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


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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.


  • Shared ground transportation to San Carlos, border assistance at the Nicaraguan side of the border, and a public bus ticket from San Carlos to Managua.
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Get inside tips from a local

What You Can Expect

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 to?Las 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


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • 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 the 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 canceled and an alternative or refund will be offered

Ticket info

You can present either a paper or mobile ticket for this activity.

Local operator information

Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Ticket. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Schedule and Pricing

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Departure point

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

Departure time

7:30 am

Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.


10 hours (approx.)

Seller Information

  • Store Name: Ask Zipy
  • Seller: admin
  • Address: PO Box 47 - 6370
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