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San Jose Walking and Bus City Tour

San Jose Walking and Bus City Tour

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Explore the Costa Rican capital’s rich history, landmark buildings, and modern culture on a combo bus and walking tour of San Jose. Get a great introduction to city highlights like the National Theater and Art Museum, and stop to walk through bustling markets and public plazas to feel the pulse of this modern Central American metropolis. Get an extra boost of Costa Rican culture by listening to traditional folkloric music onboard the bus.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD72.00
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USD72.00

Half-Day San Jose Evening Bus Tour with Dinner and Pickup

Half-Day San Jose Evening Bus Tour with Dinner and Pickup

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Experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of San Jose on an evening bus tour. Starting from your hotel, a comfortable double-decker bus with onboard WiFi serves as your transportation for the evening. See over 25 of the city’s landmarks and stop for a bilingual guided tour at key locations, including the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum. Enjoy an included dinner of local cuisine, before drop-off at your hotel.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD72.00
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USD72.00

Explore San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Tour with Local Dinner

Explore San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Tour with Local Dinner

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Discover San Jose’s hidden delights with this unique evening tour of the Costa Rican capital. Get up close and personal with the nightlife in San Jose, starting with the Morazán Park where we will learn post-colonial Costa Rican history. From there, our appreciation for San Jose’s historical architecture continues, with a walk by the Metallic Building, then on to Spain Park for a fantastic view of the Yellow House (now the Ministry of Foreign Affairs). We’ll continue to charming Barrio Escalante, one of the oldest residential areas in San Jose. Finish the night with a 3-course meal and wine or beer pairings at a gourmet Costa Rican restaurant.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD76.50
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USD76.50
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San Jose City Tour with lunch. Private Tour
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San Jose City Tour with lunch. Private Tour

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San Jose is the cultural capital of Costa Rica and boasts a rich and varied history. Get acquainted with the city’s charms on a private tour, featuring a customizable itinerary of must-see attractions and private transportation through the city’s maze of trafficked avenues.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD145.00
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USD145.00
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San Jose Sightseeing City Tour

San Jose Sightseeing City Tour

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Explore San Jose on this guided half-day sightseeing tour. Great for first-time visitors to the city, the tour includes stops at historic and cultural sites such as the Costa Rican Art Museum in La Sabana, the city center, the National Theater, the University of Costa Rica, and the arts and crafts market. Plus, enjoy lunch at a local Costa Rican restaurant.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD90.00
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USD90.00
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Day Trip from San Jose to Sloths & other wildlife Rescue Center

Day Trip from San Jose to Sloths & other wildlife Rescue Center

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Get out of the city and experience Costa Rica’s rich wildlife heritage with this half day private tour to the Toucan Rescue Ranch. What started out as a rescue facility for toucans has expanded to include other charismatic species such as sloths, monkeys, parrots, and owls. Learn all about them from the dedicated staff committed to their care.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD150.00
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USD150.00
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Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner

Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner

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In just one day, it’s possible to visit top Costa Rica attractions like Arenal Volcano, La Paz Waterfall, and Arenal Hot Springs when you book this guided tour from San Jose. All-inclusive private transport smooths over otherwise tricky transportation logistics, and your guide keeps you well entertained and informed as you explore. This tour includes all entrance fees plus two meals, adding up to a great value.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD169.00
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USD169.00

One Day Adventure Tour from San Jose

One Day Adventure Tour from San Jose

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This sampler adventure tour from San Jose fits the best of Costa Rica's beaches, rivers, and rain forests into one action-packed day. Catch some sun at popular Jaco Beach, one of the closest to the capital, and go croc-spotting at a famous overlook on the Tarcoles River. Then head into the lush jungle for a thrilling zipline canopy tour plus your choice of a horseback ride to tropical waterfalls or an ATV safari.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD155.00
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USD155.00

Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs From San José
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Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs From San José

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Head to La Fortuna, home to the Arenal Volcano, on this guided all-day tour from San Jose. Sit back and relax as you travel through diverse plantations and cattle ranches on the roughly 3.5-hour drive. After arriving, enjoy lunch with a view of the volcano. Then, take a dip in the area’s thermal waters and indulge in an optional massage or other treatment.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD167.00
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USD167.00

