We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

San Jose Walking and Bus City Tour

Select Date and Travellers
2 travellers
    What to Expect
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Teatro Nacional Costa Rica, Second Ave. and Fifth St., San Jose Costa Rica

    Lobby of Theater

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Central Market (Mercado Central), San Jose Costa Rica

    Shopping, local people.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza de la Libertad Electoral, Calle 15, San Jose Costa Rica

    National Monument

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: VIP City Bus, San Jose Costa Rica

    Beautiful tour, monuments, churches, market, walking tours.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Pass By: Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, Calle 5 Between Central and 2nd Ave, San Jose 10104 Costa Rica

    Walking tour by Gold Museum

    Stop At: Museo de Arte Costarricense, Parque Metropolitano de La Sabana, San Jose 10109 Costa Rica

    Gold Room

    Duration: 25 minutes
    Show More
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your hotel in San Jose
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Professional art historian guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Local guide
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - VIP City Bus
    • Entry/Admission - Museo de Arte Costarricense
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    Show More
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    Reviews (56)
    Filter reviews
    39 results
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Traveller rating
    Show reviews that mention
    All reviews art museum top deck city market first stop informative tour culture of costa rica amazing tour booked this tour stadium highlights introduction cacique jose lobby van
    Selected filters
    Updating list...
    1 - 5 of 39 reviews
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A good first glimpse of the must-see sights in San José. Our guide seemed knowledgable, and the tour of the art museum was helpful.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Traveler484762638499
    Reviewed 5 September 2019 via mobile

    Quick backstory: we initially booked this tour for the morning but our flight was delayed and we were offered the pm tour with no issues. We were picked up on time from our hotel in Santa Ana. We went to about 5-6 stops all around...More

    Thank sayleeleee
    Reviewed 25 July 2019

    We were supposed to be picked up at 10:20, but the bus was 20 minutes late. The bus was a double-decker and very comfortable. We all sat on the top deck for better views, since there was only 24 persons in this group. Sergio was...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank Debra S
    Reviewed 8 May 2019

    This was booked on our first full day in CR. The pick-up at our hotel was a little early, but we were ready. The trip took us through the city, although a lot of the time was picking up the other riders, and sitting in...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Scott D
    Reviewed 13 March 2019

    Very enjoyable and informative tour of San Jose. Sergio shared a lot of history. Maybe more time at the market would be nice, but overall recommended.

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank FootlooseFalkners
    View more reviews
    Questions & Answers
    Ask a question
    13 September 2019|
    Response from Melissa M | Reviewed this property |
    You'll need to contact the tour guide. I was picked up at the hotel.
    13 September 2019|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from sayleeleee | Reviewed this property |
    If you contact the tour operator and tell them where you are staying, they will tell you where to meet for pickup.
    18 April 2019|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from VernonBirdman | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, there was a pick-up at Planet Hollywood as I recall that we dropped some people off there on our way back to our hotel at the end of our tour. You should check with them prior to booking though just in case. I recall... More
    Key Details
    • Duration: 5h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
    Why Book on TripAdvisor?
    • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
    • Low Price Guarantee
    • No Booking Fees
    • Secure Payments
    • 24/7 SupportCall: +60 392125427