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Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner

Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner

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In just one day, it’s possible to visit top Costa Rica attractions like Arenal Volcano, La Paz Waterfall, and Arenal Hot Springs when you book this guided tour from San Jose. All-inclusive private transport smooths over otherwise tricky transportation logistics, and your guide keeps you well entertained and informed as you explore. This tour includes all entrance fees plus two meals, adding up to a great value.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$165.00
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$165.00

Canopy Zipline Eco-Adventure Tour Braulio Carrillo

Canopy Zipline Eco-Adventure Tour Braulio Carrillo

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Experience a high-flying adventure on a rain forest zipline course near San Jose. Journey from the Costa Rican capital to a private ecotourism reserve, where you’ll soar through the lush jungle canopy and above the rushing Molinete River. Glide across 10 different zipline cables, including the 2,297-foot (700-meter) Adrena-Line, and walk across a hanging bridge. Expert adventure guides will accompany you throughout the day to ensure your safety and help you spot native rain forest critters.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.00
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6 in 1 Tour: Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Braulio Carrillo

6 in 1 Tour: Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Braulio Carrillo

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Experience a fun-filled day in the jungle at the Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Atlantic eco-reserve. Your multi-pass gives you access to six different activities throughout the beautiful tropical park. Get a bird’s-eye view of the rainforest canopy with an aerial tram ride, encounter native critters at a butterfly and frog garden, cross a hanging bridge, and explore the jungle on a nature hike. Get your adrenaline pumping as you soar through the treetops on ziplines, including one of the longest and fastest in the country.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.00
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Manuel Antonio National Park Sightseeing and Wildlife Day Tour from San Jose

Manuel Antonio National Park Sightseeing and Wildlife Day Tour from San Jose

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As one of the most popular parks in Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio National Park is a must for visitors. This guided tour from San Jose makes visiting on a time crunch a cinch—your guide takes the guesswork out of deciding which trails are worth the effort, plus helps you spot wildlife along the way. This tour is specifically timed to avoid the crowds, too, helping you have the best possible experience exploring.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.00
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$145.00

Day trip from San Jose to Wildlife Refuge La Paz Waterfall Gardens

Day trip from San Jose to Wildlife Refuge La Paz Waterfall Gardens

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Home to over 100 species of animals, five waterfalls and a cloud forest the Wildlife Refuge La Paz Waterfall gardens is bursting with bio diversity. Visit, explore, learn and even hike among the sloths, monkeys, tropical birds, pumas, ocelots and more who call Costa Rica’s most visited private ecological reserve home. Take in the incredible plant life like wild orchids on this full-day, small group tour with lunch included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.00
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$130.00
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Best Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui River, Costa Rica, Class II-III

Best Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui River, Costa Rica, Class II-III

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Appease your appetite for adventure during an exhilarating 3-hour rafting session on the Sarapiqui River from Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui . With an experienced guide, conquer the Class II and III rapids on the river’s most intense section and feel your adrenaline levels surge. During calmer periods, marvel at the abundance of exotic wildlife on the banks of the Sarapiqui River and listen to fascinating commentary from your guide. All rafting equipment and round-trip transportation from Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui is included on this tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00
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Explore San Jose By Night: Walking Food and Culture Tour

Explore San Jose By Night: Walking Food and Culture Tour

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Discover San Jose’s hidden delights with this unique evening tour of the Costa Rican capital. Get up close and personal with the nightlife in San Jose, starting with the Morazán Park where we will learn post-colonial Costa Rican history. From there, our appreciation for San Jose’s historical architecture continues, with a walk by the Metallic Building, then on to Spain Park for a fantastic view of the Yellow House (now the Ministry of Foreign Affairs). We’ll continue to charming Barrio Escalante, one of the oldest residential areas in San Jose. Finish the night with a 3-course meal and wine or beer pairings at a gourmet Costa Rican restaurant.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.00
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$74.00
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Poas Volcano National Park Half day tour from San Jose

