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San Jose Free Walking Tour

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San Jose Free Walking Tour
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San José Free Walking Tour is the way to walk with locals while knowing the city. The tour does not have an established rate, you choose the value of it.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| In front of the National Theater, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 8721 9443
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Have previously been on walking tours and loved our experience, unfortunately our tour guide Jessica did just go through the motions. Spend a lot of time on her Phone. Since there were only 3 on this tour I can understand that she was not to...More

Thank Win T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m so glad I took this tour! Ama was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly, and I learned so many things I never would have known if I had just walked around by myself. A great way to orient yourself to the city.

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A tour with Carlos is brimming with his joy for life, his love of his country and culture, and his knowledge of every corner of his favorite town. He speaks English beautifully as well. We loved the walk, the new perspective on the markets, and...More

Thank RobinHeydenberk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the walking tour on Saturday, Carlos was the tour guide and he was amazing. The tour started very punctual and he was able to do the tour both in Spanish and English, he spoke to everyone and kept us interested for 3...More

Thank nrg1985
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was only in San Jose for one full day so decided to join this tour to get to know the city better in a short space of time and it truly delivered fantastically. Carlos was the tour guide and was incredibly friendly, knowledgeable and...More

Thank Bumbag_tours
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the strikes we managed to see a large part of the city. Our guode was cheerful, explained all our questions and knew a lot about the history of the city. Definitely recommend these guys!

Thank thezedek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had Jessica take us on our tour. She was incredibly informative, and her humour made it very enjoyable! It showed a new side to the city, and certainly changed my opinion! I would recommend going on this tour before you write San Jose off.

Thank ZoeRalph
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carlos was there 10 minutes before the tour. We had a nice chat and he was courteous, funny, and responsible during the whole tour. A very passionate guy and fantastic tour. I was told by other tourist that San Jose was unsafe and not worth...More

Thank Alexoz02
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The Free Walking Tour in San José, operated by Carpe Chepe is something I could definitely recommend to anyone. Within three hours, my opinion on San Jose changed 180 degrees thanks to the enthusiastic guide Iva. Really enjoyed the tour and know now so much...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This was a lovely tour, filled with history and a taste of modern SJ life. Our guide was determined to make SJ more than a pass-through to other CR destinations and she really knew her stuff. I would recommend taking this tour early in your...More

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Latese T
1 April 2018|
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Response from jackie w | Reviewed this property |
Hi You dont book you just turn up at the starting point. The guide will be wearing a free walking tour tshirt on. Be carful as there are other walking tour guides hanging around and they charge so be carful you dint get... More
Liz S
4 February 2018|
Response from LarryP1082 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we were on an extended tour and I just got this. The tour was in English so that shouldn't have been a problem but I think all the tours were in the morning. Hope it all worked out for you.
28 January 2018|
Response from CaroVinNL | Reviewed this property |
9 a.m. and no need to sign up. Enjoy the tour!