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San Jose Walking Food Tour and Gold Museum Small Group

San Jose Walking Food Tour and Gold Museum Small Group

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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. Highlights: Discover the secrets behind handicrafts, herbal remedies, and fresh produce at Borbon and San Jose Central Market Visit top markets to learn about local culture through food Lots of fruits, empanada, ceviche and coffee tastings included, plus museum entrance Good way for first-time visitors to learn about San Jose history and culture
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD59.00
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USD59.00

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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Half-Day San Jose Evening Bus Tour with Dinner and Pickup

Half-Day San Jose Evening Bus Tour with Dinner and Pickup

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Experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of San Jose on an evening bus tour. Starting from your hotel, a comfortable double-decker bus with onboard WiFi serves as your transportation for the evening. See over 25 of the city’s landmarks and stop for a bilingual guided tour at key locations, including the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum. Enjoy an included dinner of local cuisine, before drop-off at your hotel.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD66.00
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USD66.00

San Jose Night City Tour

San Jose Night City Tour

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San Jose is filled with amazing attractions to see such as the National Theater of Costa Rica and the Metropolitan Cathedral, but if you’re not familiar with San Jose, it could take you ages to see everything on your list. Take this San Jose nighttime city tour and travel with a guide who knows their way around under the city lights. Plus, dinner and round-trip transport are both included.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD90.00
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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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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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USD40.00

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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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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Day Trip from San Jose to Sloths & other wildlife Rescue Center
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Day Trip from San Jose to Sloths & other wildlife Rescue Center

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Get out of the city and experience Costa Rica’s rich wildlife heritage with this half day private tour to the Toucan Rescue Ranch. What started out as a rescue facility for toucans has expanded to include other charismatic species such as sloths, monkeys, parrots, and owls. Learn all about them from the dedicated staff committed to their care.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD150.00
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Zip Line La Carpintera. Half day Tour ZipLine+ Rappel +hiking

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

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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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3-Days Arenal Volcano Tabacon Resort - Monteverde - Manuel Antonio
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3-Days Arenal Volcano Tabacon Resort - Monteverde - Manuel Antonio

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See the vast diversity of Costa Rica on a 3-day tour that includes hiking at Arenal Volcano, exploring the Monteverde cloud forest, and enjoying the tropical white-sand beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park. This expertly organized all-inclusive tour covers all of your transportation and accommodations, so busy travelers can maximize their time and not worry about any of the logistics.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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USD645.00
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6 in 1 Tour: Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Braulio Carrillo

6 in 1 Tour: Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Braulio Carrillo

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Experience a fun-filled day in the jungle at the Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Atlantic eco-reserve. Your multi-pass gives you access to six different activities throughout the beautiful tropical park. Get a bird’s-eye view of the rainforest canopy with an aerial tram ride, encounter native critters at a butterfly and frog garden, cross a hanging bridge, and explore the jungle on a nature hike. Get your adrenaline pumping as you soar through the treetops on ziplines, including one of the longest and fastest in the country.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD103.00
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USD103.00

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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USD165.00

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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USD32.00

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

San Jose City Tour with lunch. Private Tour

San Jose City Tour with lunch. Private Tour

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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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD135.00
Price varies by group size
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USD135.00
Price varies by group size

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

IrazĂş 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
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USD114.00
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USD114.00

San Jose Pura Vida Experience: Escazu Mountains, Tapas and Traditional Masks

San Jose Pura Vida Experience: Escazu Mountains, Tapas and Traditional Masks

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See a side of Costa Rica that most first-time visitors miss on a day trip to the San Jose Highlands. You'll receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 12 as you explore the city of EscazĂş, renowned for its intricate masquerade masks. You'll explore trails and hike to viewpoints that you might otherwise have missed and delve deeper into the local culture of Costa Rica.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD65.00
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USD65.00

San Jose Walking Food Tour and Gold Museum Small Group

San Jose Walking Food Tour and Gold Museum Small Group

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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. Highlights: Discover the secrets behind handicrafts, herbal remedies, and fresh produce at Borbon and San Jose Central Market Visit top markets to learn about local culture through food Lots of fruits, empanada, ceviche and coffee tastings included, plus museum entrance Good way for first-time visitors to learn about San Jose history and culture
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD59.00
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USD59.00

Irazu Volcano, Orosi &Lankester From San Jose

Irazu Volcano, Orosi &Lankester From San Jose

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Visit the IrazĂş Volcano National Park and Lankester Botanical Garden on this all-day tour from San Jose. First, head to IrazĂş Volcano, the highest active volcano in Costa Rica at 11,260 feet (3,400 meters) tall and see its most popular attraction, the giant Diego de la Haya crater. On the return trip, stop at the Lankester Garden, which was established to protect types of flora.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD112.00
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USD112.00

Tastes of San Jose - Small Group foodie & historic walk by Carpe Chepe

Tastes of San Jose - Small Group foodie & historic walk by Carpe Chepe

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This is a small-group gastronomic experience of our country and our city. Our groups are of 8ppl max. to ensure a personalized attention. We'll walk through the gastronomic district of San Jose Costa Rica, sharing with you not only the history of the neighborhood and it's architecture but also visiting the places that are pushing the envelope on the local gastronomy and/or rescuing our gastronomic heritage. We'll visit three restaurants and sample their flagship dishes as we talk about the different periods on the costarican cuisine.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD48.00
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USD48.00

