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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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US$55.00*
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One-way Shared Bus Shuttle From La Fortuna to San Carlos
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US$160.00*
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One-Way Shared Transportation from La Fortuna to Managua
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US$60.00*
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One-way Shared Transportation from La Fortuna to El Castillo, 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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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 4 weeks ago 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

Thank connaught
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
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

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
PollevanPoppel, Manager at Agua Trails Crossing Border Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 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

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
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

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
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

Reviewed 31 July 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

Reviewed 2 June 2016

As part of our independent travels we needed to make a return trip from Costa Rica to Nicaragua. On the way out of Costa Rica we planned to transfer from La Fortuna to Sablos Lodge on the San Juan river and on the way back...More

2  Thank casttherunes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We did our 2nd border run to Nicaragua using Aqua trails. Both times it has been a very good experience. We did not take the boat route but instead drove to the border and crossed. We went on another bus to San Carlos. Once there...More

Thank Rfm117
Reviewed 18 October 2015

This is the second tour we've taken with Polle, and Agua Trails. We came back to CR with the kids this year, and wanted to give them the chance to see Nicaragua, stamp their passports :) Polle is a great tour guide. We took the...More

Thank Marcia G
PollevanPoppel, Owner at Agua Trails Crossing Border Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2015

Thank you so much Marcia for these kind words! I'm glad you enjoyed it and appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Kind regards,

Reviewed 18 August 2015

While my husband and I were waiting for our Costa Rica residency, we needed to find a convenient way to travel in and out of the country to have our passports stamped so we could remain in Costa Rica for another 90 days. Since we...More

1  Thank Ty M
PollevanPoppel, Owner at Agua Trails Crossing Border Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2015

Thank you for writing a review, it is appreciated! It was a pleasure having you, Kind regards,

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