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Costa Rica’s Pura Vida: An Environmental Family Adventure

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10 Days | 9 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.
Peggy from Tallahassee, FL Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 12/21/15 - 12/30/15
I wanted an active trip that would be fun for the entire family. This was PERFECT! Challenging for me at 78 yrs, but also fun for the chicos! Pura Vida! Muchas gracias, Edwin and Erick!

Dana from Tucson, AZ Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/13/15 - 07/22/15
Although I have traveled internationally many times, this was my first time doing so as part of a group tour. It far exceeded my expectations. Our guides were like gracious local hosts that allowed us to experience the country in a much deeper way than we ever could have on our own.

Stacy from Hedgesville, WV Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/23/15 - 08/01/15
All three generations in our party were delighted by this trip. We were sorry to see it end! The children in our group ranged in age from 10 to 17 and by the end of the trip had bonded into a tight group. Our leaders were top notch--there was nothing about the trip that we didn't love.

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9 nights of accommodations
24 meals: 8 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 8 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
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