Rainforest Adventures in Costa Rica Aerial Tram Tour Braulio Carrillo

Rainforest Adventures in Costa Rica Aerial Tram Tour Braulio Carrillo

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Explore three levels of lush Costa Rican rain forest from the floor to the canopy on a guided tour tour of Braulio Carrillo National Park. Learn about local flora and fauna as you walk along nature trails, explore specialty gardens, and glide over treetops in an aerial tram, all narrated by a guide with extensive knowledge about the local ecosystem. Optional upgrade includes pickup and drop-off from your lodging in San Jose.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD70.00
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USD70.00

Explore San Jose on Foot: Food Delights and Sights Walking Tour

Explore San Jose on Foot: Food Delights and Sights Walking Tour

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Get a taste of San Jose’s culture and cuisine on this 3-hour walking tour. Explore Costa Rica’s capital accompanied by an expert guide and learn about the city’s history, architecture and flavor. Explore the produce stalls of two traditional markets and discover what makes Costa Rican coffee so delicious as you sample some local brews. The tour is capped at 12 people for a personalized small-group experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD39.30
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USD39.30
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Super Combo Tour: Waterfalls Gardens + Coffee Tour + Poás Volcano

Super Combo Tour: Waterfalls Gardens + Coffee Tour + Poás Volcano

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Go beyond the city of San José and discover its beautiful surroundings on this full-day tour. Start your day with a Costa Rican breakfast at a local coffee plantation, then learn about the coffee-making process on a farm tour. Afterward, head to the active Poas volcano to explore its massive crater before heading to a nature park to see an animal sanctuary and picturesque waterfalls.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD181.82
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USD181.82

Day trip from San Jose to Wildlife Refuge La Paz Waterfall Gardens

Day trip from San Jose to Wildlife Refuge La Paz Waterfall Gardens

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Home to over 100 species of animals, five waterfalls and a cloud forest the Wildlife Refuge La Paz Waterfall gardens is bursting with bio diversity. Visit, explore, learn and even hike among the sloths, monkeys, tropical birds, pumas, ocelots and more who call Costa Rica’s most visited private ecological reserve home. Take in the incredible plant life like wild orchids on this full-day, small group tour with lunch included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD130.00
Price varies by group size
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USD130.00
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San Jose Night City Tour

San Jose Night City Tour

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San Jose is filled with amazing attractions to see such as the National Theater of Costa Rica and the Metropolitan Cathedral, but if you’re not familiar with San Jose, it could take you ages to see everything on your list. Take this San Jose nighttime city tour and travel with a guide who knows their way around under the city lights. Plus, dinner and round-trip transport are both included.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD90.00
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USD90.00
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San Jose ART Walking Tour - small groups, creative experience

San Jose ART Walking Tour - small groups, creative experience

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Whether you’re an art collector or enthusiast, you’ll enjoy this tour that explores the contemporary Costa Rican art scene. Visit galleries featuring indigenous works, fashion, paintings, sculptures, furniture, and more, and possibly meet the artists. Along the way, you’ll also catch sight of the local graffiti and learn about the history of the city and its current events.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD32.00
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USD32.00

San Jose Craft Beer Walking Tour with food pairings by Carpe Chepe

San Jose Craft Beer Walking Tour with food pairings by Carpe Chepe

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Sample what’s on tap at local breweries on this pub crawl tour in San Jose. Hear about the beer revolution in Costa Rica while you learn about the brewing process and how to pair beer with certain foods. Plus, as you travel between pubs, discover the city's streets at night on this walking tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD55.00
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USD55.00

Arrival Private Transfer San Jose Airport SJO to San Jose City by Minivan

Arrival Private Transfer San Jose Airport SJO to San Jose City by Minivan

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Why spend your precious time waiting in long shuttle or taxi lines. Avoid the language barrier and currency exchange. Travel in style from  San Jose Juan Santarmaría SJO  International Airport to your hotel in San Jose City Center by private vehicle, and reach your final destination relaxed and refreshed.
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  • 27 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD31.24
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USD31.24
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San Jose City Tour Half Day
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San Jose City Tour Half Day

