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If you've heard you should skip San Jose, you've been hanging out with the wrong people. For over six years we've been showing visitors the best of San Jose (we locals call it "Chepe"). Weather its clubbing in our weekend's Pub Crawl, sampling the...more
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1st Avenue, Streets 19 & 21 | Distrito Carmen, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We met our guide in front of the National Theatre at 10:00 am. Nacho was informative and personable. We had a gelato type of treat in the market and visited several parks. The tour was about 2.5 hours.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Miwasin
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a really nice first meeting with Costa Rica due to the nice and friendly tour given by Iva. She brought us to some nice places and helped us what to do the rest of our trip. Thanks again Iva!

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank mjwanderlust92
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did the pub crawl tour when in Costa Rica. Danny and Alejandra were amazing, sweet and caring tour guides - they shared insights into the city and took us around some of the best pubs and nightclubs. Everything was very well organized, we got...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Patricia U
AlejandraLopezCha, Marketing at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Patricia, it was such a pleasure to meet you and your husband :) Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your experience with us, it makes us really happy you liked it, learned about our hometown and had fun. Thanks again,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on my birthday and the food, drinks, and staff are fun and wonderful. Definitely will go do it again.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Samssu
AlejandraLopezCha, Marketing at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Sam, it was a pleasure meeting you :) We also had a lot of fun celebrating your birthday in San Jose! I hope you come back again, and thanks for your review and for telling other travelers about our company.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend the free walking tour to everyone passing by San Jose. It gives you great insights and it’s the best way to discover the city!

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank lizuca23
AlejandraLopezCha, Marketing at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to recommend our tours to other travelers. We love to know people are having fun while they explore our hometown! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our first day in Costa Rica, we decided to walk through San José on our own and see what the day would bring us. While passing the Teatro Nacional, there was ”this guy” telling us a free walking tour would start at 10...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Slovtrav
AlejandraLopezCha, Marketing at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! Thanks for your amazing review and for supporting our cause of showing San Jose, and sharing it with locals and visitors. It's definitely this reactions and support what keeps us going with this work :) Welcome back anytime

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A 2:50 hours tour around San José most important places with lots of history, culture and food. David was our guide and he was excellent. Just a bit sad with the weather once it stated to rain. The overal experience was very good.More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ivojsm91
AlejandraLopezCha, Marketing at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we're very happy you liked it and had the opportunity to enjoy San Jose's history, culture, and food. It's a shame your review was not 5 stars because of the rain. However, in San Jose, it rains 8 months a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best way to truly experience the nightlife in San Jose. Skipping the lines is such a great perk! Those lines go around the block! The music, the environment, everything was so fun. Highly recommend this tour for a good time!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank scapote
CarpeChepe, Propietario at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for exploring our dear San Jose with us. We put a lot of effort on sharing the best of our city and it means a lot for us to know you had a great time :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was told by my hostel about this free walking tour, and decided I had to check it out. What a great decision, because not only was it a great way to learn about some of the history of San José, it showed us cool...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ChrisPBacon27
CarpeChepe, Propietario at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a great feeling to read you had a good time in our home town! Thanks for exploring with us Chris, and for sharing your experience with other travelers. ¡Pura vida!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This excursion was amazing! We booked at the last minute and had an absolute ball! The guides were amazing and it was a great way to see the city!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank CurlyJuJu
VentasCarpeChepe, Director of Sales at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

San Jose has a lot to show and enjoy. We love to do it. We are happy that you enjoyed with us. Come back as many times as you want, you are always welcome. Bests Carpe Chepe team

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Adria H
24 August 2019|
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Response from AlejandraLopezCha | Property representative |
Hi! We offer walking tours :) Some of them include private transportation from and to your hotel depending on what you choose. If you are looking for a party tour we recommend the Pub Crawl tour, every Friday and Saturday... More
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cutietc2004
10 October 2017|
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Response from CarpeChepe | Property representative |
Greetings. We offer different tours, one of them is a Free Walking Tour through the city, but also Pub Crawls, Craft Beer Tours and some other gastronomic tours. These have a cost. For the Free Tour no reservation is... More
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ryanhardy12
28 September 2017|
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Response from CarpeChepe | Property representative |
Hello Ryan, Our bus is pretty unique, there's no way to miss it. And yes, we're in Viator too :D Hope to see you soon. Cheers!
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