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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.
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  • 3 days
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation

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Monteverde Cloud Forest Full-Day Tour from San Jose

See the region from up high as you walk across hanging bridges and sail down a zip line. Recommended for cruise excursions. • Walk across hanging bridges. • Hike amongst the flora and fauna. • Zip line through the forest.(optional)
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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3-Day Tortuguero,Arenal Volcano,Manuel Antonio National Park Tour from San Jose

One of Costa Rica's most popular eco-tourism destinations, the canals and rivers of Tortuguero National Park are abundant with exciting plant and wildlife species. Venture out of the city and explore the park, looking out for turtles as you go.Hike in one of the most spectacular destinations in Costa Rica, the Arenal Volcano! As the most active volcano in the country, don't be surprised if you hear a crackling noise or smoke coming out of its mouth.Manuel Antonio National park tour provides a perfect combination of nature, wildlife and pristine beaches. Explore the Manuel Antonio National Park on foot, and before.. just relax and sunbathe on the beach in this spectacular tryp.Important: Minimum person to operate the tour is Two person per book.2 Nigths accommodation
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  • 3 days
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  • 3 days
  • 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.
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  • 13 hours
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  • 13 hours
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VIP Private Tour: Cartago City Highlights, Irazu Volcano and Hot Springs

See the active Irazu Volcano and other highlights of Costa Rica’s Cartago province at your own pace on a private tour from San Jose. Reach the summit of the peak known by locals as ‘El Colosso,’ famous for its modern eruptions and lake-filled craters. Soak up regional culture in the artsy, historic town of Orosi, and spend the afternoon relaxing in mineral-rich hot springs and dining at a volcanic resort.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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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
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Knowing the best of San José

We will visit a beautiful craft shop, where you can get beautiful souvenirs to take back home.During this trip we will visit the National Theater, also known as "La Joya de San José", a masterpiece in art and architecture built by Costa Ricans and completed in 1897.We will also visit the Metropolitan Cathedral. While traveling through the city, we will point out several major and historically important buildings of our city, for example, the University of Costa Rica, the Old Train Station, the National Liquor Factory, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal, the Legislative Assembly ( equivalent to the Congress), the Metal Building, some parks and several sites of interest.This will be an introduction to our Capital City and information about our economy, culture, politics, religion and current general events.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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Hanging bridges over the clouds in Monteverde from San José

Our tour is the only one that offers you the best of Costa Rica in just one day, starting our tour at 06:00 a.m. From San José, we discovered the province of Puntarenas in its best expression of nature.Monteverde is recognized for maintaining 2% of the world's biodiversity, and maintains the best preserved forest reserves, we design an ideal tour for nature lovers who wish to explore this wonder without disturbing the environment, our suspension bridges are the most Costa Rica highlands and offer panoramic views of the cloud forest of Monteverde.
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  • 13 hours
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  • 13 hours
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VIP Private Tour: Jungle & River ATV Exploration 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 the Central Pacific Coast to Tarcoles River.In our adventure center, before you begin your journey, you will receive instructions and then take a test run on our specially designed private track. From here on, your guide will lead you along the jungle trails, Teak plantations, 14 crossing rivers sometimes-bumpy, dirt paths real rainforest, viewpoints and 2 different beaches.If weather allowing, you can take a quick swim at Bochinche Beach, a pristine and almost private beach where we will have a break. During the tour, your guide will provide bottled water, and at the end of this Costa Rica ATV adventure, we will greet you with fresh tropical fruits. The driving time and ATV tour last 2 hours.After the tour, enjoy a delicious lunch
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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San Jose Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see. With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
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  • 2 to 6 hours
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Vip Private Tour: Great Flight Over Poas & Irazu Volcanoes (60 minutes flight).

Board a Cessna 206 Aircraft for an exciting adventure above San Jose City, Poas Volcano National Park or Irazu Volcano and small picturesque towns. Musical background, choreographed to each flight, accompanies spontaneous narration by the professionally trained pilot or tour guide. Poas Volcano is one of the most important attractions from San Jose and from the air is very impressive admire its huge crater, considered one of the largest in the world. This crater measures 1.5 kilometers in diameter (0.9 miles) and is 300 meters deep (900 feet). The summit, surrounded by beautiful rain forest, includes a volcanic origin lagoon called Laguna Botos. Its deep blue waters contrast with the dense tropical forest that surrounds it. Take spectacular pictures of these amazing active volcanoes and be a witness of the volcano activity, the geysers, the fumaroles, the sulfur’s sediments and the emerald color lagoon inside the main craters
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Cinco Ceibas Ecological Reserve from San José

In the Cinco Ceibas Reserve and Adventure Park we have created tours that are unique in Costa Rica, with virtually no impact on our environment.You can enjoy our jungle, a raised boardwalk or horseback riding, with the magnificent views. Take a quiet float in a kayak down the Rio Cuarto. After enjoying an educational and cultural trip in a bullock cart with "Flaco y Gordo" our oxen friends.Marvel at the huge Ceibas and enjoy the biodiversity, birds, flowers and animals. Our facilities are unique, it is the only architectural construction, where fifteen years of reforestation turn into beautiful outdoor installations.The structures that were built mostly from the natural resources on the farm now show the first kind of hospitality.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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VIP Private San Jose City Tour with Lunch. Bus & Walking Experience

