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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

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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San Jose By Night:Culture Tour and Special Dinner with Wines & Cocktails Classes

San Jose By Night:Culture Tour and Special Dinner with Wines & Cocktails Classes

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Take the stress out of eating and drinking at night in a new city with this fun-filled dinner and nightlife experience. Explore markets, check out neighborhoods you might otherwise miss, and indulge in a delicious three-course gourmet dinner with wine pairings. Learn about local food and culture from your guide throughout the evening.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD74.00
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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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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

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

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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Coffee Experience, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens

Coffee Experience, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens

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Spend a day exploring nature and learning about coffee production with this group tour from San Jose, which includes breakfast, lunch, and hotel transfers. You'll start at the Doka Coffee Estate, where you'll learn about the lifecycle of coffee, from bean to cup. You'll then visit Poas Volcano National Park for some hiking, wrapping your tour up with a stop to observe flora and fauna at La Paz Waterfall Gardens.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD161.00
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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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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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Arenal Volcano Experience Full-Day Tour from San Jose
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Arenal Volcano Experience Full-Day Tour from San Jose

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See more of the Arenal Volcano region with the convenience of a full-day tour from San Jose. Take a scenic route to Arenal with views of farms, rain forest, and small towns, and stop at a coffee plantation where you can sample coffee and traditional snacks. Stop at a waterfall, look for wildlife, then have the afternoon to soak in hot springs set in a lush garden near the Arenal Volcano.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD149.00
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San Jose Walking Nature Tour: Sloths, Birds and Trees

San Jose Walking Nature Tour: Sloths, Birds and Trees

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You will absolutely love San José after this experience. Guided by young biologists you will discover nature hiding in the middle of Costa Rica's largest city. You will get to experience with all your senses, wildlife you wouldn't have imagined existed minutes away from downtown. We are an organization called Oropopo Experience, looking to change the way tourism is done in Costa Rica while supporting young scientists, researchers, and local entrepreneurs. Additional notes: ** From May to November we recommend booking the morning slot, however, afternoons are also great. • The only San Jose walking nature tour. • Explore one of the last green patches inside the city on foot with a local biologist. • See, smell, taste, touch, and listen to nature. • Find colorful birds, edible plants, and a wild sloth population. • A percentage of the earnings goes to Funga Conservation, a non-profit foundation. • Small-group tour with a maximum of 7 people ensures an intimate experience
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD28.00
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USD28.00
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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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USD35.00
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Costa Rica Full Day Combo Tour - Zip lining, Waterfalls, Volcano & Hot Springs
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Costa Rica Full Day Combo Tour - Zip lining, Waterfalls, Volcano & Hot Springs

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Discover the beautiful natural attractions of Costa Rica on this all-day tour from San Jose. Fly over the rainforest canopy via a zipline course and rappel down 150 feet (50 meters) at an adventure park. Visit two waterfalls and admire the local wildlife including iguanas. Stop at a coffee plantation where you'll learn how it's cultivated and harvested. Finally, relax in thermal mineral hot springs at the base of Arenal Volcano.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD169.00
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USD169.00

Monteverde Hanging Bridges Day Trip from San Jose

Monteverde Hanging Bridges Day Trip from San Jose

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Visiting Monteverde from San Jose in just one day can be challenging on your own, but this guided tour streamlines transportation to make the trip a cinch. Arrive at Monteverde in the morning and head straight to a canopy tour: hike on hanging bridges and learn about the rich cloud forest environment before heading back to San Jose.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD179.00
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USD179.00

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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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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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

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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San José Chocolate Tour

San José Chocolate Tour

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Learn about the history of chocolate from the best chocolatiers in San Jose on this 1-1.5 hours chocolate tour. You’ll learn the history of cacao through stories and lessons, about the chocolate transformation in Europe in the 18th century, and end up making chocolate yourself! At the end you’ll have sampled chocolate pairings, and be able to share your knowledge and creations back home.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD40.00
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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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Bites and Sights: Walking Food Tour in San Jose
"Daniel was wonderful! He took us the the local markets to try different local fruits and other traditional foods. We were also able to see some of the popular tourist sites. He was very knowledgeable 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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San Jose By Night:Culture Tour and Special Dinner with Wines & Cocktails Classes
"Daniel was a great tour guide and very knowledgeable about the city! The dinner and drinks were delicious as well. Highly recommend if visiting San Jose!"..."
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Coffee Experience, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens
"This tour was fantastic! The volcano and the waterfalls were the big highlights, I was amazed! I can only recommend it!"..."
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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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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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Arenal Volcano Experience Full-Day Tour from San Jose
"We had a great day with our tour guide, Juan! We were impressed by his knowledge and friendliness and ability to make our trip smooth and timely. He went out of his way to show animals and create wonderful memories"..."
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San Jose Walking Nature Tour: Sloths, Birds and Trees
"I absolutely enjoyed the guide he was very informative and helpful. I saw and learned so much in a small amount of time. I had fun learning about Costa Rican flora, fauna and sloths. Great tour and worth it."..."
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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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Costa Rica Full Day Combo Tour - Zip lining, Waterfalls, Volcano & Hot Springs
"We had a good time on this tour. Our tour guide Harlem has great knowledge on Costa Rica and made sure we were taken care of. We saw sloths. Hummingbirds and toucans, and leaned coffee plants. The highlight of the tour is the canopy zip lining, an unforgettable experience!"..."
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Monteverde Hanging Bridges Day Trip from San Jose
"Our guide Fernando was simply amazing and made this excursion even more enjoyable. A trip to Costa Rica would not be complete without walking through the rain forest at Monte Verde."..."
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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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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 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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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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San José Chocolate Tour
"We we at the same session Ira was. He wrote such a good review, see below, there's nothing to be added. Great job ladies!"..."
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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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