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Small group adventure

What is a small group adventure?
It's a great way to travel! Whether you are traveling on your own, with a partner or with friends, a small group trip is a fantastic way to see the world. You'll travel on a fixed itinerary that has been designed to help you discover the best of region. From the known highlights, the hidden gems that you won't find in the guidebooks.

Itineraries run on set departure dates, accompanied every step of the way by an English speaking local group leader. You chose the itinerary and the date that suits you best and you book on.

Why travel on a small group adventure?
Small groups allow us to explore where larger tour groups can't. Our maximum group size of 16 travelers allows us to use local transport to get from A to B, to visit rural villages, spend time with the locals and even stay at a local home overnight, and it allows us to give our travelers genuine, real life experiences of the countries we are visiting; what you'll be doing and how you'll travel depends entirely on your chosen itinerary.

Is an adventure right for me?
The word adventure means something different to everyone, and our range of trips reflects that. Whether you want to explore local markets, visit out of the way temples and meet local people or go on an early morning safari drive searching for the 'big five', we'll have a trip for you. If you are looking for a physical challenge such trekking the Kokoda Track or summiting Kilimanjaro, we can help with that too.

So what can I expect on this trip?
This is a classic style of small group adventure. You'll find your trip combines a good mix of included activities and free time, with some meals included as per your itinerary. We don't want you to feel chaperoned, it's your vacation not ours. Your group leader will be on hand to assist with organising anything you might wish to do in your free time, but how you spend it is up to you. Anything listed as included in your itinerary will be included in trip price; whereas anything listed as optional will be at an additional cost should you wish to take part.

These trips are great value, including things that you would struggle to organise independently, such as a night at a homestay in a remote village, or local guides around a remote place of interest. Transport will be a combination of private vehicle and public transport, whichever is the most appropriate for the route we are traveling; this might include train, plane, camel, tuk tuk, bicycle, boat…

On a majority of these trips you'll stay in 2-3 star accommodation, locally owned and reflective of the region you are traveling through. All solo travelers will be automatically roomed on a twin share basis with another group member of the same sex, unless you opt to pay for your own room at time of booking. There are no compulsory single supplements for solo travelers willing to share. Single rooms aren't available on camping trips, and you will be expected to help out with camp tasks such as setting up and breaking down your camp.

Can I book my flights with you?
Yes! We are a fully ATOL bonded tour operator meaning that we can book flights from the UK as part of your vacation package. Just ask us for a quote including flights when you make your enquiry.

Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: Costa Rica tour

We just can't get enough of the Amazon, not only as a jaw-dropping travel destination but also as a global treasure and this trip will help to ensure that the incredibly Amazon Rainforest is here for us to enjoy for generations to come! Book this trip between 1 February 2007 and 31 March, and 10% of the land costs will be donated to our Foundation's Amazon Fund. The Amazon Fund will help support on the ground projects by the Foundation's long time partners Greenpeace and WWF. By booking your Latin American adventure with us you're helping us work towards a sustainable future for the Amazon.

This trip gives you plenty of opportunities to get to know the culture and vibrant history of Latin America. There are numerous chances for local interaction as we cover so much ground using all means of public transport. You’ll be surprised how much you can learn from a friendly local who strikes up a conversation during your journey.

Your leader and the occasional local guide will be able to direct you to many local eateries throughout the trip, helping you discover real local fare at real local prices (and probably helping you learn some Spanish at the same time). All travelers are encouraged to explore with the group and on their own, learn a few words of the language and interact with the locals as much as possible.

Local guides are employed to help explain as much as possible about the cultural differences and the historically significant places that we visit. This also allows us to appreciate the importance of preserving and respecting these sites and to help us minimise the impact of our visits.

There are plenty of opportunities to support local merchants in the markets and stalls that we pass along the way. We can purchase traditional handicrafts from local artisans and learn more about the importance of preserving these crafts.

Reviews of Costa Rica tour

You can trust Responsible Travel reviews because, unlike many other schemes, reviews can ONLY be written by people who we have verified have been on the vacations.

I am reborn! Simply the best vacation I have ever been on
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
Very enjoyable
It was OK
A bit disappointing really

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2016 by

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?


Mangrove tour in Quepos as wildlife was more accessible than in the forests.
Zip lining.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?


As no meals are included the cost of restaurants is approximately $10.oo-15.oo per plate. As portions are very substantial think twice about ordering a starter. Breakfasts are $6.oo
Prices rarely include taxes. Alcoholic drinks are reasonably priced: beers app $1.50,cocktails $7-8.00.
Not all tours accept credit cards.
Throughout the 2 weeks costs begin to mount up.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?


Definitely.
Costa Rica is the most environmentally sympathetic country I have visited.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?


My only quibble is having to pay for breakfasts. These should be included as part of tour price even if it makes overall cost slightly more expensive.
The tour leader, Wendy was first class.

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2016 by

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?


Watching seaturtles laying their eggs on Tortuguero beach and the homestay

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?


Have enough money, as most activities are not included in the vacation

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?


Yes definitely

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?


The basic vacation was great. Very little culture but loads of fauna and flora.
Disappointing that virtually nothing was included in the trip and had to be paid for locally. This added about $300 per person to the trip and we didn't do half of the activities on offer.Also only a couple of breakfasts were included in the trip price.Accommodation was great everywhere. Friendly people. Great group ranging from 17 to 67.Tour leader could have been a little more enthusiastic.

Reviewed on 07 Apr 2014 by

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?


The trip to Tortuguera via bus and finally the boat journey through the rivers and canals was magical and the "town" itself was wonderful, a naturalist's dream!

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?


Expect to take lots of photographs, light but well considered luggage to reflect the different climates and the fact you have to carry it, and that the US dollar and local currency are interchangeable virtually everywhere.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?


To some extent through the tours. It was also down to what individuals chose to do or purchase.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?


I would rate it very highly from a planning point of view in that we saw a fair variety within the country, beyond that, I can only imagine it was similar but possibly less developed. This appeared to be a confident, democratic and safe country which provided little culture shock to anyone with even the most limited traveling experience. I would recommend it to anyone interested in the beauty of nature, birds and flowers, etc.

Reviewed on 15 Nov 2012 by

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?


Seeing green turtles laying eggs & watching them hatch.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?




3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?


Don’t know.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?


Very good & hotels good.

Reviewed on 01 Jul 2012 by

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?


It was all excellent, so difficult to say. Seeing the rare Quetzal bird was exciting, but it was all memorable.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?


Just go with it and enjoy.
You don't have to be young - I'm 68.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?


I'm not sure that visiting anywhere can reduce environmental impacts, but we did little harm as we took local transport or walked. Ate local produce and did not demand any sort of special treatment. We benefited small businesses with our custom and respected the environment everywhere we went.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?


Excellent.

Reviewed on 17 Nov 2010 by

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?


Seeing the baby turtles in Tortuguero National Park.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?


Keep an open mind.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, and minimized impacts on the environment?


Yes.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?


I had a wonderful experience with a very well trained, and experienced, guide. The communication was excellent.

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