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5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Reviews

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  • Location: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Duration:  4 hours (approx.)
Delve beneath the surface of San Jose on an in-depth walking tour of the city. Experience local life in Costa Rica, visit a popular park and meet an artisan craftsman on your guided stroll. Enjoy typical Costa Rican cuisine in a 100-year-old adobe restaurant and travel like a local on San Jose’s public transportation, accompanied by your local guide.

Highlights

  • Walking tour in San Jose
  • Explore España Park on a guided stroll
  • Visit the Costa Rica National Museum
  • Meet an artisan mask maker in his home
  • Enjoy a typical local meal at a historic restaurant
  • Professional English-speaking guide and public transportation fares included

What You Can Expect

San Jose Walking Tour including Costa Rica National Museum

Dine at an authentic Costa Rican restaurant

Your walking tour begins at España Park, one of San Jose's many beautiful urban spaces. Stroll beneath the trees, then continue your tour to the Costa Rica National Museum to learn about the city's history.

Next, get around the city like a local by taking public transportation to visit the home of a legendary Costa Rican mask maker. Step inside the building where the masks have been produced for three generations by the same family. You'll meet the artisan and hear the stories and secrets behind this creative craft, that plays a vital part in Costa Rican celebrations, holidays and masquerades.

The final stop on your San Jose walking tour is a century-old adobe restaurant, where a delicious traditional local lunch is served. Discover the flavors of authentic Costa Rican cuisine, and experience a typical meal enjoyed by the city's local people. After lunch, enjoy an ice cream snack before ending the tour at the Costa Rica National Theatre.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

Excellent tour! We had an informative walk through the city seeing markets, the Cathedral, government buildings and learned some information about Costa Rica. After the tour we were brought to an authentic restaurant for lunch. It was great to try local food with someone who knew what to order. The highlight of the day was to visit a mask maker. He had local teenagers show us how they danced in the costumes and our son got a chance to try one out too! - quite an unexpected experience! Thanks, Eric!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

Carlos was terrific. We enjoyed he walk and the sites. He was patient and fun to listen to.

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