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Group & Private City Tours of San Jose, Costa Rica and Central Valley day-trips. Food, History, Culture and Art.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Templo de la Musica, Parque Morazan, Barrio Amon, San Jose, Costa Rica
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+506 6280 6169
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waited at the meeting spot..half hour before and half hour after. No show! Emailed them yesterday, and have received no reply and no refund! EXTREMELY disappointed!

Thank valley661
Reviewed 30 June 2018

I ordered bus ticket from San Jose to Puerto Viejo. And paid for ticket from my card. They promised to bring ticket to my address. But that not happened. When I called them no any reply. Later I get message from them what this service...More

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

This is a new service we currently have in BETA testing. It is not included in any of our navigation or is being promoted. The client found this page through search before we were ready to deliver the product. We immediately refunded the client once...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Booked a walking tour of San Jose, which happened to be the day of the champions league final. We were meant to meet at 230pm, and it began raining at 2pm heavily. I waited in the rain for 45 minutes, constantly calling, emailing and trying...More

Thank Ishmam B
Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you for the review Ishmam and the stereotypes (our guides have zero interest in FIFA and we never knowingly leave a client waiting). Unfortunately you were our first client where all went wrong. We missed a)giving you the service you desired and b)sharing the...More

Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous time my husband and I had touring San Jose with Alejandro! This knowledgeable, energetic, enthusiastic young man introduced us to the vibrant culture, history, and food of San Jose! By the time the tour was over, we had developed a genuine appreciation...More

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you so much, we love FOOD! and love to share it with visitors based on their interests.

Reviewed 19 April 2018

Had an excellent Pura Vida food experience with Alejandro. My favorites were the ceviche stall at the Market Central and the coffee at Cafe Nau Ta. On my return to San Jose, I ate ceviche at that place again. Delicious.

Thank GWTFlo
Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

We are so happy to give you an experience that let you enjoy the city on your own afterwards! That's why we keep the groups small.

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Our guide Robert was on time and excellent. Very knowledgeable of San Jose architecture and history and included personal observations about his growing up in the city and changes to bring things to life. Easy walk and tour of many of the highlights so you...More

Thank ruckhus
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We had an afternoon food and city tour with Alejandro Ragidor. He was really great! He explained architecture and history of the city. We got to sample many fantastic foods and exquisite coffee. Overall it was just a really special experience. We would all highly...More

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thanks Rob, we keep groups small to provide that custom and insider knowledge for clients.

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Alejandro is a friendly and knowledgeable guide who loves his city. He took us to see some important places in San Jose including good coffee places and for tastings in the central market. We learnt a lot about the people, culture and food of Costa...More

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Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you for your review, we strive to keep the tours current so you know you are getting the best insider experience.

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did a combined walking/food tour of San Jose, as well as a separate art tour all with Alejandro. Everything was buenisimo! You can tell he really loves this city and he was so knowledgeable about the history. The only complaint I...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We booked this as a way to get oriented on our first day in San Jose. Laurena was our guide. We were the only persons on the tour. So glad we booked it. We got taken round so many streets, parks ,churches, museums and squares...More

2  Thank Sally A
Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you for your review, we are glad we got to show you the best secrets in San Jose!

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bronx842000
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Response from Bellaiis | Property representative |
We already spoke. Thank you.
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CKHA_LA
28 January 2016|
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I am not familiasr with this companies policies on responding to your request but maybe a link to their facebook page will help. If you need more help feel free to ask and I will do my best too. BarrioBirdWalkingTours
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LeslieLorraine
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Response from Bellaiis | Property representative |
Hi Leslie, will respond via your email. Cheers, Stacey
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