Nicaragua & Costa Rica

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • max group size 16
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  • Starts Granada, Costa Rica
  • Ends San Jose, Costa Rica
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Discover Central America, a land of active volcanoes, idyllic lakes and emerald jungles.
  • Volcanoes, wildliferich rainforest, stunning beaches and ancient rock carvings Ometepe Island has it all. You'll have plenty of free time to explore the island, which is set into beautiful Lake Nicaragua.
  • Hike, cycle or zipline through the steamy cloud forests of Monteverde in Costa Rica. Get up close to nature among the hundreds of mammal, bird and plant species that call this place home.
  • Encounter Costa Rica's famous Arenal Volcano in La Fortuna. Whether it's reflecting back at you in the lake or heating the thermal pools you're stewing away in, the magnificent volcano always makes its presence felt.
The Nicaragua & Costa Rica tour starts in Granada and ends in San Jose. The Nicaragua & Costa Rica is an explorer tour that takes 10 days taking you from Granada to San Jose and through other destinations in Costa Rica.

Whether it’s the twin volcanoes reflected in the water of Lake Nicaragua, the smell of rich morning coffee in the streets of San Jose, or exploring the misty canopies of Monteverde's cloud forests – there’s an unmistakeable allure to Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Discover this enticing pocket of Central America on an adventure where you can do as much or as little as you like. Grab a mountain bike and tackle the hills of Monteverde, swing through the trees on a zip-line, or simply soak in thermal springs heated by the impressive Arenal Volcano. Hedged in by sprawling forests filled with plenty of exotic wildlife, this is the greatest playground on Earth.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT INTREPID TRAVEL
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  • On Mar 27 2017
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  • From Denmark
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  • Anonymous
  • From South Africa
  • On Nov 18 2018
“I had an amazing time on this tour. Mexico is a stunning country and this tour introduces you to some of its highlights.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Granada
  • Day 2: Granada
  • Day 3: Ometepe Island
  • Day 4: Ometepe Island
  • Day 5: Monteverde
  • Day 6: Monteverde
  • Day 7: La Fortuna
  • Day 8: La Fortuna
  • Day 9: San Jose
  • Day 10: San Jose
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (7 nights), Lodge (2 nights)
Transport
  • Private vehicle , Public bus , Taxi , Shared boat , Ferry
Included Activities
  • Granada - Leader-led walking tour
  • Monteverde - Leader led walking tour
  • La Fortuna - Leader led walking tour
  • San Jose - Leader-led walking tour
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Granada and from San Jose are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Nicaragua & Costa Rica tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Nicaragua & Costa Rica tour. You can cancel the tour up to 24 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 23 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 07 June 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 07 June 2021, a deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 23 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Nicaragua & Costa Rica tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Nicaragua & Costa Rica tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you:
  • Central America is tropical, so expect a hot and humid climate. Make sure you protect yourself from the sun, wear comfortable, light clothing and stay hydrated - especially when out on walking tours.
  • There are many opportunities to get active on this adventure. Some of the optional activities, especially the volcano hikes, require a moderate level of fitness and sturdy walking shoes. If you'd prefer to take it easy, however, there are plenty of other things you can do instead.
  • While border crossings are usually straightforward, please prepare to be patient while local authorities process paperwork. 
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Departures will be limited to an average group size of 10 travellers to ensure COVID-19 safety for all travellers.
  • Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this tour. Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing, physical distancing is highly encouraged, and frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
NEED HELP OR HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT THIS TOUR?
If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
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