Bites & Sights Walking Experience

San José, Costa Rica

Experience hosted by Erick

3 hours, Hosted in English and Spanish
Committed to safety
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Up to 10 people
Includes food and drinks

What you'll do

Get your cameras ready because you don’t want to miss a single moment of this colourful local experience. 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 the smoothies they can create in the midst of the vibrant city markets. 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 Borbons 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 while learning about the agricultural history of the area, continues along local roads towards the Central Market. Seeing the diverse sites of these markets will help you get to know the country and its rich history and on this urban experience, you’ll be another sense – taste – to get more in tune with San Jose. For the end visit special cozy place for chocolate and more...
Other things to note
Exclusions: Food and drink other than specified above, souvenirs.

The tour finish about 2:30 pm in the Spain Park in the Restaurant like Mom and Pap Place. or 12 pm. It depends of your tour.
Get your cameras ready because you don’t want to miss a single moment of this colourful local experience. 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 the smoothies they can create in the midst of the vibrant city markets. Nothing could get you closer to authentic San Jose than…

What's included

  • Food
    Seasonal fruits-
    Coffee-Chocolate taste-Empanada-Tradicional food like...
  • Drinks
    Natural drinks
    Coffee-Chocolate!

Meet your host, Erick

Host on Airbnb since 2018
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I am the founder of an amazing tour operator based on experiences inside and out side the city, with 25 years experience on tour and travel, I am very creative person, I am passionate tour guide, I am very positive, simple and easy going person I know very well about Costa Rican gastronomy, culture, local people and the secrets of the city. I like the outdoor activities, doing some hiking and anything who let me be in contact with nature and city too. I like to meet new people know other paradigms and other points of view and learn from each one of them.
I am the founder of an amazing tour operator based on experiences inside and out side the city, with 25 years experience on tour and travel, I am very creative person, I am passionate tour guide, I am very positive, simple and easy going person I know very well about Costa Rican gastronomy, culture, local people and the secrets of the city. I like the outdoor activities, doing some hiking and anything who let me be in contact with nature and city too. I like to meet new people know other parad…
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/ person
Wed, 28 Jul
₹1,921 per person
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Join 3 other guests
₹1,921 per person
Thu, 29 Jul
₹1,921 per person
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Join 5 other guests
₹1,921 per person
Fri, 30 Jul
₹1,921 per person
₹1,921 per person

Where you'll be

Discover the secrets behind handicrafts, herbal remedies, and fresh produce at Borbon and San Jose Central Market, visit Spain and Morazan Park, Yellow House and Metalic Church!In the end we are visit a cosy little chocolate makers, they sale chocolates and coffee by regions of Costa Rica produced by local families, enjoy a tamal and chocolate here!

Rated 4.93 out of 5 from 492 reviews.

Tiffanie
July 2021
This is a must-do if you’re in the San Jose area! Erick was a wonderful tour guide who took us off the beaten path and educated us on the history of San Jose along the way. We had a lot of fun with trying new foods and meeting new people. Would HIGHLY recommend!
This is a must-do if you’re in the San Jose area! Erick was a wonderful tour guide who took us off the beaten path and educated us on the history of San Jose along the way. We had…
Alexandra
July 2021
Erick was great! Loved every stop on the tour and everything we tried & saw. He provided the historic elements as well as his local perspective.
Leonie
July 2021
We had a wonderful time on this tour. Our host was lovely, full of knowledge about San Jose and made us feel very welcome. We highly recommened this tour.
Elissa
July 2021
A great introduction to Tico food and culture! We saw many sights and the food was an experience, some tasty and some adventurous! Highly recommend.
Jacob
July 2021
Great intro to the city’s central market area, some yummy local foods, and a little history. We were provided enough bites of food throughout and at the end of the tour for it to satisfy as my lunch.
Jessica
July 2021
This was such an amazing experience! The discovery of the San Jose food markets, trying the local fruits and dishes was spectacular. Our tour was informative, fun and not a dull moment. Highly recommend!

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 7 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.