Costa Rica
Tropical Paradise: An Outdoor Adventure for Grandparents & Grandkids
Join experts to discover authentic Costa Rica and learn about volcanic hot springs, Latin culture and the traditional town of Tortuguero, where thousands of sea turtles nest each year.
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Program No. 3636RJ
10 days
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At a Glance

This Intergenerational adventure introduces Costa Rica's tropical paradise and Latin culture through hands-on experiences and immersion. Gain an understanding of volcanoes, rainforest, and biodiversity in one of the world’s most pristine ecosystems.
Activity Level
Walking up to 1.5 hours a day over uneven trails in hot and humid conditions, zip lining, swimming activities, and getting in and out of boats. Elevations up to 5,000 feet.
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 ...

  • Join a local expert on an evening beach walk in search of nesting turtles.
  • Explore the base of an active volcano to learn about geothermal activity and swim in the volcanic hot springs.
  • Zipline and walk through transitional jungle during an energizing waterfalls canopy tour and jungle challenge.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 9-12 or 13-15, depending on the date.
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Erick Guzman
Costa Rica’s tropical rainforest with its glorious biodiversity was the childhood playground of Erick Guzman, who grew up in the country’s Caribbean lowlands. He enjoyed accompanying travelers on boat excursions during his post-high school years, assisting his father, and went on to work in the field of adventure travel, leading rafting, kayaking, horseback riding and hiking trips. Erick then worked at the La Selva field station of the Organization for Tropical Studies, interacting with scientists and deepening his knowledge of Costa Rica’s natural habitats.
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Erick Guzman
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