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San Jose Walking and Bus City Tour
"An unique sightseeing double decker bus will take you to downtown San Jose from your hotel to witness the city's main historical landmarks for an immersive and panoramic cultural experience and a better understanding of Costa Rica's evolution. Art Museum Metropolitan Cathedral the old and authentic Central Market the new and impressive National Stadium an in-depth description of the National Monument and the influential historical episode that took place at the Democracy Plaza. The bus tour will take you comfortably and safely through San Jose's narrow and busy streets driving by beautiful outdoor city attractions. The living city is your museum
From $52.00
 
San Jose Super Saver: City Sightseeing plus Traditional Music and Dance Show with Dinner
San Jose Super Saver: City Sightseeing plus Traditional Music and Dance Show with Dinner"This Super Saver pairs two popular guided tours at a discounted price. The San Jose city tour provides the perfect introduction to Costa Rica's capital city and the Traditional Music and Dance Show gives you the chance to eat delicious hearty fare while watching folkloric traditions passed down through generations. See Itinerary below for details.Choose to take both tours one after the other or spread them out over the course of two days. In making your selection please note that the city tour operates daily and the Traditional Music and Dance Show is available on Wednesday and Thursday nights."
From $103.00
 
San Jose City Sightseeing Tour
"Immerse yourself in Costa Rica's rich culture and history as you follow your local guide to San Jose’s best sites on this sightseeing tour. Visit the magnificent Opera House -- the pride and joy of Costa Rica. Learn how this century-old cultural symbo this museum will give you a unique insight into the cultural heritage of Costa Rica. Weave your way through the museum with your guide and admire the stunning gold jade stone and pottery collection. Next visit the historic National Theater completed in 1897 and recognized as a masterpiece of architecture.Please note: Museums are closed on Mondays and the National Theatre is closed on Sundays."""
From $53.00

Most Viewed Local Customs in Provincia de Cartago

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Walking Pigs

I don't know if walking your pig on the beach is really a local custom in Costa Rica, but this pink porker certainly seemed to be enjoying the waves! When we approached, he wound around our legs, and...
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Smoke in the air

You can see the smoke for miles when they start burning the sugar cane fields.During harvest, the fields were set on fire to burn off weeds and snakes and expose the naked, green sugarcane stalks. I...
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Top Things to Do in Provincia de Cartago

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Volcán Irazú

With 3432 m Irazú is the highest active volcano of Costa Rica. It is actually a couple of hundred m higher than the (dormant) volcanoes we climbed in Java, Gunung Lawu and Gunung Merbabu. But whereas...
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Hot Springs

Orosi is truly known for its hot springs and thermal baths. You'd be silly to miss out on the opportunity to dip into some all natural springs for free. Even I, amidst the sweltering summer heat and...
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Lunch on an Island

After our boat ride accompanied by the dolphins and stingrays, we arrived at this island. The staff prepared an excellent barbequed lunch and we spent the afternoon exploring this little island on our...
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Birdwatching

More than 345 birds have been seen within 2 miles of the lodge. Four main trails are on this ranch. They are well maintained and not difficult to walk. You will find shelters and benches along the...
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Birding and Ecology

The #1 thing to do, is go birding. There have been more than 350 species of birds identified within two miles of the lodge. You may see birds with names like toucans, motmots, scarlet-thighed dacnis,...
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Jardín Botánico Lankaster

The Lankester Botanical Garden is named after Charles H. Lankester. He was a British naturalist who in the 1940's created a garden on his farm for the study of epiphytic plants. In 1973 his heritage...
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