San Jose Costa Rica’s Capital
San Jose is the capital city of Costa Rica, and by far, the largest city in the country. Due to its strategic location in the geographical heart of the country, it is the ideal place to use as a base to take daily excursions to an incredible variety of regions. You will enjoy the excitement and beauty of volcanoes, rainforests, wildlife reserves, white water rafting, boat
cruising; all combined with the entertainment and nightlife that a cosmopolitan city can offer.
San Jose’s main attractions include the National Theater, the Gold and Jade Museums, casinos, shopping malls, high-quality restaurants, and amazing dining, you should not go out of San Jose without trying the Billy Sazon Restaurant in Rohrmoser San Jose, art exhibits, dance performances, and opera.
As far as accommodations, the city offers a broad range of hotels ranging from centrally located hotels, some with historic character, to modern suburban retreats surrounded by lush tropical gardens, swimming pools, and tennis courts
HALF DAY TOURS FROM SAN JOSE
Coffee Britt Tour: You leave San Jose and travel to a Finca or coffee plantation. See the stages of growing, roasting, and packaging of coffee. You will also enjoy a fun performance, the tales of coffee lore.
Folklore show at Pueblo Antiguo: Experience a multimedia show, actors dramatizes on points of Costa Rican history. After dinner, you will enjoy a show of native Costa Rican folk dances.
Irazu Volcano: Call for description
Poas Volcano: Call for description
San Jose City Tour: The tour will take you through the city’s historical monuments, its museums, and parks. You will also have some time for shopping at the local leather factories.
Tropical Mangrove River Adventure: Call for description
Butterfly Farm: Call for description
FULL DAY TOURS (Duration – 8 Hours)
Perfect Combination: – Coffee Tour and Butterfly Farm Call for description (lunch included)
San Lorenzo Canopy: Call for description (lunch included)
Aerial Tram Rain Forest: Ride through the rain forest in an open sided vehicle. The Tram will skim over hilltops and introduce riders to the subcanopy, and nesting holes of various birds. (lunch included)
Arenal Volcano Day or Night: Experience Arenal, an active Volcano and on your way there you will cross the central highlands filled with cascading waterfalls. You will also visit Tabacon Hot Mineral Springs. (lunch or dinner included)
Carara Biological Reserve & Jaco Beach: Call for description (lunch included)
Horseback Riding: Call for description (lunch included)
Irazu Volcano, Lankaster Gdns & Orosi Valley: Go to the top of Irazu Volcano, then descend to Cartago, the old capital city, see Lankaster Gardens and the beautiful Valley of Orosi. On your return, see the Bride’s Veil waterfall. (lunch included)
Lankaster Gardens & Orosi Valley: Call for description (lunch included)
Poas Volcano & Sarchi Oxcart Factory: This is a combination of Poas Volcano National Park Tour and Sarchi; the cradle of Costa Rica’s Native Oxcart Art. (lunch included)
Pacific Island Cruise (Calypso): Cruise on the yacht Calypso among 7 islands off the pacific coast. Tour includes seafood buffet, snorkeling, shell collecting, or just plain relaxing. All equipment furnished at no extra charge. (lunch included)
W.W. Rafting Pacuare (C-IV): Call for description (breakfast & lunch included)
Poas Volcano, Sarapiqui Float & Braulio Carrillo: Call for description (lunch included)
Quetzal Quest Tour: (lunch included) Call for description
Poas Volcano & La Paz Waterfall: (lunch included) Call for Description