Beaches And Nature With Tambor, Self Drive

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Group
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 6+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Liberia City, Costa Rica
  • Ends Liberia City, Costa Rica
  • Tamarindo: This busy beach resort is great for a night out, surfing, and exploring the eclectic dining scene.
  • Samara: A relaxed beach town great for soaking up the sun and enjoying the breezy atmosphere.
  • Tambor Beach: Framed by a charming horseshoeshaped bay, this secluded beach boasts beautiful, volcanic sands and an abundance of tranquillity. 
  • San Jose: Costa Rica’s vibrant capital city was founded in the mid18th century, boasting great cultural and historical landmarks. Visit its museums, the Europeaninspired National Theatre, and stroll the charming alleys of its historic neighbourhoods.
Start and end in Liberia City, the tour Beaches And Nature With Tambor, Self Drive is a guided active and outdoor tour that takes 15 days. You will travel through Liberia City, Tortuguero, Arenal and 10 other destinations in Costa Rica. Beaches And Nature With Tambor, Self Drive is a small group tour which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

This comprehensive 15-day tour takes you to some of the most exotic and picturesque areas of the stunning country of Costa Rica. Relax on the sunny shores of Tambor as well as throughout the tour, enjoy an unforgettable excursion in Tortuguero, in a shared shuttle and boat, and take advantage of the freedom to choose optional excursions in the different destinations. From soft sandy beaches to fascinating cloud forests and vibrant volcanoes, this memorable tour will allow you to discover the real Costa Rica while experiencing its incredible wildlife and interesting culture.
  • Day 1: Day 1: ARRIVAL LIBERIA – TAMARINDO (85km – 1.5 hrs)
  • Day 2: Day 2: TAMARINDO – SAMARA (110km – 2 hrs)
  • Day 3: Day 3: SAMARA
  • Day 4: Day 4: SAMARA – TAMBOR (155km – 4 hrs)
  • Day 5: Day 5: TAMBOR BEACH
  • Day 6: Day 6: TAMBOR – SAN JOSE (155km – 3 hrs by road / 1 hr by ferry)
  • Day 7: Day 7: SAN JOSE – TORTUGUERO (135km – 4 hrs by road / 2 hrs by boat)
  • Day 9: Day 9: TORTUGUERO – SARAPIQUI (85km – 3 hrs by road / 2 hrs by boat)
  • Day 10: Day 10: SARAPIQUI
  • Day 11: Day 11: SARAPIQUI – ARENAL (130km – 2.5 hrs)
  • Day 12: Day 12: ARENAL
  • Day 13: Day 13: ARENAL – MONTEVERDE (60km – 2.5 hrs by road / 45 min by boat)
  • Day 14: Day 14: MONTEVERDE
  • Day 15: Day 15: MONTEVERDE – DEPART LIBERIA (130km – 3 hrs)
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  • 14 nights' accommodation
  • 14 breakfasts
  • 3 lunches on days 7, 8, 9
  • 2 dinners on days 7, 8 
  • Air-conditioned transportation for the arrival transfer on a shared basis, from Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport in Liberia to the car rental office
  • 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 Liberia to the Daniel Oduber Airport
  • Tour guides do not accompany guests during transport
  • Second driver
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Applicable Local taxes (VAT)
  • Insurance with No excess
  • Loss Damage Waiver (LDW)
  • Supplemental Liability Coverage (SLC)
  • Emergency contact service
  • Replacement car in case of accident
  • Full-Full petrol rate
  • Coverage up to 70.000 USD per person or 175.000 USD per accident
  • All activties in Tortuguero except the entrance fee to Tortuguero National Park and optional activities
  • Meet and greet on Day 1
  • Hotel taxes
  • Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals if not stated explicitly in the programme
  • Airport taxes 
  • Airport porterage
  • GPS, mandatory insurance, full coverage, refundable deposit, gasoline/petrol costs, ferry costs
  • Optional tours 
  • International / domestic flight tickets or visa fees and local taxes
  • Gratuities for drivers and guides 
  • Tortuguero National Park entrance fee 
  • Entrance to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
  • 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 of the vehicle. 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
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Beaches And Nature With Tambor, Self Drive tour. You can cancel the tour up to 35 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 34 days of departure.


A deposit of 481 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 34 days before departure. For any departures within 10 May 2020 full payment is required.

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Beaches And Nature With Tambor, Self Drive 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.


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