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San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group Tour
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San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group Tour

star-4.5
133
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$74.00
From
$74.00
Discover San Jose’s hidden delights with this unique evening tour of the Costa Rican capital. Get up close and personal with the nightlife in San Jose, starting with the Morazán Park where we will learn post-colonial Costa Rican history. From there, our appreciation for San Jose’s historical architecture continues, with a walk by the Metallic Building, then on to Spain Park for a fantastic view of the Yellow House (now the Ministry of Foreign Affairs). We’ll continue to charming Barrio Escalante, one of the oldest residential areas in San Jose. Finish the night with a 3-course meal and wine or beer pairings at a gourmet Costa Rican restaurant.
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* A traveler said: "Gabo was great! Very knowledgeable and friendly, and even took the time out of his evening to escort another couple to an extra location after the end of the official tour."


Day Trip from San Jose to Sloths & other wildlife Rescue Center

Day Trip from San Jose to Sloths & other wildlife Rescue Center

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9
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$150.00
Price varies by group size
From
$150.00
Price varies by group size
Get out of the city and experience Costa Rica’s rich wildlife heritage with this half day private tour to the Toucan Rescue Ranch. What started out as a rescue facility for toucans has expanded to include other charismatic species such as sloths, monkeys, parrots, and owls. Learn all about them from the dedicated staff committed to their care.
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* A traveler said: "A short drive from San Jose in a beautiful air conditioned van. The rescue center was very nice and the guide was passionate and knowledgeable. It’s a little pricey, but a great tour"


Irazú Volcano National Park (Half Day).

Irazú Volcano National Park (Half Day).

star-4.5
15
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$99.00
From
$99.00
The tour is ideal for people who only have half a day to go on an excursion, since you can take the tour and ask us to drop you off at the international airport. This excursion takes us to one of the most active volcanoes in Costa Rica, listed as one of the most beautiful and impressive, just one hour from downtown San José. We will be able to walk through the main crater, and after the tour we go to the highest point of the National Park, then we descend from the volcano to visit the most important church in Costa Rica, we know a little about the architecture and the different constructions that the structure has had. In addition, the church is famous for its pilgrimage and for the history of the Virgin of the Angels, in addition the facilities have a small museum and the holy water fountain.
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* A traveler said: "A very nice tour. Our guide was friendly, and on time. It is really nice up there on the volcano. The airport drop off was also very convenient."


San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and Architecture

San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and Architecture

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183
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$38.00
From
$38.00
Get a taste of San Jose’s culture and cuisine on this 3-hour walking tour. Explore Costa Rica’s capital accompanied by an expert guide and learn about the city’s history, architecture and flavor. Explore the produce stalls of two traditional markets and discover what makes Costa Rican coffee so delicious as you sample some local brews. The tour is capped at 12 people for a personalized small-group experience.
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* A traveler said: "Alex the tour guide was very knowledgeable and a pleasure to be around! Fantastic tour! The food was declicious too!"


Explore the Central Market's History and Food with a Local Expert by Carpe Chepe
Visit the Central Market in San Jose on this guided tour and learn about its 136-year history. There, sample regional staples like tropical seasonal fruit, tortillas, ice cream, Costa Rican coffee, and other local specialities. Plus, find out how and why San Jose became the capital city of Costa Rica.
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* A traveler said: "Wow, we loved this tour. Our guide, Ivannia, was wonderful. She was very knowledgeable and friendly. The tour was much more comprehensive than we expected it to be, as we got to see some of the main buildings in downtown San Jose as well as going through Central Market and sampling some of the food and drinks. I highly recommend this tour!"


