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Expediciones Tropicales Day Tours

San Jose, Costa Rica
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Great Day Trip to Manuel Antonio

As a solo traveler, I had to wait for the roster to fill up before I could join a tour. I was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
709lilys
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Best day ever!!!

Went rafting for the first time using Tropicales and we had an amazing time! It was the best day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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"combo tour"
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"la paz waterfalls"
in 19 reviews
"doka coffee plantation"
in 14 reviews
"poas volcano"
in 39 reviews
"strawberries"
in 13 reviews
"tabacon hot springs"
in 11 reviews
"coffee tour"
in 12 reviews
"waterfall gardens"
in 8 reviews
"calypso cruise"
in 2 reviews
"second stop"
in 2 reviews
"bagged lunch"
in 2 reviews
"lankester gardens"
in 3 reviews
"the coffee making process"
in 2 reviews
"half day tour"
in 5 reviews
"buy stuff"
in 3 reviews
"various hotels"
in 4 reviews
"costa rica"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a solo traveler, I had to wait for the roster to fill up before I could join a tour. I was referred to this company by Vladimir at Go Tours. It was a great day trip! I paid $124, and that included hotel pick-up...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went rafting for the first time using Tropicales and we had an amazing time! It was the best day ever with amazing tour guides, great information and lovely food! The experience itself was out of this world and would highly recommend anyone to do it....More

Thank levs24
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Doka Coffee Tour and La Paz Waterfall Gardens. The coffee tour was interesting. But our guide spent more time with his friends at the coffee farm than with our group. The Breakfast was terrible. The La Paz Waterfall Gardens was pretty much a self guided....More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I should say that I am not much for planned tours, but have had a couple of really great ones in Costa Rica. this one fell shy of the best, but was a great way to get to the Irazu volcano and we had the...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We took two tours with Expediciones Tropicales while visiting Costa Rica the first week of April. Doka Coffee Tour and La Paz Waterfalls The first was the Doka Coffee Tour and La Paz Waterfalls. We were scheduled for a 6:20 pickup, by 6:30 I was...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable day. Our tour guide was Max, who was raised on a local coffee farm. Max shared immense and interesting local history and stories throughout our day and was always open to any question. This made our day, start to finish,...More

Thank FamilyFunFor3
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This outfit picked us up on time, and in a nice vehicle, for a tour of the Irazu volcano, Basilica of our Lady of the Angels, the Colonial Church of Orosi Valley, and Hacienda Orosi, a future hotel and hot springs. Our two guides was...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

This is a difficult review to write. I took 3 different expeditions with this company, and for two of the trips, the nature/landscape/experience was amazing, but the guides were absolutely terrible. And the 3rd trip, the experience was rather on the boring side, but the...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Juan is an excellent driver, I felt totally safe in his van up and down the mountain. Hernan is an excellent tour guide: friendly, bilingual, knowledgeable about the entire course of the tour, good sense of humor, concerned about the environment and his tourists! The...More

Thank zara71fl
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Our hotel booked us with this company to do a day tour to La Paz Waterfall Gardens. I have reviewed the Gardens separately. Suffice it to say that the guide from Expediciones Tropicales was very knowledgeable about the animals etc in the gardens and considerably...More

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Ryan M
11 May 2018|
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Response from Kimberly H | Reviewed this property |
Most all of the excursions leave at 6AM, 7AM, or 730AM. I don't know of any 1/2 day excursions that leave around 11AM.
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therou
20 October 2017|
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Response from Humberto R | Reviewed this property |
We only visited San Jose, I don’t know if Expeditions Tropical organize tours in Liberia.
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Andrew C
20 October 2016|
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Response from Alexia P | Reviewed this property |
With them you can book a private in, so it makes it easier, you should recommend them, they are experts in Costa Rica on tours, go to the site of them, oh up for facebook can also reservaar, in both cases they have chat and... More
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