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San Jose Urban Adventures

Open today: 08:00 - 21:00
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“chocolate tour”(10 reviews)
“central market”(22 reviews)
“walking tour”(21 reviews)
San Jose Urban Adventures offers day walking tours with a local expert guide in San Jose. In only a few hours, you’ll uncover back streets and hidden gems as you step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and get acquainted...more
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 21:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
San Jose 612-1250, Costa Rica
+506 4000 5730
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All reviews chocolate tour central market walking tour highly recommend this tour pura vida tamales old bakery awesome photos craft beer tour our tour guide great tour local culture costa rica a lot of fun tropical rainforest post office an excellent guide
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Me and my friend did this tour with Angel the tour guide. me and my friend arrived late in San Jose so there were limited tours to do at night so it was a perfect match for us !He was great so accommodating, helpful, and...More

Thank michelewT8601JB
crga_13, Manager at San Jose Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Michelle, I am Glad you had a good time with our experience about your concern is something we are working on it. Thank you for taking your time to share your opinion with us.

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great day visiting Cartago. Angel was a wonderful guide. Very Knowlton. The train trip through the coffee fields was interesting. Would highly recommend this trip and Angel as a guide!

Thank jillr8762
crga_13, Manager at San Jose Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Jill this is really one of my favorites tours, just the experience on the train and then the biking ride is really interesting. Thank you for taking your time to share your experience with us

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Angel was extremely friendly and knowledgeable about the city. He was very thorough and made sure we got the full experience. Loved the chocolate making experience and some yummy sangria. Wish we could have gotten inside the theater. We walked through the city so there...More

Thank stephaniekC5877JE
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Angel was an EXCELLENT tour guide! We had so much fun seeing and learning history of San Jose! The chocolate making process was fascinating and informative and walking to our different destinations and seeing historical parts of the city was so memorable. Angel was so...More

1  Thank Cruiser28189634687
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow, I cannot recommend this tour more. We had Angel as our guide, and he was PHENOMENAL. We started with a chocolate making class in which we learned about the history of cocoa and got to make our own chocolate bar. Then we walked around...More

1  Thank MacKinzie C
Reviewed 6 days ago

I really enjoyed this tour! I had a limited amount of time in San Jose and thought this tour would be a good way to see the city and learn about the rich history of San Jose, it was! The guides (Gladys and the other...More

Thank hillrich
Reviewed 1 week ago

Today we took a tour of the Central Market and then a cooking experience. Our guide and host Eric Gomez was spectacular. He arrived on time, had great information of the local area, took us through the central market as a local would see it....More

Thank dpenfold
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic experience! Angel was a passionate guide about the food and the culture. We visited the local markets where we tasted excellent coffee and ice cream form over 100 year old shops. We tasted many local fruits and bought the food to make dinner. The...More

1  Thank Dougator
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow did we have an incredible time. It was just my wife and I on this fabulous tour of the Central markets in San Jose. Our tour guide was wonderful and very knowledgeable. We could tell he was very proud of his culture and his...More

1  Thank F7432JQrobertb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour. The character actors were adorable. I love the coffee samples at every stop. It’s a very nice quick overview of the coffee process. My only caution would be: DO NOT BUY THE COFFEE HERE!! There aren’t any prices listed. They...More

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31 March 2017|
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Response from crga_13 | Property representative |
Hello Kasandra. We have different tour options. Most of our tours are half day, for example, our sights and bites tour stars around 8 AM and ends before 11 AM. If you need a specific quotation or want more information... More