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Program #19243RJ
11 Days | 10 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Irene Riegner Dec 23, 2014 at 03:38 PM

I'm interested in a late April or early May trip. Is this the rainy season? Bug season? Very hot and humid?
Kat McGregor Dec 26, 2014 at 10:54 AM

We went in late April, and it rained some, also some mosquitos, but not enough to interfere with our enjoyment of the trip. It was a fantastic and memorable experience, especially Tortuguero.

Jeanne Simpson Oct 01, 2014 at 05:09 PM

I am also going on the Nov. 11 trip and very excited about it. It took the clothing advice of some previous posters. I am coming from Minneapolis and flying out of Atlanta to Costa Rica.

Robyn Sloan Oct 01, 2014 at 11:54 AM

My husband and I are on the Nov. 11th trip, on flights from Denver to Houston to San Jose. Anyone else coming from our direction?

Nancy Duell Mar 22, 2014 at 03:48 PM

We just got back from the March 10 tour. It was fabulous. Andres was our guide and he is wonderful. He knows every single bird by sight and sound in English, Spanish, and the botanical name. Besides his knowledge, he is a very nice person. It sounds as if RS gets only the best guides. We had no rainy days. I was nervous about the zip line but it was OK and I am glad I did it. We used bug repellent once. There were 14 of us on the tour and everyone was great. Enjoy.
Nancy Duell Mar 22, 2014 at 03:59 PM

Andres is also a great photographer. Bring your best camera.
Jane Schmidt Mar 22, 2014 at 05:07 PM

What she said!!!

David Holladay Mar 11, 2014 at 08:16 AM

Took the Multi sport trip in JANUARY. Take water proof Tiva type sandals, Gor-tex lite weight parka, boony hat, supplex type shirts and pants, only, no cotton. One pair low quarter gor-tex hiking boots.
Trina Haines Mar 11, 2014 at 06:27 PM

Thanks for the recommendations. I just ordered a couple pairs of nylon pants and some Chacos. Can't wait!

Jim Bone Mar 11, 2014 at 12:51 AM

I'm also on the April 23rd trip. This will be my second RS trip-the first was a small group, 2 week tour of Ireland. On that trip we were extremely well taken care of, with out guides providing lots of local history/background. If this trip is similar, it should be a very enjoyable experience. Here's hoping it is still the dry season.
Kaaren Jackson Mar 15, 2014 at 05:10 PM

i am also going on the April 23rd trip, first RS trip. Can hardly wait!

William Flanigan Mar 07, 2014 at 11:59 AM

I am gooing on the April 23rd trip. Anyone Else? As a newby to road scholars , I am nbot sure what top expext, but have heard great things.
Trina Haines Mar 07, 2014 at 01:50 PM

My husband and I are signed up for that trip. We are new to Road Scholar also.
Sherri Zastrow Mar 07, 2014 at 04:43 PM

I just returned yesterday from my first experience with Road Scholar. The Rim to Shore trip was fabulous. I loved every minute and I am envious of all who still have it to look forward to. The activities are nicely paced. Our guide, Leo, was well informed, patient, caring and fun!
John Lloyd Mar 11, 2014 at 08:24 PM

Lori Calbeck Feb 21, 2014 at 05:19 PM

Dennis and I are going on the March 10th trip, anyone else.
Jane Schmidt Feb 21, 2014 at 05:27 PM

I'll see you there. Where do you leave from? I'm JFK.
Nancy Duell Mar 03, 2014 at 07:45 PM

Tom and I are going March 10th. Plus 2 more couples we know are going.

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10 nights of accommodations
28 meals: 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 9 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips
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