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Eco Tours Departing San Jose


The Central Valley of Costa Rica is unique in that you are just a short drive away from Costa Rica's volcanoes, hot springs, nature parks and aerial trams. San Jose Eco Tours offer something in nature for the whole family to enjoy!

Traveling for business or short on time? In just a few hours you can visit the craters of the Poas Volcano or Irazu Volcano and make it back home in time for lunch or a late meeting in the city on of our half day eco tours from San Jose.

If you really want to see all the central valley region of Costa Rica has to offer, take one of our full day San Jose eco tours. Our full day adventures combine top natural sites such as the volcanoes and hot springs with some of the historical highlights of the region such as Sarchi, Grecia and the Doka Coffee Plantation. And let's not forget one of the most popular tours in Costa Rica, the rainforst aerial tram in Braulio Carillo National Park. You can even venture out to some of the famous national parks outside of the central valley such as Manuel Antonio National Park, Monteverde Cloud Forest, or the Arenal National Park.

Really want to get wild and explore the true essence of Costa Rica and its nature intensive destinations? Join one of our overnight nature & eco tours departing San Jose. The best way to explore the canals of the Tortuguero National Park is to immerse yourself in one of our Tortuguero Overnight tours. Want to add a little beach and sun to your nature tour? We have just the tour for you! Join our Tortuga Island or Gulf of Nicoya Island hopping tours for fun and sun during the day, then sleep nestled in the Monteverde cloud forest at night. Can you think of a better way to spend a day in Costa Rica?

Nature & Eco Tours in Costa Rica have so much to offer it will be hard to choose just one. So choose as many nature & eco tours in San Jose that you can fit into your Costa Rica itinerary and start exploring!



San Jose Nature & Eco Tours
Half Day Eco Tours in San Jose

San Jose Nature Walk in the Heart of the City

 San Jose Nature Walk in the Heart of the City

San Jose may be the largest most populated city in Costa Rica, but it is also surrounded by nature. Just on the edge of the most historical neighborhoods, you will find a sanctuary of greenery, butterflies & even a family of sloths. Let our private guide take you on a Nature Walk in San Jose, right in the heart of the city.

Adult (From 2 to 3 Pax):

Retail: $52.00

The Real Deal: $46.00

Adult (From 4 to 9 Pax):

Retail: $39.00

The Real Deal: $37.00

Irazu Volcano Tour - Half Day Excursion

Irazu Volcano Tour - Half Day Excursion

If you only have a short time in Costa Rica, this half day tour to Irazu Volcano is the perfect choice for you. Departing San Jose early in the morning, we will head straight to the spectacular summit of Costa Rica´s Irazu Volcano, the highest active volcano in Costa Rica, and you can peer down into the mystical green lagoon!.

Adult:

Retail: $74.00

The Real Deal: $63.00

Child:

Retail: $56.00

The Real Deal: $49.00

Poas Volcano Half Day Hike

Poas Volcano Half Day Hike

Coming to Costa Rica for a conference, business meeting, or just a short stop before heading out to one of Costa Rica´s beach destinations? Our Poas Volcano Half Day Hike is perfect excursion for those short on time or business travelers in San Jose with only a few hours to escape to one of the amazing Volcano National Parks in Costa Rica.

Adult:

Retail: $91.00

The Real Deal: $83.00

Adult:

Retail: $68.00

The Real Deal: $61.00

La Paz Waterfall Gardens Eco Park

La Paz Waterfall Gardens Eco Park

If you´re looking for that quintessential Costa Rica nature tour from San Jose, you can find the true essence of Pura Vida at the La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Best of all, there is no need to wake up early. Our late departure La Paz Waterfall Gardens from San Jose departs at 10am. So plenty of time to sleep in and eat a good breakfast before you explore maybe the best eco park in Costa Rica has to offer!

Adult:

Retail: $105.00

The Real Deal: $93.00

Child:

Retail: $79.00

The Real Deal: $68.00

Full Day Nature Excursions From San Jose

Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee & La Paz Waterfall Gardens Tour

Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee & La Paz Waterfall Gardens Tour Super Combo

Explore nature in Costa Rica up close at one of the most amazing eco parks in Costa Rica, the La Paz Waterfall Gardens!! Top that with a visit to one of Costa Rica’s Natural Wonders, the Poas Volcano, and a coffee tasting at Doka Estate Coffee Plantation and you have one the best selling nature tours in Costa Rica!

