Among the major full-service tour companies offering day and overnight
trips operating out of San José are Marbella Tours San José (506 / 219-3637 ) (506 / 219-2470 ) (506 / 259-0055 ) (506 / 259-0065 ).
Valle Dorado ( 506/228-9933,email@example.com) in Escazú; Horizontes (506/222-2022, www.horizontes.com); Costa Rica Sun Tours ( 506/233-6890, www.
crsuntours.com); Ecole Travel (. 506-223-2240, firstname.lastname@example.org.
cr), next door to 7th Street Books; and Green Tropical Tours (. 506/
229-4192, www.greentropical.com), who offer a Los Juncos Cloud Forest
hike daily; and Centralamerica.com (.800/401-7337, CR .506/221-
3912, www.centralamerica.com) One-on-One Tours
And if you’re looking for a more personalized experience, call Carlos Solano (.506/226-1349). Carlos is a Costa Rican-American who lives in San José and has proven to be a very dependable, bilingual, personal guide; one who has worked for several VIPs. He will drive you in your
rental car anywhere in the country and knows all the ins and outs. Carlos
is related to Juan Santamaría, national hero, and his grandmother posed
for a portrait that was printed on Costa Rican bills in the 1930s and 1940s.