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Agua Trails Crossing Border Tours

100 meters south of Banco Nacional, La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 141-4417, Costa Rica
+506 2479 8667
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$55.00*
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One-way Shared Bus Shuttle From La Fortuna to San Carlos
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$60.00*
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One-way Shared Transportation from La Fortuna to El Castillo, Nicaragua
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$65.00*
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Guided Border Crossing from La Fortuna, Costa Rica to Managua, Nicaragua
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Agua Trails has been operating affordable tours and shuttles to Nicaragua for almost a decade. We are a Costa Rican tour operator that offers shuttles and multi-day tours to Nicaragua, leaving from La Fortuna (Costa Rica). Our bilingual local staff in Costa Rica and Nicaragua provides a smooth service at the border, and our enthusiastic service providers are keen to make your stay in Nicaragua a unique and unforgettable experience. Are you enjoying Costa Rica and looking for your next destination, travel to nearby Nicaragua with Agua Trails!
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100 meters south of Banco Nacional, La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 141-4417, Costa Rica
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+506 2479 8667
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything went very smoothly on the way up and back! Having Marjiory was definitely helpful as she knew everyone working at the border and helped us sail through customs with no problem. Due to the gasoline shortages and road blocks, there were no buses waiting...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

I absolutely recommend getting the flight into Ometepe from San Carlos. With the help of Polle at Agua Trails, and the very friendly guide on the Nicaragua side, the process was seamless. The airport at San Carlos is quite an experience to say the least!...More

Thank Gerard M
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Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

We were very late in discovering Agua Trails for our shuttle from San Carlos - La Fortuna, so we contacted them only the evening before we wanted to travel. But they arranged everything last minute for us and it was great! Great service, by kind...More

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Polle v, Gerente at Agua Trails Crossing Border Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2018

First of all, thank you for taking the time to write something about our service, we really appreciate it! We always try to find a solution for our clients even with last minute reservations so I am glad we managed to do so with your...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

I'm very impressed by Agua Trail's professionalism. I originally contacted them because I was trying to go in reverse (Granada to La Fortuna), and could not find any operators that went on that route. (Tip: Their number is WhatsApp-able, so I recommend using that to...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2017

We used Agua Trails for a transfer from Arenal to Sabalos. Everything went fine. Highly recommended. Personal service as we stopped to watch some wildlife on the way.More

Thank Thomas V
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PollevanPoppel, Manager at Agua Trails Crossing Border Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

First of all, thank you very much for taking the time to write something about our service, we really appreciate it! We always try to improve our service and give the people a more personalized experience. Thank you again for your kind words and we...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I had some spare time in La Fortuna so we decided at the last minute to book this tour. We didn't really know what to expect. The office explained the border procedure and instructions before hand via email very well. A van...More

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PollevanPoppel, Manager at Agua Trails Crossing Border Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

First of all, thank you very much for taking the time to write something about our service, we really appreciate it! We continuously strive to improve our services and be helpful in every way possible. It is great to hear that you had a good...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Excellent one day trip starting from La Fortuna all the way to San Carlos de Nicaragua, we had a great time, excellent tour guides and great food, highly recommended.More

Thank Juan B
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PollevanPoppel, Manager at Agua Trails Crossing Border Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

First of all, thank you very much for taking the time to write something about our border crossing service, we really appreciate it! We continuously strive to improve our services and be helpful in every way possible. It is great to hear that you liked...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Polle did a great job in answering all our questions and arranged for a perfect pick up at the border into Costa Rica. He was very friendly and patient.More

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PollevanPoppel, Manager at Agua Trails Crossing Border Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

First of all, thank you very much for taking the time to write something about our border crossing service, we really appreciate it! We continuously strive to improve our services and be helpful in every way possible. It is great to hear that our services...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Polle and his team at Aguatrails did a great job of organising our one-way transfer from La Fortuna in Costa Rica to Isla de Ometepe in Nicaragua. We organised it by email in advance of our visit to Costa Rica (paying 50% upfront by PayPal)....More

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PollevanPoppel, Manager at Agua Trails Crossing Border Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

First of all, thank you very much for taking the time to write something about our border crossing service, we really appreciate it! We continuously strive to improve our services and be helpful in every way possible. It is great to hear that our guide...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2017

We mainly traveled by public transport through Costa Rica and Nicaragua. But, for passing the border we used the service of Agua Trails. They were very flexible and helpful. Crossing the border we had minor incident and we had to vist the hospital in Nicaragua....More

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PollevanPoppel, Manager at Agua Trails Crossing Border Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

First of all, thank you very much for using the services of Agua Trails, we really appreciate it. Our primary goal is to continuously serve our clients in the best possible manner. We are very glad that after the incident at the border our guide...More

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