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Expediciones Tropicales Day Tours

San Jose, Costa Rica
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Ranked #30 of 67 activities in San Jose
Type: Tours
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Dallas, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The operator, Sylvia at costaricaguides.com (owned by ET day tours) has been extremely helpful in organizing our Costa Rica vacation- I was hesitant at first to be using a company I don't know, but these guys did everything for us to make it perfect- from booking the hotels to the day trips, transport etc- Thank you so much for your... More

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Thousand Oaks, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We had a wonderful experience in the Doka, Poas, and La Paz tour. Mario is an absolutely wonderful tour guide. His English translations were thorough and easily understood, he obviously loves ecology and added so much to the day with his commentary. The places were spectacular, and we had the added benefit of a sunny day to make the views... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

Used this tour operator on the following trips : Volcan Poas, Doka coffee plantation, La Paz gardens ( excellent timing and variety of activities) Manuel Antonio ( does not include a private guide to show you animals) it's really a beach trip since there are about 3 hours there.... Rainforest 3-1 ( a lot of jungle , includes a boat... More

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San Francisco, California
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98 reviews 98 reviews
52 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Took the San Jose city tour that was booked through the resort I stayed at (thanks to Ricardo at Barcelo San Jose Palacio to have quickly booked) on my day of arrival. Within 3 hours after my happy lunch by the pool, the comfortable air-conditioned showed up promptly. The tour was a great way to learn a bit about the... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Took the Doka/Poas/La Paz tour. It's your typical day tour (shuttled from place to place, always a souvenir shop before you leave) but a great way to see many things. Doka coffee plantation was a very informative stop, Poas is gorgeous and a good 2 mile hike, and La Paz is also a good hike, with a decent buffet lunch.... More

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Ponce, Puerto Rico
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The one day tour of Doka coffee plantation, Poás volcano and La Paz Waterfalls was full of excitement as well as very educational. Our tour guide, Mario, is among the best I've ever experienced and I highly recommend him as he is extremely knowledgeable, informative, courteous and kind. We also had an excellent and safe driver, Rodrigo. All you can... More

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Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Didn't have enough time to spend a few days in Arenal so we settled for a day tour to view it and enjoy the hot springs and it was money well-spent. Pick-up from hotel was on time and mini-bus was comfy. And people should remember that this is a "shared van" type of service; time will really be spent picking... More

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Winnipeg Canada
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242 reviews 242 reviews
107 attraction reviews
256 helpful votes 256 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We went on the Orosi Valley and Lankester Garden Tour. We brought and paid for the from another company. Pick up was to be a 9:30 am. The shuttle bus didn't arrive till 10:00 am . We then had a hour bus ride to join the other part of the group. The tour guide was very informative. And the guide... More

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Chicago, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We booked most of our activities with this company. Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee Tour and La Paz Waterfall -Our guide was Ricardo. He was very informative and kind. The only thing that I did not like is that water bottles were not given out and that we went to Poas Volcano around noon when it is least likely to be... More

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Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
55 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We had a winning combination of a coffee tour, the Poas Volcano and the La Paz Waterfall. Donald was our guide, and he was excellent. We spent just the right amount of time in each place and had a wonderful day out.

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