Pub Crawl Costa Rica with FREE cocktails & Skip-the-Line Entrance by Carpe Chepe

Pub Crawl Costa Rica with FREE cocktails & Skip-the-Line Entrance by Carpe Chepe

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38
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$30.00
From
$30.00
Experience San Jose’s party scene with a pub crawl through the heart of Costa Rica’s capital, and skip the line with an expert guide and a fun crew of fellow travelers. Learn about the city’s history as you walk alongside your guide, drink like a Tico as you tip back house shots at a series of four bars and clubs, then dance, drink and party the night away in the heart of the city.
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* A traveler said: "Our tour guide was great. Very nice and friendly. He even helped my husband get a cab home. It was a great night out"


ATV River, Beach, Jungle Adventure and Crocodiles Hotspot from San Jose

ATV River, Beach, Jungle Adventure and Crocodiles Hotspot from San Jose

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16
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$149.00
Price varies by group size
From
$149.00
Price varies by group size
Premium activity NOW available from San Jose, Join us today! Are you ready to cross a river riding an ATV, and make your draft at the beach, and feel the adrenaline on your body? Meet the pacific mountain hills, driving up through rivers immerse in the jungle trails, then come down up to a beautiful beach, fun and nature will make your day one to remember. We will stop on the Tarcoles River Bridge to take pictures of huge crocodiles in this emblematic river of Costa Rica, enjoy them in their natural environment. Your A/C transportation will give you the best comfort before arriving at our adventure center. Our professional bilingual guide will instruct you on the safety directions before you start the adventure. Forest and river trails are waiting for you. Our certificated tour guides will offer you a professional point of view during the tour. Come and let us know if you like it or not.
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* A traveler said: "Riders atv company was absolutely amazing! Super nice and helpful. Enrique was the best tour guid and definitely made the tour a lot more exciting. I’ve been atv in different places of the world and I have to say by far this was the best experience I’ve ever had"


3-Days Arenal Volcano Tabacon Resort - Monteverde - Manuel Antonio

3-Days Arenal Volcano Tabacon Resort - Monteverde - Manuel Antonio

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29
  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$595.00
From
$595.00
See the vast diversity of Costa Rica on a 3-day tour that includes hiking at Arenal Volcano, exploring the Monteverde cloud forest, and enjoying the tropical white-sand beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park. This expertly organized all-inclusive tour covers all of your transportation and accommodations, so busy travelers can maximize their time and not worry about any of the logistics.
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* A traveler said: "The tour operator went out of his way to accommodate my personal timings and likings for this 3 day trip in Costa Rica. Nice hotel stay, excellent food, guide speaking English about the sub-cultures of the country, all in all an enriching experience for me. Strongly recommend this."


Pacuare River Whitewater Rafting from San Jose

Pacuare River Whitewater Rafting from San Jose

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29
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$99.00
From
$99.00
With its cascading waterfalls and abundant wildlife, the Pacuare River is rightfully famous for its natural beauty. Paddle through the river gorge, navigating 52 Class II-IV rapids as you go, on this 12-hour trip from San Jose. Take in views of the tropical rain forest and wildlife such as sloths, parrots, and toucans as you ride the river (and your adrenaline rush) over the course of the day.
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* A traveler said: "The guide was super experienced and funny. The trip was such a nice adventure in many different ways. The nature was beautiful and the animals were fascinating to watch. Of course the river rafting itself was very exciting and fun."


Bites and Sights - Walking Food Tour in San Jose Small Group

Bites and Sights - Walking Food Tour in San Jose Small Group

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37
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$32.00
From
$32.00
Unmask the beauty and culture of contemporary Costa Rican life on this San Jose walking tour that takes you through the streets, bustling markets, and tranquil parks. Discover a side to this city only heard from the mouths of locals, while indulging in typical cuisine and one of Costa Rica’s most delectable exports .. Discover the secrets behind herbal remedies, and fresh produce at Borbon and San Jose Central Market. San Jose tour you’ll get up close and personal with Costa Rican life, through local food, history, and even the herbal remedies of folk medicine. Enjoy a hands-on lesson on exotic plants, fruits, vegetables, and the smoothies they can create in the midst of the vibrant city markets. Nothing could get you closer to authentic San Jose than strolling through the streets with a local as they show you the ins and outs of daily life. Take a wander through the city with us on this tour that takes typical San Jose and turns it into a local experience you’ll never forget.
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* A traveler said: "I’m so glad we did this tour!! It was a last minute decision but boy was it amazing! Our guide Angel was so knowledgeable! He took us to beautiful landmarks and we ate a great deal of local fruits, snacks and drinks. He was a total delight! I would highly recommend anyone book this tour. I guarantee you will not be disappointed. Thank you, Angel!!"


