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San José Chocolate Tour

clock 2 hours
  • 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...Read more

San Jose: Insider Spots, City Highlights - small groups

clock 2 hours
  • City highlights & our secret favorites - must wear a mask

    For inquisitive and curious clients, an entertaining and informative introductory tour with more than 40 stops, showing a variety of San Jose's special galleries, historic sites, parks, buildings and public art of interest. As of Nov. 2020 we are operating this...Read more

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

clock 12 hours
  • The best private tour you can take from San Jose Costa Rica. On this tour you will enjoy the beauty of Arenal Volcano. Enjoy a nature walk into a private biological reserve and its hanging bridges, with an amazing view of the Arenal Volcano. The reserve preserve pristine rain forest and a rich biodiversity.

    After the nature walk, a short...Read more

Waterfall tour at Jaco Beach from San Jose

clock 6 hours
  • Experience the true meaning of ‘Pura Vida’ this guided trip takes you into the rainforest in the hills above the Pacific Ocean to a majestic setting of Costa Rican natural harmony. Spend an exciting day in Costa Rica´s beautiful waterfalls located high in the surrounding mountains of Jaco beach, this tour allows you to get away from the...Read more

Irazú Volcano, Orosi Valley, and Lankester Gardens Combo Tour from San Jose

clock 10 hours
  • This tour is the combination of the Irazú Volcano National Park and the Orosi Lankester Garden tours. To that end, the tour offers the mystique of the Irazú Volcano, and the enchantment of the lush gardens in...Read more

San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and Architecture

clock 3 hours
  • Learn about local life in San Jose through its architecture, history and food. This 3-hour walking tour shows you the typical lifestyle of the capital as you stroll through the streets with a knowledgeable local guide. Get to know the city through its grand markets and coffee history, ending at Mercado Central (Central Market) where you’ll sip...Read more

San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group Tour

clock 4 hours
  • Walk in the shoes of a typical ‘tico,’ or native Costa Rican, on this 4-hour evening tour of San Jose and dinner in Guachipelin. Meander through San Jose’s Central Market with an expert guide, and learn about the ingredients used to prepare local cuisine. Then stroll through historic neighborhoods to admire beautiful architecture, including...Read more

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

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  • Discover the culture of both contemporary and pre-Columbian Costa Rican life on this San Jose walking tour. You’ll wander through busy streets, bustling markets, tranquil parks and a museum of gold as you learn straight from locals about community, culture, cuisine and...Read more

Arenal Volcano Experience Full-Day Tour from San Jose

clock 14 hours
  • 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 forests, and small towns. Stop at a coffee plantation and sample coffee, as well as traditional snacks. Stop at a waterfall, look for wildlife, and learn about the Costa Rican Native Culture, then...Read more

San Jose Craft Beer Walking Tour with food pairings by Carpe Chepe

clock 4 hours
  • We’re the first tourism company to specialize in sharing San Jose, the way locals live it. We’re a local business, improving the local economy while creating unforgettable experiences in or home town. We believe we can improve our city through sustainable tourism, one craft beer at the time :)

    This a city tour for those who love beer,...Read more

Heredia City Tour and Coffee Britt Plantation Visit by Train from San Jose

clock 6 hours
  • Enjoy a half-day coffee adventure through Heredia and explore the famous Cafe Britt plantation and roastery where you’ll try some of the world’s best coffee! Learn about the production of Arabica coffee from bean to brew, in a town so pretty it’s been nicknamed the ‘City of...Read more

San Jose Beer Tasting Tour

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  • Explore San Jose’s Barrio Escalante and its assortment of microbreweries on a 4-hour beer tasting tour. Your informative local guide shares knowledge of Costa Rica’s burgeoning beer culture and accompanies you to a variety of brewpubs where you’ll taste a sampling (10 in all) of the choicest beers. Learn about the increase in popularity of...Read more

Monteverde Hanging Bridges Day Trip from San Jose

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  • Explore the lush Cloud Forest of Costa Rica on this Monteverde Day Trip from San Jose. Hike on the best hanging bridges of the country and observe the Cloud Forest up-close. Learn about the interesting jungle’s eco-system and observe Wildlife. Stop in different places on the way to Monteverde to learn about fruits of Costa Rica, in a place where...Read more

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

clock 4 hours
  • Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this Lonely Planet Experience powered by Urban Adventures. Unmask the beauty of contemporary Costa Rican life on this walking tour of San Jose and Escazu. Get the low down on some of Costa Rica's local legends, freshest food and rustic restaurants on...Read more

Arenal Volcano and Tabacon Hot Springs Day Trip from San Jose

clock 12 to 16 hours
  • Don’t miss out on one of Costa Rica’s most popular activities — an Arenal Volcano and Tabacón hot springs tour! The day trip from San Jose includes a visit to Arenal 1968 viewpoint, a perfect place to take amazing pictures of the volcano. Continue to the artisan town of Sarchí, savor lunch in La Fortuna and finish at Tabacón Grand Spa...Read more

Bites and Sights: Local Tastes of the San Jose Barrio

clock 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Join this epic San Jose food tour for four hours of indulgent power eating, Costa Rican style! Get away from the touristy spots and discover the local neighbourhoods ( barrios) where the city’s best street food can be found. Get involved in the vibrant nightlife and party with the locals.  Pura...Read more

San Jose Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

clock 2 to 6 hours
  • 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...Read more

3 Hours San Jose City Walking Tour

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  • City tour during which you will visit the center of San Jose, get acquainted with the gold museum, the national theater and get information about the history of Costa Rica; a walk through the souvenir...Read more

Full-Day Ocean Hike Tour at Puntarenas

clock 9 to 11 hours
  • On this tour we will visit the beautiful canton of Quepos Puntarenas. We will start our tour hiking along the mountains that border the Pacific coast. From the mountains we will see the different turquoise and blue tones of the great Costa Rican Pacific coast. We will visit a variety of hidden beaches where we can relax and enjoy the natural...Read more

San Jose City Tour

clock 4 hours
  • This tour immerses you in the rich Costa Rican culture and history by visiting some museums and historical sites of San José...Read more

FAQs about San Jose Walking & Bike Tours

San Jose walking tours are unique in that they permit tourists to take a closer view and enjoy San Joses main attractions alongside roaming the local streets and neighbourhoods, stopping off at a pub or local cafe. It's a great way of sightseeing in San Jose because it takes you to areas where you won't be disturbed by road noise and motors can't go.

There are the best walking tours in San Jose :