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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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$65.00
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Horseback our Hacienda - 4 hours Coffee Tour

Horseback our Hacienda - 4 hours Coffee Tour

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Horseback Riding feels different when surrounded by deep greenery, abundant wildlife and the sights and sounds of a vibrant community. On this day, our Hacienda is yours to discover! Come to Aquiares and learn all about coffee, from the seed to your cup! We provide authentic, unique and personalized tours. You can come with your entire family because we have options for everyone! /!\ PLEASE MAKE A RESERVATION BEFORE COMING /!\
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.31
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11-Day Tour from San Jose: Monteverde Cloud Forest and Tortuguero, Arenal Volcano and Manuel Antonio National Parks

11-Day Tour from San Jose: Monteverde Cloud Forest and Tortuguero, Arenal Volcano and Manuel Antonio National Parks

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Experience one of the most biodiverse places on the planet with this 11-day  tour of Costa Rica. Cruise through the tropical rain forests of Tortuguero National Park and soak up the sun on the pristine white sand beaches of Manuel Antonio. Discover the unique ecosystems of Monteverde’s cloud forest and relax in natural hot springs at the base of an active volcano in Arenal. The tour includes all transport, park fees, many meals, and 10 nights of accommodation.
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  • 11 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,476.00
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Safari on Sarapiqui River From San Jose

Safari on Sarapiqui River From San Jose

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Escape the city for a day in the wild on this full-day tour from the San Jose area, including a cruise down the Sarapiqui River, visits to various animal sanctuaries at the Black Madero private wildlife reserve, and a typical buffet lunch. Make it easy to see Costa Rica’s famous wildlife on this inclusive tour featuring a sample of popular rain forest and river activities in and around Braulio Carrillo National Forest.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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Bird-Watching Tour from San Jose

Bird-Watching Tour from San Jose

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Serious bird-watchers will delight in this day trip to a private nature reserve that’s home to more than 365 native bird species. After an easy drive from San Jose, head into the lush Costa Rican rain forest with a naturalist guide to spot an amazing diversity of feathered creatures including hummingbirds, toucans, macaws and more. Glide through the canopy on an aerial tram for an up-close sighting of birds not often seen from the ground. Upgrade to include a hearty breakfast and round-trip transport from San Jose.
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  • 9 hours
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$98.99
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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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$134.00
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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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  • 30 minutes to 1 hour
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$99.00
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Super Combo Tour: Waterfalls Gardens + Coffee Tour + Poás Volcano

Super Combo Tour: Waterfalls Gardens + Coffee Tour + Poás Volcano

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Enjoy a fun and interesting 3 in 1 tour from the city of San José, this tour promises a unique experience with the best of the Poás area. In one day we combine a 100% organic coffee tour and in real plantations, a visit to the volcano with the second largest crater in the world and most active in Costa Rica, and a beautiful animal rescue sanctuary with more than 110 species of wild animals from Costa Rica. Dare to live one of the most complete and attractive experiences in Costa Rica in just one day and just one hour from San José, we guarantee your complete satisfaction.
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  • 9 hours
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$181.82
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8-Days Costa Rica: Volcano, Tropical Jungles and Cloud Forests

8-Days Costa Rica: Volcano, Tropical Jungles and Cloud Forests

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An all-inclusive tour is an efficient and affordable way to visit Costa Rica’s essential highlights in just a week. Transportation, activities, meals, and lodging are included on your visits to Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Tortuguero Canals, and more. Plus, traveling with a guide means gleaning lots of insight into local culture and history that you might miss traveling alone.
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  • 8 days
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$1,185.00
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Day Trip from San Jose to Irazu Volcano National Park, Cartago City and Orosi Valley

Day Trip from San Jose to Irazu Volcano National Park, Cartago City and Orosi Valley

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Enjoy stunning views from Irazu Volcano National Park and Orosi Valley, plus wander through the streets of Cartago City on this popular tour that takes travelers outside for a taste of Costa Rican nature. Explore the active Irazu volcano some 3,432 meters above sea level and gain a deeper understanding of why Costa Rica's largest volcano is so impressive!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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La Paz Waterfall Gardens & Wildlife Refuge day tour from San Jose
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La Paz Waterfall Gardens & Wildlife Refuge day tour from San Jose

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Safely immerse yourself in Costa Rican nature and wildlife on a 7-hour tour to La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Leave the busy streets of San Jose behind in comfortable air-conditioned transportation from your hotel. Discover more than 100 species at the sanctuary, including titi monkeys, 2-toed sloths, pumas, and margays. You can even feed hummingbirds by hand. Have your camera ready for the cloud forest, waterfalls, and aviary.
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  • 7 hours
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$115.00
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Poas Volcano + Coffee Plantations & La Paz Waterfall Gardens Trip from San Jose

