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Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Typical lunch and Arenal Volcano Hike

Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Typical lunch and Arenal Volcano Hike

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Combine three adventurous activities in a single tour: a hike to Arental Volcano, visit to the Hanging Bridges, and exploration of La Fortuna Waterfall. This full-day tour from La Fortuna, perfect for nature lovers, includes hiking and swimming amidst Costa Rica's beautiful natural scenery. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD162.70
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Rio Celeste river waterfall, hike and hot springs tour from San Jose, Costa Rica

Rio Celeste river waterfall, hike and hot springs tour from San Jose, Costa Rica

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Hike alongside the alluring blue waters of Rio Celeste on a full-day trip from San Jose. After driving through the Costa Rican countryside, follow rain forest trails that wind past waterfalls and lookout points over the river known for its remarkable color. Reward your efforts with a soak in mineral-rich hot springs that flow from nearby Arenal Volcano.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Irazú Volcano -Half Day Trip from San Jose

Irazú Volcano -Half Day Trip from San Jose

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Climbing the tallest volcano in Costa Rica need not be daunting; keep it easy with this guided tour to Irazu Volcano from San Jose. Join this guided tour to the summit of the volcano, an easy hike after the scenic drive, and take your time at the top admiring the views. This tour includes round-trip transportation from San Jose as well as all entrance fees.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD79.00
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Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner
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Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner

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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.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD165.00
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Pure Trek Canyoning and Waterfall Rappelling Tour in La Fortuna

Pure Trek Canyoning and Waterfall Rappelling Tour in La Fortuna

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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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USD109.00
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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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Irazú Volcano National Park (Half Day).

Irazú Volcano National Park (Half Day).

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Visit the Irazú Volcano National Park in just half a day with this excursion from San José. Your driver will pick you up early in the morning and take you to the volcano, where you can see the crater and learn about the history of the area from a local guide. Next, you'll head to the Los Angeles Basilica, a church and museum with a holy water source.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD99.00
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Poas Volcano National Park - Admission Ticket (Foreigners Only)

Poas Volcano National Park - Admission Ticket (Foreigners Only)

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Experience one of Costa Rica’s supersized natural wonders at your own pace with entrance to Poás Volcano National Park in Alajuela. Boasting one of the largest craters in the world, the volcano can be explored through trails of varying difficulty that wind through forested and mountainous habitat. Pre-book your admission ticket for convenience and for more time to discover the park’s explosive geology.
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  • 40 minutes
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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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La Paz Waterfalls Gardens (Half day).

La Paz Waterfalls Gardens (Half day).

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Visit La Paz Waterfall Gardens the easy way on this small-group day trip. Save yourself the hassle of catching taxis or public buses by traveling in a private, air-conditioned vehicle. Learn about Costa Rica's biodiversity at the aviary, butterfly farm, hummingbird gallery, and much more. Also be amazed by the views of the five highest waterfalls in the country.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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North Fields Cafe: Craft Specialty Coffee and Chocolate Tour

North Fields Cafe: Craft Specialty Coffee and Chocolate Tour

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Aromatic coffee, sweet sugarcane, and melt-in-your-mouth chocolate are three of Costa Rica’s top agricultural exports—and its favorite products among locals and visitors alike. Learn about these three crops first-hand on this tour of a family-owned farm near La Fortuna. See how coffee is created from bean to cup, and then taste other delicious crops along with a guide.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD40.00
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Morning Volcano Hike, Lunch & Hot Springs River

Morning Volcano Hike, Lunch & Hot Springs River

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Head into the rain forest of Costa Rica and discover the Arenal Volcano on a half-day tour. Trek past lava formations, swim in a lake created by the volcano, and take a dip in the warm hot springs of the Tabacon River. Enjoy a delicious Costa Rican lunch while taking in the views of the volcano and enjoy your day in the rain forest.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD55.00
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Sloths Watching Tour through Sloth's Territory

Sloths Watching Tour through Sloth's Territory

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Head out to the Sloth's Territory reserve, just outside of La Fortuna, to see the slow moving creatures in their natural habitat with this tour. You'll hike through the reserve, where you're likely to not only spot sloths, but also see a variety of other animals, including red frogs, porcupines, and even toucans. After your walk, you'll take a break to try some local fruits before returning to La Fortuna.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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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Eden Chocolate Tour - The best chocolate tour in La Fortuna

Eden Chocolate Tour - The best chocolate tour in La Fortuna

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Indulge your sweet tooth and discover the secrets of La Fortuna's best chocolate. This small-group tour starts out in an organic cocoa plantation where you'll see the cocoa flower and trees, as well as the cocoa bean fermentation and sun-drying process. Afterward, in the ranch, you can roast and grind the cocoa beans and also, ultimately, make your own chocolate bonbons.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD31.20
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Costa Rican Coffee and Chocolate Crafting Experience

Costa Rican Coffee and Chocolate Crafting Experience

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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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Don Olivo Chocolate Tour

