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Costa Rica on a Shoestring

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Costa Rica on a Shoestring - G Adventures
Costa Rica on a Shoestring - G Adventures
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2 reviews
Starts
San Jose
Destinations
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Ends
San Jose
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Highlights

Start and end in San Jose! With the discovery tour Costa Rica on a Shoestring, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through San Jose, Costa Rica and 2 other destinations in Costa Rica. Costa Rica on a Shoestring is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel
Max Group Size
18
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Boat, Local Transport, Ferry
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Discovery, Adventure

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  • EJ
    Written on December 27, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip by G Adventures was incredible! From Volcanoes to Waterfalls to Beaches. Our guide was very helpful in making the experience even better.
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  • Costa Rica on a Shoestring reviewer 2
    Written on June 24, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1 San José
  2. Day 2 San José/La Fortuna
  3. Day 3 La Fortuna
  4. Day 4 La Fortuna/Santa Teresa
  5. Days 5-6 Santa Teresa
  6. Day 7 Santa Teresa/San José
  7. Day 8 San José

What's included

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Meals

  • Additional Services

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • Can we opt for hotels instead of hostels for this tour?

    These tours are sold as a package and therefore unable to be altered.

  • I was wondering who can advise on the best way to book the flight in a way that would allow me to arrive on time and leave on time? With airport pickup included.

    I've looked at the trip itinerary and they suggest arriving before 6pm on the start day of the tour and can depart anytime on the last day. Airport transfer can be arrange through the tour operator and added to your booking but may require an additional cost.
    TourRadar specializes in giving you the best tours from around the world. The tours we offer do not include airfare and we do not book or advise on airfare. You will be responsible for booking airfare to meet with the group at the starting city. We do not recommend booking airfare, before confirming your tour. A good website to search for airfare would be www.kayak.com or www.skyscanner.net

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  • Victoria8th April 2018
    Website was very straight forward and easy to use, I was able to tick exactly where I wanted to go which I was unable to do with other websites. very reasonably priced trips.

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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

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Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Costa Rica. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Costa Rica. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Costa Rica. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Costa Rica. Ideally 10 days before travel.

Policies

Location
Start and end in San Jose.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 29 November 2018 the full payment of $595 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $595 for Costa Rica on a Shoestring, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for G Adventures tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 301 km.
  • San Jose (Costa Rica)
  • 86 km
  • La Fortuna (Costa Rica)
  • 102 km
  • Montezuma (Costa Rica)
  • 113 km
  • San Jose (Costa Rica)

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