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6+ hours
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3 hours
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6+ hours
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6+ hours
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₹13,451.57
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6+ hours
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₹12,448.97
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Adventure Tours
3 days
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₹36,510.56
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6+ hours
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₹11,697.02
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Walking Tours
2–3 hours
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₹2,339.40
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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₹10,861.51
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Walking Tours
4 hours
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₹6,182.71
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3 hours
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6+ hours
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Skip the line Tickets
4 hours
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₹9,190.51
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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₹20,323.56
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Car Tours
6 hours
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₹8,271.46
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Bus Tours
5 hours
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₹12,114.77
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Full-day Tours
12–13 hours
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₹7,519.51
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  • Sebastian B
    1 contribution
    Everything was amazing! The tour guy Kenneth and the driver Mauricio did the job! He translated all in English for our friend (fluent), and above all they were really fun! I’ll learned a lot and I felt local! Thanks for this beautiful experience and time!
    Written 29 January 2023
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  • sunnyssis
    Elmira, NY18 contributions
    Outstanding experience!!

    Top notch and such a generous tour.

    If you’re spending even just one day in San José, and would like a great introduction to this capital city, this is a must-do, in my opinion.

    Dinora was knowledgeable, friendly and focused.

    The samples of local fruits and other foods were so plentiful- we didn’t eat dinner that eve and our tour ended at 3 pm.

    We had so much fun and learned some cool things about Tico culture.

    Five star experience- Gracias, San Jose Urban Tours!
    Written 29 January 2023
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  • Sheri H
    2 contributions
    This was our favorite tour during our visit to Costa Rica! They day was packed with interesting and beautiful places, yet we never felt rushed. Olman is a real treasure. He is personable and very knowledgeable and curious and made our experience extra special. He is a wonderful guide and I hope to take another tour with him next time.
    Written 28 January 2023
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  • anais236
    Rennes, France13 contributions
    I had a great experience with this tour.
    They accommodated the pick up at my hotel and communicated the day before the pickup time.

    We were a small group of about 20 people.
    We had a first stop for breakfast that isn’t included in the price but was still very much welcome.
    The boat ride to the island was a trip in itself and very enjoyable.

    Once on the island we can rent chairs, book extra activities, drink cocktails or fresh juice.
    The tour includes a 30min snorkelling experience where you can swim with curious exotic fish! It was great.
    Lunch is also included and you can specify your food restrictions ahead for them to accommodate your need. It was a plate of local food: rice, salads, nachos, veggies or meat + coffee.

    We spent about 6 to 7h on the island before returning back home.

    We have one stop on the way back to use washrooms and buy some food for dinner.

    The island is full of other tourists and party boats, if you want a quiet time on the beach it might not work for you. You still get to enjoy a nice swim in a gorgeous area.

    I do recommend this tour as it is very valuable for money and the guide (Mariela) was very helpful and dynamic.
    It’s a great chance to see Costa Rica in a different way, been shown around without the stress of renting cars, etc.

