4 star rating: Recommended 33 Reviews

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  • Location: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Duration:  4 hours (approx.)

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4 star rating: Recommended
August 2011

Very good tour, to much time wasted at emarld shopping store and hotel. Very good tour guide!!! Very interesting tour well worth it.

4 star rating: Recommended
April 2009

Nice, compact tour didn't really need the upscale gift shop at the end, but it was actually high quality.

4 star rating: Recommended
February 2009

Tour was certainly worth the money. Knowledgeable guide. Saw what there was to see. Far too much time spent picking passengers up and dropping them off at hotels. We were first on and last off, resulting in a lot of wasted time.

4 star rating: Recommended
August 2008

A good tour for museum lovers.

4 star rating: Recommended
August 2008

Very good.

Eduard Z
Russian Federation

3 star rating: Worth doing
December 2013

The tour was good on overall. We drove around the city and made several stops to see some things closer. I wish we'd have more stops to see more things. For those, who wants to see more I'd recommend walking tours.

3 star rating: Worth doing
January 2013

The guide was wonderful but we had forgotten it would be done in several languages.....just two in our case. Everything else was fine.

3 star rating: Worth doing
December 2012

It was a good tour - glad we took it. Just disappointed that although we signed up for an English tour, the guide spoke half of it in Spanish. I don't blame him, he was trying to satisfy his spanish clients as well. Just wish it had been an English only tour.

3 star rating: Worth doing
November 2012

City tour was nice, pick up and drop off went on a little too long. We waited at one hotel for close to 30 minutes for a group of five to get to the bus.

3 star rating: Worth doing
September 2011

It's a good trip if you have 4 hours to spend and want to know some basic things about the City of San Jose, Costa Rica.

3 star rating: Worth doing
March 2011

The National Theater and Museum Tour were interesting. The tour seemed to criss-cross back and forth across the city (seeing the same surroundings 3 times). The last stop was at a jewelry shop which was not shown on the schedule, and we felt captive with the doors locked and a guard at the door. The tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. The bus driver did not acknowledge anyone, or even look up when he was introduced.

3 star rating: Worth doing
September 2010

Was just OK. Rain did not make it any better. Leave off trip to jewelry store.

3 star rating: Worth doing
September 2010

A short but very effective way to get to know the capital of Costa Rica "San Jose". See the most known places with great tour guides. Great experience.

3 star rating: Worth doing
March 2010

Good tour for overall San Jose with a friendly guide. In some areas we stopped too long and in others, not long enough.

1 star rating: I do not recommend this
February 2015

Bus was late and we were waiting around for a long time to then be taken to a very big bus. Tour guide could not do anything as we had about 40-50 people to deal with instead of the normal small group. Not very informative. Did not like to be taken to a house at the end where they were trying to sell us jewelry.

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