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San Jose Walking and Bus City Tour

  • Combo bus and walking sightseeing tour of San Jose
  • Discover the history and highlights of Costa Rica's capital city
  • Admire the architecture of the National Theater and other landmark buildings
San Jose Walking and Bus City Tour
From $52.00
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Vip City Bus Tour with lunchMost Popular
City tour in Costa Rica, live folcloric Music, VIP Service, Attractions, drinks.
From $70.00
Vip City Bus without lunch
City Tour at your disposal for afternoons without lunch
From $52.00
Explore the Costa Rican capital’s rich history, landmark buildings, and modern culture on a combo bus and walking tour of San Jose. Get a great introduction to city highlights like the National Theater and Art Museum, and stop to walk through bustling markets and public plazas to feel the pulse of this modern Central American metropolis. Get an extra boost of Costa Rican culture by listening to traditional folkloric music onboard the bus.
What to Expect

An unique sightseeing double decker bus will take you to downtown San Jose from your hotel to witness the city's main historical landmarks for an immersive and panoramic cultural experience and a better understanding of Costa Rica's evolution.

Some of the favorite places to visit for a guided walk in San Jose include Costa Rica's cherished National Theater (lobby), Art Museum, Metropolitan Cathedral, the old and authentic Central Market, the new and impressive National Stadium, an in-depth description of the National Monument, and the influential historical episode that took place at the Democracy Plaza. The bus tour will take you comfortably and safely through San Jose's narrow and busy streets driving by beautiful outdoor city attractions. The living city is your museum.

The tour has been declared of “cultural interest” by the Ministry of Culture of Costa Rica. It lasts 6 hours and lunch may be included if you like. 

Reviews (40)
1 - 5 of 28 reviews
Reviewed October 12, 2018
Best tour in the city!

Over the top. Great guide, door to door pick up service. Sights that you would not see if you weren’t with VIP. Wonderful sights of impotence in the history of Costa Rica. Gain even more respect for this gracious country Para Vita

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hugheserm
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile
Great Tour!

While traveling I enjoy city tours and I was not disappointed with the VIP tours. The guide Sergio and Carmen were professional and knowledgeable. The time spent at each location was quick but sufficient amount of time for me to explore and take pictures.

1  Thank stardD123
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile
Great Tour of San Jose

During my first trip to San Jose, Costa Rica, I booked this tour on my second day there. The tour bus picked me up from my hotel on time and took me on an amazing tour of the capital of Costa Rica. We went to...More

2  Thank Hilltop202
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile
Informative, short schedule!

I took this tour on 8th June’18. This tour will give a quick glimpse of San Jose, it’s history and visit to few key locations like Stadium, Museum, church and market. The tour starts around 11:30am and ends around 2:30pm post lunch. This is good...More

3  Thank srinipamzn
Reviewed April 23, 2018
Explore San Jose

We did this activity today. The staff was very nice. The bus was cleaned. The tour was nice too. The only thing we did not like was the lunch. But this is a good way to get to know the city.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Martha J
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Response from Zlch0c | Reviewed this property |
The times vary depending on what hotel you are at. Also, during the busy season, they offer more than one per day. Ours started at 10am and we returned by 4pm, but we were at a hotel about 10 minutes outside the city, and... More
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