Adult:

Retail: $155.00

The Real Deal: $136.00

Child:

Retail: $116.00

The Real Deal: $97.00

Braulio Carrillo National Park Aerial Tram Tour

1 Day Surf Package

A unique and laid back way to experience the rainforest canopy in Costa Rica; our Aerial Tram Tour in Braulio Carrillo National Park offers fun for the whole family with a bit of adventure, a lot of nature, and even a little education thrown in there for good measure!

Adult:

Retail: $108.00

The Real Deal: $101.00

Child:

Retail: $81.00

The Real Deal: $75.00

Costa Rica Rainforest Adventure 3 in 1

Costa Rica Rainforest Adventure 3 in 1

Combine a scenic drive through the Braulio Carrillo National Park, a floating wildlife safari on the Sarapiqui River, bird watching and wildlife spotting while hiking through Selva Verde and breathtaking views from Costa Rica´s famous aerial trams and what do you get? The Rainforest 3 in 1 Adventure, also known as the best tour in Costa Rica!

Adult:

Retail: $151.00

The Real Deal: $133.00

Child:

Retail: $113.00

The Real Deal: $95.00

Manuel Antonio National Park

Manuel Antonio National Park

Staying in San Jose but want to escape to the beaches for the day? It is said that Manuel Antonio National Park is one of THE most beautiful of the beautiful and vibrant parks Costa Rica offers, making Manuel Antonio National Park an absolute “must see” on your Costa Rica vacation itinerary!

Adult:

Retail: $135.00

The Real Deal: $121.00

Child:

Retail: $101.00

The Real Deal: $91.00

Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Tour Combo

Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Tour Combo

There is no better pairing in nature than volcanoes and hot springs and the Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica boasts numerous options to experience this super duo for yourself. What´s not to love about the impressive and beautiful Arenal, coupled with a relaxing soak in your choice of natural hot springs?

Adult (Baldi):

Retail: $161.00

The Real Deal: $146.00

Adult (Tabacon):

Retail: $204.00

The Real Deal: $186.00

Costa Rica Whale Watching from San Jose

Costa Rica Whale Watching from San Jose

Not all nature tours in Costa Rica involve the rainforest. For a very limited time, whale season in Costa Rica allows you to get up close to the majestic humpback whales migrating along the Pacific Coast. This one day whale watching tour from San Jose takes you to the heart of the Costa Rica whale season action, Marino Ballena National Park.

Adult:

Retail: $205.00

The Real Deal: $164.00

Child:

Retail: $165.00

The Real Deal: $136.00

Rio Celeste Waterfalls From San Jose One Day Tour

Rio Celeste Waterfalls From San Jose One Day Tour

Rio Celeste is truly a magical destination in Costa Rica. The trail through Tenorio Volcano National Park to the Rio Celeste Waterfalls is one of the most legendary hikes in Costa Rica. Grab your cameras and get ready to a legendary escape from the city on this incredible eco tour from San Jose.

Adult:

Retail: $165.00

The Real Deal: $146.00

Child (3-6):

Retail: $122.00

The Real Deal: $105.00

Monteverde One Day Tour from San Jose

Monteverde One Day Tour from San Jose

If you are looking to immerse yourself in nature, there is no better place to do it than the mystical cloud forests of Costa Rica. This one day eco tour to Monteverde from San Jose is a great escape from the city that takes you to explore Monteverde cloud forest hanging bridges & Santa Elena.

Adult:

Retail: $239.00

The Real Deal: $197.00

Child:

Retail: $215.00

The Real Deal: $181.00

African Safari + Nacazcolo Beach Guanacaste From San Jose

African Safari + Nacazcolo Beach Guanacaste From San Jose

An African Safari in Costa Rica? Yes, you read that right. Costa Rica is filled with national parks and wildlife reserves, so why not? And you cannot visit Liberia without a visit one one of the famous Guanacaste beaches. So you will end your day at the stunning Nacazcolo Beach in Papagayo. Two great activities packed into one incredible day trip from San Jose!

