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Arenal Volcano and Tabacón Hot Springs Day Trip from San Jose

Find your bliss with a classic Costa Rican experience that combines a seismic dose of adventure and relaxation! On this full-day trip from San Jose, visit the very active Arenal Volcano and explore its base with a guided nature hike. Then, unwind with a soak in a variety of geothermal pools at the luxurious Tabacón hot springs. The tour also includes a stop at the artisan town of Sarchí, plus delicious lunch and dinner.
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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3-Day Arenal Volcano- Monteverde-Manuel Antonio National Park Tour from San Jose

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.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$375.00
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Manuel Antonio National Park Day Trip from San Jose

Discover one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica on this full-day trip from San Jose to Manuel Antonio National Park. After a scenic drive along the Pacific coast, you’ll arrive at this protected reserve that features lush tropical rain forest and unspoiled stretches of white sandy beach. Relax on the shore or explore the jungle with a guided nature hike, where you’ll have a chance to spot birds, sloths, monkeys and other resident wildlife.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner

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.
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Monteverde Sky Tram & Hanging Bridges Cloud Forest Tour from San Jose

Explore the lush Cloud Forests of Monteverde on this Full-Day trip from San Jose. Take a ride on the Sky Tram Gondola and get the best views of the Monteverde Mountains and jungles. Hike on the Sky Walk Suspension Bridges and observe the Cloud Forest’s flora and fauna from the top. Walk on the Sky Park Trails and learn about the interesting Cloud Forest Eco-system. Make multiple stops on the way to Monteverde to observe monkeys, learn about tropical fruits of Costa Rica and to take pictures of beautiful landscapes.  
  • Duration: 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$172.00
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Tortuguero National Park

Explore the natural beauty and protected wildlife of Costa Rica’s Tortuguero National Park with a full-day guided tour from San Jose. Cruise through freshwater rivers on a boat — the only way to access the inner reaches of this beautiful nature reserve. Learn about the park’s incredible biodiversity from your naturalist guide, and visit a green sea turtle nesting site. Take a break from your exploration to savor lunch at the eco-chic Evergreen Lodge surrounded by views of a lush tropical forest.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
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La Paz Waterfall Garden Tour from San Jose

Experience Costa Rica’s famed natural beauty and biodiversity in an eco-friendly way with a day trip to La Paz Waterfall Gardens from San Jose. Observe rescued rain forest creatures like spider monkeys, toucans, tree frogs and even jaguars while learning about the nature reserve’s conservation efforts. Lunch among the serene jungle setting and transport from San Jose are included.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Costa Rica Full Day Combo Tour - Zip lining, Waterfalls, Volcano & Hot Springs

Discover many beautiful attractions of Costa Rica on this Combo Tour from San Jose. Fly over the Rainforest Canopy on a zip lining course and rappel down 50 meters (150 feet). Visit 2 beautiful waterfalls in the Rainforest; admire wildlife of Costa Rica at the exotic birds’ viewing point and the Iguanas Center. Learn about coffee of Costa Rica and taste the delicious local cuisine. Participate of a native tribe presentation. Relax in thermal mineral hot springs pools at the base of Arenal Volcano. Lunch and dinner are included.
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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One Day Adventure Tour from San Jose

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.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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San Jose Combo Tour: Horseback Riding and Sarapiquí River Boat Ride

Spend a full day discovering the beauty of Costa Rica’s rain forest on this guided combo tour to Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí. Cruise down the Sarapiquí River on a riverboat, and then delve deeper into the jungle on a horseback ride while learning about native plants and wildlife from your knowledgeable guide. Round-trip hotel transport from San Jose and an authentic Costa Rican lunch are included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Manuel Antonio 2 in 1 from San José

Relax enjoy the Beach and Nature.This national park is considered one of the most beautiful in the country, the combination of a paradisiacal beach with crystal clear waters and coral banks, bordered by lush vegetation and the natural charms of the humid tropical forest. Its beaches are among the best in the country, where diving and surfing are very popular.Our tour includes a catamaran in the morning, where you can enjoy a delicious cocktail, fruit, unlimited drinks, and a delicious lunch, our catamaran tour is focused on the viewing of dolphins and other marine species.After our tour in Catamarán we will enjoy a swim in the beach in Manuel Antonio National Park, we will also have to walk and visualize the animals and vegetation native to the primary forest of the area.
  • Duration: 13 minutes
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  • Duration: 13 minutes
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Combo Tour Poás Volcano -Doka Coffee Plantation and La Paz Waterfall Gardens

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.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
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VIP Private Tour: Poas Volcano National Park Half Day from San Jose

