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Il Viaggio Travel

Type of destination:

  • Beach / ocean
  • City
  • Forest / rainforest
  • Historic site
  • World Heritage Site
  • Mountain

Type of business:

  • Tour operator


Rates:

See details about rates below.

Description

Il Viaggio Travel is an inbound tour operator dedicated to designing tailor-made itineraries and packages for people interested in visiting and learning about Costa Rica in an environmentally sustainable way. Our daily goal is to help each client have a perfect visit to Costa Rica.

We offer different services including reservations for hotels, lodges, resorts, bed & breakfasts, or whatever kind of accommodation our client would like. We organize a wide variety of activities and tours that you can learn about on our Costa Rica Tour website (link below). We also have a luxury transportation service for land, air, and water travel.

Learn more about Il Viaggio Travel exciting tour itineraries in Costa Rica by visiting the "Additional Information" section below.

Activities

  • Bird watching
  • Canopy exploration
  • Eco / nature / wildlife
  • Guided tours
  • Horseback riding
  • River rafting / kayaking
  • Surfing
  • Visits to conservation projects
  • Volunteers accepted
  • Walking / hiking
  • Yoga / meditation

Making a Difference

Our business has a lot of accumulated experience and is fully committed to the environment. Since we began, we have been concerned about the well-being of our surroundings; this is why we work with other operators that have the same interests and who are committed to sustainability and efficient resource management that is in harmony with the environment.

Il Viaggio Travel has a rating level of 4 leaves from the Certification for Sustainable Tourism (CST) program. Every day, our commitment to nature is reflected in:

  • Planting trees with the Climate Change Allies Program (CCA), led by engineer Laura Lang. More information about this program in the "Additional websites" section below).
  • We train direct and indirect partners on topics related to sustainability and efficient resource use.
  • Our recycling center and participation in the recycling programs for the municipality of Escazú.
  • We work with small groups of tourists to minimize environmental impact.
  • We support local artisans through the purchase of handmade crafts to give our clients as gifts.
  • We choose service providers that are certified by CST, who work with the Rainforest Alliance's tourism and/or agriculture programs, and businesses that have the Ecological Blue Flag, ISO14000, or other recognition.
  • We reuse and recycle paper to help reduce deforestation.
  • We are a member of the Amigos de los Parques program, managed by Fundación Proparques.

Il Viaggio Travel is a member of Tour Operators Promoting Sustainability (TOPS), a specialized global platform of tour operators dedicated to promoting and supporting sustainable tourism in their respective markets.

Rates

Our prices are competitive and fair.

Getting There

Nearest international airport: San José (SJO)

Additional Information

Additional Web sites

Files

Date This Information Was Provided

October 2013.

Photos courtesy of Il Viaggio Travel, Costa Rica, for SustainableTrip.org.

Contact Information

Emilio Zúñiga
President

50 m este de la esquina sureste de la iglesia católica
San Miguel de Escazú, San José
Costa Rica

Tel: +506/2289-8225 ; +506/2228-1004
Fax: +506/2228-1004

www.ilviaggiocr.com

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Certification

Certification for Sustainable Tourism (CST)

Sustainability level: 4 leaves

Date: May, 2013

Verification

Rainforest Alliance Verified™

Date: June, 2011

Sustainability performance:
Environmental management: 65%
Sociocultural management: 95%
Business management: 63%

Overall performance: 74%

 

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