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Meet 2017 Leader of the Year: Johnny Villalobos, Costa Rica

Johnny Villalobos

We sit down with Exodus leader Johnny Villalobos, winner of our Tour Leader of the Year Award 2017, for a quick Q&A between wildlife spotting in Costa Rica. 

How do you approach leading tours?

I like to prepare for a trip in Costa Rica by first of all reading a bit about the clients' backgrounds and age range. That helps me think about what we can find along the way. I recap every single destination we have in our itinerary, in order to deliver the best information for the customer.

A Walk to the Roof of Africa: Kilimanjaro

Ollie Collard on Kilimanjaro

Read time - 6 minutes

As the first of the sun’s rays crept over the East African horizon to warm my freezing back and illuminate the rocky moonscape beneath my feet, I knew I was going to get there.

I was wearier than I’d ever felt and shivering, despite my six layers of clothes, but the worst was over; there was nothing on earth that could make me turn back now as I almost completed my walk to the Roof of Africa: Kilimanjaro.

Exodus named Which? Recommended Provider

Exodus is a Which? recommended provider

Exodus is absolutely thrilled to announce that we have been named Which? Recommended Provider with a customer score of 90%. We are the only adventure tour operator in this category to have received this badge of honour.

Our travellers are at the heart and soul of what we do, and to know that we have earned your trust to this degree is of great importance to us. That our travellers would choose to score us so highly in an independently verified survey warms our hearts.

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