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Arenal Volcano and Tabacón Hot Springs Day Trip from San Jose

Available from Nov 14

Arenal Volcano and Tabacón Hot Springs Day Trip from San Jose

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Find your bliss with a classic Costa Rican experience that combines a seismic dose of adventure and relaxation! On this full-day trip from San Jose, visit the very active Arenal Volcano and explore its base with a guided nature hike. Then, unwind with a soak in a variety of geothermal pools at the luxurious Tabacón hot springs. The tour also includes a stop at the artisan town of Sarchí, plus delicious lunch and dinner.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$162.00
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US$162.00
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San Jose ART Walking Tour - small groups, creative experience

Available from Saturday

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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US$32.00
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US$32.00

San Jose: Insider Spots, City Highlights - small groups

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San Jose: Insider Spots, City Highlights - small groups

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See the best of San Jose on this incredible walking tour that takes travelers through more than 40 different sites, including galleries, parks, art houses and iconic buildings. Whether you're a first time visitor or returning to this beautiful city this two-hour tour is the perfect way to hit all of the highlights.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$32.00
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US$32.00

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Combination Tour: Arenal Volcano and Baldi Hot Springs

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Combination Tour: Arenal Volcano and Baldi Hot Springs

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Don’t miss out on two of Costa Rica’s most alluring natural attractions by taking this 13-hour tour of the Arenal Volcano National Park and the Baldi Hot Springs from San Jose. Stop in the bohemian town of Sarchi, travel through landscapes replete with mango groves and pineapple farms, and eat lunch overlooking the magnificent Arenal Volcano. Then, soothe your muscles in the thermal waters of the Baldi Hot Springs before enjoying dinner. Entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off in San Jose are included.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$151.00
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US$151.00
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Day Trip to Arenal Volcano and Tabacón Hot Springs

Available from Sunday

Day Trip to Arenal Volcano and Tabacón Hot Springs

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Take a day trip from San Jose to Manuel Antonio National Park, which has some of Costa Rica’s most scenic and pristine coastline. After pickup from your hotel, travel along the coastline to the nature preserve, where you will hike in as cars are not allowed in the park. Once inside, swim, sunbathe, or hike the trail to Cathedral Point.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$170.00
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US$170.00

Zipline Canopy Tour & Baldi Hot Springs Combo. Private Tour from San Jose

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Zipline Canopy Tour & Baldi Hot Springs Combo. Private Tour from San Jose

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Arenal Volcano is a Costa Rica hotspot, featuring hiking trails, swimming holes, hot springs, and sweeping views of the tropical rain forest. Experience Arenal’s highlights on this private combo tour, which allows you to sightsee in Fortuna Town, zipline through the canopy, ride an aerial tram through a private biological reserve, and relax in the thermal pools of Baldi Hot Springs.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$295.00
Price varies by group size
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US$295.00
Price varies by group size
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San Jose Walking and Bus City Tour

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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

Sloth Experience and Cultural Towns Half Day Trip from San Jose

Available from Nov 8

Sloth Experience and Cultural Towns Half Day Trip from San Jose

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Visit a Costa Rican animal sanctuary and learn about sloths on this half-day tour from San Jose. Discover other local wildlife being treated at the sanctuary to be released into the wild such as monkeys, toucans, kinkajous (known as honey bears), coatimundis, macaws, and more. Plus, head to the folkloric towns of Grecia and Sarchi to explore.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$85.00
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US$85.00
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Irazú Volcano, Orosi Valley, and Lankester Gardens Combo Tour from San Jose

Available from Nov 16

Irazú Volcano, Orosi Valley, and Lankester Gardens Combo Tour from San Jose

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Explore highlights of Costa Rica's Cartago province on this combo tour from San Jose that offers a mix of majestic natural beauty and cultural gems. Get a front-row view of one of the country's most mystical peaks at Irazú Volcano National Park, and then stroll among vibrant bromeliads, orchids, and hundreds of other plant species at Lankester Gardens in Orosi. You'll also visit the Virgin of the Angels Basilica, a popular pilgrimage site, in Cartago, and taste local flavor with included lunch at a restaurant.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$116.00
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US$116.00
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Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee Estate and Sarchi Arts and Craft

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Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee Estate and Sarchi Arts and Craft

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Embark on a full-day adventure to see some of Costa Rica’s natural wonders and cultural gems. Visit the Doka Estate coffee plantation to see how beans are grown and roasted for the perfect cup, and check out the artistic enclave of Sarchí, birthplace of the country’s signature hand-painted oxcarts. Admire the magnificent (and active!) Poás Volcano and the enchanting Botas Lake, which fills a neighboring volcanic crater.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$100.00
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US$100.00
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5 Day Group Spanish Classes (8am-12pm, M-F)

Available from Saturday

5 Day Group Spanish Classes (8am-12pm, M-F)

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Benefits to Intensive Group Classes: • Small group classes are designed to facilitate interaction among all learners in the group. • Groups can take the pressure off – everyone is in the struggle together! • Others may ask questions that you’ve not thought of which can add clarity to each lesson. • There is a lot of social interaction – make friends and find study partners!
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$290.00
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US$290.00

