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Bites and Sights: Walking Food Tour in San Jose

Bites and Sights: Walking Food Tour in San Jose

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Sample a wide variety of Costa Rican flavors while learning about the country's cultural heritage with this San Jose walking tour. You'll shop for fruits and veggies at the Mercado Central and the Mercado Borbón, visit the National Theater and La Laguna Plaza, and try all sorts of local treats along the way.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD32.00
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USD32.00

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

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

Irazú Volcano National Park (Half Day).

Irazú Volcano National Park (Half Day).

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Visit the Irazú Volcano National Park in just half a day with this excursion from San José. Your driver will pick you up early in the morning and take you to the volcano, where you can see the crater and learn about the history of the area from a local guide. Next, you'll head to the Los Angeles Basilica, a church and museum with a holy water source.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD99.00
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USD99.00

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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Explore San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Tour with Local Dinner
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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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Aerial Tram in Braulio Carrillo National Park From San José

Aerial Tram in Braulio Carrillo National Park From San José

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Be immersed in the Costa Rican rainforest on this easy tour to the Braulio Carrillo National Park from San Jose. Active travelers can embark on an optional nature walk before joining the open-sided aerial tram for a more leisurely trip through the forest. Spot a variety of orchids and learn to identify birdsong from your naturalist guide. This tour is ideal for families and groups with mixed mobility levels.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD112.00
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USD112.00

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

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

Braulio Carrillo National Park 6-in-1 Pass with Optional Transfer from San Jose

Braulio Carrillo National Park 6-in-1 Pass with Optional Transfer from San Jose

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Experience a fun-filled day in the jungle at the Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Atlantic eco-reserve. Your multi-pass gives you access to six different activities throughout the beautiful tropical park. Get a bird’s-eye view of the rainforest canopy with an aerial tram ride, encounter native critters at a butterfly and frog garden, cross a hanging bridge, and explore the jungle on a nature hike. Get your adrenaline pumping as you soar through the treetops on ziplines, including one of the longest and fastest in the country.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD107.00
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USD107.00

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
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USD130.00
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La Paz Waterfalls

La Paz Waterfalls

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This day we will leave your Hotel for the Poás de Alajuela area, we will make a stop for a brief explanation about our golden grain, the coffee where we will stop to see the coffee bushes, also having the opportunity to take a photograph of the Ventral Valley and from the coffee plantation. We will continue the tour through fern, flower and strawberry crops. .
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD115.00
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USD115.00

ATV River, Beach, Jungle Adventure and Crocodiles Hotspot from San Jose
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ATV River, Beach, Jungle Adventure and Crocodiles Hotspot from San Jose

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Get your heart racing and make the most of your trip to Costa Rica on this jam-packed adventure tour. Traverse rugged mountains and jungle trails on an ATV until you reach a beach, where you can stop and relax. Then head to a crocodile hotspot, the Tarcoles River bridge, and safely observe these reptiles that call the area home.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD159.00
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USD159.00
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Best Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui River, Costa Rica, Class II-III

Best Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui River, Costa Rica, Class II-III

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Appease your appetite for adventure during an exhilarating 3-hour rafting session on the Sarapiqui River from Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui . With an experienced guide, conquer the Class II and III rapids on the river’s most intense section and feel your adrenaline levels surge. During calmer periods, marvel at the abundance of exotic wildlife on the banks of the Sarapiqui River and listen to fascinating commentary from your guide. All rafting equipment and round-trip transportation from Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui is included on this tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD65.00
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USD65.00
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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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Ebano Waterfalls and Rainforest Safari Tour

Ebano Waterfalls and Rainforest Safari Tour

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Escape the crowds and go off the beaten path in Costa Rica. This small-group tour of the Ebano Natural Reserve is ideal for active travelers who want to spend time in scenic nature. You'll take a short hike through the rainforest, spotting wildlife such as colorful frogs, birds, and monkeys along the way, before arriving at a double waterfall where you can cool off with a swim.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD75.00
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USD75.00
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Doka Coffee Tour- Grecia & Sarchi From San José
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Doka Coffee Tour- Grecia & Sarchi From San José

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Get a behind-the-scenes look at Costa Rica’s famous coffee industry with this tour to a coffee farm from San Jose. Learn first-hand how beans are grown, harvested, and roasted for the perfect cup of coffee. Plus, visit the towns of Sarchi and Gracia to visit popular monuments and learn how they keep handicraft traditions alive.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD70.00
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San Jose Bites and Sights Walking Food Tour and visit Gold Museum

San Jose Bites and Sights Walking Food Tour and visit Gold Museum

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Visiting San Jose’s markets with a guide turns an everyday scene into a rich cultural experience as your guide tells you the stories behind the markets’ offerings and takes the guesswork out of deciding what’s worth a try. After visiting top San Jose markets, head to the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum to take a look at the city’s early history. Highlights: Discover the secrets behind handicrafts, herbal remedies, and fresh produce at Borbon and San Jose Central Market Visit top markets to learn about local culture through food Lots of fruits, empanada, ceviche and coffee tastings included, plus museum entrance Good way for first-time visitors to learn about San Jose history and culture
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD60.00
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USD60.00

San Jose City Tour with lunch. Private Tour

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 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 Small Group Walking Tour by Carpe Chepe