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Immerse yourself in Costa Rican culture and history on this guided tour of the capital city. Highlights include the National Theater, the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, the University of Costa Rica, the Supreme Court, and Central Market. A bilingual guide is on hand to answer questions and provide insight about what you see along the way.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD74.00
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USD74.00

San Jose Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

San Jose Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see. With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD35.00
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USD35.00
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Dinner + Typical Show in the best viewpoint of the City

Dinner + Typical Show in the best viewpoint of the City

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Spend an evening enjoying a delicious dinner while taking in panoramic views of San José. As you dine, enjoy typical Costa Rican entertainment, including a folkloric dance and comedy show, and learn about the country's history and culture. The buffet-style dinner includes two alcoholic beverages, such as wine or beer.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD88.32
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USD88.32

San Jose Walking City Tour Small Group

San Jose Walking City Tour Small Group

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Don’t sleep on this capital of culture, architecture, and food when you’re visiting Costa Rica. On this tour, follow your local guide across the city’s best parks, cafes, local hangouts, iconic landmarks, and more, discovering what makes San Jose the colorful heart of the country. You’ll end in the picturesque Barrio Escalante, one of the city’s best ‘hoods, with a long list of reason to stay longer in San Jose.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD65.00
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USD65.00
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Arrival Private Transfer: San Jose Airport SJO to Puntarenas by Minivan

Arrival Private Transfer: San Jose Airport SJO to Puntarenas by Minivan

Why spend your precious time waiting in long shuttle or taxi lines. Avoid the language barrier and currency exchange. Travel in style from  San Jose Juan Santarmaría SJO  International Airport to your hotel in Puntarenas by private vehicle, and reach your final destination relaxed and refreshed.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD106.21
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USD106.21
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Food Tour Costa Rican Farm to Table Essential

Food Tour Costa Rican Farm to Table Essential

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Taste how Costa Rican chefs are incorporating farm-to-table concepts on a food tour through San Jose’s vibrant Escalante neighborhood. Take a seat at restaurants and cafes hand-picked for their fresh, innovative cuisine, sampling the best of menus featuring local, seasonal, and organic ingredients. A foodie guide introduces you to chefs and owners for a more personal tasting experience.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD120.00
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USD120.00

Shared Shuttle San Jose to Guanacaste

Shared Shuttle San Jose to Guanacaste

Tico Paradise Shared Shuttle means that you will be traveling with more people in the same vehicle with a specific departure time. If you are thinking to travel alone in Costa Rica or you prefer to save money, then this option will be very helpful, because you can transport yourself between the most popular destinations in Costa Rica just in a couple hours at an incredible price. This type of transport has the characteristic of being cheaper than private transport because the price is given per person, and includes only a stop on the way for 10 minutes.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD82.00
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What people are saying about City Tours in San Jose

