Duration: 10 hours

Location: Alajuela, Central Valley

Estimated Departure from San José: Between 07:00 A.M. – 08:00 A.M.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The total stay at the Poás Volcano National Park will be 40 minutes: 10 minutes walking on the trek to get to the crater viewpoint, 20 minutes at the crater viewpoint, and 10 minutes walking back. There is no access to Botos Lagoon and in case of fog, there is no extra waiting time as we used to do in the past.

“Due to the altitude and activity of the Poás Volcano, this tour is not recommended to any person with heart conditions, high blood pressure, people who have had a recent surgery, or pregnant women”.

We will visit the Doka Coffee Estate for a delicious breakfast. Then we will be treated to a coffee tour in an actual coffee plantation where we will learn the ancient techniques used by the experts to produce some of the best coffee in Costa Rica and around the world. The careful process involved in the cultivation, harvesting and roasting of the Golden Bean will be illustrated, very hands-on, and then we will savor the delectable product.

After the coffee tour, we will continue to Poás Volcano National Park, where there is a noticeable change in temperature and exuberant vegetation of the cloud forest.

The Poás Volcano, is an active 2,708-metre (8,885 ft) stratovolcano. The crater of the volcano is over a mile across and 1050 feet deep.  It has erupted 40 times since 1828, including April, 2017.

After Poás, we will continue to La Paz Waterfall Garden, where we will enjoy a buffet lunch (rated 4 Forks by the Costa Rican Tourism Council) that includes multiple selections of Traditional Costa Rican dishes and much more.  

At La Paz Waterfall Gardens, we will go through walking trails surrounded by lush tropical rain forest. Here we will appreciate flowing white rivers, spectacular waterfalls, birds, butterflies, monkeys, and hummingbirds. There are also, educational animal exhibits to enjoy such as the Aviary, the Butterfly Observatory, Hummingbird Garden, Serpentarium, Jungle Cats Exhibit, and the Frog Exhibit. This is definitely a tour enjoyed by nature lovers from all ages.

*Children (3 – 10 years old): 25% off discount

Children 0-2 years old must pay US$14.00 car seat charge fee

Cancellation Policy for one-day tours

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