San José is a beautiful city full of contrasts. Although small in extension, it offers plenty of museums, parks and interesting areas where you can witness some of the legacy left by early 20th Century architecture. During this visit to the country’s capital city, you will be able to observe the lifestyle of its people, important activity zones like the Court District and the Congress, important residential areas like Rohrmoser, the beautiful Metropolitan Park at La Sabana. You will visit some of San Jose’s most important landmarks like Costa Rica’s National Theatre, a real jewel that holds one of the 10 most beautiful ceilings around the world.
Your San Jose tour continues along local roads towards the Mercado Central (Central Market). Seeing the diverse sites of these markets will help you get to know the country and its rich history and on this tour. There’s no better place to experience local cuisine than the Central Market, a 120-year old building full to the brim with typical Costa Rican food and drinks. The Mercado Central is an experience that no visitor should miss, and with a local guide by your side you’ll learn about all the secrets behind this San Jose treasure. The Central Market will be the last stop on this San Jose tour, and by the end you’ll taste a great Costa Rican coffee.
* The price includes a guided sightseeing tour by coach, including visit of the national theatre and a coffee at Mercado central, English-speaking guide, starting and ending at the hotel. Tour operates on 26 Mar 2018 from approximately 09:00–13:30.
You can extend your holiday with the program San José City Tour as a post extension program on this voyage with Hurtigruten:
Exploring the Land of the Inca
- Departure date: 10 March 2018
- Booking code: CENSJO01
To book please call our Reservations team on 02036037112.
If you want to stay in Costa Rica before or after your pre/post program, you can further extend your holiday by staying at our recommended hotels.