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San Jose Walking and Bus City Tour
"Excellent, informative tour. Sergio and staff are very professional Informative, courteous, helpful and fun tour for all to enjoy. Definitely recommend."..."
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Half-Day San Jose Evening Bus Tour with Dinner and Pickup
"Loved being able to walk around the city like a local yet with a coach to get us around between sites. Dinner was tasty and our guide a knowledgeable person."..."
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Explore San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Tour with Local Dinner
"Exploring San Jose in the evening by walking showed us a different side of the city. Luz was very knowledgeable and passionate about her country and culture. We learned an incredible amount and appreciate the great introduction to Costa Rica!"..."
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San Jose City Tour with lunch. Private Tour
"Excellent guide, excited to share the history and culture of Costa Rica and the San Jose area. Provided a great perspective of the successes and the challenges of modern CR. Truly, a wonderful representative."..."
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San Jose Sightseeing City Tour
"We enjoyed the whole experience, Jordan was a great guide. Of the many stops. We enjoyed the historical theater quite a bit."..."
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Day Trip from San Jose to Sloths & other wildlife Rescue Center
"All of it. Daniel is an remarkable guide. He knows everything. Whether it is flowers, snakes and Birds. Also, he engages us."..."
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Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner
"It was a great experience as the guide Alex kept us informed and entertained throughout the trip. All the stops were very pleasant for the family. The waterfalls, the Zip line and the Hot Springs were super nice and entertaining. The meals were also very good. En Alex and the tour come highly recommended."..."
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One Day Adventure Tour from San Jose
"this tour was awesome! We did the Chocolate Tour and the ATV Tour. We had a blast traversing the rainforest in rainy season, it was super soggy and muddy but it was really fun. bring a change of clothes because they offer outdoor private showers to clean up in. A+++++. highly recommended. high class from the start. great work!!"..."
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Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs From San José
"Mario was a phenomenal tour guide and driver. The ride Itself Is about 3 hours, maybe a little longer but Mario made everything delightful and fun! The springs were amazing and relaxing!"..."
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Rainforest Adventures in Costa Rica Aerial Tram Tour Braulio Carrillo
"Our family went to Braulio Carrillo our first morning in Costa Rica. The aerial tram ride was emersion into the rainforest and was fulfilling to the senses in every way. Our guide was knowledgeable and fun. We enjoyed every minute and it was a magical experience."..."
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Explore San Jose on Foot: Food Delights and Sights Walking Tour
"Fabulous tour with Luz, our fabulous guide who taught us so much about the history of San Jose and Costa Rica! She took us into the markets where we sampled gorgeous tropical fruits and then tamales and coffee! Would thoroughly recommend this tour. Luz was very generous with her time also as we had so many questions!"..."
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Super Combo Tour: Waterfalls Gardens + Coffee Tour + Poás Volcano
"Gary was our guide and did an amazing job! The day couldn't have gone better and I was very happy (and tired!) At the end."..."
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Day trip from San Jose to Wildlife Refuge La Paz Waterfall Gardens
"Fran and Nelson were fantastic! We had a great time! Lunch was delicious. Driving was safe. Fran was knowledgeable and so sweet"..."
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San Jose Night City Tour
"Filander was an excellent guide! We wanted to see some of San Jose, but didn't leave much time for it. He had so much knowledge to share about the city. After so many days spent hiking in beautiful Costa Rica, it was a very relaxing tour, hitting all of the highlights of the city. A perfect end to our trip!"..."
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San Jose ART Walking Tour - small groups, creative experience
"This tour was so much fun, and I learned so many things about San Jose’s history and culture! I can’t say enough good things about our guide Alejandro. His in-depth knowledge and enthusiasm made this a memorable event."..."
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San Jose Craft Beer Walking Tour with food pairings by Carpe Chepe
"We really enjoyed this tour. Great food and beer pairings at each stop. Iva, our guide, was very knowledgeable on the types of beers, the beer making process and the CR breweries. She keep the group engaged as well, since were the only non Costa Ricans on the tour. We picked the hotel pick up option as well which was nice. ."..."
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Arrival Private Transfer San Jose Airport SJO to San Jose City by Minivan
"Very easy to find driver. Friendly, clean, and helpful. Didn’t have any disappointments or concerns."..."
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San Jose City Tour Half Day
"This was a great way to see the city and learn the history of Costa Rica. Our guide, Mario, (aka Bubba), was friendly, kind-hearted, and knowledgeable. He gave us options as we went along to ensure we got the most out of our experience."..."
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San Jose Like a Local: Customized Private Tour
"Mauricio did a very good tour through San Jose with us, he showed as the key sights including the central market and explained very well."..."
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Dinner + Typical Show in the best viewpoint of the City
"We had such a great time on this tour. The dance portion was canceled due to COVID so instead we were given a very informative coffee farm tour. We took great pictures of the amazing views and had the best service by the owner of the restaurant. He was very accommodating and the food and drinks were delicious. Our tour guide Hayro was also very personable and helpful. We would highly recommend him and this tour to others."..."
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