Your breath-taking, adventure begins with a pickup from your hotel and a relaxing private drive through the wonderful Costa Rican countryside on an air-conditioned transportation and recent model deluxe vehicle or mini bus. You will be heading to Alajuela Province and them the Volcano, about 90-minute drive from San Jose.On the way, enjoy the beautiful scenery of the countryside with multiple Dairy Farms, Tropical Flowers Nurseries, Strawberries Plantations, Cheese Factories, picturesque souvenir stores and small local vendors. Taste the local flavors and give yourself a chance to try a Prestiño, a very traditional tin pastry cover with a special typical syrup made in the sugar mills. Once at the National Park, the visit to the crater will be in small groups accompanied with a park ranger and for only 30 minutes per group for security reasonsAfter the park visit, we will include short stops at different local attractions such as souvenir stores, dairy farms and small restaurants
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rainforest Adventures Aerial Tram Tour Braulio Carrillo

Explore three levels of lush Costa Rican rain forest from the floor to the canopy on a guided tour tour of Braulio Carrillo National Park. Learn about local flora and fauna as you walk along nature trails, explore specialty gardens, and glide over treetops in an aerial tram, all narrated by a guide with extensive knowledge about the local ecosystem. Optional upgrade includes pickup and drop-off from your lodging in San Jose and a typical lunch.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Safari on the Sarapiqui River from San Jose

Escape the city for a day in the wild on this full-day tour from the San Jose area, including a cruise down the Sarapiqui River, visits to various animal sanctuaries at the Black Madero private wildlife reserve, and a typical buffet lunch. Make it easy to see Costa Rica’s famous wildlife on this inclusive tour featuring a sample of popular rain forest and river activities in and around Braulio Carrillo National Forest.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Cinco Ceibas Full-Day Tour From San Jose

Visit a lush primary rainforest with a full-day tour of Cinco Ceibas from San Jose, and experience one of Costa Rica’s most remarkable landscapes. Meet an air-conditioned bus at your San Jose hotel, then watch for brilliant birds and blooming plants as you stroll a boardwalk through the heart of the jungle. Enjoy lunch at the reserve before spending an afternoon exploring; ride a horse along the forest’s edge, paddle a kayak down the Rio Cuarto or take an educational tour of the property in a traditional oxcart.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Day Trip to Irazu Volcano and Boat Ride on Sarapiqui River from San Jose

See some of Costa Rica’s most famous cultural and natural attractions in a single day on this guided tour from San Jose. Travel quickly and hassle-free with a guide who will take you to must-see spots such as the Cartago ruins, Madero Negro Reserve, Irazú Volcano, and more.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Monteverde Hanging Bridges Day Trip from San Jose

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.
  • Duration: 11 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Manuel Antonio National Park Sightseeing and Wildlife Day Tour from San Jose

As one of the most popular parks in Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio National Park is a must for visitors. This guided tour from San Jose makes visiting on a time crunch a cinch—your guide takes the guesswork out of deciding which trails are worth the effort, plus helps you spot wildlife along the way. This tour is specifically timed to avoid the crowds, too, helping you have the best possible experience exploring.
  • Duration: 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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La Paz Waterfall Gardens Walking Tour From San José

Take a walk through an enchanting Costa Rican landscape alive with rescued jaguars, resplendent butterflies, exotic birds, and tropical cascades with a tour to the La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Travel from San Jose to this private nature reserve, designed to educate visitors and provide a sanctuary for rescued wildlife through a variety of gardens and exhibits. A typical Costa Rican lunch is included for a sensory-rich day in the rainforest.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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3-Day Tortuguero National Park Tour from San Jose

Explore Tortuguero National Park in depth during a 3-day tour from San Jose that includes accommodation and transportation to this remote wilderness destination on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast. Travel by car and boat with a guide who shows you through the canals and rivers of Toruguero, and where you might spot Atlantic green turtles, monkeys, and other wildlife. This all-inclusive tour takes care of the logisitcs so you can have fun.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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VIP Private Tour: Arenal Volcano -Fortuna Waterfall & Hot Springs from San Jose

Experience the popular Arenal Volcano National Park on this private guided tour from San Jose. Enjoy a buffet lunch at the Baldi Hot Springs and take advantage of free time to enjoy the thermal pools. Hike through a biological reserve to the La Fortuna Waterfall near the Arenal Volcano where you’ll be able to swim and snap photos.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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VIP Private Tour: Arenal Volcano, Rainforest Hanging Bridges & Baldi Hot Springs

Explore the Arenal Volcano area on this guided all-day private tour from San Jose. Take a nature walk through the biological reserve of Mistico Park on a system of hanging bridges and catch views of the volcano, which looms over the green hillside. Also take some time for yourself at Baldi Hot Springs in La Fortuna, where you’ll have free time to relax in the resort’s multiple thermal pools.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Trip to the Amazing Irazu Volcano National Park

It's easy to check out Irazu Volcano National Park when you book this half-day tour from San Jose. Start your day with convenient hotel pickup, and then head straight to the volcano. When you reach the top, take your time admiring the lagoon and the view before you head down—you can see the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean on a good day.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
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