Day Trip to Pacuare River Rafting Class III-IV from San Jose

Day Trip to Pacuare River Rafting Class III-IV from San Jose

  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$120.00
Price varies by group size
From
$120.00
Price varies by group size
Thanks to its warm waters and lushly forested shores, the Pacuare River is widely considered one of the most beautiful rivers in Costa Rica. This white-water rafting tour from San Jose is a fun and exciting way to experience the river in just one day. Go up against class III and IV rapids along with a guide who helps you spot wildlife like blue morpho butterflies, sloths, and toucans along the way. Then, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before heading back to San Jose.
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Rainforest Adventures Aerial Tram Tour Braulio Carrillo

Rainforest Adventures Aerial Tram Tour Braulio Carrillo

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18
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$68.00
From
$68.00
Explore three levels of lush Costa Rican rain forest from the floor to the canopy on a guided tour tour of Braulio Carrillo National Park. Learn about local flora and fauna as you walk along nature trails, explore specialty gardens, and glide over treetops in an aerial tram, all narrated by a guide with extensive knowledge about the local ecosystem. Optional upgrade includes pickup and drop-off from your lodging in San Jose and a typical lunch.
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* A traveler said: "This was an amazing experience as we encountered the very first real rain forest we've ever been too. The ride and staff were very helpful and friendly ensuring we had a comfortable trip."


Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner

Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner

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404
  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$160.00
From
$160.00
In just one day, it’s possible to visit top Costa Rica attractions like Arenal Volcano, La Paz Waterfall, and Arenal Hot Springs when you book this guided tour from San Jose. All-inclusive private transport smooths over otherwise tricky transportation logistics, and your guide keeps you well entertained and informed as you explore. This tour includes all entrance fees plus two meals, adding up to a great value.
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* A traveler said: "Our host Fernando moss was exceptional ! He was very knowledgeable and friendly he treated us very well and made accommodations for myself and my friends. This tour was way more than we expected and highly recommended."


Zip Line La Carpintera. Half day Tour ZipLine+ Rappel +hiking

Zip Line La Carpintera. Half day Tour ZipLine+ Rappel +hiking

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35
  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$51.29
From
$51.29
Only 20 minutes from San José Downtown, enjoy the majesty of the Rain Forest at the Carpintera Hills, gliding between trees hanging from steel cables . All along the travel through the forest reserve you will be able to watch sloths, birds and an exuberant flora . You will also be able to enjoy a panoramic view of the Central Valley, Poás Volcano and Irazú Volcano, and the Tres Marías Hills. The Canopy Tour includes 3 acivities: a short hike (15 minutes), 19 platforms, 13 cables, the longest cable has a length of aprox. 1500 ft (500 meters), and 2 rappels (40 & 10 meters).
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* A traveler said: "First time zip lining and I must say Alejandro, Ricardo, and Dani made it an unforgettable one. It was great from beginning to end. They made you feel comfortable and had lots of patience. Definitely would recommend them to anyone coming to Costa Rica."


Monteverde Sky Tram & Hanging Bridges Cloud Forest Tour from San Jose

Monteverde Sky Tram & Hanging Bridges Cloud Forest Tour from San Jose

star-5
26
  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$172.00
From
$172.00
Monteverde is a Mecca for nature lovers, and this full day trip won’t disappoint. On the way there, stop at the largest fruit stand in the country and sample a variety of tropical fruits. Once at the destination, ride the Sky Tram over the cloud forest canopy, then proceed on a guided hike along trails and hanging bridges suspended among the treetops.
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* A traveler said: "Great tour. Enjoyed the monkeys, coffee tour and food. The hanging bridges was exciting. Our tour guide, Juan was a great driver and company."


