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Safari Float + Traditional Food Tasting

Safari Float + Traditional Food Tasting

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Immerse yourself in Costa Rica's lush landscapes on a relaxing river float in the La Fortuna region. Join a small group and gently paddle down the Peñas Blancas River and keep your eyes peeled for local wildlife like monkeys, sloths, iguanas, and crocodiles. Then, learn about important Costa Rican crops including coffee, cacao, and sugarcane during a food workshop.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD73.84
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Explore San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group Tour

Explore 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. Get up close and personal with the nightlife in San Jose, starting with the Morazán Park where we will learn post-colonial Costa Rican history. From there, our appreciation for San Jose’s historical architecture continues, with a walk by the Metallic Building, then on to Spain Park for a fantastic view of the Yellow House (now the Ministry of Foreign Affairs). We’ll continue to charming Barrio Escalante, one of the oldest residential areas in San Jose. Finish the night with a 3-course meal and wine or beer pairings at a gourmet Costa Rican restaurant.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD74.00
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USD74.00
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Coffee and Chocolate Tour (Regular)

Coffee and Chocolate Tour (Regular)

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Learn about two of Costa Rica’s biggest (and tastiest) exports on this tour of a coffee and chocolate farm from La Fortuna. Not only do you go to a side of Arenal volcano that most visitors miss in order to see the coffee and cacao crops, but you also get to taste the final products—it’s as fresh as it gets. Your guide shares insight into the industries throughout the tour.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD45.00
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Bites and Sights - Walking Food Tour in San Jose Small Group

Bites and Sights - Walking Food Tour in San Jose Small Group

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Sample a wide variety of Costa Rican flavors while learning about the country's cultural heritage with this San Jose walking tour. You'll shop for fruits and veggies at the Mercado Central and the Mercado Borbón, visit the National Theater and La Laguna Plaza, and try all sorts of local treats along the way.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD32.00
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USD32.00

Don Olivo Chocolate Tour

Don Olivo Chocolate Tour

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The Don Olivo Chocolate tour is the best way to know, where the best products of Costa Rica come from, including the best type of Chocolate in the world, coffee(optional), tropical fruits, spices, like vanilla, rum, sugar cane, we have a farm of chocolate of 1600 trees where we produce organic Chocolate since 96 years ago cacao criollo!! Come and anjoy the flavors
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD25.00
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San José Chocolate Tour

San José Chocolate Tour

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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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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD40.00
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Explore San Jose on Foot: Food, History and Architecture Small Group Tour
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Explore San Jose on Foot: Food, History and Architecture Small Group Tour

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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
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USD38.00
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USD38.00
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Pub Crawl Costa Rica with FREE cocktails & Skip-the-Line Entrance by Carpe Chepe

Pub Crawl Costa Rica with FREE cocktails & Skip-the-Line Entrance by Carpe Chepe

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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Skip the Line:Day Ticket-La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park & Wildlife Refuge

Skip the Line:Day Ticket-La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park & Wildlife Refuge

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Get a taste of Costa Rica’s famed biodiversity without straying too far from the city with this all-access day pass to La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park. Featuring hiking trails through the cloud forest, cascading waterfalls, a rescued jungle cats educational program, and numerous specialty wildlife exhibits, La Paz Waterfall Gardens guarantees good fun for the whole family. This pass can be redeemed anytime during the park’s normal operating hours and is good for accessing all of the exhibits.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD49.24
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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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USD66.00
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USD66.00

San José By Night: Food,Culture and Gourmet Dinner with Wines

San José By Night: Food,Culture and Gourmet Dinner with Wines

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Take the stress out of eating and drinking at night in a new city with this fun-filled dinner and nightlife experience. Explore markets, check out neighborhoods you might otherwise miss, and indulge in a delicious three-course gourmet dinner with wine pairings. Learn about local food and culture from your guide throughout the evening.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD68.00
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San Jose Small Group Walking Tour by Carpe Chepe

San Jose Small Group Walking Tour by Carpe Chepe

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Discover historical monuments and the latest San Jose hangout spots during this small-group walking tour in the capital of Costa Rica. Your local guide shows you important landmarks and shares the inside scoop on the city’s best cafes, eateries, and shops. Meet downtown at The National Theater, or upgrade for hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD40.00
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Sloths observation plus coffee-chocolate-sugar cane experience

Sloths observation plus coffee-chocolate-sugar cane experience

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This activity will lead to our Sloth Park to start, we will walk trough the rainforest 1.5 to 2 hours inside the trails and you can get to see two and three toes sloths and some poisonous froags and snakes even birds. Done with the hike we will visit the second section of the the park to get your amazing chocolate coffee and sugar tasting along all the information provided in by our tour guides. Very instructive and educative tour!!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD91.20
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USD91.20

A taste of Aquiares - 2 hours Coffee Tour

A taste of Aquiares - 2 hours Coffee Tour

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Learn about coffee production at Costa Rica's largest coffee farm on this guided tour. At the Aquiares Estate, you’ll see the process from seed to cup after visiting the local community and hearing about coffee agronomy and its importance to Costa Rica. Then, learn about coffee roasting and cupping and get a taste.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD35.00
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USD35.00

