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San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group TourHalf-day Tours

San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group Tour

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Discover San Jose’s hidden delights with this unique evening tour of the Costa Rican capital. Wander through a maze of vendor stalls and to learn about staples of local cooking at the Central Market, and see the opulent National Theater and other architectural highlights on a twilight walking tour. Drive to the ritzy Paseo de la Luz the east side of San Jose well known for its gastronomy. Finish the night with a 3-course meal and wine pairings at a gourmet Costa Rican restaurant.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.00
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$74.00

Bites and Sights: Local Tastes of the San Jose BarrioHalf-day Tours

Bites and Sights: Local Tastes of the San Jose Barrio

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Sample some of the Costa Rican capital’s best bites while exploring its most vibrant neighborhoods on an evening food tour in San Jose. The city can be daunting to explore on your own, so ensure you avoid tourist traps and safely enjoy a night out with the help of a local foodie guide. Learn to eat like a ‘tico’ while trying Costa Rican chocolate, coffee, plus sugar cane liqueur, sangria, and traditional Caribbean dishes on a fun and cultural adventure.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.00
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$74.00

San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and ArchitectureDining Experiences

San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and Architecture

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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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$38.00
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$38.00

San José Chocolate TourCity Packages

San José Chocolate Tour

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Uncover the history of chocolate from the indigenous Mesoamericans cocoa culture to the European experimentation with cocoa and chocolate. Sample each step of the process until we get to the chocolate as we know it today. We are hunters of local, fresh, tropical and organic pairings. This in an invitation to a culinary adventure. We offer the tour Thursday to Sunday at 3:00pm.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.49
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$39.49

Britt Coffee Tour and Chocolate Tasting from San JoseHalf-day Tours

Britt Coffee Tour and Chocolate Tasting from San Jose

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Treat your taste buds to a sampling of Costa Rica’s famed coffee paired with gourmet chocolate on this half-day tour of the Café Britt coffee plantation. See firsthand how this sustainable, gourmet producer grows, harvests, and roasts coffee beans to create the perfect aromatic cup. Visit the on-site coffee bar to taste several of Café Britt’s different roasts, accompanied by chocolate. Round out the day with a farm-fresh buffet lunch of traditional Costa Rican cuisine at the plantation restaurant.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$58.00
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$58.00
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Chocolate Tour in the Rainforest & Hanging Bridge. Private TourDay Trips

Chocolate Tour in the Rainforest & Hanging Bridge. Private Tour

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Learn about the chocolate industry in Costa Rica on this private 7-hour tour from San Jose. You'll visit Tirimbina, a private biological reserve in the rain forest and take a guided hike across a suspension bridge to a cacao plantation. Get an intimate look at the chocolate-making process, from fruit to chocolate bar. Lunch is included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$235.00
Price varies by group size
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$235.00
Price varies by group size
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Foodie Tour - Ancestral, Contemporary & Fusion ExperienceDining Experiences

Foodie Tour - Ancestral, Contemporary & Fusion Experience

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During this foodie experience, you will taste selected recipes specially created for the tour at the best restaurants for each thematic or food concept. You will learn about Costa Rican culture through the gastronomy while walking at one of the trendiest neighborhoods in San Jose. Personalized service provided by staff and experienced foodie local guides. Not only you will save time on searching where to eat good quality local food, but also will get to try excellent choices in one night. (Ancestral food from our indigenous, traditional homemade food from our grandma's, and contemporary-modern, Costa Rican food) 100% local, slow food and sustainable-responsible practices.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.00
Price varies by group size
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$130.00
Price varies by group size

Craft Costarican Coffee and Chocolate ExperienceHiking

Craft Costarican Coffee and Chocolate Experience

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As one of Costa Rica's biggest exports, coffee plays a big role in Costa Rica's economy—and its culture, too. Learn about artisanal Costa Rican coffee from bean to cup complete with harvesting, roasting, and grinding on this tour of a family-owned coffee farm near Arenal Volcano. As a bonus, try other favorite Costa Rican crops such as chocolate and sugar cane.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00

Poas Volcano, La Paz Waterfalls, and Starbucks Coffee Farm Day TripCoffee & Tea Tours

