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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
Templo de la Musica, Parque Morazan, Barrio Amon, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 6280 6169
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our guide was excellent. We learned about the city and country. Excellent for your first day in San José to know the city and then you can come back to visit the highlights.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dahlia0505
Reviewed 5 days ago

With only 1 full day in San Jose, we wanted to maximize our opportunity to experience the city. Stacey was very helpful in facilitating a walking tour at the last minute. Our guide, Alejandro, was so much fun. He provided an interesting history of much...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pp98110
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did the creative walking tour and it really opened my eyes to the culture, history and creativity of San Jose. My tour guide Alejandro was incredibly knowledgeable and geared the tour to my interests. I highly recommend taking a tour with barrio bird to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cara C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

GREAT tour to take on your first day in San Jose in order to get a good idea on where you want to venture off too thereafter. Alejandro was a friendly, knowledgeable, tour guide. He took us to a variety of historic buildings downtown, explained...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TraSee650
Reviewed 16 December 2018

Excellent tour guide was very experienced, personal, and provided a very good educational, and informative tour.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bbg57
Reviewed 13 December 2018

What a wonderful walking tour. It turned out to be just me so Ale was quick to customize it just to my preferences! I loved the tasting tour of the central market especially. I felt like saw and learned so much in the 3 hours...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kristin S
Reviewed 3 October 2018

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!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank valley661
Bellaiis, Owner at Barrio Bird Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello. Your refund should have been received. We were having many problems when tripadvisor bought out the original booking company viator. We are sorry we did not receive the notice to meet you. The issue appears to have been resolved.

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank vsa824
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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.

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13 July 2016|
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Response from Bellaiis | Property representative |
We already spoke. Thank you.
28 January 2016|
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Response from Capt_of_Adventure | Reviewed this property |
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
6 January 2016|
Response from Bellaiis | Property representative |
Hi Leslie, will respond via your email. Cheers, Stacey