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Bamboo is one of the original authors of global give-back travel and a leader in this field. Founded in 2001 by two guys with an extensive background in international development and travel.

We are now known as one of the largest authorised travel companies operating in this industry. With years of experience comes trust, integrity and an established community of customers that we call our Bamboo family or BamFam.

Remember, we're always available to answer questions about who we are and what we do, and unlike most, we actually have a substantial list of ways that you can verify that we are who we say we are.

With nearly 2000 reviews and an average of 4.8 out of 5 from independent sources jump into our Fan page or Travel Club groups and speak to the people who know best, our community of travellers, our teams on the ground, our BamFam.

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Bamboo is proud to have received over 1000+ reviews across the following independent platforms.

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4.8 ★
4.8 of 5 stars
1763 reviews
Deb McCrohon
Thursday, December 5th, 2019 at 2:43pm

Recently returned from my first trip with Bamboo to Costa Rica and what an amazing experience it was! I loved the combination of volunteering for a great cause while experiencing new culture and having some tourist fun. They've put a lot of thought and work...

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Joy Hood
Sunday, December 1st, 2019 at 10:53pm

i had my first exoerience of Bamboo in Costa Rica in November. I would thoroughly recommend them. they are doing such good work with people in the country along with other agencies. I will definitely go on another trip with them.

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Christine Depoix
Sunday, December 1st, 2019 at 10:23pm

Bamboo is an amazing experience this was my first trip to Costa Rica with them and the best trip ever. Staff were incredible above and beyond doesn’t even cover it. The volunteer work was just amazing. This will not be my last trip with them...

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Andrea Nugit- Pecorino
Sunday, December 1st, 2019 at 3:47pm

Just back from Costa Rica! My second Bamboo tour. Again, well planned and balanced tour: educational, volunteerism, and fun. Big shout out to Kim Bamboo for sharing her passion and knowledge of her adopted home. The best guide EVER!!! Kim really made this tour special....

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Linda Chapman
Sunday, December 1st, 2019 at 2:51pm

This was my second trip with Bamboo and I highly recommend this company. I have already booked a third. Giving back is so rewarding! Our guide and driver were exceptional, going above and beyond! Pura Vida!

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Rachel Alger
Saturday, November 30th, 2019 at 2:30pm

Just finished an amazing tour of India with our Guide, Jai Bamboo. I wanted to say that if any of you are considering this tour, dont think about it, just do it! It was beyond incredible and such a wonderful experience. This tour will blow...

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Karen Jayne Elliott
Friday, November 29th, 2019 at 1:04am

The youn@heart India tour was everything I imagined and more. I met some lovely people and Lexa was brilliant. Definitely using Bamboo in the future.

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