Company History


International Agricultural Tour Operating Company

Agrotours is a family-owned, licensed and insured Tour Operator Company specializing in group agricultural tours.  The company was established in Fredericksburg, Virginia in 1980 by the current president, Eija M. Gamage, and has grown to include husband Lennie Gamage (Vice President) and daughter Elisabet Goodwyn (VP, Operations). Today their offices are in Henderson, North Carolina and Richmond, Virginia.

Specializing in agricultural tours, we provide many services including:

  • arranging for international and domestic air ticketing
  • charter coach
  • rail and ferry transportation
  • hotel accommodations
  • food and meeting service
  • tour escorts and interpreters
  • sightseeing
  • technical visits to meet the educational and cultural requirements of the group

We have hundreds of personal contacts with farmers, extension advisory personnel, and government and agricultural business executives around the world.  You can be confident that your tour group will be treated with expert care during your travels.

Agricultural Tours Worldwide

Our incoming-department handles requests from travel agencies, universities and farm groups for customized tours throughout the United States.  Our outbound services are available to US and Canadian organizations, universities and farm groups traveling to international destinations.

Agrotours customizes all of our tours to match the specific interests of the group, ranging in focus from forestry to dairy to horticulture, as well as offering general agriculture tours for a broad view of the countries visited.

In recent years, our international agricultural travel groups have visited the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Netherlands, China, Japan, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Belize and Canada.

Our family hopes that you will enjoy reviewing our website and informational pages. Please contact us if we can assist in your group’s travel plans.