    Bonus: I made great friends amongst the other guests of the tour! Made the trip 200% worth it.
    Written 23 January 2023
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  • Dave G
    Los Angeles, CA15 contributions
    Gary was our guide and he provided a wealth of knowledge re: the Doka Estate coffee plantation! I learned so much about coffee production and cultivation! It was very interesting to learn how integral coffee has been for Costa Rica’s history!
    Then we headed to Poás Volcano National Park. Weather and clouds kept us from actually viewing the crater of this active beast, but it was exciting to be in this environment! There were these prehistoric plants called Poor Man’s Umbrellas that made me feel like I was in Jurassic Park!
    Then we made it to La Paz Waterfall Gardens & Peace Lodge. So many waterfalls! I definitely got my fix. During lunch, the breathtaking views overlooking the lush jungle were so serene. It was great getting to finally see some big jungle cats and some monkeys/toucans/sloths/reptiles up close.
    Written 18 January 2023
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  • Louis R
    1 contribution
    It was an amazing experience, Thanks Keneth and Mauricio. They make our trip a great experience. Mauricio is a great driver and Keneth it’s great explaining all the details.
    Written 27 January 2023
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  • CharlyMoragaCA
    Moraga CA16 contributions
    What a great experience! On the drive to Tortuguero we saw a sloth hanging on a utility wire, and because the bus was up high, we were right at the level of the sloth. Amazing! Francisco was our guide on the bus, and he is very knowledgeable. While in Tortuguero Marco was our guide. He was extremely knowledgeable, also. He made it fun, and he was very supportive and helpful. We stayed at Pachira Lodge. Our room was very simple, without glass in the windows, which sounds weird--but was actually lovely and quite comfortable with the breeze blowing in and the ceiling fan at work. Being in the middle of the rainforest was an amazing experience. To be honest, we were hoping to see more animals while in Tortuguero than we did, but perhaps January isn't the best time of year to view them? The food at the lodge was edible, but I would not recommend the experience for the food.
    Written 13 January 2023
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  • louise w
    4 contributions
    Would highly recommend this trip! Early start and first stop was coffee estate for an amazing breakfast and sampling the coffee before walking through the preocss and plant. Stunning place. Then straight to see the crater (which may or may not be visible) and then on to the waterfall gardens. Had no expectations for La Paz waterfall gardens but wow!! The gardens are beautifully laid out, our guide had great facts whilst walking around. It was amazing to see the variety of animals that’s had been rescued. The lunch here was great. We then went to the waterfalls themselves and was really impressed by the walkways created to see all the falls. Unreal day and could not recommend this trip enough. Felt it was great value for money.
    Written 28 January 2023
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  • Elizabeth G
    1 contribution
    This was such a delightful experience! I never knew there was so much wild nature to be found right in the middle of this bustling city. We saw about 8 different birds — including a hawk going in for the kill. It was really eye-opening tour, and I would recommend it to anybody.
    Written 28 January 2023
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  • Cherise T
    Seattle, WA77 contributions
    I really enjoyed the tour, it’s a huge time commitment in getting there and back. Baldi Hot Springs was truly amazing, highly recommend adding on a massage from the spa and making your way to the very top with the hottest pool.

    Tour guide wasn’t very personable, he had many stops to keep us on track which could have made him stressed out.

    Lunch was good, dinner at Baldi was terrible. Given so many restaurants nearby in Fortuna wish they would choose a better option.

    Great value for an entire day of activities and meals.
    Written 12 December 2022
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  • Brian O
    2 contributions
    Waterfalls were impressive. Older travelers should note that significant exertion is required to ascend steps to observation areas
    Written 28 January 2023
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  • Cory M
    1 contribution
    Very nice tour guide. Lots of wildlife. Sloths. Monkeys. Hermit crabs. The ocean. Wish we had a bit more time, but we was definitely worth it.
    Written 16 January 2023
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  • SAK19
    Grand Rapids, MI7 contributions
    We had a fabulous time with Daniel as our guide. It’s a great way to see the city center and learn a little about the country. The included dinner was amazing. I would highly recommend this experience!
    Written 28 January 2023
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  • Ariel O
    Orlando, FL1 contribution
    Sergio and staff are very professional. Informative, courteous, helpful and fun tour for all to enjoy. Definitely recommend.
    Written 24 January 2023
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  • Carlin G
    Richmond, VA3 contributions
    Wow! We took a taxi to the facility and found Diego walking around getting everything ready so dont panic if you don't see anyone immediately. I have never been ziplining before and i had an amazing time. Both Diego and Dilan were great! They took photos and videos for us and were very knowledgeable of the mountains and other information in the forest. Our group got to taste a lemon that is sweet 🙌🏿. We had a small group of 6 people and they even said that was the best zipling experience ever and all of them have ziplined before. Go give them a try and definitely tip them in the end because they are worth it!
    Written 24 January 2023
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