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From San Jose: Irazu Volcano Crater Hike and Cartago Trip

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Hike to the summit of the Irazu Volcano on a guided day trip from San Jose. Admire views of the crater and its mystical lagoon before visiting the Basilica of Our Lady of the Angels in Cartago.

Highlights

  • Feel the awe of gazing into the emerald lagoon within the crater
  • Experience breathtaking views from the summit of Irazu Volcano
  • Be charmed by coffee plantations and ferns as you hike to the summit
  • Learn about the history of Cartago a famous site for pilgrims
  • Admire stained glass windows in the Basilica of Our Lady of the Angels

Description

Depart from San Jose to discover the highest volcano in Costa Rica. Enjoy a trek through breathtaking scenery to reach the summit of Irazu Volcano and gaze into the emerald lagoon in its crater. Descend from the peak to explore the city of Cartago and enter the Basilica. Get picked up from your accommodations in San Jose and meet your friendly guide and group for the day. Leave the city behind as you travel to the Cartago Province. Arrive at Irazu Volcano and begin the easy hike up to the summit. Pass by all types of vegetation including coffee plantations and ferns as you ascend. Take a deep breath as you make it to the summit and be blown away by spectacular views of the massive crater. Wonder at the green lagoon beneath you and on a clear day enjoy views across the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean. Climb down the rocky trail to the historic city of Cartago, a former capital of Costa Rica. Enter the famous pilgrim site of the Basilica of Our Lady of the Angels and wander under the large vaulted ceilings before returning to San Jose.

Includes

Tour guide Transportation Hotel pickup and drop-off Entry to Irazu Volcano

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