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Scott's Walking Tours

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Very personal off the beaten path tours.You don't have to look like a tourist. Get to explore the areas the locals enjoy and be free to go with the flow. Food markets, historic buildings, Train stations and just overall interesting spots. Allow me...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

I was happy with the small group and felt very free to ask Scott questions as we went long. I was pleasantly surprised with some of the hidden treasures of San Jose. Also the areas less touristy for good food and shops. I will do...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank catalinafont
Reviewed May 3, 2017

I had a great experience with Walking Tours ™ seeing things in San José I missed on my own. Through the tour, I was all the time in a good mood feeling those unique moments. Now, I can appreciate the energy and the diversity of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank zcaraniek
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Whether you're a photographer looking for outstanding urban images, or a visitor who wants to explore a greatly underestimated city, this tour is for you. Scott knows the best spots; unique perspectives; interesting angles, and the best shots of a city that needs to be...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Shmeeve123
Reviewed May 3, 2017

You'll miss a lot of you take a bus tour. Get to really know and feel San Jose, and the way to do that is to walk around with the natives. Scott is also a very interesting man, great artists, and very charming.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank JohnBalla
ScottKWimer, Owner at Scott's Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2017

Thanks for the kind words John! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed April 22, 2017

San Jose is not pretty by most any standards. I've lived in Costa Rica for nine years, about six of those near the downtown "chepe" area. Most people like to move through the city as quickly as possible and tourists generally stick to a few...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank GringoCR08
ScottKWimer, Owner at Scott's Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2017

Spot on....You will need to give me the Jaco tour soon.

Reviewed April 17, 2017

San Jose has greatly improved since 2000. It has received many facelifts in different areas due to international political figures visiting over recent years. I have lived here for 17 years and did not get to know all the special spots until I did a...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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ScottKWimer, Owner at Scott's Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017

Thanks for the review. It was a real pleasure spending time with you and I feel I learned a great deal from you!

Reviewed April 17, 2017

We are always looking for unusual things to see and do when we travel and taking Scott's Walking Tour was exactly what we were looking for. We are foodies and he took us to some great little restaurants that the locals frequent. His Spanish language...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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ScottKWimer, Owner at Scott's Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017

I really enjoyed you guys. Usually people aren't interested in local cuisine. Fun for me as well. You felt like family.

Reviewed April 16, 2017

San Jose in a car can be a not so pleasant experience. For more than 10 years I would go directly from the airport to the country, leaving San Jose as quickly as possible. Until I took a walking tour with Scott. I had no...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

I've always wanted to learn and practice photography with a pro. Scott's walking tours are the most fun I've had taking pictures with my phone. He is fun and a great teacher, plus he knows a lot of cool places in San José.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank P R
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Best way to see the city!!! Never would have seen the things I saw on my own. Scott is great. Knows his way around.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ana C
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Jtraveller12
April 11, 2018|
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Response from ScottKWimer | Property representative |
Hi! Definately afternoon tours are great and can run into the dark if you like. It gets dark by 6:00. Tours usually run 2-3 hours.
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ghoshee
July 10, 2017|
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Response from ScottKWimer | Property representative |
Hi...usually a couple hours. $25 per person . $35 if you are alone. We can meet downtown near nacional theater
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sfender527
April 11, 2017|
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Response from Scott W | Property representative |
Hi, I can create a walk that can fit your interests. We can walk through various neighborhoods and go with the flow. Stopping to rest or shop is not a problem. I suggest museums you can do on your own. But I can surely get... More
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