Costa Rica Tours from San Jose: Enjoy the best activities: volcanoes, adventure, beaches, nature and cultural tours
1.- Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs:
Our most popular tour! The Arenal Volcano is one of the most active volcanoes in the Americas. From our observation point, you will feel the ground tremble and see the night sky explode with ash and lava in a natural display of fireworks. Next, we will visit the hot springs of the volcano, where you can relax in the soothing waters. Includes a visit to Sarchí town know as cradle of Costa Rican artisans because of its fine workshops.
Tabacón hot springs: $116.00 per person
The Springs resort: $ 103.00 per person
Baldi hot springs: $102.00 per person
2.- Irazú volcano, Orosi Valley and Lankester Gardens
On a clear day you can actually see the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans! After an exciting tour at the volcano, we will descend to the historical city of Cartago. Here we will visit the beautiful Basilica of our "Virgen de los Angeles" with rich displays of carvings, statues and art. After we will drive to the Lankester Gardens, a tropical paradise featuring over 800 varieties of exotic orchids, various tropical flowers, and plant life. This tour continues with a ride through the unique beauty of the famous Orosi Valley and Reventazón River.
Rate: $75.00 per person
3. Irazú Volcano Half Day
On a clear day you can actually see the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans! After an exciting tour at the volcano, we will descend to the historical city of Cartago. Here we will visit the beautiful Basilica of our "Virgen de los Angeles" with rich displays of carvings, statues and art
Rate: $43.00 per person
4.Poás Volcano , Doka Coffee Plantation, Grecia and Sarchí:
We will visit the Poás Volcano National Park, the second largest accessible volcanic crater in the world. Then , you will visit Doka Coffee plantation, where you will explore coffee plantations and learn about the coffee history. After that, you will be transferred to Grecia to observe the only metal church in Central America and the last stop is Sarchí, know as cradle of Costa Rican artisans because of its fine workshops.
Rate: $62.00 per person
5. Combo tour: Doka Coffee plantation, Poás Volcano, and La Paz Waterfall Gardens :
The first stop is breakfast at a Doka Coffee Plantation, where you will be able to enjoy an authentic Costa Rican style breakfast. We will then take you to a third-generation coffee plantation and show you how coffee is picked, milled, ground, and roasted. Then we will continue to Poás Volcano. This volcano is one of the actives volcanoes in Costa Rica. The crystal blue sulfur pools will amaze you along with the steam rising from the various volcanic vents.The last stop is La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Your tour guide will take you through the butterfly observatory, the hummingbird garden and the waterfall trails. After your hike you will enjoy a buffet lunch in the restaurant with view to the waterfalls.
Rate: $93 per person.
6.Pacuare river rafting (Class III & IV) (For people with experience or good physical condition)
We invite you to join us on a trip of pure exploration, excitement, and discovery. This journey is to the most complex eco-system that exists, the Tropical Rainforest. The Pacuare River is world famous for its sheer beauty. A true river gorge, it is flanked by steep and green walls.
Rate: $85.00 per person
7.- Reventazón River rafting (Class II & III) (Beginners)
Experience the adventure in a quiet rafting special for beginners in Reventazón . These rapids are moderate class II-III. Thus, it is the perfect adventure for families with children.
Rate: $69.00 per person
8.- Aerial Tram
Enjoy the magical experience in the aerial tram through the rain forest of the Braulio Carrillo National Park, learn about the different species of flora and fauna and walk to the trails.
Rate: $99.00 per person
9.- San Luis Canopy tour
Set into the placid cloud forests of Costa Rica's Central Valley region, the San Luis canopy tour will take you on an exhilarating and safe adventure through lush, green canopy and across the majestic Rio Cataratitas. Carried securely by a system of zip lines, you will soar weightlessly through the expanse of virgin forest that grounds the tour, and find yourself in intimacy with the habitats of Costa Rica's distinct cloud forest wildlife. The San Luis canopy tour also presents the "Elevator," a thrilling feature that securely lifts visitors high above the forest canopy, granting a paramount view of the surrounding area.Though customer enjoyment is a central objective, San Luis canopy tour designates safety above all as a keystone principle: all personnel and facilities under their name carry up-to-date certification from the Costa Rica Institute of Tourism. San Luis canopy tour takes pride in their credentials and by them guarantees with confidence that this tour is among the most professional, informative, and enjoyable in Costa Rica.
Tour includes: Round trip transportation, bilingual guide (English/Spanish), lunch and canopy tour
Rate: $75.00 per person
10.Relax in a Pacific Island Cruise (Cruise by the islands of the Pacific)
Enjoy and relax in a cruise to the Pacific Islands: Tortuga Island, recognized by its beaches of white sand and crystalline waters. Taste a delicious barbeque lunch with live music and be part of the optional activities
Calypso Tours $125.00 per person
Bay Island $ 94.00 per person
11.- An enchanting coffee experience.
Imagine following the journey of a coffee bean in the plantation, from the plant to a cup of gourmet coffee. You will observe and participate in the traditions and history of coffee. Experience at first-hand how the pros distinguish a fine coffee by taste and smell.
Rate: $54.00 per person
12.- City Tour (Only at afternoon from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Be part of the history of Costa Rica and enjoy the main attractions of the city.
Rate: $40.00 per person
13.- The best of the Pacific
Once we reach our destination we´ll take a jungle boat tour that goes along the Tarcoles River. Our guide will introduce you to the world of crocodiles and exotic birds. Later we´ll arrive at one of the most beautiful protected areas around, Punta Leona Beach Resort. This exotic paradise is surrounded by 750 acres of lush tropical rainforest, pristine white sand beaches and the blue water of the Pacific Ocean.
Rate: $116.00 per person
14.- Tortuguero National Park (one day)
Board a comfortable boat upon arrival to the port and let this extraordinarily exotic paradise enchant you, as you travel along the Tortuguero Canals. Have a one-in-a-lifetime experience in this unique place surrounded by a great variety of flora and fauna of breathtaking beauty. Walk on the beach and admire the green turtles nesting (July through September)
Rate: $80.00 per person
15. 3 in 1-Rainforest Adventure:
We will drive you through the unforgettable rain forest of Braulio Carrillo National Park, one of the most important rainforest reserves for Costa Rica. Then we will take you on a relaxing boat ride on the Sarapiqui River, just sit back and observe the wildlife that is around you. After this experience you will walk into Selva Verde’s eco lodge private trails which is heaven for nature enthusiasts, hikers, bird and wildlife watchers. After a delicious lunch you will continue to the famous Rainforest Aerial Tram, a sanctuary which shelters an eco-touristic and research park like anyone in the world. Experience the rain forest as a bird could. Observe the most complete ecosystem on Earth – the rain forest canopy. The Rain Forest Aerial Tram – Atlantic is a 475-hectares (1,200-acre) private reserve, it shares a 10 km border with Braulio Carrillo National Park and constitutes a buffer zone between the park and farming lands.
Rate: $106.00 per person