1. San José: Guided City Tour
Explore San José on a guided full-day tour. Travel around the capital city in an air-conditioned bus and learn about its culture and history from your guide. Along the way, see popular attractions like La Sabana Park, the National Theater, and much more. Start your tour with a convenient pickup from your hotel and set out to discover the cosmopolitan urban center in the heart of Costa Rica. Begin with a drive through La Sabana Metropolitan Park. Considered the lungs of the city, this park is the largest and most significant urban park in Costa Rica. From here, you'll travel to the National Theater of Costa Rica. Embark on a walking tour of this sight, one of the most beautiful buildings in the country. Completed in 1897, the theater is a masterpiece in art and architecture and boasts exquisite interiors with lavish furnishings. Next, visit the Gold Museum before heading to the San José Central Market. Spend some time exploring the bustling market and wandering up and down its narrow lanes before heading to your next stop, the Metropolitan Cathedral of San José. Other highlights of this city tour include the University of Costa Rica, the Supreme Court of Justice, and other popular attractions. Enjoy a complimentary snack as you travel and feel free to purchase something to eat at one of the stops along the tour. Before your tour comes to an end, make one last stop at a wonderful store filled with Costa Rican art and crafts, the ideal spot to purchase a souvenir of your visit to San José.