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Days
8
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Cost/day $132
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Essential Costa Rica Tour - Costa Rica Monkey Tours
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Federico "Amazing! I recently returned from this trip and noticed reviews are very incomplete and in my opinion unfair. Despite the drive times it never felt overwhelming, the guide made it fun, the stops are convenient and if someone needs "to go" they are extremely accommodating. The hotels are superb in service and uniqueness, Hacienda Guachipelin and the activities were fantastic, the Establo staff, gro..."
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11 reviews
Starts
Liberia
+4 Destinations
Guanacaste
Ends
Liberia
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Highlights

  • Explore the Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Visit tropical forests and pristine beaches
  • Zipline through the trees in Guanacaste
  • See the diverse Costa Rican wildlife
Age range
12 to 60 year olds
Max Group Size
22
Travel style
Discovery, Adventure
Start and end in Liberia! With the discovery tour Essential Costa Rica Tour, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Liberia, Costa Rica and 4 other destinations in Costa Rica. Essential Costa Rica Tour includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

11 Reviews

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Good
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Average
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  • Essential Costa Rica Tour reviewer 1
    Written on February 13, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    We were very disgruntled before the start because we received consistently insufficient information in response to our questions. We were still skeptical at arrival in Costa Rica, since nobody from the tour contractor was at the hotel to greet us and the... Read more

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  • Essential Costa Rica Tour reviewer 2
    Written on June 12, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great Trip ! Maria and Rita did amazing job. Overall the trip was well organized and awesome. Great value for money. I would recommend upgrade to all inclusive option in Playa Samara !

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  • Essential Costa Rica Tour reviewer 3
    Written on February 25, 2018
    2.5 - Average

    Guide was ok, driver was ok - less than average compared to other tours I’ve done. Resort monkey tour guide was definitely below average. Some of the activities were fun, including horseback riding and zip lining.

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  • DS
    Written on February 23, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    We loved out time in Costa Rica. The tour allowed us to see a good portion of the country while not having to worry about the details. Our photographer, Antuanette and our bus driver, Oso, were wonderful traveling companions while both keeping us safe and... Read more

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  • DA
    Written on January 27, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Costa Rican tour was fabulous. The guide, Giovanni was knowledgeable and helpful. Jesus, the photographer was great! Fantastic photos and knowledge and friendliness. The driver, Edgar (Bear) was an excellent driver and a nice guy. The actual tour... Read more

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  • Essential Costa Rica Tour reviewer 6
    Written on March 12, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    Amazing! I recently returned from this trip and noticed reviews are very incomplete and in my opinion unfair. Despite the drive times it never felt overwhelming, the guide made it fun, the stops are convenient and if someone needs "to go" they are extremely... Read more

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  • Written on February 27, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    “Great Time!!!” 5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW My wife and I recently went to Guanacaste Costa Rica with a tour group and had a great time. The Monkey Tour folks were very kind, helpful and did their best to provide us with a super tour. I... Read more

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  • Written on February 20, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    “Wonderful trip, beautiful scenery, friendly people” 5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 My wife and I found this trip through Groupon but by the time we jumped on it it had sold out. We called Monkeytours anyway to see about getting a deal and they... Read more

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  • Written on February 15, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    “Monkey Tours is Amazing” 5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 STAFF: First off, we (my wife and I) would like to thank all of the MonkeyTours staff that made our trip so great. Thanks to Jiaro (the guide) for fun and informative tour on Costa Rican... Read more

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  • Written on February 13, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    “From the Perspective of Two Seniors 68 Years Old” 5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW We are both in fairly good condition--play 18 holes of golf twice a week and walk routinely. Having said that, our overall experience on this adventure trip was... Read more

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  5. Day 5-7
  6. Day 8

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    Rated Good by past passengers
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    Rated Good by past passengers
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    Rated Excellent by past passengers
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Questions & Answers

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

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The optional excursions and extras for this tour are:

      Kayak tour
      ATV’s
      Dolphin Watching,
      All Inclusive upgrade
      Ocean View
      Surfing lessons

      Please note that this list is a guideline only and that pricing will be available with your finalised travel documents.

    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour ends at either Hotel Nammbu or Hotel Villas Playa Samara. The accommodation will not be confirmed until your final documents are released. The Costa Rica Monkey Tours team will take you back to the airport right on time for your flight back home!

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The first day of this tour is an arrivals day, which means that you can arrive at any time! A shuttle service will pick you up at the airport in Costa Rica and take you to The Hilton Garden Inn.

      You can decide to stay and relax at the Hotel or explore the town of Liberia in your own time.

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      Great selection of tours offered by a number of different companies. Good prices and a very easy booking process.

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

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    Costa Rica

    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.

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    Location
    Start and end in Liberia.
    Trusted
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    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Costa Rica Monkey Tours booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 July 2019 the full payment of $1,055 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1055 for Essential Costa Rica Tour, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
    Availability
    Some departure dates and prices may vary and Costa Rica Monkey Tours will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Costa Rica Monkey Tours : Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 301 km.
    • Liberia (Costa Rica)
    • 24 km
    • Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park (Costa Rica)
    • 77 km
    • Monteverde (Costa Rica)
    • 57 km
    • Palo Verde National Park (Costa Rica)
    • 60 km
    • Playa Samara (Costa Rica)
    • 84 km
    • Liberia (Costa Rica)

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