San Jose

San Jose City Half Day Tour from San Jose

San Jose, Costa Rica
City Tour From San Jose
  • 5 hours
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Immerse yourself in Costa Rican culture and history on this guided tour of the capital city. Highlights include the National Theater, the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, the University of Costa Rica, the Supreme Court, and Central Market. A bilingual guide is on hand to answer questions and provide insight about what you see along the way.
  • Good choice for first time visitors
  • Local guide
  • Small groups—maximum of 15 people
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included

What's Included

  • Tour operate with a minimum of 2 travelers
  • Bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
  • Visit National Theater
  • Entrance to Pre-Columbian Gold Museum
  • Round trip transportation from San Jose
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuities

Meeting and Pickup

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Start time

12:30 PM

Pickup details

Tour departs from hotels in San Jose. You must indicate the hotel’s name in order to confirm the booking.

What To Expect

Teatro Nacional Costa Rica

45 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

University Of Costa Rica (Pass By)

Central Market (Mercado Central)

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.


4 reviews
Total review count and overall rating based on Viator and Tripadvisor reviews
Reviews by Viator travelers.
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Great way to learn the city
Jeffrey_S, Dec 2021
This was a great way to see the city and learn the history of Costa Rica. Our guide, Mario, (aka Bubba), was friendly, kind-hearted, and knowledgeable. He gave us options as we went along to ensure we got the most out of our experience.
Response from Host, Dec 2021
Thanks so much for your feedback!, we really appreciate the time you took to write such a review!. Hope soon you come back to Costa Rica!!

From $81.90

up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

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