Conservacion de la Selva a través del Turismo S.A.

Rain Forest Conservation through Tourism

CONSELVATUR owns and operates Selva Bananito Lodge & Preserve located in the Caribbean province of Limon , Costa Rica. Frommers Travel Guide to Costa Rica recommends Selva Bananito Lodge & Preserve as one of the 10 best wilderness and eco lodges of the country !

Selva Bananito Preserve with an extension of over 2200 acres of primary rain forest boarders directly with 'La Amistad International Park' and is part 'La Amistad Biosphere Preserve', the largest conservation area of Central America, shared by Costa Rica and Panama. Selva Bananito Preserve is the most important direct watershed of the Bananito River, which supplies 85 % of potable water to the harbor city of Limon.

The income generated by our nature and adventure programs at Selva Bananito, together with our Rain forest Study Programs, significantly support 'Fundacion Cuencas deLimon', -- Limon Watershed Foundation --, which has become a regional leader in watershed conservation in the province of Limon. Additionally we operate programs that actively support sea turtle, wildlife and rain forest conservation in private preserves and National Parks alike.

CONSELVATUR specializes in personalized, low impact nature and adventure tours. All our programs set the highest standards in nature and adventure travel, away from crowds and main tourism areas. Our tours will bring you in close contact with the most exuberant and pristine wilderness areas within 'La Amistad' Biosphere Preserve.Additionally, a series of very attractive itineraries designed to satisfy the most demanding nature and adventure traveler, combine natural attractions of unspoiled beauty in different parts of Costa Rica and Panama with the
unique and exciting adventure activities at Selva Bananito Lodge & Preserve.

CONSELVATUR includes rafting on the Pacuare River, class 3 - 4 in all our programs as one of the many highlights for the active nature lover. We selected the most spectacular volcanoes together with the most beautiful waterfalls to be discovered by our guests exclusively through our programs. In addition, active sea turtle research and conservation tours take place during mid March through mid August each year at 'Reserva Pacuare' in Costa Rica and 'Playa Larga', located within the 'Bastimentos Marine National Park' in Bocas del Toro, Panama.

All of the above options are operated together with a stay at Selva Bananito Lodge & Preserve, base for the more active part of the itineraries we offer. Activities at Selva Bananito include rain forest hikes and exploration, tree climbing and canopy observation from our tree platform, rappel at waterfalls, jungle over nights, adventure horse back tours, outstanding bird watching and wildlife observation, and / or absolute relaxation in your hammock, surrounded by an unspoiled wilderness area.

By choosing nature and adventure itineraries offered by CONSELVATUR you will take an active part in watershed and sea turtle conservation programs, as well as supporting wildlife and rain forest protection in private preserves and National Parks, both in Costa Rica and Panama alike.

When you travel, please choose wisely, make a difference, and please support Rain Forest Conservation through Tourism at 'La Amistad' Biosphere Preserve: two destinations, one biosphere preserve in common !

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