Joel Delgado Tencio

Trip Director

Joel is a bi-lingual native of Costa Rica who has fifteen years of guiding under his belt — across many different areas of tourism and travel — including six years working specifically with teens. Prior to joining TFT’s Team Costa Rica, Joel worked as a rafting guide, director of community service projects around the world, and a naturalist guide. His incredible expertise began when he earned his degree in General Tour Guide from Instituto Nacional de Aprendizaje and his Naturalist Tour Guide from Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad. Joel is passionate about nature, birds, sports and helping others – he is incredibly grateful for the opportunity to spend his life in tourism and social work projects.