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Bites & Sights San José Tour: A Cultural Costa Rica Experience

  • When does it run?

    Daily, except Sunday 

  • Start time

    8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

  • Duration

    Approximately 3 hours 

Inclusions
  • Bites & Sights San José Tour: A Cultural Costa Rica Experience
  • A 3-hour, guided cultural tour of San José
  • Food samples
  • Live guide and commentary

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Enjoy an authentic Costa Rica experience in the busy and bustling marketplaces!
  • Perk up with a cup of Costa Rican coffee at the start of your tour!
  • Sample some tasty treats, indigenous fruits, and more!
  • Check out samples of local remedies for hangovers, broken hearts, and more!
  • Watch a demonstration on how locals brew their coffee!
  • Meet your friendly and informative guide!

Overview

Explore the vibrant local scene during your San José tour when you take a San José Coffee & Markets Tour: A Cultural Costa Rica Experience!

With your Bites & Sights San José Tour tickets, you’ll glimpse of the everyday life of San José residents. Make your way through the bustling markets for a memorable Costa Rica trip. Discover exotic fruits and vegetables that you’ve never seen before. Find out how locals use herbs and roots to cure everything from a hangover to a broken heart! It’s one of the best things to do in San José if you want an authentic Costa Rica tour.

Meet your friendly local guide at the Central Market before enjoying a cup of Costa Rican coffee to start your San José tour. Then, peruse the 120-year-old Central Market, where vendors sell local snacks, indigenous fruits, vegetables, and more. You’ll also make a stop at a popular coffee stand and learn about the Costa Rican method for coffee brewing, which is called chorreado. It’s what to do in San José if you want a true taste of Costa Rica.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily, except Sunday 

  • Duration

    Approximately 3 hours 

  • Start time

    8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

  • Meeting Point

    At the Los Presentes Monument in front of the Central Bank of San Jose, in between Avenue 1 and Avenue Central

  • Ending Point

    Central Avenue, San José

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Bites & Sights San José Tour: A Cultural Costa Rica Experience
  • A 3-hour, guided cultural tour of San José
  • Food samples
  • Live guide and commentary

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks 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.

This is a child-friendly tour. 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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