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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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USD60.26
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USD60.26

San Jose Night City Tour Bus Tours

San Jose Night City Tour

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Come, relax and enjoy this popular 4-hour sightseeing tour of the city and see the historic construction sites that include museums, theaters, markets and other interesting places in the city of San Jose. Tour includes: Bilingual profesional guide, comfortable air conditioning transportation, bottled water and dinner
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD75.00
Price varies by group size
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USD75.00
Price varies by group size
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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USD74.00
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USD74.00
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City VIP Bus Tour in San JoseBus Tours

City VIP Bus Tour in San Jose

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Get to know San Jose in just one day on this VIP double-decker bus sightseeing tour. Head to essential city sights such as the National Theater, Metropolitan Cathedral, and Democracy Square without having to deal with public transportation. Plus, get a closer look at key locations with an included walking tour of the city center.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD59.18
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USD59.18
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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USD74.00
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USD74.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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USD80.00
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USD80.00
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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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USD79.00
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USD79.00

San Jose Costa Rica City Tour. Private Tour with LunchDay Trips

San Jose Costa Rica City Tour. Private Tour with Lunch

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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD150.00
Price varies by group size
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USD150.00
Price varies by group size
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San Jose City Tour Half DayDay Trips

San Jose City Tour Half Day

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Immerse yourself in Costa Rican culture and history on this guided tour of the capital city. Highlights include the National Theater, the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, the University of Costa Rica, the Supreme Court, and Central Market. A bilingual guide is on hand to answer questions and provide insight about what you see along the way.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD71.60
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USD71.60
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Half-Day San Jose City TourDay Trips

Half-Day San Jose City Tour

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Discover the vibrant history and culture of the Costa Rican capital on a half-day San José city tour. Soak up the green oasis of La Sabana Metropolitan Park, explore diverse neighborhoods like Rohrmoser and Otoya, and visit stately landmarks including the National Library and Casa Amarilla. Featuring admission to the majestic National Theater and the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, plus a combination of walking and minivan touring, it’s a great way to experience the city’s highlights in a single afternoon.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD72.00
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USD72.00
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Dinner + Typical Show in the best viewpoint of the CityDay Trips

Dinner + Typical Show in the best viewpoint of the City

Our tour is the only one in Costa Rica that takes you to enjoy a delicious dinner in the best viewpoint of the city in San José, our guides will make you feel at home and you can enjoy a typical Costa Rica show, have a good You came and learn about the history and culture of Costa Rica, we pass by you at 06:00 in the afternoon, it is ideal if you leave your job as a visitor in Costa Rica and have little time to learn about our traditions.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD88.32
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USD88.32

Full day personalizedBus Tours

Full day personalized

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The whole experience will be tailored to your Agenda, taste, interest, and desire. I personally will company you throughout the day explaining details and answering questions, as well Will certainly suggest cultural and contemporary points of general interest
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD64.94
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USD64.94

Discover Costa Rica's Capital City and MuseumsDay Trips

Discover Costa Rica's Capital City and Museums

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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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD79.46
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USD79.46

Vip Evening Sightseeing Tour with DinnerBus Tours

Vip Evening Sightseeing Tour with Dinner

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Our unique sightseeing double decker bus will take you to downtown San Jose from your hotel to witness the city's main historical landmarks for an immersive and panoramic cultural experience and a better understanding of Costa Rica's evolution. Our personalized city tour provides a bird’s eye view of San Jose enhanced with VIP customer service, local cuisine, beverages, folkloric attire, and an authentic cultural experience with on-board folcloric music. Our favorite places to visit for a guided walk in San Jose include in-depth description of the National Monument, Plaza Cultura and the influential historical episode that took place at the Democracy Plaza. Our VIP City Bus tour will take you comfortably and safely through San Jose's narrow and busy streets driving by beautiful outdoor city attractions. The living city is our museum. Finishing at Gastronomical Center Barrio Escalante with a delicious dinner.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD66.00
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USD66.00

