Eco-Tours - AVC Distance Education

Wildlife Eco-Tours
Definition of Eco-Tour
An eco-tour is a trip that is culturally and
biologically diverse, causes minimal impact and
damage to the environment, and attracts
participants who have a common interest in
nature, wildlife, and culture.
Eco-Tour Policies
 Visit remote and relatively unaltered natural environments
 Maintain a low impact on the environment
 Emphasize natural and cultural history of location
 Provide direct benefit to the local economy
 Support and preserve wild areas and wildlife habitats
Eco-Tour Planning
 Educate yourself about the
destination you are visiting
 Learn enough of the local
language to be polite
 Learn about vital ecosystems before arriving
Travelers’ Responsibilities
Stay on trails
Maintain set distances from wildlife
Comply with international environmental conventions
Be aware of resource shortages such as water and
 Do not remove any objects, plants, or animal products
from nature
Costa Rica Eco-Tours
Costa Rica Explorer
10 days, 9 nights
Greenway Adventure
8 days, 7 nights
Enchanted Paradise
7 days, 6 nights
Jungles and Rain Forests
6 days, 5 nights
Cocos Island
4 days, 3 nights
Antarctic Eco-Tours
Classic Antarctic
12 days, 11 nights
Epic Antarctic
12 days, 11 nights
Antarctic Circle Quest
10 days, 9 nights
Wildlife Safari
8 days, 7 nights

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