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8-Day Costa Rica and Nicaragua Tour
Product Code: 3928-184078


  • • Enjoy 8 days traveling through Costa Rica and Nicarangua
  • • Travel to the gorgeous Arenal Volcano Region and Masaya Volcano
  • • Relax on San Juan del Sur Beachand Samara Beach
  • • Enjoy a variety of activities including ziplining, horseback riding, volcano mud baths, kayaking, surfing, and more!
Tour Code
8 days
Departure City
End City
Tour Type:
English, Spanish

Experience: Nature, Adventure, Backpacker, Wildlife, Family

Get in touch with Mother Earth; Explore the world with an active and adrenaline pumping tour; Geared to the "Get up and go!" traveler who wants to enjoy independent or semi-guided adventures; Get up close and personal with nature on guided wildlife tours; Enjoy activities and tours that are perfect for the whole family

Style: Escorted

Tour director/guided escort is available from the beginning to the end of the vacation

Group Type: Standard group

Tour with fellow travelers from all over the world

Activity Level: Moderate

Designed for travelers in good health who are comfortable with light walking or hiking

Quality: Standard

Travel with professional guides, enjoy more time at attractions and/or stay at comfortable accommodations

Day 01


Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn or similar

Welcome to Costa Rica!

Get ready to explore Guanacaste and enjoy all the eco-diversity Costa Rica has for you! You should land at the Liberia International Airport where a shuttle service from the Hilton will meet you and take you to your first night’s stay. Rest, relax or prepare for your upcoming adventure.

Visiting Attractions

Day 02
La Fortuna

Liberia - La Fortuna

Hotel: Hotel Mountain Paradise or similar

After breakfast we'll begin our journey as your tour group we'll travel towards the town of La Fortuna near the magnificent Arenal Volcano. This volcano is known for being one of the most remarkable natural wonders in Costa Rica ever since its first eruption in 1968 and is considered a main attraction for travelers around the world that visit Costa Rica.

In collaboration with a local operator, you will enjoy the adventure of white water rafting on Balsa River where thrills and hours of fun are yours for the entire morning. Picture yourself floating 10 kilometers on one of the most beautiful rivers in Costa Rica and right through the rainforest! Snacks are offered during the trip down the river and a delicious Costa Rican lunch will be waiting for you at the end.

For the grand finale, the rest of the day you get to enjoy at the Hot Springs of your hotel.

Visiting Attractions

Day 03
Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park

La Fortuna - Rincón de la Vieja

Hotel: Hotel Borinquen Mountain Resort or similar

Today we'll say farewell to Arenal and head towards Rincón de la Vieja, Guanacaste where a full day of adventure awaits.

You adventure day includes a horseback riding tour, zip lining thought the forest canopy, a visit to a gorgeous waterfall, and a relaxing afternoon at the natural pools, sauna, and volcanic mud baths. Lunch is included half way through your activities!

Afterwards you can relax at the hotel.

Day 04
Granada, Nicaragua

Rincon de la Vieja - Granada

Hotel: Hotel Colonial Granada or similar

Today we'll rise early for breakfast and depart at 6:30am for the Nicaraguan border.

A unique experience awaits as you will enter the colonial route to Granada, a city known for its unique and well-preserved colonial architecture. Granada is the third largest city in Nicaragua dominated by the powerful Mombacho Volcano and located on the shores of Lake Nicaragua where your adventure continues with an amazing boat tour throughout the channels of Las Isletas (Little Islands).

After a scenic boat ride you will enjoy a lunch together and head towards your hotel in the heart of Granada. There rest of the day is free to discover this beautiful city filled with churches, museums and the central market. Take a walk down Granada Calzada (“Main Street”) which is home of so many restaurants, boutiques and shops that will make you fall in love with this unique colonial Central American town.

Day 05
Granada, Nicaragua

Granada - Samara

Hotel: Hotel Villas Playa Samara or similar

In the morning we'll have an early breakfast and depart at 8:00 am for a short walk to the observatory of La Merced Church where you will be able to take one last picture of an impressive panoramic view of Granada to start the day.

From here we'll head to Masaya Volcano National Park, established in 1979 with 54.00 km2 consisting of roads and trails that lead to each of the five craters in the park. You will be amazed at the depth of the crater and its amazing views.

