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San José Coffee Crawl: A Tour of San José’s Markets & Cafés

  • When does it run?

    Daily, except Sunday 

  • Start time

    8:30 a.m. 

  • Duration

    Approximately 5 hours 

Inclusions
  • San José Coffee Crawl: A Tour of San José’s Markets & Cafés
  • A 5-hour, guided tour of San José with a visit to the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum
  • General Admission to the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum
  • Food samples
  • Coffee
  • Lunch
  • Live guide and commentary

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Perk up during your Costa Rica vacation with a tasty San José coffee crawl!
  • Savor delicious, traditional Costa Rican coffee at a handful of popular establishments!
  • Learn how to brew coffee the Costa Rican way!
  • Explore two different marketplaces in search of the perfect coffee bean!
  • Peruse a priceless collection of Pre-Columbian artifacts made from gold!
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch at one of the best cafés in town!
  • Meet your friendly and informative guide!

Overview

Stimulate your senses by tasting Costa Rica’s world-famous coffee during the San José Coffee Crawl: A Tour of San José’s Markets & Cafés!

With your San José Coffee Crawl: A Tour of San José’s Markets & Cafés tickets, you’ll perk right up as you discover the flavor of world-famous Costa Rican coffee. Stroll through the busy markets in search of the perfect coffee bean. Take in the sights and sounds of the lively market areas, which promise a truly localized Costa Rica experience. Then, check out priceless objects made from gold at the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum. It’s what to do in San José if you would like a glimpse of the country’s heritage!

Meet your friendly and informative guide at the Central Market before exploring the streets of San José. Check out two busy markets during your San José sightseeing trip: Borbon Market and Central Market. Learn the Costa Rican, “chorreado” method of brewing coffee and taste some local snacks along the way. Then, stop for a delicious lunch at one of the most popular coffee shops in town. Afterwards, you’ll check out the Gold Museum, housing roughly 1,600 gold artifacts from Pre-Columbian times. It’s one of the best things to do in San José if you want to combine a coffee tour with entry to one of the top San José attractions.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily, except Sunday 

  • Duration

    Approximately 5 hours 

  • Start time

    8:30 a.m. 

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to the main entrance of the Central Market at the southeast corner of the market, on the corner of Av. Central and Calle 6.

  • Ending Point

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • San José Coffee Crawl: A Tour of San José’s Markets & Cafés
  • A 5-hour, guided tour of San José with a visit to the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum
  • General Admission to the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum
  • Food samples
  • Coffee
  • Lunch
  • Live guide and commentary

Exclusions

  • Additional food and drinks
  • Souvenirs and personal shopping
  • Tips/gratuities for your 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.

This tour can be customized to cater to dietary restrictions. Please notify us in advance if you have any dietary requirements. You can do so in the “Additional requests” box at checkout.

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 can join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child below the age of 6 years. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.

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