Private Tours in San Jose

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Private Tours in San Jose

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  • Xiomara Rios
    West Palm Beach, FL283 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    La Paz Waterfall is amazing. To many steps to go dawn to the waterfall. The prolem is going back up. I am 61 and I did it. So can you.
    It is worth it. Take your time.
    Great restaurant with good food.
    Written April 17, 2023
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  • TravelFirst
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    It was our highlight during our stay in San Jose, we did it the day before our flight and it made a difference. The tour guide was amazing and our driver picked us up at our Airbnb, we did a stop for lunch and watch the crocodiles in a river, was nice. It is really worth every penny.
    Written April 18, 2022
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  • Moferry
    Los Angeles, CA43 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was an amazing experience. The Toucan and Sloth Rescue Ranch is a wonderful place. Their mission to rehabilitate birds and animals that have been mistreated, hurt or are in otherwise need of care is so needed and they do a terrific job. We were treated to a video and then a personal visit with Latte the Sloth and guided by Alejandra through the whole campus with a complete run down of each animal's history and progress. What a treat. It is obvious that this is not a job for the staff and volunteers it is a calling.
    Written April 14, 2024
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  • john316coco
    Federal Way, WA40 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Josue Luna was an amazing guide. He stayed with us on the private tour. Easy to hold a conversation with…his English is great. He studied English and then biology. We did not see as many animals as one would hope - but that depends on the day and season so is hit and miss. We saw a red poisonous dart frog, monkeys high in tall trees, various lizards and birds. The private boat ride with a water taxi driver was nice. The driver slowed and pulled over when something of interest was spotted - so we could take photos. The Caribbean traditional lunch was tasty.
    Written May 3, 2024
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  • Voyage65435054933
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our tour guide, Ronald, and bus driver, Albert were superb! Both very caring working to ensure we had a good time as we learned about Costa Rica. We covered a lot of area at a comfortable pace. Ronald very well versed about Costa Rica's history and current state. Albert an amazing driver navigating the roads! It made us want to return for to Costa Rica another time. This was a great value! Thank you!
    Written March 13, 2024
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  • rosaportelamendez
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles

    We met our tour guide & bus right on time at our hotel in San Jose. Our tour guide (Steven?) was friendly, knowledgeable & obviously enjoyed his job. We were taken to the small local airport where the helicopter was waiting for only us. 100% private service. The flight over the volcano was fantastic. We were lucky with a beautiful sunny day and this gave us the opportunity to enjoy the best view of the volcano and surroundings. it was amazing!! We truly enjoyed ourselves & would highly recommend this tour.
    Written June 24, 2020
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  • E H
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We were extremely satisfied by the tour package! The accommodations were amazing and the transfers between each destination were smooth and on time. The guided wildlife tours were excellent and we saw many wonderful birds. The accommodations were located near or in a forest so we were surrounded by wildlife, it was great! We highly recommend Greenway tours for a stress-free, wonderful Costa Rica experience.
    Written August 14, 2023
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  • Bill V
    Sioux City, IA25 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Jerry was knowledgeable. It was him and us in a car. A few downfalls. The restaurant only had Spanish menu. Had no idea what I was getting. Jerry tried explaining but was not accurate. No water was given to us as in the what to expect. He took us to a private shop which was us and the shop owners which was uncomfortable to purchase something. We are not shoppers so didn’t appreciate that. Otherwise to see the city was a very private tour and was informational.
    Written May 26, 2024
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  • Mary S
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is an amazing walking tour! You will see the local market, several restaurants, and a few local spots off the main track. Tons of local food, history, & culture! Go with an empty stomach.
    Written April 28, 2024
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  • June W
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best Zipline ever! I won't ruin the surprises, but this zipline adds some creative and very fun events! The staff is super friendly and clearly out to have fun with the group. We were the oldest people there (late 50s) and we were impressed by the way the guides managed the mix of people. Highly Recommend
    Written March 28, 2023
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  • Alan B
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fernando was an excellent and friendly guide. When we return we would like very much his expertise. Fernando provided us with historical and cultural background to Costa Rica and its capital city.
    Written March 23, 2024
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  • J Takenaka
    Los Altos, CA20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Although the drive is long (2 hours from San Jose), the trip and tour were TOTALLY worth it! During the drive out (in a super comfortable bus) our guides from Greenway pointed out sights, information, and wildlife along the way.

    At Tirimbina, they handed us off to a naturalist from the ecological preserve that walked us out to the chocolate tour. The presentation on the preserve took us on a historical, culinary, and sensory experience from raw beans through processed chocolate. We were able to experience and sample throughout the presentation and it was honestly some of the best chocolate we’ve ever tried. It was delicious and really fun, and the park is gorgeous and teeming with wildlife.

    After the chocolate tour we stopped for lunch in a location that had a ton of birds and other creatures to see (frogs, coati, etc)

    I should perhaps mention that the chocolate sampled is on the pure/more bitter end of the chocolate spectrum. My kids (who are now college students) agreed they might not have appreciated the flavors when they were younger and prefered sweeter chocolate.
    Written November 25, 2023
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  • Rudolf T
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I want to congratulate our guide Hayro who is a very attentive and professional person with a lot of patience, other tourists traveling on the same tour started to offend him very ugly, despite that he was calm and very professionally answered and continued with the tour, even managed to discover all the animals in the forest,
    The hot springs were wonderful, the food was good but the detail that I liked the most about the company is that they required us to visit the Fortune Waterfall although this tour did not include it, these details are the ones that are worth for a traveler.
    Written July 10, 2023
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
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