We take the Pan-American Highway South, to start ascending the Irazu Volcano. The winding road travels through fertile lands cultivated with all kinds of vegetables as we observe a lovely panoramic view. On the top of the volcano you can observe the main craters and on a clear day both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans can be seen.
As we descend to the city of Cartago we will stop at the Virgin of the Angels church that according to religious custom is a peregrination site for many believers. After visiting the Church we will stop at Lankester Gardens, a University of Costa Rica Institute for investigation. This place protects more than 800 species of orchids, bromeliads and countless species of other plants.
We will continue on to Orosi Valley where the creation overflows in an unparallel beauty. We will be able to visit one of the few remaining colonial churches and stop for lunch in one of the local restaurants.
During our tour we will be able to observe “La Casa del Soñador” an example of Costa Rican primitive art.
7:00 AM Wed-Sun
8 hours for full day option, 5 hours for Irazu Volcano and Cartago only.
Cost per person:
Full day tour including lunch: Adults $102.00, Children $76.50 Half day volcano only tour: Adults $66.00, Children $49.50
Transportation, guide, (lunch and entrance fees to the National Park and Lancaster Gardens on the full day tour)
What to bring:
Hat, jacket, walking shoes, insect repellent, binoculars and camera
Irazu Volcano, Orosi Valley and Lankester Gardens - Booking Form
Irazu Volcano, Orosi Valley and Lankester Gardens - Terms and Conditions
Most tours and activities run daily but have reached capacity on your date or haven\'t reached a minimum number of persons required for the tour to operate. If we are unable to accommodate you on your chosen date, we will, at your option, either reschedule your date or refund your payment, less bank fees, promptly.
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The client is also responsible for any fees charged by the vendor as they have committed resources to your tour and may have more restrictive policies. The more notice you give us, the more likely we will be able to reaccommodate you.
Tours will depart daily regardless of weather unless conditions would make it unsafe so please be prepared for the possibility of rain.
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Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice are not refundable. Cancellations of single bookings with less than 7 days notice will incur a $15 cancellation fee (plus any bank or vendor charges).
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Cancellations must be made in writing.
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