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WHO ARE WE? OUR COMMITMENT 
We are a Costarrican operated family tour company with over 17 years of experience serving the world traveler, specializing in personalize attention to all our customers to insure the better enjoyment, efficiency and quality service of all tours operated by us.

Our personalized service includes:

  • Experienced and knowledgeable tour guides.
  • Fully air conditioned vehicles.
  • A group of experts that create your itinerary.
  • One rate all season!!
  • Reasonable prices.
  • Professional and friendly staff.

Discounts in our services.

About Costa Rica tortuguero, tortuguero national park by Jungle Tom Safaris
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Welcome to Costa Rica blessed by an environment featuring a wide variety of microclimates. Costa Rica offers visitors splendid scenery, suitable for spending a splendid vacation.

Costa Rica is a peaceful country, democratic and comparatively safe. Costa Rica is a nation without an official army. Although the major tourist attraction is the wilderness environment. Most of the visitors say that the best of Costa Rica is its people. Costarricans are among the friendliest and most helpful people in the world.

About Costa Rica tortuguero, tortuguero national park by Jungle Tom SafarisBesides its friendly people and democratic system, over 25% of the country's territory is protected by law, assuring procedures for preservation of the natural environment.

Dozens of national parks and protected areas are scattered around the country.

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In infrastructure, Costa Rica offers a very functional highway and secondary road network connecting the entire country. It is very easy to travel by land from one coast to the other within hours. In the morning you can have breakfast on the Caribbean side and have dinner on the Pacific side.

LOCATION
Costa Rica is a small mountainous country located on the lower part of the narrow Central America. Costa Rica is bordered to the north by Nicaragua, to the northeast by the Caribbean Sea, to the southeast by Panama, and to the west and southwest by the Pacific Ocean. This tropical country lies between latitudes 11º13´N and 8ºN and longitudes 82º33´W and 85º58´W.
Costa Rica is a varied country despite its size of 51,000 SP km

About Costa Rica tortuguero, tortuguero national park by Jungle Tom SafarisCLIMATE
Costa Rica has two seasons, the dry and the wet. The dry season lasts from about late December to April, the rest of the year tends to be wet.

During the rainy season the days are sunny and fresh. It starts to rain in the afternoon, usually It starts to rain in the afternoon, usually.

LANGUAGE
Spanish is the official language, however English is understood in the better hotels, travel agencies, airline offices, as well as along much of the Caribbean coast.

CURRENCY
The Costa Rica currency is the COLON. Colones are normally written c/.

About Costa Rica tortuguero, tortuguero national park by Jungle Tom SafarisTAXES - TIPS
Restaurants automatically add a 13% tax and 10% tip to the bill, which is legally correct.
Better hotels add a 16.39% tax to room prices. Tipping above the included amount is not necessary.
Airport tax $28, only cash. They do not take credit card or traveler check.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Citizens of all nations are required to have at least a passport to enter Costa Rica. Passports should be valid for at least six months beyond the dates of your trip.

CREDIT CARDS
Better hotels, restaurants, car rental, travel agencies use most of the credit cards.

Master Card and Visa are both widely accepted.

ELECTRICITY
110 V AC at 60 Hz

 
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