San Jose Like a Local: Customized Private TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

San Jose Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD31.17
Price varies by group size
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USD31.17
Price varies by group size
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Whale watching (Avistamiento de Ballenas) One Day from San JoseDay Trips

Whale watching (Avistamiento de Ballenas) One Day from San Jose

Peek into the world of Costa Rica’s marine life on this whale-watching tour from San José. Following a pickup at your San José accommodation, transfer to Playa Dominicalito on the Pacific coast and take to the water with your guide. Cruise through the Marino Ballena National Park, and spot dolphins, humpback whales, manta rays, and turtles in their natural habitat. You’ll also have free time to relax on the soft-sand beach.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD165.00
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USD165.00

San Jose Private Walking City TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

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.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD200.00
per group
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USD200.00
per group

San Jose ART Walking Tour - small groups, creative experiencePrivate Sightseeing Tours

San Jose ART Walking Tour - small groups, creative experience

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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.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD32.00
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USD32.00

Food Tour Costa Rican Farm to Table - PremiumWalking Tours

Food Tour Costa Rican Farm to Table - Premium

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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.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD125.00
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USD125.00

Food Tour Costa Rican Farm to Table EssentialCultural Tours

Food Tour Costa Rican Farm to Table Essential

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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.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD120.00
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USD120.00

Traditional Eats: Hungry Bird Insider Food Tour - small groupsWalking Tours

Traditional Eats: Hungry Bird Insider Food Tour - small groups

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Taste local dishes Trying new foods is one of our clients' favorite things to do in San Jose, Costa Rica. We will highlight the culinary roots of Costa Rica preparing you to try traditional foods. Highlights: Coffee, Small Traditional Plates, Tropical Fruits, Chocolate, National Theater, City Parks and Central Market. Samples included. Overview: This tour will wind through the walkways,parks and central market of downtown.Tasting local flavors is one of the best things to do in San Jose, and you'll finish with a great understanding of how a typical Costa Rican fills his belly. We'll also discuss current events and point out historical places to see in San Jose, going beyond a typical tourist experience. Inclusions: Food samples, bathroom stops and resting as needed.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD43.64
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USD43.64

San Jose Walking City Tour Small Group Cultural Tours

San Jose Walking City Tour Small Group

This Small Group Walking City Tour is an excellent introduction for first-time visitors to the country or anyone who wants to experience Costa Rica's capital city. The tour features the best of San Jose's history, architecture, gastronomy, must-see places and locals' favorite spots. Explore the city's central area, parks, boulevards and discover a piece of world history hidden there. Stroll around the East side's trendy neighborhood with its well kept european style houses, small cafes and restaurants.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD65.00
Price varies by group size
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USD65.00
Price varies by group size

Arrival Private Transfer from San Jose Airport SJO to Monteverde by MinivanBus Tours

Arrival Private Transfer from San Jose Airport SJO to Monteverde by Minivan

Why spend your precious time waiting in long shuttle or taxi lines. Avoid the language barrier and currency exchange. Travel in style from  San Jose Juan Santarmaría SJO  International Airport to your hotel in Monteverde by private vehicle, and reach your final destination relaxed and refreshed.
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  • 2 hours 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD135.33
Price varies by group size
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USD135.33
Price varies by group size

Private Transfer: Manuel Antonio or Quepos to San Jose SJO Airport by MinivanBus Tours

Private Transfer: Manuel Antonio or Quepos to San Jose SJO Airport by Minivan

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Take away the stress of waiting in long taxi or bus lines by planning a stress-free transfer in advance. Benefit from the convenience of having a driver arrive at a set time, and a meet and greet service. This one-way transfer between Manuel Antonio or Quepos, and San Jose Juan Santarmaría SJO International Airport includes bottled water so you’ll travel comfortably and stay hydrated too.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD145.83
Price varies by group size
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USD145.83
Price varies by group size

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