Guided Border Crossing From La Fortuna, Costa Rica To Managua, Nicaragua

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    7:30 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    All hotels in the La Fortuna/Arenal area, if your hotel is located outside the 10 mile radius from the center of La Fortuna a surcharge is applied
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Cross the border smoothly from La Fortuna, Costa Rica to San Carlos, Nicaragua, and travel on to Managua with the help of a local bilingual guide and pre-arranged transportation. Hotel pickup, guide and transportation included.


Hotel pickup included

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After pickup at your hotel in La Fortuna by air-conditioned transportation, travel for two hours to the town of Los Chiles for a coffee break and to pay Costa Rican exit taxes (not included) before continuing another 20 minutes toLas Tablillas on the border with Nicaragua. After completing border paperwork on the Costa Rican side of the border, walk 500 feet (150 meters) to the Nicaraguan side of the border where a second guide waits to assist with the immigration process to enter Nicaragua. Following those formalities, your guide accompanies you to air-conditioned transportation to San Carlos, Nicaragua, then board a public bus for the six hour ride to Managua.


Hotel pickup

Local bilingual guide

One-way shared transfer in air-conditioned transportation from La Fortuna, Costa Rica to San Carlos, Nicaragua

Border assistance

Public bus from San Carlos to Managua



Hotel drop-off

Mandatory U$8 per person Costa Rica departure tax which is payable at the time of tour check-in

Mandatory US$12 per person Nicaragua entrance tax

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children ages 4 to 11 get a 30% discount, this only applies to two children being accompanied by two adults

If there are not enough passengers to meet this requirement the trip will be cancelled and an alternative or refund will be offered