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San Jose Costa Rica City Tour. Private Tour with Lunch

San Jose Costa Rica City Tour. Private Tour with Lunch

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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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$135.00
Price varies by group size
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$135.00
Price varies by group size

San Jose Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

San Jose Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see. With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.17
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$31.17
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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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3-Days Tortuguero-Tabacon Resort Arenal Volcano-Manuel Antonio

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

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Explore three of Costa Rica's most incredible national parks in just three days with this tour. You'll spend time hiking in Arenal Volcano National Park, traversing the canals and rivers at Tortuguero National Park, and hanging out at the beaches in Manuel Antonio National Park. For added convenience and comfort, all accommodation, transportation, and meals are included.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$590.00
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$590.00

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

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

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Visit the Central Market in San Jose on this guided tour and learn about its 136-year history. There, sample regional staples like tropical seasonal fruit, tortillas, ice cream, Costa Rican coffee, and other local specialities. Plus, find out how and why San Jose became the capital city of Costa Rica.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00

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

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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$150.00
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$150.00
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Day trip from San Jose to Wildlife Refuge La Paz Waterfall Gardens

Day trip from San Jose to Wildlife Refuge La Paz Waterfall Gardens

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Home to over 100 species of animals, five waterfalls and a cloud forest the Wildlife Refuge La Paz Waterfall gardens is bursting with bio diversity. Visit, explore, learn and even hike among the sloths, monkeys, tropical birds, pumas, ocelots and more who call Costa Rica’s most visited private ecological reserve home. Take in the incredible plant life like wild orchids on this full-day, small group tour with lunch included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.00
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$130.00
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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

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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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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$80.00
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$80.00
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Rainforest Adventures Aerial Tram Tour Braulio Carrillo

Rainforest Adventures Aerial Tram Tour Braulio Carrillo

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Explore three levels of lush Costa Rican rain forest from the floor to the canopy on a guided tour tour of Braulio Carrillo National Park. Learn about local flora and fauna as you walk along nature trails, explore specialty gardens, and glide over treetops in an aerial tram, all narrated by a guide with extensive knowledge about the local ecosystem. Optional upgrade includes pickup and drop-off from your lodging in San Jose and a typical lunch.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.00
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$68.00

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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$51.29
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$51.29

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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$595.00
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$595.00

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.68
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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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$172.00
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$172.00

Irazú Volcano National Park (Half Day).

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Irazú Volcano National Park (Half Day).

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The tour is ideal for people who only have half a day to go on an excursion, since you can take the tour and ask us to drop you off at the international airport. This excursion takes us to one of the most active volcanoes in Costa Rica, listed as one of the most beautiful and impressive, just one hour from downtown San José. We will be able to walk through the main crater, and after the tour we go to the highest point of the National Park, then we descend from the volcano to visit the most important church in Costa Rica, we know a little about the architecture and the different constructions that the structure has had. In addition, the church is famous for its pilgrimage and for the history of the Virgin of the Angels, in addition the facilities have a small museum and the holy water fountain.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$91.08
$99.00
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$91.08
$99.00
$7.92 savings

Day Trip getting off the beaten path to La Fortuna Arenal Volcano National Park

Day Trip getting off the beaten path to La Fortuna Arenal Volcano National Park

The price is per reservation and includes from 1 to 4 passengers. We choose to go off the beaten path to offer something new and exciting. There is nothing written in stone for this tour and others, this is the fun part of this service. The service includes a personal driver on 4WD car who will pick you and show you accordingly to the point of interest you want to go.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$700.00
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$700.00
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Combo Tour Arenal: Hanging Bridges + Hot Springs + Waterfall from San José

Combo Tour Arenal: Hanging Bridges + Hot Springs + Waterfall from San José

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Escape the city and spend the day surrounded by nature on this private tour from San José. Discover towering waterfalls hidden by lush jungle, walk over hanging bridges for a unique perspective on the local flora and fauna, and relax in a thermal spa with more than 25 pools. This excursion has everything you need to feel rejuvenated, while offering the best views of the Arenal Volcano.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$228.58
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$228.58

Super Combo Tour: Waterfalls Gardens + Coffee Tour + Poás Volcano

Super Combo Tour: Waterfalls Gardens + Coffee Tour + Poás Volcano

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Go beyond the city of San José and discover its beautiful surroundings on this full-day tour. Start your day with a Costa Rican breakfast at a local coffee plantation, then learn about the coffee-making process on a farm tour. Afterward, head to the active Poas volcano to explore its massive crater before heading to a nature park to see an animal sanctuary and picturesque waterfalls.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$181.82
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$181.82

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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$103.00
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$103.00

One Day Adventure Tour from San Jose

One Day Adventure Tour from San Jose

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This sampler adventure tour from San Jose fits the best of Costa Rica's beaches, rivers, and rain forests into one action-packed day. Catch some sun at popular Jaco Beach, one of the closest to the capital, and go croc-spotting at a famous overlook on the Tarcoles River. Then head into the lush jungle for a thrilling zipline canopy tour plus your choice of a horseback ride to tropical waterfalls or an ATV safari.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.20
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$161.20

11-Day Tour from San Jose: Monteverde Cloud Forest and Tortuguero, Arenal Volcano and Manuel Antonio National Parks

11-Day Tour from San Jose: Monteverde Cloud Forest and Tortuguero, Arenal Volcano and Manuel Antonio National Parks

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Experience one of the most biodiverse places on the planet with this 11-day  tour of Costa Rica. Cruise through the tropical rain forests of Tortuguero National Park and soak up the sun on the pristine white sand beaches of Manuel Antonio. Discover the unique ecosystems of Monteverde’s cloud forest and relax in natural hot springs at the base of an active volcano in Arenal. The tour includes all transport, park fees, many meals, and 10 nights of accommodation.
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  • 11 days
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$1,652.00
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$1,652.00

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

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