San Jose , Costa Rica Tours and Activities

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San Jose VIP Bus Tour, Costa Rica
San Jose VIP Bus TourSan Jose

For a good look at San José, climb on board the VIP double-decker bus. You’ll have a panoramic view of the city, including parks and busy city streets. As you drive, your guide will give you interesting insights into the history and culture of Costa Rica’s most vibrant city.

City Tour
Guided Tours
San Jose Bites and Sights, Costa Rica
San Jose Bites and SightsSan Jose

This culinary tour introduces visitors to Costa Rican food and coffee. During this tour you’ll focus on the offerings at popular local markets, and pass by scenic parks.

City Tour
Cultural
Guided Tours
Pacuare River Rafting Class III-IV , Costa Rica
Pacuare River Rafting Class III-IV San Jose

Why not experience one of the most gorgeous river rafting trips in the world on the Pacuare River. It lives in the lush valley of Turrialba in the Central Valley of Costa Rica known for its exuberant beauty, wildlife and great rapids. This trip is excellent for those 14 years and up and for the adventurous beginner to the experienced rafter.

Multi-Day
Rafting
La Paz Waterfall Gardens Tour, Costa Rica
La Paz Waterfall Gardens TourLa Paz Waterfall

Sleep in before being transported to the La Paz Waterfall Gardens for an all-day tour at one of the best eco parks in Costa Rica. The excursion is designed to start later than most tours so you are rested when you experience what the Waterfall Gardens boasts as the essence of Costa Rica on a guided hike through the reserve.

10 km away
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Butterfly Gardens
Nature Walk
Species Exhibits
Costa Rica Pura Vida Experience, Costa Rica
Costa Rica Pura Vida ExperienceSan Jose

This tour takes visitors to some of San José’s most interesting cultural highlights. To get from one destination to the next you’ll walk and take local transportation.

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City Tour
Cultural
Guided Tours
Museum
Tiquicia View Point, Costa Rica
Tiquicia View PointEscazu

This tour takes you to the best views and the best show that the Central Valley has to offer. You'll visit Escazú, a San José suburb that has some of the area’s most interesting culture.

7 km away
Culinary
Night Tour
White Water Rafting, Costa Rica
White Water RaftingSarapiqui

One of the best ways to experience Costa Rica is on a white water rafting trip—you see places, animals, and scenery that are often otherwise missed. There are several options for this rafting excursion on the Sarapiquí River, including Class II and III tours, Class IV tours, and a safari float.

10 km away
Rafting
The Classic Britt Coffee Tour, Costa Rica
The Classic Britt Coffee TourHeredia

Located in the fertile highlands of Costa Rica's central valley, Café Britt has been running plantation tours since 1991. This tour includes visits to both the coffee plantation and roastery, where you''ll watch workers and learn the art of professional coffee tasting.

4 km away
Coffee Tour
Cinco Ceibas Full Day Tour, Costa Rica
Cinco Ceibas Full Day TourPangola

The Cinco Ceibas’ full day tour includes a walk along the elevated rainforest boardwalk and your choice of horseback riding, river kayaking or an educational oxen wagon tour. Transportation to and from hotels in San José area is also included.

10 km away
Cultural
Hiking
Horseback Riding
Kayaking
Whitewater Costa Rica Rafting, Costa Rica
Whitewater Costa Rica RaftingSan Jose

On this two-hour rafting tour of the Chirripó River, you’ll get to explore some of Costa Rica’s most beautiful class III rapids. These are intense rapids, with big waves and twisting turns.

Rafting

10 hrs

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Reventazon River Rafting Class II-III, Costa Rica
Reventazon River Rafting Class II-IIISan Jose

You don’t need any experience with rafting to take this fast-paced tour of the Reventazon River. On this trip, you’ll cover 10 miles of class II and class III rapids with a friendly and informative guide.

Rafting
Pejibaye River Class I-II Rafting , Costa Rica
Pejibaye River Class I-II Rafting San Jose

The Pejibaye River is a tributary of the Reventazon River, in the Turrialba Valley, just two hours from San Jose. This is a great introductory river as it only has class I and II rapids, making it a perfect starter for first time rafters and children .

Rafting
San José City Tour, Costa Rica
San José City TourSan Jose

This tour immerses you in the history and culture of San José. Along the way, you’ll visit parks, museums, and stores.

City Tour
Cultural
Guided Tours
VIP City Bus Evening Tour, Costa Rica
VIP City Bus Evening TourSan Jose

Get a 360 degree view of San Jose with the VIP City Bus Tour. This European style double decker bus allows you to see more of the city and historical buildings than a typical walking tour.

City Tour
Guided Tours
Museum
Night Tour
San Jose by Night Food and Culture, Costa Rica
San Jose by Night Food and CultureSan Jose

See San José like a local, with a native guide who can show you some of the best food and drink that San José has to offer. Your guide will not only show you around, but give you some insight into what else there is to do and see around the city. This tour includes a full dinner, alongside scrumptious wine pairings.

The Art of Craft Beer in San José, Costa Rica
The Art of Craft Beer in San JoséSan Jose

Like so many cities in North America, San José foodies consider craft beer a staple of nights out. On this tour you’ll go on a pub crawl in the trendy Escalante neighborhood and try some popular Costa Rican brews.

Cultural
Educational
Guided Tours
VIP City Bus Evening Sightseeing, Costa Rica
VIP City Bus Evening SightseeingSan Jose

See San José at night on this double-decker bus tour that concludes with a Costa Rican dinner. You’ll come away from this tour having had an entertaining look at Costa Rica’s culture and history. This tour takes 4.5 hours and covers nearly all of the major city landmarks. Your guides will offer information about the surroundings, and there are breaks for guided, informative walks.

City
Cultural
City Walk Guided Tour, Costa Rica
City Walk Guided TourSan Jose

This 2-hour walking tour takes you to spots around some of San José’s lesser-known attractions. Sign up to get a good look at San José culture.

City Tour
Cultural
Guided Tours
One Day The Springs Thermals, Costa Rica
One Day The Springs ThermalsSan Jose

This tour offers travelers the chance to soak in hot springs, see the Arenal Volcano, and shop for crafts in the town of Sarchí — all within a single day. The tour departs from San José in the morning and returns late in the evening.

Cultural
Hot Springs
Leisure
One Day Tabacon Hot Springs Adventure, Costa Rica
One Day Tabacon Hot Springs AdventureSan Jose

Spend a tranquil day exploring the charming town of La Fortuna, Costa Rica — home of the Arenal recreational area. You’ll get to mingle with friendly people; sample delicious local cuisine; enjoy plenty of views of Arenal Volcano, and top off your adventures with a soak in Tabacon Hot Springs. Get ready for a fun-filled day that ends in utter relaxation.

Hot Springs
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