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San Jose Urban Adventures

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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San Jose Urban Adventures offers day walking tours with a local expert guide in San Jose. In only a few hours, you’ll uncover back streets and hidden gems as you step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and get acquainted...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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San Jose 612-1250, Costa Rica
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+506 4000 5730
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Meeting place was specified if you noted SE v. SW corners. Guide was knowledgeable and made everything more interesting.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank D A
Reviewed 6 days ago

I would give this less than one star if I could.. There are no good directions on where to meet... because of this we were 5 minutes late getting to where we think we should have been... couldn't find anyone... tried to get a refund...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank rfunk2019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a great learning experience of the history of San Jose through food, history and coffee, this is definitely the tour. Our tour guide Vinni gave us more than what we thought we were going to get. He was very knowledgeable,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The guide was so great. He was so knowledgeable about Costa Rica, the history, the food, the culture, everything. He really showed us more places than we expected. The only problem was the trip advisor text said to meet him are Borbon market and it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mary B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved every minute of our time with a Eric. He knew answers to all of our questions and took us to an ox cart parade/festival that only happens once a year. We got to see and eat things that we would have never ever...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Karen A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip is fabulous. Tour guide Gladys was really good - friendly, knowledgable, relaxed and able to answer all questions. A great way to familiarise with the city and a great way to get to know Costa Rican food. The walk through the markets tasting...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I booked this tour for our first day in Costa Rica with the hope that it would serve as a great introduction to the local cuisine and culture. We were not disappointed in the least! Gladys, our tour guide, was very personable...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank br0wner56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in San Jose for a wedding and had an extra day, but didn't want to spend all day on a bus/in a car to get to some of the more popular attractions. When we came across Urban Adventure tours we knew it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sarahm526
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had Eric as a tour guide — he was excellent. My wife and I learned a lot about Costa Rican history, culture, and people. We enjoyed the sampling of coffee, fruits, chocolate etc. After the walking tour, we followed Eric to the Gold Museum...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alan B
Rock U, Front Office Manager at San Jose Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review your experience with us. As always, PURA VIDA!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I signed up for this event on our last evening in San Jose. Although we have been to Costa Rica many times, we never visited the downtown area or learned of its history. Eric was a knowledgeable guide as we explored various...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Rock U, Front Office Manager at San Jose Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review your experience with us. Yes this restaurant is the best in San Jose. As always, PURA VIDA! Saludos Gaby

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kasandral2013
March 30, 2017|
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Response from crga_13 | Property representative |
Hello Kasandra. We have different tour options. Most of our tours are half day, for example, our sights and bites tour stars around 8 AM and ends before 11 AM. If you need a specific quotation or want more information... More
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