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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 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
Price varies by group size

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 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: Insider Spots, City Highlights - small groups

San Jose: Insider Spots, City Highlights - small groups

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See the best of San Jose on this incredible walking tour that takes travelers through more than 40 different sites, including galleries, parks, art houses and iconic buildings. Whether you're a first time visitor or returning to this beautiful city this two-hour tour is the perfect way to hit all of the highlights.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD35.00
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USD35.00

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 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

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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Zip Line La Carpintera. Half day Tour ZipLine+ Rappel +hiking in San Jose

Zip Line La Carpintera. Half day Tour ZipLine+ Rappel +hiking in San Jose

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Adventure-loving travelers won’t want to miss this combined zip lining, rappelling, and hiking tour. The Carpintera Hills are close to San Jose and offer the easiest way to go zip lining from the capital. Glide through the forest canopy on steel cables strung between 19 platforms. Rappel from as high as 130 feet. Enjoy the forest views along the way and look out for birds and animals.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD51.29
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3-Days Arenal Volcano Tabacon Resort - Monteverde - Manuel Antonio

3-Days Arenal Volcano Tabacon Resort - Monteverde - Manuel Antonio

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See the vast diversity of Costa Rica on a 3-day tour that includes hiking at Arenal Volcano, exploring the Monteverde cloud forest, and enjoying the tropical white-sand beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park. This expertly organized all-inclusive tour covers all of your transportation and accommodations, so busy travelers can maximize their time and not worry about any of the logistics.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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USD615.00
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USD615.00

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

Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner
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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

Orosi & Lankester From San José

Orosi & Lankester From San José

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Explore the Orosi Valley and the Lankester Botanical Gardens on this guided combination half-day tour from San José. The gardens, which are located outside of Cartago, serve as a center for orchid research, including more than 800 species of orchids, bromeliads, and other plants. Following the gardens, head to the town of Orosi to view the 18th-century Iglesia de San José de Orosi and colonial churches.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD82.00
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USD82.00

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 Bike & Bites Ride

San Jose Bike & Bites Ride

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San José is characterized by its Spanish colonial buildings, Victorian mansions, and rich historical sites. This zero-emission bike tour allows you to see the city up close, avoid car traffic, and cruise through San José’s vibrant neighborhoods—past notable buildings, parks, and squares. Your guide navigates through the city and provides useful background information as you stop to appreciate local highlights.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD45.00
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USD45.00

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

Irazú Volcano, Orosi Valley, and Lankester Gardens Combo Tour from San Jose

Irazú Volcano, Orosi Valley, and Lankester Gardens Combo Tour from San Jose

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Explore highlights of Costa Rica's Cartago province on this combo tour from San Jose that offers a mix of majestic natural beauty and cultural gems. Get a front-row view of one of the country's most mystical peaks at Irazú Volcano National Park, and then stroll among vibrant bromeliads, orchids, and hundreds of other plant species at Lankester Gardens in Orosi. You'll also visit the Virgin of the Angels Basilica, a popular pilgrimage site, in Cartago, and taste local flavor with included lunch at a restaurant.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD122.00
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USD122.00

Explore the Central Market's History and Food with a Local Expert by Carpe Chepe

Explore the Central Market's History and Food with a Local Expert by Carpe Chepe

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Visit the Central Market in San Jose on this guided tour and learn about its 136-year history. There, sample regional staples like tropical seasonal fruit, tortillas, ice cream, Costa Rican coffee, and other local specialities. Plus, find out how and why San Jose became the capital city of Costa Rica.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD48.00
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USD48.00

Day Trip from San Jose to Tabacon Hot Springs Resort & Spa

Day Trip from San Jose to Tabacon Hot Springs Resort & Spa

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Tabacon Hot Springs is considered one of the most beautiful natural attractions in Costa Rica, and visiting the natural thermal pools is even more relaxing on a guided tour. Transportation, meals, and entrance fees are already included so you don't need to plan a thing, plus a guide is by your side to share information and answer any questions throughout the day.
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  • 13 hours
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USD215.00
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USD215.00
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City tour - San José

City tour - San José

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We made a tour taking into account the past and the present in San Jose. We know the artistic part, including its most recognized spaces in this area, the culture, history and architecture of the city. The tour will show you the most beautiful areas of San José. The tour describes the past and the present of San José, in order to know it´s actual life. You get to know from art, culture, history and architecture of the city. The tour shows you the most beautiful areas in San José.
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  • 1 hour 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD58.00
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USD58.00
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Volcan Irazu - Sanatorio Duran & Cartago Day Trip