Irazú Volcano -Half Day Trip

Irazú Volcano -Half Day Trip

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12
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$75.00
From
$75.00
Climbing the tallest volcano in Costa Rica need not be daunting; keep it easy with this guided tour to Irazu Volcano from San Jose. Join this guided tour to the summit of the volcano, an easy hike after the scenic drive, and take your time at the top admiring the views. This tour includes round-trip transportation from San Jose as well as all entrance fees.
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* A traveler said: "This was a great tour, the tourguide Donald was great and explained all that would happen throughout the trip and gave great information. We had great weather and it was really interesting to see the greenish lake inside the volcano. Nice tour for half a day. Worth it!"


Half-Day Hiking in Pico Blanco Itzkatzú Trail

Half-Day Hiking in Pico Blanco Itzkatzú Trail

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12
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$90.00
From
$90.00
This hike is ideal for those adventurers who are in downtown and want to get to know some of most famous San José mountains. These mountains belong to the Protective Zone of Escazú and are part of the Cordillera de Talamanca. The best known hills are: • Monkey Trail Hill 2,428 m.a.s.l. • Cedral Hill 2,420 m.a.s.l. • Pico Alto Hill 2,353 m.a.s.l. • The most famous Pico Blanco 2,271 m.a.s.l. Its name refers to its rockier side which can be seen from miles away. Come join me to hike these unknown but spectacular hillsides! Join me on these spectacular hikes off the beaten path! Distance: 5 - 7 km approx. (A shorter or longer distance can be arranged if previously requested, as long as it is within the same time schedule) Duration: 4 - 5 hours Difficulty: Medium / High Departure: 8:00 a.m. Note: The terrain on this hike features dirt roads, mountain trails through rain forest paths
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Ebano Waterfalls and Rainforest Safari Tour

Ebano Waterfalls and Rainforest Safari Tour

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7
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$71.80
Price varies by group size
From
$71.80
Price varies by group size
An off of the beaten path activity, the exploration of Hacienda Ébano, a Natural Reserve and Ranch. The customer will experience a 1km / 0.6 mile short hike through the rainforest, 2 gorgeous waterfalls with natural pools, also stunning mountains and ocean views. In the trip, the client will have the opportunity to see wildlife such as birds, frogs, and monkeys, also many types of plants, flowers, and trees. The transportation is in a comfortable and safe 4x4 Safari style Truck - the best tool to travel the 10km / 6.2 miles through the big mountains. The perfect end is to refresh us and swim in the Jade Waterfall, also enjoy next to the river, a Costa Rican authentic lunch wrapped in banana leaf. All in a small group, with the company of local experienced guides committed with client service. Please remember to bring: • Hiking shoes, tennis or water-shoes (do not use flip flops) • Swimsuit • Insect Repellent
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Tabacon Resort Hot Springs and Hiking in Arenal Volcano from San José.

Tabacon Resort Hot Springs and Hiking in Arenal Volcano from San José.

star-4.5
5
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$165.00
From
$165.00
Hike in one of the most spectacular destinations in Costa Rica, the Arenal Volcano! As the most active volcano in the country, don't be surprised if you hear a crackling noise or smoke coming out of its mouth.
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* A traveler said: "Juan José (our driver) and Jordan (our guide) are INCREDIBLE PEOPLE. We had an amazing time with them and they were the best we had during our stay in Costa Rica! THANK YOU BOTH! ☆☆☆☆☆ This tour is amazing, full of wonderful experiences and memories for a lifetime! Nature and adventure, great food and a relaxing time at the Tabacon hot springs. A quick tip for the company regarding the time spent at Tabacon: please make sure that the 3 hours are fully respected, as it is a very important part of this trip. We had only about 2 hours and 15 min to enjoy the springs and we would have loved to get the whole 3 hour experience! All in all, a 5☆ tour. Thank you Juan José and Jordan, thank you A y E Travel!"


