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Arenal Volcano and Tabacón Hot Springs Day Trip from San Jose

Arenal Volcano and Tabacón Hot Springs Day Trip from San Jose

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Find your bliss with a classic Costa Rican experience that combines a seismic dose of adventure and relaxation! On this full-day trip from San Jose, visit the very active Arenal Volcano and explore its base with a guided nature hike. Then, unwind with a soak in a variety of geothermal pools at the luxurious Tabacón hot springs. The tour also includes a stop at the artisan town of Sarchí, plus delicious lunch and dinner.
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  • 12 to 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$162.00
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$162.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$139.00
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$139.00
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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 many beautiful attractions of Costa Rica on this Combo Tour from San Jose. Fly over the Rainforest Canopy on a zip lining course and rappel down 50 meters (150 feet). Visit 2 beautiful waterfalls in the Rainforest; admire wildlife of Costa Rica at the exotic birds’ viewing point and the Iguanas Center. Learn about coffee of Costa Rica and taste the delicious local cuisine. Participate of a native tribe presentation. Relax in thermal mineral hot springs pools at the base of Arenal Volcano. Lunch and dinner are included.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$160.00
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$160.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.00
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$38.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$165.00
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$165.00
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San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group Tour

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. Wander through a maze of vendor stalls and to learn about staples of local cooking at the Central Market, and see the opulent National Theater and other architectural highlights on a twilight walking tour. Drive to the ritzy Paseo de la Luz the east side of San Jose well known for its gastronomy. Finish the night with a 3-course meal and wine pairings at a gourmet Costa Rican restaurant.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.00
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$74.00
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Lonely Planet Experiences: San Jose Tapas, Traditional Masks and Escazu Visit

Lonely Planet Experiences: San Jose Tapas, Traditional Masks and Escazu Visit

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.00
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$65.00
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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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.49
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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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$32.00
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La Paz Waterfall Gardens From San José

La Paz Waterfall Gardens From San José

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La Paz Waterfall Gardens showcases Costa Rican wilderness at its most picturesque, with lush tropical rain forest, thundering cascades, white rivers, and a rich variety of wildlife. This tour provides round-trip transportation from San José and allows you to see the highlights of La Paz in a single day. Your guide navigates through the park’s many trails and takes you to White Magic Waterfall, the butterfly observatory, and other attractions.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.00
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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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$32.00
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Total San Jose Tour: Bites and Sights Including Columbian Gold Museum Visit

Total San Jose Tour: Bites and Sights Including Columbian Gold Museum Visit

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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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.00
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Arenal Volcano Hanging Bridges & Baldi Hot Springs. Private Tour from San Jose

Arenal Volcano Hanging Bridges & Baldi Hot Springs. Private Tour from San Jose

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Explore the Arenal Volcano area on this guided all-day private tour from San Jose. Take a nature walk through the biological reserve of Mistico Park on a system of hanging bridges and catch views of the volcano, which looms over the green hillside. Also take some time for yourself at Baldi Hot Springs in La Fortuna, where you’ll have free time to relax in the resort’s multiple thermal pools.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$275.00
Price varies by group size
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$275.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$31.17
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$31.17
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Discover Costa Rica's Capital City and Museums

Discover Costa Rica's Capital City and Museums

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Experience San Jose's historical and cultural offerings on a walking tour of Costa Rica's vibrant capital city. Begin at Parque Central to take in the city's main attractions. Explore its Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, Costa Rica Art Museum and National Theater in the company of a local guide. Marvel at the Beaux-Arts-style Melico Salazar Theatre and stop by Churrería Manolo’s to sample its iconic cream-filled churros. This comprehensive city walk includes all entrance fees, along with a delicious lunch.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.46
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Sloth One Day Tour & Hot Springs Arenal Volcano

Sloth One Day Tour & Hot Springs Arenal Volcano

Experience one of Costa Rica's most impressive natural attractions and its most adorable creature on this combo tour from San Jose. Take a guided nature walk through a sloth refuge to see the elusive animals up close, and then spend the afternoon soaking in more than 20 different thermal pools at a top Arenal Volcano hot springs resort. A buffet breakfast and lunch plus luxury transport complete the full-day adventure.
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  • 12 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$228.00
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$228.00
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Full day tour with and watching at Marino Ballena from San José

