Ecotourism Travel Agency & Tour Operator in Costa Rica, small group guided tours & private ecotours

Small Group Cultural Travel & Ecotourism in Canada, Costa Rica, Central & South America
Small Group Cultural Travel & Ecotourism in Costa Rica, Canada & across the Americas
Tel. Canada & United States:  1-866-679-7070    ::    Tel.: Costa Rica :  (+506) 4000-1935
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Based in Canada
& Costa Rica
Inbound travel agency
& Tour operator
Across the Americas
Since 1996

Cultural Ecotourism in Costa Rica
 Ecotourism Tour Operator in Costa Rica, offering fully escorted regular departure small group guided tours.

...our trip could not have been better and a good part of this has to be attributed to our guide. He has to be the top guide in Costa Rica...
- Frank Dressler, USA
...I had a great time with my travel companions. I went with Amerika Venture due to their small group size. I think that makes a great difference in the outcome of the trip. Thanks...
- Brenda Worden, USA

Costa Rica faunaAs Costa Rica Experts, Amerika Venture can make your Costa Rica adventure the memory of a lifetime! If you have questions about nature travel in Costa Rica please do not hesitate to contact us, we will be happy to answer your question(s)! If you would like to receive a tailor made adventure offer for your family or group, just send us a request, it's our speciality!

Costa Rica shelters 10% of the worlds butterflies, 150 species of frogs and amphibians, 50 species of hummingbirds, dozens of rare birds, jaguars, margays, monkeys, helicons and bromides... Discover with us the land, it's people and the beauty of it's magnificent environment.

We operate fully escorted tours (4 to 15 days) in small groups (max 12 pers.) across the nation, garantied departures only.

 Our services in Costa Rica:

Regular Departure Ecotours (4 to 15 days)

Daily Short Stays & Tours (1 to 4 days)

Private Customized Tours

Minibus & Private Driver Services

Private Naturalist Guide Services

Car Rental

   In just a few words...

  .  4 to 15 days ecotours in Costa Rica;
  .  One departure every Saturday;
  .  All departures guarantied;
  .  Maximum group size 12 travellers;
  .  On-going operations since 1996;
  .  Among the best naturalist tour guides;;
  .  Modern & comfortable minibuses;
  .  Top quality services & lodging.

Ecotourism in Costa Rica
A true eco-adventure! Discover face to face the fauna and the flora of Costa Rica: a small country, home to a welcoming and friendly people, sheltering the most significant biodiversity in the world: 10% of the world's butterflies, 830 bird species, ocelots and jaguars, monkeys, tapirs, frogs, heliconias and bromeliads, 1300 orchid species, 2000 tree species... What a nature! Here, you'll have the chance to see, feel and hear nature more than anywhere else on the globe. In a typical trip, the traveler encounters at least: a 150 different birds and 8 to 15 species of mammals including three species of monkeys; not to mention the trees and plants per tens and hundreds! Ecotourism is not only about fauna and flora, but also about people, culture, history and pleasure of the encounters and active adventures. Ecotourism is about "all living things" and humans are indeed part of this!
In the company of our naturalist guides, come see, feel and hear Costa Rica!
Tour: San Jose > Poas > Monteverde > Monteverde/Arenal > Arenal Volcano > Private preserve > Primary Forest > San Jose > NP La Amistad > NP Corcovado > San Jose > Airport.
Ecotour in Costa Rica, Volcanoes & Reserves - CRB 08 days
Guided tour in Costa rica Throughout this journey we explore the cloud forest of Monteverde, active volcanoes and protected National Parks and reserves.

An ecotour towards the beauties of Costa Rica, a small country sheltering one of the worlds greatest biodiversity!