Don Olivo Chocolate Tour

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Spend a delicious 2 hours learning all about the best type of chocolate in the world, along with coffee, tropical fruit, spices, rum, and sugar cane- all products of Costa Rica, on this tour. Explore the farm holding 1600 cacao trees, where they produce 150 pounds of cacao every week. The best part: sampling the chocolate and the rest of the delicious produce!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD25.00
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3-in-1 Arenal Combo Tour: Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall & Volcano Hike

3-in-1 Arenal Combo Tour: Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall & Volcano Hike

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Spend a full day exploring Costa Rica’s notoriously active crater on this 3-in-1 Arenal combo adventure. Hike through the jungle surrounding Arenal Volcano on a series of nature trails and hanging bridges, and trek down to the base of La Fortuna Waterfall to appreciate the height and power of the cascade and swim in a natural pool. Finish with a majestic perspective as you explore the lava fields of former eruptions and look for native wildlife along the trails of Arenal Volcano National Park.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Monteverde Sky Tram & Hanging Bridges Cloud Forest Tour from San Jose

Monteverde Sky Tram & Hanging Bridges Cloud Forest Tour from San Jose

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Monteverde is a Mecca for nature lovers, and this full day trip won’t disappoint. On the way there, stop at the largest fruit stand in the country and sample a variety of tropical fruits. Once at the destination, ride the Sky Tram over the cloud forest canopy, then proceed on a guided hike along trails and hanging bridges suspended among the treetops.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD172.00
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Zip Line La Carpintera. Half day Tour ZipLine+ Rappel +hiking in San Jose

Zip Line La Carpintera. Half day Tour ZipLine+ Rappel +hiking in San Jose

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Adventure-loving travelers won’t want to miss this combined zip lining, rappelling, and hiking tour. The Carpintera Hills are close to San Jose and offer the easiest way to go zip lining from the capital. Glide through the forest canopy on steel cables strung between 19 platforms. Rappel from as high as 130 feet. Enjoy the forest views along the way and look out for birds and animals.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD51.29
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Full-Day Rio Celeste Tour From La Fortuna

Full-Day Rio Celeste Tour From La Fortuna

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Lace up your hiking boots for this full-day immersion in the wild beauty of Tenorio Volcano National Park. Look for wildlife on the drive from La Fortuna, and feel like a jungle explorer on the trek to Rio Celeste, known for its mystical aquamarine waters. Take a dip in warm volcanic river pools, admire a cascading waterfall, and reward your efforts with a typical Costa Rican lunch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD87.00
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4-in-1 Arenal Volcano Tour: Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Volcano Hike, and Tabacon Hot Springs

4-in-1 Arenal Volcano Tour: Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Volcano Hike, and Tabacon Hot Springs

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See the best of Costa Rica in a single day on this 4-in-1 tour that's perfect for outdoor adventurers. Cross the famous hanging bridges, where you'll experience the beauty of walking high above the jungle floor. Take in the incredible wonder of La Fortuna Waterfall and hike to the top of a nearby volcano where you'll capture incredible views of Costa Rican countryside. This tour includes a stop at Tabacon Hot Springs and a traditional meal of regional cuisine prepared in the home of a warm and welcoming local. It's the perfect way to experience the beauty, excitement and adventure of Costa Rica in a single day.
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  • 12 hours
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2-in-1 Arenal Volcano Combo Tour: La Fortuna Waterfall and Volcano Hike

2-in-1 Arenal Volcano Combo Tour: La Fortuna Waterfall and Volcano Hike

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Swim beneath a jungle waterfall and hike into Arenal Volcano National Park on a 7-hour, 2-in-1 combo tour that takes in the best of the region’s natural beauty and wildlife. Spot monkeys and bright tropical birds as you walk through the rainforest surrounding La Fortuna waterfall, then enjoy a leisurely Costa Rican lunch with locally grown coffee. Follow your guide along jagged lava flows and mountainside trails as you explore Arenal, learn the history of this iconic volcano, and earn stunning views of Arenal lake.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour of Birds and Sloths in Bijagua de Upala