City tour - San José

City tour - San José

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We made a tour taking into account the past and the present in San Jose. We know the artistic part, including its most recognized spaces in this area, the culture, history and architecture of the city. The tour will show you the most beautiful areas of San José. The tour describes the past and the present of San José, in order to know it´s actual life. You get to know from art, culture, history and architecture of the city. The tour shows you the most beautiful areas in San José.
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  • 1 hour 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD48.00
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USD48.00
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VIP City Bus From San José

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
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USD70.00
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USD70.00

Britt Coffee Tour from San Jose with lunch. Private Tour

Britt Coffee Tour from San Jose with lunch. Private Tour

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Coffee lovers, get your fix on a tour of the Café Britt plantation including private transfers from your San Jose hotel. Learn the history of this famous Costa Rican export, and see firsthand how coffee beans are cultivated, roasted, and transformed into fragrant elixir with a behind-the-scenes look at the farm and processing facilities. Browse products at the Britt factory store, order a freshly brewed drink from the coffee bar, and enjoy a buffet lunch from the plantation’s own restaurant.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD150.00
Price varies by group size
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USD150.00
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Day Trip from San Jose to Arenal Hanging Bridges & Tabacon Hot Springs
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Day Trip from San Jose to Arenal Hanging Bridges & Tabacon Hot Springs

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Explore the natural beauty of Costa Rica's Arenal Volcano National Park during a stress-free day trip from San Jose. You'll jump from a walk through the rain forest canopy at Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park to a soak in the mineral-rich thermal baths at the Tabacon Hot Springs Resort, traveling between attractions with ease in comfortable coach. A quick stop in the artisan town of Sarchi is also included.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD265.00
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in San Jose

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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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Half-Day San Jose Evening Bus Tour with Dinner and Pickup
"The tour of downtown San José was enhanced with local music by a charming gentleman named Sergio. I thoroughly enjoyed the tour and learned a lot about San José and Costa Rican history. I highly recommend this tour."..."
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San Jose Night City Tour
"Filander was an excellent guide! We wanted to see some of San Jose, but didn't leave much time for it. He had so much knowledge to share about the city. After so many days spent hiking in beautiful Costa Rica, it was a very relaxing tour, hitting all of the highlights of the city. A perfect end to our trip!"..."
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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 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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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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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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Day Trip from San Jose to Sloths & other wildlife Rescue Center
"All of it. Daniel is an remarkable guide. He knows everything. Whether it is flowers, snakes and Birds. Also, he engages us."..."
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Zip Line La Carpintera. Half day Tour ZipLine+ Rappel +hiking
"Our tour was amazing. Indy and Dillion were amazing tour guides and and gave great instructions. They held great conversation and assisted us through the hike. This made our first zip lining experience a life changing one! Definitely recommend booking with this company"..."
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3-Days Arenal Volcano Tabacon Resort - Monteverde - Manuel Antonio
"Amazing tour, Yancy and Cucu were absolutely brilliant, they did their best to keep us entertained and happy. Lovely places. We absolutely loved it. Totally recommended. Muchas gracias. Pura Vida!!!"..."
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6 in 1 Tour: Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Braulio Carrillo
"The guides were amazing! Even though mudslides closed some roads and there were delays the guides took time to get us safely there and back rather than canceling. The activities were awesome!"..."
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Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner
"We had an amazing tour with Francisco and Luis. They were fun, thoughtful, and informative. We definitely got more than our moneys worth! This was a fun and a knowledgeable day... we saw so much on this tour and would definitely recommend. (We saw/experienced sloths, waterfalls, local culture/cuisine, volcano, hot springs, and more…)"..."
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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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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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San Jose City Tour with lunch. Private Tour
"My husband and I had the best experience learning about San Jose's culture, food, locals and educational system. Luis was extremely knowledgeable and polite. He had the most friendly and passion when describing his country. I will definitely return and will recommend this tour. The National Theater, museum, park and restaurant was amazing!"..."
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IrazĂş Volcano, Orosi Valley, and Lankester Gardens Combo Tour from San Jose
"Very complete tour where you get a taste of everything. Irazu is a must do in Costa Rica. Highly recommended!"..."
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San Jose Pura Vida Experience: Escazu Mountains, Tapas and Traditional Masks
"Eric is an excellent guide and the tapas dinner is excellent. The views from the Escazu Mountains is mesmerizing even with the fog."..."
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San Jose Walking Food Tour and Gold Museum Small Group
"Gladys took us to the market in San Jose and that was awesome. She really knows her way around and introduced us to some interesting local items. She was awsome!"..."
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Irazu Volcano, Orosi &Lankester From San Jose
"My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed this experience! Maria was a great tour guide who was very knowledgeable. Even with the clouds, the volcano experience was a cool and unforgettable one."..."
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Tastes of San Jose - Small Group foodie & historic walk by Carpe Chepe
"Had a great time out with Amy. Great food and drinks and we learned a lot about the city. Overall great experience. Thanks Amy."..."
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City tour - San José
"Guide was very knowledgeable and considerate. She made arrangements with Uber to pick us up at our hotel."..."
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VIP City Bus From San José
"We had a nice look around the city at night with the guide who have lots of knowledge about the city of San Jose...Nice dinner too!"..."
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Day Trip from San Jose to Arenal Hanging Bridges & Tabacon Hot Springs
"Got to see lots of animals this trip. Su h as a tapir, two troops of capuchin monkeys, a lizard and iguanas. The forest is beautiful as well as the beach. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the area."..."

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