If you want to get to know San Jose as a local and taste its flavors, nothing could get you closer to authentic San Jose than walking through the streets and the markets with a local as they show you the anecdotes and outs of daily life.
On this experience you’ll get up close and personal with Costa Rican life, through local food, history, culture and even the herbal remedies of folk medicine. Enjoy a hands-on lesson on exotic plants, fruits, vegetables, and more in the Borbon Market. From here, we’ll take a stroll through the vibrant Central Market, tasting empanada and continuing along local roads towards the the Cathedral, National Theater, and the beautiful parks Morazan, will help you get to know the country and its rich history and from this experience, you’ll have another sense , taste to get more in tune with San Jose.
For the end visit Mr. Sloth Coffee Shop a store where you will find gourmet coffees and chocolates produced by women, in this special place tasting and learn to prepare coffee, enjoy a tamal , cooked by local families and wrapped in a banana leaf, learn how to make plantain empanadas with cheese, and try our famous Agua de Sapo, make with sugar cañe and lemon.
Enjoy a tasting of chorreado coffees considered the best in the country and
the wolrd. Try our famous agua de sapo make with sugar cañe and lemon.
A tamale, Costa Rica Style, cooked by local families and wrapped in a banana leaf
Make Tortillas and learn how to make mature plantain empanadas with cheese
In the Borbon Market you can try the seasonal fruits.
Try in the Central Market he traditional empanada made of corn, with cheese or beans.
Please Bring: casual clothing is appropriate for this tour, and we advise you wear comfortable shoes. Hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen may need to be worn if the weather is hot.
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