Top 20 Experiences in san jose
Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner
Explore several attractions and sites on this full-day Arenal Volcano Combo Tour from San Jose. Enjoy views of waterfalls, volcanoes, rainforests, plantations, and wildlife on the way to Arenal. Learn about Costa Rican Coffee and food; taste some of the best coffee in the world and Costa Rican authentic cuisine. Do zip lining & rappelling in the rainforest and learn about the indigenous culture of Costa Rica. Relax in the thermal mineral waters of the Arenal Hot Springs at the base of the volcano, near the town of La Fortuna. Lunch and dinner are included.
Coffee Experience, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens
The best TOP Ranked tour from San Jose 3 destinations in one day. Coffee Experience, Unique Poas Volcano Crater and one most beautiful nature park and waterfalls. We will visit the Doka Coffee Estate for a delicious breakfast. Then we will be treated to a coffee tour in an actual coffee plantation where we will learn the ancient techniques used by the experts to produce some of the best coffee in Costa Rica and around the world. we will continue to Poas Volcano National Park, where there is a noticeable change in temperature and exuberant vegetation of the cloud forest. At La Paz Waterfall Gardens we will go through walking trails surrounded by lush tropical rain forest. Here we will appreciate flowing white rivers, spectacular waterfalls, birds, butterflies, monkeys, and hummingbirds. There are also, educational animal exhibits to enjoy such as the Aviary, the Butterfly Observatory, Hummingbird Garden, Serpentarium, Jungle Cats Exhibit, and the Frog Exhibit
Bites and Sights: Walking Food Tour in San Jose
Unmask the beauty and culture of contemporary Costa Rican life on this San Jose walking tour. You’ll get up close and personal, through local food, history, culture even the herbal remedies of folk medicine. Enjoy a hands on lesson on exotic plants, fruits, vegetables in the Borbon Market. We’ll take a stroll through the vibrant Central Market, tasting empanada with cheese and beans. Seeing diverse sites like the Cathedral, National Theater, and the beautiful Morazan parks will help you get to know the country and its rich history and from this experience, you’ll have another sense taste to get more in tune with San Jose. For the end visit Mr. Sloth Coffee Shop where you will find gourmet coffees and chocolates produced by women, in this special place tasting and learn to prepare Cafe Chorreado, enjoy a tamal cooked by local families and wrapped in a banana leaf, learn how to make plantain empanadas with cheese, try our famous Agua de Sapo make with sugar cañe and lemon.
White Water Rafting Pacuare River Full Day Tour From San Jose
This one-day trip is a full day of paddling exciting whitewater past cascading waterfalls and the spectacular rainforest. The Pacuare’s class 3 and 4 rapids are suitable for beginners and experienced paddlers, ages 12 and older, who are ready for adventure and being physically active all day. After an early pick-up at your San Jose area hotel, we will drive to Cartago – Costa Rica’s historic capital city – and through small towns and countryside to the rafting hub of Turrialba. We’ll stop for breakfast (included) and afterward head to the Pacuare River put in. At the river, your guides will outfit you with rafting equipment and give a paddling explanation and safety talk. Then the fun begins! We’ll paddle 18 miles downriver through class 3 and 4 rapids like “Huacas,” “Rodeo,” “Pinball,” “Cimarrones,” and “Dos Montañas.” Along the way, we’ll stop for a riverside picnic lunch. After finishing rafting, you’ll be able to change into dry clothes before driving back to San Jose.
Manuel Antonio National Park Sightseeing and Wildlife Day Tour from San Jose
Explore the world famous Manuel Antonio National Park on this full day tour from San Jose. Enjoy some of the most beautiful white sand beaches of Costa Rica and discover the abundant wildlife at the rainforest trails of the park, like monkeys, sloths, agoutis, iguanas, exotic birds and others. Stop on the way to Manuel Antonio at the crocodile bridge; at the town of Tarcoles to search for scarlet macaws in their natural habitat; and at the Jaco Beach look-out point to explore a little of the most popular beach town of Costa Rica.
Day Trip from San Jose to Manuel Antonio National Park
Manuel Antonio National Park is considered one of the most beautiful parks in Costa Rica. This tour you will have the opportunity to see pristine beaches with coral reefs, bordered by exhuberant vegetation and the natural wonders of the tropical rainforest.
