Independent Eco Explorer Panama

panama birding

On this journey you will see Panama’s stunning beaches, experience an unforgettable encounter encounter with the Embera people, then hike the mountains of Chiriqui to observe the elusive, long-tailed Quetzal.

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Science Season at Tambopata Research Centre

rainforest expeditions

Did you ever imagine that you could go to a place where saving nature is not just an abstraction? Where you sense that presence of what “you” really means? Deep in the Amazon rainforest of Peru there is one such place that brings you face to face with all life, …

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Tembo Kijani Ecolodge on the Swahili Coast of Africa

If you are the type of traveller who cares less about the bragging rights of a “bucket list” destination and wants to truly experience life in Africa, Tembo Kijani Ecolodge is a fantastic place to immerse yourself. At first glance, you can be on any wild beach in the world,…

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Finca del Sol Project Takes Step Forward

We purchased a small piece of land in south eastern Alberta near the Cypress Hills in the 1990’s  as a summer camp to experience the quiet solitude of the rolling grasslands. We loved going to Latin America and this area of Alberta is about the sunniest place in Canada so…

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Eco Explorer Tour Ecuador

This is tour that operates with private driver guide with a minimum of 2 passengers. You can take it year round, any day of the year. Group discounts with 6 or more people travelling together. Day 1: Quito Upon arrival, we meet and transfer you to your hotel. Day 2:…

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Designer Hotels can be Sustainable

Ecolodges or ecoresorts fall into a category that sometimes are wrongly thought to be only rustic. The fact is that many are beautifully designed buildings with all the amenities of upscale hotels and retreats. This linked article from Cayuga Collection goes into more detail. The Cayuga Collection is a group…

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Curbing the North American Addiction to AC

Recently, Hans Pfister from Cayuga Sustainable Hotels in Costa Rica published an article on one hot topic: how do we get off our addiction to artificial air conditioning? Well, people do want to be comfortable when they vacation, certainly. So let’s explore if this a technical problem, or a marketing…

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South Africa World in One Country Tour

DETAILED ITINERARY 19 Day World in One Country – Mpumalanga Panorama Route, Game Drives in Kruger National Park, Kingdom of Swaziland, Cultural Experience and Game Drives in Zululand, Walking in the Drakensberg Mountains, Lesotho 4×4 Route, Garden Route, Cango Caves & Karoo, Cape Town A semi-participation safari from Johannesburg to…

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Explorer Borneo

Sukau Rainforest Lodge Experience The 20 room lodge was built in 1995 in traditional Malaysian architecture using several Borneo hardwood species. It is built on stilts with a lounge, gift shop, education centre, Hornbill Boardwalk with two elephant passes, three open deck for wildlife viewing, an enclosed garden, a riverside…

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Colombia Coffee Route

Day 1 IN / BOGOTA Arrival and reception by our team in Bogotá. Transfer to the hotel Night at the hotel Day 2 BOGOTA Breakfast Buffet In the morning City Tour is a three-hour excursion that visits the colonial area of “ La Candelaria “, the historical center of the…

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