Adult:

Retail: $160.00

The Real Deal: $142.00

Child (3-6):

Retail: $138.00

The Real Deal: $122.00

Multi Day Eco Tours in San Jose

Irazu Volcano, Orosi Valley & Lankester Gardens

Irazu Volcano, Orosi Valley & Lankester Gardens

If you only have one day in San Jose and you want to pack in the most quintessential Costa Rica sightseeing experience, our Irazu Volcano, Orosi Valley & Lankester Gardens combo tour is one of your best bets! On a clear day on the summit of Irazu Volcano, you have the chance of seeing both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans...amazing!!

Adult:

Retail: $112.00

The Real Deal: $100.00

Child:

Retail: $84.00

The Real Deal: $75.00

Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee, Grecia & Sarchi Oxcarts

Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee, Grecia & Sarchi Oxcarts

Don't want to miss a single detail in Costa Rica's central valley? This super combo tour departing San Jose packs in the infamous Costa Rica coffee, the historical town of Grecia, Costa Rica's icon the painted oxcarts of Sarchi and finally the quintessential Costa Rica experience; a visit to the crater at the Poas Volcano National Park.

Adult:

Retail: $105.00

The Real Deal: $94.00

Child:

Retail: $79.00

The Real Deal: $65.00

The Best of the Pacific Playa Blanca Punta Leona

The Best of the Pacific Playa Blanca Punta Leona

Experience the Best of the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica; a full day adventure highlighting the best of both worlds by land and sea! From San Jose to the Pacific Coast with picturesque towns in between and even a river full of crocs! Come along and escape the city with us on the Best of the Pacific one day tour from San Jose.

Adult:

Retail: $155.00

The Real Deal: $136.00

Child:

Retail: $116.00

The Real Deal: $97.00

Costa Rica Whale Watching from San Jose

Costa Rica Whale Watching from San Jose

Not all nature tours in Costa Rica involve the rainforest. For a very limited time, whale season in Costa Rica allows you to get up close to the majestic humpback whales migrating along the Pacific Coast. This one day whale watching tour from San Jose takes you to the heart of the Costa Rica whale season action, Marino Ballena National Park.

Adult:

Retail: $205.00

The Real Deal: $164.00

Child:

Retail: $165.00

The Real Deal: $136.00

Tortuguero Costa Rica 2 Day Expedition

Tortuguero Costa Rica 2 Day Expedition

If you really want to immerse yourself in nature, the mecca of Costa Rica’s nature tour destinations is the Tortuguero Canals. With so much wildlife and turtles nesting or hatching only at night, a day trip is just not sufficient. An overnight trip includes lodging, meals, guided tours of the Tortuguero canals, and best of all transportation from Puerto Viejo to La Fortuna or San Jose after the excursion. One of the best eco tours in Puerto Viejo is also one of the best deals in Tortuguero too!

Economic Package (2 Days):

Retail: $159.00

The Real Deal: $148.00

Economic Package (3 Days):

Retail: $199.00

The Real Deal: $185.00

Tortuga Island Tour and Monteverde Overnight

Tortuga Island Tour and Monteverde Overnight

Are you a beach lover? Can´t decide which destination in Costa Rica to settle on? Get the best of both worlds on our overnight Tortuga Island Tour and Monteverde Tour combo. Take a catamaran boat cruise though the Golf of Nicoya, sink your toes in the white sand beaches of Tortuga Island then experience the Cloud Forest in Monteverde!

Standard Package:

Retail: $348.00

The Real Deal: $310.00

Premium Package:

Retail: $369.00

The Real Deal: $330.00

Gulf of Nicoya Island and Monteverde Overnight Tour

Gulf of Nicoya Island and Monteverde Overnight Tour

Can't decide between the cloud forest in Monteverde or the beaches of Costa Rica? Why choose when you can have it all? Experience rich cultural history on San Lucas Island, delight in bird watcher´s paradise on the aptly named Bird Island, and then hike beautiful trails on Jesusita Island. Our Beach and Mountain tour has it all!

From San Jose:

Retail: $315.00

The Real Deal: $299.00

From Puntarenas:

Retail: $315.00

The Real Deal: $299.00

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