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San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and Architecture

San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and Architecture

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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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$38.00
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$38.00
Price varies by group size

San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group or Private Tour

San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group or Private 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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$74.00
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$74.00
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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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$50.00
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$50.00

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

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

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Unmask the beauty and culture of contemporary Costa Rican life on this San Jose walking tour that takes you through the streets, bustling markets, and tranquil parks. Discover a side to this city only heard from the mouths of locals, while indulging in typical cuisine and one of Costa Rica’s most delectable exports .. Discover the secrets behind herbal remedies, and fresh produce at Borbon and San Jose Central Market. San Jose tour you’ll get up close and personal with Costa Rican life, through local food, history, and even the herbal remedies of folk medicine. Enjoy a hands-on lesson on exotic plants, fruits, vegetables, and the smoothies they can create in the midst of the vibrant city markets. Nothing could get you closer to authentic San Jose than strolling through the streets with a local as they show you the ins and outs of daily life. Take a wander through the city with us on this tour that takes typical San Jose and turns it into a local experience you’ll never forget.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.00
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$32.00

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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$31.20
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$31.20

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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$199.00
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$199.00
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Day Trip to Pacuare River Rafting Class III-IV from San Jose

Day Trip to Pacuare River Rafting Class III-IV from San Jose

Thanks to its warm waters and lushly forested shores, the Pacuare River is widely considered one of the most beautiful rivers in Costa Rica. This white-water rafting tour from San Jose is a fun and exciting way to experience the river in just one day. Go up against class III and IV rapids along with a guide who helps you spot wildlife like blue morpho butterflies, sloths, and toucans along the way. Then, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before heading back to San Jose.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.00
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$135.00
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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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$66.00
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$66.00

Aerial Tram in Braulio Carrillo National Park From San José

Aerial Tram in Braulio Carrillo National Park From San José

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You will get into the Braulio Carrillo National Park, and discover the beauties of the Rain Forest. Enjoy of a hiking tour and the Aerial Tram, two activities that will put you in direct contact with nature, visitors divide into smaller groups for a 45 to 90 minute (optional) nature walk with a trained naturalist guide. The Open-sided cable-cars hold 5 passengers and a guide. The guides are quite knowledgeable about flora and fauna. They'll point out orchids and different species of trees and are quick to identify the calls of the many birds that inhabit this unique environment.
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  • 9 hours
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$105.68
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$105.68

Costa Rica Day Trip Tour with Lunch

Costa Rica Day Trip Tour with Lunch

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Visit the active Poas Volcano, an epic waterfall, and the one-and-only Starbucks Coffee Farm on a day trip perfect for nature and coffee lovers who are short on time but want to see it all. The small-group tour reveals cloud-forest scenery, plantations, and farms along the way to the second largest crater in the world. Plus, see behind the scenes at the farm that grows Starbucks’ renown coffee.
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  • 8 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.48
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$150.48

Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs From San José

Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs From San José

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Head to La Fortuna, home to the Arenal Volcano, on this guided all-day tour from San Jose. Sit back and relax as you travel through diverse plantations and cattle ranches on the roughly 3.5-hour drive. After arriving, enjoy lunch with a view of the volcano. Then, take a dip in the area’s thermal waters and indulge in an optional massage or other treatment.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$151.00
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$151.00

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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$57.20
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$57.20

Foodie Tour - Ancestral, Contemporary & Fusion Experience

Foodie Tour - Ancestral, Contemporary & Fusion Experience

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During this foodie experience, you will taste selected recipes specially created for the tour at the best restaurants for each thematic or food concept. You will learn about Costa Rican culture through the gastronomy while walking at one of the trendiest neighborhoods in San Jose. Personalized service provided by staff and experienced foodie local guides. Not only you will save time on searching where to eat good quality local food, but also will get to try excellent choices in one night. (Ancestral food from our indigenous, traditional homemade food from our grandma's, and contemporary-modern, Costa Rican food) 100% local, slow food and sustainable-responsible practices.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.00
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$130.00
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San José By Night Food Activity- Wines & Gourmet Dinner- Small Group or Private

San José By Night Food Activity- Wines & Gourmet Dinner- Small Group or Private

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There’s also a ton of culture and history, a tasty local dinner, and the chance to experience San Jose’s nightlife with a local. Highlights: Experience San Jose by night with a local to guide the way Explore markets, significant city buildings, and local neighbourhoods Immerse yourself in the culture and history of the city Indulge in a tasty local menu filled with authentic local ingredients Sip expertly selected wine pairings as you dine
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.00
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$68.00

