Walking tours in San Jose

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Walking Tours in San Jose

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3 hours
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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Walking Tours
4 hours
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Walking Tours
2–3 hours
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Private and Luxury
3 hours
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Walking Tours
3 hours
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Nightlife
4–5 hours
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City Tours
3–4 hours
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City Tours
2 hours
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  • Moreno M
    1 contribution
    I had a lot of fun thanks to the tour guide, I also learned a lot about San Jose. Delicious fruits, drinks and food
    Written December 4, 2022
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  • S S
    Atlanta, GA32 contributions
    This trip involved so many more stops than they advertise. We were pleasantly surprised!! Even though you leave very early the time goes by fast because of all the stops and things to do. Harlem is so passionate and informative and fun!! And our driver Christian was a boss - handling those Costa Rican roads like a pro!
    Written November 26, 2022
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  • Thejasvi K
    1 contribution
    Tour guide was amazing , we had nice cocktails and dinner. Tour guide even walked us back to my hotel after the tour was finished, Exceptional customer service.
    Written November 29, 2022
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  • Nancy A Orbe
    Brewster, MA2 contributions
    Our guide for the tour this morning, December 2nd was knowledgeable and delightful. He was patient and answered ALL of our questions!
    He worked REALLY HARD to find us a sloth which he did considering they were very elusive this particular morning.
    He was enthusiastic and showed us so many different birds, their nests, ants, fungi (his personal favorite) and bees.
    We thoroughly enjoyed our walk and would highly recommend this walking tour.
    Written December 2, 2022
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  • Miranda W
    Wellington, New Zealand43 contributions
    Andrew is such a good guide. This is an easy walk through the city with Andrew explaining history, architecture and art. It rained but not a lot. We finished with a lovely meal.
    Written December 2, 2022
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  • SuVit
    5 contributions
    Ernesto, our guide, was very knowledgeable and a gracious host. He was punctual, courteous, and eager to provide us with an authentic experience of Costa Rican cuisine and its abundant variety of fruits and flavors.

    The Mercado part of the trip brought alive the foods, flavors and vibrant culture of Costa Rica. The Gold Museum was a wonderful introduction to pre-Colombian life and the indigenous people of Costa Rica. The colonial history behind the architectural sites was also very interesting.

    I would highly recommend this tour to anyone interested in history and the ethos of a country and its people!

    Many thanks for a memorable experience!
    Written October 9, 2022
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  • sarah j
    London, UK195 contributions
    Like entering Jurassic park. You choose a walking stick ( recommend the bamboo as quite light but sturdy) and which is very helpful for coming back up ! And off you go. Follow the path down - well sign posted and take it slowly ( best step sideways on way down). Lots of spectacular views of the falls on the way down too. About 400 steps. We only saw one other couple on a Saturday afternoon and saw two sloths - what a magical hike. Near il silencio ( about a ten minute drive) which was a fabulous place to then stay for a couple of nights.
    Written March 26, 2022
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  • Troy L
    Kansas City, MO32 contributions
    Incredible experience outside of San Jose. A must see! Would not recommend driving yourself.
    The animal sanctuary was wonderful and the falls themselves were breathtaking.
    Gardens were well kept and beautiful.
    Lunch was nice, but nothing special.
    Written July 25, 2021
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  • TravelbugFL
    Florida2 contributions
    What a great experience! Daniel was a great tour guide polite, professional, and informative! Not too much walking just enough to get a taste of the area. The drinks were fun and tasty the restaurant was super charming and the food and service was excellent!
    Written December 2, 2022
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  • Lauren L
    Trinidad19 contributions
    My boyfriend and I did this tour on our first day in SJO. The tour guide was so knowledgeable and detailed when it came to explaining the history and culture of San Jose City. There were so many things to see that the guide continued the tour even after it was supposed to finish and we really appreciated that. My boyfriend and I actually felt confident enough to walk around the city on your own the next day thanks to this tour. It was more than worth the cost and I definitely would recommend this tour to anyone going to SJO.
    Written March 10, 2020
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  • Ambar Guzman
    7 contributions
    First of all, this a place creepy ,there you can see supernatural acts.
    The entrace Price is accesible costs are around 2000c ,you can not get in with large cameras.
    The place has a very dark and strong history it was founded in 1915 and had 300 patients.
    The place really has rooms in wich the energy feels heavier, you can go through the entire site in about an hour.
    The place will open on Thursday,Friday,Saturday and Sunday.
    You have to visit this place if you come to Costa Rica is one of the main tourist sites, it will be a unique experience .
    Written June 13, 2022
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  • Pedro C
    Montreal, Canada10 contributions
    I am quite happy that I went on this tour as this is a great experience to really see how San Jose is a rich and beautiful city. We had a lot packed on the tour with great views of San Jose, tasty Costa Rican food, traditional Costa Rican culture and authentic conversations with ticos.
    Written September 1, 2022
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  • johnlindsay44
    London, UK8 contributions
    We loved the fact that David our guide showed us the beautiful, the not so beautiful and the ugly in the centre of San Jose. We felt that the tour was realistic and honest. It gave us a brief understanding of the history of San Jose and Costa Rica.
    It took us to places and streets which we would not otherwise have seen in the short time we had available. We really enjoyed it tremendously and David was a very nice person who was enthusiastic about what he was doing. He is also an architecture student which was ideal for this kind of tour.
    Written March 16, 2022
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  • Emily L
    4 contributions
    Our family of 5 had an educational, delicious, and fun tour with Marcos. We signed up last minute for a Christmas Eve tour of the market and they accommodated us. We all learned a lot about the history, culture and food of Costs Rica. Marcos’ stories were engaging and kept everyone’s attention the entire time, Having done many private tours in our travels, we rate this as one of our favorites! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn about San Jose and experience the market with a local.
    Written April 5, 2020
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