Poas Volcano + Coffee Plantations & La Paz Waterfall Gardens Trip from San Jose

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Spend a day exploring Costa Rica's rich wildlife on this tour to a coffee plantation, waterfall, and volcanic lagoon from San Jose. After learning how coffee is harvested and roasted on a coffee farm tour, head to Poas Volcano National Park and La Paz Waterfall Gardens for a chance to see animals like birds, butterflies, and monkeys in their beautiful natural habitats.
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  • 10 hours
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$165.00
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The Authentic One Day Tour to Tortuguero National Park

The Authentic One Day Tour to Tortuguero National Park

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Make your way to Tortuguero National Park and see where green turtles lay their eggs between July and October. This stunning rainforest is a mecca for the species and also the perfect place for travelers who want to get in touch with nature and spend a day outside of the city. Follow an expert guide through all the sights and learn about the biodiversity that exists in this Costa Rican wonderland.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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$200.00
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Poas Volcano La Paz Waterfall Garden and Doka Estate CoffeeTour from San Jose

Poas Volcano La Paz Waterfall Garden and Doka Estate CoffeeTour from San Jose

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Visit two special Costa Rica attractions in one day on this tour to Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall from San Jose. Enjoy an easy ride up to the crater of the volcano, where you have free time to admire the sulfur fumaroles and views over the central valley, and then head to La Paz Waterfall—an incredible photo opportunity. Snack on fresh strawberries from a local farm between activities.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.90
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6 in 1 RainForest Adventure From San Jose

6 in 1 RainForest Adventure From San Jose

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Combine six popular rain forest activities into a single day jam-packed with adventure on this tour to Braulio Carrillo National Park from San Jose. Fly down ziplines over the rain forest canopy, visit a terrarium and butterfly garden, walk along nature trails, and more, all with hassle-free round-trip transportation from your San Jose hotel and a typical Costa Rican lunch to keep you going.
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  • 9 hours
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$139.00
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3 Days - 2 Nights: Arenal Volcano & Monteverde Adventure from San Jose

3 Days - 2 Nights: Arenal Volcano & Monteverde Adventure from San Jose

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Immerse yourself in nature on this 3-day, 2-night adventure. The perfect excursion for outdoor enthusiasts, the tour brings you to the artisan town of Sarchi, known for its crafts and souvenirs, and the Arenal Volcano. You’ll also visit the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve to hike and enjoy the Sky Walk, a combination of trails and suspension bridges above the forest canopy.
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  • 3 days
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$720.00
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Irazú Volcano National Park (Half Day).

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Irazú Volcano National Park (Half Day).

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The tour is ideal for people who only have half a day to go on an excursion, since you can take the tour and ask us to drop you off at the international airport. This excursion takes us to one of the most active volcanoes in Costa Rica, listed as one of the most beautiful and impressive, just one hour from downtown San José. We will be able to walk through the main crater, and after the tour we go to the highest point of the National Park, then we descend from the volcano to visit the most important church in Costa Rica, we know a little about the architecture and the different constructions that the structure has had. In addition, the church is famous for its pilgrimage and for the history of the Virgin of the Angels, in addition the facilities have a small museum and the holy water fountain.
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  • 6 hours
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Day Trip from San Jose to Sloths & other wildlife Rescue Center

Day Trip from San Jose to Sloths & other wildlife Rescue Center

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Get out of the city and experience Costa Rica’s rich wildlife heritage with this half day private tour to the Toucan Rescue Ranch. What started out as a rescue facility for toucans has expanded to include other charismatic species such as sloths, monkeys, parrots, and owls. Learn all about them from the dedicated staff committed to their care.
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  • 4 hours
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$150.00
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Monteverde Sky Tram & Hanging Bridges Cloud Forest Tour from San Jose

Monteverde Sky Tram & Hanging Bridges Cloud Forest Tour from San Jose

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Monteverde is a Mecca for nature lovers, and this full day trip won’t disappoint. On the way there, stop at the largest fruit stand in the country and sample a variety of tropical fruits. Once at the destination, ride the Sky Tram over the cloud forest canopy, then proceed on a guided hike along trails and hanging bridges suspended among the treetops.
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  • 13 hours
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$172.00
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Rainforest Adventure from San Jose

