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After pick up at your hotel by air-conditioned transportation you first travel for about 2 hours to arrive to Los Chiles where you have a coffee break. Afterwards you go to Las Tablillas which is the border crossing with Nicaragua at about 20 minutes from Los Chiles. Before going to Las Tablillas you first stop at a small office in Los Chiles to pay the exit taxes. Once you arrive at Las Tablillas you complete the border formalities at the Costa Rican side of the border after that you walk across to the Nicaraguan side of the border, a short walk of 500 feet (150 meters). Here your guide waits for you to assist you with the immigration process. Your guide accompanies you to the air-conditioned transportation that takes you to San Carlos (Nicaragua). You arrive in San Carlos by noon.
All hotels in the La Fortuna/Arenal area, if your hotel is located outside the 10 mile radius from the center of La Fortuna a surcharge is applied
Local bilingual guide
One-way shared transfer (La Fortuna - San Carlos)
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Border assistance at the Nicaraguan side of the border
Food and drinks
The listed price does not include a U$8 per person Costa Rica departure tax, payable at the time of tour check-in. The departure tax is required by our local supplier and/or the local transit or governing authority and is not within our control. The entrance tax to Nicaragua U$12 per person neither is included
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
May be operated by a multi-lingual guide (from La Fortuna to San Carlos)
Children from 4 to 11 years old get 30% discount, this only applies to two children being accompanied by two adults
The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.