Costa Rica

Rim to Shore: Costa Rica Multi-Sport Adventure

Come discover the meaning of “Pura Vida” and see why there’s no better place to raft, hike, kayak and learn authentic Latin dance than the protected waters and lands of Costa Rica.
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Program No. 19243RJ
11 days
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At a Glance

The emerald Pacific waters, lush tropical rainforest and volcanic landscapes of Costa Rica are home to an array of plant and animal species as diverse as any on earth. To truly learn about this natural abundance and the rich human culture that has developed around it, you must be immersed in the environment. From hiking to river rafting, swimming to kayaking, expand your mind on a quest to enliven your spirit amid Costa Rica’s tropical beauty, history and culture.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Hikes on uneven terrain in tropical conditions; sea kayaking, swimming and rafting.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Hike to "El Ganador" — a 600-year-old Almendro tree.
  • Learn about tropical conservation and visit a Pre-Columbian ruin in Turrialba
  • Sway your hips, as you exercise and learn the steps to authentic Latin dance.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Silvia Valerio
Silvia explains that in spite of growing up in San José, she has always felt happiest among nature. Some of her favorite childhood memories are of the camping trips she took with her family which included "roughing it" in tents in the forest or near a beach. She earned a degree in tourism then, a few years later, returned to school to get her MBA. Silvia has worked as an expedition leader since the mid-1990s and also owns a business growing bonsai trees.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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