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Rim to Shore: Costa Rica Multi-Sport Adventure

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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.
The emerald Pacific waters, lush tropical rainforest and continually renewed volcanic landscapes of Costa Rica are home to an array of plant and animal species as diverse as can be found anywhere on earth. To truly learn about this natural abundance, and about the rich human culture that has developed around it, requires firsthand experience, a complete immersion in the environment by any means possible. From hiking to river rafting, from swimming to ocean kayaking, expand your mind and apply the body on a quest to enliven your spirit amid Costa Rica's tropical beauty, history and culture.


Highlights

• Hike on cloud forest trails in Poas Volcano National Park, site of the world's largest active crater.
• Canoe on the waterways of Tortuguero and paddle outrigger canoes along the Pacific coastline.
• Sway your hips, as you exercise and learn the steps to authentic Latin dance.

Program Notes

No single supplement for limited number of rooms April – December.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Hikes on uneven terrain in tropical conditions; sea kayaking, swimming and rafting.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival San Jose, 2 nights; coach and boat to Tortuguero, 2 nights; boat and coach to Sarapiqui, 2 nights; coach to Punta Leona, 3 nights; coach to San Jose, 1 night; departure.


Date Notes
8/12/2015
July - September is the nesting season for Green Sea Turtles in Costa Rica`s Tortuguero National Park. During this special time of year, the program will include a guided nighttime walk along Tortuguero Beach for an opportunity to observe sea turtles as they come ashore to lay eggs9/26/2015
July - September is the nesting season for Green Sea Turtles in Costa Rica`s Tortuguero National Park. During this special time of year, the program will include a guided nighttime walk along Tortuguero Beach for an opportunity to observe sea turtles as they come ashore to lay eggs

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
10 nights of accommodations
28 meals: 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 9 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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