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Pura Vida - Contiki
Pura Vida - Contiki
Starts
San Jose
Destinations
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Ends
Playa Tamarindo
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Highlights

Start in San Jose and end in Playa Tamarindo! With the in-depth cultural tour Pura Vida, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through San Jose, Costa Rica and 5 other destinations in Costa Rica. Pura Vida includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping, Lodge
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Arrive San José
  2. Day 2: San José to Tortuguero
  3. Day 3: Tortuguero
  4. Day 4: Tortuguero to Sarapiqui
  5. Day 5: Sarapiqui to Arenal/La Fortuna
  6. Day 6: Arenal/La Fortuna
  7. Day 7: Arenal/La Foruna to Playa Tamarindo
  8. Day 8: Playa Tamarindo
  9. Day 9: Depart Tamarindo

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

  • Flights

  • Optional Extras
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Questions & Answers

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

  • November 1, 2016

    What is the preferrable time to arrive for the tour?

    You can arrive days prior or on the same day. The tour will start in the afternoon.

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  • Frances Anne9th April 2018
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About the countries

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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
San Jose is the starting point and Playa Tamarindo is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Contiki to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 5 July 2018 the full payment of $1,593 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1593 for Pura Vida, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 346 km.
  • San Jose (Costa Rica)
  • 87 km
  • Tortuguero National Park (Costa Rica)
  • 57 km
  • Sarapiqui (Costa Rica)
  • 70 km
  • La Fortuna (Costa Rica)
  • 5 km
  • Volcan Arenal (Costa Rica)
  • 127 km
  • Playa Tamarindo (Costa Rica)

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