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Costa Rica On A Shoestring

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highlights
  • Try adrenaline sports like whitewater rafting and waterfall rappelling
  • Take in the views of Arenal Volcano towering over La Fortuna
  • Chill out by the Pacific Ocean.
The Costa Rica on a Shoestring tour starts and ends in San josé. The Costa Rica on a Shoestring is a Wildlife tour that takes 8 days taking you through San josé, Costa Rica and 2 other destinations in Costa Rica. The Costa Rica on a Shoestring tour includes accommodation, staff & experts, transport and some activities. Please see the Includes section for more information.

Hit two of Costa Rica's famed features – volcanoes and beaches – on this exciting trip that isn't too hard on the wallet. Get the adrenaline pumping in La Fortuna, then soak up the hippie spirit of Montezuma and relax on the beach. While you're free to choose your own adventure and optional adrenaline-inducing activities like waterfall rappelling, your accommodation and transportation are included. Our expert CEOs will help you make the most of your time. Take a trip that's packed with just the essentials – eight days of maximum Costa Rica at minimum cost.
Is this tour for me?
Travel Style: 18-to-Thirtysomethings

Fast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.

Service Level: Basic

Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.

Physical Grading: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group

Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.

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what’s included Accommodation
  • Simple hotels (3 nets), hostels (4 nts, multi-share).
Meals Included
  • No meals included
Transport
  • Local bus, ferry, taxi, walking.
Staff & experts
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
Included activities
  • Carte Blanche: La Fortuna
  • Beach time in Santa Teresa
  • Free time in La Fortuna
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 8 days
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 18 participants
Age Requirement 18 - 39
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Starts/Ends San josé, Costa Rica/ San josé, Costa Rica
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Travel Insurance

The Costa Rica on a Shoestring tour requires that you have a travel insurance covering emergency evacuation and repatriation. If you do not already have a travel insurance please do get in touch with us after booking and we will help you.


Visa

For this Costa Rica on a Shoestring 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.

Cancellation No additional cancellation fees apply for this Costa Rica on a Shoestring tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.
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