The Irazú Volcano National Park Tour is a great combination of the majestic Irazú Volcano with the transfer to San José. You will feel revitalized after observing the breathtaking views from the volcano.
Before the Spanish conquest, the Irazú Volcano was known by the natives as “Istarú” that means “mountain of thunder and quakes”. Now, this active volcano located near Cartago city is called “The Colossus” due to the quantity of disasters it caused in the past. Until now, the Irazú Volcano has a total of 23 eruptions to its credit, the first one was in 1723. Several rivers such as Reventazón, Sarapiquí, Sucio and Toro Amarillo are part of the Volcano surroundings.
The one day tour begins picking you up at your hotel in Cahuita at 6:30-7am and continues with a 5-hour trip on secondary roads through the Central Valley fields and villages such as Turrialba and Pacayas. You will be amazed by the change of landscapes from the Caribbean Region to the Central Mountain Range. You will enjoy the exceptional beauty of the sceneries made of hills covered with lush vegetation.
|START TIME||Please arrive by 7:45 AM.|
|END TIME||Approximately 6:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
Once in the Irazú Volcano National Park, you will learn about the area history while you explore the three craters. You will walk on a trail until reaching the volcanic ash and the craters below.
At the end of the visit, a private shuttle will lead you to your hotel in San José, booked with us or by yourself depending on the chosen option.