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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.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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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.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 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.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Rainforest Waterfall Rappelling and Monkey Drop Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal

Hang on tight and prepare to get wet on this thrilling rain forest rappelling adventure. Rappel down waterfalls, climb rocky canyons, and get wild on the signature ‘Monkey Drop’ zipline-and-rappel experience, all while surrounded by the rugged beauty of the Costa Rican jungle. Refuel with a delicious lunch at a country estate for a taste of the ‘pura vida’ spirit.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Canyoning in the Lost Canyon

Explore the rugged landscape and forested depths of Costa Rica’s Lost Canyon. Rappel down a series of cliffs up to 200 feet (60 meters), and drop into clear tropical pools at the bottom of the canyon. Hike through a thick rain forest teeming with life and scramble over rocks as you uncover hidden secrets of this amazing area. Round-trip hotel transport from La Fortuna and a traditional Costa Rican lunch are included.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Volunteer Program and Tour at Wildlife Rescue Center in Costa Rica

Spend a half day learning about local wildlife and conservation during this once-in-a-lifetime Costa Rican volunteer opportunity. Enjoy the lush landscapes just outside La Fortuna and have the chance to  observe some of the country's most exotic species. Prepare food, and help maintain the grounds as you learn about local wildlife from area experts. This 3.5-hour tour of the property is sure to be a memorable part of any Costa Rican adventure!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Rainforest Night Walk and Authentic Costa Rican Dinner from La Fortuna

Discover the sounds and sights of the rainforest after dark with a 4-hour night hike and dinner tour from La Fortuna, and visit a  frog sanctuary in the Costa Rican countryside. Follow your guide along an easy trail, and watch for the bats, nocturnal birds and mammals that rustle through the treetops and on the forest floor. Search for red-eyed tree frogs and glass frogs in their natural habitats, then enjoy a traditional dinner prepared on a wood burning stove before returning to your hotel in La Fortuna.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Costa Rica Cooking Class "Cook Like a Local"

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 new friends.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Pub Crawl Costa Rica with FREE cocktails & Skip-the-Line Entrance by Carpe Chepe

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.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • 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.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
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Eden Chocolate Tour - The best chocolate tour in La Fortuna

In Eden Chocolate Tour you'll experience a two hours-tour. A first part is held in our cocoa organic plantation where the visitor can see the cocoa flower, the cocoa trees, the fermentation and sun-dried process of the cocoa beans. A second part is inside the Ranch where the visitor can roast and grind the cocoa beans; also the conching and refining process of the chocolate. At the end, the visitor can make his own chocolate bonbons.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours

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.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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San Jose Beer Tasting Tour

Tap into Costa Rica’s emerging craft beer movement with this 4-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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Gravity Falls Waterfall Jumping Canyoning from La Fortuna

Test your limits on an extreme canyoning expedition in Costa Rica! On this thrilling, 6-hour tour from La Fortuna, journey to a remote rain forest canyon where you’ll rappel down cliffs, leap from waterfalls and trek through a jagged, slippery landscape. Prepare to get soaked as you splash into jungle pools and swim under cascades in an extraordinary natural playground. Numbers are limited to 10 for a personalized small-group adventure.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 6 hours
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Pure Trek Canyoning & Waterfall Rappelling Tour in La Fortuna

Rappel down waterfalls and zipline across canyons in the shadow of Arenal Volcano on this exciting rain forest adventure just outside of La Fortuna. Ride a 4x4 into the forest, where guides will help you gear up for a thrilling course featuring a rock climb and five rappels, including the ‘Monkey Drop’ canyon zipline and four waterfall descents. After conquering this natural playground, freshen up in a well-equipped ranch house and reward your efforts with a delicious lunch of organic Costa Rican cuisine.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
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San Jose Craft Beer Walking Tour with food pairings by Carpe Chepe

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.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 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.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Doka Coffee Tour, Grecia and Sarchi Day Trip from San Jose

Get a taste of Costa Rican culture and coffee on this fascinating guided tour. Your half-day adventure includes a visit to the Doka Estate coffee plantation, where you’ll see firsthand how beans are grown, harvested, and roasted to make Costa Rica’s signature caffeinated brew. You’ll also visit the picturesque towns of Grecia and Sarchí, home to unusual architecture and rich artisan traditions.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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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.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Hanging Bridges & Canyoning Combo

When you book this La Fortuna hanging bridges and canyoning tour, you’re signing up for a day of guaranteed adventure. Walk across the Mistico Hanging Bridges for stunning views of the surrounding mountains—plus Arenal Volcano—and then head to a canyon for a chance to rappel down waterfalls, rock climb, and zipline across the gorge.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Peñas Blancas Safari Boat Tour in Arenal

Embark on a jungle safari with a cruise down the scenic Peñas Blancas River in Costa Rica! Board a river raft for a leisurely float through the rain forest, where you’re likely to spot native wildlife such as monkeys, sloths, iguanas and colorful birds. Learn about the amazing plants and animal species you see from your bilingual guide while soaking up the lush surroundings. A tropical snack and round-trip transport from Arenal are included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 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.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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VIP Private Tour: Chocolate Tour, Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs

An exclusive private tour that includes a visit to the rainforest, a cocoa plantation, artisan chocolate farm for learn about the chocolate history, plantation, processing and elaboration of chocolate drink and bars. Later enjoy a great relaxing time at Baldi Hot Springs, the best Thermal Pools complex in Arenal Volcano Area
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation


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