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Tortuguero National Park 3-Day Tour from San Jose

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    What to Expect
    Day 1 - (B, L, D)

    Leave your hotel in San Jose in the morning. Admire the biodiversity of an astonishing protected area in Costa Rica as you drive by Braulio Carrillo National Park, a primary forest in 95% of its extension. Have a taste of a delicious Costa Rican breakfast en route. Be a special guest in a banana processing and packaging plant and learn more about one of Costa Rica's prime products (subject to availability). Board a comfortable boat upon arrival to the port, and let this extraordinarily exotic paradise enchant you, as you travel along the Tortuguero Canals. Have a one-in-a-lifetime experience in this unique place surrounded by a great variety of flora and fauna of breathtaking beauty. Enjoy a refreshing cocktail and a delicious lunch as you arrive at your lodge.

    After lunch, you will visit the museum, the beach area and the small and picturesque town of Tortuguero. A delightful dinner will be served upon arrival to the lodge.

    Day 2 - (B, L)

    Optional morning tour: Enjoy nature at its best as you undertake a journey through the canals at dawn, and take your best shot of a real Caribbean sunrise. 

    Take your time to enjoy the private trails, ride a boat through the canals or just relax.

    Optional night tour: Walk on the beach and admire the green turtles nesting (July through September).

    Day 3 - (B, L)

    Departure to San José. Start the day with a breakfast at the lodge, and then start to make your way back to San Jose. A light lunch will be served en route, and you'll be dropped off at your accommodation in San Jose in the late afternoon.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    La Pavona (Embarcadero a Tortuguero), Limón Province, Pococí, Costa Rica

    Traveler pickup is offered
    3 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • 2 nights accommodation
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    • Lunch
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pick up and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Entry/Admission - Tortuguero National Park
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 25 pounds (12 Kg) luggage. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Our tour guide did a great job arranging the trip! The transportation is very comfortable. We rode through a beautiful national park on the way. We were lucky to observe irazu smoking in a clear day. Note that because of a one way road, we encountered traffic jam on the way
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    Response from TamTravelAgency, Director of Sales at Tortuguero National Park 3-Day Tour from San Jose
    Responded 12 Mar 2019
    Dear Aurola Thank you so much for your kind words. We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us. We count ourselves lucky for customers like you. We look forward to working with you again in the future! Best regards
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    I took Tom’s Safari tour which was personal and well planned. I got to know the friendly guide and the other travelers well because we had an opportunity to get to know each other when we stopped for a really nice Costa Rican breakfast. We came to a very Rain Forest kind of
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    Response from TamTravelAgency, Director of Sales at Tortuguero National Park 3-Day Tour from San Jose
    Responded 20 Jan 2019
    Thank you for the review, TAM really appreciates when our customers take time to leave a note about us! We are happy you experienced our amazing tour in Tortuguero, and hope to see you again soon with your friends!
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    About the operator
    By: TAM Travel Corporation
    96 reviews
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    Very Misleading!
    TAM Agent )Alan) at the Mangoove selling tours is dishonest! Mislead us about the length of a drive when he had
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    Alexandria, Virginia
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    Good tour if you want something to do around San Jose
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    This trip is a MUST DO!
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    Yari C
    Great rafting through beautiful scenery
    This was an amazing trip! We rafted through beautiful scenery and our guide Ronald was super helpful. The food was
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    Atlanta, Georgia
    Excellent tour experience !!
    I worked with TAM travel as part of the preferred vendors with Delta Vacations. My contact Brian Aviles was
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    Michele K
    Great tour and great guide!
    We are a family of 10 and we had a fantastic time doing the 3 in 1 tour. Our guide, Julio was entertaining and
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    Felixstowe, United Kingdom
    Better to DIY, forget the tour option
    Great views but everything else very ordinary. Tour pick up process is a nightmare, after an hour you have made no
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    Stay away if you have children!
    I scheduled the Buenavista challenge for me and my two children. I’m a widow so it was just the three of us. My
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    Newington, Connecticut
    Great chance to have several Adrenalin rushes!
    We did the Buenaventura’s Vista Challenge,. Ages 11-78 and we all had a ball. Dixon was a very helpful and
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    Muscatine, Iowa, United States
    Mediocre at Best
    The tour began with hotel pick up at 10 am and delivery back to the hotel at 4:15 pm. We stopped at a jewelry
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    World Rover R
    Manalapan, United States
    Great tour to introduce one to central Costa Rica
    Highly recommend hit tour. The stop to Grecia for the church is painless enough as it is for the driver to rest
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    Scottsdale, Arizona
    Rincon adventure tour - great start to finish
    Dad (me) and twenty something daughters did 7ish hour tour from El Mangrove. The coordination with onsite
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    Great tour and tour guide! Pretty full day, every aspect of the tour was an amazing experience! Highly recommend
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