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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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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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San Jose: Insider Spots, City Highlights - small groups

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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USD32.00
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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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USD162.70

Arenal Volcano Experience Full-Day Tour from San Jose

Arenal Volcano Experience Full-Day Tour from San Jose

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See more of the Arenal Volcano region with the convenience of a full-day tour from San Jose. Take a scenic route to Arenal with views of farms, rain forest, and small towns, and stop at a coffee plantation where you can sample coffee and traditional snacks. Stop at a waterfall, look for wildlife, then have the afternoon to soak in hot springs set in a lush garden near the Arenal Volcano.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD145.00
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Doka Estate Coffee Tour with Butterfly Garden and Bonsai Garden

Doka Estate Coffee Tour with Butterfly Garden and Bonsai Garden

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Get the inside scoop on a pair of Costa Rica's most famous exports on a combo tour of the Doka Estate coffee plantation. Learn how coffee beans are grown, harvested, and roasted to perfection, and then follow the sticky-sweet journey of sugar cane at a working sugar mill. Finish the flavorful visit with a tour of the estate’s inedible natural treasures, including hundreds of miniature bonsai trees, colorful orchids, and butterflies.
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  • 1 hour 24 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD96.00
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USD96.00

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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USD49.24

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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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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Hacienda Alsacia Starbucks Coffe Tour

Hacienda Alsacia Starbucks Coffe Tour

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Learn all about the coffee growing and making process on this private tour of the Starbucks chain’s Hacienda Alsacia Coffee Farm. Explore the farm on a guided tour where you’ll visit the tree nursery, wet mill, drying patio, and roasting machine. Learn about sustainable farming practices, and about the people who produce the coffee you drink every day. An educational tour that travelers with a range of interests will enjoy.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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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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Costa Rica Full Day Combo Tour - Zip lining, Waterfalls, Volcano & Hot Springs

Costa Rica Full Day Combo Tour - Zip lining, Waterfalls, Volcano & Hot Springs

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Discover the beautiful natural attractions of Costa Rica on this all-day tour from San Jose. Fly over the rainforest canopy via a zipline course and rappel down 150 feet (50 meters) at an adventure park. Visit two waterfalls and admire the local wildlife including iguanas. Stop at a coffee plantation where you'll learn how it's cultivated and harvested. Finally, relax in thermal mineral hot springs at the base of Arenal Volcano.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD165.00
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USD165.00

Monteverde Hanging Bridges Day Trip from San Jose

Monteverde Hanging Bridges Day Trip from San Jose

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Visiting Monteverde from San Jose in just one day can be challenging on your own, but this guided tour streamlines transportation to make the trip a cinch. Arrive at Monteverde in the morning and head straight to a canopy tour: hike on hanging bridges and learn about the rich cloud forest environment before heading back to San Jose.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD165.00
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Private Tapas, Traditional Masks and Escazu Visit from San Jose

Private Tapas, Traditional Masks and Escazu Visit from San Jose

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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
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USD90.00
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USD90.00
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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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USD40.00

1-Hour Private Sloth Tour in the Rainforest from Costa Rica

1-Hour Private Sloth Tour in the Rainforest from Costa Rica

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This incredible one-hour walking tour will challenge your senses as you see these beautiful mammals camouflaging themselves wisely in the trees. You will find them sleeping, moving slowly or eating guarumo shoots, and you may even see their curious, seemingly smiling faces. Our expert tour guides will teach you everything you need to know about sloths and help you find the perfect pictures so you will always remember this wonderful experience with nature.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD26.00
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USD26.00

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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USD68.00

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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USD30.00
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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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San Jose Walking Nature Tour: Sloths, Birds and Trees

San Jose Walking Nature Tour: Sloths, Birds and Trees

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You will absolutely love San José after this experience. Guided by young biologists you will discover nature hiding in the middle of Costa Rica's largest city. You will get to experience with all your senses, wildlife you wouldn't have imagined existed minutes away from downtown. We are an organization called Oropopo Experience, looking to change the way tourism is done in Costa Rica while supporting young scientists, researchers, and local entrepreneurs. Additional notes: ** From May to November we recommend booking the morning slot, however, afternoons are also great. • The only San Jose walking nature tour. • Explore one of the last green patches inside the city on foot with a local biologist. • See, smell, taste, touch, and listen to nature. • Find colorful birds, edible plants, and a wild sloth population. • A percentage of the earnings goes to Funga Conservation, a non-profit foundation. • Small-group tour with a maximum of 7 people ensures an intimate experience
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD24.00
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USD24.00
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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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USD31.20
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USD31.20

