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Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner

In just one day, it’s possible to visit top Costa Rica attractions like Arenal Volcano, La Paz Waterfall, and Arenal Hot Springs when you book this guided tour from San Jose. All-inclusive private transport smooths over otherwise tricky transportation logistics, and your guide keeps you well entertained and informed as you explore. This tour includes all entrance fees plus two meals, adding up to a great value.
  • Duration: 13 to 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 to 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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La Paz Waterfall Garden Tour from San Jose

Experience Costa Rica’s famed natural beauty and biodiversity in an eco-friendly way with a day trip to La Paz Waterfall Gardens from San Jose. Observe rescued rain forest creatures like spider monkeys, toucans, tree frogs and even jaguars while learning about the nature reserve’s conservation efforts. Lunch among the serene jungle setting and transport from San Jose are included.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$98.00
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Tortuguero National Park

Explore the natural beauty and protected wildlife of Costa Rica’s Tortuguero National Park with a full-day guided tour from San Jose. Cruise through freshwater rivers on a boat — the only way to access the inner reaches of this beautiful nature reserve. Learn about the park’s incredible biodiversity from your naturalist guide, and visit a green sea turtle nesting site. Take a break from your exploration to savor lunch at the eco-chic Evergreen Lodge surrounded by views of a lush tropical forest.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Waterfall Canopy Zipline Tour at Adventure Park Costa Rica

Feel the adrenaline rush of soaring over 11 different waterfalls on this 6-hour, small-group canopy tour at Adventure Park Costa Rica. Enjoy breathtaking views over the ocean, mountains and rainforest on 25 zip line cables, the longest in Costa Rica. Led by a professional guide, this tour emphasizes safety and provides all the necessary equipment. Lunch and bottled water are included. Transportation to and from this Costa Rica zip line tour is an available option. Participants must be at least seven years old and weigh less than 280 pounds.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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6 in 1 Tour: Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica

Experience a fun-filled day in the jungle at the Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Atlantic eco-reserve. Your multi-pass gives you access to six different activities throughout the beautiful tropical park. Get a bird’s-eye view of the rainforest canopy with an aerial tram ride, encounter native critters at a butterfly and frog garden, cross a hanging bridge, and explore the jungle on a nature hike. Get your adrenaline pumping as you soar through the treetops on ziplines, including one of the longest and fastest in the country.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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8-Days Costa Rica: Volcano, Tropical Jungles and Cloud Forests

An all-inclusive tour is an efficient and affordable way to visit Costa Rica’s essential highlights in just a week. Transportation, activities, meals, and lodging are included on your visits to Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Tortuguero Canals, and more. Plus, traveling with a guide means gleaning lots of insight into local culture and history that you might miss traveling alone. This tour is limited to just four people for a more personalized experience.
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Duration: 8 days
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Aerial Tram Tour of Braulio Carrillo National Park

Explore three levels of lush Costa Rican rain forest from the floor to the canopy on a 3-hour guided tour tour of Braulio Carrillo National Park. Learn about local flora and fauna as you walk along nature trails, explore specialty gardens, and glide over treetops in an aerial tram, all narrated by a guide with extensive knowledge about the local ecosystem. Optional upgrade includes pickup and drop-off from your lodging in San Jose and a typical lunch.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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5D-4N Authentic Costa Rica

We are a company dedicated and specialized in the tour for several days, we adapt to the needs of our customers, so we have our own guides and vehicles, we are a local tour operator in the area
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Duration: 5 days
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Rainforest Adventure from San Jose

Trek through Costa Rica’s lush rainforest on an adventurous day tour from San Jose. Start off with a bird’s-eye perspective of the jungle canopy from aboard an aerial tram, and then descend to the forest floor for a challenging hike through this wildly diverse ecosystem. With the help of your guide, learn about the surrounding flora and spot native wildlife like tropical birds and howler monkeys. Stop for a swim in a natural tropical pool, and enjoy a replenishing riverside picnic along the way.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tortuguero Eco-Aventura

Discover Tortuguero National Park, one of Costa Rica’s popular eco-tourism destinations, on this multi-day trip from San Jose. While there, learn about the park’s efforts to conserve sea turtles, as well as hear about the local flora and fauna. Plus, between July and October, you may catch sight of Atlantic green turtles since the park is a major nesting site for the endangered species. Also, explore the canals by boat and spot monkeys, sloths, iguanas, poison arrow frogs, birds, and insects, including the blue butterfly.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Duration: 3 days
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US$340.00
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ATV & Canopy from San Jose

Let the ATV do the hiking for you on this full-day, guided tour through the rainforest trails. Learn to use your ATV and take a few practice laps before heading out to the muddy trails traversing rivers and paths taking in vegetation and tropical wildlife along the way. Stop for a swim along the way at Herradura Beach and enjoy lunch when you return.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$175.00
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San Jose Zipline Canopy Tour

Experience the thrill of soaring through the rain forest canopy on a zipline adventure from San Jose! Travel to the verdant hills of the Central Valley, where you’ll fly through the jungle on a series of cables that stretch between treetop platforms. Expert guides will be on hand throughout the day to ensure your safety and demonstrate ziplining tips and tricks. Stop for a savory Costa Rican lunch at a local restaurant before returning to San Jose.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group Tour: Pacific Rainforest Aerial Tram and Nature Walk from Jaco

