Born on November 15, 1976 in San Jose, Costa Rica, Federico ?Fico? Chacon has been guiding for 12 years.
His training comes from the University of Costa Rica, the National Institute of Learning. He has completed various courses in natural history including Birds, Herpetology and Botany. He has also studied Social Sciences and Psychology.
His greatest teacher has been his experience in the field, having guided in Costa Rica, Panamá, Guatemala, Honduras and Belize. Federico particularly enjoys guiding for families with kids and teenagers.
One of the many wonderful things that he has gotten from guiding is travel, Federico has been all over the world visiting the USA, England, Norway, Central America, Cuba, México and Galápagos..
Fico is known for sharing his knowledge with a great sense of humor. When he?s not guiding, he enjoys hiking, reading and playing ultimate Frisbee.