After exploring here we'll head to the artisan market of Catarina where you will have the opportunity to purchase local souvenirs and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Laguna de Apoyo.

Finally, we will head towards San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua’s #1 beach destination. You will enjoy a delicious lunch at a local beach restaurant (not included), and we definitely recommend that you try the lobster tails for just about $8.00 a plate.

We will then head back to Costa Rica in the late afternoon for the final stop of the trip: Playa Samara! Dinner will be on your own at the restaurant of the hotel or any of the wonderful restaurants in Playa Samara.

Day 06
Playa Samara


Hotel: Hotel Villas Playa Samara or similar

Today you'll be staying at the gorgeous Hotel Villas Playa Samara where you will be able to enjoy one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica.

Villas Playa Samara is an ideal destination to relax and explore the charming fisherman village of Playa Samara. For those who wish to continue the adventure, we recommend speaking to your guide for additional activities such as deep sea fishing, kayaking, or surfing.

Visiting Attractions

Day 07
Playa Samara


Hotel: Hotel Villas Playa Samara or similar

Another day in beautiful Samara! Relax on the beach or join a great adventure tour.

Visiting Attractions

Day 08

Playa Samara - Liberia

Today sadly it is time to go back home. We will take you back to the airport right on time for your flight back home. We hope you have enjoyed this Costa Rica adventure arranged specially for you. Safe travels and Pura Vida!

Pick-up Details/Transfers
【Airport Pick-Up】
We provide 24-hour free pick-up service. Airport pick-up is always available depending on your flight.
Recommended Airport: LIR Daniel Oduber International Airport.

【Airport Drop-Off】
Airport drop-off is always available depending on your flight on the final day of the tour.

Package Includes

  • Bilingual Guide-Certified by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute
  • 7-Night 4-Start Hotel Accommodations
  • Transportation in a comfortable touring bus
  • Airport Pick-up/Drop-off
  • Daily breakfast
  • Personal English Speaking Customer Service
  • Balsa River White Water Rafting & Lunch
  • Horseback riding tour, ziplining, and natural pools/sauna/mud bath admission with lunch
  • Las Isletas boat tour

Package Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Admissions and optional tours (Items and prices may vary due to the season and are subject to the final confirmation made by tour guide when on tour)
  • All personal expenses including hotel room service and meals; however, you have the option to pay for meals the tour guide arranges.
  • Tips
Special Notes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    50% fee upon reservation
    100% fee 32 days or less prior to arrival
  • Reschedule Policy:
    One week, a 15% charge will be added to the cost. (15% of the cost of the tour)
    Less than one week before the onset, a 30% charge will be added to the cost of their tour.
  • All travelers must sign waivers at the start of the tour.
  • Some adventure tours have ages, height, weight and health restrictions.
  • Must be 18+ to check in at hotels or have a responsible adult for this tour.
  • Credit card and valid ID is required upon check-in.
  • All hotels or activities providers selected and offered on this tour may be changed at any time & for any reason.
  • What to Bring: Comfortable Hiking Shoes, Flip Flops or Sandals, Summer Clothing, Swim Trunks, Sun Block, Hat, Sun Glasses, Bug Spray.
  • This tour/activity is overseen by a select local operator in the region. Upon booking your tour or activity and after receiving confirmation, you will be issued an e-ticket detailing the local operator's name and contact information. If you require assistance finding a specific tour, please contact us for more information.

Pricing Info

Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.

*Price for Single Occupancy applies when one person stays in one standard hotel room.
*Price for Double/Triple/Quadruple Occupancy applies when two/three/four people stay in one standard hotel room.
*Triple/Quadruple price does not guarantee a third or fourth bed in the room since each room is equipped with 2 beds. Please check the availability at the time of check-in.
*Price for child applies when a child aged under 14 stays in one standard room as a third or fourth person.
*Maximum room capacity: 4 people including adult and child/infant.
*Children's rate for under 14 years is 70% of 1 adult rate on double room.

Reservation Info

    1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
    2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
    3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
    4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.

Terms and Conditions

    - Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
    - Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
    - Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
    - Please refer to Customer Agreement before you make reservation.
    - Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.

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Departure Date:jul-01, 2017
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