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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Palo Verde National Park is a wildlife refuge located between Tempisque and Bebedero rivers; in this park, we can find the biggest area of wetlands in Costa Rica. The name of the park comes from the “palo verde”. In English, it is known as horse bean, but its name literally means “green stick” as the leaves, branches, and trunk of this thorny shrub are all green, it also has delicate, yellow flowers.
Scientists from all over the world come to study this rich ecosystem that combines rivers, marshland, mangroves and dry forest. During the bus ride, we will travel through the changing countryside of savannas, plantations, and little villages.
Experience the best of Liberia's nature and culture on this combo tour, beginning with a river safari in Palo Verde National Park. Cruise through Costa Rica's largest wetlands while looking for native wildlife like crocodiles, monkeys, and endangered birds. Later, swim or simply relax while surrounded by tropical forest at the base of lovely Llanos del Cortés waterfall, and then discover Liberia's colonial history and modern commerce on a city sightseeing tour.
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.
Discover highlights of Costa Rican history and culture on this city tour of downtown San Jose. Visit the city’s architectural treasures, including the historic National Theater. Take a spin through the galleries of an art museum to admire pre-Columbian treasures, and enjoy the lush landscaping of one of San Jose’s beloved emerald parks.
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!
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.
Exotic boat tour on the border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua for plant observation and
wild life in its natural habitat, with stops to know important aspects about the main
economic products of Costa Rica plus a Limón City Tour on the main historical buildings.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Experience Central America’s oldest city and its scenic surroundings on this guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel by private minivan to Granada explore its historic streets with a knowledgeable guide. Admire its grand central plaza and colonial homes before hopping in a boat and traveling to Las Isletas. Admire the area’s wildlife and scenery, then finish the day with a trip to the majestic Masaya Volcano National Park.
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.
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.
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.
Combine two popular activities in one on this guided tour. First, visit Santa Rosa National Park and learn about this tropical dry forest and the wildlife and plant life that call it home. Following that, head to a local restaurant for lunch, and then stop in Liberia for a tour of the city and to shop for souvenirs.