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San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group Tour

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.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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San Jose: Pura Vida Experience Tour: Tapas, Traditional Masks and Escazu Visit

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.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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5 in 1 Adrenaline Junkie From San José

The best and the most complete one day tour in Jaco! Satisfy your desires for total adventure and adrenaline in the tropical forest of Costa Rica. Located very close to the sea, our eco-adventure park opens its doors for an incomparable experience: the Adrenalina Junkie tour! A perfect combination of all the activities you can find in our private reserve.
  • Duration: 9 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.00
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Craft Beer Pub Crawl

Sample what’s on tap at local breweries on this pub crawl tour in San Jose. Hear about the beer revolution in Costa Rica while you learn about the brewing process and how to pair beer with certain foods. Plus, as you travel between pubs, discover the city's streets at night on this walking tour.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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City Tour From San José

This tour immerses you in the rich Costa Rican culture and history by experiencing the beautiful museums and historical sites of San José.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$61.00
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Bird's Nest: 2-hour San Jose City Highlights Walking Tour

See the best of San Jose on this incredible walking tour that takes travelers through more than 40 different sites, including galleries, parks, art houses and iconic buildings. Whether you're a first time visitor or returning to this beautiful city this two-hour tour is the perfect way to hit all of the highlights.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Looking for sloths, butterflies and birds in the UCR Campus

You will absolutely love San José after this experience. Guided by young biologists you will discover the nature hiding in the middle of Costa Rica's largest city. You will get to experience with all your senses, wildlife you wouldn't have imagined existed minutes away from downtown. We are an organization called Oropopo Experience, looking to change the way tourism is done in Costa Rica while supporting young scientists, researchers, and local entrepreneurs.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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San José By Night From San José

Experience San Jose by night with a local to guide the wayExplore markets, significant city buildings, and local neighborhoodsImmerse yourself in the culture and history of the cityIndulge in a tasty local menu filled with authentic local ingredientsSip expertly selected wine pairings as you dine
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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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
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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
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Carpe Market - Cultural and gastronomic tour

Visit the Central Market in San Jose on this guided tour and learn about its 136-year history. There, sample regional staples like tropical seasonal fruit, tortillas, ice cream, Costa Rican coffee, and other local specialities. Plus, find out how and why San Jose became the capital city of Costa Rica.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Aerial Tram in Braulio Carrillo National Park From San José

You will get into the Braulio Carrillo National Park, and discover the beauties of the Rain Forest. Enjoy of a hiking tour and the Aerial Tram, two activities that will put you in direct contact with nature, visitors divide into smaller groups for a 45 to 90 minute (optional) nature walk with a trained naturalist guide. The Open-sided cable-cars hold 5 passengers and a guide. The guides are quite knowledgeable about flora and fauna. They'll point out orchids and different species of trees and are quick to identify the calls of the many birds that inhabit this unique environment.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Foodie Tour Restaurant Hopping - Costa Rican Contemporary Cuisine

Take a half-day food and walking tour in San Jose that highlights innovative chefs who are updating traditional Costa Rican recipes with a modern twist. Stroll between four locations in the Escalante district to enjoy a 6-course tasting menu, seven drinks, Costa Rican coffee tastings, and a cocktail mixing demonstration with locally made liquor. Your guide shares insightful commentary along the way on a tour that can be scheduled for lunch or dinner.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
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Hanging Bridges Adventure From San José

Get an aerial encounter with the rain forest from the height of six suspension bridges, with this guided half-day trip to San Luis Adventure Park. Navigate trails through the canopy of trees, and marvel at the cloud forest, hummingbird garden, and butterfly garden. Private transportation and hotel pickup and drop-off included. Lunch is provided (vegetarian options at request).
  • Duration: 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 minutes
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San Jose Private Walking City Tour