Full-day Cartago Ruins, Irazú Volcano and Sarapiquí River Cruise From San Jose

Full-day Cartago Ruins, Irazú Volcano and Sarapiquí River Cruise From San Jose

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Discover Costa Rica’s historic sites, natural wonders, and native wildlife on this full-day tour from San Jose. Learn more about Costa Rica’s former capital at the Cartago ruins, admire views of Irazú Volcano, spot crocodiles as you cruise down the Sarapiquí River, and take in the highlights of the Braulio Carrillo National Park. Tour includes hotel pickup, lunch, and all activities.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$154.00
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$154.00

Full-Day Tortuga Island Cruise from San Jose

Full-Day Tortuga Island Cruise from San Jose

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Leave behind the urban bustle of San Jose for the clear, aquamarine waters and unspoiled beauty of Tortuga Island on this full-day sailing adventure. Cruise on a yacht or catamaran through the Gulf of Nicoya to Tortuga and the surrounding archipelago, where protected forests, white-sand beaches, and pollution-free waters house an amazing array of plant and animal species. Enjoy a fresh lunch on board, sip tropical cocktails, and sway to live music as you sail through this picturesque island paradise.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.88
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$135.88

Private Cooking Class in San José with a Local Chef

Private Cooking Class in San José with a Local Chef

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Our cooking lesson is done on a 150 year old property which has an amazing charm and gives a unique spirit to the evening. The owners of the house will be on site and will be part of the activity which makes it very personalized and local. Our chef has been cooking for Private families for the past 15 years and has experience on mouth-watering recipes and all types of food. The activity is very dynamic, interactive, immersive, fun and with great Instagram moments.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$240.00
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$240.00
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Costa Rican Specialty Coffee Tasting & Workshop

Costa Rican Specialty Coffee Tasting & Workshop

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Designed for coffee lovers, this San Jose tasting tour showcases the best in Costa Rican coffee, all in one sitting. Learn about the country’s various coffee-growing regions and bean varieties, and get a lesson in preparing the perfect cup like a real barista. Sample several organic beans and blends, served with locally made snacks and other beverages.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.90
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$35.90

The Authentic Pacuare River Costa Rica Rafting Tour

The Authentic Pacuare River Costa Rica Rafting Tour

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Don’t accept imitations! or half baked tour offers that won’t take you on the authentic Pacuare River. Experience the genuine adventure sport of river. Rafting along the exhilarating Pacuare. The River that will take you into the deep heart of Costa Rica. The Pacuare River is one of the best choices for your adventure treks in Costa Rica. No other trip in the country exists that offers you a perfect blend of wilderness exposure and excitement, all in one day.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.00
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$180.00

Xandari Experience - Day Pass

Xandari Experience - Day Pass

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After a guided morning hike to a jungle waterfall, return to the spa. There, you will be ushered to your private Jacuzzi bath. Enjoy incredible views of the Central Valley as you feel the stress fade away. A light lunch is served after your soak.
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  • 8 hours
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$110.00
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$110.00

Full day Catamaran Cruises from San Jose to Quepos Manuel Antonio

Full day Catamaran Cruises from San Jose to Quepos Manuel Antonio

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Experience ‘la pura vida’ (the good life) while gliding along one of Costa Rica's most beautiful coastlines on a Manuel Antonio catamaran cruise. Leave the city behind for the Pacific coast, spending several hours soaking up the tropical sun on a luxury vessel with amenities like dining, unlimited drinks, and live music to keep the party going. Cool down by snorkeling right off the side of the boat, and look for dolphins and other marine life during the laid-back voyage.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$184.94
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$184.94

Half-Day Experience of El Indio Waterfall with Lunch

Half-Day Experience of El Indio Waterfall with Lunch

El Indio Waterfall is one of the greatest secret waterfalls in Costa Rica. The forests and rivers surrounding it are full of nature and you will learn everything about it on our tour.
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  • 4 hours
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$75.00
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$75.00

Jaco Adventure Combo from San José

Jaco Adventure Combo from San José

You don’t need to travel far from San Jose to have an adventure in the wilderness of Costa Rica. This tour takes you from your San Jose hotel straight to a selection of exciting outdoor adventures. Check out the beach, see crocodiles in the wild, take a zipline canopy tour through the rain forest, and then round out your trip with an ATV tour or horseback ride to a waterfall.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$175.00
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$175.00

Tropical Cooking Classes

Tropical Cooking Classes

Experience cooking alongside our creative chefs. Visit and cultivate from our garden. Great times created through experiences here at Casa Turire.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.00
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