious jungle – all on an eco-rich Costa Rica travel adventure! One of our most popular trips immerses you in the Earth Journeys experience, featuring custom-made BBC Earth on-tour film vignettes and when the opportunity arises, the use of field equipment. Visits to a butterfly garden and serpentarium within Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, a float trip along an inland jungle river, and sightseeing excursions with expert naturalists offer insights into the region's unique ecosystems, birds and wildlife. A lake cruise in the shadow of Volcano Arenal... stays at acclaimed eco-resorts... a guided tour of a working coffee plantation... your choice of a horseback ride, zip line adventure / canopy tour, organic farm visit, spa treatment or dip in a volcanically heated thermal pool at Vandara Hot Springs & Adventure... a visit with a farm family that has lived on a jungle river for many generations... close-up views of a dizzying array of native flora and fauna... a beach party and bonfire... and an exclusive “Golden Evening” dinner at San José's Museo del Oro are all among the highlights of Tauck's Costa Rica travel experience!