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Volcanoes, Nature and Caribbean, Self-drive

Volcanoes, Nature and Caribbean, Self-drive
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About
Explore Costa Rica´s spectacular nature, imposing volcanoes, and the pristine Caribbean beaches in this round-trip adventure that begins and ends in the capital city, San Jose. Enjoy nine days of memorable experiences, walking around Arenal Volcano National Park, discovering Tortuguero National Park, and relaxing on the Southern Caribbean Coast. Get to know a different side of Costa Rica, whose local population boasts Afro-Caribbean heritage. Explore the pristine beaches, hike through the emblematic rainforests, and admire the reef system during an unforgettable snorkelling tour. This journey is sure to impress, offering you memories to last a lifetime
Know before you go
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 36560P264
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • ACCOMMODATION:
  • - 8 nights' accommodation
  • TRANSPORT:
  • - Air-conditioned transportation for the arrival transfer on a shared basis,
  • from Juan Santamaria Airport to your first hotel
  • - Shared land and boat transfers to/from Tortuguero
  • - Air-conditioned transportation for the departure transfer on a shared basis, from the car rental
  • company offices in San José to the Juan Santamaría Airport
  • - Tour guides do not accompany guests during transport
  • CAR HIRE:
  • - Unlimited mileage
  • - Applicable Local taxes (VAT)
  • - No excess
  • - Loss Damage Waiver (LDW)
  • - Supplemental Liability Coverage (SLC)
  • - Emergency contact service
  • - Replacement car in case of accident
  • - Full-Full petrol rate
  • - One additional driver
  • - Coverage up to 70.000 USD per person or 175.000 USD per accident
  • VISTITS AND ACTIVITIES:
  • - All activIties in Tortuguero except the entrance fee to Tortuguero NP and optional activities
  • OTHER:
  • - Meet and greet on Day 1
  • - Hotel taxes
Exclusions
  • Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals if not stated explicitly in the programme
  • Airport taxes
  • Airport porterage
  • Optional tours
  • International flight tickets or visa fees and local taxes
  • Gratuities for drivers and guides
  • Entrance fees for optional activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • NOT INCLUDED IN CAR HIRE:
  • - Damage to a third party or to the hire vehicle due to negligence or inappropriate driving
  • - Loss or damage to aerials, jack, safety triangles and vests, windscreen, wipers, petrol cap
  • luggage covers, or any other fixed or mobile component of the vehicle
  • - Damage to the engine through negligence
  • - Theft of the vehicle with keys left in the ignition
  • - Damage caused to the vehicle or to persons through driving under the Influence of alcohol or drugs
  • - Fines due to breaking traffic laws and regulations during the hire period are the responsibility
  • of the driver. In the event of fine being received there will be an administration charge
  • - Any extra equipment (GPS, baby seat, etc)
  • - Petrol deposit 100 USD; refunded when returning full
Duration
9 days
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Upon arrival to San Jose, meet and greet services at Juan Santamaria International Airport will direct you to your transport.
  • Airports:
  • Juan Santamaria Intl Airport, San Jose Costa Rica
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • The minimum age to rent a vehicle or be a driver is 21 years
  • All drivers must have a valid driver's license
  • The person who signs the contract must have an international credit card, Visa or Master Card, AMEX
  • Pick-up service at the San José Airport is 24 hours
  • Pick-up service at the Liberia Airport are from Monday to Sunday, 05:00 to 21:00 hrs. Pick-up outsideof these times are subject to a surcharge
  • Pick-up hours at other locations are from Monday to Sunday, 08:00 to 17:00 hrs
  • All pick-up times at other locations will be set according to the office hours.
  • Accident/theft reporting must be notified within 24 hours of incident
  • If the customer returns the vehicle earlier than the agreed upon drop-off date stated in the rental contract, the rental company will not refund the customer for any unused days.
  • Deposit by credit card: Visa or Master Card only
  • Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to tour contents without prior notice
  • For self-guided visits, you must pay your entrance fee directly at the front desk of each park or attraction
  • Recommended arrival before 14:00 hrs.
  • Recommended departure time after 15hrs.
