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Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides

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About Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides
Hi! Travel Around Costa Rica it's what I have done for the last 25 years, first as a Nature Interpreter (tour guide) bringing all this experience in hand 10 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used travelaroundcostarica.com and were very pleased! Sergio helped us secure transportation to and from the airport. The price was cheaper than some other sites. The vehicles were clean and the drivers were friendly and safe. I recommend them for anyone needing transportation. Jackie Dudas

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

I booked a private tour with Orlando Vargas at Los Cusingos bird sanctuary. He was absolutely fantastic. Extremely knowledgeable about the birds, the fauna and all the flora in the sanctuary. We really wanted to immerse ourselves in the environment and he was the best...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Elena C
Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2017

Thanks a lot for your kind review, it was indeed a pleasure showing you around even for that short time. I hope you visit us again in the future so we can show you a little more of our immense biodiversity Orlando

Reviewed July 1, 2017

We (2 families) spent 2 weeks traveling all over Costa Rica with Orlando. We had a wonderful time seeing all different areas of Costa Rica. He was our guide the entire time. He organized our dinners, our hikes, our zip lining, our hotels, and transportation....More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank behybehy
Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2017

Hi ! Can't thank you enough for the kind review and for your visit to our Country, it was for sure my pleasure to be your guide and show you around. Thank you for trusting your special family time to us Orlando

Reviewed June 29, 2017

I am Abuelo PapaJack. I had the blessed and graced experience of a 2 week holiday in Costa Rica with my family - son, daughter-in-law, and three nietos (grandsons) and 11 days Orlando Vargas as guide, teacher, and friend. This man, with his charm, humor,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank JackBJack
Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2017

Dear Papa Jack ! Thank you for one of the nicest reviews ever, your kind words make all our efforts worth, and having the chance to share our country with such a delightful family was an honor. I wish you all the best and please...More

Reviewed March 27, 2017

Spending five days in Costa Rica with Orlando was absolutely the best way we could have spent our money. Our group of eight active travelers was delighted with his abundant enthusiasm and impressed with the knowledge of his country and its wildlife and history. Orlando...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank MeredithN
Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2017

Hi! Thank you so much for your kind review, I can't thank you enough for letting me be part of such a nice group of friends, having fun with you was easy and I think that's what made a difference so we could have the...More

Reviewed March 27, 2017

Orlando Vargas arranged multiple transportation and guided us on three occasions during our two and a half weeks in Costa Rica. We shared some great experiences with him in La Union with Cope watching owls and other wildlife, watching antbirds following an ant swarm near...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank PatrickF708
Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2017

Hi! I can't thank you enough for your kind email, it was indeed a wonderful experience sharing with you a little bit of our Country with you, I enjoyed riding with you and stoping to find the amazing birds we saw. I hope this is...More

Reviewed March 21, 2017

My husband and I (23 & 26yo) used Travel around Costa Ricas Transportation Service from San Jose airport to our final destination Manuel Antonio. Orlando and his son were waiting for us with a sign with our names on it at the exit of the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Orlandovargas, Guest Relations Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2017

Hi Thank you so much, we appreciate your time and the kind review, it was indeed a pleasure meeting you and sharing a little bit about our Country. We hope to see you in a future visit Orlando

Reviewed February 8, 2017

I just went on my 4th Guided Vacation with Orlando, and it was just as great as ever. He always shows us new and exciting places in Costa Rica, even though I've been there multiple times. He showed our family some of the coolest restaurants,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Jessie H
Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2017

Holaaaaaa! So so nice of you to take the precious time to review our services, it has been always such a pleasure to travel with you, your great friends and your lovely family. People like you make our job so much fun and encouraging to...More

Reviewed February 3, 2017

Upon the personal recommendation from Richard Leonardi of Tours Nicaragua (the BEST private tour guide in Nica), I booked my tour with Orlando and his team. For those who have never used a Private Guide, the difference between a private guide and a group tour...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2017

Thank you so much, how wonderful is to find this kind of reviews about our Team and the effort we do so each one of our clients have the best experience in our Country. We can thank you enough for visiting with us and hopefully...More

Reviewed February 2, 2017

We recently returned from a ten day trip with Orlando and could not be more pleased. He created an itinerary to suit our preferred activities. We are enthusiastic but fairly inexperienced bird watchers, and Orlando taught us a great deal about Costa Rica's flora and...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank millhann
Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2017

Hi! Thank you so much, what a nice review and for sure appreciated so much, it was great Traveling Around Costa Rica with you. Seeing that amount of birds with you was amazing and the chance to show you other parts of our Country was...More

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Orlando Vargas makes this tour company topnotch.
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Hi! Thank you for your question, first of all the driving time and on paved roads from San Jose to Manuel Antonio is around 3 hours on normal traffic conditions, the flight time is around 40 minutes and I can have a car... More
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