Meet our team

Hey there! I am Costa Rican, I have two lovely daughters and I am passionate about being a naturalist, I love my job and I like to have good relationships with my colleagues and other people. Welcome and I’ll be more than happy to show you the sloths in the forest!

Jason Campos

William Bogarin

I was born here in La Fortuna, and I have been a guide since 1990. I like what I do and I like to do my best. In my free time I like to go fishing, I really enjoy being sorrounden by nature, I cannot imagine myself somewhere else. It will be a pleasure to be your guide!

Kenneth Peralta

Hello! I am Costa Rican, as a child I used to live on a farm with my parents, that’s where my interest in animals and their biology started, learning new languages ​​has always caught my attention and sharing my knowledge with other people makes me happy … Guiding has become what I love doing the most and I think I will do this for the rest of my life. Thanks

Eduardo Bogarin

I am originally from La Fortuna. My passion is nature, I am a lover of it. I have been working as a guide since 1990, I have a lot of experience in the flora and fauna around the Arenal volcano. Welcome to Costa Rica, my home is your home.

Adriel Pérez

Hello, I came to the Bogarin trail as just another tourist, I fell in love with the project and now I am part of the Bogarin Trail / Autentica family, which works to care for and expand the only secondary forest in the center of La Fortuna, and provide a unique experience to visitors.

María Molina

I was born in Costa Rica, I am passionate about Latin American literature, I love traveling and learning about new places, cultures and foods. I have experience since 2010 working in customer service and group management. I studied Tourism and English, I am currently studying to teach Spanish as a second language. I’m the reservations manager at Bogarin Trail and Autentica.

Geannina Alfaro

I was born in Liberia, Guanacaste in 1994, I come from a large family of 8 siblings, when I was 17 I decided to leave home and start my own way, I was very scared at the beginning, I decided to come to La Fortuna because I wanted to learn english and work with ecological turism, now I ma here loving nature everyday, I like photography and birdwatching. I work as a rececptionist in Bogarin Trail & Autentica, where I learn everyday, I am on vacation every day cause I love my ocuppation, I always say if you don’t like your life, then you should go and change it.

Joannie Bogarin

I was born on July 13, 1963, in Moterrey de San Carlos, I come from a very large family of 9 boys and 2 sisters, I am the the seventh. I was only able to complete elementary school, the interest to learn English arose when I found an English book and that was my school and the love for working with tourism and nature was born.Since I was little I liked the idea of ​​conserving and protecting the forest and animals, and with that hope I left home when I was 27 years old, it was difficult, a Canadian and English family helped me, I started working at a hotel which is called Arenal Observatorio, I started cleaning, thenI was guiding along trails, right there I met a Smithsonian Institution, and I was interested to help as a volunteer, with manual seismograph, collecting rocks for samples, and guiding them through the area. I consider myself a simple person, I have a lot of peace, I like art, I appreciate and enjoy working with families, I have two children, I have been working on this trail, voluntarily since 2000 improving the trail and conserving the flora and fauna of the place.