San Jose is the cultural capital of Costa Rica and boasts a rich and varied history. Get acquainted with the city’s charms on a private tour, featuring a customizable itinerary of must-see attractions and private transportation through the city’s maze of trafficked avenues.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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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.
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  • 3 days
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  • 3 days
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VIP Private Tour: Cartago City Highlights, Irazu Volcano National Park & Orosi

Costa Rica’s Cartago Province is home to the lofty Irazú Volcano as well as a variety of historic settlements. See Cartago’s highlights in a single day on this private tour, which allows you to experience Irazú Volcano National Park’s panoramic viewpoints and steaming craters, visit centuries-old settlements, and admire historic Spanish-colonial churches. Your guide navigates and provides transportation, leaving you free to enjoy the scenery.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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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.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
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VIP Private Tour: Adventure Combo Whitewater Rafting and Horseback Riding

Enjoy two outdoor activities in one day on this 8-hour private combo tour from San Jose. With a naturalist guide, visit the Sarapiqui region of Costa Rica for both adventures — whitewater rafting and horseback riding. Lunch and private transportation are included.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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VIP Private Tour: Combo Adventure Whitewater Rafting and Canopy Zipline Tour

Get your adrenaline pumping double time with this private tour from San Jose combining two of Costa Rica's most popular outdoor adventures. Drive through gorgeous Braulio Carrillo National Park to a tropical secondary forest, where you’ll fly through the treetops on a thrilling 9-cable zipline tour. Then, tackle the class II and III rapids of the Sarapiqui River on a wet and wild whitewater rafting voyage led by an expert guide. Includes round-trip transport from your San Jose hotel in the comfort of a private vehicle.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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VIP Private Tour: Poas Volcano & La Paz Waterfalls Gardens from San Jose

This tour start from your hotel in San Jose. You will transferred to Poas Volcano, about 75 minutes from San Jose. Once at the park, you will be able to admire the crater from a beautiful lookout point not too far from the main park’s entrance. At this point you will be allow to stay for about 30 minutes due the volcanic activity.Following the visit to the volcano you will continue to La Paz Waterfalls Gardens. On arrival, enjoy the park attractions with our naturalist tour guide. La Paz Waterfall Gardens is the #1 Most Visited Privately Owned Ecological Attraction in Costa Rica featuring the best hiking near San José, the most famous waterfalls in Costa Rica, animal sanctuary with over 100 species of animals, and an environmental education program, five waterfalls, cloud forest and rain forest.A great buffet lunch is included in this tour before the return to your hotel.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Luxury transfer to Manuel Antonio from San José

Enjoy worry-free transportation from your hotel in Manuel Antonio or Quepos to the Juan Santamaria International Airport (or visa versa) in a comfortable air-conditioned van. Whether you are just starting your vacation or returning to the airport, you can relax knowing that your transportation is covered and you won’t have to worry about finding a taxi or dealing with public transportation.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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Private Tour: Carara National Park Bird Watching Tour

Go deep into Carara National Park on a 4-hour bird watching tour with a private guide, and discover some of the park’s 400 bird species. Enjoy the use of professional scopes while you explore the forest, and listen to the sounds of howler monkeys as they hoot and boom in the thick foliage. Spot bright iguanas and scarlet macaws, watch white faced monkeys and jewel-like frogs, and learn to identify the native birds of this pristine stretch of primary rainforest.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Tour La Paz Waterfall Gardens

As we ascend the mountain, we will notice a change in temperature and vegetation; we will see coffee plantations as well as fern, flower and strawberry farms along the way, creating a beautiful array of colors and visuals.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours

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VIP Private Tour: Chocolate Tour, Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs

An exclusive private tour that includes a visit to the rainforest, a cocoa plantation, artisan chocolate farm for learn about the chocolate history, plantation, processing and elaboration of chocolate drink and bars. Later enjoy a great relaxing time at Baldi Hot Springs, the best Thermal Pools complex in Arenal Volcano Area
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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VIP Private Tour Sarapiqui River Cruise & Rainforest Hanging Bridge

The driving distance from San Jose to Sarapiqui will take about 90 minutes. Along the way, enjoy the beauty of the second largest National Park in Costa Rica: The Braulio Carrillo. Sarapiqui is the name of the river and it is the most important tourist attraction in the region. In the Upper part, the river is perfect for the practice of the Whitewater Rafting. In the Lower Part, boat tours, transfers and fishing are important economic activities.During this 2-hour river safari, you will ride a comfortable boat down the Sarapiqui River and enjoy the very rich wildlife of this region. In there, it is easy to see Howler Monkeys, White-Faced Capuchin Monkeys, Sloths, Toucans, Crocodiles. Giant Iguanas, River Turtles, Otters, many aquatic birds and more.After the boat safari, taste the local flavours with a delicious lunch, before continuing our journey to Tirimbina Reserve, where a nature walk into the rainforest will complement this amazing ecological experience.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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