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A Cup of Heredia Tour: A Day Trip from San José

  • When does it run?

    Monday through Friday 

  • Start time

    7:30 a.m. 

  • Duration

    Approximately 6 hours

Inclusions
  • A Cup of Heredia Tour: A Day Trip from San José
  • A half-day, guided trip from San José to Heredia
  • Train fare
  • Lunch

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Slow down your Costa Rica trip by relaxing in the quaint plantation town of Heredia!
  • Admire the beauty of the Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción!
  • Explore Parque Central, which is filled with shops, restaurants, and a colonial tower: El Fortin!
  • Discover local handicrafts in the Central Market!
  • Tour the famous Café Britt Coffee Plantation and Roastery before enjoying a coffee tasting!
  • Meet your friendly and informative guide!

Overview

Get off the well-beaten tourist trail during your Costa Rica trip and enjoy A Cup of Heredia Tour: A Day Trip from San José!

With your A Cup of Heredia Tour: A Day Trip from San José tickets, you’ll get a true taste for Costa Rican country life. Enjoy a picturesque train ride through the countryside as you make your way from San José to the quaint town of Heredia. There, you can view the beautiful Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, with its bell imported from Peru and some of the oldest stained glass in the country. Then, peer up at El Fortin, a colonial tower overlooking Parque Central, where you can find a whole host of shops and restaurants! It’s what to do in Costa Rica.

After meeting your friendly and local guide at the Old Atlantic Rail train station and arriving in Heredia, you’ll have the opportunity to shop for high-quality handicrafts in the city’s Central Market. Then, explore the grounds at Café Britt Plantation and Roastery before sitting down and enjoying a formal coffee tasting, or cupping. You’ll even have a chance to learn how to make an espresso or cappuccino, which has just got to be one of the most authentic things to do in Costa Rica.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Monday through Friday 

  • Duration

    Approximately 6 hours

  • Start time

    7:30 a.m. 

  • Meeting Point

    Inside the Old Atlantic Rail train station,     

  • Ending Point

    Crown Plaza Hotel by Sabana Park and National Theater

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • A Cup of Heredia Tour: A Day Trip from San José
  • A half-day, guided trip from San José to Heredia
  • Train fare
  • Lunch

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and beverages other than specified above
  • Souvenirs and items of a personal nature
  • Tips for your local guide

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

So there is no last minute rush, please arrive 15 minutes early.

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

There will be a considerable amount of walking. Please wear comfortable shoes.

Children between 6 years to 11 years can join the tour at the rate listed above. Please select “child” above when booking. Children below the age of 6 years will have to sit this one out.

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