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San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and Architecture

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.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Rainforest Chocolate Tour from La Fortuna

Chocolate lovers flock to this incredible tour from La Fortuna that includes the sweetest rainforest experience and unearths the hidden secretes of local chocolate production. Visit a farm where cocoa is grown, processed and produced. This hands-on experience lets travelers eat as much chocolate as they want while learning about history, culture and traditions of this popular Costa Rican sweet.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Britt Coffee Tour and Chocolate Tasting from San Jose

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.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Chocolate Tour from San Jose

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.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Costa Rican Cooking Class in La Fortuna

Get a taste of authentic Costa Rican life and cuisine as you join a local family for a cooking class and home-style meal. Along with a guide, visit the home of your hosts outside of La Fortuna and learn about household customs and cooking techniques. Join in the preparation of a typical meal, and then savor the fruits of your labor alongside your new friends!
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Poás Volcano and Doka Coffee Plantación Half Day

Poás Volcano  and Doka Coffee State is one of the major attractions in the Central Valley region, one of the most visited national parks and coffee plantations, and a great day trip add-on for any Costa Rica vacation itinerary.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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San Jose: Barrio Bites and Sights 4 hours Food Tour - Eat like a local

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, and burgers, plus sugar cane liqueur, sangria, and contemporary cuisine on a fun and cultural adventure.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Cooking Class Including Tortilla Making in La Fortuna

Pick up some cooking skills and learn how to make authentic Costa Rican dishes, including homemade corn tortillas, with this class in La Fortuna. During the lesson, you’ll also hear about the customs and traditions of the country’s farmers. And, at the end of class, dine on the freshly prepared meal along with the local family.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Coffee tour, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens

Duration: 11 hours Location: Alajuela This is a Costa Rica introduction, your guide will show you the best of the central valley in one day. Enjoy in the rainforest, the active volcano and the crater, and also you will see a lot of animals. We will pick you up in your hotel in San Jose, Heredia and Alajuela. What to see: Coffee plantation, Poas Volcano, La Paz Waterfall Gardens (Hummingbirds, butterflies, birds, snakes, frogs,orchids, 5 waterfalls, felins and much more)
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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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Day trip from San Jose to Doka Coffee Plantations & La Paz Waterfall Gardens

Connect with two key pieces of Costa Rican life: coffee and wilderness on this combination tour to La Paz Waterfall Gardens and the Doka Coffee Estate plantation. This full-day, guided tour kicks off with a tour of plantation where you’ll learn how your cups gets from bean to breakfast. Afterwards, hike over volcanic terrain, under waterfalls, and into the rainforest during a challenging hike in the nature reserve.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Britt Coffee Tour from San José

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.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Coffee and Chocolate Private Tour

Indulge in Costa Rica’s two most beloved exports on a combo coffee and chocolate tour near Arenal. Visit a working farm to see firsthand how raw coffee and cacao beans are grown and transformed into fragrant coffee and silky, delicious chocolate. Sample gourmet products straight from the source, and even make your own handcrafted chocolate bar. No need to worry about Arenal’s unpredictable weather, as all tour components are held under shade and rain structures.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hrs
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Craft Costarican Coffee Experience

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.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Full Day Coffee Plantations & La Paz Waterfall Gardens Trip from San Jose

Spend a day exploring Costa Rica's rich wildlife on this tour to a coffee plantation, waterfall, and volcanic lagoon from San Jose. After learning how coffee is harvested and roasted on a coffee farm tour, head to Poas Volcano National Park and La Paz Waterfall Gardens for a chance to see animals like birds, butterflies, and monkeys in their beautiful natural habitats.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Carpe Chepe Pub Crawl in San Jose with Skip-the-Line Entrance

Experience San Jose’s party scene with a pub crawl through the heart of Costa Rica’s capital, and skip the line with an expert guide and a fun crew of fellow travelers. Learn about the city’s history as you walk alongside your guide, drink like a Tico as you tip back house shots at a series of four bars and clubs, then dance, drink and party the night away in the heart of the city.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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San José Chocolate Tour

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.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Half Day Nature Safari Float Tour and Chocolate Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal

Explore Peñas Blancas River and satisfy your chocolate craving on this exciting and delicious half-day combo tour. After a convenient hotel pickup, hop in a raft and float downstream, scouring the riverbanks for Costa Rica’s celebrated wildlife, including howler monkeys, white-faced capuchins, and sloths. Then, learn about the history of chocolate, from the discovery and cultivation of cacao to the production of the modern sweet treat.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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San Jose Beer Tasting Tour

Tap into Costa Rica’s emerging craft beer movement with this 3-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.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Class II-III Rafting and Chocolate Tour from La Fortuna

Get a dose of Costa Rica's ‘pura vida’ lifestyle on this full-day combo tour featuring plenty of sweet treats, adventure, and relaxation. Navigate the rapids of the Balsa River on a whitewater rafting trip, learn how to turn raw cacao beans into delicious chocolate at a cacao farm, and savor lunch at a traditional country estate. The tour includes all food, drink, and equipment, plus round-trip transport from La Fortuna hotels for a stress-free day sampling Costa Rican highlights.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Heredia City Tour and Coffe Britt Plantation Visit by Train from San Jose

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. Get a caffeine buzz during a guided tasting of Costa Rican coffee, complete with lunch and a hands-on barista lesson.
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Made In San Jose Adventurous Shopping Tour: Waterfalls, Coffee, Colonial Towns

Enjoy an adventurous day of sightseeing, shopping, and eating in the countryside surrounding Costa Rica’s capital city. After a convenient hotel pickup in San José, explore the Central Valley. Visit the colonial mountain town of Barva de Heredia, check out waterfalls, hike through lush forests, watch for a wildlife, and visit a century-old coffee plantation. Shop at artisan villages and enjoy lunch and dinner included in the tour price.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Arenal Coffee Tour

Costa Rica is known for coffee production. On this tour, visit a family farm to learn about one of the world’s most-consumed beverages including how it’s grown, processed, shipped, and consumed. You will also hear about the important role coffee plays in Costa Rica’s economy and culture, plus sip a fresh cup of organically grown Costa Rican coffee.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
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Coffee Tour Grecia and Sarchi from San José

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Costa Rica’s famous coffee industry with this tour to a coffee farm from San Jose. Learn first-hand how beans are grown, harvested, and roasted for the perfect cup of coffee. Plus, visit the towns of Sarchi and Gracia to visit popular monuments and learn how they keep handicraft traditions alive.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
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