Explore the Central Market's History and Food with a Local Expert by Carpe Chepe

Explore the Central Market's History and Food with a Local Expert by Carpe Chepe

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Visit the Central Market in San Jose on this guided tour and learn about its 136-year history. There, sample regional staples like tropical seasonal fruit, tortillas, ice cream, Costa Rican coffee, and other local specialities. Plus, find out how and why San Jose became the capital city of Costa Rica.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD48.00
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USD48.00

San Jose Bike & Bites Ride

San Jose Bike & Bites 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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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD41.56
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USD41.56

Chocolate Tour in the Rainforest & Hanging Bridge. Private Tour

Chocolate Tour in the Rainforest & Hanging Bridge. Private Tour

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Learn about the chocolate industry in Costa Rica on this private 7-hour tour from San Jose. You'll visit Tirimbina, a private biological reserve in the rain forest and take a guided hike across a suspension bridge to a cacao plantation. Get an intimate look at the chocolate-making process, from fruit to chocolate bar. Lunch is included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD199.00
Price varies by group size
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USD199.00
Price varies by group size

Chocolate Tour (cacao plantation)

Chocolate Tour (cacao plantation)

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First visit a real plantation in less than ten minutes from La Fortuna and learn about the nature and the cultivation of cocoa. Then learn to make your own handmade chocolate in our artisanal factory.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD55.54
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USD55.54

Waterfall Rappelling and Chocolate Tour in La Fortuna

Waterfall Rappelling and Chocolate Tour in La Fortuna

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Chocolate-lovers in La Fortuna can’t miss this chocolate experience where you learn to harvest, dry, and grind cacao seeds into delicious chocolate products like drinks and bars. Plus, this tour combines a chocolate-making experience with a thrilling waterfall rappel, making it a top choice for family adventure.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD135.00
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USD135.00

Full day, the Aquiares way - Complete Coffee Tour

Full day, the Aquiares way - Complete Coffee Tour

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This full-day coffee farm tour provides an authentic day-in-the-life experience you won’t find on many of the other coffee farm tours. While tours often only demonstrate a small fraction of the process, at Aquiares, coffee lovers can see what it takes to bring coffee from the seed to the cup. Plus, you can experience the welcoming community, rich foods, and stunning scenery of a farm in the Costa Rican rainforest.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD107.00
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USD107.00

Safari Float + Traditional Food Tasting

Safari Float + Traditional Food Tasting

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Immerse yourself in Costa Rica's lush landscapes on a relaxing river float in the La Fortuna region. Join a small group and gently paddle down the Peñas Blancas River and keep your eyes peeled for local wildlife like monkeys, sloths, iguanas, and crocodiles. Then, learn about important Costa Rican crops including coffee, cacao, and sugarcane during a food workshop.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD73.84
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USD73.84

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
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USD70.00
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Chocolate & La Fortuna Waterfall Tour

Chocolate & La Fortuna Waterfall Tour

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Combine a visit to La Fortuna's waterfall with a chocolate tour and tasting with this experience. You'll learn all about chocolate, from the historic significance of the cacao pod to the process of making chocolate, with the opportunity to sample delicious chocolate delights. You'll also have time to cool off in La Fortuna's waterfall before returning to your hotel.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD81.50
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USD81.50

San Jose Beer History Walking Tour and Beer Tasting

San Jose Beer History Walking Tour and Beer Tasting

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Explore San Jose’s Barrio Escalante and its collection of awesome local pubs Experience the Costa Rica craft beer revolution first-hand Sample some of San Jose’s best local craft beers in the microbreweries where they’re made Dive head first into local pub culture, discovering which watering holes are most beloved by locals Indulge in perfectly paired Costa Rican tapas dishes. Did you get the memo? There’s a beer revolution going down in Costa Rica! Craft beer is here in a big way, and this San Jose beer tour is out to prove that by showing you just how crazy locals are over their beer, and plying you with samples so you understand the phenomenon on a first-hand basis. Most of the microbreweries and craft beer-obsessed pubs are based in San Jose, which is pretty fortunate for us. Before we get into the beer, we’ll make a quick stop at the Stieffel Pub. our San Jose beer tour will kick into full gear as we head to the eastern part of the city: Barrio Escalante.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD68.00
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Gourmet Coffee Tasting & Walking Tour by Carpe Chepe

Gourmet Coffee Tasting & Walking Tour by Carpe Chepe

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Immerse yourself in San Jose’s thriving coffee culture during a tasting and walking tour of Costa Rica’s capital. Exploring with a guide reveals cafes and coffee varieties that you may otherwise have missed, and also gives you the chance to get the inside scoop on coffee production from local baristas.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD50.00
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What people are saying about Food Tours in Central Valley