Arenal Volcano Experience Full-Day Tour from San Jose
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 have the afternoon to soak in hot springs set in a lush garden near the Arenal Volcano. Lunch, dinner and coffee tasting are included on this trip.
All-inclusive package 7 nights 8 days in the best destinations in Costa Rica
Our all-inclusive package offers the best destinations in Costa Rica in a week of tours, which guarantees that every day you will enjoy completely different activities in all the ecosystems of Costa Rica, we will have visits to active volcanoes, paradisiacal beaches with white sand and water crystalline, naturalistic tours in the rain forest, adventure, bird watching, mammals and we will have visits to historical places, also for you we have a high category hotel included that will provide you with the greatest relaxation so you can rest and enjoy the facilities. Our package is one of the most sold by our company since you do not have to worry about practically anything, you have everything included and it is ideal for the entire public, it is a very good option if you want to save money and not worry, that's why our Travel experts guarantee your complete satisfaction.
Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs From San José
The Arenal Volcano with Baldi Hot Springs tour is by far a favorite among travelers. This tour offers the auspicious site of the imposing Arenal Volcano and the soothing thermal waters of Baldi Hot Springs. Not to mention the lush vegetation and unforgettable views that make this place one to remember.
Day trip from San Jose to Wildlife Refuge La Paz Waterfall Gardens
La Paz Waterfall Gardens is the # 1 most visited private ecological attraction in Costa Rica that offers you the best trails near San Jose, the most famous waterfalls in Costa Rica, including the famous La Paz Waterfall, an animal sanctuary and private reserve of wildlife with more than 100 species of animals and environmental education programs. Five waterfalls, cloud forest and rain forest, trails, aviary with 40 species of birds, feeding toucans in the palm of the hand, titi monkeys, insect display, butterfly garden with their laboratory, 2-toed sloths, white-faced or capuchin monkeys, spider monkeys, garden of hummingbirds with more than 26 documented species, feeding hummingbirds in the palm of the hand in the mornings and afternoons, serpentarium, jaguar, pumas, ocelots, tigrillos, cauceles, house of peace with area of domestic animals and cart with oxen. Frog, display of orchids, display of heliconias, bromeliads.
Monteverde Sky Tram & Hanging Bridges Cloud Forest Tour from San Jose
Explore the lush Cloud Forests of Monteverde on this Full-Day trip from San Jose. Take a ride on the Sky Tram Gondola and get the best views of the Monteverde Mountains and jungles. Hike on the Sky Walk Suspension Bridges and observe the Cloud Forest’s flora and fauna from the top. Walk on the Sky Park Trails and learn about the interesting Cloud Forest Eco-system. Make multiple stops on the way to Monteverde to observe monkeys, learn about tropical fruits of Costa Rica and to take pictures of beautiful landscapes.
San Jose By Night Tour: farm to table Dinner & Cocktails Classes
Immerse yourself in the culture and history of the city. Starting in the Central Market, which is the only way to learn about the city’s food. Stroll the market with your local guide and get to know about uses of the roots, herbs, and fruit common in local cuisines, including ingredients that will play a role in your authentic Costa Rican dinner. After the market, we’ll make our way learning about the city’s history and anecdotes, as well as visiting one of the most architecturally beautiful buildings, the National Theatre, then with a walk through Morazán Park and we will visit Mr Sloth Coffee Shop to make el Morenito, one delicious coffee cocktail. We’ll continue to charm Barrio Amon, one the oldest neighborhoods. We'll be spending the rest of the evening at a favorite restaurant for special dinner. This cozy establishment offer the best in Costa Rican cuisine, a unique space that offers art, culture, history as well as fine dining.
Full Day Tour to Tortuga Island from San José
We are a pioneer company in the tours of the gulf islands, for which we have the highest quality standards, our boats being one of the largest in the country to mobilize tourists. We have highly qualified personnel so that your experience is the best in the tours that the company offers you. We have all the permits issued by the Costa Rican government authorities. You and all the passengers will enjoy the best service you can find on a tour of our country.
