Day Tours
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Featured Day Tour
La Paz Waterfall Gardens Combo Tour A complete package that allows you to see what we feel is the true essence of Costa Rica. Visit the Poás Volcano, the Doka Coffee Plantation, and the beautiful La Paz Waterfall Garden with butterflies, hummingbirds and the most exciting waterfalls in the country.
new.gif - 128 Bytes Costa Rican Nights - The ideal way to provide a small taste of the Costa Rican culture.
Aerial Tram
- The rainforest from the ground to the treetops. Breathe in pure oxygen, feel the warm rain of the tropics.
La Paz Waterfall Gardens Combo Tour - La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Poás Volcano, Doka Coffee Plantation Tour, Breakfast, Lunch and Roundtrip Transportation from San Jose.
Calypso Tour's Cruises - Whether you're 2 or 92 no visit to Costa Rica is complete without a trip on Calypso's world famous island cruise.
Treasures of Costa Rica - Explore three of Costa Rica’s most unique regions – the vast Central Valley, the meandering Sarapiqui River, and the densely forested Braulio Carillo National Park
Canopy Tours - Exciting tours to the top of the rainforest.
One Day White Water Rafting Tours - For Beginners to Experts
Café Britt Coffee Tour - Discover the hidden secrets of coffee's lifecycle, from plantation to cup.
Butterfly Farm Tour - The original and still the best - May be combined with the coffee tour.

City Tour - Explore San José
Irazú Volcano - One of the most popular tours
Grecia/ Sarchi / Oxcart Factory - Opportunity to purchase objects made of exotic hard woods
Orosi Valley & Lankester Gardens - One of the most beautiful valleys in Costa Rica
Poás Volcano - Beautiful drive to the top of a smoldering volcano
Irazú Volcano, Orosi Valley & Lankester Gardens - Combines 2 of our best tours
Tortuguero Canals - The famous canals and more

Rates Valid Until November 30, 2010

San José City Tour Departs: 1:00 p.m.

Length of tour: 4 hours

Starting on the East side of San Jose, the first thing we will see is Democracy Plaza and the National Museum, the Courts, Los Yoses, San Pedro Mall, Hispanidad Fountain and the Rodrigo Facio Campus of the University of Costa Rica.

After we have seen the capital’s main attractions, our first stop will be the impressive Pre-Columbian Gold Museum and the beautiful National Theater where we will have a guided visit through these cultural gems.

After our visit, the tour continues thru the western section of San Jose: La Sabana Metropolitan Park, Costa Rican Contemporary Art Museum or the first International Airport in Costa Rica, the National Gymnasium, the Comptroller’s office, residential area Rohrmoser, Nunciatura, Nobel Peace prize winner Oscar Arias Sanchez’s home, Rohrmoser Boulevard and Pavas section.

At the end of the tour, you will have the opportunity of visiting a interesting shopping place where you will be able to buy a souvenir of your visit to San Jose.

On Sunday, the National Theater is closed and we will only see it from the outside and all the Pre-colombian Gold Museum

Tour #101 (1:00 pm)
US $37.00/person

Irazú Volcano Departs: 8:00 a.m. approx

Length of tour: 5 hours (half day)

We take the Pan-American Highway South, to start ascending the large “Iztaru”. The winding road travels through fertile lands cultivated with all kinds of vegetables as we enjoy a lovely panoramic view. At the top of the volcano you can observe the main craters and on a clear day both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans can be seen.

As we descend to the city of Cartago we will stop at the Virgin of the Angels Basilica that according to religious custom is a peregrination site for many believers.

Suggested equipment: hat, jacket, walking shoes, binoculars and camera.

Tour #102 - US $44.00/person

Grecia & Sarchí (Oxcart Factory) Departs: 11:00 a.m.
Length of tour: 5 hours

Located in the province of Alajuela and surrounded by cane fields we find Grecia, a beautiful town considered one of the cleanest in Latin America, it is home to the only Metal Church in Central America and a national monument that fills its inhabitants with pride.

