Day trip

San José: Doka Estate, Grecia, Sarchi Guided Tour with Lunch

San José: Doka Estate, Grecia, Sarchi Guided Tour with Lunch

From US$ 199 per person

Enjoy Costa Rica’s best spots like Doka Coffee Estate, Grecia & Sarchi on this private day trip designed for coffee & nature lovers.

About this activity

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Please provide the name of your hotel in San José or around (Heredia, Alajuela, Escazú, others) to arrange pickup service. Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. The tour guide will be holding a sign with your last name on it.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a coffee tour at the Doka Estate coffee plantation with a local professional tour guide
  • Feast on a delicious lunch buffet with traditional Costa Rican dishes
  • Visit the small farming town of Grecia, home to one of Costa Rica’s most iconic churches
  • See the artisan town of Sarchi and explore oxcart factories and souvenir stores
  • Travel comfortably in all-inclusive private transportation
Full description
Immerse yourself in Costa Rican culture, handicrafts, architecture, coffee plantations, and nature on this full-day private tour. Begin your adventure with a hotel pickup and a relaxing drive through the splendid Costa Rican countryside. Pass by coffee plantations, sugar cane and citrus plantations, diverse fruit stands, and rural farming communities. Your guide will point out these sights of interest to you. After a 45-minute drive to Alajuela Province, enter the grand Doka Estate. Take your time to freshen up and explore the beautiful surroundings before commencing the coffee tour. Learn all about the step-by-step development process of plants up to the final point of collection of the ripe grain. Find out about the history of the estate, its owners, the varieties of plants, the cultivation method, and the area’s geography. Get a deep insight into the techniques used by the experts to produce some of the best-tasting coffee in Costa Rica and around the world. Take a break for a delicious traditional lunch following your visit to the plantation, processing plant, and packing house. Continue to your next destination, the town of Grecia, which is a short drive away. Grecia is known for its unique metal church, Iglesia de la Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes. Learn about several urban legends surrounding this church, as well as the actual history behind its construction. Pay a visit to Our Lady of Mercedes Church to admire its rare architecture. Take a walk around the picturesque park across it. Be whisked away from Grecia to the quaint little town of Sarchi. Sarchi is known for its intricate arts and crafts. Vibrant oxcarts are handcrafted in this artisan town and sold all over the country. Learn about the importance of the oxcart as a national symbol of Costa Rica. Visit oxcart factories and pick up souvenirs. At each stop on the tour, you will have plenty of time to explore and capture memories in photographs.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private air-conditioned transportation
  • Professional tour guide
  • Coffee plantation tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Comfortable clothes
    • Sunglasses
    • Sun hat
    • Sunscreen
    • Jacket
    • Insect repellent

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    • It is recommended to wear long pants, comfortable shoes and bring a jacket
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