San Jose ART Walking Tour - small groups, creative experience

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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USD32.00
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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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Sky Tram- Sky Trek & Sky Walk From Arenal

Sky Tram- Sky Trek & Sky Walk From Arenal

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Explore the rain forest of Arenal at three different speeds with a combo tour that has something for everyone. Get a good view of exotic birds and waterfalls on the Sky Walk suspended bridges, and glide up a mountain reserve on the Sky Tram gondola. There, the real fun begins as you fly back down on a thrilling Sky Trek zipline course. In between bursts of adrenaline, enjoy fantastic views over the treetops of Arenal Volcano and Lake.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD125.00
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USD125.00

San Jose Craft Beer Walking Tour with food pairings by Carpe Chepe

San Jose Craft Beer Walking Tour with food pairings by Carpe Chepe

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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USD55.00
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What people are saying about Walking Tours in Central Valley

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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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San Jose: Insider Spots, City Highlights - small groups
"We did the tour with just the two of us. It was in fact a private tour. Our guide was very friendly and she knows everything about San José, the history, culture, etc. She made the tour personal. Thank you!"..."
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Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Typical lunch and Arenal Volcano Hike
"Raul was an excellent guide - informative, while keeping us laughing, and taking great photo/videos too! Joel was also a great navigator/chauffer!!"..."
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Arenal Volcano Experience Full-Day Tour from San Jose
"Our guide Fernando was excellent! Very knowledgeable and kind. Safe driver. Lots of Cost Rica history. Would definitely recommend!"..."
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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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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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Bites and Sights - Walking Food Tour in San Jose Small Group
"A tour you need to take while you are in San Jose- Costa Rica. Great learning historical info about Costa Rica. The tour exceed my expectations about the culture and food wise. We really enjoyed the food experience. Make sure you don’t eat before you take the tour because you get lot of food. Overall great great experience."..."
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Costa Rica Full Day Combo Tour - Zip lining, Waterfalls, Volcano & Hot Springs
"Best trip ever! Our guide was amazing and so was this experience! Zip lining was my favorite part! Recommending to everyone!"..."
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Monteverde Hanging Bridges Day Trip from San Jose
"Good and sympathic guide (oscar)and very rich excursion. The first stop (fruits) is not the better stop to do (even for bathroom!) but then, all was good and interesting : the lunch, good, near a coffe plantation that we visited with Oscar and his explainations. The cloud foret, with a long hike with alocal guide very concerned."..."
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Private Tapas, Traditional Masks and Escazu Visit from San Jose
"Gladys, the tour guide, was just fantastic. Personable, professional and knowledgable. I was very happy her English was excellent, since my Spanish is not. The tour content was varied and interesting. Lunch was good and the coffee stop was great. I really enjoyed it. Worth the fee for over a half day of entertainment/sightseeing."..."
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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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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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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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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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San Jose Walking Nature Tour: Sloths, Birds and Trees
"Isaac was a wonderful guide and biologist for our Costa Rican urban forest tour. He showed us around the University of Costa Rica’s grounds and their ‘jungle’/butterfly garden and learned a lot about the local flora and fauna. We saw a sloth, lots of interesting birds and butterflies. And appart from the he also gave a us a taste of the art and history that hides inside beautiful Campus! I would recommend this to anyone looking for an urban adventure. It’s definitely family-friendly could be a bit of a trek for little ones. Thank you again, it was great fun!"..."
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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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San Jose ART Walking Tour - small groups, creative experience
"This tour was so much fun, and I learned so many things about San Jose’s history and culture! I can’t say enough good things about our guide Alejandro. His in-depth knowledge and enthusiasm made this a memorable event."..."
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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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Sky Tram- Sky Trek & Sky Walk From Arenal
"We had a wonderful time at the zipline!! We would highly recommend it to others! We also enjoy the lunch at the café. The food we delicious!"..."
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San Jose Craft Beer Walking Tour with food pairings by Carpe Chepe
"We really enjoyed this tour. Great food and beer pairings at each stop. Iva, our guide, was very knowledgeable on the types of beers, the beer making process and the CR breweries. She keep the group engaged as well, since were the only non Costa Ricans on the tour. We picked the hotel pick up option as well which was nice. ."..."

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