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With a pleasant climate and temperate weather, San Jose province enjoys mild to moderate temperatures throughout the year, hovering around 70 degrees Fahrenheit. This near perfect weather thus makes the San Jose province one of the most populated in Costa Rica. San José is nestled high in the Central Valley (1,253 meters/3,770 feet), between green volcanic mountain ranges; the metropolitan city is oriented east and west, surrounded by suburbs that cling to the gentle foothills. The nearby town of Escazú, southwest of the city off the autopista, is home to the largest population of North Americans living in Costa Rica, either full-time or part-time, and is consequently more upscale than San José’s downtown or other suburbs. Unlike other Central American capitals, San José is not a very colonial city, although the heart of the historic center features several beautiful old buildings: National Theater, Plaza de la Cultura, Parque Central, the Cathedral and Gold Museum, which are centered in a four block area with a long pedestrian-only shopping walkway bisecting the middle of downtown. As the cultural heart of the nation, San José is also home to several theater groups, excellent museums, parks, a national symphony, cinemas and universities. It is also host to nightclubs, casinos, discos and fine restaurants. Residents of San José are known as Josefinos. Today, tourists can find a multitude of organized tours available from San Jose. Accommodations in the San Jose Region are not a problem, as everything of interest is within a three hour drive of San Jose. Don’t worry about countryside lodgings, as there are plenty of wonderful hotels and hostelries in San Jose City.

Daily Tours from San Jose

Click - Arenal Volcano by Night

Arenal Volcano by Night $126 p/p

A unique opportunity to experience nature at its fullest splendor, seeing the most active volcano in our country. The tour starts picking up at leading hotels in San Jose and then we go to the ...

Click - Café Britt Coffee Lovers Tour

Café Britt Coffee Lovers Tour $0 p/p

Specially designed for the die-hard coffee lover with a thirst for more knowledge and expert insights. This tour includes all the excitement of our Coffee Tour- Classic and a visit to our historic Tierra Madre ...

Click - Doka Estate Coffee Tour

Doka Estate Coffee Tour $65 p/p

The Doka Coffee Estate is located on the fertile slopes of the Alajuela Poás Volcano, the rich soil and the ideal altitude and climate have made the ...

Click - INBioparque

INBioparque $48 p/p

Guided walking tour through representations of Costa Rica’s main Ecosystems: Rainforest, Pre-Mountainous Forest, Wetlands and Dry Forest. There is an introductory video about Costa Rica´s biodiversity and its conservation and a visit to ...

Click - Irazú Volcano, Orosí Valley and Lankaster Gardens

Irazú Volcano, Orosí Valley and Lankaster Gardens $85 p/p

Drive up the magnificent Irazu Volcano. The winding road travels through fertile lands cultivated with all kinds of vegetables as we observe a lovely panoramic view. As we descend to the city of Cartago ...

Click - Irazú Volcano, Orosí Valley and Lankaster Gardens

Irazú Volcano, Orosí Valley and Lankaster Gardens $85 p/p

Drive up the magnificent Irazu Volcano. The winding road travels through fertile lands cultivated with all kinds of vegetables as we observe a lovely panoramic view. As we descend to the city of Cartago ...

Click - Mirador Ram Luna Night Tour

Mirador Ram Luna Night Tour $69 p/p

Enjoy a wonderful view of the Central Valley as well as a delicious buffet dinner Costa Rican style. This also includes an impressive masquerade tradition with typical ...

Click - Poás Volcano, Doka State and La Paz Waterfall Gardens

Poás Volcano, Doka State and La Paz Waterfall Gardens $100 p/p

To get to the different attractions included during this excursion we will drive by the city of Alajuela passing by the Agriculture Monument, the Monument to Juan Santamaria and the famous Mango Park. As we ...

Click - Poás Volcano, Doka State and La Paz Waterfall Gardens

Poás Volcano, Doka State and La Paz Waterfall Gardens $100 p/p

To get to the different attractions included during this excursion we will drive by the city of Alajuela passing by the Agriculture Monument, the Monument to Juan Santamaria and the famous Mango Park. As we ...

Click - Poás Volcano, Grecia and Sarchí Oxcart Factory Tour

Poás Volcano, Grecia and Sarchí Oxcart Factory Tour $73 p/p

As we ascend towards the volcano we stop for a brief explanation on our golden bean, coffee, and then continue our trip through fern, flower and strawberry farms. At the Poas Volcano we will have ...

Click - Rafting Pacuare Class III-IV

Rafting Pacuare Class III-IV $99 p/p

The Pacuare River is one of the best choices for your adventure treks in Costa Rica. Another trip in the country does not exist that offers you a perfect blend of wilderness exposure and excitement, the ...

Click - Rain Forest Aerial Tram & Chirripo Rafting

Rain Forest Aerial Tram & Chirripo Rafting $99 p/p

You can begin this tour with a stimulating, 2 hour canopy tour atop tropical rain forest tree tops above the magnificent Molitene River. Ten cables connect magnificent platforms located atop beautiful trees. Three of these ...

Click - San José City Tour

San José City Tour $44 p/p

Starting on the East side of San Jose you will visit the Democracy Place and the National Museum, the Courts, Los Yoses, San Pedro Mall, Hispanidad Fountain and the Rodrigo Facio Campus in the ...

Click - San Luis Canopy Tour

San Luis Canopy Tour $0 p/p

Set into the placid cloud forests of Costa Rica's Central Valley region, the San Luis canopy tour will take you on an exhilarating and safe adventure through lush, green canopy and across the majestic Rio ...

Click - The Art Tour

The Art Tour $0 p/p

Costa Rica Art Tour introduces you to some of Costa Rica's best artists in their studios. You'll be taken in a private car or minivan to 5 studios/galleries. Lunch is included at a typical Costa ...

Click - The Best of the Pacific

The Best of the Pacific $124 p/p

We depart San Jose towards the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica including a stop for breakfast. On route, there will a boat tour along the Tárcoles River where we will observe crocodiles, water birds ...

Click - The Perfect Combination Tour

The Perfect Combination Tour $85 p/p

Costa Rica is world renowned as much for the exuberance of its biodiversity as for its gourmet coffee. The tour starts early driving through country roads to the sub-tropical climate of La Guácima where the ...

Click - Tortuga Island Cruise

Tortuga Island Cruise $139 p/p

Enjoy a day in the sun on board Calypso’s 71 foot state - of - the - art catamaran, Manta Raya. Sit in one of the fresh water deck pools or lie on one of ...

Click - Veragua One day Tour

Veragua One day Tour $119 p/p

A shuttle bus will pick you up after breakfast between 6:30 and 7:00 am (depending on your hotel location), for the 2 hour 45 minute drive to ...