Poas Volcano National Park Half day tour from San Jose

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Discover the beauty of the Poas Volcano on a small-group tour from San Jose. Ascend the imposing volcano and learn about the various crops grown on its slopes including coffee. Notice the changing vegetation as you make your way to the summit which stands at 8,885 feet (2,708 meters) and take in the views of the main crater surrounding area from the top.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.00
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$110.00
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Coffee Experience, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens

Coffee Experience, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens

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Spend a day exploring nature and learning about coffee production with this group tour from San Jose, which includes breakfast, lunch, and hotel transfers. You'll start at the Doka Coffee Estate, where you'll learn about the lifecycle of coffee, from bean to cup. You'll then visit Poas Volcano National Park for some hiking, wrapping your tour up with a stop to observe flora and fauna at La Paz Waterfall Gardens.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$154.00
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$154.00

Full Day Isla Tortuga with Lunch from San José

Full Day Isla Tortuga with Lunch from San José

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The simple fact of traveling to this island makes it an amazing activity. From the moment you take the boat to travel, you will be able to enjoy the entire journey observing the immense abundant vegetation of the region and the wonders of the sea, since on some occasions you can see dolphins, sharks or sea turtles during the tour.
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  • 11 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.00
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$105.00

Costa Rica Full Day Combo Tour - Zip lining, Waterfalls, Volcano & Hot Springs

Costa Rica Full Day Combo Tour - Zip lining, Waterfalls, Volcano & Hot Springs

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Discover the beautiful natural attractions of Costa Rica on this all-day tour from San Jose. Fly over the rainforest canopy via a zipline course and rappel down 150 feet (50 meters) at an adventure park. Visit two waterfalls and admire the local wildlife including iguanas. Stop at a coffee plantation where you'll learn how it's cultivated and harvested. Finally, relax in thermal mineral hot springs at the base of Arenal Volcano.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$165.00
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$165.00

White Water Rafting Pacuare River From San Jose

White Water Rafting Pacuare River From San Jose

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Navigate 38 Class III-IV rapids on this white-water rafting course down the Pacuare River from San Jose. Paddle your way through one of Costa Rica's most picturesque river gorges, looking out for native wildlife between rapid runs, on an exciting day trip ideal for teenagers and adults alike. Hotel pickup and drop-off, equipment, and lunch are included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$108.00
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$108.00

Day Trip from San Jose to Manuel Antonio National Park
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Day Trip from San Jose to Manuel Antonio National Park

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Explore Manuel Antonio National Park on this all-day tour from San Jose. On the way to the park, stop for a traditional Costa Rican breakfast. Then, once you arrive, choose to relax on the scenic beaches or hike one of the many trails throughout the tropical rainforest. Be on the lookout for monkeys, iguanas, birds, and three-toed sloths during your visit.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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$150.00
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Arenal Volcano Experience Full-Day Tour from San Jose

Arenal Volcano Experience Full-Day Tour from San Jose

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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 forest, and small towns, and stop at a coffee plantation where you can sample coffee and traditional snacks. Stop at a waterfall, look for wildlife, then have the afternoon to soak in hot springs set in a lush garden near the Arenal Volcano.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.00
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Full Day Tour to Tortuga Island from San José

Full Day Tour to Tortuga Island from San José

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The lush rainforest and white-sand beaches of Isla Tortuga are part of the Islas Negritos Biological Reserve, and are located along the eastern coast of the Nicoya Peninsula. With this tour, you'll set sail aboard a large cruise ship, admire views of Isla San Lucas and Isla Tortuga from the water, and enjoy time on the island to swim, snorkel, or relax on the beach.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$133.00
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San Jose Walking and Bus City Tour

