Get a taste of San Jose?s culture and cuisine on this 3-hour walking tour. Explore Costa Rica?s capital accompanied by an expert guide and learn about the city?s history, architecture and flavor. Explore the produce stalls of two traditional markets and discover what makes Costa Rican coffee so delicious as you sample some local brews. The tour is capped at 12 people for a personalized small-group experience.
- San Jose walking and food-tasting tour
- Explore the city on foot with a local guide who shares insider knowledge
- Wander through San Jose?s Borb?n Market and view its famous stands
- Stroll through the Central Market and sample Costa Rican food while you sip its legendary coffee
- Small-group tour with a maximum of 12 people ensures a personalized experience
What You Can Expect
Awaken your taste buds on this flavorful walking tour of San Jose. Start the morning off right with an aromatic cup of Costa Rican coffee when you meet your local guide at the local Mercado Borb?n. Explore the stalls of this traditional market and discover the agricultural history of the produce and medicinal products you see. Sample fresh tropical fruit and stop by a coffee stand to learn about traditional bean roasting and brewing methods.
Your next stop is the historic Central Market, which has been providing fresh produce and local goods to San Jose residents since 1882. Wander through the maze of vendor stalls and sample from the incredible variety of fresh produce and other Costa Rican kitchen specialties while your guide discusses the history of the market. Finish your tour with another cup of rich Costa Rican coffee. You can then continue to explore the market and shop for tasty treasures on your own.
- Local guide
- Food tastings
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- Minimum age is 6 years
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Local operator information
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Schedule and Pricing
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Central Market in San Jose
3 hours (approx.)