We continue to Sarchi, known as the Cradle of Costa Rican Artisans because of its fine wood workshops. Here you will have time to enjoy the artistic work of the local artisans as they create the famous typical oxcart and you will be able to shop for that special souvenir to take home.

Suggested equipment: light jacket, comfortable shoes, binoculars and camera.

Tour #103 - US $40.00/person (Lunch Included)

Orosi Valley & Lankester Gardens Departs: 10:30 a.m. approx
Length of tour: 6 hours

After visiting the Basilica we will stop in Lankester Gardens, a University of Costa Rica Center for investigation that protects more than 800 species of orchids and bromeliads and countless species of other plants. We will continue on to the Valley of Orosi where creation overflows in unparalleled beauty. We will be able to visit one of the few remaining colonial churches and we will stop for a delicious lunch. On our return trip we will be able to observe La Casa del Sońador or dreamer’s house, an example of primitive art.

Suggested equipment: hat, jacket, walking shoes, bug repellent, binoculars and camera.

Tour #104 - US $54.00/person (Lunch Included)

Poás Volcano Departs: 9:00 a.m.

The Poás Volcano is one of the world's largest geysers with an awesome crater, over 1.5 km. wide! The volcano is active, but completely safe for viewing. This tour begins with a beautiful drive through the lush coffee plantations and flower farms of the area. In addition to the volcano, the Poás National Park is a 9.884-acre reserve with rich tropical vegetation and animal life. The tour includes a hike through the surrounding forest that is teeming with typical plant life and exotic birds. The hike concludes at a restful, emerald green, tropical lagoon. Suggested equipment: sweater, camera, binoculars, comfortable shoes, rain coat. Pick up: 8:30 am. Duration 5 hours.

Tour #105 - US $44.00/person

Irazú Volcano, Orosi Valley & Lankester Gardens Departs: 8:00 a.m. approx
Length of tour: 9 hours

We take the Panamerican Highway South, to start ascending the large “Iztaru”. The winding road travels through fertile lands cultivated with all kinds of vegetables as we observe a lovely panoramic view. On the top of the volcano you can observe the main craters and on a clear day both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans can be seen.

As we descend to the city of Cartago we will stop at the Virgin of the Angels Basilica that according to religious custom is a peregrination site for many believers. After visiting the Basilica we will stop at Lankester Gardens, a University of Costa Rica Center for investigation that protects more than 800 species of orchids and bromeliads and countless species of other plants.

We will continue on to the Valley of Orosi where creation overflows in unparallel beauty. We will be able to visit one of the few remaining colonial churches and we will stop for lunch in one of the local restaurants.

During our tour we will be able to observe La Casa Del Sońador an example of Costa Rican primitive art.
Suggested equipment: hat, jacket, walking shoes, insect repellent, binoculars and camera.

Tour #106 - US $74.00/person (Lunch Included)

Tortuguero CanalsDeparts: 6:10 a.m.
6:10 a.m. Depart from San Jose with our bilingual naturalist guide.
6:30 a.m. Driving thru coffee plantations we'll head into the mountains of Braulio Carrillo National Park
7:30 a.m. Typical breakfast, fresh fruits, coffee, eggs and "gallo pinto".
8:00 a.m. We continue to a banana plantation were we'll visit a "Banana Packing Plant".
10:30 a.m. Embark to on the boat trip into the Caribbean Canals to the world famous Tortuguero National park
12:30 pm Typical Lunch
1:30 p.m. Visit to Tortuguero Town and visit the Museum of the "Caribbean Conservation Corporation". Walk thru the beach.
3:30 p.m. Head back to San Jose making a rest stop along the way.
6:30 p.m. Arrive back in San Jose
Included: Naturalist bilingual guide, Typical Breakfast and Lunch, Land and water transporation San Jose-Tortuguero Canals-San Jose
We recommend
you bring:
  • Insect repellent
  • Rain coat
  • Boots or covered shoes
  • Light cloths
  • Hat
  • Sun glasses
  • Camara
Tour #108: US $90.00/person (Breakfast & Lunch Included)

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