Explore all three levels of a tropical rain forest on a 3-hour guided small-group tour with 10 people or fewer. Cruise above the treetops onboard an aerial tram before descending to the forest floor, where a guide will lead you on a 45-minute nature walk featuring medical plants, tropical snakes, and colorful flowers. Opt for an 8 a.m. or 11 a.m. tour when you book.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rainforest Adventure Atlantic Aerial Tram Tour

Discover Costa Rica’s rain forest from a unique treetop perspective with this aerial tram ride. Accompanied by an expert guide, you’ll glide through the forest canopy in the Braulio Carrillo National Park, where you will have a chance to spot amazing native plants and animals. Round-trip transport from your San Jose hotel and a traditional Costa Rican lunch are included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full day hiking and bird watching at Savegre River San Gerardo near to San Jose

Full day bird watching at national park los Quetzales at San Gerardo de Dota and Hiking  at Savegre River San Gerardo near to San Jose, we pick you up at the hotel
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$119.00
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6 in 1 Rain Forest Adventure in Braulio Carrillo National Park from San Jose

Combine six popular rain forest activities into a single day jam-packed with adventure on this tour to Braulio Carrillo National Park from San Jose. Fly down ziplines over the rain forest canopy, visit a terrarium and butterfly garden, walk along nature trails, and more, all with hassle-free round-trip transportation from your San Jose hotel and a typical Costa Rican lunch to keep you going.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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RIOS TROPICALES PACUARE ECO LODGE AND RAFTING 2 DAY ADVENTURE

On the Pacuare River, a two day rafting tour means double the fun. See wildlife, careen down rapids, and spend the night in a highly rated eco-lodge in the rain forest far from any urban areas—all easily managed under a single booking. Included meals, transportation, and lodging as per itinerary round out a luxurious adventure.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$325.00
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Day trip from San Jose to Monteverde Cloud Forest & Sky Adventure Park

Discover the biodiversity of Costa Rica on a day trip from San Jose to the Monteverde Cloud Forest. The massive ecological park maintains six different climate zones and is home to more than 400 species of birds, 2,500 plant species, and hundreds of animal species. Take a stroll along the SkyWalk, standing at 130 feet, for an aerial view of the forest. This tour includes breakfast, lunch, and entrance fees.
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sarapiqui River Sightseeing Cruise and Zipline Canopy Tour from San Jose

Delve deep into the Costa Rican rain forest with his full-day tour to Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí. Take in views of lush tropical landscape and native wildlife during a leisurely riverboat cruise, and then experienced the thrill of swinging through the jungle canopy on a series of treetop ziplines. This action-packed day includes a traditional Costa Rican lunch and round-trip transport from your San Jose hotel.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Zip line Canopy half day adventure tour near San Jose Costa rica in San Ramon

Soar above the jungle canopy on a half-day zipline adventure in San Ramon—a tour with special appeal for nature lovers. Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you zip through the treetops and enjoy sweeping views of Costa Rica's Central Valley. Learn about the cloud forest ecosystem from your guide and catch a glimpse of native wildlife. Plus, hotel pickup and drop-off in San Jose, Alajuela, or Heredia is included.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$89.00
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Safari on the Sarapiqui River from San Jose

Escape the city for a day in the wild on this 7-hour tour from the San Jose area, including a 90-minute cruise down the Sarapiqui River, visits to various animal sanctuaries at the Black Madero private wildlife reserve, and a typical buffet lunch. Make it easy to see Costa Rica’s famous wildlife on this inclusive tour featuring a sample of popular rain forest and river activities in and around Braulio Carrillo National Forest.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Los Suenos Sport Fishing Tour

Journey into the waters aboard a 32-foot custom Maverick on this Los Suenos sport fishing tour. Choose from a full or half-day experience and follow your expert bilingual captain and mate into one of the top fishing destinations in the country. Gear and tackle is included, ensuring a fun-filled day on the water and non-alcoholic beverages plus beer and lunch are included in the full-day option. This Los Suenos sport fishing tour is guaranteed to be a day of fun, sun and outdoor adventure on the water.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Arenal Hanging Bridges Nature Tour

Learn about the natural charms that make the Arenal area famous on this 4-hour hanging bridges tour. Walk with an expert guide along a series of 15 bridges, which vary in length from 16- to 130-feet long (5 to 100 meters), that allow for a unique perspective on the rain forest plants and animals. Your guide will point out wildlife along the way for a tour as entertaining as it is educational.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rio Celeste Hike in Tenorio Volcano National Park

See the mystical blue waters of Rio Celeste on a full-day hiking tour in Tenorio Volcano National Park. Learn about native plants and look for Costa Rican wildlife on an intense trek through the rain forest that includes several steep elevation gains. Your efforts are rewarded by the sight of the brightly colored river and waterfall, which results from the convergence of two mineral-rich streams, and with a delicious Costa Rican lunch after the hike.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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