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Agua Trails Crossing Border Tours

Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 141-4417, Costa Rica
+506 2479 8667
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USD 55.00*
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One-way Shared Bus Shuttle From La Fortuna to San Carlos
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USD 60.00*
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One-way Shared Transportation from La Fortuna to El Castillo, Nicaragua
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USD 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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“los chiles” (11 reviews)
“san carlos” (22 reviews)
“el castillo” (4 reviews)
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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 25 October 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 7 November 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 13 October 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

Thank Neha H
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PollevanPoppel, Manager at Agua Trails Crossing Border Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 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 18 September 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 7 November 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 4 September 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 7 November 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 18 July 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 7 November 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 4 May 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

Thank joachim24
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PollevanPoppel, Manager at Agua Trails Crossing Border Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 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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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The woman that met us in San carlos was very nice and helpful.The problem was in Costa Rica.We paid in advance by paypal to take this shuttle.We were picked up at the border and taken to Los chilles where we sat for an hour waiting...More

Thank Chica2014
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PollevanPoppel, Manager at Agua Trails Crossing Border Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Thank you for your review, first of all I am very sorry for what happened on the bus from Los Chiles to La Fortuna with the other traveler that upset both you and your daughter, quite unpleasant indeed after a long day of traveling but...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We traveled for three weeks from Costa Rica (San Jose) to Nicaragua and back. We mainly used public transport, but for these first few days we decied to take it easy going to Sabalos Lodge (close to El Castillo) via La Fortuna. By recommendation of...More

Thank JeroenNa
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PollevanPoppel, Manager at Agua Trails Crossing Border Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 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 felt...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

invaluable help in getting on a Sunday across the border from La Fortuna to El Castillo Nicaragua. I don't think we'd have made it on our own using public transport. Marjiory picked us up in Nicaragua and steered us onto the right boat and gave...More

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

First of all, thank you very much for taking the time to write something about our crossing border service, we really appreciate it! I am very glad you liked our service and it´s also great to hear that you were pleased to receive more information...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

During our holiday we booked a border transfer from Nicaragua to Costa Rica via Aqua Trail to la fortuna. The reservation and communication was clear and Quickly arrangement. We arrived per boat in San Carlos (arriving from El Castillo), in san Carlos the guide was...More

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to write something about our border crossing service, we really appreciate it! We always try to serve our clients in the best possible manner. We are pleased that all the arrangements worked out well for you. Thank...More

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