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Irazu Volcano, Orosi Valley & Lankaster Garden from San Jose

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Visit the highest volcano in Costa rica the colonial city of Orosi and the Lankester gardens in addition to seeing the many sights on this day trip from San Jose.
About this activity
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 7:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Pickup is available from most central San Jose hotels.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the largest volcano in Costa Rica
  • Wander through the Lankester botanical garden
  • Explore the Basilica of Los Angeles
  • See the oldest church in Costa Rica
Full description
Visit the highest volcano in Costa rica the colonial city of Orosi and the Lankester gardens in addition to seeing the many sights on this day trip from San Jose.

The city of Cartago, located at the foot of the Irazu Volcano is your first stop. Visit the Basilisca of Los Angeles, which attracts thousands of pilgrims from across Central America. See the gold and silver charms, shaped as body parts that are offered for the healing of people.

Your next stop is Irazu Volcano, reaching 11,000 feet above sea level and is the highest volcano in Costa Rica. Examine the gray earth that surrounds the crater, which looks remarkably like the surface of the moon.

Next decend into the Valley of Orosi, which is rich in history, where you will visit the colonial church of Orosi, the oldest church in Costa Rica. Your last stop is at the colorful Lankester Botanical Gardens where you can explore the magnificent landscapes and admire the brilliant plants and flowers.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop off from central San Jose hotels
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks not listed

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Insect repellent
Know before you go
This tour requires a minimum number of passengers to operate.

Please bring: long pants, light jacket, comfortable shoes and a camera.

From US$ 110 per person

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Product ID: 8569