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San Jose: Irazú Volcano, Cartago City & Orosi Valley Tour

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Visit the summit of the highest active volcano in Costa Rica, at an elevation of 3,432 meters, followed by a visit to the city of Cartago and the Orosi Valley.

Highlights

  • See the summit craters of the highest volcano in Costa Rica
  • Visit the charming city of Cartago and visit its central basilica
  • Explore the beautiful Orosi Valley and stop for a traditional lunch

Description

Start with a pickup from your hotel and travel by minibus along the Panamerican Highway until you reach the base of the Irazú Volcano. Travel up the winding road through fertile farmlands where many types of fruit and vegetables are cultivated.  Enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding hills and valleys. At the summit of the volcano, on a clear day, marvel at the spectacular view of both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Next, descend to the city of Cartago and stop at the Virgin of the Angels Basilica. Discover this local pilgrimage site which has large vaulted ceilings and exquisite examples of stained glass windows.  Continue the tour through the Orosi Valley, an area of magnificent natural beauty. Visit one of the few remaining colonial churches in the region and stop for a tasty typical lunch at one of the local restaurants. Finally, be returned to your hotel to complete the tour.

Includes

Bilingual English and Spanish-speaking guide Air-conditioned transportation Entrance fees Bottled water Typical Lunch

Important Information

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • This tour is suitable for people of all ages

Easy cancellation

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

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