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Day Trip from San Jose to Irazu Volcano National Park, Cartago City and Orosi Valley

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    Enjoy early morning pick up from your San Jose hotel and make your way 12 miles east along the Pan-American Highway to Cartago. Follow an expert guide through the Irazu Volcano National Park and check out craters, panoramic views and more. Visit the main Basilica of Cartago and continue on to the Orosi Coffee Valley, where you'll enjoy a savory lunch and incredible views. After a delicious meal at La Casona del Cafetal, located on the edge of Cachi Lake, you'll return to your San Jose hotel.
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    Departure Point
    All downtown San Jose City Hotels and Hostels
    Alajuela City Hotels and Hostels 
    Heredia City Hotels and Hostels
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • National Park fees
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Free Wifi
    • Entry/Admission - Irazu Volcano National Park
    • Gratuities
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    Cancellation Policy
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    Wow, above the clouds, literally you will be short of breath due to the alltitude! Nothing makes you feel more small than looking down into the colourful waters of a volcano crater. Go on a clear sunny day and you will be able to see the ocean too way in the distance
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    Response from Curiosity821826, Guest Relations Manager at Day Trip from San Jose to Irazu Volcano National Park, Cartago City and Orosi Valley
    Responded 29 Apr 2019
    Thank you for sharing your experience. We are happy to know that the tour and service provided met your expectations. Thank you again for giving us the opportunity to show you our country. !!
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    The trip we took from our hotel in San Jose (Marriott) on a small bus - the group was mixed but very friendly and animated. While we were traveling to top of Irazu volcano, we passed a bicycle race to the summit - some of these racers were clearly experienced and in great
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    About the operator
    By: Destiny Travel Costa Rica
    29 reviews
    San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
    Great site to visit, but take an Uber
    We had a wonderful visit to the Toucan Rescue Ranch, and it was one of the highlights of our trip to Costa Rica.
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    Great experience
    Absolutely loved this experience. Guide was knowledgeable and we got to see four baby sloths up close as they
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    Indianapolis, Indiana
    Amazing and Intimate tour!
    This is a must do in Costa Rica! Our day started on a river cruise in which we saw: sloths, monkeys, birds,
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    Tammie H
    Frigate Bay, St. Kitts
    Day trip with Oscar
    This was such an amazing trip. We ended up being just us and our amazing tour guide Oscar. Although we to wait to
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    Great Experience
    Was a great way to escape the city and visit the natural wildlife of Costa Rica. The tour I had felt like a
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    Grand Rapids, Michigan
    Personalized tour company
    We did a ton of research of different tour companies and chose Destiny because of the types of tours they offered,
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    Gary W
    Don't let the "rainy season" scare you away
    We were apprehensive about going to Costa Rica in the rainy season but came to find it is a great time to visit.
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    Sequim, Washington
    A beautiful refuge for orphan animals snd amazing Waterfalls
    My granddaughter and I took this tour to the La Paz waterfall and gardens, we saw unusual Orchids, and an area
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    Shari E
    What a great way to spend the day. The hummingbirds, butterflies, sloths and monkeys and the breathtaking
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    Highly recommend this tour!!
    I had originally booked the Irazu tour, and that one had to be cancelled the day before, so they arranged for me
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    Alana P
    Toucan Rescue Ranch
    This was a great tour! We loved seeing the baby sloths and learning more about them. Highly recommend this tour
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    La paz
    La Paz water gardens is gorgeous our guide was very informative and courteous. lunch was very good ,all animals
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    Toronto, Canada
    Great outing!
    We were picked up at the hotel on time and traveled inside an air-conditioned bus. There were only 6 of us so we
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    Athens, Georgia
    Fantastic tour!
    I've never booked an official tour before--I typically like to explore on my own, but I can't emphasize enough how
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    Jamie M
    Better than expected!
    Really enjoyed all the animals, waterfalls, and food. Highlight of our trip to Costa Rica. Highly recommend!
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