Costa Rica Pura Vida Experience

About this tour

Unmask the beauty of contemporary Costa Rican life on this walking tour of San Jose and Escazu. Get hooked up with some of Costa Rica's local legends, freshest food (make your own tortillas anyone?) and rustic restaurants on this San Jose tour that has you walking in holy footsteps and riding public transport for the ultimate insiders experience!


  • Discover a tale of two cities, exploring the real Costa Rica in San Jose and Escazu, the "City of Witches"
  • Walk the spiritual route of churches and learn the rich local history of Catholicism
  • Experience the lively atmosphere of the Central Market, and ride like a local about public transport
  • Visit a legendary masquerade family, renowned for their traditional Costa Rican masks
  • Feast on authentic local cuisine in a 100-year-old restaurant.
  • Enjoy a sample of traditional chicha as well as a coffee tasting.

Not included:

Transportation to and from meeting point, food and drink other than specified above, souvenirs and items of a personal nature, beverages and alcoholic drinks, tips / gratuities for the guide.

Tour info

4 hrs
Local English speaking guides, traditional Costa Rican Tapas,Local Transportation,Mazquarade Show, chicha drink, cup of organic coffee.
US $75 per person.
11:30 am (Main entrance of the National Theatre (Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica), at 2nd Avenue and 3rd Street, San Jose.)
Camera, comfortable clothing and water.
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