Poas Volcano, La Paz Waterfalls, and Starbucks Coffee Farm Day Trip

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Visit the active Poas Volcano, an epic waterfall, and the one-and-only Starbucks Coffee Farm on a day trip perfect for nature and coffee lovers who are short on time but want to see it all. The small-group tour reveals cloud-forest scenery, plantations, and farms along the way to the second largest crater in the world. Plus, see behind the scenes at the farm that grows Starbucks’ renown coffee.
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  • 8 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$142.86
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$142.86

Doka Coffee Tour, Grecia and Sarchi Day Trip from San JoseDay Trips

Doka Coffee Tour, Grecia and Sarchi Day Trip from San Jose

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Get a taste of Costa Rican culture and coffee on this fascinating guided tour. Your half-day adventure includes a visit to the Doka Estate coffee plantation, where you’ll see firsthand how beans are grown, harvested, and roasted to make Costa Rica’s signature caffeinated brew. You’ll also visit the picturesque towns of Grecia and Sarchí, home to unusual architecture and rich artisan traditions.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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$70.00

San Jose Beer Tasting TourHalf-day Tours

San Jose Beer Tasting Tour

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Tap into Costa Rica’s emerging craft beer movement with this 4-hour beer tour in San Jose. Accompanied by a local guide, you’ll explore the Barrio Escalante, the heart of San Jose’s pub culture and home to many brewpubs. Taste 10 different varieties of beer, accompanied by traditional tapas — the Costa Rican version of bar snacks. You’ll also have a chance to pick up a few souvenirs at the Artesanos Market. A small group size helps create a more personalized tour experience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

Combo Tour Poás Volcano -Doka Coffee Plantation and La Paz Waterfall GardensDay Trips

Combo Tour Poás Volcano -Doka Coffee Plantation and La Paz Waterfall Gardens

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Pair some of Costa Rica's finest coffee with magnificent volcano and waterfall views on this combo tour from San Jose. See how beans are grown and roasted to perfection at the Doka Coffee Estate, and admire the crater lake and sputtering fumaroles of Poás Volcano National Park. Later, get close to nature among the butterfly gardens and reptile exhibits at La Paz Waterfall Gardens, where a highly rated buffet lunch awaits.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$151.00
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$151.00

Horseback our Hacienda - 4 hours Coffee TourNature and Wildlife

Horseback our Hacienda - 4 hours Coffee Tour

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Horseback Riding feels different when surrounded by deep greenery, abundant wildlife and the sights and sounds of a vibrant community. On this day, our Hacienda is yours to discover! Come to Aquiares and learn all about coffee, from the seed to your cup! We provide authentic, unique and personalized tours. You can come with your entire family because we have options for everyone! /!\ PLEASE MAKE A RESERVATION BEFORE COMING /!\
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.31
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$52.31

Doka Estate Coffee and Sugar Cane Tour with Butterfly GardenCoffee & Tea Tours

Doka Estate Coffee and Sugar Cane Tour with Butterfly Garden

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Get the inside scoop on a pair of Costa Rica's most famous exports on a combo tour of the Doka Estate coffee plantation. Learn how coffee beans are grown, harvested, and roasted to perfection, and then follow the sticky-sweet journey of sugar cane at a working sugar mill. Finish the flavorful visit with a tour of the estate’s inedible natural treasures, including hundreds of miniature bonsai trees, colorful orchids, and butterflies.
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  • 1 hour 24 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$81.82
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$81.82

Britt Coffee Tour From San JoséBus Tours

Britt Coffee Tour From San José

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Visit a coffee farm located in Barva de Heredia and learn about Costa Rican coffee on this guided tour. Along the way, see how the beans are grown, processed, and roasted, and find out why Costa Rica’s climate and diverse landscape provide ideal growing conditions for gourmet coffee beans. At the end of the tour, enjoy a buffet lunch with local ingredients and visit the coffee bar.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.50
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$54.50
Taking safety measures

Lonely Planet Experiences: San Jose Tapas, Traditional Masks and Escazu VisitHalf-day Tours

