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Stroll Around the Downtown of San Jose

This live-streamed, interactive Online Experience will take you on a scenic walking tour down the streets of San Jose in Costa Rica. Your professional guide will show you around the best of the city while offering you glimpses into the architecture, nature and history of the city. You will get to visit the main San Jose Cathedral, the colourful Central Market, as well as several historical buildings and inner-city parks. Your guide will also help you explore the natural riches of San Jose and explain to you the variety of flora found here and all the medicinal purposes they are valued for.

From San Jose
Online Experience
1 Hour 30 Minutes
North America
Upto 12 people
English, Spanish
  • Real-time experience streamed live from the streets of San Jose
  • Visit the San Jose Cathedral, the inner-city parks, and historical buildings
  • Gain insights into the natural wealth and medicinal plants available here

This live-streamed, interactive Online Experience will take you on a scenic walking tour down the streets of  San Jose in Costa Rica. In our time together, I will show you around the city from the perspective of a local while offering you glimpses into its rich architecture, nature and history. 

Our journey will begin at the San Jose Cathedral, the main cathedral of the city and the center point of downtown. From there, we will visit the colourful Central Market and walk through the 200 + shops it houses, which are famous for selling a kaleidoscopic range of wares, from food, goods, and medicinal plants and herbal remedies. 

Next, we will see several historical buildings, such as the National Theatre, and brilliant inner-city parks such as the Parque Nacional. I am dedicated to helping you explore some interesting trees in the area and explain to you the medicinal properties for which they are known. Hope I get to show you around my city soon!

About this experience
  • Please have a good internet connection and Zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • This tour involves travelling to various places, at times the internet connection may be weak. However, we will attempt to minimize such disruptions
  • You can book this tour for 37 USD per screen or as a private tour for 175 USD and invite up to 10 friends and family to join this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot
  • Since these are live tours, they may be subject to last minute cancellation due to inclement weather, Internet disruptions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Meet your Host
Alejandro Cano Ospina

I am a certified tour guide in English and Spanish, licensed from the Costa Rican Institute of Tourism. In the near-future, I will hopefully have complete my studies in Japanese and German, too! I have thus far had the opportunity to travel and work in the tourist industry to several places, including Hawaii, Israel, Colombia, and Panama, and learn about tourism internationally.

I inherited a desire to learn about the environment and sustainability from my mother. Aside for guiding, for over 20 years I have researched, developed, and implemented teaching modules for youth and adults regarding new technologies to protect the planet - like solar energy, clean agricultural technics, culturally respectful tourism, and ecotourism. Along with my knowledge in Biochemistry, I completed a certificate program from Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica in solar energy technology and a certificate program on hydroponics from La Universidad de Costa Rica.

From USD 37 / Screen
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.