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San Jose Bites and Sights Walking Tour

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Explore the beautiful city of San Jose with a guided walking tour through busy streets, the bustling Central Market, and peaceful parks. Discover herbal remedies and learn about local produce.

Highlights

  • Discover the secrets behind handicrafts, herbal remedies, and fresh produce at Borbon and San Jose Central Market
  • Savor several tasty seasonal samplings of Costa Rica as well as its famous organic coffee
  • See a side of San Jose known only by locals and not found in guidebooks
  • Cook your own plantain empanada
  • Learn to make cafe chorreado

Description

On this experience you’ll get up close and personal with Costa Rican life, through local food, history, and even the herbal remedies of folk medicine. Enjoy a hands-on lesson on exotic plants, fruits, vegetables, and more. Nothing could get you closer to authentic San Jose than strolling through the streets with a local as they show you the ins and outs of daily life. Your experience starts with a morning pick-me-up cup of coffee in a café located in the Central Market where you’ll get to know your guide and relax into your surroundings. From here, we’ll take a stroll through the vibrant market, tasting local fresh fruits, empanada and continuing along local roads towards the Borbon Market. Seeing diverse sites the Cathedral, National Theater, and the beautiful parks will help you get to know the country and its rich history and from this experience, you’ll have another sense – taste – to get more in tune with San Jose. For the end visit a special coffee store where you will find coffee and chocolates produced by women, in this special place learn to prepare coffee, enjoy a tamal, and make plantain empanadas...

Includes

Language: English/Spanish Inclusions: Local English speaking guide, food samples: fruits, empanada corn, coffee, tamal, and enjoy a cooking class make a plantain empanada if you need to leave luggage we can arrange to store it. If you need parking, we recommend Alfa Parqueo near the meeting point. Schedule details: Duration: 3 hours Meeting point:At the Los Presentes Monument in front of the Central Bank of San Jose, in between Avenue 1 and Avenue Central Starting time: 9:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm Ending point: Mr. Sloth Coffee Shop, in front of Morazan Park.

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