San Jose Pura Vida Experience: Escazu Mountains, Tapas and Traditional Masks

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  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 6 hr

Unmask the beauty of contemporary Costa Rican life on this walking tour of San Jose and San Antonio de Escazu la Ventolera that is a remarkable views of San Jose. This guided hike begins in the mountain-top town of Escazú. Highlights: *Discover a tale of two cities, exploring the real local people in San Jose and Escazu, the “City of Witches" *Visit in Escazu, 200 hundred years old coffee house *Visit the legendary Mountains of Bebedero Escazu La Ventolera. We will enter the mountain, one of the most beautiful trails in Escazú, on the right we have beautiful view of the mountains and on the left we will see the city. *Visit a legendary masquerade family, renowned for their traditional Costa Rican masks. *Enjoy a sample of traditional chicha. *Feast on authentic local cuisine (tapas) in a 100-year-old restaurant for lunch.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Teatro Nacional Costa Rica

Setting off from the beautiful National Theatre Building, you’ll instantly fall in love with San Jose’s beauty. Fortunately, this city has so much more to offer, so you still have loads to look forward to!

Duration: 15 minutes

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After walking through the historical Center of San Jose we’ll board our transportation to one of the oldest cities in Costa Rica, Escazu, which holds a rich history of witches. On our way to the city of the witches, you’ll spot La Sabana Metropolitan Park, which used to be the San Jose international airport.City of witches... in Escazu we are visit the legendary , better known by the locals as LaVentolera, .Visit a legendary masquerade family, renowned for their traditional Costa Rican masks and take a Coffee on authentic local cuisine in a 100-year-old restaurant.

Duration: 2 hour

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This is a 200 hundred years old coffee house, where we get prepare, and pick up for our driver for a 20 minutes ride in the mountains of Escazu to Bebedero.

Duration: 30 minutes

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This is Located, on the Mountains of Escazu, La Ventolera that is a remarkable views of San Jose and framed by forest after spending the time admiring the surrounding and taking photos we will continue hike down the hill to Bebedero where we have a private transportation to take us to The mask maker a local family.

Duration: 2 hour

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We’ll pay a visit to a legendary local master’s house, where three generations of the same family have been making some of the country’s most beautiful masks for celebrations and special holidays. Here we’ll be privy to his creative genius, and he’ll let us in on the family’s secrets for making Costa Rica’s most famous masks. After this we will venture to a 100-year-old restaurant that’s known for its traditional fare, and where you’ll get a real taste of Costa Rica, with a Menu of choice of over 20 different Costa Rican tapas! or just a Local dinner to choose. After dinner is the ending of the tour from this point , our guide would help you to go back to your accomodation.

Duration: 1 hour
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