Rainforest Adventure from San Jose

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Trek through Costa Rica’s lush rainforest on an adventurous day tour from San Jose. Start off with a bird’s-eye perspective of the jungle canopy from aboard an aerial tram, and then descend to the forest floor for a challenging hike through this wildly diverse ecosystem. With the help of your guide, learn about the surrounding flora and spot native wildlife like tropical birds and howler monkeys. Stop for a swim in a natural tropical pool, and enjoy a replenishing riverside picnic along the way.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.99
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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 many beautiful attractions of Costa Rica on this Combo Tour from San Jose. Fly over the Rainforest Canopy on a zip lining course and rappel down 50 meters (150 feet). Visit 2 beautiful waterfalls in the Rainforest; admire wildlife of Costa Rica at the exotic birds’ viewing point and the Iguanas Center. Learn about coffee of Costa Rica and taste the delicious local cuisine. Participate of a native tribe presentation. Relax in thermal mineral hot springs pools at the base of Arenal Volcano. Lunch and dinner are included.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
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Irazu Volcano & Boat on Sarapiqui River From San Jose

Irazu Volcano & Boat on Sarapiqui River From San Jose

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See some of Costa Rica’s most famous cultural and natural attractions in a single day on this guided tour from San Jose. Travel quickly and hassle-free with a guide who takes you to must-see spots such as the Cartago ruins, the Irazú Volcano, and the Sarapiqui River for an animal-watching boat ride.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$142.00
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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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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
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.00
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One Day Adventure Tour from San Jose

One Day Adventure Tour from San Jose

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This sampler adventure tour from San Jose fits the best of Costa Rica's beaches, rivers, and rain forests into one action-packed day. Catch some sun at popular Jaco Beach, one of the closest to the capital, and go croc-spotting at a famous overlook on the Tarcoles River. Then head into the lush jungle for a thrilling zipline canopy tour plus your choice of a horseback ride to tropical waterfalls or an ATV safari.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.20
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What people are saying about Nature and Wildlife in San Jose