Day Trip from San Jose to Tortuguero National Park (Canals)
This enchanted and secluded park is the save heaven of many different species of while life not only native of Costa Rica, but to the Americas. Travelling through the waters of the hidden lagoons and canals as the flowering vine covered trees blend in with their own water reflection we will have the unique experience of observing as close as possible several species of flora and fauna. It is easy to observe several species of crocodiles, toucan, monkeys, slots, macaws, iguanas and some others. Among such species we find the majestic green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) which has in Tortuguero 21 miles of beach to nest in (July to October); the largest nesting site of the western hemisphere. Tortuguero is considered the most important nesting site on the western half of the caribbean for the green turtle that comes to the beach to nest every year. Other species of sea turtles also nest along the park´s long beach stretch every year
Tortuga Island Full Day Tour from San José with Lunch
Enjoy a special day surrounded by nature, seeing dolphins, islands, birds and many more species during the journey until you reach Isla Tortuga, our destination where we will give you approximately 5 hours of beach time to relax under the shade of the beautiful palm trees and enjoy its refreshing sea.
One day tour Manuel Antonio National Park from San José
Depart San José and head towards the Central Pacific, just where the rainforest meets the ocean. Visit Manuel Antonio National Park, one of the most important ones in the country, where wildlife observation of monkeys, sloths, birds and more will provide a unique experience. The park´s crystalline waters offer the opportunity for a refreshing dip in the Pacific Ocean.
Doka Coffee Tour, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Day Trip from San Jose
You will visit the Doka Coffee Plantation, to enjoy a delicious breakfast and a guided tour of the coffee plantation where you will learn about the techniques used by experts to process and produce one of the best coffees in Costa Rica. Then continue towards Poás Volcano. This 2708-meter-high colossus is active. Admire its impressive crater and gas emissions, in addition to learning about its volcanic activity and different ecosystems found in this beautiful national park. Continue to La Paz Waterfalls, walk a beautiful path and enjoy the different attractions of the park including the aviary, the largest butterfly observatory in the country, the hummingbird gallery, the serpentarium, the frog, monkey and cat exhibition. At the end, a delicious buffet lunch awaits you. The total stay inside the Poás Volcano National Park will be 40 minutes: 10 minutes on the walk to the viewpoint of the crater, 20 minutes of stay on the viewpoint and 10 minutes on the exit walk.
Amazing Mega Zipline (25 lines) over 11 Waterfalls
Feel the adrenaline rush of soaring over 11 different waterfalls on this small-group canopy tour at Adventure Park Costa Rica. Enjoy breathtaking views over the ocean, mountains, and rainforest on 25 zipline cables, the longest in Costa Rica. Led by a professional guides, this tour emphasizes safety and provides all the necessary equipment. Transportation to and from this zipline adventure tour is an available option. Participants must be at least six years old and weigh less than 280 pounds (127 KG).
San Jose Walking Nature Tour: Sloths, Birds and Trees
You will absolutely love San José after this experience. Guided by young biologists you will discover nature hiding in the middle of Costa Rica's largest city. You will get to experience with all your senses, wildlife you wouldn't have imagined existed minutes away from downtown. We are an organization called Oropopo Experience, looking to change the way tourism is done in Costa Rica while supporting young scientists, researchers, and local entrepreneurs. Additional notes: ** From May to November we recommend booking the morning slot, however, afternoons are also great. • The only San Jose walking nature tour. • Explore one of the last green patches inside the city on foot with a local biologist. • See, smell, taste, touch, and listen to nature. • Find colorful birds, edible plants, and a wild sloth population. • A percentage of the earnings goes to Funga Conservation, a non-profit foundation. • Small-group tour with a maximum of 7 people ensures an intimate experience
Day Tour to Poás Volcano, Café Doka and La Paz Waterfalls
Our meeting will take you to 3 magical places that will leave you in love with Costa Rica. We will visit the Poás Volcano at only 2,574 meters above sea level, a natural wonder that will impress you. Then The Coffee Tour at the Doka Estate; where you will learn more than you imagine. And finally The wonderful La Paz Waterfalls, without a doubt an experience that you cannot miss. For this and much more we invite you to this magical adventure!