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Walking & Wellness: Costa Rican Secrets of Longevity

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7 Days | 6 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
Holly from Whitby, ON Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 03/03/15 - 03/09/15
Excellent guide and driver, and wonderful accommodations in interesting places. great for anyone who doesn't want to spend all their time in a tour bus, but wants to get out and safely learn about the natural surroundings in fresh air and with a knowledgeable guide.

Shirley from Salt Lake City, UT Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 02/13/15 - 02/19/15
Shirley from Salt Lake City Our knowledgeable guide took us on hikes on the volcanic foothills and along the beaches of Sugar Beach always providing explanations of ecological interdependence. He was a master at sighting birds and setting up the scope so that we could all view. The schedule provided for quiet time and being present with Costa Rican nature.

Rosel from Midlothian, VA Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 02/10/15 - 02/16/15
Costa Rica was exceptional with its beautiful scenery and abundant wildlife. Our leader Luis, was full of knowledge and enthusiasm about his native country, well done!

Robert from Manchester, MA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 02/10/15 - 02/16/15
This program provides an outstanding exposure to the breadth of beauty of this country from the volcanos and rain forests to the Pacific coast. This could be a benchmark for Great Eco-Tourisim.

Judith from New York, NY Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 01/13/15 - 01/19/15
Costa Rica trip was fabulous! Natalia was an amazing leader and activities were well planned! We enjoyed two different types of vacations - one by the beach and one in the mountains. We hiked, swam and went boating. We even danced one night. The food was delicious and I enjoyed meeting new people.

Nancy from Holland, MI Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 12/01/14 - 12/07/14
A wonderful taste of Costa Rica from the mountains to the Pacific beaches. Bring hiking shoes. December was lush and green, not too hot and past the rainy season. Natalia and Pedro were excellent hosts and guides. My first trip here and hoping to revisit

Charlene from N. Fort Myers, FL Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 12/01/14 - 12/07/14
If you bring the right shoes for hiking and clothing for rain and unexpected coolness, which I did, you will be just fine...fabulous trip beautiful, scenery,knowledgeable guides,wonderful places to stay and great food.

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6 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
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