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Turismo Aventura

Type of destination:

  • Beach / ocean
  • City
  • Farm / ranch / rural
  • River / lake / wetland
  • Forest / rainforest
  • Indigenous community
  • Historic site
  • World Heritage Site
  • Mountain

Type of business:

  • Tour operator


Target Market:

Mid range

Description

Turismo Aventura is a full-service tour operator located in the Petén and in Guatemala City. We offer the best travel packages in Guatemala, Belize, and the city of Copán in Honduras. We have daily excursions to different archeological sites of the Maya world, such as the mystical Tikal, El Mirador, and Yaxhá. We also coordinate bird-watching trips, canopy tours, hanging trail hikes, and other activities. Our trained group of experts will help you plan the most impressive vacations for your family, friends, honeymoon, individual travel, or organized groups, combining the natural and cultural treasures of our destinations with a relaxing stay in an exclusive local hotel. We are definitely your best travel option!

Activities

  • Adventure sports
  • Biking
  • Bird watching
  • Canopy exploration
  • Eco / nature / wildlife
  • Educational / research / volunteering
  • Fishing
  • Guided tours
  • Horseback riding
  • Mountain climbing
  • River rafting / kayaking
  • Scuba diving / snorkeling
  • Spiritual / religious
  • Visits to conservation projects
  • Walking / hiking

Making a Difference

  • At Turismo Aventura, we believe in the right of future generations to have a healthy environment and natural resources that will allow them to have a good quality of life.
  • We work with local communities by creating jobs and supporting the creation of rural community ecotourism products. These provide economic alternatives to Guatemalan rural families who are now caring for and protecting natural resources.
  • We respect and support the environmental laws of the nation and we are committed to consolidating efforts to protect our natural resources and improving the socio-environmental conditions of our country.
  • We have policies for environmental and social-cultural sustainability and for quality service, which we share with our employees and clients.

Getting There

Nearest international airport: Guatemala (GUA)

Nearest local/national airport: Santa Elena (FRS)

Additional Information

Additional Web sites

Date This Information Was Provided

February 2011.

Photos courtesy of Turismo Aventura, Guatemala, for SustainableTrip.org.

    Peten Exotic - Tikal Tours

Contact Information

Billy Cruz
Manager

Avenida 6, 3-44, Santa Elena
Flores, Petén
Guatemala

Tel: +502/7926-0398 ; +502/7926-1993
Fax: +502/7926-0398

www.toursguatemala.com;
www.tikaladventure.com

Contact

Verification

Rainforest Alliance Verified™

Date: September, 2012

Sustainability performance:
Environmental management: 60%
Sociocultural management: 82%
Business management: 69%

Overall performance: 70%

 

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