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Multi-Day Tour Solentiname Archipelago – 1 Night


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Costa Rica to Nicaragua multi-day tour, travel with us from La Fortuna (Costa Rica) to the beautiful archipelago of Solentiname (Nicaragua). Come and discover the islands of the artisans with us. First, you travel from La Fortuna to Las Tablillas, border crossing with Nicaragua, by air-conditioned transportation, this is a shared transfer. After border formalities, you continue by air-conditioned transportation to San Carlos (Nicaragua). In San Carlos you enjoy lunch and you have a city tour included. Subsequently, your journey continues onto Lake Nicaragua, where the islands of Solentiname are situated. The next day you return to La Fortuna.


  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Family-friendly
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

What You Can Expect

Your multi-day tour (2 days) starts in La Fortuna. After pick up at your hotel by air-conditioned transportation you first travel to Los Chiles, for about 2 hours, where you have a coffee break. Afterward, you go to Las Tablillas which is the border crossing with Nicaragua at about 20 minutes from Los Chiles. Before going to Las Tablillas you first stop at a small office?in Los Chiles?to pay the exit taxes.?Once you arrive at Las Tablillas you to do the border formalities at the Costa Rican side of the border after that you walk across to the Nicaraguan side of the border, a 150 meters walk. Here your guide waits for you to assist you with the immigration process. Your guide accompanies you to the air-conditioned transportation that takes you to San Carlos (Nicaragua). Once you arrive in San Carlos your guides take you on a walking tour where you learn more about the history and the main attractions of this town. After this, you go to a restaurant with a beautiful view over Lake Nicaragua where lunch is included. Subsequently, your journey continues onto Lake Nicaragua where the islands of Solentiname are situated. The islands are known for the artisans that live there, some of them make wooden souvenirs from balsa wood others are painters. Your package includes two times lunch, one dinner and one breakfast at the hotel. After one night you head back to San Carlos at 09:00 AM and afterward to La Fortuna. Our guide again assists you at the border, Nicaraguan side, with the border formalities, after that transportation waits for you at the Costa Rican side to take you back to a restaurant in Los Chiles. Here you have lunch (included) and then you go back to your hotel in La Fortuna. You arrive in La Fortuna at 03:30 PM.


  • Ground transportation La Fortuna – San Carlos (Nicaragua) and vice-versa
  • Roundtrip shared transfer
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Border assistance Nicaraguan side of the border
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • 1-night accommodation
  • Walking tour San Carlos
  • Admission ticket
  • Shared boat transportation San Carlos – Solentiname and vice-versa
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner


  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • The listed price does not include a U$8 per person Costa Rica departure tax, payable at the time of tour check-in. The departure tax is required by our local supplier and/or the local transit or governing authority and is not within our control. The entrance/exit fees in Nicaragua U$14 per person neither are included

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide (from La Fortuna to San Carlos)
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Passport needs to be valid for at least 6 months prior to the date of entry into Costa Rica/Nicaragua
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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Departure point

All hotels in 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

Departure 07:30 AM every day

Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.


2 days (approx.)

Return details

All hotels in La Fortuna/Arenal area, if your hotel is located outside the 10-mile radius from the center of La Fortuna a surcharge is applied

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