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San Jose Urban Adventures

Open today: 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
San Jose 612-1250, Costa Rica
+506 4000 5730
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went on our tour yesterday and had a wonderful time. Our guide was Angel and despite a parade of striking workers he was there to meet us right on time. Angel shared his knowledge and love of history with us as we walked around...More

1  Thank bernswanson
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an awesome time on the Bites and Sites tour in San Jose! Our tour guide Angel was awesome and a wealth of knowledge. We learned a lot of history about both the food and the country, which we would not have gotten without...More

1  Thank ilianablasdell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was awesome. Gladys was an amazing guide and we had a great time trying lots of new food, fruit and coffee. The history of the markets, banks and churches in the area is really interesting. Would definitely recommend and she pointed us in...More

Thank BurritoBlade
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first activity for my friend and me in Costa Rica was the 'Bites & Sights' tour. I'm not usually a fan of walking tours, but Vinilio was really friendly and engaging. I would definitely recommend this tour as a great introduction to Costa Rican...More

1  Thank katarinabickley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We started at the grand Mercado, and learned so much about the people and culture of Costa Rica. Our host Angel was very well informed and patient. We had a semi-hectic day of getting recollected after some last-minute plan changes, but everything worked out. We...More

Thank Ccedric71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Urban Adventure's slogan is : Best Day ever! and boy or boy, do I agree. So, I am just gonna say it: Best day ever!!! Angel who was my tour guide is just the most thoughtful, dedicated and encyclopedic guide I have ever had. He...More

1  Thank Trail64711
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great cultural tour that shows you San Jose from a local’s point of view. Thank you Vini for the special insights of the city. Totally worth it.More

Thank Airborne L
Eric G, Gerente at San Jose Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hola and great that you get to experience how the locals live, thats the main idea of all of this is to see the city with a different point of view, thank you for all our team to take your time to share your experience...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018

I loved this tour given by Gladys she was great she bought me a bunch of fruits I've never heard of. She was very prepared she even had straws for the coconut she bought me. I came alone to Costa rica and felt like she...More

Thank Janely M
Eric G, Gerente at San Jose Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Janely, Gladys loved to make friends, is natural with her, I am glad you had a good time and enjoy our experience, thank you for taking your time and share your experience with us. Thanks

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Angel gave us the like tour in Cartago and he was very friendly and knowledgeable. We took a bumpy but amazing train ride to Cartago and bus ride back. When we arrived to Cartago we went to a local market and had a small traditional...More

Thank Daya987
Eric G, Gerente at San Jose Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Daya, Angel is our newest guide but I am very impressed with him special that he live two hours away from San Jose, and to see how hard he works, thank you really to take your time and share your experience with us. Thank...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Angel gave a great tour, La Paz waterfalls, Doka coffee farm, Sarahi ox cart factory, I was shocked that I was the only person on the tour so it was a private tour. He was flexible when I said I wanted to stop by the...More

1  Thank lisasusan25
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Kasandra L
31 March 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