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San José: Irazú and Turrialba Volcanoes with Guayabo Tour

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Indulge your eyes in the picturesque views of the Cartago Province farmlands. Experience a unique history and culture, shaped by the tallest and most active volcanoes in Costa Rica.

Highlights

  • Marvel at the interior of Irazú Crater, the tallest volcano in Costa Rica
  • Visit the 'Central Town' at the foothills of the active Turrialba Volcano
  • Travel between the windy and colorful roads of Cartago's farms and fields
  • Visit the Guayabo Archeological Site
  • Experience an important milestone of pre-Hispanic culture

Description

After getting picked up at your hotel, head to the Irazú Volcano National Park where you can admire and even enter the crater of the highest volcano in the country. You will also be able to experience the unique miniature fauna and flora of Paramo, a tropical dwarf forest nestled in the highlands. Afterward, take the back road to Turrialba Volcano. Here, visit the 'Central Town' located at the foot of the volcano. Enjoy time to explore and take some photos of the eerily abandoned town, still filled with farmhouses and buildings. Next, stop for dinner at a family-run grill house for a traditional Costa Rican lunch. Finally, before beginning the drive back to San José visit the Archaeological Site of Guayabo, declared a Civil Engineering World Heritage landmark and the most important milestone of pre-Hispanic culture in the country.

Includes

Private 4WD transportation Biologist or certified guide National Park parking free

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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