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Address: Escazu, Escazu, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 88124756
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Description: Hi!Travel Around Costa Rica it's what I have done for the last 20 years...
Hi!Travel Around Costa Rica it's what I have done for the last 20 years, first as a Nature Interpreter (tour guide) bringing all this experience in hand 4 years ago I started Travel Around Costa Rica a Tour Operator that covers the needs for authentic Costa Rican experiences, our customized tours will for sure allow you to interact and definitely get to know the Ticos (Costaricans) in a special way.Let me take you to the areas that are seriously off the beaten path and show you the real deal
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Orlando came highly recommended by friends and we had an amazing trip. We traveled in a group with 4 adults and 5 kids ranging from age 5-10. Orlando is a great guy and fun to... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Orlando came highly recommended by friends and we had an amazing trip. We traveled in a group with 4 adults and 5 kids ranging from age 5-10. Orlando is a great guy and fun to travel with, he's fantastic with kids, and the most knowledgable guide I've ever encountered. We all learned so much about wildlife, Costa Rica's ecosystems, history,... More 

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We took two transfers. The driver was on time spoke very good English. Orlando was easy to talk to knowledgeable and friendly. My son usually gets car sick. His transportation is a new Toyota van. All seats recline and it was very comfortable (no car sickness). He was right on time at the airport with a sigh. If you need... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The first time I got in contact with Orlando was in 2009 when traveled to Costa Rica for the first time. At that time he got us in contact with someone who took us different day trips from our hotel in Guanacaste. Everything went so smoothly that we decided that if we ever did a tour around the country, we... More 

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Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this review

Marivilloso!!! is the Word to describe the time I spent with you and your lovely friends, it was a pleasure for sure and the fact that we had been in touch for so long made it look like If I knew you for ever, please thank everyone for being so nice to me during the trip and I will for... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I first met Orlando listening to the stories my Dad told me about his trips to Costa Rica and his adventures with him. I could not anticipate that a few years later I would get to spend 10 amazing days in Costa Rica with my Dad and Orlando and that I would leave there with a new member of my... More 

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Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this review

Dear Julie! Thank you so much for the kind review and the beautiful words, you know all the adventures I've had Traveling Around Costa Rica with your Dad and Mom, I however have to tell you that our trip was so amazing, I couldn't stop learning from you guys and I was so wishing for the tour to never ended,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We spend four days with Orlando at the beginning of our trip to CR. He helped us plan an itinerary that would work for our whole family. We have four active boys ranging from 15-24 years. He made sure everyone got to experience what they would like. ATV, hiking, white water rafting and our youngest had his favorite time when... More 

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Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this review

Dear Friends! Thank you so much for your time writing this great review, it was for sure all my pleasure traveling with you, Thank you for trusting your Family Vacations to us and also for letting me show some of our beautiful Country. Orlando More 

Hamilton, Bermuda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Book your trip with Orlando, you wont be disappointed, we just returned from a week tour around CR with him and he was great. We were a large family and he catered to our every need, even looked after our 1 yr old while we zip lined! would highly recommed his services. Orland made our trip really special and we... More 

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Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this review

Dear Family! First of all thank you for the great review and your kind words, it was so nice having the chance to meet such a nice family, I will never forget our little Horse Back adventure but more than anything I miss my little friend I miss him very much. Best Regards and I look forward to seeing you... More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Finished up a little early and had time for a one day tour with Orlando. Luckily he was available the next day and gave my elderly father and myself approx. 8 hour CR volcano and highlands tour. Extremely informative and enjoyable fellow. Answered about a million questions and seemed like old friend by the end. Speaks 5 languages, good driver,... More 

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Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this review

Amigo! Thank you so much for your kind review, regardless of the little time we spend together on a One Day Tour it was my pleasure sharing a bit of Costa Rica with you guys. Orlando Vargas More 

Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Orlando made our trip to Costa Rica so easy and perfect for the whole family. This was the first time we traveled with a guide, and Orlando was was the perfect choice. He struck a balance always being present and helpful with giving us space and time. The hotels he chose were great- friendly and allowed the kids to explore... More 

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Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this review

Hello Family! Thank you so much for your great review and kind words, please thank again and again your beautiful daughter for the nice Father's Day Card, I will treasure that for ever. Hopping to see you in the future and do the South Part of Costa Rica. Orlando Vargas B. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My family traveled with our friends to Costa Rica in June. Four adults and four young kids. We had a great time. Orlando is a superb host and guide. He was great with the kids and wonderful to spend time with. It felt like traveling with a knowledgeable local friend. He put together a trip that worked well for all... More 

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Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this review

Dear Friends! Thank you so much for your kind review and for letting me sharing a little bit of Costa Rica, I had a great time driving you and guiding you around, my best and favourite time was the birding time with the kids it was very meaningful to me. Thank you again and looking forward to a future trip:... More 

Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I must admit that I was very hesitant about booking transportation service in Costa Rica and had absolutely no idea what to expect. I read the reviews for Orlando Vargas on Tripadvisor and emailed Orlando several times before booking his services. From the moment the 11 of us met Orlando at the airport until we said goodbye, he showed us... More 

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Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this review

Amigos Pura Vidaaaa! Still enjoying our great deal at the World cup, I wanted to thank you for all the Support and mostly for your kind Review, I was so lucky to have met you all and will always think of you when going around Arenal and the other great places we Traveled Around. Thank you for your Friendship and... More 

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