Costa Rica Pass - Route 1 Self Drive

From$599USDPer person for 2 travellers
8 days,San Jose to San Jose
TCR1DN

San José, Guanacaste, La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano.

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  • From$1259.00USD Per person for 1 traveler
  • From$599.00USD Per person for 2 travelers
  • From$599.00USD Per person for 2 travelers
  • From$579.00USD Per person for 3 travelers
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Hit two of Costa Rica's signature spots: first, head for the outdoor adventure playground around active Arenal Volcano, and take advantage of everything from world-class rafting to rivers of volcano-heated hot springs. Next drive on to the beaches of Guanacaste, Costa Rica's northwest coast, known for dry sunny weather all year round, killer surf and beaches that stretch for miles.

What's Included

  • Arrival and departure transfers.
  • Breakfast daily at most hotels. (Allow USD230-300 for meals not included.)
  • Simple hotel (7 nts)
  • By choosing the car option with the Costa Rica pass, you gain the flexibility of a car with the comfort of a set itinerary. As with the bus transfer option, all accommodation is included in the cost of the pass. THE CAR The standard model used with the Costa Rica Pass is the Daihatsu Terios, which seats three comfortably, leaving room for four pieces of standard luggage. The car is manual transmission, four door, with 4WD capabilities, A/C and AM/FM radio. It also comes equipped with surf racks, baby seats (if requested at the time of booking) and list of important numbers. You will also be provided with country maps and directions to destinations. Be advised that in order to pick up your vehicle, you will require a valid drivers license, passport and major credit card. The driver must between 23 – 75 years old at the time of rental. An international drivers license is not required, only a valid license from your home country. ADDITIONAL COSTS Other costs associated with the car option include: - A mandatory USD 18 per day insurance fee to be paid locally - All fuel costs. - A USD 750 deposit that will be charged to your credit card and withheld for the duration of your rental. Barring any damages, this will be refunded in full when the car is returned. OTHER OPTIONAL COSTS - Additional drivers will be charged USD 2 per day, paid locally. - A non-deductible insurance package with the same coverage as above is available at USD 9 per day.
  • Local assistance; hotel staff.
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Day 1 Arrive San José

Arrive in San José at any time.

Day 2-3 La Fortuna

Drive to your hotel in the town of La Fortuna, located at the foot of the Arenal Volcano. Enjoy two days for optional activities like waterfall hikes, whitewater rafting and natural hot springs.

Day 4-6 Guanacaste

Make your way to your hotel situated on one of the most beautiful beaches of Guanacaste on the northern Pacific coast. Chill out or get active - there are tons of water and land based activities to choose from.

Day 7 San José

Return to San José and enjoy one last night on the town.

Day 8 San José

Depart at any time.

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