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Rainforest Adventures Aerial Tram Tour Braulio Carrillo
"This was an amazing experience as we encountered the very first real rain forest we've ever been too. The ride and staff were very helpful and friendly ensuring we had a comfortable trip."..."
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Horseback our Hacienda - 4 hours Coffee Tour
"This tour was worth every penny! It's based in a small town of approximately 1,800 residents. The horseback riding lasted between 3 and 4 hours, with stops along the way to swim in a waterfall (bring a swimsuit, we forgot!), to visit a viewpoint above the village, and to tour the coffee mill downtown. At the coffee mill, we really got to see the process up close. They process coffee beans in 3 ways there, and we were guided through the greenhouses and machineries of each. We ended the horseback ride at the house of the owners of the farm, where they gave us coffee and snacks (sandwiches and fresh fruit). Overall, the tour was an incredible way to see a beautiful Costa Rican coffee farm, and the guides shared lots of information and answered all of our questions along the way. Perhaps most importantly, the horses are clearly well cared for. My friend who went with me has horses, and she could tell that they were well trained, well groomed, and well fed. They do have personalities, though! Mine would often stop to eat, which required some control to curb. Because of that and because of the amount of time spent riding, I think people who are already comfortable on horses will enjoy this tour the most, but the guides are definitely equipped and ready to help guests of any experience level."..."
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11-Day Tour from San Jose: Monteverde Cloud Forest and Tortuguero, Arenal Volcano and Manuel Antonio National Parks
"The complete tour was even better than expected. Transports all on time, great guides, good food and accommodations. We saw all the wild life we could have, including baby green turtles running to the sea as fast as they could. All in all a wonderful trip. Thank you Viator. Vic and Mary Oct/Nov 2017"..."
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Safari on Sarapiqui River From San Jose
"Excellent experience. Guide was the best I have encountered. Also, he was an excellent photographer."..."
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Bird-Watching Tour from San Jose
"We highly recommend this tour. Denis, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable and made the day the most enjoyable. We were amazed at all the flora and fauna in the rainforest and especially the birds."..."
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Manuel Antonio National Park Sightseeing and Wildlife Day Tour from San Jose
"Saul our tour guide with Go Tours Costa Rica was excellent. He was very knowledgeable about the park and was quick to assist with photos. I have never seen so many sloths in one place."..."
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Poas Volcano National Park Half day tour from San Jose
"Very good tour. Knowledge of guide, Oskar was very good and the place is magnificent. The day was very good planned, the time just suitable, long enough."..."
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Super Combo Tour: Waterfalls Gardens + Coffee Tour + Poás Volcano
"Our guide went above and beyond to make us feel at home. Really went into extensive detail with everything. She was just excited to see everything as we was! I highly recommend this to everyone! I highly recommend our guide, she was absolutely amazing"..."
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8-Days Costa Rica: Volcano, Tropical Jungles and Cloud Forests
"It was a very good tour.They did well on covid protocols. All the lodgings was nice and clean in beautiful properties. Pickup times were punctual. We saw and learned a lot. Highly recommend this tour"..."
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Day Trip from San Jose to Irazu Volcano National Park, Cartago City and Orosi Valley
"I had a private tour as I was the only person who booked a tour for the day. It was fantastic! Roger, the guide, was super friendly, we spoke in Spanish as much as possible which was very fun. The tour was excellent, lunch at a small "soda" was terrific, I really learned a lot from Roger and got to help him with some English too. Highlight of my visit to Costa Rica"..."
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Poas Volcano + Coffee Plantations & La Paz Waterfall Gardens Trip from San Jose
"1. Poas Volcano - 95 / 100 It was awesome to visit. But depends on the weather condition, it could be better to see the volcano. And there is coffe shop, and try Chai latte. Perfect! 2. Coffee Plantations 85 / 100 If you are a big fan of coffee, you will love it. The coffee is good in cafe. Recommend to buy coffee products, not other shop in local. 3. La Paz Waterfall Gardens 110 / 100 Awesome! Dont miss it. Save time for this place. Feel the natural of Costa Rica! In general, I would like to recommend this trip. (4.5 / 5)"..."
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The Authentic One Day Tour to Tortuguero National Park
"Awesome tour and knowledgeable tour guide. Walk thru small village and saw the beach where the turtles migrate. Last 10 miles of the tour was bumpy on the dirt road and other than that it was great."..."
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6 in 1 RainForest Adventure From San Jose
"Great day, but long. The zip-lining was the highlight of the day. I was terrifiedBut did it and so glad I did. They are very kind, helpful, and so safe. I’m so glad I did this. The tram was not eventful, no birds to speak of, no animals to really see, and just a relaxing ride for the hour. Walk in rain forest ok but top dog is zip lining by far..."..."
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Irazú Volcano National Park (Half Day).
"A very nice tour. Our guide was friendly, and on time. It is really nice up there on the volcano. The airport drop off was also very convenient."..."
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Day Trip from San Jose to Sloths & other wildlife Rescue Center
"A short drive from San Jose in a beautiful air conditioned van. The rescue center was very nice and the guide was passionate and knowledgeable. It’s a little pricey, but a great tour"..."
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Monteverde Sky Tram & Hanging Bridges Cloud Forest Tour from San Jose
"If you have time to go we highly recommend this tour, even if you have a fear of heights. We did the sky tram and bridges. Our guide Fernando Moss, taught us about the many fruits we tried along the way. The tour was very long from San Jose but it was well worth it!"..."
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Rainforest Adventure from San Jose
"A great day trip. After an early start we were taken to the rainforest centre about an hour from San Jose and given a very nice breakfast, followed by a trip on the aerial tramway through the canopy. Then a hike through the forest in the company of two expert guides, who were extremely informative and interesting about everything we saw tapir, toucans and other birds, butterflies, and an incredible variety of trees and plants. Then lunch and a swim in the river and a hike back to the tramway. The walking is fine for the most part, though you need to be steady on your feet roots, wet leaves and after lunch there's quite a steep climb back. It's hard to think of a better way to see the rainforest."..."
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Costa Rica Full Day Combo Tour - Zip lining, Waterfalls, Volcano & Hot Springs
"Juan was our guide and took such good care of us, everything about this tour was exciting and the food was so good! 100% recommended!"..."
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Irazu Volcano & Boat on Sarapiqui River From San Jose
"I was cautious because this was new on trip adviser. The guides were excellent and the day was wonderful. We saw lots of wild life and ate some good food. I recommend this tour for anyone who wants to see a lot of the beautiful country in one day."..."
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Coffee Experience, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens
"I had an excellent time on the tour. Max was a very knowledgable guide, spoke very good english and explained the coffee process quite well. Hotel pickups were on time and the day went smoothly. Max even came back to my hotel after I was dropped off to return my hat that I had forgot on the van."..."
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One Day Adventure Tour from San Jose
"It was me and my friends first time in Costa Rica and we saw this great package deal online , it was worth it ! We had an AMAZING time . Our atv instructor Gabriel was very helpful and kind , our zip line tour instructors Danny & two other guys ( if I’m remembering right ) lol , was very much helpful and when my rope got stuck they helped me & was patient , seen so much beautiful birds , monkeys & the food was good also !! I would deff come back again"..."

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