San Jose Walking and Bus City Tour

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Explore the Costa Rican capital’s rich history, landmark buildings, and modern culture on a combo bus and walking tour of San Jose. Get a great introduction to city highlights like the National Theater and Art Museum, and stop to walk through bustling markets and public plazas to feel the pulse of this modern Central American metropolis. Get an extra boost of Costa Rican culture by listening to traditional folkloric music onboard the bus.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.00
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Explore the Central Market's History and Food with a Local Expert by Carpe Chepe

Explore the Central Market's History and Food with a Local Expert by Carpe Chepe

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Visit the Central Market in San Jose on this guided tour and learn about its 136-year history. There, sample regional staples like tropical seasonal fruit, tortillas, ice cream, Costa Rican coffee, and other local specialities. Plus, find out how and why San Jose became the capital city of Costa Rica.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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Rainforest Adventures Aerial Tram Tour Braulio Carrillo

Rainforest Adventures Aerial Tram Tour Braulio Carrillo

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Explore three levels of lush Costa Rican rain forest from the floor to the canopy on a guided tour tour of Braulio Carrillo National Park. Learn about local flora and fauna as you walk along nature trails, explore specialty gardens, and glide over treetops in an aerial tram, all narrated by a guide with extensive knowledge about the local ecosystem. Optional upgrade includes pickup and drop-off from your lodging in San Jose and a typical lunch.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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$70.00

Half-Day San Jose Evening Bus Tour with Dinner and Pickup

Half-Day San Jose Evening Bus Tour with Dinner and Pickup

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Experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of San Jose on an evening bus tour. Starting from your hotel, a comfortable double-decker bus with onboard WiFi serves as your transportation for the evening. See over 25 of the city’s landmarks and stop for a bilingual guided tour at key locations, including the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum. Enjoy an included dinner of local cuisine, before drop-off at your hotel.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.00
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Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs From San José
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Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs From San José

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Head to La Fortuna, home to the Arenal Volcano, on this guided all-day tour from San Jose. Sit back and relax as you travel through diverse plantations and cattle ranches on the roughly 3.5-hour drive. After arriving, enjoy lunch with a view of the volcano. Then, take a dip in the area’s thermal waters and indulge in an optional massage or other treatment.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.00
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San Jose: Insider Spots, City Highlights - small groups

San Jose: Insider Spots, City Highlights - small groups

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See the best of San Jose on this incredible walking tour that takes travelers through more than 40 different sites, including galleries, parks, art houses and iconic buildings. Whether you're a first time visitor or returning to this beautiful city this two-hour tour is the perfect way to hit all of the highlights.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.00
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Zip Line La Carpintera. Half day Tour ZipLine+ Rappel +hiking in San Jose

Zip Line La Carpintera. Half day Tour ZipLine+ Rappel +hiking in San Jose

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Adventure-loving travelers won’t want to miss this combined zip lining, rappelling, and hiking tour. The Carpintera Hills are close to San Jose and offer the easiest way to go zip lining from the capital. Glide through the forest canopy on steel cables strung between 19 platforms. Rappel from as high as 130 feet. Enjoy the forest views along the way and look out for birds and animals.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.29
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Day trip from San Jose to Coffee Plantations & La Paz Waterfall Gardens

Day trip from San Jose to Coffee Plantations & La Paz Waterfall Gardens

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Connect with two key pieces of Costa Rican life: coffee and wilderness on this combination tour to La Paz Waterfall Gardens and the Doka Coffee Estate plantation. This full-day, guided tour kicks off with a tour of plantation where you’ll learn how your cups gets from bean to breakfast. Afterwards, hike over volcanic terrain, under waterfalls, and into the rainforest during a challenging hike in the nature reserve.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$140.00
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$140.00
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San Jose City Tour Half Day

San Jose City Tour Half Day

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Immerse yourself in Costa Rican culture and history on this guided tour of the capital city. Highlights include the National Theater, the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, the University of Costa Rica, the Supreme Court, and Central Market. A bilingual guide is on hand to answer questions and provide insight about what you see along the way.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.00
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