Highlights of Costa Rica tailor made tour

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This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: Highlights of Costa Rica tailor made tour

Environment

On our Tailormade Highlights of Costa Rica holiday you'll go to Tortuguero National Park where you can visit the Caribbean Conservation Center to learn about the protection of sea turtles, you may also have the opportunity to witness the turtle nesting. Our expert guides will ensure the animals are not disturbed and that visitors keep their distance. With thousands of visitors each year, good administration and management of parks is essential in order to preserve these delicate eco-systems and fragile environments.

We are strongly opposed to parks and resorts where guests are allowed to touch and pose for photographs with the animals. Instead we will arrange your tailor-made holiday to visit reserves where the wildlife and birdlife can be observed in their natural habitat without the need for interference from tourists.

We aim to use lodges and hotels that have a Certification for Sustainable Tourism (CST) or are Rainforest Alliance Verified, meeting certain criteria regarding water usage, waste management, furniture/art work handcrafted by locals, water treatment plants, amongst others.

Your tailor-made itinerary tends to use shared transfers, keeping the cost low for the customer and carbon emissions low for the environment – it is also a great way to meet other travellers!

Community

Our local partners were one of the first tour operators in Costa Rica with the CST, achieving five leaves (level 5) out of a maximum possible of five with all staff given regular training and support to promote environmental best practices including recycling, water and energy conservation.

We employ local guides and encourage our clients to use restaurants, shops, and other local businesses along the way in order to benefit the communities we visit directly. On this itinerary you’ll visit a coffee estate and a small town, Grecia, known for its ornate ox-cart paintings, allowing for the opportunity to interact with and support local artisans.

At our Head Office, we continually strive towards a sustainable and planet-friendly working environment, including having solar panels installed and a company commitment to reducing our plastic usage. As well as this, we have valuable and longstanding partnerships with UK charities Toilet Twinning and Send a Cow, plus many smaller initiatives and projects around the world.

In addition to the above, we are continually looking for ways to improve and are proud to be ‘Responsible in everything we do’. Education is key and so all staff, Tour leaders and partnering suppliers are trained in responsible and sustainable tourism. At our UK Head Office, we continually strive towards a sustainable and planet-friendly working environment, including having solar panels installed and a company commitment to reducing our plastic usage. As well as this, we have valuable and longstanding partnerships with UK charities Toilet Twinning and Send a Cow, plus many smaller initiatives and projects around the world. We’re members of UK travel industry bodies Tourism Concern and AITO because we believe it’s important to share our knowledge and experience, as well as learn from other operators. We acknowledge that air travel has a negative impact on our environment, so we work together with Cool Earth to offset carbon and protect our important rainforests.

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