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Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers

Playa Hermosa 50503, Costa Rica
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Good Meals, a Passport Stamp and Another Country Visited. What Could be Better?

While we were going to be in Costa Rica, I thought it would be fun to take a trip to Nicaragua, as... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Christian G
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Maple, Canada
Seeing Nicaragua was great but long day!

Went on the Nicaragua day trip, very cool to the see the country but the day was 20 hours long... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
dhund912
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Chicago, Illinois
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Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers was founded with the goal of providing all tour packages in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Central America, we specialize in tour guides to Nicaragua we are pioneers in this colonial tour to Nicaragua.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“border crossing” (27 reviews)
“masaya volcano” (36 reviews)
“active volcano” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Playa Hermosa 50503, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

While we were going to be in Costa Rica, I thought it would be fun to take a trip to Nicaragua, as I discovered that there were tours that went there daily. Through the website, Mytanfeet (a brilliant Costa Rica resource and where I discovered...More

Thank Christian G
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PlusPapagayo, Gerente at Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Hola Christian, I like to thank you for taking your time to write this nice review about your tour in Nicaragua. It is always great to know when out clients have a great experience with us. Once again. Muchas gracias.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Went on the Nicaragua day trip, very cool to the see the country but the day was 20 hours long. Jimmy was a great guide and Jose was the best driver! Breakfast and lunch stops were great, and the boat trip in Grenada was awesome,...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Two friends, my husband and I took a trip to Grenada. We stayed overnight and came back the next afternoon. The trip to Grenada was fine. On the trip back, the driver spent virtually the entire time on his phone, even when he was passing...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

If you have limited time and still want to check Nicaragua leaving from Costa Rica this is an excellent way to do it, just get ready as it will be a very long day which is absolutely normal if you want to see so many...More

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PlusPapagayo, Director General at Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Good Morning, We are very happy that you enjoyed tour one day nicaragua.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our day trip to Nicaragua. Experienced a live volcano crater spewing clouds of sulphur emissions! Our guide Uriel Martinez was awesome. Uriel is Nicaraguan by birth but now calls Costa Rica home. He has a wealth of information about Nicaragua. We visited the...More

Thank Marcel L
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PlusPapagayo, Director General at Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Good Morning, We are very happy that you enjoyed tour one day nicaragua.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

My trip to Nicaragua was interesting and I am glad I went. There are some good and bad points: GOOD: 1. lunch was pretty good in Masaya (get the Grilled fish!!) 2. view of the mountain garden - the view of a crater lake was...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

I throughly enjoyed my day trip to Nicaragua. Yes, it is a long day but it is well worth it. Our guide Uriel was knowledgable, informative and passionate about Nicaragua. The lunch included was excellent. Grenada is a beautiful city. The boat trip provided an...More

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PlusPapagayo, Director General at Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Good morning, Thank you very much for your comment we hope it was a good tour the One Day Nicaragua.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Great tour but a very long day for the size of bus we were in! We left Tamarindo at 4:00 am and returned at 10:30 pm. It was a lot of waiting before we even crossed the border but my son just shopped there. The...More

Thank relori
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PlusPapagayo, Director General at Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Good Morning, We are very happy that you enjoyed tour one day nicaragua,unfortunately the bathrooms as examples of the border are not in our hands with cleaning, so where we have breakfast there are clean bathrooms and the stop of the Virgin totally free.

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

NICARAGUA ! I booked this trip through Mardigi Tours. They brought us to a large bus, to join with Plus Papagayo for this tour. -What an amazing day! It was a long day of driving, with long waits at the border crossings, and many stops.......More

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PlusPapagayo, Director General at Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Good Morning, We are very happy that you enjoyed tour one day nicaragua.

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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Booked with Alex on the Beach at Guanacaste. It was a very long day - we got picked up at 5 am and dropped off at 11 pm. Both the breakfast and dinner were excellent as was the border transfer although it did take a...More

Thank N H
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PlusPapagayo, Director General at Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Good morning, Thank you very much for your comment we hope it was a good tour the One Day Nicaragua.

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mikermex
7 January 2017|
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Response from joejac123 | Reviewed this property |
We paid 125 per person. Our reservation was through our hotel. We heard others paid from 90 to 100. I cannot imagine going though the border without the tour guides. Ours were great. It was a very very long day. We could... More
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