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Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides

Escazu, Costa Rica
+506 8812 4756
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Best tour comoany

I did allot of research for our trip to San Jose, Costa Rica. I found Travel around Costa Rica... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2016
Dana F
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Austin, Texas
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Wouldn't see Costa Rica any other way

Normally I act as our family's travel agent, and do all the planning for our vacations. After... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2016
Candy S
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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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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“orlando vargas” (22 reviews)
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Escazu, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I did allot of research for our trip to San Jose, Costa Rica. I found Travel around Costa Rica. I read allot of their reviews and everyone really gave them high marks. I emailed them and told them what I wanted to do while there....More

2  Thank Dana F
Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Holaaa! Thank you so so much! I can't thank you enough for visiting with us and allowing us to show you a bit of our Culture, Nature, and what really Costa Rica is all about. I had a wonderful time taking you girls around and...More

Reviewed 24 June 2016

Normally I act as our family's travel agent, and do all the planning for our vacations. After covering all 50 states over the last 6 years, we were ready for our first trip out of the country. Costa Rica was the decision and I started...More

3  Thank Candy S
Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Dear Family! Thank you for the great review and kind words, I had such a great time Traveling Around Costa Rica with you, please stay in touch and I see you soon! Orlando

Reviewed 30 May 2016

This is an update to a review we did back in 2011. Since that first review we have continued to use Orlando Vargas and Travel Around Costa Rica for all of our in-country travel needs. Since 2011 we've been back to Costa Rica 4 or...More

2  Thank Chad and Nansy W
Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Thank you so so much! As always it is great to see you and I hope you all come back soon! Orlando

Reviewed 20 April 2016

Orlando was recommended to us by my husband's son & daughter-in-law and we can't thank them enough for suggesting him. He was GREAT. I can't give him enough superlatives. He was right at the exit at the airport with his air conditioned van and bottles...More

1  Thank jillvandw
Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2016

Hi! Thank you so much for your kind words and great Review of our services, we for sure were more than glad to work for you and definitely hope to have you visiting again some time in the future. Orlando

Reviewed 11 April 2016

Our introductory trip to Costa Rica was fabulous thanks to our local tour guide Orlando Vargas. His entertaining banter enlivened our experience while visiting volcanoes and rainforests. With a degree in botany and a love for his land he guided us through the Lankaster Botanical...More

Thank quinn120
Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2016

Dear Friends! Thank you so much for the great review, we have been in charge of the ground operation for this group for several years and for sure enjoy it every single year, it was certainly great having you as my Tour Leader and thank...More

Reviewed 19 March 2016

Orlando's deep knowledge and easy sense of humor made this one of our most memorable tours. He showed care with the elderly in our tour group and his selection of restaurants was spot on. His energy and witty repartee helped us endure the longer rides....More

1  Thank foodhoundBurbank_Ca
Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2016

Hola! I can't thank you enough for the great review and kind words, after 20 years of doing this tour for Gadabout Tours it is still one of my favourite traveling trips of my season, sharing stories with travellers and learning from their whole life...More

Reviewed 14 March 2016

If you go to Costa Rica (And you MUST it is AMAZING) you MUST travel with Orlando and Travel Around Costa Rica!!! Throughout the planing Orlando was extremely prompt at responding to our emails One we arrived in Costa Rica our journey consisted of a...More

Thank lmoss87
Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2016

Thank you so much! I am so glad to get such a great review and this for sure ensure the future visitors a great experience. i appreciate very much your time and kind words, it was indeed a pleasure to work for you and we...More

Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Orlando Vargas is a consummate professional, and yet open to real connection with the people he tours with. He is deeply knowledgeable about plants and animals, especially birds. His reverence for the amazing flora and fauna of Costa Rica is infectious. My niece and I...More

Thank coney.islander
Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2016

Thank you so much for your precious time, it was indeed a pleasure guiding and making all the tour arrangements for you. Hope to have you visiting again soon: Orlando Vargas

Reviewed 29 January 2016

I have traveled with Orlando all around CR with groups for the past 17 years its now 2016 : He is always interesting fun knowledgeable, He can do anything and has a fun way to give us history and fun facts.. The drivers all love...More

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Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2016

Thank you so much it has been a pleasure and an honor, thank you for all your support my Dear.....

Reviewed 24 January 2016

I contacted Orlando and told him that we wanted to see some highly endangered and hard to find great green macaws. He planned the most fabulous trip...and we saw many great green macaws, scarlet macaws, monkeys monkeys monkeys, 2 kinds of sloths, crocodiles, a purple...More

Thank dottyCanadaCostaRica
Orlandovargas, Manager at Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2016

Hi! Thank you so much for the kind words and nice review, I had such a great time showing you around that I can t wait for the next adventure. I don't want to take all the credit for the success of our trip and...More

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Hawardofla
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Response from foodhoundBurbank_Ca | Reviewed this property |
Orlando Vargas makes this tour company topnotch.
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Mindy O
17 July 2016|
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Response from Orlandovargas | Property representative |
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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