3636
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
Length
10 days
Starts at
2,356
Flights start at
455
Getting There
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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
Active
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
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.
Featured Expert
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Pedro Bosques
Pedro Bosques is a veteran Road Scholar instructor and group leader, with approximately 20 years of experience in hosting lifelong learners in Costa Rica. Although born in Puntarenas, on Costa Rica’s central Pacific coast, Pedro grew up in San José. His interest in conservation blossomed when he began working at the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve as a field assistant. During this time he colaborated with researchers and biologists in projects including the study of the behavior and migration of the Three-wattled Bellbird and reforestation of the biological corridor in the Monteverde region. Pedro is a certified naturalist leader who enjoys sharing his knowledge with travelers from around the world. He looks forward to hosting you in this program and enhancing your journey in his beautiful country.
Erick Guzman
Gilberth Molina
Pedro Bosques
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