  • What do I need to bring? Comfortable and light clothing is the most suitable for travelling in Costa Rica. Visitors should not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or skimpy clothing when visiting temples, religious or official buildings. Sun protection, sunglasses, a hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • ACCOMMODATION:
  • - 8 nights' accommodation
  • TRANSPORT:
  • - Air-conditioned transportation for the arrival transfer on a shared basis,
  • from Juan Santamaria Airport to your first hotel
  • - Shared land and boat transfers to/from Tortuguero
  • - Air-conditioned transportation for the departure transfer on a shared basis, from the car rental
  • company offices in San José to the Juan Santamaría Airport
  • - Tour guides do not accompany guests during transport
  • CAR HIRE:
  • - Unlimited mileage
  • - Applicable Local taxes (VAT)
  • - No excess
  • - Loss Damage Waiver (LDW)
  • - Supplemental Liability Coverage (SLC)
  • - Emergency contact service
  • - Replacement car in case of accident
  • - Full-Full petrol rate
  • - One additional driver
  • - Coverage up to 70.000 USD per person or 175.000 USD per accident
  • VISTITS AND ACTIVITIES:
  • - All activIties in Tortuguero except the entrance fee to Tortuguero NP and optional activities
  • OTHER:
  • - Meet and greet on Day 1
  • - Hotel taxes
Exclusions
  • Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals if not stated explicitly in the programme
  • Airport taxes
  • Airport porterage
  • Optional tours
  • International flight tickets or visa fees and local taxes
  • Gratuities for drivers and guides
  • Entrance fees for optional activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • NOT INCLUDED IN CAR HIRE:
  • - Damage to a third party or to the hire vehicle due to negligence or inappropriate driving
  • - Loss or damage to aerials, jack, safety triangles and vests, windscreen, wipers, petrol cap
  • luggage covers, or any other fixed or mobile component of the vehicle
  • - Damage to the engine through negligence
  • - Theft of the vehicle with keys left in the ignition
  • - Damage caused to the vehicle or to persons through driving under the Influence of alcohol or drugs
  • - Fines due to breaking traffic laws and regulations during the hire period are the responsibility
  • of the driver. In the event of fine being received there will be an administration charge
  • - Any extra equipment (GPS, baby seat, etc)
  • - Petrol deposit 100 USD; refunded when returning full
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Upon arrival to San Jose, meet and greet services at Juan Santamaria International Airport will direct you to your transport.
  • Airports:
  • Juan Santamaria Intl Airport, San Jose Costa Rica
Duration
9 days
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • The minimum age to rent a vehicle or be a driver is 21 years
  • All drivers must have a valid driver's license
  • The person who signs the contract must have an international credit card, Visa or Master Card, AMEX
  • Pick-up service at the San José Airport is 24 hours
  • Pick-up service at the Liberia Airport are from Monday to Sunday, 05:00 to 21:00 hrs. Pick-up outsideof these times are subject to a surcharge
  • Pick-up hours at other locations are from Monday to Sunday, 08:00 to 17:00 hrs
  • All pick-up times at other locations will be set according to the office hours.
  • Accident/theft reporting must be notified within 24 hours of incident
  • If the customer returns the vehicle earlier than the agreed upon drop-off date stated in the rental contract, the rental company will not refund the customer for any unused days.
  • Deposit by credit card: Visa or Master Card only
  • Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to tour contents without prior notice
  • For self-guided visits, you must pay your entrance fee directly at the front desk of each park or attraction
  • Recommended arrival before 14:00 hrs.
  • Recommended departure time after 15hrs.
  • What do I need to bring? Comfortable and light clothing is the most suitable for travelling in Costa Rica. Visitors should not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or skimpy clothing when visiting temples, religious or official buildings. Sun protection, sunglasses, a hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 30 Jun 2020
A note from Volcanoes, Nature and Caribbean, Self-drive
Covid-19 risk assessment of the activity completed (routes, visit of sights, possible crowds, number of people in the group, reduced services).
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
Overview
Full Map
10 stops
Day 1
ARRIVAL SAN JOSE
Day 2
SAN JOSE – ARENAL (130km – 4 hrs)
Day 3
ARENAL VOLCANO NATIONAL PARK
Day 4
ARENAL – GUAPILES – TORTUGUERO...
Day 5
TORTUGERO NATIONAL PARK
Day 6
TORTUGERO – GUAPILES – PUERTO...
Day 7
CAHUITA NATIONAL PARK
Day 8
PUERTO VIEJO – SAN JOSE (215km –...
Day 9
DEPART SAN JOSE (25km – 30 min)
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