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All-Inclusive Educational Adventures to Costa Rica

Unique programs designed for travelers ages 50+

Costa Rica’s pervading cultural ideology unites with its natural delights to create a unique national character, in which 25 percent of the land is preserved by law and there is no standing military. Explore the essential nature of this Central American nation, from its pristine beaches and verdant forests to its rural villages and historic capital.

Visit Costa Rica with Road Scholar
Visit Costa Rica with Road Scholar

Each adventure includes:

  • All lodgings & most meals
  • Expert-led lectures & field trips
  • Hands-on experiences & performances
  • All gratuities
  • Road Scholar Assurance Plan
Visit Costa Rica with Road Scholar

Favorite Experiences in Costa Rica:

  • On-site lectures with a local naturalist introduce the unique components of the rainforest, cloud forest and wetlands
  • Participate in cultural interaction activities in rural communities
  • Search for the elusive Resplendent Quetzal, the crown jewel of Costa Rica’s birds, and learn about the life cycle of turtles during a visit to a research station in Tortuguero


A university of the world, Not-for-Profit Road Scholar has been leading global educational adventures for adults for nearly 50 years.

Our programs are all-inclusive educational adventures, not superficial tours. When you explore with us, you’ll have a deep, thought-provoking experience delivered by faculty experts on site.

Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel, the not-for-profit world leader in educational travel since 1975.

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