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Costa Rica ToursCosta Rica is a place that definitely needs exploration and what better way than to take advantage of the many day tours offer in all areas of this beautiful country.

1. Canopy Tours in the Rain Forest

Created by two Canadians who moved to Costa Rica in 1992, the goal back then and today remains the same, raise awareness for reforestation, education and bring socio economic development to areas. The proceeds of these tours have gone to educate tourists on the ecosystems of the Costa Rican rainforest as well as bring schooling to the rural children of Costa Rica.

A canopy tour gives an exhilarating experience, to soar through the treetops of the forest. The view is spectacular and an opportunity of a lifetime. Guides are available to explain the habitat around you.

This tour is a full day with lunch included. Make sure to bring light clothing, sun block, insect repellent, light clothing and running shoes or tennis shoes. Zipline and canopy tours are available in various regions of Costa Rica including the Osa Peninsula, Guanacaste and the Central Pacific Coast, the Caribbean coast and the north-central area.

2. Coffee Plantation

The Britt Coffee Plantation tour follows the coffee bean from growth to the cup it fills. The tour is interactive and includes a vist to the oganic coffee plantation and processing mill. Lunch is included.

3. Capital City Tour

The tour of San Jose showcases the culture and history of the capital city of Costa Rica. The tour includes museums, historical sites and parks. The National Theater reveals the art and architecture of Costa Rica. This tour is available every day but should not be taken on Sunday as the museums are closed. Bring your camera and walking shoes.

For a good choice of hotels with discount prices, visit Where to stay in San Jose for more information.

4.Volcano Tour

The Arenal Volcano located in the northern region of Costa Rica attracts tourists from all over as it is an active volcano which creates firework like explosions of ash and lava, best seen in the evening against the backdrop of night. Tours of this region usually include the town of Sarchi which is home to Costa Rica’s Artisans and La Fortuna which is the best seat in the house for viewing the volcano’s activity.

Tours include lunch and dinner with an opportunity to shop the Sarchi market. A great time to pick up souvenirs to bring back home.

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