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Our personalized city tour provides a bird’s eye view of San Jose enhanced with luxury, VIP customer service, local cuisine, beverages, folkloric attire, and an authentic cultural experience with on-board folcloric music. The VIP City Bus tour...more
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed today via mobile

It was a great experience with great guides! Sergio is very knowledgeable and José was very helpful, great persons! The lunch was exquisite, the music in the bus was great and the tour was awesome! Highly recommend!

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought that going on this tour would offer a good overview of the city and its attractions. Instead, it offered a ho-hum expedition to sites we could have easily visited on our own for 1/3 of the $70.00 per person price. To begin with,...More

Thank dragondoll
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Hilltop202
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Srinivas P
Reviewed April 23, 2018

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.

Thank Martha J
Reviewed April 21, 2018

The tour was in a double deck bus. The tour guide Sergio was excellent and the historic places we visited were interesting. We bought this tour since is was advertised as a 6 hours tour but it ended after 4 hours, so we were disappointed.

Thank Roberto S
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

We have just arrived in Costa Rica and this tour gave us a good insight into the city and Costa Rica’s history. Our guide for this half day tour was Alberto who very skillfully presented in English and Spanish. It was a good combination of...More

Thank Simon S
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We are a family of four with two teen boys. We scheduled a city bus tour on day 4 of our vacation (I definitely recommend this tour earlier or not at all). I was hoping to see some of the museums, but it was hard...More

Thank Zlch0c
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

The Bus tour gave my friend and I a good tour and view of San Jose. The museum visits were brief understandably so since we had a lot to see and was important to stick to the schedule. I mentioned to one of the tour...More

Thank Patrici L
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

We had trouble with this tour from the beginning. It was 30 minutes late picking us up at our hotel and then we had to pick up another person , so we were about an hour late starting the tour . I asked the tour...More

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March 27, 2018|
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Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
It stops at an art/craft type place & also at the central market where you can buy stuff. It does not stop at places for general shopping though eg malls
July 2, 2016|
Response from E T | Reviewed this property |
Hi. They come to your hotel in a small van and then take you to the bus tour start near the National Theatre. Your hotel will know how to contact them.
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September 28, 2015|
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Response from MsLucyNMB | Reviewed this property |
No, the hop on and off is not part of this tour. It does stop several times and you get off and tour several areas. Lunch was a choice of several items and was very delicious. Our guide was wonderful and very informative... More