Tour: San Jose > Poas > Monteverde > Monteverde / Arenal > Volcano Arenal > Rara Avis or Selve Verde reserves> Primary jungle > San Jose .
The Costa Rica Tour (for birders only!) - CRC 12 days
Birding in Costa Rica
AWith only 51 000 km2, Costa Rica comprises twelve life zones, four mountain ranges (reaching 3820 m.) and coasts on the Pacific and the Caribbean sea, all under the tropics where the marine currents and winds meet; truly a "diversity manufacture"! More than 830 bird species inhabit this territory nearly 200 times smaller than Canada. All the major groups and families are represented: the jays, thrushes & robins, pigeons, hummingbirds, woodpeckers, woodcreepers, hunters and kingfishers, ibis, egrets and herons, toucans, macaws and motmots, boobies, petrels and terns, orioles, warblers & tanagers, the resplendent quetzal, the magnificent frigates... The tree wattled bell bird you say? An incredible avifauna in a territory one fifth the size of UK! Our birding guides, true specialists of this Costa Rican avifauna, will amaze you while sharing their knowledge of the species and the habitats where they will find, identify and imitate the birds you have been dreaming of! From the capital to the coasts, through the high mountains and most ecosystems in the nation, come see and hear the birds of Costa Rica on an adaptable journey filled with encounters and cultural discoveries!
Tour: Liberia > Rincon de la Vieja > Monteverde > Arenal > Selva Verde > San Jose > Cerro de la Muerte > Corcovado > Durika > Carara.
Scuba diving and Volcanoes of Costa Rica - CRD 08 days
Diving in Costa Rica
The Gulf of Papagayo is widely recognized as the premiere diving destination in Costa Rica. With its sun swept beaches and rocky offshore islands, this area offers a variety of diving adventures for all levels of scuba divers. Diving on volcanic pinnacles offers white-tipped reef sharks, bull sharks, giant Manta Rays, eagle rays, diamond stingrays, octopus, and huge schools of tropical fish. With over 40 dive sites to choose from, the diver will enjoy this area many days in a row without diving twice in the same site. The gulf is also home to many types of dolphins often seen playing in the wakes behind the boat. During whale calving season (Jan. Feb. & Mar.) the piercing calls of humpback whales and pilot whales can be heard under the water. This great tour will also bring you to explore the most active volcanoes in the country for very interesting hikes, on and around them, to observe an abundant and often typical flora and fauna accompanied by a naturalist guide. From the fires of Arenal, glowing red at night, to the clear waters of the Papagayo Gulf, witness the geological and natural beauties of Costa Rica.
Tour: Liberia > Playa Del Coco four days diving tour > Rincon de la Vieja Volcano > Arenal Volcano > Poas Volcano > San José.
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Tortuguero National Park of Costa Rica - CRT 04 days
Tortuguero Costa RicaExplore Tortuguero, land of incredible biological diversity where, at night, from July to September, impressive Green Sea Turtles nest on the beach. A tropical sanctuary for more than 300 different species of birds and a natural habitat for an amazing array of wildlife; such as monkeys, crocodiles and iguanas, among many others. Discover the lush vegetation that abounds in the midst of the Rainforest. Tortuguero is a navigable network of lakes and canals that cross the National Park from Southeast to Northwest accessible only by boat or air - there are no roads to get there. Daily departure tour packages from San José, the capital, include land & boat transportation, lodging in a beautiful lodge nestled in the lush rainforest, on a sand bar between the Tortuguero Canals, and the Caribbean Ocean, all excellent meals, boat tours on the Canals and walks in the National Park lead by a professional naturalist guide. During your stay, enjoy a pool surrounded by exotic gardens and relax in the ranchos with hammocks. Comfortable rooms with ceiling fans provide tranquil garden views. Stroll through the nature trails or take a leisurely walk on the pristine beach in front of your lodge.

Seaside resort stays
To complete your stay in Costa Rica - before or after a guided tour - or if you travel as a group or family and wish to limit your visit to a beach resort stay, we have excellent offers for you. These stays include the airport transfers and 3* to 4* accomodations in charmin inns and hotels; private guide service and transport are also offered. To learn more and receive our offers, please send us a quotation request via our on-line form. These requests are answered in detail and without delay.

Diving tours and beach staysScuba diving
We also propose diving trips in the best sites of the country. To receive our offers, please send us a
quotation request via our on-line form. These requests are answered in detail and without delay. Also take note of our tour Scuba Diving and Volcanoes of Costa Rica.

Comparing our tours and prices with others, consider...

  • The number of participants in the tour. The SIZE of the group has a major incidence on the quality of the services provided by the tour leader and the driver. Small groups remain personal unlike large groups.
  • What IS and what is NOT included in the tours & services you compare.
  • Our tours respect the principals of ecotourism. Our guides, staff members and providers are meticulously selected to meet our exacting requirements and standards and they are remunerated equitably and considered with great esteem as we much value their participation to our mission.
  • The quality standards of the services and accommodations we provide in our tours are high and our customer service is exceptional. We are committed to offering the very best to our travellers before, during and after their trip.
  • We provide our travellers with the contact information of their tour manager who is available 7 days a week before and during the tour to promptly assist them with any situation or simply answer questions or doubts before the tour starts.

Procedures and deadlines summary:

  1. Upon reception of your booking request we will send you a booking confirmation & invoice (or another offer if the requested services cannot be confirmed).
  2. Upon reception of your invoice, you must send us your initial deposit (30% of the tour price + 100% of flights and/or travel insurance, if these services are booked through us). We accept all major credit cards, checks, wire transfers and cash.
  3. Your final payment must be received 45 days prior to your tour departure.
  4. We send you your travel documents by FedEx courier 30 days prior to your tour departure (or before). We also send you (at the same time) an electronic version (PDF document sent by email) of your documents to keep as a backup copy in your files.
    All payments received are confirmed by our accounting dpt. the next day with an updated account statement sent by email.

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In Costa Rica, Canada & across Latin America

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Ecotourism agency & tour operator founded in 1996, based in Costa Rica & Canada (and represented in Europe), proposing small group guided tours and private trips focused on the observation & study of the natural environments and the discovery of the local cultures. [+ read on
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We operate cultural ecotourism small group tours
In Costa Rica, Canada & across Latin America
Serving international travellers since 1996

Tel. Canada  /  Unites States (toll free) :
(+1) 866-679-7070  
Tel. Costa Rica (local call in all regions) : (+506) 4000-1935
Tel. France (local call in all regions) : (+33) 09 75 17 11 30

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