Private Tour of Birds and Sloths in Bijagua de Upala

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Spring Paradise Bijagua is a private property with access for this tour limited to a certain number of people per day so as not to affect the natural habitat of the animals.  The tour is done in a personalized way to each group depending on the time you have. Each guide on this tour is trained to offer you the most truthful information about the biodiversity of Spring Paradise Bijagua. You decide what time to leave: 8:00 am, 10:00 am, 12:30 md or 2:00 pm  
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Typical lunch and Arenal Volcano Hike
"Incredible experience with the best tour guide—they truly make you feel so welcomed and give you the best Costa Rica has to offer."..."
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Rio Celeste river waterfall, hike and hot springs tour from San Jose, Costa Rica
"Overall we enjoyed our time during this excursion. The day before our trip the tour company reached out to us to let us know that due to rain in the area, Rio fe Celeste will be a chocolate color. So we did not go to the Arenal Volcano area. However they were able to take us another park with two waterfalls next to each other. Our tour started when the tour guide, Mr. Sunshine, picked us up at the hotel. Mr. Sunshine was friendly and made the experience very enjoyable. We stopped at a local coffee shop for coffee and great views. We then made our way to our first stop, La Paz Waterfall. On the way to the waterfall you make some pit stops for photos. The walk to the waterfall is very light. I would recommend bringing water shoes as once you arrive to the waterfall it can be slippery. The water was cold but definitely worth a dip. After the waterfall we stopped at the Hot Springs which is basically two Jacuzzis and a pool. This is where you will also have a delicious lunch. after your dip, the tour guide will drop you off at the pick up location."..."
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Irazú Volcano -Half Day Trip from San Jose
"This was a great tour, the tourguide Donald was great and explained all that would happen throughout the trip and gave great information. We had great weather and it was really interesting to see the greenish lake inside the volcano. Nice tour for half a day. Worth it!"..."
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Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner
"Had a great time especially during zip lining/canopying. It was a longggg day but well worth your money!"..."
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Pure Trek Canyoning and Waterfall Rappelling Tour in La Fortuna
"Felt safe the entire time. Rapelling was a thrilling experience. The guides were experienced and family had a great experience overall."..."
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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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Irazú Volcano National Park (Half Day).
"What a wonderful and memorable experience!! This is a MUST do! Alex was extremely knowledgeable, professional, and friendly."..."
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Poas Volcano National Park - Admission Ticket (Foreigners Only)
"This crater/active volcano is stunning and very easily accessed. Info provided at the overlook spot was also helpful."..."
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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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La Paz Waterfalls Gardens (Half day).
"The Garden was a memorable experience. We enjoyed a comfortable and informative automobile drive from San Jose to La Paz (and back) with our tour guide Jean (Jon). There was a steady fresh rain that fell while we walked about in La Paz Waterfalls Garden which provided a true feeling of being present in the rain forest . Standing among the Humming birds was a highlight. The Falls were incredible as was all the beautiful flora and fauna throughout. Jon guided us through the gardens and was able to answer all our questions and point things out that we otherwise would have missed. The buffet was wonderful. Our guide employed a smart travel strategy by starting the day early and getting back to San Jose before the traffic rush period. As a consequence we had time in the afternoon to enjoy the fabulous National Museum in San Jose which our guide was kind enough to drop us off at."..."
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North Fields Cafe: Craft Specialty Coffee and Chocolate Tour
"Our guide David was terrific. So personable and full of great information. He brought the experience to life. We have a better appreciation of how we get our coffee and the people behind the scenes. Very fun and recommended for anyone."..."
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Sloths Watching Tour through Sloth's Territory
"Our guide was amazing! He was very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. We got to see several sloths, even a mom and a baby. Would highly recommend this tour."..."
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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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Eden Chocolate Tour - The best chocolate tour in La Fortuna
"We reserved our tour the day before as a filler before we headed to the hot springs. It turned out fantastic. We were in a small group and our guide took us through their plantation and gave us a great history on the evolution of chocolate. The special treat was grinding our own beans and taking away our own chocolate treats!"..."
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Costa Rican Coffee and Chocolate Crafting Experience
"Very informative tour , If you are a coffee drinker this is for you. Take the tour in the morning you ll have coffee and chocolates tasting!"..."
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Don Olivo Chocolate Tour
"Nice tour of the property, with tasting of several fruits as well as chocolate making process and coffee. There was also a young sloth on the property as well"..."
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3-in-1 Arenal Combo Tour: Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall & Volcano Hike
"Our driver and guide were both amazing. It was an action packed day, with good people. Highly recommend!"..."
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Monteverde Sky Tram & Hanging Bridges Cloud Forest Tour from San Jose
"Ken was a phenomenal guide! Gave all the facts on the places we were going, along with facts on Costa Rican life."..."
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Zip Line La Carpintera. Half day Tour ZipLine+ Rappel +hiking in San Jose
"For my first experience, this was a little scary but the tour guides spoke very calmly and was able to ease my anxiety!! I will definitely be coming back in the future!!!! Indy, Ricardo, & Diego we’re the best!!!!"..."
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Full-Day Rio Celeste Tour From La Fortuna
"The tour was wonderful, the guide was very knowledgeable about the location where we were, and he was attentive to all the participants."..."
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4-in-1 Arenal Volcano Tour: Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Volcano Hike, and Tabacon Hot Springs
"Awesome tour! Had an amazing tour guide and the sites were incredible. The day is super long so be prepared and prepared for rain! The hikes can be physically demanding as well but would do it all over again!"..."
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2-in-1 Arenal Volcano Combo Tour: La Fortuna Waterfall and Volcano Hike
"Tour guide was very knowledgeable and great with the two young kids in our group. The lunch that was provided was one of our best meals during our whole trip and it was in a beautiful location as well. It is a smaller family operated tour company. We enjoyed everyone we met. If I had not been traveling with children I might have planned to go here without a tour guide however I was glad that I booked this trip as it was very enjoyable."..."
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Private Tour of Birds and Sloths in Bijagua de Upala
"We were very impressed with this Tour and the Guides who had a wealth of information to share. So excited to see Toucans, Sloths, Tapir, a variety of frogs, bugs and an owl. We would not have been able to get the pictures we did without their help. Thank you for such a memorable experience."..."
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