San Jose Small Group Walking Tour by Carpe Chepe

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Discover historical monuments and the latest San Jose hangout spots during this small-group walking tour in the capital of Costa Rica. Your local guide shows you important landmarks and shares the inside scoop on the city’s best cafes, eateries, and shops. Meet downtown at The National Theater, or upgrade for hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD40.00
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USD40.00

Private ATV Tour from San Jose Enjoy jungle, Beach, River Paths and Ocean Views

Private ATV Tour from San Jose Enjoy jungle, Beach, River Paths and Ocean Views

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With its sandy shores, lush rainforest, and mountain backdrop, Jaco Beach is a scenic destination for a road trip. On this tour, travel from San Jose in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan, look out for crocodiles along the Tarcoles River, then set out to explore on a 4x4 quad bike (ATV). Drive along forest trails, hop off to visit a natural waterfall and ocean viewpoints, and stroll along the beach.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD175.00
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USD175.00

Pub Crawl Costa Rica with FREE cocktails & Skip-the-Line Entrance by Carpe Chepe

Pub Crawl Costa Rica with FREE cocktails & Skip-the-Line Entrance by Carpe Chepe

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Experience San Jose’s party scene with a pub crawl through the heart of Costa Rica’s capital, and skip the line with an expert guide and a fun crew of fellow travelers. Learn about the city’s history as you walk alongside your guide, drink like a Tico as you tip back house shots at a series of four bars and clubs, then dance, drink and party the night away in the heart of the city.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD30.00
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Irazu Volcano Park Half Day. Private Tour from San Jose

Irazu Volcano Park Half Day. Private Tour from San Jose

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Your breath-taking, adventure begins with a pickup from your hotel and a relaxing private drive through the wonderful Costa Rican countryside. You will be heading to Cartago Province, about 1-hour drive from San Jose Irazú Volcano is a National Park in the Central Volcanic Conservation Area of Costa Rica. The volcano is still active although the last major eruptions were between 1963 and 1965, with occasional minor eruptions and some small lava flows since that time. With our professional tour guide you will be able to explore the park and walk to the main lookout point. The Crater Principal lake has an unusual greenish yellow coloring caused by rainfall dissolving the minerals along the craters walls. It has also been known to change colour to rust-red depending on the minerals present. The Irazú Volcano is the highest active volcano in Costa Rica The way to the volcano is so beautiful, with many plantations along the way.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD145.00
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Bites and Sights: Walking Food Tour in San Jose
"Highly recommended. Daniel was amazing & you will eat well while seeing many sights & learning history"..."
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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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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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Irazú Volcano National Park (Half Day).
"What a wonderful and memorable experience!! This is a MUST do! Alex was extremely knowledgeable, professional, and friendly."..."
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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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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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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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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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Braulio Carrillo National Park 6-in-1 Pass with Optional Transfer from San Jose
"Pick up good and it’s a bit of a drive out to the National Park. Safety is priority on the zip lines. It’s a nice get away out of the city. Beautiful scenery and facility. Recommend"..."
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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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La Paz Waterfalls
"Waterfalls are amazing. Worth the many steps taken. Just keeps getting better and better as you go from one waterfall to another. Max our guide was a cool cat that has been doing this tour for many decades. Well instructed tour."..."
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ATV River, Beach, Jungle Adventure and Crocodiles Hotspot from San Jose
"We had an amazing time exploring the rain forest. Our guide was friendly, and took us to all the amazing sites."..."
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Best Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui River, Costa Rica, Class II-III
"Great guides, very attentive and invested in a wonderful experience. Awesome vegan snack afterwards. River is beautiful, saw Monkeys, Sloth, Tucán"..."
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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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Ebano Waterfalls and Rainforest Safari Tour
"Cesar was very knowledgeable and patient. He was funny and humble. I will definitely recommend this breathe taking experience!"..."
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Doka Coffee Tour- Grecia & Sarchi From San José
"Beautiful setting, informative tour on coffee production, lovely lunch overlooking plantation. Our guide was very nice even carried my shopping bags to the car. Great scenic ride to and from."..."
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San Jose Bites and Sights Walking Food Tour and visit Gold Museum
"Gladys took us to the market in San Jose and that was awesome. She really knows her way around and introduced us to some interesting local items. She was awsome!"..."
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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 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 Small Group Walking Tour by Carpe Chepe
"We have a very pleasant city tour with Ama this week. He was extremely friendly, funny, knowledgeable and very well versed on history on every corner. Stopped to have local ice cream unique to San Jose, and really enjoyed the history coffee shop Don Juanito. His special ability to animate the narrative made the tour a wonderful morning and early afternoon."..."
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Private ATV Tour from San Jose Enjoy jungle, Beach, River Paths and Ocean Views
"Reiman was very patient and understanding. The views were beautiful and we enjoyed the waterfall and the ATV."..."
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Pub Crawl Costa Rica with FREE cocktails & Skip-the-Line Entrance by Carpe Chepe
"Our tour guide was great. Very nice and friendly. He even helped my husband get a cab home. It was a great night out"..."
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Irazu Volcano Park Half Day. Private Tour from San Jose
"we started early , 7 AM , best time to be there before traffic hits the road & on the Mountain at the gate. Had a wonderful time , With ALBERTO our tour guide , knowledgeable. YES- would recommend."..."
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