Full day hot springs at Arenal Volcano and hanging brides from San Jose
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$159.18
Discover the natural wonders of Arena Volcano on a full-day hiking tour. Skip the hassle of car rental and discomfort of public buses with end-to-end transportation from your hotel in San Jose, Alajuela, or Heredia. After a picturesque ride, enjoy a 3-hour guided hike. Next enjoy a traditional Costa Rican lunch and continue to the hanging bridges for unbeatable views. You can also purchase photos and a DVD from your tour.
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* A traveler said: "This tour guide was great! we really enjoyed our time with George, he is full of knowledge and paid great attention to anything going on around you. The hiking portion is tiring! so be sure to eat before and be prepared for both the humid heat with a light raincoat for possible rain. The hanging bridges portion is great also as the views are like no other place."


Arenal Volcano Hanging Bridges & Baldi Hot Springs. Private Tour from San Jose

Arenal Volcano Hanging Bridges & Baldi Hot Springs. Private Tour from San Jose

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4
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$245.00
Price varies by group size
From
$245.00
Price varies by group size
Explore the Arenal Volcano area on this guided all-day private tour from San Jose. Take a nature walk through the biological reserve of Mistico Park on a system of hanging bridges and catch views of the volcano, which looms over the green hillside. Also take some time for yourself at Baldi Hot Springs in La Fortuna, where you’ll have free time to relax in the resort’s multiple thermal pools.
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* A traveler said: "Luis from Greenway Tours was nothing short of exceptional! He arrived on time with snacks/waters on board & confirmed our tour plans via WhatsApp the day before. Super knowledgeable about the area, giving us different historical info about many areas of Costa Rica that only a local would know. Weather was near perfect with GREAT views of the Volcano from the bridges and Bladi Hot Springs was just what we needed after hiking through the jungle. The buffet lunch had fruit & pasta options so veggies have food options. If possible, bring your own towel; rental is $10USD for a Towel but they return it once you bring the towel back. I normally take small group tours for the pricing, but if you are a couple or have a small group, take this tour and ask for Luis. Be prepared for 6hrs of travel (3hrs each way) but I wasn't even bothered by the drive because Luis was so informative. Great job, Greenway Tours and Viator!"


Full-Day Bajos del Toro Hiking Experience

Full-Day Bajos del Toro Hiking Experience

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4
  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$180.00
From
$180.00
On this hike we will travel through the area of Valverde Vega in Alajuela, and to Bajos del Toro to visit an area which is recognized for its stunning waterfalls. Discover the most hidden gems of Costa Rica located in a remote valley between extinct volcanoes and experience the richness of the natural forest. We will visit unbelievable waterfalls that change between blue and turquoise colors. Their tones vary in the summer or winter due to volcanic activity at Poas Volcano. Come join me. One trip. So many ways to explore. Distance: 6 - 7 km approx. (A shorter or longer distance can be arranged if previously requested, as long as it is within the same time schedule). Duration: 8 - 10 hours. Difficulty: Easy / Medium. Departure: 7:00 a.m. Note: The terrain on this hike includes dirt roads, mountain trails through rain forest paths and along streams
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One Day Tour Celeste River From San Jose

One Day Tour Celeste River From San Jose

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2
  • 13 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$158.40
From
$158.40
Costa Rica has many unique places, one of them is the majestic Rio Celeste located in the canton of Guatuso in the province of Alajuela, inside the Tenorio Volcano National Park. °The departure will be around 5:00 a.m. from different points established . ° With the whole group, we will go to the breakfast which will be approximately an hour and thirty minutes after leaving the Central Valley. ° Around 9:30 a.m. it is estimated that we are arriving at the Tenorio Volcano National Park where the respective registration will be made and we will prepare to start the guided tour. ° At 1:00 p.m. we would be finishing the tour, and we will get ready to go and have lunch. °The estimated time of return will be at 2:30 p.m., taking the road back to San Jose. Around 4:00 p.m., a strategic stop will be made before continuing the trip and closing our adventure to the Celeste River. We will be arriving at our places of departure around 6:30 p.m.
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Full day hiking and bird watching at Savegre River San Gerardo near to San Jose
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$121.80
Full day bird watching at national park los Quetzales at San Gerardo de Dota and Hiking  at Savegre River San Gerardo near to San Jose, we pick you up at the hotel
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