Sloths Experience and Indigenous Tribe Half Day Tour from San Jose

Available from Nov 8

Sloths Experience and Indigenous Tribe Half Day Tour from San Jose

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Learn about Sloths and other Rainforest Animals of Costa Rica on this Half-Day Trip from San Jose. Visit an Animal Sanctuary specialized in rehabilitating injured sloths and learn everything about these amazing animals. Observe other Wild Animal Species of Costa Rica that are also treated at the Sanctuary, like monkeys, toucans, kinkajous, coatis, macaws and others. Travel to the Mountains of San Jose, visit a Native Tribe and learn about the indigenous culture of Costa Rica. Discover the traditions and way of living of the “Huetar” Ethnic Group at the Quitirrisi Indigenous Reservation.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$85.00
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US$85.00
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Lonely Planet Experiences: San Jose Tapas, Traditional Masks and Escazu Visit

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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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US$80.00
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US$80.00
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San José Dinner, Live Music, and Traditional Dance

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San José Dinner, Live Music, and Traditional Dance

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Enjoy a festive evening of traditional Costa Rican dance and scrumptious dinner. Admire panoramic views of the Central Valley and the glittering lights of San Jose from a renowned hilltop restaurant. Savor a buffet dinner of authentic Costa Rican cuisine and watch dancers in traditional costume perform to live music. A celebratory fireworks show will cap off an unforgettable night.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$70.00
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US$70.00
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San Jose Night City Tour

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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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  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$75.00
Price varies by group size
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US$75.00
Price varies by group size
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San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and Architecture

Available tomorrow

San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and Architecture

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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$38.00
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US$38.00
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Dinner Show Ram Luna From San José

Available from Oct 28

Dinner Show Ram Luna From San José

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Take in aerial views of San Jose and the central valley while you dine and enjoy a traditional show during this dinner and a show tour with transportation included. Sitting high in the mountains at Ram Luna restaurant, watch the vibrant performances while dining on your favorite Costa Rican foods from the buffet. Learn about local folklore through traditional dances performed by artists and musicians.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$71.00
From
US$71.00
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Total San Jose Tour: Bites and Sights Including Columbian Gold Museum Visit

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Total San Jose Tour: Bites and Sights Including Columbian Gold Museum Visit

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Visiting San Jose’s markets with a guide turns an everyday scene into a rich cultural experience as your guide tells you the stories behind the markets’ offerings and takes the guesswork out of deciding what’s worth a try. After visiting top San Jose markets, head to the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum to take a look at the city’s early history.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$54.00
From
US$54.00
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Combination Tour: Poas Volcano Doka Estate and La Paz Waterfalls Gardens

Available tomorrow

Combination Tour: Poas Volcano Doka Estate and La Paz Waterfalls Gardens

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Calling all nature lovers, this 9-hour tour of the Poas Volcano National Park and La Paz Waterfalls showcases the best of Costa Rica’s natural landscapes. Departing from San Jose, you’ll eat breakfast and take a plantation tour at the Doka Coffee Estate before visiting the sulfurous crater of Poas Volcano. Then, take a rain forest trail to La Paz Waterfall Gardens, also home to a birdhouse and butterfly garden, Breakfast, lunch, and hotel pickup and drop-off in San Jose are included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$148.00
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US$148.00
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San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group Tour

Available today

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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US$74.00
From
US$74.00
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Heredia City Tour and Coffee Britt Plantation Visit by Train from San Jose

Available from Dec 4

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
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US$79.00
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US$79.00
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VIP City Bus From San José

Available from Saturday

VIP City Bus From San José

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Though Costa Rica may be more famous for its natural attractions, its capital city of San Jose is not to be overlooked. Head out from downtown San Jose on a double-decker sightseeing bus to discover the city’s important historical landmarks, learn about the history and culture of Costa Rica, and find the best panoramic views of the city.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$78.00
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US$78.00
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All-inclusive package 7 nights 8 days in the best destinations in Costa Rica

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All-inclusive package 7 nights 8 days in the best destinations in Costa Rica

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Our all-inclusive package offers the best destinations in Costa Rica in a week of tours, which guarantees that every day you will enjoy completely different activities in all the ecosystems of Costa Rica, we will have visits to active volcanoes, paradisiacal beaches with white sand and water crystalline, naturalistic tours in the rain forest, adventure, bird watching, mammals and we will have visits to historical places, also for you we have a high category hotel included that will provide you with the greatest relaxation so you can rest and enjoy the facilities. Our package is one of the most sold by our company since you do not have to worry about practically anything, you have everything included and it is ideal for the entire public, it is a very good option if you want to save money and not worry, that's why our Travel experts guarantee your complete satisfaction.
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  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$1,273.77
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US$1,273.77

Bites and Sights: Local Tastes of the San Jose Barrio

Available from Saturday

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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US$74.00
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US$74.00
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