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Explore San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group Tour
"It has been a different experience touring the city while raining but our tour guide was so professional and still made the tour fun and exciting."..."
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Coffee and Chocolate Tour (Regular)
"Highly recommend this activity, especially great for kids. Our tour guide was fantastic and really did a great job including the kids (5 and under) in the tour and keeping them engaged. Don Juan facilities were fun to see and experience, and we enjoyed learning about how they grow and process the coffee and chocolate. We especially enjoyed making chocolate and tasting all the coffee and chocolate varieties. They have a very nice fire shop where we purchased a lot of coffee, chocolate and souvenirs."..."
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Bites and Sights - Walking Food Tour in San Jose Small Group
"Me and my friends were not able to get the true cultural experience from just walking around San Jose. We took this tour and not only did we get a historical perspective but also, we learned so much about the culture of Costa Rica. Angel was an amazing guide and had so much patience. 10/10"..."
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Don Olivo Chocolate Tour
"Amazing! This did go into all the details of the process of chocolate and we got to see and taste each stage. But we were given sooo many different fruits and drinks to try aswell. Plus saw a sloth! It was a really well rounded tour. All the family helped on it, it was lovely. And the main guy was super funny."..."
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San José Chocolate Tour
"We shared a tour with Ira. His review, below, exactly reflects our experience. Wonderful job, ladies!"..."
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Explore San Jose on Foot: Food, History and Architecture Small Group Tour
"Great experience with a wonderful guide, the tour was exactly as described. Would recommend to anyone."..."
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Pub Crawl Costa Rica with FREE cocktails & Skip-the-Line Entrance by Carpe Chepe
"Our tour guide was great. Very nice and friendly. He even helped my husband get a cab home. It was a great night out"..."
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Skip the Line:Day Ticket-La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park & Wildlife Refuge
"This was I had always imagined Costa Rica to be. Every aspect of this place is heaven on earth. A MUST place to visit when you come!"..."
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San Jose Walking and Bus City Tour
"A varied and well organised tour of some of San José’s highlights. Jordan ( our guide) was brilliant"..."
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San José By Night: Food,Culture and Gourmet Dinner with Wines
"The whole experience is unique. It captures the local vive and cuisine. The local tour to the market, the theater and finally the dinner were all excellent."..."
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San Jose Small Group Walking Tour by Carpe Chepe
"We have a very pleasant city tour with Ama this week. He was extremely friendly, funny, knowledgeable and very well versed on history on every corner. Stopped to have local ice cream unique to San Jose, and really enjoyed the history coffee shop Don Juanito. His special ability to animate the narrative made the tour a wonderful morning and early afternoon."..."
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Sloths observation plus coffee-chocolate-sugar cane experience
"We saw a lot of sloths and other animals, our tour guide was very knowledgeable and took great pics for us. The coffee-chocolate-sugar cane tour was a lot of fun, very interactive, and we had a great tour guide who made the experience a tone of fun. Highly recommend!"..."
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Explore the Central Market's History and Food with a Local Expert by Carpe Chepe
"Wow, we loved this tour. Our guide, Ivannia, was wonderful. She was very knowledgeable and friendly. The tour was much more comprehensive than we expected it to be, as we got to see some of the main buildings in downtown San Jose as well as going through Central Market and sampling some of the food and drinks. I highly recommend this tour!"..."
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San Jose Bike & Bites Ride
"This tour was perfect for us. We were comfortable biking in a city and around cars. there were some narrow spots, cobblestones, and these precipitous gutters at some points but if you're used to riding in a city around cars you will be fine. The bikes were in good shape, brakes and gears worked well and they gave us all helmets. The best part of this tour was how much of the city you got to see and the tasty street food near the hall of justice. The guide was fantastic! Really knowledgeable and nice. He really loved showing the city to all of us and we saw so much more of it than we would have walking. We even got the privilege of seeing a sloth in the city, which was a real TREAT! Do not hesitate, if you like bike tours this is the one for you."..."
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Chocolate Tour in the Rainforest & Hanging Bridge. Private Tour
"My wife and I were the only passengers. However the guide and driver gave us the entire package. They were very knowledgeable and did an excellent job."..."
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Safari Float + Traditional Food Tasting
"Muchas gracias to our tour guide, Pablo, for an amazing tour. Pablo is very knowledgable in guiding our group along the tour and sharing information about Costa Rica. This tour includes learning about Costa Rica as well as seeing the wildlife in their natural habitat. At the end if the tour, the traditional meal of tortilla, queso and maduro, which was delicious, and provided the opportunity to have coffee, aqua dulce, casita, and hot chocolate. Pura Vida!"..."
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San Jose City Tour Half Day
"This was a great way to see the city and learn the history of Costa Rica. Our guide, Mario, (aka Bubba), was friendly, kind-hearted, and knowledgeable. He gave us options as we went along to ensure we got the most out of our experience."..."
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Chocolate & La Fortuna Waterfall Tour
"This is one of the best tour you can possibly do in La Fortuna. Very knowledgeable, entertaining and the best part a lot of chocolate… Delicious and Fun 🤩"..."

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