Try your hand at something unique by visiting the historical town of Cartago and learning all about it’s history and culture through the local cuisine and biking along it’s beautiful and winding streets.
Get away from the bustling crowds of San Jose and join us on this Cartago tour – a small historical town just outside of the city!
You will be guided through the sleepy town of Cartago on a bike as your community guide will tell you all about the historical significance of the town and take you around through the winding roads and streets of the town.
To get to the town of Cartago you will have the opportunity to ride along the Atlantic Railroad of Costa Rica. Hop on the train and get off to tour around Cartago on this authentic tour that will take you through history by walking the streets and tasting the food of Cartago!
This San Jose tour will start at the Jimenez Apartments in the beautiful Expression Park of San Jose.
At Expression Park you will be introduced to your local guide who will begin with a quick historical tour of the park as well as the buildings that surround the area. After touring around the park you will set about and wander across the nearby streets and find yourself in the Yellow House and then head to the National Liquor Factory.
After, you will hike up the San Jose hills and arrive at the Atlantic Railroad where you will head to Cartago.
This journey will be for about 45 minutes where you will then hop on a bike in Cartago and bike through the beautiful streets of Cartago while learning all about the city. The tour will end in the Central Market of Cartago where you will experience the bustling local life and dive into the local food culture and artisan work.
At the end, you will be returned to San Jose.
Departure time: 7:00 am
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.