Lonely Planet Experiences: San Jose Tapas, Traditional Masks and Escazu Visit

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Enjoy an insider’s perspective of San Jose on this half-day city walking tour. Accompanied by an expert guide, you’ll get a sense of daily life in the Costa Rican capital as you ride public transportation, stop by a beautiful local park and visit the artisan workshop of a third-generation craftsman. Taste local flavors while you browse stalls at the historic Central Market, savor a traditional lunch at an 80-year-old inn and learn to make tortillas.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00

Heredia City Tour and Coffee Britt Plantation Visit by Train from San JoseHalf-day Tours

Heredia City Tour and Coffee Britt Plantation Visit by Train from San Jose

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Discover the colonial treasures and culinary delights of Heredia on this train and coffee tour from San Jose. Ride the Old Atlantic Railroad to the historic town, nicknamed the ‘City of Flowers,’ to stroll among colonial architecture and visit a local market. Explore the famous Cafe Britt plantation and roastery where you’ll try some of the world’s best coffee!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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$79.00

Cartago Day Trip by Rail from San Jose: Bike Ride and Market TourMountain Bike Tours

Cartago Day Trip by Rail from San Jose: Bike Ride and Market Tour

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Escape the ordinary on this immersive bike-riding day trip to the charming town of Cartago. Experience the Costa Rican rail system with a short train ride, and then hop on your bike for a two-wheeled tour around Cartago’s historic streets. Learn about the town’s colonial history with your expert guide, and visit a local market to sample delicious produce and traditional treats before heading back to San Jose by bus. A small group limit of 12 people provides a personalized experience on this half-day tour.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.00
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$63.00

Chocolate & La Fortuna Waterfall TourHalf-day Tours

Chocolate & La Fortuna Waterfall Tour

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Enjoy a sweet experience with the chocolate tour, where your will know about the history of the cacao and taste all the process to get the chocolate. At the waterfall, admiring 70 meters of a drop that transmits the power and energy of The Fortuna River.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.67
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$74.67

Rainforest Night Walk and Authentic Costa Rican Dinner from La FortunaDining Experiences

Rainforest Night Walk and Authentic Costa Rican Dinner from La Fortuna

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Discover the sounds and sights of the rainforest after dark with a 4-hour night hike and dinner tour from La Fortuna, and visit a  frog sanctuary in the Costa Rican countryside. Follow your guide along an easy trail, and watch for the bats, nocturnal birds and mammals that rustle through the treetops and on the forest floor. Search for red-eyed tree frogs and glass frogs in their natural habitats, then enjoy a traditional dinner prepared on a wood burning stove before returning to your hotel in La Fortuna.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$88.32
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$88.32
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San Jose Walking and Bus City TourDay Trips

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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$60.26
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$60.26

Safari Float + Chocolate TastingNature and Wildlife

Safari Float + Chocolate Tasting

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You will truly appreciate the wonders of Peñas Blancas river and the surrounding rainforest as we travel down the river without a motor, this way you will enjoy the journey quietly rowing and taking photos. You will also learn and participate in the whole production process, from the harvesting of the fruit, the fermentation, drying and grinding of the seed, to the point where you obtain a delicious chocolate -free from chemicals- and of course, you can taste the traditional drink of our ancestors and the best handmade organic chocolate from the seed to the bar considered as the "Gift of the Gods". In our tour, you will have the best part of your visit to Costa Rica. Come and enjoy this sweet experience!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.67
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$74.67

 Combo: Poás Volcano National Park / Doka Coffee Tour / La Paz Waterfall GardenDay Trips

Combo: Poás Volcano National Park / Doka Coffee Tour / La Paz Waterfall Garden

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We provide personalized services we adapt to the needs of our customers, we take things very seriously in safety and punctuality, our services are pleasant
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$191.00
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$191.00

3-in-1 Arenal Combo Tour: Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall & Volcano HikeDay Trips

3-in-1 Arenal Combo Tour: Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall & Volcano Hike

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Spend a full day exploring Costa Rica’s notoriously active crater on this 3-in-1 Arenal combo adventure. Hike through the jungle surrounding Arenal Volcano on a series of nature trails and hanging bridges, and trek down to the base of La Fortuna Waterfall to appreciate the height and power of the cascade and swim in a natural pool. Finish with a majestic perspective as you explore the lava fields of former eruptions and look for native wildlife along the trails of Arenal Volcano National Park.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$189.00
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$189.00

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