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San Jose Bites and Sites
Get up-close and personal with San Jose and explore the must-see attractions according to the locals that live here.
Start your day off at the Parque Espana and enjoy a cup of local Costa Rican coffee while getting to know your guides and the rest of the people in your group. Stroll through the park and learn about the surrounding buildings and architecture including the Yellow House and the Foreign Ministry. As you continue walking your guide will educate you on the National Liquor Factory and the Metal Building- two 19th century building that are very important to the history of San Jose. The National Park is another sight to see and offers a daily nature break for locals.
By the end of the tour you'll have made your way to the central market located in a 120-year old building that houses cute little shops and vendor stands offering food, coffee, souvenirs, handmade arts and crafts, and local delicacies.
This is a great tour for those wanting to explore San Jose with the help of a local guide providing advice on all of the best areas, cultural norms, and safest parts of the cities. Visitors love this tour and have rave reviews about the friendliness and knowledge gained from the professional tour guides.
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The best way to make the most out of your stay in San Jose is to come for a San Jose Day Tour to the Gravity Falls Waterfall Jumping EXTREME tour near the Arenal Volcano. This is an easy and exciting way to spend the day close to San Jose where you can experience the best in adventure and see Costa Rica's im...
Get ready to enjoy one of Costa Rica's most exuberant and exciting rivers! White water rafting on the Sarapiqui River is considered one of the "Must-Do" Costa Rica tours. You'll experience over 45 exciting rapids with names like "The Terminator" and "Dos Locos" on this FULL DAY
See the beautiful Arenal Volcano area and the best tours it has to offer during your stay in San Jose. Go canyoning in the Lost Canyon hidden in the mountains near the Arenal Volcano. You will get to rappel, down-climb and river-trace your way through the canyon. Then head to La Fortuna
Take an exciting day trip during your stay in San Jose. Enjoy an interesting tour at a famous coffee plantation where you will learn about the history and importance of coffee in Costa Rican culture and try a traditional Costa Rican lunch. Finish the day outside the La Paz waterfall
Turn your day of travel into an action packed adventure! Go Rafting on the Sarapiqui River class 2-3 from San Jose! The Sarapiqui River is perfect for all nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and people who are looking for an easy-going adventure. It's easy to get from San Jose to this exciting white water rafting t...
Experience the excitement of San Jose nightlife with a walking tour and pub crawl of the historic and beloved capital of Costa Rica! Make some new friends and visit some of the best local watering holes as you learn about this unique city and experience San Jose's local nightlife.
Experience the excitement of San Jose nightlife with a local craft beer tour in the historic and beloved capital of Costa Rica! Make some new friends and visit some of the best local bars and pubs as you learn about this unique city and experience San Jose's local craft beer culture.
Turn your day of travel into a fun adventure taking in some of Costa Rica’s most beautiful sites. First, we’ll pass by the iconic La Paz Waterfall for a photo op, then pass by the Poas Volcano and finish with a visit to a local coffee plantation cooperative to learn about the traditional techniques of planting, harvesting and processing coffee in Costa Rica.
During your travels from San Jose to Arenal, stop and try Costa Rica's most extreme tour at Gravity Falls. You will get to rappel down a 120-ft waterfall, plus jump of three exciting waterfall cliffs into crystalline pools of water. When you are done, you'll be invited to a delicious Costa Rican meal and be taken to your Arenal hotel.
Add an exciting travel experience to your day of travel from San Jose to La Fortuna Arenal and go rafting on one of Costa Rica's most exuberant rivers! Rafting on the Sarapiqui River is considered one of the "Must-Do" Costa Rica tours in the wet and wild Northern Zone of Costa Rica according to Costa Rica Traveler magazine. Let the journey be your adventure!
How many opportunities do you have to see real live crocodiles in their natural habitat? The Tarcoles River, located between Manuel Antonio and La Fortuna/Monteverde/San Jose is the perfect place for this. In fact, this spot is known to be have one of the greatest populations of crocodiles in the entire world. The crocodiles here are massive, the largest reaching 7 meters long and you will see them swimming in the waters, or sunbathing on the river
Turn your day of travel into an action packed adventure as you go Rafting on the Balsa River class 2-3 from San Jose to La Fortuna Arenal. White Water Rafting on the Balsa River is perfect for all nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and people who are looking for a fun-going adventure in Costa Rica.
Heading to Manuel Antonio area? Why not try our Adventure Connection, stopping for a hike in the Carara National Park on the way. You will save money and time by turning your day of travel into an adventure. Carara National Park is one of Costa Rica's most famous park because of the wildlife visibility and incredible bird watching. Plus, the Desafio vans are equipped with free WiFi and air-conditioning.