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Discover Costa Rica's Capital City and Museums

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
From
US$79.46
From
US$79.46

San Jose Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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
From
US$31.17
Price varies by group size
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US$31.17
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

San Jose Walking City Tour Small Group

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
From
US$65.00
Price varies by group size
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US$65.00
Price varies by group size

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San Jose Private Walking City Tour

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
From
US$200.00
per group
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US$200.00
per group

Venado caves One Day !!!

Venado caves One Day !!!

A unique and different experience in CR. Our team will always go beyond the Venado Cavern Tour. Transportation is exclusive, comfortable, clean, safe. We will always deliver the best customer service. The quality of all our tourist products go beyond what we offer. The human charisma that we have with our tourists is that we take them to know more than a tour, making more than friends during all the more than 9 years of operating in Costa Rica and other countries. Enjoy CR and we handle and program everything for you, your family or your friends, it will be a pleasure to always serve you.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$160.00
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US$160.00
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Arenal - Pacific - Costa Rica 6 days

Arenal - Pacific - Costa Rica 6 days

We visited 3 of the best places that our country has Costa Rica. Appreciate the natural beauties of Costa Rica, animals, volcanoes, beaches and of course Rio Celest one of the 7 wonders of our country. . Our customer service makes it unforgettable, because we go beyond what the program says ... we show them things on the way, we stop to admire them, to photograph them, our guide and driver will always give the best of their experience for our clients, will be there to help you and make your program an unforgettable experience !!!. The quality of our services with safe, reliable and above all clean transportation! it makes us stronger every day, but everything has been in 9 years and more !!! by all the clients who have visited us and trusted us. For this, I invite you to come to our country! I know he will return or recommend others to come !!! We will wait for you!
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  • 6 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$2,575.00
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US$2,575.00
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Private Transportation for Dinner in San Jose for 5 hours

Private Transportation for Dinner in San Jose for 5 hours

We offer you a luxury and private transportation for you, your family and friends on your visit to the city of San Jose. You can book an exclusive transport, quality and with the best customer service on board our transport. You can travel around San José, go to dinner at your restaurant of choice, visit a mall or museum, for about 5 hours maximum.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$100.00
per group
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US$100.00
per group

Food Tour Costa Rican Farm to Table - Premium

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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US$125.00
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US$125.00

Food Tour Costa Rican Farm to Table Essential

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
From
US$120.00
From
US$120.00

Lonely Planet Experiences: San Jose Tapas, Traditional Masks and Escazu Visit

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
From
US$65.00
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US$65.00
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Heredia City Tour and Coffee Britt Plantation Visit by Train from San Jose

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
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$79.00
From
US$79.00
Taking safety measures

Bites and Sights: Local Tastes of the San Jose Barrio

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
From
US$74.00
From
US$74.00
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San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group Tour

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
From
US$74.00
From
US$74.00
Taking safety measures

ChepeCletas San Jose Bike Ride

ChepeCletas San Jose Bike Ride

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San José is characterized by its Spanish colonial buildings, Victorian mansions, and rich historical sites. This zero-emission bike tour allows you to see the city up close, avoid car traffic, and cruise through San José’s vibrant neighborhoods—past notable buildings, parks, and squares. Your guide navigates through the city and provides useful background information as you stop to appreciate local highlights.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$41.56
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US$41.56

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

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
From
US$135.33
Price varies by group size
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US$135.33
Price varies by group size

Private Transfer Pto Viejo Limón, Cocles or Manzanillo to SJO Airport by Minivan

Private Transfer Pto Viejo Limón, Cocles or Manzanillo to SJO Airport 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 your hotel in Puerto Viejo Limón, Punta Cocles or Manzanillo  to San Jose Juan Santarmaría SJO International Airport by private vehicle, and reach your final destination relaxed and refreshed.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$230.83
Price varies by group size
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US$230.83
Price varies by group size

Private Transfer: Montezuma, Malpaís or Santa Teresa to SJO Airport by Minivan

Private Transfer: Montezuma, Malpaís or Santa Teresa to SJO Airport 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 your hotel in Montezuma, Malpaís or Santa Teresa  to San Jose Juan Santarmaría SJO International Airport by private vehicle, and reach your final destination relaxed and refreshed.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$210.00
Price varies by group size
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US$210.00
Price varies by group size

Arrival Private Transfer San Jose Airport SJO to Arenal or La Fortuna by Minivan

Arrival Private Transfer San Jose Airport SJO to Arenal or La Fortuna 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 Arenal or La Fortuna by private vehicle, and reach your final destination relaxed and refreshed.
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  • 2 hours 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$116.67
Price varies by group size
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US$116.67
Price varies by group size

Arrival Private Transfer: San Jose Airport SJO to Puntarenas by Minivan

Arrival Private Transfer: San Jose Airport SJO to Puntarenas 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 Puntarenas by private vehicle, and reach your final destination relaxed and refreshed.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$105.00
Price varies by group size
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US$105.00
Price varies by group size

Arrival Private Transfer San Jose Airport SJO to San Jose City by Minivan

Arrival Private Transfer San Jose Airport SJO to San Jose City 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 San Jose City Center by private vehicle, and reach your final destination relaxed and refreshed.
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  • 27 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$28.58
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US$28.58
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San Jose City Tour Half Day

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
From
US$71.60
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US$71.60
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Vip Evening Sightseeing Tour with Dinner

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 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$66.00
From
US$66.00

Half-Day San Jose Evening Bus Tour with Dinner and Pickup

Half-Day San Jose Evening Bus Tour with Dinner and Pickup

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Experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of San Jose on an evening bus tour. Starting from your hotel, a comfortable double-decker bus with onboard WiFi serves as your transportation for the evening. See over 25 of the city’s landmarks and stop for a bilingual guided tour at key locations, including the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum. Enjoy an included dinner of local cuisine, before drop-off at your hotel.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$66.00
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US$66.00

San Jose Walking and Bus City Tour

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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US$60.26
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US$60.26

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