Ideal for first-time visitors to San Jose, this private half-day walking tour offers a look at the Costa Rican city’s history, architecture, gastronomy, sights, and local hotspots. Wander around the city's central area and pass by significant buildings like the National Museum and the Blue Castello. Stroll through San Jose’s trendy neighborhood on the east side, which boasts plenty of cafes and restaurants.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$215.00
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Discover Costa Rica's Capital City and Museums

Experience San Jose's historical and cultural offerings on a walking tour of Costa Rica's vibrant capital city. Begin at Parque Central to take in the city's main attractions. Explore its Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, Costa Rica Art Museum and National Theater in the company of a local guide. Marvel at the Beaux-Arts-style Melico Salazar Theatre and stop by Churrería Manolo’s to sample its iconic cream-filled churros. This comprehensive city walk includes all entrance fees, along with a delicious lunch.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Artist Bird - San Jose Creative Side Walking Tour

Whether you’re an art collector or enthusiast, you’ll enjoy this tour that explores the contemporary Costa Rican art scene. Visit galleries featuring indigenous works, fashion, paintings, sculptures, furniture, and more, and possibly meet the artists. Along the way, you’ll also catch sight of the local graffiti and learn about the history of the city and its current events.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Food Tour Restaurant Hopping, Costa Rican Farm to Table - Basic Tour

Taste how Costa Rican chefs are incorporating farm-to-table concepts on a food tour through San Jose’s vibrant Escalante neighborhood. Take a seat at restaurants and cafes hand-picked for their fresh, innovative cuisine, sampling the best of menus featuring local, seasonal, and organic ingredients. A foodie guide introduces you to chefs and owners for a more personal tasting experience.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
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Costa Rica Pura Vida Experience From San José

Discover a tale of two cities, exploring the real Costa Rica in San Jose and Escazu, the “City of Witches”Walk the spiritual route of churches and learn the rich local history of Catholicism Experience the lively atmosphere of the Central Market, and ride like a local about public transportVisit a legendary masquerade family, renowned for their traditional Costa Rican masksFeast on authentic local cuisine in a 100-year-old restaurantEnjoy a sample of traditional chicha as well as a coffee tasting
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Bites and Sight From San José

Discover the secrets behind handicrafts, herbal remedies, and fresh produce at Borbon and San Jose Central MarketBecome a mixologist of natural Costa Rican drinks and an expert on more than 30 local exotic fruits and vegetablesSavor several tasty seasonal samplings of Costa Rica as well as its famous organic coffeeSee a side of San Jose known only by locals and not found in guidebooks.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Walk and Taste San Jose's Markets and Specialty Coffe

We'll start our little adventure at Parque Morazan's kiosk ("Templo de la Música"), and then walk along Central Avenue for a few blocks. We'll walk through the alleys and food stalls of the Central Market and Borbón Market, a more underground spot compared to the Central Market. Dragon Music is a retro music store in the middle of Borbón Market, where you can find used vinyl, CDs, magazines, and more. We'll taste some flavors of the city, from specialty coffee, seasonal fruits to empanadas and more.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Carara National Park Tour

Best bird watching tours in Costa Rica with native guide to spot endemic species. Guides will be able to spot seasonal birds and wildlife, making this the best tour on your trip.
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Day Trip Irazu Volcano & Thermals Hacienda Orosi

We take the South Panamerican Highway, to start ascending the large “ Irazu “. The winding road travels through fertile lands cultivated with all kinds of vegetables as we observe a lovely panoramic.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Guided Walk to the Nauyaca Waterfall

The walk to the Nauyaca Waterfall is such a rich and satisfying experience that it fuses an impressive two-story waterfall with a pleasant and easy walk during which we can share many facts and basic notions about our beautiful nature and its problems, how to take care of it and so so much to enjoy it, this experience is best enjoyed on foot and in small groups: the waterfall is an essential natural wonder of Costa Rica and the walk serves as a beautiful appetizer that invites us to promote and encourage discussion about the conservation of the environment among the participants and to share personal knowledge along the way. A family adventure is one of the destinations that you can not miss in Costa Rica.Translation made with the translator www.DeepL.com/Translator
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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