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Viva Costa Rica (From Dec 2019) - Contiki
9 days

Viva Costa Rica (From Dec 2019)

From San Jose to San Jose
Tour Highlights
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Age range:
18 to 35 year olds
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US $1,449
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  • Treat yourself to a mouthwatering chocolate tour
  • Soak in natural hot springs as you gaze at Arenal volcano
  • Try a shot or two of coffee liqueur at Casona Rio Fortuna
  • Snooze surrounded by nature at a jungle lodge


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: San Jose to Arenal via Sarapiqui
    Start point San José, San José, San José, Costa Rica
  2. Day 2: Arenal
  3. Day 3: Arenal to Playa Tamarindo
  4. Day 4: Playa Tamarindo
  5. Day 5: Playa Tamarindo to Monteverde
  6. Day 6: Monteverde
  7. Day 7: Monteverde to Jaco
  8. Day 8: Manuel Antonio Day Trip
  9. Day 9: Jaco to San Jose
    End point San José, San José, San José, Costa Rica
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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

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      Reviews about this operator

      • September 28, 2019
        Well organized tour! Jhono, our guide, is extremely knowledgeable about the areas visited. We were able to visit most sites skipping the lines and with perfect timing.
      • September 16, 2019
        Fantastic tour, met some terrific people (group of 24) and the tour had everything in terms of optional add-ons and itinerary. Would highly recommend Contiki again for anyone young in their 20s looking for a packed experience with a group of like-minded... Show more



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      Frequently asked questions

        • I am a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

          If you are travelling alone Contiki can either match you up with another like-minded travellers of the same sex for no additional cost or if available you can choose to have the privacy of your own private room by paying a single supplement.

        • Will I have to share a room on the tour?

          Shared accommodation with other like-minded travellers is normal on Contiki, and is all part of the experience. How many people you will be sharing with depends on the region, travel style and type of accommodation, but twin or quad same-sex sharing is generally the case.

        • Can I see the accommodation list?

          Generally three weeks prior to your Contiki trips departure date you will be sent a list of your accommodation within your pre-travel finalised documents.

        • Can we book an airport transfer?

          Transfers are not included in the trip, and you will need to find your own way to the trip starting point however your travel documents will have plenty of handy hints to help you find your way.

        • Is there wifi on the coach?

          There sure is wifi on all of the coaches that Contiki uses so you keep up to date whilst on the road. However, this is limited, so save any heavy internet usage (watching videos etc.) for when you get to your accommodation.

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        • About the country


          Costa Rica

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          Costa Rica


          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.


          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.
        • Payment information
          • For any tour departing before 25 January 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 25 January 2020, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Contiki. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
          • The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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