Volcan Irazu - Sanatorio Duran & Cartago Day Trip

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Costa Rica is one of the Central American countries with the most volcanoes, among them is the highest in the country, at 3234 meters above sea level, the Irazú Volcano, only an hour and a half from San Jose, you can visit with us this beautiful and great volcano, where we tour the Irazú Volcano National Park. During our tour, we started the climb to the crater of the volcano for about an hour and a half, with a trip full of beautiful landscapes where you can see the city of Cartago and San José complemented by the beautiful agricultural farms of the area. To take the lunch in a typical restaurant in the area, which is going to be curious for its amounts of memories that flood the walls of the thousands of visitors who have eaten in this place, and your visit here will not be theexception for you to leave your memory of the visit.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD130.00
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USD130.00

VIP City Bus From San José

VIP City Bus From San José

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Though Costa Rica may be more famous for its natural attractions, its capital city of San Jose is not to be overlooked. Head out from downtown San Jose on a double-decker sightseeing bus to discover the city’s important historical landmarks, learn about the history and culture of Costa Rica, and find the best panoramic views of the city.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD74.00
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USD74.00

Irazu Volcano, Orosi &Lankester From San Jose

Irazu Volcano, Orosi &Lankester From San Jose

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Visit the Irazú Volcano National Park and Lankester Botanical Garden on this all-day tour from San Jose. First, head to Irazú Volcano, the highest active volcano in Costa Rica at 11,260 feet (3,400 meters) tall and see its most popular attraction, the giant Diego de la Haya crater. On the return trip, stop at the Lankester Garden, which was established to protect types of flora.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD118.00
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USD118.00

Day trip in the mountain of San Jose : Ventolera hike and masquerade

Day trip in the mountain of San Jose : Ventolera hike and masquerade

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See a side of Costa Rica that most first-time visitors miss on a day trip to the San Jose Highlands. You'll receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 12 as you explore the city of Escazú, renowned for its intricate masquerade masks. You'll explore trails and hike to viewpoints that you might otherwise have missed and delve deeper into the local culture of Costa Rica.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD45.00
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Half-Day San Jose Evening Bus Tour with Dinner and Pickup
"Great tour, the guide was was very knowledgeable and the driver took extra care to make sure we were dropped off safe at our hotel. They picked us up and dropped us off at our hotel, so we do not have to drive anywhere to catch a tour."..."
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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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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 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: Insider Spots, City Highlights - small groups
"We did the tour with just the two of us. It was in fact a private tour. Our guide was very friendly and she knows everything about San José, the history, culture, etc. She made the tour personal. Thank you!"..."
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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 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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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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Zip Line La Carpintera. Half day Tour ZipLine+ Rappel +hiking in San Jose
"First zipline experience and it did not disappoint! The hike was a challenge at times but enjoyable. Guides were very supportive and knowledgeable. Indi and Diego were the best!"..."
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3-Days Arenal Volcano Tabacon Resort - Monteverde - Manuel Antonio
"Amazing tour, Yancy and Cucu were absolutely brilliant, they did their best to keep us entertained and happy. Lovely places. We absolutely loved it. Totally recommended. Muchas gracias. Pura Vida!!!"..."
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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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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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Orosi & Lankester From San José
"Enjoyed every part of it. Our guide was knowledgeable, spoke amazing English, was funny and friendly. It was a great time. I would recommend it."..."
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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 Bike & Bites Ride
"Malo was our very friendly bike tour guide! He was very informative about the history and culture of San José. We stopped at a coffee shop to have an amazing Costa Rican coffee tasting at Encafeinados, and we ate our empanadas that we grabbed earlier. After the tour, he even went out of his way and helped us find some mosquito repellent we were trying to find. I highly recommend this tour if you are in San José!"..."
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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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Irazú Volcano, Orosi Valley, and Lankester Gardens Combo Tour from San Jose
"Very complete tour where you get a taste of everything. Irazu is a must do in Costa Rica. Highly recommended!"..."
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Explore the Central Market's History and Food with a Local Expert by Carpe Chepe
"Wow, we loved this tour. Our guide, Ivannia, was wonderful. She was very knowledgeable and friendly. The tour was much more comprehensive than we expected it to be, as we got to see some of the main buildings in downtown San Jose as well as going through Central Market and sampling some of the food and drinks. I highly recommend this tour!"..."
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Day Trip from San Jose to Tabacon Hot Springs Resort & Spa
"Daniel & Arturo !!! A+ They make our day , They take care of us make sure we enjoy the day and go above and beyond Love the tour The best place"..."
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City tour - San José
"Well organized tour. Our guide, Lorena, was excellent. Well informed. Very knowledgeable. Excellent guide."..."
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VIP City Bus From San José
"Our guide Sergio was AMAZING! He brought San Jose to life! His knowledge of the history or Costa Rica was impressive but also added so much to the experience."..."
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Irazu Volcano, Orosi &Lankester From San Jose
"Knowledgeable informative guide , good organization of time, full day program, enjoyable. Pickup was on time"..."
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Day trip in the mountain of San Jose : Ventolera hike and masquerade
"Eric is an excellent guide and the tapas dinner is excellent. The views from the Escazu Mountains is mesmerizing even with the fog."..."
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