Full day tour with and watching at Marino Ballena from San José

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See humpback whales, dolphins, and more on a 12-hour tour from San Jose. In addition to all-inclusive air-conditioned transportation, your nature excursion conveniently includes both breakfast and lunch, plus snacks to keep you happy and comfortable the whole day. Take a stroll around Ballena Marine National Park, then have your camera read for a boat tour where you get a closer look at Costa Rica's fantastic sea creatures.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.04
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Rio Celeste One Day!!!

Rio Celeste One Day!!!

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Trek through Tenorio Volcano National Park on this half-day tour that includes visits to the Blue Lagoon, the Celestial Waterfall, and the local fumaroles. With a guide in the lead, you can just focus on the natural surroundings and listen to commentary from your naturalist guide on the local flora and fauna. Additional stops include the Tree of La Paz and the local pineapple fields.
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  • 12 to 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$137.00
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$137.00

Corcovado National Park One Day Tour

Corcovado National Park One Day Tour

Daily departures from San Jose and Manuel Antonio. Harboring an extraordinary variety of animals, some of which are threatened or endangered species. Be on the lookout for elusive jungle cats like jaguars and ocelots. Enjoy the chatter of the many species of monkeys as they scamper through the trees. Corcovado is home to the Jaguar and whales in its waters.  Includes: Guide, light breakfast, Entrance fee to Corcovado, boat trips, lunch box, fruits, natural drinks.   • Experience the rich biodiversity of Corcovado National Par • Spot dolphins and sea turtles during your boat ride along the Pacific Coast to the San Pedrillo Ranger station. Your Corcovado Expeditions bilingual and naturalist guide will lead a 3-hour hike through the primary and secondary forest, locating and explaining the extensive rainforest wildlife and flora. 
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  • 12 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$350.00
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$350.00
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Food Tour Costa Rican Farm to Table - Premium

Food Tour Costa Rican Farm to Table - Premium

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Take a half-day food and walking tour in San Jose that highlights innovative chefs who are updating traditional Costa Rican recipes with a modern twist. Stroll between four locations in the Escalante district to enjoy a 6-course tasting menu, seven drinks, Costa Rican coffee tastings, and a cocktail mixing demonstration with locally made liquor. Your guide shares insightful commentary along the way on a tour that can be scheduled for lunch or dinner.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00
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$125.00

Tortuguero National Park Adventure 3D/2N

Tortuguero National Park Adventure 3D/2N

Discover the “Amazon of Costa Rica” brimming with abundant flora and fauna on a short expedition to the pristine rainforests of Tortuguero National Park. The park has a system of natural canals and the only transportation in this area is by boat, creating a peaceful atmosphere. Highlights: -Experience a scenic boat ride in Tortuguero N.P. -Spot local wildlife within the park’s rainforest -Taste delicious and fresh Costa Rican cuisine
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$329.00
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$329.00
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General entrance to the rainforest of Tirimbina Biological Reserve, Sarapiquí

General entrance to the rainforest of Tirimbina Biological Reserve, Sarapiquí

There are four paths that are enabled to walk without a guide, you can choose to take the entire route or the path you want. They have the opportunity to cross the longest bridge in the region, with an extension of 264 meters.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.00
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Local Food Markets of San José

Local Food Markets of San José

Visit three of San Jose’s bustling markets on this food-focused tour. First up: San José Central Market. Established in 1880, it’s the largest and oldest market in the city and contains more than 200 shops, stalls, and restaurants within its narrow walkways. You’ll also visit the meat market and Borbón Market, which focuses on fresh produce.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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San Jose Private Walking City Tour

San Jose Private Walking City Tour

Ideal for first-time visitors to San Jose, this private half-day walking tour offers a look at the Costa Rican city’s history, architecture, gastronomy, sights, and local hotspots. Wander around the city's central area and pass by significant buildings like the National Museum and the Blue Castello. Stroll through San Jose’s trendy neighborhood on the east side, which boasts plenty of cafes and restaurants.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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